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  • McNeese prepares for Houston Baptist

    McNeese prepares for Houston Baptist

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:41:30 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The Cowboys improved to 2-1 on Saturday with a win at Alcorn State. It was a thriller, that came down to the final seconds. Kent Shelby's touchdown pass from James Tabary with 26 seconds left was the difference. The Cowboys finished the game strong. "Of course we got the interception and then we got the score at the end with Kent Shelby. It was a very exciting game a little too exciting for me, but our offense came through at the end I think in the last for five minutes there we...More >>
    The Cowboys improved to 2-1 on Saturday with a win at Alcorn State. It was a thriller, that came down to the final seconds. Kent Shelby's touchdown pass from James Tabary with 26 seconds left was the difference. The Cowboys finished the game strong. "Of course we got the interception and then we got the score at the end with Kent Shelby. It was a very exciting game a little too exciting for me, but our offense came through at the end I think in the last for five minutes there we...More >>
  • James Tabary named SLC Player of Week; National POW Honorable Mention

    James Tabary named SLC Player of Week; National POW Honorable Mention

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:41:02 GMT
    (Source: Dennis Babineaux/McNeese)(Source: Dennis Babineaux/McNeese)
    McNeese quarterback James Tabary has been voted as this week’s Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week presented by UniversalCoin.com, the league office announced on Monday after Tabary’s stellar performance in Saturday’s 34-27 win at Alcorn State. Tabary, a native of New Orleans, threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns on 26 of 37 passing and connected with Kent Shelby on a 33-yard score with 26 seconds to play to give the Cowboys (2-1) the win. For his ...More >>
    McNeese quarterback James Tabary has been voted as this week’s Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week presented by UniversalCoin.com, the league office announced on Monday after Tabary’s stellar performance in Saturday’s 34-27 win at Alcorn State. Tabary, a native of New Orleans, threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns on 26 of 37 passing and connected with Kent Shelby on a 33-yard score with 26 seconds to play to give the Cowboys (2-1) the win. For his ...More >>
  • Tabary's TD pass to Shelby lifts McNeese to 34-27 win

    Tabary's TD pass to Shelby lifts McNeese to 34-27 win

    Sunday, September 17 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-09-17 04:14:50 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LORMAN, Mississippi – Kent Shelby reached over the back of an Alcorn State defender to haul in the game-winning touchdown pass from James Tabary with 26 seconds to play and McNeese outlasted the Braves 34-27 in a back-and-forth FCS regional football game here Saturday night. The touchdown followed a wacky string of situations that appeared to have each team in prime position for the win. "That was a tough game," said head coach Lance Guidry. ...More >>
    LORMAN, Mississippi – Kent Shelby reached over the back of an Alcorn State defender to haul in the game-winning touchdown pass from James Tabary with 26 seconds to play and McNeese outlasted the Braves 34-27 in a back-and-forth FCS regional football game here Saturday night. The touchdown followed a wacky string of situations that appeared to have each team in prime position for the win. "That was a tough game," said head coach Lance Guidry. ...More >>
  • McNeese run game picks up vs Florida Tech

    McNeese run game picks up vs Florida Tech

    The Cowboys rushed for over 190 yards and four touchdowns.

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    The Cowboys rushed for over 190 yards and four touchdowns.

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  • McNeese vs Alcorn State tickets for sale

    McNeese vs Alcorn State tickets for sale

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-09-13 21:34:33 GMT
    McNeese fans wanting to buy tickets for Saturday’s football game at Alcorn State will need to do so through the Alcorn State website at www.alcorn.edu/tickets. There, fans will be able to order up to four tickets for the game at $20 each for general admission. There is no service charge for ordering online. Tickets cannot be printed or mailed out, instead fans will need to pick up at the Alcorn will call window beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Proof of purchase ...More >>
    McNeese fans wanting to buy tickets for Saturday’s football game at Alcorn State will need to do so through the Alcorn State website at www.alcorn.edu/tickets. There, fans will be able to order up to four tickets for the game at $20 each for general admission. There is no service charge for ordering online. Tickets cannot be printed or mailed out, instead fans will need to pick up at the Alcorn will call window beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Proof of purchase ...More >>
  • Cowboys look to stay hot against Braves

