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UPsports briefs: March 23, 2017

Tennis Lamar University seniors Nikita Lis and Katya Lapayeva were named Southland Conference Male and Female Players of the Week, Tuesday. It marks the third time this season the LU men have received the honor, while it’s the first for the women’s team. Lis led[Read More…]

March 23, 2017 0 comments Sports
More Than a Marathon

More Than a Marathon

The eighth-annual Gusher Marathon was held, March 4, in downtown Beaumont. The events started at the Lamar University Montage Center, and were not only for marathon runners. Shorter races such as a half-marathon and 5k were also held. There were heads or tails cycling time[Read More…]

March 6, 2017 0 comments Sports
Tyler wins Willy Ray Smith award

Tyler wins Willy Ray Smith award

In football, at every level, there is some type of most valuable player award. In the pros, it’s the NFL MVP. In college, it’s the Heisman Trophy, and for Southeast Texas high schoolers, it’s the Willie Ray Smith Award, a prize that has been won[Read More…]

March 6, 2017 0 comments Sports
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Russell named SLC best hitter

Lamar University’s Reid Russell was named as the Southland Conference Hitter of the Week, the league announced Tuesday afternoon.   The Longview native was a big part of a Saturday doubleheader sweep of the Fairfield Stags and nearly surged the Cardinals (6-2) to a come-from-behind[Read More…]

March 2, 2017 0 comments Sports
Softball goes 3-2 in Cardinal Classic

Softball goes 3-2 in Cardinal Classic

The Lamar University Cardinals wrapped up play in the second annual Cardinal Classic by splitting a pair of games Sunday at the LU Softball Complex. LU was a 4-2 winner over Northern Illinois before dropping a 5-4 decision to Tulsa.  The Cardinals (5-10) went 3-2[Read More…]

March 2, 2017 0 comments Sports
Gilligan rode ‘Luck of the Irish’

Gilligan rode ‘Luck of the Irish’

Saint Patrick’s Day is heavily influenced by Irish-Americans. The city of New York has one of the biggest Saint Patrick’s festivals in the world and that has been going on for nearly three centuries. Jim Gilligan is a Lamar baseball legend, winning more than 1,300[Read More…]

March 2, 2017 0 comments Features, Sports

Spring 2017 Intramural Sports

All Scores and Standings as of Feb 12. 5 on 5 Basketball League Standings TEAMW-L-T Men’s Division 1 4093-1-0 Team Flight3-1-0 We here2-2-0Deep Stroke ??2-2-0Mitm2-2-0 Alpha Tau Omega0-4-0 Men’s Division 2 Globetrotters3-0-0Bang Bros2-1-0NSBE 5Deep1-1-1Sigma Phi Epsilon1-1-1Sigma Nu0-4-0 CoRec Division NSBE 5Deep3-0-0MEEN Street Ballers1-2-0AXO and ATO0-2-0 Dodgeball League[Read More…]

February 23, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Cardinal Classic opens softball home schedule

Cardinal Classic opens softball home schedule

The Lamar University softball team will welcome Kansas, Tulsa, Northern Illinois, South Dakota State and Alabama A&M to Beaumont, February, today through Sunday, as the Lady Cardinals host the second-annual Cardinal Classic tournament at the Lamar Softball Complex. The 15-game event serves as the team’s[Read More…]

February 23, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Drew Van Wrinkle pitching against the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee at Vincent-Beck Stadium on February 19th 2017. UP photo by Noah Dawlearn

Cards win pair to sweep Classic

The Lamar University baseball team defeated both Illinois and Milwaukee by a  2-1 score, Sunday, to sweep the season-opening Cardinal Classic at Vincent-Beck Stadium. Both games went to extra innings tied at 1-1, and both times Lamar (4-0) came up big in the bottom of[Read More…]

February 23, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Lady Cards tennis sweep  Alcorn State in doubleheader

Lady Cards tennis sweep Alcorn State in doubleheader

The Lamar University women’s tennis team took both matches of a doubleheader against Alcorn State, Saturday, defeating the Lady Braves, 6-1, in the opening match and 4-0 in the afternoon contest at LU’s Thompson Family Tennis Center.   The Cardinals finished the day with six[Read More…]

February 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports