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  • Ragin' Cajuns Football Places 10 Players On Athlon Sports Preseason All-SBC Team

    Ragin' Cajuns Football Places 10 Players On Athlon Sports Preseason All-SBC Team

    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-27 04:03:09 GMT
    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Led by sophomore running back Trey Ragas, junior offensive linemen Kevin Dotson and junior defensive end Joe Dillon’s first-team honors, a total of 10 student-athletes from Louisiana Football were named to the Athlon Sports 2018 All-Sun Belt Conference team.   WHO ALL GOT THE NOD: Joining Ragas, Dotson and Dillon were senior wide receiver Ryheem Malone (third-team (offense), fourth-team (specialists)), sophomore tight end Chase R...
    Press Release LAFAYETTE – Led by sophomore running back Trey Ragas, junior offensive linemen Kevin Dotson and junior defensive end Joe Dillon’s first-team honors, a total of 10 student-athletes from Louisiana Football were named to the Athlon Sports 2018 All-Sun Belt Conference team.   WHO ALL GOT THE NOD: Joining Ragas, Dotson and Dillon were senior wide receiver Ryheem Malone (third-team (offense), fourth-team (specialists)), sophomore tight end Chase R...
  • LSU makes it into SEC title game with victory over Arkansas

    LSU makes it into SEC title game with victory over Arkansas

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-05-27 01:37:25 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Zach Watson hit a two-run homer in the sixth, and Zack Hess allowed only one hit in seven innings, leading LSU to a 2-1 victory Saturday over Arkansas in the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals.    The defending champion Tigers (37-24) will play for their 13th SEC tournament title Sunday against Mississippi.    Hess (7-5) allowed one run while striking out seven. Nick Bush pitched two scoreless innings for his second save.   ...

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Zach Watson hit a two-run homer in the sixth, and Zack Hess allowed only one hit in seven innings, leading LSU to a 2-1 victory Saturday over Arkansas in the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals.    The defending champion Tigers (37-24) will play for their 13th SEC tournament title Sunday against Mississippi.    Hess (7-5) allowed one run while striking out seven. Nick Bush pitched two scoreless innings for his second save.   ...

  • LSU run-rules Florida in Fog Delayed Game

    LSU run-rules Florida in Fog Delayed Game

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-27 01:25:56 GMT
    Press Release HOOVER, Ala. – LSU completed an 11-0 win over Florida Saturday morning to advance to the SEC Tournament semifinal round. The Tigers will face Arkansas at approximately 3:30 p.m. CT Saturday, with the winner advancing to Sunday’s championship game against either Texas A&M or Ole Miss. LSU improved to 36-24 with the victory, while top-seeded Florida was eliminated from the tournament and dropped to 42-17 on the year. The LSU-Arkansas game on Saturday...
    Press Release HOOVER, Ala. – LSU completed an 11-0 win over Florida Saturday morning to advance to the SEC Tournament semifinal round. The Tigers will face Arkansas at approximately 3:30 p.m. CT Saturday, with the winner advancing to Sunday’s championship game against either Texas A&M or Ole Miss. LSU improved to 36-24 with the victory, while top-seeded Florida was eliminated from the tournament and dropped to 42-17 on the year. The LSU-Arkansas game on Saturday...
  • LSU-Florida paused by fog

    LSU-Florida paused by fog

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:56:31 GMT
    LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    Press Release HOOVER, Ala. -- After the start was delayed 2 1/2 hours by rain earlier in the day, the LSU baseball team built a 10-0 lead over top-seeded Florida in the bottom of the sixth inning when fog rolled in just before midnight and caused the SEC Tournament quarterfinal to be suspended. The game will resume Saturday at 10 a.m. CT. LSU, which scored seven runs in the sixth inning before play was halted, will be batting with runners on second and third with two outs. A 10-run...
    Press Release HOOVER, Ala. -- After the start was delayed 2 1/2 hours by rain earlier in the day, the LSU baseball team built a 10-0 lead over top-seeded Florida in the bottom of the sixth inning when fog rolled in just before midnight and caused the SEC Tournament quarterfinal to be suspended. The game will resume Saturday at 10 a.m. CT. LSU, which scored seven runs in the sixth inning before play was halted, will be batting with runners on second and third with two outs. A 10-run...
  • LSU softball takes Super Regional opener, 6-5; over FSU

    LSU softball takes Super Regional opener, 6-5; over FSU

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:45:43 GMT

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Behind a nine-hit onslaught from the Tigers’ bats, led by Amanda Doyle’s three RBI game, the LSU softball team took down No. 6 Florida State, 6-5, in the opening game of the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional, Friday night at JoAnne Graf Field. The Tigers are now just one win away from advancing to the NCAA Women’s College World Series for the seventh time in school history, the fifth time under head coach Beth Torina&...

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Behind a nine-hit onslaught from the Tigers’ bats, led by Amanda Doyle’s three RBI game, the LSU softball team took down No. 6 Florida State, 6-5, in the opening game of the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional, Friday night at JoAnne Graf Field. The Tigers are now just one win away from advancing to the NCAA Women’s College World Series for the seventh time in school history, the fifth time under head coach Beth Torina&...

  • Crane dominates, as Cajuns fall to Troy 10-1

    Crane dominates, as Cajuns fall to Troy 10-1

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:48 AM EDT2018-05-25 07:48:01 GMT

    Fourteen hours after first pitch this morning again Little Rock, the Cajuns were still on the field, this time facing Troy. After a 19-16 win over Little Rock, the Cajuns bats struggles producing 4 hits in a 10-1 loss. Trojans' starter Andrew Crane was lights out striking out 10. Louisiana Plays Texas State at 6:30 Friday.

    Fourteen hours after first pitch this morning again Little Rock, the Cajuns were still on the field, this time facing Troy. After a 19-16 win over Little Rock, the Cajuns bats struggles producing 4 hits in a 10-1 loss. Trojans' starter Andrew Crane was lights out striking out 10. Louisiana Plays Texas State at 6:30 Friday.

  • LSU beats South Carolina 6-4 in SEC tournament

    LSU beats South Carolina 6-4 in SEC tournament

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:52:18 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics

    LSU scored a trio of extra inning runs Thursday to beat South Carolina in the SEC baseball tournament 6-4. 

    LSU scored a trio of extra inning runs Thursday to beat South Carolina in the SEC baseball tournament 6-4. 

  • Cajuns outlast Little Rock in 19-16 two day Marathon

    Cajuns outlast Little Rock in 19-16 two day Marathon

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:41:05 GMT
    Courtesy of the University of Louisiana at LafayetteCourtesy of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    Louisiana baseball and Little Rock will resume play Thursday at 8:30 am. The Cajuns were leading 8-7 in the 4th inning Wednesday when storms moved through Lafayette causing the delay. Admission will be free for all fans who want to attend. The winner of the game will face Troy in a game tentatively scheduled for 7:30. The loser faces Texas State at 12:30.

    Louisiana baseball and Little Rock will resume play Thursday at 8:30 am. The Cajuns were leading 8-7 in the 4th inning Wednesday when storms moved through Lafayette causing the delay. Admission will be free for all fans who want to attend. The winner of the game will face Troy in a game tentatively scheduled for 7:30. The loser faces Texas State at 12:30.

  • Davis earns first team All-NBA honors for third time

    Davis earns first team All-NBA honors for third time

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:49:34 GMT
    Press Release NEW ORLEANS – The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward/center Anthony Davis has been named to the 2017-18 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the third in Davis’ six years in the NBA, and second consecutive. Davis, 6-10, 252, finished the season ranked second in the NBA points per game (28.1 – career-high), fifth in rebounds per game (11.1) and first in blocks per game (2.6), finishing the year as the only player in the NBA ranked among the to...
    Press Release NEW ORLEANS – The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward/center Anthony Davis has been named to the 2017-18 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the third in Davis’ six years in the NBA, and second consecutive. Davis, 6-10, 252, finished the season ranked second in the NBA points per game (28.1 – career-high), fifth in rebounds per game (11.1) and first in blocks per game (2.6), finishing the year as the only player in the NBA ranked among the to...
  • Top Seeded Bengals Powered By Future Cajuns

    Top Seeded Bengals Powered By Future Cajuns

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:17:44 GMT

    Press Release EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice will head to Enid, Okla. as the number one seed in this week's NJCAA Division II World Series which is set to begin Saturday, May 26.  The Bengals are one of ten teams in the field for the double elimination tournament. The field is split into two separate five-team brackets with LSU Eunice (54-6) pooled with four-seed NOC-Enid (46-14), five-seed Sinclair (44-9), eight-seed Brunswick (29-22) and nine-seed Monroe (30-18). The Benga...

    Press Release EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice will head to Enid, Okla. as the number one seed in this week's NJCAA Division II World Series which is set to begin Saturday, May 26.  The Bengals are one of ten teams in the field for the double elimination tournament. The field is split into two separate five-team brackets with LSU Eunice (54-6) pooled with four-seed NOC-Enid (46-14), five-seed Sinclair (44-9), eight-seed Brunswick (29-22) and nine-seed Monroe (30-18). The Benga...

  • Florida edges LSU, Tigers face elimination Thursday

    Florida edges LSU, Tigers face elimination Thursday

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:11:57 GMT
    LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)
    PRESS RELEASE HOOVER, Ala. -- Top-seeded Florida held off No. 8 seed LSU 4-3 in the second round of the SEC baseball tournament. The Tigers struck first with a two-run homer from Jake Slaughter in the second inning. LSU added another run in the next frame when Antoine Duplantis raced across the plate on an RBI single by Daniel Cabrera. The Gators responded in the bottom of the third, plating three runs to knot the score. Deacon Liput hit an RBI double to put Florida on the board. N...
    PRESS RELEASE HOOVER, Ala. -- Top-seeded Florida held off No. 8 seed LSU 4-3 in the second round of the SEC baseball tournament. The Tigers struck first with a two-run homer from Jake Slaughter in the second inning. LSU added another run in the next frame when Antoine Duplantis raced across the plate on an RBI single by Daniel Cabrera. The Gators responded in the bottom of the third, plating three runs to knot the score. Deacon Liput hit an RBI double to put Florida on the board. N...
  • NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

    NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:50:20 GMT
    Photo courtesy of MGN OnlinePhoto courtesy of MGN Online

    NFL owners approve policy allowing players to stay in locker room for national anthem, but they must stand if on field   

    NFL owners approve policy allowing players to stay in locker room for national anthem, but they must stand if on field   

  • Lafayette Native Duplantis, LSU rally to beat Mississippi State, 8-5 in SEC Tourney

    Lafayette Native Duplantis, LSU rally to beat Mississippi State, 8-5 in SEC Tourney

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:32:20 GMT
    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Antoine Duplantis had three hits and two RBIs to lead LSU to an 8-5 victory over Mississippi State Tuesday night in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.    The defending champion Tigers (34-23), who have won a league-best 12 tournament titles, face top-seeded Florida Wednesday when the format moves to double elimination. The Bulldogs (31-25) await their NCAA regional fate.    LSU rallied from a 3-0 deficit with a pair of ru...
    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Antoine Duplantis had three hits and two RBIs to lead LSU to an 8-5 victory over Mississippi State Tuesday night in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.    The defending champion Tigers (34-23), who have won a league-best 12 tournament titles, face top-seeded Florida Wednesday when the format moves to double elimination. The Bulldogs (31-25) await their NCAA regional fate.    LSU rallied from a 3-0 deficit with a pair of ru...
  • Cajuns Baseball To Face Little Rock To Open SBC Tournament

    Cajuns Baseball To Face Little Rock To Open SBC Tournament

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:23:35 GMT
    Press Release THE SUN BELT TOURNAMENT Dates: Wednesday-Sunday, May 23-27, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park (4,850) Bracket Opponents: Troy (38-18), Texas State (28-26-1), Little Rock (28-26) First Round Game: May 23 vs. Little Rock | 7:30 p.m. Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM TV: ESPN+ (Wed-Sun) Live Stats/Video: www.SunBeltSports.org   STARTING PITCHERS Wednesday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA) vs. LHP Cole Townsend (L...
    Press Release THE SUN BELT TOURNAMENT Dates: Wednesday-Sunday, May 23-27, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park (4,850) Bracket Opponents: Troy (38-18), Texas State (28-26-1), Little Rock (28-26) First Round Game: May 23 vs. Little Rock | 7:30 p.m. Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM TV: ESPN+ (Wed-Sun) Live Stats/Video: www.SunBeltSports.org   STARTING PITCHERS Wednesday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA) vs. LHP Cole Townsend (L...
  • Mic'd Up: Cody Junot dishes on Louisiana-LSU rivalry

    Mic'd Up: Cody Junot dishes on Louisiana-LSU rivalry

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:15:33 GMT

    In the latest Mic'd Up segment, Andrew sits down with ESPN 1420's Cody Junot to discuss the Louisiana-LSU rivalry which heated up a lot this year.

