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Lenoir-Rhyne Has Hired Ian Shields

The Triple Option Isn’t Going Anywhere. Lenoir-Rhyne has hired former Army Offensive Coordinator Ian Shields, as their next head coach.  Ian Shields, offensive coordinator and associate head coach last season at Army, is the new head football coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Shields was introduced in a press conference on campus at Belk Centrum at noon […]

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Lenoir-Rhyne Advances to Division II Championship Behind 451 Rushing Yards

Quarterback Josh Justice rushed for 175 yards and three touchdowns, and Lenoir-Rhyne advanced to the NCAA Division II championship game by beating West Chester 42-14 on Saturday. Isaiah Whitaker added two touchdown runs and Michael Patrick had a late scoring run for the option-oriented Bears (13-1). They scored the final 30 points after falling behind […]

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Lenoir-Rhyne Outlasts North Alabama 42-39, Reaches D-II Semis

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team (12-1) held on to defeat North Alabama (10-3), 42-39, Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium in an NCAA Division II National Quarterfinal game. L-R, winners of 12 straight contests, will face 15th-ranked West Chester (13-1) in the national semifinals next Saturday.  The site of the contest will be determined on Sunday. West […]

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Congratulations to Lenoir-Rhyne

I’d like to offer a congratulations to Brent Thompson, Lou Conte, the rest of the Lenoir-Rhyne coaching staff and players for earning a #1 seed in the Division-2 playoffs! Indianapolis, Ind. – The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team earned the top seed in Super Region II and will host an NCAA Division II Second Round Playoff game on […]

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