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 …

COLLEGE LACROSSE: Lenoir-Rhyne women seeded No. 2, men No. 4 for conference tournaments

Published Monday, April 22nd, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference (SAC) lacrosse tournaments begin on Tuesday, and both Lenoir-Rhyne University teams are in. The LRU women gained the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye while the LRU men are seeded No. 4 and have a first-round match at home against fifth-seeded Newberry, S.C. (time to be announced). The Wingate women …

COLLEGE SPORTS: South Atlantic Conference approves adding Limestone in 2020-21

Published Saturday, April 6th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference (SAC) will expand by one in July of 2020, adding Limestone College. League officials announced the addition after a unanimous vote by the SAC council to approve adding Limestone for sports in the 2020-21 academic year, a press release said. The league will grow to 13 schools, as Limestone has been …