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Game One: In The Books

Game One: In The Books

Rick Sarro September 19, 2019 Comments Off on Game One: In The Books

The governor was there. So were 20,437 fans. That set a new Cowboy Stadium single game attendance record. A slew of former Cowboys, including McNeese Hall of Famer Leonard Smith (a rare appearance) and

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A Season Of Change

A Season Of Change

Rick Sarro September 5, 2019 Comments Off on A Season Of Change

2019 McNeese Season Preview By Rick Sarro Cover By Jason Carroll of Epic Image – Additional Images courtesy of McNeese Sports Information If you just scratch the surface of this McNeese football program for

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Something To Prove

Something To Prove

Rick Sarro August 15, 2019 Comments Off on Something To Prove

It’s never too early to start talking football, in particular the Who Dat brand, despite it being 105 degrees outside. I was quick to hit overload on the U.S. women’s national soccer team. Nice

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King Zion

King Zion

Rick Sarro July 19, 2019 Comments Off on King Zion

He’s not yet the King of Mardi Gras, but that will surely come. Zion Williamson is the center of the NBA universe, not only in his new basketball home of New Orleans and the

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Just Win Baby

Just Win Baby

Rick Sarro July 8, 2019 Comments Off on Just Win Baby

By Rick Sarro You play to win the game. Winning isn’t everything … It’s the only thing. Winning is not a sometime thing … It’s an all the time thing. You are what your

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Road Well Traveled

Road Well Traveled

Rick Sarro June 20, 2019 Comments Off on Road Well Traveled

Fair or not, in the landscape of collegiate athletics, with the Power Five, mid-majors and all others, a program is judged on whether play continues after the regular season ends. Postseason conference tournaments, bowl

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Ho-Hum Transfer

Ho-Hum Transfer

Rick Sarro June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Ho-Hum Transfer

When Cameron Smith was recruited and signed out of Delray Beach, Fla., more than a year and a half ago, there was no doubt he was considered the heir apparent at quarterback for the

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NFL Showtime

NFL Showtime

Rick Sarro May 16, 2019 Comments Off on NFL Showtime

In this day and age of social media’s gauntlet of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and You Tube, not to mention the 24-hour news cycle of TV networks, print media, blogs, Yahoo, TMZ and everybody’s DotComs,

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Wishing You Were Fishing?

Wishing You Were Fishing?

Rick Sarro May 16, 2019 Comments Off on Wishing You Were Fishing?

A heavy gully washer rain had just occurred, and fishermen everywhere were ready and waiting to wet a line. Spring fishing is hard to beat, and a real good way to catch a lunker

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Gilbert’s Game Plan

Gilbert’s Game Plan

Rick Sarro May 2, 2019 Comments Off on Gilbert’s Game Plan

McNeese’s first-year head football coach has been on the job a mere four months, and he has been quite busy. But Sterlin Gilbert still finishes every other sentence with “there’s still a lot of

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