COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne romps to start 100th football season

Published Saturday, September 7th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s offense was in high gear quickly on Saturday night, starting the first quarter with 37 points en route to a 68-7 victory over St. Augustine’s to open the Bears’ 100th season of football. LRU (1-0) had 15 different players with rushes and ran for 256 yards and three TDs. The Bears, starting head coach Drew …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Wingate at Lenoir-Rhyne game will be nationally televised

Published Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University has landed a nationally televised football game this season. On Tuesday, the Bears and the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) announced ESPN3 will show Wingate at LRU on Nov. 2 in a 2:05 p.m. game at Moretz Stadium. It’s the fourth consecutive season the SAC will be featured as part of the NCAA Division II Football …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne will demolish home seating for 2019 season, use temporary bleachers

Published Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Study shows structural integrity at issue in stadium that opened in  1924; new seating coming for 2020 season   HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University will renovate Moretz Stadium’s home side seating after an engineering study indicated issues with the structural integrity of those seats. In a press release on Tuesday, school officials said they will demolish seating on the home …

COLLEGE LACROSSE: Lenoir-Rhyne women seeded No. 2, men No. 4 for conference tournaments

Published Monday, April 22nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference (SAC) lacrosse tournaments begin on Tuesday, and both Lenoir-Rhyne University teams are in. The LRU women gained the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye while the LRU men are seeded No. 4 and have a first-round match at home against fifth-seeded Newberry, S.C. (time to be announced). The Wingate women …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE GOLF: Anderson wins SAC tournament, edging Lenoir-Rhyne by 4 strokes

Published Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Anderson (S.C.) finished at 907, four strokes up on Lenoir-Rhyne University, as it closed out the three-round South Atlantic Conference (SAC) women’s golf championship on Tuesday with a title. The Trojans won a team title and Carson-Newman’s Maeve Cummins, the league’s Freshman of the Year, won an individual title. Anderson’s finish handed it an automatic bid into …