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Football Sophomore Juan Carranco has been named College Football Performance Awards National Co-Punter of the week announced CFPA Executive Director Brad Smith Tuesday morning. Carranco shares the honor with Eastern Washington’s Jake Miller. It marks the first time in Carranco’s career that he has received[Read More…]

October 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Lady Cardinal 
freshman Laura Parra 
runs away from 
a defender during LU’s 2-0 victory over Southeastern Louisiana, Sunday.
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Soccer bounces back against Southeastern

Lamar rebounded after a disappointing loss to Nicholls State, Friday. The Lady Cardinals bounced back with a shutout victory, Sunday, as they defeated Southeastern Louisiana 2-0 in Southland Conference action at the Lamar Soccer Complex. “Because of how poorly we played Friday night, this is[Read More…]

October 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Carl Harris, above, runs away from defenders in the 42-10 loss against Sam Houston State University in Provost Umphrey Stadium.

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LU drops SLC Opener

Cardinals fall to Bearkats, Woodard takes responsibility The Lamar football team suffered a disappointing 42-10 loss to Sam Houston State in the team’s first Southland Conference game, Saturday, at Provost Umphrey Stadium. Head Coach Ray Woodard took the blame afterwards. “We had an opportunity tonight[Read More…]

October 2, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports

Lady Cards soccer draws, loses on tough road trip

The Lady Cardinals played two tough soccer games away this weekend. They fell to Stephen F. Austin 2-1 in overtime on Friday, then tied Houston Baptist 1-1 on Sunday. They are now 3-6-1 on the season with a 1-1-1 conference record. “The game plan against[Read More…]

October 2, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports

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Men’s Golf Sophomore Mans Berglund fired a one-over par 214 to lead Lamar to a sixth-place finish at the Fighting Irish Golf Classic Tuesday at Bridgman, Mich. Lamar finished the three-day, two-course tournament with a 294-295-295—884 to climb one spot on the final day of[Read More…]

October 2, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
The Lady Card’s volleyball team, above, celebrates during the fourth set of the 3-2 victory over Sam Houston State in McDonald Gym, Saturday. Lamar rallied from two sets down to take the Southland Conference opener and record their first win of the season.

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Volleyball rallies to best SHSU in SLC opener

The Lady Cardinals opened their Southland Conference volleyball schedule with a victory after rallying from two sets down to defeat the Sam Houston State Bearkats, Saturday, in McDonald Gym. This is the first victory for the Lady Cardinals this season after a tough 0-12 start.[Read More…]

October 2, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Carl Harris stiff arms a Mississippi College player during Lamar’s 55-10 win, Saturday, at Provost Umphrey Stadium.
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Cards Roll Into SLC

LU puts 55 on Mississippi College in final non-conference game The Lamar football team defeated Mississippi College 55-10 in Provost Umphrey Stadium, Saturday. Coach Ray Woodard said he was worried about the speed of Mississippi College’s offense early on. After giving up 10 points in[Read More…]

September 25, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
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Cross Country Leigh Lattimore became the second Lamar Lady Cardinal in as many weeks to earn Southland Conference Women’s Cross-Country Athlete of the Week honors, the conference announced Tuesday. The senior led Lamar to the team title at the Texas A&M Invitational on Saturday, as[Read More…]

September 25, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Steven McMullan, left, Nikita Lis and Juuso Laitenen practice at Cardinal Courts, Sept. 29.
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Men’s tennis returns seven, looks for strong season

The Cardinals are looking to start this tennis season strong. After having success last year, the team doesn’t plan on slowing down. Men’s head coach Scott Shankles said seven players are returning from last year. “Our top two players, Nikita Lis and Michael Feucht, will[Read More…]

September 25, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Soccer heads to SLC play with win

Soccer heads to SLC play with win

The Lady Cardinal’s soccer team snapped their five-game losing streak with a 4-0 win over visiting Texas Southern Monday. Senior Bailey Fontenot made seven saves, and tied the Lamar record with her 12th career shutout. “The key was her confidence throughout the whole game tonight,”[Read More…]

September 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports