McNeese State

Gilbert impressed with Cowboys on first day in full pads

McNeese wrapped up its sixth practice of the spring season on Saturday while conducting the first one in full pads and the new coaching staff came out of the 2 ½ session impressed.

McNeese splits DH with Northwestern State

  Cowboys fall to UIW in first game of weekend series

  McClain moves up to second in career hits as McNeese downs Northwestern State

Roydell Brown named to 2nd team NABC All-District 23

  McNeese upsets No. 9 UL Lafayette in extra innings, 5-4

  McNeese straps on pads for spring football, QB race wide open

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McNeese’s Blake Elliott climbs to No. 19 national ranking

  McLemore picks up first win of the season as McNeese completes regular season sweep of Houston

McNeese’s Elliott places 4th, Cowboys 6th at Lake Charles Toyota Invitational

McNeese golf finishes day one of the Lake Charles Toyota Invitational in sixth place

  Cowgirls drop SFA series on the road

  Cowboys pick up first SLC series win over Lamar

McNeese’s Heaven Terrell wins long jump at Louisiana Classics

McNeese Cowgirl jumper Heaven Terrell was the only winner on the second day of the Louisiana Classics Saturday afternoon after she won the women’s long jump with a mark of 18-feet, 9.75-inches.

Fisbeck’s late home run lifts Cowboys over Lamar

The McNeese Cowboys baseball team defeated the Lamar Cardinals 6-4 off a Nate Fisbeck two-run home run off the left field foul pole in the eighth inning to clinch the series finale Sunday afternoon at Joe Miller Ballpark.

Anderson brilliant but Cowboys fall 2-1 in 11

It was a game of inches late in Saturday’s Southland Conference baseball game between McNeese and Lamar, with the Cardinals winning the inch battle that helped them prevail with a 2-1, 11-inning win over the Cowboys.

McNeese falls 4-2 in rubber game at SFA

Stephen F. Austin softball scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pick up a come from behind 4-2 win over McNeese Saturday in the rubber game of a Southland Conference series.

  Home runs fuel McNeese in SLC-opening win vs. Lamar

  McNeese softball splits doubleheader at SFA

Southwest Louisiana natives off to hot start with McNeese baseball

  Cowboys adjusting to new offensive pace

McNeese’s Callie Maddox named to All-SLC team

  Cowgirls drop doubleheader to Baylor

Cowboys fall to Tulane in New Orleans

The McNeese Cowboys baseball team fell to the Tulane Green Wave 9-3 Tuesday night at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans despite jumping on the board with two runs in the first inning.

  McNeese opens up spring football practices

The Sterlin Gilbert era officially kicked off Tuesday afternoon.

McNeese’s Roydell Brown earns All-SLC honorable mention honors

McNeese junior guard Roydell Brown has been recognized by the Southland Conference by earning All-SLC honorable mention honors, the league office announced on Monday in conjunction with the release of the postseason all-league men’s basketball teams.

McNeese softball to host doubleheader with Baylor Tuesday

Fresh off its Southland Conference opening series sweep over Incarnate Word, McNeese softball returns to Joe Miller field Tuesday to host Baylor in a 5 p.m. doubleheader instead of single games Tuesday and Wednesday due to the threat of rain.

McNeese splits games with ULM in Sunday doubleheader

The McNeese Cowboys baseball team finished up their three-game series on Sunday afternoon against the UL-Monroe Warhawks, winning two of the three games at Warhawk Field. Before the two teams could play game three, they first had to complete game two by playing the final three innings after the game

Cowboys’ season comes to an end with loss to Lamar

The first season of the Heath Schroyer era came to an end on Saturday when the McNeese Cowboys dropped an 83-58 contest to Lamar in Southland Conference action.

Cowgirls end season with loss at Lamar

McNeese women’s basketball put up a hard fight against a Lamar team that had something much bigger on their mind- an outright Southland Conference regular season title and the Cardinals clinched that title with an 81-68 win over the Cowgirls Saturday.

McNeese completes SLC series sweep over Incarnate Word

McNeese softball completed its Southland Conference opening series sweep with a 1-0 win over Incarnate Word Saturday to improve to 11-13 overall and 3-0 in league play. The loss dropped UIW to 2-18 on the year and 0-3 in the SLC.

