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LU football begins Schultz era

LU football begins Schultz era

Former TCU offensive coordinator named head coach Mike Schultz has been named Lamar University’s head football coach. The news was announced by President Kenneth Evans and athletic director Jason Henderson. The former Texas Christian University offensive coordinator is the second head coach since the program[Read More…]

December 30, 2016 Comments are Disabled Sports

Transfer LU player finds opportunity in hardship

When Joey Frenchwood IV was cut from Montana State University’s basketball team after his freshman year, instead of feeling sorry for himself, he resolved to work harder. Now a junior transfer for the Lamar Cardinals, Frenchwood is a fixture in the starting lineup. “(It) really[Read More…]

December 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled Sports
Woodard fired as football coach after seven seasons

Woodard fired as football coach after seven seasons

Lamar Director of Athletics Jason Henderson announced on Nov. 21 that head football coach Ray Woodard will not return for the 2017 season. Woodard has been head coach since the program returned in 2010, and was the longest-tenured head coach in the Southland Conference. “We[Read More…]

December 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled News, Sports
Cards end season with 41-10 loss to McNeese

Cards end season with 41-10 loss to McNeese

Lamar Football’s season came to an end Saturday with a 41-10 loss against McNeese State in Lake Charles. This was the Cardinal’s fifth-straight loss, and their 3-8 overall record is the worst since the 2010 return of the program. “We were going to have to[Read More…]

November 21, 2016 Comments are Disabled Sports
Cardinals post convincing win over Celts   

Cardinals post convincing win over Celts  

BEAUMONT, Texas – Baileigh O’Dell scored 20 points to lead five Lamar University Cardinals in double figures as LU rolled to a 95-47 win over visiting St. Thomas (Texas) in a non-conference women’s basketball game Wednesday night. O’Dell was 6-of-9 from the field coming off the bench,[Read More…]

November 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled Sports
Cards Shock Oregon State

Cards Shock Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Junior Colton Weisbrod recorded his first career double-double as a Lamar University Cardinal to guide the Red and White to a shocking 63-60 win over Oregon State Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum. The story of the night came on the defensive end of the[Read More…]

November 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled Sports
Five-set loss ends LU volleyball season

Five-set loss ends LU volleyball season

Up 2-0 at the break, all Lamar University volleyball needed was one more set win to lock a spot in the Southland Conference Tournament. But Incarnate Word flipped the switch at the intermission to down the hometown Cardinals 3-2 (25-21, 37-35, 20-25, 23-25, 11-15) at[Read More…]

November 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled Sports
Cardinals blow out Howard Payne in opener

Cardinals blow out Howard Payne in opener

Lamar University’s men’s basketball team opened their season against Howard Payne, Friday at the Montagne Center. The Cardinals started off their season strong with a 90-47 win over the Yellow Jackets. “Tonight it was a game of our guys protecting our home court,” head coach[Read More…]

November 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled Sports
Lamar golf legend Dawn Coe-Jones dies at 56

Lamar golf legend Dawn Coe-Jones dies at 56

The Lamar University women’s golf family lost one of its greatest members this weekend as Dawn Coe-Jones passed away at the age of 56. Coe-Jones, who earned first-team All-America status at LU in 1983, won the Canadian Amateur that year before embarking on a successful[Read More…]

November 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled Sports
Special teams excel but LU drops home finale 35-28

Special teams excel but LU drops home finale 35-28

Lamar University special teams outperformed the offense Saturday night, scoring a trio of touchdowns, but they could not overcome two late Incarnate Word scores as the Cardinals recorded their fourth-straight loss, 35-28 at Provost Umphrey Stadium in front of a crowd of only 5,566. “That[Read More…]

November 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled Sports