The McNeese Cowboys come off their worst loss since 2010, but still, are the favorite to win this week’s game over Alcorn State. The Pokes are a 1.5-point favorite to the Braves according to 5Dimes Sportsbook. The line is down from Monday when it opened at 2.5 points in favor of McNeese.
McNeese football fans will get to see a familiar face on Monday Night Football’s late game when the Denver Broncos take on the Oakland Raiders, that’s because former Cowboy standout Diontae Spencer will be the deep man returning kicks and punts for the Broncos.
Oklahoma State scored on its final two possessions of the second half, both on 91-yard drives, to build a 28-0 halftime lead, then opened the second half on a 75-yard pass and catch by Spencer Sanders to Tylan Wallace as that duo led OSU to a 56-14 win over McNeese here Saturday night.
In front of the most electric crowd at Cowboy Stadium in quite some time, the Pokes were able to start off the Sterlin Gilbert era on a high note as they outlasted a late Southern rally to take down the Jags 34-28.
The McNeese Cowboys kick off the 2019 season next Saturday in front of what could be their biggest crowd in 35 years. McNeese welcomes in-state foe Southern to Cowboy Stadium for the second-ever meeting between the two schools. The Cowboys visited Southern in 2004, beating the Jaguars 35-18.
Former Cowgirl All-American Erika Piancastelli and standout Emily Vincent have once again reunited as members of team Forli that is participating in the European Cup that began August 19 and runs through August 24.
Thunderstorms forced an early end to McNeese’s second scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday morning, but not before the Cowboys were able to get in around 50 plays that once again, saw both sides of the ball make some plays.
Quarterback Cody Orgeron accounted for four touchdowns – three passing and one rushing – while defensive end Chris Livings recorded four sacks in McNeese football’s first full scale scrimmage of fall camp.
Governor John Bel Edwards and local leaders announced Monday, Aug. 5 that the National College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions induction and awards ceremony will take place at the River Center Nov. 2.
Football is a game of inches. While the skill position players get most of the glory, games are truly won and lost upfront. McNeese currently has 19 offensive linemen on the roster which is by far more than they’ve had in recent years. With the up-tempo offense that’ll be on display this upcoming se
From the time he stepped foot on McNeese’s campus, Chris Livings has made a living in opposing teams’ backfields. With one season to go as a Cowboy, he sits 10.5 sacks away from tying McNeese’s all-time career record.
Former McNeese All-American Erika Piancastelli reached one of her lifelong goals last weekend by helping her Italian National team qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after defeating Great Britain5-0 at the WBSC Softball Europe/Africa Qualifier in Utrecht’s, Netherlands.
Former McNeese golfer Robert MacIntyre rolled in a 25-foot birdie putt on the 18th and final hole of his first Open Championship and ended golf’s final major of the season in a tie for sixth place at 5-under par.
McNeese offensive lineman Grant Burguillos, defensive end Chris Livings, and defensive back Colby Burton are all first team selections on the 2019 Preseason All-Southland Conference Football teams, the league office announced on Thursday.
Former McNeese golfer and 2015 Louisiana and Southland Conference Freshman of the Year Robert MacIntyre will fulfill a life-long dream of playing in 148th Open Championships July 18-21 at the Royal Portush Golf Club in Northern Ireland.
Former McNeese softball All-American Erika Piancastelli recently helped Italy win the 2019 European Championship and in doing so, Piancastelli was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player, announced by Softball America.
Former McNeese Cowboy golf standout Bob MacIntyre continues to excel in his rookie season on the European Tour having made 14 cuts in the 16 tournaments played so far, including two second place finishes.
In the seven weeks prior to football season, KPLC 7 Sports will once again bring you the 7-in-Seven countdown each week leading into our TDL: Two-A-Days coverage. Countdowns will include topics from McNeese's most exciting matchups to the top high school prospects in Southwest Louisiana.
Although he went undrafted, former McNeese pitcher Aidan Anderson will have the opportunity to continue his baseball career at the professional level as he signed with the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.
McNeese State University’s women’s rodeo team is once again first in the nation after winning the team championship and two national individual championships Saturday night at the 71st College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo.