Sports Information Office
The Lenoir-Rhyne University Sports Information Office is located in Shuford Memorial Gymnasium on Stasavich Place. The SID Mailing Address is P.O. Box 7356, Hickory, North Carolina 28603. The overnight address is Shuford Gymnasium, Stasavich Place, Hickory, North Carolina 28601.
Sports Information Director:
John Karrs (Lenoir-Rhyne, 1999)
Office: (828) 328-7174
Fax: (828) 328-7399
Cell: (828) 238-9064
Home: (828) 261-9973
Members of the media welcome to most of Lenoir-Rhyne's Athletic Practices. Coaches and players are generally available for interviews before and after practice. Please contact the L-R Sports Information Office at least one day in advance to interview any athletic personnel or to cover any athletic events.
Lenoir-Rhyne holds a weekly news luncheon in the fall every Tuesday prior to a Saturday football contest. The lunch takes places at Noon in the Voigt R. Cromer Center which houses the cafeteria and the Bears' Lair. Head Football Coach Fred Goldsmith and selected players are available at every session. Please contact the Lenoir-Rhyne Sports Information Office if you would like to come. Members of the media are highly encourage to attend.
On The Web:
For additional information on Lenoir-Rhyne University Athletics, media can access www.lrbears.com or www.thesac.com via the World Wide Web. Both sites will offer notes, statistics and releases related to Bear Athletics and the South Atlantic Conference.