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  • NFL's policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

    NFL's policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:42:35 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:58:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...
    Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook this fall.More >>
    Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook this fall.More >>
  • Alarmed: LeBron, Cavs facing win-or-else Game 6 vs Celtics

    Alarmed: LeBron, Cavs facing win-or-else Game 6 vs Celtics

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:05:16 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:58:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) puts his jersey on as he watches from the bench area near the end of Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals  against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, May 23, 2...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) puts his jersey on as he watches from the bench area near the end of Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, May 23, 2...
    LeBron, Cavs facing elimination against Celtics in Game 6.More >>
    LeBron, Cavs facing elimination against Celtics in Game 6.More >>
  • Nastase arrested twice in a day, accused of drunken driving

    Nastase arrested twice in a day, accused of drunken driving

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:23:15 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:58:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILE - In this Monday, May 23, 2016, file photo, former Romanian tennis player Ilie Nastase watches a match at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, France. Romanian police have arrested former tennis player Ilie ...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILE - In this Monday, May 23, 2016, file photo, former Romanian tennis player Ilie Nastase watches a match at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, France. Romanian police have arrested former tennis player Ilie ...
    Romanian police arrest former tennis player Ilie Nastase twice in the same day, first on suspicion of drunken driving and refusing to take a breathalyzer test, then for riding a scooter without a license.More >>
    Romanian police arrest former tennis player Ilie Nastase twice in the same day, first on suspicion of drunken driving and refusing to take a breathalyzer test, then for riding a scooter without a license.More >>
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  • Nicholls eliminates McNeese from SLC tournament, 10-4

    Nicholls eliminates McNeese from SLC tournament, 10-4

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:03:18 GMT
    (Source: Southland Conference)(Source: Southland Conference)
    (Source: Southland Conference)(Source: Southland Conference)
    In the first game of the elimination bracket, the No. 7 Nicholls Colonels came out on top 10-4 over No. 6 McNeese. Nicholls racked up 10 runs on just a dozen hits to The Colonels got on the board first, spurred by a double down the right field line in their first at-bat by Ethan Valdez. Joey Morales and Chet Niehaus grounded out to second base back-to-back to send Valdez home for a 1-0 lead at the bottom of the first. Nicholls doubled its lead at the bottom of the second with a Dil...More >>
    In the first game of the elimination bracket, the No. 7 Nicholls Colonels came out on top 10-4 over No. 6 McNeese. Nicholls racked up 10 runs on just a dozen hits to The Colonels got on the board first, spurred by a double down the right field line in their first at-bat by Ethan Valdez. Joey Morales and Chet Niehaus grounded out to second base back-to-back to send Valdez home for a 1-0 lead at the bottom of the first. Nicholls doubled its lead at the bottom of the second with a Dil...More >>
  • LSU falls to No. 1 Florida in second round of SEC Tournament

    LSU falls to No. 1 Florida in second round of SEC Tournament

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:59 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:59:32 GMT

    Florida freshman right-hander Tommy Mace limited LSU to one earned run in seven innings Wednesday night as the Gators edged the Tigers, 4-3, in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

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    Florida freshman right-hander Tommy Mace limited LSU to one earned run in seven innings Wednesday night as the Gators edged the Tigers, 4-3, in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

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  • Lake Charles native to participate in MLB's Softball Breakthrough Series

    Lake Charles native to participate in MLB's Softball Breakthrough Series

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:17:27 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Hamilton Christian freshman Jordan Ware is headed to California to learn from some of softball's best. The Lake Charles native was chosen to participate in Major League Baseball's Softball Breakthrough Series. Ware is hoping the five-day clinic improves her chances of playing at the next level.  "I'm hoping that I can get more colleges to look at me for my junior year," said Ware. "It's really exciting because I can absorb everything and make certain ad...More >>
    Hamilton Christian freshman Jordan Ware is headed to California to learn from some of softball's best. The Lake Charles native was chosen to participate in Major League Baseball's Softball Breakthrough Series. Ware is hoping the five-day clinic improves her chances of playing at the next level.  "I'm hoping that I can get more colleges to look at me for my junior year," said Ware. "It's really exciting because I can absorb everything and make certain ad...More >>
  • LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:23:52 GMT
    Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

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    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

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  • McNeese falls to Northwestern State in Southland Tournament opener

    McNeese falls to Northwestern State in Southland Tournament opener

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:50:44 GMT
    (Source: Erik Williams/Southland Conference)(Source: Erik Williams/Southland Conference)
    (Source: Erik Williams/Southland Conference)(Source: Erik Williams/Southland Conference)
    The third-seeded Northwestern State Demons came out on top in the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament opener, defeating No. 6 McNeese 2-1 to advance in the winner’s bracket. The Cowboys got on the board in the first inning as a Dustin Duhon single to center field sent Joe Provenzano home for a 1-0 lead. BSB: @McNeeseBaseball started the scoring in top 1st, as Duhon singled to plate Provenzano. 1-0 Cowboys over NSU early. #GeauxPokes #SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/NA...More >>
    The third-seeded Northwestern State Demons came out on top in the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament opener, defeating No. 6 McNeese 2-1 to advance in the winner’s bracket. The Cowboys got on the board in the first inning as a Dustin Duhon single to center field sent Joe Provenzano home for a 1-0 lead. BSB: @McNeeseBaseball started the scoring in top 1st, as Duhon singled to plate Provenzano. 1-0 Cowboys over NSU early. #GeauxPokes #SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/NA...More >>
  • Pelicans double down on All-Defensive First Team honors

    Pelicans double down on All-Defensive First Team honors

    Jrue Holiday was a beast on both sides of the ball. Source: Pelicans.comJrue Holiday was a beast on both sides of the ball. Source: Pelicans.com
    Jrue Holiday was a beast on both sides of the ball. Source: Pelicans.comJrue Holiday was a beast on both sides of the ball. Source: Pelicans.com
    The Pelicans got some league-wide recognition Wednesday as Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday were named to the All-Defensive First Team, a first for both players. Davis has been second team twice before. This season, he averaged 2.6 blocks and 1.5 steals per game. Holiday had the same steals mark and led New Orleans to a 103.2 defensive rating during his time on the floor, nine points better than when he was off the floor. It's the first time in franchise history that te...More >>
    The Pelicans got some league-wide recognition Wednesday as Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday were named to the All-Defensive First Team, a first for both players. Davis has been second team twice before. This season, he averaged 2.6 blocks and 1.5 steals per game. Holiday had the same steals mark and led New Orleans to a 103.2 defensive rating during his time on the floor, nine points better than when he was off the floor. It's the first time in franchise history that te...More >>
  • Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece

    Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:43:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:57:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 20...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 20...
    James Harden scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 27 and the Houston Rockets sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen Curry, evening the Western Conference finals at 2 games apiece with a 95-92 win.More >>
    James Harden scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 27 and the Houston Rockets sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen Curry, evening the Western Conference finals at 2 games apiece with a 95-92 win.More >>
  • NFL awards New Orleans 2024 Super Bowl

    NFL awards New Orleans 2024 Super Bowl

    New Orleans will host the Super Bowl in 2024, the NFL announced on Wednesday. (Source: Mark Lagrange)New Orleans will host the Super Bowl in 2024, the NFL announced on Wednesday. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    It is a done deal. The City of New Orleans will host the Super Bowl in 2024. 

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    It is a done deal. The City of New Orleans will host the Super Bowl in 2024. 

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  • LaGrange baseball sends a pair of Gators to the next level

    LaGrange baseball sends a pair of Gators to the next level

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:19:35 GMT
    LaGrange's Jevon Lewis (left) and Jaylon Smith (right) signed their LOI's Tuesday. (Source: KPLC)LaGrange's Jevon Lewis (left) and Jaylon Smith (right) signed their LOI's Tuesday. (Source: KPLC)
    LaGrange's Jevon Lewis (left) and Jaylon Smith (right) signed their LOI's Tuesday. (Source: KPLC)LaGrange's Jevon Lewis (left) and Jaylon Smith (right) signed their LOI's Tuesday. (Source: KPLC)
    The LaGrange Gators had a pair of players sign college scholarships on Tuesday, as shortstop Jaylon Smith signed with Prairie View A&M and catcher Jevon Lewis signed with Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Ga. Smith chose the Panthers because he enjoyed the feel of the campus and wanted a chance to prove himself at the next level. "I’ve been waiting on this since I transferred to LaGrange, so I could show people that I can play the game," said Smith. "...More >>
    The LaGrange Gators had a pair of players sign college scholarships on Tuesday, as shortstop Jaylon Smith signed with Prairie View A&M and catcher Jevon Lewis signed with Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Ga. Smith chose the Panthers because he enjoyed the feel of the campus and wanted a chance to prove himself at the next level. "I’ve been waiting on this since I transferred to LaGrange, so I could show people that I can play the game," said Smith. "...More >>
  • LSU baseball earns first round SEC Tournament win

    LSU baseball earns first round SEC Tournament win

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:25:08 GMT
    Source: LSUsports.netSource: LSUsports.net

    With the game knotted at four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, LSU third baseman Jake Slaughter was hit by a pitch to propel the Tigers into the double elimination portion of the SEC Tournament with an 8-5 win against Mississippi State Tuesday night at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

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    With the game knotted at four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, LSU third baseman Jake Slaughter was hit by a pitch to propel the Tigers into the double elimination portion of the SEC Tournament with an 8-5 win against Mississippi State Tuesday night at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

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  • New Orleans expected to host Super Bowl LVIII

    New Orleans expected to host Super Bowl LVIII

    Report: New Orleans will host Super Bowl in 2024. (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)Report: New Orleans will host Super Bowl in 2024. (FOX 8 Photo/FILE)

    New Orleans will host the Super Bowl LVIII in 2024

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    New Orleans will host the Super Bowl LVIII in 2024

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  • Saints sign third round pick Tre'Quan Smith

    Saints sign third round pick , Tre'Quan Smith. Source: Nola.comSaints sign third round pick , Tre'Quan Smith. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints have their entire 2018 draft class under contract after the team announced they signed third round pick, Tre'Quan Smith. Smith started three seasons at  Central Florida and played in 38 career games with 36 starts. He finished his collegiate career with 168 passes for 2,748 yards  and 22 touchdowns. The Saints begin OTA's this week.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    The Saints have their entire 2018 draft class under contract after the team announced they signed third round pick, Tre'Quan Smith. Smith started three seasons at  Central Florida and played in 38 career games with 36 starts. He finished his collegiate career with 168 passes for 2,748 yards  and 22 touchdowns. The Saints begin OTA's this week.  Copyright 2018 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • The Latest: Shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

    The Latest: Shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:58:20 GMT
    The Latest on a high school shooting in Texas. (all times local):More >>
    The Latest on a high school shooting in Texas. (all times local):More >>
  • Shane Selman to participate in inaugural SLC HR Derby

    Shane Selman to participate in inaugural SLC HR Derby

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:58:47 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese baseball will open play in the 2018 Southland Conference Baseball Tournament as the No. 6 seed and will take on 3rd-seeded Northwestern State at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. Prior to the start of the tournament, the Inaugural Southland Conference Home Run Derby will kick off tourney weekend on Tuesday night at 6:30, also at Constellation Field. A member of each of the eight tournament teams will participate in ...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese baseball will open play in the 2018 Southland Conference Baseball Tournament as the No. 6 seed and will take on 3rd-seeded Northwestern State at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. Prior to the start of the tournament, the Inaugural Southland Conference Home Run Derby will kick off tourney weekend on Tuesday night at 6:30, also at Constellation Field. A member of each of the eight tournament teams will participate in ...More >>
  • Provenzano earns All-SLC 3rd team honors; Selman All-Defense

    Provenzano earns All-SLC 3rd team honors; Selman All-Defense

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:57:18 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    FRISCO, Texas – McNeese second baseman Joe Provenzano has been named to the 2018 All-Southland Conference Baseball Team, earning third team honors, the league office released on Monday. Provenzano, a preseason first team all-conference selection, came on strong in the final month of the season after starting off slow, by improving his batting average over 100 points since April 2 to its current team-high mark of .329. He’s hitting over .400 in his last 10 games and hit s...More >>
    FRISCO, Texas – McNeese second baseman Joe Provenzano has been named to the 2018 All-Southland Conference Baseball Team, earning third team honors, the league office released on Monday. Provenzano, a preseason first team all-conference selection, came on strong in the final month of the season after starting off slow, by improving his batting average over 100 points since April 2 to its current team-high mark of .329. He’s hitting over .400 in his last 10 games and hit s...More >>
  • LSU officially signs Ohio St. transfer QB Joe Burrow

    LSU officially signs Ohio St. transfer QB Joe Burrow

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:01:51 GMT
    Source: LSU SportsSource: LSU Sports

    LSU officially added graduate transfer quarterback Joe Burrow to the 2018 roster as the school received his signed institutional athletics financial aid agreement and the Southeastern Conference Grant-in-Aid Agreement, head coach Ed Orgeron announced.

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    LSU officially added graduate transfer quarterback Joe Burrow to the 2018 roster as the school received his signed institutional athletics financial aid agreement and the Southeastern Conference Grant-in-Aid Agreement, head coach Ed Orgeron announced.

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  • LSU defeats UL-Lafayette, advances to Super Regional

    LSU defeats UL-Lafayette, advances to Super Regional

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 09:22:23 GMT

    For the fourth-straight year, the LSU softball team advances to the Super Regional in the NCAA Tournament.

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    For the fourth-straight year, the LSU softball team advances to the Super Regional in the NCAA Tournament.

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  • LSUE clinches region 23 tournament, earns trip to Enid

    LSUE clinches region 23 tournament, earns trip to Enid

    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:18:53 GMT
    (Source: LSUE)(Source: LSUE)
    (Source: LSUE)(Source: LSUE)
    EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice responded to its first loss of the Region 23 Tournament in style, dominating Meridian 10-3 on its way to a berth in the NJCAA Division II World Series.  It is the Bengals' ninth trip to the World Series and first since 2015. LSUE (54-6) capitalized on early Meridian miscues, scoring two runs in the first inning after the first two baserunners reach on walks.  Mason Templet sacrificed in Brent Hebert and Slate Fuller doubled home Andrew Sheridan to g...More >>
    EUNICE, La. - LSU Eunice responded to its first loss of the Region 23 Tournament in style, dominating Meridian 10-3 on its way to a berth in the NJCAA Division II World Series.  It is the Bengals' ninth trip to the World Series and first since 2015. LSUE (54-6) capitalized on early Meridian miscues, scoring two runs in the first inning after the first two baserunners reach on walks.  Mason Templet sacrificed in Brent Hebert and Slate Fuller doubled home Andrew Sheridan to g...More >>
  • LSUE's offense falters, Meridian forces winner-take-all Region 23 title game

    LSUE's offense falters, Meridian forces winner-take-all Region 23 title game

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-05-20 01:34:58 GMT
    (Source: LSUE athletics)(Source: LSUE athletics)
    (Source: LSUE athletics)(Source: LSUE athletics)
     In a week that has featured just about everything, it should come as no surprise that the Region 23 Tournament will come down to a winner take all.  LSU Eunice had no answer for an impressive Meridian pitching performance as the Eagles upended the Bengals, 6-1. LSU Eunice managed just four hits off MCC pitching, the third-lowest output of the season.  The Eagle arms also struck out Bengal bats 15 times, tying a season-high. The Bengals looked like they would draw fir...More >>
     In a week that has featured just about everything, it should come as no surprise that the Region 23 Tournament will come down to a winner take all.  LSU Eunice had no answer for an impressive Meridian pitching performance as the Eagles upended the Bengals, 6-1. LSU Eunice managed just four hits off MCC pitching, the third-lowest output of the season.  The Eagle arms also struck out Bengal bats 15 times, tying a season-high. The Bengals looked like they would draw fir...More >>
  • Kluber strikes out 10, pitches Indians past Astros 5-4

    Kluber strikes out 10, pitches Indians past Astros 5-4

    Corey Kluber struck out 10, Michael Brantley and Yan Gomes hit home runs and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday.More >>
    Corey Kluber struck out 10, Michael Brantley and Yan Gomes hit home runs and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday.More >>
  • McNeese baseball swept at Lamar, locks up sixth seed in SLC tournament

    McNeese baseball swept at Lamar, locks up sixth seed in SLC tournament

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:19:17 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
    McNeese rallied from a 6-1 deficit with a run in the seventh and two in the eighth, then had the tying run at the plate in the ninth inning but Lamar was able to hold on to beat the Cowboys 6-4 to sweep the weekend series and close out the regular season. Despite the loss, McNeese will continue its season next Wednesday when it opens play as the sixth-seed in the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament. The Cowboys will take on Northwestern State at 9 a.m. in the first round at Cons...More >>
    McNeese rallied from a 6-1 deficit with a run in the seventh and two in the eighth, then had the tying run at the plate in the ninth inning but Lamar was able to hold on to beat the Cowboys 6-4 to sweep the weekend series and close out the regular season. Despite the loss, McNeese will continue its season next Wednesday when it opens play as the sixth-seed in the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament. The Cowboys will take on Northwestern State at 9 a.m. in the first round at Cons...More >>
  • LSU drops SEC regular season finale at Auburn

    LSU drops SEC regular season finale at Auburn

    Brandt Broussard delivered an RBI double in Saturday's game at Auburn (Source: Ryan McCarble)Brandt Broussard delivered an RBI double in Saturday's game at Auburn (Source: Ryan McCarble)

    Shortstop Will Holland blasted two homers Saturday to lead Auburn to a 14-5 win over LSU at Plainsman Park.

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    Shortstop Will Holland blasted two homers Saturday to lead Auburn to a 14-5 win over LSU at Plainsman Park.

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  • LSU softball shuts out Houston; advances to regional championship

    LSU softball shuts out Houston; advances to regional championship

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:51:49 GMT

    The LSU softball team shut out the Houston Cougars, 1-0 in game three of the Baton Rouge Regional in Tiger Park on Saturday afternoon.

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    The LSU softball team shut out the Houston Cougars, 1-0 in game three of the Baton Rouge Regional in Tiger Park on Saturday afternoon.

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  • RECAP: Cowgirls hold off Baylor in College Station Regional opener

    RECAP: Cowgirls hold off Baylor in College Station Regional opener

    McNeese used a big lead as a cushion to hold off a late Lady Bear rally, 11-10.

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    McNeese used a big lead as a cushion to hold off a late Lady Bear rally, 11-10.

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  • LSU tops Auburn, Mize 6-2

    LSU tops Auburn, Mize 6-2

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:36:13 GMT
    Source: LSUsports.netSource: LSUsports.net

    LSU rallied for a four-run sixth inning off MLB Draft prospect Casey Mize and Ma'Khail Hilliard put up goose eggs in seven of the eight innings he worked to earn a Friday night win.

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    LSU rallied for a four-run sixth inning off MLB Draft prospect Casey Mize and Ma'Khail Hilliard put up goose eggs in seven of the eight innings he worked to earn a Friday night win.

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  • Four-run eighth sends Lamar to 6-2 win over McNeese

    Four-run eighth sends Lamar to 6-2 win over McNeese

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:22:42 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)

    Lamar scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning off McNeese closer Aidan Anderson with the scored tied 2-2, as the Cardinals won the second game of the weekend Southland Conference series by a 6-2 score. The win comes a day after the Cardinals (18-36, 12-17 SLC) defeated McNeese (25-30, 15-14) by a 12-5 mark in Thursday’s series opener that saw Lamar put 20 hits up on the board. The Cardinals popped 10 hits against three Cowboy pitchers on Friday night, four of those...

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    Lamar scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning off McNeese closer Aidan Anderson with the scored tied 2-2, as the Cardinals won the second game of the weekend Southland Conference series by a 6-2 score. The win comes a day after the Cardinals (18-36, 12-17 SLC) defeated McNeese (25-30, 15-14) by a 12-5 mark in Thursday’s series opener that saw Lamar put 20 hits up on the board. The Cardinals popped 10 hits against three Cowboy pitchers on Friday night, four of those...

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  • Morton throws 7 strong innings in Astros' 4-1 win

    Morton throws 7 strong innings in Astros' 4-1 win

    Charlie Morton pitched seven solid innings, Tony Kemp had a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Friday night for their third straight win.More >>
    Charlie Morton pitched seven solid innings, Tony Kemp had a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Friday night for their third straight win.More >>
  • Report: LSU lands transfer QB Joe Burrow

    Report: LSU lands transfer QB Joe Burrow

    Report: Joe Burrow to transfer to LSU (photo by Ohio State athletic department)Report: Joe Burrow to transfer to LSU (photo by Ohio State athletic department)
    Report: Joe Burrow to transfer to LSU (photo by Ohio State athletic department)Report: Joe Burrow to transfer to LSU (photo by Ohio State athletic department)
    LSU reportedly has a new signal caller. According to Tom Groeschen of the Cincinnati Enquirer, former Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow has chosen LSU over Cincinnati. Burrow visited Baton Rouge last weekend and was reportedly down to the Tigers or the Bearcats. He'll compete with  Myles Brennan, Justin McMillan and Lowell Narcisse for the starting job. Neither Brennan, McMillan nor Narcisse separated themselves in the competition during spring.  Burrow was in line to repl...More >>
    LSU reportedly has a new signal caller. According to Tom Groeschen of the Cincinnati Enquirer, former Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow has chosen LSU over Cincinnati. Burrow visited Baton Rouge last weekend and was reportedly down to the Tigers or the Bearcats. He'll compete with  Myles Brennan, Justin McMillan and Lowell Narcisse for the starting job. Neither Brennan, McMillan nor Narcisse separated themselves in the competition during spring.  Burrow was in line to repl...More >>
  • South Beauregard's Micah Blackwell signs with LSU Eunice

    South Beauregard's Micah Blackwell signs with LSU Eunice

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:23:57 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LSU Eunice men's basketball announced the addition of South Beauregard's Micah Blackwell for its first team that is set to play in 2018-19. He is the third local student-athlete to join first-year head coach Byron Starks. Blackwell is just the second-ever Golden Knight to sign a basketball scholarship, joining Jermaric Gray (Class of 1992), who played at Louisiana College. "It means a lot," said Blackwell of being the first South Beau basketball signing in 26 yea...More >>
    LSU Eunice men's basketball announced the addition of South Beauregard's Micah Blackwell for its first team that is set to play in 2018-19. He is the third local student-athlete to join first-year head coach Byron Starks. Blackwell is just the second-ever Golden Knight to sign a basketball scholarship, joining Jermaric Gray (Class of 1992), who played at Louisiana College. "It means a lot," said Blackwell of being the first South Beau basketball signing in 26 yea...More >>
  • Cowgirls prepare for Baylor in regional opener behind senior leadership

    Cowgirls prepare for Baylor in regional opener behind senior leadership

    Cowgirls take on Baylor at 3:30 PM on Friday.

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    Cowgirls take on Baylor at 3:30 PM on Friday.

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  • Cowboys fall flat in series-opening loss to Lamar

    Cowboys fall flat in series-opening loss to Lamar

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:24:01 GMT
    Lamar produced one of its most impressive offensive outings of the season while McNeese gave up the most hits in a game on the year as the Cardinals posted a 12-5 win over the Cowboys in the first game of a three-game Southland Conference baseball series here Thursday night. The Cardinals (17-36, 11-17 SLC) put 20 hits on the board, the most in conference play by the Cardinals and second-most overall on the year. Game two of the series will carry a 6 p.m. first pitch on Friday. The...More >>
    Lamar produced one of its most impressive offensive outings of the season while McNeese gave up the most hits in a game on the year as the Cardinals posted a 12-5 win over the Cowboys in the first game of a three-game Southland Conference baseball series here Thursday night. The Cardinals (17-36, 11-17 SLC) put 20 hits on the board, the most in conference play by the Cardinals and second-most overall on the year. Game two of the series will carry a 6 p.m. first pitch on Friday. The...More >>
  • Sports Person of the Week - Craig 'The Fury' Tullier

    Sports Person of the Week - Craig 'The Fury' Tullier

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:14:42 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Craig Tullier discovered arm wrestling like most of us, on playgrounds and in cafeterias. But Tullier had a gift at the table. "I trained for four months and I went to the nationals and I got fourth in the United States," said Tullier of his early arm wrestling days. "Then I trained three more months and I went to the world and competed for Team USA and got third in the world at 16 years old." Tullier's trophy case only grew from there. "I've got 37 nation...More >>
    Craig Tullier discovered arm wrestling like most of us, on playgrounds and in cafeterias. But Tullier had a gift at the table. "I trained for four months and I went to the nationals and I got fourth in the United States," said Tullier of his early arm wrestling days. "Then I trained three more months and I went to the world and competed for Team USA and got third in the world at 16 years old." Tullier's trophy case only grew from there. "I've got 37 nation...More >>
  • McNeese softball opens regional play against Baylor on Friday

    McNeese softball opens regional play against Baylor on Friday

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:47:37 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    McNeese softball will open NCAA Regional Tournament play Friday, May 18 in College Station at 3:30 p.m. against Baylor at Davis Diamond. The game will be streamed on WatchESPN. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 888-992-4443 or online at 12thman.com.tickets. The Davis Diamond box office will open at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18 and one hour prior to the first game of the day on both Saturday and Sunday.   McNeese (40-19) earned the Southland’s automatic berth after w...More >>
    McNeese softball will open NCAA Regional Tournament play Friday, May 18 in College Station at 3:30 p.m. against Baylor at Davis Diamond. The game will be streamed on WatchESPN. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 888-992-4443 or online at 12thman.com.tickets. The Davis Diamond box office will open at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18 and one hour prior to the first game of the day on both Saturday and Sunday.   McNeese (40-19) earned the Southland’s automatic berth after w...More >>
  • LSU at Auburn: Series preview

    LSU at Auburn: Series preview

    Zack Watson scored the winning run in the thrilling come-from-behind victory. (Source: WAFB)Zack Watson scored the winning run in the thrilling come-from-behind victory. (Source: WAFB)

    LSU finishes its SEC regular season play against the Auburn Tigers at Plainsman Park beginning Thursday night.

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    LSU finishes its SEC regular season play against the Auburn Tigers at Plainsman Park beginning Thursday night.

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  • LSUE baseball roars in region opener, run-rules Hinds

    LSUE baseball roars in region opener, run-rules Hinds

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:05:46 GMT
    (Source: LSUE athletics)(Source: LSUE athletics)
    (Source: LSUE athletics)(Source: LSUE athletics)
    LSU Eunice used power at the plate and on the mound to take down Hinds in run-rule fashion 5-0 to open up the Region 23 Tournament.  The Bengals bashed three home runs and enjoyed a nine-strikeout effort by starter Zach Hester in the shortened five-inning affair. LSUE (51-5) exploded out the gates with a four-run first inning highlighted by a pair of home runs.  After Brent Hebert and Andrew Sheridan reached on Hinds errors, Mason Templet blasted a three-run home run to giv...More >>
    LSU Eunice used power at the plate and on the mound to take down Hinds in run-rule fashion 5-0 to open up the Region 23 Tournament.  The Bengals bashed three home runs and enjoyed a nine-strikeout effort by starter Zach Hester in the shortened five-inning affair. LSUE (51-5) exploded out the gates with a four-run first inning highlighted by a pair of home runs.  After Brent Hebert and Andrew Sheridan reached on Hinds errors, Mason Templet blasted a three-run home run to giv...More >>
  • Provenzano sets career hits record as McNeese falls to ULM

    Provenzano sets career hits record as McNeese falls to ULM

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:53:39 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Welcome to the record book Joe Provenzano. The senior became McNeese’s all-time career hits leader with his double in the eighth inning, his third hit of the night, for his 248th all-time hit and breaking the previous record held by former teammate Andrew Guillotte.  “It’s awesome,” said Provenzano. “I didn’t really like talking about it. Thank god it happened. I wanted to do it at home. That was pretty cool. It was my last at-bat at the diam...

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    Welcome to the record book Joe Provenzano. The senior became McNeese’s all-time career hits leader with his double in the eighth inning, his third hit of the night, for his 248th all-time hit and breaking the previous record held by former teammate Andrew Guillotte.  “It’s awesome,” said Provenzano. “I didn’t really like talking about it. Thank god it happened. I wanted to do it at home. That was pretty cool. It was my last at-bat at the diam...

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  • Marcus Williams' secondary support

    Marcus Williams' secondary support

    Serendipity is defined as 'a development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.' It's the perfect way to explain how Marcus Williams, a Saints safety an elite pro athlete from California, and the Grueningers, a Chalmette family of five, can connect. 

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    Serendipity is defined as 'a development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.' It's the perfect way to explain how Marcus Williams, a Saints safety an elite pro athlete from California, and the Grueningers, a Chalmette family of five, can connect. 

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  • Doucet's walk-off caps off rally in LSUE's NJCAA opener

    Doucet's walk-off caps off rally in LSUE's NJCAA opener

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:54:16 GMT
    (Source: LSU Eunice athletics)(Source: LSU Eunice athletics)
    (Source: LSU Eunice athletics)(Source: LSU Eunice athletics)
    LSU Eunice used more of its patented late-game magic in the NJCAA Tournament to score a 5-4 thriller over Mercer County in the opening round.  The Bengals plated all five runs in the last two innings to mount the come from behind victory.   LSUE (47-18) fell in an early two-run hole after Tatum Marshall launched a two-out home run.  Heather Zumo gave up two of her five hits in the first inning.  The Vikings plated another pair of runs in the fifth thanks in large p...More >>
    LSU Eunice used more of its patented late-game magic in the NJCAA Tournament to score a 5-4 thriller over Mercer County in the opening round.  The Bengals plated all five runs in the last two innings to mount the come from behind victory.   LSUE (47-18) fell in an early two-run hole after Tatum Marshall launched a two-out home run.  Heather Zumo gave up two of her five hits in the first inning.  The Vikings plated another pair of runs in the fifth thanks in large p...More >>
  • Anthony Davis makes NBA's MVP Race

    Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayunePhoto by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Anthony Davis and the Pelicans drop Game 4 to Warriors.Anthony Davis and the Pelicans drop Game 4 to Warriors.

    The NBA's MVP race is down to just three players and the Pelicans Anthony Davis is in that number. But, so too are Cleveland's Lebron James and Houston's James Harden. 

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    The NBA's MVP race is down to just three players and the Pelicans Anthony Davis is in that number. But, so too are Cleveland's Lebron James and Houston's James Harden. 

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  • Saints release LB Michael Mauti

    Saints release LB Michael Mauti

    Saints released linebacker Michael Mauti (Source: Mark LaGrange)Saints released linebacker Michael Mauti (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    The Saints have released linebacker Michael Mauti. 

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    The Saints have released linebacker Michael Mauti. 

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  • McNeese's Elliott ties for 5th, misses out on NCAA Finals by one stroke

    McNeese's Elliott ties for 5th, misses out on NCAA Finals by one stroke

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:40:21 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    Blake Elliott made McNeese men's golf history Wednesday, becoming the first Cowboy golfer to ever place in the top-five in the NCAA Regional round on the individual leaderboard when he tied for fifth place after posting a three-round score of 208 for 8-under par.   The junior was one stroke away from qualifying for the NCAA Championships as Ole Miss's Braden Thornberry finished at 9-under to earn the individual qualification.   Elliott was the top individual player (not...More >>
    Blake Elliott made McNeese men's golf history Wednesday, becoming the first Cowboy golfer to ever place in the top-five in the NCAA Regional round on the individual leaderboard when he tied for fifth place after posting a three-round score of 208 for 8-under par.   The junior was one stroke away from qualifying for the NCAA Championships as Ole Miss's Braden Thornberry finished at 9-under to earn the individual qualification.   Elliott was the top individual player (not...More >>
  • Aaron Jeansonne notebook: Steady Progress

    Aaron Jeansonne notebook: Steady Progress

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:26:25 GMT
    Aaron Jeansonne (left) and Dane Cameron (right) pose for a photo at  IMSA weekend at Mid-Ohio. (Source:TeamUSAscholarship.com)Aaron Jeansonne (left) and Dane Cameron (right) pose for a photo at IMSA weekend at Mid-Ohio. (Source:TeamUSAscholarship.com)
    Aaron Jeansonne (left) and Dane Cameron (right) pose for a photo at  IMSA weekend at Mid-Ohio. (Source:TeamUSAscholarship.com)Aaron Jeansonne (left) and Dane Cameron (right) pose for a photo at IMSA weekend at Mid-Ohio. (Source:TeamUSAscholarship.com)

    Sulphur native Aaron Jeansonne's steep learning curve continued in the Formula Race Promotions F2000 Championship Series at Watkins Glen, N.Y., and followed an eye-opening visit to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. 

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    Sulphur native Aaron Jeansonne's steep learning curve continued in the Formula Race Promotions F2000 Championship Series at Watkins Glen, N.Y., and followed an eye-opening visit to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. 

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  • LSU defeats NSU in home finale

    LSU defeats NSU in home finale

    LSU defeated NSU 9-5 (Source: LSUsports.net)LSU defeated NSU 9-5 (Source: LSUsports.net)

    The LSU baseball team picked up all of its runs with two outs Tuesday night, en route to a 9-5 victory over Northwestern State in the final regular season game at Alex Box Stadium Field, Skip Bertman Field in 2018.

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    The LSU baseball team picked up all of its runs with two outs Tuesday night, en route to a 9-5 victory over Northwestern State in the final regular season game at Alex Box Stadium Field, Skip Bertman Field in 2018.

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  • LSUE’s quest for three-peat begins with Mercer County

    LSUE’s quest for three-peat begins with Mercer County

    Monday, May 14 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-15 00:43:21 GMT
    (Source: LSUE)(Source: LSUE)

    EUNICE, La. –  LSU Eunice’s bid for a third consecutive NJCAA Division II National Tournament will begin with a first round date against Mercer County, the NJCAA announced in Monday’s bracket release.  The Bengals are the three-seed in the 16-team field at Traceway Park in Clinton, Ms. LSUE (46-18) secured its berth in the National Tournament after capturing a pair of games at the Region 23 Tournament on the campus of Itawamba.  The Bengals defeated I...

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    EUNICE, La. –  LSU Eunice’s bid for a third consecutive NJCAA Division II National Tournament will begin with a first round date against Mercer County, the NJCAA announced in Monday’s bracket release.  The Bengals are the three-seed in the 16-team field at Traceway Park in Clinton, Ms. LSUE (46-18) secured its berth in the National Tournament after capturing a pair of games at the Region 23 Tournament on the campus of Itawamba.  The Bengals defeated I...

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  • McNeese headed to College Station Regional

    McNeese headed to College Station Regional

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:48:37 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball will continue its season this weekend in College Station, Texas at the Texas A&M Regional as the 64-team NCAA Softball Tournament bracket was announced Sunday night. The four team regional tournament hosted by Texas A&M will also consist of Baylor and Prairie View. McNeese will make its second NCAA Tournament appearance in College Station after being sent to the region in 2005 where the Cowgirls won their first NCAA Regional game against C...

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    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball will continue its season this weekend in College Station, Texas at the Texas A&M Regional as the 64-team NCAA Softball Tournament bracket was announced Sunday night. The four team regional tournament hosted by Texas A&M will also consist of Baylor and Prairie View. McNeese will make its second NCAA Tournament appearance in College Station after being sent to the region in 2005 where the Cowgirls won their first NCAA Regional game against C...

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  • Cowboys complete sweep against Prairie View

    Cowboys complete sweep against Prairie View

    Monday, May 14 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-05-14 04:04:24 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese gave its five seniors a memorable sendoff in the final Sunday game of the season played at Joe Miller Ballpark as the Cowboys completed their first home sweep of the season after downing Prairie View 12-0 in a run-rule seven-inning game.   The win was the third straight for the Cowboys as they improve to 25-27 on the season. They'll close out their home slate on Tuesday night against Louisiana-Monroe then the regular season next Thursday through Satur...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese gave its five seniors a memorable sendoff in the final Sunday game of the season played at Joe Miller Ballpark as the Cowboys completed their first home sweep of the season after downing Prairie View 12-0 in a run-rule seven-inning game.   The win was the third straight for the Cowboys as they improve to 25-27 on the season. They'll close out their home slate on Tuesday night against Louisiana-Monroe then the regular season next Thursday through Satur...More >>
  • LSU captures series with Game 3 win over Alabama, 7-3

    LSU captures series with Game 3 win over Alabama, 7-3

    Sunday, May 13 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-05-14 03:14:17 GMT
    Daniel Cabrera blasted his seventh homer of the year and collected four RBI on Sunday. (Source: LSUSports.net)Daniel Cabrera blasted his seventh homer of the year and collected four RBI on Sunday. (Source: LSUSports.net)
    Daniel Cabrera blasted his seventh homer of the year and collected four RBI on Sunday. (Source: LSUSports.net)Daniel Cabrera blasted his seventh homer of the year and collected four RBI on Sunday. (Source: LSUSports.net)

    Sophomore southpaw Nick Bush fired a career-high six innings and limited Alabama to two runs.

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    Sophomore southpaw Nick Bush fired a career-high six innings and limited Alabama to two runs.

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  • Keuchel's 7 shutout innings lead Astros over Rangers 6-1

    Keuchel's 7 shutout innings lead Astros over Rangers 6-1

    Sunday, May 13 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-05-13 21:39:54 GMT
    Dallas Keuchel allowed three hits in seven shutout innings, Evan Gattis and Carlos Correa homered for the second straight game and the Houston Astros defeated the Texas Rangers 6-1 Sunday.More >>
    Dallas Keuchel allowed three hits in seven shutout innings, Evan Gattis and Carlos Correa homered for the second straight game and the Houston Astros defeated the Texas Rangers 6-1 Sunday.More >>
  • Iota falls in 3A state title

    Iota falls in 3A state title

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Iota falls in 3A title game. 

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    Iota falls in 3A title game. 

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  • Merryville wins first-ever state title

    Merryville wins first-ever state title

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Merryville wins first-ever state title.

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    Merryville wins first-ever state title.

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  • LSU baseball falls to Alabama in Game 2, 6-1

    LSU baseball falls to Alabama in Game 2, 6-1

    Source: LSUsports.netSource: LSUsports.net
    Source: LSUsports.netSource: LSUsports.net

    The LSU baseball team fell to the Alabama Crimson Tide by a score of 6-1 in game two of the series Saturday night

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    The LSU baseball team fell to the Alabama Crimson Tide by a score of 6-1 in game two of the series Saturday night

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  • DeRidder falls in 4A title game

    DeRidder falls in 4A title game

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    DeRidder falls in 4A title game. 

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    DeRidder falls in 4A title game. 

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  • Welsh falls in 2A state title game

    Welsh falls in 2A state title game

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Loreauville downs Welsh in 2A state title. 

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    Loreauville downs Welsh in 2A state title. 

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  • Ueckert deals as Cowboys win 10-6 on Saturday

    Ueckert deals as Cowboys win 10-6 on Saturday

    Saturday, May 12 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-05-13 03:47:50 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LAKE CHARLES – Cayne Ueckert threw five shutout innings while allowing just two hits with six strike outs and the McNeese offense scored all 10 of its runs in the first four innings as the Cowboys defeated Prairie View 10-6 on Saturday afternoon to take game two of the three-game weekend series while picking up the series win.   The Cowboys (24-27) will go for their first home weekend series sweep and second of the season on Sunday when the finale gets underway at 1 p.m. &n...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – Cayne Ueckert threw five shutout innings while allowing just two hits with six strike outs and the McNeese offense scored all 10 of its runs in the first four innings as the Cowboys defeated Prairie View 10-6 on Saturday afternoon to take game two of the three-game weekend series while picking up the series win.   The Cowboys (24-27) will go for their first home weekend series sweep and second of the season on Sunday when the finale gets underway at 1 p.m. &n...More >>
  • Sulphur falls in 5A title game, 4-0

    Sulphur falls in 5A title game, 4-0

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Sulphur falls in 5A title game. 

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    Sulphur falls in 5A title game. 

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  • Morton fans career-high 14 as Astros beat Rangers 6-1

    Morton fans career-high 14 as Astros beat Rangers 6-1

    Charlie Morton struck out a career-high 14 in seven solid innings and Evan Gattis, Brian McCann and Carlos Correa all homered to back him up and help the Houston Astros to a 6-1 win over the Texas Rangers on...More >>
    Charlie Morton struck out a career-high 14 in seven solid innings and Evan Gattis, Brian McCann and Carlos Correa all homered to back him up and help the Houston Astros to a 6-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.More >>
  • Sulphur wins back and forth game over Sam Houston, 4-3

    Sulphur wins back and forth game over Sam Houston, 4-3

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Sulphur is heading to the 5A state championship game after downing Sam Houston, 4-3. 

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    Sulphur is heading to the 5A state championship game after downing Sam Houston, 4-3. 

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  • Barbe falls to Central in semifinals

    Barbe falls to Central in semifinals

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Barbe fell in the semifinals to Central, 10-5. 

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    Barbe fell in the semifinals to Central, 10-5. 

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  • Jordan's grand slam beats Bama

    Jordan's grand slam beats Bama

    LSU saved its best for last on Friday night, scoring six runs in its last at-bat capped by Beau Jordan's eighth inning grand slam homer, as the Tigers rallied to beat Alabama 7-5 at Alex Box Stadium in Game 1 of their final home SEC series.

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    LSU saved its best for last on Friday night, scoring six runs in its last at-bat capped by Beau Jordan's eighth inning grand slam homer, as the Tigers rallied to beat Alabama 7-5 at Alex Box Stadium in Game 1 of their final home SEC series.

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  • Provenzano's four hit game helps Cowboys post 12-7 win over Prairie View

    Provenzano's four hit game helps Cowboys post 12-7 win over Prairie View

    Friday, May 11 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-05-12 03:50:31 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese second baseman Joe Provenzano made a giant step towards history on Friday night when his four-hit game helped McNeese defeat Prairie View, 12-7, in the first game of a three-game baseball series. The 4-for-5 game raised his already team-high batting average to .339 on the season, more than 110 points higher than it was this time last month, as the Cowboys improved to 23-27 on the year. “I changed up my approach and am just seeing the ball a lot bet...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese second baseman Joe Provenzano made a giant step towards history on Friday night when his four-hit game helped McNeese defeat Prairie View, 12-7, in the first game of a three-game baseball series. The 4-for-5 game raised his already team-high batting average to .339 on the season, more than 110 points higher than it was this time last month, as the Cowboys improved to 23-27 on the year. “I changed up my approach and am just seeing the ball a lot bet...More >>
  • Hamels shines in Rangers' 1-0 win over Astros; Springer hurt

    Hamels shines in Rangers' 1-0 win over Astros; Springer hurt

    Cole Hamels allowed just one hit over six innings to narrowly outduel Justin Verlander, leading the Texas Rangers to a 1-0 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.More >>
    Cole Hamels allowed just one hit over six innings to narrowly outduel Justin Verlander, leading the Texas Rangers to a 1-0 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.More >>
  • Welsh inches past Lakeside, heads to 2A championship

    Welsh inches past Lakeside, heads to 2A championship

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Welsh heads to the 2A state title game after downing Lakeside. 

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    Welsh heads to the 2A state title game after downing Lakeside. 

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  • Kinder falls to Loreauville in semifinals

    Kinder falls to Loreauville in semifinals

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Loreauville downs Kinder, 12-9.

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    Loreauville downs Kinder, 12-9.

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  • Menard strikes out 12 batters, DeRidder heads to 4A title game

    Menard strikes out 12 batters, DeRidder heads to 4A title game

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    DeRidder downs Westgate, 3-0 to head to the title game. 

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    DeRidder downs Westgate, 3-0 to head to the title game. 

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  • Cowgirls three-peat as SLC champions

    Cowgirls three-peat as SLC champions

    Friday, May 11 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-11 22:51:43 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball made Southland Conference Tournament history Friday by becoming the first team to win three consecutive Southland Conference Tournament titles after defeating Nicholls 4-2 to earn the Southland’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. “I’m excited for my kids right now,” said McNeese head coach James Landreneau. “Words will never describe how proud I am of the staying the course. Our girls never wavered, they just kept ...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball made Southland Conference Tournament history Friday by becoming the first team to win three consecutive Southland Conference Tournament titles after defeating Nicholls 4-2 to earn the Southland’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. “I’m excited for my kids right now,” said McNeese head coach James Landreneau. “Words will never describe how proud I am of the staying the course. Our girls never wavered, they just kept ...More >>
  • Merryville upsets Grand Lake to reach first state title game in program history

    Merryville upsets Grand Lake to reach first state title game in program history

    Panthers down the Hornets 8-0 in their first-ever semifinal game.

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    Panthers down the Hornets 8-0 in their first-ever semifinal game.

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  • Wriborg's gem sends Iota to first-ever state title game

    Wriborg's gem sends Iota to first-ever state title game

    In the school's first trip to the state semifinals, the Bulldogs posted a 3-0 win over Brusly. 

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    In the school's first trip to the state semifinals, the Bulldogs posted a 3-0 win over Brusly. 

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  • LSUE takes Region 23 opener over Itawamba, 4-2

    LSUE takes Region 23 opener over Itawamba, 4-2

    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-05-11 02:14:35 GMT
    (Source: LSUE athletics)(Source: LSUE athletics)

    LSU Eunice used a complete game from Heather Zumo and timely hits to take down Itawamba 4-2 in the Bengals' Region 23 Tournament opener.  LSUE will face Jones County tomorrow at 1:00PM with the winner earning at least a berth in next week's NJCAA Division II World Series. LSUE (45-16) flirted with opportunities in the first two innings before coming through in the third.  Madison Monson was issued a two-out walk before Emily Henderson doubled home Monson to give the Bengals...

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    LSU Eunice used a complete game from Heather Zumo and timely hits to take down Itawamba 4-2 in the Bengals' Region 23 Tournament opener.  LSUE will face Jones County tomorrow at 1:00PM with the winner earning at least a berth in next week's NJCAA Division II World Series. LSUE (45-16) flirted with opportunities in the first two innings before coming through in the third.  Madison Monson was issued a two-out walk before Emily Henderson doubled home Monson to give the Bengals...

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Brooke Tyree

    Sports Person of the Week - Brooke Tyree

    Thursday, May 10 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-05-11 00:00:40 GMT
    Brooke Tyree has won four state titles during her high school career. (Source: KPLC)Brooke Tyree has won four state titles during her high school career. (Source: KPLC)
    Brooke Tyree has won four state titles during her high school career. (Source: KPLC)Brooke Tyree has won four state titles during her high school career. (Source: KPLC)
    Golf has been a gateway for Sulphur High School's Brooke Tyree. "I use golf as a way of making new friends because I've never been an outgoing person," said Tyree. "I've made so many new friends through golf all over the country." The senior picked up the game five years ago, and she's been a quick study. Tyree completed the high school quadfecta of winning four state titles during her time with the Tors. "It was a great experience being able to win i...More >>
    Golf has been a gateway for Sulphur High School's Brooke Tyree. "I use golf as a way of making new friends because I've never been an outgoing person," said Tyree. "I've made so many new friends through golf all over the country." The senior picked up the game five years ago, and she's been a quick study. Tyree completed the high school quadfecta of winning four state titles during her time with the Tors. "It was a great experience being able to win i...More >>
  • LSU run-rules McNeese in seven innings

    LSU run-rules McNeese in seven innings

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-05-10 02:10:52 GMT
    (Source: Gus Stark/LSU Athletics)(Source: Gus Stark/LSU Athletics)
    (Source: Gus Stark/LSU Athletics)(Source: Gus Stark/LSU Athletics)
    The LSU baseball team got the bats going early on Wednesday night, scoring 13 runs in the first four innings as the Tigers run-ruled McNeese State in seven innings, 13-3, at Alex Box Stadium. LSU advances to 29-20 on the season while McNeese State drops to 22-27. The Tigers will be at home this weekend for an SEC series matchup with Alabama. The series opener will be at Alex Box Stadium at 7 p.m. CT on Friday. Caleb Gilbert got the ball to start, but he struggled giving up thr...More >>
    The LSU baseball team got the bats going early on Wednesday night, scoring 13 runs in the first four innings as the Tigers run-ruled McNeese State in seven innings, 13-3, at Alex Box Stadium. LSU advances to 29-20 on the season while McNeese State drops to 22-27. The Tigers will be at home this weekend for an SEC series matchup with Alabama. The series opener will be at Alex Box Stadium at 7 p.m. CT on Friday. Caleb Gilbert got the ball to start, but he struggled giving up thr...More >>
  • Pitkin falls to Zwolle in semifinal round, 4-1

    Pitkin falls to Zwolle in semifinal round, 4-1

    The Tigers only manage a single run in the loss.

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    The Tigers only manage a single run in the loss.

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  • Cowgirls swing past Stephen F. Austin in SLC quarterfinal matchup

    Cowgirls swing past Stephen F. Austin in SLC quarterfinal matchup

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-09 21:35:47 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    No. 3 McNeese advanced in the winners’ bracket with an 8-2 win over No. 2 Stephen F. Austin in game six of the 2018 Southland Conference Softball Tournament at Joe Miller Field in Lake Charles, La. Stephen F. Austin will meet No. 8 Sam Houston State at 6:30 p.m. CT tonight for an elimination game. The Cowgirls continue on in the winners’ bracket. They will meet No. 1 Nicholls at 11 a.m. CT on Thursday. McNeese jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning when...More >>
    No. 3 McNeese advanced in the winners’ bracket with an 8-2 win over No. 2 Stephen F. Austin in game six of the 2018 Southland Conference Softball Tournament at Joe Miller Field in Lake Charles, La. Stephen F. Austin will meet No. 8 Sam Houston State at 6:30 p.m. CT tonight for an elimination game. The Cowgirls continue on in the winners’ bracket. They will meet No. 1 Nicholls at 11 a.m. CT on Thursday. McNeese jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning when...More >>
  • Source: Arbitrator rules in favor of NFL on Mark Ingram's suspension

    Source: Arbitrator rules in favor of NFL on Mark Ingram's suspension

    Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)

    Saints running back Mark Ingram is waiting on an arbitrator’s opinion on his four-game suspension, a league source told FOX 8 sports. 

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    Saints running back Mark Ingram is waiting on an arbitrator’s opinion on his four-game suspension, a league source told FOX 8 sports. 

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  • McNeese rolls Northwestern State to open tourney play, 12-5

    McNeese rolls Northwestern State to open tourney play, 12-5

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-09 02:51:33 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    No. 3 McNeese rallied past No. 7 Northwestern State 12-5 in the last game of day one at the 2018 Southland Conference Softball Tournament at Joe Miller Field in Lake Charles, La. The Cowgirls and No. 2 Stephen F. Austin will play in the winners’ bracket at 1:30 p.m. CT tomorrow. The Lady Demons will face the loser of tomorrow’s 11 a.m. game between No. 1 Nicholls and No. 4 Southeastern Louisiana at 4 p.m. Wednesday. McNeese recorded 12 hits on the night and 14 walks, not...More >>
    No. 3 McNeese rallied past No. 7 Northwestern State 12-5 in the last game of day one at the 2018 Southland Conference Softball Tournament at Joe Miller Field in Lake Charles, La. The Cowgirls and No. 2 Stephen F. Austin will play in the winners’ bracket at 1:30 p.m. CT tomorrow. The Lady Demons will face the loser of tomorrow’s 11 a.m. game between No. 1 Nicholls and No. 4 Southeastern Louisiana at 4 p.m. Wednesday. McNeese recorded 12 hits on the night and 14 walks, not...More >>
  • Southwest Louisiana claims 17 state championships at the 2018 LHSAA Outdoor Track & Field State Meet

    Southwest Louisiana claims 17 state championships at the 2018 LHSAA Outdoor Track & Field State Meet

    Monday, May 7 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-05-08 02:17:09 GMT
    (Source: KPLC/LHSAA)(Source: KPLC/LHSAA)
    (Source: KPLC/LHSAA)(Source: KPLC/LHSAA)

    Southwest Louisiana racked up over the weekend at the 2018 LHSAA Outdoor Track & Field State Meet in Baton Rouge. The area brought home 17 individual state championships.  The area also boasted three repeat champions. 

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    Southwest Louisiana racked up over the weekend at the 2018 LHSAA Outdoor Track & Field State Meet in Baton Rouge. The area brought home 17 individual state championships.  The area also boasted three repeat champions. 

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  • Pelicans have no more room for error in Game 5

    Pelicans have no more room for error in Game 5

    Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry.Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry.

    While the Pelicans were still very much in the game when they fell behind 14-4 on Sunday, you could tell from the intensity that Golden State brought that this would be no walk in the park for New Orleans. 

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    While the Pelicans were still very much in the game when they fell behind 14-4 on Sunday, you could tell from the intensity that Golden State brought that this would be no walk in the park for New Orleans. 

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  • Piancastelli four-peats as Southland Player of the Year

    Piancastelli four-peats as Southland Player of the Year

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:21:42 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    McNeese utility player Erika Piancastelli is the 2018 Southland Conference Player of the Year, the league announced Monday with its all-conference teams. All yearly awards are presented by Ready Nutrition. Piancastelli, one of the most prolific softball players in Southland history, becomes the first softball player to win Player of the Year all four years and is just the third to do so in any Southland sport. She joins ULM’s women’s basketball player Eun Jun Lee (19...More >>
    McNeese utility player Erika Piancastelli is the 2018 Southland Conference Player of the Year, the league announced Monday with its all-conference teams. All yearly awards are presented by Ready Nutrition. Piancastelli, one of the most prolific softball players in Southland history, becomes the first softball player to win Player of the Year all four years and is just the third to do so in any Southland sport. She joins ULM’s women’s basketball player Eun Jun Lee (19...More >>
  • Cowboys score early to down Islanders 11-6 on Sunday

    Cowboys score early to down Islanders 11-6 on Sunday

    Sunday, May 6 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-06 22:50:34 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    CORPUS CHRISITI – McNeese got the early inning offense that has eluded it recently as the Cowboys scored all 11 of their runs in the first three innings, including an eight-run third to help them beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 11-6 here Sunday afternoon and winning the final game of the weekend series. Second baseman Joe Provenzano moved closer to school history with his 3-for-5 performance at the plate that included a single, double and a home run while knocking in five run...More >>
    CORPUS CHRISITI – McNeese got the early inning offense that has eluded it recently as the Cowboys scored all 11 of their runs in the first three innings, including an eight-run third to help them beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 11-6 here Sunday afternoon and winning the final game of the weekend series. Second baseman Joe Provenzano moved closer to school history with his 3-for-5 performance at the plate that included a single, double and a home run while knocking in five run...More >>
  • McNeese Earns No. 3 Seed in SLC Tournament

    McNeese Earns No. 3 Seed in SLC Tournament

    Sunday, May 6 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-05-06 20:18:43 GMT
    (Source: Southland Conference)(Source: Southland Conference)
    (Source: Southland Conference)(Source: Southland Conference)
    LAKE CHARLES—The 2018 Southland Conference Tournament field has been set and McNeese softball will enter this week’s tournament, May 8-11 in Lake Charles as the No. 3 seed behind regular season champion and No. 1 seed Nicholls and No. 2 seed Stephen F. Austin. Both Nicholls and Stephen F. Austin have a first round bye and will first take the field on Wednesday. Tickets for the tournament can be purchase online at mcneesesports.com or at the gate on the day of th...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES—The 2018 Southland Conference Tournament field has been set and McNeese softball will enter this week’s tournament, May 8-11 in Lake Charles as the No. 3 seed behind regular season champion and No. 1 seed Nicholls and No. 2 seed Stephen F. Austin. Both Nicholls and Stephen F. Austin have a first round bye and will first take the field on Wednesday. Tickets for the tournament can be purchase online at mcneesesports.com or at the gate on the day of th...More >>
  • Tigers turn tables on Razorbacks with 6-4 win Saturday night

    Tigers turn tables on Razorbacks with 6-4 win Saturday night

    Sunday, May 6 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-06 04:13:20 GMT
    Source: LSUsports.netSource: LSUsports.net

    Freshman right-hander Devin Fontenot fired three shutout innings and senior first baseman Austin Bain delivered the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning to propel the LSU baseball team to a 6-4 win.

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    Freshman right-hander Devin Fontenot fired three shutout innings and senior first baseman Austin Bain delivered the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning to propel the LSU baseball team to a 6-4 win.

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  • Sulphur breezes past St. Amant, heads to semifinals

    Sulphur breezes past St. Amant, heads to semifinals

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Sulphur heads to the semifinals for the first time since 2015. 

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    Sulphur heads to the semifinals for the first time since 2015. 

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  • Sam Houston rallies back against Dutchtown, advances to Sulphur

    Sam Houston rallies back against Dutchtown, advances to Sulphur

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Sam Houston advances to the semifinals for the second straight year. 

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    Sam Houston advances to the semifinals for the second straight year. 

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  • Barbe pulls past Captain Shreve, heads to semifinals in Sulphur

    Barbe pulls past Captain Shreve, heads to semifinals in Sulphur

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Barbe downs Captain Shreve to head to semifinals. 

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    Barbe downs Captain Shreve to head to semifinals. 

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  • Islanders walk-off with 9-8 win over Cowboys

    Islanders walk-off with 9-8 win over Cowboys

    Saturday, May 5 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-05-06 01:55:24 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    CORPUS CHRISTI – Jake Cochran and Carson Maxwell each drove in three runs, all three of Cochran’s coming on a sixth-inning bases loaded clearing double, and Maxwell’s final two RBIs scoring McNeese’s sixth and eighth runs of the game as the Cowboys rallied from a 6-0 deficit to grab an 8-6 late lead, but couldn’t hold on as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi got a one-out walk-off single by second baseman Jackson Owens to give the Islanders a 9-8 win and the we...More >>
    CORPUS CHRISTI – Jake Cochran and Carson Maxwell each drove in three runs, all three of Cochran’s coming on a sixth-inning bases loaded clearing double, and Maxwell’s final two RBIs scoring McNeese’s sixth and eighth runs of the game as the Cowboys rallied from a 6-0 deficit to grab an 8-6 late lead, but couldn’t hold on as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi got a one-out walk-off single by second baseman Jackson Owens to give the Islanders a 9-8 win and the we...More >>
  • McNeese wins on Senior Day, takes series from Southeastern

    McNeese wins on Senior Day, takes series from Southeastern

    Saturday, May 5 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-05-06 00:19:09 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball concluded its regular season finale with an 8-4 rubber game victory over Southeastern Louisiana Saturday on Senior Day as seniors Shanice Hagler, Shelbi Strickland, Hailey Drew, Morgan Catron, Erika Piancastelli, and Carleigh Chaumont were honored following the game. Like in the previous two game, SE La. took the early lead by taking advantage of a Cowgirl miscue in the first inning to take a 1-0 lead. That lead lasted one Cowgirl batter long befo...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball concluded its regular season finale with an 8-4 rubber game victory over Southeastern Louisiana Saturday on Senior Day as seniors Shanice Hagler, Shelbi Strickland, Hailey Drew, Morgan Catron, Erika Piancastelli, and Carleigh Chaumont were honored following the game. Like in the previous two game, SE La. took the early lead by taking advantage of a Cowgirl miscue in the first inning to take a 1-0 lead. That lead lasted one Cowgirl batter long befo...More >>
  • DeRidder rolls Buckeye in game three, advances to Sulphur

    DeRidder rolls Buckeye in game three, advances to Sulphur

    Dragons drop game two vs the Panthers, but a game three win sends DeRidder to the semifinals.

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    Dragons drop game two vs the Panthers, but a game three win sends DeRidder to the semifinals.

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  • Stone loses no-hitter in 7th, Sulphur beats St. Amant 3-1

    Stone loses no-hitter in 7th, Sulphur beats St. Amant 3-1

    Chance Stone loses the no-hitter with one out, but his Tors take game one.

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    Chance Stone loses the no-hitter with one out, but his Tors take game one.

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  • McNeese splits DH against Southeastern

    McNeese splits DH against Southeastern

    Friday, May 4 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-05-05 03:53:36 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball split its Southland Conference doubleheader with Southeastern Louisiana here Friday night, dropping the first game 6-2 and taking the nightcap 11-4 in six innings. Both teams will conclude their regular season with a 12 p.m. rubber game which will determine the final seeding’s for both teams in next week’s Southland Conference Tournament.  Following Saturday’s game, seniors Shanice Hagler, Shelbi Strickland, Hailey Drew, Morg...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball split its Southland Conference doubleheader with Southeastern Louisiana here Friday night, dropping the first game 6-2 and taking the nightcap 11-4 in six innings. Both teams will conclude their regular season with a 12 p.m. rubber game which will determine the final seeding’s for both teams in next week’s Southland Conference Tournament.  Following Saturday’s game, seniors Shanice Hagler, Shelbi Strickland, Hailey Drew, Morg...More >>
  • Sam Houston rides big 6th, downs Dutchtown in game one

    Sam Houston rides big 6th, downs Dutchtown in game one

    Broncos score four runs in the sixth to win, 6-2

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    Broncos score four runs in the sixth to win, 6-2

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  • Duplechain shuts out Captain Shreve as Bucs take game one, 2-0

    Duplechain shuts out Captain Shreve as Bucs take game one, 2-0

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Barbe takes game one against Captain Shreve, 2-0.

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    Barbe takes game one against Captain Shreve, 2-0.

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  • Cowboys fall in game one against Texas A&M - CC, 9-4

    Cowboys fall in game one against Texas A&M - CC, 9-4

    Friday, May 4 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-05-05 03:08:28 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Getting off to slow starts have been a thorn in the McNeese Cowboys’ side lately and that was no different on Friday night when the Cowboys fell behind early and was too much to overcome despite a late charge in a 9-4 loss to Corpus Christi in the first game of a Southland Conference baseball series. The loss dropped the Cowboys to 22-26 overall and 14-11 in league play. It was also the fourth consecutive conference loss while the Islanders improve...More >>
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Getting off to slow starts have been a thorn in the McNeese Cowboys’ side lately and that was no different on Friday night when the Cowboys fell behind early and was too much to overcome despite a late charge in a 9-4 loss to Corpus Christi in the first game of a Southland Conference baseball series. The loss dropped the Cowboys to 22-26 overall and 14-11 in league play. It was also the fourth consecutive conference loss while the Islanders improve...More >>
  • Sports Person of the Week - Antonio Silva Seara

    Sports Person of the Week - Antonio Silva Seara

    Friday, May 4 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-05-04 20:41:22 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Tennis is an international sport. As a foreign exchange student... Antonio Silva Seara didn't come to Sam Houston High for the sport, but it's certainly how he's making his mark.  A native of Spain, he first picked up a racket at 7 years old. Now, a junior in high school and he helped make history for the bronco's tennis team alongside senior Tom Hall. This past weekend, the duo brought home the school's first-ever state championship in doubles. Jason Moody: "I could tell...

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    Tennis is an international sport. As a foreign exchange student... Antonio Silva Seara didn't come to Sam Houston High for the sport, but it's certainly how he's making his mark.  A native of Spain, he first picked up a racket at 7 years old. Now, a junior in high school and he helped make history for the bronco's tennis team alongside senior Tom Hall. This past weekend, the duo brought home the school's first-ever state championship in doubles. Jason Moody: "I could tell...

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  • St. Louis drops game on to Parkview Baptist, 12-5

    St. Louis drops game on to Parkview Baptist, 12-5

    Saints bats score early, but can't keep up in the loss.

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    Saints bats score early, but can't keep up in the loss.

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  • Hayes throws shutout as Welsh beats Winnfield in game one

    Hayes throws shutout as Welsh beats Winnfield in game one

    Hayes allows just one hit in seven innings as Welsh takes game one of the best-of-three series.

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    Hayes allows just one hit in seven innings as Welsh takes game one of the best-of-three series.

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  • Merryville upsets Oak Grove to punch first-ever ticket to Sulphur

    Merryville upsets Oak Grove to punch first-ever ticket to Sulphur

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Panthers used a big game from pitcher Brett Bell to down the third-seeded Tigers, 4-1.

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  • Menard fans 15 as DeRidder takes game one against Buckeye

    Menard fans 15 as DeRidder takes game one against Buckeye

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    DeRidder beat Buckeye in game one of the 4A quarterfinal round. The dragons now lead the best of three series, 1-0. 

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    DeRidder beat Buckeye in game one of the 4A quarterfinal round. The dragons now lead the best of three series, 1-0. 

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  • McNeese's Blake Elliott selected for NCAA Golf Regional at Texas A&M

    McNeese's Blake Elliott selected for NCAA Golf Regional at Texas A&M

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-03 01:51:11 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    McNeese Cowboy golfer Blake Elliott was announced on Wednesday as one of 45 individuals that have qualified to play in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Golf Championships. Elliott will be one of 10 individuals to join 13 teams at the Texas A&M Regional which will be played at the Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas May 14-16. The junior from Liberty Hill, Texas will be making his third straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament and the first playing as an individual. He was in the starting...More >>
    McNeese Cowboy golfer Blake Elliott was announced on Wednesday as one of 45 individuals that have qualified to play in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Golf Championships. Elliott will be one of 10 individuals to join 13 teams at the Texas A&M Regional which will be played at the Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas May 14-16. The junior from Liberty Hill, Texas will be making his third straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament and the first playing as an individual. He was in the starting...More >>
  • Sulphur, Lacassine repeat as girls' state golf champions

    Sulphur, Lacassine repeat as girls' state golf champions

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-02 21:41:49 GMT
    Southwest Louisiana brings home a pair of girls' team titles for the second straight season. (Source: Brooke Tyree, @_brooketyree)Southwest Louisiana brings home a pair of girls' team titles for the second straight season. (Source: Brooke Tyree, @_brooketyree)
    Southwest Louisiana brings home a pair of girls' team titles for the second straight season. (Source: Brooke Tyree, @_brooketyree)Southwest Louisiana brings home a pair of girls' team titles for the second straight season. (Source: Brooke Tyree, @_brooketyree)
    For the second year in a row, Southwest Louisiana swept the LHSAA girls' golf Division I and II state titles. Both Sulphur and Lacassine won the championships on Monday at Les Vieux Chenes Golf Course in Lafayette. In Division I, Texas A&M signee Brooke Tyree led the Golden Tors to both the team title and individual championship. Sulphur had to battle back after a day one deficit to win its fourth consecutive championship. Captain Shreve led the Tors by three strokes he...More >>
    For the second year in a row, Southwest Louisiana swept the LHSAA girls' golf Division I and II state titles. Both Sulphur and Lacassine won the championships on Monday at Les Vieux Chenes Golf Course in Lafayette. In Division I, Texas A&M signee Brooke Tyree led the Golden Tors to both the team title and individual championship. Sulphur had to battle back after a day one deficit to win its fourth consecutive championship. Captain Shreve led the Tors by three strokes he...More >>
  • McNeese rallies for 11-8 win over HBU

    McNeese rallies for 11-8 win over HBU

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-05-02 01:04:18 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    For the second time in exactly two weeks, McNeese baseball rallied from an early game deficit and pounded out an 11-8 win over Houston Baptist in non-conference action on Tuesday. But unlike 14 days ago when the Cowboys scored seven third-inning runs to rally from a 6-1 deficit en route to an identical 11-8 win, on Tuesday, the Cowboys trailed 8-3 after six innings before swinging the sticks for eight of their 14 hits in the final three innings to rally for the victory. The win snap...

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    For the second time in exactly two weeks, McNeese baseball rallied from an early game deficit and pounded out an 11-8 win over Houston Baptist in non-conference action on Tuesday. But unlike 14 days ago when the Cowboys scored seven third-inning runs to rally from a 6-1 deficit en route to an identical 11-8 win, on Tuesday, the Cowboys trailed 8-3 after six innings before swinging the sticks for eight of their 14 hits in the final three innings to rally for the victory. The win snap...

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  • McNeese tennis to open NCAA Tournament play against sixth ranked Texas

    McNeese tennis to open NCAA Tournament play against sixth ranked Texas

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-05-01 23:39:51 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Two days after making school history by becoming the first McNeese women's tennis team to qualify for the NCAA Tournament, the Cowgirls learned of their destination on Tuesday afternoon when the NCAA released the 64-team tournament field that has them playing No. 6 seed Texas Longhorns. The match will take place at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 11 at the Texas Tennis Center in Austin. Texas A&M will take on Rice at 10 a.m. to kick off the round. Th...More >>
    Two days after making school history by becoming the first McNeese women's tennis team to qualify for the NCAA Tournament, the Cowgirls learned of their destination on Tuesday afternoon when the NCAA released the 64-team tournament field that has them playing No. 6 seed Texas Longhorns. The match will take place at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 11 at the Texas Tennis Center in Austin. Texas A&M will take on Rice at 10 a.m. to kick off the round. Th...More >>
  • Trey Quinn talks about being Mr. Irrelevant

    Trey Quinn talks about being Mr. Irrelevant

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Trey Quinn was named Mr. Irrelevant after being picked last in the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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    Trey Quinn was named Mr. Irrelevant after being picked last in the 2018 NFL Draft. 