McNeese downs ULM after would-be game-tying runner fails to touch home

The McNeese Cowboys baseball team showed off their high-powered offense in a 13-12 victory over the ULM Warhawks on Friday night at Warhawk Field in a game that had a bizarre finish.

  Cowgirls take softball doubleheader from Incarnate Word

The McNeese Cowgirls softball team turned a two-game losing streak upside down Friday by sweeping Incarnate Word to open Southland Play. The Cowgirls improved to 10-13 after the pair of wins.

McNeese’s Grace McZenzie garners All-America status

McNeese’s Grace McKenzie earned All-America honors on Friday when she finished in eighth place in the pentathlon with 4230 points at the 2019 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

  Cowboys drop slugfest to rival Cajuns, 16-10

The McNeese Cowboys baseball team lost a heartbreaker to UL-Lafayette, 16-10, on a cold Wednesday night at Joe Miller Ballpark.

  McNeese basketball teams eliminated from SLC Tournament contention following Texas A&M-CC losses

The McNeese men and women’s basketball teams will both miss the Southland Conference Tournament next week in Katy, Texas. Both teams lost to Texas A&M - CC on Wednesday night to seal their fate.

Cowgirl bats struggle again in loss at No. 3 Oklahoma

McNeese softball ended its five-day stay in Oklahoma with a 6-1 loss at No. 3 Oklahoma Tuesday afternoon.

Nate Fisbeck named SLC batter of the week

The McNeese Cowboys will play their final home game Wednesday against the UL-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns at Joe Miller Ballpark before going on a four-game road trip over the weekend. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.

  McNeese’s Grace McKenzie leaves for NCAA Indoor Championships on Wednesday

Grace McKenzie is ranked eighth in the nation in the pentathlon, making her one of only 16 athletes to get the invite to the NCAA Indoor Championships for the event.

Cowboys outlast Crusaders in 4-1 victory

Jonathan Ellison threw a seven inning, eight strikeout gem in the McNeese Cowboys 4-1 win over Holy Cross to complete the weekend sweep against Nicholls and Holy Cross in the inaugural Mardi Gras Classic on Monday afternoon.

Cowboys defeat Nicholls in extras

The McNeese Cowboys baseball team defeated the Nicholls Colonels 5-4 in the 10th inning on a walk-off walk by Jake Dickerson to wrap up day three of the Mardi Gras Classic.

Slow start leads to loss at HBU

Houston Baptist scored the first five points of the game, rolled off 15 straight to go up 20-2, and never looked back as the Huskies beat McNeese 86-65 here Saturday in a game that has postseason tournament implications.

Cowboys Dominant in Win Against Holy Cross

Nate Fisbeck hit two home runs as four pitchers combined to throw a three-hit shutout to guide McNeese to a 13-0 win over Holy Cross to wrap up day two of the Mardi Gras Classic.

McNeese Defeats Houston Baptist 72-67

McNeese women’s basketball got double-doubles from Damilola Balogun (16 pts., 15 reb.) and Bre’Ashlee Jones (11 pts., 10 reb.) in a much needed 72-67 Southland Conference win here Saturday over Houston Baptist (7-18, 2-13 SLC) that snapped a three-game losing streak.

McNeese softball splits games on final day of OSU/Tulsa Inv.

McNeese softball split its games Saturday on the final day of the Oklahoma/Tulsa Invitational with a 7-5 win over Northern Iowa then concluded play with a 12-2 (5 inn.) loss to No. 21 Oklahoma State. The Cowgirls ended tournament play with a 1-3 record.

Cowboys Grind Out A Big Win Against Nicholls

The McNeese Cowboy baseball team squeak out a victory against Southland opponent Nicholls 7-6 Friday night at Joe Miller Ballpark in the opening game of the Mardi Gras Classic.

McNeese softball drops games on Friday at OSU/Tulsa Invite

McNeese softball wasn’t able to get into the win column on the first day of the Oklahoma State/Tulsa Invitational Friday, falling 6-1 to Seattle then ended the day with a walk off 3-2 loss against no. 21 Oklahoma State.

