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 …

COLLEGE: South Atlantic Conference won’t play any fall sports

Published Friday, August 7th, 2020

Lenoir-Rhyne will not play a 2020 football season; league expects to resume in spring 2021   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference (SAC) announced Friday it will not play fall sports. In a press release, league officials said the decision is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the conference will resume sports in …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne’s new head coach from William Peace

Published Monday, April 6th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Lenoir-Rhyne University found its next women’s head basketball coach on Monday, naming Grahm Smith of William Peace College in Raleigh as its new leader. Smith has been at William Peace – an NCAA Division II school — for two seasons and has a seven-year coaching record of 135-53 and winning percentage of .814. He replaces Cameron Sealy, …