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  • Tracy Walker: Road to the NFL

    Tracy Walker: Road to the NFL

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-04-26 03:46:28 GMT
    Ahead of this year's NFL draft, former Cajun safety Tracy Walker gives KATC a behind the scenes look at how he's preparing for a future in the NFL. Walker grades as a mid to late round draft pick. His stock rose during the Senior Bowl and NFL combine. KATC Sports Extra, full conversation as we walk to halls of Louisiana's Student-Athlete Performance Center.
    Ahead of this year's NFL draft, former Cajun safety Tracy Walker gives KATC a behind the scenes look at how he's preparing for a future in the NFL. Walker grades as a mid to late round draft pick. His stock rose during the Senior Bowl and NFL combine. KATC Sports Extra, full conversation as we walk to halls of Louisiana's Student-Athlete Performance Center.
  • Upsets highlight Acadiana Area HS Baseball 1st Round

    Upsets highlight Acadiana Area HS Baseball 1st Round

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:15:13 GMT
    Bi-District Central Lafourche 12, Comeaux 4 Breaux Bridge 10, Carver 0 F/5 Westgate 5, Tioga 2 West Ouachita 4, Carencro 0 South Lafourche 10, Beau Chene 0 F/5 H.L. Bourgeois 7, Acadiana 4 Covington 4, New Iberia 3 F/10 Lafayette 8, Haughton 4 Erath 5, Kaplan 2 Caldwell Parish 6, Church Point 2 Brusly 12, Crowley 0 Franklin Parish 14, Cecilia 7 Eunice 15, Avoyelles 5 F/5 North Vermilion 6, Madison Prep 1 Iota 10, Abbeville 0 F/5 South Beauregar...
    Bi-District Central Lafourche 12, Comeaux 4 Breaux Bridge 10, Carver 0 F/5 Westgate 5, Tioga 2 West Ouachita 4, Carencro 0 South Lafourche 10, Beau Chene 0 F/5 H.L. Bourgeois 7, Acadiana 4 Covington 4, New Iberia 3 F/10 Lafayette 8, Haughton 4 Erath 5, Kaplan 2 Caldwell Parish 6, Church Point 2 Brusly 12, Crowley 0 Franklin Parish 14, Cecilia 7 Eunice 15, Avoyelles 5 F/5 North Vermilion 6, Madison Prep 1 Iota 10, Abbeville 0 F/5 South Beauregar...
  • Cajuns split season series with LA Tech with 9-4 win

    Cajuns split season series with LA Tech with 9-4 win

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:08:42 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team surged to a 9-4 victory over Louisiana Tech on Tuesday night at J.C. Love Field to split the season series with the Bulldogs.   The Ragin' Cajuns (23-19) outhit La Tech (29-14) 11-7 in the game and swiped three bases in the game.   Freshman left-hander Austin Perrin was outstanding on the mound picking up his third victory of the season. Perrin tossed a career-high 8.0 innings whil...

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team surged to a 9-4 victory over Louisiana Tech on Tuesday night at J.C. Love Field to split the season series with the Bulldogs.   The Ragin' Cajuns (23-19) outhit La Tech (29-14) 11-7 in the game and swiped three bases in the game.   Freshman left-hander Austin Perrin was outstanding on the mound picking up his third victory of the season. Perrin tossed a career-high 8.0 innings whil...

  • Labas Fires Complete Game Shutout in LSU 8-0 win

    Labas Fires Complete Game Shutout in LSU 8-0 win

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-04-25 02:32:44 GMT

    BATON ROUGE – AJ Labas had a night to remember, earning his first career complete game shutout and striking out a career-high nine as LSU defeated Lamar 8-0 Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium. 

    BATON ROUGE – AJ Labas had a night to remember, earning his first career complete game shutout and striking out a career-high nine as LSU defeated Lamar 8-0 Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium. 

  • Louisiana Baseball Opens Five-Game Week at Surging Louisiana Tech

    Louisiana Baseball Opens Five-Game Week at Surging Louisiana Tech

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:16:35 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to open a five-game week with a pair of non-conference matchups starting Tuesday at 6 p.m. against a surging Louisiana Tech team in Ruston, La. at J.C. Love Field.

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to open a five-game week with a pair of non-conference matchups starting Tuesday at 6 p.m. against a surging Louisiana Tech team in Ruston, La. at J.C. Love Field.

  • Lamar vs LSU preview

    Lamar vs LSU preview

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:11:56 GMT

    The LSU-Lamar all-time series is tied 6-6, as the teams’ first meeting came in 1984. LSU and Lamar are matching up for the seventh consecutive season (2012-18). LSU posted a 10-4 win over Lamar last season in Baton Rouge, and the Cardinals defeated the Tigers, 12-11, in 2016 in Beaumont, Texas. Lamar’s victory in 2016 broke the Tigers’ five-game win streak in the series.

    The LSU-Lamar all-time series is tied 6-6, as the teams’ first meeting came in 1984. LSU and Lamar are matching up for the seventh consecutive season (2012-18). LSU posted a 10-4 win over Lamar last season in Baton Rouge, and the Cardinals defeated the Tigers, 12-11, in 2016 in Beaumont, Texas. Lamar’s victory in 2016 broke the Tigers’ five-game win streak in the series.

  • Former UL pitcher, White Sox RHP Farquhar 'progressing well' after surgery

    Former UL pitcher, White Sox RHP Farquhar 'progressing well' after surgery

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:25:40 GMT
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    White Sox reliever and Former UL baseball pitcher Danny Farquhar is talking to his doctors and family after surgery over the weekend to address a ruptured aneurysm that occurred during Friday night's game against Houston.

    White Sox reliever and Former UL baseball pitcher Danny Farquhar is talking to his doctors and family after surgery over the weekend to address a ruptured aneurysm that occurred during Friday night's game against Houston.

  • LCA announces new boys basketball coach Errol Rogers

    LCA announces new boys basketball coach Errol Rogers

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:29:51 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La -- Lafayette Christian Academy announced today that its girls basketball head coach Errol Rogers will succeed Byron Starks as head coach of the boys program.

    LAFAYETTE, La -- Lafayette Christian Academy announced today that its girls basketball head coach Errol Rogers will succeed Byron Starks as head coach of the boys program.

  • Louisiana baseball one month out from SBC Tourney

    Louisiana baseball one month out from SBC Tourney

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:28 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:28:10 GMT

    Despite a disappointing 11 inning loss to little rock on Sunday the Ragin' Cajuns baseball team heads into the final week of April having won 3 straight series against Sunbelt Conference opponents. The 22-19 Cajuns currently find themselves now a half game behind little rock for first place in the SBC West.

    Despite a disappointing 11 inning loss to little rock on Sunday the Ragin' Cajuns baseball team heads into the final week of April having won 3 straight series against Sunbelt Conference opponents. The 22-19 Cajuns currently find themselves now a half game behind little rock for first place in the SBC West.

  • Senior Spotlight: Tyler Granger

    Senior Spotlight: Tyler Granger

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:23:58 GMT
    Tyler Granger isn't like most high school seniors. For one he's an accomplished long-distance runner for Lafayette Christian Academy having won district in both the mile and two mile events in track and field as a junior and winning both events again as a senior. But Granger is much more than just a runner for LCA...he's a founder. Granger petitioned the school to begin a track and field program as a 7th grader. Now after accepting a track scholarship to Nicholls State Universit...
    Tyler Granger isn't like most high school seniors. For one he's an accomplished long-distance runner for Lafayette Christian Academy having won district in both the mile and two mile events in track and field as a junior and winning both events again as a senior. But Granger is much more than just a runner for LCA...he's a founder. Granger petitioned the school to begin a track and field program as a 7th grader. Now after accepting a track scholarship to Nicholls State Universit...
  • Former Cajuns Pitcher Farquhar 'progressing well' after surgery

    Former Cajuns Pitcher Farquhar 'progressing well' after surgery

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:13:50 GMT
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    CHICAGO (AP) - White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is talking to his doctors and family after surgery over the weekend to address a ruptured aneurysm that occurred during Friday night's game against Houston.    Farquhar, a married father of three children, remains in critical but stable condition in the intensive care unit at Rush University Medical Center. The team announced Monday the 31-year-old right-hander is expected to remain hospitalized for the next few weeks.  &...
    CHICAGO (AP) - White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is talking to his doctors and family after surgery over the weekend to address a ruptured aneurysm that occurred during Friday night's game against Houston.    Farquhar, a married father of three children, remains in critical but stable condition in the intensive care unit at Rush University Medical Center. The team announced Monday the 31-year-old right-hander is expected to remain hospitalized for the next few weeks.  &...
  • Four Cajuns Walk-Ons Receive Scholarships at Spring Game

    Four Cajuns Walk-Ons Receive Scholarships at Spring Game

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-04-23 00:39:34 GMT
    HALFTIME SCHOLARSHIPS: During halftime, four student-athletes received scholarships for the hard work they've put into the Ragin' Cajuns Football program. Running Back Ashton Johnson, junior defensive back Deuce Wallace, senior linebacker Chaiziere Malbrue and sophomore wide receiver Jalen Williams were each rewarded for their dedication to the Cajuns program.
    HALFTIME SCHOLARSHIPS: During halftime, four student-athletes received scholarships for the hard work they've put into the Ragin' Cajuns Football program. Running Back Ashton Johnson, junior defensive back Deuce Wallace, senior linebacker Chaiziere Malbrue and sophomore wide receiver Jalen Williams were each rewarded for their dedication to the Cajuns program.
  • South Carolina Secures Comeback over LSU 8-6

    South Carolina Secures Comeback over LSU 8-6

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-04-23 00:23:30 GMT
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    Press Release COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina shortstop LT Tolbert lined a two-run single in the bottom of eighth inning Sunday to complete a comeback from a 6-0 deficit, as the Gamecocks posted an 8-6 win over LSU at Founders Park. South Carolina, which swept the weekend series, improved to 23-17 overall, 9-9 in the SEC. LSU dropped to 24-17 overall and 9-9 in conference play. The Tigers are in third place in the SEC Western Division, but just one game behind division le...
    Press Release COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina shortstop LT Tolbert lined a two-run single in the bottom of eighth inning Sunday to complete a comeback from a 6-0 deficit, as the Gamecocks posted an 8-6 win over LSU at Founders Park. South Carolina, which swept the weekend series, improved to 23-17 overall, 9-9 in the SEC. LSU dropped to 24-17 overall and 9-9 in conference play. The Tigers are in third place in the SEC Western Division, but just one game behind division le...
  • Cajuns Baseball Falls To Little Rock In Extra Innings

    Cajuns Baseball Falls To Little Rock In Extra Innings

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-04-23 00:10:07 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to Little Rock 9-7 in 11 innings on Sunday in the series finale at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   With the loss, the Ragin' Cajuns (22-19, 10-8 SBC) drop to 3-3 on the year in extra-inning games. The Trojans (21-17, 10-7 SBC) outhit the Cajuns 16-13 in the contest.   Reliever Nick Lee took the loss for Louisiana after giving up five runs on eight hits in 4.0 innings of w...

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to Little Rock 9-7 in 11 innings on Sunday in the series finale at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   With the loss, the Ragin' Cajuns (22-19, 10-8 SBC) drop to 3-3 on the year in extra-inning games. The Trojans (21-17, 10-7 SBC) outhit the Cajuns 16-13 in the contest.   Reliever Nick Lee took the loss for Louisiana after giving up five runs on eight hits in 4.0 innings of w...

  • Cajuns rout Georgia Southern 9-0 Sunday

    Cajuns rout Georgia Southern 9-0 Sunday

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-04-22 23:32:24 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball captured the series victory from Georgia Southern by posting a 9-0 (5 inn.) triumph on Sunday at Lamson Park. Louisiana (31-12, 16-5 Sun Belt) took advantage of free bases and piled up nine hits over the second and third innings combined to generate its run production. Summer Ellyson and Casey Dixon combined for a three-hit shutout of the Eagles (24-22, 8-13 Sun Belt) – the second blanking of t...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball captured the series victory from Georgia Southern by posting a 9-0 (5 inn.) triumph on Sunday at Lamson Park. Louisiana (31-12, 16-5 Sun Belt) took advantage of free bases and piled up nine hits over the second and third innings combined to generate its run production. Summer Ellyson and Casey Dixon combined for a three-hit shutout of the Eagles (24-22, 8-13 Sun Belt) – the second blanking of t...

  • Ellyson Leads Ragin' Cajuns To Doubleheader Split With Georgia Southern

    Ellyson Leads Ragin' Cajuns To Doubleheader Split With Georgia Southern

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:34:54 GMT

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Summer Ellyson tossed a four-hit shutout, fanning five batters, while Alissa Dalton went 2-for-3 with a run scored as the No. 22-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team blanked Georgia Southern, 2-0, in the first game of a Sun Belt Conference series on Saturday at Lamson Park. In the nightcap, Hannah Farrell hit a two-out double off the center-field wall as Georgia Southern (24-21, 8-12 SBC) nipped Louisiana (30-12, 15-5 SBC), 3-2, in eig...

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Summer Ellyson tossed a four-hit shutout, fanning five batters, while Alissa Dalton went 2-for-3 with a run scored as the No. 22-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team blanked Georgia Southern, 2-0, in the first game of a Sun Belt Conference series on Saturday at Lamson Park. In the nightcap, Hannah Farrell hit a two-out double off the center-field wall as Georgia Southern (24-21, 8-12 SBC) nipped Louisiana (30-12, 15-5 SBC), 3-2, in eig...

  • Cajuns Baseball Shut Out Trojans To Clinch The Series

    Cajuns Baseball Shut Out Trojans To Clinch The Series

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:34:15 GMT

    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team notched back-to-back shutouts for the first time since the 2014 season as Hogan Harris and Michael Leaumont combined to blank Little Rock 4-0 on Saturday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to clinch the series.   The victory moves the Ragin' Cajuns into first place in the SBC West Division past UT Arlington and Little Rock. The Cajuns have won three stra...

    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team notched back-to-back shutouts for the first time since the 2014 season as Hogan Harris and Michael Leaumont combined to blank Little Rock 4-0 on Saturday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to clinch the series.   The victory moves the Ragin' Cajuns into first place in the SBC West Division past UT Arlington and Little Rock. The Cajuns have won three stra...

  • Receivers shine in Cajuns spring game, White wins 81-51

    Receivers shine in Cajuns spring game, White wins 81-51

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:28:54 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE - It's for the White team, and white bread with beans for the Vermilion team as White beat Vermilion, 81-51, in the 2018 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football Vermilion & White Spring Finale played Saturday afternoon on Cajun Field.             Sophomore quarterback Levi Lewis was on fire all game long, throwing for 275 yards and two touchdowns while going 14-for-22, including completing a game long 75...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE - It's for the White team, and white bread with beans for the Vermilion team as White beat Vermilion, 81-51, in the 2018 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football Vermilion & White Spring Finale played Saturday afternoon on Cajun Field.             Sophomore quarterback Levi Lewis was on fire all game long, throwing for 275 yards and two touchdowns while going 14-for-22, including completing a game long 75...

  • Reddick's 2 homers lead Astros to another rout of White Sox

    Reddick's 2 homers lead Astros to another rout of White Sox

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:27:21 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Houston Astros and Josh Reddick just keep climbing - and pouring frustration on the Chicago White Sox.    Reddick hit a grand slam and a solo homer, and the Astros pounded the reeling White Sox 10-1 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.    Already struggling on the field - and especially on the mound - the White Sox were dealt another blow Saturday when they learned that reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage while collapsi...
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Houston Astros and Josh Reddick just keep climbing - and pouring frustration on the Chicago White Sox.    Reddick hit a grand slam and a solo homer, and the Astros pounded the reeling White Sox 10-1 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.    Already struggling on the field - and especially on the mound - the White Sox were dealt another blow Saturday when they learned that reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage while collapsi...
  • Purple Edges White 28-27 in LSU Spring Game

    Purple Edges White 28-27 in LSU Spring Game

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:24:38 GMT
    Press Release BATON ROUGE – The Purple team stopped a two-point conversion in the waning seconds Saturday evening in the 2018 National L Club LSU Spring Game in Tiger Stadium to score a 28-27 win over the White team. The White team had rallied in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter with an 11-play, 60 yard drive that was capped when LSU quarterback Justin McMillan scored from 12-yards out to make it 28-27. The White team elected to go for two but McMillan’s pas...
    Press Release BATON ROUGE – The Purple team stopped a two-point conversion in the waning seconds Saturday evening in the 2018 National L Club LSU Spring Game in Tiger Stadium to score a 28-27 win over the White team. The White team had rallied in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter with an 11-play, 60 yard drive that was capped when LSU quarterback Justin McMillan scored from 12-yards out to make it 28-27. The White team elected to go for two but McMillan’s pas...
  • South Carolina Swats #18 LSU 11-4

    South Carolina Swats #18 LSU 11-4

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:20:41 GMT
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    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    Press Release COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina bolted to an early 8-0 lead Saturday with nine hits in the first three innings, and the Gamecocks posted an 11-4 win over LSU at Founders Park. South Carolina, which has won the first two games of the weekend series, improved to 22-17 overall and 8-9 in the SEC. LSU dropped to 24-16 overall and 9-8 in conference play. The series concludes at 12:30 p.m. CT Sunday in a game that can be heard on affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio...
    Press Release COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina bolted to an early 8-0 lead Saturday with nine hits in the first three innings, and the Gamecocks posted an 11-4 win over LSU at Founders Park. South Carolina, which has won the first two games of the weekend series, improved to 22-17 overall and 8-9 in the SEC. LSU dropped to 24-16 overall and 9-8 in conference play. The series concludes at 12:30 p.m. CT Sunday in a game that can be heard on affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio...
  • Former UL baseball pitcher Farquhar suffers brain hemorrhage during White Sox game

    Former UL baseball pitcher Farquhar suffers brain hemorrhage during White Sox game

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:12:27 GMT
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    Chicago White Sox Guaranteed Rate Field / MGN OnlineChicago White Sox Guaranteed Rate Field / MGN Online

    CHICAGO (AP) - Former UL baseball standout and White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game.  

    CHICAGO (AP) - Former UL baseball standout and White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game.  

  • Davis' 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers

    Davis' 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-04-22 00:01:51 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half, and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory on Saturday.   

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half, and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory on Saturday.   

  • South Carolina beats LSU 11-0

    South Carolina beats LSU 11-0

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:54:13 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina freshman right-hander Logan Chapman fired 6.2 shutout innings Friday night to lead the Gamecocks to an 11-0 win over LSU in Founders Park. South Carolina improved to 21-17 overall and 7-9 in the SEC, while LSU dropped to 24-15 overall and 9-7 in conference play. Game 2 of the series will begin at 3 p.m. CT Saturday, and it can be heard on affiliaties of the LSU Sports Radio Network. The game may also be viewed on SEC Network +, ac...
    PRESS RELEASE COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina freshman right-hander Logan Chapman fired 6.2 shutout innings Friday night to lead the Gamecocks to an 11-0 win over LSU in Founders Park. South Carolina improved to 21-17 overall and 7-9 in the SEC, while LSU dropped to 24-15 overall and 9-7 in conference play. Game 2 of the series will begin at 3 p.m. CT Saturday, and it can be heard on affiliaties of the LSU Sports Radio Network. The game may also be viewed on SEC Network +, ac...
  • Schmidt shines in 1-0 win Friday

    Schmidt shines in 1-0 win Friday

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:52:39 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana baseball team got a dominant start from senior Colten Schmidt as the Ragin' Cajuns blanked Little Rock 1-0 in the series opener Friday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Schmidt faced three over the minimum in the outing tossing 8.0 shutout innings to claim his fifth win of the season for the Ragin' Cajuns (21-18, 9-7 SBC). The left-hander limited the Trojans (20-16, 9-6 SBC) to two hits with a walk and...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana baseball team got a dominant start from senior Colten Schmidt as the Ragin' Cajuns blanked Little Rock 1-0 in the series opener Friday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Schmidt faced three over the minimum in the outing tossing 8.0 shutout innings to claim his fifth win of the season for the Ragin' Cajuns (21-18, 9-7 SBC). The left-hander limited the Trojans (20-16, 9-6 SBC) to two hits with a walk and...

  • Patriots season comes to disappointing end

    Patriots season comes to disappointing end

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:51:31 GMT
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL 4/20 Class 4A Regional DeRidder 7, Cecilia 2 Class 3A Regional Westlake 5, North Vermilion 4 Sterlington 12, Erath 6 Kaplan 2, Iota 0 Pine Prairie 11, Mamou 1 Class 2A Regional Many 8, Delcambre 7 Class 1A Regional Oberlin 6, Gueydan 3
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL 4/20 Class 4A Regional DeRidder 7, Cecilia 2 Class 3A Regional Westlake 5, North Vermilion 4 Sterlington 12, Erath 6 Kaplan 2, Iota 0 Pine Prairie 11, Mamou 1 Class 2A Regional Many 8, Delcambre 7 Class 1A Regional Oberlin 6, Gueydan 3
  • Tigers set for Spring Game Saturday

    Tigers set for Spring Game Saturday

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:18:42 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE – LSU wraps up spring practice on Saturday at 5 p.m. when the National L Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere’s is held in Tiger Stadium. Admission to the contest is free of charge. The game will be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network and can be heard in the Baton Rouge area on 104.5 and 104.9 FM as well as on the internet at LSUsports.net/live. The game will televised on the SEC Network and can also be seen on the internet on the W...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE – LSU wraps up spring practice on Saturday at 5 p.m. when the National L Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere’s is held in Tiger Stadium. Admission to the contest is free of charge. The game will be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network and can be heard in the Baton Rouge area on 104.5 and 104.9 FM as well as on the internet at LSUsports.net/live. The game will televised on the SEC Network and can also be seen on the internet on the W...
  • Ready for some football? Vermilion & White game set for Saturday

    Ready for some football? Vermilion & White game set for Saturday

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:24:36 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – After 14 spring practices, Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football will finally get the chance to showcase its hard work as the squad takes to Cajun Field in the annual Vermilion & White Spring Finale starting at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April. 21. FREE TO ATTEND/PARK: The Cajuns' spring game is free of charge for all fans attending, and gates will open up at 11 a.m., 15 minutes prior to the start of the Inaugural Alumni Red & White Game.  Parking...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – After 14 spring practices, Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football will finally get the chance to showcase its hard work as the squad takes to Cajun Field in the annual Vermilion & White Spring Finale starting at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April. 21. FREE TO ATTEND/PARK: The Cajuns' spring game is free of charge for all fans attending, and gates will open up at 11 a.m., 15 minutes prior to the start of the Inaugural Alumni Red & White Game.  Parking...
  • Cajuns host Georgia State for weekend series

    Cajuns host Georgia State for weekend series

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:42:24 GMT
    No. 22 Louisiana (29-11, 14-4 Sun Belt) vs. Georgia Southern (23-20, 7-11 Sun Belt) Dates: Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park (2,790) Series Schedule:             Apr. 21 – 2 p.m. (DH)             Apr. 22 – 11 a.m. (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Streaming Video: Ragin’ Cajuns Digital Network Radio: ESPN 142...
    No. 22 Louisiana (29-11, 14-4 Sun Belt) vs. Georgia Southern (23-20, 7-11 Sun Belt) Dates: Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park (2,790) Series Schedule:             Apr. 21 – 2 p.m. (DH)             Apr. 22 – 11 a.m. (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Streaming Video: Ragin’ Cajuns Digital Network Radio: ESPN 142...
  • St. Thomas More Softball and Baseball perfect Thursday

    St. Thomas More Softball and Baseball perfect Thursday

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:40:31 GMT

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL St. Thomas More 5, Rayne 0 HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Division II Bi-District St. Thomas More 14, Teurlings 0

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL St. Thomas More 5, Rayne 0 HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Division II Bi-District St. Thomas More 14, Teurlings 0

  • Cajuns Football Vermilion-White Spring Game Details

    Cajuns Football Vermilion-White Spring Game Details

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:39:38 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – On Saturday, April 21 starting at 12:30 p.m. the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team will hold their Annual Vermilion and White Spring Game at Cajun Field. PARKING/TV/ADMISSION: The game is free of admission, and fans can park anywhere they want in the lots surrounding Cajun Field.  For anyone who can't make it out the game will also be broadcast on Cox Sports TV, with their coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. WHAT'S HAPPENING ON THE FIELD: The tw...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – On Saturday, April 21 starting at 12:30 p.m. the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team will hold their Annual Vermilion and White Spring Game at Cajun Field. PARKING/TV/ADMISSION: The game is free of admission, and fans can park anywhere they want in the lots surrounding Cajun Field.  For anyone who can't make it out the game will also be broadcast on Cox Sports TV, with their coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. WHAT'S HAPPENING ON THE FIELD: The tw...

  • Saints open season against Tampa, NFL releases schedules

    Saints open season against Tampa, NFL releases schedules

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:26:26 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE The New Orleans Saints announced today their 2018 regular season schedule, which kicks off at home on Sept. 9 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and features five prime time games. In addition to the Saints’ NFC South opponents, New Orleans will play each franchise in the NFC East and AFC North, with six teams that made the playoffs the previous season on the slate. The Saints will open their season at home, when they play the Tampa B...
    PRESS RELEASE The New Orleans Saints announced today their 2018 regular season schedule, which kicks off at home on Sept. 9 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and features five prime time games. In addition to the Saints’ NFC South opponents, New Orleans will play each franchise in the NFC East and AFC North, with six teams that made the playoffs the previous season on the slate. The Saints will open their season at home, when they play the Tampa B...
  • Saints release 2018 schedule

    Saints release 2018 schedule

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:23:41 GMT
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    SAINTSSAINTS

    A Thanksgiving match-up against the Falcons highlights the 2018 New Orleans Saints schedule.

    A Thanksgiving match-up against the Falcons highlights the 2018 New Orleans Saints schedule.

  • Wild finish as Tulane beats LSU on walk-off

    Wild finish as Tulane beats LSU on walk-off

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:01:13 GMT
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    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS, La. – No. 18 LSU staged a dramatic three-run rally in the top of the ninth inning to erase a 7-6 Tulane lead, but the Green Wave struck for three runs of their own in the bottom of the frame to post a 10-9 win over the Tigers. Tulane improved to 17-21 on the year, while LSU dropped to 24-14. LSU travels to Columbia, S.C., this weekend for a three-game SEC series at South Carolina. Game 1 of the series will start at 6 p.m. CT Friday in Founders Park,...
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS, La. – No. 18 LSU staged a dramatic three-run rally in the top of the ninth inning to erase a 7-6 Tulane lead, but the Green Wave struck for three runs of their own in the bottom of the frame to post a 10-9 win over the Tigers. Tulane improved to 17-21 on the year, while LSU dropped to 24-14. LSU travels to Columbia, S.C., this weekend for a three-game SEC series at South Carolina. Game 1 of the series will start at 6 p.m. CT Friday in Founders Park,...
  • Cajuns take care of Cowgirls in midweek road game

    Cajuns take care of Cowgirls in midweek road game

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:57 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:57:00 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAKE CHARLES – 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball led the entirety of the contest for the third straight game and captured a 5-3 win over McNeese on Wednesday at Cowgirl Diamond.   Louisiana (29-11) struck in the first inning with a Lexie Comeaux RBI single and stretched its lead with a three-spot in the fourth inning.   After McNeese (30-16) drew within a run following a three-run homer in the fifth inning, the Ragin' Cajuns responded in the s...

    PRESS RELEASE LAKE CHARLES – 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball led the entirety of the contest for the third straight game and captured a 5-3 win over McNeese on Wednesday at Cowgirl Diamond.   Louisiana (29-11) struck in the first inning with a Lexie Comeaux RBI single and stretched its lead with a three-spot in the fourth inning.   After McNeese (30-16) drew within a run following a three-run homer in the fifth inning, the Ragin' Cajuns responded in the s...

  • Tech Breaks Up Cajuns' Win Streak 15-2

    Tech Breaks Up Cajuns' Win Streak 15-2

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:55:25 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana baseball team had its five-game win streak snapped on Wednesday night as the Cajuns fell to Louisiana Tech 15-2 at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The Ragin' Cajuns (20-18) were outhit 17-4 in the contest by the Bulldogs (26-13) led by Mason Robinson who hit for the cycle with five RBI.   Freshman Austin Perrin took the loss after giving up six runs (four earned) on five hits and three walks in 2.1 innin...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana baseball team had its five-game win streak snapped on Wednesday night as the Cajuns fell to Louisiana Tech 15-2 at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The Ragin' Cajuns (20-18) were outhit 17-4 in the contest by the Bulldogs (26-13) led by Mason Robinson who hit for the cycle with five RBI.   Freshman Austin Perrin took the loss after giving up six runs (four earned) on five hits and three walks in 2.1 innin...

  • Cajuns Baseball Carries Win Streak Into Louisiana Tech Matchup

    Cajuns Baseball Carries Win Streak Into Louisiana Tech Matchup

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:48:39 GMT
    Press Release THE MIDWEEK GAME Dates: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park (4,850) Time: 6:00 p.m. Opponent: Louisiana Tech (25-13) Radio: ESPN 1420-AM Television: None Live Stats: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Wednesday: LHP Austin Perrin (LA) vs. LHP David Leal (LT)   LAFAYETTE, La. – Riding a season-best five game win streak, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team...
    Press Release THE MIDWEEK GAME Dates: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park (4,850) Time: 6:00 p.m. Opponent: Louisiana Tech (25-13) Radio: ESPN 1420-AM Television: None Live Stats: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Wednesday: LHP Austin Perrin (LA) vs. LHP David Leal (LT)   LAFAYETTE, La. – Riding a season-best five game win streak, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team...
  • Cajuns travel to McNeese Wednesday

    Cajuns travel to McNeese Wednesday

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:58:38 GMT

    22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball plays its final non-conference game of the regular season on Wednesday facing McNeese in Lake Charles at Joe Miller Field at Cowgirl Diamond. Both the Ragin’ Cajuns (28-11) and Cowgirls (30-15) are coming off conference series victories this past weekend. Louisiana claimed 2-of-3 meetings from Texas State in a matchup of the Sun Belt’s two nationally ranked squads. Wednesday’s matchup is the lone meeting of the sea...

    22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball plays its final non-conference game of the regular season on Wednesday facing McNeese in Lake Charles at Joe Miller Field at Cowgirl Diamond. Both the Ragin’ Cajuns (28-11) and Cowgirls (30-15) are coming off conference series victories this past weekend. Louisiana claimed 2-of-3 meetings from Texas State in a matchup of the Sun Belt’s two nationally ranked squads. Wednesday’s matchup is the lone meeting of the sea...

  • Strange night of baseball in Acadiana, Rams win playoff opener

    Strange night of baseball in Acadiana, Rams win playoff opener

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:51:37 GMT

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Barbe 4, Acadiana 3 (Barbe wins 3-way share of district) Comeaux 17, Lafayette 15 (PPD in the 7th do to daylight) HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS Class 5A Acadiana 5, Southwood 3 Class 4A Cecilia 10, South Terrebonne 0 Beau Chene 4, Plaquemine 3 Class 3A Erath 12, Union Parrish 0 Kaplan 16, Jennings 1 Class 2A Delcambre 2, East Beauregard 1 Class 1A Gueydan 16, Lincoln Prep 1

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Barbe 4, Acadiana 3 (Barbe wins 3-way share of district) Comeaux 17, Lafayette 15 (PPD in the 7th do to daylight) HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS Class 5A Acadiana 5, Southwood 3 Class 4A Cecilia 10, South Terrebonne 0 Beau Chene 4, Plaquemine 3 Class 3A Erath 12, Union Parrish 0 Kaplan 16, Jennings 1 Class 2A Delcambre 2, East Beauregard 1 Class 1A Gueydan 16, Lincoln Prep 1

  • Kourtney Gremillion Named Sun Belt Player of the Week

    Kourtney Gremillion Named Sun Belt Player of the Week

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:41:55 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball first baseman Kourtney Gremillion, who hit .615 and had three multiple-hit games over the Southeastern Louisiana and Texas State contests, received her first career Sun Belt Conference Player Week award. Gremillion went 8-for-13 at the plate over the four-game span, with four of the hits producing a run leading to a week total of six RBI. She opened the week with a career-high hits total in a midweek game at Sou...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball first baseman Kourtney Gremillion, who hit .615 and had three multiple-hit games over the Southeastern Louisiana and Texas State contests, received her first career Sun Belt Conference Player Week award. Gremillion went 8-for-13 at the plate over the four-game span, with four of the hits producing a run leading to a week total of six RBI. She opened the week with a career-high hits total in a midweek game at Sou...
  • Cajuns take game three from Texas State 3-1

    Cajuns take game three from Texas State 3-1

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-04-17 03:54:25 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball struck first in the series finale with No. 24 Texas State and led the entirety of the contest in a 3-1 win Monday afternoon at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (28-11, 14-4 Sun Belt) quick start was led by Alissa Dalton and Brittany Rodriguez who singled to lead off the first inning, both stole a base and both scored for a quick 2-0 lead. Summer Ellyson, who yielded a single run and just four hits, was provided...

    LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball struck first in the series finale with No. 24 Texas State and led the entirety of the contest in a 3-1 win Monday afternoon at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (28-11, 14-4 Sun Belt) quick start was led by Alissa Dalton and Brittany Rodriguez who singled to lead off the first inning, both stole a base and both scored for a quick 2-0 lead. Summer Ellyson, who yielded a single run and just four hits, was provided...

  • Crowley, North Vermilion take care of business as playoffs begin

    Crowley, North Vermilion take care of business as playoffs begin

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-04-17 03:52:54 GMT

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL 4A Bi-District Grant 10, Rayne 0 Assumption 15, St. Marlinville 4 DeRidder 6, Westgate 0 North DeSoto 16, Breaux Bridge 1 3A Bi-District Crowley 15, Madison Prep 0 North Vermilion 16, Church Point 1 Iota 14, Iowa 4 Mamou 2, Port Barre 1 2A Bi-District Loreauville 18, South Plaquemines  6 Pickering 14, Lake Arthur 2 D'Arbonne Woods Charter 8, Welsh 4

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL 4A Bi-District Grant 10, Rayne 0 Assumption 15, St. Marlinville 4 DeRidder 6, Westgate 0 North DeSoto 16, Breaux Bridge 1 3A Bi-District Crowley 15, Madison Prep 0 North Vermilion 16, Church Point 1 Iota 14, Iowa 4 Mamou 2, Port Barre 1 2A Bi-District Loreauville 18, South Plaquemines  6 Pickering 14, Lake Arthur 2 D'Arbonne Woods Charter 8, Welsh 4

  • Marlin named LABC Coach of the year

    Marlin named LABC Coach of the year

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:42:35 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball coach Bob Marlin and senior guard Frank Bartley swept the state’s major college postseason awards as the duo was honored by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches (LABC) in a release on Monday.   Marlin, who guided Louisiana to a school-record 27 victories and the Sun Belt Conference regular-season title, was named the recipient of the “Tommy Joe Eagles Memorial Award&rd...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball coach Bob Marlin and senior guard Frank Bartley swept the state’s major college postseason awards as the duo was honored by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches (LABC) in a release on Monday.   Marlin, who guided Louisiana to a school-record 27 victories and the Sun Belt Conference regular-season title, was named the recipient of the “Tommy Joe Eagles Memorial Award&rd...
  • Senior Spotlight April 16th: Gavin Armstrong

    Senior Spotlight April 16th: Gavin Armstrong

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:54:59 GMT

    This week's senior spotlight features a two-time state champion who's athletic ability has earned him a college scholarship. But Gavin Armstrong doesn't compete on the field or on the court...but in the water.  Armstrong is an Opelousas Catholic senior who has won the 500-freestyle twice in his high school swimming career. "Prioritizing time is definitely a big thing," said Armstrong. "Because we practice six days a week and we're also do...

    This week's senior spotlight features a two-time state champion who's athletic ability has earned him a college scholarship. But Gavin Armstrong doesn't compete on the field or on the court...but in the water.  Armstrong is an Opelousas Catholic senior who has won the 500-freestyle twice in his high school swimming career. "Prioritizing time is definitely a big thing," said Armstrong. "Because we practice six days a week and we're also do...

  • Lafayette boys soccer team wins international recognition in Spain tourney

    Lafayette boys soccer team wins international recognition in Spain tourney

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:56:45 GMT

    BARCELONA -- Lafayette boys soccer is officially on the map as a global powerhouse in international youth football. The Dynamo Juniors U15 Boys soccer team won the Mediterranean International Cup consolation bracket in Barcelona Spain. The event is made up of the best youth soccer clubs and national teams of the world competing in different age classes. The Lafayette boys team defeated UNO Sports of Japan in penalties to win the Cup. Leading up to the final game of the tour...

    BARCELONA -- Lafayette boys soccer is officially on the map as a global powerhouse in international youth football. The Dynamo Juniors U15 Boys soccer team won the Mediterranean International Cup consolation bracket in Barcelona Spain. The event is made up of the best youth soccer clubs and national teams of the world competing in different age classes. The Lafayette boys team defeated UNO Sports of Japan in penalties to win the Cup. Leading up to the final game of the tour...

  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball and Bobcats Trade Wins in Series-Opening Doubleheader

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball and Bobcats Trade Wins in Series-Opening Doubleheader

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-16 04:16:18 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball split a doubleheader with No. 24 Texas State on Sunday as the teams opened a Sun Belt Conference series at Lamson Park. An eight-inning pitcher’s duel in Game 1 ended in the Bobcats’ favor as the visitors snapped a scoreless tie in the extra frame and claimed a 4-0 decision. The Ragin’ Cajuns (27-11, 13-4 Sun Belt) responded with two runs in their first at bat of Game 2 and were pace...

    LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball split a doubleheader with No. 24 Texas State on Sunday as the teams opened a Sun Belt Conference series at Lamson Park. An eight-inning pitcher’s duel in Game 1 ended in the Bobcats’ favor as the visitors snapped a scoreless tie in the extra frame and claimed a 4-0 decision. The Ragin’ Cajuns (27-11, 13-4 Sun Belt) responded with two runs in their first at bat of Game 2 and were pace...

  • No. 19 LSU Captures Walk-Off Win Over Tennessee as Mainieri Earns 1,400th Career Victory

    No. 19 LSU Captures Walk-Off Win Over Tennessee as Mainieri Earns 1,400th Career Victory

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-04-16 04:10:59 GMT
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    BATON ROUGE, La. —The No. 19 LSU baseball team trailed Tennessee 7-3 entering the top of the ninth inning, but the Tigers rallied to score six runs, highlighted by a three-run walk off homer by freshman designated hitter Daniel Cabrera, to secure the series sweep, 9-7, Sunday evening in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  Cabrera’s dinger was the first walk off home run by the Tigers since June 6, 2015, when Chris Sciambra hit a solo blast against UL-Lafaye...
    BATON ROUGE, La. —The No. 19 LSU baseball team trailed Tennessee 7-3 entering the top of the ninth inning, but the Tigers rallied to score six runs, highlighted by a three-run walk off homer by freshman designated hitter Daniel Cabrera, to secure the series sweep, 9-7, Sunday evening in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  Cabrera’s dinger was the first walk off home run by the Tigers since June 6, 2015, when Chris Sciambra hit a solo blast against UL-Lafaye...
  • LSU Offense and Defense Shine in "Best Overall Scrimmage"

    LSU Offense and Defense Shine in "Best Overall Scrimmage"

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-15 04:26:26 GMT
    Press Release BATON ROUGE – Calling it the “best overall scrimmage” since he’s been a coach at LSU, Ed Orgeron and the Tigers wrapped up their fourth week of spring practice with a two-hour scrimmage here Saturday indoors at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility. Saturday’s workout marked the fourth full-scale scrimmage of the spring for the Tigers and it capped another three practice week for LSU. The Tigers close out is second spring under Orgeron...
    Press Release BATON ROUGE – Calling it the “best overall scrimmage” since he’s been a coach at LSU, Ed Orgeron and the Tigers wrapped up their fourth week of spring practice with a two-hour scrimmage here Saturday indoors at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility. Saturday’s workout marked the fourth full-scale scrimmage of the spring for the Tigers and it capped another three practice week for LSU. The Tigers close out is second spring under Orgeron...
  • Cajuns Football Holds Second Scrimmage Of The Spring

    Cajuns Football Holds Second Scrimmage Of The Spring

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-04-15 04:23:03 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE – For the first time during spring practice the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team practiced indoors where they held their second scrimmage of spring practice inside the Leon Moncla Indoor Practice Facility on Saturday morning. RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY: The poor weather this morning meant that the Cajuns had to move practice inside for their first practice of the spring off of Cajun Field.  It didn't affect the intensity that the team had, and their practice mov...

    LAFAYETTE – For the first time during spring practice the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team practiced indoors where they held their second scrimmage of spring practice inside the Leon Moncla Indoor Practice Facility on Saturday morning. RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY: The poor weather this morning meant that the Cajuns had to move practice inside for their first practice of the spring off of Cajun Field.  It didn't affect the intensity that the team had, and their practice mov...

  • Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball Sweeps Appalachian State To Win Five Straight

    Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball Sweeps Appalachian State To Win Five Straight

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-04-15 04:14:39 GMT
    BOONE, N.C. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team claimed both games of the doubleheader on Saturday against Appalachian State winning 5-4 and 6-2 to complete the sweep of the Mountaineers at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.   The two victories increase the Ragin' Cajuns (20-17, 8-7 SBC) win streak to five games, the longest of the season. Louisiana is 8-1 since starting the second half of the regular season.   Sophomore Jack Burk picked up the victor...
    BOONE, N.C. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team claimed both games of the doubleheader on Saturday against Appalachian State winning 5-4 and 6-2 to complete the sweep of the Mountaineers at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.   The two victories increase the Ragin' Cajuns (20-17, 8-7 SBC) win streak to five games, the longest of the season. Louisiana is 8-1 since starting the second half of the regular season.   Sophomore Jack Burk picked up the victor...
  • UL Softball's Saturday Contest With Texas State at Lamson Park Cancelled

    UL Softball's Saturday Contest With Texas State at Lamson Park Cancelled

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-15 04:04:40 GMT
    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Inclement weather has cancelled Saturday’s scheduled contest between 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball and No. 24 Texas State at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (26-10, 12-3 Sun Belt) and Bobcats (30-8, 11-0 Sun Belt) will now begin their Sun Belt Conference series on Sunday in a 12 p.m. doubleheader. No official determination has been made on the status of the third game of the series. Fans can hear Sunda...
    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Inclement weather has cancelled Saturday’s scheduled contest between 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball and No. 24 Texas State at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (26-10, 12-3 Sun Belt) and Bobcats (30-8, 11-0 Sun Belt) will now begin their Sun Belt Conference series on Sunday in a 12 p.m. doubleheader. No official determination has been made on the status of the third game of the series. Fans can hear Sunda...
  • Breaux Bridge tops Beau Chene on Windy Night

    Breaux Bridge tops Beau Chene on Windy Night

    Saturday, April 14 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-04-14 20:32:27 GMT

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Breaux Bridge 12, Beau Chene 0

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Breaux Bridge 12, Beau Chene 0

  • KATC Mic'd Up: Scott Prather on Pelicans

    KATC Mic'd Up: Scott Prather on Pelicans

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-04-14 03:49:37 GMT
    In the first installment of KATC's Mic'd Up Andrew and Scott Prather discusses the Pelicans first playoff series since 2015.
    In the first installment of KATC's Mic'd Up Andrew and Scott Prather discusses the Pelicans first playoff series since 2015.
  • LSU Beats Tennessee 9-3 Friday

    LSU Beats Tennessee 9-3 Friday

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-04-14 03:45:12 GMT
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    LSU baseball team defeated Tennessee, 9-3, in game one of the SEC series, Friday night at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers connected for 15 hits. Friday was the first time that LSU launched four home runs in a SEC game since the Tigers did it May 16, 2013 vs Ole Miss at The Box. Jake Slaughter became the first player to hit two homeruns in a game, launching his in the second and third inning, since Michael Papierski did vs. Oregon State in the College World Series, last season. He now h...
    LSU baseball team defeated Tennessee, 9-3, in game one of the SEC series, Friday night at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers connected for 15 hits. Friday was the first time that LSU launched four home runs in a SEC game since the Tigers did it May 16, 2013 vs Ole Miss at The Box. Jake Slaughter became the first player to hit two homeruns in a game, launching his in the second and third inning, since Michael Papierski did vs. Oregon State in the College World Series, last season. He now h...
  • Cajuns stage late comeback, beat Appalachian State 4-3

    Cajuns stage late comeback, beat Appalachian State 4-3

    Friday, April 13 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-04-14 02:44:00 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE BOONE, N.C. – Junior Gavin Bourgeois came up with the game-winning hit in the eighth inning as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team rallied to defeat Appalachian State 4-3 in the series opener on Friday night at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.   Senior left-hander Colten Schmidt claimed his fourth victory of the year in the contest limiting the Mountaineers (8-24, 1-12 SBC) to three runs on five hits in eight innings of work. Schmidt struck out two and all...
    PRESS RELEASE BOONE, N.C. – Junior Gavin Bourgeois came up with the game-winning hit in the eighth inning as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team rallied to defeat Appalachian State 4-3 in the series opener on Friday night at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.   Senior left-hander Colten Schmidt claimed his fourth victory of the year in the contest limiting the Mountaineers (8-24, 1-12 SBC) to three runs on five hits in eight innings of work. Schmidt struck out two and all...
  • Cajuns set to host Texas State in battle of top-25 teams

    Cajuns set to host Texas State in battle of top-25 teams

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-04-13 23:35:49 GMT

    No. 21 Louisiana (26-10, 12-3 Sun Belt) vs. No. 24 Texas State (30-8, 11-0 Sun Belt) Dates: Saturday-Sunday, April 14-15, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park (2,790) Series Schedule:             Apr. 14 – 5 p.m.             Apr. 15 – 12 p.m. (DH) MEDIA INFORMATION Streaming Video (Saturday): Ragin’ Cajuns Digital Network • Talent...

    No. 21 Louisiana (26-10, 12-3 Sun Belt) vs. No. 24 Texas State (30-8, 11-0 Sun Belt) Dates: Saturday-Sunday, April 14-15, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park (2,790) Series Schedule:             Apr. 14 – 5 p.m.             Apr. 15 – 12 p.m. (DH) MEDIA INFORMATION Streaming Video (Saturday): Ragin’ Cajuns Digital Network • Talent...

  • SCHEDULE CHANGE: Cajuns host Texas State softball

    SCHEDULE CHANGE: Cajuns host Texas State softball

    Friday, April 13 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-04-13 20:38:45 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Based upon the weather forecast for Saturday morning and afternoon, the schedule for the Sun Belt Conference series featuring No. 21 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball and No. 24 Texas State at Lamson Park has been revised. The Ragin’ Cajuns (26-10, 12-3 Sun Belt) and Bobcats (30-8, 11-0 Sun Belt) will now begin the series with a single game at 5 p.m. on Saturday. The two teams will wrap up the series with a doubleheader on Sunday beginning...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Based upon the weather forecast for Saturday morning and afternoon, the schedule for the Sun Belt Conference series featuring No. 21 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball and No. 24 Texas State at Lamson Park has been revised. The Ragin’ Cajuns (26-10, 12-3 Sun Belt) and Bobcats (30-8, 11-0 Sun Belt) will now begin the series with a single game at 5 p.m. on Saturday. The two teams will wrap up the series with a doubleheader on Sunday beginning...
  • Napier Discloses Vermilion & White Game Format, Wallace Speaks Honestly Thursday

    Napier Discloses Vermilion & White Game Format, Wallace Speaks Honestly Thursday

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-04-13 03:52:13 GMT

    Injures are shaping the plans for Louisiana football's spring game on April 21st. Billy Napier said after Thursday's practice that the Vermilion and White game's format will be a modified practice with a scoring system, but coach wasn't real sure of the details yet. Coach told reporters he'd have a better handle on injuries and his plans next week. He did note that he does plan to have a more traditional spring game in future years. Also speaking Thursday after practice were juniors...

    Injures are shaping the plans for Louisiana football's spring game on April 21st. Billy Napier said after Thursday's practice that the Vermilion and White game's format will be a modified practice with a scoring system, but coach wasn't real sure of the details yet. Coach told reporters he'd have a better handle on injuries and his plans next week. He did note that he does plan to have a more traditional spring game in future years. Also speaking Thursday after practice were juniors...

  • Cajuns travel to Appalachian State for weekend series

    Cajuns travel to Appalachian State for weekend series

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-04-13 03:51:23 GMT

    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, April 13-15, 2018 Location: Boone, N.C. Site: Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium (1,000) Times: 5:00 p.m. CT (Fri) | 2:00 p.m. CT (Sat) | 11:00 a.m. CT (Sun) Opponent: Appalachian State (8-23, 1-11 Sun Belt) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: ESPN3 Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA) vs. LHP Colin Schmid (APP) Saturday: RHP Jack Burk (LA) vs. LHP Andrew Vaccacio (APP) Sunday: LHP Hogan...

    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, April 13-15, 2018 Location: Boone, N.C. Site: Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium (1,000) Times: 5:00 p.m. CT (Fri) | 2:00 p.m. CT (Sat) | 11:00 a.m. CT (Sun) Opponent: Appalachian State (8-23, 1-11 Sun Belt) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: ESPN3 Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA) vs. LHP Colin Schmid (APP) Saturday: RHP Jack Burk (LA) vs. LHP Andrew Vaccacio (APP) Sunday: LHP Hogan...

  • Lafayette beats Acadiana in rivalry match-up Thursday

    Lafayette beats Acadiana in rivalry match-up Thursday

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-04-13 03:50:27 GMT
    BASEBALL Lafayette 9, Acadiana 5
    BASEBALL Lafayette 9, Acadiana 5
  • KATC's Spring Signing Roll Call

    KATC's Spring Signing Roll Call

    Thursday, April 12 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-04-13 02:08:11 GMT

    With the spring signing period upon us, athletes from across Acadiana are committing to compete at the next level. Eli Mouton (Ascension Episcopal) Louisiana Basketball as a walk-on Christian Deville (Ascension Episcopal) Saint Anselm College for football Kenny Odinet (Ascension Episcopal) Texas A&M for track and field Beau Badon (Lafayette Christian) Southern University for football Tyler Granger (Lafayette Christian) Nicholls for cross country Kalen Thi...

    With the spring signing period upon us, athletes from across Acadiana are committing to compete at the next level. Eli Mouton (Ascension Episcopal) Louisiana Basketball as a walk-on Christian Deville (Ascension Episcopal) Saint Anselm College for football Kenny Odinet (Ascension Episcopal) Texas A&M for track and field Beau Badon (Lafayette Christian) Southern University for football Tyler Granger (Lafayette Christian) Nicholls for cross country Kalen Thi...

  • NBA first-round playoff series capsules

    NBA first-round playoff series capsules

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:36:25 GMT
    By the Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE   No. 1 TORONTO RAPTORS (59-23) vs. No. 8 WASHINGTON WIZARDS (43-39)   Season series: Split, 2-2   Story line: It was the best regular season in Toronto history and its first time going into the playoffs as a No. 1 seed, but the Raptors know it's the playoff result that will determine if 2017-18 was a success. The Raptors got out of the first round once in their first 20 seasons; they're now trying to do so for a third straigh...
    By the Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE   No. 1 TORONTO RAPTORS (59-23) vs. No. 8 WASHINGTON WIZARDS (43-39)   Season series: Split, 2-2   Story line: It was the best regular season in Toronto history and its first time going into the playoffs as a No. 1 seed, but the Raptors know it's the playoff result that will determine if 2017-18 was a success. The Raptors got out of the first round once in their first 20 seasons; they're now trying to do so for a third straigh...
  • 21st-ranked Ragin' Cajuns Power Their Way Past Southeastern

    21st-ranked Ragin' Cajuns Power Their Way Past Southeastern

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:13:16 GMT

    HAMMOND – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball used its offense to overwhelm Southeastern Louisiana 13-2 (6 inn.) in a midweek matchup at North Oak Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (26-10) piled up 14 hits, the fourth straight game reaching double figures, and used five extra base hits (three home runs) to create distance from the Lions (23-16). Casidy Chaumont’s two-run double in the second inning answered SLU’s two-run first inning. In the fourth innin...

    HAMMOND – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball used its offense to overwhelm Southeastern Louisiana 13-2 (6 inn.) in a midweek matchup at North Oak Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (26-10) piled up 14 hits, the fourth straight game reaching double figures, and used five extra base hits (three home runs) to create distance from the Lions (23-16). Casidy Chaumont’s two-run double in the second inning answered SLU’s two-run first inning. In the fourth innin...

  • Fontenot's walk-off lifts Cajuns past Lions Wednesday

    Fontenot's walk-off lifts Cajuns past Lions Wednesday

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:08:27 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – Senior Kennon Fontenot provided the walk-off winner in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Southeastern Louisiana 4-3 to split the season series on Wednesday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Freshman Michael Leaumont picked up his first collegiate victory for the Ragin' Cajuns (17-17) a day after claiming his first career save. Leaumont tossed a perfect inning in ...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – Senior Kennon Fontenot provided the walk-off winner in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Southeastern Louisiana 4-3 to split the season series on Wednesday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Freshman Michael Leaumont picked up his first collegiate victory for the Ragin' Cajuns (17-17) a day after claiming his first career save. Leaumont tossed a perfect inning in ...
  • Pelicans beat Spurs, earn playoff date with Portland

    Pelicans beat Spurs, earn playoff date with Portland

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:04:56 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis had 22 points, 15 rebounds, four blocks and three steals, and the New Orleans Pelicans assured themselves no worse than the sixth seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 122-98 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night.   Rajon Rondo had 19 points and 14 assists, Nikola Mirotic had 21 points and 15 rebounds, and Jrue Holiday added 19 points for the Pelicans, led by double-digits throughout the second half, with their largest lead topping ...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis had 22 points, 15 rebounds, four blocks and three steals, and the New Orleans Pelicans assured themselves no worse than the sixth seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 122-98 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night.   Rajon Rondo had 19 points and 14 assists, Nikola Mirotic had 21 points and 15 rebounds, and Jrue Holiday added 19 points for the Pelicans, led by double-digits throughout the second half, with their largest lead topping ...
  • Saints officially sign Meredith to two-year deal

    Saints officially sign Meredith to two-year deal

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-04-11 22:24:39 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Saints coach Sean Payton says restricted free agent receiver Cameron Meredith is joining the Saints.   Meredith's agent, Cliff Brady, says the Chicago Bears declined to match a two-year offer worth about $10 million that Meredith signed with New Orleans.   The Bears had until Wednesday afternoon decide on whether to keep their 2016 receiving leader, who missed all of last season with a major knee injury.   The 25-year-old Meredith has played two NFL s...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Saints coach Sean Payton says restricted free agent receiver Cameron Meredith is joining the Saints.   Meredith's agent, Cliff Brady, says the Chicago Bears declined to match a two-year offer worth about $10 million that Meredith signed with New Orleans.   The Bears had until Wednesday afternoon decide on whether to keep their 2016 receiving leader, who missed all of last season with a major knee injury.   The 25-year-old Meredith has played two NFL s...
  • Saints preseason schedule rolls out

    Saints preseason schedule rolls out

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-04-11 22:23:51 GMT

    The NFL unveiled it's 2018 preseason schedule. New Orleans faces Jacksonville, Arizona, Los Angeles, and Los Angeles. Most dates for the games have been undetermined. 2018 Saints Preseason Schedule Preseason Week 1 (Aug. 9- 13) Saints at Jaguars Preseason Week 2 (Aug. 16- 20) Cardinals at Saints Preseason Week 3 (Saturday, Aug. 25): Saints at Chargers Preseason Week 4 (Aug. 30- 31): Rams at Saints

    The NFL unveiled it's 2018 preseason schedule. New Orleans faces Jacksonville, Arizona, Los Angeles, and Los Angeles. Most dates for the games have been undetermined. 2018 Saints Preseason Schedule Preseason Week 1 (Aug. 9- 13) Saints at Jaguars Preseason Week 2 (Aug. 16- 20) Cardinals at Saints Preseason Week 3 (Saturday, Aug. 25): Saints at Chargers Preseason Week 4 (Aug. 30- 31): Rams at Saints

  • Cajuns edge McNeese 12-10 in wild affair

    Cajuns edge McNeese 12-10 in wild affair

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:37:26 GMT
    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana baseball earns a season sweep over McNeese with a 12-10 win, but it didn't come without drama Tuesday night at Russo Park. In the fourth inning, Kennon Fontenot's single to center gave Louisiana a 7-2 lead, and from there things got a little out of hand. McNeese responded with seven runs in the fifth taking their first lead of the night 9-7. The Cowboys sent ten to the plate, picking up six hits and seven runs in the inning. A majority of the damage was put...
    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana baseball earns a season sweep over McNeese with a 12-10 win, but it didn't come without drama Tuesday night at Russo Park. In the fourth inning, Kennon Fontenot's single to center gave Louisiana a 7-2 lead, and from there things got a little out of hand. McNeese responded with seven runs in the fifth taking their first lead of the night 9-7. The Cowboys sent ten to the plate, picking up six hits and seven runs in the inning. A majority of the damage was put...
  • LSU beats LA Tech 2-0 in Top-25 Meeting

    LSU beats LA Tech 2-0 in Top-25 Meeting

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-04-11 02:46:11 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. —  Freshman right-hander AJ Labas fired six innings of two-hit baseball to lead the 19th-ranked LSU Tigers past No. 25 Louisiana Tech, 2-0, Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improves to 21-13 on the season while Louisiana Tech drops to 24-11. The game lasted 1:54, marking LSU’s shortest nine-inning game since a 2-1 victory over Auburn lasted 1:49 on May 22, 2002, in the SEC Tournament. Next up, ...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. —  Freshman right-hander AJ Labas fired six innings of two-hit baseball to lead the 19th-ranked LSU Tigers past No. 25 Louisiana Tech, 2-0, Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improves to 21-13 on the season while Louisiana Tech drops to 24-11. The game lasted 1:54, marking LSU’s shortest nine-inning game since a 2-1 victory over Auburn lasted 1:49 on May 22, 2002, in the SEC Tournament. Next up, ...
  • Schmidt wins back-to-back SBC pitcher of the weeks awards

    Schmidt wins back-to-back SBC pitcher of the weeks awards

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-04-11 01:50:45 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS, La. – Louisiana senior left-hander Colten Schmidt was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week for the second consecutive week, the league office announced on Tuesday.   Schmidt is the seventh player in program history to earn multiple Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week in the same season and joins Gunner Leger and Hunter Moody as the only players to do so in back-to-back weeks.   The LaPorte, Texas native had a career outing a...
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS, La. – Louisiana senior left-hander Colten Schmidt was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week for the second consecutive week, the league office announced on Tuesday.   Schmidt is the seventh player in program history to earn multiple Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week in the same season and joins Gunner Leger and Hunter Moody as the only players to do so in back-to-back weeks.   The LaPorte, Texas native had a career outing a...
  • OPINION: The NBA playoff scenarios are crazy, no seriously

    OPINION: The NBA playoff scenarios are crazy, no seriously

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-04-11 01:27:31 GMT

    By the time some will read this things won't be as wild, but in the Western Conference almost anything is still possible. With the exception of the the Clippers, Lakers, Kings, Mavericks, Grizzlies, or Suns making it. While the Pelicans, Jazz, Thunder and Spurs all earned their playoff invites Monday night, two slots are undecided and the seedings remain wide open. Look at the attached seeding chart, the possibilities are endless. Sure that's hyperbole, math has it's own say - but I ...

