COLLEGE SPORTS: South Atlantic Conference approves adding Limestone in 2020-21

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference (SAC) will expand by one in July of 2020, adding Limestone College. League officials announced the addition after a unanimous vote by the SAC council to approve adding Limestone for sports in the 2020-21 academic year, a press release said. The league will grow to 13 schools, as Limestone has been …

COLLEGE SPORTS: LRU’s Neibergall selected as conference Scholar-Athlete of Year in women’s soccer

CVCC freshman Clark earns first-team All-American honors in volleyball HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Claire Neibergall of Lenoir-Rhyne University has been named the 2018 South Atlantic Conference (SAC) Scholar-Athlete of the year in women’s soccer. The award is presented annually to one student-athlete in each of the league’s championship sports and is voted on by the SAC’s Faculty Athletic Representatives Committee. Neibergall, …

COLLEGE AWARDS: Lett, Salamon selected for Powell Excellence Awards at Lenoir-Rhyne

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – A top men’s lacrosse player and a track and field star have earned this year’s Wayne B. Powell Student-Athlete Award of Excellence at Lenoir-Rhyne University. The Bears athletic department announced Haylea Salamon as the winner in women’s sports and Colin Lett as the winner in male sports. The two recipients will be honored at the Bears Choice …