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  Cowboys looking ahead to showdown with Alcorn State

McNeese favored by one over Alcorn State

McNeese is moving on from loss at OSU

Former McNeese Cowboy Diontae Spencer signed to Denver Broncos 53-man roster

Cowboys battle but fall 56-14 to Oklahoma State

McNeese falls to Oklahoma State in Stillwater

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Cowboys visit Cowboys on Saturday in Stillwater

McNeese takes on Oklahoma State tonight

  Sports Person of the Week - Luke Lawton

  McNeese’s Raborn named Southland Special Teams Player of the Week

McNeese All-Conference corner Colby Burton out for season with leg injury

Coach Gilbert reflects back on Saturday’s win over Southern

McNeese opens as 37.5-point underdog to Oklahoma State

The McNeese Cowboys have a tough game on hand following its season-opening win over Southern. The Pokes are a 37.5-point underdog to the OSU Cowboys according to 5Dimes Sportsbook.

  Cowboys win season home opener against Southern

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.

Sterlin Gilbert era gets underway with win over Southern

The Sterlin Gilbert era of McNeese football got off to an exciting start when on Saturday night, McNeese downed Southern 34-28 in front of a Cowboy Stadium record crowd of 20,437.

  Sports Person of the Week - Keegan Nelms

McNeese outside hitter Keegan Nelms has been a staple on the Cowgirl volleyball team since she arrived on campus.

  McNeese staying focused ahead of opener with Southern

Long-time McNeese volunteer equipment manager Fred Thomas dies at 87

Dawson Odums previews Southern’s season opener against McNeese State

WATCH: McNeese coach Sterlin Gilbert’s season-opening press conference

Cowboys making transition from fall camp to game week

McNeese preparing for opener with Southern

  Sports Person of the Week - Blake Elliott

The former McNeese golfer's pro career has been off to a good start. Elliott has competed in four events and recently finished third at the Texas Open, winning just under 14,000 dollars.

McNeese offensive lineman Collin Fountain sidelined following practice injury

McNeese offensive lineman Collin Fountain is out for the 2019 football season and likely beyond following a serious practice injury last week. The school released a statement on the injury Thursday.

McNeese releases its 2019-20 men’s basketball schedule

Visits to NCAA Tournament participant Wisconsin on Nov. 13 and reigning NIT champion Texas on Nov. 30 highlights the 2019-20 basketball schedule for the McNeese Cowboys.

Cowgirls Erika Piancastelli and Emily Vincent reunite to play for Team Forli

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 shorten Saturday’s scrimmage

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.

  Sports Person of the Week - Rachel Palet

The McNeese soccer team is coming off arguably their best season in team history. A key returner from last years' squad is midfielder Rachel Palet.

McNeese basketball gained valuable experience with Bahamas trip

McNeese men’s basketball had quite the experience last week in the Bahamas where the Cowboys faced off against three of the island’s professional teams at the BBF Summer of Thunder event.

McNeese announces 2020 baseball coaching staff

McNeese Baseball head coach Justin Hill announced promotions and additions to his 2020 coaching staff on Wednesday.

McNeese to have three of first four football games televised

Three of McNeese’s first four football games will be broadcast, the Southland Conference announced on Tuesday as part of its 2019 football television schedule for the first four weeks of the season.

  Cowboys adjusting to Gilbert’s new offense

The Cowboys struggled offensively in 2018 ranking dead last in the league in total offense as well as second to last in scoring.

  Cody Orgeron settling into McNeese starting quarterback role

It was announced at Southland Conference Media Day that Cody Orgeron will be McNeese’s starting quarterback this season.

Both sides make plays in fall’s first scrimmage

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.

Cowboys close out first full week of camp; focus on Saturday morning scrimmage

McNeese wrapped up its first full week of fall camp on Friday in shells while gearing up for Saturday morning’s first scrimmage of the preseason.

Cowboys work on redzone during practice No. 6

It was another scorcher on the practice field for the McNeese Cowboys Thursday morning, both with the 100-degree heat index in the air and the competition on the field.

  Cowboys have talented, diverse stable of running backs

The McNeese Cowboys stable of running backs is a talented and diverse group. McNeese has always been a team to use a handful of backs and 2019 will be no different.

  Intensity cranks up for McNeese on first day with full pads

Practice No. 5 of fall camp for the McNeese football team on Wednesday followed an off day and was also the first practice in full pads and it didn’t disappoint.

Six Cowgirls named to 2019 preseason All-Southland soccer teams

The McNeese soccer team placed six Cowgirls on the 2019 Preseason All-Southland Conference team, the league office announced on Wednesday.

Cowboys wrap up day four of fall practice, strap on full pads Wednesday

McNeese wrapped up day four of fall camp Monday morning as the team will take Tuesday off before donning the full pads on Wednesday morning.

College Baseball Hall of Fame induction coming to Baton Rouge, so could a museum be next?

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.

  Download KPLC’s new 7Sports GameTime App

KPLC has launched the 7Sports GameTime app, available now on iTunes and in the Google Play store.

Competition ramps up for first day in pads

McNeese football slipped on the shoulder pads for the first time in fall camp on Sunday morning, focusing on more fundamentals and technique while stressing the importance of competition.

  McNeese to lean on offensive line depth in 2019

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

  McNeese holds first practice of fall camp

Roughly 100 guys took to the practice fields at McNeese on Friday morning looking to make a name for themselves ahead of the 2019 season.

