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  • Louisiana Faces Tough Mid-Week With Texas, McNeese State

    Louisiana Faces Tough Mid-Week With Texas, McNeese State

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:37:10 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. – Riding a season-high eight-game win streak, the 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will open its second straight five-game week with a pair of midweek contests starting with a 6:30 p.m. contest against Texas on Tuesday at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. Following the matchup with the Longhorns, the Cajuns will return home to host No. 27 McNeese in a 6 p.m. non-conference game at Russo Park.   Fans can listen to both gam...

    LAFAYETTE, La. – Riding a season-high eight-game win streak, the 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will open its second straight five-game week with a pair of midweek contests starting with a 6:30 p.m. contest against Texas on Tuesday at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. Following the matchup with the Longhorns, the Cajuns will return home to host No. 27 McNeese in a 6 p.m. non-conference game at Russo Park.   Fans can listen to both gam...

  • LSU's Road Swing Continues At Tulane

    LSU's Road Swing Continues At Tulane

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:14:43 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department Press Release) – No. 11 LSU (27-14) continues a seven-game road stretch at 7 p.m. CT Tuesday when the Tigers face Tulane (20-21) at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans. The game will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network (WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge), and the radio broadcast may be heard at www.LSUsports.net/live, Tuesday’s game will be televised by the CBS Sports Network (Cox Cable Ch. 1295). The game i...
    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department Press Release) – No. 11 LSU (27-14) continues a seven-game road stretch at 7 p.m. CT Tuesday when the Tigers face Tulane (20-21) at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans. The game will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network (WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge), and the radio broadcast may be heard at www.LSUsports.net/live, Tuesday’s game will be televised by the CBS Sports Network (Cox Cable Ch. 1295). The game i...
  • Report: Saints, RB Adrian Peterson Nearing Deal

    Report: Saints, RB Adrian Peterson Nearing Deal

    Monday, April 24 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:36:50 GMT
    Former All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson (Photo Credit: VIkings.com)Former All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson (Photo Credit: VIkings.com)

    According to multiple sources including ESPN, the New Orleans Saints are close to signing free agent running back Adrian Peterson. Peterson, who spent 10 years in Minnesota, visited the team facility two weeks ago. 

    According to multiple sources including ESPN, the New Orleans Saints are close to signing free agent running back Adrian Peterson. Peterson, who spent 10 years in Minnesota, visited the team facility two weeks ago. 

  • LSU quarterback Etling has procedure on back

    LSU quarterback Etling has procedure on back

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:49:29 GMT

    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Release) – LSU head coach Ed Orgeron issued the following statement today on senior quarterback Danny Etling.

    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Release) – LSU head coach Ed Orgeron issued the following statement today on senior quarterback Danny Etling.

  • Strong start and finish allows Cajuns to complete sweep

    Strong start and finish allows Cajuns to complete sweep

    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-04-23 23:30:53 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball produced another big-run first inning and received two home runs from Aleah Craighton in a 14-6 (5 inn.) win over Georgia State in the series finale on Sunday at Lamson Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball produced another big-run first inning and received two home runs from Aleah Craighton in a 14-6 (5 inn.) win over Georgia State in the series finale on Sunday at Lamson Park.

  • Sensley lifts Louisiana to sweep of Little Rock

    Sensley lifts Louisiana to sweep of Little Rock

    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-04-23 23:24:08 GMT

    LITTLE ROCK, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Junior Steven Sensley's two-run homer in the ninth inning lifted the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 5-3 win over Little Rock in the series finale on Sunday at Gary Hogan Field as the Cajuns picked up their eighth straight victory and second sweep in conference play.

    LITTLE ROCK, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Junior Steven Sensley's two-run homer in the ninth inning lifted the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 5-3 win over Little Rock in the series finale on Sunday at Gary Hogan Field as the Cajuns picked up their eighth straight victory and second sweep in conference play.

  • LHSAA State Softball Tournament Local Schedule

    LHSAA State Softball Tournament Local Schedule

    Sunday, April 23 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-04-23 19:14:46 GMT
    LHSAALHSAA

    The state softball state tournament kicks off Thursday.  Here is a look at the local schedule for the quarterfinal round.

    The state softball state tournament kicks off Thursday.  Here is a look at the local schedule for the quarterfinal round.

  • Breaux Bridge, Opelousas Catholic Headline Local Baseball Playoff Field

    Breaux Bridge, Opelousas Catholic Headline Local Baseball Playoff Field

    Sunday, April 23 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-04-23 19:06:19 GMT

    Defending state champions Teurlings Catholic joins 40 other Acadiana area baseball teams in the baseball playoffs released Sunday by the LHSAA.  This year marks the first postseason that baseball will use a “split playoff” grouping select and non-select schools into 12 different brackets. First round action begins tomorrow with non-select schools playing a single elimination game.  Class 5A through 2A and Divisions I through III will have best of three series in...

    Defending state champions Teurlings Catholic joins 40 other Acadiana area baseball teams in the baseball playoffs released Sunday by the LHSAA.  This year marks the first postseason that baseball will use a “split playoff” grouping select and non-select schools into 12 different brackets. First round action begins tomorrow with non-select schools playing a single elimination game.  Class 5A through 2A and Divisions I through III will have best of three series in...

  • Lightning forces LSU Spring Game to move indoors

    Lightning forces LSU Spring Game to move indoors

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:43:34 GMT

    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department) - With four minutes left in the first half, the 2017 National L Club Spring Game was moved indoors due to lightning near in Tiger Stadium with the Purple leading White, 7-3.

    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department) - With four minutes left in the first half, the 2017 National L Club Spring Game was moved indoors due to lightning near in Tiger Stadium with the Purple leading White, 7-3.

  • UL baseball sweeps Little Rock in doubleheader

    UL baseball sweeps Little Rock in doubleheader

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:12:20 GMT

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team extended its win streak to seven games as the Cajuns swept Little Rock, 9-4 and 7-4, in a doubleheader on Saturday at Gary Hogan Field.

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team extended its win streak to seven games as the Cajuns swept Little Rock, 9-4 and 7-4, in a doubleheader on Saturday at Gary Hogan Field.

  • Cajuns offense explodes again in sweep of Georgia State

    Cajuns offense explodes again in sweep of Georgia State

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:11:33 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – DJ Sanders added three more home runs to her nation-leading total and Lexie Comeaux posted seven RBI during 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s 19-4 (5 inn.)

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – DJ Sanders added three more home runs to her nation-leading total and Lexie Comeaux posted seven RBI during 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s 19-4 (5 inn.)

  • Duplantis Helps LSU Earn Friday Split With Kentucky

    Duplantis Helps LSU Earn Friday Split With Kentucky

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-04-22 03:59:21 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Antoine Duplantis’ RBI single in the eighth inning completed LSU’s comeback from a 3-0 deficit and lifted the eighth-ranked Fighting Tigers to a 4-3 victory over No. 10 Kentucky and earn a split of a Southeastern Conference baseball doubleheader Friday night. 

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Antoine Duplantis’ RBI single in the eighth inning completed LSU’s comeback from a 3-0 deficit and lifted the eighth-ranked Fighting Tigers to a 4-3 victory over No. 10 Kentucky and earn a split of a Southeastern Conference baseball doubleheader Friday night. 

  • Louisiana's Series Opener At Little Rock Postponed, Doubleheader Schedule For Saturday

    Louisiana's Series Opener At Little Rock Postponed, Doubleheader Schedule For Saturday

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:27:12 GMT
    Thanks to inclement weather expected in the Little Rock area, the Ragin’ Cajuns and Trojans will play two on Saturday.   Tonight’s series opener is postponed with a twinbill slated to start Saturday at 1:00PM from Gary Hogan Field. It will mark the third straight year that Louisiana and Little Rock play a doubleheader in their seriers.  Last year, the Cajuns and Trojans split a double-dip at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field.  In 2015, Little Rock s...
    Thanks to inclement weather expected in the Little Rock area, the Ragin’ Cajuns and Trojans will play two on Saturday.   Tonight’s series opener is postponed with a twinbill slated to start Saturday at 1:00PM from Gary Hogan Field. It will mark the third straight year that Louisiana and Little Rock play a doubleheader in their seriers.  Last year, the Cajuns and Trojans split a double-dip at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field.  In 2015, Little Rock s...
  • Saints 2017 schedule announced

    Saints 2017 schedule announced

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-04-21 03:38:27 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS

    The National Football League announced the 2017 regular season schedule tonight and the highlights for the New Orleans Saints slate includes at least two prime time nationally-televised games, a nationally broadcast contest from London’s Wembley Stadium and a home opener against the defending Super Bowl champions. 

    The National Football League announced the 2017 regular season schedule tonight and the highlights for the New Orleans Saints slate includes at least two prime time nationally-televised games, a nationally broadcast contest from London’s Wembley Stadium and a home opener against the defending Super Bowl champions. 

  • Baseball to Open Series at Kentucky with Friday DH

    Baseball to Open Series at Kentucky with Friday DH

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:37:47 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 8 LSU (26-12, 9-6 SEC) opens a three-game SEC series at No. 11 Kentucky (26-12, 10-5 SEC) with a nine-inning doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. CT Friday in Cliff Hagan Stadium. Due to anticipated inclement weather on Saturday, game 1 was moved up and game 2 will follow one hour following the end of game 1. First pitch for Game 3 remains scheduled for 12 p.m. CT Sunday. The games will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network (WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge)...
    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 8 LSU (26-12, 9-6 SEC) opens a three-game SEC series at No. 11 Kentucky (26-12, 10-5 SEC) with a nine-inning doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. CT Friday in Cliff Hagan Stadium. Due to anticipated inclement weather on Saturday, game 1 was moved up and game 2 will follow one hour following the end of game 1. First pitch for Game 3 remains scheduled for 12 p.m. CT Sunday. The games will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network (WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge)...
  • Cajuns Baseball Takes Win Streak To Little Rock

    Cajuns Baseball Takes Win Streak To Little Rock

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:59:18 GMT
    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, 2017 Location: Little Rock, Ark. Site: Gary Hogan Field (2,550) Times: 6:00 p.m. (Fri) | 2:00 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: Little Rock (14-23, 6-9 Sun Belt) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: None Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Gunner Leger (LA) vs. RHP Cory Malcom (LR) Saturday: RHP Nick Lee (LA) vs. RHP Ryan ...
    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, 2017 Location: Little Rock, Ark. Site: Gary Hogan Field (2,550) Times: 6:00 p.m. (Fri) | 2:00 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: Little Rock (14-23, 6-9 Sun Belt) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: None Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Gunner Leger (LA) vs. RHP Cory Malcom (LR) Saturday: RHP Nick Lee (LA) vs. RHP Ryan ...
  • Denham Named Finalist for NFCA Freshman of the Year

    Denham Named Finalist for NFCA Freshman of the Year

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:57:12 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Alyssa DenhamLouisiana RHP Alyssa Denham
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball pitcher Alyssa Denham has been named one of the finalists for the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year award, which will be presented prior to the start of the 2016 NCAA Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City. The Pearland (Texas) High product is part of a group of 25 select athletes in consideration for the award. This year’s finalists hail from 22 different universities, while the g...
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball pitcher Alyssa Denham has been named one of the finalists for the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year award, which will be presented prior to the start of the 2016 NCAA Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City. The Pearland (Texas) High product is part of a group of 25 select athletes in consideration for the award. This year’s finalists hail from 22 different universities, while the g...
  • No. 17 UL Softball Starts Strong, Fends Off No. 4 Texas A&M, 11-9

    No. 17 UL Softball Starts Strong, Fends Off No. 4 Texas A&M, 11-9

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:34:56 GMT
    Louisiana OF Haley Hayden (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana OF Haley Hayden (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)
    COLLEGE STATION, Texas – An 11-run scoring spree over the first three innings, led by a career-high seven RBI from Haley Hayden, carried 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball to an 11-9 win over No. 4 Texas A&M Wednesday evening at the Aggie Softball Complex. Hayden launched a grand slam in the second inning to increase Louisiana’s lead to 6-0, then hit a three-run double to cap off a five-run third inning that upped the lead to 11-2. The Aggies (37-5) a...
    COLLEGE STATION, Texas – An 11-run scoring spree over the first three innings, led by a career-high seven RBI from Haley Hayden, carried 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball to an 11-9 win over No. 4 Texas A&M Wednesday evening at the Aggie Softball Complex. Hayden launched a grand slam in the second inning to increase Louisiana’s lead to 6-0, then hit a three-run double to cap off a five-run third inning that upped the lead to 11-2. The Aggies (37-5) a...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Roll SLU For Fifth Straight Win

    Ragin' Cajuns Roll SLU For Fifth Straight Win

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-04-20 03:56:35 GMT
    Louisiana's Brad Antchak and Wyatt Marks (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana's Brad Antchak and Wyatt Marks (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team extended its win streak to five games as the Cajuns defeated Southeastern Louisiana 9-2 on Wednesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-14-1) outhit the Lions (22-14) 14-7 in the game with Brad Antchak, Steven Sensley and Kennon Fontenot each registering three hits in the contest. Both Antchak an...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team extended its win streak to five games as the Cajuns defeated Southeastern Louisiana 9-2 on Wednesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-14-1) outhit the Lions (22-14) 14-7 in the game with Brad Antchak, Steven Sensley and Kennon Fontenot each registering three hits in the contest. Both Antchak an...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Down Tulane 1-0 In Pitching Duel

    Ragin' Cajuns Down Tulane 1-0 In Pitching Duel

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-04-19 04:02:24 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team notched its eighth shutout of the season on Tuesday night as the Cajuns blanked Tulane 1-0 at Turchin Stadium to extend their win streak to a season-best four straight games.

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team notched its eighth shutout of the season on Tuesday night as the Cajuns blanked Tulane 1-0 at Turchin Stadium to extend their win streak to a season-best four straight games.

  • Denham, Sanders Make It Sun Belt Sweep On Weekly Honor Roll

    Denham, Sanders Make It Sun Belt Sweep On Weekly Honor Roll

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:19:02 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Alyssa DenhamLouisiana RHP Alyssa Denham
    LAFAYETTE, LA (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball swept the latest weekly awards handed out by the Sun Belt Conference as DJ Sanders was named Player of the Week and Alyssa Denham received Pitcher of the Week. Sanders posted four hits, all home runs, hit two grand slams in one game and piled up 14 RBI during a four-game week for the Ragin’ Cajuns. She hit .400 for the week and delivered three gr...
    LAFAYETTE, LA (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball swept the latest weekly awards handed out by the Sun Belt Conference as DJ Sanders was named Player of the Week and Alyssa Denham received Pitcher of the Week. Sanders posted four hits, all home runs, hit two grand slams in one game and piled up 14 RBI during a four-game week for the Ragin’ Cajuns. She hit .400 for the week and delivered three gr...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For In-State Rematches

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For In-State Rematches

    Monday, April 17 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-04-18 03:13:06 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Coming off of a sweep of Arkansas State, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will open a span of two consecutive five-game weeks with a pair of midweek games against in-state foes starting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. when the Cajuns head to New Orleans, La. to face Tulane at Turchin Stadium. Following the matchup with the Green Wave (18-18, 7-2 American), the Ragin’ Cajuns (21-14-1, 10...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Coming off of a sweep of Arkansas State, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will open a span of two consecutive five-game weeks with a pair of midweek games against in-state foes starting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. when the Cajuns head to New Orleans, La. to face Tulane at Turchin Stadium. Following the matchup with the Green Wave (18-18, 7-2 American), the Ragin’ Cajuns (21-14-1, 10...
  • No. 8 LSU Takes On Lamar In Prostate Cancer Awareness Game

    No. 8 LSU Takes On Lamar In Prostate Cancer Awareness Game

    Monday, April 17 2017 11:08 PM EDT2017-04-18 03:08:51 GMT
    LSU's Antoine Duplantis (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)LSU's Antoine Duplantis (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)
    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 8 LSU (25-12) plays host to Lamar (22-15) at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Tuesday’s contest is LSU’s annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Game, as the Tigers will wear blue batting helmets in support of the early detection and treatment of prostate cancer in men. The game will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network (WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge), and the radio broadcast may be heard at www.LSUsports.n...
    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 8 LSU (25-12) plays host to Lamar (22-15) at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Tuesday’s contest is LSU’s annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Game, as the Tigers will wear blue batting helmets in support of the early detection and treatment of prostate cancer in men. The game will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network (WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge), and the radio broadcast may be heard at www.LSUsports.n...
  • Tigers To Host "LSU Student Day" At Practice This Thursday

    Tigers To Host "LSU Student Day" At Practice This Thursday

    Monday, April 17 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-04-18 03:06:19 GMT
    LSU Quarterbacks (left to right) Danny Etling, Justin McMillan and Lowell Narcisse (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU Quarterbacks (left to right) Danny Etling, Justin McMillan and Lowell Narcisse (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)

    BATON ROUGE, La (LSU Sports Information Department Press Release) – Head coach Ed Orgeron and the Tiger football team will welcome LSU students to football practice on Thursday afternoon (April 20) in Tiger Stadium as the Tigers are set to conduct their final workout in advance of Saturday’s National L Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere’s.

    BATON ROUGE, La (LSU Sports Information Department Press Release) – Head coach Ed Orgeron and the Tiger football team will welcome LSU students to football practice on Thursday afternoon (April 20) in Tiger Stadium as the Tigers are set to conduct their final workout in advance of Saturday’s National L Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere’s.

  • Wyatt Marks Earns Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Wyatt Marks Earns Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:57:40 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Junior right-hander Wyatt Marks became the second Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball player to be named Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week this season after dominating on the mound over the weekend to help guide the Cajuns to a sweep of Arkansas State, the league office announced on Monday. 

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Junior right-hander Wyatt Marks became the second Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball player to be named Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week this season after dominating on the mound over the weekend to help guide the Cajuns to a sweep of Arkansas State, the league office announced on Monday. 

  • Raising The Bar: Duplantis' quest to be the best

    Raising The Bar: Duplantis' quest to be the best

    Sunday, April 16 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-04-16 23:25:54 GMT
    Courtesy IAAF.orgCourtesy IAAF.org

    Armand Duplantis can't remember the first time he pole vaulted.   The 17-year-old Lafayette native has been jumping since he could walk.

    Armand Duplantis can't remember the first time he pole vaulted.   The 17-year-old Lafayette native has been jumping since he could walk.

  • LSU gymnastics finishes season as national runner-up

    LSU gymnastics finishes season as national runner-up

    Sunday, April 16 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-04-16 04:42:52 GMT
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. (LSU Sports Department Release) - For the second-straight season, the LSU gymnastics team finished runner-up in the NCAA Super Six Finals late Saturday at Chaifetz Arena. 2017 NCAA Super Six - Final Team Standings 1, Oklahoma, 198.3875 2, LSU, 197.7375 3, Florida, 197.7000 4, UCLA, 197.2625 5, Utah, 196.5875 6, Alabama, 196.0000 NCAA Super Six - LSU Individual Scores Vault 5. Ruby Harrold, 9.8875 5. Ashleigh Gnat, 9.8875 11. Kennedi Edney, 9.8500...
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. (LSU Sports Department Release) - For the second-straight season, the LSU gymnastics team finished runner-up in the NCAA Super Six Finals late Saturday at Chaifetz Arena. 2017 NCAA Super Six - Final Team Standings 1, Oklahoma, 198.3875 2, LSU, 197.7375 3, Florida, 197.7000 4, UCLA, 197.2625 5, Utah, 196.5875 6, Alabama, 196.0000 NCAA Super Six - LSU Individual Scores Vault 5. Ruby Harrold, 9.8875 5. Ashleigh Gnat, 9.8875 11. Kennedi Edney, 9.8500...
  • Walker leads LSU past Ole Miss, 3-2

    Walker leads LSU past Ole Miss, 3-2

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-04-16 00:52:31 GMT

    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department) – Freshman right-hander Eric Walker fired 6.2 innings Saturday for his fifth win in five decisions, and second baseman Cole Freeman made a stellar defensive play to end the game as eighth-ranked LSU defeated Ole Miss, 3-2, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department) – Freshman right-hander Eric Walker fired 6.2 innings Saturday for his fifth win in five decisions, and second baseman Cole Freeman made a stellar defensive play to end the game as eighth-ranked LSU defeated Ole Miss, 3-2, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

  • Bobcats slip by Ragin' Cajuns in extra-innings finale

    Bobcats slip by Ragin' Cajuns in extra-innings finale

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-04-16 00:50:43 GMT
    SAN MARCOS, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Texas State claimed an extra-innings pitcher's duel from 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball, sneaking out a 2-1 win in eight innings in Saturday's series finale at Bobcat Stadium.   Texas State's Bailee Carter opened the bottom of the eighth with a double down the right field line, snapping a string of 11 straight retired by Louisiana's Alyssa Denham. Carter later scored the winning run when Jaelyn Yo...
    SAN MARCOS, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Texas State claimed an extra-innings pitcher's duel from 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball, sneaking out a 2-1 win in eight innings in Saturday's series finale at Bobcat Stadium.   Texas State's Bailee Carter opened the bottom of the eighth with a double down the right field line, snapping a string of 11 straight retired by Louisiana's Alyssa Denham. Carter later scored the winning run when Jaelyn Yo...
  • Robbins provides walk-off winner as Cajuns baseball sweeps Arkansas State

    Robbins provides walk-off winner as Cajuns baseball sweeps Arkansas State

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-04-16 00:48:52 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – Senior Joe Robbins came through with the walk-off squeeze bunt in the ninth as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball completed the sweep of Arkansas State with a 3-2 victory on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – Senior Joe Robbins came through with the walk-off squeeze bunt in the ninth as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball completed the sweep of Arkansas State with a 3-2 victory on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.

  • Cajuns Cruise In Robichaux's 1,100th Win

    Cajuns Cruise In Robichaux's 1,100th Win

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-04-15 12:58:40 GMT
    Louisiana's Steven Sensley Watches A Home Run (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info Dept./Brad Kemp)Louisiana's Steven Sensley Watches A Home Run (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info Dept./Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team scored in all but two innings on Friday night to defeat Arkansas State 13-2 and claim the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The series victory is the seventh of the year for the Ragin’ Cajuns who are unbeaten in 17 straight series. Junior Steven Sensley had a career day at the plate going 2-for-2 with a pair of home runs and reached base in all five plate appearances. Sensl...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team scored in all but two innings on Friday night to defeat Arkansas State 13-2 and claim the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The series victory is the seventh of the year for the Ragin’ Cajuns who are unbeaten in 17 straight series. Junior Steven Sensley had a career day at the plate going 2-for-2 with a pair of home runs and reached base in all five plate appearances. Sensl...
  • No. 8 LSU Bats Go Cold, Ole Miss Homers Past Tigers

    No. 8 LSU Bats Go Cold, Ole Miss Homers Past Tigers

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:56 AM EDT2017-04-15 12:56:37 GMT
    Ole Miss Celebrates Home Run (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)Ole Miss Celebrates Home Run (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    BATON ROUGE, La. – Ole Miss hit four solo homers to post a 4-1 victory over eighth-ranked LSU in Game 2 of the SEC series Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  With the loss, LSU falls to 24-12 on the season and 8-6 in Southeastern Conference play. Ole Miss improves to 22-13 and 7-7 in the league.  Southpaw David Parkinson (5-2) earned the win after firing 6.1 innings and allowing one run on six hits and striking out three. Dallas Woolfolk earned...
    BATON ROUGE, La. – Ole Miss hit four solo homers to post a 4-1 victory over eighth-ranked LSU in Game 2 of the SEC series Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  With the loss, LSU falls to 24-12 on the season and 8-6 in Southeastern Conference play. Ole Miss improves to 22-13 and 7-7 in the league.  Southpaw David Parkinson (5-2) earned the win after firing 6.1 innings and allowing one run on six hits and striking out three. Dallas Woolfolk earned...
  • Sanders' Slams Helps Cajuns Softball Past Texas State In Twinbill

    Sanders' Slams Helps Cajuns Softball Past Texas State In Twinbill

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:54 AM EDT2017-04-15 12:54:26 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana SID/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana SID/Brad Kemp)

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release)– DJ Sanders produced three home runs, highlighted by two grand slams in the nightcap, and 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball extended its season-best winning streak to 15 games with an 8-1, 12-4 (6 inn.) sweep of Texas State on Good Friday at Bobcat Stadium. The Ragin’ Cajuns (32-5, 14-0 Sun Belt) captured the series victory from the Bobcats (30-10, 11-5 Sun Belt), extending the sc...

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release)– DJ Sanders produced three home runs, highlighted by two grand slams in the nightcap, and 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball extended its season-best winning streak to 15 games with an 8-1, 12-4 (6 inn.) sweep of Texas State on Good Friday at Bobcat Stadium. The Ragin’ Cajuns (32-5, 14-0 Sun Belt) captured the series victory from the Bobcats (30-10, 11-5 Sun Belt), extending the sc...

  • LSU Retires Baseball Great Todd Walker's Number

    LSU Retires Baseball Great Todd Walker's Number

    Friday, April 14 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-14 22:07:01 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department Press Release)-- The jersey of all-America second baseman Todd Walker will be retired by LSU at 6:45 p.m. CT Friday in a ceremony prior to the Tigers’ game versus Ole Miss in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.                 The No. 12 worn by Walker joins the No. 36 worn by first baseman Eddy Furniss, the No. 15 worn by coach Skip Bertman and ...
    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department Press Release)-- The jersey of all-America second baseman Todd Walker will be retired by LSU at 6:45 p.m. CT Friday in a ceremony prior to the Tigers’ game versus Ole Miss in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.                 The No. 12 worn by Walker joins the No. 36 worn by first baseman Eddy Furniss, the No. 15 worn by coach Skip Bertman and ...
  • Local Duo Named NJCAA Basketball All-Americans

    Local Duo Named NJCAA Basketball All-Americans

    Friday, April 14 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-04-14 21:06:34 GMT
    Lafayette's Corey Davis, now at San Jacinto College (Photo Credit: San Jacinto College)Lafayette's Corey Davis, now at San Jacinto College (Photo Credit: San Jacinto College)
    A pair of Acadiana natives earn All-American honors by the NJCAA in Division I basketball.  Corey Davis (Lafayette High) and Joshua Boutte (Westgate High) are two of the 50 players recognized by the organization. Davis earns first-team honors after a standout sophomore season at San Jacinto College.  The recent University of Houston signee was second on San Jac in points with 17.2 points per game and led in three-point shooting with a 46 percent average.  Davis was rec...
    A pair of Acadiana natives earn All-American honors by the NJCAA in Division I basketball.  Corey Davis (Lafayette High) and Joshua Boutte (Westgate High) are two of the 50 players recognized by the organization. Davis earns first-team honors after a standout sophomore season at San Jacinto College.  The recent University of Houston signee was second on San Jac in points with 17.2 points per game and led in three-point shooting with a 46 percent average.  Davis was rec...
  • No. 8 LSU Hammers Ole Miss In Opener, 15-2

    No. 8 LSU Hammers Ole Miss In Opener, 15-2

    Friday, April 14 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-04-14 04:08:58 GMT
    LSU's Antoine Duplantis (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)LSU's Antoine Duplantis (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)

    BATON ROUGE, La (LSU Sports Information Department Press Release)- LSU put on a masterful performance on both sides of the plate, collecting a whopping 15 runs on 15 hits while limiting Ole Miss to just four hits, as the Tigers (24-11, 8-5) defeated the Rebels (21-12, 6-7) by a final score of 15-2 Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. 

    BATON ROUGE, La (LSU Sports Information Department Press Release)- LSU put on a masterful performance on both sides of the plate, collecting a whopping 15 runs on 15 hits while limiting Ole Miss to just four hits, as the Tigers (24-11, 8-5) defeated the Rebels (21-12, 6-7) by a final score of 15-2 Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. 

  • Leger Shines, Ragin' Cajuns Shutout Arkansas State 8-0

    Leger Shines, Ragin' Cajuns Shutout Arkansas State 8-0

    Thursday, April 13 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-04-14 03:55:03 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, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar performance on the mound from left-hander Gunner Leger Thursday night as the Cajuns shutout Arkansas State 8-0 in the series opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The win improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 19-14-1 on the season and 8-4-1 in the Sun Belt. Louisiana now has seven shutouts on the year, which...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar performance on the mound from left-hander Gunner Leger Thursday night as the Cajuns shutout Arkansas State 8-0 in the series opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The win improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 19-14-1 on the season and 8-4-1 in the Sun Belt. Louisiana now has seven shutouts on the year, which...
  • Pelicans End Season With Mix of Optimism, Uncertainty

    Pelicans End Season With Mix of Optimism, Uncertainty

    Thursday, April 13 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-04-14 03:51:01 GMT

    METAIRIE, La. — Pelicans general manager Dell Demps has a vision of a prolonged Boogie-and-Brow era fostering basketball boom times in the Big Easy. 

    METAIRIE, La. — Pelicans general manager Dell Demps has a vision of a prolonged Boogie-and-Brow era fostering basketball boom times in the Big Easy. 

  • 44 Acadiana Area Teams Qualify For Softball State Playoffs

    44 Acadiana Area Teams Qualify For Softball State Playoffs

    Thursday, April 13 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-04-13 20:49:12 GMT
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    The road to Sulphur unveiled today and for 44 Acadiana area teams, the dreams of a state championship are still alive.  Kaplan was the lone local team to win a state title last year and will have a tough road to repeat.  The Pirates are ranked 17th in Class 3A and will head to Berwick in a district rematch.  The two teams split the season series. Several area teams will be contenders to be one of the last teams standing at Frasch Park for the softball state tournament....
    The road to Sulphur unveiled today and for 44 Acadiana area teams, the dreams of a state championship are still alive.  Kaplan was the lone local team to win a state title last year and will have a tough road to repeat.  The Pirates are ranked 17th in Class 3A and will head to Berwick in a district rematch.  The two teams split the season series. Several area teams will be contenders to be one of the last teams standing at Frasch Park for the softball state tournament....
  • WCA softball keeps it in the family with mother and daughter trio

    WCA softball keeps it in the family with mother and daughter trio

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-04-13 02:33:49 GMT

    Opelousas, LA - Having a pair of sisters on the mound, and behind the plate, does not happen too often but for the Sallings at Westminster Christian Academy the family connection goes deeper. Two years ago mom, Stephanie, became Kassie and Katie's head coach and the girls couldn't be happier.  Coach Stephanie, a long time volleyball coach, jumped at the opportunity to coach her 7th and 9th grade daughters on the softball diamond and all three have enjoyed learning the game ...

    Opelousas, LA - Having a pair of sisters on the mound, and behind the plate, does not happen too often but for the Sallings at Westminster Christian Academy the family connection goes deeper. Two years ago mom, Stephanie, became Kassie and Katie's head coach and the girls couldn't be happier.  Coach Stephanie, a long time volleyball coach, jumped at the opportunity to coach her 7th and 9th grade daughters on the softball diamond and all three have enjoyed learning the game ...

  • Cajuns' Slugger DJ Sanders Named Finalist For National Award

    Cajuns' Slugger DJ Sanders Named Finalist For National Award

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-04-13 02:01:30 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, LA (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball junior shortstop DJ Sanders was one of the 25 finalists named for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, USA Softball announced on Wednesday.

    LAFAYETTE, LA (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball junior shortstop DJ Sanders was one of the 25 finalists named for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, USA Softball announced on Wednesday.

  • No. 8 LSU Welcomes Ole Miss To Alex Box

    No. 8 LSU Welcomes Ole Miss To Alex Box

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 8:26 PM EDT2017-04-13 00:26:10 GMT
    LSU Zach Watson (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)LSU Zach Watson (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)

    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 8 LSU (23-11, 7-5 SEC) opens at three-game SEC series at 6:30 p.m. CT Thursday against Ole Miss (21-12, 6-6 SEC) in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Game 2 of the series is set for 7 p.m. CT Friday, and first pitch for Game 3 is scheduled for 2 p.m. 

    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 8 LSU (23-11, 7-5 SEC) opens at three-game SEC series at 6:30 p.m. CT Thursday against Ole Miss (21-12, 6-6 SEC) in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Game 2 of the series is set for 7 p.m. CT Friday, and first pitch for Game 3 is scheduled for 2 p.m. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Clash With Arkansas State

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Clash With Arkansas State

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-04-13 00:21:39 GMT
    Louisiana 2B Brenn Conrad (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana 2B Brenn Conrad (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. – After facing four straight opponents from the east division in Sun Belt Conference play, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team will face its first west division opponent this weekend as the Cajuns host Arkansas State in a three-game series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Thursday at 6 p.m. 

    LAFAYETTE, La. – After facing four straight opponents from the east division in Sun Belt Conference play, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team will face its first west division opponent this weekend as the Cajuns host Arkansas State in a three-game series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Thursday at 6 p.m. 

  • Louisiana's Roydell Brown To Leave Men's Basketball Program

    Louisiana's Roydell Brown To Leave Men's Basketball Program

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-04-12 21:57:30 GMT
    Louisiana forward Roydell Brown (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp)Louisiana forward Roydell Brown (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp)
    The offseason officially begins this week for Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball.   Roydell Brown plans to transfer from the program after spending one season with the team.  The news was confirmed through the university. The Helen Cox High product started ten games this season early in the season as Jonathan Stove rehabbed from an injury.  Brown played in all but one game this season but saw his role diminish after Stove’s return to the line-up. Th...
    The offseason officially begins this week for Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball.   Roydell Brown plans to transfer from the program after spending one season with the team.  The news was confirmed through the university. The Helen Cox High product started ten games this season early in the season as Jonathan Stove rehabbed from an injury.  Brown played in all but one game this season but saw his role diminish after Stove’s return to the line-up. Th...
  • Louisiana's Gunner Leger Named To Golden Spikes Midseason Award Watch

    Louisiana's Gunner Leger Named To Golden Spikes Midseason Award Watch

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-04-12 20:20:04 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)
    DURHAM, N.C. – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger became the first Louisiana player since Blake Trahan in 2015 to be named to the Golden Spikes Award watch list as USA Baseball released its 40-player midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Wednesday. Presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, the 40th Golden Spikes Award will be presented on June 29 in Los Angeles. The midseason watch list features 40 of the nation's top amateur players from the college ran...
    DURHAM, N.C. – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger became the first Louisiana player since Blake Trahan in 2015 to be named to the Golden Spikes Award watch list as USA Baseball released its 40-player midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Wednesday. Presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, the 40th Golden Spikes Award will be presented on June 29 in Los Angeles. The midseason watch list features 40 of the nation's top amateur players from the college ran...
  • LSU's Antonio Blakeney Declares For NBA Draft

    LSU's Antonio Blakeney Declares For NBA Draft

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-04-12 15:25:40 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, LA (LSU Sports Information Press Release) – LSU guard Antonio Blakeney announced that he would enter his name in the 2017 NBA Draft after two years with the Tigers. Blakeney announced his decision in a statement he gave to the LSU Sports Communications Office late on Tuesday. “First and foremost, I want to thank LSU for affording me the opportunity to represent the school and the men’s basketball program over the past two years. It was a privilege...
    BATON ROUGE, LA (LSU Sports Information Press Release) – LSU guard Antonio Blakeney announced that he would enter his name in the 2017 NBA Draft after two years with the Tigers. Blakeney announced his decision in a statement he gave to the LSU Sports Communications Office late on Tuesday. “First and foremost, I want to thank LSU for affording me the opportunity to represent the school and the men’s basketball program over the past two years. It was a privilege...
  • LSU holds on for a 3-2 win over Louisiana

    LSU holds on for a 3-2 win over Louisiana

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-04-12 03:50:40 GMT

    METAIRIE, La. - For the fourth year in a row, LSU tops Louisiana in the Wally Pontiff Jr. Baseball Classic, this time with a 3-2 victory.

    METAIRIE, La. - For the fourth year in a row, LSU tops Louisiana in the Wally Pontiff Jr. Baseball Classic, this time with a 3-2 victory.

  • Sanders' Slam Jumpstarts Cajuns Win Over Southeastern

    Sanders' Slam Jumpstarts Cajuns Win Over Southeastern

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-04-12 02:33:05 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – A grand slam by DJ Sanders in the first inning opened the scoring and 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball went on to post a 13-5 (5 inn.) win over Southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday at Lamson Park.   Sanders' slam was part of a six-run first inning that built an early cushion, then Haley Hayden doubled and Daniella Chavez singled driving home two runs apiece in a seven-run third in...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – A grand slam by DJ Sanders in the first inning opened the scoring and 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball went on to post a 13-5 (5 inn.) win over Southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday at Lamson Park.   Sanders' slam was part of a six-run first inning that built an early cushion, then Haley Hayden doubled and Daniella Chavez singled driving home two runs apiece in a seven-run third in...
  • LSWA Selects Stewart for Pitcher of the Week Honors

    LSWA Selects Stewart for Pitcher of the Week Honors

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-04-12 02:02:45 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – Alex Stewart started in the pitching circle setting the tone for both of the Ragin' Cajuns shutouts in the weekend series with Troy at Lamson Park and on Tuesday was awarded Louisiana Sportswriters Association (LSWA) Softball Pitcher of the Week honors.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – Alex Stewart started in the pitching circle setting the tone for both of the Ragin' Cajuns shutouts in the weekend series with Troy at Lamson Park and on Tuesday was awarded Louisiana Sportswriters Association (LSWA) Softball Pitcher of the Week honors.

  • Craighton named Sun Belt Player of the Week

    Craighton named Sun Belt Player of the Week

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-04-11 20:47:13 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS, La. - (Sun Belt Conference Release) Aleah Craighton (Louisiana, Junior, OF, Biology/Pre-Med) Aleah Craighton hit three home runs – one in each game of the series – as part of a five-hit effort in the Ragin’ Cajuns three-game sweep of Troy which extended the team’s winning streak to 12 games.

    NEW ORLEANS, La. - (Sun Belt Conference Release) Aleah Craighton (Louisiana, Junior, OF, Biology/Pre-Med) Aleah Craighton hit three home runs – one in each game of the series – as part of a five-hit effort in the Ragin’ Cajuns three-game sweep of Troy which extended the team’s winning streak to 12 games.

  • Ragin' Cajuns, Tigers Meet In New Orleans

    Ragin' Cajuns, Tigers Meet In New Orleans

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:53:17 GMT

    METAIRIE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to face No. 9 LSU in the annual Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Shrine on Airline. The two teams are squaring off in the contest for the third consecutive year. Fans can watch the game live on Cox Sports Television (CST), channel 37 on Cox and channel 35 on LUS, with Lyn Rollins, Ronnie Rantz and Kate Adams on the call. The game will also be simulcast on ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app. ...

    METAIRIE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to face No. 9 LSU in the annual Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Shrine on Airline. The two teams are squaring off in the contest for the third consecutive year. Fans can watch the game live on Cox Sports Television (CST), channel 37 on Cox and channel 35 on LUS, with Lyn Rollins, Ronnie Rantz and Kate Adams on the call. The game will also be simulcast on ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app. ...

  • Saints Unveil NFL Preseason Schedule

    Saints Unveil NFL Preseason Schedule

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:24:02 GMT
    Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)Saints celebrate a victory last season against Tampa Bay (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)

    The NFL has announced the 2017 preseason schedule with the Saints, again, facing familiar opponents in exhibition play.  New Orleans will open the four-game slate with Cleveland on the road during the week of August 10-14.

    The NFL has announced the 2017 preseason schedule with the Saints, again, facing familiar opponents in exhibition play.  New Orleans will open the four-game slate with Cleveland on the road during the week of August 10-14.

  • LSU's Walker Earns SEC Weekly Honors

    LSU's Walker Earns SEC Weekly Honors

    Monday, April 10 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-04-10 17:28:32 GMT
    LSU pitcher Eric Walker (Photo Credit: LSU Sports Info/Madeline VeZain)LSU pitcher Eric Walker (Photo Credit: LSU Sports Info/Madeline VeZain)
    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department Release) – LSU freshman right-hander Eric Walker was named the SEC Pitcher of the Week Monday by the league office. Walker, a product of Arlington, Texas, fired a shutout on Sunday at Arkansas, defeating the Razorbacks, 2-0, for his first career complete game in just his eighth collegiate start. Walker blanked Arkansas – one of the SEC’s most prolific offensive teams and the league leader in home runs with 45...
    BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Sports Information Department Release) – LSU freshman right-hander Eric Walker was named the SEC Pitcher of the Week Monday by the league office. Walker, a product of Arlington, Texas, fired a shutout on Sunday at Arkansas, defeating the Razorbacks, 2-0, for his first career complete game in just his eighth collegiate start. Walker blanked Arkansas – one of the SEC’s most prolific offensive teams and the league leader in home runs with 45...
  • Cajuns extend win streak, grab series sweep of Troy

    Cajuns extend win streak, grab series sweep of Troy

    Sunday, April 9 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-04-09 23:49:08 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, LA. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball remained undefeated in Sun Belt Conference play and extended its season-high winning streak to 12 games with an 11-0 (5 inn.) win over Troy on Sunday at Lamson Park.

    LAFAYETTE, LA. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball remained undefeated in Sun Belt Conference play and extended its season-high winning streak to 12 games with an 11-0 (5 inn.) win over Troy on Sunday at Lamson Park.

  • Former Ragin' Cajun's son a special part of Spring Game

    Former Ragin' Cajun's son a special part of Spring Game

    Sunday, April 9 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-04-09 22:12:01 GMT
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    Lafayette - As he scored a 50 yard touchdown at the UL Spring Game, 14 year old Timothy Cotton wasn't thinking about his battle with lymphoma. He was thinking about his late father and former Ragin' Cajun great Kenyon Cotton. 

    Lafayette - As he scored a 50 yard touchdown at the UL Spring Game, 14 year old Timothy Cotton wasn't thinking about his battle with lymphoma. He was thinking about his late father and former Ragin' Cajun great Kenyon Cotton. 

  • Walker goes the distance to secure series win for LSU

    Walker goes the distance to secure series win for LSU

    Sunday, April 9 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-04-09 20:58:18 GMT

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (LSU Sports Information Release) – Freshman right-hander Eric Walker fired his first career complete game Sunday to lead No. 13 LSU to a 2-0 win over 14th-ranked Arkansas at Baum Stadium.

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (LSU Sports Information Release) – Freshman right-hander Eric Walker fired his first career complete game Sunday to lead No. 13 LSU to a 2-0 win over 14th-ranked Arkansas at Baum Stadium.

  • Rubber Game Between Louisiana and Coastal Carolina Ends In Tie, 7-7

    Rubber Game Between Louisiana and Coastal Carolina Ends In Tie, 7-7

    Sunday, April 9 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-04-09 20:22:43 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The rubber match of the series between the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team and No. 26 Coastal Carolina ended in a tie on Sunday as both teams plated two runs in the ninth and the game was called due to travel restrictions at Springs Brooks Stadium.   The tie moves the Cajuns to 18-13-1 overall and 7-4-1 in the Sun Belt, while the Chanticleers are now 20-11-1 on the year and 8-3-1 in league play. The result sna...
    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The rubber match of the series between the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team and No. 26 Coastal Carolina ended in a tie on Sunday as both teams plated two runs in the ninth and the game was called due to travel restrictions at Springs Brooks Stadium.   The tie moves the Cajuns to 18-13-1 overall and 7-4-1 in the Sun Belt, while the Chanticleers are now 20-11-1 on the year and 8-3-1 in league play. The result sna...
  • Bartley Top Newcomer; Cajuns Land Three All-LSWA Picks

    Bartley Top Newcomer; Cajuns Land Three All-LSWA Picks

    Sunday, April 9 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-04-09 15:49:18 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, LA. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Senior Jay Wright earned a spot on the first team and Frank Bartley was selected as the Newcomer of the Year as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team placed three players on the 2016-17 Louisiana Sports Writers Association Men's College Basketball Team that was released on Saturday.   Bryce Washington joined Bartley as a third-team selection as Louisiana placed the most pl...
    LAFAYETTE, LA. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Senior Jay Wright earned a spot on the first team and Frank Bartley was selected as the Newcomer of the Year as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team placed three players on the 2016-17 Louisiana Sports Writers Association Men's College Basketball Team that was released on Saturday.   Bryce Washington joined Bartley as a third-team selection as Louisiana placed the most pl...
  • LSU rallies in the 9th to shock Arkansas

    LSU rallies in the 9th to shock Arkansas

    Saturday, April 8 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-04-09 03:57:05 GMT
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    FAYETTEVILLE, AR. - Down to its final out, LSU completed a 9th inning comeback to upend Arkansas, 10-8.

    FAYETTEVILLE, AR. - Down to its final out, LSU completed a 9th inning comeback to upend Arkansas, 10-8.

  • Louisiana takes two from Troy in return to Lamson Park

    Louisiana takes two from Troy in return to Lamson Park

    Saturday, April 8 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-04-09 02:00:21 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Aleah Craighton homered in both games, part of a four-hit effort, and the pitching staff limited Troy to one run and six hits over 12 innings as 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball claimed a 3-1, 11-0 (5 inn.) doubleheader sweep on Saturday at Lamson Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Aleah Craighton homered in both games, part of a four-hit effort, and the pitching staff limited Troy to one run and six hits over 12 innings as 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball claimed a 3-1, 11-0 (5 inn.) doubleheader sweep on Saturday at Lamson Park.

  • Davis sharp as Red defeats White in Ragin' Cajuns Spring Game

    Davis sharp as Red defeats White in Ragin' Cajuns Spring Game

    Saturday, April 8 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-04-09 00:10:53 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Jordan Davis completed 11 of 14 passes for 174 yards and a touchdown while Jordan Wright, Trey Ragas and Dion Ray each scored on rushing touchdowns to lead the Red team to a 28-7 win over the White in the annual Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Red-White Spring Game on Saturday at Cajun Field.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Jordan Davis completed 11 of 14 passes for 174 yards and a touchdown while Jordan Wright, Trey Ragas and Dion Ray each scored on rushing touchdowns to lead the Red team to a 28-7 win over the White in the annual Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Red-White Spring Game on Saturday at Cajun Field.

  • Coastal Carolina Rallies For Four Runs In Ninth To Defeat Louisiana, 9-8

    Coastal Carolina Rallies For Four Runs In Ninth To Defeat Louisiana, 9-8

    Saturday, April 8 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-04-08 23:33:16 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – No. 26 Coastal Carolina rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team 9-8 on Saturday afternoon to even the series at Springs Brooks Stadium.   With one out in the ninth and the bases loaded, the Chanticleers (20-11, 8-3 Sun Belt) got a walk-off, two-run single to left centerfield from Cory Wood.   "We were trying to get the same thing as we had last n...
    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – No. 26 Coastal Carolina rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team 9-8 on Saturday afternoon to even the series at Springs Brooks Stadium.   With one out in the ninth and the bases loaded, the Chanticleers (20-11, 8-3 Sun Belt) got a walk-off, two-run single to left centerfield from Cory Wood.   "We were trying to get the same thing as we had last n...
  • Gordon first team All-Louisiana, Fields on third team

    Gordon first team All-Louisiana, Fields on third team

    Saturday, April 8 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-04-08 18:23:48 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team had two players named to the All-Louisiana Women's Basketball Teams, as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced on Friday.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team had two players named to the All-Louisiana Women's Basketball Teams, as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced on Friday.

  • LSU Baseball Fall At Arkansas, 9-3

    LSU Baseball Fall At Arkansas, 9-3

    Friday, April 7 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-04-08 03:39:37 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - No. 14 Arkansas (25-6, 8-2) totaled three home runs on the way to a 9-3 win over  No. 13 LSU (20-11, 5-5 SEC) to take the opening game of the Southeastern Conference series Friday night at Baum Stadium.  Game two of the three-game series will be tomorrow at 6:00 p.m.
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - No. 14 Arkansas (25-6, 8-2) totaled three home runs on the way to a 9-3 win over  No. 13 LSU (20-11, 5-5 SEC) to take the opening game of the Southeastern Conference series Friday night at Baum Stadium.  Game two of the three-game series will be tomorrow at 6:00 p.m.
  • Leger Outduels Cunningham As Cajuns Shutout Chanticleers

    Leger Outduels Cunningham As Cajuns Shutout Chanticleers

    Friday, April 7 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-04-08 02:58:40 GMT

    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger outdueled right-hander Alex Cunninham Friday night as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team shutout No. 26 Coastal Carolina 1-0 in the series opener at Springs Brooks Stadium.

    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger outdueled right-hander Alex Cunninham Friday night as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team shutout No. 26 Coastal Carolina 1-0 in the series opener at Springs Brooks Stadium.

  • UL's Red-White Scrimmage set for Saturday

    UL's Red-White Scrimmage set for Saturday

    Friday, April 7 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-04-07 17:24:34 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football fans can take advantage of food, football and fun on Saturday, April 8 when the annual Red-White Scrimmage takes place at Cajun Field. Activities include fun jumps, a petting zoo, and face painting near Gate C, along with laser tag on the east concourse and the Kids McDash to start the game. Fans can also enjoy boiled crawfish (five pounds for $20) on the south concourse.

    Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football fans can take advantage of food, football and fun on Saturday, April 8 when the annual Red-White Scrimmage takes place at Cajun Field. Activities include fun jumps, a petting zoo, and face painting near Gate C, along with laser tag on the east concourse and the Kids McDash to start the game. Fans can also enjoy boiled crawfish (five pounds for $20) on the south concourse.

  • Division Leaders Square Off In Sun Belt Showdown

    Division Leaders Square Off In Sun Belt Showdown

    Thursday, April 6 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-04-07 01:27:47 GMT
    Louisiana's Brenn Conrad (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Departrment/Brad Kemp)Louisiana's Brenn Conrad (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Departrment/Brad Kemp)

    CONWAY, S.C. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team is set to face the defending national champion No. 26 Coastal Carolina in a three-game series that pits the two division leaders in the Sun Belt Conference against each other starting Friday night at 5 p.m. CT at Springs Brooks Stadium. Game two of the series is scheduled for 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, while the series finale was bumped up to a 10 a.m. CT start due to travel. Friday’s contest will be broadca...

    CONWAY, S.C. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team is set to face the defending national champion No. 26 Coastal Carolina in a three-game series that pits the two division leaders in the Sun Belt Conference against each other starting Friday night at 5 p.m. CT at Springs Brooks Stadium. Game two of the series is scheduled for 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, while the series finale was bumped up to a 10 a.m. CT start due to travel. Friday’s contest will be broadca...

  • Ragin' Cajuns Impress Scouts At NFL Pro Day

    Ragin' Cajuns Impress Scouts At NFL Pro Day

    Thursday, April 6 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-04-07 01:18:30 GMT
    Elijah McGuireElijah McGuire
    LAFAYETTE – Fourteen former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, highlighted by record-setting running back Elijah McGuire, worked out for scouts from 24 NFL teams on Thursday during Pro Day at the Moncla Indoor Practice Facility. McGuire, who finished as the school’s all-time leader in all-purpose yards and total touchdowns, only took part in individual position drills after having a successful week last month at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.  He was joined at Pro Day...
    LAFAYETTE – Fourteen former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, highlighted by record-setting running back Elijah McGuire, worked out for scouts from 24 NFL teams on Thursday during Pro Day at the Moncla Indoor Practice Facility. McGuire, who finished as the school’s all-time leader in all-purpose yards and total touchdowns, only took part in individual position drills after having a successful week last month at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.  He was joined at Pro Day...
  • Report: Adrian Peterson To Visit With Saints

    Report: Adrian Peterson To Visit With Saints

    Thursday, April 6 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-04-06 22:05:20 GMT
    Former All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson (Photo Credit: VIkings.com)Former All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson (Photo Credit: VIkings.com)
    A busy offseason for the New Orleans Saints may not be ending anytime soon.  The NFL Network reports that former All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson is schedule to make a trip to New Orleans next week to meet with Saints officials.  Peterson was released by Minnesota after declining to pick up his option in February.  It saved the Vikings $18 million.  The 10 year NFL veteran missed the majority of 2016 after suffered a torn meniscus in the season opener.  ...
    A busy offseason for the New Orleans Saints may not be ending anytime soon.  The NFL Network reports that former All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson is schedule to make a trip to New Orleans next week to meet with Saints officials.  Peterson was released by Minnesota after declining to pick up his option in February.  It saved the Vikings $18 million.  The 10 year NFL veteran missed the majority of 2016 after suffered a torn meniscus in the season opener.  ...
  • Fournette, Adams Improve Key Times During LSU Pro Day

    Fournette, Adams Improve Key Times During LSU Pro Day

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-04-06 00:40:19 GMT
    New Iberia native Josh Boutte at LSU Pro Day (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)New Iberia native Josh Boutte at LSU Pro Day (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Running back Leonard Fournette is lighter and safety Jamal Adams has a faster time in the 40-yard dash.      LSU's top NFL prospects already were projected as early first-round selections in late-April's NFL draft. 

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Running back Leonard Fournette is lighter and safety Jamal Adams has a faster time in the 40-yard dash.      LSU's top NFL prospects already were projected as early first-round selections in late-April's NFL draft. 

  • Report: Saints To Release Backup QB Luke McCown

    Report: Saints To Release Backup QB Luke McCown

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-04-05 17:31:39 GMT
    Former Saints QB Luke McCown (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)Former Saints QB Luke McCown (Photo Credit: Advocate File Photo)

    Less than a week after the Saints found their new backup quarterback, New Orleans parted ways with its old one. Our media partner the Advocate reports that the team is releasing Luke McCown after four seasons with the Saints. 

    Less than a week after the Saints found their new backup quarterback, New Orleans parted ways with its old one. Our media partner the Advocate reports that the team is releasing Luke McCown after four seasons with the Saints. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns Offense Explodes Past Nicholls, 18-2

    Ragin' Cajuns Offense Explodes Past Nicholls, 18-2

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-04-05 03:55:41 GMT
    Louisiana's Steven Sensley (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana's Steven Sensley (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team pounded out a season-high 21 hits on Tuesday night as the Cajuns routed Nicholls 18-2 to close out a four-game homestand at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team pounded out a season-high 21 hits on Tuesday night as the Cajuns routed Nicholls 18-2 to close out a four-game homestand at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park.