    In the latest Mic'd Up segment, Andrew sits down with ESPN 1420's Cody Junot to discuss the Louisiana-LSU rivalry which heated up a lot this year.

  • Little Rock advances in SBC Tourney to face Cajuns Wednesday

    Little Rock advances in SBC Tourney to face Cajuns Wednesday

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:04:22 GMT

    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. - Riley Pittman drove in the tying run in the bottom of the ninth inning and Christian Reyes walked with the bases loaded to give the Little Rock Trojans a 2-1 victory over Georgia State on Tuesday at the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament. Georgia State served up back-to-back walks to Trojan batters in the bottom of the ninth before Pittman drove in the tying run on a single to right field scoring Chase Coker. Nick Perez advanced to third o...

    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. - Riley Pittman drove in the tying run in the bottom of the ninth inning and Christian Reyes walked with the bases loaded to give the Little Rock Trojans a 2-1 victory over Georgia State on Tuesday at the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament. Georgia State served up back-to-back walks to Trojan batters in the bottom of the ninth before Pittman drove in the tying run on a single to right field scoring Chase Coker. Nick Perez advanced to third o...

  • LSU Opens SEC Tournament Play With MSST Tuesday

    LSU Opens SEC Tournament Play With MSST Tuesday

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:12:45 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE Mississippi State Bulldogs (31-24, 15-15 SEC) vs. LSU Fighting Tigers (33-23, 15-15 SEC) SEC Tournament – Hoover, Ala. DATE/TIME Tuesday, May 22 – 4:30 p.m. CT STADIUM Hoover Metropolitan Stadium 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.LSUstats.com  ONLINE SEC Network + - accessible at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app TV SEC Network LSU IN TH...
    PRESS RELEASE Mississippi State Bulldogs (31-24, 15-15 SEC) vs. LSU Fighting Tigers (33-23, 15-15 SEC) SEC Tournament – Hoover, Ala. DATE/TIME Tuesday, May 22 – 4:30 p.m. CT STADIUM Hoover Metropolitan Stadium 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.LSUstats.com  ONLINE SEC Network + - accessible at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app TV SEC Network LSU IN TH...
  • Three Tigers Earn Recognition From SEC Baseball Coaches

    Three Tigers Earn Recognition From SEC Baseball Coaches

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:10:19 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – Three LSU baseball players earned postseason awards from the Southeastern Conference Monday in a vote of the league’s head coaches. Pitcher Ma’Khail Hilliard and outfielder Daniel Cabrera were named to the Freshmen All-SEC squad, and sophomore centerfielder Zach Watson was voted to the SEC All-Defensive Team. Hilliard, a right-hander from Central, La., has a 9-4 record this season and is second in the SEC in pitching victories. He ...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – Three LSU baseball players earned postseason awards from the Southeastern Conference Monday in a vote of the league’s head coaches. Pitcher Ma’Khail Hilliard and outfielder Daniel Cabrera were named to the Freshmen All-SEC squad, and sophomore centerfielder Zach Watson was voted to the SEC All-Defensive Team. Hilliard, a right-hander from Central, La., has a 9-4 record this season and is second in the SEC in pitching victories. He ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Focused on Winning SBC Tourney Title

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Focused on Winning SBC Tourney Title

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:38:51 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The bracket for the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament hosted at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park from May 22-27 has been announced.   The tournament begins on Tuesday and ends with the championship game on Sunday. The tournament format combines single and double-elimination play. Two single-elimination first round games on Tuesday precede the start of double-elimination play between the remaining eight teams on Wednesday....
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The bracket for the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament hosted at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park from May 22-27 has been announced.   The tournament begins on Tuesday and ends with the championship game on Sunday. The tournament format combines single and double-elimination play. Two single-elimination first round games on Tuesday precede the start of double-elimination play between the remaining eight teams on Wednesday....
  • Cajuns' Schmidt named Pitcher of the Year

    Cajuns' Schmidt named Pitcher of the Year

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:44:52 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – Troy senior outfielder, Joey Denison, has been voted the Sun Belt Conference Baseball Community Coffee Player of the Year by the league's 12 head coaches, while Louisiana's Colten Schmidt was tabbed as the league's Community Coffee Pitcher of the Year. The announcement was made Monday. Arkansas State junior Kyle MacDonald was voted as the Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year and Troy’s Rigsby Mosley was picked as the league's Freshman of the Year....

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – Troy senior outfielder, Joey Denison, has been voted the Sun Belt Conference Baseball Community Coffee Player of the Year by the league's 12 head coaches, while Louisiana's Colten Schmidt was tabbed as the league's Community Coffee Pitcher of the Year. The announcement was made Monday. Arkansas State junior Kyle MacDonald was voted as the Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year and Troy’s Rigsby Mosley was picked as the league's Freshman of the Year....

  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball Season Ends with Heartbreaking Loss to LSU, 3-1

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball Season Ends with Heartbreaking Loss to LSU, 3-1

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:48:15 GMT

    Press Release BATON ROUGE – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team’s historic 2018 season came to a heartbreaking end on Sunday as 11th-ranked LSU scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie and claim a 3-1 win in the championship game of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional on Sunday at Tiger Park. Summer Ellyson (23-10) pitched a complete-game in the nightcap for Louisiana, which finished its first season under head coach G...

    Press Release BATON ROUGE – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team’s historic 2018 season came to a heartbreaking end on Sunday as 11th-ranked LSU scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie and claim a 3-1 win in the championship game of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional on Sunday at Tiger Park. Summer Ellyson (23-10) pitched a complete-game in the nightcap for Louisiana, which finished its first season under head coach G...

  • LSUE Baseball Clinches Trip to NJCAA World Series

    LSUE Baseball Clinches Trip to NJCAA World Series

    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:54:25 GMT
    EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice responded to its first loss of the Region 23 Tournament in style, dominating Meridian 10-3 on its way to a berth in the NJCAA Division II World Series.  It is the Bengals' ninth trip to the World Series and first since 2015. LSUE (54-6) capitalized on early Meridian miscues, scoring two runs in the first inning after the first two baserunners reach on walks.  Mason Templet sacrificed in Brent Hebert and Slate Fuller doubled home Andrew Sherida...
    EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice responded to its first loss of the Region 23 Tournament in style, dominating Meridian 10-3 on its way to a berth in the NJCAA Division II World Series.  It is the Bengals' ninth trip to the World Series and first since 2015. LSUE (54-6) capitalized on early Meridian miscues, scoring two runs in the first inning after the first two baserunners reach on walks.  Mason Templet sacrificed in Brent Hebert and Slate Fuller doubled home Andrew Sherida...
  • Cajuns softball advances to Regional final against LSU

    Cajuns softball advances to Regional final against LSU

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:53:55 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    BATON ROUGE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball clinched its spot in Championship Sunday of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional with a 7-2 win over Houston Saturday evening at Tiger Park.

    Lexie Comeaux, who homered twice in the contest, used her first home run to trigger a three-run rally in the second inning which vaulted Louisiana (40-15) lead for good.

    BATON ROUGE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball clinched its spot in Championship Sunday of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional with a 7-2 win over Houston Saturday evening at Tiger Park.

    Lexie Comeaux, who homered twice in the contest, used her first home run to trigger a three-run rally in the second inning which vaulted Louisiana (40-15) lead for good.

  • Offense falters, Meridian forces winner take all for Region 23

    Offense falters, Meridian forces winner take all for Region 23

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:50:54 GMT

    EUNICE, La. – In a week that has featured just about everything, it should come as no surprise that the Region 23 Tournament will come down to a winner take all.  LSU Eunice had no answer for an impressive Meridian pitching performance as the Eagles upended the Bengals, 6-1.   LSU Eunice managed just four hits off MCC pitching, the third lowest output of the season.  The Eagle arms also struck out Bengal bats 15 times, tying a season-high.  ...

    EUNICE, La. – In a week that has featured just about everything, it should come as no surprise that the Region 23 Tournament will come down to a winner take all.  LSU Eunice had no answer for an impressive Meridian pitching performance as the Eagles upended the Bengals, 6-1.   LSU Eunice managed just four hits off MCC pitching, the third lowest output of the season.  The Eagle arms also struck out Bengal bats 15 times, tying a season-high.  ...

  • 2018 Sun Belt Baseball Championship Bracket Announced

    2018 Sun Belt Baseball Championship Bracket Announced

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:48:21 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS – The seeds and matchups for this week's 2018 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Championship, hosted at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park on the campus of the University of Louisiana, have been determined following the conclusion of the conference's regular season on Saturday evening.

    NEW ORLEANS – The seeds and matchups for this week's 2018 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Championship, hosted at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park on the campus of the University of Louisiana, have been determined following the conclusion of the conference's regular season on Saturday evening.

  • Cajuns baseball sweeps ULM to end regular season

    Cajuns baseball sweeps ULM to end regular season

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:55:06 GMT
    LAFAYETTE -- Ragin' Cajuns baseball wrapped up the number 2 seed in the Sunbelt Conference and won the western division crown after a 9-6 win over UL-Monroe Friday night. Saturday marked the final game of the regular season for the Cajuns with the only thing on the line being a 24 game win streak against the Warhawks. Louisiana gets the job done with a dominant 7-2 win to close out the season with the sweep.
    LAFAYETTE -- Ragin' Cajuns baseball wrapped up the number 2 seed in the Sunbelt Conference and won the western division crown after a 9-6 win over UL-Monroe Friday night. Saturday marked the final game of the regular season for the Cajuns with the only thing on the line being a 24 game win streak against the Warhawks. Louisiana gets the job done with a dominant 7-2 win to close out the season with the sweep.
  • Cajuns softball blows out Fordham, sets up rematch with Houston

    Cajuns softball blows out Fordham, sets up rematch with Houston

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:40:32 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    BATON ROUGE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns softball bounced back from a tough opening loss in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional by producing double digits in runs and hits in a 15-3 (5 inn.) run-rule win over Fordham. Louisiana (39-15) fought off elimination in the regional and advanced to face Houston (37-21) at 5 p.m. for a spot in the championship round against top-seeded and 11th-ranked Louisiana State on Sunday. The Ragin' Cajuns plated at least fou...

    BATON ROUGE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns softball bounced back from a tough opening loss in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional by producing double digits in runs and hits in a 15-3 (5 inn.) run-rule win over Fordham. Louisiana (39-15) fought off elimination in the regional and advanced to face Houston (37-21) at 5 p.m. for a spot in the championship round against top-seeded and 11th-ranked Louisiana State on Sunday. The Ragin' Cajuns plated at least fou...

  • Houston wins pitcher’s duel over Cajuns in Regional opener

    Houston wins pitcher’s duel over Cajuns in Regional opener

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:15:19 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    BATON ROUGE – Houston used a fourth-inning home run to claim a 1-0 pitcher’s duel from 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional opener. Summer Ellyson and Houston’s Savannah Heebner combined to yield just seven hits in the contest. Ellyson struck out nine batters in her first career NCAA postseason start. Arielle James provided the Cougars with the eventual game-winning run by leading off the fourth ...

    BATON ROUGE – Houston used a fourth-inning home run to claim a 1-0 pitcher’s duel from 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional opener. Summer Ellyson and Houston’s Savannah Heebner combined to yield just seven hits in the contest. Ellyson struck out nine batters in her first career NCAA postseason start. Arielle James provided the Cougars with the eventual game-winning run by leading off the fourth ...

  • LSUE beats Mississippi Gulf Coast, heads to Region 23 Championship

    LSUE beats Mississippi Gulf Coast, heads to Region 23 Championship

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:03:24 GMT

    EUNICE, La. - A fast start and efficient finish helped pave the way for LSU Eunice to capture a 13-4 run-rule victory over Mississippi Gulf Coast to advance to Saturday's Region 23 Championship Game.  The Bengals (53-5) will face Meridian at 3:00PM with the Bengals needing only one win to secure a berth in the NJCAA Division II World Series.

    EUNICE, La. - A fast start and efficient finish helped pave the way for LSU Eunice to capture a 13-4 run-rule victory over Mississippi Gulf Coast to advance to Saturday's Region 23 Championship Game.  The Bengals (53-5) will face Meridian at 3:00PM with the Bengals needing only one win to secure a berth in the NJCAA Division II World Series.

  • Cajuns beat ULM, win SBC Western Division crown

    Cajuns beat ULM, win SBC Western Division crown

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:01:01 GMT
    LAFAYETTE - The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns beat UL-Monroe for for the 24th consecutive time Friday night in a 9-6 win at Russo Park. As the Cajuns wrapped up their game against the Warhawks in Lafayette they also locked up the number two seed in the Sunbelt Conference and the outright Western Division crown with Little Rock's loss to Arkansas State. The Cajuns will finish out the regular season on Saturday at 3pm.
    LAFAYETTE - The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns beat UL-Monroe for for the 24th consecutive time Friday night in a 9-6 win at Russo Park. As the Cajuns wrapped up their game against the Warhawks in Lafayette they also locked up the number two seed in the Sunbelt Conference and the outright Western Division crown with Little Rock's loss to Arkansas State. The Cajuns will finish out the regular season on Saturday at 3pm.
  • Cajuns readying for Baton Rouge Regional opener Friday

    Cajuns readying for Baton Rouge Regional opener Friday

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:49:47 GMT

    Louisiana softball opens up regional round play in Baton Rouge Friday against Houston. The Cajuns could very well meet host team and seeded LSU as many as three times this weekend as the Cajuns did last year. New to the rivalry, Gerry Glasco was excited this week to talk about the possibility of playing the Tigers, and even beating them.

    Louisiana softball opens up regional round play in Baton Rouge Friday against Houston. The Cajuns could very well meet host team and seeded LSU as many as three times this weekend as the Cajuns did last year. New to the rivalry, Gerry Glasco was excited this week to talk about the possibility of playing the Tigers, and even beating them.

  • Cantrelle hits walk-off, Cajuns extent ULM win-streak to 23

    Cantrelle hits walk-off, Cajuns extent ULM win-streak to 23

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:47:44 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – Freshman Hayden Cantrelle came up with the late-game heroics on Thursday night as his walk-off homer in the tenth inning lifted the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 4-3 victory over ULM in the series opener at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The victory extended the Ragin' Cajuns (31-23, 16-12 SBC) win streak versus the Warhawks (23-29, 10-18 SBC) to 23 games and also increased the squad's lead in the Sun Bel...
    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – Freshman Hayden Cantrelle came up with the late-game heroics on Thursday night as his walk-off homer in the tenth inning lifted the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 4-3 victory over ULM in the series opener at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The victory extended the Ragin' Cajuns (31-23, 16-12 SBC) win streak versus the Warhawks (23-29, 10-18 SBC) to 23 games and also increased the squad's lead in the Sun Bel...
  • Auburn beats LSU in series opener 11-4

    Auburn beats LSU in series opener 11-4

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:40:54 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE AUBURN, Ala. -- The No. 22 Auburn baseball team scored nine runs with two outs behind a solid six-inning start by right-hander Tanner Burns to take Game 1 from the LSU baseball team, 11-4, Thursday night at Plainsman Park.  LSU and Auburn return to action in Game 2 at 6 p.m. CT Friday. The game will be televised by the SEC Network, and fans can listen to the game on affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio Network.
    PRESS RELEASE AUBURN, Ala. -- The No. 22 Auburn baseball team scored nine runs with two outs behind a solid six-inning start by right-hander Tanner Burns to take Game 1 from the LSU baseball team, 11-4, Thursday night at Plainsman Park.  LSU and Auburn return to action in Game 2 at 6 p.m. CT Friday. The game will be televised by the SEC Network, and fans can listen to the game on affiliates of the LSU Sports Radio Network.
  • Home runs lifts LSUE softball past Cowley in NJCAA Tournament

    Home runs lifts LSUE softball past Cowley in NJCAA Tournament

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:37:01 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice pounded three home runs and Heather Zumo tied the program single-season record for wins as the Bengals took down Cowley College, 12-3, to advance in the NJCAA National Tournament. Zumo (29-8) recorded her 29th win of the season to tie Julienne Broussard's mark set in 2013.  The freshman tossed three innings, giving up one earned run on two hits. LSUE (48-18) stormed out the gate, exploded to a quick 6-0 lead through its first three at-bat...
    PRESS RELEASE EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice pounded three home runs and Heather Zumo tied the program single-season record for wins as the Bengals took down Cowley College, 12-3, to advance in the NJCAA National Tournament. Zumo (29-8) recorded her 29th win of the season to tie Julienne Broussard's mark set in 2013.  The freshman tossed three innings, giving up one earned run on two hits. LSUE (48-18) stormed out the gate, exploded to a quick 6-0 lead through its first three at-bat...
  • Harden, Davis and LeBron named MVP Finalists

    Harden, Davis and LeBron named MVP Finalists

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:53:23 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Houston's James Harden, Cleveland's LeBron James and Anthony Davis of New Orleans are the finalists for the NBA's MVP award.   Harden, who led the league in scoring, has twice been a runner-up for the award, including last year when Russell Westbrook won.   James has won the MVP award four times. Davis was also a finalist for Defensive Player of the Year. The winners will be announced June 25.  
    NEW YORK (AP) - Houston's James Harden, Cleveland's LeBron James and Anthony Davis of New Orleans are the finalists for the NBA's MVP award.   Harden, who led the league in scoring, has twice been a runner-up for the award, including last year when Russell Westbrook won.   James has won the MVP award four times. Davis was also a finalist for Defensive Player of the Year. The winners will be announced June 25.  
  • Verlander Notches His 2,500th Strikeout in Shutout Wednesday

    Verlander Notches Strikeout

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:48:29 GMT
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Justin Verlander is not prone to sentimentality.   More excited about getting out of a jam than getting his 2,500th strikeout, Verlander put both his flair for the moment and his enduring greatness on full display Wednesday night in a classic masterpiece on the mound.   The right-hander threw a five-hitter for his first shutout in three years and Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer as the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-0.   "Pretty ...
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Justin Verlander is not prone to sentimentality.   More excited about getting out of a jam than getting his 2,500th strikeout, Verlander put both his flair for the moment and his enduring greatness on full display Wednesday night in a classic masterpiece on the mound.   The right-hander threw a five-hitter for his first shutout in three years and Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer as the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-0.   "Pretty ...
  • Drew Brees presents California high school quarterback with first prosthetic leg

    Drew Brees presents California high school quarterback with first prosthetic leg

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:16:43 GMT
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    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online

    Over the weekend, Saints quarterback Drew Brees was in San Diego to present a high school athlete and amputee with a special gift.

    Over the weekend, Saints quarterback Drew Brees was in San Diego to present a high school athlete and amputee with a special gift.

  • Former LCA and McNeese star Kalob Ledoux heads to LATech

    Former LCA and McNeese star Kalob Ledoux heads to LATech

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:37:36 GMT
    The championship bling was on full display at Carencro High School on Wednesday as basketball stars Jeremiah August and Travis Zeno signed with Fort Scott Junior College.  August was the MV[P of the 4-A state championship game and a first team all state selection. While Zeno was a first team all-state member in 2017. In March, it was reported that former Lafayette Christian products brothers Kalob and Jacob Ledoux would be transfering out of Mcneese State followin...
    The championship bling was on full display at Carencro High School on Wednesday as basketball stars Jeremiah August and Travis Zeno signed with Fort Scott Junior College.  August was the MV[P of the 4-A state championship game and a first team all state selection. While Zeno was a first team all-state member in 2017. In March, it was reported that former Lafayette Christian products brothers Kalob and Jacob Ledoux would be transfering out of Mcneese State followin...
  • LHSAA cites "honest human error" in Notre Dame title game

    LHSAA cites "honest human error" in Notre Dame title game

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:29:07 GMT
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    LHSAALHSAA
    The LHSAA cites "honest human error" on the part of a pair of independent pitch counters who allowed Notre Dame and Claiborne Christian pitchers in last week's state title baseball games to exceed the 125-pitch limit. Upon video review of Saturday's Notre Dame vs Saint Thomas Aquinas game, Notre Dame pitcher, Garret Miller was found to have thrown 132 pitches in the Pios 9-inning Division III championship game. Seven pitches over the allowed limit ...
    The LHSAA cites "honest human error" on the part of a pair of independent pitch counters who allowed Notre Dame and Claiborne Christian pitchers in last week's state title baseball games to exceed the 125-pitch limit. Upon video review of Saturday's Notre Dame vs Saint Thomas Aquinas game, Notre Dame pitcher, Garret Miller was found to have thrown 132 pitches in the Pios 9-inning Division III championship game. Seven pitches over the allowed limit ...
  • Cajuns baseball set to close out regular season against Monroe

    Cajuns baseball set to close out regular season against Monroe

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:21:00 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to close out the 2018 regular season with a three-game conference series against ULM at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Thursday at 6 p.m.   Game two of the series between the Ragin' Cajuns and Warhawks is slated for Friday at 6 p.m., while first pitch of the series finale will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday.   The Cajuns will honor the 2018 senior class with S...

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to close out the 2018 regular season with a three-game conference series against ULM at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Thursday at 6 p.m.   Game two of the series between the Ragin' Cajuns and Warhawks is slated for Friday at 6 p.m., while first pitch of the series finale will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday.   The Cajuns will honor the 2018 senior class with S...

  • LSUE Bengals roar in region opener

    LSUE Bengals roar in region opener

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:16:21 GMT

    EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice used power at the plate and on the mound to take down Hinds in run-rule fashion 5-0 to open up the Region 23 Tournament.  The Bengals bashed three home runs and enjoyed a nine strikeout effort by starter Zach Hester in the shortened five inning affair. LSUE (51-5) exploded out the gates with a four-run first inning highlighted by a pair of home runs.  After Brent Hebert and Andrew Sheridan reached on Hinds errors, Mason Templet b...

    EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice used power at the plate and on the mound to take down Hinds in run-rule fashion 5-0 to open up the Region 23 Tournament.  The Bengals bashed three home runs and enjoyed a nine strikeout effort by starter Zach Hester in the shortened five inning affair. LSUE (51-5) exploded out the gates with a four-run first inning highlighted by a pair of home runs.  After Brent Hebert and Andrew Sheridan reached on Hinds errors, Mason Templet b...

  • LSU-Eunice Softball Rallies to Defeat Mercer 5-4 in NJCAA Opener

    LSU-Eunice Softball Rallies to Defeat Mercer 5-4 in NJCAA Opener

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:50:10 GMT
    Press Release CLINTON, Ms. – LSU Eunice used more of its patented late-game magic in the NJCAA Tournament to score a 5-4 thriller over Mercer County in the opening round.  The Bengals plated all five runs in the last two innings to mount the come from behind victory. LSUE (47-18) fell in an early two-run hole after Tatum Marshall launched a two-out home run.  Heather Zumo gave up two of her five hits in the first inning.  The Vikings plated another pair of run...
    Press Release CLINTON, Ms. – LSU Eunice used more of its patented late-game magic in the NJCAA Tournament to score a 5-4 thriller over Mercer County in the opening round.  The Bengals plated all five runs in the last two innings to mount the come from behind victory. LSUE (47-18) fell in an early two-run hole after Tatum Marshall launched a two-out home run.  Heather Zumo gave up two of her five hits in the first inning.  The Vikings plated another pair of run...
  • LSU Eunice Hosts Region 23 Tourney, Starts with Hinds CC Wednesday

    LSU Eunice Hosts Region 23 Tourney, Starts with Hinds CC Wednesday

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:33:13 GMT

    Press Release EUNICE, La. - For the fourth time in school history, LSU Eunice is set to host the Region 23 Tournament from Bengal Stadium beginning on Wednesday.  LSUE will open the six-team double elimination tournament against the reigning Region Champions, Hinds.  First pitch from Bengal Stadium is scheduled to begin at 6:00PM. LSU Eunice (50-5) recently wrapped up one of the most successful regular seasons in school history.  The Bengals tied program records wit...

    Press Release EUNICE, La. - For the fourth time in school history, LSU Eunice is set to host the Region 23 Tournament from Bengal Stadium beginning on Wednesday.  LSUE will open the six-team double elimination tournament against the reigning Region Champions, Hinds.  First pitch from Bengal Stadium is scheduled to begin at 6:00PM. LSU Eunice (50-5) recently wrapped up one of the most successful regular seasons in school history.  The Bengals tied program records wit...

  • Brees hosts FNA camp in Lafayette

    Brees hosts FNA camp in Lafayette

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:01:29 GMT

    Drew Brees, the founder of Football "N" America, a flag football league visited Lafayette Tuesday to help launch an FNA league in Lafayette. Flag football is near and dear to Brees's heart. He played flag football up until high school. From 2014-2016 flag football participation rates jumped nearly 30 percent according to multiple reports. Brees began the league last year  in New Orleans, a league he coaches his kids in. "It's the widest range of emotions,&qu...

    Drew Brees, the founder of Football "N" America, a flag football league visited Lafayette Tuesday to help launch an FNA league in Lafayette. Flag football is near and dear to Brees's heart. He played flag football up until high school. From 2014-2016 flag football participation rates jumped nearly 30 percent according to multiple reports. Brees began the league last year  in New Orleans, a league he coaches his kids in. "It's the widest range of emotions,&qu...

  • Lott Launches Cajuns To Victory Over Tulane, 7-6

    Lott Launches Cajuns To Victory Over Tulane, 7-6

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:53:11 GMT
    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. – Sophomore Todd Lott's two-homer night lifted the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 7-6 victory over Tulane on Tuesday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park as the squad completed the season series sweep of the Green Wave.   With the win, the Ragin' Cajuns (30-23) finish the year with an 11-3 mark in midweek games. Louisiana has also notched 30-plus wins in each of the last six seasons.   Ju...
    Press Release LAFAYETTE, La. – Sophomore Todd Lott's two-homer night lifted the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 7-6 victory over Tulane on Tuesday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park as the squad completed the season series sweep of the Green Wave.   With the win, the Ragin' Cajuns (30-23) finish the year with an 11-3 mark in midweek games. Louisiana has also notched 30-plus wins in each of the last six seasons.   Ju...
  • LSU holds off Northwestern State 9-5

    LSU holds off Northwestern State 9-5

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:48:11 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE -  The LSU baseball team picked up all of its runs with two outs Tuesday night, en route to a 9-5 victory over Northwestern State in the final regular season game at Alex Box Stadium Field, Skip Bertman Field in 2018.                                       LSU advances to 32-21 on the season while Northwestern State falls to 31-21. The Tigers will travel...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE -  The LSU baseball team picked up all of its runs with two outs Tuesday night, en route to a 9-5 victory over Northwestern State in the final regular season game at Alex Box Stadium Field, Skip Bertman Field in 2018.                                       LSU advances to 32-21 on the season while Northwestern State falls to 31-21. The Tigers will travel...
  • WATCH: Teurlings, Loreauville and Notre Dame Celebrate Baseball Titles

    WATCH: Teurlings, Loreauville and Notre Dame Celebrate Baseball Titles

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-05-15 02:00:27 GMT
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  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball Heading to LSU Baton Rouge Regional

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball Heading to LSU Baton Rouge Regional

    Monday, May 14 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-05-14 23:43:33 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball program secured its 20th consecutive NCAA Tournament berth when it was revealed in Sunday’s NCAA Softball Selection Show that the squad was placed into Baton Rouge Regional at Tiger Park on the LSU campus. The Ragin’ Cajuns, ranked No. 21 in both national polls and 21st in the most recent NCAA RPI rankings, were awarded an at-large berth into the postseason event. It's the 28th appearance overall, ...

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball program secured its 20th consecutive NCAA Tournament berth when it was revealed in Sunday’s NCAA Softball Selection Show that the squad was placed into Baton Rouge Regional at Tiger Park on the LSU campus. The Ragin’ Cajuns, ranked No. 21 in both national polls and 21st in the most recent NCAA RPI rankings, were awarded an at-large berth into the postseason event. It's the 28th appearance overall, ...

  • Critical season finale series for Cajuns baseball

    Critical season finale series for Cajuns baseball

    Monday, May 14 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-05-14 23:40:00 GMT
    Next week, the Sun Belt tournament comes to Russo Park where the Cajuns could be the second seed, or the seventh. With plenty of seeding jockeying going on in the SBC, the Cajuns regular season finale against Louisiana-Monroe is crucial.
    Next week, the Sun Belt tournament comes to Russo Park where the Cajuns could be the second seed, or the seventh. With plenty of seeding jockeying going on in the SBC, the Cajuns regular season finale against Louisiana-Monroe is crucial.
  • LSU Defeats Alabama 7-3 to Take Series

    LSU Defeats Alabama 7-3 to Take Series

    Monday, May 14 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-14 04:19:30 GMT
    Press Release BATON ROUGE, La. — Sophomore southpaw Nick Bush fired a career-high six innings and limited Alabama to two runs while freshman designated hitter Daniel Cabrera went 2-for-2 with four RBI and a home run to secure a 7-3 rubber match against Alabama Sunday afternoon in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  For the first time since 2003, the Tigers have won every home Southeastern Conference series, and with the win, LSU improves to 31-21 overall and 14-...
    Press Release BATON ROUGE, La. — Sophomore southpaw Nick Bush fired a career-high six innings and limited Alabama to two runs while freshman designated hitter Daniel Cabrera went 2-for-2 with four RBI and a home run to secure a 7-3 rubber match against Alabama Sunday afternoon in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  For the first time since 2003, the Tigers have won every home Southeastern Conference series, and with the win, LSU improves to 31-21 overall and 14-...
  • Cajuns Baseball Falls To Texas State In Series Finale

    Cajuns Baseball Falls To Texas State In Series Finale

    Monday, May 14 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-05-14 04:16:34 GMT
    SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Louisiana baseball team saw its streak of five consecutive series wins come to an end on Sunday as the Ragin' Cajuns fell to Texas State 8-6 in the rubber game at Bobcat Ballpark.   Sophomore Jack Burk took the loss for Louisiana (29-23, 15-12 SBC) giving up three runs (two earned) on six hits with a walk and a strikeout in 2.2 innings of relief.   Reliever Zachary Leigh earned the victory for the Bobcats (25-25-1, 13-14 SBC) hold...
    SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Louisiana baseball team saw its streak of five consecutive series wins come to an end on Sunday as the Ragin' Cajuns fell to Texas State 8-6 in the rubber game at Bobcat Ballpark.   Sophomore Jack Burk took the loss for Louisiana (29-23, 15-12 SBC) giving up three runs (two earned) on six hits with a walk and a strikeout in 2.2 innings of relief.   Reliever Zachary Leigh earned the victory for the Bobcats (25-25-1, 13-14 SBC) hold...
  • Cajun softball heads to Baton Rouge Regional

    Cajun softball heads to Baton Rouge Regional

    Sunday, May 13 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-05-14 02:33:00 GMT

    The Louisiana Ragin' Cajun softball team will play in the Baton Rouge Regional this weekend. 

    The Louisiana Ragin' Cajun softball team will play in the Baton Rouge Regional this weekend. 

  • Championship Saturday: Notre Dame wins, Teurlings 3-Peats, Loreauville Breaks Through

    Championship Saturday: Notre Dame wins, Teurlings 3-Peats, Loreauville Breaks Through

    Sunday, May 13 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-05-13 04:32:33 GMT

    DIVISION II University vs. Teurlings - 12:00pm CLASS 2A Loreauville vs. Welsh - 2:30pm DIVISION III Thomas Aquinas vs. Notre Dame - 5:00pm CLASS 3A Berwick vs. Iota (3A) - 5:30pm

    DIVISION II University vs. Teurlings - 12:00pm CLASS 2A Loreauville vs. Welsh - 2:30pm DIVISION III Thomas Aquinas vs. Notre Dame - 5:00pm CLASS 3A Berwick vs. Iota (3A) - 5:30pm

  • Texas State rallies to beat Cajuns baseball 6-5

    Texas State rallies to beat Cajuns baseball 6-5

    Sunday, May 13 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-13 04:02:35 GMT
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    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Louisiana baseball team couldn't overcome a four-run seventh inning by Texas State as the Ragin' Cajuns fell 6-5 in game two of the series on Saturday at Bobcat Ballpark.   Junior Nick Lee took the loss for the Cajuns (29-22, 15-11 SBC) after giving up four runs on four hits and a walk in 0.2 innings of work.   Anthony Pagano claimed the victory for the Bobcats (24-15-1, 12-14 SBC) limiting Louisiana to one run on t...

    SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Louisiana baseball team couldn't overcome a four-run seventh inning by Texas State as the Ragin' Cajuns fell 6-5 in game two of the series on Saturday at Bobcat Ballpark.   Junior Nick Lee took the loss for the Cajuns (29-22, 15-11 SBC) after giving up four runs on four hits and a walk in 0.2 innings of work.   Anthony Pagano claimed the victory for the Bobcats (24-15-1, 12-14 SBC) limiting Louisiana to one run on t...

  • "Third Time is a Charm" Texas State finally beats Cajuns in Sun Belt Championship

    "Third Time is a Charm" Texas State finally beats Cajuns in Sun Belt Championship

    Saturday, May 12 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-05-12 23:55:25 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – A late-game push, which broke a tie, was the difference as 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball fell 5-2 to No. 23 Texas State in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship game at Lamson Park. After swapping two-run innings early on, the Ragin’ Cajuns (38-14) and Bobcats (42-14) played to a stalemate until a miscue in the fifth inning resulted in the go-ahead run crossing for the visitors. Texas State gained insurance in the...

    LAFAYETTE – A late-game push, which broke a tie, was the difference as 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball fell 5-2 to No. 23 Texas State in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship game at Lamson Park. After swapping two-run innings early on, the Ragin’ Cajuns (38-14) and Bobcats (42-14) played to a stalemate until a miscue in the fifth inning resulted in the go-ahead run crossing for the visitors. Texas State gained insurance in the...

  • Ragin' Cajuns and Texas State to Meet in Sun Belt Championship

    Ragin' Cajuns and Texas State to Meet in Sun Belt Championship

    Friday, May 11 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-05-12 03:46:44 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball is set to meet No. 23 Texas State at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 in the championship game of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament at Lamson Park. The winner of the Ragin' Cajuns-Bobcats contest will receive the Sun Belt Conference's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament which begins with the regional round May 18-20. Louisiana (38-13) advanced to Saturday's championship game with a 1-0 win over Texas Stat...

    LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball is set to meet No. 23 Texas State at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 in the championship game of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament at Lamson Park. The winner of the Ragin' Cajuns-Bobcats contest will receive the Sun Belt Conference's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament which begins with the regional round May 18-20. Louisiana (38-13) advanced to Saturday's championship game with a 1-0 win over Texas Stat...

