Mistakes haunt Eagles in loss to Lenoir-Rhyne

Mistakes haunt Eagles in loss to Lenoir-Rhyne

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HICKORY, NC — Eighth-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne took advantage of Carson-Newman mistakes Saturday, scoring two touchdowns after getting fumbles and safety, on its way to a 36-23 victory in a battle of South Atlantic Conference heavyweights.

The home team jumped out to a 16-0 lead before the Eagles got their initial first down and each time Carson-Newman battled back, the Bears had an answer.

It was the seventh win without a loss for the Bears who stretched their conference winning streak to a dozen games. They have now won 17 consecutive regular-season games and 11 straight at Moretz Stadium…

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