LAKE CHARLES - McNeese State University Athletic Director Bruce Hemphill says McNeese's plans for building an on-campus basketball arena are "moving forward quickly." Hemphill tells The American Press (http://bit.ly/1mUplDE ) that the school has secured financing for the project and signed contracts with a local architect. A start date has... more »
LAKE CHARLES - Athletics director Tommy McClelland has introduced 33-year-old Justin Hill as McNeese State's 13th baseball coach. Hill replaces Terry Burrows, who resigned after the team finished 23-31, 10-17 in the Southland Conference. Hill has spent 10 years as an assistant at five schools, the last two years at... more »
PROVIDENCE, RI - The Southern Jaguars now know when they will open their season vs the University of Houston on August 30th. The Jags and Cougars will play at Reliant Stadium at 7:30pm CT.
The game can be viewed by fans on ESPN3.
The Big East made the... more »
HAMMOND - Brandon Fortenberry scored 11 of his 23 points during a key, late stretch to lift Southeastern Louisiana over McNeese State 79-68 Thursday night. Fortenberry scored his 11 as the Lions (11-17, 9-8 Southland Conference) outscored the Cowboys 13-5 in the final 5 minutes to blow open what was... more »
HUNTSVILLE, Texas - Dontae Cannon tied the game with 3 seconds to play in regulation, then scored again with a second to play in overtime to lift McNeese State to a 59-58 win over Sam Houston State Thursday night. Cannon finished with 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists for... more »
LAKE CHARLES - McNeese State University officials have closed Kaufman Hall until further notice because removal of a door led to the release of asbestos, which has contaminated multiple areas of the building. University President Philip Williams says that a door on the third floor of Kaufman Hall, which is... more »
A finalist for the president's position at McNeese State University in Lake Charles has withdrawn, leaving just two finalists for the job.
Linda Rinker is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Western Connecticut State University. She withdrew yesterday.
Later this week, the other two finalists,... more »