McNeese football sets spring game for April 13

New McNeese football head coach Sterlin Gilbert has announced the Cowboys’ 2019 spring practice schedule that will consist of 15 dates which includes three scrimmages, a junior day, and a coaches clinic.

Cowgirls fall at home to Nicholls, 78-55

McNeese women’s basketball couldn’t overcome a 15-point deficit to start the game here Wednesday night and struggled from the field in its 78-55 home finale against Nicholls.

Cowboys rally in second half to down Nicholls, stay alive in SLC tourney race

McNeese rolled off a 25-6 second-half run in a 7:16 span starting with 9:38 to play in the game as the Cowboys kept their Southland Conference Tournament hopes alive with an 84-75 win over Nicholls Wednesday night.

McNeese’s Grace McKenzie qualifies for NCAA Indoor Championships in pentathlon

McNeese Cowgirl multi-event athlete Grace McKenzie has qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in the pentathlon as the field for the 2019 national championships was released late Tuesday night.

McNeese run rules ULM

McNeese softball put together a complete game Tuesday night in its 9-0 (5 inn.) win over Louisiana-Monroe that saw the Cowgirls get the timely hitting they have been missing, solid defense to go along with continued solid pitching.

Cowboys Dominate in Win Against Alcorn State

The McNeese Cowboy baseball team defeated Alcorn State 8-1 at Joe Miller Ballpark Tuesday night to end it’s three-game skid.

Cowboys visit Colonels in key SLC matchup on Wednesday

Four games remain on the McNeese Cowboys basketball schedule with three of those on the road beginning Wednesday at Nicholls in Southland Conference action.

  Cowboys look to bounce back quick against Alcorn State

The McNeese Cowboys will be back at home Tuesday to host the Alcorn State Braves in Joe Miller Ballpark. The Cowboys are looking to bounce back after dropping three-straight on the weekend in the Lake Area Classic.

  Cowgirls conclude home stand against ULM Tuesday

McNeese softball team will conclude its five-game home stand Tuesday night with a 6 p.m. game against Louisiana-Monroe.

Cowboys drop Lake Area Classic finale to Texas State in extras

The McNeese Cowboy baseball team dropped Sunday’s game against Texas State 5-3 in 11 innings in the Lake Area Classic finale for their third straight loss.

McNeese opens play at LA. Classics on Monday

The McNeese Cowboy golf team will return to action on Monday when it opens play at the 34th annual Louisiana Classics hosted by Louisiana-Lafayette and played at the Oakbourne Country Club.

Cowgirls come up short in battle with UNO

The McNeese Cowgirls showed Saturday afternoon they still have a lot of fight in them and are content on making a run for the Southland Conference Tournament despite falling 64-60 to New Orleans.

Cowboys dominate early, struggle late in 60-51 loss to UNO

McNeese gave UNO all it could handle for the first 28 minutes of the game on Saturday afternoon.

  Cowboys fall in high-scoring home opener to Texas State

The McNeese Cowboy baseball team fell 18-10 to Texas State on Friday night at Joe Miller Ballpark. With the decision, the Cowboys move to 3-2 on the season, while the Bobcats improve to 3-2.

  Cowgirls shut out in series-opening game vs. Austin Peay

McNeese softball stranded six baserunners and failed to get the timely hitting in its 4-0 shutout loss to Austin Peay Friday night in the opening game of a three-game series. The series will conclude with a 2 p.m. doubleheader Saturday.

Cowboys explode for 10 runs in the 14th inning to beat Houston

McNeese baseball’s senior right handed pitcher Aidan Anderson had a fantastic night on the mound pitching in relief and the Cowboys exploded for 10 runs in the 14th inning to defeat the Houston Cougars 13-5 in 14 innings at Don Sanders Field Wednesday night in Houston.

  Miscues and a six run 7th inning costly in McNeese 7-2 loss to Houston

Costly errors and a six run seventh inning proved to be the difference in a McNeese softball 7-2 loss to Houston (6-5) Wednesday night.

