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  • Cards prep for Aggies

    Cards prep for Aggies

    The Lamar Cardinals hit the practice field Tuesday to start preparing for their Saturday game vs the Texas AM Aggies. Dave Hofferth caught up with a couple of players for their thoughts on the big game.
    The Lamar Cardinals hit the practice field Tuesday to start preparing for their Saturday game vs the Texas AM Aggies. Dave Hofferth caught up with a couple of players for their thoughts on the big game.
  • Cards ready to take on Aggies

    Cards ready to take on Aggies

    The Lamar Cardinals, coming of a season opening 42-27 win over Grambling State, will head to Kyle Field Saturday to face the Texas AM Aggies. Kyle Field has been renovated to hold more than 100,000 fans and coach Ray Woodard of Lamar comments on how they can handle the crowd noise.
    The Lamar Cardinals, coming of a season opening 42-27 win over Grambling State, will head to Kyle Field Saturday to face the Texas AM Aggies. Kyle Field has been renovated to hold more than 100,000 fans and coach Ray Woodard of Lamar comments on how they can handle the crowd noise.
  • Berry Sets Career Mark as Cards Pick Up Win

    Berry Sets Career Mark as Cards Pick Up Win

      Senior quarterback Caleb Berry became the school's all-time leader in touchdown passes with his third scoring strike against Grambling State (0-1) Saturday night. The touchdown pass to junior Devonn Brown would be all the points Lamar would need as it held off an improved Grambling State team, 42-27.
      Senior quarterback Caleb Berry became the school's all-time leader in touchdown passes with his third scoring strike against Grambling State (0-1) Saturday night. The touchdown pass to junior Devonn Brown would be all the points Lamar would need as it held off an improved Grambling State team, 42-27.

  • Rice among opponents to visit Montagne Center

    Rice among opponents to visit Montagne Center

    Tic Price releases 2014-2015 Lamar Men's Basketball schedule. 
    Tic Price releases 2014-2015 Lamar Men's Basketball schedule. 
  • Women's basketball announces 2014-15 schedule

    Women's basketball announces 2014-15 schedule

      A 13-game home slate and three road games against postseason participants from last season highlight the 2014-15 Lamar University women's basketball schedule that was announced today. The Lady Cardinals, who were Southland Conference co-champions and competed in the WNIT last season, open the 2014-15 campaign at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 when Louisiana-Lafayette comes to the Montagne Center. The regula...
      A 13-game home slate and three road games against postseason participants from last season highlight the 2014-15 Lamar University women's basketball schedule that was announced today. The Lady Cardinals, who were Southland Conference co-champions and competed in the WNIT last season, open the 2014-15 campaign at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 when Louisiana-Lafayette comes to the Montagne Center. The regula...
  • Lamar Kickoff Celebration

    Lamar Kickoff Celebration

    BEAUMONT, Texas (Lamar Athletics)– Lamar football fans from across the Golden Triangle gathered at the Montagne Center Sunday evening for the annual Football Kickoff Banquet. The annual event gives Cardinals' fans an opportunity to meet the current LU coaches and players.One of only a handful of coaches to win an NCAA Championship and a Super Bowl ring, Barry Switzer served as the guest speaker Sunday evening. Elected to College Football Hall of Fame in 2002, Switzer remains Oklahoma's all-ti...
    BEAUMONT, Texas (Lamar Athletics)– Lamar football fans from across the Golden Triangle gathered at the Montagne Center Sunday evening for the annual Football Kickoff Banquet. The annual event gives Cardinals' fans an opportunity to meet the current LU coaches and players.One of only a handful of coaches to win an NCAA Championship and a Super Bowl ring, Barry Switzer served as the guest speaker Sunday evening. Elected to College Football Hall of Fame in 2002, Switzer remains Oklahoma's all-ti...
  • Cal Poly edges Lamar

    Cal Poly edges Lamar

    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (Lamar Athletics)– A pair of late goals proved to be the difference as the Lamar Lady Cardinals dropped a 2-1 decision at Cal Poly in a non-conference women's soccer game Sunday afternoon. Lamar (1-1) jumped into the lead 11:05 into the second half when Kimmy Albeno converted a pass from Jannet Hernandez. It was Albeno's first of the season and 26th of her career as she extended her school record. Lamar goalkeeper Bailey Fontenot kept the score at 1-0 minutes later whe...
    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (Lamar Athletics)– A pair of late goals proved to be the difference as the Lamar Lady Cardinals dropped a 2-1 decision at Cal Poly in a non-conference women's soccer game Sunday afternoon. Lamar (1-1) jumped into the lead 11:05 into the second half when Kimmy Albeno converted a pass from Jannet Hernandez. It was Albeno's first of the season and 26th of her career as she extended her school record. Lamar goalkeeper Bailey Fontenot kept the score at 1-0 minutes later whe...
  • Price Announces LU Hoops Signing Class

