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Construction Zone Ahead

Construction Zone Ahead

Rick Sarro May 6, 2022 Comments Off on Construction Zone Ahead

McNeese coach Gary Goff is in the business of building a football program. And like many businesses around the region, state and country, he is short on workers. For now, anyway. On a weekly

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Polar Opposites

Polar Opposites

Rick Sarro March 24, 2022 Comments Off on Polar Opposites

With first-year head coaches and almost entirely new rosters, I didn’t expect sterling results from either of McNeese’s basketball teams this season. The Cowboys and Cowgirls have both surprised me, but in totally different

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Sean Payton: A Sweet Sixteen Years

Sean Payton: A Sweet Sixteen Years

Rick Sarro March 4, 2022 Comments Off on Sean Payton: A Sweet Sixteen Years

Just a few weeks ago in these pages of Lagniappe I wrote a column on the season that was for the New Orleans Saints and what their priorities would be for the upcoming off-season.

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A Saints Season To Remember And Forget

A Saints Season To Remember And Forget

Rick Sarro February 11, 2022 Comments Off on A Saints Season To Remember And Forget

Sean Payton survived 2021. But you can’t blame him if he had some PTSD flashbacks from Hurricane Katrina some 15 years ago. It was 2006 when Payton became the New Orleans Saints’ head coach

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New Head Cowboy Pulling The Reins

New Head Cowboy Pulling The Reins

Rick Sarro January 21, 2022 Comments Off on New Head Cowboy Pulling The Reins

As expected, Gary Goff said all the right things for a 48-year-old football coach who has been around the game for his entire adult life. Goff emphasized his culture of toughness and discipline, winning

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From Touchdown Jesus To Death Valley

From Touchdown Jesus To Death Valley

Rick Sarro January 4, 2022 Comments Off on From Touchdown Jesus To Death Valley

I’m sure LSU athletic director Scott Woodward has caught his share of largemouth bass, speckled trout, maybe a few monster reds and a trophy tarpon or two. He can now add a whale to

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Thanks But No Thanks

Thanks But No Thanks

Rick Sarro December 9, 2021 Comments Off on Thanks But No Thanks

McNeese Sacks The WAC I have said for years now that McNeese had to get off their keisters, get their athletic house in order and make an aggressive run at moving out of FCS

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Dream Job Comes To An End

Dream Job Comes To An End

Rick Sarro November 19, 2021 Comments Off on Dream Job Comes To An End

There is an old saying used by those who are fishing on the bayou. “Cut bait.” Simply put, you cut the line. It doesn’t matter what hook, lure, bait or move is on when

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Buried But Not Dead

Buried But Not Dead

Rick Sarro October 28, 2021 Comments Off on Buried But Not Dead

You haven’t forgotten about the McNeese Cowboys have you? Based on the fans’ attendance over the two home games so far, I have to ask the question. You Blue and Gold diehards, don’t take

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Conference Chess Match

Conference Chess Match

Rick Sarro October 8, 2021 Comments Off on Conference Chess Match

A full dose of college football games is played on the field every week. While those games are seen and known about, there are more than a few games of sorts being waged behind

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