    By the time some will read this things won't be as wild, but in the Western Conference almost anything is still possible. With the exception of the the Clippers, Lakers, Kings, Mavericks, Grizzlies, or Suns making it. While the Pelicans, Jazz, Thunder and Spurs all earned their playoff invites Monday night, two slots are undecided and the seedings remain wide open. Look at the attached seeding chart, the possibilities are endless. Sure that's hyperbole, math has it's own say - but I ...

  • Rebels win battle of champions, Notre Dame stays at the top of Division II

    Rebels win battle of champions, Notre Dame stays at the top of Division II

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:08:11 GMT

    BASEBALL Teurlings 7, Neville 2 Notre Dame 10, Church Point 4

    BASEBALL Teurlings 7, Neville 2 Notre Dame 10, Church Point 4

  • Cajuns host McNeese, Southeastern in midweek games

    Cajuns host McNeese, Southeastern in midweek games

    Monday, April 9 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-04-10 03:17:05 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE HE MIDWEEK GAMES Dates: Tuesday, April 10/Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: Russo Park (4,850) Times: 6:30 p.m./6:30 p.m. Opponent: McNeese (13-19)/Southeastern Louisiana (24-11) Radio: ESPN 1420-AM Television: Cox Sports Television Live Stats: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Tuesday: LHP Hogan Harris (LA) vs. RHP Cayne Ueckert (McN) Wednesday: TBA (LA) vs. TBA (SLU)   LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball t...
    PRESS RELEASE HE MIDWEEK GAMES Dates: Tuesday, April 10/Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: Russo Park (4,850) Times: 6:30 p.m./6:30 p.m. Opponent: McNeese (13-19)/Southeastern Louisiana (24-11) Radio: ESPN 1420-AM Television: Cox Sports Television Live Stats: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Tuesday: LHP Hogan Harris (LA) vs. RHP Cayne Ueckert (McN) Wednesday: TBA (LA) vs. TBA (SLU)   LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball t...
  • Tough test ahead for Cajuns who face Texas State

    Tough test ahead for Cajuns who face Texas State

    Monday, April 9 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-04-09 23:10:07 GMT

    It's a tough test for the Ragin' Cajuns softball this weekend. Louisiana comes home to take on Texas State who has yet to lose a Sun Belt game. As Seth Lewis reports, the Cajuns are preparing for a test at Lamson this weekend.

    It's a tough test for the Ragin' Cajuns softball this weekend. Louisiana comes home to take on Texas State who has yet to lose a Sun Belt game. As Seth Lewis reports, the Cajuns are preparing for a test at Lamson this weekend.

  • Cajuns Football Vermilion-White Spring Game Information

    Cajuns Football Vermilion-White Spring Game Information

    Monday, April 9 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-04-09 21:39:51 GMT
    PRESS CONFERENCE LAFAYETTE – On Saturday, April 21 starting at 12:30 p.m. the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team will hold their Annual Vermilion and White Spring Game at Cajun Field. PARKING/TV/ADMISSION: The game is free of admission, and fans can park anywhere they want in the lots surrounding Cajun Field.  For anyone who can't make it out the game will also be broadcast on Cox Sports TV, with their coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. WHAT'S HAPPENING ON THE FIELD: The...
    PRESS CONFERENCE LAFAYETTE – On Saturday, April 21 starting at 12:30 p.m. the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team will hold their Annual Vermilion and White Spring Game at Cajun Field. PARKING/TV/ADMISSION: The game is free of admission, and fans can park anywhere they want in the lots surrounding Cajun Field.  For anyone who can't make it out the game will also be broadcast on Cox Sports TV, with their coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. WHAT'S HAPPENING ON THE FIELD: The...
  • Acadiana names McCullough new head coach

    Acadiana names McCullough new head coach

    Monday, April 9 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-04-09 20:28:24 GMT

    Matt McCullough is the new head football coach at Acadiana high school. McCullough currently servers as the Rams' head baseball coach, a position he's held for the past three seasons. McCullough played high school football for Acadiana. He's coached at both Comeaux high and has been an assistant for the Rams since returning to AHS. He replaces Ted Davidson, who retired this winter. Davidson won four state championships with Acadiana

    Matt McCullough is the new head football coach at Acadiana high school. McCullough currently servers as the Rams' head baseball coach, a position he's held for the past three seasons. McCullough played high school football for Acadiana. He's coached at both Comeaux high and has been an assistant for the Rams since returning to AHS. He replaces Ted Davidson, who retired this winter. Davidson won four state championships with Acadiana

  • Cajuns Football Gets Back To Work After Spring Break

    Cajuns Football Gets Back To Work After Spring Break

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:03:31 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Sunday night, after a week off for spring break, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team returned to practice, holding their ninth practice of the spring, this time under the lights on Cajun Field. BACK FROM BREAK: It's been a week since the Cajuns hit the field, and in their first practice back the energy levels were high, and the team looked excited to get back to work.  There was plenty of banging and competitive drills, and as the night con...
    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Sunday night, after a week off for spring break, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team returned to practice, holding their ninth practice of the spring, this time under the lights on Cajun Field. BACK FROM BREAK: It's been a week since the Cajuns hit the field, and in their first practice back the energy levels were high, and the team looked excited to get back to work.  There was plenty of banging and competitive drills, and as the night con...
  • Bartley, Marlin Highlight LSWA Men's College Basketball Team

    Bartley, Marlin Highlight LSWA Men's College Basketball Team

    Sunday, April 8 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-04-09 00:02:38 GMT

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Following in the footsteps of former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns basketball legends and former LSWA Player of the Year recipients Dwight “Bo” Lamar and Andrew Toney, senior guard Frank Bartley earned Player of the Year honors as the 2017-18 Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Men’s College Basketball Team was released on Saturday. Head coach Bob Marlin, who led Louisiana to a school-record 27 wins, earned the state’...

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Following in the footsteps of former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns basketball legends and former LSWA Player of the Year recipients Dwight “Bo” Lamar and Andrew Toney, senior guard Frank Bartley earned Player of the Year honors as the 2017-18 Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Men’s College Basketball Team was released on Saturday. Head coach Bob Marlin, who led Louisiana to a school-record 27 wins, earned the state’...

  • Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball Comes Up Short Against UT Arlington In Extra Innings

    Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball Comes Up Short Against UT Arlington In Extra Innings

    Sunday, April 8 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-04-08 23:56:14 GMT

    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team came up short 4-2 in 10 innings against UT Arlington on Sunday in the series finale at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The Ragin' Cajuns (15-17, 5-7 SBC) are now 2-2 in extra innings games this season. The Cajuns outhit the Mavs (15-15, 7-5 SBC) 9-8 in the contest.   Senior reliever Dylan Moore was handed the loss after giving up two runs (one earned) without re...

    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team came up short 4-2 in 10 innings against UT Arlington on Sunday in the series finale at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The Ragin' Cajuns (15-17, 5-7 SBC) are now 2-2 in extra innings games this season. The Cajuns outhit the Mavs (15-15, 7-5 SBC) 9-8 in the contest.   Senior reliever Dylan Moore was handed the loss after giving up two runs (one earned) without re...

  • 18th-Ranked Ragin' Cajuns Edged in Extra Innings Battle in Atlanta

    18th-Ranked Ragin' Cajuns Edged in Extra Innings Battle in Atlanta

    Sunday, April 8 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-04-08 23:44:08 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: 18th-Ranked Ragin' Cajuns Edged in Extra Innings Battle in Atlanta LAFAYETTE – Georgia State rallied twice, once to force extras and the other to walk-off with the win, as 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball fell 7-6 (13 inn.) in the series finale in Atlanta. Louisiana (25-10, 12-3 Sun Belt) had snapped a tie in the sixth inning with a Kalyn Watts two-run homer and added an additional run in the seventh inning off a Casidy Cha...

    RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: 18th-Ranked Ragin' Cajuns Edged in Extra Innings Battle in Atlanta LAFAYETTE – Georgia State rallied twice, once to force extras and the other to walk-off with the win, as 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball fell 7-6 (13 inn.) in the series finale in Atlanta. Louisiana (25-10, 12-3 Sun Belt) had snapped a tie in the sixth inning with a Kalyn Watts two-run homer and added an additional run in the seventh inning off a Casidy Cha...

  • Defense Dominant in LSU's Third Full Scale Scrimmage of Spring

    Defense Dominant in LSU's Third Full Scale Scrimmage of Spring

    Sunday, April 8 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-04-08 23:37:37 GMT
    Press Release BATON ROUGE – The defense held the upper-hand on Saturday as LSU wrapped up its third week of spring drills with a game-like situational scrimmage indoors at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility. Saturday’s scrimmage marked the ninth practice of the spring for the Tigers. LSU will practice three times next week and then wrap-up spring drills the following week. LSU’s National L Club Spring Game will take place on Saturday, April 21 at 5 p.m. in T...
    Press Release BATON ROUGE – The defense held the upper-hand on Saturday as LSU wrapped up its third week of spring drills with a game-like situational scrimmage indoors at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility. Saturday’s scrimmage marked the ninth practice of the spring for the Tigers. LSU will practice three times next week and then wrap-up spring drills the following week. LSU’s National L Club Spring Game will take place on Saturday, April 21 at 5 p.m. in T...
  • Cajuns Clinch UT Arlington Series With 4-2 Victory

    Cajuns Clinch UT Arlington Series With 4-2 Victory

    Sunday, April 8 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-08 04:40:44 GMT
    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team won its third straight contest on Saturday night defeating UT Arlington 4-2 to clinch the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Freshman Austin Perrin was stellar in relief notching his second victory of the year for the Cajuns (15-16, 5-6 SBC). Perrin tossed 3.2 scoreless innings with a career-high six strikeouts and limited the Mavericks (14-15, 6-5 SBC) to jus...
    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team won its third straight contest on Saturday night defeating UT Arlington 4-2 to clinch the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Freshman Austin Perrin was stellar in relief notching his second victory of the year for the Cajuns (15-16, 5-6 SBC). Perrin tossed 3.2 scoreless innings with a career-high six strikeouts and limited the Mavericks (14-15, 6-5 SBC) to jus...
  • No. 18 Cajuns Overwhelm Georgia State in Series-Opening Doubleheader Sweep

    No. 18 Cajuns Overwhelm Georgia State in Series-Opening Doubleheader Sweep

    Sunday, April 8 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-08 04:37:49 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Press Release ATLANTA – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball generated 27 hits and received strong starts from Summer Ellyson and Carrie Boswell in capturing an 8-4, 12-1 doubleheader sweep of Georgia State. Beth Ashley delivered three run-scoring hits, Casidy Chaumont broke the game open in the third inning with a bases-clearing double and Summer Ellyson held Georgia State to two hits over six innings in the Game 1 triumph. In Game 2, Lexie Comeaux acc...
    Press Release ATLANTA – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball generated 27 hits and received strong starts from Summer Ellyson and Carrie Boswell in capturing an 8-4, 12-1 doubleheader sweep of Georgia State. Beth Ashley delivered three run-scoring hits, Casidy Chaumont broke the game open in the third inning with a bases-clearing double and Summer Ellyson held Georgia State to two hits over six innings in the Game 1 triumph. In Game 2, Lexie Comeaux acc...
  • Texas A&M posts 3-1 win over LSU

    Texas A&M posts 3-1 win over LSU

    Sunday, April 8 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-04-08 04:33:00 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    Press Release COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Right-hander Mitchell Kilkenny earned a complete-game victory Saturday to lead No. 19 Texas A&M past No. 17 LSU, 3-1, at Blue Bell Park on a cold, windy afternoon. Texas A&M improved to 23-9 overall and 5-7 in the SEC, while LSU dropped to 20-13 overall and 6-6 in conference play. The Tigers return to action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when they play host to Louisiana Tech in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Kilkenny (7-0) l...
    Press Release COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Right-hander Mitchell Kilkenny earned a complete-game victory Saturday to lead No. 19 Texas A&M past No. 17 LSU, 3-1, at Blue Bell Park on a cold, windy afternoon. Texas A&M improved to 23-9 overall and 5-7 in the SEC, while LSU dropped to 20-13 overall and 6-6 in conference play. The Tigers return to action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when they play host to Louisiana Tech in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Kilkenny (7-0) l...
  • Simone Fields Gets LSWA Honorable Mentions

    Simone Fields Gets LSWA Honorable Mentions

    Sunday, April 8 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-08 04:28:03 GMT
    Photo Courtesy of UL Athletics/Brad KempPhoto Courtesy of UL Athletics/Brad Kemp
    Photo Courtesy of UL Athletics/Brad KempPhoto Courtesy of UL Athletics/Brad Kemp
    Press Release RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball senior Simone Fields earned 2017-18 All-Louisiana Women's Basketball Honorable Mention Honors as a part of the postseason awards given out by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association, in a vote of state sports information directors and media members.             It's the second time in Fields' career that she's been named to the LSWA All-Louisiana ...
    Press Release RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball senior Simone Fields earned 2017-18 All-Louisiana Women's Basketball Honorable Mention Honors as a part of the postseason awards given out by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association, in a vote of state sports information directors and media members.             It's the second time in Fields' career that she's been named to the LSWA All-Louisiana ...
  • Schmidt tosses a gem in 2-0 win over UTA Friday

    Schmidt tosses a gem in 2-0 win over UTA Friday

    Friday, April 6 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-04-07 03:53:50 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – Senior left-hander Colten Schmidt guided the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 2-0 shutout of UT Arlington on Friday night to open the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Schmidt tossed 8.0 scoreless innings with a career-best 10 strikeouts to claim his third victory of the year for the Cajuns (14-16, 4-6 SBC). The reigning Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week, Schmidt limited the Mavericks (14-14, 6-4 SBC) to just ...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – Senior left-hander Colten Schmidt guided the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 2-0 shutout of UT Arlington on Friday night to open the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Schmidt tossed 8.0 scoreless innings with a career-best 10 strikeouts to claim his third victory of the year for the Cajuns (14-16, 4-6 SBC). The reigning Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week, Schmidt limited the Mavericks (14-14, 6-4 SBC) to just ...

  • The Masters: Reed rallies on day two to take lead

    The Masters: Reed rallies on day two to take lead

    Friday, April 6 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-04-07 02:46:57 GMT
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Patrick Reed is leading a major championship for the first time, and his confidence is so high that he can only see what's ahead of him.   Maybe that's just as well at this Masters.   Reed started and finished the front nine with three straight birdies. He answered Marc Leishman's bold shot for an eagle by polishing off another run of three straight birdies. It added to a 6-under 66 and a two-shot lead over Leishman going into the weekend at Augusta Natio...
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Patrick Reed is leading a major championship for the first time, and his confidence is so high that he can only see what's ahead of him.   Maybe that's just as well at this Masters.   Reed started and finished the front nine with three straight birdies. He answered Marc Leishman's bold shot for an eagle by polishing off another run of three straight birdies. It added to a 6-under 66 and a two-shot lead over Leishman going into the weekend at Augusta Natio...
  • Baseball falls to Texas A&M, 9-2

    Baseball falls to Texas A&M, 9-2

    Friday, April 6 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-04-07 02:44:30 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – The LSU baseball team was unable to recover after falling behind Texas A&M in the first inning as the Tigers fell to the Aggies, 9-2, on Friday night.  Caleb Gilbert suffered the loss for the Tigers after he went 0.2 innings and surrendered five runs on six hits. John Doxakis earned the win for Texas A&M after going eight innings and allowing just two runs. The rubber match of the series will take place on Saturday, April 6...
    PRESS RELEASE COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – The LSU baseball team was unable to recover after falling behind Texas A&M in the first inning as the Tigers fell to the Aggies, 9-2, on Friday night.  Caleb Gilbert suffered the loss for the Tigers after he went 0.2 innings and surrendered five runs on six hits. John Doxakis earned the win for Texas A&M after going eight innings and allowing just two runs. The rubber match of the series will take place on Saturday, April 6...
  • Cajuns return home to host UTA series

    Cajuns return home to host UTA series

    Friday, April 6 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-04-06 22:59:05 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, April 6-8, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park (4,850) Times: 6:00 p.m. (Fri) | 6:00 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: UT Arlington (14-13, 6-3 SBC) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: none Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA) vs. LHP Brad Vassar (UTA) Saturday: RHP Jack Burk (LA) vs. RHP Trae Patterson (UTA) Sund...
    PRESS RELEASE THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, April 6-8, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park (4,850) Times: 6:00 p.m. (Fri) | 6:00 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: UT Arlington (14-13, 6-3 SBC) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: none Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA) vs. LHP Brad Vassar (UTA) Saturday: RHP Jack Burk (LA) vs. RHP Trae Patterson (UTA) Sund...
  • Cajuns head to Georgia State Saturday

    Cajuns head to Georgia State Saturday

    Friday, April 6 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-04-06 21:25:21 GMT
    No. 18 Louisiana (23-9, 10-2 Sun Belt) at Georgia State (19-16, 4-7 Sun Belt) Dates: Friday-Saturday, April 7-8, 2018 Location: Atlanta, Ga. Stadium: Robert E. Heck Softball Complex (500) Series Schedule:         Apr. 7 – 12 p.m. CDT (DH)         Apr. 8 – 11 a.m. CDT (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Streaming Video (Sunday): PantherVision • Talent: John Morgo, PxP Radio: ESPN 1420-AM • Tal...
    No. 18 Louisiana (23-9, 10-2 Sun Belt) at Georgia State (19-16, 4-7 Sun Belt) Dates: Friday-Saturday, April 7-8, 2018 Location: Atlanta, Ga. Stadium: Robert E. Heck Softball Complex (500) Series Schedule:         Apr. 7 – 12 p.m. CDT (DH)         Apr. 8 – 11 a.m. CDT (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Streaming Video (Sunday): PantherVision • Talent: John Morgo, PxP Radio: ESPN 1420-AM • Tal...
  • Tabb throws shutout in Acadiana's 5-0 win over NISH

    Tabb throws shutout in Acadiana's 5-0 win over NISH

    Friday, April 6 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-04-06 04:06:51 GMT

    Acadiana 5, New Iberia 0

    Acadiana 5, New Iberia 0

  • Walker, Brazil among 17 Cajuns Participating at Pro Day

    Walker, Brazil among 17 Cajuns Participating at Pro Day

    Thursday, April 5 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-04-06 03:54:22 GMT

    Safety Tracy Walker was the main attraction at UL pro day as he and teammates worked out in front of 31 NFL teams. Walker declined the running drills after solid times at the combine, but instead impressed scouts with defensive back drills. "They definitely just told me to continue to be myself," Walker said. "Continue to develop myself and the way that I need to as a DB. That was my big thing continue to strive to be the best." 17 former Cajuns in tota...

    Safety Tracy Walker was the main attraction at UL pro day as he and teammates worked out in front of 31 NFL teams. Walker declined the running drills after solid times at the combine, but instead impressed scouts with defensive back drills. "They definitely just told me to continue to be myself," Walker said. "Continue to develop myself and the way that I need to as a DB. That was my big thing continue to strive to be the best." 17 former Cajuns in tota...

  • Hess dominates in 4-1 win at Texas A&M Thursday

    Hess dominates in 4-1 win at Texas A&M Thursday

    Thursday, April 5 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-04-06 03:11:34 GMT
    LSU's Zach HessLSU's Zach Hess
    LSU's Zach HessLSU's Zach Hess
    PRESS RELEASE COLLEGE STATION--Right-hander Zack Hess shutout the No. 19 Texas A&M Aggies in a career-high eight innings, and the No. 17 LSU baseball team used a four-run fourth inning to secure the first game of the three-game series, 4-1, Thursday night at Blue Bell Park.  The Tigers and Aggies will return to action in Game 2 at 6 p.m. CT Friday in a contest televised by the SEC Network. The game will also be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network.  In the bottom...
    PRESS RELEASE COLLEGE STATION--Right-hander Zack Hess shutout the No. 19 Texas A&M Aggies in a career-high eight innings, and the No. 17 LSU baseball team used a four-run fourth inning to secure the first game of the three-game series, 4-1, Thursday night at Blue Bell Park.  The Tigers and Aggies will return to action in Game 2 at 6 p.m. CT Friday in a contest televised by the SEC Network. The game will also be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network.  In the bottom...
  • Guice among 22 attending NFL Draft

    Guice among 22 attending NFL Draft

    Thursday, April 5 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-04-06 00:31:01 GMT
    LSU RB Derrius Guice (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo/Travis Spradling)LSU RB Derrius Guice (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo/Travis Spradling)
    LSU RB Derrius Guice (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo/Travis Spradling)LSU RB Derrius Guice (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo/Travis Spradling)
    Derrius Guice is one of 22 players attending this year's NFL draft in Dallas. CBS Sports ranks Guice the second best running back behind Penn State's Saquon Barkley. Guice is the web site's 12th overall prospect. The first round of the NFL Draft is Thursday, April 26th.
    Derrius Guice is one of 22 players attending this year's NFL draft in Dallas. CBS Sports ranks Guice the second best running back behind Penn State's Saquon Barkley. Guice is the web site's 12th overall prospect. The first round of the NFL Draft is Thursday, April 26th.
  • Masters Opening Round at a Glance

    Masters Opening Round at a Glance

    Thursday, April 5 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-04-06 00:24:17 GMT
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A brief look Thursday at the opening round of the Masters:   LEADER: Jordan Spieth birdied five straight holes beginning at the 13th on the way to a 6-under 66.   CHASING: Tony Finau and Matt Kuchar are two strokes behind after shooting 68s, while the group at 69 includes Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson.   TOUGH GUY: Finau turned in a dazzling round just 24 hours after dislocating his left ankle while celebrating a hole-in-one during the Par 3 Contes...
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A brief look Thursday at the opening round of the Masters:   LEADER: Jordan Spieth birdied five straight holes beginning at the 13th on the way to a 6-under 66.   CHASING: Tony Finau and Matt Kuchar are two strokes behind after shooting 68s, while the group at 69 includes Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson.   TOUGH GUY: Finau turned in a dazzling round just 24 hours after dislocating his left ankle while celebrating a hole-in-one during the Par 3 Contes...
  • Pelicans sign Jordan Crawford, again

    Pelicans sign Jordan Crawford, again

    Thursday, April 5 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-04-05 20:05:29 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed guard Jordan Crawford. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Crawford, 6-4, 195, has appeared in 21 games with New Orleans over the past two seasons, averaging 13.6 points, 3.1 assists, and 1.8 rebounds in 22.8 minutes per contest. Crawford appeared in two games with the Pelicans this season, averaging 9.0 points, 4.5 assists, and 1.5 rebounds in 18.5 minutes of actio...
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed guard Jordan Crawford. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Crawford, 6-4, 195, has appeared in 21 games with New Orleans over the past two seasons, averaging 13.6 points, 3.1 assists, and 1.8 rebounds in 22.8 minutes per contest. Crawford appeared in two games with the Pelicans this season, averaging 9.0 points, 4.5 assists, and 1.5 rebounds in 18.5 minutes of actio...
  • STM beats Catholic N.I. on senior night

    STM beats Catholic N.I. on senior night

    Thursday, April 5 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-04-05 04:09:03 GMT
    St. Thomas More 6, Catholic N.I. 3
    St. Thomas More 6, Catholic N.I. 3
  • Florida State Captures Both Ends of Top 25 Matchup in Tallahassee

    Florida State Captures Both Ends of Top 25 Matchup in Tallahassee

    Thursday, April 5 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-04-05 04:01:48 GMT

    Florida State Captures Both Ends of Top 25 Matchup in Tallahassee TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball was dealt a pair of defeats in a midweek doubleheader with No. 9 Florida State at JoAnne Graf Field. The Seminoles (31-6) pieced together six runs in their first three at bats of Game 1 and went on to record an 8-0 (5 inn.) win. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-9) drew a 1-1 tie in the fourth inning of Game 2 off a Kourtney Gremillion RBI single,...

    Florida State Captures Both Ends of Top 25 Matchup in Tallahassee TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball was dealt a pair of defeats in a midweek doubleheader with No. 9 Florida State at JoAnne Graf Field. The Seminoles (31-6) pieced together six runs in their first three at bats of Game 1 and went on to record an 8-0 (5 inn.) win. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-9) drew a 1-1 tie in the fourth inning of Game 2 off a Kourtney Gremillion RBI single,...

  • Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball Defeats No. 12 Southern Miss 7-4 To Split Series

    Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball Defeats No. 12 Southern Miss 7-4 To Split Series

    Thursday, April 5 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-04-05 04:00:32 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated No. 12 Southern Miss 7-4 on Wednesday night to split the two-game series at Pete Taylor Park.   The win against the Golden Eagles (20-8) is the fifth against a ranked opponent for the Ragin' Cajuns (13-16) this season as they are now 6-2 in the midweek.   Freshman Brett Williams claimed his first collegiate victory for the Cajuns tossing 2.2 innings in relief allowing two runs on...
    PRESS RELEASE HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated No. 12 Southern Miss 7-4 on Wednesday night to split the two-game series at Pete Taylor Park.   The win against the Golden Eagles (20-8) is the fifth against a ranked opponent for the Ragin' Cajuns (13-16) this season as they are now 6-2 in the midweek.   Freshman Brett Williams claimed his first collegiate victory for the Cajuns tossing 2.2 innings in relief allowing two runs on...
  • Strong showing at LSU Pro Day

    Strong showing at LSU Pro Day

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-04-04 23:52:18 GMT

    There was a strong showing from NFL souts at LSU's pro day on Wedensday. 

    There was a strong showing from NFL souts at LSU's pro day on Wedensday. 

  • Teuurlings 2-out rally in second paces Rebels past Westgate Tuesday

    Teuurlings 2-out rally in second paces Rebels past Westgate Tuesday

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-04-04 23:30:17 GMT

    Teurlings 12, Westgate 5

    Teurlings 12, Westgate 5

  • Jordan powers LSU past Nicholls Tuesday

    Jordan powers LSU past Nicholls Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 11:57 PM EDT2018-04-04 03:57:34 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE—  Behind Bryce Jordan’s career four-hit night at the plate, the No. 17 LSU baseball team exploded for 15 hits to secure a 10-1 win against Nicholls Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE—  Behind Bryce Jordan’s career four-hit night at the plate, the No. 17 LSU baseball team exploded for 15 hits to secure a 10-1 win against Nicholls Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

  • Southern Miss rallies to beat Cajuns Tuesday

    Southern Miss rallies to beat Cajuns Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-04-04 03:51:07 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Bryant Bowen delivered the walk-off winner for No. 12 Southern Miss in the ninth inning as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to the Golden Eagles 9-8 on Tuesday night at Pete Taylor Park.   Senior Dylan Moore took the loss for the Ragin' Cajuns (12-16) after giving up two runs (one earned) on four hits with two walks and two strikeouts in 1.1 innings of work.   Trent Driver claimed the victory for USM (20-7) tossing ...
    PRESS RELEASE HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Bryant Bowen delivered the walk-off winner for No. 12 Southern Miss in the ninth inning as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to the Golden Eagles 9-8 on Tuesday night at Pete Taylor Park.   Senior Dylan Moore took the loss for the Ragin' Cajuns (12-16) after giving up two runs (one earned) on four hits with two walks and two strikeouts in 1.1 innings of work.   Trent Driver claimed the victory for USM (20-7) tossing ...
  • Cajuns meet FSU Wednesday in key non-conference battle

    Cajuns meet FSU Wednesday in key non-conference battle

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-04-04 00:44:27 GMT

    No. 18 Louisiana (23-7) at No. 9 Florida State (29-6) Dates: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Location: Tallahassee, Fla. Stadium: JoAnne Graf Field (1,000) Time: 3 p.m. CDT (DH) MEDIA INFORMATION Radio: ESPN 1420-AM • Talent: Steve Peloquin, PxP Live Stats: CajunStats.com Twitter Updates: @RaginCajunsSB SETTING THE SCENE 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball opens a six-game road trip on Wednesday facing No. 9 Florida State in a 3 p.m. (CDT) doubleheader at Jo...

    No. 18 Louisiana (23-7) at No. 9 Florida State (29-6) Dates: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Location: Tallahassee, Fla. Stadium: JoAnne Graf Field (1,000) Time: 3 p.m. CDT (DH) MEDIA INFORMATION Radio: ESPN 1420-AM • Talent: Steve Peloquin, PxP Live Stats: CajunStats.com Twitter Updates: @RaginCajunsSB SETTING THE SCENE 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball opens a six-game road trip on Wednesday facing No. 9 Florida State in a 3 p.m. (CDT) doubleheader at Jo...

  • Schmidt earns conference pitcher of the week honors

    Schmidt earns conference pitcher of the week honors

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-04-04 00:41:53 GMT

    Ahead of his first Friday night start, the Sun Belt named Colton Schmidt it's pitcher of the week. Schmidt tossed a complete game Sunday, the Cajuns' first since 2016, in a 6-1 win over Arkansas State. This season he's 2-0 with a 1.47 ERA in 49 innings. It's his first pitcher of the week award this season, and the Cajuns second, Jack Burk earned the honor in March. Monday, coach Tony Robichaux named Schmidt the team's Friday starter seeking better play in weekend series. Louisiana h...

    Ahead of his first Friday night start, the Sun Belt named Colton Schmidt it's pitcher of the week. Schmidt tossed a complete game Sunday, the Cajuns' first since 2016, in a 6-1 win over Arkansas State. This season he's 2-0 with a 1.47 ERA in 49 innings. It's his first pitcher of the week award this season, and the Cajuns second, Jack Burk earned the honor in March. Monday, coach Tony Robichaux named Schmidt the team's Friday starter seeking better play in weekend series. Louisiana h...

  • St. Martinville, Lake Arthur post big wins Monday

    St. Martinville, Lake Arthur post big wins Monday

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-04-03 04:21:29 GMT
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Lake Arthur 16, Abbeville 6 HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL St. Martinville 19, Abbeville 1
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Lake Arthur 16, Abbeville 6 HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL St. Martinville 19, Abbeville 1
  • Cajuns meet Southern Miss in mid-week two-step

    Cajuns meet Southern Miss in mid-week two-step

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-04-03 04:19:14 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE THE MIDWEEK GAMES Date: Tuesday-Wednesday, April 3-4, 2018 Location: Hattiesburg, Miss. Site: Pete Taylor Park (4,300) Time: 6:00 p.m. (Tue) | 6:00 p.m. (Wed) Opponent: Southern Miss (19-7) Radio: ESPN 1420-AM Television: none Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS Tue - LHP Hogan Harris (LA) vs. RHP J.C. Keys (USM) Wed - TBA (LA) vs. TBA (USM)   HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to close ou...

    PRESS RELEASE THE MIDWEEK GAMES Date: Tuesday-Wednesday, April 3-4, 2018 Location: Hattiesburg, Miss. Site: Pete Taylor Park (4,300) Time: 6:00 p.m. (Tue) | 6:00 p.m. (Wed) Opponent: Southern Miss (19-7) Radio: ESPN 1420-AM Television: none Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS Tue - LHP Hogan Harris (LA) vs. RHP J.C. Keys (USM) Wed - TBA (LA) vs. TBA (USM)   HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to close ou...

  • DiVincenzo's 31 Leads Villanova to national title

    DiVincenzo's 31 Leads Villanova to national title

    Monday, April 2 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-04-03 03:51:44 GMT
     SAN ANTONIO (AP) - They chanted his name from the cheap seats: "Di-Vin-cen-zo, Di-Vin-cen-zo." By the time Donte DiVincenzo was done doing his damage, Villanova had another title and college basketball had its newest star.   The redhead kid with the nickname Big Ragu scored 31 points Monday to lift 'Nova to another blowout tournament victory - this time 79-62 over Michigan for its second title in three seasons.   The sophomore guard had 12 points and an assis...
     SAN ANTONIO (AP) - They chanted his name from the cheap seats: "Di-Vin-cen-zo, Di-Vin-cen-zo." By the time Donte DiVincenzo was done doing his damage, Villanova had another title and college basketball had its newest star.   The redhead kid with the nickname Big Ragu scored 31 points Monday to lift 'Nova to another blowout tournament victory - this time 79-62 over Michigan for its second title in three seasons.   The sophomore guard had 12 points and an assis...
  • Senior Spotlight 4/2: Kaylee Lopez

    Senior Spotlight 4/2: Kaylee Lopez

    Monday, April 2 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-04-03 03:12:27 GMT

    MAURICE, La -- For the last four seasons Kaylee Lopez has caused nothing but headaches for pitchers in Class 3A softball.  "I mean as a coach it's exciting to have someone that at any moment can go up there and change the game with one swing," said Lopez's high school softball coach Joy Leblanc. in 2017 Lopez's list of accomplishments were stunning; first team All-District, District MVP, All-State, All-Acadiana, and the MVP of the LHSAA state tournament fo...

    MAURICE, La -- For the last four seasons Kaylee Lopez has caused nothing but headaches for pitchers in Class 3A softball.  "I mean as a coach it's exciting to have someone that at any moment can go up there and change the game with one swing," said Lopez's high school softball coach Joy Leblanc. in 2017 Lopez's list of accomplishments were stunning; first team All-District, District MVP, All-State, All-Acadiana, and the MVP of the LHSAA state tournament fo...

  • Ma’Khail Hilliard named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week

    Ma’Khail Hilliard named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week

    Monday, April 2 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-04-02 21:25:02 GMT

    Ma’khail hilliard named sec co-freshman of the week BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU freshman right-hander Ma’Khail Hilliard was named SEC Baseball Co-Freshman of the Week Monday by the league office. He shared the honor with Ole Miss infielder Tyler Keenan. Hilliard, a product of the city of Central, La., delivered a brilliant outing on Saturday to defeat Mississippi State, firing six shutout innings and allowing just three hits with two walks and a career-high nine strik...

    Ma’khail hilliard named sec co-freshman of the week BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU freshman right-hander Ma’Khail Hilliard was named SEC Baseball Co-Freshman of the Week Monday by the league office. He shared the honor with Ole Miss infielder Tyler Keenan. Hilliard, a product of the city of Central, La., delivered a brilliant outing on Saturday to defeat Mississippi State, firing six shutout innings and allowing just three hits with two walks and a career-high nine strik...

  • Michigan, Villanova bring wild NCAA Tournament to a close

    Michigan, Villanova bring wild NCAA Tournament to a close

    Monday, April 2 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-04-02 21:01:05 GMT
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — College basketball's wild 2017-18 ride ends in San Antonio, where Villanova meets Michigan in the national championship game of the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats are playing for their second title in three years under coach Jay Wright. The Wolverines are vying for their first championship since 1989 and to make up for the one coach John Beilein lost in 2013, at least a little. This meeting on Monday night will come down to strength against strength. Villano...
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — College basketball's wild 2017-18 ride ends in San Antonio, where Villanova meets Michigan in the national championship game of the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats are playing for their second title in three years under coach Jay Wright. The Wolverines are vying for their first championship since 1989 and to make up for the one coach John Beilein lost in 2013, at least a little. This meeting on Monday night will come down to strength against strength. Villano...
  • Lafayette's Mondo Duplantis Sets U-20 Pole Vaulting Record...Again

    Lafayette's Mondo Duplantis Sets U-20 Pole Vaulting Record...Again

    Monday, April 2 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-02 04:16:08 GMT

    Lafayette High ole vaulter Mondo Duplantis set another record at the Texas Relays Saturday. Competing in the elite division against some of the world's best, the senior cleared 19 feet, 5 inches, nudging his own world record for under 20 years old by a couple inches.  Duplantis finished 3rd overall in the competition.

    Lafayette High ole vaulter Mondo Duplantis set another record at the Texas Relays Saturday. Competing in the elite division against some of the world's best, the senior cleared 19 feet, 5 inches, nudging his own world record for under 20 years old by a couple inches.  Duplantis finished 3rd overall in the competition.

  • Pelicans Fall to Thunder 109-104

    Pelicans Fall to Thunder 109-104

    Monday, April 2 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-04-02 04:06:46 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Russell Westbrook got better as the game went along and ended up where he so often does - with a triple-double.    Westbrook had 26 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder over the New Orleans Pelicans 109-104 on Sunday night.    Westbrook didn't score in the first quarter but got his game together eventually. He had 10 points, six rebounds and four assists in the fourth quarter.    Paul George scored Oklaho...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Russell Westbrook got better as the game went along and ended up where he so often does - with a triple-double.    Westbrook had 26 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder over the New Orleans Pelicans 109-104 on Sunday night.    Westbrook didn't score in the first quarter but got his game together eventually. He had 10 points, six rebounds and four assists in the fourth quarter.    Paul George scored Oklaho...
  • Cole fans 11 in Houston debut as Astros beat Rangers 8-2

    Cole fans 11 in Houston debut as Astros beat Rangers 8-2

    Monday, April 2 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-04-02 04:03:43 GMT
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over seven innings in his Houston debut, and the defending champion Astros finished a solid opening weekend with an 8-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.    The hard-throwing right-hander, acquired in an offseason trade after he was the opening day starter for Pittsburgh last year, allowed two hits to help the Astros take three of four from their Texas rivals.    The first hit off Cole (1-0) was slugger Joey...
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over seven innings in his Houston debut, and the defending champion Astros finished a solid opening weekend with an 8-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.    The hard-throwing right-hander, acquired in an offseason trade after he was the opening day starter for Pittsburgh last year, allowed two hits to help the Astros take three of four from their Texas rivals.    The first hit off Cole (1-0) was slugger Joey...
  • Cajuns softball sweeps South Alabama behind Ellyson's third win in two days

    Cajuns softball sweeps South Alabama behind Ellyson's third win in two days

    Sunday, April 1 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-01 04:55:19 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball posted single runs in its first thee at bats and Summer Ellyson made it stand in a 3-2 win over South Alabama which completed a Sun Belt series sweep at Lamson Park.

    LAFAYETTE – 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball posted single runs in its first thee at bats and Summer Ellyson made it stand in a 3-2 win over South Alabama which completed a Sun Belt series sweep at Lamson Park.

  • Schmidt Tosses Complete Game Defeat Arkansas State In Series Final

    Schmidt Tosses Complete Game Defeat Arkansas State In Series Final

    Sunday, April 1 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-04-01 04:49:08 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    JONESBORO, Ark. – Senior left-hander Colten Schmidt tossed a complete game on Saturday afternoon as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Arkansas State 6-1 in the series finale at Tomlinson Stadium. 

    JONESBORO, Ark. – Senior left-hander Colten Schmidt tossed a complete game on Saturday afternoon as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Arkansas State 6-1 in the series finale at Tomlinson Stadium. 

  • Cajuns softball takes both games of double header over USA

    Cajuns softball takes both games of double header over USA

    Saturday, March 31 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-03-31 04:12:42 GMT

    An offensive explosion in game one gave way to nail-biting clutch hitting in game two. And while the Cajuns found different ways to hit South Alabama pitchers on Friday the results were the same. 

    An offensive explosion in game one gave way to nail-biting clutch hitting in game two. And while the Cajuns found different ways to hit South Alabama pitchers on Friday the results were the same. 

  • Nothing to write home about: Cajuns baseball gets blown out by Red Wolves 14-1

    Nothing to write home about: Cajuns baseball gets blown out by Red Wolves 14-1

    Saturday, March 31 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-03-31 04:05:54 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    JONESBORO, Ark. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to Arkansas State 14-2 on Friday night at Tomlinson Stadium.   Starter Nick Lee was tagged with his third loss of the year for the Ragin' Cajuns (11-15, 2-6 SBC) as he gave up eight runs (six earned) on a career-high 10 hits with three walks and three strikeouts in 6.0 innings.   Nate Alberius claimed the victory for the Red Wolves (11-12, 3-5 SBC) tossing a complete game...

    JONESBORO, Ark. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to Arkansas State 14-2 on Friday night at Tomlinson Stadium.   Starter Nick Lee was tagged with his third loss of the year for the Ragin' Cajuns (11-15, 2-6 SBC) as he gave up eight runs (six earned) on a career-high 10 hits with three walks and three strikeouts in 6.0 innings.   Nate Alberius claimed the victory for the Red Wolves (11-12, 3-5 SBC) tossing a complete game...

  • LSU uses big seventh to beat Mississippi State 10-1

    LSU uses big seventh to beat Mississippi State 10-1

    Friday, March 30 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-03-30 04:17:22 GMT

    LSU uses big seventh to beat Mississippi State 10-1. Antoine Duplantis records three hits in the win.

    LSU uses big seventh to beat Mississippi State 10-1. Antoine Duplantis records three hits in the win.

  • Cajuns fall in extras at Arkansas State Thursday

    Cajuns fall in extras at Arkansas State Thursday

    Friday, March 30 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-03-30 04:12:14 GMT
    After leading much of the night, the Cajuns let one slip away in the 12th, losing to Arkansas State 8-7. A hit batter, error, intentional walk and another hit batter is how it all ended for Louisiana who falls to 11-14. After trialing early, Hunter Kasuls tied the game a two with a third-inning double. In the fifth, a Kasuls triple, Kennon Fontenot base hit and Hayden Cantrell sac-fly gave Louisiana a 5-2 lead. The Cajuns held the lead through the 6th, but surrendered runs in th...
    After leading much of the night, the Cajuns let one slip away in the 12th, losing to Arkansas State 8-7. A hit batter, error, intentional walk and another hit batter is how it all ended for Louisiana who falls to 11-14. After trialing early, Hunter Kasuls tied the game a two with a third-inning double. In the fifth, a Kasuls triple, Kennon Fontenot base hit and Hayden Cantrell sac-fly gave Louisiana a 5-2 lead. The Cajuns held the lead through the 6th, but surrendered runs in th...
  • LCA holds off Westminster Thursday

    LCA holds off Westminster Thursday

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-03-30 03:59:53 GMT
    Lafayette Christian 10, Westminster 9
    Lafayette Christian 10, Westminster 9
  • Cajuns wrap up first part of spring camp with scrimmage

    Cajuns wrap up first part of spring camp with scrimmage

    Thursday, March 29 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-03-30 02:45:35 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Three weeks into spring practice the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team held their first true scrimmage on what was the eighth practice of the spring to wrap up their third week of practice on Cajun Field. SCRIMMAGE TO IMPROVE: The scrimmage, which lasted roughly one and a half hours and saw at least 150 plays ran, was a chance for the players and the coaches to get on the field and really play some football. For the staff they got to put their har...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Three weeks into spring practice the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team held their first true scrimmage on what was the eighth practice of the spring to wrap up their third week of practice on Cajun Field. SCRIMMAGE TO IMPROVE: The scrimmage, which lasted roughly one and a half hours and saw at least 150 plays ran, was a chance for the players and the coaches to get on the field and really play some football. For the staff they got to put their har...
  • Eight Tigers on Opening Day Rosters

    Eight Tigers on Opening Day Rosters

    Thursday, March 29 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-03-30 01:19:59 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – Eight former LSU players appear on the active rosters of Major League Baseball teams as the 2018 MLB season opens this week. Former Tigers appearing on MLB Opening Day rosters include infielder Alex Bregman (Astros), infielder DJ LeMahieu (Rockies), pitcher Aaron Nola (Phillies), pitcher Will Harris (Astros), pitcher Kevin Gausman (Orioles), infielder JaCoby Jones (Tigers), outfielder Mikie Mahtook (Tigers) and pitcher Nick Goody (Indians). Br...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – Eight former LSU players appear on the active rosters of Major League Baseball teams as the 2018 MLB season opens this week. Former Tigers appearing on MLB Opening Day rosters include infielder Alex Bregman (Astros), infielder DJ LeMahieu (Rockies), pitcher Aaron Nola (Phillies), pitcher Will Harris (Astros), pitcher Kevin Gausman (Orioles), infielder JaCoby Jones (Tigers), outfielder Mikie Mahtook (Tigers) and pitcher Nick Goody (Indians). Br...
  • Astros pick up opening day win 4-0

    Astros pick up opening day win 4-0

    Thursday, March 29 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-03-30 00:12:17 GMT
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - World Series MVP George Springer hit a leadoff homer in the season opener for the second year in a row, Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings and the Houston Astros started their championship defense with a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Thursday.   Jake Marisnick also homered for the Astros, whose 57th year as a franchise began with them as reigning World Series champs for the first time.   Springer hit a 2-0 pitch off lefty Cole Hamels (...
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - World Series MVP George Springer hit a leadoff homer in the season opener for the second year in a row, Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings and the Houston Astros started their championship defense with a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Thursday.   Jake Marisnick also homered for the Astros, whose 57th year as a franchise began with them as reigning World Series champs for the first time.   Springer hit a 2-0 pitch off lefty Cole Hamels (...
  • Cajuns softball hosts South Alabama for three game set starting Friday

    Cajuns softball hosts South Alabama for three game set starting Friday

    Thursday, March 29 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-03-29 23:10:03 GMT
    No. 20 Louisiana (20-7, 7-2 Sun Belt) vs. South Alabama (18-14, 5-3 Sun Belt) Dates: Friday-Saturday, March 30-31, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park (2,790) Series Schedule:             Mar. 30 – 4 p.m. (DH)             Mar. 31 – 1 p.m. (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Television/ESPN3 (Friday): Cox Sports TV • Talent: Dan McDonald, PxP; Y...
    No. 20 Louisiana (20-7, 7-2 Sun Belt) vs. South Alabama (18-14, 5-3 Sun Belt) Dates: Friday-Saturday, March 30-31, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park (2,790) Series Schedule:             Mar. 30 – 4 p.m. (DH)             Mar. 31 – 1 p.m. (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Television/ESPN3 (Friday): Cox Sports TV • Talent: Dan McDonald, PxP; Y...
  • Cajuns head to Jonesboro for series that begins Thursday

    Cajuns head to Jonesboro for series that begins Thursday

    Thursday, March 29 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-03-29 22:54:13 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE HE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Thursday-Saturday, March 29-31, 2018 Location: Jonesboro, Ark. Site: Tomlinson Stadium (1,200) Times: 6:30 p.m. (Thu) | 6:30 p.m. (Fri) | 1:00 p.m. (Sat) Opponent: Arkansas State (9-12, 1-5 SBC) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: ESPN3 Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Thursday: RHP Jack Burk (LA) vs. RHP Bradey Welsh (ASU) Friday: RHP Nick Lee (LA) vs. RHP Nate Alberius (ASU) Saturday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA)...
    PRESS RELEASE HE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Thursday-Saturday, March 29-31, 2018 Location: Jonesboro, Ark. Site: Tomlinson Stadium (1,200) Times: 6:30 p.m. (Thu) | 6:30 p.m. (Fri) | 1:00 p.m. (Sat) Opponent: Arkansas State (9-12, 1-5 SBC) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: ESPN3 Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Thursday: RHP Jack Burk (LA) vs. RHP Bradey Welsh (ASU) Friday: RHP Nick Lee (LA) vs. RHP Nate Alberius (ASU) Saturday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA)...
  • Cajuns pitching silences Tigers in 3-1 win

    Cajuns pitching silences Tigers in 3-1 win

    Thursday, March 29 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-03-29 18:39:14 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE METAIRIE,  La. – Four Louisiana-Lafayette pitches scattered 10 hits Tuesday night and limited No. 19 LSU to one run as the Cajuns recorded a 3-1 win over the Tigers at the Shrine on Airline. ULL improved to 11-13 on the season, while the Tigers dropped to 16-10. LSU returns to action at 7 p.m. Thursday when the Tigers play host to Mississippi State in Game 1 of a three-game SEC series. Thursday’s game will be televised by the SEC Network, and it c...

    PRESS RELEASE METAIRIE,  La. – Four Louisiana-Lafayette pitches scattered 10 hits Tuesday night and limited No. 19 LSU to one run as the Cajuns recorded a 3-1 win over the Tigers at the Shrine on Airline. ULL improved to 11-13 on the season, while the Tigers dropped to 16-10. LSU returns to action at 7 p.m. Thursday when the Tigers play host to Mississippi State in Game 1 of a three-game SEC series. Thursday’s game will be televised by the SEC Network, and it c...

  • STM Run-Rules Teurlings 12-2 to Sweep Season Series

    STM Run-Rules Teurlings 12-2 to Sweep Season Series

    Thursday, March 29 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-03-29 04:30:43 GMT

    STM baseball defeats Teurlings 12-2 Wednesday evening. The Cougars sweep the season series, as they defeated the Rebels 4-1 Tuesday at Teurlings.

    STM baseball defeats Teurlings 12-2 Wednesday evening. The Cougars sweep the season series, as they defeated the Rebels 4-1 Tuesday at Teurlings.

  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Continues Road Trip at Arkansas State

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Continues Road Trip at Arkansas State

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:55:07 GMT
    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Thursday-Saturday, March 29-31, 2018 Location: Jonesboro, Ark. Site: Tomlinson Stadium (1,200) Times: 6:30 p.m. (Thu) | 6:30 p.m. (Fri) | 1:00 p.m. (Sat) Opponent: Arkansas State (9-12, 1-5 SBC) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: ESPN3 Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Thursday: RHP Jack Burk (LA) vs. RHP Bradey Welsh (ASU) Friday: RHP Nick Lee (LA) vs. RHP Nate Alberius (ASU) Saturday: LHP Colt...
    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Thursday-Saturday, March 29-31, 2018 Location: Jonesboro, Ark. Site: Tomlinson Stadium (1,200) Times: 6:30 p.m. (Thu) | 6:30 p.m. (Fri) | 1:00 p.m. (Sat) Opponent: Arkansas State (9-12, 1-5 SBC) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: ESPN3 Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Thursday: RHP Jack Burk (LA) vs. RHP Bradey Welsh (ASU) Friday: RHP Nick Lee (LA) vs. RHP Nate Alberius (ASU) Saturday: LHP Colt...
  • LSU Baseball vs. Mississippi State in Three-Game SEC Series Starting Thursday Night

    LSU Baseball vs. Mississippi State in Three-Game SEC Series Starting Thursday Night

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-03-29 03:44:40 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    DATES/TIMES Thursday, March 29 – 7 p.m. CT Friday, March 30 – 7 p.m. CT Saturday, March 31 – 2 p.m. CT STADIUM Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field (10,326) Tickets available at https://bit.ly/2E2InaI RANKINGS LSU – No. 19 by Collegiate Baseball; No. 21 by Baseball America MSU – unranked RADIO LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates, including WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge Live audio at www.LSUsports.net/live Live stats at www.L...
    DATES/TIMES Thursday, March 29 – 7 p.m. CT Friday, March 30 – 7 p.m. CT Saturday, March 31 – 2 p.m. CT STADIUM Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field (10,326) Tickets available at https://bit.ly/2E2InaI RANKINGS LSU – No. 19 by Collegiate Baseball; No. 21 by Baseball America MSU – unranked RADIO LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates, including WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge Live audio at www.LSUsports.net/live Live stats at www.L...
  • LHSAA waiver allows Duplantis to compete against idol

    LHSAA waiver allows Duplantis to compete against idol

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-03-28 04:23:01 GMT

    LAFAYETTE - Tuesday the LHSAA officially handed Lafayette High world class pole vaulter Armand "Mondo" Duplantis a waiver allowing him to compete in the elite division of the the Texas Relays. Without a waiver, Duplantis, who competes internationally for Sweden, could have lost his high school eligibility by competing against pros during his high school season, something that breaks the LHSAA bylaw 6.1.3. There are already exceptions to that rule for golfers, long distance ...

    LAFAYETTE - Tuesday the LHSAA officially handed Lafayette High world class pole vaulter Armand "Mondo" Duplantis a waiver allowing him to compete in the elite division of the the Texas Relays. Without a waiver, Duplantis, who competes internationally for Sweden, could have lost his high school eligibility by competing against pros during his high school season, something that breaks the LHSAA bylaw 6.1.3. There are already exceptions to that rule for golfers, long distance ...

  • No tension between Louisiana and LSU baseball

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-03-27 22:47:28 GMT
    Ahead of LSU and Louisiana baseball's game at the Wally Pontiff Classic the scoreboard reads Tigers and Cajuns, a symbolic gesture that depicts the two's relationship. Two-weeks removed from a heated Louisiana-LSU basketball game both coaches say they understand that their is tension between the two schools, but these two programs have the utmost respect for each other.
    Ahead of LSU and Louisiana baseball's game at the Wally Pontiff Classic the scoreboard reads Tigers and Cajuns, a symbolic gesture that depicts the two's relationship. Two-weeks removed from a heated Louisiana-LSU basketball game both coaches say they understand that their is tension between the two schools, but these two programs have the utmost respect for each other.
  • LHSAA to allow world class Lafayette vaulter to defend state title

    LHSAA to allow world class Lafayette vaulter to defend state title

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-03-27 15:30:50 GMT

    The LHSAA has granted a one-time waver of LHSAA bylaw 6.1.3 for Armond Duplantis to participate in the 2018 Clyde Litttlefield Texas Relays. Duplantis, who competes internationally for Sweden, was concerned the Louisiana governing body would disqualify him from defending his state title in pole vaulting for the third time if he were to compete in the Texas relays. The question had to do with whether or not Duplantis would be violating LHSAA's independent team rule by competing in the...

    The LHSAA has granted a one-time waver of LHSAA bylaw 6.1.3 for Armond Duplantis to participate in the 2018 Clyde Litttlefield Texas Relays. Duplantis, who competes internationally for Sweden, was concerned the Louisiana governing body would disqualify him from defending his state title in pole vaulting for the third time if he were to compete in the Texas relays. The question had to do with whether or not Duplantis would be violating LHSAA's independent team rule by competing in the...

  • Cajuns face LSU in Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic Tuesday

    Cajuns face LSU in Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic Tuesday

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-03-27 04:11:17 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE THE MIDWEEK GAME Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Location: Metairie, La. Site: The Shrine on Airline (10,000) Time: 7:00 p.m. Opponent: LSU (16-9) Radio: ESPN 1420-AM Television: Cox Sports Television Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS LHP Hogan Harris (LA) vs. RHP AJ Labas (LSU)   METAIRIE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team will open a six-game road trip on Tuesday at 7 p.m. as the squad faces No. 19 LSU in th...

    PRESS RELEASE THE MIDWEEK GAME Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Location: Metairie, La. Site: The Shrine on Airline (10,000) Time: 7:00 p.m. Opponent: LSU (16-9) Radio: ESPN 1420-AM Television: Cox Sports Television Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS LHP Hogan Harris (LA) vs. RHP AJ Labas (LSU)   METAIRIE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team will open a six-game road trip on Tuesday at 7 p.m. as the squad faces No. 19 LSU in th...

  • Cajuns feature experienced offense line

    Cajuns feature experienced offense line

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-03-27 04:08:10 GMT
    The Cajuns will lean on an experienced offensive line this season. Junior Robert Hunt is a three year starter. He says he's trying to slim down a little, and says he feels better after practice. Hunt says he was inspired by his new offensive line coach Rob Sale.
    The Cajuns will lean on an experienced offensive line this season. Junior Robert Hunt is a three year starter. He says he's trying to slim down a little, and says he feels better after practice. Hunt says he was inspired by his new offensive line coach Rob Sale.
  • Senior Spotlight: Meghan Robicheaux

    Senior Spotlight: Meghan Robicheaux

    Monday, March 26 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-03-27 03:22:36 GMT

    This week's senior spotlight takes us out to Catholic High School of New Iberia. Where senior softball player Meghan Robicheaux has played much of her career for the Panthers in intense pain. Pain that would have ended the playing careers of many young athletes.  And what makes Meghan Robicheaux stand out on the softball field? "I've actually put a lot of thought into that question," said Meghan's mom Michele Robicheaux. "Just her determinat...

    This week's senior spotlight takes us out to Catholic High School of New Iberia. Where senior softball player Meghan Robicheaux has played much of her career for the Panthers in intense pain. Pain that would have ended the playing careers of many young athletes.  And what makes Meghan Robicheaux stand out on the softball field? "I've actually put a lot of thought into that question," said Meghan's mom Michele Robicheaux. "Just her determinat...

  • Etulain wins Louisiana Open

    Etulain wins Louisiana Open

    Monday, March 26 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-03-26 04:19:12 GMT

    BROUSSARD – For a few holes early Sunday, it appeared that Julian Etulain might let the second-largest 54-hole lead in Chitimacha Louisiana Open history slip away. A lipped-out two-foot birdie putt on the first hole and a scrambling 20-foot birdie putt for par on the second showed some nerves, and then the Buenos Aires, Argentina, native had two bad shots and bogeyed the par-three third hole. “I felt a little nervous,” Etulain said. “I’d n...

    BROUSSARD – For a few holes early Sunday, it appeared that Julian Etulain might let the second-largest 54-hole lead in Chitimacha Louisiana Open history slip away. A lipped-out two-foot birdie putt on the first hole and a scrambling 20-foot birdie putt for par on the second showed some nerves, and then the Buenos Aires, Argentina, native had two bad shots and bogeyed the par-three third hole. “I felt a little nervous,” Etulain said. “I’d n...

  • LaFleur Lifts Cajuns To Walk-Off Win Over Troy In Series Finale

    LaFleur Lifts Cajuns To Walk-Off Win Over Troy In Series Finale

    Sunday, March 25 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-03-25 23:36:21 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Senior Zach LaFleur provided the walk-off winner on Sunday as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Troy 4-3 in the series finale at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Senior Logan Stoelke earned his second victory of the season for Louisiana (10-13, 2-4 SBC) going 2.0 innings allowing just one hit with a strikeout.   CJ Carter was the losing pitcher for the Trojans (16-8, 3-3 SBC) giving up on...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Senior Zach LaFleur provided the walk-off winner on Sunday as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Troy 4-3 in the series finale at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Senior Logan Stoelke earned his second victory of the season for Louisiana (10-13, 2-4 SBC) going 2.0 innings allowing just one hit with a strikeout.   CJ Carter was the losing pitcher for the Trojans (16-8, 3-3 SBC) giving up on...
  • Troy Takes Pitcher's Duel From No. 21 Louisiana in Series Finale

    Troy Takes Pitcher's Duel From No. 21 Louisiana in Series Finale

    Sunday, March 25 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-03-25 23:24:08 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Press Release TROY, Ala. – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball and Troy battled in a pitcher’s duel on Sunday that the homestanding Trojans claimed 2-1 as the two teams wrapped up a Sun Belt series. Louisiana’s Summer Ellyson and Troy’s Annie Davis carried a 1-1 battle into the fifth inning. At that point both pitchers had limited the opposition to two hits. The Trojans were able to snap the tie in their half of the fifth inning ...
    Press Release TROY, Ala. – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball and Troy battled in a pitcher’s duel on Sunday that the homestanding Trojans claimed 2-1 as the two teams wrapped up a Sun Belt series. Louisiana’s Summer Ellyson and Troy’s Annie Davis carried a 1-1 battle into the fifth inning. At that point both pitchers had limited the opposition to two hits. The Trojans were able to snap the tie in their half of the fifth inning ...
  • LSU pulls out Game 2, but falls in Game 3 to drop Vandy series

    LSU pulls out Game 2, but falls in Game 3 to drop Vandy series

    Sunday, March 25 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-03-25 23:18:05 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    Press Release Game 2 Recap NASHVILLE, Tenn. – No. 15 LSU posted a 6-2 win over fifth-ranked Vanderbilt in a game that was completed Sunday morning after being halted due to rain late Saturday night. The game resumed at 10 a.m. CT Sunday with Vanderbilt batting in the bottom of the eighth with two out and a runner on first base. LSU reliever Nick Bush worked the final 1.1 innings to preserve the victory for the Tigers. Game 3 of the series will start at 12 p.m. Sunday, an...
    Press Release Game 2 Recap NASHVILLE, Tenn. – No. 15 LSU posted a 6-2 win over fifth-ranked Vanderbilt in a game that was completed Sunday morning after being halted due to rain late Saturday night. The game resumed at 10 a.m. CT Sunday with Vanderbilt batting in the bottom of the eighth with two out and a runner on first base. LSU reliever Nick Bush worked the final 1.1 innings to preserve the victory for the Tigers. Game 3 of the series will start at 12 p.m. Sunday, an...
  • 21st-Ranked Ragin' Cajuns Take Two to Start Troy Series

    21st-Ranked Ragin' Cajuns Take Two to Start Troy Series

    Saturday, March 24 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-03-25 03:42:02 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL:  TROY, Ala. – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball claimed an extra innings marathon in the opener and rallied from a five-run deficit in the nightcap to collect a 4-2 (11 inn.), 8-7 doubleheader sweep of Troy on Saturday. Beth Ashley provided the tie-breaking run in Game 1 with a two-out, run-scoring double in the 11th inning and Aeriyl Mass tripled her home for insurance as Louisiana (20-6, 7-1 Sun Belt) broke a stalemat...
    RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL:  TROY, Ala. – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball claimed an extra innings marathon in the opener and rallied from a five-run deficit in the nightcap to collect a 4-2 (11 inn.), 8-7 doubleheader sweep of Troy on Saturday. Beth Ashley provided the tie-breaking run in Game 1 with a two-out, run-scoring double in the 11th inning and Aeriyl Mass tripled her home for insurance as Louisiana (20-6, 7-1 Sun Belt) broke a stalemat...
  • Cajuns Baseball Can’t Overcome Early Deficit Against Troy

    Cajuns Baseball Can’t Overcome Early Deficit Against Troy

    Saturday, March 24 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-03-25 01:55:29 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team couldn't overcome an early deficit on Saturday as the Cajuns came up short 8-5 against Troy in game two of the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The Cajuns (9-13, 1-4 SBC) and Trojans (16-7, 3-2 SBC) each had nine hits in the game and each left runners on base.

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team couldn't overcome an early deficit on Saturday as the Cajuns came up short 8-5 against Troy in game two of the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The Cajuns (9-13, 1-4 SBC) and Trojans (16-7, 3-2 SBC) each had nine hits in the game and each left runners on base.

  • In the hunt at LA Open, Mazziotta is living out of his car

    In the hunt at LA Open, Mazziotta is living out of his car

    Saturday, March 24 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-03-25 01:51:49 GMT

    Daniel Mazziotta is sixth after three rounds at the Louisiana Open. He's also living out of his car, although he prefers you call it camping. Mazziotta packed his bags and began his 2018 campaign driving from Florida, spending three nights camping out before his qualifying round in Alexandria Monday. "I couldn't go the 2-months without doing something like this," he said after carding a 4-under Saturday. "If it took me awhile to get into an event. It would have been t...

    Daniel Mazziotta is sixth after three rounds at the Louisiana Open. He's also living out of his car, although he prefers you call it camping. Mazziotta packed his bags and began his 2018 campaign driving from Florida, spending three nights camping out before his qualifying round in Alexandria Monday. "I couldn't go the 2-months without doing something like this," he said after carding a 4-under Saturday. "If it took me awhile to get into an event. It would have been t...

  • Cajuns lose Lahare, fall to Troy

    Cajuns lose Lahare, fall to Troy

    Saturday, March 24 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-03-24 04:15:12 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to Troy 6-2 in the series opener on Friday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Starter Nick Lee took the loss for the Ragin' Cajuns (9-12, 1-3 SBC) giving up four runs (three earned) on four hits and five walks in 4.1 innings.   Andrew Crane tossed a complete game for the Trojans (15-7, 2-2 SBC) limiting the Cajuns to two runs on five hits with two walks and five str...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to Troy 6-2 in the series opener on Friday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Starter Nick Lee took the loss for the Ragin' Cajuns (9-12, 1-3 SBC) giving up four runs (three earned) on four hits and five walks in 4.1 innings.   Andrew Crane tossed a complete game for the Trojans (15-7, 2-2 SBC) limiting the Cajuns to two runs on five hits with two walks and five str...

  • Louisiana Open Scorecard

    Louisiana Open Scorecard

    Friday, March 23 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-03-24 02:54:28 GMT

    Scores from LA Open

    Scores from LA Open

  • Burns: A Fan Favorite at Louisiana Open

    Burns: A Fan Favorite at Louisiana Open

    Friday, March 23 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-03-23 23:40:01 GMT

    This year's Louisiana Open has quite the Pelican State flavor, but the chocolate syrup on top, if I may, is Sam Burns, a Shreveport native who is also perhaps the biggest name in this year's field. 

    This year's Louisiana Open has quite the Pelican State flavor, but the chocolate syrup on top, if I may, is Sam Burns, a Shreveport native who is also perhaps the biggest name in this year's field. 

  • Comeaux falls at home to a very good NISH team Thursday

    Comeaux falls at home to a very good NISH team Thursday

    Friday, March 23 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-03-23 04:19:23 GMT

    New Iberia Senior High 6, Comeaux 5

    New Iberia Senior High 6, Comeaux 5

  • Louisiana native seeks PGA Tour dream at LA Open

    Louisiana native seeks PGA Tour dream at LA Open

    Friday, March 23 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-03-23 04:14:14 GMT

    BROUSSARD, La -- Day one of the Louisiana open teed off early Thursday morning at Le Triomphe Country Club in Broussard. This year's field of 144 golfers includes veteran PGA tour pros, but also many up and comers looking to make a name for themselves in the world of pro golf. 

    BROUSSARD, La -- Day one of the Louisiana open teed off early Thursday morning at Le Triomphe Country Club in Broussard. This year's field of 144 golfers includes veteran PGA tour pros, but also many up and comers looking to make a name for themselves in the world of pro golf. 

  • Easy going Napier is OK with mistakes, sometimes

    Easy going Napier is OK with mistakes, sometimes

    Friday, March 23 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-03-23 04:12:11 GMT

    Louisiana football is still in the very early stages of Billy Napier's tenure. In baseball terms, because 'tis the season, the gates are still locked at the stadium and the guy who turns the lights on just pulled into the parking lot. But we are still learning a lot about coach. Particularity how he teaches and this week he pointed out that mistakes are OK, sometimes.

    Louisiana football is still in the very early stages of Billy Napier's tenure. In baseball terms, because 'tis the season, the gates are still locked at the stadium and the guy who turns the lights on just pulled into the parking lot. But we are still learning a lot about coach. Particularity how he teaches and this week he pointed out that mistakes are OK, sometimes.

  • #InTheRaw: Fontenot & Robichaux Discuss Wednesday's Win

    #InTheRaw: Fontenot & Robichaux Discuss Wednesday's Win

    Thursday, March 22 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-03-23 02:28:42 GMT
    Following Wednesday's 5-2 win at McNeese, Cajuns senior Kennon Fontenot and coach Tony Robichaux discuss the victory in these #InTheRaw postgame interviews.
    Following Wednesday's 5-2 win at McNeese, Cajuns senior Kennon Fontenot and coach Tony Robichaux discuss the victory in these #InTheRaw postgame interviews.
  • Louisiana Baseball Wraps Up Road Trip With 5-2 Win At McNeese

    Louisiana Baseball Wraps Up Road Trip With 5-2 Win At McNeese

    Thursday, March 22 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-03-22 04:01:53 GMT

    LAKE CHARLES, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team wrapped up its five-game road trip with a 5-2 victory over McNeese in a non-conference game on Wednesday night at Joe Miller Ballpark.   Freshman left-hander Austin Perrin picked up his first career victory for the Ragin' Cajuns (9-11) going 5.2 innings while limiting the Cowboys (8-12) to two runs on five hits with three walks and two strikeouts. Senior Logan Stoelke recor...

    LAKE CHARLES, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team wrapped up its five-game road trip with a 5-2 victory over McNeese in a non-conference game on Wednesday night at Joe Miller Ballpark.   Freshman left-hander Austin Perrin picked up his first career victory for the Ragin' Cajuns (9-11) going 5.2 innings while limiting the Cowboys (8-12) to two runs on five hits with three walks and two strikeouts. Senior Logan Stoelke recor...

  • Ragin' Cajuns wide receivers settling in to new system

    Ragin' Cajuns wide receivers settling in to new system

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-03-22 00:09:23 GMT
    In sports there are few bonds as precious as a quarterback and his receivers. And for the Ragin' Cajuns football program the second week of spring practices has been all about building those relationships. Cajuns new wide receivers coach Tim Leger said this week he expects Louisiana to go with an eleven man receiving core next season with a minimum of three wide receivers on the field at any given time. Louisiana ranked 9th in the Sunbelt Conference in receiving yards ...
    In sports there are few bonds as precious as a quarterback and his receivers. And for the Ragin' Cajuns football program the second week of spring practices has been all about building those relationships. Cajuns new wide receivers coach Tim Leger said this week he expects Louisiana to go with an eleven man receiving core next season with a minimum of three wide receivers on the field at any given time. Louisiana ranked 9th in the Sunbelt Conference in receiving yards ...
  • Heavy Louisiana influence in the field when play begins Thursday at Le Triomphe

    Heavy Louisiana influence in the field when play begins Thursday at Le Triomphe

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-03-21 21:23:26 GMT
    BROUSSARD – There will be a heavy Louisiana influence among the field Thursday when the Chitimacha Louisiana Open Presented by NACHER kicks off its 27th year as part of a national tour. The $550,000 Web.com Tour event has six players from Louisiana or with significant state ties competing, including two who battled their way in through Monday qualifying. Ken Looper of Mandeville, a 2011 graduate of LSU and a second-year Tour player, shot a seven-under 65 at Links On th...
    BROUSSARD – There will be a heavy Louisiana influence among the field Thursday when the Chitimacha Louisiana Open Presented by NACHER kicks off its 27th year as part of a national tour. The $550,000 Web.com Tour event has six players from Louisiana or with significant state ties competing, including two who battled their way in through Monday qualifying. Ken Looper of Mandeville, a 2011 graduate of LSU and a second-year Tour player, shot a seven-under 65 at Links On th...
  • 2013 champion Edward Loar Hopes to Continue Personal Comeback this week

    2013 champion Edward Loar Hopes to Continue Personal Comeback this week

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-03-21 04:05:45 GMT

    Press Release BROUSSARD – The only former champion in this year’s Chitimacha Louisiana Open field is also making a return in a very different way. Edward Loar won the 2013 Louisiana Open title, the same year that he was in contention for much of that summer’s U.S. Open, and finished fourth on the Web.com Tour money list that season. That propelled him to the PGA Tour in 2014 and gave him high hopes for his biggest professional golf successes. 

    Press Release BROUSSARD – The only former champion in this year’s Chitimacha Louisiana Open field is also making a return in a very different way. Edward Loar won the 2013 Louisiana Open title, the same year that he was in contention for much of that summer’s U.S. Open, and finished fourth on the Web.com Tour money list that season. That propelled him to the PGA Tour in 2014 and gave him high hopes for his biggest professional golf successes. 

  • Former Cajun J.J. Thomas Dies

    Former Cajun J.J. Thomas Dies

    Monday, March 19 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-03-19 22:26:07 GMT
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    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    Former Ragin' Cajun basketball player J.J. Thomas died Sunday, he was 25. Thomas played for Louisiana from 2010-12 before transferring to Cal State Northridge. Thomas was originally from Opelousas, but played high school basketball at Scotlandville Magnet in Baton Rouge. Bob Marlin tweeted about the news this morning. Lost one of my first @RaginCajunsMBB signees today way too soon. Was so full of life. RIP JJ Thomas. ??#5#fearthebeard — Bobby Marlin (@bobbymarlin) March 19...

    Former Ragin' Cajun basketball player J.J. Thomas died Sunday, he was 25. Thomas played for Louisiana from 2010-12 before transferring to Cal State Northridge. Thomas was originally from Opelousas, but played high school basketball at Scotlandville Magnet in Baton Rouge. Bob Marlin tweeted about the news this morning. Lost one of my first @RaginCajunsMBB signees today way too soon. Was so full of life. RIP JJ Thomas. ??#5#fearthebeard — Bobby Marlin (@bobbymarlin) March 19...

  • LSU earns series victory with 7-5 win over Mizzou

    LSU earns series victory with 7-5 win over Mizzou

    Sunday, March 18 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-03-19 03:58:07 GMT
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    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Freshman right-hander Ma’Khail Hilliard earned the win in his first career SEC start Sunday, and centerfielder Zach Watson collected three hits and two RBI as No. 16 LSU defeated No. 24, Missouri, 7-5, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU moved to 14-7 (2-1 SEC) on the season and Missouri fell to 15-5 (1-2 SEC). Sunday’s win clinched an SEC series victory for LSU on the opening weekend of conference play. The Tigers will...

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Freshman right-hander Ma’Khail Hilliard earned the win in his first career SEC start Sunday, and centerfielder Zach Watson collected three hits and two RBI as No. 16 LSU defeated No. 24, Missouri, 7-5, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU moved to 14-7 (2-1 SEC) on the season and Missouri fell to 15-5 (1-2 SEC). Sunday’s win clinched an SEC series victory for LSU on the opening weekend of conference play. The Tigers will...

  • Cajuns Baseball Slips Up In Series Finale At Georgia Southern

    Cajuns Baseball Slips Up In Series Finale At Georgia Southern

    Sunday, March 18 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-03-18 23:21:34 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE STATESBORO, Ga. – A four-run sixth inning was the difference on Sunday as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to Georgia Southern in the rubber match of the series at J.I. Clements Stadium.   The Ragin' Cajuns (8-11, 1-2 SBC) outhit the Eagles (9-11, 2-1 SBC) for the third straight contest with a slight 7-6 edge.   Junior Hogan Harris took the loss after giving up four runs on two hits and two walks in 1.2 innings of work.   Reliever Cole...

    PRESS RELEASE STATESBORO, Ga. – A four-run sixth inning was the difference on Sunday as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell to Georgia Southern in the rubber match of the series at J.I. Clements Stadium.   The Ragin' Cajuns (8-11, 1-2 SBC) outhit the Eagles (9-11, 2-1 SBC) for the third straight contest with a slight 7-6 edge.   Junior Hogan Harris took the loss after giving up four runs on two hits and two walks in 1.2 innings of work.   Reliever Cole...

  • Cajuns Baseball Routs Georgia Southern 11-2 To Even Series

    Cajuns Baseball Routs Georgia Southern 11-2 To Even Series

    Sunday, March 18 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-03-18 04:55:46 GMT
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    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    STATESBORO, Ga. - The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team exploded for a season-high 15 hits as the Ragin' Cajuns stormed past Georgia Southern 11-2 to even the series on Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium.   The 11 runs are a season high for the Cajuns (8-10, 1-1 SBC) who had three triples in a game for the first time since the 2016 season. Louisiana scored all 11 runs in the game with two outs.   Sophomore Jack Buck notched his second victory of the year limiting the...
    STATESBORO, Ga. - The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team exploded for a season-high 15 hits as the Ragin' Cajuns stormed past Georgia Southern 11-2 to even the series on Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium.   The 11 runs are a season high for the Cajuns (8-10, 1-1 SBC) who had three triples in a game for the first time since the 2016 season. Louisiana scored all 11 runs in the game with two outs.   Sophomore Jack Buck notched his second victory of the year limiting the...
  • Missouri Baseball Evens Series with NO. 16 LSU, 12-6

    Missouri Baseball Evens Series with NO. 16 LSU, 12-6

    Sunday, March 18 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-03-18 04:16:22 GMT
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    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    BATON ROUGE, La. — No. 24 Missouri recorded eight runs in the top of the eighth inning to even the series against No. 16 LSU with a 12-6 win Saturday night in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  Missouri improved to 15-4 overall and improved to 1-1 in Southeastern Conference action. With the loss, LSU dropped to 13-7 and 1-1 in the league.  LSU and Missouri conclude the series at 2 p.m. CT Sunday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game may b...
    BATON ROUGE, La. — No. 24 Missouri recorded eight runs in the top of the eighth inning to even the series against No. 16 LSU with a 12-6 win Saturday night in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  Missouri improved to 15-4 overall and improved to 1-1 in Southeastern Conference action. With the loss, LSU dropped to 13-7 and 1-1 in the league.  LSU and Missouri conclude the series at 2 p.m. CT Sunday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game may b...
  • LSU set to play Central Michigan in NCAA Tournament

    LSU set to play Central Michigan in NCAA Tournament

    Friday, March 16 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-03-16 23:07:52 GMT
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    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 24 LSU women's basketball team is camped out in Columbus, Ohio for its First Round game of the NCAA Tournament against Mid-American Conference champion Central Michigan. The game is set for the 10 a.m. CT window on ESPN2 on Saturday, March 17 at St. John Arena. LSU is making its sixth NCAA appearance in head coach Nikki Fargas' seven-year tenure with the Lady Tigers. This will be the first meeting between LSU and No. 11 seed Central Michigan (2...
    PRESS RELEASE COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 24 LSU women's basketball team is camped out in Columbus, Ohio for its First Round game of the NCAA Tournament against Mid-American Conference champion Central Michigan. The game is set for the 10 a.m. CT window on ESPN2 on Saturday, March 17 at St. John Arena. LSU is making its sixth NCAA appearance in head coach Nikki Fargas' seven-year tenure with the Lady Tigers. This will be the first meeting between LSU and No. 11 seed Central Michigan (2...
  • Ellyson's Shutout Highlights 20th-Ranked Louisiana's Return to Lamson Park

    Ellyson's Shutout Highlights 20th-Ranked Louisiana's Return to Lamson Park

    Friday, March 16 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-03-16 04:27:20 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball kicked off a four-game stretch at Lamson Park with a 2-0 win on Thursday over former Sun Belt rival FIU.   Summer Ellyson struck out eight in posting a four-hit shutout of the visiting Panthers. It was her second shutout of the season and the pitching staff’s third.   Louisiana (15-6) loaded the bases in the second inning leading the game-winning tally. Kynadi Tipler’s leadof...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball kicked off a four-game stretch at Lamson Park with a 2-0 win on Thursday over former Sun Belt rival FIU.   Summer Ellyson struck out eight in posting a four-hit shutout of the visiting Panthers. It was her second shutout of the season and the pitching staff’s third.   Louisiana (15-6) loaded the bases in the second inning leading the game-winning tally. Kynadi Tipler’s leadof...

  • Tom Benson owner of New Orleans Saints dies at 90

    Tom Benson owner of New Orleans Saints dies at 90

    Thursday, March 15 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-03-15 23:23:11 GMT
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    MGN online Tom BensonMGN online Tom Benson

    Tom Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans has died at the age of 90 

    Tom Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans has died at the age of 90 

  • Cajuns, Tigers set to face off in first round of NIT on Wednesday

    Cajuns, Tigers set to face off in first round of NIT on Wednesday

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-03-14 06:48:07 GMT

    BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team opens play in the 2018 NIT on Wednesday when it visits in-state opponent LSU at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9 FM and worldwide on RaginCajuns.com and the Hot 107.9 app. The game will also be available on ESPN3 with Drew Fellios (pxp) and Bob Valvano (color) providing the commentary. Louisiana (2...

    BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team opens play in the 2018 NIT on Wednesday when it visits in-state opponent LSU at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9 FM and worldwide on RaginCajuns.com and the Hot 107.9 app. The game will also be available on ESPN3 with Drew Fellios (pxp) and Bob Valvano (color) providing the commentary. Louisiana (2...

