• A pair of school records fall as Track & Field wraps up first meet of indoor season
    December 06, 2019
    BOONE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College track and field programs saw a pair of school records fall over the weekend at the Appalachian State Invitational to highlight their first meet of the indoor season. Overall, the women’s team placed fifth out of seven schools, while the men’s team placed sixth out of seven squads.
  • Hot start leads Bobcats past Piedmont International
    December 07, 2019
    The Lees-McRae College men's basketball team won on Saturday afternoon against Piedmont International University by a final score of, 112-73.
  • Bobcats top Converse at home
    December 07, 2019
    The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team won on Saturday afternoon against Converse College by a final score of, 77-57.
  • Swimming set to face off against Mars Hill and Warren Wilson this weekend
    December 06, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming teams will close out the 2019 portion of their schedule this weekend by competing in a tri-meet against Warren Wilson University and Mars Hill University on the campus of the latter. Start time for the meet is set for 3 p.m.
  • Track & Field set to open indoor season this weekend in Boone
    December 05, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College track and field programs will kick off the indoor season this weekend at the Appalachian State Open on the campus of Appalachian State University. The meet, which will take place in the Holmes Center, is scheduled to run on both Friday and Saturday. Action on Friday is solely in field events beginning at 5 p.m., while Saturday will see both track and field events beginning at 10 a.m. for the field and 11 a.m. for the track.
  • Strong Second Half leads King to a 85-81 victory over the Bobcats
    December 04, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team saw its four-game winning streak come to an end Wednesday night in Bristol, Tennessee as King University upended the Bobcats by a score of 85-81. The loss moves Lees-McRae’s record to 6-2 overall and 1-1 within Conference Carolinas play.
  • Bobcats fall on the road at King
    December 04, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team dropped an 81-57 decision on the road at King University Wednesday evening in Bristol, Tennessee. The loss moves Lees-McRae’s overall record to 3-7 on the season and 0-2 in conference action.
  • Men’s Basketball looks to keep things rolling against King and Piedmont International
    December 03, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Riding a four-game winning streak, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to keep things rolling this week with two more games on the docket. The Bobcats will head to Bristol on Wednesday to take on rival King University in a key Conference Carolinas matchup before returning home on Saturday to host Piedmont International in a non-conference matchup. Tip-off on Wednesday is set for 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s game is scheduled to get started at 4 p.m.
  • Women’s Basketball set for matchups against King and Converse
    December 03, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team has two more Conference Carolinas contests on tap for this week. First, the Bobcats will make the short trip to Bristol to take on rival King University on Wednesday before returning home on Saturday to host Converse College. Tip-off for Wednesday’s game is set for 5:30 p.m., while Saturday’s tilt is scheduled to get underway at 2 p.m.
  • Bobcats hold off Limestone for road win
    November 30, 2019
    The Lees-McRae College men's basketball team won on Saturday afternoon against Limestone College by a final score of 82-74.
  • Bobcats drop conference opener at Limestone
    November 30, 2019
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team fell on the road at Limestone College by a score of 87-63 Saturday afternoon in the team’s first conference game of the season. With the loss, Lees-McRae’s record moves to 3-6 on the 2019-20 campaign.
  • Bobcats open conference play at Limestone on Saturday
    November 29, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will open Conference Carolinas play on Saturday when it travels to Limestone College. Tip-off between the Bobcats and Saints is scheduled for 2 p.m.
  • Bobcats down Eastern Nazarene for third straight win, 89-68
    November 27, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team picked up its third straight victory on Wednesday afternoon as it defeated Eastern Nazarene College by a score of 89-68 at Williams Gymnasium. With the win, the Bobcats improve to 5-1 this season.
  • Men’s Basketball returns to action this week with a pair of games
    November 26, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to continue its stellar start to the season this week with two more games on tap. First, the Bobcats will host Eastern Nazarene College on Wednesday before heading out on the road on Saturday for their Conference Carolinas opener at Limestone College. Tip-off for both games is set for 4 p.m.
