Sports

Beaumont to host physique competition

Beaumont welcomes the National Physique Committee to the Julie Rogers Theatre on Saturday, April 23, for the Southeast Texas Championship.

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Senior Jacoby Middleton went 2-for-4 at the plate with 1 RBI.

The Lamar Cardinals won their 11th consecutive game April 5 when they defeated Nicholls 7-2 at home in a non-conference game to improve to 21-7.

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Laura Napoli and Jake Nash

Sophomore right-hander Laura Napoli was named the Southland Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week.

Napoli earned the accolades after a pair of dominating performances over the weekend in which she fired back-to-back two-hit shutouts against Incarnate Word.

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The 22nd annual Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America, is one of the most successful and popular charity rides in the country, will once again visit Beaumont on Thursday, May 5.

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Reid Russell and Reggie Begelton

After his incredible four-game week at the plate against Houston and Central Arkansas, junior slugger Reid Russell was recognized as the Southland Conference Hitter of the Week and was tapped as one of Louisville Slugger’s National Players of the Week by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.

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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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