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Lance Edwards


Beaumont, TX, United States

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Past articles by Lance:

Finalists announced for 2019 Willie Ray Smith Award

This year's finalist field has five players who have participated in a state championship. → Read More

Lamar football releases 2019 schedule

Cardinals play back-to-back home games to start the season before taking a trip to College Station to play Texas A&M in week three. → Read More

Three-horse race for 21-6A boys basketball title

West Brook High school, United High School, and North Shore high school are all battling each other in the next seven days. → Read More

Port Arthur Memorial coach and mentor Kary Vincent Sr. has died

Coach Vincent was a Port Arthur native who played college football at Texas A&M and was drafted by the New Orleans Saints. His son Kary Vincent Jr., currently plays for LSU. → Read More

Cardinals Ink 10 on Early Signing Day

BEAUMONT, Texas – Lamar University signed four high school standouts to National Letters of Intent and added six junior college transfers announced LU head coach Mike Schultz at a press conference Wednesday morning in the Dauphin Athletics Complex. The 2018-19 season marks the second year the NCAA allowed an early signing period for high school seniors in the sport of football, a switch from the… → Read More

Lamar football watch party scheduled at Buffalo Wild Wings Saturday

Not traveling to Iowa for Lamar game on Saturday? No problem, there's going to be a big watch party in Beaumont. → Read More

#409Sports U.I.L. Bi-District football scores and videos

Watch #409Sports every Friday night during the regular football season on 12News at 10:20 p.m. → Read More

Hamshire-Fannett Middle School rodeo star named 12 Star Athlete of the Week

Ethan Winckler loves football, basketball, his girlfriend and rodeo. You're not going to see very many middle schoolers win athlete of the week, but this world champion definitely fits the title. → Read More

Port Neches-Groves forced to forfeit Crosby game for rules violation

PN-G head coach Brandon Faircloth tells 12 News his staff did not take photos, videos, or send text messages during the Crosby game on October 12. → Read More

After 56,000 jump shots, HJ's Davis becomes the Gun Club leader

The Gun Club is an elite group at Hardin-Jefferson chosen from the basketball players who spent their entire summer working on their jump shot. → Read More

Orangefield's top hitter Bailee Click named Athlete of the Week

If you've watched Orangefield volleyball matches this season, then you've seen this week's 12 Star Athlete of the week in action. → Read More

HJ's Payton Sparks named 12 Star Athlete of the Week

Payton Sparks is a young lady of few words; However, her leadership on the volleyball court is a major reason for the Hawks being tied for first place. → Read More

Silsbee's Dakota Matthews named 12 Star Athlete of the Week

Dakota is a senior leader on the Silsbee volleyball team. → Read More

"Once an Eagle" tells the story of Newton football history

Bobby Bean wrote a book released last month that explains why the Newton football tradition is rich in tradition and continues to have the burning desire to win after 103 seasons. → Read More

Hats off to United States Marine Lonnie Foster from Silsbee

One year ago, Foster was playing football for the Silsbee Tigers. Now he's a U.S. Marine. → Read More

Inside the Lines on #409Sports visits Silsbee, PN-G, WO-S and HJ

It doesn't get any better than high school football season in Southeast Texas. → Read More

Springer leaves Sunday's game grasping left hand

Springer appeared to be favoring his left hand or arm Sunday following a headfirst dive into the bag. → Read More

Two players sign late summer baseball scholarships

Hunter Curtis (PN-G) and Garrett Neale (HJ) celebrated late summer offers to play the game they love while getting some tuition paid for at the same time. → Read More

Beaumont MMA fighter Ryan Spann earns UFC Contract

According to, Spann, a Beaumont native, is one of four fighters signed by Dana White during the Contender Series event on Tuesday. → Read More

Lamar University names new softball coach

BEAUMONT, Texas – Amy Hooks has been named as Lamar University head softball coach announced Director of Athletics Marco Born Wednesday afternoon. Hooks comes to Beaumont after spending the previous six seasons as an assistant at Northwestern State. “I’m very pleased to announce Amy as our new head softball coach,” said Born. “She comes to us highly recommended. Amy is known for her ability to… → Read More