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Men’s Basketball New Mexico transfer Jordan Hunter scored a game-high 18 points to lead the White team to a 61-48 victory over the Red team in Lamar University’s annual men’s Red vs. White scrimmage in the Montagne Center, Tuesday.   Hunter was one of four Cardinals[Read More…]

October 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Nick Garth (3) powers through a defender during Tuesday’s Red and White Scrimmage at the Montagne Center.

Chasing a Title

Lamar hoops ranked second, aiming for top spot Lamar University’s men’s basketball team has started the 2017-18 season already breaking records. The team was picked to finish second, only 34 points behind SFA, in a preseason poll announced by Southland Conference officials, Oct. 16. The[Read More…]

October 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Record Breakers

Record Breakers

Lund heads soccer to 6th-straight win, 12th overall The Lady Cardinals soccer team beat Abilene Christian 3-2, Sunday, at the LU Soccer Complex, to run their Southland Conference win streak to seven games. LU’s Marie Lund outjumped a Lady Wildcat to score a winning header from[Read More…]

October 19, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Volleyball takes tough loss to Privateers, 3-2

Volleyball takes tough loss to Privateers, 3-2

The Lady Cardinals got off to a great start in Tuesday’s home volleyball match in McDonald Gym, against the University of New Orleans, but eventually lost a close battle in the last set to drop to 3-15 overall and 1-7 in SLC. LU started off[Read More…]

October 19, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Cardinals showdown results in LU loss

Cardinals showdown results in LU loss

Lamar’s late rally wasn’t enough to boost the Cards as they fell short to the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals, 33-24, in San Antonio, Saturday. “We were disappointed by the loss. It was painful and it should be,” head coach Mike Schultz said in a[Read More…]

October 19, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Volleyball rallies to beat SLU

Volleyball rallies to beat SLU

Lamar University’s women’s volleyball team bounced back from dropping the first set to win a 3-1 match (25-13, 22-25, 21-25, 15-25) over Southeastern Louisiana, in McDonald Gym, Tuesday. Sophomore Dannisha House hit the first dig of the night, but SLU pulled ahead doubling LU’s score[Read More…]

October 12, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Double Trouble

Double Trouble

Tennis looks for pairs among young rosters Inexperienced, but talented. That is the theme of both the Lamar men’s and women’s tennis squads this fall. The university’s men’s tennis team started their non-conference with four freshmen. “You can’t always have a junior, senior laden team[Read More…]

October 12, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports

Colonels crush Cardinals, 41-14

Lamar Football added their third consecutive loss to the season against Nicholls State Saturday evening at Provost Umphrey Stadium. Nicholls pummeled the Cards, 41-14. The Cardinals struggled on offense and moving the ball, finishing the night with only 237 yards of total offense. LU’s quarterbacks[Read More…]

October 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Eckart seals win for LU soccer

Eckart seals win for LU soccer

The Lady Cardinals soccer team defeated Stephan F. Austin, 3-2, Sunday, at the LU Soccer Complex. The Lady Cards move to 9-3-1 (SLC 4-1-0). SFA scored in the first two minutes of the first half, but the Lady Cards didn’t let that stop them. Marie[Read More…]

October 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports
Shooting Straight

Shooting Straight

Rec Sports hits target with new schedule Recreational Sports was affected by Harvey like everyone else, especially with having to rebuild numerous schedules. “The storm did impact us with having to do a lot of re-scheduling,” Jason Harrington, coordinator of recreational sports, said. “We pushed[Read More…]

October 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled Sports