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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

UPsports Briefs: April 27, 2017

Baseball Lamar University scratched some early runs together and downed Texas Southern 3-2 in its final home midweek contest on Tuesday afternoon in non-conference action. LU pitching efforts held the Tigers hitless in the final five innings. Senior Brent Janak pitched three of those five[Read More…]

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Red vs. White

Red vs. White

Defense shines in annual spring football scrimmage The first spring camp under new Lamar football head coach Mike Schultz has come and gone, concluding with the annual Red and White game. The Cardinals took the field at Provost Umphrey Stadium Friday morning for their Spring[Read More…]

April 20, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports

Baseball sweeps 5 games at home

The Cardinal baseball team hosted five home games last week, defeating New Orleans and Grambling before completing a Southland Conference sweep over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 6-4, Saturday, at Vincent-Beck Stadium. The Islanders began the game with a quick home run by junior Jackson Owens over[Read More…]

April 20, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
UPsports briefs 4-6-2017

UPsports briefs 4-6-2017

Baseball A sixth inning bases-clearing double from Houston Baptist tested the resolve of the Lamar University baseball team, but the Cardinals responded with five runs in the bottom of the inning to defeat the Huskies 8-4, Saturday, in Southland Conference action at Vincent-Beck Stadium. HBU’s Austin[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Working Out

Working Out

  Lamar players look to impress NFL scouts Most players from the first day of Pop Warner dream of playing in the National Football League. They dream of standing on a stage and receiving a jersey that says you made it, you beat the impossible[Read More…]

March 30, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports