Week 7 brings a familiar yet tough opponent for the Cowboys as the No. 16 UIW Cardinals come to town looking to spoil the poke’s homecoming festivities. Back in week four, the Cardinals shut out the pokes 31-0, but head coach Frank Wilson said they’re doing everything in their power this week to ensure that doesn’t happen again.
McNeese basketball fans will get a chance to see both the Cowgirls and Cowboys before they tip-off their seasons, at the McNeese Mayhem on Tuesday, October 26 from 8-9 p.m. at the McNeese Ralph Ward Recreation Complex.
McNeese’s Mason Kinsey and Mason Pierce were named this week’s Southland Conference Defensive and Special Teams Player of the Week, respectively, by the league office on Monday after their performances in Saturday’s 35-17 win over Northwestern State.
Landreneau and the reigning Southland Conference Tournament Champions and NCAA Tournament participant have released the 2022 schedule that includes over 30 games that will be played at Joe Miller Field at Cowgirl Diamond.
After a restful off week, the Cowboys are working to turn things around now in week 6. After a 1-4 start to the season, the Pokes enter this week getting ready to face a familiar opponent in the Northwestern State Demons.
McNeese Football is coming off their bye this week and Pokes Coach Frank Wilson said it came at a good time for his team to recover but also to fix key mistakes. More Specifically, the Cowboys have been prone to slow starts on offense and have been lake luster on third downs this season on both sides of the ball. over the bye, Wilson and his staff analyzed exactly what the problem was in an attempt to fix it.
McNeese volleyball bounced from Thursday’s disappointing loss here Saturday behind a scrappy defense that recorded 52 digs to walk away with a straight-set 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-19) Southland Conference win over Northwestern State.
Cowboy Basketball is set to return in November and today they held their preseason press conference with first-year head coach John Aiken and numerous new faces on the roster. They gave us a sneak peek at what we can expect from the Pokes once the season tips off.
Coming off a career-high 17 tackles, 15 of those in the solo department, McNeese linebacker Kordell Williams has been named this week’s Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Week the league announced on Monday. Weekly awards are presented by GEICO.
It was a game where McNeese jumped out to an early lead, but after that, the offense went numb for the rest of the first half. They would find their rhythm after halftime outscoring Southeastern 28-14, but missed opportunities along the way result in the pokes coming up short.
The McNeese Cowboys are getting ready for their week five rivalry game against the Southeastern Lions. They’re 0-1 in conference play but they’re hoping to change their fortune come Saturday in ‘The Hole.’
As the Cowboys return to ‘The Hole’ for the second time this season, they’ll do so against a familiar opponent in the Southeastern Lions. Last season’s match-up was a one-possession game in favor of the Lions.
The Southland Conference, following the unanimous approval of its presidential Board of Directors, has extended an invitation of membership to Texas A&M University-Commerce, the league and institution announced Tuesday morning. The university, a longstanding NCAA Division II power located an hour east of Dallas, will officially join the Southland on July 1, 2022, and begin a four-year transition into Division I at the same time.
Following a disappointing blowout at the hands of UIW’s high-powered offense, the Cowboy defense will have to forgive and forget as they turn around to face another elite Southland offense in Southeastern.
It was a battle of the league’s top two volleyball statistical team leaders as McNeese and Houston Baptist battled it out here Saturday in the Southland Conference opener but the Huskies prevailed 3-0 (23-25, 20-25, 23-25) in a match that consisted of 35 ties and 18 lead changes.
After a one-year hiatus, the McNeese Track and field team was able to host the Cowboy Stampede. The event featured student-athletes at the collegiate and high school levels who took place in different races to showcase their athletic talent.
Incarnate Word scored on the game’s opening possession then recovered a live ball off a pooch kick on the ensuing kickoff which led to another touchdown and a quick 14-0 lead, paving the way for a 31-0 win over McNeese in the Southland Conference opener for both teams.
The Cowboys begin conference play this week against Incarnate Word. Their last meeting in the spring didn’t go the Cowboy’s way but Frank Wilson and his team are more confident and experienced this time around.
Freshman Aryn Johnson and senior Regan Stiawalt combined for 23 kills here Tuesday night to lead McNeese volleyball to a straight-set (25-16, 25-18, 25-13) win over Texas Southern in the final tune-up match before Saturday’s Southland Conference opener at Houston Baptist.
Leading up to the third game of the season against Incarnate Word, McNeese football head coach Frank Wilson, linebacker Kordell Williams and kicker Jacob Abel met with the media for a press conference.
It took a little longer than expected, but McNeese is finally in the win column after an impressive come from behind victory over Southern. The Cowboys ride that momentum into conference play as they head to San Antonio to face UIW’s high-powered offense.
Leading up to the third game of the season against Southern, McNeese (0-2) football head coach Frank Wilson, quarterback Cody Orgeron and cornerback Corione Harris met with the media for a press conference.
McNeese entered Saturday’s game against LSU wanting to show some improvement from last week’s season-opening loss to West Florida, and going up against a powerful Tiger squad that was looking to get back on track from their loss to UCLA last week, the Cowboys battled from start to finish in a 34-7 loss.
The game many in Louisiana have been waiting on, especially the Orgeron family, is nearly here. Saturday, LSU will host the McNeese Cowboys pitting father against son, but it seems like just yesterday Coach O was in the Blue and Gold cheering on Cody in the spring.
Leading up to the second game of the season against LSU, McNeese football head coach Frank Wilson and quarterback Cody Orgeron met with the media for a press conference. Watch their press conferences below.
The Cowboys struck first early, but when the second quarter came around the Argonauts were able to take advantage of penalties and made big plays down the stretch to help put them over the top. However, the difference in this game came down to the missed opportunities on special teams.
Cody Orgeron threw for 367 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another 35 yards and a score, but the No. 1 team in Division II, West Florida, took advantage of critical McNeese penalties and scored touchdowns on six of 10 possessions to beat the Cowboys 42-36 in the 2021 season opener.
McNeese volleyball fell 3-1 (25-21, 18-25, 18-25, 21-25) to Houston in its final match of the Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup Saturday morning to end tournament play with a 1-2 record. McNeese (4-3) was led in kills by Regan Stiawalt’s 11.
The Cowboy’s defense is predicted to be the best in the Southland this fall. With all-conference players like Isaiah Chambers and Mason Kinsey on the front four, they’ll look to use all the weapons they have in the holster.
“Yeah, it’s been awesome. We’ve had two weeks to prepare for the team,” said Orgeron. “Obviously over the summer to breaking them down getting an idea of what they like to do but really these past two weeks really honing in on them to see what they like to do defensively, offensively, and special teams. Know what area’s to attack they’re a great football team, but excited to get out there Saturday and compete in front of our fans.”
The countdown is on. There are just five days left until the Pokes kickoff their 2021 fall season against West Florida. The outlook around McNeese is trending up after returning many of their starters from the spring season.
The McNeese Cowboys are set to open the 2021 football season on Saturday when the Pokes host the Division II defending National Champion, West Florida. Ahead of McNeese’s first game, the Cowboys released their official depth chart.
Visits to Power 5 conference members LSU, TCU and Kansas State as well as the season opener at SMU and trips to Seattle, Wyoming and UTEP, highlights the 2021-22 McNeese Cowboys basketball schedule, first-year head coach John Aiken announced on Monday.