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 …

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 BASEBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne’s new head coach — ‘We want to win now’ (with video)

Published Friday, June 14th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY — Lenoir-Rhyne University’s new head baseball coach said he has a long range plan for the program but described himself as not being patient — he wants to win as soon as his first season with the Bears. Chris Ramirez was officially introduced on Thursday afternoon on campus. He is coming to LRU from the University of Illinois …

COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD: Lenoir-Rhyne coach resigns, takes job at UNC Asheville

Published Thursday, June 6th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Danny Williamson, head cross country and track and field coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University since 2017-18, is leaving the Bears to take the same positions at UNC Asheville. Williamson LRU’s women to a South Atlantic Conference (SAC) title, the school’s first in women’s track and field, and he was named the SAC’s Coach of the Year and a …