Posted 6:26 PM 12/18/2011 by Chris Welty
The team spent the night in New Orleans, arriving back in Lafayette Sunday afternoon as champions.
KATC was the only TV station at the Athletic Complex as the Cajuns returned home.
Posted 12:03 PM 12/18/2011 by Chris Welty
KATC has confirmed that the Ragin' Cajuns just left New Orleans around 11:45 this morning.
You can welcome back and cheer on the Cajuns at the Athletic Complex in Lafayette around 2:00 this afternoon when they return home.
We will have a full recap on the game last night and fans reactions coming up on Acadiana's NewsChannel at 5:30 and 10 tonight.
Posted 1:52 AM 12/18/2011 by Chris Welty
KATC'S Chris Welty was in downtown Lafayette at City Bar with Cajun fans watching the last few minutes of the game.
Chris captured the Cajuns' win and all the excitement downtown. Make sure to click the video link to see the full story.• Video (1)
Posted 10:58 PM 12/17/2011 by Elizabeth Hill
For these Ragin' Cajun fans, a party in Lafayette is just as good as a party in New Orleans.
Especially when it means celebrating the Cajuns first bowl berth in more than 40 years.
Posted 12:40 PM 12/17/2011 by Chris Welty
KATC is EVERYWHERE today with team coverage of all the Bowl Game activities from Acadiana to the Big Easy!
Be sure to tune into our Cajuns Countdown to Kickoff show LIVE from New Orleans tonight at 6:15 for our 45 minute show.
Remember if you're in New Orleans or enjoying the game here at home, upload your pictures to our gallery on KATC and to our Facebook page.
Only a few more hours to geaux till kick-off and remember, Geaux Cajuns!
Posted 10:44 AM 12/16/2011 by Melissa Hawkes
With the New Orleans Bowl Game is just a day away, University of Louisiana fans are starting to head over to the Big Easy. One fan has been cheering on the Ragin Cajun's for over fifty years, he says this game will be the best one yet.
After graduating high school in 1960, Ken Ardoin was all (More)
Posted 9:41 AM 12/15/2011 by Dave Baker
A cold front will drift into the area Friday bringing unsettled weather across the region over the next couple of days. Thousands are heading to the Crescent City for the New Orleans Bowl where the UL Ragin' Cajuns will battle San Diego State University.
Occasional rain will greet (More)
Posted 3:19 PM 12/14/2011 by Lauren Wilson
Everyone is gearing up for the New Orleans Bowl this weekend. The University of Louisiana - Lafayette has alone sold out their tickets, nearly 18,000. In total, however, about 42,000 tickets have sold. Executive Director of the New Orleans Bowl, Billy Ferrante, says the New Orleans bowl (More)
Posted 5:42 PM 12/13/2011 by Elizabeth Hill
Before the Ragin' Cajuns hit the field for the big game their fans gave them a big send-off.
"Aw man it's awesome. You can hear 'em in the background. There's nothing like it. To have their support and just know the community's behind you getting ready to head down to new orleans."(More) • Video (1)
Posted 1:47 PM 12/13/2011 by Lauren Wilson
The UL Ragin' Cajuns football team began their journey to the biggest game in decades.
New Orleans bowl bound, the team loaded onto buses at Cox Communications Athletics Complex at 1 P.M. today. Fan lined the street to cheer on the team.
There are only about 100 tickets left!
KATC-TV3 Reporter Elizabeth Hill has more on this story at 5 and 6 P.M.
Picture: Cajuns load on the buses to go to New Orleans
Posted 6:20 PM 12/12/2011 by Elizabeth Hill
When UL received the invitation to the New Orleans Bowl, they were given 6,000 tickets to sell. Then they got 6,000 more. Then 6,000 more. Now we're at 18,000 UL tickets sold.The excitement is building for the Ragin' Cajuns trip to the Big Easy this weekend, and it looks like we're (More) • Videos (2)
Posted 4:06 PM 12/12/2011 by UL Sports Information
With only five days left before the 2011 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, Ragin' Cajuns football fans have taken the invitation personally, purchasing almost 18,000 tickets to see the Cajuns take on San Diego State University at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, December 17.(More)
Posted 3:55 PM 12/12/2011 by KATC
KATC Sports Anchors Travis Webb and Andy Burrell will host a live, 45-minute New Orleans Bowl Pre-Game show December 17th at 6:15pm. "Cajuns Countdown to Kickoff" will broadcast live from New Orleans and include highlights of the Cajuns' 2011 season, interviews with players and UL Coach Mark (More)
Posted 2:57 PM 12/12/2011 by UL
The Ragin' Cajuns football team will depart as a team from the Cox Communications Athletics Complex on buses at 1 p.m. on Tuesday to head to New Orleans, La. for the 2011 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. Fans are encouraged to come and send off the players as they are set to make the school's first bowl appearance in 41 years.
The team is estimated to arrive at the Marriott hotel at 3:30 p.m. in New Orleans.