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New ULM baseball coach highlights hopes for season

New ULM baseball coach highlights hopes for season

Jerimee Washington, [email protected]
July 8, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Sports

New ULM baseball Coach Michael Federico discussed his goals for the upcoming season at his first press conference Thursday.  Federico’s main objective is recruiting. He has connected with current players on the roster to get a feel for the talent. To help with recruiting, Federico hired...

ULM hires new athletic director

ULM hires new athletic director

Jerimee Washington, [email protected]
July 8, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS, Sports

Nick Floyd was named the New Athletic Director of ULM on Thursday. Floyd, who was formerly at Eastern Carolina University, was associated with the athletics department since 2001. In 2004, he was named executive associate director of athletics. Floyd has 33 years of experience in collegiate athletics...

ULM baseball hires new head coach

ULM baseball hires new head coach

Jerimee Washington, [email protected]
June 28, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS, Sports

Michael Federico was named the new head coach of ULM Baseball Monday. Federico is the 12th head coach the baseball team has had. Federico was born in Slidell, Louisiana, and has over 20 years of experience coaching at the collegiate level. Federico previously coached at the University of Southern...

Softball wins defensive battle v. Louisiana Tech

Softball wins defensive battle v. Louisiana Tech

Kyle Burley, [email protected]
April 24, 2017
Filed under Feature Sports

The Warhawks softball team earned a 1-0 win against I-20 foe Louisiana Tech Wednesday night at the ULM softball complex. This brought the Warhawks overall record to 26-15. Head coach Corey Lyon talked about the importance of the game. “It’s a game of who is going to make a mistake,” coach Lyon ...

Beach Hawks back to winning on road

Beach Hawks back to winning on road

John Stevens, [email protected]
April 24, 2017
Filed under Feature Sports, FEATURE STORIES

After losing for the first time in two years at home, the ULM beach volleyball team looked to turn things around on the road. They did just that when the team went undefeated on the weekend in Tennessee. The Governors Beach Bash tournament featured teams from the University of Tennessee Martin, University...

Tennis shines at Sun Belt Conference tournament

Tennis shines at Sun Belt Conference tournament

John Stevens, [email protected]
April 24, 2017
Filed under Feature Sports, FEATURE STORIES

After a remarkable season by the ULM tennis program, the team loaded up and went south to New Orleans for the Sun Belt Conference championships. Before the tournament started, the team was honored for many accomplishments. Starting off the awards was the junior from Romania, Stefana Andrei, who won confere...

Academics before athletics

John Stevens, [email protected]
April 24, 2017
Filed under Feature Sports, Sports Op-ed

Growing up, my mother made it clear that with the exception of church, school came before anything. Whether I wanted to go to practice when I had homework or had a test the day after a big game, school was at the top of my priorities. While I understand not everyone was brought up this way, what I can...

Tennis dominates Cajuns

Tennis dominates Cajuns

John Stevens, [email protected]
April 10, 2017
Filed under Feature Sports

Keeping your friends close and your enemies closer was not in the game plan for the ULM tennis program as they picked up their eleventh straight win over its in-state rival UL-Lafayette. Senior Petra Horakova, who led the team to 12-0 on the season in dual play, led the team to it’s eighth straight ...

Football freshens up for tough fall season ahead

Football freshens up for tough fall season ahead

Alan Rawles, [email protected]
April 10, 2017
Filed under Feature Sports

Football season is upon us once again here at ULM as the Warhawks held their annual Maroon and Gold spring game. The defense started the game off strong against the offense by pressuring the quarterback and causing miscues. Defensive back Juwan Offray picked off quarterback Will Collins on a screen play a...

Softball tops App St. in extras

Softball tops App St. in extras

John Stevens, [email protected]
April 10, 2017
Filed under Feature Sports

Coming back to play in front of your home crowd and sleep in your own bed is one of the best feelings for an athlete. This proved to be true as the Warhawks softball team won both of their games on Saturday. With ace pitcher Melanie Coyne on the mound, the Warhawks had no trouble letting in runs and ...

Coaching: More than winning games

Coaching: More than winning games

John Stevens, [email protected]
April 10, 2017
Filed under Feature Sports

Trading in the cool sunny afternoons of Southern California for the unpredictable weather days of Northeast Louisiana may not be something everyone would be content with, but for head volleyball coach Patrick Hiltz, it’s been a blessing. Hiltz first got into volleyball growing up when he was in fifth...

Seniors play their final game on home beach

Seniors play their final game on home beach

John Stevens, [email protected]
April 3, 2017
Filed under Feature Sports, Sports

The 2017 Bayou Beach Bash brought all the attention to the ULM beach volleyball program last weekend. The tournament included players from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Central Arkansas, Houston Baptist and ULM. The tournament opened up at 9 a.m. on Friday with a match between ULM and Corpus...

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