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Brian White steps down as Lamar golf coach

Brian White steps down as Lamar golf coach

Lamar University athletic director Jason Henderson announced Tuesday that Brian White has resigned from his position as head men’s and women’s golf coach to pursue other career opportunities. White came to Lamar as the women’s golf coach prior to the 1999-00 season, and has coached[Read More…]

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Baseball The Cardinals lost a heartbreaker, Tuesday, when they dropped a five-run lead in the eighth and ninth innings, falling to the Houston Cougars, 6-5. Enrique Oquendo, who bailed the Cardinals out in the ninth inning, sat down the first two batters he saw in[Read More…]

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Freshman Sable Hankins is thrown the ball while Incarnate Word player slides into third base during Lamar’s 4-3 victory over UIW, Sunday, in San Antonio. Hankins was injured on the play and was forced to leave the game.  Courtesy photo by Mark Walton/UIW

Lamar softball stays undefeated

Lady Cards sweep Incarnate Word in double-header, 11-7, 4-3, move to 9-0 in SLC The Lamar softball team continued their winning ways this weekend, sweeping a double-header against Incarnate Word by scores of 11-7 and 4-3, Sunday. The Lady Cardinals remain undefeated in conference play[Read More…]

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Lady Cardinals defeat Sam Houston, 92-73, clinch no. 2 seed

The Lady Cardinal basketball team clinched the second seed for the Southland Conference tournament, Thursday, defeating Sam Houston State on senior night, 92-73, in the Montagne Center. “The two seed is a great position to be in,” senior Dominique Edwards said. “We were no. 1[Read More…]

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‘Biggest game in Lamar history’

‘Biggest game in Lamar history’

Lady Card softball thrashes No. 25 UT, in Austin tourney The Lamar Lady Cardinals softball team saw its six-game losing streak come to an end in style at the Texas Invitational in Austin. The team went 4-1 on the weekend, including a stunning 9-1, run-rule[Read More…]

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JaMeisha Edwards leads the Lady Cardinals in scoring, averaging 16.5 points per game. Photo courtesy LU Media Relations

JaMeisha Edwards, The Comeback Kid

Junior guard overcomes injury to lead Lady Cards An athlete’s worst nightmare is injury. And when an athlete is one of their team’s leaders, the sense of letting teammates down just increases the disappointment. Lady Cardinal JaMeisha Edwards knows exactly how it feels. In the space of[Read More…]

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Lady Cards top Incarnate Word; clinch at least tie for second in SLC

Lady Cards top Incarnate Word; clinch at least tie for second in SLC

The Lamar Lady Cardinals defeated Incarnate Word’s Lady Cardinals, 81-64, Saturday, to clinch no worse than a tie for second place in the Southland Conference, and brings the team to 16-12 overall (13-4 SLC). Guard JaMeisha Edwards put on a dominant offensive performance, racking up[Read More…]

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LU baseball sweeps four-game series  against Jaspers

LU baseball sweeps four-game series against Jaspers

Manhattan College was not the Lamar University baseball’s only opponent this weekend, as the Cardinals had to battle Mother Nature as well. From wind gusts up to 29 miles per hour on Friday afternoon, to dodging rain drops during Saturday’s doubleheader, nothing could stop the[Read More…]

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Former Lamar basketball coaches Pat Foster, left, and Billy Tubbs, were recognized along with basketball alumni from six decades during Saturday’s home game against McNeese. UP Photo Grant Crawford

LU coaches, hoops alumni recognized at reunion

Former Lamar basketball coaches Pat Foster and Billy Tubbs made a trip back to Beaumont Saturday, for a men’s basketball reunion when Lamar faced rival McNeese State. During half time, both were recognized, as well were players going all the way back to the ‘50s.[Read More…]

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Tyran de Lattibeaudiere

Lattibeaudiere brings cool running to court

Long sandy roads leading to beaches with crystal clear water, surrounded by palm trees and easygoing people — not exactly the typical upbringing for most students. For LU senior Tyran de Lattibeaudiere, though, this is normal. Lattibeaudiere, a Kingston, Jamaica native, said the swamps of[Read More…]

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