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Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School’s JV Lady Bears softball team finished their season as district champs for the second consecutive year, LCM CISD spokesperson Sherry Combs said in a release.

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Legendary football coach and current defensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams Wade Phillips will sign copies of his newly released book titled “Son of Bum: Lessons My Dad Taught Me About Football and Life” on Friday, May 5.

His first stop will be at 2 p.m. at the Museum of the Gulf Coast (700 Procter St.) in Port Arthur, and Phillips will sign copies in Beaumont at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble (4155 Dowlen Road).

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There’s been a whirlwind of changes since Mike Schultz arrived as the new head football coach earlier this year and a major point of emphasis under Schultz is that players get stronger by spending more time in the weight room. 

With that said, Schultz and the coaching staff hosted a first for the Lamar football team — Night of Champions — on April 25, which is a strength and conditioning showcase that saw several members of the team square off in bench press, squats and deadlift at Provost Umphrey Stadium in front of fans. 

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LU will honor its four seniors – Michael Feucht, Jeandre Hoogenboezem, Juuso Lai

The Lamar Cardinals softball team (22-21) will host nationally ranked Baylor on Tuesday, April 25, for one non-conference game beginning at 4 p.m.

The Bears (35-7), ranked No. 13, defeated the Cardinals 5-3 back on Feb. 18 during their tournament in Waco. To purchase tickets, view lamarcardinals.com or call (409) 880-1715.

Before the Cards square off with the Bears, they have a date with Southland Conference first-place McNeese (30-14, 16-2) in Lake Charles for three games beginning Friday, April 21, at 6 p.m. followed by a double-header Saturday at 4 p.m.

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There are many ways to tweak lures so they will catch more bass. On topwater plu

Tweaking bass fishing lures is nothing new. It’s a tactic that’s been done for years. And whether modifying a lure actually makes it catch more bass is anybody’s guess. But it’ll sure up your confidence.

Lonnie Stanley is a bass fishing pro that I’ve spent a good deal of time with on the water. One day we were fishing on a big Texas lake. We were working a stump flat in about 4 to 5 feet of water. I looked up on the front deck and Stanley was trimming the skirt of a jig.

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