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Tornados rally past Bobcats in second half, 63-57

Dec. 10, 2012. The Brevard College women’s basketball team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 37-24 margin in the second half, overcoming a 33-26 halftime deficit en route to a 63-57 victory in non-conference play on Saturday afternoon in Williams Gymnasium. Brevard (3-5) won the battle on the glass by a 38-35 margin, including a 12-8 advantage on the offensive boards.

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Lees-McRae Art Faculty’s Exhibit Opening Dec. 9

Nov. 28, 2012. Three Lees-McRae College art faculty combine their visions for the December show at the Dickson Gallery, located in Cannon Hospital, Linville. New works by Michael Joslin, Melissa Ball-Martin and Jesse Knight open this week and will be on exhibit until the middle of January.

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Lees-McRae College Invites Community to Participate in Homecoming Parade Oct. 6 on Main Street

Sept. 18, 2012. Lees-McRae College invites community businesses and organizations to participate in the annual Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. on Main Street in Banner Elk.  Join parade grand marshal Dr. David Burleson, Avery County Superintendent of Schools, and his wife, Beth, along with LMC President Barry Buxton, Avery County High School Band, bagpipes and drums, clowns, the alumni float, LMC athletic teams, Wily the Bobcat, Banner Elk Volunteer Fire Department, Avery EMS, campus clubs and organizations and more. The parade is part of Homecoming Weekend festivities including class reunions, NCAA soccer and volleyball, Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony and the Performing Arts production of Legally Blonde, the musical. For a full schedule, visit go.lmc.edu/homecomingschedule. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Tate-Evans Park and end on campus. Line-up will start at 10 a.m. at the park. Those interested in participating in the parade should contact Allison Norris, dean of students, at Norrisa@lmc.edu or 828-898-8797.  

King and Lees-McRae to Battle for Blue Ridge Cup

Sept. 6, 2012. After King joined Conference Carolinas in May 2011, the natural fit for a league rival seemed to be Lees-McRae College. As the 2011-12 season progressed, their play on the field proved to support that notion. Now the two institutions will add depth to their growing rivalry.

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Applications Now Accepted for Alpha Gamma Scholarship

Aug. 30, 2012. The Alpha Gamma Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will award two scholarships to students majoring in teacher education. One scholarship will be awarded to a student at Appalachian State University and one will be awarded to a student at Lees-McRae College.

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Bobcats Picked as Conference Carolinas Champions

Aug. 24, 2012. The Lees-McRae College women’s soccer team has been tabbed to repeat as Conference Carolinas champions this season, announced league officials Friday with the release of the 2012 Conference Carolinas Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll.

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Wilson Named Assistant Track Coach at Lees-McRae

Aug. 3, 2012. Wilson joins the Bobcat coaching staff following a tremendous career as a track athlete at nearby Appalachian State University, where he competed in the pole vault, high jump, triple jump and long jump for the Mountaineers.

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‘See How They Run’ Premiers July 13 at Lees McRae

July 12, 2012. Audiences will be delighted by this fast paced comedy/farce about a young vicar’s wife who is trying to fit into a small tightly knit town. Set in the background of the cold war, things go awry when a pompous church matron comes calling unannounced and a male friend of the young vicar’s wife’s past comes to visit.

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