LENOIR-RHYNE: Bears launch $2.6 million campaign to build McGeachy Sports Performance Center

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University has launched a campaign to raise $2.6 million to build the Neill McGeachy Sports Performance Center in honor of the late Bears athlete and former director of intercollege athletics. The school announced the campaign in honor of McGeachy — a 1965 LRU graduate who died earlier this year – at its annual on-campus dinner on …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears’ Cronic says they must rebuild championship culture

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne University head coach Drew Cronic, who is headed into his first season with the Bears, answered questions and gave his thoughts on the Bears on Friday during the South Atlantic Conference’s Football Digital Media Day. LRU, coming off a 3-7 record, was picked by conference coaches to finish sixth this season in the SAC. …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SAC head coaches predict sixth-place finish for Lenoir-Rhyne

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – Head football coaches in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) have modest expectations for Lenoir-Rhyne University in head coach Drew Cronic’s first season with the Bears. In preseason voting by the league’s head coaches on Wednesday, they picked LRU to finish in sixth place in an eight-team league, ahead of only Limestone and Mars Hill. Carson-Newman, …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Fans can ask questions of SAC head football coaches on Friday

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference (The SAC.com) annual Digital Media Day for its head football coaches is scheduled Friday with Lenoir-Rhyne University head coach Drew Cronic set for his 15 minutes beginning at 10:15 a.m. Fans can follow the event at www.TheSAC.com, the league’s official website. It begins at 9:30 a.m. with brief remarks by SAC …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears duo on first-team preseason all-league defense

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – Carson-Newman leads the preseason All-South Atlantic Conference (All-SAC) selections announced on Thursday with nine, while Lenoir-Rhyne University has two first-teamers on defense. The Eagles — named on Wednesday as the favorite to win the conference title this season in a vote by league head coaches — have five selections on offense and four on defense …