  • Sixth Inning Helps No. 13 LSU Power Past Grambling, 13-2

    Sixth Inning Helps No. 13 LSU Power Past Grambling, 13-2

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-04-05 03:53:58 GMT
    LSU's Zach Watson (Photo Credit: LSU Sports Information Department/Steve Franz)LSU's Zach Watson (Photo Credit: LSU Sports Information Department/Steve Franz)

    BATON ROUGE – The No. 13 LSU baseball team scored 13 runs on 15 hits to roll past Grambling State University, 13-2, Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  With the win, LSU improved to 20-10 on the season while Grambling fell to 9-19.  Russell Reynolds (1-1) earned the win after pitching the third inning. The senior right-hander blanked Grambling in the frame.  Right-hander Daniel Beizer (3-4) suffered the loss. He threw 5.1 innings and allowed...

    BATON ROUGE – The No. 13 LSU baseball team scored 13 runs on 15 hits to roll past Grambling State University, 13-2, Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  With the win, LSU improved to 20-10 on the season while Grambling fell to 9-19.  Russell Reynolds (1-1) earned the win after pitching the third inning. The senior right-hander blanked Grambling in the frame.  Right-hander Daniel Beizer (3-4) suffered the loss. He threw 5.1 innings and allowed...

  • Daniella Chavez Earns Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Daniella Chavez Earns Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-04-05 03:51:51 GMT
    Louisiana DP Daniella Chavez (Photo Courtesy: UL Sports Information Dept./Brad Kemp)Louisiana DP Daniella Chavez (Photo Courtesy: UL Sports Information Dept./Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release)– Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s Daniella Chavez was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday for her key contributions in last weekend’s Georgia Southern series. Chavez, a junior transfer from Kansas, received her first weekly award from the Sun Belt and the second overall in her career (Big 12 Player of the Week, Feb. 16, 2016). The Ragin' Cajuns have now claimed six of the ei...
    LAFAYETTE (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release)– Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s Daniella Chavez was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday for her key contributions in last weekend’s Georgia Southern series. Chavez, a junior transfer from Kansas, received her first weekly award from the Sun Belt and the second overall in her career (Big 12 Player of the Week, Feb. 16, 2016). The Ragin' Cajuns have now claimed six of the ei...
  • Gallinari, Harris, Jokic Help Nuggets Edge Pelicans, 134-131

    Gallinari, Harris, Jokic Help Nuggets Edge Pelicans, 134-131

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-04-05 03:46:49 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points and the Denver Nuggets eliminated New Orleans from playoff contention with a 134-131 victory over the Pelicans on Tuesday night.     

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points and the Denver Nuggets eliminated New Orleans from playoff contention with a 134-131 victory over the Pelicans on Tuesday night.     

  • Louisiana's Jay Wright Named To National Defensive All-American Team

    Louisiana's Jay Wright Named To National Defensive All-American Team

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-04-04 18:31:46 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp

    In his three year tenure, Jay Wright cemented himself as one of the premiere defenders in the Sun Belt Conference.  This year, the senior pushed his defensive skills to the national stage. 

    In his three year tenure, Jay Wright cemented himself as one of the premiere defenders in the Sun Belt Conference.  This year, the senior pushed his defensive skills to the national stage. 

  • Opening Day In Acadiana! Local Products In The Minor And Major Leagues

    Opening Day In Acadiana! Local Products In The Minor And Major Leagues

    Monday, April 3 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-04-03 17:48:02 GMT
    MGN ONLINEMGN ONLINE

    It's another year of baseball and another season for plenty of Acadiana area standouts.  Here's a compiled list of all local high school and Ragin' Cajuns in the minor leagues and Major League Baseball to start the 2017 season. Local/UL Minor League Pitchers UL LHP Jordan Harrison – Class AA Montgomery (Rays) Notre Dame HS/UL RHP Austin Robichaux – Class A (Full) Burlington (Angels) Breaux Bridge HS LHP Chaz Hebert – Class AA Trenton (Yankees) UL RHP Eric...

    It's another year of baseball and another season for plenty of Acadiana area standouts.  Here's a compiled list of all local high school and Ragin' Cajuns in the minor leagues and Major League Baseball to start the 2017 season. Local/UL Minor League Pitchers UL LHP Jordan Harrison – Class AA Montgomery (Rays) Notre Dame HS/UL RHP Austin Robichaux – Class A (Full) Burlington (Angels) Breaux Bridge HS LHP Chaz Hebert – Class AA Trenton (Yankees) UL RHP Eric...

  • Cajuns pull away early, take series finale from Eagles

    Cajuns pull away early, take series finale from Eagles

    Sunday, April 2 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-04-02 22:05:46 GMT

    STATESBORO, Ga. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball opened the series finale against Georgia Southern with three consecutive two-run innings and went on to claim a 6-2 win on Sunday at Eagle Field to complete the series sweep.

    STATESBORO, Ga. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball opened the series finale against Georgia Southern with three consecutive two-run innings and went on to claim a 6-2 win on Sunday at Eagle Field to complete the series sweep.

  • Cajuns Surge Past Jaguars To Take Series

    Cajuns Surge Past Jaguars To Take Series

    Sunday, April 2 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-04-02 21:39:03 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – (Louisiana SID Release) The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a four-run fourth inning to surge past South Alabama with a 10-2 victory on Sunday at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squad’s sixth series of the year. The series victory is the 15th straight overall for the Cajuns (16-12, 6-3 Sun Belt) dating back to the 2016 and includes 11 straight conference series wins. “I thou...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – (Louisiana SID Release) The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a four-run fourth inning to surge past South Alabama with a 10-2 victory on Sunday at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squad’s sixth series of the year. The series victory is the 15th straight overall for the Cajuns (16-12, 6-3 Sun Belt) dating back to the 2016 and includes 11 straight conference series wins. “I thou...
  • Cajuns Offense Overwhelms Eagles Leading to Sweep

    Cajuns Offense Overwhelms Eagles Leading to Sweep

    Saturday, April 1 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-04-02 02:56:51 GMT
    STATESBORO, Ga. – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball produced double digit totals in runs and hits in both games of Saturday's Sun Belt Conference doubleheader with Georgia Southern at Eagle Field and captured a 15-0 (5 inn.), 10-2 (6 inn.) sweep.   Louisiana (25-5, 8-0 Sun Belt) piled up 13 hits in reaching 15 runs in the opener. In the backend of the twinbill, the Ragin' Cajuns added 10 more runs and 11 hits to the day's ledger.   Lexie Comeaux, DJ San...
    STATESBORO, Ga. – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball produced double digit totals in runs and hits in both games of Saturday's Sun Belt Conference doubleheader with Georgia Southern at Eagle Field and captured a 15-0 (5 inn.), 10-2 (6 inn.) sweep.   Louisiana (25-5, 8-0 Sun Belt) piled up 13 hits in reaching 15 runs in the opener. In the backend of the twinbill, the Ragin' Cajuns added 10 more runs and 11 hits to the day's ledger.   Lexie Comeaux, DJ San...
  • South Alabama blanks Louisiana baseball to even series

    South Alabama blanks Louisiana baseball to even series

    Saturday, April 1 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-04-02 02:44:49 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team was shutout for the second time this season at home as the Cajuns fell 6-0 to South Alabama Saturday night to even the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team was shutout for the second time this season at home as the Cajuns fell 6-0 to South Alabama Saturday night to even the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.

  • Breaux Bridge Baseball Eyes Another Special Season

    Breaux Bridge Baseball Eyes Another Special Season

    Saturday, April 1 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-04-01 23:57:37 GMT

    Is last year's state semi finalist the best baseball team there's ever been in Breaux Bridge?

    Is last year's state semi finalist the best baseball team there's ever been in Breaux Bridge?

  • Texas A&M comes back to clinch series at LSU, 4-3

    Texas A&M comes back to clinch series at LSU, 4-3

    Saturday, April 1 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-04-01 23:43:09 GMT

    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU freshman right-hander Eric Walker fired a career-high seven innings and senior shortstop Kramer Robertson blasted a two-run home run, but Texas A&M left fielder Walker Pennington hit a three-run blast in the ninth inning to push the Aggies to a 4-3 win against the sixth-ranked Tigers Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. 

    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU freshman right-hander Eric Walker fired a career-high seven innings and senior shortstop Kramer Robertson blasted a two-run home run, but Texas A&M left fielder Walker Pennington hit a three-run blast in the ninth inning to push the Aggies to a 4-3 win against the sixth-ranked Tigers Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. 

  • Armand Duplantis Sets World Junior Record

    Armand Duplantis Sets World Junior Record

    Saturday, April 1 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-04-01 22:27:18 GMT
    Courtesy IAAF.orgCourtesy IAAF.org

    All is Armand Duplantis does is set records.

    All is Armand Duplantis does is set records.

  • Cajuns Pummel South Alabama, 11-1

    Cajuns Pummel South Alabama, 11-1

    Friday, March 31 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-04-01 03:38:29 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)

    Tony Robichaux said the Ragin' Cajuns needed to flush Wednesday's pair of losses to Southeastern Louisiana and that's exactly what the Cajuns did.

    Tony Robichaux said the Ragin' Cajuns needed to flush Wednesday's pair of losses to Southeastern Louisiana and that's exactly what the Cajuns did.

  • Pelicans searching for NBA D-League franchise in Gulf South Region

    Pelicans searching for NBA D-League franchise in Gulf South Region

    Friday, March 31 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-03-31 21:10:40 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Pelicans Information Department Release) – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the organization intends to launch its own NBA Development League team with the intention of beginning play in the 2018-2019 season when the league will be known as the NBA Gatorade League (NBA G League). The franchise is sending a Request for Proposal (RFP) to 11 different cities and/or communities across Louisiana (seven), Mississippi (two), Alabama (one) and Fl...
    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Pelicans Information Department Release) – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the organization intends to launch its own NBA Development League team with the intention of beginning play in the 2018-2019 season when the league will be known as the NBA Gatorade League (NBA G League). The franchise is sending a Request for Proposal (RFP) to 11 different cities and/or communities across Louisiana (seven), Mississippi (two), Alabama (one) and Fl...
  • A Challenge Pitched For Louisiana's Baseball Stadium

    A Challenge Pitched For Louisiana's Baseball Stadium

    Friday, March 31 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-03-31 20:16:28 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) - The Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Foundation announced today a fundraising campaign for renovations to M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park in the form of a challenge.   The Home Run Challenge is seeking 500 donors of $100 or more by Aug. 15 for the Russo Park Stadium Project. Upon reaching that goal, the campaign will secure an additional $100,000 in challenge gifts from supporters.   "This campaig...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) - The Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Foundation announced today a fundraising campaign for renovations to M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park in the form of a challenge.   The Home Run Challenge is seeking 500 donors of $100 or more by Aug. 15 for the Russo Park Stadium Project. Upon reaching that goal, the campaign will secure an additional $100,000 in challenge gifts from supporters.   "This campaig...
  • Lange Suffers Tough Luck Loss, No. 9 LSU Falls To A&M 4-0

    Lange Suffers Tough Luck Loss, No. 9 LSU Falls To A&M 4-0

    Thursday, March 30 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-03-31 03:45:41 GMT
    LSU Pitcher Alex Lange (Photo Credit: LSU Sports Information/Steve Franz)LSU Pitcher Alex Lange (Photo Credit: LSU Sports Information/Steve Franz)
    BATON ROUGE, La (LSU Sports Information Department Release). – LSU junior right-hander Alex Lange struck out 12 Texas A&M hitters Thursday night,  but  the Aggies recorded a 4-0 win over the sixth-ranked Tigers in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers fell to 18-9 and 4-3 in the SEC with the loss, while the Aggies improved to 18-9 overall and 2-5 in conference play. Game 2 of the series is set for Friday at 8 p.m. CT. The game will air on ESPNU and can...
    BATON ROUGE, La (LSU Sports Information Department Release). – LSU junior right-hander Alex Lange struck out 12 Texas A&M hitters Thursday night,  but  the Aggies recorded a 4-0 win over the sixth-ranked Tigers in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers fell to 18-9 and 4-3 in the SEC with the loss, while the Aggies improved to 18-9 overall and 2-5 in conference play. Game 2 of the series is set for Friday at 8 p.m. CT. The game will air on ESPNU and can...
  • Longtime Carencro HS Football Coach Roland "Rip" Eveland To Retire

    Longtime Carencro HS Football Coach Roland "Rip" Eveland To Retire

    Thursday, March 30 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-03-30 22:09:40 GMT
    Carencro HS Head Coach Roland "Rip" EvelandCarencro HS Head Coach Roland "Rip" Eveland

    After 36 years, 259 wins and one state championship; Roland “Rip” Eveland is hanging up the whistle at Carencro High. The longtime assistant and current head coach of the Golden Bears announced at a team meeting that he will retire at the end of the year.

    After 36 years, 259 wins and one state championship; Roland “Rip” Eveland is hanging up the whistle at Carencro High. The longtime assistant and current head coach of the Golden Bears announced at a team meeting that he will retire at the end of the year.

  • Saints Bring Back Safety Rafael Bush

    Saints Bring Back Safety Rafael Bush

    Thursday, March 30 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-03-30 21:09:56 GMT
    Saints safety Rafael Bush (Photo Credit: NewOrleansSaints.com)Saints safety Rafael Bush (Photo Credit: NewOrleansSaints.com)

    The New Orleans Saints continue their reunion tour. One day after re-signing former back-up quarterback Chase Daniel back to the team, the Saints have agreed to a one-year deal with Rafael Bush. 

    The New Orleans Saints continue their reunion tour. One day after re-signing former back-up quarterback Chase Daniel back to the team, the Saints have agreed to a one-year deal with Rafael Bush. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Critical Series vs. South Alabama

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Critical Series vs. South Alabama

    Thursday, March 30 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-03-30 20:59:35 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team returns to Sun Belt Conference play this weekend as the squad hosts South Alabama in a three-game series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Friday at 6 p.m. Game two of the series is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, while the series finale will get underway at 1 p.m. on Sunday. All three games of the series can be heard on News ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team returns to Sun Belt Conference play this weekend as the squad hosts South Alabama in a three-game series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Friday at 6 p.m. Game two of the series is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, while the series finale will get underway at 1 p.m. on Sunday. All three games of the series can be heard on News ...
  • April 19 sentencing for killer of ex-Saints star Will Smith

    April 19 sentencing for killer of ex-Saints star Will Smith

    Thursday, March 30 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-03-30 18:13:07 GMT
    Suspect in shooting Cardell HayesSuspect in shooting Cardell Hayes
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Prosecutors and defense attorneys have agreed on an April 19 sentencing date for the New Orleans man convicted of killing former Saints star Will Smith last year.      The sentencing date for Cardell Hayes was set Thursday in state Judge Camille Buras's courtroom.      Smith was shot to death during a confrontation after a traffic crash.      The 29-year-old Hayes claimed self-defense but a jury convicted him of manslaugh...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Prosecutors and defense attorneys have agreed on an April 19 sentencing date for the New Orleans man convicted of killing former Saints star Will Smith last year.      The sentencing date for Cardell Hayes was set Thursday in state Judge Camille Buras's courtroom.      Smith was shot to death during a confrontation after a traffic crash.      The 29-year-old Hayes claimed self-defense but a jury convicted him of manslaugh...
  • Eunice High/LSU-Eunice Product Stuart Turner To Open Season With Cincinnati Reds

    Eunice High/LSU-Eunice Product Stuart Turner To Open Season With Cincinnati Reds

    Thursday, March 30 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-03-30 16:55:06 GMT
    Cincinnati Reds Catcher Stuart Turner (Photo Credit: Reds Twitter Page @Reds)Cincinnati Reds Catcher Stuart Turner (Photo Credit: Reds Twitter Page @Reds)

    There will be another Acadiana connection in the Major Leagues this season.  Former Eunice High and LSU-Eunice standout Stuart Turner will be on the Cincinnati Reds opening day roster, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco starts the season on the disabled list which opened a spot for Turner. "It's an unbelievable feeling," Turner said to Reds.com. "It's something you dream about and play for, for a long time. It still hasn't sunk in. ...

    There will be another Acadiana connection in the Major Leagues this season.  Former Eunice High and LSU-Eunice standout Stuart Turner will be on the Cincinnati Reds opening day roster, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco starts the season on the disabled list which opened a spot for Turner. "It's an unbelievable feeling," Turner said to Reds.com. "It's something you dream about and play for, for a long time. It still hasn't sunk in. ...

  • Davis, Cousins Lead Pelicans Past Mavericks 121-118

    Davis, Cousins Lead Pelicans Past Mavericks 121-118

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:45:02 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds, DeMarcus Cousins added 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-118 on Wednesday night.     

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds, DeMarcus Cousins added 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-118 on Wednesday night.     

  • No. 6 LSU Readies For Texas A&M In Alex Box

    No. 6 LSU Readies For Texas A&M In Alex Box

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:42:39 GMT
    LSU OF Antoine Duplantis (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)LSU OF Antoine Duplantis (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)

    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 6 LSU (18-8, 4-2 SEC) plays host to Texas A&M (17-9, 1-5 SEC) at 6 p.m. CT Thursday in Game 1 of a three-game SEC series in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. 

    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 6 LSU (18-8, 4-2 SEC) plays host to Texas A&M (17-9, 1-5 SEC) at 6 p.m. CT Thursday in Game 1 of a three-game SEC series in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. 

  • Louisiana Baseball Suffers Pair Of Tough Setbacks At Southeastern

    Louisiana Baseball Suffers Pair Of Tough Setbacks At Southeastern

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:22:14 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    HAMMOND, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped a pair of contests at Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday night falling 5-4 on a walk-off homer in the 14th inning of the resumed game before losing 15-3 in the nightcap at Alumni Field. 

    HAMMOND, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped a pair of contests at Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday night falling 5-4 on a walk-off homer in the 14th inning of the resumed game before losing 15-3 in the nightcap at Alumni Field. 

  • Saints Bring Back QB Chase Daniel

    Saints Bring Back QB Chase Daniel

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-03-29 20:56:03 GMT
    Saints QB Chase Daniel (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)Saints QB Chase Daniel (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face at quarterback.  According to ESPN, former backup Chase Daniel has agreed a one-year deal to return to New Orleans and compete for his old job. Daniel served as Drew Brees’ back-up from 2009-12 before joining the Kansas City Chiefs.   The 30 year old spent last season with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Missouri product has thrown just 78 career passes in his eight year NFL career.  It’s unknown how Daniel fi...
    The Saints are bringing back a familiar face at quarterback.  According to ESPN, former backup Chase Daniel has agreed a one-year deal to return to New Orleans and compete for his old job. Daniel served as Drew Brees’ back-up from 2009-12 before joining the Kansas City Chiefs.   The 30 year old spent last season with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Missouri product has thrown just 78 career passes in his eight year NFL career.  It’s unknown how Daniel fi...
  • Elfrid Payton Honored By NBA For Community Work

    Elfrid Payton Honored By NBA For Community Work

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-03-29 20:44:42 GMT
    Magic Guard Elfrid Payton (Photo Credit: Magic.com)Magic Guard Elfrid Payton (Photo Credit: Magic.com)
    While former Ragin’ Cajun Elfrid Payton has become more well known for his play on the court, the NBA star is now being recognized for what he does off of it. The NBA has announced that Payton is the February recipient of the NBA Cares Community Assist Award.  The honor is given in recognition for his work to encourage Orlando area youth in their development, fitness and wellness.  Payton recently launched a 10-week after-school program at a community center in Orla...
    While former Ragin’ Cajun Elfrid Payton has become more well known for his play on the court, the NBA star is now being recognized for what he does off of it. The NBA has announced that Payton is the February recipient of the NBA Cares Community Assist Award.  The honor is given in recognition for his work to encourage Orlando area youth in their development, fitness and wellness.  Payton recently launched a 10-week after-school program at a community center in Orla...
  • Coach Payton: Saints not looking to bring in Manziel

    Coach Payton: Saints not looking to bring in Manziel

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-03-29 16:12:43 GMT
    Saints Head Coach Sean Payton (Photo Credit: Matthew Hinton/Advocate)Saints Head Coach Sean Payton (Photo Credit: Matthew Hinton/Advocate)

    PHOENIX (AP) - Sean Payton looked around at the crowd of reporters and chuckled, knowing why they'd come to his table at the NFC coaches breakfast Wednesday morning.    

    PHOENIX (AP) - Sean Payton looked around at the crowd of reporters and chuckled, knowing why they'd come to his table at the NFC coaches breakfast Wednesday morning.    

  • Willsey, Home Runs Helps Tulane Sink LSU, 7-6

    Willsey, Home Runs Helps Tulane Sink LSU, 7-6

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:48:52 GMT
    LSU 1B Michael Papierski (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU 1B Michael Papierski (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    BATON ROUGE (LSU Sports Information Release) – Junior catcher Michael Papierski ripped a grand slam into left field to lift No. 6 LSU to the 5-2 lead in the fourth inning, but it was not enough as Tulane crawled back to defeat the Tigers, 7-6, Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field Tulane southpaw Sam Bjorngjeld earned the win after entering in relief in the fourth inning. The junior fired two innings and allowed five runs on two hits, walked four ...
    BATON ROUGE (LSU Sports Information Release) – Junior catcher Michael Papierski ripped a grand slam into left field to lift No. 6 LSU to the 5-2 lead in the fourth inning, but it was not enough as Tulane crawled back to defeat the Tigers, 7-6, Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field Tulane southpaw Sam Bjorngjeld earned the win after entering in relief in the fourth inning. The junior fired two innings and allowed five runs on two hits, walked four ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Hands McNeese State First Home Loss

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Hands McNeese State First Home Loss

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:45:52 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAKE CHARLES, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar outing on the mound from freshman right-hander Jack Burk as the Cajuns handed McNeese their first loss of the season at home with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night at Joe Miller Ballpark. The win moves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 14-9 on the season, while the Cowboys (18-7) saw their 14-game win streak at home come to an end. “Jack...
    LAKE CHARLES, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar outing on the mound from freshman right-hander Jack Burk as the Cajuns handed McNeese their first loss of the season at home with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night at Joe Miller Ballpark. The win moves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 14-9 on the season, while the Cowboys (18-7) saw their 14-game win streak at home come to an end. “Jack...
  • LSU's Wade Hires Tony Benford As Assistant Coach

    LSU's Wade Hires Tony Benford As Assistant Coach

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-03-28 22:26:11 GMT
    LSU Assistant Coach Tony Benford (Photo Credit: North Texas Sports Information/MeanGreenSports.com)LSU Assistant Coach Tony Benford (Photo Credit: North Texas Sports Information/MeanGreenSports.com)

    BATON ROUGE (LSU Sports Information Release) – LSU head men’s basketball coach Will Wade has named veteran coach Tony Benford as the first member of his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season. 

    BATON ROUGE (LSU Sports Information Release) – LSU head men’s basketball coach Will Wade has named veteran coach Tony Benford as the first member of his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season. 

  • DJ Sanders Earns Third SBC Weekly Award This Season

    DJ Sanders Earns Third SBC Weekly Award This Season

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-03-28 19:34:10 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)

    For the third time this season, DJ Sanders is named Sun Belt Conference player of the week.  The junior shortstop continued her power surge for the Ragin’ Cajuns during a road sweep of South Alabama this weekend. 

    For the third time this season, DJ Sanders is named Sun Belt Conference player of the week.  The junior shortstop continued her power surge for the Ragin’ Cajuns during a road sweep of South Alabama this weekend. 

  • No. 6 LSU Returns Home For Throwback Game vs. Tulane

    No. 6 LSU Returns Home For Throwback Game vs. Tulane

    Monday, March 27 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-03-27 23:41:36 GMT

    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 6 LSU (18-7) plays host to Tulane (9-15) at 6:30 p.m. CT Friday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers will wear “throwback” uniforms in the game reminiscent of the uniforms worn by LSU in the early 20th century. 

    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 6 LSU (18-7) plays host to Tulane (9-15) at 6:30 p.m. CT Friday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers will wear “throwback” uniforms in the game reminiscent of the uniforms worn by LSU in the early 20th century. 

  • Louisiana Set For Another Busy Week With Road Trips To McNeese State, SE Louisiana

    Louisiana Set For Another Busy Week With Road Trips To McNeese State, SE Louisiana

    Monday, March 27 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-03-27 23:37:14 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)

    LAKE CHARLES, La. – Coming off of a five-game week that saw the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team win its fifth straight series, the squad will undergo another busy week starting with a 6 p.m. midweek contest on Tuesday against McNeese at Joe Miller Ballpark.

    LAKE CHARLES, La. – Coming off of a five-game week that saw the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team win its fifth straight series, the squad will undergo another busy week starting with a 6 p.m. midweek contest on Tuesday against McNeese at Joe Miller Ballpark.

  • Former LSU Pitcher Kevin Gausman Named Orioles Opening Day Starter

    Former LSU Pitcher Kevin Gausman Named Orioles Opening Day Starter

    Monday, March 27 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-03-27 22:30:00 GMT
    Orioles RHP Kevin Gausman (Photo Credit: MLB/Orioles.com)Orioles RHP Kevin Gausman (Photo Credit: MLB/Orioles.com)
    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles will have a new starter for their April 3 opener for the first time in the last four years.      Manager Buck Showalter said Monday that right-hander Kevin Gausman to start against Toronto.      The move to start the 26-year-old Gausman wasn't unexpected. Showalter had ruled right-hander Chris Tillman out of the opener when spring training began last month because of a sore right shoulder.      Ga...
    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles will have a new starter for their April 3 opener for the first time in the last four years.      Manager Buck Showalter said Monday that right-hander Kevin Gausman to start against Toronto.      The move to start the 26-year-old Gausman wasn't unexpected. Showalter had ruled right-hander Chris Tillman out of the opener when spring training began last month because of a sore right shoulder.      Ga...
  • NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

    NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

    Monday, March 27 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-03-27 18:25:15 GMT
    Oakland Raiders' move to Las VegasOakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas

    PHOENIX (AP) - NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday.    

    PHOENIX (AP) - NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday.    

  • Cajuns Finish Series Sweep in Mobile on Sunday

    Cajuns Finish Series Sweep in Mobile on Sunday

    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-03-27 02:08:15 GMT
    MOBILE, Ala. – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball collected a series sweep of South Alabama on Sunday at Jaguar Field with a 4-2 win in the resumption of Game 2 of the series and a 9-4 win in the series finale. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-5, 6-0 Sun Belt) extended their school and Sun Belt Conference record of consecutive conference series won to 31 straight (dates back to March 2013). The sweep of the Jaguars (19-12, 2-7 Sun Belt) was the first in Mobile sinc...
    MOBILE, Ala. – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball collected a series sweep of South Alabama on Sunday at Jaguar Field with a 4-2 win in the resumption of Game 2 of the series and a 9-4 win in the series finale. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-5, 6-0 Sun Belt) extended their school and Sun Belt Conference record of consecutive conference series won to 31 straight (dates back to March 2013). The sweep of the Jaguars (19-12, 2-7 Sun Belt) was the first in Mobile sinc...
  • WITTENBERG BECOMES TWO-TIME CHAMP AT CHITIMACHA LOUISIANA OPEN

    WITTENBERG BECOMES TWO-TIME CHAMP AT CHITIMACHA LOUISIANA OPEN

    Sunday, March 26 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-03-27 01:27:57 GMT
    BROUSSARD – When Casey Wittenberg thought about it, he couldn’t believe it had been so long since he last won a golf tournament, and so long since he was in the winner’s circle at the $550,000 Chitimacha Louisiana Open. “It seems like a long time, it really does,” Wittenberg said shortly after he breezed through Sunday’s final round and finished with a three-stroke victory in the Web.com Tour’s first U.S. event of the season. “To think ...
    BROUSSARD – When Casey Wittenberg thought about it, he couldn’t believe it had been so long since he last won a golf tournament, and so long since he was in the winner’s circle at the $550,000 Chitimacha Louisiana Open. “It seems like a long time, it really does,” Wittenberg said shortly after he breezed through Sunday’s final round and finished with a three-stroke victory in the Web.com Tour’s first U.S. event of the season. “To think ...
  • TIGERS RALLY FOR 10-6 WIN AT FLORIDA

    TIGERS RALLY FOR 10-6 WIN AT FLORIDA

    Sunday, March 26 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-03-26 23:12:01 GMT
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Fourth-ranked LSU exploded for six runs in the eighth inning Sunday with three two-run homers, as the Tigers posted a 10-6 win over 11th-ranked Florida at McKethan Stadium. LSU improved to 18-7 overall and 4-2 in the SEC, while Florida dropped to 16-9 overall and 2-4 in league play. LSU will play host to Tulane at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers will wear “Throwback” uniforms in the contest, reminisce...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Fourth-ranked LSU exploded for six runs in the eighth inning Sunday with three two-run homers, as the Tigers posted a 10-6 win over 11th-ranked Florida at McKethan Stadium. LSU improved to 18-7 overall and 4-2 in the SEC, while Florida dropped to 16-9 overall and 2-4 in league play. LSU will play host to Tulane at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers will wear “Throwback” uniforms in the contest, reminisce...
  • Cajuns Baseball Powers Past Troy To Take Series, 7-2

    Cajuns Baseball Powers Past Troy To Take Series, 7-2

    Sunday, March 26 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-03-26 22:05:00 GMT
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped out to an early lead and didn’t look back as the Cajuns defeated Troy 7-2 on Sunday at Riddle-Pace Field to claim the club’s fifth straight series win this season. The victory moves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 13-9 on the year and 4-2 in Sun Belt play, while the Trojans fall to 13-10 on the season and 3-3 in the league. Louisiana posted double-digit hits for the second time on t...
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped out to an early lead and didn’t look back as the Cajuns defeated Troy 7-2 on Sunday at Riddle-Pace Field to claim the club’s fifth straight series win this season. The victory moves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 13-9 on the year and 4-2 in Sun Belt play, while the Trojans fall to 13-10 on the season and 3-3 in the league. Louisiana posted double-digit hits for the second time on t...
  • Former LSU QB Brandon Harris Makes Transfer Decision

    Former LSU QB Brandon Harris Makes Transfer Decision

    Sunday, March 26 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-03-26 21:30:18 GMT
    LSU QB Brandon Harris (Courtesy: Advocate File Photo)LSU QB Brandon Harris (Courtesy: Advocate File Photo)

    Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris announced on Sunday he is transferring to The University of North Carolina. 

    Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris announced on Sunday he is transferring to The University of North Carolina. 

  • WITTENBERG STILL LEADS AT RAIN-DELAYED CHITIMACHA LOUISIANA OPEN

    WITTENBERG STILL LEADS AT RAIN-DELAYED CHITIMACHA LOUISIANA OPEN

    Saturday, March 25 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-03-26 03:15:46 GMT
    BROUSSARD – Casey Wittenberg continued to take advantage of the par-five holes here Saturday, and Sebastian Vazquez took advantage of Le Triomphe Golf Club’s entire front nine. With those advantages, they are the leader and the leader-in-waiting entering Sunday’s final day of the weather-marred $550,000 Chitimacha Louisiana Open. Wittenberg, the 2012 Louisiana Open champion and the 36-hole leader by three shots, barely took his foot off the pedal Saturday in his ef...
    BROUSSARD – Casey Wittenberg continued to take advantage of the par-five holes here Saturday, and Sebastian Vazquez took advantage of Le Triomphe Golf Club’s entire front nine. With those advantages, they are the leader and the leader-in-waiting entering Sunday’s final day of the weather-marred $550,000 Chitimacha Louisiana Open. Wittenberg, the 2012 Louisiana Open champion and the 36-hole leader by three shots, barely took his foot off the pedal Saturday in his ef...
  • Louisiana Rally Falls Short In 7-5 Defeat At Troy

    Louisiana Rally Falls Short In 7-5 Defeat At Troy

    Saturday, March 25 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-03-25 23:40:33 GMT
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team rallied for three runs in the ninth but saw its comeback bid come up short with the tying run on first base as the Cajuns fell 7-5 to Troy on Saturday to even the series at Riddle-Pace Field.   “We had a chance to get off of the field and we didn’t turn the double play,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We wanted those runs late to mean something. When you don’t ge...
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team rallied for three runs in the ninth but saw its comeback bid come up short with the tying run on first base as the Cajuns fell 7-5 to Troy on Saturday to even the series at Riddle-Pace Field.   “We had a chance to get off of the field and we didn’t turn the double play,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We wanted those runs late to mean something. When you don’t ge...
  • FLORDA POSTS 8-1 WIN OVER LSU IN GAME 2 OF SERIES

    FLORDA POSTS 8-1 WIN OVER LSU IN GAME 2 OF SERIES

    Saturday, March 25 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-03-25 23:38:42 GMT
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sophomore right-hander Brady Singer fired a complete-game six-hitter Saturday to lead 11th-ranked Florida to an 8-1 win over No. 4 LSU at McKethan Stadium. Florida improved to 16-8 overall and 2-3 in the SEC, while LSU dropped to 17-6 overall and 3-2 in conference play. The series concludes at Noon CT Sunday in a contest that will be televised by the SEC Network. The game will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network, and the broadcast can be heard at...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sophomore right-hander Brady Singer fired a complete-game six-hitter Saturday to lead 11th-ranked Florida to an 8-1 win over No. 4 LSU at McKethan Stadium. Florida improved to 16-8 overall and 2-3 in the SEC, while LSU dropped to 17-6 overall and 3-2 in conference play. The series concludes at Noon CT Sunday in a contest that will be televised by the SEC Network. The game will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network, and the broadcast can be heard at...
  • Cajuns Open With Win on Weather-Shortened Day in Mobile

    Cajuns Open With Win on Weather-Shortened Day in Mobile

    Saturday, March 25 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-03-25 23:34:26 GMT
    MOBILE, Ala. – Kara Gremillion and Aleah Craighton combined for five RBI pacing 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball to an 8-3 win over South Alabama in the opening game of a Sun Belt Conference doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Jaguar Field. The second game of the doubleheader was suspended by weather in the bottom of the fourth inning with Louisiana leading 3-0. Play will resume at Noon on Sunday with the series finale to follow 30 minutes after. All of Su...
    MOBILE, Ala. – Kara Gremillion and Aleah Craighton combined for five RBI pacing 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball to an 8-3 win over South Alabama in the opening game of a Sun Belt Conference doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Jaguar Field. The second game of the doubleheader was suspended by weather in the bottom of the fourth inning with Louisiana leading 3-0. Play will resume at Noon on Sunday with the series finale to follow 30 minutes after. All of Su...
  • FLORIDA EDGES LSU, 1-0

    FLORIDA EDGES LSU, 1-0

    Friday, March 24 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-03-25 03:39:21 GMT
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – LSU right-hander Alex Lange limited Florida to just one run in eight innings of work Friday night, but the Gators edged the Tigers, 1-0, at McKethan Stadium. Eleventh-ranked Florida improved to 14-8 overall and 1-3 in the SEC, while fourth-ranked LSU dropped to 17-6 overall and 3-1 in league games. Game 2 of the series will start at 2 p.m. CT on Saturday, and it will be televised by ESPN2. The game will be carried on affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio N...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – LSU right-hander Alex Lange limited Florida to just one run in eight innings of work Friday night, but the Gators edged the Tigers, 1-0, at McKethan Stadium. Eleventh-ranked Florida improved to 14-8 overall and 1-3 in the SEC, while fourth-ranked LSU dropped to 17-6 overall and 3-1 in league games. Game 2 of the series will start at 2 p.m. CT on Saturday, and it will be televised by ESPN2. The game will be carried on affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio N...
  • Monica Lifts Cajuns To 6-5 Win At Troy; Moore Sets Sun Belt Saves Record

    Monica Lifts Cajuns To 6-5 Win At Troy; Moore Sets Sun Belt Saves Record

    Friday, March 24 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-03-25 03:38:06 GMT
    TROY, Ala. – Junior catcher Handsome Monica came through with the game-winning double in the ninth as the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns defeated Troy 6-5 to open the series Friday night at Riddle-Pace Field. The victory improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 12-8 on the season and 3-1 in Sun Belt Conference play, while Troy falls to 12-9 overall and 2-2 in the league. “Our hitters picked up Gunner (Leger) tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. ...
    TROY, Ala. – Junior catcher Handsome Monica came through with the game-winning double in the ninth as the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns defeated Troy 6-5 to open the series Friday night at Riddle-Pace Field. The victory improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 12-8 on the season and 3-1 in Sun Belt Conference play, while Troy falls to 12-9 overall and 2-2 in the league. “Our hitters picked up Gunner (Leger) tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. ...
  • Start Time Changed for Saturday's Doubleheader in Mobile

    Start Time Changed for Saturday's Doubleheader in Mobile

    Friday, March 24 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-03-25 03:15:45 GMT
    MOBILE, Ala. - The start time for the Sun Belt Conference series-opening doubleheader featuring 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball and South Alabama on Saturday at Jaguar Field has been moved up to 11 a.m. due to expected inclement weather in the late-afternoon to evening hours. The Ragin' Cajuns (20-5, 3-0 Sun Belt) and Jaguars (19-9, 2-4 Sun Belt) were originally slated to begin play at 1 p.m. Sunday's series finale is still scheduled for a 1 p.m. start time. All ...
    MOBILE, Ala. - The start time for the Sun Belt Conference series-opening doubleheader featuring 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball and South Alabama on Saturday at Jaguar Field has been moved up to 11 a.m. due to expected inclement weather in the late-afternoon to evening hours. The Ragin' Cajuns (20-5, 3-0 Sun Belt) and Jaguars (19-9, 2-4 Sun Belt) were originally slated to begin play at 1 p.m. Sunday's series finale is still scheduled for a 1 p.m. start time. All ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Spring Football Practice Report #7

    Ragin' Cajuns Spring Football Practice Report #7

    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:58:46 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team held a light workout for veterans on Thursday with redshirts and newcomers getting extra individual work during the team’s seventh workout of spring practice on Thursday at the Ragin’ Cajuns Practice Facility. The Ragin’ Cajuns spent two hours on the field in ideal conditions as they continued the installation of their offensive and defensive packages. Two days after holding its first scrimmage of the...
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team held a light workout for veterans on Thursday with redshirts and newcomers getting extra individual work during the team’s seventh workout of spring practice on Thursday at the Ragin’ Cajuns Practice Facility. The Ragin’ Cajuns spent two hours on the field in ideal conditions as they continued the installation of their offensive and defensive packages. Two days after holding its first scrimmage of the...
  • NATE LASHLEY LEADS CHITIMACHA LOUISIANA OPEN AFTER FIRST ROUND

    NATE LASHLEY LEADS CHITIMACHA LOUISIANA OPEN AFTER FIRST ROUND

    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:41:42 GMT
    BROUSSARD – The afternoon rounds and their increasing winds are supposed to be the more difficult at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open. Nobody told Nate Lashley. Sore knee and all, the second-year Web.com Tour member posted eight birdies and an eagle in Thursday’s opening round of the $550,000 tournament, and his opening 62 was good enough for a one-stroke lead on the field on a day filled with low scores. “You never think about shooting nine-under,” said Lashle...
    BROUSSARD – The afternoon rounds and their increasing winds are supposed to be the more difficult at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open. Nobody told Nate Lashley. Sore knee and all, the second-year Web.com Tour member posted eight birdies and an eagle in Thursday’s opening round of the $550,000 tournament, and his opening 62 was good enough for a one-stroke lead on the field on a day filled with low scores. “You never think about shooting nine-under,” said Lashle...
  • Saints Re-Sign CB Sterling Moore and DE Darryl Tapp To One-Year Contracts

    Saints Re-Sign CB Sterling Moore and DE Darryl Tapp To One-Year Contracts

    Thursday, March 23 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-03-23 21:44:07 GMT
    SAINTSSAINTS
    The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have re-signed CB Sterling Moore and DE Darryl Tapp to one-year contracts.  The announcements were made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis. Moore, 5-10 202, signed with New Orleans at the start of the 2016 regular season and appeared in 13 games with 12 starts, posting 55 tackles (47 solo), two interceptions, a team-leading 14 passes defensed and one forced fumble....
    The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have re-signed CB Sterling Moore and DE Darryl Tapp to one-year contracts.  The announcements were made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis. Moore, 5-10 202, signed with New Orleans at the start of the 2016 regular season and appeared in 13 games with 12 starts, posting 55 tackles (47 solo), two interceptions, a team-leading 14 passes defensed and one forced fumble....
  • Cajuns Baseball Returns To Sun Belt Action At Troy

    Cajuns Baseball Returns To Sun Belt Action At Troy

    Thursday, March 23 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-03-23 20:14:24 GMT
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will look to win its fifth straight weekend series of the season as the squad continues conference play with a three-game series at Troy starting Friday at 6 p.m. at Riddle-Pace Field. Game two of the series is slated for 3 p.m. on Saturday, while the teams will close out the weekend on Sunday at 1 p.m. All three games can be heard live on News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM with Jay Walker and Jeff Schneider...
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will look to win its fifth straight weekend series of the season as the squad continues conference play with a three-game series at Troy starting Friday at 6 p.m. at Riddle-Pace Field. Game two of the series is slated for 3 p.m. on Saturday, while the teams will close out the weekend on Sunday at 1 p.m. All three games can be heard live on News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM with Jay Walker and Jeff Schneider...
  • No. 15 Louisiana Can't Overcome Slow Start, Falls To Tulane

    No. 15 Louisiana Can't Overcome Slow Start, Falls To Tulane

    Thursday, March 23 2017 9:55 AM EDT2017-03-23 13:55:03 GMT
    Louisiana 3B Joe Robbins (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana 3B Joe Robbins (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info/Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team saw its comeback bid come up short against Tulane as the Cajuns fell 6-4 on Wednesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The loss marks the first time the Ragin’ Cajuns (11-8) have lost in consecutive games this season. Louisiana also saw its home record fall to 7-4, while the Green Wave won their third straight contest to improve to 8-13. “You have to always...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team saw its comeback bid come up short against Tulane as the Cajuns fell 6-4 on Wednesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The loss marks the first time the Ragin’ Cajuns (11-8) have lost in consecutive games this season. Louisiana also saw its home record fall to 7-4, while the Green Wave won their third straight contest to improve to 8-13. “You have to always...
  • No. 4 LSU Takes Care Of SLU, 8-2

    No. 4 LSU Takes Care Of SLU, 8-2

    Thursday, March 23 2017 9:50 AM EDT2017-03-23 13:50:09 GMT
    LSU OF Greg Deichmann (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)LSU OF Greg Deichmann (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)

    BATON ROUGE, La. –  Freshman third baseman Josh Smith and junio rightfielder Greg Deichmann combined to go 6-for-7 at the plate, accounting for a total of seven RBI as No. 6 LSU (17-5) defeated Southeastern (14-6) by a score of 8-2 at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field on Wednesday night.  Freshman right-hander Zack Hess (3-0) earned the win after tossing four innings, allowing only one run on two hits.  Smith finished 4-for-4 on the night with two doubles and...

    BATON ROUGE, La. –  Freshman third baseman Josh Smith and junio rightfielder Greg Deichmann combined to go 6-for-7 at the plate, accounting for a total of seven RBI as No. 6 LSU (17-5) defeated Southeastern (14-6) by a score of 8-2 at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field on Wednesday night.  Freshman right-hander Zack Hess (3-0) earned the win after tossing four innings, allowing only one run on two hits.  Smith finished 4-for-4 on the night with two doubles and...

  • New LSU Coach Wade Unveils Plan to Awaken a 'Sleeping Giant'

    New LSU Coach Wade Unveils Plan to Awaken a 'Sleeping Giant'

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-03-22 22:06:37 GMT
    LSU Head Coach Will Wade (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU Head Coach Will Wade (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Newly named LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade left little doubt about his intention to wear his players out.      It also sounded like the fresh-faced 34-year-old, who has known only winning in his four seasons as a head coach at Chattanooga and at VCU, knew better than to make immediate promises about turning the Tigers into champions before he'd truly discovered what he's gotten himself into down on the bayou.      "You m...
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Newly named LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade left little doubt about his intention to wear his players out.      It also sounded like the fresh-faced 34-year-old, who has known only winning in his four seasons as a head coach at Chattanooga and at VCU, knew better than to make immediate promises about turning the Tigers into champions before he'd truly discovered what he's gotten himself into down on the bayou.      "You m...
  • Louisiana Open - Wednesday Notebook And First Round Pairings

    Louisiana Open - Wednesday Notebook And First Round Pairings

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-03-22 19:49:27 GMT

    BROUSSARD – After spending a couple of years on the mini-tour circuit, Andrew Landry has been a regular on the PGA Tour and the Web.com Tour for three years. 

    BROUSSARD – After spending a couple of years on the mini-tour circuit, Andrew Landry has been a regular on the PGA Tour and the Web.com Tour for three years. 

  • Bryce Washington Named To NABC All-District Team

    Bryce Washington Named To NABC All-District Team

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-03-22 18:39:01 GMT
    Photo Credit: UL Sports Information/Brad KempPhoto Credit: UL Sports Information/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball standout Bryce Washington earned his first postseason honor of the 2016-17 season when he was named on Wednesday to the NABC All-District team. Washington, who was named a second-team selection, finished as the Sun Belt Conference leader for the second straight year in field goal percentage, finishing 173-for-287 (.603) from the floor. Washington finished as the lone SBC player to average a double-double, scoring ...
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball standout Bryce Washington earned his first postseason honor of the 2016-17 season when he was named on Wednesday to the NABC All-District team. Washington, who was named a second-team selection, finished as the Sun Belt Conference leader for the second straight year in field goal percentage, finishing 173-for-287 (.603) from the floor. Washington finished as the lone SBC player to average a double-double, scoring ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Can't Overcome Miscues, Blanked By Houston 4-0

    Ragin' Cajuns Can't Overcome Miscues, Blanked By Houston 4-0

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:59 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:59:42 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team couldn’t overcome some early defensive miscues as the Cajuns were shutout by Houston 4-0 on Tuesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “Jack (Burk) did a great job for us tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “It was a great second outing for him. He gave us a chance to win, and that’s what our pitching staff does. We just have to do a be...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team couldn’t overcome some early defensive miscues as the Cajuns were shutout by Houston 4-0 on Tuesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “Jack (Burk) did a great job for us tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “It was a great second outing for him. He gave us a chance to win, and that’s what our pitching staff does. We just have to do a be...
  • Cousins Dominates In Pelicans Win Over Memphis

    Cousins Dominates In Pelicans Win Over Memphis

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:58:23 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins enjoyed his most prolific performance yet with the Pelicans with 41 points and 17 rebounds, and New Orleans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 95-82 on Tuesday night.      Cousins hit five 3-pointers, tying a career high. He made five shots inside while being fouled for three-point plays and had the jubilant home crowd chanting his nickname, "Boogie."      Cousins also blocked three shots and assisted on Anthony Davis...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins enjoyed his most prolific performance yet with the Pelicans with 41 points and 17 rebounds, and New Orleans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 95-82 on Tuesday night.      Cousins hit five 3-pointers, tying a career high. He made five shots inside while being fouled for three-point plays and had the jubilant home crowd chanting his nickname, "Boogie."      Cousins also blocked three shots and assisted on Anthony Davis...
  • No.4 LSU Set To Host SE Louisiana On Wednesday

    No.4 LSU Set To Host SE Louisiana On Wednesday

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:57:10 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 4 LSU (16-5) plays host to Southeastern Louisiana (14-5) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network (WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge), and the radio broadcast may be heard atwww.LSUsports.net/live, The game may be viewed on SEC Network +, accessible at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app. The Tigers won four of five games last week, including a three-game sweep of Georgi...
    BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 4 LSU (16-5) plays host to Southeastern Louisiana (14-5) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game will be carried on the LSU Sports Radio Network (WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge), and the radio broadcast may be heard atwww.LSUsports.net/live, The game may be viewed on SEC Network +, accessible at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app. The Tigers won four of five games last week, including a three-game sweep of Georgi...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Hold First Scrimmage Of Spring Camp

    Ragin' Cajuns Hold First Scrimmage Of Spring Camp

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:55:45 GMT
    Louisiana QB Jordan Davis - Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad KempLouisiana QB Jordan Davis - Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team saw its first live action of spring practice on Tuesday, holding a nearly 75-play situational scrimmage at Cajun Field. Jordan Davis connected with Michael Jacquet on a scoring pass for the Ragin’ Cajuns offense while Dion Ray capped a scoring drive with a TD run. Defensively, T.J. Posey returned an interception for a touchdown with Taboris Lee recording a pair of sacks and Chaiziere Malbrue three tackles for los...
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team saw its first live action of spring practice on Tuesday, holding a nearly 75-play situational scrimmage at Cajun Field. Jordan Davis connected with Michael Jacquet on a scoring pass for the Ragin’ Cajuns offense while Dion Ray capped a scoring drive with a TD run. Defensively, T.J. Posey returned an interception for a touchdown with Taboris Lee recording a pair of sacks and Chaiziere Malbrue three tackles for los...
  • Louisiana Open - Tuesday Notebook And First Round Pairings

    Louisiana Open - Tuesday Notebook And First Round Pairings

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:53:23 GMT

    BROUSSARD – Two former members of the LSU golf program fought their way through the trials and tribulations of Monday qualifying and earned spots in the field for the $550,000 Chitimacha Louisiana Open Presented by NACHER. 

    BROUSSARD – Two former members of the LSU golf program fought their way through the trials and tribulations of Monday qualifying and earned spots in the field for the $550,000 Chitimacha Louisiana Open Presented by NACHER. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns athletic director getting to know residents in Acadia Parish

    Ragin' Cajuns athletic director getting to know residents in Acadia Parish

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-03-21 22:44:11 GMT
    The new Ragin' Cajuns athletic director is getting to know residents in Acadia Parish.The new Ragin' Cajuns athletic director is getting to know residents in Acadia Parish.

    The new Ragin' Cajuns athletic director is getting to know residents in Acadia Parish. 

    The new Ragin' Cajuns athletic director is getting to know residents in Acadia Parish. 

  • Saints Agree To Contract With Linebacker Manti Te'o

    Saints Agree To Contract With Linebacker Manti Te'o

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-03-21 16:37:09 GMT
    Saints LB Manti Te'o (Photo Credit: Chargers.com)Saints LB Manti Te'o (Photo Credit: Chargers.com)

    A busy Saints offseason continues to churn with the addition of another linebacker. Multiple reports indicate New Orleans has agreed to terms with former Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o.  ESPN reports it is a two-year deal. 

    A busy Saints offseason continues to churn with the addition of another linebacker. Multiple reports indicate New Orleans has agreed to terms with former Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o.  ESPN reports it is a two-year deal. 

  • LSU Hires VCU's Will Wade As Next Men's Basketball Head Coach

    LSU Hires VCU's Will Wade As Next Men's Basketball Head Coach

    Monday, March 20 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-03-21 03:17:49 GMT
    LSU Hires VCU's Will Wade (Photo Credit: VCUSports.com)LSU Hires VCU's Will Wade (Photo Credit: VCUSports.com)

    The search for LSU’s next men’s basketball coach did not last long. After meeting with VCU’s Will Wade on Sunday, LSU has reportedly agreed to a six-year deal for Wade to take over the Tiger program. 

    The search for LSU’s next men’s basketball coach did not last long. After meeting with VCU’s Will Wade on Sunday, LSU has reportedly agreed to a six-year deal for Wade to take over the Tiger program. 

  • LSU Selects Christian LaCouture For No. 18 Jersey

    LSU Selects Christian LaCouture For No. 18 Jersey

    Monday, March 20 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-03-20 23:49:48 GMT
    LSU DT Christian LaCouture (Photo Credit: The Advocate)LSU DT Christian LaCouture (Photo Credit: The Advocate)

    BATON ROUGE – Senior defensive end Christian LaCouture has been awarded the No. 18 jersey for the 2017 season, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron announced Monday.

    BATON ROUGE – Senior defensive end Christian LaCouture has been awarded the No. 18 jersey for the 2017 season, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron announced Monday.

  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Busy Schedule That Begins With Tulane

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Busy Schedule That Begins With Tulane

    Monday, March 20 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-03-20 23:40:58 GMT
    Louisiana OF Ishmael Edward (Courtesy: Louisiana Sports Info. Department)Louisiana OF Ishmael Edward (Courtesy: Louisiana Sports Info. Department)
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to open a five-game week with a pair of midweek contests at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park starting with a matchup against Houston on Tuesday at 6 p.m. The Cajuns also will host Tulane on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Russo Park. The contest with the Green Wave was originally scheduled for April 18, but due to a rainout in New Orleans, La. earlier this month the game was moved up to ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to open a five-game week with a pair of midweek contests at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park starting with a matchup against Houston on Tuesday at 6 p.m. The Cajuns also will host Tulane on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Russo Park. The contest with the Green Wave was originally scheduled for April 18, but due to a rainout in New Orleans, La. earlier this month the game was moved up to ...
  • Louisiana Open - Monday Notebook

    Louisiana Open - Monday Notebook

    Monday, March 20 2017 7:31 PM EDT2017-03-20 23:31:37 GMT

    BROUSSARD –  For more than a decade, the Chitimacha Louisiana Open Presented by NACHER has become the traditional first U.S. stop on the Web.com Tour. 

    BROUSSARD –  For more than a decade, the Chitimacha Louisiana Open Presented by NACHER has become the traditional first U.S. stop on the Web.com Tour. 

  • Lafayette's Duplantis Named SEC Player Of the Week

    Lafayette's Duplantis Named SEC Player Of the Week

    Monday, March 20 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-03-20 19:14:35 GMT
    LSU OF Antoine Duplantis (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)LSU OF Antoine Duplantis (Photo Credit: LSUSports.net)

    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU sophomore outfielder Antoine Duplantis on Monday earned National Player of the Week recognition from Collegiate Baseball magazine, and he was named SEC Player of the Week by the league office.

    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU sophomore outfielder Antoine Duplantis on Monday earned National Player of the Week recognition from Collegiate Baseball magazine, and he was named SEC Player of the Week by the league office.

  • NFL: Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

    NFL: Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

    Monday, March 20 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-03-20 14:42:52 GMT
    Tom Brady at Super Bowl LI / Courtesy of MGN OnlineTom Brady at Super Bowl LI / Courtesy of MGN Online

    NEW YORK (AP) - The search for Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is over.   

    NEW YORK (AP) - The search for Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is over.   

