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It was a state basketball tournament filled with plenty of emotion — some good, some not so good. Two teams, Silsbee and East Chambers, eased past their respective UIL state tournament semifinal games, but neither was able to win a title.

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Jeffery Hulon Jr.

This weekend, March 11-13, Jeffery Hulon Jr. will be competing at the 2016 New Balance Nationals indoor track meet in New York City.

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Guard Chastadie Barrs was named the Defensive Player of the Year

Lamar University women’s basketball coach Robin Harmony knew that this year’s freshman class was something special. The rest of the Southland Conference knows it, as well, as evidenced by the hardware collected by a pair of LU’s fantastic frosh.

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Preston Mattingly nets 2 of his game-high 14 points.

It was a storyline that Lamar University fans have seen numerous times throughout the season – early double-digit deficits and a late surge that comes up just short in the end. That script was followed, down to the very last detail Feb. 29, to an even more heartbreaking end than in any of the previous contests, if that’s even possible.

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Running back Kade Harrington had a stellar 2015 campaign, but no honor was as sp
Ashley McDowell

The honors have been pouring in for Lamar University junior running back Kade Harrington following a stellar 2015 campaign, but none were as special as the honor he received earlier in the week. A proclamation read at Beaumont City Hall declared Feb. 16, 2016, to be Kade Harrington Day.

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