Bears defeat North Alabama to reach Final Four
HICKORY — The Lenoir-Rhyne football team held on to defeat North Alabama, 42-39, on Saturday at Moretz Stadium in an NCAA Div. II National quarterfinals.
The Bears (12-1), who have won a school-record 12-straight contests, will face 15th-ranked West Chester (13-1) in the national semifinals next Saturday in Hickory.
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