The third annual Drive Fore a Cure event held in late October raised more than $8,000 to benefit the American Cancer Society – a good take for a day on the greens, said event organizer Jefferson County District Clerk Jamie Smith.
It was the tightest finish since 1989, but the Lamar University men’s cross country team claimed its ninth Southland Conference Championship in 10 seasons behind the individual winner, freshman Iliass Aouani, who marked in at 24:24.6 on Oct. 30 at the Country Campus Golf Course at Sam Houston State.
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