    Price Announces LU Hoops Signing Class

     Three junior college transfers and a southeast Texas prep standout have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their playing careers at Lamar announced head coach Tic Price Thursday afternoon. Zjori Bosha (Sour Lake, Texas/Hardin-Jefferson HS), Zachary Hollis (Palmdale, Calif./Antelope Valley College), Quan Jones (Little Rock, Ark./Connors State College) and Dontavious Sears (Memphis, T...
     Three junior college transfers and a southeast Texas prep standout have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their playing careers at Lamar announced head coach Tic Price Thursday afternoon. Zjori Bosha (Sour Lake, Texas/Hardin-Jefferson HS), Zachary Hollis (Palmdale, Calif./Antelope Valley College), Quan Jones (Little Rock, Ark./Connors State College) and Dontavious Sears (Memphis, T...
  • KJ ready for senior season

    KJ ready for senior season

    Kevin Johnson, one of the leading punt and kickoff returners in the country, will do whatever it takes to make sure the Lamar Cardinals have a winning season. Johnson transferred in from Oklahoma State and was one of teams top WR's in 2012. Now he's making the adjustments to play DB. 12 Sports Ashly Elam has the story.
    Kevin Johnson, one of the leading punt and kickoff returners in the country, will do whatever it takes to make sure the Lamar Cardinals have a winning season. Johnson transferred in from Oklahoma State and was one of teams top WR's in 2012. Now he's making the adjustments to play DB. 12 Sports Ashly Elam has the story.
  • Cards complete second scrimmage

    Cards complete second scrimmage

    BEAUMONT, Texas (Lamar Athletics)– The start of Lamar's football scrimmage Saturday night started the way most fans would have expected with the No. 1 offense dominating. Lamar's first team-offense scored on two of its first three possessions, and the first big highlight came on the fourth play. Sophomore running back Kade Harrington carried the ball 71 yards for the touchdown on his second rush of the night. The next big highlight came from special teams as kicker Josh Davis belted a 46-yard...
    BEAUMONT, Texas (Lamar Athletics)– The start of Lamar's football scrimmage Saturday night started the way most fans would have expected with the No. 1 offense dominating. Lamar's first team-offense scored on two of its first three possessions, and the first big highlight came on the fourth play. Sophomore running back Kade Harrington carried the ball 71 yards for the touchdown on his second rush of the night. The next big highlight came from special teams as kicker Josh Davis belted a 46-yard...
  • Lamar soccer opens camp

    Lamar soccer opens camp

     Lamar University soccer coach Orlando Cervantes wants his team to be the best-conditioned squad in the Southland Conference. The road to that goal started Wednesday as the Lady Cardinals started conditioning drills at Provost Umphrey Stadium. “These drills will be hard,” Cervantes said. “But I believe they will pay off.” With the temperature already in the 80s by 9 a.m., the Lady Cardinals ran a number of shuttle drills on the sunbaked turf. There weren’t a lot of smiles at ...
     Lamar University soccer coach Orlando Cervantes wants his team to be the best-conditioned squad in the Southland Conference. The road to that goal started Wednesday as the Lady Cardinals started conditioning drills at Provost Umphrey Stadium. “These drills will be hard,” Cervantes said. “But I believe they will pay off.” With the temperature already in the 80s by 9 a.m., the Lady Cardinals ran a number of shuttle drills on the sunbaked turf. There weren’t a lot of smiles at ...
  • Woodard impressed with first Lamar scrimmage

    Woodard impressed with first Lamar scrimmage

    BEAUMONT, Texas (Lamar Athletics)– Lamar’s running backs took center stage at Provost Umphrey Stadium Saturday morning as the Cardinals held their first of three fall scrimmages. Lamar’s ground attack finished the day with 29 carries for 160 yards and one score. The 2014 Southland Conference Freshman of the Year carried the ball four times for 12 yards on the first series and his day was done as the backs put their skills on display.“I really liked what I saw today,” said head coach Ray Wooda...
    BEAUMONT, Texas (Lamar Athletics)– Lamar’s running backs took center stage at Provost Umphrey Stadium Saturday morning as the Cardinals held their first of three fall scrimmages. Lamar’s ground attack finished the day with 29 carries for 160 yards and one score. The 2014 Southland Conference Freshman of the Year carried the ball four times for 12 yards on the first series and his day was done as the backs put their skills on display.“I really liked what I saw today,” said head coach Ray Wooda...
  • Lamar volleyball opens practice

