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The NCAA Committee on Infractions released its statement on the Lamar University men’s golf program Thursday morning regarding violations prior to the conclusion of the 2014-15 season. The violations are related to improper benefits and financial aid provided to student-athletes.

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Houston backup quarterback Kyle Postma threw for 125 yards and rushed for 109.

When the Lamar Cardinals traveled an hour west on Interstate 10 on Sept. 10 to face FBS nationally ranked No. 6 Houston, they left their offense at home as the Cards lost for the second straight week, this time in a 42-0 shutout.

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The Central Zone dove opener was excellent.

The Sept. 1 Central Zone dove season opener was about as good as it gets on fields west of Beaumont, according to guide Jim West.

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Kade Harrington

Squandering a 14-3 halftime lead in the season opener at home Sept. 3 against FCS No. 16 Coastal Carolina, the Lamar Cardinals were outscored 35-0 in the second half to lose 38-14.

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Jeffery Hulon

The 2016 AAU National Junior Olympics was held in Humble from Saturday, July 30, to Saturday, Aug 6. A premier track and field event, this year’s Junior Olympics attracted over 12,000 athletes and 904 teams representing 48 states.

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