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Superbowl: Does anyone really want A Patriot win?

UP sports editor Cassandra Jenkins and staffer Cade Smith break down Sunday’s big NFL showcase Cassie: Super Bowl LII is officially underway. It’s only days now before the two teams clash, and I am definitely rooting for the Eagles. I can’t stand the Patriots and[Read More…]

February 1, 2018 0 comments Features, Sports
Lady Cards rope in Cowgirls, 83-58

Lady Cards rope in Cowgirls, 83-58

Moe Kinard scored 24 points to lead four Lamar University Cardinals in double figures, while Kiandra Bowers registered her 30th career double-double as LU rolled to its 23rd straight home win, an 83-58 decision over the McNeese Cowgirls in a Southland Conference women’s basketball game,[Read More…]

February 1, 2018 0 comments Sports

LU to honor hoops legends

 Lamar University will honor three of the greatest players in the history of the LU program when the jerseys of Carolyn Ford, Kalis Loyd and Carol Sims will be retired at the halftime of Saturday’s game against Stephen F. Austin. The trio will be the[Read More…]

February 1, 2018 0 comments Sports

Cards pip Cowboys in SLC action, Saturday

Five Cardinals scored double figures as LU overcame a slow start to defeat rival McNeese, 86-80, Saturday, in the Montagne Center.  Two Cardinals recorded a double-double as LU finished the night shooting 45 percent from the field, including six three-pointers, and a 30-of-39 performance from[Read More…]

February 1, 2018 0 comments Sports

69 student-athletes make Honor Roll

A total of 69 Lamar University student-athletes were named to the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll for the fall semester, the SLC office announced Wednesday. Fourteen of those student-athletes maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA during the semester.   To be nominated for the Commissioner’s[Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled News, Sports
Cards beat SHSU 84-77 in SLC

Cards beat SHSU 84-77 in SLC

For the second year in a row the Lamar University men’s basketball team beat the Sam Houston Bearkats in overtime, Saturday, in the Montagne Center. “Sam Houston is always a tough opponent,” head coach Tic Price said. “Their kids work hard, they play hard and[Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Sports
Women stretch home win streak to 22

Women stretch home win streak to 22

Barrs leads nation in steals as Lady Cards top SHSU in SLC action The Lamar University women’s basketball team continued to accomplish the impossible as they set several records, Saturday, in a 91-44 victory over Sam Houston in Southland Conference action. The Lady Cardinals took [Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Sports

UP sports briefs

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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled Sports