September 13, 2014
Softball Clinic Cancelled Due to Weather
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball program has cancelled its softball clinic scheduled for September 14 due to inclement weather, coach Merritt Yackey announced Saturday morning.

September 3, 2014
LMC Softball Announces Clinic Dates
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball program is pleased to announce the dates for a trio of topic specific clinics.

April 26, 2014
LMC Softball Drops 5-1 Decision to Limestone at Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament
BURLINGTON, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior Jessica Smith capped off her career with a two-hit performance while No. 8 LMC fell victim to No. 1 Limestone, 5-1, in the Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament Saturday afternoon at Springwood Park in Burlington, N.C.

April 25, 2014
Lagle, Stallings Power LMC to Split on Day One of Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament
BURLINGTON, N.C. --- Lees-McRae freshman Sarah Stallings and sophomore Sadie Lagle turned in multi-hit games in the opener of the Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament, but LMC fell 3-1 to No. 1 Limestone, but bounced back and survived a late scare to boot No. 3 North Greenville with a 4-3 victory on Friday at Springwood Park in Burlington, N.C.

April 15, 2014
Fulmer, Armstrong Earn Conference Carolinas Softball All-Academic Award
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae softball seniors Lori Fulmer and Alison Armstrong have been tabbed to the Conference Carolinas All-Academic team, the conference office announced Tuesday morning.

April 13, 2014
Softball Drops Two to Limestone
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team wasn’t able to get its offense going in game one while it fell 3-0 before a pitcher’s duel turned into a slugfest in game two while LMC dropped a 5-2 decision against Limestone in Conference Carolinas play at LMC Softball Field Sunday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.

April 12, 2014
Barton Plays Spoiler on Softball Senior Day
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Sadie Lagle continued her torrid 2014 season with a RBI double in game one, but LMC fell 3-1 to Barton and suffered a 3-0 loss in game two Saturday afternoon at LMC Softball Field on Senior Day in Banner Elk, N.C.

April 10, 2014
Freshman Duo Impresses; LMC Drops Pair at Erskine
DUE WEST, S.C. --- Sophomore Sadie Lagle drove in LMC’s lone run in game one while Lees-McRae fell 5-1 before freshman Sarah Stallings walloped three hits and swiped a bag in game two in a heartbreaking 7-6 loss in nine innings at Huggins Field Thursday afternoon in Due West, S.C.

April 6, 2014
Billings, Sheppard Lights Out in Shutouts of Belmont Abbey
BANNER ELK, N.C. ---Lees-McRae freshman Taylor Billings scored a run and tossed a complete game shutout in game one in a 2-0 win against Belmont Abbey before freshman teammate Celeste Sheppard went 2-for-3 from the dish and threw a four-hit shutout in game two while LMC claimed a 3-0 victory Sunday afternoon at LMC Softball Field in Banner Elk, N.C.

April 2, 2014
Long Ball Cripples Bobcats in Twin Bill
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team saw Hollie Crickenberger and Celeste Sheppard produce multi-hits in game two, but LMC fell in game one 11-1, before its late rally came up short in a 7-3 loss in game two to Mars Hill in nonconference play Wednesday afternoon at LMC Softball Field.

March 30, 2014
LMC Softball Drops Two at King
BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Sadie Lagle went 4-for-6 with three RBI in two games, but LMC dropped a doubleheader to King by identical 10-2 scores while both games lasted six innings in Conference Carolinas action Sunday afternoon at King Softball Field in Bristol, Tenn.

March 22, 2014
Fowler, Dutton Ignite LMC to Split at Pfeiffer
MISENHEIMER, N.C. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Kendall Fowler went 5-for-6 and freshman Charlie Dutton tossed 3.2 scoreless innings while LMC split a Conference Carolinas doubleheader, 1-4 and 5-4, at Pfeiffer Saturday afternoon in Misenheimer, N.C.

March 20, 2014
Hickey, Billings Propel Bobcats to Split Against Millersville
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae freshman Valerie Hickey notched two singles in a five-run fifth of game two while LMC earned a split against Millersville, 0-10 and 6-3, in nonconference softball action Thursday afternoon at LMC Softball Field in Banner Elk, N.C.

March 19, 2014
Strong Pitching Baffles Bobcats
ATHENS, W. Va. --- The Lees-McRae softball team ran into some tough pitching while dropping a doubleheader at Concord, 6-0 and 1-0, Wednesday afternoon at Concord Softball Field in Athens, W. Va.

March 15, 2014
Caldwell Tops LMC in Rebel Spring Games Finale, 9-1
KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- The Lees-McRae softball team jumped out a lead in the third inning, but was unable to sustain the lead in a 9-1 loss to Caldwell College to conclude the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. Saturday morning.