  • State Baseball Semifinals Updates

    State Baseball Semifinals Updates

    Friday, May 11 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-05-12 03:45:22 GMT

    State semifinal baseball updates from Suphur

    State semifinal baseball updates from Suphur

  • Ragin' Cajuns Athletics Honor 34 Student-Athlete Graduates During Spring Commencement

    Ragin' Cajuns Athletics Honor 34 Student-Athlete Graduates During Spring Commencement

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-12 02:52:55 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Department of Athletics had proud moments to celebrate Friday as 34 student-athletes earned undergraduate degrees with the Spring 2018 semester coming to a close with Commencement ceremonies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The Ragin’ Cajuns completed individual journeys toward degrees ranging from biology, exercise science, finance, management, petroleum engineering and more.

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Department of Athletics had proud moments to celebrate Friday as 34 student-athletes earned undergraduate degrees with the Spring 2018 semester coming to a close with Commencement ceremonies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The Ragin’ Cajuns completed individual journeys toward degrees ranging from biology, exercise science, finance, management, petroleum engineering and more.

  • Bengals Tie Program Record for Regular Season Wins

    Bengals Tie Program Record for Regular Season Wins

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-12 02:42:43 GMT
    EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice had no problems securing a series sweep over Nunez CC with a pair of wins on Friday.  The two victories pushed LSUE to a 50-5 record, tying the program mark for most wins in a single season that was set by the 2016 team. LSU Eunice run ruled the Pelicans in both contests today, besting Nunez 10-0 in Game 1 and winning Game 2 by a margin of 14-3.  The Bengals tallied 25 hits over the two games in the doubleheader. The Bengals now turn their atte...
    EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice had no problems securing a series sweep over Nunez CC with a pair of wins on Friday.  The two victories pushed LSUE to a 50-5 record, tying the program mark for most wins in a single season that was set by the 2016 team. LSU Eunice run ruled the Pelicans in both contests today, besting Nunez 10-0 in Game 1 and winning Game 2 by a margin of 14-3.  The Bengals tallied 25 hits over the two games in the doubleheader. The Bengals now turn their atte...
  • Ellyson throws no-hitter as Cajuns advance to Sun Belt Championship

    Ellyson throws no-hitter as Cajuns advance to Sun Belt Championship

    Friday, May 11 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-05-12 01:22:03 GMT

    Summer Ellyson throws her second no hitter of the season as Louisiana beats Texas State 1-0 in Friday's conference semifinal. Ellyson threw just 80 pitches, striking out 7 in the win. More to come later...

    Summer Ellyson throws her second no hitter of the season as Louisiana beats Texas State 1-0 in Friday's conference semifinal. Ellyson threw just 80 pitches, striking out 7 in the win. More to come later...

  • Saints Sign Six Draft Picks

    Saints Sign Six Draft Picks

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-05-11 03:17:18 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced that the club has signed the following draft picks; defensive end Marcus Davenport, tackle Rick Leonard, defensive backs Natrell Jamerson and Kamrin Moore, running back Boston Scott and center/guard Will Clapp. Davenport was the 14th overall selection in the first round of the NFL Draft out of Texas-San Antonio. The 6-foot-6, 265-pound San Antonio native appeared in 43 gam...
    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced that the club has signed the following draft picks; defensive end Marcus Davenport, tackle Rick Leonard, defensive backs Natrell Jamerson and Kamrin Moore, running back Boston Scott and center/guard Will Clapp. Davenport was the 14th overall selection in the first round of the NFL Draft out of Texas-San Antonio. The 6-foot-6, 265-pound San Antonio native appeared in 43 gam...
  • Wacky Finish as Cajuns Beat GSU to Advance to SBC Semifinal

    Wacky Finish as Cajuns Beat GSU to Advance to SBC Semifinal

    Thursday, May 10 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-05-10 23:43:53 GMT

    With two outs and the bases loaded, Alissa Dalton chopped a ball the shortstop. The hit was fielded cleanly but as the fielder tried making the play at second she collided with her teammate and the base runner. The ball popped free allowing Kelli Martinez to score, the Cajuns winning 2-1. Louisiana will play Texas State tomorrow in the conference semifinal. More to come later...

    With two outs and the bases loaded, Alissa Dalton chopped a ball the shortstop. The hit was fielded cleanly but as the fielder tried making the play at second she collided with her teammate and the base runner. The ball popped free allowing Kelli Martinez to score, the Cajuns winning 2-1. Louisiana will play Texas State tomorrow in the conference semifinal. More to come later...

  • Cajuns get Georgia State in quarterfinal match-up

    Cajuns get Georgia State in quarterfinal match-up

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-05-10 04:00:34 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball is set to face Georgia State at 12:30 p.m., on Thursday, May 10 in its opening contest of the 2018 Sun Belt Tournament at Lamson Park. Georgia State (31-22) advanced to meet the second-seeded Ragin' Cajuns (36-13) in Thursday’s winner's bracket contest with an 8-3 win over South Alabama during Wednesday’s opening round. The matchup will air on SportsRadio ESPN 1420-AM in the Acadiana region and...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball is set to face Georgia State at 12:30 p.m., on Thursday, May 10 in its opening contest of the 2018 Sun Belt Tournament at Lamson Park. Georgia State (31-22) advanced to meet the second-seeded Ragin' Cajuns (36-13) in Thursday’s winner's bracket contest with an 8-3 win over South Alabama during Wednesday’s opening round. The matchup will air on SportsRadio ESPN 1420-AM in the Acadiana region and...

  • Ragin Cajun's Men's Basketball to hold summer camps in June

    Ragin Cajun's Men's Basketball to hold summer camps in June

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-05-09 14:23:13 GMT
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    Image Courtesy MGN OnlineImage Courtesy MGN Online

    The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team is planning to host two basketball camps at the UL Lafayette in June.

    The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team is planning to host two basketball camps at the UL Lafayette in June.

  • Kennon Fontenot's Louisiana Football Legacy

    Kennon Fontenot's Louisiana Football Legacy

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-05-09 03:46:32 GMT

    Lake Charles native Trey Quinn may have been selected by the Washington Redskins as Mr. Irrelevant in the NFL Draft, but his career has been far from it. He led Division One in receptions at SMU in 2017. At Barbe High School, Quinn set the career national receiving yards record. His quarterback, Cajuns Baseball senior Kennon Fontenot. "Really, the connection me and Kennon had at Barbe something that was drawn back to when we were 3 years old,"

    Lake Charles native Trey Quinn may have been selected by the Washington Redskins as Mr. Irrelevant in the NFL Draft, but his career has been far from it. He led Division One in receptions at SMU in 2017. At Barbe High School, Quinn set the career national receiving yards record. His quarterback, Cajuns Baseball senior Kennon Fontenot. "Really, the connection me and Kennon had at Barbe something that was drawn back to when we were 3 years old,"

  • Ellyson, Dalton, Gremillion First Team SBC Selections

    Ellyson, Dalton, Gremillion First Team SBC Selections

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-05-08 23:43:55 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS – Georgia State senior catcher/first base Ivie Drake and Texas State senior pitcher Randi Rupp highlight the Sun Belt Conference softball postseason all-conference and individual awards for the 2018 season.   As voted on by the league’s 10 head coaches, Drake was tabbed Player of the Year and first-team All-Sun Belt for the third time in her career and Rupp was selected Pitcher of the Year for the second-straight year and first-team All-Sun ...

    PRESS RELEASE NEW ORLEANS – Georgia State senior catcher/first base Ivie Drake and Texas State senior pitcher Randi Rupp highlight the Sun Belt Conference softball postseason all-conference and individual awards for the 2018 season.   As voted on by the league’s 10 head coaches, Drake was tabbed Player of the Year and first-team All-Sun Belt for the third time in her career and Rupp was selected Pitcher of the Year for the second-straight year and first-team All-Sun ...

  • Ingram Suspended 4-Games for Violating NFL's PED Policy

    Ingram Suspended 4-Games for Violating NFL's PED Policy

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-05-08 20:16:31 GMT
    Saints RB Mark Ingram (Photo Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)Saints RB Mark Ingram (Photo Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)
    Saints RB Mark Ingram (Photo Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)Saints RB Mark Ingram (Photo Courtesy: Advocate Staff Photo)
    The NFL has confirmed that Mark Ingram has been suspended for the first four games of the 2018 season for violating the league's Performance Enhancing Drug Policy. Ingram rushed for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns in his second Pro Bowl season. New Orleans plays the Buccaneers, Browns, Falcons and Giants in their first four games.
    The NFL has confirmed that Mark Ingram has been suspended for the first four games of the 2018 season for violating the league's Performance Enhancing Drug Policy. Ingram rushed for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns in his second Pro Bowl season. New Orleans plays the Buccaneers, Browns, Falcons and Giants in their first four games.
  • Senior Spotlight May 7th: Berchmans Academy's Jackson Russo

    Senior Spotlight May 7th: Berchmans Academy's Jackson Russo

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-05-08 15:37:14 GMT

    Tucked away in the forests of Grand Coteau lies a school that's been serving Acadiana students for nearly 200 years. The Academy of the Sacred Heart wasa girls prep school for most of that time but opened it's doors to Berchmans Academy in 2005. Beyond the fairytale tableau of the campus's famed 'Oak Alley' lies Berchmans baseball field. A place where seniors like Jackson Russo ushered in Berchmans baseball program as freshman and where Jackson became the first Saints player to ...

    Tucked away in the forests of Grand Coteau lies a school that's been serving Acadiana students for nearly 200 years. The Academy of the Sacred Heart wasa girls prep school for most of that time but opened it's doors to Berchmans Academy in 2005. Beyond the fairytale tableau of the campus's famed 'Oak Alley' lies Berchmans baseball field. A place where seniors like Jackson Russo ushered in Berchmans baseball program as freshman and where Jackson became the first Saints player to ...

  • Glasco focused on 'big picture' heading into Sun Belt Tournament

    Glasco focused on 'big picture' heading into Sun Belt Tournament

    Monday, May 7 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-05-08 00:15:35 GMT

    Gerry Glasco speaking during his weekly press conference Monday said while he expects to win every game the Cajuns play, he's focused on the bigger picture, where Louisiana falls in the NCAA Tournament.

    Gerry Glasco speaking during his weekly press conference Monday said while he expects to win every game the Cajuns play, he's focused on the bigger picture, where Louisiana falls in the NCAA Tournament.

  • LSU's AJ Labas Named SEC Freshman of the Week

    LSU's AJ Labas Named SEC Freshman of the Week

    Monday, May 7 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-07 23:22:48 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    Press Release BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU freshman right-hander AJ Labas was named SEC Baseball Freshman of the Week Monday by the league office. Labas, a product of Fleming Island, Fla., defeated fourth-ranked Arkansas – the SEC’s No. 1 offensive team – on Sunday with a brilliant effort, limiting the Razorbacks to one run on four hits in six innings with no walks and three strikeouts. The outing marked the first career start in an SEC game for Labas, who imp...
    Press Release BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU freshman right-hander AJ Labas was named SEC Baseball Freshman of the Week Monday by the league office. Labas, a product of Fleming Island, Fla., defeated fourth-ranked Arkansas – the SEC’s No. 1 offensive team – on Sunday with a brilliant effort, limiting the Razorbacks to one run on four hits in six innings with no walks and three strikeouts. The outing marked the first career start in an SEC game for Labas, who imp...
  • Former Cajun Farquhar Released from Hospital

    Former Cajun Farquhar Released from Hospital

    Monday, May 7 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-05-07 22:43:19 GMT
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    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online
    CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar has been released from a hospital, and a doctor who treated the 31-year-old right-hander expects he will pitch again but not this season.   The White Sox said in a statement Monday that Farquhar is resting at home with his family after being discharged from Rush University Medical Center.   Farquhar collapsed in the dugout with a brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm during a home game against Houston on April...
    CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar has been released from a hospital, and a doctor who treated the 31-year-old right-hander expects he will pitch again but not this season.   The White Sox said in a statement Monday that Farquhar is resting at home with his family after being discharged from Rush University Medical Center.   Farquhar collapsed in the dugout with a brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm during a home game against Houston on April...
  • Acadiana Area cleans up in State Track & Field finals

    Acadiana Area cleans up in State Track & Field finals

    Monday, May 7 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-07 22:21:55 GMT

    CLASS 5A BOYS TEAM STANDINGS 1. Zachary 64, 2. John Curtis 50, 3. Scotlandville 48, 4. Denham Springs 30, 5. Ouachita 29, 6. Pineville 24, 6. Catholic-BR 24, 6. Broadmoor 24, 9. Dutchtown 19, 10. Brother Martin 18, 10. Lafayette High, 12. Fontainebleau 17, 12. Barbe 17, 14. West Monroe 16, 15. Haughton 14, 15. St. Augustine 14, 17. Airlie 13, 18. Rummel 12, 19. Alexandria 10, 19. Byrd 10, 21. Acadiana 9, 21. Central Lafourche 9, 23. West Jefferson 8, 24. St. Amant 6, 24. Thibo...

