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  • Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

    Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

    Sunday, October 22 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-10-22 04:16:02 GMT

    HOUSTON (AP) - Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series for only the second time, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.    Just four years removed from their third straight 100-loss season in 2013, the Astros shut down the Yankees on consecutive nights after dropping three in a row in the Bronx.    Next up for...

    HOUSTON (AP) - Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series for only the second time, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.    Just four years removed from their third straight 100-loss season in 2013, the Astros shut down the Yankees on consecutive nights after dropping three in a row in the Bronx.    Next up for...

  • Guice leads No. 24 LSU over Ole Miss 40-24

    Guice leads No. 24 LSU over Ole Miss 40-24

    Sunday, October 22 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-10-22 04:05:10 GMT
    LSU RB Derrius Guice (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff)LSU RB Derrius Guice (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff)

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Derrius Guice ran for a season-high 276 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 24 LSU over Mississippi 40-24 on Saturday night.    LSU (6-2, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) has won three straight games, all in conference play. Danny Etling threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns and coach Ed Orgeron won in his return as a head coach to Oxford.

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Derrius Guice ran for a season-high 276 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 24 LSU over Mississippi 40-24 on Saturday night.    LSU (6-2, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) has won three straight games, all in conference play. Danny Etling threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns and coach Ed Orgeron won in his return as a head coach to Oxford.

  • Teurlings product Cole Kelley falls in 2nd start, as Auburn wins 52-20

    Teurlings product Cole Kelley falls in 2nd start, as Auburn wins 52-20

    Sunday, October 22 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-10-22 04:00:12 GMT

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Kamryn Pettway rushed for 90 yards and three touchdowns and Auburn bounced back from a loss to LSU.    The rushing yards are the most for Pettway since he gained 128 in a win last month over Mercer, and the Tigers (6-2, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) rushed for 345 yards overall. 

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Kamryn Pettway rushed for 90 yards and three touchdowns and Auburn bounced back from a loss to LSU.    The rushing yards are the most for Pettway since he gained 128 in a win last month over Mercer, and the Tigers (6-2, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) rushed for 345 yards overall. 

  • Friday Night Football Week 8 Scores

    Friday Night Football Week 8 Scores

    Saturday, October 21 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-10-21 04:51:10 GMT
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    Scores for week 8 of Friday Night Football on KATC.

    Scores for week 8 of Friday Night Football on KATC.

  • Ragin' Cajuns Ride Defensive Wave to Sweep of App State

    Ragin' Cajuns Ride Defensive Wave to Sweep of App State

    Saturday, October 21 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-10-21 04:26:35 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team was driven by a dominant defensive performance in a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-19) win over Appalachian State on Friday at Earl K. Long Gym.   The Ragin' Cajuns (15-8, 8-1 Sun Belt) out-blocked the Mountaineers (7-16, 2-7 Sun Belt) by a 12-2 margin and forced the visitors into 27 total attack errors in the match.   Louisiana spread its offense around with six different players accounting for at least four kills. The sq...
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team was driven by a dominant defensive performance in a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-19) win over Appalachian State on Friday at Earl K. Long Gym.   The Ragin' Cajuns (15-8, 8-1 Sun Belt) out-blocked the Mountaineers (7-16, 2-7 Sun Belt) by a 12-2 margin and forced the visitors into 27 total attack errors in the match.   Louisiana spread its offense around with six different players accounting for at least four kills. The sq...
  • HSFB 10/19 Church Point vs. Crowley & Carencro vs. Rayne

    HSFB 10/19 Church Point vs. Crowley & Carencro vs. Rayne

    Friday, October 20 2017 1:39 AM EDT2017-10-20 05:39:25 GMT
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    Final: Church Point 42 Crowley 34 Final: Rayne 31 Carencro 21

    Final: Church Point 42 Crowley 34 Final: Rayne 31 Carencro 21

  • Arkansas State runs away from Cajuns in Thursday night blowout

    Arkansas State runs away from Cajuns in Thursday night blowout

    Friday, October 20 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-10-20 04:03:29 GMT
    JONESBORO, Ark. – Justice Hansen tossed a pair of first-half touchdowns and rushed for another as Arkansas State built a 34-3 lead at halftime and defeated the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, 47-3, in a Sun Belt Conference game Thursday night at Centennial Bank Stadium.     Hansen, who completed 23 of 37 passes for 275 yards while adding 121 yards on the ground on 13 carries, tossed a 44-yard strike to Justin McInnis early in the second quarter before scoring on ...
    JONESBORO, Ark. – Justice Hansen tossed a pair of first-half touchdowns and rushed for another as Arkansas State built a 34-3 lead at halftime and defeated the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, 47-3, in a Sun Belt Conference game Thursday night at Centennial Bank Stadium.     Hansen, who completed 23 of 37 passes for 275 yards while adding 121 yards on the ground on 13 carries, tossed a 44-yard strike to Justin McInnis early in the second quarter before scoring on ...
  • Louisiana drummed by Arkansas State 47-3

    Louisiana drummed by Arkansas State 47-3

    Thursday, October 19 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-10-20 03:43:13 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    JONESBORO, Ark. – Justice Hansen tossed a pair of first-half touchdowns and rushed for another as Arkansas State built a 34-3 lead at halftime and defeated the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns, 47-3, in a Sun Belt Conference game Thursday night at Centennial Bank Stadium.   Hansen, who completed 23 of 37 passes for 275 yards while adding 121 yards on the ground on 13 carries, tossed a 44-yard strike to Justin McInnis early in the second quarter before scoring on a 20-yard TD ru...

    JONESBORO, Ark. – Justice Hansen tossed a pair of first-half touchdowns and rushed for another as Arkansas State built a 34-3 lead at halftime and defeated the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns, 47-3, in a Sun Belt Conference game Thursday night at Centennial Bank Stadium.   Hansen, who completed 23 of 37 passes for 275 yards while adding 121 yards on the ground on 13 carries, tossed a 44-yard strike to Justin McInnis early in the second quarter before scoring on a 20-yard TD ru...

  • High School Volleyball: Wednesday, October 18

    High School Volleyball: Wednesday, October 18

    Thursday, October 19 2017 12:13 AM EDT2017-10-19 04:13:28 GMT

    Rayne 3, Iota 1 Teurlings 3, Notre Dame 0

    Rayne 3, Iota 1 Teurlings 3, Notre Dame 0

  • UL softball coach on leave

    UL softball coach on leave

    Thursday, October 19 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-10-19 04:01:53 GMT

    UL Softball Coach Mike Lotief has been on leave for two weeks because he raised issues about basic services for his players, his lawyer says. 

    UL Softball Coach Mike Lotief has been on leave for two weeks because he raised issues about basic services for his players, his lawyer says. 

  • UL football player accused of felony identity theft

    UL football player accused of felony identity theft

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-10-19 02:45:10 GMT
    Lafayette Police DepartmentLafayette Police Department

    A Ragin' Cajuns football player has been kicked off the team after being arrested for felony identity theft.  

    A Ragin' Cajuns football player has been kicked off the team after being arrested for felony identity theft.  

  • Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

    Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-10-18 03:50:00 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October.    Yankee Stadium sounds like it's ready, too.    "That ballpark is alive," Judge said after this latest rousing rally.                    Judge ignited a comeback with a home run , then hit a tying double during a four-run eighth inning to spur the unflappable Yankees over t...
    NEW YORK (AP) - With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October.    Yankee Stadium sounds like it's ready, too.    "That ballpark is alive," Judge said after this latest rousing rally.                    Judge ignited a comeback with a home run , then hit a tying double during a four-run eighth inning to spur the unflappable Yankees over t...
  • Cajuns get Ready for Rivalry Matchup Against Red Wolves

    Cajuns get Ready for Rivalry Matchup Against Red Wolves

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-10-18 03:48:11 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE – Coming off a midweek victory in its last contest, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team resumes Sun Belt Conference play on Thursday when it travels to Jonesboro, Ark., to face Arkansas State in a nationally-televised game at Centennial Bank Stadium.   Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., and will be televised nationally on ESPNU with Shawn Kenney (play-by-play) and Ray Bentley (color) providing the commentary. The game will also be available statewide o...
    LAFAYETTE – Coming off a midweek victory in its last contest, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team resumes Sun Belt Conference play on Thursday when it travels to Jonesboro, Ark., to face Arkansas State in a nationally-televised game at Centennial Bank Stadium.   Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., and will be televised nationally on ESPNU with Shawn Kenney (play-by-play) and Ray Bentley (color) providing the commentary. The game will also be available statewide o...
  • Challenging Schedule Awaits UL in 2018

    Challenging Schedule Awaits UL in 2018

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:58:42 GMT

    Coach Garry Brodhead said he no longer needs to try building a winning mentality around UL. After three-straight 20-win seasons it's there. This season is about raising the bar and it starts with a tougher non-conference schedule.

    Coach Garry Brodhead said he no longer needs to try building a winning mentality around UL. After three-straight 20-win seasons it's there. This season is about raising the bar and it starts with a tougher non-conference schedule.

  • Arkansas QB Kelley likely to play again for injured Allen

    Arkansas QB Kelley likely to play again for injured Allen

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:56:35 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said Monday that starter Austin Allen isn't likely to play on Saturday against the Tigers (5-2, 3-1), despite continued improvement since injuring his throwing shoulder in the second half against South Carolina two weeks ago. "If it came to a point later in the week where he could practice Thursday, I think there's merit to (Allen returning this week)," Bielema said. "Where he's at right now, I'd say we're sti...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said Monday that starter Austin Allen isn't likely to play on Saturday against the Tigers (5-2, 3-1), despite continued improvement since injuring his throwing shoulder in the second half against South Carolina two weeks ago. "If it came to a point later in the week where he could practice Thursday, I think there's merit to (Allen returning this week)," Bielema said. "Where he's at right now, I'd say we're sti...
  • Cajun Men Leaning on Experience in 2018

    Cajun Men Leaning on Experience in 2018

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:19:53 GMT

    "The expectations are the same as always," said UL head coach Bob Marlin. The Cajuns will lean on experience in 208 chasing consecutive 20-win seasons.

    "The expectations are the same as always," said UL head coach Bob Marlin. The Cajuns will lean on experience in 208 chasing consecutive 20-win seasons.

  • Saints win wild thriller over Lions

    Saints win wild thriller over Lions

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:59:51 GMT
    Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)

    The New Orleans Saints defeat the Detroit Lions 52-38. 

    The New Orleans Saints defeat the Detroit Lions 52-38. 

  • Cajuns Soccer Lose Heartbreaker In Double OT To App State

    Cajuns Soccer Lose Heartbreaker In Double OT To App State

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:54:08 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    LAFAYETTE – On a hot day at the Ragin' Cajuns Soccer/Track Complex the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team dropped a heartbreaker in double overtime, 3-2, to the Appalachian State Mountaineers.

    LAFAYETTE – On a hot day at the Ragin' Cajuns Soccer/Track Complex the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team dropped a heartbreaker in double overtime, 3-2, to the Appalachian State Mountaineers.

  • RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Cajuns Rally Withstood by Red Wolves in Jonesboro

    RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Cajuns Rally Withstood by Red Wolves in Jonesboro

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:48:19 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    Press Release JONESBORO, Ark. – Arkansas State claimed the Sun Belt Conference rematch with the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team by a 3-1 (25-15, 25-21, 21-25, 25-22) count on Sunday at the Convocation Center. Louisiana (14-8, 7-1 Sun Belt) had a nine-match win streak snapped, falling for the first time since Sept. 15 vs. Wright State.

    Press Release JONESBORO, Ark. – Arkansas State claimed the Sun Belt Conference rematch with the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team by a 3-1 (25-15, 25-21, 21-25, 25-22) count on Sunday at the Convocation Center. Louisiana (14-8, 7-1 Sun Belt) had a nine-match win streak snapped, falling for the first time since Sept. 15 vs. Wright State.

  • Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

    Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:23:59 GMT
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    HOUSTON (AP) - Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson wants more.    After setting two rookie touchdown records in a win over Cleveland on Sunday, Watson wasn't completely satisfied.    Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Texans the 33-17 victory.    Watson has thrown 15 touchdown passes this season, the most in NFL history by a rookie...
    HOUSTON (AP) - Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson wants more.    After setting two rookie touchdown records in a win over Cleveland on Sunday, Watson wasn't completely satisfied.    Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Texans the 33-17 victory.    Watson has thrown 15 touchdown passes this season, the most in NFL history by a rookie...
  • LSU stuns #10 Auburn 27-23

    LSU stuns #10 Auburn 27-23

    Saturday, October 14 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-10-15 00:49:17 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - D.J. Chark returned a punt 75 yards for a touchdown, Connor Culp kicked clutch field goals of 42 and 36 yards inside the final three minutes, and LSU rallied from a 20-point deficit to beat No. 10 Auburn 27-23 on Saturday.    LSU's defense improved dramatically in the second half, not allowing a point. That enabled LSU (5-2, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) to win with special teams play.    Russell...

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - D.J. Chark returned a punt 75 yards for a touchdown, Connor Culp kicked clutch field goals of 42 and 36 yards inside the final three minutes, and LSU rallied from a 20-point deficit to beat No. 10 Auburn 27-23 on Saturday.    LSU's defense improved dramatically in the second half, not allowing a point. That enabled LSU (5-2, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) to win with special teams play.    Russell...

  • Astros beat Yankees 2-1 in Game 2 of ALCS

    Astros beat Yankees 2-1 in Game 2 of ALCS

    Saturday, October 14 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-10-15 00:41:22 GMT
    By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer    HOUSTON (AP) - A lot of swings and misses for the New York Yankees, who are in another 0-2 series hole in the playoffs.    Maybe the Yankees just need to get to the potential elimination games - they don't seem to lose those.    New York catcher Gary Sanchez was unable to come up with a short-hop relay throw from shortstop Didi Gregorius with Jose Altuve charging toward the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning, a...
    By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer    HOUSTON (AP) - A lot of swings and misses for the New York Yankees, who are in another 0-2 series hole in the playoffs.    Maybe the Yankees just need to get to the potential elimination games - they don't seem to lose those.    New York catcher Gary Sanchez was unable to come up with a short-hop relay throw from shortstop Didi Gregorius with Jose Altuve charging toward the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning, a...
  • Friday Night Football Week 7 scores

    Friday Night Football Week 7 scores

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-10-14 03:55:11 GMT
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    For that match up and more don’t forget to catch Friday Night Football tonight at 10:35 p.m. on KATC. Check back here for up to the minute score updates and download the Scorestream app for more of the night's games. 

    For that match up and more don’t forget to catch Friday Night Football tonight at 10:35 p.m. on KATC. Check back here for up to the minute score updates and download the Scorestream app for more of the night's games. 

  • Basile beats Elton 28-26 to win 'Battle of the Bayou' Trophy

    Basile beats Elton 28-26 to win 'Battle of the Bayou' Trophy

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-10-13 04:34:17 GMT

    ELTON, La. - The Basile Bearcats were able to outlast a tough Elton Indians sqaud Thursday night to once again claim the Battle of the Bayou Trophy as their own.

    ELTON, La. - The Basile Bearcats were able to outlast a tough Elton Indians sqaud Thursday night to once again claim the Battle of the Bayou Trophy as their own.

  • UL Beats Texas State 24-7

    UL Beats Texas State 24-7

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-10-13 04:21:22 GMT
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    The Cajuns defense forced three turnovers, sacking Texas State six times in a 24-7 win Thursday night. UL is now 3-2 on the season.

    The Cajuns defense forced three turnovers, sacking Texas State six times in a 24-7 win Thursday night. UL is now 3-2 on the season.

  • High School Volleyball Scores: Wednesday, October 11

    High School Volleyball Scores: Wednesday, October 11

    Thursday, October 12 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-10-12 04:06:11 GMT

    Notre Dame 3, St. Thomas More 0 North Vermilion 3, Opelousas 1

    Notre Dame 3, St. Thomas More 0 North Vermilion 3, Opelousas 1

  • UL's defense breaking through early struggles

    UL's defense breaking through early struggles

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-10-12 03:38:55 GMT
    Jacques Boudreaux played a big part in UL's success Saturday at Idaho and is expected to be a key piece for the Cajuns Thursday night at linebacker.
    Jacques Boudreaux played a big part in UL's success Saturday at Idaho and is expected to be a key piece for the Cajuns Thursday night at linebacker.
  • High School Volleyball: Tuesday, October 10

    High School Volleyball: Tuesday, October 10

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-10-11 04:08:03 GMT

    Acadiana 3, Lafayette 0

    Acadiana 3, Lafayette 0

  • Cajun QB Nunez prepares to make first start against Texas State

    Cajun QB Nunez prepares to make first start against Texas State

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-10-11 03:00:10 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    Andre Nunez prepares to take his first start in what will be a nationally televised game against Texas State on Thursday. It could be perfect timing for the Nunez as Texas State has the second worst pass defense in the Sunbelt Conference.

    Andre Nunez prepares to take his first start in what will be a nationally televised game against Texas State on Thursday. It could be perfect timing for the Nunez as Texas State has the second worst pass defense in the Sunbelt Conference.

  • Rondo expected to miss first month of season with injury

    Rondo expected to miss first month of season with injury

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-10-11 00:48:14 GMT
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans say veteran guard Rajon Rondo is expected to be sidelined about four to six weeks following surgery on Tuesday to repair a core muscle injury.    Rondo's injury occurred during New Orleans' preseason game at Oklahoma City on Friday night.    The Pelicans say Rondo traveled after the injury to Philadelphia, where he was operated on by sports hernia specialist Dr. William Meyers.    The Pelicans acquired Ron...
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans say veteran guard Rajon Rondo is expected to be sidelined about four to six weeks following surgery on Tuesday to repair a core muscle injury.    Rondo's injury occurred during New Orleans' preseason game at Oklahoma City on Friday night.    The Pelicans say Rondo traveled after the injury to Philadelphia, where he was operated on by sports hernia specialist Dr. William Meyers.    The Pelicans acquired Ron...
  • Saints trade Peterson to Cardinals for 2018 draft pick

    Saints trade Peterson to Cardinals for 2018 draft pick

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-10-11 00:33:56 GMT
    Adrian Peterson / MGN Online, NFLAdrian Peterson / MGN Online, NFL

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals, with the worst rushing game in the NFL, have acquired running back Adrian Peterson from the New Orleans Saints in exchange for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick.    The 32-year-old Peterson has rushed for 11,828 yards and 97 touchdowns in his 10-plus pro seasons. The four-time All-Pro and seven-time Pro Bowl selection signed with the Saints during the offseason after spending his first 10 NFL seasons with ...

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals, with the worst rushing game in the NFL, have acquired running back Adrian Peterson from the New Orleans Saints in exchange for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick.    The 32-year-old Peterson has rushed for 11,828 yards and 97 touchdowns in his 10-plus pro seasons. The four-time All-Pro and seven-time Pro Bowl selection signed with the Saints during the offseason after spending his first 10 NFL seasons with ...

  • High School Volleyball: Monday, October 9

    High School Volleyball: Monday, October 9

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-10-10 23:13:35 GMT

    Ascension Episcopal 3, Highland Baptist 0

    Ascension Episcopal 3, Highland Baptist 0

  • Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCS

    Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCS

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-10-10 04:19:44 GMT

    BOSTON (AP) - Justin Verlander came out of the bullpen for the first time in his career, beating Chris Sale in an aces-turned-relievers role reversal on Monday and the Houston Astros advanced to their first AL Championship Series by rallying past the Red Sox 5-4 and eliminating Boston in four games.    "When we saw Verlander run t...

    BOSTON (AP) - Justin Verlander came out of the bullpen for the first time in his career, beating Chris Sale in an aces-turned-relievers role reversal on Monday and the Houston Astros advanced to their first AL Championship Series by rallying past the Red Sox 5-4 and eliminating Boston in four games.    "When we saw Verlander run t...

  • Louisiana Soccer Loses 3-0 At Texas State

    Louisiana Soccer Loses 3-0 At Texas State

    Monday, October 9 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-10-09 04:24:33 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    From UL Athletics: SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team lost 3-0 to the Texas State Bobcats here in San Marcos, wrapping up the road portion of their 2017 Sun Belt Conference regular season schedule.             Louisiana's loss is their second of the weekend, having lost at ULM on Thursday Oct. 5, and it drops their record to 5-7-2 (2-3-2 SBC), while the win puts Texas State's record at ...

    From UL Athletics: SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team lost 3-0 to the Texas State Bobcats here in San Marcos, wrapping up the road portion of their 2017 Sun Belt Conference regular season schedule.             Louisiana's loss is their second of the weekend, having lost at ULM on Thursday Oct. 5, and it drops their record to 5-7-2 (2-3-2 SBC), while the win puts Texas State's record at ...

  • Cajuns Complete Sweep of ULM, Extend Win Streak to Eight

    Cajuns Complete Sweep of ULM, Extend Win Streak to Eight

    Monday, October 9 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-10-09 04:16:06 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team fired away with a .300-plus hitting percentage in each set to sweep ULM 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-13) on Sunday at Earl K. Long Gym.   The Ragin' Cajuns (13-7, 6-0 Sun Belt) increased their winning streak to eight matches and extended the school record undefeated start in conference play.

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team fired away with a .300-plus hitting percentage in each set to sweep ULM 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-13) on Sunday at Earl K. Long Gym.   The Ragin' Cajuns (13-7, 6-0 Sun Belt) increased their winning streak to eight matches and extended the school record undefeated start in conference play.

  • Cajuns defeat Vandals 21-16

    Cajuns defeat Vandals 21-16

    Sunday, October 8 2017 1:13 AM EDT2017-10-08 05:13:57 GMT
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    The Ragin' Cajuns beat the Idaho Vandals 21-16 at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho.  

    The Ragin' Cajuns beat the Idaho Vandals 21-16 at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho.  

  • LSU Sacks Florida 17-16 in Swamp

    LSU Sacks Florida 17-16 in Swamp

    Sunday, October 8 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-10-08 04:19:43 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The LSU Football team showed resilience as the Tigers held on for a 17-16 victory over No. 21 Florida on Saturday afternoon in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. LSU (4-2, 1-1 SEC) built a two-touchdown lead early in the second half, took advantage of a missed PAT and held the nationally-ranked Gators scoreless in the fourth quarter for the key SEC win. 

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The LSU Football team showed resilience as the Tigers held on for a 17-16 victory over No. 21 Florida on Saturday afternoon in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. LSU (4-2, 1-1 SEC) built a two-touchdown lead early in the second half, took advantage of a missed PAT and held the nationally-ranked Gators scoreless in the fourth quarter for the key SEC win. 

  • Friday Night Football: Week 6

    Friday Night Football: Week 6

    Saturday, October 7 2017 12:36 AM EDT2017-10-07 04:36:26 GMT
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    The first games of week six in high school football started with Opelousas losing it's first game in a month, knocked off by Cecilia. Check out the highlights above and catch Friday Night Football, Friday at 10:35 on KATC.

    The first games of week six in high school football started with Opelousas losing it's first game in a month, knocked off by Cecilia. Check out the highlights above and catch Friday Night Football, Friday at 10:35 on KATC.

  • Ragin' Cajuns Establish School Record Conference Start

    Ragin' Cajuns Establish School Record Conference Start

    Saturday, October 7 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-10-07 04:30:45 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE MONROE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team extended its current win streak and established a new school record for best conference start following a 3-1 (25-20, 19-25, 25-13, 25-20) win over ULM at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.   The Ragin' Cajuns win streak moved to seven matches and the squad improved to 12-7, 5-0 Sun Belt. The SBC start bests the previous record conference start of 4-0 established by the 1986 team in the Southland Conference.   After...
    PRESS RELEASE MONROE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team extended its current win streak and established a new school record for best conference start following a 3-1 (25-20, 19-25, 25-13, 25-20) win over ULM at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.   The Ragin' Cajuns win streak moved to seven matches and the squad improved to 12-7, 5-0 Sun Belt. The SBC start bests the previous record conference start of 4-0 established by the 1986 team in the Southland Conference.   After...
  • Southern University changes homecoming game due to Nate

    Southern University changes homecoming game due to Nate

    Thursday, October 5 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-10-05 22:52:32 GMT
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    The Southern University (SU) System and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness continue to monitor forecasts and weather announcements related to Tropical Storm Nate. 

    The Southern University (SU) System and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness continue to monitor forecasts and weather announcements related to Tropical Storm Nate. 

  • UL Volleyball Plays Home-and-Home Against ULM This Weekend

    UL Volleyball Plays Home-and-Home Against ULM This Weekend

    Thursday, October 5 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-10-05 22:29:31 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team concludes a week-long stretch of matches with Louisiana schools by facing ULM in a Sun Belt Conference home-and-home weekend.   The Ragin’ Cajuns (11-7, 4-0 Sun Belt) and Warhawks (4-17, 0-4 Sun Belt) square off in Monroe at Fant-Ewing Coliseum on Friday in a 6:30 p.m. match, then wrap up the weekend twinbill on Sunday at 2 p.m. inside Earl K. Long Gym.   Louisiana carries a six-match winning streak...
    PRESS RELEASE The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team concludes a week-long stretch of matches with Louisiana schools by facing ULM in a Sun Belt Conference home-and-home weekend.   The Ragin’ Cajuns (11-7, 4-0 Sun Belt) and Warhawks (4-17, 0-4 Sun Belt) square off in Monroe at Fant-Ewing Coliseum on Friday in a 6:30 p.m. match, then wrap up the weekend twinbill on Sunday at 2 p.m. inside Earl K. Long Gym.   Louisiana carries a six-match winning streak...
  • UL vs Idaho preview

    UL vs Idaho preview

    Thursday, October 5 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-10-05 04:21:38 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team returns from an open date when it travels to Moscow, Idaho to face Idaho in a Sun Belt Conference game at the Kibbie Dome. 

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team returns from an open date when it travels to Moscow, Idaho to face Idaho in a Sun Belt Conference game at the Kibbie Dome. 

  • Opelousas Tigers getting some angelic help on the football field

    Opelousas Tigers getting some angelic help on the football field

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-10-04 23:34:04 GMT
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    Opelousas football is off to a 4-1 start to the season, including four straight wins. 

    Opelousas football is off to a 4-1 start to the season, including four straight wins. 

  • Louisiana Powers Past SLU, Extends Win Steak to Six

    Louisiana Powers Past SLU, Extends Win Steak to Six

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-10-04 04:29:25 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team stretched its season and home court winning streak to six matches with a hard-fought 3-0 (29-27, 27-25, 25-14) win over Southeastern Louisiana Tuesday night at Earl K. Long Gym.   Louisiana (11-7) staged late comebacks to capture the first and second sets from Southeastern Louisiana (2-16) in extra points. The Ragin' Cajuns put the match away in the third set when freshman Avery Breaux served 16 consecutive points to s...

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team stretched its season and home court winning streak to six matches with a hard-fought 3-0 (29-27, 27-25, 25-14) win over Southeastern Louisiana Tuesday night at Earl K. Long Gym.   Louisiana (11-7) staged late comebacks to capture the first and second sets from Southeastern Louisiana (2-16) in extra points. The Ragin' Cajuns put the match away in the third set when freshman Avery Breaux served 16 consecutive points to s...

  • Pay up or shut up time for LSU Football

    Pay up or shut up time for LSU Football

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-10-04 00:21:16 GMT

    After suffering its second loss of the season to Sunbelt conference opponent Troy over the weekend, calls for LSU to move on from head football coach Ed Orgeron have begun in Baton Rouge.

    After suffering its second loss of the season to Sunbelt conference opponent Troy over the weekend, calls for LSU to move on from head football coach Ed Orgeron have begun in Baton Rouge.

  • Hudspeth To Go With Nunez if Davis Isn't 100 Percent

    Hudspeth To Go With Nunez if Davis Isn't 100 Percent

    Monday, October 2 2017 8:57 PM EDT2017-10-03 00:57:47 GMT

    Hudspeth won't hesitate to go with backup QB Andre Nunez if starter Jordan Davis isn't healthy. UL plays on the road at Idaho on Saturday. The Cajuns are seeking their first Sun Belt win of 2017.

    Hudspeth won't hesitate to go with backup QB Andre Nunez if starter Jordan Davis isn't healthy. UL plays on the road at Idaho on Saturday. The Cajuns are seeking their first Sun Belt win of 2017.

  • Davis Earns SBC Player of the Week

    Davis Earns SBC Player of the Week

    Monday, October 2 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-10-03 00:44:21 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball junior libero Sydney Davis claimed Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time in the past three weeks after the league chose her as the recipient for matches played Sept. 25-Oct. 1.   Davis selection marks the fifth consecutive week that the Ragin' Cajuns have at least one representative on the list of weekly award winners which are voted upon by the Sun Belt's head coaches. &nb...
    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball junior libero Sydney Davis claimed Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time in the past three weeks after the league chose her as the recipient for matches played Sept. 25-Oct. 1.   Davis selection marks the fifth consecutive week that the Ragin' Cajuns have at least one representative on the list of weekly award winners which are voted upon by the Sun Belt's head coaches. &nb...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Take Big Road Point, Tie GSU 0-0

    Ragin' Cajuns Take Big Road Point, Tie GSU 0-0

    Sunday, October 1 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-10-02 03:59:45 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    ATLANTA – For the second time this season sophomore goalkeeper Mackenzie Lee recorded eight saves to help lead Louisiana's women's soccer team to a big road point today at Georgia State, 0-0, for their second draw in 2017 Sun Belt Conference play. 

    ATLANTA – For the second time this season sophomore goalkeeper Mackenzie Lee recorded eight saves to help lead Louisiana's women's soccer team to a big road point today at Georgia State, 0-0, for their second draw in 2017 Sun Belt Conference play. 

  • Saints shutout Dolphins in London

    Saints shutout Dolphins in London

    Sunday, October 1 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-10-01 17:04:50 GMT
    Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)

    The New Orleans shutout the Miami Dolphins 20-0 at Wembley Stadium. 

    The New Orleans shutout the Miami Dolphins 20-0 at Wembley Stadium. 

  • Troy spoils LSU homecoming with upset win

    Troy spoils LSU homecoming with upset win

    Sunday, October 1 2017 3:40 AM EDT2017-10-01 07:40:09 GMT
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    BATON ROUGE -- A late LSU comeback fell short on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, as Troy scored 14 points off four LSU turnovers to hand the Tigers a 24-21 defeat. 

    BATON ROUGE -- A late LSU comeback fell short on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, as Troy scored 14 points off four LSU turnovers to hand the Tigers a 24-21 defeat. 

  • UL Volleyball beats Little Rock

    UL Volleyball beats Little Rock

    Sunday, October 1 2017 1:15 AM EDT2017-10-01 05:15:01 GMT

    The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team captured a second straight Sun Belt weekend sweep and extended its program-record league start to 4-0 with a four-set win (25-19, 25-14, 18-25, 25-20) over Little Rock at Earl K. Long Gym.

    The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team captured a second straight Sun Belt weekend sweep and extended its program-record league start to 4-0 with a four-set win (25-19, 25-14, 18-25, 25-20) over Little Rock at Earl K. Long Gym.

  • Friday Night Football scores Week 5

    Friday Night Football scores Week 5

    Saturday, September 30 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-09-30 04:51:59 GMT
    KATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.comKATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.com

    High School football action on week five sees our Game of the Week head out to Crowley, where the Gents host Northwest High School. The action all start Thursday night with a number of Acadiana match-ups, and ends on Friday Night Football at 10:35 Friday night.

    High School football action on week five sees our Game of the Week head out to Crowley, where the Gents host Northwest High School. The action all start Thursday night with a number of Acadiana match-ups, and ends on Friday Night Football at 10:35 Friday night.

  • Cajuns Drop First Sun Belt Match, 3-0 To CCU

    Cajuns Drop First Sun Belt Match, 3-0 To CCU

    Saturday, September 30 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-09-30 04:42:51 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – After starting unbeaten over their first three Sun Belt Conference games the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team dropped their first match in conference, 3-0, at home to the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers at the Ragin' Cajuns Soccer/Track Complex.             For Louisiana, it's their first loss since Sept. 8 and it drops their record to 5-5-1 (2-1-1 SBC), it's also the biggest loss t...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – After starting unbeaten over their first three Sun Belt Conference games the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team dropped their first match in conference, 3-0, at home to the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers at the Ragin' Cajuns Soccer/Track Complex.             For Louisiana, it's their first loss since Sept. 8 and it drops their record to 5-5-1 (2-1-1 SBC), it's also the biggest loss t...

  • Cajuns Take Thriller from ASU, Remain Undefeated in SBC Play

    Cajuns Take Thriller from ASU, Remain Undefeated in SBC Play

    Saturday, September 30 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-09-30 04:34:12 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – With a 3-2 (25-20, 13-25, 24-26, 28-26, 15-11) win over Arkansas State Friday evening at Earl K. Long Gym the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team is off to the program’s first-ever 3-0 start in the Sun Belt Conference era. It’s the best conference start for the program since the 1986-87 team opened Southland Conference play 4-0. Louisiana (9-7, 3-0 Sun Belt) rallied from a 24-21 deficit to claim the fourth set and forc...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – With a 3-2 (25-20, 13-25, 24-26, 28-26, 15-11) win over Arkansas State Friday evening at Earl K. Long Gym the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team is off to the program’s first-ever 3-0 start in the Sun Belt Conference era. It’s the best conference start for the program since the 1986-87 team opened Southland Conference play 4-0. Louisiana (9-7, 3-0 Sun Belt) rallied from a 24-21 deficit to claim the fourth set and forc...
  • Saints to kneel before, stand during anthem Sunday

    Saints to kneel before, stand during anthem Sunday

    Friday, September 29 2017 7:21 AM EDT2017-09-29 11:21:11 GMT
    Friday, September 29 2017 7:21 AM EDT2017-09-29 11:21:11 GMT
    Photo: MGN OnlinePhoto: MGN Online

    The New Orleans Saints will stand--and kneel--together before Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins.

    The New Orleans Saints will stand--and kneel--together before Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins.

  • Home Sweet Home: UL Volleyball Excited to Return Home Friday

    Home Sweet Home: UL Volleyball Excited to Return Home Friday

    Thursday, September 28 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-09-29 02:56:55 GMT

    Press Release The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team returns to Earl K. Long Gym for the first time in four weeks and hosts the Sun Belt’s Arkansas schools Friday-Saturday, Sept. 29-30.   The Ragin’ Cajuns face Arkansas State in the Sun Belt home opener on Friday, then battle Little Rock on Saturday. Both matches are set to begin at 6:30 p.m.   There will be a block party on the lawn of Earl K. Long Gym on Friday prior to the ASU match, headlin...

    Press Release The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team returns to Earl K. Long Gym for the first time in four weeks and hosts the Sun Belt’s Arkansas schools Friday-Saturday, Sept. 29-30.   The Ragin’ Cajuns face Arkansas State in the Sun Belt home opener on Friday, then battle Little Rock on Saturday. Both matches are set to begin at 6:30 p.m.   There will be a block party on the lawn of Earl K. Long Gym on Friday prior to the ASU match, headlin...

