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).

West Brook football helmet

 West Brook Bruin football players will hold their second annual free car wash in the Alex Durley Stadium parking lot Saturday morning, Aug. 15, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Besides early 6 a.m. practice sessions this week, the Bruins have been out asking friends and family for 10 cent pledges for every car they wash on Saturday.  If the Bruins meet their 100-car goal, that would add up to $10 from each donor.

New Cardinal uniforms

Lamar University head football coach Ray Woodard, along with players Reggie Begelton and Xavier Bethany, traveled to the L’auberge Resort Resort in Lake Charles on July 29 to meet members of the media at the 2015 Southland Conference Football Media Days.

NRG Stadium

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced that the 2015 UIL Football State Championship games will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston.

All 11-man UIL Football Championship Games will be played December 17-19 at NRG Stadium. Houston last hosted the UIL Football Championship Games for the largest conference in 2008 at what was then known as Reliant Stadium.

Bo Kelley

Bo Kelley, 53, has been sentenced to federal prison for wire fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. attorney John M. Bales.

Crosby High School football player Cody Stephens died of sudden cardiac arrest.

State representatives are urging the Texas Legislature to support legislation that would force electrocardiogram screenings (EKGs) as part of the University Interscholastic League (UIL) pre-participation requirements for student athletes.

West Orange-Stark and Newton helmets

No. 12 WO-S (11-2) vs. No. 5 La Grange (13-0)

Moorhead Stadium, Conroe, Friday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Radio: 1600 AM,


Lamar University invites students of all ages to a variety of summer camps to be held on campus this summer. Camps are offered for a variety of ages and interests with both daily and residential opportunities.

Lamar University Soccer Camp– There will be one session May 11, for girls, grades 8 -12. There will be two sessions, July 8-12 & July 22-26, for boys and girls ages 4-16.

Contact (409) 880-7595 or visit


Despite opening the Southland Conference 0-2, the Lamar Cardinals look to get back on track when they host McMurry University for Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at Provost Umphrey Stadium in non-conference action.


Nutty Jerry's Entertainment Complex in Winnie announced they will host four indoor football games beginning April 1 as the Houston Stallions of the Houston based Southern Indoor Football League will play four of their home games at the facility.

Their home arena is H&P Arena, which is located on the campus of Texas Southern University in Houston.

The four games scheduled for Nutty Jerry's:

-Friday, April 1 vs. Rio Grande Valley Magic

-Monday, April 25 vs. Corpus Christi Hammerheads

-Saturday, May 7 vs. Abilene Roughriders