McNeese Falls 76-45 at UCA

McNeese women’s basketball suffered a 76-45 Southland Conference road loss at the hands of Central Arkansas Wednesday night in a game that saw the Cowgirls struggle from the field despite getting good looks at the basket.

Johnson ignites Cowboys to OT win over UCA

There was nothing sleepy about McNeese walk-on Trey Johnson’s play on Wednesday night against Central Arkansas as the true freshman nicknamed “Sleepy” by the Cowboys’ coaching staff, scored all seven of his career-high point output in the second half and dished out three of his five assists to help

Former McNeese volleyball/softball player Margaret (Haydel) Johnson to be inducted into NHSACA National Hall of Fame

Former McNeese volleyball and softball standout Margaret (Haydel) Johnson was recently named to the National High School Athletic Coaches’ Association (NHSACA) National Hall of Fame. She will be inducted into the class on June 25 in Bismark, N.D.

Cowboys head to Houston to take on the Cougars

The McNeese Cowboys baseball team was planning to be back at home for their season home opener against Houston on Tuesday, but due to weather concerns the game has been moved to Houston on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

McNeese softball begins five game home stand against Houston Wednesday

McNeese softball, coming off a solid 3-1 win against then No. 22 Texas A&M at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational, will return home Wednesday to begin a five-game home stand in a 6 p.m. game against Houston at Joe Miller Field.

Cowgirls Travel To UCA for only meeting of the regular season

McNeese women’s basketball, coming off a 75-70 road win at Southeastern Louisiana last Saturday, will once again take to the road Wednesday when they will travel to Conway, Arkansas to take on the Sugar Bears of Central Arkansas. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

Cowboys host UCA on Wednesday night

The McNeese Cowboys will return home on Wednesday night at 6:30 against Central Arkansas to begin a mini-home stretch that will see it conclude on Saturday against New Orleans.

Cowboys home opener vs. Cougars moved to Houston due to weather threat

McNeese baseball’s scheduled home opener on Tuesday night against Houston has been moved to the University of Houston due to inclement weather expected in the lake area throughout the day on Tuesday.

Cowboys Drop Game 3 Against UTSA

The McNeese Cowboys baseball team dropped the last game of the series against the University of Texas at San Antonio 5-2 Sunday afternoon at Roadrunner Field, but won the weekend series two games to one.

McNeese Defeats No. 22 Texas A&M 3-1 to conclude Aggie Invitational

McNeese softball ended play at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational Sunday with a 3-1 win over No. 22 Texas A&M to post a 3-2 tournament record and improve to 6-5 on the season.

McNeese Splits Games On Day 2 Of Aggie Invitational

McNeese softball split its games on day 2 of the Texas A&M Invitational Saturday with a 5-1 win over Liberty then ended the day with a 2-1 (8 inning) loss to Rutgers to even its record to 5-5 on the season.

SLU rolls past depleted Cowboys, 88-52

Southeastern Louisiana opened up the first 6:20 against McNeese on a 13-4 run then took a double-digit lead just two minutes later that was never cut back down to single numbers as the Lions rolled to an 88-52 Southland Conference win over the Cowboys Saturday afternoon.

King Shuts Down UTSA Offense in 12-3 Victory

Senior left-handed pitcher Bryan King came out of the bullpen to shut down the UTSA Roadrunners offense in the McNeese Cowboys baseball team’s 12-3 victory Saturday afternoon at Roadrunner Ballpark.

Cowgirls sweep Southeastern on year after 75-70 win on Saturday

Regan Bolton returned to her hometown Saturday to lead McNeese with 25 points, including six three-pointers.

McNeese crushes five homers in season opener at UTSA

The Pokes season opener was one for the books.

McNeese splits games on day one of Aggie Invitational

Junior Cory McCrary’s two run homerun in the top of the seventh inning gave McNeese softball a 6-4 win over Rutgers in the opening game of the Texas A&M Invitational Friday.

Cowboys fall 67-57 to SFA on the road

Playing without leading scorer and rebounder in Roydell Brown, McNeese gave Stephen F. Austin all it could handle until the final minutes of the game when a 9-0 run snapped a 49-49 tie with 6:49 to play that eventually led to a 67-57 Lumberjack win here Wednesday night.