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Softball LU senior Casey Cromwell was named the Southland Conference softball Hitter of the Week for her efforts at the Sand Dollar Classic in Gulf Shores, Ala., this weekend. Cromwell batted .353 (6-for-17) in five games, with two home runs and seven RBIs. She posted[Read More…]

February 12, 2015 Comments are Disabled Sports
Head coach Ray Woodard goes over highlight film of a signee during last week’s press conference on national signing day, Feb. 4.

Woodard announces 26 recruits on national signing day, Feb. 4

Lamar’s head football coach Ray Woodard announced a recruiting class of 26 players in a press conference on national signing day, Feb. 4. All the focus was on the 13 offensive players and 13 defensive players, coming from five different states. “I think it’s the[Read More…]

February 12, 2015 Comments are Disabled Sports
Forward Donavon Ross attempts a layup during a 78-75 victory over LSU-Alexandria in the Montagne Center, Nov. 16.
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Rebuilding continues without postseason

NCAA APR ruling means men’s hoops tournament play must wait until at least next year Lamar’s men’s basketball team has already surpassed their accomplishments from last year. The team is 11-11 (5-5 in Southland Conference play), compared to last season’s total of 4-26 (3-15 SLC).[Read More…]

February 5, 2015 Comments are Disabled Sports
Guard Baileigh O’Dell attempts a 3-point shot during the second half of Saturday’s game against SFA. She had a team high 20 points.

Lady Cards move into top spot

O’Dell scores 20 in 76-72 Southland win over Stephen F. Austin LU freshman Baileigh O’Dell stepped up for LU’s women’s basketball team in the Montagne Center, Saturday, with a team high 20 points and five assists, to give the Lady Cardinals (11-10 overall, 8-2 Southland)[Read More…]

February 5, 2015 Comments are Disabled Sports
UP Sports Briefs

UP Sports Briefs

Men’s Basketball The Cardinals lost a road game to Sam Houston State, 79-50, Monday in Huntsville. The loss brings the team to 11-11 on the season (5-5 Southland Conference). “Sam Houston came out tonight and played like they didn’t want someone beating them on their[Read More…]

February 5, 2015 Comments are Disabled Sports

Men End Two-Game Losing Streak

Lamar senior Anthony Holliday was named the Southland Conference player of the week after his performance in the Montagne Center, Saturday. He scored 29 points, leading the Cardinals to an 84-74 victory over Abilene Christian University. Saturday ended Lamar’s two-game losing skid, bringing them to[Read More…]

February 2, 2015 Comments are Disabled Sports
Scandal draws attention away from biggest game of the season

Scandal draws attention away from biggest game of the season

Normally, at this time of year, football fans are discussing and bantering about the Super Bowl, this year between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. But with the big game scheduled for Sunday, talk centers around only one of the combatants — the[Read More…]

January 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled Features, Sports
Marshawn Lynch

Seahawks’ road to glory starts with ‘Legion of Boom’

Based on the results of my predictions for last year’s Super Bowl, you’re probably safe betting against whatever I have to say this time. The only thing I know for sure, is that a game will never play out the way you think it will.[Read More…]

January 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled Sports
LU’s Anthony Holliday, 1, attempts a mid-range shot during the 82-65 loss to SFA in the Montagne Center, Monday.

LU falls to Stephen F. Austin

Anthony Holliday limited in first half, scores 25 in second during 82-65 loss   Lamar’s men’s basketball team were defeated by Stephen F. Austin, Monday, in the Montagne Center, 82-65. LU is now 10-10 overall (4-4 SLC). The Lumberjacks’ victory takes them to 17-3 on[Read More…]

January 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled Sports
Campus Sports Roundup

Campus Sports Roundup

The following is a recap of campus sports announcements from the winter break.   Academic Achievements A total of 79 student-athletes from Lamar’s fall sports have been named to the 2014 Southland Conference Commissioner’s List, including 18 with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages, announced league officials January[Read More…]

January 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled Sports