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Starks, Bengals ready for second season

As LSU Eunice enters its second season of mens basketball, Bengal head coach Byron Starks is excited about the possibilites.
“I feel like the first year was a good year,” Starks said. “We are looking for to an even better season this second year.”
The Bengals finished 14-15 overall and 4-5 in Louisiana Community College Athletic Conference play.
“We had a group of young men who came in and did an outstanding job as they laid a foundation,” the coach said.

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Collins named LSUE softball coach

LSU Eunice has named Meghan Collins as the third head softball coach in program history, athletic director Jeff Willis announced on Tuesday.
Collins' hiring is pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors.
“Coach Collins stood out among an impressive candidate pool thanks to her credentials and overall passion for the coaching profession,” LSU Eunice athletic director Jeff Willis said.
“Her entire coaching career has centered in the Gulf Coast, and her relationships and reputation as a recruiter, both state wide and regionally, really stood out.”

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Andy Lee, a six-time national champion and three-time national coach of the year, is leaving LSUE for the head softball coach job at Northwest Florida State College. (File photo)

Softball coach Lee leaving LSUE

Andy Lee, a six-time national champion and three-time national coach of the year, has been named the next head softball coach at Northwest Florida State College, Athletic Director Ramsey Ross announced Wednesday afternoon.

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LSU Eunice’s Dane Dixon has been named to the NJCAA Division II All-American first-team. (File photo)

Dixon earns first-team All-American honors

After an undefeated season on the mound, LSU Eunice’s Dane Dixon has been named to the NJCAA Division II All-American first-team, the organization announced on Tuesday. Dixon is one of 36 student-athletes to be recognized by the NJCAA on the three-team All-American squad.
“Dane exemplifies everything you want in a student-athlete both on and off the field,” LSU Eunice head coach Jeff Willis said. “He has lived every one of our core values since the day he stepped on campus and has been rewarded with a tremendous season and great recognition.”

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