COLLEGE FOOTBALL: League coaches pick Lenoir-Rhyne as favorite to win title

Published Monday, August 23rd, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The football head coaches in the South Atlantic Conference on Monday selected Lenoir-Rhyne University as the favorite to win a title. The Bears gained 69 points in the voting by coaches — five of whom picked them to win a title — with Wingate (63, one first-place vote), Newberry, S.C. (58, one first-place vote) and Tusculum …

COLLEGE: SAC votes to go to divisional play in some sports in 2022-23

Published Tuesday, June 8th, 2021

Lenoir-Rhyne in with Anderson, Catawba. Coker, Newberry, Queens and Wingate   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference (SAC) announced Monday it is moving to divisions in volleyball, baseball and men’s and women’s basketball in 2022-2023. At its annual meeting, the league said it is making the switch with the addition of Emory & Henry …

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. …