Sports

Lady Cardinals golf team

The Lady Cardinal golf team posted a wire-to-wire victory, leading all three rounds to capture the UTRG Invitational on March 9, then followed that up with a dominating 19-stroke win in the Bulldog Invitational hosted by The Citadel on March 15.

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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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Two Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School football players took advantage of National Signing Day to ink with the colleges of their choice. Mitchell Lee signed with Southeastern Louisiana University and Stuart Viator with Stephen F. Austin University. Both Lee and Viator played tight end for the Bears.

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Addesha Collins

The Lamar University men’s golf team couldn’t have asked for a better start to the spring season, as the Cardinals claimed the team title and individual medalist honors at the James S. Litz Memorial on Feb. 9.

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Several students from Mike Berryhill’s Texas Karate Academy competed in the TKO Kick-Off Tournament in Sugar Land on Jan. 30.

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Four Kelly soccer standouts — Jacob Bennett, Cal Bryan, Alec Trahan and Tristan Westbrook — each signed a National Letter of Intent to play collegiate soccer.

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