BREAKING FOOTBALL NEWS: Lenoir-Rhyne lands record-breaking RB from Bandys

Ethan Howard, saying he can tell exactly what his next step should be, picks Bears over Wingate   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Ethan Howard’s on-field sense that something felt right — an innate ability that helped him become the greatest rusher in Bandys High football history – also kicked in when he made a big off-field decision. Faced …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne’s Cronic selected NCAA Division II national coach of the year

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University head football coach Drew Cronic — who orchestrated the best turnaround in NCAA Division II in his first season with the Bears — has been named the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Coach of the Year. The Bears won 12 games last season after having won three the year before. Cronic left an assistant coaching …

BREAKING NEWS: Basketball’s West Regionals will return to Hickory this season

Title games will be played at CVCC, Lenoir-Rhyne University   HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – In a Tuesday press release, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced it has reached an agreement to return its Western Regional basketball tournament title games to Catawba County. The press release: The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and the Hickory Metro …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne signs 6, including former Newton-Conover player

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University has six mid-year signees for its 2019 football recruiting class, which includes tight end Josh Ramseur of Newton-Conover High transferring in from Elon University. Bears head coach Drew Cronic announced four new players from Georgia and another from Florida. The class includes two defensive backs, a true freshman, two red-shirt freshmen, two juniors and Ramseur. …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears open NCAA Division II playoffs with Saturday game against Florida Tech

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University opens play in the NCAA Division II football playoffs on Saturday at 2 p.m., facing Florida Tech in Moretz Stadium. Click the link below to read more about the Bears (10-1), who have won 10 straight, and their first postseason opponent. https://lrbears.com/news/2018/11/15/football-preview-bears-host-florida-tech-in-ncaa-playoff-opener.aspx?path=football MORE ON FLORIDA TECH: https://floridatechsports.com/news/2018/11/15/football-florida-tech-travels-to-lenoir-rhyne-for-ncaa-first-round.aspx?path=football