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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
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Lamar University began the final round of the Southland Conference Tournament four strokes behind leader Central Arkansas, but the Lady Cardinals roared back April 17 in blustery conditions to earn their first league title in women’s golf since 2006 at Frisco Lakes Golf Club with a 54-hole score of 27-over 891, which was seven strokes better than Oral Roberts and Sam Houston State, who both tied for second.

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Texas Rage in the Cage Amateur Association has held many mixed martial arts bouts in Beaumont, but for the first time ever, they will hold a MMA show in the Montagne Center on the campus of Lamar University in Beaumont on Saturday, April 13, at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event are $40 or $25 and can be purchased at the Montagne Center box office or online at montagnecenter.com.

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After becoming the winningest women’s basketball coach at Lamar University earlier this season and guiding the Lady Cardinals to postseason play for the third time in the last four years, head basketball coach Larry Tidwell resigned Thursday to accept the same position at Texas-Pan American.

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Sports fans in Southeast Texas will be ecstatic to know that beginning on April 1 at 6 a.m., Cumulus Media will officially launch Sports Radio 1450 — the newest and only sports station in the market.

Sports Radio 1450 AM will provide around the clock sports coverage from experienced broadcasters and feature high-profile personalities and utilize resources of CBS Radio, include stepping inside “The Jungle” with Jim Rome. Wait, that’s not all.

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 267-885, .301
Best Bets: 34-78, .435
Longshots: 28-77, .363
Top 3 picks in the $: .525

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 247-885, .279
Best Bets: 36-79, .455
Longshots: 29-80, .362
Top 3 picks in the $: .511

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 266-873, .304
Best Bets: 34-77, .447
Longshots: 27-76, .355
Top 3 picks in the $: .526

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 245-873, .280
Best Bets: 36-78, .461
Longshots: 29-79, .367
Top 3 picks in the $: .510

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 265-861, .307
Best Bets: 34-76, .447
Longshots: 27-75, .360
Top 3 picks in the $: .527

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 244-861, .283
Best Bets: 36-77, .467
Longshots: 28-78, .358
Top 3 picks in the $: .510

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The 2012-13 thoroughbred season will come to an end March 23 at Delta Downs, but two stakes races are to be held the final weekend, and both have plenty of talent in them.

A field of nine has been drawn for the $70,000 Gold Coast Stakes on March 22 for older open bred fillies/mares that have started at least once at Delta since Oct. 18, 2012. The race will be 1 mile.

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 264-849, .310
Best Bets: 33-75, .440
Longshots: 26-74, .351
Top 3 picks in the $: .527

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 240-849, .282
Best Bets: 35-76, .460
Longshots: 28-77, .363
Top 3 picks in the $: .510

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