    Cowboys look to stay hot against Braves

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-09-13 00:58:02 GMT

    Thanks to Benjamin Jones’ 69-yard touchdown run, Justin Pratt's additional three touchdowns, and Alex Kjellsten’s momentum changing punt, McNeese grabbed their first win of the season against Florida Tech.  “Offensively, we scored in the red zone which was really good, we handled sudden change well. When we got turnovers, we were able to capitalize on the first series and score. Defensively, we stopped the run well again and forced them into some thir...

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    Thanks to Benjamin Jones’ 69-yard touchdown run, Justin Pratt's additional three touchdowns, and Alex Kjellsten’s momentum changing punt, McNeese grabbed their first win of the season against Florida Tech.  “Offensively, we scored in the red zone which was really good, we handled sudden change well. When we got turnovers, we were able to capitalize on the first series and score. Defensively, we stopped the run well again and forced them into some thir...

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  • McNeese QB Tabary getting hit a lot through two games

    McNeese QB Tabary getting hit a lot through two games

    The Cowboy signal caller has been sacked nine times through two games

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    The Cowboy signal caller has been sacked nine times through two games

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  • Cowboys defeat gritty Florida Tech team 42-21 in home opener

    Cowboys defeat gritty Florida Tech team 42-21 in home opener

    Sunday, September 10 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-09-10 18:55:51 GMT
    LAKE CHARLES – Justin Pratt ran for 83 yards and scored three touchdowns (two rushing and one receiving) while Benjamin Jones put up 82 yards and a score and put the game away with a 69-yard touchdown run as McNeese posted a 42-21 win over a gritty Florida Tech team in the home opener on Saturday night. The win evened the Cowboys record at 1-1 on the season as Florida Tech fell to 1-1. Quarterback James Tabary completed 21 of 29 passes for 249 yards and two scores but was sack...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – Justin Pratt ran for 83 yards and scored three touchdowns (two rushing and one receiving) while Benjamin Jones put up 82 yards and a score and put the game away with a 69-yard touchdown run as McNeese posted a 42-21 win over a gritty Florida Tech team in the home opener on Saturday night. The win evened the Cowboys record at 1-1 on the season as Florida Tech fell to 1-1. Quarterback James Tabary completed 21 of 29 passes for 249 yards and two scores but was sack...More >>
  • Tabary leads McNeese to 42-21 win over D-II Florida Tech

    Tabary leads McNeese to 42-21 win over D-II Florida Tech

    Saturday, September 9 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-09-10 03:21:08 GMT
    James Tabary threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns as McNeese jumped out to an early lead and then held on to beat Division II Florida Tech on Saturday night.More >>
    James Tabary threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns as McNeese jumped out to an early lead and then held on to beat Division II Florida Tech on Saturday night.More >>
  • McNeese prepares for home opener vs Florida Tech

    McNeese prepares for home opener vs Florida Tech

    McNeese is focused on fixing mistakes after its season opening loss to Nicholls

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    McNeese is focused on fixing mistakes after its season opening loss to Nicholls

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  • McNeese aiming to clean up penalties as focus shifts to Florida Tech

    McNeese aiming to clean up penalties as focus shifts to Florida Tech

    (Source: Taylor Verrico/KPLC)(Source: Taylor Verrico/KPLC)

    The Cowboys posted over 100 penalty yards in their loss to Nicholls

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    The Cowboys posted over 100 penalty yards in their loss to Nicholls

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  • Fonseca's late FG gives Nicholls 37-35 win over McNeese

    Fonseca's late FG gives Nicholls 37-35 win over McNeese

    Friday, September 1 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-09-01 04:31:08 GMT

    Lorran Fonseca kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to give Nicholls a 37-35 victory over McNeese in the Southland Conference opener on Thursday night.

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    Lorran Fonseca kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to give Nicholls a 37-35 victory over McNeese in the Southland Conference opener on Thursday night.

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  • McNeese opens new season at Nicholls on Thursday

    McNeese opens new season at Nicholls on Thursday

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-08-31 01:05:35 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
    The wait is finally over. McNeese will open up its 2017 football season with a Southland Conference game at Nicholls on Thursday at 7:05 p.m., the earliest kickoff for a conference game for the Cowboys in the 73-year history of the program. The game will air live on ESPN3 as well as the McNeese Radio Network (92.9 The Lake). “We’re excited to get things started,” said head coach Lance Guidry who is in his second season at the helm. “We had a couple of really...More >>
    The wait is finally over. McNeese will open up its 2017 football season with a Southland Conference game at Nicholls on Thursday at 7:05 p.m., the earliest kickoff for a conference game for the Cowboys in the 73-year history of the program. The game will air live on ESPN3 as well as the McNeese Radio Network (92.9 The Lake). “We’re excited to get things started,” said head coach Lance Guidry who is in his second season at the helm. “We had a couple of really...More >>
  • Second Half Revival Gives McNeese Soccer the 2-0 Victory in Lafayette

    Second Half Revival Gives McNeese Soccer the 2-0 Victory in Lafayette

    Friday, August 25 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-08-26 02:58:03 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LAFAYETTE – After a long first forty-five, the Cowgirls kicked it into high gear after halftime, sending two goals into the net at the 55th and 66th minute of the match. Both goals came from freshman forward Havana Johnson with the assists coming from senior defender Gabi D'Alesandro and junior midfielder Nola Prickett. This is Johnson's second and third goal on the season.   Johnson's first goal of the game came from a throw in from D'Ale...More >>
    LAFAYETTE – After a long first forty-five, the Cowgirls kicked it into high gear after halftime, sending two goals into the net at the 55th and 66th minute of the match. Both goals came from freshman forward Havana Johnson with the assists coming from senior defender Gabi D'Alesandro and junior midfielder Nola Prickett. This is Johnson's second and third goal on the season.   Johnson's first goal of the game came from a throw in from D'Ale...More >>
  • McNeese releases first depth chart of the season

    McNeese releases first depth chart of the season

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 1:34 AM EDT2017-08-23 05:34:04 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    McNeese’s Tuesday football practice, the first since school began on Monday, was met with clashing lightning and rain showers after only about 20 minutes on the field, but that didn’t keep the Cowboys from preparing for the August 31 opener at Nicholls as the team spent the rest of the afternoon indoors at the McNeese Rec Complex to get the work in. 

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    McNeese’s Tuesday football practice, the first since school began on Monday, was met with clashing lightning and rain showers after only about 20 minutes on the field, but that didn’t keep the Cowboys from preparing for the August 31 opener at Nicholls as the team spent the rest of the afternoon indoors at the McNeese Rec Complex to get the work in. 

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  • Oakdale alum Darion Dunn impressing at McNeese

    Oakdale alum Darion Dunn impressing at McNeese

    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)

    Dunn has been sporting a D.W.A. jersey in practice for the past few days.

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    Dunn has been sporting a D.W.A. jersey in practice for the past few days.

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  • Offense steps up Tuesday at McNeese practice

    Offense steps up Tuesday at McNeese practice

    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)

    The Cowboy offense scored four touchdowns vs the defense.

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    The Cowboy offense scored four touchdowns vs the defense.