    CLASS 5A BOYS TEAM STANDINGS 1. Zachary 64, 2. John Curtis 50, 3. Scotlandville 48, 4. Denham Springs 30, 5. Ouachita 29, 6. Pineville 24, 6. Catholic-BR 24, 6. Broadmoor 24, 9. Dutchtown 19, 10. Brother Martin 18, 10. Lafayette High, 12. Fontainebleau 17, 12. Barbe 17, 14. West Monroe 16, 15. Haughton 14, 15. St. Augustine 14, 17. Airlie 13, 18. Rummel 12, 19. Alexandria 10, 19. Byrd 10, 21. Acadiana 9, 21. Central Lafourche 9, 23. West Jefferson 8, 24. St. Amant 6, 24. Thibo...

  • Durant scores 38, Warriors down Pelicans for 3-1 lead

    Durant scores 38, Warriors down Pelicans for 3-1 lead

    Monday, May 7 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-07 04:44:35 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Kevin Durant made his approach to taking over a pivotal NBA playoff game sound so simple - and look that way, too.    "I just try to tell myself that I'm at my best when I don't care what happens after the game, the outcome or anything," Durant said. "That's when I'm free and having fun out there, and forceful. That was thing - just try to play with force no matter if I missed shots or not, just keep shooting, keep being aggressive."

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Kevin Durant made his approach to taking over a pivotal NBA playoff game sound so simple - and look that way, too.    "I just try to tell myself that I'm at my best when I don't care what happens after the game, the outcome or anything," Durant said. "That's when I'm free and having fun out there, and forceful. That was thing - just try to play with force no matter if I missed shots or not, just keep shooting, keep being aggressive."

  • Tigers pick up series win over No. 4 Arkansas

    Tigers pick up series win over No. 4 Arkansas

    Monday, May 7 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-05-07 04:38:49 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. — Another strong performance from freshman right-hander AJ Labas on the mound and a four-run fifth inning propelled the LSU baseball team to a 7-5 victory and a series win over the No. 4 Arkansas Razorbacks Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improved to 28-20 overall and 12-12 in the SEC, while Arkansas fell to 33-15 on the year and 14-10 in conference play. The Tigers will return to action Wednesday for a non-confe...
    BATON ROUGE, La. — Another strong performance from freshman right-hander AJ Labas on the mound and a four-run fifth inning propelled the LSU baseball team to a 7-5 victory and a series win over the No. 4 Arkansas Razorbacks Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improved to 28-20 overall and 12-12 in the SEC, while Arkansas fell to 33-15 on the year and 14-10 in conference play. The Tigers will return to action Wednesday for a non-confe...
  • Cajuns Baseball Falls In Series Finale To No. 15 Coastal Carolina

    Cajuns Baseball Falls In Series Finale To No. 15 Coastal Carolina

    Monday, May 7 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-05-07 04:35:46 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana baseball team had its four-game win streak snapped as the Ragin' Cajuns fell to No. 15 Coastal Carolina 10-3 in the series finale on Sunday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The loss moves the Cajuns (28-21, 14-10 SBC) a half game behind Little Rock for the Sun Belt Conference West Division lead.   Sophomore right-hander Jack Burk dropped to 3-5 on the year after giving up four runs on six hits with...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana baseball team had its four-game win streak snapped as the Ragin' Cajuns fell to No. 15 Coastal Carolina 10-3 in the series finale on Sunday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The loss moves the Cajuns (28-21, 14-10 SBC) a half game behind Little Rock for the Sun Belt Conference West Division lead.   Sophomore right-hander Jack Burk dropped to 3-5 on the year after giving up four runs on six hits with...
  • Cajuns Host Sun Belt Softball Tournament, Begins Play Thursday

    Cajuns Host Sun Belt Softball Tournament, Begins Play Thursday

    Monday, May 7 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-05-07 04:30:03 GMT

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball, host of the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Tournament, is scheduled to begin play in the event on Thursday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m. at Lamson Park. The Sun Belt Conference office unveiled the official tournament bracket on Sunday following the completion of regular season play. The tournament is scheduled for Wednesday-Saturday, May 9-12 with the winner claiming the league's automatic bid into the NCAA Tourn...

    Press Release LAFAYETTE – 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball, host of the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Tournament, is scheduled to begin play in the event on Thursday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m. at Lamson Park. The Sun Belt Conference office unveiled the official tournament bracket on Sunday following the completion of regular season play. The tournament is scheduled for Wednesday-Saturday, May 9-12 with the winner claiming the league's automatic bid into the NCAA Tourn...

  • State Quarterfinal Baseball Scoreboard

    State Quarterfinal Baseball Scoreboard

    Sunday, May 6 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-06 04:52:23 GMT

    BASEBALL CLASS 4A State Quarterfinals Benton 7, Breaux Bridge 0 (Game 1) Westgate 5, Rayne 4 (Westgate wins series 2-0) CLASS 3A Berwick 12, Eunice 2 (Game 1) South Beauregard 5, Iota 4 (Game 1) CLASS 2A Loreauville 6, DeQuincy 2 (Game 1) DIVISION II St. Thomas More 5, De La Salle 4 (Game 1) St. Charles 4, Teurlings 1 (Game 1) DIVISION III Catholic N.I. 6, Riverside 5 (Game 1) Notre Dame 8, Ascension Episcopal 7 (Game 1) DIVISION IV Ascension Catholic 10,...

    BASEBALL CLASS 4A State Quarterfinals Benton 7, Breaux Bridge 0 (Game 1) Westgate 5, Rayne 4 (Westgate wins series 2-0) CLASS 3A Berwick 12, Eunice 2 (Game 1) South Beauregard 5, Iota 4 (Game 1) CLASS 2A Loreauville 6, DeQuincy 2 (Game 1) DIVISION II St. Thomas More 5, De La Salle 4 (Game 1) St. Charles 4, Teurlings 1 (Game 1) DIVISION III Catholic N.I. 6, Riverside 5 (Game 1) Notre Dame 8, Ascension Episcopal 7 (Game 1) DIVISION IV Ascension Catholic 10,...

  • Cajuns baseball beats #18 Coastal Carolina 5-1 To win fifth straight series

    Cajuns baseball beats #18 Coastal Carolina 5-1 To win fifth straight series

    Sunday, May 6 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-05-06 04:32:53 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team picked up a 5-1 victory against No. 15 Coastal Carolina on Saturday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to clinch the squad's fifth straight series win.   The win moves the Ragin' Cajuns (28-20, 14-9 SBC) into first place in the West Division as the Cajuns are a half-game ahead of Little Rock.   Junior Hogan Harris notched his fourth straight quality start...

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team picked up a 5-1 victory against No. 15 Coastal Carolina on Saturday night at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to clinch the squad's fifth straight series win.   The win moves the Ragin' Cajuns (28-20, 14-9 SBC) into first place in the West Division as the Cajuns are a half-game ahead of Little Rock.   Junior Hogan Harris notched his fourth straight quality start...

  • Cajuns Softball closes regular season with series sweep of ULM

    Cajuns Softball closes regular season with series sweep of ULM

    Sunday, May 6 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-05-06 04:27:58 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – With a 5-3, 1-0 doubleheader sweep on Saturday at Lamson Park, 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball completed a series sweep of ULM on Senior Weekend. Louisiana (36-13, 21-6 Sun Belt) also remained alive for the Sun Belt Conference regular season championship after Texas State split its twinbill with UTA. The Ragin’ Cajuns can capture the title with a Bobcats loss on Sunday. It was a four-run third inning that propell...

    LAFAYETTE – With a 5-3, 1-0 doubleheader sweep on Saturday at Lamson Park, 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball completed a series sweep of ULM on Senior Weekend. Louisiana (36-13, 21-6 Sun Belt) also remained alive for the Sun Belt Conference regular season championship after Texas State split its twinbill with UTA. The Ragin’ Cajuns can capture the title with a Bobcats loss on Sunday. It was a four-run third inning that propell...

  • Cajuns baseball beats #18 Coastal Carolina 12-6

    Cajuns baseball beats #18 Coastal Carolina 12-6

    Friday, May 4 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-05 03:51:15 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team surged to a 12-6 victory over No. 15 Coastal Carolina on Friday night in the series opener at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.
     

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team surged to a 12-6 victory over No. 15 Coastal Carolina on Friday night in the series opener at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.
     

  • ESA, JS Clark win track & field titles

    ESA, JS Clark win track & field titles

    Friday, May 4 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-04 04:25:51 GMT

    On day one of the state track & field meets in Baton Rouge the Episcopal School of Acadiana girls didn't give the competition much of a chance. The Falcons won the class B girls team championship scoring 128 points, winning by 89. Ten ESA athletes scored individual championships. Samantha Withers led the team with three titles in the 400m, 800m and 1600m runs. In the class B boys meet, JS Clark Leadership Academy won with a score of 76. The school won the 4x400m relay. For comp...

    On day one of the state track & field meets in Baton Rouge the Episcopal School of Acadiana girls didn't give the competition much of a chance. The Falcons won the class B girls team championship scoring 128 points, winning by 89. Ten ESA athletes scored individual championships. Samantha Withers led the team with three titles in the 400m, 800m and 1600m runs. In the class B boys meet, JS Clark Leadership Academy won with a score of 76. The school won the 4x400m relay. For comp...

  • Louisiana wraps up regular season against ULM

    Louisiana wraps up regular season against ULM

    Friday, May 4 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-05-04 04:01:15 GMT

    No. 21 Louisiana (33-13, 18-6 Sun Belt) vs. ULM (24-25, 10-14 Sun Belt) Dates: Friday-Saturday, May 4-5, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park (2,790) Series Schedule:          May 4 – 7 p.m. (single)          May 5 – 1 p.m. (DH)   MEDIA INFORMATION Radio: ESPN 1420-AM • Talent: Steve Peloquin, PxP Streaming Video (Friday): Ragin' Cajuns Digital Network Television/ESPN3 (...

    No. 21 Louisiana (33-13, 18-6 Sun Belt) vs. ULM (24-25, 10-14 Sun Belt) Dates: Friday-Saturday, May 4-5, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Stadium: Lamson Park (2,790) Series Schedule:          May 4 – 7 p.m. (single)          May 5 – 1 p.m. (DH)   MEDIA INFORMATION Radio: ESPN 1420-AM • Talent: Steve Peloquin, PxP Streaming Video (Friday): Ragin' Cajuns Digital Network Television/ESPN3 (...