  • NIT: Cajuns meet Tigers in Opening Round Wednesday

    NIT: Cajuns meet Tigers in Opening Round Wednesday

    Monday, March 12 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-03-12 23:44:21 GMT

    For the first time since 2010, Louisiana meets LSU in men's basketball. The sixth seeded Cajuns draw the third seeded Tigers in the opening round of the NIT. The game will be played Wednesday night at 6:00 p.m. and can be watched on ESPN3. The Ragin' Cajuns are 7-32 all-time against LSU

    For the first time since 2010, Louisiana meets LSU in men's basketball. The sixth seeded Cajuns draw the third seeded Tigers in the opening round of the NIT. The game will be played Wednesday night at 6:00 p.m. and can be watched on ESPN3. The Ragin' Cajuns are 7-32 all-time against LSU

  • Cajuns fall in USA series finale, 11-5

    Cajuns fall in USA series finale, 11-5

    Monday, March 12 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-03-12 04:27:44 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – South Alabama exploded for an eight-run first inning as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team dropped the series finale to the Jaguars 11-5 on Sunday afternoon at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Freshman left-hander Austin Perrin suffered the loss for the Ragin' Cajuns (6-9) after giving up eight runs (three earned) on five hits with a walk in 0.1 innings. South Alabama starter Chase Shell earned the victory going 5.1 ...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – South Alabama exploded for an eight-run first inning as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team dropped the series finale to the Jaguars 11-5 on Sunday afternoon at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Freshman left-hander Austin Perrin suffered the loss for the Ragin' Cajuns (6-9) after giving up eight runs (three earned) on five hits with a walk in 0.1 innings. South Alabama starter Chase Shell earned the victory going 5.1 ...

  • QB Battle Begins at LSU Camp

    QB Battle Begins at LSU Camp

    Monday, March 12 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-03-12 04:23:32 GMT

    Ed Orgeron made it clear after Sunday's first spring practice that LSU does not have a starting quarterback, yet. Sophomore Myles Brennan, redshirt freshman Lowell Narcisse and junior Justin McMillan are competing for the starting spot. Last season Danny Etling stirred mixed reviews as LSU's signal caller. After practiced coach Orgeron said he was impressed by the unit's first day. "I thought Justin had a tremendous day and so did Lowell," he said. "It looks like it d...

    Ed Orgeron made it clear after Sunday's first spring practice that LSU does not have a starting quarterback, yet. Sophomore Myles Brennan, redshirt freshman Lowell Narcisse and junior Justin McMillan are competing for the starting spot. Last season Danny Etling stirred mixed reviews as LSU's signal caller. After practiced coach Orgeron said he was impressed by the unit's first day. "I thought Justin had a tremendous day and so did Lowell," he said. "It looks like it d...

  • LSU takes series with 14-1 win Sunday

    LSU takes series with 14-1 win Sunday

    Sunday, March 11 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-03-12 03:04:52 GMT
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    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. - No. 13 LSU baseball's offense erupted for 14 runs on a season-high 17 hits to capture the series against Hawaii, 14-1, Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improves to 11-6 on the season while Hawaii falls to 8-6. Next up, LSU plays host to South Alabama at 6:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday, March 14, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game will be available online only through the SEC Network+, which is acce...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. - No. 13 LSU baseball's offense erupted for 14 runs on a season-high 17 hits to capture the series against Hawaii, 14-1, Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improves to 11-6 on the season while Hawaii falls to 8-6. Next up, LSU plays host to South Alabama at 6:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday, March 14, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game will be available online only through the SEC Network+, which is acce...
  • 20th-Ranked Ragin' Cajuns Capture Series Win at Coastal Carolina

    20th-Ranked Ragin' Cajuns Capture Series Win at Coastal Carolina

    Sunday, March 11 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-03-12 00:09:21 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. – 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball claimed its Sun Belt Conference opening series with a 4-2 victory over Coastal Carolina in the rubber game of the weekend set on Sunday at CCU Softball Stadium. Louisiana (14-6, 2-1 Sun Belt) responded from a first-inning tally from Coastal Carolina (14-10, 1-2 Sun Belt) by pushing across a pair of runs in the second inning to claim the lead for good. The Ragin’ Cajuns manufactured a run in the fifth innin...
    CONWAY, S.C. – 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball claimed its Sun Belt Conference opening series with a 4-2 victory over Coastal Carolina in the rubber game of the weekend set on Sunday at CCU Softball Stadium. Louisiana (14-6, 2-1 Sun Belt) responded from a first-inning tally from Coastal Carolina (14-10, 1-2 Sun Belt) by pushing across a pair of runs in the second inning to claim the lead for good. The Ragin’ Cajuns manufactured a run in the fifth innin...
  • Louisiana drops middle game of USA series

    Louisiana drops middle game of USA series

    Saturday, March 10 2018 8:26 PM EST2018-03-11 01:26:38 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team couldn't overcome a four-run fifth inning as the Cajuns fell to South Alabama 7-3 to even the series on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Starter Jack Burk was handed the loss for the Cajuns (6-8) after giving up five runs on six hits in 4.2 innings of work. Burk walked three and struck out four in the outing. Nick DeSantis claimed the victory for the Jaguars (8-7) after ...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team couldn't overcome a four-run fifth inning as the Cajuns fell to South Alabama 7-3 to even the series on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   Starter Jack Burk was handed the loss for the Cajuns (6-8) after giving up five runs on six hits in 4.2 innings of work. Burk walked three and struck out four in the outing. Nick DeSantis claimed the victory for the Jaguars (8-7) after ...

  • Cajuns come up short, Louisiana falls to UTA 71-68

    Cajuns come up short, Louisiana falls to UTA 71-68

    Saturday, March 10 2018 8:20 PM EST2018-03-11 01:20:57 GMT

    SUN BELT TOURNAMENT - Semifinal UT-Arlington 71, Louisiana 68

    SUN BELT TOURNAMENT - Semifinal UT-Arlington 71, Louisiana 68

  • Cajuns Baseball Hosts No. 16 LSU At Russo Park

    Cajuns Baseball Hosts No. 16 LSU At Russo Park

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 3:20 PM EST2018-03-07 20:20:06 GMT
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    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to open a four-game homestand at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. as the Cajuns host 16th-ranked LSU for the first time since 2013.   Where to Listen/Watch   The contest will be broadcast live on Cox Sports Television (CST) and simulcast on ESPN3...

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to open a four-game homestand at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. as the Cajuns host 16th-ranked LSU for the first time since 2013.   Where to Listen/Watch   The contest will be broadcast live on Cox Sports Television (CST) and simulcast on ESPN3...

  • Cajuns beat Georgia Southern in 3OT to advance in SBC Tournament

    Cajuns beat Georgia Southern in 3OT to advance in SBC Tournament

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 12:20 AM EST2018-03-07 05:20:28 GMT
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    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS - Sixth-seeded Louisiana (16-15) outlasted 11th-seeded Georgia Southern (5-25), 88-81, in the longest women's basketball tournament game in Sun Belt history. The teams needed three overtimes to decide a winner in the contest with the Ragin' Cajuns prevailing in the third frame. Louisiana scored 13 points in the final period to six for Georgia Southern. The game saw nine lead changes and 14 ties throughout the 55-minute contest. The Eagles led 36-31 at the ...
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS - Sixth-seeded Louisiana (16-15) outlasted 11th-seeded Georgia Southern (5-25), 88-81, in the longest women's basketball tournament game in Sun Belt history. The teams needed three overtimes to decide a winner in the contest with the Ragin' Cajuns prevailing in the third frame. Louisiana scored 13 points in the final period to six for Georgia Southern. The game saw nine lead changes and 14 ties throughout the 55-minute contest. The Eagles led 36-31 at the ...
  • LSU beats Southern ahead of match-up with Cajuns

    LSU beats Southern ahead of match-up with Cajuns

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 12:02 AM EST2018-03-07 05:02:21 GMT
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    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. -- Junior pitcher Cam Sanders matched his career-high in strikeouts with eight and Zach Watson went 3-for-5 with two runs and a RBI as the No. 13 LSU defeated Southern, 8-2, Tuesday night in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improves to 9-4 on the season while Southern drops to 4-8. LSU continues its midweek slate with a game at UL-Lafayette at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. CT. The game will b...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. -- Junior pitcher Cam Sanders matched his career-high in strikeouts with eight and Zach Watson went 3-for-5 with two runs and a RBI as the No. 13 LSU defeated Southern, 8-2, Tuesday night in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improves to 9-4 on the season while Southern drops to 4-8. LSU continues its midweek slate with a game at UL-Lafayette at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. CT. The game will b...
  • Fields named third-team all SBC

    Fields named third-team all SBC

    Monday, March 5 2018 3:00 PM EST2018-03-05 20:00:17 GMT
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    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns senior forward Simone Fields, today, has been named to the All-Sun Belt Conference Third Team as a part of the SBC's post-season awards.             It's the second time she's received post season honors, having been named to the 2017 SBC second team and it follows up her 2018 preseason SBC first team honors. FIELDS' SEASON IN REVIEW: The San Antonio, Texas, native curren...
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns senior forward Simone Fields, today, has been named to the All-Sun Belt Conference Third Team as a part of the SBC's post-season awards.             It's the second time she's received post season honors, having been named to the 2017 SBC second team and it follows up her 2018 preseason SBC first team honors. FIELDS' SEASON IN REVIEW: The San Antonio, Texas, native curren...
  • LSU's Hess named player of the week

    LSU's Hess named player of the week

    Monday, March 5 2018 2:41 PM EST2018-03-05 19:41:56 GMT
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    LSU's Zach HessLSU's Zach Hess
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU sophomore right-hander Zack Hess received National Player of the Week recognition Monday from Collegiate Baseball magazine. Hess, a product of Forest, Va., fired a career-high 13 strikeouts on Friday to lead LSU to a victory over Toledo. Hess worked seven innings, allowing one run on six hits with no walks while throwing 109 pitches. Hess’  13 strikeouts marked the most by an LSU pitcher since March 28, 2015, when Alex Lange rec...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU sophomore right-hander Zack Hess received National Player of the Week recognition Monday from Collegiate Baseball magazine. Hess, a product of Forest, Va., fired a career-high 13 strikeouts on Friday to lead LSU to a victory over Toledo. Hess worked seven innings, allowing one run on six hits with no walks while throwing 109 pitches. Hess’  13 strikeouts marked the most by an LSU pitcher since March 28, 2015, when Alex Lange rec...
  • Gilbert it brilliant in 7-0 shutout

    Gilbert it brilliant in 7-0 shutout

    Sunday, March 4 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-03-04 05:08:22 GMT
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    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La.- As Caleb Gilbert pitched 7.2 brilliant shutout innings, the No. 14 LSU baseball team capitalized on two-out hitting, going 8-for-16, and used a six-run fifth inning to defeat Sacred Heart, 7-0, Saturday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. LSU improves to 7-4 on the season, while Sacred Heart falls to 2-3. The Tigers will be back in action with a game against Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday at 3 p.m. CT at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Fi...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La.- As Caleb Gilbert pitched 7.2 brilliant shutout innings, the No. 14 LSU baseball team capitalized on two-out hitting, going 8-for-16, and used a six-run fifth inning to defeat Sacred Heart, 7-0, Saturday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. LSU improves to 7-4 on the season, while Sacred Heart falls to 2-3. The Tigers will be back in action with a game against Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday at 3 p.m. CT at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Fi...
  • Seniors Shine On Their Day In Victory Over MSU, 78-57

    Seniors Shine On Their Day In Victory Over MSU, 78-57

    Saturday, March 3 2018 8:26 PM EST2018-03-04 01:26:51 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE – It started as a nice typical Senior Tribute Day for the LSU Basketball Team. Hugs, loud applause, presentations and a few teams as seniors Aaron Epps, Duop Reath, graduate transfer Randy Onwuasor and walk-on Reed Vial were honored. It ended in one of the best overall Senior Days in recent times here at LSU as the Tigers were able to win a sixth consecutive home game in easy fashion, 78-57, over Mississippi State at ...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE – It started as a nice typical Senior Tribute Day for the LSU Basketball Team. Hugs, loud applause, presentations and a few teams as seniors Aaron Epps, Duop Reath, graduate transfer Randy Onwuasor and walk-on Reed Vial were honored. It ended in one of the best overall Senior Days in recent times here at LSU as the Tigers were able to win a sixth consecutive home game in easy fashion, 78-57, over Mississippi State at ...
  • Michigan Beats Cajuns in California Friday

    Michigan Beats Cajuns in California Friday

    Saturday, March 3 2018 12:06 AM EST2018-03-03 05:06:49 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE FULLERTON, Calif. – Three early runs held up for No. 23 Michigan in a 3-1 win over 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball on Friday in the Judi Garman Classic.   The Wolverines (12-6) led off the game with a home run and added a pair of unearned runs in the second inning to reach its offensive production.   Louisiana (11-4) received 5-1/3 combined innings of scoreless relief from Casey Dixon and Carrie Boswell to hold Michigan the remain...
    PRESS RELEASE FULLERTON, Calif. – Three early runs held up for No. 23 Michigan in a 3-1 win over 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball on Friday in the Judi Garman Classic.   The Wolverines (12-6) led off the game with a home run and added a pair of unearned runs in the second inning to reach its offensive production.   Louisiana (11-4) received 5-1/3 combined innings of scoreless relief from Casey Dixon and Carrie Boswell to hold Michigan the remain...
  • Cajuns continue to set records with every game they play

    Cajuns continue to set records with every game they play

    Friday, March 2 2018 7:56 PM EST2018-03-03 00:56:00 GMT

    It seems like every game this season the Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team is breaking another record. Thursday night against Arkansas State the Cajuns achieved a single season school record for regular season wins with (26) and Frank Bartley became the 47th Louisiana player all-time to reach the one-thousand point mark. The Cajuns now at (14-0) with one game left at home this weekend also continued their best home start in school history with their win against the Red Wolves...

    It seems like every game this season the Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team is breaking another record. Thursday night against Arkansas State the Cajuns achieved a single season school record for regular season wins with (26) and Frank Bartley became the 47th Louisiana player all-time to reach the one-thousand point mark. The Cajuns now at (14-0) with one game left at home this weekend also continued their best home start in school history with their win against the Red Wolves...

  • Cajuns wrap up homestand with win over Nicholls

    Cajuns wrap up homestand with win over Nicholls

    Thursday, March 1 2018 12:14 AM EST2018-03-01 05:14:40 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team wrapped up its four-game homestand with a 2-1 victory over in-state foe Nicholls on Wednesday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   With the win, the Ragin' Cajuns improve to 3-5 on the season, while the Colonels fall to 1-7 overall.   Senior Colten Schmidt had a strong outing on the mound claiming his first victory of the year. Schmidt tossed seven scoreless innings sc...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team wrapped up its four-game homestand with a 2-1 victory over in-state foe Nicholls on Wednesday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   With the win, the Ragin' Cajuns improve to 3-5 on the season, while the Colonels fall to 1-7 overall.   Senior Colten Schmidt had a strong outing on the mound claiming his first victory of the year. Schmidt tossed seven scoreless innings sc...

  • Glasco looks forward to Cajuns first road trip

    Glasco looks forward to Cajuns first road trip

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 10:31 PM EST2018-02-28 03:31:46 GMT

    Louisiana falls to number 18 in the college softball polls ahead of Louisiana's first road trip. The Cajuns went 11-3 in their 14-game season opening home stand, and head to Fullerton, CA for the Judi Garman Classic. Head coach Gerry classic spoke Tuesday saying he's interested in seeing how his team responds to it's first games away from Lafayette.

    Louisiana falls to number 18 in the college softball polls ahead of Louisiana's first road trip. The Cajuns went 11-3 in their 14-game season opening home stand, and head to Fullerton, CA for the Judi Garman Classic. Head coach Gerry classic spoke Tuesday saying he's interested in seeing how his team responds to it's first games away from Lafayette.

  • Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Cajuns' Opponents Swing Big

    Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Cajuns' Opponents Swing Big

    Monday, February 26 2018 10:40 PM EST2018-02-27 03:40:33 GMT

    LAFAYETTE -- The Ragin' Cajuns are Sun Belt Champions for the first time since 2000. Speaking for coach Bob Marlin, who was out recruiting, at Monday's weekly press conference director of basketball operations Micheal Murphy said the only thing the regular season championship actually means to the team is now they can schedule their conference tournament meals, because they know when they'll play next week in New Orleans. Saturday's win at South Alabama snapped a four-game losing st...

    LAFAYETTE -- The Ragin' Cajuns are Sun Belt Champions for the first time since 2000. Speaking for coach Bob Marlin, who was out recruiting, at Monday's weekly press conference director of basketball operations Micheal Murphy said the only thing the regular season championship actually means to the team is now they can schedule their conference tournament meals, because they know when they'll play next week in New Orleans. Saturday's win at South Alabama snapped a four-game losing st...

  • Ragin' Cajuns Split Saturday Pair in Louisiana Classics Action

    Ragin' Cajuns Split Saturday Pair in Louisiana Classics Action

    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:24 AM EST2018-02-25 05:24:58 GMT
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    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Press Release RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: Ragin' Cajuns Split Saturday Pair in Louisiana Classics Action LAFAYETTE – 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball split a pair of games on Saturday in the 32nd Annual Louisiana Classics tournament at Lamson Park. Louisiana (10-3) was edged by North Florida 1-0 on an unearned run that the Ospreys scored in the seventh inning of a pitcher’s duel. In the nightcap, the Ragin’ Cajuns saw four players...
    Press Release RAGIN' CAJUNS SOFTBALL: Ragin' Cajuns Split Saturday Pair in Louisiana Classics Action LAFAYETTE – 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball split a pair of games on Saturday in the 32nd Annual Louisiana Classics tournament at Lamson Park. Louisiana (10-3) was edged by North Florida 1-0 on an unearned run that the Ospreys scored in the seventh inning of a pitcher’s duel. In the nightcap, the Ragin’ Cajuns saw four players...
  • No. 15 Louisiana powers past North Florida Friday

    No. 15 Louisiana powers past North Florida Friday

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:45 PM EST2018-02-24 03:45:20 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Powered by an 11-hit attack the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball squad moved to 2-0 in the Louisiana Classics tournament with an 8-6 win over North Florida at Lamson Park.   The Ragin’ Cajuns (9-2) responded to a three-run first from North Florida (7-7) by plating six runs in the bottom half to erase the early deficit and never looked back.   Louisiana finished the night with a season-high four extra base hits &...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Powered by an 11-hit attack the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball squad moved to 2-0 in the Louisiana Classics tournament with an 8-6 win over North Florida at Lamson Park.   The Ragin’ Cajuns (9-2) responded to a three-run first from North Florida (7-7) by plating six runs in the bottom half to erase the early deficit and never looked back.   Louisiana finished the night with a season-high four extra base hits &...
  • Ellyson throws no-hitter in Cajuns 4-0 win over SLU

    Ellyson throws no-hitter in Cajuns 4-0 win over SLU

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:02 AM EST2018-02-23 05:02:36 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball followed the lead of a no-hitter tossed by sophomore pitcher Summer Ellyson in a 4-0 win over Southeastern Louisiana in the opening game of the 32nd Annual Louisiana Classics at Lamson Park.   Ellyson retired a series of 18 consecutive batters after a leadoff walk to start the game in crafting her first career no-hitter.   The Ragin' Cajuns (8-2) broke a scoreless tie in the third inning with runs ...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball followed the lead of a no-hitter tossed by sophomore pitcher Summer Ellyson in a 4-0 win over Southeastern Louisiana in the opening game of the 32nd Annual Louisiana Classics at Lamson Park.   Ellyson retired a series of 18 consecutive batters after a leadoff walk to start the game in crafting her first career no-hitter.   The Ragin' Cajuns (8-2) broke a scoreless tie in the third inning with runs ...
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    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:28:24 GMT
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  • DeRozan scores 32 points, Raptors beat Wizards in Game 5

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    DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 108-98 in Game 5 of the first-round series.
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    LeBron blocks shot, hits 3-pointer at buzzer to give Cavs 98-95 win over Pacers.
    LeBron blocks shot, hits 3-pointer at buzzer to give Cavs 98-95 win over Pacers.
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