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  • Cajuns baseball loses to Southeastern 5-2

    Cajuns baseball loses to Southeastern 5-2

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:13 AM EST2018-02-22 06:13:17 GMT

    The 20th-ranked Cajuns baseball team suffered a dissapointing end to its four-game road swing to open the year Wednesday night at Southeastern. 
     

    The 20th-ranked Cajuns baseball team suffered a dissapointing end to its four-game road swing to open the year Wednesday night at Southeastern. 
     

  • LHSAA Soccer State Championships kick off in Lafayette

    LHSAA Soccer State Championships kick off in Lafayette

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-02-22 01:22:49 GMT

    The LHSAA state championships for high school soccer kick off tonight on the pitch at UL. It's the first time since 2006 that Lafayette will play host to the title games. Over the next four days, four Acadiana teams will be competing for the right to call themselves state champs.

    The LHSAA state championships for high school soccer kick off tonight on the pitch at UL. It's the first time since 2006 that Lafayette will play host to the title games. Over the next four days, four Acadiana teams will be competing for the right to call themselves state champs.

  • Justin Stelly: Racing for More Than Gold

    Justin Stelly: Racing for More Than Gold

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-02-21 05:08:47 GMT
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     For Justin Stelly his career never really feels like work. "I speed skate for a living," 

     For Justin Stelly his career never really feels like work. "I speed skate for a living," 

  • OPINION: Cajuns will need Sun Belt Tournament Win to Qualify for NCAA Tournament

    OPINION: Cajuns will need Sun Belt Tournament Win to Qualify for NCAA Tournament

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:06 AM EST2018-02-21 05:06:15 GMT

    When Selection Sunday (3/11) rolls around are the Cajuns in or out? 

    When Selection Sunday (3/11) rolls around are the Cajuns in or out? 

  • Ellyson lands Sun Belt pitcher of the week honors

    Ellyson lands Sun Belt pitcher of the week honors

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:03 AM EST2018-02-21 05:03:49 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball sophomore pitcher Summer Ellyson was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week for her efforts last week in wins over a pair of nationally ranked foes.   Ellyson posted a 2-0 mark, earning the win in her starts against nationally ranked foes RV Oregon State and No. 2 Florida.   The highlight of the week was an 11-inning, 185-pitch effort in a 4-3 win over Florida on Sunday.   The Lafayette...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball sophomore pitcher Summer Ellyson was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week for her efforts last week in wins over a pair of nationally ranked foes.   Ellyson posted a 2-0 mark, earning the win in her starts against nationally ranked foes RV Oregon State and No. 2 Florida.   The highlight of the week was an 11-inning, 185-pitch effort in a 4-3 win over Florida on Sunday.   The Lafayette...

  • Hogan Harris Suffers Oblique Injury, UL Pitching Staff ready to step up

    Hogan Harris Suffers Oblique Injury, UL Pitching Staff ready to step up

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-02-20 07:05:42 GMT

    UL starting LHP Hogan Harris suffered an oblique injury Sunday, according to Head Coach Tony Robichaux. The extent of the injury is still unknown, but they hope to have him back for this weekend's home series versus Wright State. If he's unable to go, expect senior Colten Schmidt to get the start Sunday.

    UL starting LHP Hogan Harris suffered an oblique injury Sunday, according to Head Coach Tony Robichaux. The extent of the injury is still unknown, but they hope to have him back for this weekend's home series versus Wright State. If he's unable to go, expect senior Colten Schmidt to get the start Sunday.

  • Acadiana Area Matchups for Boys Basketball Playoffs

    Acadiana Area Matchups for Boys Basketball Playoffs

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:21 AM EST2018-02-20 06:21:39 GMT

    Dates and Times for games haven't been released yet. Local Teams in bold. Here's the matchups: 5A 24 Northshore @ 9 Comeaux 25 Alexandria @ 8 New Iberia 19 Dutchtown @ 14 Lafayette 23 Acadiana @ 10 Thibodaux 4A 32 West Ouachita @ 1 Westgate 28 Buckeye @ 5 Carencro 21 Cecilia @ 12 Salmen 29 B. T. Washington @ 4 Breaux Bridge 19 Leesville @ 14 Opelousas 22 Helen Cox @ 11 Northside 23 St. Martinville @ 10 Beau Chene 3A 17 Green Oaks @ 16 Northwest 20 North Ver...

    Dates and Times for games haven't been released yet. Local Teams in bold. Here's the matchups: 5A 24 Northshore @ 9 Comeaux 25 Alexandria @ 8 New Iberia 19 Dutchtown @ 14 Lafayette 23 Acadiana @ 10 Thibodaux 4A 32 West Ouachita @ 1 Westgate 28 Buckeye @ 5 Carencro 21 Cecilia @ 12 Salmen 29 B. T. Washington @ 4 Breaux Bridge 19 Leesville @ 14 Opelousas 22 Helen Cox @ 11 Northside 23 St. Martinville @ 10 Beau Chene 3A 17 Green Oaks @ 16 Northwest 20 North Ver...

  • Carencro, LCA and Elton Ladies Advance to Quarters

    Carencro, LCA and Elton Ladies Advance to Quarters

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:42 AM EST2018-02-20 05:42:52 GMT

    GIRLS BASKETBALL    Dunham 45, Calvary Baptist Academy 22    Lake Arthur 60, Amite 41    Class 5A    Regionals    Captain Shreve 66, Ruston 59    East Ascension 63, Sulphur 50    Natchitoches Central 67, Hammond 53    Sam Houston 42, LaGrange 38    Class 4A    Regionals    Benton 17, B.T. Washington 4    Bossier 34, South Terrebonne 28

    GIRLS BASKETBALL    Dunham 45, Calvary Baptist Academy 22    Lake Arthur 60, Amite 41    Class 5A    Regionals    Captain Shreve 66, Ruston 59    East Ascension 63, Sulphur 50    Natchitoches Central 67, Hammond 53    Sam Houston 42, LaGrange 38    Class 4A    Regionals    Benton 17, B.T. Washington 4    Bossier 34, South Terrebonne 28

  • 2-19 Senior Spotlight: Vermilion Catholic's Nick Langlinais

    2-19 Senior Spotlight: Vermilion Catholic's Nick Langlinais

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:09 PM EST2018-02-20 03:09:32 GMT

    They say you can't teach heart. Luckily for Vermilion Catholic basketball coach Mike McCoy he doesn't have to. Because McCoy has a player who wears his heart on his sleeve.

    They say you can't teach heart. Luckily for Vermilion Catholic basketball coach Mike McCoy he doesn't have to. Because McCoy has a player who wears his heart on his sleeve.

  • Teurlings wins 5th Straight Wrestling State Title

    Teurlings wins 5th Straight Wrestling State Title

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-02-19 05:19:34 GMT
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    The word dynasty is a term tossed around rather lightly nowadays, but it certainly applies to Teurlings wrestling. The Rebels are the division two co-champs after tying with Parkway Saturday. TCHS has won five straight championships and 7 of the last 8. On top of that, there were several local winners from the Acadiana.

    The word dynasty is a term tossed around rather lightly nowadays, but it certainly applies to Teurlings wrestling. The Rebels are the division two co-champs after tying with Parkway Saturday. TCHS has won five straight championships and 7 of the last 8. On top of that, there were several local winners from the Acadiana.

  • LSU Baseball Falls to Notre Dame 11-3 in Series Finale

    LSU Baseball Falls to Notre Dame 11-3 in Series Finale

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:24 PM EST2018-02-19 02:24:14 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    Press Release BATON ROUGE, La. – Notre Dame rightfielder Eric Gilgenbach collected two homers and seven RBI Sunday to lead the Irish to an 11-3 win over ninth-ranked LSU in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 1-2 on the season. Notre Dame moves to 2-1 on the year. LSU will return to action on Wednesday when it plays host to New Orleans at 6:30 p.m. The game will be available on SECNetwork+, which is accessible through WatchESPN or the Watch...
    Press Release BATON ROUGE, La. – Notre Dame rightfielder Eric Gilgenbach collected two homers and seven RBI Sunday to lead the Irish to an 11-3 win over ninth-ranked LSU in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 1-2 on the season. Notre Dame moves to 2-1 on the year. LSU will return to action on Wednesday when it plays host to New Orleans at 6:30 p.m. The game will be available on SECNetwork+, which is accessible through WatchESPN or the Watch...
  • Batty, Cajuns Baseball Ropes Longhorns In Series Finale

    Batty, Cajuns Baseball Ropes Longhorns In Series Finale

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:19 PM EST2018-02-19 02:19:21 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    Press Release True freshman Brock Batty was stellar in relief for the 18th-ranked Louisiana baseball team against the 14th-ranked Texas Longhorns as the left-hander guided the Ragin' Cajuns to a 2-1 win in the series finale on Sunday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.   Batty came in on short notice due to an early exit for starter Hogan Harris and tossed 6.0 strong innings in relief limiting the Longhorns (2-1) to one run on two hits.

    Press Release True freshman Brock Batty was stellar in relief for the 18th-ranked Louisiana baseball team against the 14th-ranked Texas Longhorns as the left-hander guided the Ragin' Cajuns to a 2-1 win in the series finale on Sunday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.   Batty came in on short notice due to an early exit for starter Hogan Harris and tossed 6.0 strong innings in relief limiting the Longhorns (2-1) to one run on two hits.

  • No. 16 Louisiana Takes Thriller From No. 2 Florida in Series Finale

    No. 16 Louisiana Takes Thriller From No. 2 Florida in Series Finale

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:38 PM EST2018-02-19 00:38:50 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball prevailed in an extra-innings battle with No. 2 Florida in the series finale of a Top 25 showcase at Lamson Park. Pitcher Summer Ellyson tossed 11 strong innings in the circle and freshman Casidy Chaumont delivered the walk-off home run in a 4-3 win over the visiting Gators in 11 innings.

    LAFAYETTE – No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball prevailed in an extra-innings battle with No. 2 Florida in the series finale of a Top 25 showcase at Lamson Park. Pitcher Summer Ellyson tossed 11 strong innings in the circle and freshman Casidy Chaumont delivered the walk-off home run in a 4-3 win over the visiting Gators in 11 innings.

  • Florida Takes First Two in Top 25 Series at Lamson Park

    Florida Takes First Two in Top 25 Series at Lamson Park

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-02-18 05:38:10 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – No. 2 Florida captured both ends of a doubleheader from No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball as a Top 25 weekend series began Saturday at Lamson Park.   The Ragin’ Cajuns (6-2) and Gators (8-0) played a scoreless duel for the first five innings of the opener. A pair of two-run homers from Florida in the sixth inning proved to be the difference in a 4-0 contest.   The visitors rode the momentum of a four-run first inning in ...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – No. 2 Florida captured both ends of a doubleheader from No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball as a Top 25 weekend series began Saturday at Lamson Park.   The Ragin’ Cajuns (6-2) and Gators (8-0) played a scoreless duel for the first five innings of the opener. A pair of two-run homers from Florida in the sixth inning proved to be the difference in a 4-0 contest.   The visitors rode the momentum of a four-run first inning in ...

  • Cajuns match school record, beats UT Arlington 100-79

    Cajuns match school record, beats UT Arlington 100-79

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:36 AM EST2018-02-18 05:36:43 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Frank Bartley IV scored 25 points and led five teammates into double-figure scoring as Louisiana picked up its 13th win at home to tie the school record as the Ragin' Cajuns rolled past Texas Arlington, 100-79 in a Sun Belt Conference battle Saturday night.    With four games left to play in the regular season, Louisiana (23-4, 13-1) now holds a three-game lead over second-place Georgia State after the Panthers lost back-to-back games.  UTA (16...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Frank Bartley IV scored 25 points and led five teammates into double-figure scoring as Louisiana picked up its 13th win at home to tie the school record as the Ragin' Cajuns rolled past Texas Arlington, 100-79 in a Sun Belt Conference battle Saturday night.    With four games left to play in the regular season, Louisiana (23-4, 13-1) now holds a three-game lead over second-place Georgia State after the Panthers lost back-to-back games.  UTA (16...
  • Cajuns' offense struggles, UL drops at home to UTA 38-34

    Cajuns' offense struggles, UL drops at home to UTA 38-34

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-02-18 05:35:44 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Struggling from the field all night, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team lost their second straight game at home, to the UT Arlington Lady Mavs, 38-34, in what was the Cajuns lowest scoring affair since 2009.             The Cajuns loss drops them back to .500 with their record, as it now sits at 13-13 (8-6 SBC) and it knows the Cajuns down in the standings just enough to make the n...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Struggling from the field all night, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team lost their second straight game at home, to the UT Arlington Lady Mavs, 38-34, in what was the Cajuns lowest scoring affair since 2009.             The Cajuns loss drops them back to .500 with their record, as it now sits at 13-13 (8-6 SBC) and it knows the Cajuns down in the standings just enough to make the n...

  • LSU Basketball Pulls Out Clutch Win Over Missouri, 64-63

    LSU Basketball Pulls Out Clutch Win Over Missouri, 64-63

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:20 AM EST2018-02-18 05:20:09 GMT
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    Press Release BATON ROUGE – Freshman Tremont Waters floater with 19 seconds remaining was the winning points in a 64-63 decision over Missouri Saturday afternoon at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The win was the seventh of the year for the Tigers over a Top 50 NCAA RPI team. LSU has now won four straight at home and stands at 15-11 and 6-8 in the SEC with four games to play. 

    Press Release BATON ROUGE – Freshman Tremont Waters floater with 19 seconds remaining was the winning points in a 64-63 decision over Missouri Saturday afternoon at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The win was the seventh of the year for the Tigers over a Top 50 NCAA RPI team. LSU has now won four straight at home and stands at 15-11 and 6-8 in the SEC with four games to play. 

  • ESA advances to Division IV state soccer championship

    ESA advances to Division IV state soccer championship

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-02-18 04:52:45 GMT

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER Division I St. Paul's 3, Lafayette 0 Division IV Episcopal of Acadiana 5, Newman 0

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER Division I St. Paul's 3, Lafayette 0 Division IV Episcopal of Acadiana 5, Newman 0

  • Texas Comes From Behind To Defeat Cajuns With Walk-off Winner

    Texas Comes From Behind To Defeat Cajuns With Walk-off Winner

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:39 PM EST2018-02-18 04:39:44 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas – Sophomore Austin Todd's two-run, walk-off home run lifted the 14th-ranked Texas Longhorns to a 5-3 comeback win over the 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team on Saturday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.   The loss drops the Ragin' Cajuns to 0-2 on the year, while Texas improves to 2-0 overall.   Senior Dylan Moore was tabbed with the loss after giving up three runs on three hits with an intentional walk in 0.2 innings of work. Beau ...
    PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas – Sophomore Austin Todd's two-run, walk-off home run lifted the 14th-ranked Texas Longhorns to a 5-3 comeback win over the 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team on Saturday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.   The loss drops the Ragin' Cajuns to 0-2 on the year, while Texas improves to 2-0 overall.   Senior Dylan Moore was tabbed with the loss after giving up three runs on three hits with an intentional walk in 0.2 innings of work. Beau ...
  • Notre Dame doubles down, beating LSU 10-5

    Notre Dame doubles down, beating LSU 10-5

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:37 PM EST2018-02-18 04:37:17 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La – Notre Dame’s seven-run third inning propelled the Irish to a 10-5 victory over ninth-ranked LSU Saturday evening at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  With the loss, the Tigers move to 1-1 on the season. Notre Dame picks up its first win of the season to even its record at 1-1. The paid attendance for the contest was 12,223, the sixth-largest in LSU Baseball history. The Tigers return to action on Sunday for Game 3 of the series...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La – Notre Dame’s seven-run third inning propelled the Irish to a 10-5 victory over ninth-ranked LSU Saturday evening at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  With the loss, the Tigers move to 1-1 on the season. Notre Dame picks up its first win of the season to even its record at 1-1. The paid attendance for the contest was 12,223, the sixth-largest in LSU Baseball history. The Tigers return to action on Sunday for Game 3 of the series...
  • Cajuns fall 3-0 in opener at Texas

    Cajuns fall 3-0 in opener at Texas

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-02-17 05:08:59 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas – The 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to 14th-ranked Texas 3-0 in the 2018 season opener on Friday night at UFCU Disch-Faulk Field.   Louisiana (0-1) was outhit 6-3 in the contest by the Longhorns (0-1) as both teams played an error free game.   Sophomore Jack Burk was handed the loss after surrendering three runs on four hits in four innings of work. Texas starter Nolan Kingham earned the victory tossing eight shutou...
    PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas – The 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to 14th-ranked Texas 3-0 in the 2018 season opener on Friday night at UFCU Disch-Faulk Field.   Louisiana (0-1) was outhit 6-3 in the contest by the Longhorns (0-1) as both teams played an error free game.   Sophomore Jack Burk was handed the loss after surrendering three runs on four hits in four innings of work. Texas starter Nolan Kingham earned the victory tossing eight shutou...
  • ESA, St. Thomas More, Beau Chene Advance to State Championship

    ESA, St. Thomas More, Beau Chene Advance to State Championship

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:07 AM EST2018-02-17 05:07:00 GMT

    BOYS SOCCER Division II Beau Chene 2, East Jefferson 1 GIRLS SOCCER Division II St. Thomas More 5, Destrehan 0 Division IV Episcopal of Acadiana 1, Ascension Episcopal 0 BOYS BASKETBALL         Abbeville 45, Patterson 41   Acadiana 61, Barbe 56   Beau Chene 75, Cecilia 73   Breaux Bridge 58, St. Martinville 56   Carencro 75, Teurlings Catholic 37   Comeaux 49, Sam Houston 34   Lafayette 52, Sulphur 41  ...

    BOYS SOCCER Division II Beau Chene 2, East Jefferson 1 GIRLS SOCCER Division II St. Thomas More 5, Destrehan 0 Division IV Episcopal of Acadiana 1, Ascension Episcopal 0 BOYS BASKETBALL         Abbeville 45, Patterson 41   Acadiana 61, Barbe 56   Beau Chene 75, Cecilia 73   Breaux Bridge 58, St. Martinville 56   Carencro 75, Teurlings Catholic 37   Comeaux 49, Sam Houston 34   Lafayette 52, Sulphur 41  ...

  • LSU rallies for opening day win over Notre Dame

    LSU rallies for opening day win over Notre Dame

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:59 PM EST2018-02-17 04:59:04 GMT
    BATON ROUGE -- LSU used two home runs to rally from a 6-0 deficit and beat Notre Dame on opening night. After surrendering six runs on three hits, an error, and a wild pitch, LSU used the long ball to get back in it. In the bottom of the sixth, Bryce Jordan (Junior) hit a grand slam off of Notre Dame starting pitcher Scott Tully, cutting the lead to 6-4. The home run ended Tully's night. He allowed four runs on five hits, in five innings pitched. Then in the eight, the Tigers' Josh ...
    BATON ROUGE -- LSU used two home runs to rally from a 6-0 deficit and beat Notre Dame on opening night. After surrendering six runs on three hits, an error, and a wild pitch, LSU used the long ball to get back in it. In the bottom of the sixth, Bryce Jordan (Junior) hit a grand slam off of Notre Dame starting pitcher Scott Tully, cutting the lead to 6-4. The home run ended Tully's night. He allowed four runs on five hits, in five innings pitched. Then in the eight, the Tigers' Josh ...
  • No. 16 LSU Opens season at home against Notre Dame

    No. 16 LSU Opens season at home against Notre Dame

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:50 PM EST2018-02-16 23:50:44 GMT
    LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    PRESS RELEASE DATES/TIMES Game 1: Friday, February 16 – 7 p.m. CT Game 2: Saturday, February 17 – 4 p.m. CT Game 3: Sunday, February 18 – 11 a.m. CT STADIUM Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La. (10,326) Tickets available at www.LSUtix.net RANKINGS LSU – No. 9 by USA Today; No. 10 by Collegiate Baseball Notre Dame – unranked RADIO LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates Friday and Sunday – Baton Rouge affiliate is WDGL 98.1 FM Sat...
    PRESS RELEASE DATES/TIMES Game 1: Friday, February 16 – 7 p.m. CT Game 2: Saturday, February 17 – 4 p.m. CT Game 3: Sunday, February 18 – 11 a.m. CT STADIUM Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La. (10,326) Tickets available at www.LSUtix.net RANKINGS LSU – No. 9 by USA Today; No. 10 by Collegiate Baseball Notre Dame – unranked RADIO LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates Friday and Sunday – Baton Rouge affiliate is WDGL 98.1 FM Sat...
  • Louisiana Prepares For SBC Battle Against UT Arlington

    Louisiana Prepares For SBC Battle Against UT Arlington

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:48 PM EST2018-02-16 22:48:32 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball returns to action on Saturday (Feb. 17) when it plays host to Sun Belt Conference rival UT Arlington at the Cajundome. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9-FM with Ian Auzenne providing the commentary. 

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball returns to action on Saturday (Feb. 17) when it plays host to Sun Belt Conference rival UT Arlington at the Cajundome. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9-FM with Ian Auzenne providing the commentary. 

  • Cajuns Women's Basketball Pink Game About More Then Just A Game

    Cajuns Women's Basketball Pink Game About More Then Just A Game

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-02-16 21:59:49 GMT
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    Press Release LAFAYETTE – "Garry let's not make it about me, but about every survivor in the community and throughout the state of Louisiana, let's get everyone working together."  That's what Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball head coach Garry Brodhead feels his late wife Andrea Brodhead would say, right now as she looked down at what the women's basketball team has been doing with their Pink Game and efforts surrounding that game.

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – "Garry let's not make it about me, but about every survivor in the community and throughout the state of Louisiana, let's get everyone working together."  That's what Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball head coach Garry Brodhead feels his late wife Andrea Brodhead would say, right now as she looked down at what the women's basketball team has been doing with their Pink Game and efforts surrounding that game.

  • Cajuns meet No. 2 Florida for weekend series

    Cajuns meet No. 2 Florida for weekend series

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:34 PM EST2018-02-16 20:34:00 GMT
    PRESS  RELEASE No. 16 Louisiana (6-0) vs. No. 2 Florida (6-0) Date: Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 17-18, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park Series Schedule:       Feb. 17 – 3 p.m. (DH)       Feb. 18 – 1 p.m. (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Television (Saturday): Cox Sports TV • Talent: Dan McDonald, PxP; Yvette Girouard, analyst ESPN3 (Saturday): Game 1 | Game 2 Streaming Video (Sunday): Ragin&rsqu...
    PRESS  RELEASE No. 16 Louisiana (6-0) vs. No. 2 Florida (6-0) Date: Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 17-18, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park Series Schedule:       Feb. 17 – 3 p.m. (DH)       Feb. 18 – 1 p.m. (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Television (Saturday): Cox Sports TV • Talent: Dan McDonald, PxP; Yvette Girouard, analyst ESPN3 (Saturday): Game 1 | Game 2 Streaming Video (Sunday): Ragin&rsqu...
  • Carencro, Northside among Acadiana teams who advanced Thursday

    Carencro, Northside among Acadiana teams who advanced Thursday

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:33 AM EST2018-02-16 05:33:40 GMT

    BOYS BASKETBALL Cade Episcopal 54, Westminster Christian 47 New Iberia Catholic 54, Franklin 49   GIRLS PLAYOFFS Class 5A Barbe 67, Acadiana 23 LaGrange 62, New Iberia 27   Class 4A Carencro 69, Assumption 32 Northside 67, Cecilia 24   Class 3A Eunice 51, Avoyelles 48 Iota 58, Mamou 20 Kaplan 38, Sterlington 32 North Vermilion 47, Jena 35 Northwest 62, Church Point 18   Class 2A Lake Arthur 86, Delhi Charter 16   Class 1A Gueydan 59, Basile 30 North Central ...

    BOYS BASKETBALL Cade Episcopal 54, Westminster Christian 47 New Iberia Catholic 54, Franklin 49   GIRLS PLAYOFFS Class 5A Barbe 67, Acadiana 23 LaGrange 62, New Iberia 27   Class 4A Carencro 69, Assumption 32 Northside 67, Cecilia 24   Class 3A Eunice 51, Avoyelles 48 Iota 58, Mamou 20 Kaplan 38, Sterlington 32 North Vermilion 47, Jena 35 Northwest 62, Church Point 18   Class 2A Lake Arthur 86, Delhi Charter 16   Class 1A Gueydan 59, Basile 30 North Central ...

  • Louisiana drops three-point heartbreaker To Texas State

    Louisiana drops three-point heartbreaker To Texas State

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:28 AM EST2018-02-16 05:28:19 GMT

    (PRESS RELEASE) In a game where it was at times tough for either team to find a basket, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team came out on the short end of a three-point heartbreaker, losing to the Texas State Bobcats, 56-53, at the Cajundome on Thursday night.

    (PRESS RELEASE) In a game where it was at times tough for either team to find a basket, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team came out on the short end of a three-point heartbreaker, losing to the Texas State Bobcats, 56-53, at the Cajundome on Thursday night.

  • Washington Helps Ragin' Cajuns Basketball Remain Perfect At Home In 73-63 Win Over Texas State

    Washington Helps Ragin' Cajuns Basketball Remain Perfect At Home In 73-63 Win Over Texas State

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-02-16 05:19:38 GMT

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Bryce Washington posted his 11th double-double of the season, scoring a game-high 19 points while grabbing 10 rebounds as he led four players in double figures and helped the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to a 73-63 win over Texas State in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Thursday at the Cajundome. 

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Bryce Washington posted his 11th double-double of the season, scoring a game-high 19 points while grabbing 10 rebounds as he led four players in double figures and helped the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to a 73-63 win over Texas State in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Thursday at the Cajundome. 

  • 16th-ranked Ragin' Cajuns Softball Top Oregon State in Midweek Tilt

    16th-ranked Ragin' Cajuns Softball Top Oregon State in Midweek Tilt

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:41 PM EST2018-02-16 04:41:57 GMT
    Press Release RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: 16th-ranked Ragin' Cajuns Top Oregon State in Midweek Tilt LAFAYETTE – No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball increased its season-opening win streak to six games with a 9-4 win over Oregon State on Thursday at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (6-0) answered an early run from the Beavers (4-2) with a string of eight unanswered to take control. Summer Ellyson started and tossed four strong innings, then Kylee...
    Press Release RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: 16th-ranked Ragin' Cajuns Top Oregon State in Midweek Tilt LAFAYETTE – No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball increased its season-opening win streak to six games with a 9-4 win over Oregon State on Thursday at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (6-0) answered an early run from the Beavers (4-2) with a string of eight unanswered to take control. Summer Ellyson started and tossed four strong innings, then Kylee...
  • Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball Opens 2018 Season At Texas

    Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball Opens 2018 Season At Texas

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:44 PM EST2018-02-15 23:44:25 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 16-18, 2018 Location: Austin, Texas Site: UFCU Disch-Faulk Field (7,373) Times: 6:30 p.m. (Fri) | 2:30 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: Texas (0-0) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: Longhorn Network/WatchESPN App Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com.

    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 16-18, 2018 Location: Austin, Texas Site: UFCU Disch-Faulk Field (7,373) Times: 6:30 p.m. (Fri) | 2:30 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: Texas (0-0) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: Longhorn Network/WatchESPN App Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com.

  • No. 16 Louisiana Returns to Lamson Park, Hosts Oregon State on Thursday

    No. 16 Louisiana Returns to Lamson Park, Hosts Oregon State on Thursday

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:10 AM EST2018-02-15 06:10:03 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    No. 16 Louisiana (5-0) vs. RV Oregon State (4-1) Date: Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park Time: 6 p.m. (CST) MEDIA INFORMATION Television: Cox Sports Television • Talent: Tommy Thrall, PxP; Yvette Girouard, analyst  Streaming Video: ESPN3 Radio: ESPN 1420-AM • Talent: Steve Peloquin, PxP Live Stats: CajunStats.com Twitter Updates: @RaginCajunsSB GAMEDAY PROMOTION Weekday Work Perk &bull...

    No. 16 Louisiana (5-0) vs. RV Oregon State (4-1) Date: Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park Time: 6 p.m. (CST) MEDIA INFORMATION Television: Cox Sports Television • Talent: Tommy Thrall, PxP; Yvette Girouard, analyst  Streaming Video: ESPN3 Radio: ESPN 1420-AM • Talent: Steve Peloquin, PxP Live Stats: CajunStats.com Twitter Updates: @RaginCajunsSB GAMEDAY PROMOTION Weekday Work Perk &bull...

  • Cajuns look to refocus defense after struggles in Georgia

    Cajuns look to refocus defense after struggles in Georgia

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:25 PM EST2018-02-15 01:25:24 GMT

    The Cajuns will hope home cooking brings the cure for leaky defense. In last week's road trip to Georgia the Cajuns found themselves in a pair of shoot-outs, losing 106-92 to Georgia State, and beating Georgia Southern 102-91. The Cajuns surrendered threes at a high rate, 24 in two games and didn't force turnovers either. The 197 combined points are 10 more than UL gave up in it's previous three games against UL Monroe, Troy and South Alabama. "Everyone is hung up on the point...

    The Cajuns will hope home cooking brings the cure for leaky defense. In last week's road trip to Georgia the Cajuns found themselves in a pair of shoot-outs, losing 106-92 to Georgia State, and beating Georgia Southern 102-91. The Cajuns surrendered threes at a high rate, 24 in two games and didn't force turnovers either. The 197 combined points are 10 more than UL gave up in it's previous three games against UL Monroe, Troy and South Alabama. "Everyone is hung up on the point...

  • Cajuns close season with tough schedule

    Cajuns close season with tough schedule

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-02-15 01:18:07 GMT

    With six games to play, UL women's basketball will face six of the top seven teams in the Sun Belt, the Cajuns being number five. It's an opportunity to jump the Sun Belt standings with 2-7 being separated by just one game. Eighth place Coastal Carolina is behind second place by three games. As coach Garry Brodhead put it Wednesday, it's a good ole fashion 'log-jam.' UL has won three-straight and a strong finish could propel them near the top of the standings. A bad run could have...

    With six games to play, UL women's basketball will face six of the top seven teams in the Sun Belt, the Cajuns being number five. It's an opportunity to jump the Sun Belt standings with 2-7 being separated by just one game. Eighth place Coastal Carolina is behind second place by three games. As coach Garry Brodhead put it Wednesday, it's a good ole fashion 'log-jam.' UL has won three-straight and a strong finish could propel them near the top of the standings. A bad run could have...

  • UL athletes spreading cheer at Lafayette hospital

    UL athletes spreading cheer at Lafayette hospital

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:57 PM EST2018-02-14 23:57:38 GMT
    Janet Guidry is an oncology patient at our Lady of Lourdes on the fifth floor. She received a very welcome surprise today by a group of very bright and cheery young UL athletes.Janet Guidry is an oncology patient at our Lady of Lourdes on the fifth floor. She received a very welcome surprise today by a group of very bright and cheery young UL athletes.

    Members of the UL Women's Basketball team brought cheer to hospital patients Wednesday afternoon. 

    Members of the UL Women's Basketball team brought cheer to hospital patients Wednesday afternoon. 

  • Mighty Lions roar on to semifinals

    Mighty Lions roar on to semifinals

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:03 AM EST2018-02-14 05:03:27 GMT

    BOYS SOCCER Division I Lafayette 3, St. Amant 2 C.E. Byrd 4, Acadiana 1

    BOYS SOCCER Division I Lafayette 3, St. Amant 2 C.E. Byrd 4, Acadiana 1

  • Ragin' Cajuns Rise Into Top 20 of Both National Polls

    Ragin' Cajuns Rise Into Top 20 of Both National Polls

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:02 AM EST2018-02-14 05:02:06 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – On the strength of a 5-0 season-opening weekend, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball made a significant move in the first regular season edition of both the USA Today/NFCA poll and ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.   Louisiana moved up six positions from its preseason ranking in the NFCA poll, climbing into the Top 20 at No. 16.   In the ESPN/USA Softball ranking, the Ragin’ Cajuns rose five spots from their preseason selection an...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – On the strength of a 5-0 season-opening weekend, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball made a significant move in the first regular season edition of both the USA Today/NFCA poll and ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.   Louisiana moved up six positions from its preseason ranking in the NFCA poll, climbing into the Top 20 at No. 16.   In the ESPN/USA Softball ranking, the Ragin’ Cajuns rose five spots from their preseason selection an...

  • UL freshman to get a taste of 'big boy' baseball in opening series at Texas

    UL freshman to get a taste of 'big boy' baseball in opening series at Texas

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:01 AM EST2018-02-14 05:01:19 GMT
    Louisiana head coach Tony Robichaux (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info./Brad Kemp)Louisiana head coach Tony Robichaux (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info./Brad Kemp)

    The countdown to Ragin' Cajun baseball is 3-days. Louisiana opens it's season on the road against 21st ranked Texas Friday night, first pitch is 6:30 p.m. The game will be the first UL baseball game since UL-Monroe bounced the Cajuns from the Sun Belt Tournament last May. 2017 marked the first time UL didn't make the NCAA Tournament since 2012. In 2018 the team returns less than 20 players from that roster, and this year the Cajuns will go without their ace Gunner Leger who is red-...

    The countdown to Ragin' Cajun baseball is 3-days. Louisiana opens it's season on the road against 21st ranked Texas Friday night, first pitch is 6:30 p.m. The game will be the first UL baseball game since UL-Monroe bounced the Cajuns from the Sun Belt Tournament last May. 2017 marked the first time UL didn't make the NCAA Tournament since 2012. In 2018 the team returns less than 20 players from that roster, and this year the Cajuns will go without their ace Gunner Leger who is red-...

  • Wrecking Rams come up short, falling in quarterfinals

    Wrecking Rams come up short, falling in quarterfinals

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 12:09 AM EST2018-02-13 05:09:40 GMT

    High school soccer and basketball scores from Monday 2/12

    High school soccer and basketball scores from Monday 2/12

  • Daniel Cormier Comes Home for Mardi Gras

    Daniel Cormier Comes Home for Mardi Gras

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-02-13 05:08:48 GMT

    LAFAYETTE (KATC) -- Monday Daniel Cormier stopped by the Lafayette Boys & Girls Club to spend time with the kids of the club he once spent many summers at. "When I come down Washington St. and the old brick building, it's just a lot of memories," he said. "A lot of summer days spent here." The UFC Champion is in the midst of training for another belt. In January Cormier defended his UFC Light Heavyweight Belt defeating Volkan Oezdemir. Next the champ will bat...

    LAFAYETTE (KATC) -- Monday Daniel Cormier stopped by the Lafayette Boys & Girls Club to spend time with the kids of the club he once spent many summers at. "When I come down Washington St. and the old brick building, it's just a lot of memories," he said. "A lot of summer days spent here." The UFC Champion is in the midst of training for another belt. In January Cormier defended his UFC Light Heavyweight Belt defeating Volkan Oezdemir. Next the champ will bat...

  • KATC's High school Senior Spotlight: Ascension Episcopal's Sydney Smith

    KATC's High school Senior Spotlight: Ascension Episcopal's Sydney Smith

    Monday, February 12 2018 8:29 PM EST2018-02-13 01:29:32 GMT
    Sydney Smith / KATCSydney Smith / KATC

    Sydney Smith is Ascension Episcopal Soccer's leading scorer and a starter on the Blue Gators basketball team. 

    Sydney Smith is Ascension Episcopal Soccer's leading scorer and a starter on the Blue Gators basketball team. 

  • Cajuns' guard Thomas named College Sports Madness Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week

    Cajuns' guard Thomas named College Sports Madness Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week

    Monday, February 12 2018 3:41 PM EST2018-02-12 20:41:17 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – After a great weekend in Georgia, Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball sophomore point guard Jasmine Thomas was named the College Sports Madness Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week for the weekend of Feb. 8-10.             Thomas, who's the first Cajuns player to get the award since Jaylyn Gordon got the award on Jan. 18, 2016, was the grease to the Cajuns wheels, averaging 15.0 points per...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – After a great weekend in Georgia, Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball sophomore point guard Jasmine Thomas was named the College Sports Madness Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week for the weekend of Feb. 8-10.             Thomas, who's the first Cajuns player to get the award since Jaylyn Gordon got the award on Jan. 18, 2016, was the grease to the Cajuns wheels, averaging 15.0 points per...
  • Cajuns' Washington a king on the court with royal ties off of it

    Cajuns' Washington a king on the court with royal ties off of it

    Monday, February 12 2018 12:40 AM EST2018-02-12 05:40:27 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (WVUE)- In Ragin' Cajun land, you might call Bryce Washington the "King of the Court."

    NEW ORLEANS (WVUE)- In Ragin' Cajun land, you might call Bryce Washington the "King of the Court."

  • Cajuns cap off a perfect Mardi Gras Classic with wins against EIU and Iowa

    Cajuns cap off a perfect Mardi Gras Classic with wins against EIU and Iowa

    Sunday, February 11 2018 8:49 PM EST2018-02-12 01:49:26 GMT

    BROUSSARD – No. 22 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball picked up a pair of wins on Sunday at the Broussard Sports Complex to close out the Mardi Gras Classic and wrap up an undefeated season-opening weekend. 

    BROUSSARD – No. 22 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball picked up a pair of wins on Sunday at the Broussard Sports Complex to close out the Mardi Gras Classic and wrap up an undefeated season-opening weekend. 

  • LSU basketball takes down Ole Miss

    LSU basketball takes down Ole Miss

    Saturday, February 10 2018 8:50 PM EST2018-02-11 01:50:37 GMT

    BATON ROUGE -- The LSU men's basketball team defeated the Ole Miss Rebels, 82-66 to get it's thrid-straight home SEC win in the Maravich Center to improve to 14-10 on the year and 5-7 in conferene play and Ole Miss falls to 11-14 and 4-8 in the SEC. Duop Reath led the way with 26 points for the Tigers. Aaron Epps had nine rebounds and Tremont Waters had eight assists. Next up, the Tigers will travel to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday Febr...

    BATON ROUGE -- The LSU men's basketball team defeated the Ole Miss Rebels, 82-66 to get it's thrid-straight home SEC win in the Maravich Center to improve to 14-10 on the year and 5-7 in conferene play and Ole Miss falls to 11-14 and 4-8 in the SEC. Duop Reath led the way with 26 points for the Tigers. Aaron Epps had nine rebounds and Tremont Waters had eight assists. Next up, the Tigers will travel to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday Febr...

  • UL basketball sweeps Georgia Southern

    UL basketball sweeps Georgia Southern

    Saturday, February 10 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-02-11 01:35:09 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    STATESBORO, GA -- After losing its first conference game of the season on Thursday, the UL men's basketball team got back on the right side of the ledger with a 97-84 win against Georgia Southern. The women's team also took care of business winning their third straight conference game 58-48. Jasmine Thomas finished with 15 points, a career high 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals as Louisiana held Georgia Southern to a season low 25% shooting from the field. The game also marked t...

    STATESBORO, GA -- After losing its first conference game of the season on Thursday, the UL men's basketball team got back on the right side of the ledger with a 97-84 win against Georgia Southern. The women's team also took care of business winning their third straight conference game 58-48. Jasmine Thomas finished with 15 points, a career high 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals as Louisiana held Georgia Southern to a season low 25% shooting from the field. The game also marked t...

  • Rain Halts Saturday Action in Softball Mardi Gras Classic

    Rain Halts Saturday Action in Softball Mardi Gras Classic

    Saturday, February 10 2018 8:11 PM EST2018-02-11 01:11:21 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE - Saturday's action in the Mardi Gras Classic at Lamson Park has been suspended by persistent rain showers. Weather and field conditions permitting, play will resume on Sunday. Stay tuned for further updates on an official determination of the game schedule for Sunday. Updates will also be provided on the Ragin' Cajuns Softball Twitter (@RaginCajunsSB) and Facebook (Facebook.com/RaginCajunsSB) accounts.

    LAFAYETTE - Saturday's action in the Mardi Gras Classic at Lamson Park has been suspended by persistent rain showers. Weather and field conditions permitting, play will resume on Sunday. Stay tuned for further updates on an official determination of the game schedule for Sunday. Updates will also be provided on the Ragin' Cajuns Softball Twitter (@RaginCajunsSB) and Facebook (Facebook.com/RaginCajunsSB) accounts.

  • UL's Walker earns NFL Combine invite

    UL's Walker earns NFL Combine invite

    Friday, February 9 2018 11:22 PM EST2018-02-10 04:22:07 GMT

    Cajuns defensive back Tracy Walker is one of 336 players from across college football to be invited to this year's NFL combine. The senior safety intercepted 8 passes in four years with the Cajuns and recorded a career high 97 tackles this season. Last month at the East-West Shrine game, all reports suggested that Walker was impressing scouts. Walker is the sixth UL football player to receiver a combine invite since 2000, joining Elijah McGuire (2016) Dwight Bentley (2012) Ladarius ...

    Cajuns defensive back Tracy Walker is one of 336 players from across college football to be invited to this year's NFL combine. The senior safety intercepted 8 passes in four years with the Cajuns and recorded a career high 97 tackles this season. Last month at the East-West Shrine game, all reports suggested that Walker was impressing scouts. Walker is the sixth UL football player to receiver a combine invite since 2000, joining Elijah McGuire (2016) Dwight Bentley (2012) Ladarius ...

  • STM advances to state semifinals with relentless offense

    STM advances to state semifinals with relentless offense

    Friday, February 9 2018 11:16 PM EST2018-02-10 04:16:48 GMT

    High school soccer and basketball highlights from 2/9

    High school soccer and basketball highlights from 2/9

  • Louisiana Wraps Up Peach State Swing At Georgia Southern

    Louisiana Wraps Up Peach State Swing At Georgia Southern

    Friday, February 9 2018 9:52 PM EST2018-02-10 02:52:04 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE THE COACHES LOUISIANA Head Coach: Bob Marlin (Mississippi State, 1981) Record at Louisiana: 148-108 (eighth season), Career Record: 496-274 (25th season)   GEORGIA SOUTHERN Head Coach: Mark Byington (UNC Wilmington, 1998) Record at GS: 85-72 (fifth season); Career Record: 92-73 (sixth season) STORY LINES • Springfield, Ga., native JaKeenan Gant is the only Division I player in the country currently averaging 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and shooting ...
    PRESS RELEASE THE COACHES LOUISIANA Head Coach: Bob Marlin (Mississippi State, 1981) Record at Louisiana: 148-108 (eighth season), Career Record: 496-274 (25th season)   GEORGIA SOUTHERN Head Coach: Mark Byington (UNC Wilmington, 1998) Record at GS: 85-72 (fifth season); Career Record: 92-73 (sixth season) STORY LINES • Springfield, Ga., native JaKeenan Gant is the only Division I player in the country currently averaging 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and shooting ...
  • Tiger place two on preseason Golden Spikes watch list

    Tiger place two on preseason Golden Spikes watch list

    Friday, February 9 2018 5:10 PM EST2018-02-09 22:10:39 GMT
    LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU sophomore pitcher Zack Hess and sophomore outfielder Zach Watson were named Friday to the initial Watch List for the 2018 Golden Spikes Award. USA Baseball announced the 55-player preseason watch list, beginning the process of identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country for the 2018 season. The 41st Golden Spikes Award will be presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation on June 28 in Los Angeles. Watson, a 2017 ...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU sophomore pitcher Zack Hess and sophomore outfielder Zach Watson were named Friday to the initial Watch List for the 2018 Golden Spikes Award. USA Baseball announced the 55-player preseason watch list, beginning the process of identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country for the 2018 season. The 41st Golden Spikes Award will be presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation on June 28 in Los Angeles. Watson, a 2017 ...
  • National Signing Day 2018: Acadiana Area Athletes

    National Signing Day 2018: Acadiana Area Athletes

    Friday, February 9 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-02-09 21:06:35 GMT

    VIDEO of Acadiana athletes choosing which college they'll be attending (this story will be updated)

    VIDEO of Acadiana athletes choosing which college they'll be attending (this story will be updated)

  • No. 22 Cajuns pick up opening day win 7-1

    No. 22 Cajuns pick up opening day win 7-1

    Friday, February 9 2018 12:16 AM EST2018-02-09 05:16:07 GMT

    PRSS RELEASE RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: No. 22 Louisiana Lands Victory on Opening Night at Lamson Park LAFAYETTE – No. 22 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball opened the 2018 season with a 7-1 victory over Samford in front of 1,637 fans Thursday evening at Lamson Park.   The contest marked the start of the Mardi Gras Classic which runs through Sunday at Lamson Park. It also marked the collegiate head coaching debut for head coach Gerry Glasco.   After yiel...

    PRSS RELEASE RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: No. 22 Louisiana Lands Victory on Opening Night at Lamson Park LAFAYETTE – No. 22 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball opened the 2018 season with a 7-1 victory over Samford in front of 1,637 fans Thursday evening at Lamson Park.   The contest marked the start of the Mardi Gras Classic which runs through Sunday at Lamson Park. It also marked the collegiate head coaching debut for head coach Gerry Glasco.   After yiel...

  • Lafayette wins thriller, advance to second round

    Lafayette wins thriller, advance to second round

    Friday, February 9 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-02-09 05:08:51 GMT

    High school soccer & basketball highlights from Thursday, February 8th

    High school soccer & basketball highlights from Thursday, February 8th

  • Cajuns fall on the road, snapping 10-game win streak

    Cajuns fall on the road, snapping 10-game win streak

    Thursday, February 8 2018 11:51 PM EST2018-02-09 04:51:39 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE ATLANTA – Jordan Session scored a career-high 22 points, going 10-for-14 from the floor, and Georgia State placed all six players who played 10 or more minutes in double figures as it earned a 106-92 victory over Louisiana in a Sun Belt Conference battle between the league’s top-two teams on Thursday at GSU Sports Arena. D’Marcus Simonds added 22 points and Devin Mitchell 20 as Georgia State (19-6, 10-2 SBC) won its 10th straight contest while snap..

    PRESS RELEASE ATLANTA – Jordan Session scored a career-high 22 points, going 10-for-14 from the floor, and Georgia State placed all six players who played 10 or more minutes in double figures as it earned a 106-92 victory over Louisiana in a Sun Belt Conference battle between the league’s top-two teams on Thursday at GSU Sports Arena. D’Marcus Simonds added 22 points and Devin Mitchell 20 as Georgia State (19-6, 10-2 SBC) won its 10th straight contest while snap..

  • Louisiana recorded 18 assists to win their second straight SBC road game.

    Louisiana recorded 18 assists to win their second straight SBC road game.

    Thursday, February 8 2018 9:17 PM EST2018-02-09 02:17:17 GMT
    Cajuns Women's Basketball Huddle at Texas A&MCajuns Women's Basketball Huddle at Texas A&M
    PRESS RELEASE ATLANTA – 22 points and six rebounds from senior Simone Fields along with another packed stat sheet from sophomore Jasmine Thomas gave the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team their second straight Sun Belt Conference win on the road as they beat the Georgia State Panthers, 75-60 at the GSU Sports Arena.             Thomas finished with 15 points, a career high nine assists and she added four reboun...
    PRESS RELEASE ATLANTA – 22 points and six rebounds from senior Simone Fields along with another packed stat sheet from sophomore Jasmine Thomas gave the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team their second straight Sun Belt Conference win on the road as they beat the Georgia State Panthers, 75-60 at the GSU Sports Arena.             Thomas finished with 15 points, a career high nine assists and she added four reboun...
  • Former Mighty Lion Duplantis named All-SEC

    Former Mighty Lion Duplantis named All-SEC

    Thursday, February 8 2018 3:55 PM EST2018-02-08 20:55:42 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU junior outfielder Antoine Duplantis and sophomore outfielder Zach Watson were named Thursday to the 2018 Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team. Duplantis was voted to the first team by the coaches, and Watson was a second-team selection. Duplantis, a member of the 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a sports administration major, has a .321 (179-for-557) cumulative batting average in his first two seasons at LSU with 23 doubles, seven triples, four h...

    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU junior outfielder Antoine Duplantis and sophomore outfielder Zach Watson were named Thursday to the 2018 Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team. Duplantis was voted to the first team by the coaches, and Watson was a second-team selection. Duplantis, a member of the 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a sports administration major, has a .321 (179-for-557) cumulative batting average in his first two seasons at LSU with 23 doubles, seven triples, four h...

  • Former Cajun Elfrid Payton traded by Magic to Suns at NBA trade deadline

    Former Cajun Elfrid Payton traded by Magic to Suns at NBA trade deadline

    Thursday, February 8 2018 3:52 PM EST2018-02-08 20:52:10 GMT
    Magic Guard Elfrid Payton (Photo Credit: Magic.com)Magic Guard Elfrid Payton (Photo Credit: Magic.com)
    ORLANDO -- The Orlando Magic traded former University of Louisiana point guard Elfrid Payton to the Phoenix Suns on Thursday for a future second-round pick. Payton is in his fourth season in the NBA and will become a restricted free agent this summer. The former Cajun point-guard is reaching career highs this season in scoring (13.0 points per game), field-goal percentage (.520) and 3-point shooting percentage (.373).  The move is the only trade deal made by the Magic befo...
    ORLANDO -- The Orlando Magic traded former University of Louisiana point guard Elfrid Payton to the Phoenix Suns on Thursday for a future second-round pick. Payton is in his fourth season in the NBA and will become a restricted free agent this summer. The former Cajun point-guard is reaching career highs this season in scoring (13.0 points per game), field-goal percentage (.520) and 3-point shooting percentage (.373).  The move is the only trade deal made by the Magic befo...
  • Batter Up: Cajuns Open 2018

    Batter Up: Cajuns Open 2018

    Thursday, February 8 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-02-08 05:22:50 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE No. 22 Louisiana (0-0) hosts Mardi Gras Classic Dates: Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 8-11, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park Louisiana's Schedule:       Feb. 8 – Samford, 5 p.m. (CST)       Feb. 9 – Eastern Illinois, 4:30 p.m. (CST)       Feb. 9 – Evansville, 7 p.m. (CST)       Feb. 10 – Eastern Illinois, 2 p.m. (CST)    &nb

    PRESS RELEASE No. 22 Louisiana (0-0) hosts Mardi Gras Classic Dates: Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 8-11, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park Louisiana's Schedule:       Feb. 8 – Samford, 5 p.m. (CST)       Feb. 9 – Eastern Illinois, 4:30 p.m. (CST)       Feb. 9 – Evansville, 7 p.m. (CST)       Feb. 10 – Eastern Illinois, 2 p.m. (CST)    &nb

  • Cajuns Ink 16 on National Signing Day

    Cajuns Ink 16 on National Signing Day

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 11:04 PM EST2018-02-08 04:04:40 GMT
    KATCKATC

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La.-Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football head coach Billy Napier unveiled his first recruiting class on Wednesday, announcing that 16 individuals have signed a National Letter-of-Intent and will join the program for the 2018 season. Napier's initial class is highlighted by nine products on the defensive side, a trio of offensive linemen and the program's third Australian punter since 2013. A total of 10 Louisiana Signees hail from the Louisiana-Mississippi-Texas...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La.-Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football head coach Billy Napier unveiled his first recruiting class on Wednesday, announcing that 16 individuals have signed a National Letter-of-Intent and will join the program for the 2018 season. Napier's initial class is highlighted by nine products on the defensive side, a trio of offensive linemen and the program's third Australian punter since 2013. A total of 10 Louisiana Signees hail from the Louisiana-Mississippi-Texas...

  • Louisiana, Georgia State Resume SBC Hardwood Rivalry

    Louisiana, Georgia State Resume SBC Hardwood Rivalry

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 9:42 PM EST2018-02-08 02:42:40 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE Series: Georgia State leads, 10-5 At Lafayette: Series tied, 3-3 At Atlanta: Georgia State leads, 5-1 At Neutral Sites: Georgia State leads, 2-1 Streak: Georgia State +4 THE COACHES LOUISIANA Head Coach: Bob Marlin (Mississippi State, 1981) Record at Louisiana: 148-107 (eighth season), Career Record: 496-273 (25th season)   GEORGIA STATE Head Coach: Ron Hunter (Miami [Ohio], 1986) Record at GSU: 141-80 (sixth season); Career Record: 415-290 (24th season) STORY LI...

    PRESS RELEASE Series: Georgia State leads, 10-5 At Lafayette: Series tied, 3-3 At Atlanta: Georgia State leads, 5-1 At Neutral Sites: Georgia State leads, 2-1 Streak: Georgia State +4 THE COACHES LOUISIANA Head Coach: Bob Marlin (Mississippi State, 1981) Record at Louisiana: 148-107 (eighth season), Career Record: 496-273 (25th season)   GEORGIA STATE Head Coach: Ron Hunter (Miami [Ohio], 1986) Record at GSU: 141-80 (sixth season); Career Record: 415-290 (24th season) STORY LI...

  • The Ragin' Cajuns travel to Georgia State, before Georgia Southern Saturday

    The Ragin' Cajuns travel to Georgia State, before Georgia Southern Saturday

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 9:42 PM EST2018-02-08 02:42:07 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – It was the biggest win against a Sun Belt Conference opponent in school history, and it came against ULM, and now after the 28-point dominance of their in-state rivals the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team will take that momentum on the road as they head to Georgia this weekend to face off with the Georgia State Panthers, on Thursday, Feb. 8 and the Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday, Feb. 10. WATCH/LISTEN/FOLLOW: The game against Georg...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – It was the biggest win against a Sun Belt Conference opponent in school history, and it came against ULM, and now after the 28-point dominance of their in-state rivals the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team will take that momentum on the road as they head to Georgia this weekend to face off with the Georgia State Panthers, on Thursday, Feb. 8 and the Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday, Feb. 10. WATCH/LISTEN/FOLLOW: The game against Georg...

  • Ragin Cajun soccer adds 11 on signing day

    Ragin Cajun soccer adds 11 on signing day

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 8:33 PM EST2018-02-08 01:33:35 GMT
    Courtesy MGN OnlineCourtesy MGN Online

    UL's Women's Soccer is  joining in with national signing day, announcing their newest  athletes from the US and Across the pond. 

    UL's Women's Soccer is  joining in with national signing day, announcing their newest  athletes from the US and Across the pond. 

  • National Signing Day: 2018 UL Signees

    National Signing Day: 2018 UL Signees

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-07 21:46:01 GMT
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    UL signees for 2018 (this list will be updated):  

    UL signees for 2018 (this list will be updated):  

  • National Football Signing Day happening at UL, social event to be held tonight

    National Football Signing Day happening at UL, social event to be held tonight

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-02-07 15:20:38 GMT

    Today is College Football's National Signing Day and at UL Lafayette, national letters of intent will be pouring in to fill spots on the team.

    Today is College Football's National Signing Day and at UL Lafayette, national letters of intent will be pouring in to fill spots on the team.

  • Fresh Start: Cajuns excited to finally start playing again

    Fresh Start: Cajuns excited to finally start playing again

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 12:36 AM EST2018-02-07 05:36:15 GMT

    After a tumultuous off-season for Louisiana Softball, the Cajuns open the year Thursday offering the team a new beginning it desperately wants. A 'fresh start' was clear theme when the team met with reporters on Media Day Tuesday, just about 48-hours from the start of the Gerry Glasco era. During the preseason, the team held 12 scrimmages, keeping overall stats to narrow down the best lineups. And while the Cajuns are looking forward to playing some outside competition for a change,...

    After a tumultuous off-season for Louisiana Softball, the Cajuns open the year Thursday offering the team a new beginning it desperately wants. A 'fresh start' was clear theme when the team met with reporters on Media Day Tuesday, just about 48-hours from the start of the Gerry Glasco era. During the preseason, the team held 12 scrimmages, keeping overall stats to narrow down the best lineups. And while the Cajuns are looking forward to playing some outside competition for a change,...

  • Important weekend for Cajun women on the road

    Important weekend for Cajun women on the road

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-02-07 05:35:02 GMT

    The Cajuns have a prime opportunity to add some polish to their SBC record.

    The Cajuns have a prime opportunity to add some polish to their SBC record.

  • Top seeded Rams advance as playoffs continue

    Top seeded Rams advance as playoffs continue

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 12:24 AM EST2018-02-07 05:24:25 GMT

    Scores and highlights from Tuesday, February 6

    Scores and highlights from Tuesday, February 6

  • Saints Dorenbos to receive Super Bowl ring

    Saints Dorenbos to receive Super Bowl ring

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 4:58 PM EST2018-02-06 21:58:35 GMT
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    A trade may have saved his life, and now former Eagles long-snapper is being rewarded for more than a decade in Philadelphia with a Super Bowl LII ring. Jon Dorenbos will receive a Super Bowl ring from the Eagles. Dorenbos was traded to the Saints this off-season. The impending physical to complete the trade revealed an aortic aneurysm, which required open-heart surgery, ending his career, but perhaps saving his life. Dorenbos went undrafted out of Texas El-Paso. He played for the B...
    A trade may have saved his life, and now former Eagles long-snapper is being rewarded for more than a decade in Philadelphia with a Super Bowl LII ring. Jon Dorenbos will receive a Super Bowl ring from the Eagles. Dorenbos was traded to the Saints this off-season. The impending physical to complete the trade revealed an aortic aneurysm, which required open-heart surgery, ending his career, but perhaps saving his life. Dorenbos went undrafted out of Texas El-Paso. He played for the B...
  • Ascension Episcopal advances to Quarters in Girls Soccer + High School Basketball 2-5

    Ascension Episcopal advances to Quarters in Girls Soccer + High School Basketball 2-5

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-02-06 05:22:25 GMT

          BOYS BASKETBALL         McMain 53, King 50    Notre Dame 60, Welsh 42    Pleasant Hill 69, Zwolle 36    Sophie B. Wright 99, Thomas Jefferson 60    South Plaquemines 77, International 60    Vermilion Catholic 83, Delcambre 53

          BOYS BASKETBALL         McMain 53, King 50    Notre Dame 60, Welsh 42    Pleasant Hill 69, Zwolle 36    Sophie B. Wright 99, Thomas Jefferson 60    South Plaquemines 77, International 60    Vermilion Catholic 83, Delcambre 53

  • LSU Eunice to add men's basketball, men's and women's soccer

    LSU Eunice to add men's basketball, men's and women's soccer

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-02-06 05:19:26 GMT
    LSU Eunice BengalsLSU Eunice Bengals

    LSU Eunice announced today that three more sports will be added to the varsity roster: Starting this fall, the school will have a men's basketball team, a women's soccer team and a men's soccer team. The additions bring the total number of varsity athletics to six.  LSUE competes in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and are members of Region 23, comprising schools in Louisiana and Mississippi. "These new teams will provide additional opportuniti...

