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Basketball The Lamar men’s and women’s basketball teams have scheduled a Tip-Off Breakfast for Saturday in the Montagne Center. The event is slated to begin at 8:30 a.m. with a meet and greet with the coaches and players, followed by the breakfast at 9 a.m.[Read More…]

October 16, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Caleb Berry tries to get rid of the ball before being tackled by defenders in Lamar’s 61-34 loss to Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday.
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Lions rain on Cardinals

Southeastern Louisiana outplays Lamar in 61-34 win The Lamar football team suffered a 61-34 loss to Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, at Provost Umphrey Stadium. The loss drops Lamar to 4-3 (1-2 SLC). Lamar was down 17-13 at half time but were outplayed in the third quarter.[Read More…]

October 16, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Lamar’s Mark Roberts, 5, makes a 14-yard catch over ACU defender for the game-winning touchdown, Saturday, in Abilene.
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LU gets first SLC Win

Cardinals come from behind in 4th quarter to beat ACU The Lamar football team rallied to defeat Abilene Christian, 24-21, Saturday at Shotwell Stadium in Abilene. The Cards trailed by 11 points with just under 10:30 remaining, but closed out the game scoring the final 14[Read More…]

October 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
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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