Sports News

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.

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Every two years, the University of Interscholastic League (UIL) realigns and redistricts every public school in the state of Texas for athletic and academic contests. Along with realignment comes plenty of changes, and that’s what happened Feb. 1.

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photo by Kevin King

Surrounded by his parents, Dede and Grayland Sr., and family, friends and teammates, Kountze all-state multi-sport athlete Grayland Arnold, who was on the cover of The Examiner’s Southeast Texas High School Football Guide in 2015, will continue his education and play football for the Baylor Bears of the Big 12 Conference.

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Despite the struggle, Lamar has had some young players step up including true fr

For the second time this season in Southland Conference play, the Lamar men’s basketball team is enduring a three-game losing streak.

After getting blown out on the road 98-70 by Southeastern Louisiana on Jan. 18, LU gave up 92 points at home last Saturday in a 92-79 loss against Houston Baptist.

The Cards, who are 10-10 overall, then met up with Stephen F. Austin on Jan. 25 and were routed 86-52 to fall to 2-6 in conference play.

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The Little Cypress-Mauriceville varsity cheerleaders participated in the UIL’s first-ever State Spirit Competition on Jan.

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