MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Thomas, Diallo lead Bears past Mars Hill in double OT

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Making key defensive stops at the end of regulation and the first overtime, the Lenoir-Rhyne University men outlasted visiting Mars Hill and won 93-86 in double overtime on Saturday. The Bears improved to 12-3 overall and 5-2 in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) by winning and left Mars Hill at 6-7, 1-5. LRU’s Mason Hawks hit a …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne snaps 3-game losing streak by edging Mars Hill

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s women halted a three-game basketball losing streak Saturday, beating visiting Mars Hill 80-70. Madi Suddreth had 26 points and 11 rebounds and freshman Madeline Hardy scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to spark the Bears (8-7, 3-4 South Atlantic Conference). LRU also got 16 points from Hanna McClung and 11 from Kennedy Weight as …

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 …