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Fishing tourney benefits firefighters

Professional Fire Fighters Local No. 399 will host their first Hooks & Ladder Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 4, beginning at sunrise with a launch at Pine Tree Lodge at 3296 Pinetree Road in Beaumont (Labelle area).

Will Hibbs was selected as its 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 Pitcher of the Week.

Logan Hillin
Will Gavrelos (University of Houston)

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Senior Logan Hillin received a scholarship to play football at Southwestern University in Georgetown, near Austin. The receiver/defensive back totaled 1,011 all-purpose yards last season including 11 touchdowns. He was TAPPS DI-3 Athlete of the Year and a two-time National Honor Society student.


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Robert Sloan photos

Last weekend Rayburn Country, just north of Jasper, was at its very finest with plenty of sunshine, morning temperatures in the upper 40s and afternoon highs in the 70s. For many folks, it was a prime opportunity for a round of golf. For others it was a perfect day for bass and crappie fishing on big Sam Rayburn Lake.

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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.

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.

Professional MMA fighter Ryan “Superman” Spann

Beaumont MMA fighter to compete for world title

Professional MMA fighter Ryan “Superman” Spann of Beaumont will fight for the Legacy middleweight title on Friday, Nov. 13, at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

John Beagle, Trenton Harper, Scott Brannin and Cody Schlicher with Jamie Smith.

The third annual Drive Fore a Cure event held in late October raised more than $8,000 to benefit the American Cancer Society – a good take for a day on the greens, said event organizer Jefferson County District Clerk Jamie Smith.

Contraband Bayou Hole 18

Someone once stated that a bad day of golf is better than a good day of work. Ask any golfer, novice to expert, and they will whole-heartedly agree. Though it’s not the easiest sport to play, golf is being played by more and more people whether it be man, woman, boy or girl.

Lady Cardinal golf team

The Lamar Lady Cardinals golf team fired a three-round score of 892 to win the 2015 Southland Conference title and earn the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals.