Sports

Kade Harrington

The Lamar Cardinals (2-1, 1-0) will face No. 22 Southeastern Louisiana (2-1, 1-0) on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. The game will be shown live on the American Sports Network. For Time Warner digital cable subscribers, it’s channel 1248. For those with satellite, it’s channel 413 on Dish and 681 on Direct TV.

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Dove seasons are open across Texas.

Opening weekend of the September teal season was a smash hit for many hunters, but after that initial blast of teal, things slowed down big time. The main problem has been the lack of additional cool fronts to move more birds down the Central Flyway.

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Alexus Aviles

Lamar University sophomore Alexus Aviles was named the Southland Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts against UTEP and New Mexico State over the Labor Day weekend.

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Lady Cards volleyball team

Junior Chelsea Grant of Killeen was named the Southland Conference’s Player of the Week on Aug. 31. Grant helped the Lady Cards win the Lamar Invitational volleyball tournament last weekend, defeating Texas Southern (3-1), UAB (3-0) and Marist (3-0).

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Lots of trout are being caught on the lower end of Sabine Lake.

There is no way you can complain about the weather here in Southeast Texas over the past week or so. The last weekend in August, a north wind set the stage for some excellent fishing in the surf from the Sabine jetties to the Galveston jetties.

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 LU goalkeeper Lauren Lovejoy

Soccer

The Lady Cards opened up the season last weekend with two shutout losses to San Jose State and Louisiana Tech. It’s the first time since 2008 that the Cards have opened the season with two shutout losses.

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Doves, ducks, deer and gators are on the hunting menu here in Southeast Texas.

We are just about there. Dove season starts Sept. 1, teal season is Sept. 12, bow season on deer opens Oct. 3, alligator season is Sept 10, and Oct. 1 is the East Texas squirrel season opener. It’s definitely prep time for hunting in Southeast Texas.

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Scott Feldman of the Houston Astros

Houston Astros pitcher Scott Feldman hosted a group of injured veterans and their families for a Thursday night baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The game Aug. 20 provided the wounded service members a chance to engage with other veterans in a social atmosphere. It also let them watch the American League West Division leading Astros in action.

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Layla Nejad

After 70 days and more than 4,600 miles traveled on the open road, Kelly High School grad and University of Texas senior Layla Nejad and her Texas 4000 cycling team have finally reached their goal in their fight against cancer. 

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Deweyville wins tournament

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