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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
ADs foster support, success

ADs foster support, success

Jason Henderson, Lamar athletic director, and Helene Thill, assistant athletic director, support players who need assistance inside and outside of the classroom. Henderson said his first concern is making sure every student athlete walks out with a degree. “I have to practice what I preach[Read More…]

March 30, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports

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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled Sports