Sports News

Topgolf has taken over the game of golf and has been the premier entertainment and event venue throughout North America and Europe. And now thanks to Beaumont native Austin Williams, Southeast Texas residents and visitors seeking entertainment will soon be able to access two new interactive golf experiences at 5 Under Golf Center, formerly Games People Play Golf Center.

Coming soon to 5945 College St. in Beaumont will be the Toptracer Range by Topgolf and Topgolf Swing Suite.

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Lamar Universty golfer Sam Dumez lines up a shot.

Season tickets for the upcoming 2018 season are on sale through the LU Ticket Office. Renewals have been sent out, and previous year season-ticket holders have until Friday, May 4, to renew their seats.

Ticket prices are $45, $68, $90, $212, $335 and can be purchased online at lamarcardinals.com or by calling (409) 880-1715.

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Stacy Spriggs of Huntsville caught the 13.06-pound, 27-inch Legacy Class lunker.

Sam Rayburn Reservoir produced the final Toyota ShareLunker Legacy Class largemouth bass entry with just hours left in the 2018 donation season March 31.  Angler Stacy Spriggs of Huntsville caught the 13.06-pound, 27-inch Legacy Class lunker during the second annual Stanley Burgay Memorial Bass Tournament on a Carolina rig in 8 feet of water.

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Marco Born has been named Lamar University Director of Athletics announced President Dr. Kenneth R. Evans Thursday morning. Born will take over for Norman Bellard who has been serving on an interim basis since November.

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Angler Pablo Torres Jr. of Lufkin caught the 13.34 pound, 26-inch largemouth.

AUSTIN – For the first time in the 32 year history of the Toyota ShareLunker program, Kurth Reservoir in Lufkin has produced a largemouth bass entry exceeding 13 pounds. Angler Pablo Torres Jr. of Lufkin caught the 13.34 pound, 26-inch Legacy Class lunker in less than 8 feet of water while fishing with his son-in-law at the lake March 25.

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