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Track & Field dominates in Bayou Bengal meet

Track & Field dominates in Bayou Bengal meet

Erika Guerrero, [email protected]

February 3, 2019

The ULM track and field team has once again showed up and showed out proving just how talented they are. Yesterday’s track meet was in-state located in Baton Rouge for the LSU Bayou Bengal. Although in-state for ULM, there were many teams at the meet from all over the country. The ULM women’s tr...

Jebet and Keter: Kenyan distance duo

Jebet and Keter: Kenyan distance duo

Nate Nasworthy, [email protected]

February 3, 2019

From Eldoret, Kenya to Monroe, senior distance runners Edith Jebet and Elias Keter have made the most of their experiences in America. Keter, the first-born child, has two brothers and two sisters, but will quickly tell you that they don’t run at all. “I tried to get my sister to run, but she said ‘No’,” Keter ...

Fichtner takes reigns as new softball coach

Fichtner takes reigns as new softball coach

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

February 3, 2019

Dressed in ULM embroidered sweats and a ball cap to match, ULM’s new softball coach instructs her team with an energy of appreciation and confidence. That energy and confidence are what made new head softball coach, Molly Fichtner, the right person for the job. The former academic All-American and s...

ULM splits pair of home games

ULM splits pair of home games

Dallon Lewis, [email protected]

January 27, 2019

The Warhawks stood firm as ULM endured Troy 75-69 last Thursday in its ninth home win of the season (Jan. 24). The last four meetings in this series have been decided by six points or less. However, ULM stumbled on its home court Saturday for the first time this season in a 78-72 loss to South Alabam...

Warhawks fall flat on road again

Warhawks fall flat on road again

Nate Nasworthy, [email protected]

January 27, 2019

ULM falls into  4-game losing streak The ULM Warhawks (7-9, 1-4 SBC) concluded its three-game road streak losing to the Troy Trojans 78-56 on Thursday followed by a loss to South Alabama 77-49 on Saturday. ULM is now on a four-game losing streak. The Warhawks fell behind early in the first qu...

Softball returners to watch for

Softball returners to watch for

ULM Hawkeye

January 27, 2019

ULM’s batting average leader from a year ago, senior outfielder Sydney McKay is the name of the game for the Warhawks. McKay batted a robust .385. She also led the Sun Belt in both runs scored and hits with 47 and 75, respectively. She was in the top 25 of all of Division I in both hits and runs-per-game. McKay also added on 19...

Track and Field runs with purpose

Track and Field runs with purpose

Nate Nasworthy, [email protected]

January 27, 2019

Over a three-day period, the ULM track and field indoor team competed in Lubbock, Texas at the Texas Tech invitational. The competition hosted numerous schools from across the country to find the best individuals in their respective events. Freshman Jakob Fudge had the highest outcome of all Warhawks...

Charge up VLP players’ lounge

Charge up  VLP players’ lounge

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

January 27, 2019

“On the front cover, there was a picture of him and his dad and it said ‘VLP Team Lounge.’ Right away he starts crying,” said Molly Fichtner, ULM’s head softball coach. The Vic L. Pisano, Sr. player’s lounge is the newest facility improvement for ULM athletics. The lounge, named after the late fathe...

Freshmen foursome

Freshmen foursome

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

January 20, 2019

From now until the season begins on Feb. 8, the Hawkeye will be spotlighting women’s softball. The first week focuses on the roster’s construction and the pitcher position, in particular, projects for the season. Seven freshmen, five sophomores, one redshirt sophomore, four juniors and six senio...

Baseball swings for fences

Baseball swings for fences

Nate Nasworthy, [email protected]

January 20, 2019

Baseball has often been called America’s favorite pastime. It’s no different in Monroe. Members of the community equate a successful team to their win percentage. ULM won the Sun Belt conference championship in 2012, but has not been able to reach a win percentage even close to that since then. ...

1 step too far for referees

1 step too far for referees

Dallon Lewis, [email protected]

January 20, 2019

Referees Tim Fitzgerald, Landon Cammock and Archibald Whaley were suspended for their next scheduled game by the Sun Belt on Jan. 13 following the conference game between ULM and Georgia State. In a released statement, Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson said, “When such an egregious error occurs that ...

Smith brings magic, experience to ULM

Smith brings magic, experience to ULM

Nate Nasworthy, [email protected]

January 20, 2019

Hailing from Jacksonville, Fla., Daishon Smith had a plan from the very beginning- to play professional basketball. His love of basketball stemmed from playing outside every day and competing at a young age with other people in the neighborhood. “I wanted to be better than them, so it gave me a sens...

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