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  • McNeese women's basketball releases 2017-18 schedule

    McNeese women's basketball releases 2017-18 schedule

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:57:26 GMT
    (Source; Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source; Brady Renard/KPLC)
    McNeese’s 29-game 2017-18 women’s basketball schedule is highlighted by a 15-game home slate, as the team’s 2017-18 schedule was released Wednesday by second year head coach Kacie Cryer. “I m excited to release our 2017-2018 schedule,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “We are excited about this upcoming season as we will be returning 10 players along with four freshmen. We are also excited to see the return of our three ACL injured kids from last seaso...More >>
    McNeese’s 29-game 2017-18 women’s basketball schedule is highlighted by a 15-game home slate, as the team’s 2017-18 schedule was released Wednesday by second year head coach Kacie Cryer. “I m excited to release our 2017-2018 schedule,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “We are excited about this upcoming season as we will be returning 10 players along with four freshmen. We are also excited to see the return of our three ACL injured kids from last seaso...More >>
  • Cowboys start final week of camp as depth chart starts to take shape

    Cowboys start final week of camp as depth chart starts to take shape

    Monday, August 14 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-08-14 23:09:36 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LAKE CHARLES – A couple days removed from McNeese’s first scrimmage of the preseason and having studied film of the event, Cowboys’ head coach Lance Guidry came away seeing some good things but now it’s time to make the Cowboys great as they head into their final week of fall camp. “I thought we were very average,” said Guidry of the scrimmage. “Nothing really excited me. I saw some young guys make some plays, which was good. Some of the olde...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – A couple days removed from McNeese’s first scrimmage of the preseason and having studied film of the event, Cowboys’ head coach Lance Guidry came away seeing some good things but now it’s time to make the Cowboys great as they head into their final week of fall camp. “I thought we were very average,” said Guidry of the scrimmage. “Nothing really excited me. I saw some young guys make some plays, which was good. Some of the olde...More >>
  • Balanced efforts in first scrimmage of the preseason

    Balanced efforts in first scrimmage of the preseason

    Saturday, August 12 2017 11:09 PM EDT2017-08-13 03:09:40 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    McNeese football strapped it on for its first scrimmage of the preseason with a little bit of a merry-go-round situation as to which unit held the upper hand in the roughly 130-play scrimmage, 85 plays which were live.   Starting things off with a two-minute drill, the offense drove down the field and scored field goals on one of the two drives.   Quarterback James Tabary connected on 4 of 9 passes in the series with three of those completions going to 10 yards or ...More >>
    McNeese football strapped it on for its first scrimmage of the preseason with a little bit of a merry-go-round situation as to which unit held the upper hand in the roughly 130-play scrimmage, 85 plays which were live.   Starting things off with a two-minute drill, the offense drove down the field and scored field goals on one of the two drives.   Quarterback James Tabary connected on 4 of 9 passes in the series with three of those completions going to 10 yards or ...More >>
  • Competition heating up after ninth straight practice for McNeese

    Competition heating up after ninth straight practice for McNeese

    Thursday, August 10 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-08-10 23:58:27 GMT
    (Source: Taylor Verrico/KPLC)(Source: Taylor Verrico/KPLC)
    The McNeese Cowboys wrapped up their ninth-consecutive day on the field for preseason camp and will take Friday off as the team will come together at the university swimming pool for a little relaxation before strapping it back on for Saturday’s 6 p.m. scrimmage in Cowboy Stadium. The Cowboys battled sweltering head and humidity on Thursday morning in Cowboy Stadium, just hours after leaving the field the prior evening as rain forced McNeese into an afternoon session on Wednesd...More >>
    The McNeese Cowboys wrapped up their ninth-consecutive day on the field for preseason camp and will take Friday off as the team will come together at the university swimming pool for a little relaxation before strapping it back on for Saturday’s 6 p.m. scrimmage in Cowboy Stadium. The Cowboys battled sweltering head and humidity on Thursday morning in Cowboy Stadium, just hours after leaving the field the prior evening as rain forced McNeese into an afternoon session on Wednesd...More >>
  • McNeese's Tabary named to preseason watch list for CFPA National Performer of Year Award

    McNeese's Tabary named to preseason watch list for CFPA National Performer of Year Award

