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Verity Ockenden

Harriers sweep SLC honors

Lamar University swept the weekly Southland Conference Cross-Country Athletes of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. Senior Sam Stabler was named the men’s Athlete of the Week, while junior Verity Ockenden won on the women’s side. Both Lamar runners were honored for their performances at[Read More…]

September 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Motorcycles honoring the military were on the sidelines, left, as Lamar took the field to play Texas College, Saturday, at Provost Umphrey Stadium. The cheerleaders led the crowd as the Cardinals reached the goal line for another score during the 73-0 win.
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Bouncing back

Cardinals put up 73 on Texas College, return to winning ways The Lamar football team bounced back from their 73-3 loss to Texas A&M, by beating Texas College 73-0 in Provost Umphrey Stadium, Saturday. “I was proud of our team for putting last week’s game[Read More…]

September 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
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Volleyball The Lady Cards dropped a 3-0 decision to Oklahoma, Saturday, in Norman. All three sets came down to the wire, with Oklahoma claiming a 25-23, 25-22, 27-25 victory. Cortney Moore and Autumn Taylor had nine kills apiece for Lamar (0-9). Taylor added 10 digs,[Read More…]

September 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
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Texas-sized attendance

Lamar part of history in state’s largest college football crowd College Station — The largest crowd ever to watch a college football game in Texas, 104,728, were at Kyle Field when the Lamar Cardinals rolled into town, Saturday, for a non-conference matchup with Texas A&M[Read More…]

September 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled News, Sports
Lamar quarterback Caleb Berry throws under pressure during the 73-3 loss to Texas A&M Saturday at Kyle Field in College Station.
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Cardinals chalk up Aggie loss to learning experience

COLLEGE STATION — Lamar’s football team played in front of a record-setting crowd in a 73-3 loss to Texas A&M University, Saturday. Due to lightning, a delay of two hours occurred just as players took the field for kickoff. Head Coach Ray Woodard said the delay may[Read More…]

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Vball aims to build on tough start

Vball aims to build on tough start

“Going into a season, it should be every team’s goal to be top four in their conference, and for us to be able to do that after a long streak of bad seasons, that would be the best thing ever — to finally leave a[Read More…]

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Football Lamar University senior quarterback Caleb Berry became the Cardinals all-time leader in touchdown passes with his third scoring strike in Saturday’s win over Grambling State. For his success on the field Berry was named Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week.   Baseball Lamar[Read More…]

September 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Cards top Grambling State  42-27 in season opener

Cards top Grambling State 42-27 in season opener

The Lamar football team started their season off with a 42-27 win over Grambling State University, Saturday, at Provost Umphrey Stadium. After a 69-yard touchdown pass to senior Mark Roberts, and an eight-yard touchdown run by sophomore Kade Harrington, the Cardinals finished the half with[Read More…]

September 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Morgan Burden (7) works offense against Cat Sebazco (2) of North Texas during Lamar’s 1-0 loss, Sunday, at the Lamar Soccer Complex.
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Lady Cards fall to UNT in pre-conference play

The Lady Cardinals’ soccer team (1-3) lost to visiting North Texas (3-0), Sunday, at the Lamar Soccer Complex. Senior goalkeeper Bailey Fontenot had a season-high 12 saves on the day, but was unable to keep a corner by Karla Pineda from floating in at the[Read More…]

September 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Lamar Cardinals huddle for a prayer before Saturday’s 42-27 win over Grambling State at Provost Umphrey Stadium.
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Cardinal look to ride offense, build defense

Last year, the Lamar football team had high expectations for their defense. This year, expectations fall on the other side of the ball. Lamar returns this year with eight offensive starters from a group that set or tied nearly 50 school records. “Most people don’t[Read More…]

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