After competing in five rodeos this fall season, the McNeese State University women's rodeo team is ranked No. 3 in the nation by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. The men's rodeo team is ranked No. 12. Kyla Foster, Bell City, is ranked third in the nation in breakaway roping and third in All-around Cowgirl standings. Chelsea Carroll, Opelousas, is ranked seventh in both breakaway roping and in All-around Cowgirl standings. Paige Plush, Merryville, is ranked 15th in breakaway roping. Lauren Hansen, Sulphur, is ranked No. 3 in the nation in goat tying, with Kirsten Smith, St.
After competing in five rodeos this fall season, the McNeese State University women’s rodeo team is ranked No. 3 in the nation by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. The men’s rodeo team is ranked No. 12.
Colten Miller, a marketing senior from Lake Charles, and Leah Moore, a nursing major from Welsh, have been named as McNeese's 2013 Homecoming King and Queen.
CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital donated $5,000 to the McNeese State University Alumni Association to help sponsor 2013 Homecoming week activities.
Members of the 1963 McNeese football team are serving as the grand parade marshals of the 2013 Homecoming parade at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17.
Lake Charles Toyota has donated $5,000 for the operation of the new McNeese radio station KBYS located at 88.3 FM that will be laucned in 2014.
The W.R. Grace Foundation has donated $6,000 to McNeese State University through the Foundation to be divided between the McNeese colleges of business and engineering.
Cops and Jocks has donated $15,000 to McNeese Athletics through the McNeese Foundation.
Westlake Chemical has donated $5,000 to the McNeese State University College of Engineering through the Foundation for the college's engineering endowment campaign.
McNeese fans have a chance to give a competitive edge to their Cowboys against one of their big rivals - the Cardinals of Lamar University - by donating blood in the name of the university now through Nov. 20.