LRU FOOTBALL: Bears’ recruits include 5 from area leagues, 3 of those from Bandys

Published Thursday, February 7th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University announced the signing of 29 football players for 2019 on Wednesday, a class that includes five players from the Greater Hickory area’s three high school conferences. The Bears inked three players from a 12-2 team at Bandys that won the South Fork 2A title – running back Ethan Howard, defensive end Aaron Johnson and defensive …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Taylor returning to Lenoir-Rhyne as defensive coordinator

Published Friday, January 18th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University announced this week the hiring of two defensive coaches and title changes for other coaches in its football program. Drew Cronic, heading toward his second season as Bears head coach, announced these changes in a press release: Joel Taylor is the Bears’ defensive coordinator/linebacker coach, coming in from The Citadel. He was coordinator of Citadel’s …