COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne downs Newberry, runs home win streak to 9

Published Monday, September 23rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s home win streak reached nine on Saturday as the Bears opened conference play with a 34-17 victory over Newberry. LRU (3-0, 1-0 South Atlantic Conference) won the Bishops’ Trophy with quarterback Grayson Willingham going 15 of 20 for 176 yards and a touchdown. That moved him to third all-time for passing TDs with the Bears …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears score 28 unanswered points, run win streak to 12

Published Sunday, September 15th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com RICHMOND, Va. – Lenoir-Rhyne University scored 28 consecutive points on Saturday to run its football win streak to 12 games by beating Virginia Union 28-11 on the road. Dareke Young, a 6-foot-3, 215 pound junior running back from Raleigh, scored a career-high three touchdowns – two rushing and one receiving – to lead LRU (2-0). LRU returns home to …

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: Bears’ Poe, Dugger picked as first-team All-Americans

Published Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Two Lenoir-Rhyne University football stars are on D2Football.com’s first-team preseason All-America team released on Monday. Offensive lineman Jason Poe, a sophomore from Fitzgerald, Ga., and defensive back Kyle Dugger, a senior from Fayetteville, Ga., were selected. The Bears open the season on Saturday at 6 p.m., playing St. Augustine’s in Moretz Stadium to begin Drew Cronic’s second …