  • Cajuns host Coastal Carolina this weekend

    Cajuns host Coastal Carolina this weekend

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:57 PM EDT2018-05-04 03:57:34 GMT
    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, May 4-6, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park (4,850) Times: 6:30 p.m. (Fri) | 6:00 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: No. 15 Coastal Carolina (31-14, 17-4 SBC) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: Cox Sports Television (Fri) Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA) vs. RHP Zack Hopeck (CCU) Saturday: LHP Hogan Harris (LA) vs. RHP Jaso...
    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, May 4-6, 2018 Location: Lafayette, La. Site: M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park (4,850) Times: 6:30 p.m. (Fri) | 6:00 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: No. 15 Coastal Carolina (31-14, 17-4 SBC) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: Cox Sports Television (Fri) Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Colten Schmidt (LA) vs. RHP Zack Hopeck (CCU) Saturday: LHP Hogan Harris (LA) vs. RHP Jaso...
  • Westgate takes game 1 against Rayne Thursday

    Westgate takes game 1 against Rayne Thursday

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-05-04 03:53:46 GMT

    State quarterfinal baseball scores from Thursday, May 3

    State quarterfinal baseball scores from Thursday, May 3

  • Lahare: Spark plug for Cajuns in April

    Lahare: Spark plug for Cajuns in April

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-05-03 03:54:39 GMT

    If you're looking for the nexus to Louisiana's success in the month April look no further than junior college transfer Daniel Lahare. After struggles in February and March, the Cajuns posted their best month since 2016, Lahare played a major role. The junior right fielder raised his batting average by 30 points to .317, and ended the month on a seven-game hitting streak. (Lahare hit 15-32, nearly .500 during in those games.) As the Cajuns begin a new month with a weekend series agai...

    If you're looking for the nexus to Louisiana's success in the month April look no further than junior college transfer Daniel Lahare. After struggles in February and March, the Cajuns posted their best month since 2016, Lahare played a major role. The junior right fielder raised his batting average by 30 points to .317, and ended the month on a seven-game hitting streak. (Lahare hit 15-32, nearly .500 during in those games.) As the Cajuns begin a new month with a weekend series agai...

  • Former LSU Tiger Reid files collusion grievance against NFL

    Former LSU Tiger Reid files collusion grievance against NFL

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-05-02 22:14:39 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL players' union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners.   Reid, a Pro Bowler in 2013, had joined former teammate Colin Kaepernick two seasons ago in kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality.   Kaepernick wasn't signed for the 2017 season following his release in San Francisco. Reid continued t...
    NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL players' union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners.   Reid, a Pro Bowler in 2013, had joined former teammate Colin Kaepernick two seasons ago in kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality.   Kaepernick wasn't signed for the 2017 season following his release in San Francisco. Reid continued t...
  • ESA falls in Division V quarterfinals

    ESA falls in Division V quarterfinals

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-05-02 03:56:54 GMT

    High school baseball playoff scores from 5/1

    High school baseball playoff scores from 5/1

  • STM & Weber come up short in Division II boys golf tournament

    STM & Weber come up short in Division II boys golf tournament

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-05-02 03:55:00 GMT

    CARENCRO – Hayden White of Benton led a second-day charge Tuesday and put the Tigers back in a very familiar position in the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Golf Championships. White carded a one-under-par 71, the lowest round of the day and the only sub-par round, and helped bring Benton back from a one-stroke deficit and give the Tigers their sixth Division II boys crown in seven years. White finished with a two-day 70-71—141 score to take individual honors, winning by...

    CARENCRO – Hayden White of Benton led a second-day charge Tuesday and put the Tigers back in a very familiar position in the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Golf Championships. White carded a one-under-par 71, the lowest round of the day and the only sub-par round, and helped bring Benton back from a one-stroke deficit and give the Tigers their sixth Division II boys crown in seven years. White finished with a two-day 70-71—141 score to take individual honors, winning by...

  • Northside Christian wins Division V softball title

    Northside Christian wins Division V softball title

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-05-02 01:56:48 GMT
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    Usually when your postseason run lasts 11 innings, it's not a good sign, but in a shallow Division V field Northside proved to be dominate in Saturday's state championship beating Family Christian 15-0 in four innings. Northside advanced to Saturday's semifinal without playing an out. The Warriors were the top seed in Division V in a 7-team bracket. The win was the program's first state softball title.

    Usually when your postseason run lasts 11 innings, it's not a good sign, but in a shallow Division V field Northside proved to be dominate in Saturday's state championship beating Family Christian 15-0 in four innings. Northside advanced to Saturday's semifinal without playing an out. The Warriors were the top seed in Division V in a 7-team bracket. The win was the program's first state softball title.

  • Catholic High's Thibodeaux places sixth in Division II girls golf

    Catholic High's Thibodeaux places sixth in Division II girls golf

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-01 22:41:09 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE YOUNGSVILLE - Cassidy Lambert of Academy of the Sacred Heart had the day's low round and then survived a playoff with first-day leader Liza Lepeyre of Isidore Newman to claim the individual title in the girls' Division II segment of the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Golf Championships. Lambert, last year's fifth-place individual finisher, turned in a two-under-par 72 Tuesday over the 5,679-yard par-74 Les Vieux Chenes course. She had entered the final round trailing ...

    PRESS RELEASE YOUNGSVILLE - Cassidy Lambert of Academy of the Sacred Heart had the day's low round and then survived a playoff with first-day leader Liza Lepeyre of Isidore Newman to claim the individual title in the girls' Division II segment of the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Golf Championships. Lambert, last year's fifth-place individual finisher, turned in a two-under-par 72 Tuesday over the 5,679-yard par-74 Les Vieux Chenes course. She had entered the final round trailing ...

  • ESA's Nickel and Billeaud podium as Falcons finish second in Division IV golf

    ESA's Nickel and Billeaud podium as Falcons finish second in Division IV golf

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-05-01 21:18:05 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE CARENCRO - Grayson Gilbert of St. Frederick's had the low round of the day by six strokes, posting a two-under-par 70, to add to his first day lead and run away with the individual title in the boys Division IV segment of the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Golf Championships. Gilbert, last year's runner-up in Division IV, had six birdies in his final trip around the 6,516-yard par-72 The Farm d'Allie course and finished with a two-day score of one-under-par 143. That ...

    PRESS RELEASE CARENCRO - Grayson Gilbert of St. Frederick's had the low round of the day by six strokes, posting a two-under-par 70, to add to his first day lead and run away with the individual title in the boys Division IV segment of the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Golf Championships. Gilbert, last year's runner-up in Division IV, had six birdies in his final trip around the 6,516-yard par-72 The Farm d'Allie course and finished with a two-day score of one-under-par 143. That ...

  • Young Ascension Gators team captures Division III golf title

    Young Ascension Gators team captures Division III golf title

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-05-01 21:09:54 GMT

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Quite likely the youngest team ever to compete in the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Golf Championships is this year’s most successful in the boys’ Division III section. Hometown squad Ascension Episcopal got its four counting scores from two freshmen, an eighth grader and a seventh grader here Tuesday, with that group posting the low round of the tournament and running away with the Division I title with a 306-301—607 score. Fresh...

    PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE – Quite likely the youngest team ever to compete in the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Golf Championships is this year’s most successful in the boys’ Division III section. Hometown squad Ascension Episcopal got its four counting scores from two freshmen, an eighth grader and a seventh grader here Tuesday, with that group posting the low round of the tournament and running away with the Division I title with a 306-301—607 score. Fresh...

  • Young Crop of Pitchers Leading Cajuns

    Young Crop of Pitchers Leading Cajuns

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-05-01 04:05:35 GMT

    In Gerry Glasco's first season at Louisiana it didn't take long for the head coach to move his focus from senior pitcher Kylee Jo Trahan, to the Cajuns bountiful crop of young pitchers. Trahan allowed just one run in her first 17.1 innings this season, but as the season progressed her role became defined as a bullpen arm, paving way to underclassmen Summer Ellyson and Casey Dixon. Ellyson, a sophomore, is second in the Sun Belt in ERA with a 1.57. She leads the Cajuns ahead of Traha...

    In Gerry Glasco's first season at Louisiana it didn't take long for the head coach to move his focus from senior pitcher Kylee Jo Trahan, to the Cajuns bountiful crop of young pitchers. Trahan allowed just one run in her first 17.1 innings this season, but as the season progressed her role became defined as a bullpen arm, paving way to underclassmen Summer Ellyson and Casey Dixon. Ellyson, a sophomore, is second in the Sun Belt in ERA with a 1.57. She leads the Cajuns ahead of Traha...

  • Cajuns add JUCO Hayes

    Cajuns add JUCO Hayes

    Monday, April 30 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-04-30 22:20:19 GMT

    Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball coach Bob Marlin announced on Monday the addition of junior college guard Jeremy Hayes to a National Letter-of-Intent for the 2018-19 season.

    Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball coach Bob Marlin announced on Monday the addition of junior college guard Jeremy Hayes to a National Letter-of-Intent for the 2018-19 season.

  • STM wins Lacrosse Championship

    STM wins Lacrosse Championship

    Monday, April 30 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-30 05:02:09 GMT
    LAFAYETTE - St. Thomas More wins the Lacrosse High School championships. STM defeated St. Paul's 20-10 Sunday afternoon at Cougar Stadium. It's the Cougars first title since 2011 and 4th in Program History. It's also the first time that STM has won a state title while hosting the Championships.
    LAFAYETTE - St. Thomas More wins the Lacrosse High School championships. STM defeated St. Paul's 20-10 Sunday afternoon at Cougar Stadium. It's the Cougars first title since 2011 and 4th in Program History. It's also the first time that STM has won a state title while hosting the Championships.
  • Notre Dame Reflects on Winning Division III Title

    Notre Dame Reflects on Winning Division III Title

    Monday, April 30 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-30 04:44:48 GMT
    Notre Dame wins the Division III State Title Saturday Night. It's their first title since 2010 and the 3rd in Program history.
    Notre Dame wins the Division III State Title Saturday Night. It's their first title since 2010 and the 3rd in Program history.
  • Lahare Lifts Louisiana Baseball To Series Win At Georgia State

    Lahare Lifts Louisiana Baseball To Series Win At Georgia State

    Monday, April 30 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-30 04:34:06 GMT
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Press Release ATLANTA – Junior Daniel Lahare's two-run homer in the ninth inning lifted the Louisiana baseball team to a 9-7 victory over Georgia State in the rubber game on Sunday at the GSU Baseball Complex.   The win gave the Ragin' Cajuns (26-20, 12-9 SBC) their fourth consecutive series win, all coming in conference play. The Cajuns finish the weekend half a game out of first place in the Sun Belt West Division behind Little Rock. Louisiana is now 14-4 since...
    Press Release ATLANTA – Junior Daniel Lahare's two-run homer in the ninth inning lifted the Louisiana baseball team to a 9-7 victory over Georgia State in the rubber game on Sunday at the GSU Baseball Complex.   The win gave the Ragin' Cajuns (26-20, 12-9 SBC) their fourth consecutive series win, all coming in conference play. The Cajuns finish the weekend half a game out of first place in the Sun Belt West Division behind Little Rock. Louisiana is now 14-4 since...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball Outlast Mavs to Collect Series Victory

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball Outlast Mavs to Collect Series Victory

    Monday, April 30 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-30 04:31:26 GMT
    Press Release ARLINGTON, Texas – 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball claimed the series victory from UTA with a 3-2 triumph in an extra-inning bout that lasted 12 innings at Allan Saxe Field. Louisiana (33-13, 18-6 Sun Belt) broke through in the fifth extra frame by taking advantage of a pair of Mavericks fielding miscues. Casey Dixon, who pitched five scoreless innings of relief, notched a strikeout with the bases loaded to secure the win. UTA (25-22,...
    Press Release ARLINGTON, Texas – 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball claimed the series victory from UTA with a 3-2 triumph in an extra-inning bout that lasted 12 innings at Allan Saxe Field. Louisiana (33-13, 18-6 Sun Belt) broke through in the fifth extra frame by taking advantage of a pair of Mavericks fielding miscues. Casey Dixon, who pitched five scoreless innings of relief, notched a strikeout with the bases loaded to secure the win. UTA (25-22,...
  • Notre Dame Softball wins Division III Championship

    Notre Dame Softball wins Division III Championship

    Sunday, April 29 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-04-30 03:11:35 GMT

    SATURDAY 4/28

    3A Semifinals

    Crowley              2

    Caldwell Parish  7

    Pine Prairie        2

    Jena                  0

    SATURDAY 4/28

    3A Semifinals

    Crowley              2

    Caldwell Parish  7

    Pine Prairie        2

    Jena                  0

  • Windham Propels Cajuns Baseball To Win In Extras At Georgia State

    Windham Propels Cajuns Baseball To Win In Extras At Georgia State

    Sunday, April 29 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-04-29 04:32:27 GMT

    ATLANTA – Freshman Jonathan Windham brought home the winning runs in the 11th inning on Saturday as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Georgia State 6-4 in extra innings to even the series at the GSU Baseball Complex.   The victory improves the Ragin' Cajuns (25-20, 11-9 SBC) to 4-4 in extra-inning games this season with Cajuns picking up their first extra innings win in conference play.   Senior reliever Logan Stoelke...

