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Reid Russell

Four Cardinals, including 16th rounder Carson Lance, were picked to continue their baseball careers, hearing their respective names called by Major League clubs as they were selected in the MLB Amateur Draft on June 14.

Lamar University women’s golf team

Led by medalist Wenny Chang, the Lamar University women’s golf team won an unprecedented fourth straight Southland Conference championship on April 13.

The Cardinals led from wire-to-wire, finishing eight strokes ahead of runner-up Central Arkansas with with a score of 898 at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club in McKinney.

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.

Running back Kade Harrington had a stellar 2015 campaign, but no honor was as sp
Ashley McDowell

The honors have been pouring in for Lamar University junior running back Kade Harrington following a stellar 2015 campaign, but none were as special as the honor he received earlier in the week. A proclamation read at Beaumont City Hall declared Feb. 16, 2016, to be Kade Harrington Day.

Alex Dunbar

The league’s coaches and sports information directors have predicted the Lamar University softball team will finish in the upper echelon of the Southland Conference this season.

Addesa Collins

The Lamar Cardinal basketball teams will be back in action Saturday, Jan. 16, when both teams host Northwestern State beginning with the Lady Cards at 2 p.m. followed by the men at 4:30 p.m. Both will streamed live online at

Kade Harrington

Junior running back Kade Harrington has been named 2015 Southland Conference Player of the Year. In addition, nine other Cardinals received all-conference recognition, including five first-team selections, as voted on by the league head coaches and media relations directors. LU’s five first-team selections are the most since bringing back the program for the start of the 2010 season.

Cortney Moore as she accumulated 15 kills.

The Lady Cards improved to 12-5 overall and 2-1 in conference play by going 2-0 last week, defeating both McNeese State and Nicholls 3-1.

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.

Lamar Loop, dance team, cheer squad, Jessie Mudd and Will Hibbs

Lamar spirit teams

The Lamar University Spirit Team, consisting of the LU Cheer Squad and the LU Dance Team, brought home several awards after attending the Universal Cheerleaders Association and Universal Dance Association Collegiate Camp held July 10-13 at Texas State University in San Marcos.