    LSU Eunice announced today that three more sports will be added to the varsity roster: Starting this fall, the school will have a men's basketball team, a women's soccer team and a men's soccer team. The additions bring the total number of varsity athletics to six.  LSUE competes in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and are members of Region 23, comprising schools in Louisiana and Mississippi. "These new teams will provide additional opportuniti...

  • Talk of undefeated SBC Schedule: Marlin Says It's Not The Goal

    Talk of undefeated SBC Schedule: Marlin Says It's Not The Goal

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 12:15 AM EST2018-02-06 05:15:15 GMT

    When the Cajuns play at Georgia State (18-6, 9-2) and Georgia Southern (16-8, 7-4) this week, it will be the two toughest conference games for the Cajuns to date. But another perfect few days and the Cajuns could truly drift into interesting waters. A 10-0 in SBC play, Louisiana could go undefeated in the conference. After the Georgia run, the Cajuns play four of their final six at home, and against teams with a combined SBC record of 27-39. But does UL want to go unbeaten into the ...

    When the Cajuns play at Georgia State (18-6, 9-2) and Georgia Southern (16-8, 7-4) this week, it will be the two toughest conference games for the Cajuns to date. But another perfect few days and the Cajuns could truly drift into interesting waters. A 10-0 in SBC play, Louisiana could go undefeated in the conference. After the Georgia run, the Cajuns play four of their final six at home, and against teams with a combined SBC record of 27-39. But does UL want to go unbeaten into the ...

  • KATC's High School Senior Spotlight: Alyssa Williams

    KATC's High School Senior Spotlight: Alyssa Williams

    Monday, February 5 2018 8:27 PM EST2018-02-06 01:27:33 GMT

    Notre Dame basketball's Alyssa Williams makes being 6 foot look so easy but off of the court, it's a bit different. 

    Notre Dame basketball's Alyssa Williams makes being 6 foot look so easy but off of the court, it's a bit different. 

  • Astros Agree to 2-Year Deal with Springer

    Astros Agree to 2-Year Deal with Springer

    Monday, February 5 2018 6:02 PM EST2018-02-05 23:02:08 GMT
    HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Astros have agreed to a two-year contract with All-Star outfielder George Springer, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. With the agreement, the Astros and Springer avoided an arbitration hearing. An All-Star starter in 2017, Springer, 28, reached highs in several offensive categories while helping to lead the Astros to their first World Series title in franchise history. For the regular season, Springer h...
    HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Astros have agreed to a two-year contract with All-Star outfielder George Springer, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. With the agreement, the Astros and Springer avoided an arbitration hearing. An All-Star starter in 2017, Springer, 28, reached highs in several offensive categories while helping to lead the Astros to their first World Series title in franchise history. For the regular season, Springer h...
  • Youthful Cajuns baseball learning, leaning on chemistry

    Youthful Cajuns baseball learning, leaning on chemistry

    Monday, February 5 2018 4:49 PM EST2018-02-05 21:49:55 GMT

    The Cajuns holding media day and completing a full team scrimmage Sunday. When Louisiana debuts on February 16th at Texas, their will be a lot of fresh faces on the field. UL will be breaking in five new positional starters along with almost an entirely new bullpen. The Cajuns know they will have to work out their lumps early on, but it won't be due to a lack of chemistry. "It's a very close knit group," Senior LHP Hogan Harris said. "Having a lot...

    The Cajuns holding media day and completing a full team scrimmage Sunday. When Louisiana debuts on February 16th at Texas, their will be a lot of fresh faces on the field. UL will be breaking in five new positional starters along with almost an entirely new bullpen. The Cajuns know they will have to work out their lumps early on, but it won't be due to a lack of chemistry. "It's a very close knit group," Senior LHP Hogan Harris said. "Having a lot...

  • Pitching Helps No. 8 LSUE Baseball Secure Sweep over SW Tennessee

    Pitching Helps No. 8 LSUE Baseball Secure Sweep over SW Tennessee

    Monday, February 5 2018 4:23 PM EST2018-02-05 21:23:44 GMT

    Press Release EUNICE, La - After pounding 95 runs in the first six games of the season, No. 8 LSU Eunice relied on its pitching to close out a sweep of SW Tennessee with a 2-1 victory.  LSUE improved to 7-0 on the young season. The trio of Andrew Sheridan, Hunter Joubert and Landon Clifton combined to allow just two hits and six base runners on the afternoon.  Clifton picked up the win after going three full innings of no-hit relief.  The freshman allowed one walk a...

    Press Release EUNICE, La - After pounding 95 runs in the first six games of the season, No. 8 LSU Eunice relied on its pitching to close out a sweep of SW Tennessee with a 2-1 victory.  LSUE improved to 7-0 on the young season. The trio of Andrew Sheridan, Hunter Joubert and Landon Clifton combined to allow just two hits and six base runners on the afternoon.  Clifton picked up the win after going three full innings of no-hit relief.  The freshman allowed one walk a...

  • Foles, Eagles outshoot Patriots for 1st Super Bowl, 41-33

    Foles, Eagles outshoot Patriots for 1st Super Bowl, 41-33

    Monday, February 5 2018 1:13 AM EST2018-02-05 06:13:32 GMT
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles' flight from last to first ended up with a Lombardi Trophy.

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles' flight from last to first ended up with a Lombardi Trophy.

  • Woodhouse Continues Record Season In Leading Cajuns At Jaguar Invitational

    Woodhouse Continues Record Season In Leading Cajuns At Jaguar Invitational

    Sunday, February 4 2018 11:49 PM EST2018-02-05 04:49:43 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Tisay Woodhouse broke her own school-record in the women’s weight throw for the third time this season, posting a first-place finish with a mark of 61-5 ¾ and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns track and field team picked up strong performances on Sunday at the Jaguar Invitational at the Birmingham CrossPlex. 

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Tisay Woodhouse broke her own school-record in the women’s weight throw for the third time this season, posting a first-place finish with a mark of 61-5 ¾ and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns track and field team picked up strong performances on Sunday at the Jaguar Invitational at the Birmingham CrossPlex. 

  • Bartley Ragin' Cajuns Get 20th Win With 80-59 Victory At ULM

    Bartley Ragin' Cajuns Get 20th Win With 80-59 Victory At ULM

    Sunday, February 4 2018 12:55 AM EST2018-02-04 05:55:06 GMT

    MONROE – Another game. Another dominating performance for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team. Frank Bartley scored a game-high 22 points to lead five players in double figures and Louisiana led from wire-to-wire in improving to 20-3 overall and 10-0 in Sun Belt Conference play with an 80-59 win over ULM on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The win marked the fourth 20-win season for Louisiana in the past five years and marked the earliest time in scho...

    MONROE – Another game. Another dominating performance for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team. Frank Bartley scored a game-high 22 points to lead five players in double figures and Louisiana led from wire-to-wire in improving to 20-3 overall and 10-0 in Sun Belt Conference play with an 80-59 win over ULM on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The win marked the fourth 20-win season for Louisiana in the past five years and marked the earliest time in scho...

  • LSU Men's Basketball Storms Past Arkansas, 94-86

    LSU Men's Basketball Storms Past Arkansas, 94-86

    Sunday, February 4 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-02-04 05:49:31 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    Press Release BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tigers won its second straight home game and started the month of February off on the right foot with a strong 94-86 shootout win over Arkansas at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Saturday afternoon. The win was the 13th in 22 games for LSU and put the Tigers are 4-6 entering the final four weeks of the season. Arkansas, swept by LSU this season, is also 4-6 in the league and 15-8 overall. LSU, after making just 4-of-18 three-pointers in t...
    Press Release BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tigers won its second straight home game and started the month of February off on the right foot with a strong 94-86 shootout win over Arkansas at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Saturday afternoon. The win was the 13th in 22 games for LSU and put the Tigers are 4-6 entering the final four weeks of the season. Arkansas, swept by LSU this season, is also 4-6 in the league and 15-8 overall. LSU, after making just 4-of-18 three-pointers in t...
  • Bengals Softball Split Fourth Straight Doubleheader In Crowder Opener

    Bengals Softball Split Fourth Straight Doubleheader In Crowder Opener

    Sunday, February 4 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-02-04 05:45:11 GMT

    EUNICE, La. – The roller coaster start to the 2018 season continues for No. 1 LSU Eunice after a fourth consecutive doubleheader split.  The Bengals took Game 1 with ease 9-1, before falling in a shootout 12-9.   The Bengals and RoughRiders will play another doubleheader in Eunice starting at 9:00AM.  Both games can be seen online on Bengals All-Access at www.lsuebengals.net.

    EUNICE, La. – The roller coaster start to the 2018 season continues for No. 1 LSU Eunice after a fourth consecutive doubleheader split.  The Bengals took Game 1 with ease 9-1, before falling in a shootout 12-9.   The Bengals and RoughRiders will play another doubleheader in Eunice starting at 9:00AM.  Both games can be seen online on Bengals All-Access at www.lsuebengals.net.

  • UL Commit Kobe Julien, Madison Prep outduels LCA Saturday

    UL Commit Kobe Julien, Madison Prep outduels LCA Saturday

    Sunday, February 4 2018 12:43 AM EST2018-02-04 05:43:52 GMT

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Baker 75, Donaldsonville 50    Broadmoor 39, Southern Lab 38    Country Day 51, Newman 39    Delhi 76, Ouachita Christian 36    Family Christian Academy 45, St. John 36    Green Oaks 58, Lincoln Preparatory School 46    Holden 64, French Settlement 56    Jesuit 76, Brother Martin 50    Lake Arthur 80, Johnson Bayou 61    Madison Prep 58, Lafayette Chris...

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Baker 75, Donaldsonville 50    Broadmoor 39, Southern Lab 38    Country Day 51, Newman 39    Delhi 76, Ouachita Christian 36    Family Christian Academy 45, St. John 36    Green Oaks 58, Lincoln Preparatory School 46    Holden 64, French Settlement 56    Jesuit 76, Brother Martin 50    Lake Arthur 80, Johnson Bayou 61    Madison Prep 58, Lafayette Chris...

  • Thomas Leads Cajuns To 28 Point Win At ULM

    Thomas Leads Cajuns To 28 Point Win At ULM

    Sunday, February 4 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-02-04 05:35:28 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    MONROE, La. – Sophomore Jasmine Thomas filled up the stat sheet, with 13 points, seven assists and five steals, while the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team racked up the points to come away with a, 76-48, 28-point win, over the ULM Warhawks at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. 

    MONROE, La. – Sophomore Jasmine Thomas filled up the stat sheet, with 13 points, seven assists and five steals, while the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team racked up the points to come away with a, 76-48, 28-point win, over the ULM Warhawks at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. 

  • Saints Lattimore, Kamara sweep Rookie of the Year awards

    Saints Lattimore, Kamara sweep Rookie of the Year awards

    Sunday, February 4 2018 12:34 AM EST2018-02-04 05:34:13 GMT
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - No rookie had more impact on his NFL team this season than New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore, The Associated Press 2017 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.    The 11th overall draft pick and first from his position selected, Lattimore was a shutdown defender as the Saints won the NFC South with an 11-5 record. 

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - No rookie had more impact on his NFL team this season than New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore, The Associated Press 2017 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.    The 11th overall draft pick and first from his position selected, Lattimore was a shutdown defender as the Saints won the NFC South with an 11-5 record. 

  • High School Soccer & Basketball: Friday, February 2

    High School Soccer & Basketball: Friday, February 2

    Saturday, February 3 2018 12:04 AM EST2018-02-03 05:04:33 GMT

    BOYS PLAYOFF SOCCER Division I Acadiana 2, Covington 0 Division II St. Thomas More 5,  De La Salle 0 Division III Haynes Academy 1, North Vermilion 0 Pearl River 2, Cecilia 0 Division IV Lafayette Christian 3, Opelousas Catholic I Covenant Christian 2, Westminster Christian 1 GIRLS PLAYOFF SOCCER Division I Lafayette 8, Pineville 0 Division II Beau Chene 3, Archbishop Chapelle 1 Division III Franklin Parish 6, Opelousas 0 DeRidder 3, Erath 2 Division IV Lafayette Christia...

    BOYS PLAYOFF SOCCER Division I Acadiana 2, Covington 0 Division II St. Thomas More 5,  De La Salle 0 Division III Haynes Academy 1, North Vermilion 0 Pearl River 2, Cecilia 0 Division IV Lafayette Christian 3, Opelousas Catholic I Covenant Christian 2, Westminster Christian 1 GIRLS PLAYOFF SOCCER Division I Lafayette 8, Pineville 0 Division II Beau Chene 3, Archbishop Chapelle 1 Division III Franklin Parish 6, Opelousas 0 DeRidder 3, Erath 2 Division IV Lafayette Christia...

  • UL gets ready for 2nd Battle with ULM

    UL gets ready for 2nd Battle with ULM

    Friday, February 2 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-02-03 04:52:32 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    Press Release STORY LINES • Louisiana looks for its 20th win on the season, marking the fourth time in the past five years to reach the 20-win plateau. • A win in either of its next four games would mark the earliest date in school history that Louisiana has reached the 20-win mark, breaking the previous mark done twice on Feb. 17 (1973 and 2000). • Louisiana looks to build on its best 22-game start since opening 20-2 in the 1972-73 season. • Louisiana’s...

    Press Release STORY LINES • Louisiana looks for its 20th win on the season, marking the fourth time in the past five years to reach the 20-win plateau. • A win in either of its next four games would mark the earliest date in school history that Louisiana has reached the 20-win mark, breaking the previous mark done twice on Feb. 17 (1973 and 2000). • Louisiana looks to build on its best 22-game start since opening 20-2 in the 1972-73 season. • Louisiana’s...

  • Kamara wins rookies of the year

    Kamara wins rookies of the year

    Friday, February 2 2018 11:06 PM EST2018-02-03 04:06:24 GMT
    Courtesy of the Advocate /  SCOTT THRELKELDCourtesy of the Advocate / SCOTT THRELKELD
    PRESS RELEASE New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara has been named the 2017 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year. Kamara, a 2018 Pro Bowl selection, led all rookies with 14 total touchdowns and ranked second with 1,554 scrimmage yards. He joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (1965) as the only rookies in NFL history to have at least five rushing touchdowns, five receiving touchdowns and a kickoff-return touchdown. Kamara led all rookies with 81 receptions, the thir...
    PRESS RELEASE New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara has been named the 2017 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year. Kamara, a 2018 Pro Bowl selection, led all rookies with 14 total touchdowns and ranked second with 1,554 scrimmage yards. He joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (1965) as the only rookies in NFL history to have at least five rushing touchdowns, five receiving touchdowns and a kickoff-return touchdown. Kamara led all rookies with 81 receptions, the thir...
  • Louisiana looks to get the season sweep against the ULM Saturday

    Louisiana looks to get the season sweep against the ULM Saturday

    Friday, February 2 2018 5:52 PM EST2018-02-02 22:52:25 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – This weekend, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team makes the short trip north, to Monroe, La., to face off with, for the second time this season, their in-state rivals, the ULM Warhawks, with the game scheduled for a noon tip on Saturday, Feb. 3. MAKE SURE TO TUNE IN: Saturday's game will be broadcast on ESPN3 with Drew Fellios handling the play-by-play, ex-WNBA star Lindsey Whalen providing the color and Whitney Haworth on the sideline...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – This weekend, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team makes the short trip north, to Monroe, La., to face off with, for the second time this season, their in-state rivals, the ULM Warhawks, with the game scheduled for a noon tip on Saturday, Feb. 3. MAKE SURE TO TUNE IN: Saturday's game will be broadcast on ESPN3 with Drew Fellios handling the play-by-play, ex-WNBA star Lindsey Whalen providing the color and Whitney Haworth on the sideline...
  • Cajuns lead SBC with 4 preseason All-Sun Belt Selections

    Cajuns lead SBC with 4 preseason All-Sun Belt Selections

    Thursday, February 1 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-02-02 04:58:19 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Four members of the 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball team were selected to the 2018 Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference team.   No. 22 Louisiana was represented by senior Kelli Martinez, juniors Lexie Comeaux and Kara Gremillion and sophomore transfer Alissa Dalton.   Louisiana was one of five Sun Belt schools to place multiple selections on the list, leading the way with a conference-high four picks. The Preseason All-SBC team is v...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Four members of the 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball team were selected to the 2018 Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference team.   No. 22 Louisiana was represented by senior Kelli Martinez, juniors Lexie Comeaux and Kara Gremillion and sophomore transfer Alissa Dalton.   Louisiana was one of five Sun Belt schools to place multiple selections on the list, leading the way with a conference-high four picks. The Preseason All-SBC team is v...
  • My Game: The Story of Miguel Andrade

    My Game: The Story of Miguel Andrade

    Thursday, February 1 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-02 02:37:48 GMT

    When one of the largest youth soccer tournaments in the world arrives in San Sebastian Spain this summer, it will have one of Acadiania's budding soccer stars. Miguel Andrade, 12, is training for his international debut. It comes about 19 months after doctors gave him a life altering diagnosis. “When your child is in a lot of pain, you want to make it stop,” said Miguel’s mom Natalia. Miguel is like most soccer loving sixth graders. Miguel says he started playing ...

    When one of the largest youth soccer tournaments in the world arrives in San Sebastian Spain this summer, it will have one of Acadiania's budding soccer stars. Miguel Andrade, 12, is training for his international debut. It comes about 19 months after doctors gave him a life altering diagnosis. “When your child is in a lot of pain, you want to make it stop,” said Miguel’s mom Natalia. Miguel is like most soccer loving sixth graders. Miguel says he started playing ...

  • Jim Henderson announces his retirement as "voice of the Saints"

    Jim Henderson announces his retirement as "voice of the Saints"

    Thursday, February 1 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-02-02 01:54:57 GMT
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    He's spent the last three decades as the "voice of the Saints", but now Jim Henderson is stepping down as the play-by-play announcer. 

    He's spent the last three decades as the "voice of the Saints", but now Jim Henderson is stepping down as the play-by-play announcer. 

  • Pelicans land Nikola Mirotic in Trade Thursday

    Pelicans land Nikola Mirotic in Trade Thursday

    Thursday, February 1 2018 8:16 PM EST2018-02-02 01:16:43 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has acquired forward Nikola Mirotic (KNEE-coal-uh MIR-oh-tich) and a 2018 second-round pick from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for center Omer Asik, guards Tony Allen and Jameer Nelson, and a 2018 first-round draft pick. In addition, Chicago will have the right to swap its 2021 second-round pick with New Orleans’ own 2021 second-round pick. Mirotic, 6-10, 220, has appeared in 25 games thi...
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has acquired forward Nikola Mirotic (KNEE-coal-uh MIR-oh-tich) and a 2018 second-round pick from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for center Omer Asik, guards Tony Allen and Jameer Nelson, and a 2018 first-round draft pick. In addition, Chicago will have the right to swap its 2021 second-round pick with New Orleans’ own 2021 second-round pick. Mirotic, 6-10, 220, has appeared in 25 games thi...
  • High School Basketball: Wednesday, January 31

    High School Basketball: Wednesday, January 31

    Thursday, February 1 2018 12:00 AM EST2018-02-01 05:00:23 GMT

    BOYS BASKETBALL Comeaux 60, Rayne 45 GIRLS BASKETBALL Catholic New Iberia 36, Sacred Heart G.C. 23

    BOYS BASKETBALL Comeaux 60, Rayne 45 GIRLS BASKETBALL Catholic New Iberia 36, Sacred Heart G.C. 23

  • Moore named to preseason All-Sun Belt Conference team

    Moore named to preseason All-Sun Belt Conference team

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 11:59 PM EST2018-02-01 04:59:19 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS, La. – Senior right-hander Dylan Moore was named to the Preseason Baseball All-Sun Belt Conference for the third consecutive year being selected as the relief pitcher for the 2018 squad, the league announced on Wednesday.   "I think it's a great honor to be chosen one of the best in the conference by the coaches in our league," head coach Tony Robichaux said. "Dylan has worked hard to get to where he is, and throughout his career he...

    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS, La. – Senior right-hander Dylan Moore was named to the Preseason Baseball All-Sun Belt Conference for the third consecutive year being selected as the relief pitcher for the 2018 squad, the league announced on Wednesday.   "I think it's a great honor to be chosen one of the best in the conference by the coaches in our league," head coach Tony Robichaux said. "Dylan has worked hard to get to where he is, and throughout his career he...

  • LSU drops 4th-straight 84-61 at Tennessee

    LSU drops 4th-straight 84-61 at Tennessee

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-01 04:12:34 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - James Daniel III scored 17 points off the bench to continue his recent surge as Tennessee trounced LSU for its fourth consecutive victory.   With nine games remaining in the regular season, Tennessee (16-5, 6-3 SEC) already has matched its 2016-17 win total. Tennessee went 16-16 last year and failed to earn an NCAA Tournament or NIT bid for a third straight season.   Tennessee has won seven of its last eight games while LSU (12-9, 3-6) has lost five o...
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - James Daniel III scored 17 points off the bench to continue his recent surge as Tennessee trounced LSU for its fourth consecutive victory.   With nine games remaining in the regular season, Tennessee (16-5, 6-3 SEC) already has matched its 2016-17 win total. Tennessee went 16-16 last year and failed to earn an NCAA Tournament or NIT bid for a third straight season.   Tennessee has won seven of its last eight games while LSU (12-9, 3-6) has lost five o...
  • Bengals Grind Out Physical Conference Opener vs. BRCC

    Bengals Grind Out Physical Conference Opener vs. BRCC

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 10:13 PM EST2018-02-01 03:13:38 GMT
    Press Release EUNICE, La. - During the course of LSU Eunice's 13 game win streak, the Bengals dominated nearly each and every night out.  The Bengals pushed their streak to 14 thanks to finding a new way to win - grinding one out. The Bengals (17-2) survived a physical start to MISS-LOU Conference play with 73 to 64 win over Baton Rouge Community College. It certainly seemed like LSUE was up to its old tricks after storming out to a quick 9-0 lead to start the game.  The ...
    Press Release EUNICE, La. - During the course of LSU Eunice's 13 game win streak, the Bengals dominated nearly each and every night out.  The Bengals pushed their streak to 14 thanks to finding a new way to win - grinding one out. The Bengals (17-2) survived a physical start to MISS-LOU Conference play with 73 to 64 win over Baton Rouge Community College. It certainly seemed like LSUE was up to its old tricks after storming out to a quick 9-0 lead to start the game.  The ...
  • Brees: I'm a New Orleans Saint for life

    Brees: I'm a New Orleans Saint for life

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 9:56 PM EST2018-02-01 02:56:32 GMT
    Saints QB Drew BreesSaints QB Drew Brees

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show today where he talked about the Minnesota game, his future with the Saints, and his kids. 

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show today where he talked about the Minnesota game, his future with the Saints, and his kids. 

  • Bryce Washington Chasing Sun Belt History

    Bryce Washington Chasing Sun Belt History

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-01-31 05:05:24 GMT

    Press Release Notes Bryce Washington • Needs 15 rebounds to become the fourth player in school history and fourth in Sun Belt Conference history with 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. • Bryce Washington is fourth among active Division I players in total rebounds (985), tied for sixth in career double-doubles (34) and is 31st in career field goal percentage (.571). • Washington is one of four Division I players to average a double-double during the past two sea...

    Press Release Notes Bryce Washington • Needs 15 rebounds to become the fourth player in school history and fourth in Sun Belt Conference history with 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. • Bryce Washington is fourth among active Division I players in total rebounds (985), tied for sixth in career double-doubles (34) and is 31st in career field goal percentage (.571). • Washington is one of four Division I players to average a double-double during the past two sea...

  • Louisiana, South Alabama Tabbed as Favorites in Sun Belt Preseason Baseball Coaches' Poll

    Louisiana, South Alabama Tabbed as Favorites in Sun Belt Preseason Baseball Coaches' Poll

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 12:04 AM EST2018-01-31 05:04:26 GMT
    Louisiana head coach Tony Robichaux (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info./Brad Kemp)Louisiana head coach Tony Robichaux (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info./Brad Kemp)

    Press Release NEW ORLEANS – The reigning Sun Belt baseball tournament champions, the South Alabama Jaguars, and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns are the East and West division favorites in the Sun Belt Conference baseball preseason coaches’ poll heading into the 2018 season. The Jaguars finished the 2017 campaign with a 40-21 record, including a 22-8 Sun Belt mark. 

    Press Release NEW ORLEANS – The reigning Sun Belt baseball tournament champions, the South Alabama Jaguars, and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns are the East and West division favorites in the Sun Belt Conference baseball preseason coaches’ poll heading into the 2018 season. The Jaguars finished the 2017 campaign with a 40-21 record, including a 22-8 Sun Belt mark. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball Ranked in Preseason National Polls

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball Ranked in Preseason National Polls

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 12:03 AM EST2018-01-31 05:03:31 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    Press Release RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: Ragin' Cajuns Ranked in Preseason National Polls LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball will open the 2018 season ranked in both of the major national polls. The Ragin’ Cajuns are ranked No. 22 in the preseason USA Today/NFCA poll and No. 24 in the preseason ESPN.com/USA Softball poll, both released on Tuesday. USA Today/NFCA Top 25 Preseason Poll ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 Preseason Poll Louisiana is pres...

    Press Release RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: Ragin' Cajuns Ranked in Preseason National Polls LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball will open the 2018 season ranked in both of the major national polls. The Ragin’ Cajuns are ranked No. 22 in the preseason USA Today/NFCA poll and No. 24 in the preseason ESPN.com/USA Softball poll, both released on Tuesday. USA Today/NFCA Top 25 Preseason Poll ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 Preseason Poll Louisiana is pres...

  • Louisiana's Super Bowl ties run deep on both Patriots and Eagles rosters

    Louisiana's Super Bowl ties run deep on both Patriots and Eagles rosters

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 9:59 PM EST2018-01-31 02:59:59 GMT
    Photo courtesy of MGN OnlinePhoto courtesy of MGN Online

    This NFL season may have ended in heartbreaking fashion for Saints fans, but Louisiana's influence on Sunday's Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots will still be felt in Minneapolis. Of course former Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks -- who was traded before the season to the Patriots -- could play a crucial role for New England's offense on Sunday. Cooks was originally brought in to provide Tom Brady with a legitimate deep threat t...

    This NFL season may have ended in heartbreaking fashion for Saints fans, but Louisiana's influence on Sunday's Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots will still be felt in Minneapolis. Of course former Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks -- who was traded before the season to the Patriots -- could play a crucial role for New England's offense on Sunday. Cooks was originally brought in to provide Tom Brady with a legitimate deep threat t...

  • Ville Platte Boys, Notre Dame Girls win Pivotal District Hardwood Battles

    Ville Platte Boys, Notre Dame Girls win Pivotal District Hardwood Battles

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-01-30 05:51:29 GMT
    BOYS BASKETBALL         Ville Platte 65, Notre Dame 55 Claiborne Christian 52, Castor 45    Helen Cox 59, M.L. King Charter 51    Jonesboro-Hodge 80, Homer 63    Phoenix 53, Belle Chasse 38    Plain Dealing 53, Arcadia 45    St. Mary's 64, Many 48    The Church Academy 67, Springfield 52    UA of Cenla 64, Montgomery 63    Union Parish 58, Bastrop 37        &...
    BOYS BASKETBALL         Ville Platte 65, Notre Dame 55 Claiborne Christian 52, Castor 45    Helen Cox 59, M.L. King Charter 51    Jonesboro-Hodge 80, Homer 63    Phoenix 53, Belle Chasse 38    Plain Dealing 53, Arcadia 45    St. Mary's 64, Many 48    The Church Academy 67, Springfield 52    UA of Cenla 64, Montgomery 63    Union Parish 58, Bastrop 37        &...
  • LSU dismisses Lafayette Native Galen Alexander

    LSU dismisses Lafayette Native Galen Alexander

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-01-30 05:38:58 GMT

    LSU Basketball announcing the dismissal of Lafayette native and freshman forward Galen Alexander from the team earlier today, along with discipline for 3 other players. The reasons were not specified. “Galen will take a leave of absence from our team for the rest of the season, then he will look for other places at the end of the season as he looks to continue to move his life in a positive direction,” Head Coach Will Wade said.

    LSU Basketball announcing the dismissal of Lafayette native and freshman forward Galen Alexander from the team earlier today, along with discipline for 3 other players. The reasons were not specified. “Galen will take a leave of absence from our team for the rest of the season, then he will look for other places at the end of the season as he looks to continue to move his life in a positive direction,” Head Coach Will Wade said.

  • KATC's High School Senior Spotlight: Spencer Broussard

    KATC's High School Senior Spotlight: Spencer Broussard

    Monday, January 29 2018 8:25 PM EST2018-01-30 01:25:12 GMT
    Spencer Broussard / KATC's High School Senior SpotlightSpencer Broussard / KATC's High School Senior Spotlight

    It's baseball season once again for Gueydan's Spencer Brousard. 

    It's baseball season once again for Gueydan's Spencer Brousard. 

  • Ronda Rousey Makes Surprise Appearance At Royal Rumble

    Ronda Rousey Makes Surprise Appearance At Royal Rumble

    Monday, January 29 2018 5:06 AM EST2018-01-29 10:06:26 GMT
    Monday, January 29 2018 5:06 AM EST2018-01-29 10:06:26 GMT
    Ronda Rousey / Courtesy: MGN OnlineRonda Rousey / Courtesy: MGN Online

    Ronda Rousey has officially made the anticipated jump to WWE on Sunday night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia.    

    Ronda Rousey has officially made the anticipated jump to WWE on Sunday night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia.    

  • LSUE Sweeps North Lake College with 18-7 win Sunday

    LSUE Sweeps North Lake College with 18-7 win Sunday

    Sunday, January 28 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-01-29 04:58:58 GMT
    EUNICE, La. -  Cameron Horton blasted a pair of home runs to help pace a come-from-behind run rule win over North Lake College, 18-7.  Horton's two long balls were part of a five home run day for the No. 8 Bengals.   LSUE (3-0) plated 46 runs over the three games against the Blazers this weekend.   The Blazers seized early opportunities and raced out to a 5-1 lead and led 7-5 going into the sixth inning.  The Bengals took an early lead momentarily in the secon...
    EUNICE, La. -  Cameron Horton blasted a pair of home runs to help pace a come-from-behind run rule win over North Lake College, 18-7.  Horton's two long balls were part of a five home run day for the No. 8 Bengals.   LSUE (3-0) plated 46 runs over the three games against the Blazers this weekend.   The Blazers seized early opportunities and raced out to a 5-1 lead and led 7-5 going into the sixth inning.  The Bengals took an early lead momentarily in the secon...
  • Carr, Walker, Miller help AFC rally to win Pro Bowl 24-23

    Carr, Walker, Miller help AFC rally to win Pro Bowl 24-23

    Sunday, January 28 2018 11:48 PM EST2018-01-29 04:48:35 GMT
    Photo courtesy of MGN OnlinePhoto courtesy of MGN Online
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Delanie Walker held the ball in the end zone and waited for his teammates to celebrate.    They came from every direction: Left, right and even the bench.    The Tennessee Titans tight end caught two touchdown passes, including an 18-yarder with 1:31 remaining , and the AFC beat the NFC 24-23 in a rain-soaked Pro Bowl on Sunday.    Teammates mobbed him. Pittsburgh receiver Antonio Browns, Baltimore safety Eric Weddle, Jacksonville cor...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Delanie Walker held the ball in the end zone and waited for his teammates to celebrate.    They came from every direction: Left, right and even the bench.    The Tennessee Titans tight end caught two touchdown passes, including an 18-yarder with 1:31 remaining , and the AFC beat the NFC 24-23 in a rain-soaked Pro Bowl on Sunday.    Teammates mobbed him. Pittsburgh receiver Antonio Browns, Baltimore safety Eric Weddle, Jacksonville cor...
  • Gant's Career-High Leads Louisiana To 81-69 Win Over Troy

    Gant's Career-High Leads Louisiana To 81-69 Win Over Troy

    Sunday, January 28 2018 12:58 AM EST2018-01-28 05:58:53 GMT

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – JaKeenan Gant scored a career-high 24 points as he led four players in double figures and helped the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to its ninth straight victory with an 81-69 decision over Troy in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday at the Cajundome. Frank Bartley and Johnathan Stove scored 18 points each for Louisiana (19-3, 9-0 SBC), which won its 14th straight game at home dating back to last season and posted an unbeaten record in the month of J...

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – JaKeenan Gant scored a career-high 24 points as he led four players in double figures and helped the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to its ninth straight victory with an 81-69 decision over Troy in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday at the Cajundome. Frank Bartley and Johnathan Stove scored 18 points each for Louisiana (19-3, 9-0 SBC), which won its 14th straight game at home dating back to last season and posted an unbeaten record in the month of J...

  • Ragin' Cajuns Ladies Lose At Home To Troy

    Ragin' Cajuns Ladies Lose At Home To Troy

    Sunday, January 28 2018 12:58 AM EST2018-01-28 05:58:02 GMT
    Cajuns Women's Basketball Huddle at Texas A&MCajuns Women's Basketball Huddle at Texas A&M

    LAFAYETTE –  Despite holding the Troy Trojans, the Sun Belt Conference's top offense, to 21 points below their average, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team couldn't get their own shots to fall and they lost here at the Cajundome, 62-55.             The loss, the Cajuns second in a row, drops their record to 10-11 (5-4 SBC), while the Trojans are now on a three-game winning streak and their record improve...

    LAFAYETTE –  Despite holding the Troy Trojans, the Sun Belt Conference's top offense, to 21 points below their average, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team couldn't get their own shots to fall and they lost here at the Cajundome, 62-55.             The loss, the Cajuns second in a row, drops their record to 10-11 (5-4 SBC), while the Trojans are now on a three-game winning streak and their record improve...

  • Former LSU WR Chark Shines as South Wins Senior Bowl

    Former LSU WR Chark Shines as South Wins Senior Bowl

    Sunday, January 28 2018 12:28 AM EST2018-01-28 05:28:36 GMT

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Kyle Lauletta more than held his own in elite quarterback company.    A standout at FCS Richmond, Lauletta threw three second-half touchdown passes and Texas-San Antonio's Marcus Davenport scored on a 19-yard fumble recovery to lead the South team to a 45-16 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday.

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Kyle Lauletta more than held his own in elite quarterback company.    A standout at FCS Richmond, Lauletta threw three second-half touchdown passes and Texas-San Antonio's Marcus Davenport scored on a 19-yard fumble recovery to lead the South team to a 45-16 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday.

  • LSU Men's Basketball Falls at Auburn, 95-70

    LSU Men's Basketball Falls at Auburn, 95-70

    Sunday, January 28 2018 12:12 AM EST2018-01-28 05:12:53 GMT
    Press Release AUBURN, Alabama – The 19th-ranked Auburn Tigers hit their five three-point attempts and got a tip-in on a sixth to blitz LSU at the start of Saturday’s Southeastern Conference game and it was a start that took all the air out of the Tigers as Auburn won easily by a score of 95-70 before another sold-out crowd at the Auburn Arena. The Auburn Tigers now have a full game up on the lead in the SEC at 19-2 and 7-1 overall while LSU dropped to 12-8 and 3-5 in the...
    Press Release AUBURN, Alabama – The 19th-ranked Auburn Tigers hit their five three-point attempts and got a tip-in on a sixth to blitz LSU at the start of Saturday’s Southeastern Conference game and it was a start that took all the air out of the Tigers as Auburn won easily by a score of 95-70 before another sold-out crowd at the Auburn Arena. The Auburn Tigers now have a full game up on the lead in the SEC at 19-2 and 7-1 overall while LSU dropped to 12-8 and 3-5 in the...
  • Cajuns look to extend win streak against Troy

    Cajuns look to extend win streak against Troy

    Saturday, January 27 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-01-27 05:18:52 GMT
    JaKeenan Gant skies for dunk in 1st half against UNOJaKeenan Gant skies for dunk in 1st half against UNO

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team wraps up a two-game homestand on Saturday when it plays host to defending Sun Belt Conference Tournament champion Troy at the Cajundome.   Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9 FM and ESPN 1420 AM. A live stream of the game will be available at RaginCajuns.com.   In a 76-57 win over South Alabama on Thursday, Louisiana (18-3, 8-0 SBC) won its 13th c...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team wraps up a two-game homestand on Saturday when it plays host to defending Sun Belt Conference Tournament champion Troy at the Cajundome.   Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9 FM and ESPN 1420 AM. A live stream of the game will be available at RaginCajuns.com.   In a 76-57 win over South Alabama on Thursday, Louisiana (18-3, 8-0 SBC) won its 13th c...

  • High School Basketball Scores: Friday, January 26

    High School Basketball Scores: Friday, January 26

    Saturday, January 27 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-01-27 05:18:08 GMT

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Crowley 67, Eunice 46 Leesville 79, Welsh 43 New Iberia Catholic 57, Delcambre 53, OT St. Thomas More 62, Carencro 60, OT GIRLS BASKETBALL         Carencro 50, St. Thomas More 30 David Thibodaux 55, Abbeville 36 Lake Arthur 70, Ville Platte 30 Northside 51, Teurlings Catholic 45 Opelousas Catholic 40, North Central 38  

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Crowley 67, Eunice 46 Leesville 79, Welsh 43 New Iberia Catholic 57, Delcambre 53, OT St. Thomas More 62, Carencro 60, OT GIRLS BASKETBALL         Carencro 50, St. Thomas More 30 David Thibodaux 55, Abbeville 36 Lake Arthur 70, Ville Platte 30 Northside 51, Teurlings Catholic 45 Opelousas Catholic 40, North Central 38  

  • Cousins injured in Friday win

    Cousins injured in Friday win

    Friday, January 26 2018 11:14 PM EST2018-01-27 04:14:45 GMT
     NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis scored 27 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists before injuring his left Achilles, and the New Orleans Pelicans survived a furious Houston rally for a 115-113 victory over the Rockets on Friday night.   A fourth straight victory and seventh victory in eight games coming against one of the NBA's top teams should have been reason to celebrate, but there was a lot of concern about Cousins, who could not put any weig...
     NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis scored 27 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists before injuring his left Achilles, and the New Orleans Pelicans survived a furious Houston rally for a 115-113 victory over the Rockets on Friday night.   A fourth straight victory and seventh victory in eight games coming against one of the NBA's top teams should have been reason to celebrate, but there was a lot of concern about Cousins, who could not put any weig...
  • A pair of Acadiana outfielders set to play key roles for LSU in 2018

    A pair of Acadiana outfielders set to play key roles for LSU in 2018

    Friday, January 26 2018 8:39 PM EST2018-01-27 01:39:36 GMT

    Lafayette High School junior Antoine Duplantis and Teurlings Catholic High School freshman Nick Webre are set to play big roles for LSU baseball in 2018.