March 10, 2014
Bobcats Drop Four in Rebel Spring Games
KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped four games in the first two days of the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. on Monday and Tuesday.

March 1, 2014
Bobcats Downed in Doubleheader at North Greenville
TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of games at North Greenville, 14-0, 2-0, in Conference Carolinas play Saturday afternoon at Pepsi Field in Tigerville, S.C.

February 26, 2014
Bobcats Bounced by Bears in Twin Bill
HICKORY, N.C. --- Freshman Sarah Beth Ashley crushed her first collegiate home run of her career in game two, but LMC fell 7-0 and 7-2 to Lenoir-Rhyne in nonconference action Wednesday afternoon at Bears Field in Hickory, N.C.

February 22, 2014
Lagle Leads Bobcats to Trio of Wins at Shaw Classic
RALEIGH, N.C. --- Lees-McRae sophomore Sadie Lagle mashed out six hits while LMC went a perfect 3-0 at the Shaw Classic at Walnut Creek Complex in Raleigh, N.C. over the weekend.

February 18, 2014
LMC Softball Swept at Tusculum
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of games at Tusculum, 1-0, 8-0, in nonconference action Tuesday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field in Greeneville, Tenn.

February 8, 2014
Bobcat Rallies Fall Short at Brevard in Doubleheader
BREVARD, N.C. --- Lees-McRae freshman Celeste Sheppard scorched a game-tying RBI single in the top of the sixth of game, but Brevard College responded while sweeping LMC in a doubleheader, 5-2 and 3-2, Saturday afternoon in nonconference action at Brevard Softball Field in Brevard, N.C.

February 6, 2014
Bobcat Softball Falls in Twin Bill at Carson-Newman
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of decisions at Carson-Newman in nonconference action, 8-0 and 4-0, Thursday afternoon at The Vick in Jefferson City, Tenn.

February 2, 2014
Bobcats Swept in Doubleheader at No. 20 Anderson
ANDERSON, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of shutout decisions in a nonconference battle against No. 20 Anderson, 8-0 and 10-0, Sunday afternoon at Smethers Field in Anderson, S.C.

February 1, 2014
LMC Drops Pair at Newberry in Softball Action
NEWBERRY, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae softball team fell victim to a big inning in each game of its doubleheader while falling 11-1 and 10-2 to Newberry Saturday afternoon at Smith Road Complex in Newberry, S.C.

January 16, 2014
140 Student-Athletes Named to 2013 Conference Carolinas Fall Presidential Honor Roll
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae athletic department is proud to announce that 140 student-athletes have been named to the 2013 Fall Presidential Honor Roll, the conference office announced Wednesday afternoon.

December 9, 2013
Lees-McRae honored with first-ever Allan Sharp Award
High Point, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College has been awarded the annual Alan Sharp Award for Conference Carolinas, marking the first time in the school’s history. For the 2011-12 academic year 93% of scholarship athletes graduated within six years of coming onto the Lees-McRae campus.

July 3, 2013
Girls Softball Team Camp canceled
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Girls Softball Team Camp, scheduled to be hosted by the Lees-McRae College softball program from July 8 through the 11th, has been canceled announced head coach Merritt Yackey Wednesday.

June 26, 2013
Lees-McRae earns three spring Sportsmanship Awards
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College athletic department continues to be a leader, both on and off the field, in Conference Carolinas, receiving three Sportsmanship Awards in the sports of men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse and softball this spring.

May 9, 2013
Bobcats honor graduating seniors
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College athletic department will send 51 of its own out into the world on Saturday, May 11, as its 2013 graduating class takes the bold step across the stage during Lees-McRae’s annual commencement ceremony.

April 14, 2013
Royals hold for sweep of Bobcats
CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Kristen Oakes (Lenoir, N.C.) and Brooke Sheridan (Rosman, N.C.) each tallied two hits, and Kierstie Moon (Oxford, Ga.) drove in two runs to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team on Sunday afternoon, as Queens University of Charlotte held on for a 3-2 victory in game two to sweep a Conference Carolinas doubleheader.

April 13, 2013
Crusaders rally for sweep of Bobcats
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lori Fulmer (Prosperity, S.C.) tallied three hits to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team on Saturday afternoon, as North Greenville University rallied from an early deficit in game two en route to a doubleheader sweep of the Bobcats in Conference Carolinas play at the Bobcat Softball Field.

April 11, 2013
Fleet hold off Bobcats in league battle
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Kristen Oakes (Lenoir, N.C.) and Jessica Smith (Gastonia, N.C.) each tallied three hits to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team on Thursday afternoon, as Erskine College plated nine runs on 21 base knocks to edge the Bobcats with a doubleheader sweep in Conference Carolinas play.

