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Little Cypress-Mauriceville head baseball coach Steve Griffith reached a milestone Thursday night as he recorded his 500th win as a head coach when his Bears defeated Lumberton, 4-0, at Don Gibbens Field. Griffth became the youngest coach, 49, to ever reach the milestone.

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Since having the interim tag removed from his title Lamar head basketball coach Tic Price has been busy getting his team ready for the 2014-15 season. That work has consisted of recruiting and putting together a coaching staff. Part of that work was completed Wednesday when Price announced the hiring of Anthony Anderson, Robert Kummer and Antonio Madlock as assistant coaches.

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Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
Winners: 8-22, .363
Best Bets: 0-2
Longshots: 0-1
Top 3 picks in the $: .529

Morning Line (opening odds)
Winners: 7-22, .318
Best Bets: 2-4, .500
Top 3 picks in the $: .558

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Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
Winners: 3-11, .272
Best Bets: 0-1, .000
Longshots: 0-1, .000
Top 3 picks in the $: .454

Morning Line (opening odds)
Winners: 1-11, .090
Best Bets: 0-1, .000
Top 3 picks in the $: .463

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Lamar Alumni Baseball Tailgate (Photo courtesy of LU Alumni Affairs)

Lamar alumni are invited to tailgate the Lamar vs. New Orleans Baseball game at Vincent-Beck Stadium on Friday, April 11, 2014. The fun starts at 5:30, and links, boudin and hot dogs will be available. Don’t forget about the S’mores bar! The cost is $7 per person and kids under 5 get in for free. Admission to the 6:30 game is included. Advanced registration is required.

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