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Students take to the court at the Lamar University volleyball camp held July 17, 2017 at the McDonald Gym.

Cardinal volleyball hosts summer camp

The Lamar University volleyball team hosted an elite-level camp at the McDonald Gym July 17-19 for grades 9-12 under the direction of the LU volleyball staff. “We’ve had about 45 students sign up for the elite camp, not to mention walk-ups,” Lamar assistant coach and[Read More…]

July 18, 2017 0 comments Sports
Men’s basketball host summer for ages 6-17

Men’s basketball host summer for ages 6-17

The Lamar Men’s Basketball team hosted two camps back-to-back in June for player ages 6 to 17-years-old. The coaching staff and players hosted the four-day camps Monday-Thursday June 12-16, and June 19-22 to teach new skills to the up-and-coming players from the local area. “We[Read More…]

July 6, 2017 0 comments Features, Sports
Cardinal Baseball hosts summer camps

Cardinal Baseball hosts summer camps

The Lamar University baseball team hosted two youth camps at Vincent Beck Stadium between June 19-June 22 and June 26- June 29 for players 6 to 12-years-old. Each four-day camp focused on improving young players’ fundamental baseball skills and was led by the Cardinals baseball[Read More…]

June 29, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Lamar hosts Spirit camp

Lamar hosts Spirit camp

The Lamar University cheer and dance teams held their second annual combined Spirit Camp for grades K-8 from June 20 – June 23 at the McDonald Gym on the Lamar campus. Participants received instruction in techniques such as stretching, tumbling and spirit yells, as well[Read More…]

June 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
A camp participant takes batting practice under the watchful eye of the Lamar coaching staff during the Lamar Cardinals Elite softball camp held June 20, 2017, at the Lamar Softball Complex.

Softball hosts summer camps

The Lamar University softball team will host several one-day camps between June 20 and August 27. All camps will be held at the Lamar Softball Complex and be conducted under the guidance of the Cardinal coaching staff. Camps are available for players ages 9 and[Read More…]

June 22, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Women’s golf finishes fourth in SLC

Women’s golf finishes fourth in SLC

Lamar University’s women’s golf team finished fourth in the Southland Conference Tournament, April 17-19, in Montgomery. The Cardinals had a rocky start and a shaky finish that cost them their fifth-straight SLC championship title. “It went OK,” head coach Jessica Steward said. “It didn’t go[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Two feet, one heart, one goal

Two feet, one heart, one goal

  Orange’s Jones overcomes injury to complete Boston Marathon Orange resident David Jones recently ran in the 2017 Boston Marathon accomplishing more than simply finished a race. While there were more than 30,000 participants, no one was more motivated than Jones. “I’ve always told myself[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Baseball’s lucky Lucy gives team leg up

Baseball’s lucky Lucy gives team leg up

Superstition is well-known in the game of baseball, even for the Lamar Cardinals. When former Cardinal outfielder Gavin Tristan saw a flamingo at Walmart during the 2016 season, he couldn’t resist bringing it to the dugout for good luck. The Cardinals christened her “Lucy” and[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Student-athletes balance work, play

Student-athletes balance work, play

Outspoken NFL cornerback and Stanford grad Richard Sherman once said, “I would love for a regular student to have a student-athlete’s schedule during the season for just one quarter, or one semester, and show me how you balance that.” The life of a collegiate athlete[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
4 years, 4 schools; Harrison at home  at Lamar

4 years, 4 schools; Harrison at home at Lamar

James Harrison has faced a lot of adversity in his collegiate career. He’s played basketball for four different universities in four years. Persistence, perseverance and two god-fearing parents have been the driving force to get Harrison where he needs to be mentally, physically and spiritually.[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports