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  • Texas A&M vs LSU: SEC Series Preview

    Texas A&M vs LSU: SEC Series Preview

    LSU will host the Texas A&M Aggies beginning Thursday night at Alex Box Stadium. 

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    LSU will host the Texas A&M Aggies beginning Thursday night at Alex Box Stadium. 

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  • Davis, Cousins lead Pelicans past Mavericks 121-118

    Davis, Cousins lead Pelicans past Mavericks 121-118

    Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds, DeMarcus Cousins added 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-118 on Wednesday night.More >>
    Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds, DeMarcus Cousins added 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-118 on Wednesday night.More >>
  • Flores, McNeese shut out Houston in mid-week tilt

    Flores, McNeese shut out Houston in mid-week tilt

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-03-30 01:59:16 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    Freshman Alexsandra Flores threw a two-hitter and the Cowgirls picked up seven hits in a 1-0 midweek win over Houston her Wednesday night to improve to 23-11 overall. Flores (8-2) picked up her second shutout of the season while striking out five along the way. She gave up only two walks in the game and didn’t allow the Cougars past second base. Taylor Schmidt led the Cowgirls with two hits with one being a double for the only extra base hit of the game. Justyce McClain, Erika...More >>
    Freshman Alexsandra Flores threw a two-hitter and the Cowgirls picked up seven hits in a 1-0 midweek win over Houston her Wednesday night to improve to 23-11 overall. Flores (8-2) picked up her second shutout of the season while striking out five along the way. She gave up only two walks in the game and didn’t allow the Cougars past second base. Taylor Schmidt led the Cowgirls with two hits with one being a double for the only extra base hit of the game. Justyce McClain, Erika...More >>
  • Source: Saints sign tight end John Phillips

    Source: Saints sign tight end John Phillips

    Source: Saints have signed tight end John Phillips to a one-year deal.Source: Saints have signed tight end John Phillips to a one-year deal.

    The Saints are bringing back another one of their own free agents.

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    The Saints are bringing back another one of their own free agents.

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  • McNeese announces 2017 football schedule

    McNeese announces 2017 football schedule

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-03-29 19:46:26 GMT
    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
    Five home games, including Southland Conference matchups with Houston Baptist, Incarnate Word, Southeastern Louisiana and Northwestern State, highlights McNeese football’s 2017 schedule that was released on Wednesday.  In addition to the 2017 schedule release, McNeese director of athletics Bruce Hemphill has announced a home-and-home series with Big Sky Conference member Northern Colorado that will take the Cowboys to Greely, Colorado in 2018 followed by a return trip from...More >>
    Five home games, including Southland Conference matchups with Houston Baptist, Incarnate Word, Southeastern Louisiana and Northwestern State, highlights McNeese football’s 2017 schedule that was released on Wednesday.  In addition to the 2017 schedule release, McNeese director of athletics Bruce Hemphill has announced a home-and-home series with Big Sky Conference member Northern Colorado that will take the Cowboys to Greely, Colorado in 2018 followed by a return trip from...More >>
  • LSU earns spot in AP's top 100 basketball teams

    LSU earns spot in AP's top 100 basketball teams

    The Associated Press released its all-time college basketball rankings, and LSU checks in at No. 47.

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    The Associated Press released its all-time college basketball rankings, and LSU checks in at No. 47.

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  • Audubon Zoo opossums celebrate 2nd birthday...with cake!

    Audubon Zoo opossums celebrate 2nd birthday...with cake!

    Tohbi and Lusa, Audubon Zoo's resident opossums, turned two years old on Monday.

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    Tohbi and Lusa, Audubon Zoo's resident opossums, turned two years old on Monday.

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  • Payton addresses Manziel breakfast

    Payton addresses Manziel breakfast

    Sean Payton addressed his breakfast meeting with Johnny Manziel (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com/ Times Picayune)Sean Payton addressed his breakfast meeting with Johnny Manziel (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com/ Times Picayune)
    When a report came out that Sean Payton had breakfast with Johnny Manziel during Super Bowl week in Houston many speculated about Manziel's future in New Orleans. Payton cleared up any confusion regarding the former Heisman Trophy winner at the NFL owner's meetings in Phoenix Wednesday. "It gave me an opportunity to meet him," Payton told reporters. "I was out in Houston for three days for the Super Bowl, and I understand he was. It was the first time just having ...More >>
    When a report came out that Sean Payton had breakfast with Johnny Manziel during Super Bowl week in Houston many speculated about Manziel's future in New Orleans. Payton cleared up any confusion regarding the former Heisman Trophy winner at the NFL owner's meetings in Phoenix Wednesday. "It gave me an opportunity to meet him," Payton told reporters. "I was out in Houston for three days for the Super Bowl, and I understand he was. It was the first time just having ...More >>
  • 'My momma started calling me fat,' - LSU's Williams leaves 'Fat Darrel' behind

    'My momma started calling me fat,' - LSU's Williams leaves 'Fat Darrel' behind

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 6:23 AM EDT2017-03-29 10:23:51 GMT

    LSU senior running back Darrel Williams is down to 225 pounds and according to him and his teammates, quicker than ever. Williams carried the nickname "Fat Darrel' until recently, before he shook it and the weight off.

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    LSU senior running back Darrel Williams is down to 225 pounds and according to him and his teammates, quicker than ever. Williams carried the nickname "Fat Darrel' until recently, before he shook it and the weight off.

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  • Washington-Marion's Terek Warren signs with Bacone College

    Washington-Marion's Terek Warren signs with Bacone College

    The offensive and defensive lineman is headed to Oklahoma.

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    The offensive and defensive lineman is headed to Oklahoma.

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  • Barbe shuts out Acadiana on the road, 5-0

    Barbe shuts out Acadiana on the road, 5-0

    Lady Bucs improve to 13-4

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    Lady Bucs improve to 13-4

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  • No. 21 UL Lafayette hands McNeese its first home loss, 3-1

    No. 21 UL Lafayette hands McNeese its first home loss, 3-1

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:59:06 GMT
    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
    The No. 18 UL-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns launched two home runs and held a hot-hitting McNeese baseball team to just two hits on the night to take down the Cowboys, 3-1, and snap a 16-game home winning streak Tuesday evening at Joe Miller Ballpark. The Cowboys (18-7) dropped their third consecutive mid-week contest in the loss to ULL and dropped their first contest at home since losing to Central Arkansas back on May 13, 2016. The win propelled the Cajuns to 14-9 on the year as th...More >>
    The No. 18 UL-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns launched two home runs and held a hot-hitting McNeese baseball team to just two hits on the night to take down the Cowboys, 3-1, and snap a 16-game home winning streak Tuesday evening at Joe Miller Ballpark. The Cowboys (18-7) dropped their third consecutive mid-week contest in the loss to ULL and dropped their first contest at home since losing to Central Arkansas back on May 13, 2016. The win propelled the Cajuns to 14-9 on the year as th...More >>
  • 'I got the opportunity of a lifetime to play here at LSU' - Brandon Harris shares thoughts on move to NC

    'I got the opportunity of a lifetime to play here at LSU' - Brandon Harris shares thoughts on move to NC

    Brandon Harris (Source: WAFB)Brandon Harris (Source: WAFB)

    Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris visited with WAFB Tuesday afternoon, sharing his thoughts on transferring from the Tigers to the North Carolina Tar Heels and what lies ahead for him in 2017. 

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    Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris visited with WAFB Tuesday afternoon, sharing his thoughts on transferring from the Tigers to the North Carolina Tar Heels and what lies ahead for him in 2017. 

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  • Tulane tames LSU, beats Tigers 7-6

    For one night at least, Tulane looked like the Tulane of 'last' year. Especially when it came to playing and beating nationally ranked LSU, which the Green Wave did for the third straight time last night. 

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    For one night at least, Tulane looked like the Tulane of 'last' year. Especially when it came to playing and beating nationally ranked LSU, which the Green Wave did for the third straight time last night. 

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  • EPS Blaze 7-on-7 football team gets Adidas Sponsorship

    EPS Blaze 7-on-7 football team gets Adidas Sponsorship

    EPS Blaze is based in Southwest Louisiana and features numerous players from the area

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    EPS Blaze is based in Southwest Louisiana and features numerous players from the area

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  • North Lake Charles Board wants to talk with mayoral candidates

    North Lake Charles Board wants to talk with mayoral candidates

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    There's lots of talk these days about developing North Lake Charles.

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    There's lots of talk these days about developing North Lake Charles.

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  • McNeese baseball set to host No. 21 UL Lafayette on Tuesday

    McNeese baseball set to host No. 21 UL Lafayette on Tuesday

    Monday, March 27 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-03-28 03:58:12 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    The McNeese baseball team is set to compete in one of its most important home contests of the season as the Cowboys welcome No. 21 UL Lafayette to Joe Miller Ballpark for an in-state showdown Tuesday night.   The game is set for a 6 p.m. first pitch with the McNeese Parapokes set to make an appearance before the game. Ryan Navarre with Billy Navarre Chevrolet will throw out the first pitch prior to the start of the contest.   Tuesday's contest will be featured on KEZM 1...More >>
    The McNeese baseball team is set to compete in one of its most important home contests of the season as the Cowboys welcome No. 21 UL Lafayette to Joe Miller Ballpark for an in-state showdown Tuesday night.   The game is set for a 6 p.m. first pitch with the McNeese Parapokes set to make an appearance before the game. Ryan Navarre with Billy Navarre Chevrolet will throw out the first pitch prior to the start of the contest.   Tuesday's contest will be featured on KEZM 1...More >>
  • Menard's bats send Eagles past Oakdale, 12-2

    Menard's bats send Eagles past Oakdale, 12-2

    Oakdale falls to 4-9 on the season

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    Oakdale falls to 4-9 on the season

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  • Elizabeth tops Pitkin, 6-3

    Elizabeth tops Pitkin, 6-3

    Bulldogs improve to 19-2

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    Bulldogs improve to 19-2

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  • McNeese offense "in place" with Tabary returning at quarterback

    McNeese offense "in place" with Tabary returning at quarterback

    The Cowboys return 97% of their offense from 2016.

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    The Cowboys return 97% of their offense from 2016.

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  • McNeese offense propels Cowboys to best start in program history

    McNeese offense propels Cowboys to best start in program history

    McNeese is off to an 18-6 record.

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    McNeese is off to an 18-6 record.

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  • Former LSU ace gets opening day nod for the Orioles

    Former LSU ace gets opening day nod for the Orioles

    Former LSU pitcher Kevin Gausman will get 2017 opening day start for the Baltimore Orioles. 

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    Former LSU pitcher Kevin Gausman will get the 2017 opening day start for the Baltimore Orioles. 

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  • LSU salvages game three vs Florida, 10-6

    LSU salvages game three vs Florida, 10-6

    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-03-27 02:11:01 GMT
     Fourth-ranked LSU exploded for six runs in the eighth inning Sunday with three two-run homers, as the Tigers posted a 10-6 win over 11th-ranked Florida at McKethan Stadium. LSU improved to 18-7 overall and 4-2 in the SEC, while Florida dropped to 16-9 overall and 2-4 in league play. LSU will play host to Tulane at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers will wear “Throwback” uniforms in the contest, reminiscent of uniforms worn by L...More >>
     Fourth-ranked LSU exploded for six runs in the eighth inning Sunday with three two-run homers, as the Tigers posted a 10-6 win over 11th-ranked Florida at McKethan Stadium. LSU improved to 18-7 overall and 4-2 in the SEC, while Florida dropped to 16-9 overall and 2-4 in league play. LSU will play host to Tulane at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers will wear “Throwback” uniforms in the contest, reminiscent of uniforms worn by L...More >>
  • Pokes complete Southland sweep of Nicholls, 11-8

    Pokes complete Southland sweep of Nicholls, 11-8

    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-03-27 02:08:17 GMT
    The McNeese baseball team scored four runs in the first inning coupled with runs scored throughout all but two frames of Sunday afternoon’s contest en route to an 11-8 victory over Nicholls to complete the three-game Southland Conference sweep of the Colonels at Joe Miller Ballpark. The victory improved McNeese’s home winning streak to 16 straight, which ties Louisville for the best record in the nation. The Pokes are now 18-6 on the year with a perfect 9-0 league record....More >>
    The McNeese baseball team scored four runs in the first inning coupled with runs scored throughout all but two frames of Sunday afternoon’s contest en route to an 11-8 victory over Nicholls to complete the three-game Southland Conference sweep of the Colonels at Joe Miller Ballpark. The victory improved McNeese’s home winning streak to 16 straight, which ties Louisville for the best record in the nation. The Pokes are now 18-6 on the year with a perfect 9-0 league record....More >>
  • Former LSU QB Brandon Harris announces he's transferring to North Carolina

    Former LSU QB Brandon Harris announces he's transferring to North Carolina

    Sunday, March 26 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-03-26 20:58:46 GMT
    LSU QB Brandon Harris (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)LSU QB Brandon Harris (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)

    Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris announced Sunday via social media that he is "fully committed" to the University of North Carolina.

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    Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris announced Sunday via social media that he is "fully committed" to the University of North Carolina.

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  • Drew leads Cowgirls in series finale win over Incarnate Word

    Drew leads Cowgirls in series finale win over Incarnate Word

    Saturday, March 25 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-03-25 22:50:44 GMT
    Junior shortstop Hailey Drew hit two home runs and accounted for four RBI here Saturday in McNeese's 8-3 Southland Conference softball win against Incarnate Word to complete the series sweep over the Cardinals. The sweep is the third straight for the Cowgirls and the first conference series sweep of the season.   McNeese (22-11, 9-0 SLC) picked up 11 hits and got another good outing from senior pitcher Rachel Smith. Smith had a one-hit shutout going until the sixth...More >>
    Junior shortstop Hailey Drew hit two home runs and accounted for four RBI here Saturday in McNeese's 8-3 Southland Conference softball win against Incarnate Word to complete the series sweep over the Cardinals. The sweep is the third straight for the Cowgirls and the first conference series sweep of the season.   McNeese (22-11, 9-0 SLC) picked up 11 hits and got another good outing from senior pitcher Rachel Smith. Smith had a one-hit shutout going until the sixth...More >>
  • McNeese softball sweeps Friday double header over UIW

    McNeese softball sweeps Friday double header over UIW

    Friday, March 24 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-03-25 02:57:45 GMT
    McNeese softball picked up a combined 21 hits in its 15-4 (5 inn.), 6-4 Southland Conference road doubleheader win here Friday against Incarnate Word. The series will conclude with a single game at noon Saturday. The game will be streamed and fans can also follow live stats. All links can be found on mcneesesports.com.  Incarnate Word (5-25, 1-7 SLC) scored in the opening frame of game 1 to take a 1-0 lead on three hits. The slim Cardinal lead didn’t last long as McNeese s...More >>
    McNeese softball picked up a combined 21 hits in its 15-4 (5 inn.), 6-4 Southland Conference road doubleheader win here Friday against Incarnate Word. The series will conclude with a single game at noon Saturday. The game will be streamed and fans can also follow live stats. All links can be found on mcneesesports.com.  Incarnate Word (5-25, 1-7 SLC) scored in the opening frame of game 1 to take a 1-0 lead on three hits. The slim Cardinal lead didn’t last long as McNeese s...More >>
  • Harden's 38 points lead Rockets over Pelicans 117-107

    Harden's 38 points lead Rockets over Pelicans 117-107

    James Harden scored 38 points, including eight down the stretch, and tied a career high with 17 assists to help the Houston Rockets pull away for a 117-107 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.More >>
    James Harden scored 38 points, including eight down the stretch, and tied a career high with 17 assists to help the Houston Rockets pull away for a 117-107 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.More >>
  • Pokes hammer Nicholls in game one; extend home win streak to 14

    Pokes hammer Nicholls in game one; extend home win streak to 14

    Friday, March 24 2017 8:54 PM EDT2017-03-25 00:54:06 GMT
    Dustin Duhon's first career home run (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)Dustin Duhon's first career home run (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
    Senior left-hander Austin Sanders worked seven innings to earn his second win of the year Friday afternoon while the McNeese baseball team erupted for six runs across the first three innings to cruise to a 9-2 victory over Nicholls at Joe Miller Ballpark.   The Cowboys, who remain perfect at home this season and have pushed their home winning streak to 14 straight dating back to last year, improved to 16-6 overall and 7-0 in the Southland Conference. The Pokes are now i...More >>
    Senior left-hander Austin Sanders worked seven innings to earn his second win of the year Friday afternoon while the McNeese baseball team erupted for six runs across the first three innings to cruise to a 9-2 victory over Nicholls at Joe Miller Ballpark.   The Cowboys, who remain perfect at home this season and have pushed their home winning streak to 14 straight dating back to last year, improved to 16-6 overall and 7-0 in the Southland Conference. The Pokes are now i...More >>
  • Sports Person of the Week - Matt Gallier

    Sports Person of the Week - Matt Gallier

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-03-24 04:12:15 GMT
    It seems over the past four years, the Cowboys' arc to Southland prominence, has coincided with the development of third baseman Matt Gallier. McNeese has won 30 or more games in three straight seasons for just the second time in program history. Gallier meanwhile has upped his average in each of those seasons. He's now hitting over .400 this year. "My success isn't my success alone, it has to do with the coaches and Coach [Nick] Zaleski has a great philosop...More >>
    It seems over the past four years, the Cowboys' arc to Southland prominence, has coincided with the development of third baseman Matt Gallier. McNeese has won 30 or more games in three straight seasons for just the second time in program history. Gallier meanwhile has upped his average in each of those seasons. He's now hitting over .400 this year. "My success isn't my success alone, it has to do with the coaches and Coach [Nick] Zaleski has a great philosop...More >>
  • Sam Houston downs Acadiana, 8-6

    Sam Houston downs Acadiana, 8-6

    Broncos move to 2-0 in district play.

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    Broncos move to 2-0 in district play.

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  • Guidry on returning to DC duties: "Defense is loving it"

    Guidry on returning to DC duties: "Defense is loving it"

    The Cowboys are practicing with more energy since head coach Lance Guidry took over the defensive coordinator duties. 

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    The Cowboys are practicing with more energy since head coach Lance Guidry took over the defensive coordinator duties. 

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  • McNeese bringing energy into spring drills

    McNeese bringing energy into spring drills

    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)

    The Cowboys put on pads for the first time of the spring on Wednesday.

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    The Cowboys put on pads for the first time of the spring on Wednesday.

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  • McNeese softball falls 4-0 at Texas

    McNeese softball falls 4-0 at Texas

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-03-23 01:02:07 GMT
    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
    Texas needed just two innings to score the runs it needed in a 4-0 softball win over McNeese here Wednesday. The Longhorns (17-11) scored three runs on four hits in their first at bat of the game in the first inning to take a quick 3-0 then added an insurance run in the sixth on a solo home run.  Devon Tunning led the first inning off with a single and advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Stephanie Wong then scored on a double by Randel Leahy for a 1-0 lead. A single by Fe...More >>
    Texas needed just two innings to score the runs it needed in a 4-0 softball win over McNeese here Wednesday. The Longhorns (17-11) scored three runs on four hits in their first at bat of the game in the first inning to take a quick 3-0 then added an insurance run in the sixth on a solo home run.  Devon Tunning led the first inning off with a single and advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Stephanie Wong then scored on a double by Randel Leahy for a 1-0 lead. A single by Fe...More >>
  • Saints sign Te'o; Lelito headed to Tennessee

    Saints sign Te'o; Lelito headed to Tennessee

    The New Orleans Saints signed linebacker Manti Te’o to a two-year contract on the same day offensive lineman Tim Lelito left for Tennessee.

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    The New Orleans Saints signed linebacker Manti Te’o to a two-year contract on the same day offensive lineman Tim Lelito left for Tennessee.

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  • LSU officially introduces Will Wade as new basketball coach

    LSU officially introduces Will Wade as new basketball coach

    LSU will officially introduce Will Wade as the university’s next men's basketball coach during a media event Wednesday.

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    LSU will officially introduce Will Wade as the university’s next men's basketball coach during a media event Wednesday.

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  • Iowa's late scoring pushes Jackets past South Beauregard, 4-1

    Iowa's late scoring pushes Jackets past South Beauregard, 4-1

    The Jackets scored 3 runs in the sixth and seventh innings combined to win.

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    The Jackets scored 3 runs in the sixth and seventh innings combined to win.

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  • Green Wave rolls past McNeese, 10-2

    Green Wave rolls past McNeese, 10-2

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-03-22 03:45:32 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Sports)(Source: McNeese Sports)
    The McNeese baseball team fell behind early and was unable to recover in its bout with in-state foe Tulane as the Green Wave rolled to a 10-2 victory at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium Tuesday night.   The defeat handed McNeese (15-6) only its second loss out of its last 10 contests while Tulane (7-13) picked up its second victory over a Southland Conference opponent this season. The Pokes are now 3-1 against in-state programs this year.   The Cowboys were out hit, 13-5, with...More >>
    The McNeese baseball team fell behind early and was unable to recover in its bout with in-state foe Tulane as the Green Wave rolled to a 10-2 victory at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium Tuesday night.   The defeat handed McNeese (15-6) only its second loss out of its last 10 contests while Tulane (7-13) picked up its second victory over a Southland Conference opponent this season. The Pokes are now 3-1 against in-state programs this year.   The Cowboys were out hit, 13-5, with...More >>
  • Pelicans powered to victory by Cousins' best game yet in New Orleans

    Pelicans powered to victory by Cousins' best game yet in New Orleans

    The Pelicans started their game Tuesday against the playoff-bound Grizzlies in sluggish fashion, thanks in part to Anthony Davis playing under the weather, but they came out in the third quarter and strung together a 19-0 run en route to a 95-82. 

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    The Pelicans started their game Tuesday against the playoff-bound Grizzlies in sluggish fashion, thanks in part to Anthony Davis playing under the weather, but they came out in the third quarter and strung together a 19-0 run en route to a 95-82. 

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  • McNeese basketball great David Lawrence dies at 58

    McNeese basketball great David Lawrence dies at 58

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-03-21 18:42:38 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)

    McNeese Hall of Famer and Cowboy basketball great David Lawrence passed away at his residence in Milan, Italy on Monday. Lawrence, 58, the younger brother of another Cowboy great Edmond who passed away in 2015, played for the Cowboys from 1977-1980 and followed in his brother’s footsteps as becoming one of the greatest rebounders in school history. He’s one of three players in school history to record 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in a career, joining Edmond and John R...

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    McNeese Hall of Famer and Cowboy basketball great David Lawrence passed away at his residence in Milan, Italy on Monday. Lawrence, 58, the younger brother of another Cowboy great Edmond who passed away in 2015, played for the Cowboys from 1977-1980 and followed in his brother’s footsteps as becoming one of the greatest rebounders in school history. He’s one of three players in school history to record 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in a career, joining Edmond and John R...

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  • Saints at $5.9 million under salary cap

    Saints at $5.9 million under salary cap

    The Saints have $5.9 million in cap space as of Tuesday. (FOX 8 Photo)The Saints have $5.9 million in cap space as of Tuesday. (FOX 8 Photo)
    After a flurry of moves in free agency, the Saints now have $5.9 million in cap space with 69 total contracts on the books, according to NFLPA records. That number does not reflect the reported two-year deal for linebacker Manti Te'o. The Saints still have to sign their draft class and are in talks with New England about potentially trading for cornerback Malcolm Butler. This will cut into the Saints' space even more. However, the team will gain space in June when Jairus Byrd's contr...More >>
    After a flurry of moves in free agency, the Saints now have $5.9 million in cap space with 69 total contracts on the books, according to NFLPA records. That number does not reflect the reported two-year deal for linebacker Manti Te'o. The Saints still have to sign their draft class and are in talks with New England about potentially trading for cornerback Malcolm Butler. This will cut into the Saints' space even more. However, the team will gain space in June when Jairus Byrd's contr...More >>
  • McNeese's Matt Gallier named SLC Hitter of the Week

    McNeese's Matt Gallier named SLC Hitter of the Week

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-03-21 04:03:11 GMT
    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
    McNeese senior third baseman Matt Gallier has been named the Southland Conference Hitter of the Week presented by UniversalCoin.com, the league announced Monday afternoon.   The weekly honor is the second for Gallier this season. He was named the LSWA Hitter of the Week earlier in the season for his efforts on the diamond. It is the fourth overall accolade for the Cowboy squad this season.   Gallier hit .500 (8-for-16) with five runs, five RBI, a double, three home runs and ...More >>
    McNeese senior third baseman Matt Gallier has been named the Southland Conference Hitter of the Week presented by UniversalCoin.com, the league announced Monday afternoon.   The weekly honor is the second for Gallier this season. He was named the LSWA Hitter of the Week earlier in the season for his efforts on the diamond. It is the fourth overall accolade for the Cowboy squad this season.   Gallier hit .500 (8-for-16) with five runs, five RBI, a double, three home runs and ...More >>
  • Police: Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico

    Police: Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico

    Monday, March 20 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-03-20 23:56:22 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-03-20 23:56:22 GMT
    Mystery solved: Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found in possession of international media member.More >>
    Mystery solved: Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found in possession of international media member.More >>
  • Sam Houston angler named to 2017 Bassmaster High School All-State Team

    Sam Houston angler named to 2017 Bassmaster High School All-State Team

    Monday, March 20 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-03-20 20:22:18 GMT

    Sixty-nine outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2017 class of Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.   The students were selected for the honor based on their success in bass tournament competition, academic achievement and leadership in conservation and community service.

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    Sixty-nine outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2017 class of Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.   The students were selected for the honor based on their success in bass tournament competition, academic achievement and leadership in conservation and community service.

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  • Christian LaCouture will wear No. 18 for LSU

    Christian LaCouture will wear No. 18 for LSU

    LSU defensive lineman Christian LaCouture will wear No. 18 this season. 

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    LSU defensive lineman Christian LaCouture will wear No. 18 this season. 

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  • Saints close to deal with LB Manti Te'o, per report

    Saints close to deal with LB Manti Te'o, per report

    Report: Saints close to a deal with Manti Te'o (nfl.com)Report: Saints close to a deal with Manti Te'o (nfl.com)

    The Saints are reportedly close to adding another linebacker. ESPN's Dan Graziano is reporting the Saints and Manti Te'o are close to a deal. Te'o spent the first four years of his career in San Diego.  He visited the Saints early in free agency and has ties to new linebackers coach, Mike Nolan who coached him with the Chargers.  Te'o would join a crowded Saints linebacker room. The team added free agent A.J. Klein on the first day of free agency. Also on the roster ar...

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    The Saints are reportedly close to adding another linebacker. ESPN's Dan Graziano is reporting the Saints and Manti Te'o are close to a deal. Te'o spent the first four years of his career in San Diego.  He visited the Saints early in free agency and has ties to new linebackers coach, Mike Nolan who coached him with the Chargers.  Te'o would join a crowded Saints linebacker room. The team added free agent A.J. Klein on the first day of free agency. Also on the roster ar...

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  • Davis leads Pelicans past Timberwolves, 123-109

    Davis leads Pelicans past Timberwolves, 123-109

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    Anthony Davis had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves 123-109 on Sunday. 

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    Anthony Davis had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves 123-109 on Sunday. 

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  • Elton native Al Woods signs with Colts

    Elton native Al Woods signs with Colts

    Sunday, March 19 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-03-20 00:55:34 GMT
    (Source: Indianapolis Colts/colts.com)(Source: Indianapolis Colts/colts.com)
    Former Elton Indian and LSU Tiger Al Woods is on the move again. Woods, 29, signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts. "When I came in for my visit, and after talking with the coaches, it felt like a home," Woods told Colts.com. "That's what I was looking for, and I didn't have to waste any time."  Woods joins the Colts after three seasons in Tennessee. He started 17 games for the Titans after spending his first four years ...More >>
    Former Elton Indian and LSU Tiger Al Woods is on the move again. Woods, 29, signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts. "When I came in for my visit, and after talking with the coaches, it felt like a home," Woods told Colts.com. "That's what I was looking for, and I didn't have to waste any time."  Woods joins the Colts after three seasons in Tennessee. He started 17 games for the Titans after spending his first four years ...More >>
  • LSU sweeps Georgia behind 7-6 game three victory

    LSU sweeps Georgia behind 7-6 game three victory

    Sunday, March 19 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-03-19 22:42:36 GMT
    (Source: Steve Franz/LSU Athletics)(Source: Steve Franz/LSU Athletics)
    Shortstop Kramer Robertson scored four runs and right-hander Eric Walker struck out a career-best eight batters as the No. 6 LSU baseball team completed the series sweep against Georgia, defeating the Bulldogs, 7-6, Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improves to 16-5 on the year and 3-0 in Southeastern Conference play. Georgia falls to 8-13 and 0-3 in the conference with the loss. Walker improved to 3-0 on the year after fi...More >>
    Shortstop Kramer Robertson scored four runs and right-hander Eric Walker struck out a career-best eight batters as the No. 6 LSU baseball team completed the series sweep against Georgia, defeating the Bulldogs, 7-6, Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improves to 16-5 on the year and 3-0 in Southeastern Conference play. Georgia falls to 8-13 and 0-3 in the conference with the loss. Walker improved to 3-0 on the year after fi...More >>
  • McNeese run-rules SFA to complete SLC series sweep

    McNeese run-rules SFA to complete SLC series sweep

    Sunday, March 19 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-03-19 22:16:47 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    The McNeese baseball team completed the three-game Southland Conference sweep of Stephen F. Austin on Sunday afternoon as the Cowboys scored ten runs over the final three innings en route to an 11-1 run-rule victory at Joe Miller Ballpark. The series sweep marked the first time since 2014 that the Pokes (15-5, 6-0 SLC) swept back-to-back league series. McNeese has now won its first six contests to begin conference play, extending already its longest SLC winning streak in school histo...More >>
    The McNeese baseball team completed the three-game Southland Conference sweep of Stephen F. Austin on Sunday afternoon as the Cowboys scored ten runs over the final three innings en route to an 11-1 run-rule victory at Joe Miller Ballpark. The series sweep marked the first time since 2014 that the Pokes (15-5, 6-0 SLC) swept back-to-back league series. McNeese has now won its first six contests to begin conference play, extending already its longest SLC winning streak in school histo...More >>
  • Chase Daniel visits Saints, per report

    Chase Daniel visits Saints, per report

    Chase Daniel is reportedly visiting the Saints Sunday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, Nola.com |The Times-Picayune))Chase Daniel is reportedly visiting the Saints Sunday. (Photo by David Grunfeld, Nola.com |The Times-Picayune))

    The Saints have welcomed back a familiar face on a free agent visit, according to a report.

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    The Saints have welcomed back a familiar face on a free agent visit, according to a report.

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  • McNeese sweeps Sam Houston State in three straight shutouts

    McNeese sweeps Sam Houston State in three straight shutouts

    Saturday, March 18 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-03-19 01:02:09 GMT
    Piancastelli 3-for-6 with 2 HR & RBI on Saturday. (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)Piancastelli 3-for-6 with 2 HR & RBI on Saturday. (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
    For the second straight day, McNeese softball scored early and often in its Southland Conference doubleheader win 8-0 (5 inn.) and 7-0 against Sam Houston State Saturday to pick up the series sweep over the Bearkats. McNeese opened the series with a 10-0 (5 inn.) win on Friday. McNeese outscored the Bearkats 25-0 in the series.   McNeese, winners of its last seven games and 13 of its last 14, improves to 19-10 on the season and 6-0 in conference play. Sam Houston State falls to 1...More >>
    For the second straight day, McNeese softball scored early and often in its Southland Conference doubleheader win 8-0 (5 inn.) and 7-0 against Sam Houston State Saturday to pick up the series sweep over the Bearkats. McNeese opened the series with a 10-0 (5 inn.) win on Friday. McNeese outscored the Bearkats 25-0 in the series.   McNeese, winners of its last seven games and 13 of its last 14, improves to 19-10 on the season and 6-0 in conference play. Sam Houston State falls to 1...More >>
  • Long ball helps Pokes past SFA to clinch series

    Long ball helps Pokes past SFA to clinch series

    Saturday, March 18 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-03-19 00:58:05 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
    It was again the long ball that helped the McNeese baseball team to an 8-4 Southland Conference series victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday afternoon as a solo-shot from Matt Gallier in the seventh broke a 4-4 tie while a one-run bomb from Mitchell Rogers early in the game and a three-run homer from Robbie Podorsky helped provided insurance runs to help the Pokes remain perfect at The Jeaux.   McNeese improved to 14-5 overall with the victory a...More >>
    It was again the long ball that helped the McNeese baseball team to an 8-4 Southland Conference series victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday afternoon as a solo-shot from Matt Gallier in the seventh broke a 4-4 tie while a one-run bomb from Mitchell Rogers early in the game and a three-run homer from Robbie Podorsky helped provided insurance runs to help the Pokes remain perfect at The Jeaux.   McNeese improved to 14-5 overall with the victory a...More >>
  • Guidry: 'We're way in front of how we were last spring'

    Guidry: 'We're way in front of how we were last spring'

  • Guidry: 'We're way in front of how we were last spring'

    Guidry: 'We're way in front of how we were last spring'

    Friday, March 17 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-03-18 03:56:17 GMT
    Lance Guidry working with defensive backs on day one of spring drill. (SourceLance Guidry working with defensive backs on day one of spring drill. (Source
    McNeese football opened spring drills under 2nd year head coach Lance Guidry.  On day one the defensive unit sported the old school D.W.A practice jerseys. Guidry ran around the practice field hollering from field to field with plenty of emphasis on defensive technique. After the departure of last years defensive coordinator Tommy Restivo, Guidry announced earlier this year he would take over those duties in 2017. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
    McNeese football opened spring drills under 2nd year head coach Lance Guidry.  On day one the defensive unit sported the old school D.W.A practice jerseys. Guidry ran around the practice field hollering from field to field with plenty of emphasis on defensive technique. After the departure of last years defensive coordinator Tommy Restivo, Guidry announced earlier this year he would take over those duties in 2017. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Pokes take down SFA, 4-1; Remain perfect in SLC play

    Pokes take down SFA, 4-1; Remain perfect in SLC play

    Friday, March 17 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-03-18 03:19:43 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
     A pair of RBI-hits from Shane Selman plus a Matt Gallier tater late in the game was enough to carry the McNeese baseball team past Stephen F. Austin, 4-1, in Friday's Southland Conference series opener to earn its 11th consecutive home win dating back to last season.   The home win streak currently stands as the fifth longest in the country and only three games behind leaders Louisville and South Florida. The Cowboys also are tied for fourth for the...More >>
     A pair of RBI-hits from Shane Selman plus a Matt Gallier tater late in the game was enough to carry the McNeese baseball team past Stephen F. Austin, 4-1, in Friday's Southland Conference series opener to earn its 11th consecutive home win dating back to last season.   The home win streak currently stands as the fifth longest in the country and only three games behind leaders Louisville and South Florida. The Cowboys also are tied for fourth for the...More >>
  • McNeese shuts out Sam Houston State in game one, 10-0

    McNeese shuts out Sam Houston State in game one, 10-0

    Friday, March 17 2017 10:42 PM EDT2017-03-18 02:42:07 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
    McNeese softball scored early and often and senior hurler Rachel Smith threw a gem in a 10-0, five inning Southland Conference win over Sam Houston State here Friday night in the opening game of a three-game series. The series will conclude with a noon doubleheader Saturday.   McNeese (17-10, 4-0 SLC) has now won 12 of its last 13 games and it's the second straight time the Cowgirls begin a SLC series with a run-rule victory. Last Friday, McNeese defeated Central Arkans...More >>
    McNeese softball scored early and often and senior hurler Rachel Smith threw a gem in a 10-0, five inning Southland Conference win over Sam Houston State here Friday night in the opening game of a three-game series. The series will conclude with a noon doubleheader Saturday.   McNeese (17-10, 4-0 SLC) has now won 12 of its last 13 games and it's the second straight time the Cowgirls begin a SLC series with a run-rule victory. Last Friday, McNeese defeated Central Arkans...More >>
  • Sports Person of the Week - Da'Vantre Vitor

    Thursday, March 16 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-03-17 02:19:08 GMT
    It's a feeling every high school athlete dreams of. For the first time since 1987 Washington-Marion was a State Champion "I was just speechless, when that buzzer went off I didn't believe that it happened," said Chargin' Indian point guard Da'Vantre Vitor. "We said we were at the crossroads and the crossroad came and we crossed it," Washington-Marion head coach Albert Hartwell laughed. "But this year we made up our mind that nothing...More >>
    It's a feeling every high school athlete dreams of. For the first time since 1987 Washington-Marion was a State Champion "I was just speechless, when that buzzer went off I didn't believe that it happened," said Chargin' Indian point guard Da'Vantre Vitor. "We said we were at the crossroads and the crossroad came and we crossed it," Washington-Marion head coach Albert Hartwell laughed. "But this year we made up our mind that nothing...More >>
  • McNeese opens spring football on Friday

    McNeese opens spring football on Friday

    Thursday, March 16 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-03-17 01:49:47 GMT
    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
    McNeese will kick-off its 2017 spring training session on Friday afternoon at the A.I. Ratcliff Practice Fields for the first of 15 scheduled outings over the next 3 ½ weeks. The first two practices will be conducted in helmets and no pads with the first one in full pads will be on Wednesday, March 22. Two scrimmages are scheduled, the first on April 1 at 10 a.m. at the A.I. Ratcliff Practice Fields, and the second, the Blue-Gold Spring Game, on April 8 at 1 o’clock, in...More >>
    McNeese will kick-off its 2017 spring training session on Friday afternoon at the A.I. Ratcliff Practice Fields for the first of 15 scheduled outings over the next 3 ½ weeks. The first two practices will be conducted in helmets and no pads with the first one in full pads will be on Wednesday, March 22. Two scrimmages are scheduled, the first on April 1 at 10 a.m. at the A.I. Ratcliff Practice Fields, and the second, the Blue-Gold Spring Game, on April 8 at 1 o’clock, in...More >>
  • McNeese softball on a roll heading into Sam Houston State series this weekend

    McNeese softball on a roll heading into Sam Houston State series this weekend

    Thursday, March 16 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-03-17 01:40:35 GMT
    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
    McNeese softball will return to the diamond this weekend after a week off to host Sam Houston State in a Southland Conference series beginning Friday night. McNeese (16-10, 3-0 SLC), winners of its last four games and 11 of its last 12 games will open the series against Sam Houston State (12-11, 3-0 SLC) with a single game at 6 p.m. Friday night. The series will conclude with a doubleheader Saturday. The Bearkats enter the weekend on a five game winning streak and picked up a series ...More >>
    McNeese softball will return to the diamond this weekend after a week off to host Sam Houston State in a Southland Conference series beginning Friday night. McNeese (16-10, 3-0 SLC), winners of its last four games and 11 of its last 12 games will open the series against Sam Houston State (12-11, 3-0 SLC) with a single game at 6 p.m. Friday night. The series will conclude with a doubleheader Saturday. The Bearkats enter the weekend on a five game winning streak and picked up a series ...More >>
  • McNeese to host Southern on the gridiron in 2019

    McNeese to host Southern on the gridiron in 2019

    Thursday, March 16 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-03-17 01:36:10 GMT
    Source: McNeeseSource: McNeese
    The Southern Jaguars will be coming to Cowboy Stadium in 2019. A contract was recently agreed upon, and signed, by both school’s athletic directors, that will have Southern playing in Lake Charles for the first time on Aug. 31, 2019. “We’re excited to have such a great program come to Cowboy Stadium, in what will no doubt, draw a big crowd,” said McNeese Director of Athletics Bruce Hemphill. “It’s always great when you can get an in-state team lik...More >>
    The Southern Jaguars will be coming to Cowboy Stadium in 2019. A contract was recently agreed upon, and signed, by both school’s athletic directors, that will have Southern playing in Lake Charles for the first time on Aug. 31, 2019. “We’re excited to have such a great program come to Cowboy Stadium, in what will no doubt, draw a big crowd,” said McNeese Director of Athletics Bruce Hemphill. “It’s always great when you can get an in-state team lik...More >>
  • Funeral arrangements announced for Southern University coach Ben Jobe

    Funeral arrangements announced for Southern University coach Ben Jobe

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 9:32 PM EDT2017-03-16 01:32:40 GMT
    Source: APSource: AP

    Funeral arrangements have been announced for legendary Southern University basketball coach Ben Jobe. The Nashville-native died Friday, March 10 at age 84.

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    Funeral arrangements have been announced for legendary Southern University basketball coach Ben Jobe. The Nashville-native died Friday, March 10 at age 84.

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  • Scheiner's homers send Houston past McNeese, 6-5

    Scheiner's homers send Houston past McNeese, 6-5

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-03-15 04:01:11 GMT
    (Source: UH Athletics)(Source: UH Athletics)
    The McNeese baseball team held an early lead and stood toe-to-toe with one of the nation’s ranked teams but it was the No. 24 Houston Cougars who used a pair of home runs to hit past the Cowboys and score a 6-5 mid-week victory at Schroeder Park Tuesday night. The loss snapped McNeese’s eight-game winning streak and dropped the Pokes to 12-5 overall on the season. The Cougars improved to a 10-5 mark on the season and 7-2 at home. For the 14th time this season, the Cowboy...More >>
    The McNeese baseball team held an early lead and stood toe-to-toe with one of the nation’s ranked teams but it was the No. 24 Houston Cougars who used a pair of home runs to hit past the Cowboys and score a 6-5 mid-week victory at Schroeder Park Tuesday night. The loss snapped McNeese’s eight-game winning streak and dropped the Pokes to 12-5 overall on the season. The Cougars improved to a 10-5 mark on the season and 7-2 at home. For the 14th time this season, the Cowboy...More >>
  • Nolen's one-hitter sends St. Louis past Barbe for the first time since 1993

    Nolen's one-hitter sends St. Louis past Barbe for the first time since 1993

    Saints down the Bucs, 1-0

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    Saints down the Bucs, 1-0

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  • Pelicans put together balanced performance in dismantling of Portland

    With 16 games left in the season entering Tuesday night, the Pelicans trailed the Nuggets for the 8th spot in the Western Conference playoffs by 5.5 games and the Blazers are right on Denver's tail.

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    With 16 games left in the season entering Tuesday night, the Pelicans trailed the Nuggets for the 8th spot in the Western Conference playoffs by 5.5 games and the Blazers are right on Denver's tail.

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  • LSU baseball shuts out Louisiana College 13-0

    LSU baseball shuts out Louisiana College 13-0

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-03-15 03:17:57 GMT
    (Source: WAFB)(Source: WAFB)

    No. 6 LSU (13-4) blanked Louisiana College (13-5) by a score of 13-0 on Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

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    No. 6 LSU (13-4) blanked Louisiana College (13-5) by a score of 13-0 on Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

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  • UNO comes up short in NCAA Tournament

    UNO comes up short in NCAA Tournament

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    UNO jumped out to an early lead over fellow 16-seed Mount Saint Mary's but fell behind and trailed most of the rest of the game before ultimately falling short, 67-66. 

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    UNO jumped out to an early lead over fellow 16-seed Mount Saint Mary's but fell behind and trailed most of the rest of the game before ultimately falling short, 67-66. 

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  • Saints sign Alex Okafor

    Saints sign Alex Okafor

    The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a one-year contract with former Arizona linebacker Alex Okafor.

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    The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a one-year contract with former Arizona linebacker Alex Okafor.

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  • Reports: Butler to visit Saints, in contract talks

    Reports: Butler to visit Saints, in contract talks

    New England Patriots defensive back Malcolm Butler will visit the Saints on Thursday, according to Brett Martel.

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    New England Patriots defensive back Malcolm Butler will visit the Saints on Thursday, according to Brett Martel.

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  • Hamilton Christian run-ruled by Crowley in home opener, 16-4

    Hamilton Christian run-ruled by Crowley in home opener, 16-4

    HCA falls in five innings.

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    HCA falls in five innings.

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  • McNeese baseball receives votes from two NCAA baseball polls

    McNeese baseball receives votes from two NCAA baseball polls

  • McNeese baseball receives votes from two NCAA baseball polls

    McNeese baseball receives votes from two NCAA baseball polls

    Monday, March 13 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-03-14 03:12:24 GMT
    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)
    Following a standout week on the diamond where it defeated a nationally ranked team plus completing a conference sweep, the McNeese baseball team has been recognized nationally by receiving votes from a couple of major collegiate polls. The Cowboys (12-4) received a vote from the USA Today Coaches’ Baseball Poll while also receiving votes from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association in its weekly poll. The Pokes are one of two Southland Conference teams to rec...More >>
    Following a standout week on the diamond where it defeated a nationally ranked team plus completing a conference sweep, the McNeese baseball team has been recognized nationally by receiving votes from a couple of major collegiate polls. The Cowboys (12-4) received a vote from the USA Today Coaches’ Baseball Poll while also receiving votes from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association in its weekly poll. The Pokes are one of two Southland Conference teams to rec...More >>
  • McNeese travels to Houston for mid-week tilt

    McNeese travels to Houston for mid-week tilt

    Monday, March 13 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-03-14 03:10:20 GMT
    (Source: Southland Conference)(Source: Southland Conference)
    The McNeese baseball team will be back in action Tuesday evening as the Cowboys travel to take on nationally-ranked Houston in a mid-week tilt set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday’s contest can be heard on KEZM 1310 AM and on kezmonline.com with Bruce Merchant calling the action. Fans can also follow the game by logging on to McNeeseSports.com and clicking on the “Live Stats” link under the baseball schedule page.  McNeese (12-4) had an outstanding week on the diamond as...More >>
    The McNeese baseball team will be back in action Tuesday evening as the Cowboys travel to take on nationally-ranked Houston in a mid-week tilt set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday’s contest can be heard on KEZM 1310 AM and on kezmonline.com with Bruce Merchant calling the action. Fans can also follow the game by logging on to McNeeseSports.com and clicking on the “Live Stats” link under the baseball schedule page.  McNeese (12-4) had an outstanding week on the diamond as...More >>
  • LSU women's basketball makes NCAA Tournament as No. 8 seed

    LSU women's basketball makes NCAA Tournament as No. 8 seed

    Monday, March 13 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-03-14 01:42:01 GMT

    For the 25th time in school history, the LSU women's basketball team will be playing in the NCAA Tournament as announced on ESPN Monday evening.

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    For the 25th time in school history, the LSU women's basketball team will be playing in the NCAA Tournament as announced on ESPN Monday evening.

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  • SFA eliminates McNeese from SLC women's basketball tourney, 77-63

    SFA eliminates McNeese from SLC women's basketball tourney, 77-63

    Friday, March 10 2017 6:12 PM EST2017-03-10 23:12:50 GMT
    (Source; Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source; Brady Renard/KPLC)

    The Southland Conference Women’s Player of the Year wasted little time establishing herself on Friday afternoon.   In the process, Taylor Ross and the rest of the third-seeded Ladyjacks imposed their will.

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    The Southland Conference Women’s Player of the Year wasted little time establishing herself on Friday afternoon.   In the process, Taylor Ross and the rest of the third-seeded Ladyjacks imposed their will.

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  • RECAP: Marsh Madness brings huge crowds to Lake Charles

    RECAP: Marsh Madness brings huge crowds to Lake Charles

    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)

    Marsh Madness brought over 38,000 people to Lake Charles to witness the LHSAA boys basketball state championships. 

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    Marsh Madness brought over 38,000 people to Lake Charles to witness the LHSAA boys basketball state championships. 