  • Verlander, Altuve, Astros wrap up sweep, rout Rangers 12-2

    Verlander, Altuve, Astros wrap up sweep, rout Rangers 12-2

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-09-28 02:36:28 GMT
    Courtesy: MGNCourtesy: MGN
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Justin Verlander's next start for the Houston Astros will be in the playoffs. Major league batting leader Jose Altuve has a few more games to add to another 200-hit season.      Verlander struck out 11 to win his fifth straight start since getting traded to Houston, Altuve reached 200 hits for the fourth season in a row, and the AL West champion Astros completed a dominating three-game sweep by routing the Texas Rangers 12-2 on Wednesday.  &...
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Justin Verlander's next start for the Houston Astros will be in the playoffs. Major league batting leader Jose Altuve has a few more games to add to another 200-hit season.      Verlander struck out 11 to win his fifth straight start since getting traded to Houston, Altuve reached 200 hits for the fourth season in a row, and the AL West champion Astros completed a dominating three-game sweep by routing the Texas Rangers 12-2 on Wednesday.  &...
  • Saints open practice in London with roster additions

    Saints open practice in London with roster additions

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-09-28 02:34:56 GMT
    Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)
    LONDON (AP) - The New Orleans Saints welcomed back top receiver Willie Snead as they started practice in London for this week's game against Miami in the British capital.      Yet coach Sean Payton said he won't determine Snead's role against the Dolphins until after evaluating how the receiver looks following a three week suspension for his drink driving arrest.      "We'll wait and see how he's moving around," Payton said. "It's been a li...
    LONDON (AP) - The New Orleans Saints welcomed back top receiver Willie Snead as they started practice in London for this week's game against Miami in the British capital.      Yet coach Sean Payton said he won't determine Snead's role against the Dolphins until after evaluating how the receiver looks following a three week suspension for his drink driving arrest.      "We'll wait and see how he's moving around," Payton said. "It's been a li...
  • Astros rout Rangers 14-3 clinch home field in ALDS

    Astros rout Rangers 14-3 clinch home field in ALDS

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-09-27 20:10:19 GMT

    The Houston Astros know they will begin their best-of-5 American League Division Series at home in Minute Maid Park, with the opponent yet to be determined.

    The Houston Astros know they will begin their best-of-5 American League Division Series at home in Minute Maid Park, with the opponent yet to be determined.

  • Ashleigh Cade Wins Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week

    Ashleigh Cade Wins Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-09-27 03:52:29 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE – Senior Ashleigh Cade has been named Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week for her two goal, one assist and five-point performance against Georgia Southern on Sept. 24.              Cade assisted senior Denice Emokpae in the fourth minute on a throw-in before scoring herself four minutes later in the seventh minute.  Her second goal, coming in the 42nd minute, turned o...
    LAFAYETTE – Senior Ashleigh Cade has been named Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week for her two goal, one assist and five-point performance against Georgia Southern on Sept. 24.              Cade assisted senior Denice Emokpae in the fourth minute on a throw-in before scoring herself four minutes later in the seventh minute.  Her second goal, coming in the 42nd minute, turned o...
  • LSU, Miami to Meet on Sunday Night in 2018 Opener

    LSU, Miami to Meet on Sunday Night in 2018 Opener

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-09-27 03:44:36 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    BATON ROUGE - Miami and LSU, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, will now be played on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. CT on ABC as part of ESPN’s networks five-day college football kickoff weekend showcase. The game, which will be played in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will mark the third-consecutive year ABC has aired a prime-time game on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend. The 2018 opener for the Hurricanes and Tigers will mark the first regular seas...
    BATON ROUGE - Miami and LSU, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, will now be played on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. CT on ABC as part of ESPN’s networks five-day college football kickoff weekend showcase. The game, which will be played in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will mark the third-consecutive year ABC has aired a prime-time game on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend. The 2018 opener for the Hurricanes and Tigers will mark the first regular seas...
  • Hudspeth: "the books say you're going to win those games"

    Hudspeth: "the books say you're going to win those games"

    Monday, September 25 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:45:25 GMT

    Louisiana heads into it's bye-week feeling good about an offense that scored 50 points behind backup quarterback Andre Nunez, but scratching it's head when it comes to a defense that's surrendered 45 points or more in each game.

    Louisiana heads into it's bye-week feeling good about an offense that scored 50 points behind backup quarterback Andre Nunez, but scratching it's head when it comes to a defense that's surrendered 45 points or more in each game.

  • RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Solid Start to Sun Belt Play Earns Bartczyszyn Honors

    RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Solid Start to Sun Belt Play Earns Bartczyszyn Honors

    Monday, September 25 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-09-25 23:13:02 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball senior setter Jessica Bartczyszyn (pronounced bar-tish-uhn) claimed Sun Belt Conference Setter of the Week honors for the second time this season after the league chose her as the recipient for matches played Sept. 18-24

    Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball senior setter Jessica Bartczyszyn (pronounced bar-tish-uhn) claimed Sun Belt Conference Setter of the Week honors for the second time this season after the league chose her as the recipient for matches played Sept. 18-24

  • Rep. Kenny Havard proposes cutting off access to state dollars for Saints following protest

    Rep. Kenny Havard proposes cutting off access to state dollars for Saints following protest

    Monday, September 25 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-09-25 23:10:37 GMT
    Rep. Kenny Havard, R-St. Francisville, (Advocate Staff Photo by PATRICK DENNIS)Rep. Kenny Havard, R-St. Francisville, (Advocate Staff Photo by PATRICK DENNIS)

    Louisiana State Rep. Kenny Havard, R-St. Francisville, wants to cut millions of state tax dollars, exemptions, and credits allocated to the Saints, the NFL and any groups associated facilities that receive funding, according to The Advocate.

    Louisiana State Rep. Kenny Havard, R-St. Francisville, wants to cut millions of state tax dollars, exemptions, and credits allocated to the Saints, the NFL and any groups associated facilities that receive funding, according to The Advocate.

  • Cade Gets A Brace As Cajuns Soccer Hold Off Eagles ,3-2

    Cade Gets A Brace As Cajuns Soccer Hold Off Eagles ,3-2

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:01:42 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    From UL Athletics LAFAYETTE – In the sweltering heat senior Ashleigh Cadeset the net on fire with two goals and an assist to help the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team win their Sun Belt Conference home opener, 3-2, holding off a late charge from the Georgia Southern Eagles on Sunday here at the Ragin' Cajuns Soccer/Track Complex.             It's the best game of Cade's career with the brace being the f...

    From UL Athletics LAFAYETTE – In the sweltering heat senior Ashleigh Cadeset the net on fire with two goals and an assist to help the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team win their Sun Belt Conference home opener, 3-2, holding off a late charge from the Georgia Southern Eagles on Sunday here at the Ragin' Cajuns Soccer/Track Complex.             It's the best game of Cade's career with the brace being the f...

  • Saints earn first win of the season, defeating Panthers

    Saints earn first win of the season, defeating Panthers

    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-09-25 03:47:49 GMT
    Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)

    The New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 34-13 at the Bank of America Stadium, earning the Saints a 'W' in their first divisional matchup. 

    The New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 34-13 at the Bank of America Stadium, earning the Saints a 'W' in their first divisional matchup. 

  • Cajuns fall in double overtime to ULM

    Cajuns fall in double overtime to ULM

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:21:42 GMT

    Cajuns fall in double overtime to ULM in Sun Belt Opener at Cajun Field 56-50.  Previously, the Cajuns had won three straight in the Battle on the Bayou against ULM, falling short this year. 

    Cajuns fall in double overtime to ULM in Sun Belt Opener at Cajun Field 56-50.  Previously, the Cajuns had won three straight in the Battle on the Bayou against ULM, falling short this year. 

  • No. 25 LSU holds on for 35-26 win over Syracuse

    No. 25 LSU holds on for 35-26 win over Syracuse

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:16:19 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Danny Etling responded to a barrage of bruising blitzes with touchdown passes of 87 and 43 yards, and No. 25 LSU overcame bouts of inconsistency in a 35-26 victory over a relentless Syracuse squad on Saturday night.      Darrel Williams rushed for 92 yards, including a 20-yard touchdown in the third quarter.      Backup quarterback Myles Brennan entered the game in the middle of the third quarter with LSU (3-1) leading 21-10. It wa...
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Danny Etling responded to a barrage of bruising blitzes with touchdown passes of 87 and 43 yards, and No. 25 LSU overcame bouts of inconsistency in a 35-26 victory over a relentless Syracuse squad on Saturday night.      Darrel Williams rushed for 92 yards, including a 20-yard touchdown in the third quarter.      Backup quarterback Myles Brennan entered the game in the middle of the third quarter with LSU (3-1) leading 21-10. It wa...
  • Antoine-Led Cajuns Collect Win in Sun Belt Opener

    Antoine-Led Cajuns Collect Win in Sun Belt Opener

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:48 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:48:16 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    PRESS RELEASE RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Antoine-Led Cajuns Collect Win in Sun Belt Opener STATESBORO, Ga. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team started Sun Belt-opening weekend with a 3-1 (25-19, 25-18, 23-25, 25-16) win over Georgia Southern at Hanner Fieldhouse.   Louisiana (7-7, 1-0 Sun Belt) prevented Georgia Southern (2-8, 0-1 Sun Belt) from stringing together scoring runs over the first two sets, posting a 76 percent success on sideout&nb...
    PRESS RELEASE RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Antoine-Led Cajuns Collect Win in Sun Belt Opener STATESBORO, Ga. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team started Sun Belt-opening weekend with a 3-1 (25-19, 25-18, 23-25, 25-16) win over Georgia Southern at Hanner Fieldhouse.   Louisiana (7-7, 1-0 Sun Belt) prevented Georgia Southern (2-8, 0-1 Sun Belt) from stringing together scoring runs over the first two sets, posting a 76 percent success on sideout&nb...
  • Friday Night Football Scores Week 4

    Friday Night Football Scores Week 4

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:44 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:44:50 GMT
    KATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.comKATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.com

    Thursday night saw the first four games in Acadiana for week 4.

    Thursday night saw the first four games in Acadiana for week 4.

  • UL looks to win fourth straight in Battle on the Bayou

    UL looks to win fourth straight in Battle on the Bayou

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:40:25 GMT
    UL looks to win fourth straight in Battle on the BayouUL looks to win fourth straight in Battle on the Bayou

    The Ragin' Cajuns have won three straight in the Battle on the Bayou against ULM.

    The Ragin' Cajuns have won three straight in the Battle on the Bayou against ULM.

  • UL's Defense Seeing Progress

    UL's Defense Seeing Progress

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-09-22 03:06:31 GMT

    Joe Dillon is leading the Cajuns' pass rush, picking up another sack Saturday against Texas A&M. He is part of a defense who is starting to see progress heading into UL's Sun Belt opener.

    Joe Dillon is leading the Cajuns' pass rush, picking up another sack Saturday against Texas A&M. He is part of a defense who is starting to see progress heading into UL's Sun Belt opener.

  • Aaron Hernandez lawyer: Brain showed 'severe' case of CTE

    Aaron Hernandez lawyer: Brain showed 'severe' case of CTE

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:16:43 GMT
    Courtesy:CNN/MGNCourtesy:CNN/MGN

    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

  • High School Volleyball: Wednesday, September 20

    High School Volleyball: Wednesday, September 20

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:50:15 GMT

    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Notre Dame 3, Iota 0

    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Notre Dame 3, Iota 0

  • Riding Ragas: UL Hopes Freshman Running Back Can Continue Tear Saturday

    Riding Ragas: UL Hopes Freshman Running Back Can Continue Tear Saturday

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:48:34 GMT

    In 2017 Trey Regas has become a lynchpin to the UL offense. Now facing a ULM defense who's allowing more than 300 yards per-game, another big game is expected out of the redshirt freshman.

    In 2017 Trey Regas has become a lynchpin to the UL offense. Now facing a ULM defense who's allowing more than 300 yards per-game, another big game is expected out of the redshirt freshman.

  • Hudspeth Says Davis is a Go for Saturday's game against ULM

    Hudspeth Says Davis is a Go for Saturday's game against ULM

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-09-20 04:01:33 GMT

    With questions surrounding the health of Jordan Davis, coach Mark Hudspeth told KATC's Seth Lewis that the junior quarterback is a go for Saturday's Sunbelt opener.

    With questions surrounding the health of Jordan Davis, coach Mark Hudspeth told KATC's Seth Lewis that the junior quarterback is a go for Saturday's Sunbelt opener.

  • High School Volleyball: Tuesday, September 19

    High School Volleyball: Tuesday, September 19

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-09-20 04:01:05 GMT

    High School Volleyball Scores: Tuesday, September 19 Lafayette Christian Academy 3, Northside 2 Catholic N.I. 3, New Iberia 0

    High School Volleyball Scores: Tuesday, September 19 Lafayette Christian Academy 3, Northside 2 Catholic N.I. 3, New Iberia 0

  • Saints Trade Stephone Anthony To The Dolphins

    Saints Trade Stephone Anthony To The Dolphins

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:03:01 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:06:25 GMT

    Saints trade Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick.

    Saints trade Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick.

  • Pelicans Ink Cunningham To One-Year Deal

    Pelicans Ink Cunningham To One-Year Deal

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:05:25 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:05:25 GMT

    A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans and forward Dante Cunningham have agreed on a one-year contract worth $2.3 million.   

    A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans and forward Dante Cunningham have agreed on a one-year contract worth $2.3 million.   

  • LSU announces 2018 football schedule

    LSU announces 2018 football schedule

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:48:35 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    Home games against Alabama and Georgia along with a season-opening contest against Miami (Fla.) in Arlington, Texas, highlight LSU’s 2018 football schedule. 

    Home games against Alabama and Georgia along with a season-opening contest against Miami (Fla.) in Arlington, Texas, highlight LSU’s 2018 football schedule. 

  • Lopsided losses have Saints at early tipping point

    Lopsided losses have Saints at early tipping point

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:06:26 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - It's one thing to be 0-2 for a fourth straight season.      It's another to not even look competitive in a pair of double-digit losses, which is what the Saints have done heading into their first NFC South game at Carolina.      Lopsided losses to Minnesota and New England have the Saints at a tipping point. If they rally, they could become one of the NFL's better comeback stories - particularly on the heels of three-year playoff drou...
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - It's one thing to be 0-2 for a fourth straight season.      It's another to not even look competitive in a pair of double-digit losses, which is what the Saints have done heading into their first NFC South game at Carolina.      Lopsided losses to Minnesota and New England have the Saints at a tipping point. If they rally, they could become one of the NFL's better comeback stories - particularly on the heels of three-year playoff drou...
  • Cajuns confident despite Saturday's loss to Texas A&M

    Cajuns confident despite Saturday's loss to Texas A&M

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:59:22 GMT
    UL Lafayette's Ragin Cajun's lost to Texas A&M Saturday. Coach Hudspeth today says the Cajuns are confident despite the loss 45-21. Read more here
    UL Lafayette's Ragin Cajun's lost to Texas A&M Saturday. Coach Hudspeth today says the Cajuns are confident despite the loss 45-21. Read more here
  • RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Davis and Wisnoskie Honored by Sun Belt Conference

    RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Davis and Wisnoskie Honored by Sun Belt Conference

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:27:57 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    Press Release   LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball junior libero Sydney Davis was awarded Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors and freshman outside hitter Hali Wisonskie was named the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Week for matches played Sept. 11-17, the league office announced on Monday.   Davis earned her first career weekly honor from the SBC. Wisnoskie, who last week became the first Ragin’ Cajun to win the freshm...

    Press Release   LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball junior libero Sydney Davis was awarded Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors and freshman outside hitter Hali Wisonskie was named the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Week for matches played Sept. 11-17, the league office announced on Monday.   Davis earned her first career weekly honor from the SBC. Wisnoskie, who last week became the first Ragin’ Cajun to win the freshm...

  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball Unveils 2018 Schedule

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball Unveils 2018 Schedule

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:56:17 GMT

    A three-game home series with 2017 national runner-up Florida, a return to the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif., and hosting the Sun Belt Conference Tournament at Lamson Park are the highlights of the 2018 season schedule for Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball. Once again, head coach Michael Lotief and his staff assembled a schedule that will showcase the team to its loyal fan base at Lamson Park.

    A three-game home series with 2017 national runner-up Florida, a return to the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif., and hosting the Sun Belt Conference Tournament at Lamson Park are the highlights of the 2018 season schedule for Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball. Once again, head coach Michael Lotief and his staff assembled a schedule that will showcase the team to its loyal fan base at Lamson Park.

  • Astros clinch AL West with 7-1 win over Mariners

    Astros clinch AL West with 7-1 win over Mariners

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:49:24 GMT

    HOUSTON (AP) - When the Houston Astros traded for Justin Verlander less than three weeks ago, they envisioned days like this.      Verlander struck out 10 over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and the Astros clinched the American League West with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

    HOUSTON (AP) - When the Houston Astros traded for Justin Verlander less than three weeks ago, they envisioned days like this.      Verlander struck out 10 over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and the Astros clinched the American League West with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

  • Saints again plagued by defensive woes in loss to Patriots

    Saints again plagued by defensive woes in loss to Patriots

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:45:41 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When New Orleans rookie safety Marcus Williams intercepted Tom Brady in the third quarter, the Saints were flagged for 12 men on the field, negating a needed turnover and return deep into New England territory.      The next time the Saints picked Brady off, they were called for defensive holding.

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When New Orleans rookie safety Marcus Williams intercepted Tom Brady in the third quarter, the Saints were flagged for 12 men on the field, negating a needed turnover and return deep into New England territory.      The next time the Saints picked Brady off, they were called for defensive holding.

  • Brady torches Saints in 36-20 Patriots victory

    Brady torches Saints in 36-20 Patriots victory

    Sunday, September 17 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-09-17 23:16:53 GMT
    Saints QB Drew Brees (Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)Saints QB Drew Brees (Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - If Tom Brady and the Patriots were suffering from a Super Bowl hangover, it looks as though a trip to New Orleans pulled the defending champions out of it.

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - If Tom Brady and the Patriots were suffering from a Super Bowl hangover, it looks as though a trip to New Orleans pulled the defending champions out of it.

  • LSU trounced by Mississippi State 37-7

    LSU trounced by Mississippi State 37-7

    Sunday, September 17 2017 1:19 AM EDT2017-09-17 05:19:14 GMT
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    Associated Press STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State's football series against LSU dates to 1896 and includes a whole bunch of heartbreak.      That wasn't the case Saturday night. In fact, the Bulldogs had one long party at the Tigers' expense.      Nick Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to help Mississippi State rout No. 12 LSU 37-7 in a Southeastern Conference stunner. It was the largest margin of victory for the...
    Associated Press STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State's football series against LSU dates to 1896 and includes a whole bunch of heartbreak.      That wasn't the case Saturday night. In fact, the Bulldogs had one long party at the Tigers' expense.      Nick Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to help Mississippi State rout No. 12 LSU 37-7 in a Southeastern Conference stunner. It was the largest margin of victory for the...
  • Second-half helps Texas A&M rally past Louisiana, 45-21

    Second-half helps Texas A&M rally past Louisiana, 45-21

    Saturday, September 16 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-09-16 21:44:52 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    Freshman quarterback Kellen Mond completed 21 of 34 passes for 301 yards with three touchdowns and Texas A&M scored 31 unanswered points to rally from a halftime deficit to defeat the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns, 45-21, before an announced crowd of 98,412 on Saturday at Kyle Field.

    Freshman quarterback Kellen Mond completed 21 of 34 passes for 301 yards with three touchdowns and Texas A&M scored 31 unanswered points to rally from a halftime deficit to defeat the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns, 45-21, before an announced crowd of 98,412 on Saturday at Kyle Field.

  • Friday Night Football Scores Week 3

    Friday Night Football Scores Week 3

    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-09-16 18:31:06 GMT
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    It's Friday night in Acadiana, that means we're talking football. 

    It's Friday night in Acadiana, that means we're talking football. 

  • Correa, Gattis lift Astros over Mariners as Paxton stumbles

    Correa, Gattis lift Astros over Mariners as Paxton stumbles

    Saturday, September 16 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-09-16 04:49:00 GMT

    HOUSTON (AP) - Carlos Correa and Evan Gattis had two hits apiece and each drove in a run as the Houston Astros jumped on James Paxton and cruised to a 5-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night to move closer to clinching the American League West.      Houston's magic number dropped to two, meaning the Astros could earn a playoff spot and secure their first division title since 2001 with a win on Saturday if the Angels lose Friday or Saturday.     ...

    HOUSTON (AP) - Carlos Correa and Evan Gattis had two hits apiece and each drove in a run as the Houston Astros jumped on James Paxton and cruised to a 5-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night to move closer to clinching the American League West.      Houston's magic number dropped to two, meaning the Astros could earn a playoff spot and secure their first division title since 2001 with a win on Saturday if the Angels lose Friday or Saturday.     ...

  • Thursday Night Football - September 14th

    Thursday Night Football - September 14th

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-09-15 04:04:56 GMT

    Local Scores from September 14th: Comeaux 51, St. Martinville 14 Ascension Episcopal 47, North Vermilion 7 Lafayette Christian 39, Franklin 12 Northwest 54, West St. Mary 0 Northside 20, Lake Charles College Prep 17 Iota 41, Lake Arthur 3

    Local Scores from September 14th: Comeaux 51, St. Martinville 14 Ascension Episcopal 47, North Vermilion 7 Lafayette Christian 39, Franklin 12 Northwest 54, West St. Mary 0 Northside 20, Lake Charles College Prep 17 Iota 41, Lake Arthur 3

  • What to know if traveling to College Station for UL vs Texas A&M game

    What to know if traveling to College Station for UL vs Texas A&M game

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-09-12 19:54:26 GMT
    UL LafayetteUL Lafayette

    For those headed for the Louisiana-Texas A&M game this weekend, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is asking that fans please be aware of a couple of the City of College Station's local ordinances. 

    For those headed for the Louisiana-Texas A&M game this weekend, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is asking that fans please be aware of a couple of the City of College Station's local ordinances. 

  • Cajuns Volleyball: Wisnoskie Named Sun Belt Freshman of the Week

    Cajuns Volleyball: Wisnoskie Named Sun Belt Freshman of the Week

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:36 AM EDT2017-09-12 04:36:03 GMT
    Cajuns Outside Hitter Hali Wisnoskie (Photo Courtesy of UL Athletics)Cajuns Outside Hitter Hali Wisnoskie (Photo Courtesy of UL Athletics)

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball freshman outside hitter Hali Wisnoskie was named the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Week for matches played Sept. 4-10, the league office announced on Monday.   Wisnoskie led Louisiana in kills in a weekend tournament for the second straight weekend, tallying 32 kills on a .338 hitting percentage at the Rice Adidas Invitational. 

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball freshman outside hitter Hali Wisnoskie was named the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Week for matches played Sept. 4-10, the league office announced on Monday.   Wisnoskie led Louisiana in kills in a weekend tournament for the second straight weekend, tallying 32 kills on a .338 hitting percentage at the Rice Adidas Invitational. 

  • Cajuns Prepare for the SEC's Texas A&M

    Cajuns Prepare for the SEC's Texas A&M

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-09-12 04:34:28 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team returns to action on Saturday (Sept. 16) when it travels to College Station, Texas to face Southeastern Conference member Texas A&M at historic Kyle Field.   Kickoff is scheduled for 11 a.m. and will be televised on the SEC Network with Dave Neal (play-by-play), Matt Stinchcomb (color) and Dawn Davenport (sideline) providing the commentary. 

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team returns to action on Saturday (Sept. 16) when it travels to College Station, Texas to face Southeastern Conference member Texas A&M at historic Kyle Field.   Kickoff is scheduled for 11 a.m. and will be televised on the SEC Network with Dave Neal (play-by-play), Matt Stinchcomb (color) and Dawn Davenport (sideline) providing the commentary. 

  • No. 12 LSU travels to face Mississippi State in SEC Opener

    No. 12 LSU travels to face Mississippi State in SEC Opener

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-09-12 04:31:35 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    With a 2-0 record, LSU travels to take on Mississippi State in its first Southeastern Conference game of the year at 6 p.m. CT Saturday. The game will be televised on ESPN. The Tigers are coming off of a 45-10 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. With the win, LSU extended its streak of nonconference victories at home to 48. LSU has not lost at home since 2000.

    With a 2-0 record, LSU travels to take on Mississippi State in its first Southeastern Conference game of the year at 6 p.m. CT Saturday. The game will be televised on ESPN. The Tigers are coming off of a 45-10 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. With the win, LSU extended its streak of nonconference victories at home to 48. LSU has not lost at home since 2000.

  • Cajuns Golf Opens Season At Sam Hall Intercollegiate

    Cajuns Golf Opens Season At Sam Hall Intercollegiate

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-09-12 04:24:52 GMT
    Cajuns Golf (Photo Courtesy of UL Athletics)Cajuns Golf (Photo Courtesy of UL Athletics)
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns golf team got off to a slow start to open the 2017-18 season finishing the first day of the Sam Hall Intercollegiate in 11th place with a two-round score of 28-over par (596) on Monday at the par-71, 6,902-yard Hattiesburg Country Club.   "Pretty disappointing day and opening of our fall season," head coach Theo Sliman said. "No question the course and conditions played tough yet no excuse for us...
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns golf team got off to a slow start to open the 2017-18 season finishing the first day of the Sam Hall Intercollegiate in 11th place with a two-round score of 28-over par (596) on Monday at the par-71, 6,902-yard Hattiesburg Country Club.   "Pretty disappointing day and opening of our fall season," head coach Theo Sliman said. "No question the course and conditions played tough yet no excuse for us...
  • Jordan Davis Earns LSWA Weekly Honors

    Jordan Davis Earns LSWA Weekly Honors

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-09-12 04:21:32 GMT
    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns quarterback Jordan Davis picked up his first career weekly honor on Monday when he was selected as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Offensive Player of the Week. Davis, a junior from Spring, Texas, was selected by a panel of statewide media members. In his second career start, Davis established career-highs in passing yards (309), rushing yards (60), total offense (369), completions (21), total touchdowns (4), passing touc...
    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns quarterback Jordan Davis picked up his first career weekly honor on Monday when he was selected as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Offensive Player of the Week. Davis, a junior from Spring, Texas, was selected by a panel of statewide media members. In his second career start, Davis established career-highs in passing yards (309), rushing yards (60), total offense (369), completions (21), total touchdowns (4), passing touc...
  • LSU Football vs. Syracuse to Kickoff at Night

    LSU Football vs. Syracuse to Kickoff at Night

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-09-12 04:14:34 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The SEC Office on Monday announced the start times and television networks that will televise its games on Saturday, Sept. 23. The schedule for the fourth weekend of the regular season is comprised of five conference games and three non-conference games. The weekly SEC Network triple-header will feature UMass at Tennessee in the first game of the day, Louisiana Tech at South Carolina in the afternoon window and either Florida at Kentucky, Syracuse at LSU or Auburn...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The SEC Office on Monday announced the start times and television networks that will televise its games on Saturday, Sept. 23. The schedule for the fourth weekend of the regular season is comprised of five conference games and three non-conference games. The weekly SEC Network triple-header will feature UMass at Tennessee in the first game of the day, Louisiana Tech at South Carolina in the afternoon window and either Florida at Kentucky, Syracuse at LSU or Auburn...
  • Saints fall to Vikings 29-19

    Saints fall to Vikings 29-19

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-09-12 04:04:42 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS

    Saints fall to Vikings 29-19

    Saints fall to Vikings 29-19

  • Tulsa defeats Louisiana in offensive shootout, 66-42

    Tulsa defeats Louisiana in offensive shootout, 66-42

    Sunday, September 10 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-09-10 16:06:26 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    The Cajuns fall to Golden Hurricanes 66-42. 

    The Cajuns fall to Golden Hurricanes 66-42. 

  • Mississippi State volleyball prevails over Louisiana in 5 sets

    Mississippi State volleyball prevails over Louisiana in 5 sets

    Sunday, September 10 2017 1:26 AM EDT2017-09-10 05:26:42 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Cajuns Strong Again, But Bulldogs Prevail in Five HOUSTON – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team had a second strong showing on Saturday at the Rice Adidas Invitational spoiled after Mississippi State rallied to win in five. The Ragin’ Cajuns (4-6) out-hit the SEC’s Bulldogs (7-5) .246-.166 in the match. 

    RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Cajuns Strong Again, But Bulldogs Prevail in Five HOUSTON – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team had a second strong showing on Saturday at the Rice Adidas Invitational spoiled after Mississippi State rallied to win in five. The Ragin’ Cajuns (4-6) out-hit the SEC’s Bulldogs (7-5) .246-.166 in the match. 

  • No. 12 LSU Runs Past Mocs, 45-10

    No. 12 LSU Runs Past Mocs, 45-10

    Sunday, September 10 2017 1:25 AM EDT2017-09-10 05:25:49 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    BATON ROUGE -- The 12th-ranked LSU Football team used a balanced attack to amass 454 yards of total offense in a 45-10 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. LSU (2-0) had 222 rushing yards and 232 passing yards, as the Tigers won a home opener for the 70th time in Tiger Stadium (since 1925). Derrius Guice led LSU in rushing with 102 on 15 attempts, as the junior running back became the 16th Tiger to surpass 2,000 career yards. Quarterback Danny Etli...

    BATON ROUGE -- The 12th-ranked LSU Football team used a balanced attack to amass 454 yards of total offense in a 45-10 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. LSU (2-0) had 222 rushing yards and 232 passing yards, as the Tigers won a home opener for the 70th time in Tiger Stadium (since 1925). Derrius Guice led LSU in rushing with 102 on 15 attempts, as the junior running back became the 16th Tiger to surpass 2,000 career yards. Quarterback Danny Etli...

  • Friday Night Football Scores Week 2

    Friday Night Football Scores Week 2

    Saturday, September 9 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-09-09 18:28:51 GMT
    KATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.comKATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.com

    Get up to the minute scores for high school football games in Acadiana for week 2 of Friday Night Football. 

    Get up to the minute scores for high school football games in Acadiana for week 2 of Friday Night Football. 

  • Opelousas defeats West St. Mary 38-6

    Opelousas defeats West St. Mary 38-6

    Friday, September 8 2017 3:44 AM EDT2017-09-08 07:44:42 GMT
    Opelousas vs St. Mary / KATCOpelousas vs St. Mary / KATC

    Thursday Night Football: Opelousas 38, West St. Mary 6

    Thursday Night Football: Opelousas 38, West St. Mary 6

  • Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball at Rice Adidas Invitational

    Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball at Rice Adidas Invitational

    Friday, September 8 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-08 04:00:50 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team is in Houston Friday-Saturday, Sept. 8-9 for the Rice Adidas Invitational at Tudor Fieldhouse on the Rice University campus.

    The Ragin’ Cajuns (4-3) carry a three-match winning streak into the event that features matches with host-Rice, Cal and Mississippi State.

    The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team is in Houston Friday-Saturday, Sept. 8-9 for the Rice Adidas Invitational at Tudor Fieldhouse on the Rice University campus.

    The Ragin’ Cajuns (4-3) carry a three-match winning streak into the event that features matches with host-Rice, Cal and Mississippi State.

  • LSU Gameday: What's New in 2017 and Other Reminders

    LSU Gameday: What's New in 2017 and Other Reminders

    Thursday, September 7 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-09-08 03:54:49 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    BATON ROUGE – There will be many noticeable changes in and around Tiger Stadium when 12th-ranked LSU opens its home slate against Chattanooga at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Fans are always encouraged to arrive early and to carpool when possible to help reduce the number of vehicles on campus. Fans are also asked to reference www.LSUsports.net/gameday for parking updates, suggested routes to campus, and other gameday related information. LSU Athletics will also use its social media ...
    BATON ROUGE – There will be many noticeable changes in and around Tiger Stadium when 12th-ranked LSU opens its home slate against Chattanooga at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Fans are always encouraged to arrive early and to carpool when possible to help reduce the number of vehicles on campus. Fans are also asked to reference www.LSUsports.net/gameday for parking updates, suggested routes to campus, and other gameday related information. LSU Athletics will also use its social media ...
  • LSU gets ready for Home Opener vs. Chattanooga

    LSU gets ready for Home Opener vs. Chattanooga

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-09-05 19:38:22 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    LSU opens its 2017 home slate on Saturday, hosting Chattanooga at 6:30 p.m. CT Saturday. The game will be televised on the SEC Network Alternate Channel. ?The Tigers enter the game with a record of 1-0 following their 27-0 victory over BYU in the Advocare Texas Kickoff Saturday night in New Orleans. 

    LSU opens its 2017 home slate on Saturday, hosting Chattanooga at 6:30 p.m. CT Saturday. The game will be televised on the SEC Network Alternate Channel. ?The Tigers enter the game with a record of 1-0 following their 27-0 victory over BYU in the Advocare Texas Kickoff Saturday night in New Orleans. 

  • Calais Named Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week

    Calais Named Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week

    Monday, September 4 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-09-05 01:36:29 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    NEW ORLEANS – After setting a school-record with a pair of kickoff returns for touchdowns for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in its season-opening win over Southeastern Louisiana, sophomore Raymond Calais was named the Sun Belt Conference Special Teams Player of the Week in a release by the league office on Monday. Calais averaged 57.2 yards on four returns against the Lions in a wild 51-48 victory, returning the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown before adding a 100-y...

    NEW ORLEANS – After setting a school-record with a pair of kickoff returns for touchdowns for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in its season-opening win over Southeastern Louisiana, sophomore Raymond Calais was named the Sun Belt Conference Special Teams Player of the Week in a release by the league office on Monday. Calais averaged 57.2 yards on four returns against the Lions in a wild 51-48 victory, returning the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown before adding a 100-y...

  • Bartczyszyn Receives Sun Belt Setter of the Week Award

    Bartczyszyn Receives Sun Belt Setter of the Week Award

    Monday, September 4 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-09-05 00:14:26 GMT

    RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Bartczyszyn Receives Sun Belt Setter of the Week Award LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball senior setter Jessica Bartczyszyn (pronounced bar-tish-un) was named the Sun Belt Conference Setter of the Week for matches played Aug. 28-Sept. 3, the league office announced on Monday.

    RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Bartczyszyn Receives Sun Belt Setter of the Week Award LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball senior setter Jessica Bartczyszyn (pronounced bar-tish-un) was named the Sun Belt Conference Setter of the Week for matches played Aug. 28-Sept. 3, the league office announced on Monday.

  • For Saints, good start could secure futures of Brees, Payton

    For Saints, good start could secure futures of Brees, Payton

    Monday, September 4 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-09-04 22:48:52 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - If only to curb speculation about the end of an era, the New Orleans Saints could use a strong start to the 2017 regular season.      Given that the 38-year-old Drew Brees is in the final year of his contract and the Saints haven't had a winning season since 2013, early-season stumbles would only lend credence to the notion Brees might want to keep options open in free agency. 

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - If only to curb speculation about the end of an era, the New Orleans Saints could use a strong start to the 2017 regular season.      Given that the 38-year-old Drew Brees is in the final year of his contract and the Saints haven't had a winning season since 2013, early-season stumbles would only lend credence to the notion Brees might want to keep options open in free agency. 

  • LSU Shuts Out BYU 27-0

    LSU Shuts Out BYU 27-0

    Sunday, September 3 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-09-03 05:32:18 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Derrius Guice rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 13 LSU never allowed BYU's offense to cross midfield in a 27-0 defeat of the Cougars on Saturday night.      

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Derrius Guice rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 13 LSU never allowed BYU's offense to cross midfield in a 27-0 defeat of the Cougars on Saturday night.      

  • Week 1 Friday Night Football scores

    Week 1 Friday Night Football scores

    Saturday, September 2 2017 1:28 AM EDT2017-09-02 05:28:50 GMT
    KATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.comKATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.com

    Due to Hurricane Harvey and its effects, this Friday Night Football schedule has been fluid this week, to say the least. 

    Due to Hurricane Harvey and its effects, this Friday Night Football schedule has been fluid this week, to say the least. 

  • Harvey affecting Friday Night football in Acadiana

    Harvey affecting Friday Night football in Acadiana

    Friday, September 1 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-09-01 04:08:40 GMT
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    Games have been canceled. We'll keep this list updated.

    Games have been canceled. We'll keep this list updated.

  • Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball hosts Sawyer Camillo Memorial Volleyball Classic

    Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball hosts Sawyer Camillo Memorial Volleyball Classic

    Thursday, August 31 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-09-01 03:57:40 GMT
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    Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball hosts Sawyer Camillo Memorial Volleyball Classic Friday-Saturday, Sept. 1-2, 2017 Earl K. Long Gym • 500 E. St. Mary Blvd. • Lafayette, La. TOURNAMENT CENTRAL Match 4: Louisiana (1-2) vs. Houston Baptist (1-0) Friday, Sept. 1 • 2 p.m. (CDT) • Earl K. Long Gym (1,125) • Lafayette, La. Series: Series tied 3-3 Last Meeting: 8/27/16 in Houston, Texas

    Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball hosts Sawyer Camillo Memorial Volleyball Classic Friday-Saturday, Sept. 1-2, 2017 Earl K. Long Gym • 500 E. St. Mary Blvd. • Lafayette, La. TOURNAMENT CENTRAL Match 4: Louisiana (1-2) vs. Houston Baptist (1-0) Friday, Sept. 1 • 2 p.m. (CDT) • Earl K. Long Gym (1,125) • Lafayette, La. Series: Series tied 3-3 Last Meeting: 8/27/16 in Houston, Texas

  • LSU set to face BYU in Superdome

    LSU set to face BYU in Superdome

    Thursday, August 31 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-09-01 03:53:44 GMT
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    BATON ROUGE – LSU put the finishing touches on the game plan for Saturday’s season-opener against BYU with “No Repeat Thursday” here indoor at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility. The Tigers will have a walk-thru on Friday afternoon, eat dinner in the Stadium Club at Tiger Stadium and then catch a movie as a team before making the one-hour drive to New Orleans tomorrow night. Kickoff for the first-ever meeting between LSU and BYU is scheduled for 8:30...
    BATON ROUGE – LSU put the finishing touches on the game plan for Saturday’s season-opener against BYU with “No Repeat Thursday” here indoor at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility. The Tigers will have a walk-thru on Friday afternoon, eat dinner in the Stadium Club at Tiger Stadium and then catch a movie as a team before making the one-hour drive to New Orleans tomorrow night. Kickoff for the first-ever meeting between LSU and BYU is scheduled for 8:30...
  • Saints fall short in final preseason game

    Saints fall short in final preseason game

    Thursday, August 31 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-09-01 03:51:00 GMT
    Saints QB Drew Brees (Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)Saints QB Drew Brees (Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)

    The New Orleans Saints lose to the Baltimore Ravens 14-13 in the final game of the preseason. 

    The New Orleans Saints lose to the Baltimore Ravens 14-13 in the final game of the preseason. 

  • Saints preseason game against Baltimore Ravens airs on CW

    Saints preseason game against Baltimore Ravens airs on CW

    Thursday, August 31 2017 8:19 PM EDT2017-09-01 00:19:09 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS
    The Saints preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens is airing tonight (Aug 31) at 7:00 p.m.  on CW.  Below is where you can watch. ------ CW Lineup for Saints Game This Week:  LUS 21 1021HD Cox 10 1010HD Charter (Opelousas) 15 715HD ATT Uverse 4 1004HD DirecTV 4  Allen's Cable in Sunset  61 761HD Allen's Cable Morgan City 6 706HD
    The Saints preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens is airing tonight (Aug 31) at 7:00 p.m.  on CW.  Below is where you can watch. ------ CW Lineup for Saints Game This Week:  LUS 21 1021HD Cox 10 1010HD Charter (Opelousas) 15 715HD ATT Uverse 4 1004HD DirecTV 4  Allen's Cable in Sunset  61 761HD Allen's Cable Morgan City 6 706HD
  • Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball Bested by Golden Eagles in Midweek Match

    Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball Bested by Golden Eagles in Midweek Match

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-08-31 03:50:01 GMT
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    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team fell in its first road contest of the 2017 season as Southern Miss landed a 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 29-27) win on Wednesday at Reed Green Coliseum.   The Golden Eagles (4-1) finished with a 52-24 advantage in kills and hit .354 for the match. USM piled up 28 kills and limited the Ragin' Cajuns (1-2) to eight while opening a 2-0 lead. Louisiana hit its match-best in the third set with a .324 clip, but the hosts were...
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team fell in its first road contest of the 2017 season as Southern Miss landed a 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 29-27) win on Wednesday at Reed Green Coliseum.   The Golden Eagles (4-1) finished with a 52-24 advantage in kills and hit .354 for the match. USM piled up 28 kills and limited the Ragin' Cajuns (1-2) to eight while opening a 2-0 lead. Louisiana hit its match-best in the third set with a .324 clip, but the hosts were...
  • Sun Belt Student-Athletes join for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts

    Sun Belt Student-Athletes join for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts

    Monday, August 28 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-08-28 23:04:59 GMT
    Sun Belt Student-Athletes join for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts NEW ORLEANS – Student-athletes from around the Sun Belt Conference will be doing their part in assistance efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.   Under the guidance of the Sun Belt’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), the Sun Belt will be collecting donations through a GoFundMe page.  All donations will be distributed to aid organizations helping with the recovery fr...
    Sun Belt Student-Athletes join for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts NEW ORLEANS – Student-athletes from around the Sun Belt Conference will be doing their part in assistance efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.   Under the guidance of the Sun Belt’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), the Sun Belt will be collecting donations through a GoFundMe page.  All donations will be distributed to aid organizations helping with the recovery fr...
  • ESPN: AdvoCare Texas Kickoff Relocated To New Orleans

    ESPN: AdvoCare Texas Kickoff Relocated To New Orleans

    Monday, August 28 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-08-28 22:53:27 GMT
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    BATON ROUGE -- ESPN today announced the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff between LSU and BYU will be relocated to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans from its original location at NRG Stadium in Houston. The game will be played at 8:30 CDT and televised live on ESPN. “Efforts are underway in New Orleans and we will work with the fans, the Superdome, the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and both schools throughout the week to ensure the most optimal game day experienc...

    BATON ROUGE -- ESPN today announced the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff between LSU and BYU will be relocated to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans from its original location at NRG Stadium in Houston. The game will be played at 8:30 CDT and televised live on ESPN. “Efforts are underway in New Orleans and we will work with the fans, the Superdome, the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and both schools throughout the week to ensure the most optimal game day experienc...

  • Saints' defense shines in 13-0 preseason win over Texans

    Saints' defense shines in 13-0 preseason win over Texans

    Sunday, August 27 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-08-27 04:29:23 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS

    New Orleans - The Saints defense was impressive once again in a 13-0 win over Houston. 

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Texans starting quarterback Tom Savage struggled to move Houston's offense. His popular backup, first-round draft choice Deshaun Watson, didn't do much to distinguish himself, either.

  • Acadiana area jamborees resume tonight

    Acadiana area jamborees resume tonight

    Saturday, August 26 2017 1:39 AM EDT2017-08-26 05:39:29 GMT
    KATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.comKATC's Friday Night Football / KATC.com

    We can finally say it; it's Friday Night Football at KATC TV-3!

    We can finally say it; it's Friday Night Football at KATC TV-3!

  • Cajuns Soccer Drops Home Opener 2-0 To McNeese

    Cajuns Soccer Drops Home Opener 2-0 To McNeese

    Saturday, August 26 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-08-26 04:42:11 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE – Under cloudy skies and Hurricane Harvey's presence the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team lost their home opener to the McNeese Cowgirls 2-0 in a game originally scheduled to be held in Lake Charles, but due to the weather was moved to Lafayette and played here at the Ragin' Cajuns Soccer/Track Complex.             The loss is the Cajuns third defeat of the season and it drops their record to 0-3-0,...
    LAFAYETTE – Under cloudy skies and Hurricane Harvey's presence the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's soccer team lost their home opener to the McNeese Cowgirls 2-0 in a game originally scheduled to be held in Lake Charles, but due to the weather was moved to Lafayette and played here at the Ragin' Cajuns Soccer/Track Complex.             The loss is the Cajuns third defeat of the season and it drops their record to 0-3-0,...
  • Acadiana Area Jamborees beginning Thursday

    Acadiana Area Jamborees beginning Thursday

    Friday, August 25 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-08-25 21:31:11 GMT
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    College and pro football inches closer to their opening weekends, but tonight it is all about high school football. 

    College and pro football inches closer to their opening weekends, but tonight it is all about high school football. 

  • 2017 Super 16 - August Pitre

    2017 Super 16 - August Pitre

    Friday, August 25 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-08-25 20:52:06 GMT
    Northwest's August PitreNorthwest's August Pitre

    Northwest WR August Pitre has the type of athleticism that you just can't teach. The senior recording a vertical jump of 43 inches, which explains why he's a touchdown machine for the Raiders. Pitre catching 17 touchdowns on 34 receptions in 2016.  In this edition of our "Super 16" series, we find out why Pitre's ability to shine stretches much further than the football field.

    Northwest WR August Pitre has the type of athleticism that you just can't teach. The senior recording a vertical jump of 43 inches, which explains why he's a touchdown machine for the Raiders. Pitre catching 17 touchdowns on 34 receptions in 2016.  In this edition of our "Super 16" series, we find out why Pitre's ability to shine stretches much further than the football field.

  • 2017 Super 16 - Carencro's Jalen Angelle

    2017 Super 16 - Carencro's Jalen Angelle

    Friday, August 25 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-08-25 20:51:04 GMT
    Carencro LB Jalen AngelleCarencro LB Jalen Angelle

    Carencro's Jalen Angelle knows how to bring the pain. No matter if on offense or defense, but his specialty is linebacker. At that position, he can inflict the pain and be the ultimate aggressor.  In this Super 16 feature, Angelle talks about why he loves playing defense so much and why his coaches value his toughness.

    Carencro's Jalen Angelle knows how to bring the pain. No matter if on offense or defense, but his specialty is linebacker. At that position, he can inflict the pain and be the ultimate aggressor.  In this Super 16 feature, Angelle talks about why he loves playing defense so much and why his coaches value his toughness.

  • 2017 Super 16 - Ascension Episcopal's Jake Vascocu

    2017 Super 16 - Ascension Episcopal's Jake Vascocu

    Friday, August 25 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-08-25 20:48:46 GMT

    Ascension Episcopal's Jake Vascocu has been a jack-of-all-trades for the Gators. He played safety his freshman year, wide receiver his sophomore year and then quarterback his junior year. Now entering his senior year, he's honing in on all those skills to be an even better QB for AES. In this "Super 16" feature, Vascocu speaks about his experience at all those positions and using his athleticism to his advantage.

    Ascension Episcopal's Jake Vascocu has been a jack-of-all-trades for the Gators. He played safety his freshman year, wide receiver his sophomore year and then quarterback his junior year. Now entering his senior year, he's honing in on all those skills to be an even better QB for AES. In this "Super 16" feature, Vascocu speaks about his experience at all those positions and using his athleticism to his advantage.

  • 2017 Super 16 - Highland Baptist's Brontre Griffin

    2017 Super 16 - Highland Baptist's Brontre Griffin

    Friday, August 25 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-08-25 20:47:35 GMT
    Highland Baptist's Brontre GriffinHighland Baptist's Brontre Griffin

    If it's one thing Highland Baptist RB Brontrae Griffin knows how to do, it's put up numbers. His sophomore year, he put up a cool 3,000 yard season. Then his junior year, he was already up to 1,700 yards before it was cut short after 7 games due to injury. In this Super 16, Griffin talks about being overlooked for his size and his production. Plus, what he's been working on to improve his game for his senior season and to impress scouts.

    If it's one thing Highland Baptist RB Brontrae Griffin knows how to do, it's put up numbers. His sophomore year, he put up a cool 3,000 yard season. Then his junior year, he was already up to 1,700 yards before it was cut short after 7 games due to injury. In this Super 16, Griffin talks about being overlooked for his size and his production. Plus, what he's been working on to improve his game for his senior season and to impress scouts.

  • Louisiana Women's Soccer Hit The Road To Start 2017 Season

    Louisiana Women's Soccer Hit The Road To Start 2017 Season

    Thursday, August 17 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-08-18 03:59:28 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana's women's soccer team kicks off their 2017 regular season with a pair of road trips to Big 12 school Baylor on Friday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m., followed by a trip to the Southland Conference's Lamar on Sunday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m.             The two matches are part of a three-match road trip to start the 2017 campaign, with the Ragin' Cajuns heading to McNeese next weekend on Aug. 25, before returning to ...
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana's women's soccer team kicks off their 2017 regular season with a pair of road trips to Big 12 school Baylor on Friday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m., followed by a trip to the Southland Conference's Lamar on Sunday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m.             The two matches are part of a three-match road trip to start the 2017 campaign, with the Ragin' Cajuns heading to McNeese next weekend on Aug. 25, before returning to ...
  • 168 Ragin' Cajuns Earn Sun Belt Academic Honors

    168 Ragin' Cajuns Earn Sun Belt Academic Honors

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:04 PM EDT2017-08-16 03:04:52 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE – A combined total of 168 student-athletes from the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Department of Athletics 16 sports programs earned a 3.0 GPA or higher during the 2016-17 academic year and were recognized on the Sun Belt Conference's Commissioner's List and Academic Honor Roll.   The Commissioner's List honors student-athletes who maintained a 3.5 grade point average or better during the academic year while the Academic Honor Roll honors those student-athletes who maint...
    LAFAYETTE – A combined total of 168 student-athletes from the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Department of Athletics 16 sports programs earned a 3.0 GPA or higher during the 2016-17 academic year and were recognized on the Sun Belt Conference's Commissioner's List and Academic Honor Roll.   The Commissioner's List honors student-athletes who maintained a 3.5 grade point average or better during the academic year while the Academic Honor Roll honors those student-athletes who maint...
  • Cajuns Volleyball to Host Red-White Scrimmage on Saturday

    Cajuns Volleyball to Host Red-White Scrimmage on Saturday

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-08-16 03:03:47 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team will step onto the court in a public setting for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 19 with the program's annual Red-White Scrimmage at 10:30 a.m. inside Earl K. Long Gym.   Admission is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.   The 2017 Ragin' Cajuns squad will split into two teams for the intrasquad match which will consist of three sets. It's an opportunity for fans to get their first glimpse of...
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Volleyball team will step onto the court in a public setting for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 19 with the program's annual Red-White Scrimmage at 10:30 a.m. inside Earl K. Long Gym.   Admission is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.   The 2017 Ragin' Cajuns squad will split into two teams for the intrasquad match which will consist of three sets. It's an opportunity for fans to get their first glimpse of...
  • Late Run Helps Cubans Pull Away From Ragin' Cajuns, 81-71

    Late Run Helps Cubans Pull Away From Ragin' Cajuns, 81-71

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-08-10 03:51:48 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    HAVANA – Johnathan Stove scored 13 of his team-high 18 points in the second half, but Cuba's Jasiel Rivero scored 18 of his game-high 24 points after halftime and helped the Cuban National Team pull away for an 81-71 victory over the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team on Thursday.  

    HAVANA – Johnathan Stove scored 13 of his team-high 18 points in the second half, but Cuba's Jasiel Rivero scored 18 of his game-high 24 points after halftime and helped the Cuban National Team pull away for an 81-71 victory over the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team on Thursday.  

  • Walk On and Rise Above: Cajuns DL Andarious Jones Working for Playing Time and Degree

    Walk On and Rise Above: Cajuns DL Andarious Jones Working for Playing Time and Degree

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-08-10 01:14:13 GMT
    Andarious JonesAndarious Jones

    The life of a student athlete can be hard. There's high expectations on the field or court, along with workouts, going to class and study hall.  For a walk on, they have to do all of this while not on scholarship. But for Cajuns Defensive Lineman Andarious Jones, hes using his daily routine to inspire his team.

    The life of a student athlete can be hard. There's high expectations on the field or court, along with workouts, going to class and study hall.  For a walk on, they have to do all of this while not on scholarship. But for Cajuns Defensive Lineman Andarious Jones, hes using his daily routine to inspire his team.

  • Ragin' Cajuns Open Week Two of Fall Camp Indoors

    Ragin' Cajuns Open Week Two of Fall Camp Indoors

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 2:27 AM EDT2017-08-09 06:27:26 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    LAFAYETTE – After taking the day off on Sunday, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team returned to practice for week two of fall camp on Monday, spending over two hours inside of the Moncla Indoor Practice Facility with a 22-period practice.   "I think the guys got a lot out of the time off yesterday. They flew around today and had good energy," head coach Mark Hudspeth said. 

    LAFAYETTE – After taking the day off on Sunday, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team returned to practice for week two of fall camp on Monday, spending over two hours inside of the Moncla Indoor Practice Facility with a 22-period practice.   "I think the guys got a lot out of the time off yesterday. They flew around today and had good energy," head coach Mark Hudspeth said. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns' Bartczyszyn, Reilly Receive Preseason All-Sun Belt Honor

    Ragin' Cajuns' Bartczyszyn, Reilly Receive Preseason All-Sun Belt Honor

    Monday, August 7 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-08-08 00:09:57 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Bartczyszyn, Reilly Receive Preseason All-Sun Belt Honor LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball senior setter Jessica Bartczyszyn and senior outside hitter Stacey Reilly were both selected as members of the 2017 Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Team. The 12-person team, announced by the league office on Monday, was voted on by the Sun Belt’s head coaches. 

    RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Bartczyszyn, Reilly Receive Preseason All-Sun Belt Honor LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball senior setter Jessica Bartczyszyn and senior outside hitter Stacey Reilly were both selected as members of the 2017 Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Team. The 12-person team, announced by the league office on Monday, was voted on by the Sun Belt’s head coaches. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns Athletics: 15 Prizes in 15 Days Football Season Tickets Contest resumes on Aug. 7

    Ragin' Cajuns Athletics: 15 Prizes in 15 Days Football Season Tickets Contest resumes on Aug. 7

    Friday, August 4 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-08-04 17:19:10 GMT
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    Fans who purchased Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Football season tickets, either through the renewal process or when sales began in June, have a chance to win various prizes and experiences as part of the “15 Prizes in 15 Days” contest that resumes on Monday, Aug. 7. 

    Fans who purchased Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Football season tickets, either through the renewal process or when sales began in June, have a chance to win various prizes and experiences as part of the “15 Prizes in 15 Days” contest that resumes on Monday, Aug. 7. 

  • Cajuns Softball's Hayden Advances in NCAA Woman of the Year Selection

    Cajuns Softball's Hayden Advances in NCAA Woman of the Year Selection

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 9:56 PM EDT2017-08-02 01:56:10 GMT
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    RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: Hayden Advances in NCAA Woman of the Year Selection Process LAFAYETTE – The Sun Belt Conference has chosen Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball alumna Haley Hayden as of the two female athletes who will represent the conference as nominees for the prestigious NCAA Woman of the Year Award. 

    RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: Hayden Advances in NCAA Woman of the Year Selection Process LAFAYETTE – The Sun Belt Conference has chosen Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball alumna Haley Hayden as of the two female athletes who will represent the conference as nominees for the prestigious NCAA Woman of the Year Award. 

  • Ragin Cajuns Staying Hot During Early Portion of Fall Camp

    Ragin Cajuns Staying Hot During Early Portion of Fall Camp

    Monday, July 31 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-08-01 00:01:45 GMT
    The Cajuns huddle up on Day 1 of Fall Camp 2017The Cajuns huddle up on Day 1 of Fall Camp 2017

    RAGIN’ CAJUNS STAYING HOT DURING EARLY PORTION OF FALL CAMP LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team held its second workout of fall camp, holding a 19-period practice in helmets on a hot, humid Monday morning at the Ragin’ Cajuns Practice Facility.

    RAGIN’ CAJUNS STAYING HOT DURING EARLY PORTION OF FALL CAMP LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team held its second workout of fall camp, holding a 19-period practice in helmets on a hot, humid Monday morning at the Ragin’ Cajuns Practice Facility.

  • Cajuns Add Five Newcomers To Roster

    Cajuns Add Five Newcomers To Roster

    Monday, July 31 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-07-31 23:53:34 GMT
    Cajuns huddle up on first day of fall camp - Photo credit Brad Kemp, Ragin' Cajuns AthleticsCajuns huddle up on first day of fall camp - Photo credit Brad Kemp, Ragin' Cajuns Athletics

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns head coach Mark Hudspeth announced on Monday the addition of five newcomers to the 2017 roster, highlighted by former University of Cincinnati punter Sam Geraci as a graduate transfer. Joining Geraci (Cincinnati, Ohio) on the 2017 roster are junior college defensive back Koa Haynes (Covina, Calif.), former Acadiana High product Andre Landry, former Opelousas Catholic product Spencer Gardner...

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns head coach Mark Hudspeth announced on Monday the addition of five newcomers to the 2017 roster, highlighted by former University of Cincinnati punter Sam Geraci as a graduate transfer. Joining Geraci (Cincinnati, Ohio) on the 2017 roster are junior college defensive back Koa Haynes (Covina, Calif.), former Acadiana High product Andre Landry, former Opelousas Catholic product Spencer Gardner...

  • Cajuns off to a crisp start to fall camp

    Cajuns off to a crisp start to fall camp

    Sunday, July 30 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-07-31 02:02:39 GMT
    Cajuns huddle up on first day of fall camp - Photo credit Brad Kemp, Ragin' Cajuns AthleticsCajuns huddle up on first day of fall camp - Photo credit Brad Kemp, Ragin' Cajuns Athletics

    LAFAYETTE, LA - Maybe the saying is true that the early bird gets the word.  With Fall Camp starting earlier than usual for Louisiana Football, the Cajuns looked as crisp as ever to start practice, according to Head Coach Mark Hudspeth. "I thought the energy level was the best we've ever had," Hudspeth said. 

    LAFAYETTE, LA - Maybe the saying is true that the early bird gets the word.  With Fall Camp starting earlier than usual for Louisiana Football, the Cajuns looked as crisp as ever to start practice, according to Head Coach Mark Hudspeth. "I thought the energy level was the best we've ever had," Hudspeth said. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns To Open Fall Camp On Sunday

    Ragin' Cajuns To Open Fall Camp On Sunday

    Saturday, July 29 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-07-30 00:08:40 GMT
    Louisiana QB Jordan Davis - Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad KempLouisiana QB Jordan Davis - Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp

    LAFAYETTE – Seventh-year head coach Mark Hudspeth gets his first glimpse of his 2017 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team when they report for fall camp on Sunday.   The Ragin' Cajuns will officially report Sunday morning before hitting the field for the first time later in the day at 3:15 p.m. at the Ragin' Cajuns Practice Facility.

    LAFAYETTE – Seventh-year head coach Mark Hudspeth gets his first glimpse of his 2017 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team when they report for fall camp on Sunday.   The Ragin' Cajuns will officially report Sunday morning before hitting the field for the first time later in the day at 3:15 p.m. at the Ragin' Cajuns Practice Facility.

  • Cajuns Volleyball Split Matches on Day One of Chicago Invite

    Cajuns Volleyball Split Matches on Day One of Chicago Invite

    Saturday, September 16 2017 12:44 AM EDT2017-09-16 04:44:30 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    Press Release RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Cajuns Split Pair of Matches at Chicago State Invite CHICAGO – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team came away with a split in action on the opening day of the Chicago State Invitational at the Jacoby Dickens Center.   The Ragin’ Cajuns (5-7) fired away at a .344 clip in besting host-Chicago State 3-1 (25-17, 25-14, 22-25, 25-13) to start the day. In the nightcap, the squad was limited to a .067 hitting percentag...

    Press Release RAGIN' CAJUNS VOLLEYBALL: Cajuns Split Pair of Matches at Chicago State Invite CHICAGO – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team came away with a split in action on the opening day of the Chicago State Invitational at the Jacoby Dickens Center.   The Ragin’ Cajuns (5-7) fired away at a .344 clip in besting host-Chicago State 3-1 (25-17, 25-14, 22-25, 25-13) to start the day. In the nightcap, the squad was limited to a .067 hitting percentag...

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