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  • DeRidder softball wins 4A state championship

    DeRidder softball wins 4A state championship

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
  • Cowgirl tennis wins first-ever SLC championship

    Cowgirl tennis wins first-ever SLC championship

    Sunday, April 29 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-04-30 02:15:47 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)

    BEAUMONT, Texas - The McNeese Cowgirl tennis squad made history on Sunday as they defeated Northwestern State 4-1 to secure their first Southland Conference tournament championship and first ever NCAA tournament berth. The NCAA will announce the brackets and seeding live on May 1 at 4 p.m. during their live selection show which can be found at ncaa.com. The Cowgirls (18-3) dominated the courts early against the Demons (16-9) in doubles action. At the number three line Pho...

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    BEAUMONT, Texas - The McNeese Cowgirl tennis squad made history on Sunday as they defeated Northwestern State 4-1 to secure their first Southland Conference tournament championship and first ever NCAA tournament berth. The NCAA will announce the brackets and seeding live on May 1 at 4 p.m. during their live selection show which can be found at ncaa.com. The Cowgirls (18-3) dominated the courts early against the Demons (16-9) in doubles action. At the number three line Pho...

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  • DeRidder wins first-ever 4A state title

    DeRidder wins first-ever 4A state title

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
  • McNeese falls in game three, Sam Houston sweeps series

    McNeese falls in game three, Sam Houston sweeps series

    Sunday, April 29 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-04-29 23:46:26 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese got its offense going in Sunday’s finale against Sam Houston State. Unfortunately it didn’t get rolling until the seventh inning and the Cowboys trailing 7-1. McNeese smacked seven of its 10 hits in the final three innings and fell short 7-4 to the Bearkats and suffering its first home conference sweep since the 2009 season. The loss dropped the Cowboys to 20-24 overall and 14-10 in league play while the Bearkats improved to 31-13 and 18-3. ...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese got its offense going in Sunday’s finale against Sam Houston State. Unfortunately it didn’t get rolling until the seventh inning and the Cowboys trailing 7-1. McNeese smacked seven of its 10 hits in the final three innings and fell short 7-4 to the Bearkats and suffering its first home conference sweep since the 2009 season. The loss dropped the Cowboys to 20-24 overall and 14-10 in league play while the Bearkats improved to 31-13 and 18-3. ...More >>
  • Cowgirl tennis battles back to advance to finals of SLC tournament

    Cowgirl tennis battles back to advance to finals of SLC tournament

    Saturday, April 28 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-04-29 03:34:33 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    BEAUMONT, Texas – The McNeese tennis team fought back after dropping five of their first six singles sets to Sam Houston State to secure a 4-2 victory on Saturday, advancing the team to their first Southland Conference tournament finals appearance since 2004. The Cowgirls will face Northwestern State Sunday at 2 p.m. for the tournament championship while looking for their first ever NCAA berth. The Cowgirls (17-3) looked dominant in doubles play against Bearkats (14-6). Start...More >>
    BEAUMONT, Texas – The McNeese tennis team fought back after dropping five of their first six singles sets to Sam Houston State to secure a 4-2 victory on Saturday, advancing the team to their first Southland Conference tournament finals appearance since 2004. The Cowgirls will face Northwestern State Sunday at 2 p.m. for the tournament championship while looking for their first ever NCAA berth. The Cowgirls (17-3) looked dominant in doubles play against Bearkats (14-6). Start...More >>
  • McNeese Drops DH and conference series at SFA

    McNeese Drops DH and conference series at SFA

    Saturday, April 28 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-04-29 03:29:48 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    NACOGDOCHES, Texas— McNeese softball stranded 20 base runners and struggled to get the timely hitting it needed while its pitching staff gave up a combined four home runs that accounted for 10 of the 15 Stephen F. Austin runs scored in a Southland Conference doubleheader loss (11-8, 4-3) Saturday.  The conference series loss is only the second series loss for McNeese this season after opening the conference schedule being swept at Central Arkansas. McNeese (34-18, 16-8 SL...More >>
    NACOGDOCHES, Texas— McNeese softball stranded 20 base runners and struggled to get the timely hitting it needed while its pitching staff gave up a combined four home runs that accounted for 10 of the 15 Stephen F. Austin runs scored in a Southland Conference doubleheader loss (11-8, 4-3) Saturday.  The conference series loss is only the second series loss for McNeese this season after opening the conference schedule being swept at Central Arkansas. McNeese (34-18, 16-8 SL...More >>
  • Cowboys start slow, fall 9-4 to Bearkats

    Cowboys start slow, fall 9-4 to Bearkats

    Saturday, April 28 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-04-29 03:25:58 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese struggled early from the plate for the second straight game and it wasn’t until falling behind 6-0 before getting things going, but it was too little, too late as Sam Houston State took a 9-4 victory on Saturday to clinch the Southland Conference baseball series. McNeese (20-23, 14-9 SLC) will attempt to avoid the sweep against the Bearkats (30-13, 17-3) in Sundays finale beginning at 1 p.m. SHSU snapped a scoreless tie in the third inning with a t...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese struggled early from the plate for the second straight game and it wasn’t until falling behind 6-0 before getting things going, but it was too little, too late as Sam Houston State took a 9-4 victory on Saturday to clinch the Southland Conference baseball series. McNeese (20-23, 14-9 SLC) will attempt to avoid the sweep against the Bearkats (30-13, 17-3) in Sundays finale beginning at 1 p.m. SHSU snapped a scoreless tie in the third inning with a t...More >>
  • LSU baseball drops Game 3, series at Ole Miss

    LSU baseball drops Game 3, series at Ole Miss

    Saturday, April 28 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-04-29 02:52:14 GMT
    Austin Bain collected a double and an RBI in Saturday's game (Source: Ryan McCarble)Austin Bain collected a double and an RBI in Saturday's game (Source: Ryan McCarble)
    Austin Bain collected a double and an RBI in Saturday's game (Source: Ryan McCarble)Austin Bain collected a double and an RBI in Saturday's game (Source: Ryan McCarble)

    Ole Miss erased a 7-4 deficit with a five-run seventh inning Saturday, and the Rebels hung on for a 9-8 win over LSU.

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    Ole Miss erased a 7-4 deficit with a five-run seventh inning Saturday, and the Rebels hung on for a 9-8 win over LSU.

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  • LSU has 7 taken in NFL Draft

    LSU has 7 taken in NFL Draft

    Wide receiver Russell Gage was the first of three LSU players selected on the final day of the 2018 NFL Draft.

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    Wide receiver Russell Gage was the first of three LSU players selected on the final day of the 2018 NFL Draft.

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  • Former McNeese WR Kent Shelby heads to L.A. Chargers

    Former McNeese WR Kent Shelby heads to L.A. Chargers

    Saturday, April 28 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-04-29 01:28:31 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Former McNeese wide receiver, Kent Shelby is headed to the LA Chargers as an undrafted free agent. The New Orleans native finished his career at McNeese ranked eighth on the school’s career list with 11 touchdown catches, 17th with 80 career receptions and 18th with 1,285 career receiving yards.  Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    Former McNeese wide receiver, Kent Shelby is headed to the LA Chargers as an undrafted free agent. The New Orleans native finished his career at McNeese ranked eighth on the school’s career list with 11 touchdown catches, 17th with 80 career receptions and 18th with 1,285 career receiving yards.  Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • Forest sneaks past Fairview in semifinals, 6-5

    Forest sneaks past Fairview in semifinals, 6-5

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Fairview falls in semifinals, 6-5. 

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    Fairview falls in semifinals, 6-5. 

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  • Evans falls in Class C semifinals

    Evans falls in Class C semifinals

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
  • LaSalle downs South Cameron in semifinals, 16-1

    LaSalle downs South Cameron in semifinals, 16-1

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    South Cameron fell to LaSalle in the semifinals. 

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    South Cameron fell to LaSalle in the semifinals. 

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  • Doyle beats Rosepine in the semifinals, 11-1

    Doyle beats Rosepine in the semifinals, 11-1

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Rosepine falls in the semifinals, 11-1.

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    Rosepine falls in the semifinals, 11-1.

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  • Sam Houston falls in semifinals, 5-3

    Sam Houston falls in semifinals, 5-3

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Hahnville rallies to down Sam Houston in the semifinals, 5-3. 

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    Hahnville rallies to down Sam Houston in the semifinals, 5-3. 

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  • DeRidder heads to 4A title game

    DeRidder heads to 4A title game

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Lady dragons took North DeSoto to 8 innings and won, 8-4.

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    Lady dragons took North DeSoto to 8 innings and won, 8-4.

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  • Saints grab LSU lineman in 7th round of 2018 NFL Draft

    Saints grab LSU lineman in 7th round of 2018 NFL Draft

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

    The Saints rounded out their 2018 draft class, Saturday, with a local. 

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    The Saints rounded out their 2018 draft class, Saturday, with a local. 

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  • Rosepine upsets Kinder in quarterfinal round, 8-1

    Rosepine upsets Kinder in quarterfinal round, 8-1

    Rosepine advances to face Doyle on Saturday.

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    Rosepine advances to face Doyle on Saturday.

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  • Pourciaux's two-RBI double the difference as Sam Houston shuts out Airline

    Pourciaux's two-RBI double the difference as Sam Houston shuts out Airline

    Lady Broncos advance to face Hahnville on Saturday.

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    Lady Broncos advance to face Hahnville on Saturday.

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  • Fairview rallies past Florien, heads to semifinals

    Fairview rallies past Florien, heads to semifinals

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
  • South Cameron breezes past Delta Charter, headed to semifinals

    South Cameron breezes past Delta Charter, headed to semifinals

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Lady Tarpons head to semifinals after beating Delta Charter, 16-5. 

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    Lady Tarpons head to semifinals after beating Delta Charter, 16-5. 

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  • DeRidder shuts out Belle Chasse, heads to semifinals

    DeRidder shuts out Belle Chasse, heads to semifinals

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    DeRidder heads to semifinals after defeating Belle Chasse.

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    DeRidder heads to semifinals after defeating Belle Chasse.

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  • Westlake falls in quarterfinals, 7-0

    Westlake falls in quarterfinals, 7-0

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Lady Rams fall in quarterfinals, 7-0.

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    Lady Rams fall in quarterfinals, 7-0.

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  • Oberlin comes up short in quarterfinals, 2-1

    Oberlin comes up short in quarterfinals, 2-1

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Oberlin falls in quarterfinals, 2-1.

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    Oberlin falls in quarterfinals, 2-1.

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  • LSU defeats Ole Miss behind solid pitching

    LSU defeats Ole Miss behind solid pitching

    LSU defeated Ole Miss Friday night in Oxford (Source: lsusports.net)LSU defeated Ole Miss Friday night in Oxford (Source: lsusports.net)
    LSU defeated Ole Miss Friday night in Oxford (Source: lsusports.net)LSU defeated Ole Miss Friday night in Oxford (Source: lsusports.net)

    After not being able to get the offense going through the first five innings, LSU put up runs in three of the last four innings, defeating Ole Miss 5-2, Saturday night.

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    After not being able to get the offense going through the first five innings, LSU put up runs in three of the last four innings, defeating Ole Miss 5-2, Saturday night.

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  • Oakland Raiders draft former Tiger, Arden Key, in third round

    Oakland Raiders draft former Tiger, Arden Key, in third round

    Arden Key (Source: WAFB)Arden Key (Source: WAFB)

    In the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders selected Arden Key, a former Tiger, to join their team.

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    In the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders selected Arden Key, a former Tiger, to join their team.

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  • Saints take WR Tre'Quan Smith in the 3rd round of NFL Draft

    Saints take WR Tre'Quan Smith in the 3rd round of NFL Draft

    FOX 8 Photo/FILEFOX 8 Photo/FILE

    In the third round of the NFL draft, the Saints have selected wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith for the 91st overall pick. 