April 10, 2013
Erskine doubleheader rescheduled for Thursday, April 11
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Conference Carolinas softball doubleheader between Lees-McRae College and Erskine College, originally scheduled for March 26, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 11, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Wednesday. The twin-bill will begin at 1 p.m. due to the threat of inclement weather.

April 7, 2013
Falcons rally for sweep of Bobcats
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Hanna Huckabee (Oak Ridge, N.C.) drove in two runs, and Kristen Oakes (Lenoir, N.C.) tallied three hits to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team on Sunday afternoon, as Pfeiffer University rallied for a doubleheader sweep in Conference Carolinas play at the Bobcat Softball Field.

April 6, 2013
Cobras rally for sweep of Bobcats
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Amanda Decker (Apex, N.C.) recorded four hits to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team on Saturday afternoon, as Coker College rallied for a doubleheader sweep of the Bobcats in Conference Carolinas play.

April 3, 2013
King rallies for sweep of Bobcats
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Hanna Huckabee (Oak Ridge, N.C.) tallied three hits, including two doubles, and Hollie Crickenberger (Boydton, Va.) tossed six and two-thirds shutout innings in game one, as the King College softball team rallied for doubleheader sweep of Lees-McRae College on Wednesday evening in Conference Carolinas play.

April 1, 2013
Tuesday's Lees-McRae/Lenoir-Rhyne twin-bill postponed
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Tuesday’s scheduled softball doubleheader between Lees-McRae College and Lenoir-Rhyne University has been postponed due to poor field conditions, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail. No makeup date has been determined as of yet.

March 25, 2013
Tuesday's Lees-McRae/Erskine twin-bill postponed
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Tuesday’s scheduled Conference Carolinas softball doubleheader between Lees-McRae College and Erskine College has been rescheduled due to the threat of inclement weather, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Monday. No makeup date has been determined as of yet.

March 25, 2013
Trojans hold off Bobcats for twin-bill sweep
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- Kierstie Moon (Oxford, Ga.) clubbed her second career home run, and Kristen Oakes (Lenoir, N.C.) surrendered just one earned run in six innings of work to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team in a Conference Carolinas doubleheader on Monday afternoon against Mount Olive College, as the Trojans swept the twin-bill.

March 23, 2013
Decker, Fulmer pace Bobcats to split with Barton
WILSON, N.C. --- Amanda Decker (Apex, N.C.) launched her first career home run and Lori Fulmer (Prosperity, S.C.) scored three runs to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split with Barton College in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon.

March 22, 2013
Sunday's Lees-McRae/Mount Olive twin-bill rescheduled
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- Sunday’s scheduled Conference Carolinas softball doubleheader between Lees-McRae College and Mount Olive College has been rescheduled for Monday, March 25 announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail. The twin-bill is slated to begin at 2 p.m.

March 20, 2013
Bobcats walk off with split against Concord
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lauren Lewis (Concord, N.C.) capped a five-run rally with a walk-off single in game one, and Brooke Sheridan (Rosman, N.C.) crossed the plate four times to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split with Concord University in the Bobcats’ home opener on Wednesday afternoon at the Bobcat Softball Field.

March 15, 2013
Bobcats drop pair at Rebel Spring Games
KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- Lori Fulmer (Prosperity, S.C.) and Kierstie Moon (Oxford, Ga.) each tallied two hits, as the Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of contests to Tiffin University and Wayne State University (Mich.) on Friday at the Rebel Spring Games.

March 13, 2013
Bobcats earn Spring Games split on Lagle's walk-off grand slam
KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- Sophomore Brooke Sheridan (Rosman, N.C.) tallied three hits, and freshman Sadie Lagle (Harmony, N.C.) launched a walk-off grand slam in game two to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a twin-bill split against Ferris State University and Minnesota State Mankato at the Rebel Spring Games on Wednesday afternoon.

March 12, 2013
Panthers rally for 6-3 win over Bobcats
KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- The Adelphi University softball team rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to defeat Lees-McRae College by a tally of 6-3 on Tuesday on the second day of the Rebel Spring Games, after the Bobcats' first game of the day against Ashland University was canceled due to inclement weather.

March 11, 2013
Bobcats walk off with split on day one of Rebel Spring Games
KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- Sophomore Amanda Decker (Apex, N.C.) went 3-for-6 with a triple and a walk-off RBI single to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a split with Northwood University (Mich.) and Minnesota State Moorhead on Monday on the first day of the Rebel Spring Games.

March 9, 2013
Saints rally for twin-bill sweep of Bobcats
GAFFNEY, S.C. --- The Limestone College softball team rallied from an early deficit in game one, and held on for a hard-fought victory in the night cap to sweep Lees-McRae College in a Conference Carolinas doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.