  • Swimming closes out Fall Frenzy Invitational last weekend in Charlotte
    November 24, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs closed out the three-day Fall Frenzy Invitational on a high note over the weekend with several standout performances. The women’s team finished the weekend 13th out of 16 schools, while the men’s team placed ninth among 13 institutions.
  • Bobcats withstand late charge from Mars Hill for second straight win, 107-95
    November 23, 2019
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team withstood a late charge from Mars Hill University and came out on top with a 107-95 victory on Saturday afternoon. The win, which is the team’s second straight, improves Lees-McRae’s record to 4-1 on the season.
  • Catawba downs Lees-McRae on the road
    November 23, 2019
    The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team fell on Saturday afternoon against Catawba College by a final score of 100-51.
  • Caitlyn Smirne earns All-Conference Carolinas Third Team honors
    November 23, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball player Caitlyn Smirne was named to the All-Conference Carolinas Third Team at the league’s banquet Saturday afternoon. Smirne is the first All-Conference player for the Bobcats since 2015.
  • Swimming puts together a strong showing Friday in Charlotte
    November 22, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs began the Fall Frenzy Invitational on a high note Friday in Charlotte. The day saw several season-best and lifetime-best swims for the Bobcats in a meet that features swim teams across all three divisions of the NCAA.
  • Men’s Basketball makes the short trip to Mars Hill Saturday
    November 22, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will be back in action on Saturday when it visits Mars Hill University for a non-conference matchup. Tip-off between the Bobcats and Lions is scheduled for 2 p.m.
  • Swimming teaches Banner Elk Elementary children swimming skills in popular, no-cost after school program
    November 22, 2019
    For the rural community of Banner Elk, North Carolina, the Banner Elk Elementary Afterschool Swim Program isn’t just necessary—it’s essential.
  • Cycling signs second recruit for 2020
    November 22, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cycling program announced the signing of Zoe Eckman (Lancaster, Pa.) to its 2020 recruiting class on Friday morning. Eckman joins fellow Bobcat signee Ava Sykes as cyclists that will join the team next fall.
  • Bobcats drop road contest at Lenoir-Rhyne
    November 20, 2019
    The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team fell on Wednesday night against Lenoir-Rhyne University by a final score of 75-54.
  • Cycling signs first recruit for 2020
    November 20, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cycling program announced the signing of student-athlete Ava Sykes (Clover, S.C.) on Thursday afternoon. Sykes is the first signee for the 2020 season for the Bobcats.
  • Bobcats close out season with a 3-0 loss to Belmont Abbey
    November 19, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team saw its season come to end in the opening round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament Tuesday night at Belmont Abbey College by a score of 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-18). The loss closes out the team’s 2019 record at 12-15, which is the most wins for the program since 2014.
  • Women’s Basketball continues road swing with trips to Lenoir-Rhyne and Catawba
    November 19, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will be back in action this week with a pair of road games at Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday and Catawba on Saturday. Tip-off for Wednesday’s game is set for 6 p.m., while Saturday’s contest is scheduled to get underway at 2 p.m.
  • Bobcats drop a close one on the road to UVa-Wise, 82-74
    November 18, 2019
    WISE, Va. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team saw its three-game winning streak snapped Monday night as UVa-Wise knocked off the Bobcats by a score of 82-74. The loss moves Lees-McRae’s record back to the .500 mark at 3-3 on the season.
  • Women’s Volleyball opens Conference Carolinas Tournament at Belmont Abbey on Tuesday
    November 18, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s volleyball team will be back in action on Tuesday as it opens play in the Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Tournament with a match at top-seeded Belmont Abbey College. First serve between the Bobcats and Crusaders is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
  • Swimming wraps up meet at Carson-Newman over the weekend
    November 16, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College swimming programs dropped decisions to nationally-ranked Carson-Newman over the weekend by a combined score of 290-78.
  • Bobcats get back in the win column with an 85-80 victory over Tusculum
    November 17, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team bounced back after its first loss of the season last night with an 85-80 victory over Tusculum University Sunday evening in Charlotte. The victory improves Lees-McRae’s record to 3-1 on the season.
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