    Lafayette High School junior Antoine Duplantis and Teurlings Catholic High School freshman Nick Webre are set to play big roles for LSU baseball in 2018.

  • Marquetti, Washington power Ragin' Cajuns past South Alabama, 76-57

    Marquetti, Washington power Ragin' Cajuns past South Alabama, 76-57

    Friday, January 26 2018 12:26 AM EST2018-01-26 05:26:09 GMT

    Malik Marquetti scored a career-high 21 points while tying a career-high with five 3-pointers and Bryce Washington pulled down a game-high 16 rebounds to move into fourth place on the all-time Sun Belt list to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to a 76-57 win over South Alabama on Thursday at the Cajundome. 

    Malik Marquetti scored a career-high 21 points while tying a career-high with five 3-pointers and Bryce Washington pulled down a game-high 16 rebounds to move into fourth place on the all-time Sun Belt list to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to a 76-57 win over South Alabama on Thursday at the Cajundome. 

  • Cajuns struggle defensively, lose to South Alabama

    Cajuns struggle defensively, lose to South Alabama

    Friday, January 26 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-01-26 05:17:13 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    The Jaguars shot 46 percent from three-point range to come away with the 72-57 win over the Cajuns at the Cajundome.

    The Jaguars shot 46 percent from three-point range to come away with the 72-57 win over the Cajuns at the Cajundome.

  • LSU ranked 9th in Coaches Poll

    LSU ranked 9th in Coaches Poll

    Thursday, January 25 2018 6:24 PM EST2018-01-25 23:24:00 GMT
    LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU is ranked No. 9 in the 2018 USA Today preseason poll released Thursday, marking its second Top 10 ranking to start the season. The Tigers are ranked No. 10 in the Collegiate Baseball preseason poll that was released in December. This will be the seventh straight season in which the Tigers begin the year among the Top 10 teams in the nation. LSU, the 2017 College World Series national runners-up, has earned an NCAA-record six straight NCAA Tourn...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU is ranked No. 9 in the 2018 USA Today preseason poll released Thursday, marking its second Top 10 ranking to start the season. The Tigers are ranked No. 10 in the Collegiate Baseball preseason poll that was released in December. This will be the seventh straight season in which the Tigers begin the year among the Top 10 teams in the nation. LSU, the 2017 College World Series national runners-up, has earned an NCAA-record six straight NCAA Tourn...
  • Game On: XFL set to return in 2020

    Game On: XFL set to return in 2020

    Thursday, January 25 2018 6:06 PM EST2018-01-25 23:06:45 GMT
    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The XFL is no longer an ex-football league.   The sexed-up, second-rate football league formed as the early 2000s brainchild of WWE ringleader Vince McMahon is set for a surprising second life in 2020. The league that spawned "He Hate Me" and placed TV cameras in the bathroom flamed out in 2001 after one wild season. Interest in the league was reignited when ESPN aired the "This Was the XFL" documentary that chronicled the spectacular fo...
    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The XFL is no longer an ex-football league.   The sexed-up, second-rate football league formed as the early 2000s brainchild of WWE ringleader Vince McMahon is set for a surprising second life in 2020. The league that spawned "He Hate Me" and placed TV cameras in the bathroom flamed out in 2001 after one wild season. Interest in the league was reignited when ESPN aired the "This Was the XFL" documentary that chronicled the spectacular fo...
  • High School Soccer Scores: Wednesday, Janaury 24

    High School Soccer Scores: Wednesday, Janaury 24

    Thursday, January 25 2018 12:06 AM EST2018-01-25 05:06:33 GMT

    BOYS SOCCER Westminster 2, Ascension Episcopal 0 Teurlings 4, St. Martinsville 1

    BOYS SOCCER Westminster 2, Ascension Episcopal 0 Teurlings 4, St. Martinsville 1

  • Louisiana gets set to host SBC rival South Alabama in "Black Out" game

    Louisiana gets set to host SBC rival South Alabama in "Black Out" game

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 9:39 PM EST2018-01-25 02:39:19 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team returns home for a two-game homestand beginning Thursday when it plays host to Sun Belt Conference rival South Alabama at the Cajundome. Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m. 

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team returns home for a two-game homestand beginning Thursday when it plays host to Sun Belt Conference rival South Alabama at the Cajundome. Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m. 

  • Cajun women welcome South Alabama and Troy to the Cajundome

    Cajun women welcome South Alabama and Troy to the Cajundome

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 9:36 PM EST2018-01-25 02:36:10 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE Thursday's game on Jan. 25 against South Alabama is the Cajuns Blackout game while the game on Saturday, Jan. 27 against Troy will be the 2018 women's basketball reunion game. LAFAYETTE – After splitting on the road in Texas, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team returns back to the Cajundome for one finally home stand in January, when they welcome the South Alabama Jaguars to the Dome on Thursday, Jan. 25, with that game starting at 5 P.M., and th...
    PRESS RELEASE Thursday's game on Jan. 25 against South Alabama is the Cajuns Blackout game while the game on Saturday, Jan. 27 against Troy will be the 2018 women's basketball reunion game. LAFAYETTE – After splitting on the road in Texas, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team returns back to the Cajundome for one finally home stand in January, when they welcome the South Alabama Jaguars to the Dome on Thursday, Jan. 25, with that game starting at 5 P.M., and th...
  • Jones, Thome, Guerrero, Hoffman elected to baseball Hall

    Jones, Thome, Guerrero, Hoffman elected to baseball Hall

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 7:25 PM EST2018-01-25 00:25:00 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame.   Designated hitter Edgar Martinez came close after a grass-roots campaign to boost him. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, both tainted by the steroids scandal, edged up but again fell far short.   Jones and Thome made it 54 players elected in their first year of eligibility by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Jones drew 97.2 percent ...

    NEW YORK (AP) - Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame.   Designated hitter Edgar Martinez came close after a grass-roots campaign to boost him. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, both tainted by the steroids scandal, edged up but again fell far short.   Jones and Thome made it 54 players elected in their first year of eligibility by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Jones drew 97.2 percent ...

  • It's Official, Faulk hired at LSU

    It's Official, Faulk hired at LSU

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 6:03 PM EST2018-01-24 23:03:43 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – Kevin Faulk, the leading rusher in LSU history and three-time Super Bowl Champion, is returning to his alma mater as Director of Player Development for the Tiger football team, head coach Ed Orgeron announced on Wednesday. As Director of Player Development for the Tigers, Faulk will work with LSU’s football student-athletes on their academic direction, social development and overall quality of life with the goal of enhancing their development in the classro...
    BATON ROUGE – Kevin Faulk, the leading rusher in LSU history and three-time Super Bowl Champion, is returning to his alma mater as Director of Player Development for the Tiger football team, head coach Ed Orgeron announced on Wednesday. As Director of Player Development for the Tigers, Faulk will work with LSU’s football student-athletes on their academic direction, social development and overall quality of life with the goal of enhancing their development in the classro...
  • LSU earns first SEC home win against TAMU

    LSU earns first SEC home win against TAMU

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-01-24 05:08:56 GMT

    BATON ROUGE--The LSU men's basketball team earned its first Southeastern Conference home win of the season wiht a 77-65 win against the Texas A&M Aggies Tuesday night at the Maravich Center. 

    BATON ROUGE--The LSU men's basketball team earned its first Southeastern Conference home win of the season wiht a 77-65 win against the Texas A&M Aggies Tuesday night at the Maravich Center. 

  • High School Basketball: Tuesday, January 23

    High School Basketball: Tuesday, January 23

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:54 PM EST2018-01-24 04:54:43 GMT
    BOYS BASKETBALL         Ascension Episcopal 51, West St. Mary 26   Carencro 77, Rayne 62   Comeaux 59, St. Amant 58   Crowley 57, Pine Prairie 56 Lafayette 47, New Iberia 44 Northside 41, St. Thomas More 37   Opelousas Catholic 52, False River Academy 49   Patterson 44, Abbeville 33   Pointe Coupee Catholic 70, Sacred Heart-Ville Platte 53   Ville Platte 63, Welsh 43          GIRL...
    BOYS BASKETBALL         Ascension Episcopal 51, West St. Mary 26   Carencro 77, Rayne 62   Comeaux 59, St. Amant 58   Crowley 57, Pine Prairie 56 Lafayette 47, New Iberia 44 Northside 41, St. Thomas More 37   Opelousas Catholic 52, False River Academy 49   Patterson 44, Abbeville 33   Pointe Coupee Catholic 70, Sacred Heart-Ville Platte 53   Ville Platte 63, Welsh 43          GIRL...
  • Cajuns' Ace Leger to Redshirt 2018 Season

    Cajuns' Ace Leger to Redshirt 2018 Season

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:24 AM EST2018-01-23 05:24:52 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    Lafayette - Louisiana senior pitcher Gunner Leger will redshirt this season, missing the entire year. Leger underwent off-season surgeries on his elbow, and leg, according to a statement released through Louisiana Athletics. The Cajuns' ace says the decision was made between him, his doctor and coach Tony Robichaux. Last year Leger went 10-2 in 15 starts, finishing with a 1.97 ERA. Senior LHP Gunner Leger will redshirt during the 2018 season. #GeauxCajuns pic.twitter.com/s2lImuSi...

    Lafayette - Louisiana senior pitcher Gunner Leger will redshirt this season, missing the entire year. Leger underwent off-season surgeries on his elbow, and leg, according to a statement released through Louisiana Athletics. The Cajuns' ace says the decision was made between him, his doctor and coach Tony Robichaux. Last year Leger went 10-2 in 15 starts, finishing with a 1.97 ERA. Senior LHP Gunner Leger will redshirt during the 2018 season. #GeauxCajuns pic.twitter.com/s2lImuSi...

  • High School Basketball and Soccer Scores: Monday, January 22

    High School Basketball and Soccer Scores: Monday, January 22

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-01-23 05:23:12 GMT

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Acadiana 63, Zachary 39 Welsh 51, Kinder 43 GIRLS BASKETBALL         LaGrange 43, New Iberia 23   St. Martinville 40, Opelousas 30 BOYS SOCCER Teurlings 6, North Vermilion 2

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Acadiana 63, Zachary 39 Welsh 51, Kinder 43 GIRLS BASKETBALL         LaGrange 43, New Iberia 23   St. Martinville 40, Opelousas 30 BOYS SOCCER Teurlings 6, North Vermilion 2

  • Cajuns finding their roles

    Cajuns finding their roles

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-01-23 05:22:26 GMT

    Coach Garry Brodhead said Monday that Saturday's win over Texas State was the team's best performance of the year. Brodhead didn't shy away, he added that expected his team to be further along at this point in the year, but injuries tripped of the Cajuns who are now finding their roles.

    Coach Garry Brodhead said Monday that Saturday's win over Texas State was the team's best performance of the year. Brodhead didn't shy away, he added that expected his team to be further along at this point in the year, but injuries tripped of the Cajuns who are now finding their roles.

  • Jones extends LSU Super Bowl streak to 17

    Jones extends LSU Super Bowl streak to 17

    Monday, January 22 2018 7:20 PM EST2018-01-23 00:20:41 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE – A trio of former LSU football standouts, including two that won national championships with the Tigers, are heading to the Super Bowl as Ricky Jean Francois, Donnie Jones and Jalen Mills will meet when the New England Patriots face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, February 4 in Minneapolis. It’s the 17th year in a row that a former Tiger will play in the Super Bowl. That streak is the longest in the Southeastern Conference and dates back to...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE – A trio of former LSU football standouts, including two that won national championships with the Tigers, are heading to the Super Bowl as Ricky Jean Francois, Donnie Jones and Jalen Mills will meet when the New England Patriots face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, February 4 in Minneapolis. It’s the 17th year in a row that a former Tiger will play in the Super Bowl. That streak is the longest in the Southeastern Conference and dates back to...
  • Cormier defends light heavyweight title at UFC 220

    Cormier defends light heavyweight title at UFC 220

    Sunday, January 21 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-01-22 04:58:14 GMT
    Daniel Cormier UFC Light  Heavyweight Champion, Courtesy: FacebookDaniel Cormier UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Courtesy: Facebook
    BOSTON (AP) - Daniel Cormier locked a choke hold on Volkan Oezdemir with such force that the crowd exploded when the horn sounded to end the first round, thinking the fight was over.    Not yet.    Oezedmir was saved by the bell briefly. But the inevitable defeat was just moments away.    With a Boston crowd roaring and chanting his intitials, Cormier put on a dominant effort that showed why he's the best active light heavyweight fighter in UFC and d...
    BOSTON (AP) - Daniel Cormier locked a choke hold on Volkan Oezdemir with such force that the crowd exploded when the horn sounded to end the first round, thinking the fight was over.    Not yet.    Oezedmir was saved by the bell briefly. But the inevitable defeat was just moments away.    With a Boston crowd roaring and chanting his intitials, Cormier put on a dominant effort that showed why he's the best active light heavyweight fighter in UFC and d...
  • Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Vikings 38-7

    Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Vikings 38-7

    Sunday, January 21 2018 11:47 PM EST2018-01-22 04:47:16 GMT
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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing.    A bit later, after their stunning and resounding 38-17 rout of the Minnesota Vikings earned them the NFC championship, they listened as nearly 70,000 made the Linc shake with "Fly Eagles Fly."    Hey Philly, you're in the Super Bowl.    "It was electric. The fans are awesome," All-Pro tackle Lane Johnson said.    ...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing.    A bit later, after their stunning and resounding 38-17 rout of the Minnesota Vikings earned them the NFC championship, they listened as nearly 70,000 made the Linc shake with "Fly Eagles Fly."    Hey Philly, you're in the Super Bowl.    "It was electric. The fans are awesome," All-Pro tackle Lane Johnson said.    ...
  • Patriots' defense key to another postseason comeback

    Patriots' defense key to another postseason comeback

    Sunday, January 21 2018 11:45 PM EST2018-01-22 04:45:44 GMT
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    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - So many times during the Patriots' run of success over the past two decades, the defense was watching as Tom Brady sealed another victory.    In Sunday's 24-20 AFC championship victory over the Jacksonville , the defense got its chance to secure the Patriots' record 10th Super Bowl appearance.    Jacksonville entered the game with the best red-zone scoring percentage in NFL, scoring touchdowns on 67.9 percent of trips this season (40 on 56 ...
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - So many times during the Patriots' run of success over the past two decades, the defense was watching as Tom Brady sealed another victory.    In Sunday's 24-20 AFC championship victory over the Jacksonville , the defense got its chance to secure the Patriots' record 10th Super Bowl appearance.    Jacksonville entered the game with the best red-zone scoring percentage in NFL, scoring touchdowns on 67.9 percent of trips this season (40 on 56 ...
  • Louisiana Puts The Grind On Texas State, Earns Seventh Straight Win With 80-55 Rout

    Louisiana Puts The Grind On Texas State, Earns Seventh Straight Win With 80-55 Rout

    Sunday, January 21 2018 10:41 PM EST2018-01-22 03:41:54 GMT
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    SAN MARCOS, Texas – Malik Marquetti came off a scoreless game on Thursday with a career-high 19 points and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns put the clamps on Texas State in claiming an 80-55 win over the Bobcats in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.

    SAN MARCOS, Texas – Malik Marquetti came off a scoreless game on Thursday with a career-high 19 points and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns put the clamps on Texas State in claiming an 80-55 win over the Bobcats in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.

  • Ragin' Cajuns Ladies Put Defensive Clamps On Texas State

    Ragin' Cajuns Ladies Put Defensive Clamps On Texas State

    Saturday, January 20 2018 11:25 PM EST2018-01-21 04:25:40 GMT
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    Press Release SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – 19 points from senior Troi Swain and a great defensive showing gave the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team a big road Sun Belt Conference win over the Texas State Bobcats, 65-58, here at the Strahan Coliseum.             The win improves the Cajuns record to 10-9 (5-2 SBC) and it gives them a split on the Texas road trip.  While the loss drops the Bobcats record to 12-7 (5...
    Press Release SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – 19 points from senior Troi Swain and a great defensive showing gave the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team a big road Sun Belt Conference win over the Texas State Bobcats, 65-58, here at the Strahan Coliseum.             The win improves the Cajuns record to 10-9 (5-2 SBC) and it gives them a split on the Texas road trip.  While the loss drops the Bobcats record to 12-7 (5...
  • High School Sports Scores: Friday, January 19

    High School Sports Scores: Friday, January 19

    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-01-20 05:18:19 GMT

    GIRLS SOCCER Acadiana 2, Barbe 0

    GIRLS SOCCER Acadiana 2, Barbe 0

  • Cajuns set to hire Ron Roberts as new Defensive Coordinator

    Cajuns set to hire Ron Roberts as new Defensive Coordinator

    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-01-20 05:17:16 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE, La. - Ragin' Cajuns football wasting no time finding their new Defensive Coordinator, as they are expected to hire Southeastern Head Coach Ron Roberts as DC. In 5 years as the leader in Hammond, Roberts has led the Lions to a 42-29 record overall, including 2 Southland championships in 2013 and 14. The Lions advanced to the FCS Quarterfinals in 2013 after an 11-3 record.  Roberts' defense has been heralded in the SLC, with one of SLU's best years coming in 2013, when...

    LAFAYETTE, La. - Ragin' Cajuns football wasting no time finding their new Defensive Coordinator, as they are expected to hire Southeastern Head Coach Ron Roberts as DC. In 5 years as the leader in Hammond, Roberts has led the Lions to a 42-29 record overall, including 2 Southland championships in 2013 and 14. The Lions advanced to the FCS Quarterfinals in 2013 after an 11-3 record.  Roberts' defense has been heralded in the SLC, with one of SLU's best years coming in 2013, when...

  • Walker meteoroid-Like' at East-West Shrine Game

    Walker meteoroid-Like' at East-West Shrine Game

    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:16 AM EST2018-01-20 05:16:29 GMT

    ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- Tracy Walker appears to be improving his NFL draft stock at this year's East-West Shrine game in St. Petersburg, Fl. .@RaginCajunsFB Safety Tracy Walker has been impressive so far here at the #ShrineGame. Dude has Metroid-like length & athleticism pic.twitter.com/e6e3497k1f — Emory Hunt (@FBallGameplan) January 16, 2017 Emory Hunt is just one of several people covering the game to notice the Cajuns senior safety who recorded 97 tackles, 2 sacks and 2...

    ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- Tracy Walker appears to be improving his NFL draft stock at this year's East-West Shrine game in St. Petersburg, Fl. .@RaginCajunsFB Safety Tracy Walker has been impressive so far here at the #ShrineGame. Dude has Metroid-like length & athleticism pic.twitter.com/e6e3497k1f — Emory Hunt (@FBallGameplan) January 16, 2017 Emory Hunt is just one of several people covering the game to notice the Cajuns senior safety who recorded 97 tackles, 2 sacks and 2...

  • 1/18 Senior Spotlight: Camryn Sensley

    1/18 Senior Spotlight: Camryn Sensley

    Friday, January 19 2018 1:14 AM EST2018-01-19 06:14:46 GMT

    Overcoming obstacles is the hallmark of a great athlete. And few young athletes have had to overcome the kind of obstacle Highland Baptist senior Camryn Sensley dealt with at the age of just thirteen. Diagnosed with Avascular necrosis, a disease that prevented blood flow to bones around her hip, Sensley's once budding gymnastics career was cut short. But quitting doesn't run in the Sensley family's blood. Over the course of a year-and-a-half, between eighth and ninth gra...

    Overcoming obstacles is the hallmark of a great athlete. And few young athletes have had to overcome the kind of obstacle Highland Baptist senior Camryn Sensley dealt with at the age of just thirteen. Diagnosed with Avascular necrosis, a disease that prevented blood flow to bones around her hip, Sensley's once budding gymnastics career was cut short. But quitting doesn't run in the Sensley family's blood. Over the course of a year-and-a-half, between eighth and ninth gra...

  • FTs the difference as UTA hangs on to beat UL Women

    FTs the difference as UTA hangs on to beat UL Women

    Friday, January 19 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-01-19 05:22:41 GMT

    Press Release ARLINGTON, TEXAS – Despite 13 second half points from senior Simone Fields, who finished with a team high 17 points, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team were done-in by two last second free throws by the UT-Arlington Lady Mavericks, to lose 63-61, here at the College Park Center.             The loss snaps a four-game winning streak for the Cajuns and it puts their record at 9-9 (4-2 SBC) w...

    Press Release ARLINGTON, TEXAS – Despite 13 second half points from senior Simone Fields, who finished with a team high 17 points, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team were done-in by two last second free throws by the UT-Arlington Lady Mavericks, to lose 63-61, here at the College Park Center.             The loss snaps a four-game winning streak for the Cajuns and it puts their record at 9-9 (4-2 SBC) w...

  • High School Basketball Scores: Thursday, Janaury 18

    High School Basketball Scores: Thursday, Janaury 18

    Friday, January 19 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-01-19 05:19:05 GMT

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Carencro 82, Northside 53       GIRLS BASKETBALL         Carencro 47, Northside 40

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Carencro 82, Northside 53       GIRLS BASKETBALL         Carencro 47, Northside 40

  • Cajuns mount impressive comeback to beat UTA on the road Thursday

    Cajuns mount impressive comeback to beat UTA on the road Thursday

    Friday, January 19 2018 12:16 AM EST2018-01-19 05:16:09 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE ARLINGTON, Texas – Frank Bartley scored 17 of his season-high 26 points in the second half and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns overcame a 14-point deficit in the first half to claim a 77-65 win over UT Arlington in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday at College Park Center.   Marcus Stroman scored 10 of his 12 points in the second half and Justin Miller scored eight of his 10 after intermission as Louisiana (16-3, 6-0 SBC) won its sixth straight game and 1...
    PRESS RELEASE ARLINGTON, Texas – Frank Bartley scored 17 of his season-high 26 points in the second half and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns overcame a 14-point deficit in the first half to claim a 77-65 win over UT Arlington in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday at College Park Center.   Marcus Stroman scored 10 of his 12 points in the second half and Justin Miller scored eight of his 10 after intermission as Louisiana (16-3, 6-0 SBC) won its sixth straight game and 1...
  • Davis, Cousins named NBA All-Star Starters

    Davis, Cousins named NBA All-Star Starters

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:13 PM EST2018-01-19 00:13:21 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Pelicans forwards Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins have been named starters in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced today. Davis, a five-time All-Star, becomes the first player in franchise history to be named a starter three times, as well as the only player to be named to five All-Star Games. Cousins earns his fourth consecutive All-Star nod, his first as a starter and as a member of the Pelicans, and the seventh player in...
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Pelicans forwards Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins have been named starters in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced today. Davis, a five-time All-Star, becomes the first player in franchise history to be named a starter three times, as well as the only player to be named to five All-Star Games. Cousins earns his fourth consecutive All-Star nod, his first as a starter and as a member of the Pelicans, and the seventh player in...
  • Louisiana Set To Face Texas Schools On The Road

    Louisiana Set To Face Texas Schools On The Road

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:11 PM EST2018-01-18 20:11:56 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Riding a four-game Sun Belt Conference winning streak, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team hits the road this weekend as they head on the Texas swing, taking on UT-Arlington, in Arlington, Texas on Thursday, Jan. 18 and Texas State, in San Marcos, Texas on Saturday, Jan. 20.             Louisiana enters the weekend sitting third in the conference with a 9-8 (4-1 SBC) record, wh...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Riding a four-game Sun Belt Conference winning streak, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team hits the road this weekend as they head on the Texas swing, taking on UT-Arlington, in Arlington, Texas on Thursday, Jan. 18 and Texas State, in San Marcos, Texas on Saturday, Jan. 20.             Louisiana enters the weekend sitting third in the conference with a 9-8 (4-1 SBC) record, wh...

  • Cajuns look to stay perfect at UTA Thursday

    Cajuns look to stay perfect at UTA Thursday

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:10 PM EST2018-01-18 20:10:10 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team returns to action on Thursday when it travels to Arlington, Texas to face Sun Belt Conference rival UT Arlington in the nightcap of a doubleheader at College Park Center.   Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m., and will follow the women's game between Louisiana and UTA at 5. The game will be streamed on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app with the game being broadcast in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9 FM and ESPN...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team returns to action on Thursday when it travels to Arlington, Texas to face Sun Belt Conference rival UT Arlington in the nightcap of a doubleheader at College Park Center.   Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m., and will follow the women's game between Louisiana and UTA at 5. The game will be streamed on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app with the game being broadcast in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9 FM and ESPN...

  • Cole introduced in Houston

    Cole introduced in Houston

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 8:42 PM EST2018-01-18 01:42:53 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - Gerrit Cole is joining a rotation filled with aces.   "I was just tremendously excited," Cole said Wednesday, four days after the Houston Astros acquired him from the Pittsburgh Pirates. "I was out with some friends having a good time for my wife's birthday weekend. So, it was a really good phone call. How you can ask for anything more than coming to the World Series champions."   Wearing a No. 45 uniform, the 27-year-old right-hander was i...
    HOUSTON (AP) - Gerrit Cole is joining a rotation filled with aces.   "I was just tremendously excited," Cole said Wednesday, four days after the Houston Astros acquired him from the Pittsburgh Pirates. "I was out with some friends having a good time for my wife's birthday weekend. So, it was a really good phone call. How you can ask for anything more than coming to the World Series champions."   Wearing a No. 45 uniform, the 27-year-old right-hander was i...
  • New UL defensive coordinator Scott leaving for Alabama

    New UL defensive coordinator Scott leaving for Alabama

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 5:59 PM EST2018-01-17 22:59:36 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE - The honeymoon is over, new defensive coordinator Karl Scott is heading for redder pastures. FootballScoop.com is reporting Wednesday that Scott is expected to leave Lafayette for a defensive assistant position at Alabama. The Tide lost their defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt left to become the head coach at Tennessee. Alabama named Pete Golding as a co-defensive coordinator, but coach Nick Saban has said little about the structure of the defensive staff. Scott could li...
    LAFAYETTE - The honeymoon is over, new defensive coordinator Karl Scott is heading for redder pastures. FootballScoop.com is reporting Wednesday that Scott is expected to leave Lafayette for a defensive assistant position at Alabama. The Tide lost their defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt left to become the head coach at Tennessee. Alabama named Pete Golding as a co-defensive coordinator, but coach Nick Saban has said little about the structure of the defensive staff. Scott could li...
  • LSU expected to hire former running back Kevin Faulk

    LSU expected to hire former running back Kevin Faulk

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 5:41 PM EST2018-01-17 22:41:46 GMT
    BATON ROUGE -- Kevin Faulk appears to be returning to Baton Rouge, this time as an assistant with the Tigers. In a move that has not been made official, The Advocate reports that Faulk is expected to be hired as a member of the team's support staff. Currently the Lafayette native, and 3-time Super Bowl champion, is an assistant at Carencro high school, where he went to high school. Faulk is LSU's career rushing leader in both yards and touchdowns. 
    BATON ROUGE -- Kevin Faulk appears to be returning to Baton Rouge, this time as an assistant with the Tigers. In a move that has not been made official, The Advocate reports that Faulk is expected to be hired as a member of the team's support staff. Currently the Lafayette native, and 3-time Super Bowl champion, is an assistant at Carencro high school, where he went to high school. Faulk is LSU's career rushing leader in both yards and touchdowns. 
  • LSU falls in final seconds to Georgia 61-60

    LSU falls in final seconds to Georgia 61-60

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:15 PM EST2018-01-17 02:15:32 GMT
    BATON ROUGE- The LSU men's basketball team had a chance with 5.9 seconds left on the clock but were unable to convert the final play as the Tigers fell to the Georgia Bulldogs Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.  Next up, LSU will travel to Vanderbilt Saturday at noon. 
    BATON ROUGE- The LSU men's basketball team had a chance with 5.9 seconds left on the clock but were unable to convert the final play as the Tigers fell to the Georgia Bulldogs Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.  Next up, LSU will travel to Vanderbilt Saturday at noon. 
  • Marlin Keeping Cajuns Focused on "Precious Present"

    Marlin Keeping Cajuns Focused on "Precious Present"

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:45 PM EST2018-01-17 00:45:01 GMT

    LAFAYETTE - The Cajuns begin their toughest road trip of the season at preseason favorite UT Arlington Thursday, before a trip to Texas State and a game against a Bobcats team who can match UL's five game winning streak. Louisiana has won 12 of it's last 13 games, but Bob Marlin says it's important his team focuses on the "precious present."

    LAFAYETTE - The Cajuns begin their toughest road trip of the season at preseason favorite UT Arlington Thursday, before a trip to Texas State and a game against a Bobcats team who can match UL's five game winning streak. Louisiana has won 12 of it's last 13 games, but Bob Marlin says it's important his team focuses on the "precious present."

  • Saints QB Brees: No plans to field offers from other teams

    Saints QB Brees: No plans to field offers from other teams

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 6:52 PM EST2018-01-16 23:52:21 GMT
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Drew Brees dispensed with technicalities regarding his contract and spoke as if his return to New Orleans next season was virtually assured.   "It's the same way I felt two days ago. It's the same way I felt 12 years ago. I'll be here as long as they'll have me," Brees said Tuesday in the locker room at Saints headquarters, where players were packing up for the offseason following their dramatic elimination from the playoffs in Minnesota last weeken...
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Drew Brees dispensed with technicalities regarding his contract and spoke as if his return to New Orleans next season was virtually assured.   "It's the same way I felt two days ago. It's the same way I felt 12 years ago. I'll be here as long as they'll have me," Brees said Tuesday in the locker room at Saints headquarters, where players were packing up for the offseason following their dramatic elimination from the playoffs in Minnesota last weeken...
  • College Basketball Preview: Georgia vs. LSU

    College Basketball Preview: Georgia vs. LSU

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:27 PM EST2018-01-16 22:27:27 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    UPDATE: On Tuesday morning, LSU announced that campus would close at 3 p.m. due to the potential for winter weather. Tonight's game remains on schedule to be played at 6 p.m. CT. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU men’s basketball team looks to find the home magic of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Tuesday night when the Tigers host the Georgia Bulldogs in an early tipoff at 6 p.m. CT

    UPDATE: On Tuesday morning, LSU announced that campus would close at 3 p.m. due to the potential for winter weather. Tonight's game remains on schedule to be played at 6 p.m. CT. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU men’s basketball team looks to find the home magic of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Tuesday night when the Tigers host the Georgia Bulldogs in an early tipoff at 6 p.m. CT

  • Episcopal of Acadiana beats LCA in Girls Soccer Monday

    Episcopal of Acadiana beats LCA in Girls Soccer Monday

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-01-16 05:05:09 GMT

    Episcopal of Acadiana 6, Lafayette Christian 0

    Episcopal of Acadiana 6, Lafayette Christian 0

  • Saints staff will coach the Pro Bowl

    Saints staff will coach the Pro Bowl

    Monday, January 15 2018 10:59 PM EST2018-01-16 03:59:52 GMT
    Photo Credit: Courtesy of Jim Hudelson/Shreveport Times/MGNPhoto Credit: Courtesy of Jim Hudelson/Shreveport Times/MGN

    The coaching staffs of the New Orleans Saints and Pittsburgh Steelers were selected to lead the 2018 Pro Bowl teams in Orlando. The 2018 Pro Bowl will be played Sunday, Jan, 28, at Orlando’s Camping World Stadium. Tickets to the game, which will kickoff at 2 p.m. central and be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and simulcast on ABC, are on sale now at ProBowl.com.?  Sean Payton and the coaches from the New Orleans Saints and Mike Tomlin and...

    The coaching staffs of the New Orleans Saints and Pittsburgh Steelers were selected to lead the 2018 Pro Bowl teams in Orlando. The 2018 Pro Bowl will be played Sunday, Jan, 28, at Orlando’s Camping World Stadium. Tickets to the game, which will kickoff at 2 p.m. central and be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and simulcast on ABC, are on sale now at ProBowl.com.?  Sean Payton and the coaches from the New Orleans Saints and Mike Tomlin and...

  • GMA Morning Sports: Monday, January 15, 2018

    GMA Morning Sports: Monday, January 15, 2018

    Monday, January 15 2018 10:33 AM EST2018-01-15 15:33:20 GMT

    KATC sports reporter Seth Lewis gives us a recap of the Saints heart-attack inducing game and loss to the Minnesota Vikings, plus other sports news and events happening for Monday, January 15, 2018.

    KATC sports reporter Seth Lewis gives us a recap of the Saints heart-attack inducing game and loss to the Minnesota Vikings, plus other sports news and events happening for Monday, January 15, 2018.

  • Saints suffer heartbreaking loss to Vikings, 29-24

    Saints suffer heartbreaking loss to Vikings, 29-24

    Sunday, January 14 2018 10:22 PM EST2018-01-15 03:22:25 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS

    The New Orleans Saints lose to the Minnesota Vikings, 29-24, eliminating the Saints' spot in the playoffs.

    The New Orleans Saints lose to the Minnesota Vikings, 29-24, eliminating the Saints' spot in the playoffs.

  • Cajuns Take Down ULM For Fourth Straight SBC Win

    Cajuns Take Down ULM For Fourth Straight SBC Win

    Sunday, January 14 2018 12:04 AM EST2018-01-14 05:04:33 GMT

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – 10 second half points from senior Simone Fields along with 14 points from senior Nekia Jones helped the Cajuns get their fourth straight Sun Belt Conference win over the ULM Warhawks, 63-55, here at the Cajundome.              The win, Louisiana's seventh straight over ULM, pushes the Cajuns record over .500 as they improve to 9-8 (4-1 SBC), while the loss drops the Warhawks record to 4-12 (1-...

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – 10 second half points from senior Simone Fields along with 14 points from senior Nekia Jones helped the Cajuns get their fourth straight Sun Belt Conference win over the ULM Warhawks, 63-55, here at the Cajundome.              The win, Louisiana's seventh straight over ULM, pushes the Cajuns record over .500 as they improve to 9-8 (4-1 SBC), while the loss drops the Warhawks record to 4-12 (1-...

  • Louisiana overcomes slow start to defeat ULM, 82-48

    Louisiana overcomes slow start to defeat ULM, 82-48

    Saturday, January 13 2018 11:54 PM EST2018-01-14 04:54:29 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – JaKeenan Gant scored 12 points in his return to the lineup and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns overcame an 0-for-11 performance from the field to start the game to roll past ULM, 82-48, in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday at the Cajundome. Frank Bartley added 12 points with Marcus Stroman and Johnathan Stove each scoring 10 as Louisiana (15-3, 5-0 SBC) won its fifth straight game and extended its consecutive SBC win streak to 11 games dating back to last sea...

    LAFAYETTE – JaKeenan Gant scored 12 points in his return to the lineup and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns overcame an 0-for-11 performance from the field to start the game to roll past ULM, 82-48, in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday at the Cajundome. Frank Bartley added 12 points with Marcus Stroman and Johnathan Stove each scoring 10 as Louisiana (15-3, 5-0 SBC) won its fifth straight game and extended its consecutive SBC win streak to 11 games dating back to last sea...

  • High School Basketball: Friday, January 12

    High School Basketball: Friday, January 12

    Saturday, January 13 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-01-13 05:17:29 GMT

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Ascension Episcopal 51, Franklin 35 Crowley 73, Mamou 41 Jennings 84, South Beauregard 72 Lake Arthur 60, Welsh 50 North Central 100, Sacred Heart-Ville Platte 18 Notre Dame 60, Holy Savior Menard 56 Opelousas Catholic 67, Pointe Coupee Catholic 51 Patterson 71, Erath 16 Rayne 65, Centerville 48 Ville Platte 86, Kinder 42   POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS         Leesville vs. Comeaux, c...

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Ascension Episcopal 51, Franklin 35 Crowley 73, Mamou 41 Jennings 84, South Beauregard 72 Lake Arthur 60, Welsh 50 North Central 100, Sacred Heart-Ville Platte 18 Notre Dame 60, Holy Savior Menard 56 Opelousas Catholic 67, Pointe Coupee Catholic 51 Patterson 71, Erath 16 Rayne 65, Centerville 48 Ville Platte 86, Kinder 42   POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS         Leesville vs. Comeaux, c...

  • Ragin' Cajuns Wrap Up SBC Homestand Against ULM

    Ragin' Cajuns Wrap Up SBC Homestand Against ULM

    Friday, January 12 2018 10:06 PM EST2018-01-13 03:06:20 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team wraps up a season-high, three-game Sun Belt Conference homestand on Saturday when it entertains ULM at the Cajundome. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9 FM and ESPN 1420 AM, and worldwide on the ESPN 1420 app. The game will also be streamed live on RaginCajuns.com. The game between Louisiana (14-3, 4-0 SBC) and ULM (7-8, 1-3 SBC) is par...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team wraps up a season-high, three-game Sun Belt Conference homestand on Saturday when it entertains ULM at the Cajundome. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9 FM and ESPN 1420 AM, and worldwide on the ESPN 1420 app. The game will also be streamed live on RaginCajuns.com. The game between Louisiana (14-3, 4-0 SBC) and ULM (7-8, 1-3 SBC) is par...
  • Senior Spotlight: Andrea Bradley

    Senior Spotlight: Andrea Bradley

    Friday, January 12 2018 6:43 PM EST2018-01-12 23:43:20 GMT

    OPELOUSAS, La -- Don't call it a comeback...but it most certainly is. After recovering from her second ACL tear in 5 seasons, Westminster Christian Academy senior, Andrea Bradley sat out her sophomore season for the Crusaders. A year-round basketball player, watching from the sidelines was the last thing Bradley wanted to do. But off the court is where Bradley is used to succeeding. Aside from being vice president of her class and holding down a 4.0 GPA, Bradley helps out her basketb...

    OPELOUSAS, La -- Don't call it a comeback...but it most certainly is. After recovering from her second ACL tear in 5 seasons, Westminster Christian Academy senior, Andrea Bradley sat out her sophomore season for the Crusaders. A year-round basketball player, watching from the sidelines was the last thing Bradley wanted to do. But off the court is where Bradley is used to succeeding. Aside from being vice president of her class and holding down a 4.0 GPA, Bradley helps out her basketb...

  • Coleman, out for Sunday's playoff game

    Coleman, out for Sunday's playoff game

    Friday, January 12 2018 6:41 PM EST2018-01-12 23:41:46 GMT

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints receiver Brandon Coleman has been declared out of Sunday's divisional-round playoff game in Minnesota.   Coleman has not practiced this week because of a neck injury.   Coleman played in the wild-card round against Carolina, catching four passes for 44 yards last Sunday.   Coleman had 23 catches during the regular season for 364 yards and three touchdowns.   Two other players who are regulars on special teams - linebacker Michael Mauti a...

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints receiver Brandon Coleman has been declared out of Sunday's divisional-round playoff game in Minnesota.   Coleman has not practiced this week because of a neck injury.   Coleman played in the wild-card round against Carolina, catching four passes for 44 yards last Sunday.   Coleman had 23 catches during the regular season for 364 yards and three touchdowns.   Two other players who are regulars on special teams - linebacker Michael Mauti a...

  • Mitch Landrieu, Minnesota mayor wager in Saints game predictions

    Mitch Landrieu, Minnesota mayor wager in Saints game predictions

    Friday, January 12 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-01-12 21:45:55 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey laying down their stakes for the game this Sunday between the Saints and the Vikings. On Twitter, the two officials exchanged tweets on Friday about the upcoming game which led to a wager. 

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey laying down their stakes for the game this Sunday between the Saints and the Vikings. On Twitter, the two officials exchanged tweets on Friday about the upcoming game which led to a wager. 

  • Cajuns depth, backbone of historic start

    Cajuns depth, backbone of historic start

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-01-12 00:08:18 GMT

    Louisiana men's basketball is off to one of the best starts in program history.

    Louisiana men's basketball is off to one of the best starts in program history.

  • STM Rallies to Beat Comeaux in 3-OT Thriller

    STM Rallies to Beat Comeaux in 3-OT Thriller

    Thursday, January 11 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-01-11 05:22:41 GMT

    St. Thomas Moore and Comeaux would go the distance Wednesday night...and then some.

    St. Thomas Moore and Comeaux would go the distance Wednesday night...and then some.

  • Men's Basketball Comes Up Big at Arkansas, 75-54

    Men's Basketball Comes Up Big at Arkansas, 75-54

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-01-11 04:52:05 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The LSU men's basketball team put on a show in Bud Walton Arena, limiting the Arkansas Razorbacks to 33 percent shooting from the field as it took a 75-54 win Wednesday night.  The win was LSU’s 2nd-largest victory (tie) over Arkansas in 64-game series history (largest was 85-56 on 3/13/2003 SEC Tournament at the Louisiana SuperDome). It was also LSU’s 7th all-time win in Fayetteville; previous largest margin was 11 points in 2000 and 2004. LS...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The LSU men's basketball team put on a show in Bud Walton Arena, limiting the Arkansas Razorbacks to 33 percent shooting from the field as it took a 75-54 win Wednesday night.  The win was LSU’s 2nd-largest victory (tie) over Arkansas in 64-game series history (largest was 85-56 on 3/13/2003 SEC Tournament at the Louisiana SuperDome). It was also LSU’s 7th all-time win in Fayetteville; previous largest margin was 11 points in 2000 and 2004. LS...
  • Ensminger promoted to offensive coordinator

    Ensminger promoted to offensive coordinator

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 9:56 PM EST2018-01-11 02:56:17 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    Baton Rouge - It's official, Steve Ensminger is LSU's next offensive coordinator. The Tigers made the anticipated promotion official Wednesday. Ensminger replaces Matt Canada who coached just one season at LSU. Canada's departure became official last week after a rocky season. Ensminger last served as a full-time offensive coordinator during a brief stint at Clemson (1997-98.) He served as an interim offensive coordinator after Les Miles and Cam Cameron (OC) were fired in 2016. In L...

    Baton Rouge - It's official, Steve Ensminger is LSU's next offensive coordinator. The Tigers made the anticipated promotion official Wednesday. Ensminger replaces Matt Canada who coached just one season at LSU. Canada's departure became official last week after a rocky season. Ensminger last served as a full-time offensive coordinator during a brief stint at Clemson (1997-98.) He served as an interim offensive coordinator after Les Miles and Cam Cameron (OC) were fired in 2016. In L...

  • Guice Declares for Draft

    Guice Declares for Draft

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 9:55 PM EST2018-01-11 02:55:33 GMT
    LSU RB Derrius Guice (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff)LSU RB Derrius Guice (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff)

    Baton Rouge - Derrius Guice will enter the NFL draft, he's the fifth underclassman from LSU to declare this season. Guice leaves Baton Rouge as one of the programs all-time great running backs, accumulating more than 3,000 yards and 29 TDs in his LSU career. CBS sports lists him as the second best running back in this year's draft class, and eleventh best player overall. Guice made the news official Wednesday afternoon tweeting: The wait is over tiger fans... #holdthattiger #fo...

    Baton Rouge - Derrius Guice will enter the NFL draft, he's the fifth underclassman from LSU to declare this season. Guice leaves Baton Rouge as one of the programs all-time great running backs, accumulating more than 3,000 yards and 29 TDs in his LSU career. CBS sports lists him as the second best running back in this year's draft class, and eleventh best player overall. Guice made the news official Wednesday afternoon tweeting: The wait is over tiger fans... #holdthattiger #fo...

  • LSU adds TTU quarterback transfer Sale

    LSU adds TTU quarterback transfer Sale

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-01-10 21:06:07 GMT
    Baton Rouge - LSU is adding Tennessee Tech transfer Andre Sale as a walk-on for 2018. The 6-foot-2-inch Arkansas native threw for 1,520 yards, 8 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 8 games during his redshirt freshman campaign. Sale made the transfer official Wednesday afternoon tweeting: pic.twitter.com/DIfFq6YrwD — Andre Sale (@ACSale6) January 10, 2018 Sale joins three other scholarship quarterbacks, Myles Brennan (sophomore) Lowell Narcisse (redshirt freshman) and Justin...
    Baton Rouge - LSU is adding Tennessee Tech transfer Andre Sale as a walk-on for 2018. The 6-foot-2-inch Arkansas native threw for 1,520 yards, 8 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 8 games during his redshirt freshman campaign. Sale made the transfer official Wednesday afternoon tweeting: pic.twitter.com/DIfFq6YrwD — Andre Sale (@ACSale6) January 10, 2018 Sale joins three other scholarship quarterbacks, Myles Brennan (sophomore) Lowell Narcisse (redshirt freshman) and Justin...
  • High School Basketball: Tuesday, January 9th

    High School Basketball: Tuesday, January 9th

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-01-10 05:29:20 GMT
    BOYS BASKETBALL         Basile 77, Oberlin 76    Berwick 65, Erath 45   Comeaux 70, Cecilia 62    Crowley 63, Iota 52    Elton 43, South Cameron 42    Family Christian Academy 48, Teurlings Catholic 34    Grand Lake 91, St. Edmund Catholic 27 Jeanerette 54, Ascension Episcopal 36    Jehovah-Jireh 59, Carencro 52    Lafayette 55, St. Martinville 54    Lake Arthur 68, Ville Pla...
    BOYS BASKETBALL         Basile 77, Oberlin 76    Berwick 65, Erath 45   Comeaux 70, Cecilia 62    Crowley 63, Iota 52    Elton 43, South Cameron 42    Family Christian Academy 48, Teurlings Catholic 34    Grand Lake 91, St. Edmund Catholic 27 Jeanerette 54, Ascension Episcopal 36    Jehovah-Jireh 59, Carencro 52    Lafayette 55, St. Martinville 54    Lake Arthur 68, Ville Pla...
  • LSU CB Jackson Declares for NFL Draft

    LSU CB Jackson Declares for NFL Draft

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-01-10 05:05:43 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU Cornerback Donte Jackson has decided to declare for the NFL draft. The Junior making the announcement on twitter Tuesday. An All-American selection by Sporting News, Jackson finished the season with 45 tackles, 11 passes defended and an interception. Jackson is the 4th Tiger to declare, joining fellow Cornerback Kevin Tolliver, Defensive End Arden Key and Offensive Tackle Toby Weathersby
    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU Cornerback Donte Jackson has decided to declare for the NFL draft. The Junior making the announcement on twitter Tuesday. An All-American selection by Sporting News, Jackson finished the season with 45 tackles, 11 passes defended and an interception. Jackson is the 4th Tiger to declare, joining fellow Cornerback Kevin Tolliver, Defensive End Arden Key and Offensive Tackle Toby Weathersby
  • Bama rallies to win national championship in OT 26-23

    Bama rallies to win national championship in OT 26-23

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-01-09 05:23:11 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP)  Alabama has beaten Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win its fifth national championship since 2009 under Nick Saban.   Freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to DeVonta Smith after getting sacked on Alabama's opening play of the extra session. Georgia had the ball first in overtime, and Rodrigo Blankenship kicked a 51-yard field goal.   Alabama's Andy Pappanastos missed what would have been the winning 36-yard field goal as time ran...
    ATLANTA (AP)  Alabama has beaten Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win its fifth national championship since 2009 under Nick Saban.   Freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to DeVonta Smith after getting sacked on Alabama's opening play of the extra session. Georgia had the ball first in overtime, and Rodrigo Blankenship kicked a 51-yard field goal.   Alabama's Andy Pappanastos missed what would have been the winning 36-yard field goal as time ran...
  • Saints assert they've evolved considerably since Week 1

    Saints assert they've evolved considerably since Week 1

    Monday, January 8 2018 11:20 PM EST2018-01-09 04:20:38 GMT
    Saints Head Coach Sean Payton (Photo Credit: Matthew Hinton/Advocate)Saints Head Coach Sean Payton (Photo Credit: Matthew Hinton/Advocate)
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - For Saints coach Sean Payton and his players, it's a bit of a stretch to call their return to Minnesota a rematch.   Sixteen games have passed since Week 1, when the Saints needed a late, inconsequential touchdown just to reduce the Vikings' victory margin to 10 points.   New Orleans has lost numerous players to injuries. Other players have grown into more significant roles. Chemistry developed, and coaches became more adept at playing to the strengths a...
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - For Saints coach Sean Payton and his players, it's a bit of a stretch to call their return to Minnesota a rematch.   Sixteen games have passed since Week 1, when the Saints needed a late, inconsequential touchdown just to reduce the Vikings' victory margin to 10 points.   New Orleans has lost numerous players to injuries. Other players have grown into more significant roles. Chemistry developed, and coaches became more adept at playing to the strengths a...
  • "Sharing is Caring" Cajuns passing leading UL to historic start

    "Sharing is Caring" Cajuns passing leading UL to historic start

    Monday, January 8 2018 9:51 PM EST2018-01-09 02:51:21 GMT
    UL is off to one of the best starts in program history, ranked 5th in the country in assists Bob Marlin is excited about the way his team shares the rock.
    UL is off to one of the best starts in program history, ranked 5th in the country in assists Bob Marlin is excited about the way his team shares the rock.
  • Brees, defensive stand, help Saints survive Panthers, 31-26

    Brees, defensive stand, help Saints survive Panthers, 31-26

    Sunday, January 7 2018 9:18 PM EST2018-01-08 02:18:05 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees passed for 376 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints held off Carolina's late comeback bid to seal a 31-26 victory in their NFC wild-card game on Sunday.

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees passed for 376 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints held off Carolina's late comeback bid to seal a 31-26 victory in their NFC wild-card game on Sunday.

  • Brodhead gets 100th win as Cajuns beat Coastal Carolina

    Brodhead gets 100th win as Cajuns beat Coastal Carolina

    Sunday, January 7 2018 5:57 PM EST2018-01-07 22:57:36 GMT

    FINAL SCORE: Louisiana 59, Coastal Carolina 55

    FINAL SCORE: Louisiana 59, Coastal Carolina 55

  • Cajuns keep rolling in 81-64 win over Coastal Carolina

    Cajuns keep rolling in 81-64 win over Coastal Carolina

    Saturday, January 6 2018 11:51 PM EST2018-01-07 04:51:48 GMT
    Courtesy of the University of Louisiana at LafayetteCourtesy of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    PRESS RELEASE BALANCED EFFORT CARRIES LOUISIANA PAST COASTAL CAROLINA, 81-64 LAFAYETTE – Frank Bartley scored 22 points to lead four players in double figures and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team remained unbeaten in Sun Belt Conference play with an 81-64 win over Coastal Carolina on Saturday at the Cajundome. 

    PRESS RELEASE BALANCED EFFORT CARRIES LOUISIANA PAST COASTAL CAROLINA, 81-64 LAFAYETTE – Frank Bartley scored 22 points to lead four players in double figures and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team remained unbeaten in Sun Belt Conference play with an 81-64 win over Coastal Carolina on Saturday at the Cajundome. 

  • High School Basketball: Friday, January 5

    High School Basketball: Friday, January 5

    Saturday, January 6 2018 10:47 PM EST2018-01-07 03:47:59 GMT

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Acadiana 74, Cecilia 62 Crowley 52, Northwest 45 Elton 62, Basile 59 Eunice 70, Church Point 57 Jennings 61, Westlake 50 Lafayette Christian Academy 50, Neville 38 New Iberia 56, St. Martinville 48 Northside 53, Breaux Bridge 28 Notre Dame 43, Teurlings Catholic 35 Opelousas Catholic 70, Highland Baptist 23 West St. Mary 50, Delcambre 37        POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

    BOYS BASKETBALL         Acadiana 74, Cecilia 62 Crowley 52, Northwest 45 Elton 62, Basile 59 Eunice 70, Church Point 57 Jennings 61, Westlake 50 Lafayette Christian Academy 50, Neville 38 New Iberia 56, St. Martinville 48 Northside 53, Breaux Bridge 28 Notre Dame 43, Teurlings Catholic 35 Opelousas Catholic 70, Highland Baptist 23 West St. Mary 50, Delcambre 37        POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

  • Saints' Ingram, Kamara aim to embody friendly competition

    Saints' Ingram, Kamara aim to embody friendly competition

    Friday, January 5 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-01-06 04:52:04 GMT
    Saints RB Mark Ingram (Photo Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)Saints RB Mark Ingram (Photo Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints running backs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara are getting along famously - at least by appearances.   They stand side-by-side in the locker room for joint postgame interviews, celebrating one another's successes. And they stood together on the sideline - as fans - at the Sugar Bowl earlier this week.   "I know there's definitely egos" in pro sports, Kamara said this week as the Saints prepared to open the playoffs Sunday against Carolina. &...
    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints running backs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara are getting along famously - at least by appearances.   They stand side-by-side in the locker room for joint postgame interviews, celebrating one another's successes. And they stood together on the sideline - as fans - at the Sugar Bowl earlier this week.   "I know there's definitely egos" in pro sports, Kamara said this week as the Saints prepared to open the playoffs Sunday against Carolina. &...
  • 3-0 Cajuns prepare for Chanticleers Saturday

    3-0 Cajuns prepare for Chanticleers Saturday

    Friday, January 5 2018 11:01 PM EST2018-01-06 04:01:40 GMT

    Coming off its largest margin of victory in a Sun Belt Conference game in nearly two years, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team returns to action on Saturday when it faces league foe Coastal Carolina at the Cajundome.

    Coming off its largest margin of victory in a Sun Belt Conference game in nearly two years, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team returns to action on Saturday when it faces league foe Coastal Carolina at the Cajundome.

  • Canada out a LSU

    Canada out a LSU

    Friday, January 5 2018 10:58 PM EST2018-01-06 03:58:49 GMT
    BATON ROUGE -- LSU and offensive coordinator Matt Canada part ways after a rocky one-year term. The Advocate reports that LSU and Canada agreed to a $1.7 million buyout. He was reportedly owed $3 million. Canada was the highest paid offensive coordinator in 2017, making $1.5 million. He was hired to provide an offensive spark, but in one season the Tigers never reached that point. LSU ranked 54th in yards-per-game this season and struggled in the red zone. Talks of Canada's departu...
    BATON ROUGE -- LSU and offensive coordinator Matt Canada part ways after a rocky one-year term. The Advocate reports that LSU and Canada agreed to a $1.7 million buyout. He was reportedly owed $3 million. Canada was the highest paid offensive coordinator in 2017, making $1.5 million. He was hired to provide an offensive spark, but in one season the Tigers never reached that point. LSU ranked 54th in yards-per-game this season and struggled in the red zone. Talks of Canada's departu...
  • Vermilion Catholic hires former Cajun defensive coordinator as new head football coach

    Vermilion Catholic hires former Cajun defensive coordinator as new head football coach

    Friday, January 5 2018 6:15 PM EST2018-01-05 23:15:09 GMT
    ABBEVILLE, La -- Vermilion Catholic High School has hired former UL defensive coordinator Kevin Fouqier as its new football coach. The news first reported by the Daily Advertiser's James Bewers was confirmed by the school's athletic director on Friday. Fouquier, 52, is from Franklin, Lousiana and has served as the Screaming Eagles defensive coordinator since 2012. Before coming to VC, Fouqier worked under former Cajun football coach Rickey Bustle for four seasons at UL. Foquier...
    ABBEVILLE, La -- Vermilion Catholic High School has hired former UL defensive coordinator Kevin Fouqier as its new football coach. The news first reported by the Daily Advertiser's James Bewers was confirmed by the school's athletic director on Friday. Fouquier, 52, is from Franklin, Lousiana and has served as the Screaming Eagles defensive coordinator since 2012. Before coming to VC, Fouqier worked under former Cajun football coach Rickey Bustle for four seasons at UL. Foquier...
  • GMA Morning Sports: Friday, January 5, 2018

    GMA Morning Sports: Friday, January 5, 2018

    Friday, January 5 2018 10:44 AM EST2018-01-05 15:44:07 GMT

    KATC's Sports Director Andrew Clay gives us a morning recap of all things sports, news and events for Friday, January 5, 2018.

    KATC's Sports Director Andrew Clay gives us a morning recap of all things sports, news and events for Friday, January 5, 2018.

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  • US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

    US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:34 AM EST2018-02-22 07:34:17 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:38 AM EST2018-02-22 14:38:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). United States celebrates winning gold after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). United States celebrates winning gold after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
    The Americans' gold medal drought in women's hockey _ finally _ is over.
    The Americans' gold medal drought in women's hockey _ finally _ is over.
  • Nowitzki 'disgusted' by report of hostile workplace for Mavs

    Nowitzki 'disgusted' by report of hostile workplace for Mavs

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:13 AM EST2018-02-21 07:13:49 GMT
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    The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace...
    The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace environment for women.
  • Shiffrin gets silver in Vonn's last Olympic race; Gisin wins

    Shiffrin gets silver in Vonn's last Olympic race; Gisin wins

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:37 PM EST2018-02-22 04:37:23 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena). United States' Lindsey Vonn comes to a stop in the finish area of the women's combined downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena). United States' Lindsey Vonn comes to a stop in the finish area of the women's combined downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
    American teammates Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin meet in their 1st Olympic race and it will go down to the wire.
    American teammates Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin meet in their 1st Olympic race and it will go down to the wire.
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