March 4, 2013
Bobcats split twin-bill with Mars Hill
MARS HILL, N.C. --- Jessica Smith (Gastonia, N.C.) tallied three hits and drove in two runs to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split with Mars Hill College on Monday afternoon in non-conference play.

March 2, 2013
Crickenberger paces Bobcats to split with Belmont Abbey
BELMONT, N.C. --- Junior Hollie Crickenberger (Boydton, Va.) turned in another masterful performance in the circle on Saturday, holding Belmont Abbey College to just one earned run in 11 innings of work to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split in the Bobcats’ Conference Carolinas opener.

February 25, 2013
Crickenberger shines in doubleheader split with Brevard
BREVARD, N.C. --- Holli Crickenberger (Boydton, Va.) held Brevard College to just one unearned run in 10 innings of work, and Hanna Huckabee (Oak Ridge, N.C.) drove in two runs on four hits to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a doubleheader split against the Tornado in non-conference action on Monday afternoon.

February 20, 2013
Eagles sweep twin-bill from Bobcats
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- The Carson-Newman College softball team held visiting Lees-McRae College to two runs on six hits en route to a doubleheader sweep in non-conference play on Wednesday afternoon.

February 14, 2013
Railsplitters blank Bobcats in non-conference twin-bill
HARROGATE, Tenn. --- The Lincoln Memorial University softball team held Lees-McRae College to just five hits en route to a doubleheader sweep in non-conference play on Thursday afternoon.

February 10, 2013
Lees-McRae drops pair at Pirate Spring Invitational
SAVANNAH, Ga. --- The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of hard-fought contests to Tusculum College and Armstrong Atlantic State University on Sunday afternoon on the second day of the Hampton Inn North Pirate Spring Invitational.

February 9, 2013
Bobcats drop pair at Pirate Spring Invitational
SAVANNAH, Ga. --- The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games against Tusculum College and No. 20 Armstrong Atlantic State University on Saturday afternoon on the first day of the Hampton Inn North Pirate Spring Invitational.

February 3, 2013
Trojans blank Bobcats in doubleheader sweep
ANDERSON, S.C. --- The Anderson University softball team held Lees-McRae College to three hits en route to a doubleheader sweep on Sunday afternoon in non-conference play.

February 2, 2013
Bobcats drop season-opening twinbill to Newberry
NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Junior Alison Armstrong (Bellingham, Mass.) launched her first career home run to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team, as the Bobcats dropped a non-conference doubleheader to Newberry College on Saturday afternoon to open their season.

January 7, 2013
Billings signs to play softball at Lees-McRae
RANDLEMAN, N.C. —Taylor Billings, a senior at Randleman High School, signed to play softball at Lees McRae College in Banner Elk. She has received academic and athletic scholarships and plans to study to be a nurse practitioner.

December 13, 2012
Bobcats volunteer with local Raising A Reader program
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College softball team has continued its busy fall in the local community by partnering with Avery County Smart Start to prepare materials for the Raising A Reader program, a project which assists child development centers and family childcare homes in Avery County help children learn to read.

December 6, 2012
Bobcats active in the community at Healthy Halloween
BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College softball team continues to be a positive influence in the local community this fall, expanding its outreach efforts several weeks ago by coordinating the Annual Healthy Halloween event, which was co-sponsored by the Avery County Smart Start and the Avery County Health Department.

May 23, 2012
Bobcats win Conference Carolinas Sportsmanship Award
HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College is the recipient of the second annual Conference Carolinas Team Sportsmanship Award for the sport of softball, announced league officials Wednesday.

April 19, 2012
Gregg named to all-Conference Carolinas First team

April 18, 2012
Wednesday’s St. Andrews/LMC twin-bill cancelled

April 15, 2012
Trojans hold off Bobcats in twin-bill sweep

April 14, 2012
Abbey sweeps Bobcats on senior day

April 12, 2012
Royals sweep Bobcats in conference twin-bill

April 5, 2012
Barton rallies for split with Lees-McRae

April 3, 2012
Wednesday’s St. Andrews/LMC doubleheader rescheduled

April 2, 2012
Saints sweep twin-bill from Bobcats

April 1, 2012
Cobras bite Bobcats in conference twin-bill

March 28, 2012
Fleet hold on for sweep of Bobcats

March 27, 2012
Gregg named Conference Carolinas Pitcher of the Week

March 27, 2012
Crusaders sweep Bobcats

March 25, 2012
Crickenberger paces Bobcats to sweep of Falcons

March 24, 2012
Saturday’s Barton/Lees-McRae twin-bill rescheduled

March 20, 2012
Gregg one-hitter paces Bobcats to sweep of Concord