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POTENTIAL, PROMISE, AND PITFALLS: THE 2022 MCNEESE COWBOYS

POTENTIAL, PROMISE, AND PITFALLS: THE 2022 MCNEESE COWBOYS

Rick Sarro September 16, 2022 Comments Off on POTENTIAL, PROMISE, AND PITFALLS: THE 2022 MCNEESE COWBOYS

By Rick Sarro I can offer up a slew of metaphors to describe McNeese’s 2022 football program and the season fast approaching. The Cowboys, with their fourth head coach since 2018, are building from scratch.

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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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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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Battle Tested

Battle Tested

Rick Sarro January 9, 2020 Comments Off on Battle Tested

The McNeese Cowboys basketball team spent a good portion of November on the road banking coin playing those annual early season guaranteed money games. It helps with the budget, no doubt, and allows this

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La Familia … Season One

La Familia … Season One

Rick Sarro December 19, 2019 Comments Off on La Familia … Season One

Over the last 10 years or so, I have come around on this chemistry thing in sports.   Camaraderie in the locker room.Brotherhood, bonding and foxhole mentality and all that. I tended to think

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What Did You Expect?

What Did You Expect?

Rick Sarro November 7, 2019 Comments Off on What Did You Expect?

You expect the sun to rise and set every day. You expect your car or truck to start on every turn of the ignition or those fancy push buttons. (Can anyone tell me why

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That Southern Boom

That Southern Boom

Brad Goins September 19, 2019 Comments Off on That Southern Boom

Lake Charles Buccaneers Keep MSU’s Cannons Firing By Brad Goins Faithful fans of McNeese football know that each time the Cowboys score, they are saluted by a blast from a cannon. It’s not a

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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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The Progress Of Jeanie, The Hero Dog

The Progress Of Jeanie, The Hero Dog

Brad Goins September 5, 2019 Comments Off on The Progress Of Jeanie, The Hero Dog

For a few years now, Lagniappe has been following the saga of “local canine hero” Jeanie The Three-Legged Dog. There’s a book about her. She frequently appears on various media venues around the country.

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