COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne wins opening game over Newberry in 2 OTs

Published Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com NEWBERRY, S.C. — Lenoir-Rhyne University returned to playing football on Friday night, defeating Newberry (S.C.) 27-20 in double overtime. It was the first game for the Bears (1-0) since Dec. 7, 2019 when they were beaten 43-38 by West Florida in an NCAA Regional final at Moretz Stadium. LRU finished that season at 13-1. LRU has …

LENOIR-RHYNE FOOTBALL: Bears sign 26 but none from local conferences

Published Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY — Lenoir-Rhyne University announced its class of 2021 football recruits on Wednesday. The Bears signed 26 players but none of the players are from the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A or Northwestern 3A-4A, the three conferences in the Greater Hickory area. LRU currently has a four-game schedule for this season, starting with a March 12 afternoon game …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne will reschedule 4 games

Published Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University has revised its men’s basketball schedule to meet minimum NCAA and SAC COVID testing and quarantining standards as outlined in the SAC Return to Play Protocol for Basketball. The Bears announced on Tuesday in a press release that they won’t play Limestone as scheduled on Tuesday nor at Newberry (S.C.) on Saturday, at Anderson (S.C.) on Dec. …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: League coaches pick Lenoir-Rhyne to finish third

Published Friday, November 6th, 2020

Bears’ Simmons, Gunn on first-team preseason all-conference team   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s men are predicted to finish third this season in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC), conference head coaches said this week in a poll. The league begins play on Nov. 21 with limited seating at games based on following COVID-19 state guidelines …

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne adding AstroTurf field in first phase of stadium improvements

Published Friday, November 6th, 2020

Field will be named Durham Field with season-opener set Feb. 20-21   HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – The first phase of construction on Lenoir-Rhyne University’s baseball facility began last week. In a press release, school officials said the start of a three-phase upgrade for its on-campus baseball stadium will include adding an AstroTurf field. The Bears are scheduled to open their 2020-2021 schedule …