  • LSU Completes Sweep of Georgia, 7-6

    LSU Completes Sweep of Georgia, 7-6

    Sunday, March 19 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-03-19 23:03:53 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. – Shortstop Kramer Robertson scored four runs and right-hander Eric Walker struck out a career-best eight batters as the No. 6 LSU baseball team completed the series sweep against Georgia, defeating the Bulldogs, 7-6, Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium Skip Bertman Field.  With the win, LSU improves to 16-5 on the year and 3-0 in Southeastern Conference play. Georgia falls to 8-13 and 0-3 in the conference with the loss. Walker impro...
    BATON ROUGE, La. – Shortstop Kramer Robertson scored four runs and right-hander Eric Walker struck out a career-best eight batters as the No. 6 LSU baseball team completed the series sweep against Georgia, defeating the Bulldogs, 7-6, Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium Skip Bertman Field.  With the win, LSU improves to 16-5 on the year and 3-0 in Southeastern Conference play. Georgia falls to 8-13 and 0-3 in the conference with the loss. Walker impro...
  • Cajuns Complete Sweep With Power Surge from Sanders

    Cajuns Complete Sweep With Power Surge from Sanders

    Sunday, March 19 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-03-19 23:03:09 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Powered by two home runs and a career-high seven RBI from DJ Sanders, 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball completed a three-game Sun Belt Conference sweep of UTA with an 11-2 (6 inn.) win on Sunday at Lamson Park.   Sanders belted a grand slam in the third inning to open a 5-0 lead and later hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to cap off the scoring for Louisiana (20-5, 3-0 Sun Belt) and end the game early by the run rule.   Alyssa Denha...
    LAFAYETTE – Powered by two home runs and a career-high seven RBI from DJ Sanders, 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball completed a three-game Sun Belt Conference sweep of UTA with an 11-2 (6 inn.) win on Sunday at Lamson Park.   Sanders belted a grand slam in the third inning to open a 5-0 lead and later hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to cap off the scoring for Louisiana (20-5, 3-0 Sun Belt) and end the game early by the run rule.   Alyssa Denha...
  • Monica Lifts Cajuns Baseball To Series Win Over Appalachian State

    Monica Lifts Cajuns Baseball To Series Win Over Appalachian State

    Sunday, March 19 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-03-19 22:17:17 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Junior catcher Handsome Monica came through with a walk-off squeeze bunt in the ninth as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Appalachian State 4-3 on Sunday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squads fourth straight series victory of the year.   "I told him (Handsome) on the on deck circle that the situation for a squeeze could present itself and to be ready," head coach T...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Junior catcher Handsome Monica came through with a walk-off squeeze bunt in the ninth as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Appalachian State 4-3 on Sunday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squads fourth straight series victory of the year.   "I told him (Handsome) on the on deck circle that the situation for a squeeze could present itself and to be ready," head coach T...
  • Duplantis Carries Tigers' Offense, LSU Beats UGA, 5-1

    Duplantis Carries Tigers' Offense, LSU Beats UGA, 5-1

    Saturday, March 18 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-03-19 03:21:35 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. – Antoine Duplantis carried the LSU offense with three RBI and a solo home run, leading the Tigers to a 5-1 victory over the Georgia Bulldogs. The Tigers improved to 15-5 and 2-0 in conference play, while Georgia fell to 8-12 and 0-2 in the SEC. The teams will complete the weekend series Sunday afternoon, with Game 3 set for 1 p.m. CT.
    BATON ROUGE, La. – Antoine Duplantis carried the LSU offense with three RBI and a solo home run, leading the Tigers to a 5-1 victory over the Georgia Bulldogs. The Tigers improved to 15-5 and 2-0 in conference play, while Georgia fell to 8-12 and 0-2 in the SEC. The teams will complete the weekend series Sunday afternoon, with Game 3 set for 1 p.m. CT.
  • Louisiana Sweeps UTA in Sun Belt-Opening Doubleheader

    Louisiana Sweeps UTA in Sun Belt-Opening Doubleheader

    Saturday, March 18 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-03-19 02:36:39 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball began Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday with a 6-5, 6-2 doubleheader sweep of UTA at Lamson Park.   The sweep gave the Ragin' Cajuns (19-5, 2-0 Sun Belt) the series victory, extending the school and Sun Belt record of consecutive conference series won to 30 straight. The streak began in March 2013 with a sweep of FIU.   Haley Hayden posted three RBI on a solo home run and two-run triple and Aleah Cra...
    LAFAYETTE – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball began Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday with a 6-5, 6-2 doubleheader sweep of UTA at Lamson Park.   The sweep gave the Ragin' Cajuns (19-5, 2-0 Sun Belt) the series victory, extending the school and Sun Belt record of consecutive conference series won to 30 straight. The streak began in March 2013 with a sweep of FIU.   Haley Hayden posted three RBI on a solo home run and two-run triple and Aleah Cra...
  • Mountaineers Power Past Cajuns To Even Series

    Mountaineers Power Past Cajuns To Even Series

    Saturday, March 18 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-03-19 00:21:35 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Appalachian State slugged four home runs on Saturday as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell to the Mountaineers 12-4 to even the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “Nick (Lee) didn’t have his best stuff today, and they came up with a couple critical hits that put us in a hole early,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We didn’t do a good job of much today besides defensivel...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Appalachian State slugged four home runs on Saturday as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell to the Mountaineers 12-4 to even the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “Nick (Lee) didn’t have his best stuff today, and they came up with a couple critical hits that put us in a hole early,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We didn’t do a good job of much today besides defensivel...
  • Duplantis Sets Record as LSU Takes Game 1 from Georgia, 22-9

    Duplantis Sets Record as LSU Takes Game 1 from Georgia, 22-9

    Saturday, March 18 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-03-18 17:16:07 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – Sophomore left fielder Antoine Duplantis drove in seven runs on a single-game school record six hits to lead No. 6 LSU past Georgia, 22-9, to open up Southeastern Conference play Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. LSU is 14-5 overall and 1-0 in the SEC, while Georgia is 8-1 overall and 0-1 in conference play. Duplantis was 6-for-6 on the night to set the LSU single-game record for hits and he drove in seven runs. Senior shortstop Kramer Roberts...
    BATON ROUGE – Sophomore left fielder Antoine Duplantis drove in seven runs on a single-game school record six hits to lead No. 6 LSU past Georgia, 22-9, to open up Southeastern Conference play Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. LSU is 14-5 overall and 1-0 in the SEC, while Georgia is 8-1 overall and 0-1 in conference play. Duplantis was 6-for-6 on the night to set the LSU single-game record for hits and he drove in seven runs. Senior shortstop Kramer Roberts...
  • Louisiana Shuts Out Appalachian State To Open Sun Belt Play

    Louisiana Shuts Out Appalachian State To Open Sun Belt Play

    Friday, March 17 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-03-18 03:02:48 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar outing from junior left-hander Gunner Leger as the Cajuns shutout Appalachian State 3-0 on Friday night in the Sun Belt Conference opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “I thought for a minute we were going to let them hang around, but (Steven) Sensley got into one and that gave us the room we needed to close this one out,” head coa...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar outing from junior left-hander Gunner Leger as the Cajuns shutout Appalachian State 3-0 on Friday night in the Sun Belt Conference opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “I thought for a minute we were going to let them hang around, but (Steven) Sensley got into one and that gave us the room we needed to close this one out,” head coa...
  • Pelicans Playing Without Injured Cousins

    Pelicans Playing Without Injured Cousins

    Friday, March 17 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-03-17 22:17:40 GMT
    New Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)New Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced that forward DeMarcus Cousins will miss tonight’s game against the Houston Rockets due to left knee soreness and a right rib contusion. Cousins was examined by the Pelicans medical staff this morning and underwent an MRI on his left knee, the results of which were negative. Further updates will be announced appropriately.
    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced that forward DeMarcus Cousins will miss tonight’s game against the Houston Rockets due to left knee soreness and a right rib contusion. Cousins was examined by the Pelicans medical staff this morning and underwent an MRI on his left knee, the results of which were negative. Further updates will be announced appropriately.
  • Pelicans Recall Cheick Diallo From Greensboro Swarm

    Pelicans Recall Cheick Diallo From Greensboro Swarm

    Friday, March 17 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-03-17 20:24:57 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has recalled rookie forward Cheick Diallo from the Greensboro Swarm of the NBA Development League. In his most recent assignment, Diallo appeared in four games, averaging 15.8 points on .490 shooting from the floor, 10.8 rebounds and 3.8 blocks in 31.5 minutes per game. Diallo, 6-9, 220, has appeared in 23 D-League games this season with Austin, Long Island and Greensboro, posting averages of 14.0 po...
    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has recalled rookie forward Cheick Diallo from the Greensboro Swarm of the NBA Development League. In his most recent assignment, Diallo appeared in four games, averaging 15.8 points on .490 shooting from the floor, 10.8 rebounds and 3.8 blocks in 31.5 minutes per game. Diallo, 6-9, 220, has appeared in 23 D-League games this season with Austin, Long Island and Greensboro, posting averages of 14.0 po...
  • Pelicans Sign Jordan Crawford For Remainder Of The Season

    Pelicans Sign Jordan Crawford For Remainder Of The Season

    Thursday, March 16 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-03-17 02:11:28 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced the team has signed guard Jordan Crawford for the remainder of the 2016-17 season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Crawford, 6-5, 195, has appeared in five games with New Orleans since originally being signed on March 6, scoring in double figures in all five appearances off the bench, including a season-high 19 points twice. The Xavier (Ohio) product is averaging 14.2 points on .509 shooting from ...
    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced the team has signed guard Jordan Crawford for the remainder of the 2016-17 season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Crawford, 6-5, 195, has appeared in five games with New Orleans since originally being signed on March 6, scoring in double figures in all five appearances off the bench, including a season-high 19 points twice. The Xavier (Ohio) product is averaging 14.2 points on .509 shooting from ...
  • Shawn Long Signs With 76ers

    Shawn Long Signs With 76ers

    Thursday, March 16 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-03-16 20:02:21 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA, PA – MARCH 16, 2017 – The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that the team has signed forward-center Shawn Long. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Long first signed a 10-day contract with the Sixers on March 6 after being called up from the Delaware 87ers, the Sixers’ NBA Development League affiliate. He has appeared in four NBA games, averaging five points and three rebounds in eight minutes per game. In 39 ga...
    PHILADELPHIA, PA – MARCH 16, 2017 – The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that the team has signed forward-center Shawn Long. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Long first signed a 10-day contract with the Sixers on March 6 after being called up from the Delaware 87ers, the Sixers’ NBA Development League affiliate. He has appeared in four NBA games, averaging five points and three rebounds in eight minutes per game. In 39 ga...
  • Marathon Game Ends In LSU Loss To UNO In 15 Innings

    Marathon Game Ends In LSU Loss To UNO In 15 Innings

    Thursday, March 16 2017 1:26 AM EDT2017-03-16 05:26:24 GMT
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    BATON ROUGE – The No. 6 LSU baseball team fell to the UNO Privateers, 7-4, in 15 innings Wednesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game marked the first time in the new Alex Box Stadium that a game had reached 15 innings John Michael Stephens (1-0) earned the win after entering in relief, allowing no runs on two hits and striking out one in 3.2 innings of work. The loss was charged to Collin Strall, who fell to 0-2 on the year. He fired 4.2 innings and...
    BATON ROUGE – The No. 6 LSU baseball team fell to the UNO Privateers, 7-4, in 15 innings Wednesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game marked the first time in the new Alex Box Stadium that a game had reached 15 innings John Michael Stephens (1-0) earned the win after entering in relief, allowing no runs on two hits and striking out one in 3.2 innings of work. The loss was charged to Collin Strall, who fell to 0-2 on the year. He fired 4.2 innings and...
  • Louisiana Falls To Louisiana Tech In 13 Innings

    Louisiana Falls To Louisiana Tech In 13 Innings

    Thursday, March 16 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-03-16 04:51:44 GMT
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    RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech third baseman Chase Lunceford came up with the game-winning walk-off double in the bottom of the 13th inning as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell to the Bulldogs 6-5 in extra innings on Wednesday night at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park. “I’m very proud of Jack Burk tonight, he gave us a chance to win tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “He could have let a good hitting team lik...
    RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech third baseman Chase Lunceford came up with the game-winning walk-off double in the bottom of the 13th inning as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell to the Bulldogs 6-5 in extra innings on Wednesday night at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park. “I’m very proud of Jack Burk tonight, he gave us a chance to win tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “He could have let a good hitting team lik...
  • LSWA Honors Leger, Poche, Schwaner As Players Of The Week

    LSWA Honors Leger, Poche, Schwaner As Players Of The Week

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-03-15 21:19:30 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE – Southeastern Louisiana’s Taylor Schwaner, LSU’s Jared Poche and UL Lafayette’s Gunner Leger were honored as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association College Baseball Players of the Week following their respective performances on the diamond.  The players are nominated by their respective baseball sports information directors and voted on by a panel of statewide media members.  LSWA HITTER OF THE WEEK Taylor Schwaner, SLU Third baseman Ta...
    LAFAYETTE – Southeastern Louisiana’s Taylor Schwaner, LSU’s Jared Poche and UL Lafayette’s Gunner Leger were honored as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association College Baseball Players of the Week following their respective performances on the diamond.  The players are nominated by their respective baseball sports information directors and voted on by a panel of statewide media members.  LSWA HITTER OF THE WEEK Taylor Schwaner, SLU Third baseman Ta...
  • Cousins Leads Pelicans to Win Over Blazers 100-77

    Cousins Leads Pelicans to Win Over Blazers 100-77

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-03-15 03:13:34 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins scored 22 points, Anthony Davis had 15 points and 15 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 100-77 on Tuesday night.      Cousins had nine rebounds and three assists. He made 9 of 17 2-point shots but missed all five of his 3-point attempts.      Jordan Crawford had 13 points and scored in double figures for the fourth time in four games since being signed to a 10-day contract March 5. Sol...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins scored 22 points, Anthony Davis had 15 points and 15 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 100-77 on Tuesday night.      Cousins had nine rebounds and three assists. He made 9 of 17 2-point shots but missed all five of his 3-point attempts.      Jordan Crawford had 13 points and scored in double figures for the fourth time in four games since being signed to a 10-day contract March 5. Sol...
  • No. 6 LSU Blanks Louisiana College, 13-0

    No. 6 LSU Blanks Louisiana College, 13-0

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-03-15 03:12:12 GMT
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    BATON ROUGE, La. –  No. 6 LSU (13-4) blanked Louisiana College (13-5) by a score of 13-0 on Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  Freshman right-handed pitcher Zack Hess (2-0) earned the win for the Tigers, allowing no runs and only one hit, striking out seven in six innings worked. For the Wildcats, left-hander Jacob Buchanan (1-4) was charged with the loss after throwing two innings, allowing three runs on two hits with two strikeouts. ...
    BATON ROUGE, La. –  No. 6 LSU (13-4) blanked Louisiana College (13-5) by a score of 13-0 on Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  Freshman right-handed pitcher Zack Hess (2-0) earned the win for the Tigers, allowing no runs and only one hit, striking out seven in six innings worked. For the Wildcats, left-hander Jacob Buchanan (1-4) was charged with the loss after throwing two innings, allowing three runs on two hits with two strikeouts. ...
  • Louisiana's Leger Earns Another Weekly Sun Belt Honor

    Louisiana's Leger Earns Another Weekly Sun Belt Honor

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-03-14 21:51:22 GMT
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    NEW ORLEANS, La. – After not being selected once in his first two seasons with the Louisiana baseball team, junior left-hander Gunner Leger has garnered back-to-back Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week honors following his dominant performance against Saint Peter’s, the league office announced on Tuesday. Collegiate Baseball Newspaper also honored Leger as he was tabbed one of ten National Players of the Week. Leger joins Evan Guillory (2016) and Kyle Clement (20...
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – After not being selected once in his first two seasons with the Louisiana baseball team, junior left-hander Gunner Leger has garnered back-to-back Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week honors following his dominant performance against Saint Peter’s, the league office announced on Tuesday. Collegiate Baseball Newspaper also honored Leger as he was tabbed one of ten National Players of the Week. Leger joins Evan Guillory (2016) and Kyle Clement (20...
  • Report: Saints Sign Edge Rusher Alex Okafor

    Report: Saints Sign Edge Rusher Alex Okafor

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-03-14 16:51:33 GMT
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    A busy offseason continues for the Saints, this time beefing up a pressing need. New Orleans has reportedly agreed to a one-year contract with former Cardinals edge rusher Alex Okafor worth $3 million. Okafor spent his first four years with Arizona collecting a career high eight sacks in 2014.  He’ll likely battle Hau’oli Kikaha for the defensive end position opposite Cameron Jordan. The Saints are in desperate need of a proven pass rusher after tallying just 30 sa...
    A busy offseason continues for the Saints, this time beefing up a pressing need. New Orleans has reportedly agreed to a one-year contract with former Cardinals edge rusher Alex Okafor worth $3 million. Okafor spent his first four years with Arizona collecting a career high eight sacks in 2014.  He’ll likely battle Hau’oli Kikaha for the defensive end position opposite Cameron Jordan. The Saints are in desperate need of a proven pass rusher after tallying just 30 sa...
  • Payton: Patriots CB Butler Schedules Visit With Saints

    Payton: Patriots CB Butler Schedules Visit With Saints

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-03-14 16:44:21 GMT

    Patriots restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler has scheduled a visit with the Saints at the team's headquarters on Thursday.      New Orleans coach Sean Payton confirmed the visit Tuesday, telling The Associated Press he holds Butler in high regard and is eager to meet with him.    

    Patriots restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler has scheduled a visit with the Saints at the team's headquarters on Thursday.      New Orleans coach Sean Payton confirmed the visit Tuesday, telling The Associated Press he holds Butler in high regard and is eager to meet with him.    

  • UL women's basketball team declines WBI invitation, cites injuries

    UL women's basketball team declines WBI invitation, cites injuries

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-03-14 15:07:48 GMT
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    The UL women's basketball team's season is over. The university and Coach Garry Brodhead announced this morning that it would not accept an invitation to the Women's Basketball Invitational--a tournament they've won in each of the last two years. This announcement comes two days after the Cajuns lost in the finals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament, falling to Troy 79-71 in the championship game. "After consulting with our university administration, our medical staff, and at...