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-08-09 01:16:33 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    McNeese junior quarterback James Tabary has been tabbed as one of 42 players to be named to the 2017 watch list for the CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy, the College Football Performance Awards announced on Tuesday. Tabary, a New Orleans native a product of Holy Cross, is entering his second year behind center for the Cowboys after posting a stellar sophomore record-breaking season that followed a transfer from Arkansas State. In 2016, Tabary, who was named the Southla...More >>
    McNeese junior quarterback James Tabary has been tabbed as one of 42 players to be named to the 2017 watch list for the CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy, the College Football Performance Awards announced on Tuesday. Tabary, a New Orleans native a product of Holy Cross, is entering his second year behind center for the Cowboys after posting a stellar sophomore record-breaking season that followed a transfer from Arkansas State. In 2016, Tabary, who was named the Southla...More >>
  • D.W.A. jerseys are more than just a status symbol for McNeese players

    D.W.A. jerseys are more than just a status symbol for McNeese players

    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)

    McNeese defenders fight for the right to wear a D.W.A. jersey.

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    McNeese defenders fight for the right to wear a D.W.A. jersey.

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  • McGhee's return boosts already strong defensive line

    McGhee's return boosts already strong defensive line

    Sunday, August 6 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-08-07 00:58:23 GMT
    (Photo by Raymond Stewart of Antonio McGhee in blue DWA jersey)(Photo by Raymond Stewart of Antonio McGhee in blue DWA jersey)
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese’s defensive line for the 2017 season is already being considered to be one of the most dominant in the Southland Conference, if not nation, with sack masters Jammerio Gross-Whitaker and Chris Livings on the ends. Incorporate senior Antonio McGhee who returns after missing all of the 2016 season to a knee injury, and the strength of the position is bolstered dramatically. “He’s playing better than he probably ever has,” said head ...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese’s defensive line for the 2017 season is already being considered to be one of the most dominant in the Southland Conference, if not nation, with sack masters Jammerio Gross-Whitaker and Chris Livings on the ends. Incorporate senior Antonio McGhee who returns after missing all of the 2016 season to a knee injury, and the strength of the position is bolstered dramatically. “He’s playing better than he probably ever has,” said head ...More >>
  • McNeese football wraps up day three of fall camp

    McNeese football wraps up day three of fall camp

    The Cowboys welcomed in defensive back transfers BJ Blunt and Brandon Scott.

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    The Cowboys welcomed in defensive back transfers BJ Blunt and Brandon Scott.

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  • BJ Blunt's circle complete as he rejoins the Cowboys

    BJ Blunt's circle complete as he rejoins the Cowboys

    Friday, August 4 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-08-04 22:57:58 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LAKE CHARLES – BJ Blunt signed with McNeese in 2014 out of McDonough #35 in New Orleans and was highly anticipated to make an immediate impact for the Cowboys as one of Louisiana’s top defensive backs. But after enrolling in classes for the 2014-15 academic year, Blunt was deemed a non-qualifier because not enough credits were passed. He sat out of football for the next season but then in 2016, enrolled at Garden City Community College (Garden City, Kansas) where he led ...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – BJ Blunt signed with McNeese in 2014 out of McDonough #35 in New Orleans and was highly anticipated to make an immediate impact for the Cowboys as one of Louisiana’s top defensive backs. But after enrolling in classes for the 2014-15 academic year, Blunt was deemed a non-qualifier because not enough credits were passed. He sat out of football for the next season but then in 2016, enrolled at Garden City Community College (Garden City, Kansas) where he led ...More >>
  • Sports Person of the Week - Kent Shelby

