LENOIR-RHYNE UNIVERSITY: Will spend $15 million on renovations to Moretz Stadium

Published Thursday, August 5th, 2021

A view from the east side of the planned renovations to Moretz Stadium, where Lenoir-Rhyne University’s football and men’s and women’s lacrosse teams play home games. The renovations are projected to cost $15 million and be completed before the 2022 football season begins./LRU PHOTO School says more than $8 million of funds needed already raised   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com …

BREAKING NEWS: Investigation of Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball program says no racism found

Published Friday, July 2nd, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – An independent investigation into allegations of racism in the Lenoir-Rhyne University women’s basketball program found the allegations false, the school said Friday in a press release. In a release provided by Cory Butzin, a marketing and communications specialist at LRU, the school said a two-month investigation by Charlotte-based Parker Poe determined: — There is …

LENOIR-RHYNE HALL OF FAME: Class of 2019 will have 6 new inductees

Published Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

  HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s next Sports Hall of Fame class will include six new members. The Bears’ athletic department announced in a press release that the school has selected Crystal Clary, Bill Davis, Audrey Kreske, Vernon Long, Tom Lumsden and Lauren (McLelland) Mauldin as the Class of 2019. Due to a scheduling conflict, Clary will be inducted with …

COLLEGE: Lenoir-Rhyne makes 2 administrative hires for athletic department

Published Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University has added two athletic department positions and announced changes for other personnel. The Bears have hired Justin Hay as Assistant Athletic Director for Corporate Relations and selected Jenna Beauregard as Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. Hay has spent the last five years as an assistant baseball coach at Southwest Mississippi Community College, where he was …

CCC&TI: Golf tournament to raise money for athletics scheduled April 26 at Cedar Rock

Published Sunday, April 7th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HUDSON – The 16th annual CCC&TI Golf tournament — a fundraiser for athletics at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute – is scheduled April 26 at Cedar Rock Country Club. Registration for a four-person team is $240 and the fee includes lunch at noon followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The format is Captain’s Choice and there …