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Atwood leads Lamar past Arlington Baptist 106-61

Nov. 8, 2019 11:14 PM EST

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — T.J. Atwood scored a career-high 25 points on 11-of-16 shooting and Lamar beat NCCAA-member Arlington Baptist 106-61 on Friday night. Atwood was one of six players in double figures for the Cardinals (2-0). Corey Nickerson scored 21, Ayaan Sohail and Davion Buster each scored 12,...

Buster carries Lamar over Champion Christian College 86-40

Nov. 5, 2019 7:08 PM EST

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Davion Buster had a career-high 23 points with nine assists and five steals as Lamar easily defeated Champion Christian College 86-40 on Tuesday. Lamar scored the first 16 points of the game as the Tigers didn't make a field goal until Kentrell Jacobs' 3-pointer with 13:24 remaining...

Smith sets career high, Central Ark. dominates Lamar 45-17

Nov. 2, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Breylin Smith threw for a career-best 434 yards and four touchdowns as Central Arkansas walked over Lamar 45-17 in Southland Conference action on Saturday. Smith set a career high last week, throwing for 405 yards and four scores as the Bears rallied to beat Sam Houston State 29-25,...

Top Democrats clash over health care at marquee Iowa event

Nov. 2, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The leading Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination clashed over the critical issue of health care while offering starkly contrasting visions for the nation's ideological direction before thousands of cheering Iowa activists at a raucous event kicking off the...

Texas county jail inmate dies after saying not feeling well

Oct. 26, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A county jail inmate in southeastern Texas has died after complaining while in the jail infirmary of not feeling well. Jefferson County jail officials say in a news release that 45-year-old Christopher Lee of Beaumont died Friday while being taken to a hospital in the city about 75...

Buttigieg starting to pay price for success: More scrutiny

Oct. 25, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — For much of the year, Pete Buttigieg has glided through the Democratic presidential campaign, raising stunning amounts of money, impressing many with his calm eloquence and gaining ground in early voting Iowa. Now he is starting to pay the price of success. New to national politics, the...

Grand jury declines to indict monsignor in consent case

Oct. 21, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas grand jury has declined to indict the onetime deputy to Cardinal Daniel DiNardo on charges he sexually assaulted a married woman in a case that raised questions about consent in the #MeToo era. The Harris County District Attorney's Office had presented the case against Monsignor...

Police: Officer shoots robbery suspect during motel struggle

Oct. 8, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Police in Southeast Texas say an officer shot and killed a robbery suspect after he grabbed the officer's baton and began beating him with it. The incident happened shortly after midnight Monday at a Beaumont motel on Interstate 10. Police Chief Jimmy Singletary tells KBMT-TV in...

Hoy rallies Lamar to beat Abilene Christian 27-24

Oct. 5, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Jordan Hoy threw two touchdown passes and ran for the winning score as he rallied Lamar late to beat Abilene Christian 27-24 on Saturday night, snapping a three-game skid. Lamar trailed 24-17 midway through the fourth quarter when Bailey Giffen booted a 41-yard field goal to close to...

Southeast Texas man charged with killing his 4 roommates

Sep. 30, 2019 10:32 AM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Police say a Southeast Texas man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his four roommates during an argument. Beaumont police say 22-year-old Lively James Stratton of Beaumont was being held Monday on four murder counts. Bond was $4 million. Officer Carol Riley says Sunday's...