  7-in-Seven Countdown: Top 2019 McNeese impact players

We are just two weeks away from KPLC’s coverage of TDL: Two-A-Days and to get ready we continue our 7-in-Seven countdown.

  Sports Person of the Week - Chris Livings

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.

McNeese coach Sterlin Gilbert address media before start of fall camp

The 2019 football season officially kicked off on Thursday when first-year head coach Sterlin Gilbert welcomed his McNeese Cowboys for the first day of fall camp.

Former Cowgirl All-American Erika Piancastelli helps Italy earn spot in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

Cowboys prepare for Bahamas tour

The McNeese Cowboys basketball team will head to the Bahamas on Saturday to play three games in five days, battling against one national and two professional teams.

Former Cowgirl Erika Piancastelli is heading to the 2020 Olympics with Team Italy

Erika Piancastelli continues to shine on the softball diamond.

McNeese Football Fan Fest to be held August 11

McNeese football fans will get a chance to meet with the Cowboy players and staff on Sunday, Aug. 11 at the 2019 Fan Fest.

  Chris Livings enters 2019 in reach of McNeese sack record

McNeese senior defensive end Chris Livings will be entering the 2019 season within striking range of the school’s career quarterback sacks record.

Former McNeese golfer Robert MacIntyre ties for 6th at The Open Championship

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.

  Guidry to Southeastern adds to already fierce rivalry between Cowboys and Lions

You can expect an electric atmosphere in ‘The Hole’ on October 5th when McNeese and Southeastern go head to head.

Tickets for McNeese’s Aug. 31 season opener vs. Southern now on sale

Single-game tickets for McNeese’s August 31 season opener against Southern are now on sale at the McNeese ticket office.

  Cowboys unofficially kick off 2019 season with Southland Media Day

Despite being ranked sixth in the Southland preseason poll the mood was one of excitement in Houston as the Cowboys are getting closer to the 2019 season

  McNeese ranked sixth in SLC preseason poll, Nicholls claims top spot

Nicholls is the preseason favorite for the 2019 Southland Conference football season, the league announced Thursday.

REPORT: McNeese baseball assistant Will Fox to join Texas A&M as an analyst

Fox spent the 2019 season as a volunteer/assistant pitching coach for McNeese after spending the 2018 season as a student assistant.

SWAC Media Day: Southern picked to win SWAC West

The 2019 SWAC Media Day was held Tuesday, July 16 in Birmingham, Ala.

McNeese lands three on Preseason All-Southland First Team

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 Robert MacIntyre paired with Rickie Fowler and Rory McIlroy at Scottish Open

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 Cowgirl Erika Piancastelli Named European Championship Most Outstanding Player

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.

McNeese’s Riley Isaac Named To WGCA All-Scholar Team

McNeese women’s golfer Riley Isaac has been named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar Team, the organization announced today.

  Remembering Tony Robichaux

UL Lafayette baseball coach Tony Robichaux passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 57. But hearing from those who knew him, the McNeese Hall of Famer’s impact reaches far beyond the diamond.

McNeese announces John Lemke as assistant cross country/ track & field coach

McNeese head Cross Country and Track & Field coach Brendon Gilroy announced the promotion of former McNeese standout John Lemke to assistant coach.

Matthew Taylor named Cowboys’ Director of Basketball Operations

McNeese basketball head coach Heath Schroyer has announced the hiring of Matthew Taylor who joins the staff as the team’s director of operations.

Bruce Hemphill expected to make full recovery after suffering ‘cardiac event’

McNeese Director of Athletics Bruce Hemphill is expected to make a full recovery after suffering a “cardiac event,” school officials say.

Dion Named Baseball America First-Team Freshman All-American

McNeese freshman relief pitcher, Will Dion, added to his 2019 accolades after he was named to the Baseball America first team Freshman All-American team over the weekend.

Coach James Landreneau signs new three-year contract

McNeese Director of Athletics Bruce Hemphill, on Friday, announced the signing of a new three-year contract for Cowgirl softball coach James Landreneau.

McNeese football game times and themes set for upcoming season

McNeese football will play six home games this coming season with three games kicking off at 6 p.m. and three others at 4 o’clock.

Former Cowboy Bob MacIntyre qualifies for the Open Championship

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.

7-In-Seven Countdown: Top McNeese matchups

We start the countdown with the top-seven matchups for McNeese this upcoming season.

Cowboys place four on 2019 All-Louisiana College Baseball Team

Nate Fisbeck, Aidan Anderson, Will Dion, and Clayton Rasbeary all receive All-Louisiana College Baseball honors.

Cowgirls sign Ragin’ Cajun transfer Caylon Brabham

McNeese Cowgirl softball head coach James Landreneau has announced the signing of Caylon Brabham who is transferring from UL Lafayette after a 2019 redshirt season.

Carson Maxwell becomes McNeese’s first-ever gold glove winner

McNeese third baseman Carson Maxwell has made history as the only Cowboy to ever win a collegiate gold glove award. The ABCA and Rawlings announced the winners Wednesday night.

KPLC 7 Sports’ 7-in-Seven Countdown returns June 24

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.

Cody Orgeron to attend Manning Passing Academy as counselor

Junior McNeese quarterback Cody Orgeron has been invited to participate at this year’s Manning Passing Academy, which will take place June 27-30 at Nicholls State University.

McNeese pitcher Aidan Anderson signs with the Phillies

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 Wins Three Rodeo Championships

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.