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NFL linebacker Corey Nelson of the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos and his wife, West Brook graduate Jordan Nelson, visited with Pietzsch-MacArthur Elementary School in Beaumont on April 15 as a part of the Communities in Schools initiative.

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Will Hibbs was selected as its UniversalCoin.com Pitcher of the Week.

April 11 was a big day for the Lamar University baseball team. First, Collegiate Baseball announced that for the first time since 2009, the Cardinals were nationally ranked. And then, the Southland Conference publicized that Will Hibbs was selected as its UniversalCoin.com Pitcher of the Week.

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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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(Kountze cheerleaders) Examiner file photo

The Texas Supreme Court has agreed a lawsuit filed by a Kountze cheerleader and her family may be reinstated after being thrown out for being moot in a lower court.

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Verity Ockenden and Iliass Aouani closed out the season for LU cross country.

Lamar University runners Verity Ockenden and Iliass Aouani closed out the season for the cross country team Nov. 21 when both competed at the NCAA Cross Country National Championships hosted at Tom Sawyer State Park by Louisville.

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Montagne Center baketball court

The men’s and women’s basketball teams stepped on the new court at the Montagne Center for the first time Oct. 27.

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Kade Harrington

The honors continue to roll in for Lamar University junior running back Kade Harrington, who is off to one of the best starts in the history of NCAA FCS football.

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Kade Harrington

Lamar University junior running back Kade Harrington has been named Stats FCS National Offensive Player of the Week, as well as the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week, which was his third honor this season.

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Kade Harrington

The Lamar Cardinals (2-1, 1-0) will face No. 22 Southeastern Louisiana (2-1, 1-0) on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. The game will be shown live on the American Sports Network. For Time Warner digital cable subscribers, it’s channel 1248. For those with satellite, it’s channel 413 on Dish and 681 on Direct TV.

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Lady Cards volleyball team

Junior Chelsea Grant of Killeen was named the Southland Conference’s Player of the Week on Aug. 31. Grant helped the Lady Cards win the Lamar Invitational volleyball tournament last weekend, defeating Texas Southern (3-1), UAB (3-0) and Marist (3-0).

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