This Week in Sports: April 24-30


Samantha Sims

Senior second baseman Madison Rayner shares a laugh with first base coach Alana Fremin during the Lady Lions’ 8-4 victory over Nicholls during senior day, Saturday at North Oak Park. (April 22, 2023 – Hammond)

As the spring sports seasons come to a close, softball, baseball, outdoor track and field and golf are still chugging, and the stakes are still high for all four.

Beach volleyball and tennis saw their 2022-23 campaigns end at their respective conference tournaments this weekend, both in Corpus Christi, Texas. 

Here is this week’s sports schedule for Lions athletics:

Golf – Tuesday-Thursday, April 25-27 (All Day) Southland Conference Championships – San Antonio, Texas

Softball – (Home SLC series) vs. McNeese Tuesday, (DH) April 25 at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday, April 26 at 2 p.m. (North Oak Park – Hammond)

Baseball – (Home SLC series) vs. Lamar Friday, April 28 at 6 p.m. $5 Friday, Saturday, April 29 at 6 p.m. Fireworks at The Pat / Baseball Bingo, Sunday, April 30 at 1 p.m. Military Sunday (Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field – Hammond)

Outdoor track and field is off this week with the Southland Conference Championships happening next week in Commerce, Texas.