COLLEGE FOOTBALL: League coaches pick Lenoir-Rhyne as favorite to win title

Published Monday, August 23rd, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The football head coaches in the South Atlantic Conference on Monday selected Lenoir-Rhyne University as the favorite to win a title. The Bears gained 69 points in the voting by coaches — five of whom picked them to win a title — with Wingate (63, one first-place vote), Newberry, S.C. (58, one first-place vote) and Tusculum …

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 …

COLLEGE: 8 former players, athletic trainer sue Lenoir-Rhyne University

Published Tuesday, July 13th, 2021

They’re seeking more than $26 million in damages from school, women’s head basketball coach, school president   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Despite an independent investigation saying no racism was found in the Lenoir-Rhyne University women’s basketball program, the school is not yet clear of those allegations. Late last week, eight former players and an athletic trainer filed a federal lawsuit …

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 …