COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears win, can grab top spot alone this weekend by winning at Newberry

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University will have a chance this weekend to sit alone atop the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) football standings. The Bears (4-1, 3-0), after winning their fourth straight game on Saturday via a 35-10 home victory over Tusculum (2-2, 1-1) travel to Newberry, S.C. on Saturday for another conference game. Newberry is the only other SAC team …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears knock off Wingate on road, go to 2-0 in league

Goal-line stand on fourth down in fourth quarter keys victory HobbsDailyReport.com WINGATE – So much for preseason predictions. Lenoir-Rhyne University — making a goal-line stand late and getting 239 yards passing from quarterback Grayson Willingham – stunned Wingate 31-24 on Saturday night on the road. In preseason voting by the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) head coaches, the Bears (3-1, 2-0) …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears roar with 59 points, ravage Lions

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Scoring more than 50 points for the second straight game, Lenoir-Rhyne University gained its second football victory of the season Thursday afternoon, hammering visiting Mars Hill 59-27. In a game moved up to a 2 p.m. start in Moretz Stadium because of anticipated bad weather associated with Hurricane Florence hitting the North Carolina coast, the Bears jumped …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Mars Hill at Lenoir-Rhyne game moved to Thursday afternoon

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s first home game of the season has been moved from Saturday to Thursday at 2 p.m. in Moretz Stadium. In a press release on Wednesday, LRU athletic officials said the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) game against Mars Hill will move up from its original 6 p.m. kickoff scheduled on Saturday. The change is due to …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Williams wins LRU’s Lott Award; Maiden’s Huff tops offense

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Sherrod Williams has won the Ronnie Lott Heavy Hitter of the Week award for Lenoir-Rhyne University football after leading the Bears past North Greenville, S.C. Williams, a junior linebacker from Edison, Ga., had six tackles – four solo and two assists – last Saturday when LRU won 51-24 on the road to land head coach Drew Cronic …