    Lamar volleyball opens practice

    BEAUMONT (Lamar Athletics) -It’s been a few years since first-year Lamar head coachhas helmed a college volleyball program, but it’s a challenge that he’s excited about as his Lady Cardinals opened the preseason on Saturday at McDonald Gym.“I’ve really enjoyed sitting down and planning practice again, and then deciding what we need to do and where we need to go next,” Edwards said prior to the day’s second session. “It’s something I missed when I was an assistant.”“I was pretty happy with the...
    BEAUMONT (Lamar Athletics) -It’s been a few years since first-year Lamar head coachhas helmed a college volleyball program, but it’s a challenge that he’s excited about as his Lady Cardinals opened the preseason on Saturday at McDonald Gym.“I’ve really enjoyed sitting down and planning practice again, and then deciding what we need to do and where we need to go next,” Edwards said prior to the day’s second session. “It’s something I missed when I was an assistant.”“I was pretty happy with the...
  • Lamar football media day

    Lamar football media day

    For the first time since bringing back football the Lamar Cardinals are expected to contend in the Southland. 12Sports Ashly Elam talks with Head Coach Ray Woodard and the Cardinals about the upcoming season.
    For the first time since bringing back football the Lamar Cardinals are expected to contend in the Southland. 12Sports Ashly Elam talks with Head Coach Ray Woodard and the Cardinals about the upcoming season.
  • Lamar opens camp

    Lamar opens camp

    With the highest expectations since bringing football back, Lamar took the turf of Provost Umphrey Stadium for their first fall workout.
    With the highest expectations since bringing football back, Lamar took the turf of Provost Umphrey Stadium for their first fall workout.
  • Cardinals report for Fall Camp

    Cardinals report for Fall Camp

    BEAUMONT, Texas – There has been a lot of anticipation for the start of the 2014 season, ever since the final horn sounded to wrap up Lamar’s record-setting 2013 campaign. The anticipation jumped to a whole new level Sunday as approximately 90 student-athletes officially reported to campus to begin fall workouts.“This time of year is very exciting,” said LU head coach Ray Woodard. “No matter how long you’ve been a coach, the beginning of fall camp never loses its excitement. Obviously, a lot ...
    BEAUMONT, Texas – There has been a lot of anticipation for the start of the 2014 season, ever since the final horn sounded to wrap up Lamar’s record-setting 2013 campaign. The anticipation jumped to a whole new level Sunday as approximately 90 student-athletes officially reported to campus to begin fall workouts.“This time of year is very exciting,” said LU head coach Ray Woodard. “No matter how long you’ve been a coach, the beginning of fall camp never loses its excitement. Obviously, a lot ...
  • Woodard expects upsets in expanded Southland

    Woodard expects upsets in expanded Southland

    Earlier this week 12Sports Ashly Elam asked Lamar head coach Ray Woodard if he felt his team had an advantage facing three new Southland teams during conference play. Click to hear his response.
    Earlier this week 12Sports Ashly Elam asked Lamar head coach Ray Woodard if he felt his team had an advantage facing three new Southland teams during conference play. Click to hear his response.
  • Cards showcased at annual Southland Media Day

    Cards showcased at annual Southland Media Day

    LU picked sixth in preseason coaches poll. Since re-starting the football program five years ago, a heavy Beaumont media contingent has been a regular sight at the annual Southland Conference football media day at L'auberge Resort, and this year it was no different as head coach Ray Woodard and preseason All-Southland honorees Caleb Berry and Reggie Begelton represented Lamar on an event that was carried nationwide on ESPN3. The day...
    LU picked sixth in preseason coaches poll. Since re-starting the football program five years ago, a heavy Beaumont media contingent has been a regular sight at the annual Southland Conference football media day at L'auberge Resort, and this year it was no different as head coach Ray Woodard and preseason All-Southland honorees Caleb Berry and Reggie Begelton represented Lamar on an event that was carried nationwide on ESPN3. The day...
  • Barbay joins Colorado State football staff

    Barbay joins Colorado State football staff

    Former Nederland quarterback leaves Lamar University to join staff at Colorado State University located in Fort Collins.

    Former Nederland quarterback leaves Lamar University to join staff at Colorado State University located in Fort Collins.

  • Four Cardinals Named to Preseason All-SLC Squad

    Four Cardinals Named to Preseason All-SLC Squad

    Reggie Begelton and Kevin Johnson land first-team honors
    Reggie Begelton and Kevin Johnson land first-team honors
  • Lamar to Appear on ESPN3, SLC Network in 2014

    Lamar to Appear on ESPN3, SLC Network in 2014

    Lamar football will have two games televised during the 2014 season announced the Southland Conference Tuesday morning. The Cardinals will appear once on the Southland Television Network, and once on ESPN3. In addition to the two scheduled games, there is a possibility Lamar’s regular-season finale could be televised as the conference reserves the final week of the...
    Lamar football will have two games televised during the 2014 season announced the Southland Conference Tuesday morning. The Cardinals will appear once on the Southland Television Network, and once on ESPN3. In addition to the two scheduled games, there is a possibility Lamar’s regular-season finale could be televised as the conference reserves the final week of the...
  • Foshee inks with Lamar

    Foshee inks with Lamar

     Lamar’s baseball team has a strong history of signing local products, and that’s not showing any signs of slowing down as Vidor’s Eric Foshee has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Cardinals next season. “I love it when we get local guys, especially when they’re as talented as Eric is,” head coach Jim Gilligan said. “This is a big signing for us, and I think he’s got a chance to be a freshman impact player....
     Lamar’s baseball team has a strong history of signing local products, and that’s not showing any signs of slowing down as Vidor’s Eric Foshee has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Cardinals next season. “I love it when we get local guys, especially when they’re as talented as Eric is,” head coach Jim Gilligan said. “This is a big signing for us, and I think he’s got a chance to be a freshman impact player....
  • Lady Cardinals Basketball Camp raising new stars

    Lady Cardinals Basketball Camp raising new stars

    Lamar women's basketball coach Robin Harmony continues to build interest in her program with her summer basketball camp for youngsters. The camp is designed to teach the proper way to play the game at an early age.
    Lamar women's basketball coach Robin Harmony continues to build interest in her program with her summer basketball camp for youngsters. The camp is designed to teach the proper way to play the game at an early age.
  • Three Lamar Cardinals drafted

    Three Lamar Cardinals drafted

    Bumpers, Autrey and Carver tabbed to join professional ranks
    Bumpers, Autrey and Carver tabbed to join professional ranks
  • Bumpers named Louisville Slugger All-American

    Bumpers named Louisville Slugger All-American

    For the first time since 2005, the Lamar baseball team can boast of an All-American as Sam Bumpers was named to the Louisville Slugger All-America Third Team by Collegiate Baseball. A senior shortstop out of Bourbonnais, Ill., Bumpers was a force to be reckoned with in Southland play this season, posting a league-best .427 average in conference games and ending with a .361...
    For the first time since 2005, the Lamar baseball team can boast of an All-American as Sam Bumpers was named to the Louisville Slugger All-America Third Team by Collegiate Baseball. A senior shortstop out of Bourbonnais, Ill., Bumpers was a force to be reckoned with in Southland play this season, posting a league-best .427 average in conference games and ending with a .361...
  • Lejon Wright Sr. named assistant women’s hoops coach

    Lejon Wright Sr. named assistant women’s hoops coach

    Lamar University women’s basketball coach Robin Harmony finalized her staff for the upcoming season by hiring native Texan Lejon Wright Sr. as an assistant coach. Wright comes to Lamar from Pratt Community College, where he served as an assistant coach of the women’s basketball team, which went 20-11 last season, its best mark in 13 years. Wright previously served as an assistant men’s bask...
    Lamar University women’s basketball coach Robin Harmony finalized her staff for the upcoming season by hiring native Texan Lejon Wright Sr. as an assistant coach. Wright comes to Lamar from Pratt Community College, where he served as an assistant coach of the women’s basketball team, which went 20-11 last season, its best mark in 13 years. Wright previously served as an assistant men’s bask...
  • Tic Price making progress in rebuilding Cardinals

    Tic Price making progress in rebuilding Cardinals

    New Lamar Men's Basketball Coach Tic Price has hit the ground running in rebuilding the program in the wake of NCAA academic probation. While some players have come and gone, Price promises to stay the course. He sat down with 12 Sports Ashly Elam for a progress report on his efforts.
    New Lamar Men's Basketball Coach Tic Price has hit the ground running in rebuilding the program in the wake of NCAA academic probation. While some players have come and gone, Price promises to stay the course. He sat down with 12 Sports Ashly Elam for a progress report on his efforts.
  • Bumpers tabbed as Southland Hitter of the Year

    Bumpers tabbed as Southland Hitter of the Year

    Sam Bumpers had a Southland Conference season for the ages this year, and he was honored as such on Monday as he became the fourth-ever Lamar baseball player to be named Southland Hitter of the Year. Bumpers, a senior out of Bourbonnais, Ill., hit a conference-best .427 in league games, a mark that was largely boosted by his school-record 28-game consecutive games with a hit strea...
    Sam Bumpers had a Southland Conference season for the ages this year, and he was honored as such on Monday as he became the fourth-ever Lamar baseball player to be named Southland Hitter of the Year. Bumpers, a senior out of Bourbonnais, Ill., hit a conference-best .427 in league games, a mark that was largely boosted by his school-record 28-game consecutive games with a hit strea...
  • Former Lamar Golfer to be inducted into Southland Hall of Honor

    Former Lamar Golfer to be inducted into Southland Hall of Honor

    Former Lamar Golfer Inducted into Southland Hall of Honor. Chris Stroud recognized as one of the league’s all-time best golfers.
    Former Lamar Golfer Inducted into Southland Hall of Honor. Chris Stroud recognized as one of the league’s all-time best golfers.

  • Baseball heads to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    Baseball heads to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    Cardinals looking for inspiration from one of their team managers, JaMarcus Corks, who keeps the team upbeat during workouts....
    Cardinals looking for inspiration from one of their team managers, JaMarcus Corks, who keeps the team upbeat during workouts....
  • Woodard Adds to Coaching Staff

    Woodard Adds to Coaching Staff

    Woodard Adds to Coaching StaffMark Criner, Arlington Nunn join Cardinals’ coaching staffBEAUMONT, Texas – Mark Criner and Arlington Nunn have been hired as assistants announced Lamar head football coach Ray Woodard Thursday afternoon. Criner will work with the Cardinals’ linebackers while Nunn will take over the LU running backs following James Brown who left to become the head coach at Kipp Preparatory School.“We are very excited to add both Mark and Arlington to our staff,” said Woodard. “T...
    Woodard Adds to Coaching StaffMark Criner, Arlington Nunn join Cardinals’ coaching staffBEAUMONT, Texas – Mark Criner and Arlington Nunn have been hired as assistants announced Lamar head football coach Ray Woodard Thursday afternoon. Criner will work with the Cardinals’ linebackers while Nunn will take over the LU running backs following James Brown who left to become the head coach at Kipp Preparatory School.“We are very excited to add both Mark and Arlington to our staff,” said Woodard. “T...
  • Lamar falls 4-1 in SLC men's tennis final

    Lamar falls 4-1 in SLC men's tennis final

    Men's Tennis wraps up best season since 1987
    Men's Tennis wraps up best season since 1987
  • Bumpers sets record in win over SFA

    Bumpers sets record in win over SFA

    Cards and Lumberjacks will play a rubber game on Sunday
    Cards and Lumberjacks will play a rubber game on Sunday
  • Lamar Baseball hosts Alumni weekend

    Lamar Baseball hosts Alumni weekend

    Some of Lamar's all time greats gathered before Saturday afternoon's game vs New Orleans to talk over some of the good time they had while in a Cardinals uniform. 12Sports caught up with a couple of
    Some of Lamar's all time greats gathered before Saturday afternoon's game vs New Orleans to talk over some of the good time they had while in a Cardinals uniform. 12Sports caught up with a couple of
  • Cardinals Release 2014 Football schedule

    Cardinals Release 2014 Football schedule

    Cardinals Release 2014 Slate Seven home games highlight the upcoming schedule BEAUMONT, Texas – The Lamar Cardinals will play seven games in Provost Umphrey Stadium during the 2014 season announced
    The Lamar Cardinals will play seven games in Provost Umphrey Stadium during the 2014 season announced head football coach Ray Woodard Tuesday afternoon. The 12-game schedule will consist of three non-conference home games, four Southland contests in Beaumont, and will include a trip to 2013 bowl participant Texas A&M.
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