Thailand's Ou Olankitkunchai wins Babe Zaharias Open
BEAUMONT, Texas — The Beaumont Emergency Hospital Babe Zaharias open wrapped up Friday afternoon at the Beaumont Country Club. Ou Olankitkunchai out of Thailand ran away with the title, finishing with a four round total of 21 under par. That was six strokes better than Canada's Mary Parsons. It's...
McGuire Resigns At BC
After two seasons in Bridge City, Cody McGuire has resigned as the Athletic Director/Head Football Coach of the Cardinals. McGuire was 4-6 in his first season and 1-9 his second season that was filled with many injuries. By the end of the season the Cards had used four different quarterbacks.
Nederland's Allie McDaniel to lead PNG volleyball and women's athletic program
PORT NECHES, Texas — After leading her alma mater Nederland for seven seasons, Allie McDaniel is heading across the tracks to serve as Port Neches-Groves' head volleyball coach and women's athletics coordinator. McDaniel takes over the Rock-A-Noos after former Lamar volleyball player Bre'Ala Box stepped down following her one...
Bridge City's Cody McGuire resigns
BRIDGE CITY, Texas — Bridge City's Cody McGuire has handed in his resignation after two seasons leading the Cardinals' athletic program and football team. The move will become effective in June. Superintendent Dr. Mike Kelly tells 409Sports he will serve as the interim athletic director until the position is...
Harlingen’s Dominick Luna Signs with Lamar
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Harlingen cross country and track and field standout Dominick Luna will remain a Cardinal on the collegiate level. Luna signed a letter of intent to continue his running career at Lamar University in Beaumont. “Pretty exciting, I’d say,” Luna said. “Actually extremely scary, since it’s...
Colonels remain unbeaten in SLC Tourney as Mayers stifles Lamar in 4-0 victory
LAKE CHARLES, La. — The No. 1 seed Nicholls State University baseball team used a strong pitching performance by the SLC Freshman of the YearJacob Mayers to stay in the winners' bracket, eliminating Lamar University with a 4-0 victory Thursday afternoon in the 2023 Southland Conference Tournament at Joe Miller Ballpark.
Xander Parks wins state in golf
A year that started with great expectations, was plagued by an injury along the way, and ended with exaltation for Xander Parks the last week and a half of May. The Orangefield senior won the Class 3A individual state championship for golf during the two-day tournament held May 22-23 in Austin.
Cody McGuire – Bridge City
Lone Star Gridiron's Tony Blalock sits down with coach Cody McGuire from Bridge City and they discuss what we can expect in 2023 from the Cardinals. Don't forget to subscribe so you can catch them all!
Whitmire To Lead Bobcat Hoops
The Orangefield Bobcats have found their man to run the boys basketball program. Bryan Whitmire was officially introduced at Monday’s school board meeting. Whitmire spent this past season as an assistant at The Woodlands High School. Before that he spent 14 years in Buna, the last 12 as the head coach. The last eight seasons he took the Cougars to the playoffs.
70+72=3A State Champion!
Orangefield senior Xander Parks is the 3A State Golf Champion after shooting 142 at the Jimmy Clay Course in Austin. Parks, who recently signed to continue playing golf at Jacksonville College, was in second place after Day One. Day Two was a tougher day for most of the golfers but Parks kept a steady hand to bring home the victory. The first State Champion in a sport for Orangefield since Eric Eshbach won the pole vault in 1999.
Check out what the YMCA unveiled with its outdoor Port Arthur sports complex
Rita Davis calls the YMCA of Southeast Texas one of the best kept secrets in town. But it’s much more noticeable now after officials gathered Thursday to cut the ribbon on the facility’s new outdoor sports complex. Formerly the tennis courts damaged in Hurricane Harvey, the new 56-feet by 86-feet area features eight pickleball courts […] The post Check out what the YMCA unveiled with its outdoor Port Arthur sports complex appeared first on Port Arthur News.
UNO baseball downs Lamar, 4-1, in Southland Conference tournament opener
A pair of second-inning homeruns pushed fourth seed New Orleans to a 4-1 win over third seed Lamar in the two sides’ opening contest of the 2023 Southland Conference Baseball Championship on Wednesday.
Beaumont man calls swimming a 'survival skill,' provides lessons from home
BEAUMONT — A Beaumont man was recently approved by city council to continue providing swim lessons from his home. After an anonymous complaint was made to the city, Raymond Ford Jr. is glad to have official permission from Beaumont City Council to continue teaching others to swim. "It gave...
22-3A All-District Softball Team
These are the young ladies who were chosen to be members of the 2023 22-3A All-District softball team as selected by the coaches. The teams that represented the district in the playoffs were Orangefield, Kirbyville, Kountze and Anahuac. Superlatives. AwardName(s)ClassSchool. District MVPJaden WheelerSrKirbyville. Offensive MVPEmily SmithJrKountze. Defensive MVPBecca DeHoyosSrAnahuac. Newcomer...
Beaumont ISD school board approves $1.1M bid for Memorial Stadium naming rights in 6-1 vote
The school board has final say in the new name of the stadium, but "Doggett Toyota" will be incorporated. The school board also has final say in renderings.
Bobcat Season Ends Saturday
The Orangefield Bobcats saw their incredible season end Saturday in the third round of the 3A playoffs, losing to Central Heights 4-0 and the best of three series 0-2. Morgan Sampson got the call to start Game Two and he did not disappoint. The senior kept the Blue Devils off balance for five innings, posting one zero after the next.
Lamar wins Southland Women’s All-Sports Trophy
LAKE CHARLES, La. — For the first time in school history, Lamar University has won the Southland Conference Women's All-Sports Trophy announced league officials Wednesday morning at the conference spring meetings. Riding the success of team titles in soccer and outdoor track and field, and strong finishes in cross...
Mitchell’s gem, early homers key Privateers’ victory over Lamar
LAKE CHARLES, La. – Brandon Mitchell turned in a masterful start on the mound and the New Orleans Privateers made two early home runs hold in a 4-1 victory over the Lamar Cardinals in an eventful afternoon at Joe Miller Ballpark. DECISIONS. Mitchell went eight strong innings with nine...
Lamar's Ryan Snell named Southland Conference Player of The Year
FRISCO, Texas — Lamar University senior catcher Ryan Snell has been named Southland Conference Player of the Year announced league officials Monday evening. Snell's honor headlines of list of three Cardinals receiving five honors on the 2023 SLC All-Conference team, and comes less than 24 hours prior to the start of the conference tournament in Lake Charles, La.
Lamar opens postseason against fourth-seeded New Orleans
BEAUMONT, Texas — It's not an understatement to say that Lamar University had an exciting finish to the 2023 regular season. The Cardinals won four straight and six of seven to close out the year and moved from seventh in the conference standings up to third. The Cardinals will try and turn that momentum into a hot start at the Southland Conference Championships as they open the tournament against No. 4 seed New Orleans (33-22/13-11 SLC).
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