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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL The Lady Cardinals rolled to a 93-62 win over visiting Louisiana College in a non-conference wo-men’s basketball game, Monday in the Montagne Center. Barrs finished with 14 points, 10 assists, 11 steals and nine rebounds for the Cardinals. LU scored the first six[Read More…]

November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports
Cards defeat HBU for first SLC win

Cards defeat HBU for first SLC win

Lamar University defeated Houston Baptist University, 23-16, Saturday, at Husky stadium, to record their first conference victory of the year and end a seven-game losing streak.    HBU jumped to an early lead in the first quarter, edging the Cardinals 13-2 before LU’s persistent offense[Read More…]

November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports
LU soccer ends historic season

LU soccer ends historic season

Lady Cards fall to Aggies, 1-0, in NCAA tourney Lamar University soccer travelled to College Station for their first appearance in the NCAA tournament, to take on the No. 6-ranked Texas A&M Aggies, Friday at Ellis Field. The Lady Cardinals put up a big defensive[Read More…]

November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports
The LU soccer team react to the announcement that they will play Texas A&M in the NCAA tournament, Friday.

First-time champs

 Soccer wins SLC tourney; will face Texas A&M in NCAA, Friday In their first appearance in the Southland Conference Tournament, the Lady Cardinals soccer team won a bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in franchise history. LU beat Corpus Christi (1-0), Central[Read More…]

November 9, 2017 0 comments Sports
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UCA Bears savage Cardinals in Homecoming loss

Lamar University dropped their Homecoming matchup with the No. 4-ranked Central Arkansas Bears, 42-14, Saturday, at Provost Umphrey Stadium. Central Arkansas started the night off with running back Carlos Blackman taking a 9-yard rush to be the first with points on the board, but LU[Read More…]

November 9, 2017 0 comments Sports
Fans crowd for a view of the Astros championship parade.

We are Astros, Astros are us

The Houston Astros won the 2017 World Series a week ago and everyone is still excited about it. As a person who didn’t grow up loving the Astros, who didn’t know the 2005 team that was the first to make it to the spotlight, I[Read More…]

November 9, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Sports
Eight softball players named All-Americans

Eight softball players named All-Americans

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association named eight Lamar University softball players as All-America scholar-athletes for the 2017 season. To win the award, the players had to maintain a 3.5 GPA. “(It) feels good that my young ladies can excel in things other than softball,” Holly[Read More…]

November 2, 2017 0 comments Sports
Worst to First

Worst to First

LU soccer wins first SLC Championship title The Lamar Cardinals soccer team went from worst to first Friday night, winning the regular season Southland Conference championship for the first time since 2006 after finishing bottom of the SLC last year. The Lady Cards defeated their rivals,[Read More…]

November 2, 2017 0 comments Sports
Cardinal football chopped down by Lumberjacks

Cardinal football chopped down by Lumberjacks

Lamar University’s football team took another loss Saturday against Stephen F. Austin, 34-7, at Provost Umphrey Stadium. The loss dropped the team to their sixth-consecutive loss since their win against University of Texas-Permian Basin in September. Big Red caused SFA to fumble several times but[Read More…]

October 31, 2017 0 comments Sports
LU ranked No. 1 in SLC pre-season poll

LU ranked No. 1 in SLC pre-season poll

Lamar University’s women’s basketball team is picked to finish in first place in the Southland Conference for the upcoming season. The Lady Cards posted a 22-8 overall and 15-3 SLC record last year, making it to the conference tournament before being knocked off by SFA,[Read More…]

October 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports