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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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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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Spring Sports Shutdown At MSU

Spring Sports Shutdown At MSU

Rick Sarro April 2, 2020 Comments Off on Spring Sports Shutdown At MSU

A light switch comes to mind as a good metaphor for how the McNeese Cowboys basketball season extended into tournament play on a Dru Kuxhausen 3 pointer with .5 seconds left. That same light

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Free Agency Fun Is Just Beginning

Free Agency Fun Is Just Beginning

Rick Sarro March 19, 2020 Comments Off on Free Agency Fun Is Just Beginning

The most important position in all of sports has hijacked the NFL’s off season. From Tom Brady to Drew Brees to Phillip Rivers over to Dak Prescott and Cam Newton. And let’s not forget

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Another Reboot For MSU Football

Another Reboot For MSU Football

Rick Sarro February 6, 2020 Comments Off on Another Reboot For MSU Football

McNeese State got a new head football coach and there is no doubt the university hierarchy believes they found the right one. The Cowboys also hired a philosopher, master of metaphors, recruiting guru, super

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