    ATLANTA – Freshman Jonathan Windham brought home the winning runs in the 11th inning on Saturday as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Georgia State 6-4 in extra innings to even the series at the GSU Baseball Complex.   The victory improves the Ragin' Cajuns (25-20, 11-9 SBC) to 4-4 in extra-inning games this season with Cajuns picking up their first extra innings win in conference play.   Senior reliever Logan Stoelke...

  • Cajuns Simeon Thomas drafted by Cleveland Browns In sixth round of NFL Draft

    Cajuns Simeon Thomas drafted by Cleveland Browns In sixth round of NFL Draft

    Sunday, April 29 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-29 04:31:12 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football has a new name, Defensive Back University, with Simeon Thomas joining his secondary teammate Tracy Walker in the National Football League. The Cleveland Browns, with the 188th pick in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft took Thomas, making it two defensive backs from Louisiana drafted in this year's draft.  It's the first ...

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football has a new name, Defensive Back University, with Simeon Thomas joining his secondary teammate Tracy Walker in the National Football League. The Cleveland Browns, with the 188th pick in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft took Thomas, making it two defensive backs from Louisiana drafted in this year's draft.  It's the first ...

  • LSU baseball drops series at Ole Miss with 9-8 loss

    LSU baseball drops series at Ole Miss with 9-8 loss

    Sunday, April 29 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-29 04:25:50 GMT

    OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss erased a 7-4 deficit with a five-run seventh inning Saturday, and the Rebels hung on for a 9-8 win over LSU at Swayze Field. Ole Miss improved to 34-11 overall and 12-9 in the SEC, while LSU dropped to 26-19 overall and 10-11 in conference play.

    OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss erased a 7-4 deficit with a five-run seventh inning Saturday, and the Rebels hung on for a 9-8 win over LSU at Swayze Field. Ole Miss improved to 34-11 overall and 12-9 in the SEC, while LSU dropped to 26-19 overall and 10-11 in conference play.

  • Saints take LSU lineman Will Clapp with final 2018 draft pick

    Saints take LSU lineman Will Clapp with final 2018 draft pick

    Sunday, April 29 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-04-29 04:19:13 GMT

    The Saints decided to keep things local with their final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. The Who Dats selected LSU's Will Clapp with the last of their seven picks in this year's draft making him the first former LSU player selected by the New Orleans since defensive tackle Al Woods in 2010. 

    The Saints decided to keep things local with their final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. The Who Dats selected LSU's Will Clapp with the last of their seven picks in this year's draft making him the first former LSU player selected by the New Orleans since defensive tackle Al Woods in 2010. 

  • LSU QB Danny Etling drafted by Patriots

    LSU QB Danny Etling drafted by Patriots

    Saturday, April 28 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-04-28 22:15:44 GMT

    On day 3 of the 2018 NFL Draft the New England Patriots selected LSU quarterback Danny Etling with the first pick in the seventh round. Etling now joins Tom Brady who will turn 41 in August and backup Brian Hoyer as the Patriots third quarterback.

    On day 3 of the 2018 NFL Draft the New England Patriots selected LSU quarterback Danny Etling with the first pick in the seventh round. Etling now joins Tom Brady who will turn 41 in August and backup Brian Hoyer as the Patriots third quarterback.

  • Saints add to offense on night 2 of NFL Draft

    Saints add to offense on night 2 of NFL Draft

    Saturday, April 28 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-04-28 13:47:12 GMT

    It's fair to say many New Orleans Saints fans reacted to night one of the 2018 NFL Draft with a mixture of excitement and (maybe) just a hint of regret. New Orleans showed it's not afraid to bet high and play loose 

    It's fair to say many New Orleans Saints fans reacted to night one of the 2018 NFL Draft with a mixture of excitement and (maybe) just a hint of regret. New Orleans showed it's not afraid to bet high and play loose 

  • LSU baseball beats Ole Miss, 5-2, behind solid pitching

    LSU baseball beats Ole Miss, 5-2, behind solid pitching

    Saturday, April 28 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-04-28 04:33:16 GMT

    OXFORD, Miss. --- LSU freshman right-hander Ma’Khail Hilliard limited fifth-ranked Ole Miss to one run through seven innings Friday night to lead the Tigers to a 5-2 victory at Swayze Field. LSU evened the SEC series at one game apiece and improved to 26-18 overall, 10-10 in conference play. Ole Miss dropped to 33-11 overall and 11-9 in league games. The series will conclude at 3 p.m. CT Saturday in a game that will be televised by ESPNU, and it can be heard on ...

    OXFORD, Miss. --- LSU freshman right-hander Ma’Khail Hilliard limited fifth-ranked Ole Miss to one run through seven innings Friday night to lead the Tigers to a 5-2 victory at Swayze Field. LSU evened the SEC series at one game apiece and improved to 26-18 overall, 10-10 in conference play. Ole Miss dropped to 33-11 overall and 11-9 in league games. The series will conclude at 3 p.m. CT Saturday in a game that will be televised by ESPNU, and it can be heard on ...

  • Detroit Lions draft Cajuns safety Tracy Walker

    Detroit Lions draft Cajuns safety Tracy Walker

    Saturday, April 28 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-04-28 04:24:47 GMT

    Earlier this week we brought you the story of Cajuns safety Tracy Walker and his goal of making it from playing for the Vermilion and White to making an NFL roster. Friday night that goal became a lot closer to becoming a reality for Walker who was selected in the third round by the Detroit Lions.

    Earlier this week we brought you the story of Cajuns safety Tracy Walker and his goal of making it from playing for the Vermilion and White to making an NFL roster. Friday night that goal became a lot closer to becoming a reality for Walker who was selected in the third round by the Detroit Lions.

  • Ragin' Cajuns baseball falls to Georgia State 6-5 in extras

    Ragin' Cajuns baseball falls to Georgia State 6-5 in extras

    Saturday, April 28 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-04-28 04:13:48 GMT

    ATLANTA – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team came up on the wrong side of a 6-5 decision on Friday night falling to Georgia State in 12 innings in the series opener at the GSU Baseball Complex.

    ATLANTA – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team came up on the wrong side of a 6-5 decision on Friday night falling to Georgia State in 12 innings in the series opener at the GSU Baseball Complex.

  • Four LSU Tigers selected in night 2 of the NFL Draft

    Four LSU Tigers selected in night 2 of the NFL Draft

    Saturday, April 28 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-04-28 04:01:29 GMT

    Four LSU Tigers have been selected so far after the first three rounds of the 2018 NFL Draft. Wide receiver D.J. Chark, runningback Derrius Guice, linebacker Arden Key, and defensive back Donte Jackson were all taken by teams on Friday night. 

    Four LSU Tigers have been selected so far after the first three rounds of the 2018 NFL Draft. Wide receiver D.J. Chark, runningback Derrius Guice, linebacker Arden Key, and defensive back Donte Jackson were all taken by teams on Friday night. 

  • Cajuns set for final road trip of regular season

    Cajuns set for final road trip of regular season

    Friday, April 27 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-04-28 00:15:42 GMT
    No. 22 Louisiana (31-12, 16-5 Sun Belt) at UTA (24-20, 12-8 Sun Belt) Dates: Saturday-Sunday, April 28-29, 2018 Location: Arlington, Texas Stadium: Allan Saxe Field (622) Series Schedule:           Apr. 28 – 1 p.m. (DH)          Apr. 29 – 12 p.m. (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Radio: ESPN 1420-AM• Talent: Steve Peloquin, PxP Streaming Video ($): Mavericks Al...
    No. 22 Louisiana (31-12, 16-5 Sun Belt) at UTA (24-20, 12-8 Sun Belt) Dates: Saturday-Sunday, April 28-29, 2018 Location: Arlington, Texas Stadium: Allan Saxe Field (622) Series Schedule:           Apr. 28 – 1 p.m. (DH)          Apr. 29 – 12 p.m. (single) MEDIA INFORMATION Radio: ESPN 1420-AM• Talent: Steve Peloquin, PxP Streaming Video ($): Mavericks Al...
  • LSU falls at Ole Miss in series opener

    LSU falls at Ole Miss in series opener

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:26:17 GMT
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    LSU AthleticsLSU Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE OXFORD, Miss.-- The LSU baseball team dropped the opening game of the series against the Ole Miss Rebels, 14-3, Thursday night at Swayze Field. LSU and Ole Miss return to action in Game 2 at 6:30 p.m. CT Friday.
    PRESS RELEASE OXFORD, Miss.-- The LSU baseball team dropped the opening game of the series against the Ole Miss Rebels, 14-3, Thursday night at Swayze Field. LSU and Ole Miss return to action in Game 2 at 6:30 p.m. CT Friday.
  • Saints trade up and select Marcus Davenport in NFL draft

    Saints trade up and select Marcus Davenport in NFL draft

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:58:32 GMT

    The Saints select Marcus Davenport a defensive end from UTSA. New Orleans traded traded their first round pick at 27, and next year's first round pick (2019) along with a fifth round pick.

    The Saints select Marcus Davenport a defensive end from UTSA. New Orleans traded traded their first round pick at 27, and next year's first round pick (2019) along with a fifth round pick.

  • Louisiana Quarterback Jordan Davis leaving team

    Louisiana Quarterback Jordan Davis leaving team

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:50:53 GMT

    Louisiana senior quarterback will Jordan Davis will not return to Louisiana for his final season. Davis announcing that he was leaving the team on twitter Thursday releasing this statement. "I would like to first off start by saying I am very grateful and thankful for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette with providing me with the opportunities and the experiences that I have had within these past 4 years. These memories and experiences that I have been through these past 4 y...

    Louisiana senior quarterback will Jordan Davis will not return to Louisiana for his final season. Davis announcing that he was leaving the team on twitter Thursday releasing this statement. "I would like to first off start by saying I am very grateful and thankful for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette with providing me with the opportunities and the experiences that I have had within these past 4 years. These memories and experiences that I have been through these past 4 y...

  • Cajuns Baseball Comes From Behind To Take Down New Orleans

    Cajuns Baseball Comes From Behind To Take Down New Orleans

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-04-26 03:58:30 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team overcame a four-run deficit to defeat New Orleans 8-6 on Wednesday night in a non-conference game at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The comeback victory is the largest of the season for the Ragin' Cajuns (24-19) and improves the squad to 10-3 in midweek games.   Senior Dylan Moore claimed the victory for Louisiana tossing 4.0 scoreless innings in relief to move to 2-3 on ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team overcame a four-run deficit to defeat New Orleans 8-6 on Wednesday night in a non-conference game at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   The comeback victory is the largest of the season for the Ragin' Cajuns (24-19) and improves the squad to 10-3 in midweek games.   Senior Dylan Moore claimed the victory for Louisiana tossing 4.0 scoreless innings in relief to move to 2-3 on ...
  • 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
    Chicago White Sox Guaranteed Rate Field / MGN OnlineChicago White Sox Guaranteed Rate Field / MGN Online
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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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    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 (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
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:03:13 GMT
    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...

  • 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...
  • 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...

  • 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
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    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, ...
  • 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
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    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...
  • 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
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    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...
  • 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
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    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
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    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...
  • 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...
  • 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
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    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. 

  • 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
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    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 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
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    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...
  • 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
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette
    Courtesy of UL LafayetteCourtesy of UL Lafayette

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    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...

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

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    Cajuns Baseball Hosts No. 16 LSU At Russo Park

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

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