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  • Walker throws six shutout innings; Tigers sweep Wichita State

    Walker throws six shutout innings; Tigers sweep Wichita State

    Sunday, March 12 2017 9:31 PM EDT2017-03-13 01:31:02 GMT
    No. 6 LSU (12-4) defeated Wichita State, 9-2, to sweep the Shockers in the final non-conference series ahead of Southeastern Conference play Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  Freshman Eric Walker started for the fourth-straight week and moved to 2-0 on the season with six innings of shutout baseball. Walker allowed just three hits and struck out three WSU batters on Sunday. The Shockers dropped to 8-6 on the year with Sunday’s setback. W...More >>
    No. 6 LSU (12-4) defeated Wichita State, 9-2, to sweep the Shockers in the final non-conference series ahead of Southeastern Conference play Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  Freshman Eric Walker started for the fourth-straight week and moved to 2-0 on the season with six innings of shutout baseball. Walker allowed just three hits and struck out three WSU batters on Sunday. The Shockers dropped to 8-6 on the year with Sunday’s setback. W...More >>
  • Pokes win eighth straight; sweep UCA, 5-3

    Pokes win eighth straight; sweep UCA, 5-3

    Sunday, March 12 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-03-13 01:28:24 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
    With a strong relief effort from sophomore Aidan Anderson, the McNeese baseball team completed a three-game Southland Conference sweep over Central Arkansas, 5-3, Sunday afternoon to stretch its winning streak to eight consecutive on the season.   Entering in the top of the second to relieve starter Bryan King, Anderson worked an impressive 4.2 scoreless innings in his second appearance on the week. The right-hander limited the Bears offense to just one hit and a walk w...More >>
    With a strong relief effort from sophomore Aidan Anderson, the McNeese baseball team completed a three-game Southland Conference sweep over Central Arkansas, 5-3, Sunday afternoon to stretch its winning streak to eight consecutive on the season.   Entering in the top of the second to relieve starter Bryan King, Anderson worked an impressive 4.2 scoreless innings in his second appearance on the week. The right-hander limited the Bears offense to just one hit and a walk w...More >>
  • Washington-Marion washes away 30 years of pain with first state title since 1987

    Washington-Marion washes away 30 years of pain with first state title since 1987

    Saturday, March 11 2017 11:14 PM EST2017-03-12 04:14:40 GMT
    Washington-Marion won its first title in 30 years. (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)Washington-Marion won its first title in 30 years. (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    As coach Hartwell has said this week, 30 years is a long time. The Charging Indians head coach had three decades worth of passion, frustration and love hit him all at once as the clock struck zero and Washington-Marion was named state champions for the first time since 1987. Oh yeah, we've been fighting for it and fighting for it," said head coach Albert Hartwell. "You get to the point where some people say you can coach and some people say you can't coach.But, i...More >>
    As coach Hartwell has said this week, 30 years is a long time. The Charging Indians head coach had three decades worth of passion, frustration and love hit him all at once as the clock struck zero and Washington-Marion was named state champions for the first time since 1987. Oh yeah, we've been fighting for it and fighting for it," said head coach Albert Hartwell. "You get to the point where some people say you can coach and some people say you can't coach.But, i...More >>
  • Cowgirls complete series sweep over UCA with 7-3 Win

    Cowgirls complete series sweep over UCA with 7-3 Win

    Saturday, March 11 2017 8:30 PM EST2017-03-12 01:30:47 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
    McNeese softball defeated Central Arkansas 7-3 here Saturday to complete its Southland Conference sweep over the Bears. McNeese picked up an 8-0 (6 inning) and 6-2 doubleheader win over the Bears on Friday night.   McNeese 16-10, 3-0 SLC) scored runs in the first four innings and took a 2-0 lead in the opening frame on a RBI by Tori Yanitor and a UCA wild pitch.   UCA (7-17, 0-3 SLC) tied the game with two runs in the second via a Cowgirl error that allowed both ru...More >>
    McNeese softball defeated Central Arkansas 7-3 here Saturday to complete its Southland Conference sweep over the Bears. McNeese picked up an 8-0 (6 inning) and 6-2 doubleheader win over the Bears on Friday night.   McNeese 16-10, 3-0 SLC) scored runs in the first four innings and took a 2-0 lead in the opening frame on a RBI by Tori Yanitor and a UCA wild pitch.   UCA (7-17, 0-3 SLC) tied the game with two runs in the second via a Cowgirl error that allowed both ru...More >>
  • Deaton, Pokes withstand UCA to win series, 5-3

    Deaton, Pokes withstand UCA to win series, 5-3

    Saturday, March 11 2017 8:27 PM EST2017-03-12 01:27:55 GMT
     McNeese starting pitcher Rhett Deaton tossed 7.0 scoreless innings, allowing four hits and only two walks to go along with a career-high nine strikeouts, while the McNeese baseball team withstood a late rally to earn a 5-3 victory over Central Arkansas Saturday afternoon at Bear Stadium.   Deaton (2-0) threw a career-high 101 pitches, 66 of which were for strikes, allowing just two UCA batters to advance past second base. After a pair of McNeese pitchers relieved ...More >>
     McNeese starting pitcher Rhett Deaton tossed 7.0 scoreless innings, allowing four hits and only two walks to go along with a career-high nine strikeouts, while the McNeese baseball team withstood a late rally to earn a 5-3 victory over Central Arkansas Saturday afternoon at Bear Stadium.   Deaton (2-0) threw a career-high 101 pitches, 66 of which were for strikes, allowing just two UCA batters to advance past second base. After a pair of McNeese pitchers relieved ...More >>
  • Big hits lift Cowgirls to doubleheader sweep of UCA

    Big hits lift Cowgirls to doubleheader sweep of UCA

    Saturday, March 11 2017 12:14 AM EST2017-03-11 05:14:55 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    Taylor Schmidt and Morgan Catron had the two big hits in separate games for the McNeese softball team to help the Cowgirls post a double header sweep over Central Arkansas, 8-0 and 6-2, to open up Southland Conference play on Friday night. Schmidt hit a two-out, fourth inning grand slam in the first game to spark the Cowgirls to an 8-0, 6-inning win. But not to be outdone, Catron blasted a three-run, first inning homer in game two as McNeese posted a 6-2 win in the night cap. The Co...More >>
    Taylor Schmidt and Morgan Catron had the two big hits in separate games for the McNeese softball team to help the Cowgirls post a double header sweep over Central Arkansas, 8-0 and 6-2, to open up Southland Conference play on Friday night. Schmidt hit a two-out, fourth inning grand slam in the first game to spark the Cowgirls to an 8-0, 6-inning win. But not to be outdone, Catron blasted a three-run, first inning homer in game two as McNeese posted a 6-2 win in the night cap. The Co...More >>
  • Hathaway proud of historic season despite title game loss

    Hathaway proud of historic season despite title game loss

    The Hornets won an outright district title and made the semifinal round of the playoffs for the first time since 1961.

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    The Hornets won an outright district title and made the semifinal round of the playoffs for the first time since 1961.

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  • Brandin Cooks traded to the Patriots for draft picks

    Brandin Cooks traded to the Patriots for draft picks

    The reports of Brandin Cooks impending trade lurked for days, but tonight it finally came to fruition. 

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    The reports of Brandin Cooks impending trade lurked for days, but tonight it finally came to fruition. 

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  • Hathaway falls to Zwolle in Class B championship, 37-34

    Hathaway falls to Zwolle in Class B championship, 37-34

    Friday, March 10 2017 6:34 PM EST2017-03-10 23:34:22 GMT
    Hathaway named Class B runner-up. (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)Hathaway named Class B runner-up. (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)

    The top-seeded Zwolle basketball team overcame a 16-point deficit to defeat No. 2 Hathaway 37-34 in front of a hostile crowd in the Louisiana High School boys Class B finals.

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    The top-seeded Zwolle basketball team overcame a 16-point deficit to defeat No. 2 Hathaway 37-34 in front of a hostile crowd in the Louisiana High School boys Class B finals.

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  • LSU fires coach Johnny Jones after men's basketball has school-record losing season

    LSU fires coach Johnny Jones after men's basketball has school-record losing season

    Friday, March 10 2017 2:01 PM EST2017-03-10 19:01:28 GMT
    LSU Head Coach Johnny Jones (Source: WAFB)LSU Head Coach Johnny Jones (Source: WAFB)

    LSU has officially let go men’s basketball head coach Johnny Jones. 

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    LSU has officially let go men’s basketball head coach Johnny Jones. 

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  • Hathaway relishing underdog role vs Zwolle in Class B title game

    Hathaway relishing underdog role vs Zwolle in Class B title game

    Hornets and Hawks meet on the court Friday at 2:00 p.m.

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    Hornets and Hawks meet on the court Friday at 2:00 p.m.

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  • Washington-Marion just one win away from first state championship in 30 years

    Washington-Marion just one win away from first state championship in 30 years

    Indians take on Ellender in the 4A championship game Saturday at 4:00 p.m.

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    Indians take on Ellender in the 4A championship game Saturday at 4:00 p.m.

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  • Reports: Saints sign Ted Ginn and A.J. Klein

    (FOX 8 graphic)Reports:  The Saints have signed linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn(FOX 8 graphic)Reports: The Saints have signed linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn

    The Saints will sign linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn, Jr. 

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    The Saints will sign linebacker A.J. Klein and wide receiver Ted Ginn, Jr. 

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  • Saints sign Larry Warford

    Saints sign Larry Warford

    (FOX 8 graphic) Saints have signed guard Larry Warford.(FOX 8 graphic) Saints have signed guard Larry Warford.

    The Saints have sured up the interior of their offensive line. Former Detroit Lions guard Larry Warford signed with the Saints Thursday. Warford's agent confirmed the deal. Warford will likely start at right guard for the Saints. Last year, Jahri Evans was brought back to man that spot; his days as a Saint are likely done. Warford started 57 games in four seasons with Detroit. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    The Saints have sured up the interior of their offensive line. Former Detroit Lions guard Larry Warford signed with the Saints Thursday. Warford's agent confirmed the deal. Warford will likely start at right guard for the Saints. Last year, Jahri Evans was brought back to man that spot; his days as a Saint are likely done. Warford started 57 games in four seasons with Detroit. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Hathaway looking to stay focused during title chase

    Hathaway looking to stay focused during title chase

    Hornets face Zwolle for the Class B title at 2:00 p.m. on Friday

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    Hornets face Zwolle for the Class B title at 2:00 p.m. on Friday

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  • Report: Saints sign Nick Fairley to four-year contract

    Report: Saints sign Nick Fairley to four-year contract

    Report: Nick Fairley signs four-year contract with Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Report: Nick Fairley signs four-year contract with Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints are bringing back their biggest free agent. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Saints have signed defensive tackle Nick Fairley to a four-year deal worth $30 million. Fairley signed a one-year 'prove it' deal in 2016. He responded with the best season of his career. Fairley's disruptive presence helped improve the interior of the Saints' defensive line. He finished with 6.5 sacks.  The reported contract is very reasonable for the Saints, who wanted to ...More >>
    The Saints are bringing back their biggest free agent. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Saints have signed defensive tackle Nick Fairley to a four-year deal worth $30 million. Fairley signed a one-year 'prove it' deal in 2016. He responded with the best season of his career. Fairley's disruptive presence helped improve the interior of the Saints' defensive line. He finished with 6.5 sacks.  The reported contract is very reasonable for the Saints, who wanted to ...More >>
  • No. 6 McNeese handles No. 7 Nicholls in Southland Tournament first round, 79-58

    No. 6 McNeese handles No. 7 Nicholls in Southland Tournament first round, 79-58

    Thursday, March 9 2017 6:05 PM EST2017-03-09 23:05:22 GMT
    (Source: Southland Conference Media Relations)(Source: Southland Conference Media Relations)
    A dominating effort from Frederica Haywood helped push sixth-seed McNeese past Nicholls 79-58 in the second opening round game of the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Merrell Center on Thursday afternoon. The Cowgirls advance to a Friday afternoon second-round matchup against third-seeded Stephen F. Austin at 1:30 p.m. SFA won the previous meeting, earning a 96-65 win at Burton Coliseum on Jan. 2.   Haywood scored 14 points and pulled down a career-...More >>
    A dominating effort from Frederica Haywood helped push sixth-seed McNeese past Nicholls 79-58 in the second opening round game of the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Merrell Center on Thursday afternoon. The Cowgirls advance to a Friday afternoon second-round matchup against third-seeded Stephen F. Austin at 1:30 p.m. SFA won the previous meeting, earning a 96-65 win at Burton Coliseum on Jan. 2.   Haywood scored 14 points and pulled down a career-...More >>
  • Report: Saints consider trading Brandin Cooks to New England

    Report: Saints consider trading Brandin Cooks to New England

    Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015Cooks leaped onto our list of top five best bargains on Saints roster in 2015

    ESPN is reporting the Saints would send Cooks to the Super Bowl champions in exchange for cornerback Malcolm Butler.

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    ESPN is reporting the Saints would send Cooks to the Super Bowl champions in exchange for cornerback Malcolm Butler.

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Christian Edwards

    Sports Person of the Week - Christian Edwards

    Thursday, March 9 2017 12:23 AM EST2017-03-09 05:23:18 GMT

    Washington-Marion's Christian Edwards may have signed a track scholarship to Alabama, but here in Southwest Louisiana, he's know for something else. "You give [Edwards] a dunk, it's just like you gave him $100 million because that's what he wants and that's what he plays for. Once he gets his running going and he gets that ball in his hands and he can dunk, he thinks he is riding the cloud.," said Charging Indians' head coach Albert Hartwell. 

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    Washington-Marion's Christian Edwards may have signed a track scholarship to Alabama, but here in Southwest Louisiana, he's know for something else. "You give [Edwards] a dunk, it's just like you gave him $100 million because that's what he wants and that's what he plays for. Once he gets his running going and he gets that ball in his hands and he can dunk, he thinks he is riding the cloud.," said Charging Indians' head coach Albert Hartwell. 

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  • Cowboys excited to host LSU for the first time since 2012

    Cowboys excited to host LSU for the first time since 2012

    LSU defeated the Cowboys, 19-10

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    LSU defeated the Cowboys, 19-10

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  • Washington-Marion eyeing "unfinished business" during semifinal run

    Washington-Marion eyeing "unfinished business" during semifinal run

    W-M fell in the title game a year ago and are out for revenge at Burton.

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    W-M fell in the title game a year ago and are out for revenge at Burton.

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  • Hamilton Christian emotional after semifinal loss at Burton

    Hamilton Christian emotional after semifinal loss at Burton

    HCA lost in its first-ever trip to the state tournament

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    HCA lost in its first-ever trip to the state tournament

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  • McNeese aiming to stay grounded vs No. 7 LSU

    McNeese aiming to stay grounded vs No. 7 LSU

    The battle of the Cowboys and Tigers is sold out

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    The battle of the Cowboys and Tigers is sold out

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  • Hamilton Christian falls to Lafayette Christian in semifinal round, 65-43

    Hamilton Christian falls to Lafayette Christian in semifinal round, 65-43

    The Warriors made their first trip to the semifinal round this season

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    The Warriors made their first trip to the semifinal round this season

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  • Report: LSU will fire Johnny Jones following SEC tournament, per source

    Report: LSU will fire Johnny Jones following SEC tournament, per source

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 6:24 PM EST2017-03-07 23:24:19 GMT
    LSU Head Coach Johnny Jones (Source: WAFB)LSU Head Coach Johnny Jones (Source: WAFB)

    CBS Sports is reporting a source has confirmed LSU will fire head basketball coach Johnny Jones if and when the Tigers are eliminated from the SEC tournament, which starts Wednesday.

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    CBS Sports is reporting a source has confirmed LSU will fire head basketball coach Johnny Jones if and when the Tigers are eliminated from the SEC tournament, which starts Wednesday.

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  • Sixth-seeded Cowgirls preparing for Southland Conference Tournament matchup with Nicholls

    Sixth-seeded Cowgirls preparing for Southland Conference Tournament matchup with Nicholls

    McNeese heads to Katy, TX to face the Colonels on Thursday

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    McNeese heads to Katy, TX to face the Colonels on Thursday

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  • McNeese riding four-game winning streak heading into home contest with No. 7 LSU

    McNeese riding four-game winning streak heading into home contest with No. 7 LSU

    McNeese hosts the Tigers on Wednesday

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    McNeese hosts the Tigers on Wednesday

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  • Hathaway's comeback vs Simsboro sends Hornets to first-ever championship game

    Hathaway's comeback vs Simsboro sends Hornets to first-ever championship game

    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)

    Hornets outscore the Tigers 24-10 in the fourth quarter

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    Hornets outscore the Tigers 24-10 in the fourth quarter

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  • Derouen, Cournoyer named to 2017 LHSAA All-Tournament Team

    Derouen, Cournoyer named to 2017 LHSAA All-Tournament Team

    Monday, March 6 2017 7:11 PM EST2017-03-07 00:11:30 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The LHSAA announced the 2017 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Girls' Marsh Madness All-Tournament Team on Monday and Southwest Louisiana was well-represented. Class 3A champion South Beauregard had guard Ashlynn Derouen make the 10-player list and she is joined by Merryville's Andrea Cournoyer. Derouen led the Lady K's to their first state title since 1971 by scoring 20 and 28 points in the semifinal and championship games respectively. Derouen was also named the Class 3A title g...More >>
    The LHSAA announced the 2017 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Girls' Marsh Madness All-Tournament Team on Monday and Southwest Louisiana was well-represented. Class 3A champion South Beauregard had guard Ashlynn Derouen make the 10-player list and she is joined by Merryville's Andrea Cournoyer. Derouen led the Lady K's to their first state title since 1971 by scoring 20 and 28 points in the semifinal and championship games respectively. Derouen was also named the Class 3A title g...More >>
  • No. 4 LSU falls to No. 10 Texas Tech in Shriners Classic

    No. 4 LSU falls to No. 10 Texas Tech in Shriners Classic

    Sunday, March 5 2017 9:46 PM EST2017-03-06 02:46:36 GMT
    Centerfielder Tanner Gardner’s infield single Sunday scoring the winning run for Texas Tech in the bottom of the ninth inning, as the 10th-ranked Red Raiders edged No. 2 LSU,  5-4, at Minute Maid Park. Texas Tech improved to 11-2 with the victory, while the Tigers dropped to 9-3 on the year. LSU will play host to San Diego at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game will air on LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates, and the radio broadcast and liv...More >>
    Centerfielder Tanner Gardner’s infield single Sunday scoring the winning run for Texas Tech in the bottom of the ninth inning, as the 10th-ranked Red Raiders edged No. 2 LSU,  5-4, at Minute Maid Park. Texas Tech improved to 11-2 with the victory, while the Tigers dropped to 9-3 on the year. LSU will play host to San Diego at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The game will air on LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates, and the radio broadcast and liv...More >>
  • Justin Hill gets career win No. 100 in McNeese's DH sweep over Prairie View A&M

    Justin Hill gets career win No. 100 in McNeese's DH sweep over Prairie View A&M

    Sunday, March 5 2017 12:22 AM EST2017-03-05 05:22:28 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)

    McNeese completed its three-game baseball sweep over Prairie View with a double header sweep on Saturday by scores of 12-9 and 7-2 while giving head coach Justin Hill his 100th career victory after the day's first win. The Cowboys (8-4), now winners of four straight while improving to 8-0 at home, will next be in action on Wednesday when they host LSU at 6 p.m. That game is sold out. McNeese combined for 24 hits in the twinbill as Will Fox collected four hits with two of those doub...

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    McNeese completed its three-game baseball sweep over Prairie View with a double header sweep on Saturday by scores of 12-9 and 7-2 while giving head coach Justin Hill his 100th career victory after the day's first win. The Cowboys (8-4), now winners of four straight while improving to 8-0 at home, will next be in action on Wednesday when they host LSU at 6 p.m. That game is sold out. McNeese combined for 24 hits in the twinbill as Will Fox collected four hits with two of those doub...

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  • Destrehan edges Barbe to win the Class 5A state championship

    Destrehan edges Barbe to win the Class 5A state championship

    Saturday, March 4 2017 11:38 PM EST2017-03-05 04:38:16 GMT
    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)

    In a battle between the two top-ranked teams in the state, Destrehan defeated Barbe 62-57 in the 2017 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 5A girls basketball state championship Saturday night at the...

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    In a battle between the two top-ranked teams in the state, Destrehan defeated Barbe 62-57 in the 2017 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 5A girls basketball state championship Saturday night at the University...

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  • Mississippi State tops LSU to snap 7-game skid, 88-76

    Mississippi State tops LSU to snap 7-game skid, 88-76

    Saturday, March 4 2017 10:16 PM EST2017-03-05 03:16:14 GMT
    (Source: Steve Franz/LSU)(Source: Steve Franz/LSU)

    Quinndary Weatherspoon had 18 points as Mississippi State snapped a seven-game losing streak with an 88-76 win over LSU on Saturday.

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    Quinndary Weatherspoon had 18 points as Mississippi State snapped a seven-game losing streak with an 88-76 win over LSU on Saturday.

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  • LSU baseball beats Baylor 4-0 in Shriners College Classic

    LSU baseball beats Baylor 4-0 in Shriners College Classic

    Saturday, March 4 2017 10:10 PM EST2017-03-05 03:10:30 GMT

    Senior left-hander Jared Poche’ fired seven scoreless innings Saturday to lead second-ranked LSU to a 4-0 win over No. 17 Baylor at Minute Maid Park.

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    Senior left-hander Jared Poche’ fired seven scoreless innings Saturday to lead second-ranked LSU to a 4-0 win over No. 17 Baylor at Minute Maid Park.

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  • Cowgirls fall to Lamar, earn SLC Tournament 6th seed

    Cowgirls fall to Lamar, earn SLC Tournament 6th seed

    Saturday, March 4 2017 9:45 PM EST2017-03-05 02:45:24 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    McNeese women’s basketball ended the regular season with an 83-67 loss to Lamar Saturday but will continue its season next week at the Southland Conference Tournament in Katy, Texas as the sixth seed. The Cowgirls will face 7th seed Nicholls at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the Merrell Center. The first three round games can be seen on ESPN3 while the championship game will be at 12 p.m. on CBS Sports Network. All Cowgirl games can be heard on the McNeese Radio Network (1470/1...More >>
    McNeese women’s basketball ended the regular season with an 83-67 loss to Lamar Saturday but will continue its season next week at the Southland Conference Tournament in Katy, Texas as the sixth seed. The Cowgirls will face 7th seed Nicholls at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the Merrell Center. The first three round games can be seen on ESPN3 while the championship game will be at 12 p.m. on CBS Sports Network. All Cowgirl games can be heard on the McNeese Radio Network (1470/1...More >>
  • McNeese's comeback falls short in 90-83 loss to Lamar

    McNeese's comeback falls short in 90-83 loss to Lamar

    Saturday, March 4 2017 9:00 PM EST2017-03-05 02:00:38 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)

    Colton Weisbrod scored 32 points on 12-of-15 shooting, including eight straight in a late game-breaking run, and Lamar beat McNeese State 90-83 in Saturday's season finale.

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    Colton Weisbrod scored 32 points on 12-of-15 shooting, including eight straight in a late game-breaking run, and Lamar beat McNeese State 90-83 in Saturday's season finale.

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  • Source: Saints, Snead have productive talks about returning

    Source: Saints, Snead have productive talks about returning

    Photo by Mark LagrangePhoto by Mark Lagrange

    The Saints have had productive talks with Willie Snead about a new contract, sources told FOX 8 Sports Friday.

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    The Saints have had productive talks with Willie Snead about a new contract, sources told FOX 8 Sports Friday.

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  • South Beauregard downs Albany to win Class 3A state championship

    South Beauregard downs Albany to win Class 3A state championship

    Saturday, March 4 2017 7:37 PM EST2017-03-05 00:37:44 GMT
    (Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)(Source: Mike Gaither/KPLC)

    Top-seeded South Beauregard won its first state title since 1971, defeating Albany 60-47 in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 3A girls basketball state championship game Friday at the University...

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    Top-seeded South Beauregard won its first state title since 1971, defeating Albany 60-47 in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 3A girls basketball state championship game Friday at the University Center.

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  • LSU baseball falls 9-6 to No. 1 TCU in Shriners Classic

    LSU baseball falls 9-6 to No. 1 TCU in Shriners Classic

    Saturday, March 4 2017 12:26 AM EST2017-03-04 05:26:36 GMT

    The LSU baseball team dropped its Shriners Hospital for Children College Classic opener against No. 1 TCU, 9-6, Friday night at Minute Maid Park.

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    The LSU baseball team dropped its Shriners Hospital for Children College Classic opener against No. 1 TCU, 9-6, Friday night at Minute Maid Park.

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  • Hathaway downs Mt. Hermon to advance to the semifinals for the first time since 1961

    Hathaway downs Mt. Hermon to advance to the semifinals for the first time since 1961

    Hathaway wins 63-41

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    Hathaway wins 63-41

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  • Carroll defends the "Dog Pound," downs South Beauregard 83-46

    Carroll defends the "Dog Pound," downs South Beauregard 83-46

    South Beau's historic season ends in the quarterfinals.

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    South Beau's historic season ends in the quarterfinals.

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  • Top-seeded Peabody eliminates Jennings, 103-53

    Top-seeded Peabody eliminates Jennings, 103-53

    Jennings falls on the road.

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    Jennings falls on the road.

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  • St. Michael downs St. Louis to end Saints' semifinal streak

    St. Michael downs St. Louis to end Saints' semifinal streak

    Saints fall at home, 47-34

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    Saints fall at home, 47-34

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  • Hamilton Christian punches first-ever trip to the semifinals with win over Central Catholic

    Hamilton Christian punches first-ever trip to the semifinals with win over Central Catholic

    Warriors win going away, 69-47

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    Warriors win going away, 69-47

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  • Washington-Marion headed back to Burton with 72-49 win over Tioga

    Washington-Marion headed back to Burton with 72-49 win over Tioga

    Washington-Marion has made back-to-back trips to the semifinal round

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    Washington-Marion has made back-to-back trips to the semifinal round

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  • Barbe outlasts East St. John in overtime to reach first ever state title game

    Barbe outlasts East St. John in overtime to reach first ever state title game

    Barbe wins in OT, 49-45

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    Barbe wins in OT, 49-45

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  • Ellender tops DeRidder in 4A semifinal, 63-50

    Ellender tops DeRidder in 4A semifinal, 63-50

    Lady Dragons' rally would fall short

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    Lady Dragons' rally would fall short

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  • Iota's rally falls short in semifinal loss to Albany

    Iota's rally falls short in semifinal loss to Albany

    Lady Dogs are eliminated, 52-50

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    Lady Dogs are eliminated, 52-50

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  • South Beauregard overcomes 15-point deficit to down Ville Platte, 60-56

    South Beauregard overcomes 15-point deficit to down Ville Platte, 60-56

    Lady K's will play in the 3A state title game on Saturday.

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    Lady K's will play in the 3A state title game on Saturday.

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  • Lake Arthur falls to Madison Prep in Hammond, 61-34

    Lake Arthur falls to Madison Prep in Hammond, 61-34

    Lady Tigers fall in the semifinal round.

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    Lady Tigers fall in the semifinal round.

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  • Cournoyer's last-second shot lifts Merryville to overtime, but Panthers fall to Gueydan, 68-63

    Cournoyer's last-second shot lifts Merryville to overtime, but Panthers fall to Gueydan, 68-63

    Cournoyer scored 36 as the Lady Panthers fall in the semifinal round.

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    Cournoyer scored 36 as the Lady Panthers fall in the semifinal round.

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  • Fair Park uses big second quarter to eliminate DeRidder, 68-50

    Fair Park uses big second quarter to eliminate DeRidder, 68-50

    Dragons led after one quarter, but would fall to the Indians in the second round.

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    Dragons led after one quarter, but would fall to the Indians in the second round.

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  • Gunter's 19-point fourth quarter helps South Beau down Union Parish, 61-57

    Gunter's 19-point fourth quarter helps South Beau down Union Parish, 61-57

    Knights make their first-ever trip to the quarterfinals

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    Knights make their first-ever trip to the quarterfinals

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  • 'Camren Buckets' scores 42 in Hamilton Christian's 89-53 win over Ascension Catholic

    'Camren Buckets' scores 42 in Hamilton Christian's 89-53 win over Ascension Catholic

    Camren Hare's 42 points help send HCA to the quarterfinals

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    Camren Hare's 42 points help send HCA to the quarterfinals

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