    The UL women's basketball team's season is over. The university and Coach Garry Brodhead announced this morning that it would not accept an invitation to the Women's Basketball Invitational--a tournament they've won in each of the last two years. This announcement comes two days after the Cajuns lost in the finals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament, falling to Troy 79-71 in the championship game. "After consulting with our university administration, our medical staff, and at...

  • LCA's Greg Wiliams Named To Marsh Madness All-Tourney Team

    LCA's Greg Wiliams Named To Marsh Madness All-Tourney Team

    Monday, March 13 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-03-13 21:55:10 GMT

    The honors keep on rolling in for Lafayette Christian’s Greg Williams.  The LCA guard was one of 12 players named to the Marsh Madness All-Tournament Team after a standout pair of games in Burton Coliseum.

    The honors keep on rolling in for Lafayette Christian’s Greg Williams.  The LCA guard was one of 12 players named to the Marsh Madness All-Tournament Team after a standout pair of games in Burton Coliseum.

  • LSU's Cole Freeman Earns SEC Weekly Honors

    LSU's Cole Freeman Earns SEC Weekly Honors

    Monday, March 13 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-03-13 20:12:14 GMT
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    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU senior second baseman Cole Freeman earned SEC Player of the Week recognition Monday from the league office. Freeman shared the honor with of Robbie Glendinning of Missouri.

    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU senior second baseman Cole Freeman earned SEC Player of the Week recognition Monday from the league office. Freeman shared the honor with of Robbie Glendinning of Missouri.

  • Women's Hoops Falls To Troy In SBC Championship

    Women's Hoops Falls To Troy In SBC Championship

    Monday, March 13 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-03-13 04:04:50 GMT

    The Ragin Cajuns Women's Basketball Team's run at their first Sun Belt Tournament Title has come to an end.

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team’s run in the Sun Belt Tournament fell just short as the Cajuns dropped a 78-64 decision to Troy in the Championship game on Sunday at Lakefront Arena.

  • UL Men's Basketball Declines Post Season Invitation

    UL Men's Basketball Declines Post Season Invitation

    Sunday, March 12 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-03-13 01:55:35 GMT
    The following is a statement from Ragin' Cajuns head coach Bob Marlin on postseason: "After consulting earlier today with our University administration, (Director of Athletics) Bryan Maggard and Athletic Trainer BJ Duplantis, I have decided to decline our invitation to participate in the 2017 CollegeInsider.com Tournament. (Senior guard) Jay Wright suffered an ankle injury versus Little Rock in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament and (junior forward) Bryce Washington is getting ...
    The following is a statement from Ragin' Cajuns head coach Bob Marlin on postseason: "After consulting earlier today with our University administration, (Director of Athletics) Bryan Maggard and Athletic Trainer BJ Duplantis, I have decided to decline our invitation to participate in the 2017 CollegeInsider.com Tournament. (Senior guard) Jay Wright suffered an ankle injury versus Little Rock in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament and (junior forward) Bryce Washington is getting ...
  • Cajuns Baseball Blanks Saint Peter’s To Sweep Series

    Cajuns Baseball Blanks Saint Peter’s To Sweep Series

    Sunday, March 12 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-03-12 23:36:47 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team posted its second shutout of the weekend as the Cajuns blanked Saint Peter’s 4-0 on Sunday afternoon at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to complete the series sweep. The victory moves the Raign’ Cajuns to 9-4 on the year, while the Peacocks fall to 0-4. The series sweep is the first of the year for Louisiana who has won all three of its series in 2017. Sophomore...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team posted its second shutout of the weekend as the Cajuns blanked Saint Peter’s 4-0 on Sunday afternoon at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to complete the series sweep. The victory moves the Raign’ Cajuns to 9-4 on the year, while the Peacocks fall to 0-4. The series sweep is the first of the year for Louisiana who has won all three of its series in 2017. Sophomore...
  • Louisiana's Jay Wright Named To Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament Team

    Louisiana's Jay Wright Named To Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament Team

    Sunday, March 12 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-03-12 23:33:26 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS – After averaging 25.5 points in a pair of games during last week’s Sun Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns guard Jay Wright was named to the All-Tournament team on Sunday. Wright, a senior from Rincon, Ga., scored 24 points for Louisiana in a first round win over Little Rock before scoring 27 points with four steals in a quarterfinal loss to Georgia State. Wright was joined on the all-tournament team by Texas State...
    NEW ORLEANS – After averaging 25.5 points in a pair of games during last week’s Sun Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns guard Jay Wright was named to the All-Tournament team on Sunday. Wright, a senior from Rincon, Ga., scored 24 points for Louisiana in a first round win over Little Rock before scoring 27 points with four steals in a quarterfinal loss to Georgia State. Wright was joined on the all-tournament team by Texas State...
  • Bracket Released: Villanova may be top seed, Kansas fave to win

    Bracket Released: Villanova may be top seed, Kansas fave to win

    Sunday, March 12 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-03-12 23:23:45 GMT
    Villanova is the selection committee's top overall seed, but Kansas is the favorite to win the NCAA Tournament, according to Las Vegas odds compiled by Pregame.com.      The Jayhawks are 8-to-1 to win the whole thing, followed by North Carolina and Villanova at 9-to-1. Gonzaga, Duke and Kentucky are 10-to-1 to win the championship.      Pac-12 rivals UCLA and Arizona are both 12-to-1. Louisville is 16-to-1, and Oregon is 20-to-1.      The D...
    Villanova is the selection committee's top overall seed, but Kansas is the favorite to win the NCAA Tournament, according to Las Vegas odds compiled by Pregame.com.      The Jayhawks are 8-to-1 to win the whole thing, followed by North Carolina and Villanova at 9-to-1. Gonzaga, Duke and Kentucky are 10-to-1 to win the championship.      Pac-12 rivals UCLA and Arizona are both 12-to-1. Louisville is 16-to-1, and Oregon is 20-to-1.      The D...
  • Cajuns Upset Top Seed Little Rock, Advance To SBC Finals

    Cajuns Upset Top Seed Little Rock, Advance To SBC Finals

    Saturday, March 11 2017 11:20 PM EST2017-03-12 04:20:39 GMT

    Despite losing both meetings to Little Rock in the regular season, Louisiana won the game that mattered most.  

    Despite losing both meetings to Little Rock in the regular season, Louisiana won the game that mattered most.  

  • Poche' Extends Scoreless Streak in Win Over WSU

    Poche' Extends Scoreless Streak in Win Over WSU

    Saturday, March 11 2017 11:19 PM EST2017-03-12 04:19:29 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. – Behind another strong performance by senior Jared Poche’ and a combined 17 hits from the Tiger hitters, No. 6 LSU (11-4) defeated Wichita State, 12-5, Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Poche’ improved to 4-0 after firing off seven shutout innings and striking out three. The Lutcher native has not allowed a run in 29 innings for the second-best streak in school history. LSU’s longest scoreless innings streak was esta...
    BATON ROUGE, La. – Behind another strong performance by senior Jared Poche’ and a combined 17 hits from the Tiger hitters, No. 6 LSU (11-4) defeated Wichita State, 12-5, Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Poche’ improved to 4-0 after firing off seven shutout innings and striking out three. The Lutcher native has not allowed a run in 29 innings for the second-best streak in school history. LSU’s longest scoreless innings streak was esta...
  • UL Baseball Takes Down Peacocks 6-1 To Win Series

    UL Baseball Takes Down Peacocks 6-1 To Win Series

    Saturday, March 11 2017 9:47 PM EST2017-03-12 02:47:34 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team got another quality start from sophomore right-hander Nick Lee as the Cajuns defeated Saint Peter's 6-1 on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squad's third series of the year.   Lee allowed just one run on three hits in six innings to improve to 4-0 on the year. The Longville, La., native struck out five while allowing just one free pass.   Junio...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team got another quality start from sophomore right-hander Nick Lee as the Cajuns defeated Saint Peter's 6-1 on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squad's third series of the year.   Lee allowed just one run on three hits in six innings to improve to 4-0 on the year. The Longville, La., native struck out five while allowing just one free pass.   Junio...
  • Leger Dominates As Cajuns Shutout Saint Peter’s To Open Series

    Leger Dominates As Cajuns Shutout Saint Peter’s To Open Series

    Saturday, March 11 2017 12:26 AM EST2017-03-11 05:26:01 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE, La. – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger came one batter away from a no-hitter on Friday night as the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team shutout Saint Peter’s 10-0 in the series opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. After retiring the first 21 batters that he faced, Leger took his no-hit bid into the ninth inning, and with two outs pinch hitter Brian Turton blooped a single to centerfield to pick up the only hit ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger came one batter away from a no-hitter on Friday night as the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team shutout Saint Peter’s 10-0 in the series opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. After retiring the first 21 batters that he faced, Leger took his no-hit bid into the ninth inning, and with two outs pinch hitter Brian Turton blooped a single to centerfield to pick up the only hit ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Come Up Short Against Georgia State In SBC Tourney, 86-76

    Ragin' Cajuns Come Up Short Against Georgia State In SBC Tourney, 86-76

    Friday, March 10 2017 11:49 PM EST2017-03-11 04:49:39 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS – Jay Wright scored 18 of his game-high 27 points in the second half, but Georgia State used a 19-6 run in the first half and held off a late rally by the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns, 86-76, in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Championships at Lakefront Arena.   Freshman D' Marcus Simonds scored 17 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 2-seeded Georgia State (20-11) advanced to face the Georgia Southern-Troy winn...
    NEW ORLEANS – Jay Wright scored 18 of his game-high 27 points in the second half, but Georgia State used a 19-6 run in the first half and held off a late rally by the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns, 86-76, in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Championships at Lakefront Arena.   Freshman D' Marcus Simonds scored 17 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 2-seeded Georgia State (20-11) advanced to face the Georgia Southern-Troy winn...
  • Saints trade Brandin Cooks to the New England Patriots

    Saints trade Brandin Cooks to the New England Patriots

    Friday, March 10 2017 8:03 PM EST2017-03-11 01:03:22 GMT

    The New Orleans Saints have traded wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the New England Patriots.  

    The New Orleans Saints have traded wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the New England Patriots.  

  • LCA Knocks Off Southern Lab To Win First State Title

    LCA Knocks Off Southern Lab To Win First State Title

    Friday, March 10 2017 7:40 PM EST2017-03-11 00:40:52 GMT
    Lake Charles, LA - The 4th quarter made all the difference as 2 seed Lafayette Christian took down top seed Southern Lab in the Division IV State Finals. The 53-43 victory marks the first State Boys Basketball championship in school history.  After keeping it close all game, The Knights outscored The Kittens 15 to 6 in the final quarter. LCA Junior and game MVP, Greg Williams, led all scorers with 24 points. 
    Lake Charles, LA - The 4th quarter made all the difference as 2 seed Lafayette Christian took down top seed Southern Lab in the Division IV State Finals. The 53-43 victory marks the first State Boys Basketball championship in school history.  After keeping it close all game, The Knights outscored The Kittens 15 to 6 in the final quarter. LCA Junior and game MVP, Greg Williams, led all scorers with 24 points. 
  • Saints Announce Roster Moves

    Saints Announce Roster Moves

    Friday, March 10 2017 4:39 PM EST2017-03-10 21:39:48 GMT
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    The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with DT Nick Fairley on a four-year contract, agreed to terms on a three-year contract with unrestricted free agent WR Ted Ginn Jr., a three-year contract with unrestricted free agent LB A.J. Klein and a four-year contract with unrestricted free agent G Larry Warford. The club has also terminated the contract of S Jairus Byrd. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vi...
    The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with DT Nick Fairley on a four-year contract, agreed to terms on a three-year contract with unrestricted free agent WR Ted Ginn Jr., a three-year contract with unrestricted free agent LB A.J. Klein and a four-year contract with unrestricted free agent G Larry Warford. The club has also terminated the contract of S Jairus Byrd. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vi...
  • Update: LSU makes it official, fires basketball coach Johnny Jones

    Update: LSU makes it official, fires basketball coach Johnny Jones

    Friday, March 10 2017 2:21 PM EST2017-03-10 19:21:49 GMT
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    After a program’s worst 15-game losing streak, the writing was on the wall. Reports today confirm what was long suspected – LSU is cutting ties with Johnny Jones. 

    After a program’s worst 15-game losing streak, the writing was on the wall. Reports today confirm what was long suspected – LSU is cutting ties with Johnny Jones. 

  • Baylor Fends Off Louisiana's Push in Final Frames

    Baylor Fends Off Louisiana's Push in Final Frames

    Thursday, March 9 2017 11:38 PM EST2017-03-10 04:38:56 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball came storming back in the latter stages of Thursday’s midweek Top 25 matchup at Lamson Park with No. 15 Baylor, but fell just short as the visiting Bears held on to win 5-4. Louisiana (17-5) entered the bottom of the sixth inning trailing 3-0 and with two swings were within a run. Aleah Craighton and DJ Sanders led off with back-to-back solo home runs top put the pressure on Baylor’s Kelsee Selman. S...
    LAFAYETTE – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball came storming back in the latter stages of Thursday’s midweek Top 25 matchup at Lamson Park with No. 15 Baylor, but fell just short as the visiting Bears held on to win 5-4. Louisiana (17-5) entered the bottom of the sixth inning trailing 3-0 and with two swings were within a run. Aleah Craighton and DJ Sanders led off with back-to-back solo home runs top put the pressure on Baylor’s Kelsee Selman. S...
  • Women's Hoops Advances To SBC Semifinals

    Women's Hoops Advances To SBC Semifinals

    Thursday, March 9 2017 7:54 PM EST2017-03-10 00:54:32 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS – Simone Fields made a floater in the lane with 0.9 seconds left and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team defeated Texas State 66-64 in the Sun Belt Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday at Lakefront Arena.   No. 5-seeded Louisiana (19-10, 11-7 SBC) advances to face No. 1-seeded Little Rock in the semifinals on Saturday at 5 p.m.   No. 4-seeded Texas State (16-14, 11-7 SBC) tied the game 64-64 on a 3-pointer from the corner by Kaitli...
    NEW ORLEANS – Simone Fields made a floater in the lane with 0.9 seconds left and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team defeated Texas State 66-64 in the Sun Belt Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday at Lakefront Arena.   No. 5-seeded Louisiana (19-10, 11-7 SBC) advances to face No. 1-seeded Little Rock in the semifinals on Saturday at 5 p.m.   No. 4-seeded Texas State (16-14, 11-7 SBC) tied the game 64-64 on a 3-pointer from the corner by Kaitli...
  • Louisiana Hosts Saint Peter’s In Final Non-Conference Series

    Louisiana Hosts Saint Peter’s In Final Non-Conference Series

    Thursday, March 9 2017 7:31 PM EST2017-03-10 00:31:58 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. –The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team returns to action on Friday at 6 p.m. as the squad hosts Saint Peter’s in the final non-conference series of the year at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. Game two of the series is set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, while the teams close out the series on Sunday at 1 p.m. Fans can watch all three contests on the free video stream available on RaginCajuns.com with Dan McDonald making the ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. –The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team returns to action on Friday at 6 p.m. as the squad hosts Saint Peter’s in the final non-conference series of the year at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. Game two of the series is set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, while the teams close out the series on Sunday at 1 p.m. Fans can watch all three contests on the free video stream available on RaginCajuns.com with Dan McDonald making the ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball: Sun Belt Conference Series at App State Canceled

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball: Sun Belt Conference Series at App State Canceled

    Thursday, March 9 2017 4:02 PM EST2017-03-09 21:02:53 GMT
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    Due to severe weather concerns in the Boone, N.C., area this weekend, 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball's scheduled Sun Belt Conference series at Appalachian State has been canceled. 

    Due to severe weather concerns in the Boone, N.C., area this weekend, 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball's scheduled Sun Belt Conference series at Appalachian State has been canceled. 

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    NEW ORLEANS – Jay Wright scored 18 of his game-high 24 points in the second half and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns made 21 of 22 free throws in the final 5:44 to defeat Little Rock, 78-71, in the first round of the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Championship on Wednesday at Lakefront Arena. Justin Miller added 20 points, making his first seven shots of the game, while Bryce Washington added 12 points and Johnathan Stove 11 as No. 7-seeded Louisiana (21-11)...
  • STM Comes Up Short In State Semifinal

    STM Comes Up Short In State Semifinal

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    LAKE CHARLES, La - After jumping out to a 14-6 first quarter lead, 3 seed Saint Thomas More couldn't hold on against 2 seed De La Salle. The Cavaliers outscored the Cougars 28 to 13 in the third quarter and that propelled De La Salle to a 62-61 Division II Semifinal victory.  STM's Jonathan Cisse lead all scorers with 25 points while senior teammate Nate Cox picked up 14 points and 11 rebounds but double digit performances from three Cavaliers proved to be too much. Th...
  • Cajuns To Face Tulane On March 22 At Russo Park; April 18 Contest Moved To New Orleans

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    Wednesday, March 8 2017 4:28 PM EST2017-03-08 21:28:35 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – In order to make up the rained-out contest between the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team and Tulane, the Green Wave will make the trip to M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park for a 6 p.m. contest on March 22 while the April 18 contest has been moved to Turchin Field in New Orleans, La. Fans can use their Tulane tickets for the originally scheduled April 18 date to receive admission to the March 22 contest at Russo Park. First pitc...
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  • Lafayette Deputy arrested, accused of giving contraband to inmate

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    A Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputy has been arrested and booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

  • Ville Platte woman shot and killed in crossfire; family seeks justice

    Ville Platte woman shot and killed in crossfire; family seeks justice

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    A Ville Platte family is mourning the death of a loved one who was killed in the crossfire of a shootout.  Family members identify her as Kathy Weston. Weston was killed while leaving a convenience store in the 500 block of Chataignier Road Saturday night.    So far, no one has been arrested.  The crime scene where the shooting happened, is now the scene of a makeshift memorial for Weston.  "She was just a good person," Weston's sister Jessica sai...

    A Ville Platte family is mourning the death of a loved one who was killed in the crossfire of a shootout.  Family members identify her as Kathy Weston. Weston was killed while leaving a convenience store in the 500 block of Chataignier Road Saturday night.    So far, no one has been arrested.  The crime scene where the shooting happened, is now the scene of a makeshift memorial for Weston.  "She was just a good person," Weston's sister Jessica sai...

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