COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears roar with 59 points, ravage Lions

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Scoring more than 50 points for the second straight game, Lenoir-Rhyne University gained its second football victory of the season Thursday afternoon, hammering visiting Mars Hill 59-27. In a game moved up to a 2 p.m. start in Moretz Stadium because of anticipated bad weather associated with Hurricane Florence hitting the North Carolina coast, the Bears jumped …

MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE: Bears lock up at least share of conference crown

HobbsDailyReport.com MARS HILL – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s men assured they’ll win at least a share of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) men’s lacrosse title with a 14-6 victory on Saturday at Mars Hill. The Bears, ranked third in NCAA Division II, improved to 14-1 overall and 7-0 in the league with their 10th straight victory. Sophomore midfielder Eric Dickinson led LRU …

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne sweeps, runs home mark this season to 20-0

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The Bears are still unbeaten in women’s softball games at home this season. Lenoir-Rhyne University swept visiting Mars Hill 6-5 and 10-1 on Sunday – on Senior Day at Bears Field — to run its win streak to 10 games and improve to 20-0 at home this season. The Bears (36-5, 13-1), ranked No. 12 in NCAA …

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Mars Hill at Lenoir-Rhyne games moved to Sunday

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University has delayed its conference softball doubleheader scheduled on Saturday by one day due to the threat of rainy weather. The Bears announced Thursday they’ll play Mars Hill on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bears Field. LRU will honor its four seniors prior to the opening South Atlantic Conference (SAC) game. — Reported by LRU Sports …