Social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter were buzzing last Saturday evening when mixed martial arts fans in Southeast Texas turned their televisions to KBTV FOX 4 to watch UFC’s debut on mainstream TV. But what they saw was the Lamar University Cardinals vs. Nicholls State Colonels football game.
Locals had to wait to watch the hour-long special, which ended with a 64-second knockout. FOX 4 aired UFC after the game ended.
ATHENS, Ohio – Lamar University got 20 points from Mike James, and 18 from Charlie Harper on Tuesday night at the Convocation Center, but it was not enough as Ohio University outlasted the Cardinals for an 85-78 overtime basketball victory.
KalisLoyd’s 24 points led a balanced scoring attack as the Lamar University women’s basketball team opened its season with an 82-62 non-conference win over Our Lady of the Lake at the Montagne Center on Friday night.
Three talented high school seniors, two point guards and a wing player, have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball at Lamar University for the 2012-13 season, announced head coach Pat Knight on Friday.
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