    Sports Person of the Week - Kent Shelby

    Friday, August 4 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-08-04 22:01:58 GMT
    The road to recovery has been a tough one for McNeese wide receiver Kent Shelby. The senior battled turf toe on both feet in 2016, but a new year, brings a healthier Kent Shelby. "I wasn't as productive as the team needed me to be and also for myself," said Shelby. "Going through that toe injury and constantly battling it and Coach Guidry sitting me out for spring, all that time sitting out made me hungry." And that should be a scary thought for defense...More >>
    The road to recovery has been a tough one for McNeese wide receiver Kent Shelby. The senior battled turf toe on both feet in 2016, but a new year, brings a healthier Kent Shelby. "I wasn't as productive as the team needed me to be and also for myself," said Shelby. "Going through that toe injury and constantly battling it and Coach Guidry sitting me out for spring, all that time sitting out made me hungry." And that should be a scary thought for defense...More >>
  • McNeese defensive backfield beginning to to take shape, transfer BJ Blunt practices for first time

    McNeese defensive backfield beginning to to take shape, transfer BJ Blunt practices for first time

    Thursday, August 3 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-08-03 23:59:39 GMT
    Day two of McNeese Football fall camp is in the books and may have just been better than day one. The universal observations are that all teams possess energy, enthusiasm, and fly around the ball through the first few days of camp. But this McNeese Cowboys’ squad is no cliché. Thursday’s outing in helmets and shorts leading up to Friday’s first day in shoulder pads was just as hyped up as Wednesday’s first day and the competition on both sides of the b...More >>
    Day two of McNeese Football fall camp is in the books and may have just been better than day one. The universal observations are that all teams possess energy, enthusiasm, and fly around the ball through the first few days of camp. But this McNeese Cowboys’ squad is no cliché. Thursday’s outing in helmets and shorts leading up to Friday’s first day in shoulder pads was just as hyped up as Wednesday’s first day and the competition on both sides of the b...More >>
  • McNeese opens camp with energetic first day

    McNeese opens camp with energetic first day

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-08-03 01:01:11 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)

    McNeese’s move to hold fall camp practices in the mornings paid off at Wednesday’s first day as the rains fell not long after the Cowboys cleared the A.I. Ratcliff Practice Fields to end the two-and-a-half hour session that was full of speed, energy and enthusiasm. “It was a good first day,” said Guidry who is in his second season as head coach while also taking over the defensive coordinator duties. 

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    McNeese’s move to hold fall camp practices in the mornings paid off at Wednesday’s first day as the rains fell not long after the Cowboys cleared the A.I. Ratcliff Practice Fields to end the two-and-a-half hour session that was full of speed, energy and enthusiasm. “It was a good first day,” said Guidry who is in his second season as head coach while also taking over the defensive coordinator duties. 

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  • McNeese football reports for fall camp

    McNeese football reports for fall camp

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-08-02 00:03:57 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    Footprints towards greatness led up to the Jack V. Doland Field House on Tuesday when the McNeese Cowboys reported for fall camp to kickoff the 2017 football season. The maximum of 105 players allowed to report and expected into camp arrived with energy, enthusiasm, and a common goal – champions, both Southland and National titles.  Newcomers reported Tuesday morning, getting checked in with equipment followed by meetings with compliance and study lab officials before hea...More >>
    Footprints towards greatness led up to the Jack V. Doland Field House on Tuesday when the McNeese Cowboys reported for fall camp to kickoff the 2017 football season. The maximum of 105 players allowed to report and expected into camp arrived with energy, enthusiasm, and a common goal – champions, both Southland and National titles.  Newcomers reported Tuesday morning, getting checked in with equipment followed by meetings with compliance and study lab officials before hea...More >>
  • 7-in-Seven Countdown: Top 7 McNeese impact players

    7-in-Seven Countdown: Top 7 McNeese impact players

    Sunday, July 30 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-07-31 03:12:29 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    We are just two weeks away from KPLC's coverage of Two-A-Days and to get ready we continue our 7-in-Seven countdown. Countdowns will include topics from McNeese to high school football. A new countdown each week, beginning every Monday. We continue the countdown with the top seven McNeese impact players 7.  Defensive lineman Chris Livings The Barbe alum had a great freshman year ranking second on his team in sacks. Livings recorded nine total tackles and appear...

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    We are just two weeks away from KPLC's coverage of Two-A-Days and to get ready we continue our 7-in-Seven countdown. Countdowns will include topics from McNeese to high school football. A new countdown each week, beginning every Monday. We continue the countdown with the top seven McNeese impact players 7.  Defensive lineman Chris Livings The Barbe alum had a great freshman year ranking second on his team in sacks. Livings recorded nine total tackles and appear...

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  • Five to be inducted into McNeese Sports Hall of Fame in September

    Five to be inducted into McNeese Sports Hall of Fame in September

    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-07-27 04:18:02 GMT
    Toddrick Pendland (Source: McNeese)Toddrick Pendland (Source: McNeese)
    LAKE CHARLES – Five standout sports figures in McNeese Athletics history – baseball coach Tony Robichaux, football’s Adam Henry and Toddrick Pendland, track’s Sarah Salmon, and men’s basketball’s Patrick Richard – will be inducted into the McNeese Sports Hall of Fame in September as part of its 2017 induction class. The induction ceremony will take place on September 9 at the Cowboys’ football home opener against Florida Tech. A pregam...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – Five standout sports figures in McNeese Athletics history – baseball coach Tony Robichaux, football’s Adam Henry and Toddrick Pendland, track’s Sarah Salmon, and men’s basketball’s Patrick Richard – will be inducted into the McNeese Sports Hall of Fame in September as part of its 2017 induction class. The induction ceremony will take place on September 9 at the Cowboys’ football home opener against Florida Tech. A pregam...More >>
  • McNeese Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Honor

    McNeese Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Honor

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:31:06 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – McNeese volleyball is one of 822 teams to earn The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2016-2017 season. This number breaks the previous years total of 764 to set an all-time high. The honor is the seventh overall for the Cowgirl program and is the first since the 2014 season, Ashleigh Fitzgerald first season as head coach. McNeese earned the honor for the first time in 2005 that ran up until the 2009 season. After a four-...More >>
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – McNeese volleyball is one of 822 teams to earn The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2016-2017 season. This number breaks the previous years total of 764 to set an all-time high. The honor is the seventh overall for the Cowgirl program and is the first since the 2014 season, Ashleigh Fitzgerald first season as head coach. McNeese earned the honor for the first time in 2005 that ran up until the 2009 season. After a four-...More >>
  • Lance Guidry and The Cowboys Give Back

    Lance Guidry and The Cowboys Give Back

    Sunday, July 23 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-07-23 19:39:50 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -  Head Coach Lance Guidry and the Mcneese football team held a back to school football camp July 22. The camp was free and for kids in grades 1-5. Giveaways included: Back sacks, T-shirts, Hamburgers and Hotdogs.  Copyright KPLC 2017. All rights reserved.

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    LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -  Head Coach Lance Guidry and the Mcneese football team held a back to school football camp July 22. The camp was free and for kids in grades 1-5. Giveaways included: Back sacks, T-shirts, Hamburgers and Hotdogs.  Copyright KPLC 2017. All rights reserved.

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  • Southland Conference Announces Preseason All-Conference Football Teams

    Southland Conference Announces Preseason All-Conference Football Teams

    Thursday, July 13 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-07-13 19:31:54 GMT
    (Source: Southland Conference)(Source: Southland Conference)
    The Southland Conference has released its preseason All-Conference teams. Central Arkansas and Sam Houston State led the way in the 2017 Southland Football Preseason All-Conference selections, the league announced Thursday. The Bears earned a dozen selections while the Bearkats earned eleven. McNeese and Stephen F. Austin follow, both earning eight selections. Copyright KPLC 2017. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Southland Conference has released its preseason All-Conference teams. Central Arkansas and Sam Houston State led the way in the 2017 Southland Football Preseason All-Conference selections, the league announced Thursday. The Bears earned a dozen selections while the Bearkats earned eleven. McNeese and Stephen F. Austin follow, both earning eight selections. Copyright KPLC 2017. All rights reserved. More >>
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