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    In the third round of the NFL draft, the Saints have selected wide receiver Tre'Quan Smith for the 91st overall pick. 

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  • Piancastelli sets home run record in McNeese’s 5-0 win over SFA

    Piancastelli sets home run record in McNeese’s 5-0 win over SFA

    Friday, April 27 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-04-28 02:31:50 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas— Senior Erika Piancastelli broke the Southland’s career home run record, sophomore Alexsandra Flores returned home to throw a gem, and McNeese softball clinched a berth in the Southland Conference Tournament with a 5-0, game one victory at Stephen F. Austin Friday night. The series will conclude Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at noon. Both games will be streamed on Facebook Live and live stats will also be provided. 

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    NACOGDOCHES, Texas— Senior Erika Piancastelli broke the Southland’s career home run record, sophomore Alexsandra Flores returned home to throw a gem, and McNeese softball clinched a berth in the Southland Conference Tournament with a 5-0, game one victory at Stephen F. Austin Friday night. The series will conclude Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at noon. Both games will be streamed on Facebook Live and live stats will also be provided. 

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  • DJ Chark heads to Jaguars to join former teammate, Fournette

    DJ Chark heads to Jaguars to join former teammate, Fournette

    DJ Chark (Source: WAFB)DJ Chark (Source: WAFB)

    Wide receiver DJ Chark now joins the list of other LSU players selected in the 2018 NFL Draft.

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    Wide receiver DJ Chark now joins the list of other LSU players selected in the 2018 NFL Draft.

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  • Former Tiger, Donte Jackson, heads to Panthers in 2018 NFL Draft

    Former Tiger, Donte Jackson, heads to Panthers in 2018 NFL Draft

    Donte Jackson (Source: WAFB)Donte Jackson (Source: WAFB)

    Former Tiger, and now NFL players, Donte Jackson, was drafted Friday night in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

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    Former Tiger, and now NFL players, Donte Jackson, was drafted Friday night in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

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  • Cowboys' rally comes up short in 4-3 loss to Sam Houston State

    Cowboys' rally comes up short in 4-3 loss to Sam Houston State

    Friday, April 27 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-04-28 02:09:22 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese waited a little too late to get the bats going on Friday night in the opening game of a Southland Conference baseball series against first place Sam Houston State as the Bearkats jumped on top 4-0 behind a couple of Clayton Harp home runs before McNeese rallied in the eighth to close the gap, but one run too short in a 4-3 loss. The loss dropped the Cowboys to 20-22 on the season and 14-8 in conference play while the Bearkats improved to 29-13 and 16-3 in...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese waited a little too late to get the bats going on Friday night in the opening game of a Southland Conference baseball series against first place Sam Houston State as the Bearkats jumped on top 4-0 behind a couple of Clayton Harp home runs before McNeese rallied in the eighth to close the gap, but one run too short in a 4-3 loss. The loss dropped the Cowboys to 20-22 on the season and 14-8 in conference play while the Bearkats improved to 29-13 and 16-3 in...More >>
  • Pelicans follow their leader Anthony Davis into Golden State

    Pelicans follow their leader Anthony Davis into Golden State

    Anthony Davis doesn't have to do it all himself, but he does need continue to be a leader on and off the floor.

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    Anthony Davis doesn't have to do it all himself, but he does need continue to be a leader on and off the floor.

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  • LSU's Derrius Guice drafted by Washington Redskins

    LSU's Derrius Guice drafted by Washington Redskins

    Derrius Guice (Source: WAFB)Derrius Guice (Source: WAFB)

    LSU's star running back, Derrius Guice, is now an NFL player.

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    LSU's star running back, Derrius Guice, is now an NFL player.

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  • LSU drops Game 1 of series against Ole Miss

    LSU drops Game 1 of series against Ole Miss

    Friday, April 27 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-04-27 10:03:31 GMT
    LSU lost to Ole Miss Thursday night in Oxford (Source: lsusports.net)LSU lost to Ole Miss Thursday night in Oxford (Source: lsusports.net)

    Ole Miss broke a 3-3 tie with 11 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday night as the Rebels posted a 14-3 win over LSU in Game 1 of an SEC series at Swayze Field.

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    Ole Miss broke a 3-3 tie with 11 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday night as the Rebels posted a 14-3 win over LSU in Game 1 of an SEC series at Swayze Field.

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  • Saints trade up to draft DE Marcus Davenport in first round of the NFL draft

    Saints trade up to draft DE Marcus Davenport in first round of the NFL draft

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    In the first round of the NFL draft, the Saints decided to trade up for the number 14 pick and draft defensive end Marcus Davenport from the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

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    In the first round of the NFL draft, the Saints decided to trade up for the number 14 pick and draft defensive end Marcus Davenport from the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Sarah Gartman

    Sports Person of the Week - Sarah Gartman

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:02:44 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Kinder senior Sarah Gartman has been the face of Yellow Jacket softball for the past three years. With her in the circle, Kinder has reached the state tournament in Sulphur each season. "Sulphur is a great atmosphere and there are a lot of fans and there’s a lot going on," said Gartman. "There is a step where we want to be and being in Sulphur, but that’s not the finish. We want to get to the state championship and win the title." If the Jac...More >>
    Kinder senior Sarah Gartman has been the face of Yellow Jacket softball for the past three years. With her in the circle, Kinder has reached the state tournament in Sulphur each season. "Sulphur is a great atmosphere and there are a lot of fans and there’s a lot going on," said Gartman. "There is a step where we want to be and being in Sulphur, but that’s not the finish. We want to get to the state championship and win the title." If the Jac...More >>
  • Aaron Jeansonne notebook: Ups and Downs

    Aaron Jeansonne notebook: Ups and Downs

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:42:43 GMT
    (Source: MotorClubMedia.com)(Source: MotorClubMedia.com)
    (Source: MotorClubMedia.com)(Source: MotorClubMedia.com)

    Sulphur native Aaron Jeansonne faced a fresh set of challenges during his FRP F2000 Championship Series debut last weekend at Road Atlanta, and while the results were disappointing, he feels there were many positives to be drawn as he looks ahead to the next two races at Watkins Glen in a few weeks' time

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    Sulphur native Aaron Jeansonne faced a fresh set of challenges during his FRP F2000 Championship Series debut last weekend at Road Atlanta, and while the results were disappointing, he feels there were many positives to be drawn as he looks ahead to the next two races at Watkins Glen in a few weeks' time

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  • McNeese baseball feeling confident following win at ULM

    McNeese baseball feeling confident following win at ULM

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    McNeese has won 10 of its last 13 games following a 2-11 start to the season.

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    McNeese has won 10 of its last 13 games following a 2-11 start to the season.

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  • McNeese women's basketball adds former Louisiana College coach Patrece Carter to staff

    McNeese women's basketball adds former Louisiana College coach Patrece Carter to staff

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:36:22 GMT
    (Source: Louisiana College)(Source: Louisiana College)
    (Source: Louisiana College)(Source: Louisiana College)
    McNeese head women’s basketball coach Kacie Cryer recently announced the addition of former Louisiana College head coach Patrece Carter to her staff.  “What an awesome day it is for our Cowgirl Basketball program to finally announce the addition to our staff with Coach Patrece Carter,” Cryer said. “Patrece is a tremendous person, coach, role model and leader and McNeese and our program is very lucky to have her. She brings head coaching experience from bo...More >>
    McNeese head women’s basketball coach Kacie Cryer recently announced the addition of former Louisiana College head coach Patrece Carter to her staff.  “What an awesome day it is for our Cowgirl Basketball program to finally announce the addition to our staff with Coach Patrece Carter,” Cryer said. “Patrece is a tremendous person, coach, role model and leader and McNeese and our program is very lucky to have her. She brings head coaching experience from bo...More >>
  • McNeese rallies in ninth before downing ULM in extras

    McNeese rallies in ninth before downing ULM in extras

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:20:50 GMT
    (Source: KTVE)(Source: KTVE)
    (Source: KTVE)(Source: KTVE)
    McNeese made the most of a couple of ninth-inning miscues by Louisiana-Monroe to tie the game at 3-3, then scored four runs in the top of the 11th to win 7-3 and post the seventh victory in the last eight games. The win improved the Cowboys’ record to 20-21 on the season as they’ll next host Southland Conference front-runner Sam Houston State Friday-Sunday in a series that has first place implications. Trailing 3-1, Shane Selman snapped a 21-game home run drought to lead...More >>
    McNeese made the most of a couple of ninth-inning miscues by Louisiana-Monroe to tie the game at 3-3, then scored four runs in the top of the 11th to win 7-3 and post the seventh victory in the last eight games. The win improved the Cowboys’ record to 20-21 on the season as they’ll next host Southland Conference front-runner Sam Houston State Friday-Sunday in a series that has first place implications. Trailing 3-1, Shane Selman snapped a 21-game home run drought to lead...More >>
  • South Beauregard slams Port Barre, 12-0

    South Beauregard slams Port Barre, 12-0

    Golden Knights advance to face No. 11 North Webster.

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    Golden Knights advance to face No. 11 North Webster.

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  • Iowa buzzes past Mamou, 9-1

    Iowa buzzes past Mamou, 9-1

    Iowa advances to face No. 7 Jena.

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    Iowa advances to face No. 7 Jena.

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  • Courtney dominate as DeRidder shuts out Plaquemine, 4-0

    Courtney dominate as DeRidder shuts out Plaquemine, 4-0

    Dragons advance to face No. 14 Neville.

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    Dragons advance to face No. 14 Neville.

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  • Stutes hits walk-off as Sulphur downs Airline, 6-5

    Stutes hits walk-off as Sulphur downs Airline, 6-5

    Tors advance to face No. 22 Covington.

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    Tors advance to face No. 22 Covington.

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  • LaGrange sends two football players to the next level

    LaGrange sends two football players to the next level

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:58:12 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The Gators football team sends two football players to the next level. Offensive lineman Eric Rene accepted a preferred walk-on spot with the Pokes as he transitions to the defensive side of the ball. He says he can't imagine playing anywhere else. Offensive lineman Reginald Weldon is returning home to Texas to play for Texas Wesleyan. Weldon says that continuing his education is what is most important to him. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Gators football team sends two football players to the next level. Offensive lineman Eric Rene accepted a preferred walk-on spot with the Pokes as he transitions to the defensive side of the ball. He says he can't imagine playing anywhere else. Offensive lineman Reginald Weldon is returning home to Texas to play for Texas Wesleyan. Weldon says that continuing his education is what is most important to him. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
  • McNeese men's basketball coach, Heath Schroyer introduces 2018-19 staff

    McNeese men's basketball coach, Heath Schroyer introduces 2018-19 staff

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:37:53 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES – New McNeese men’s basketball head coach Heath Schroyer introduced his 2018-19 basketball staff to the media, including the final piece to the puzzle with the hiring of Jalen Courtney to complete his coaching staff. Courtney comes to McNeese after spending the last three years on staff at Mississippi State where he served as a graduate assistant and also as the team’s video coordinator. The Jackson, Mississippi native signed to play basketball at LSU ...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – New McNeese men’s basketball head coach Heath Schroyer introduced his 2018-19 basketball staff to the media, including the final piece to the puzzle with the hiring of Jalen Courtney to complete his coaching staff. Courtney comes to McNeese after spending the last three years on staff at Mississippi State where he served as a graduate assistant and also as the team’s video coordinator. The Jackson, Mississippi native signed to play basketball at LSU ...More >>
  • Justin Verlander's funny response to heckler goes viral

    Justin Verlander's funny response to heckler goes viral

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:26:57 GMT

    Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander had enough of one White Sox fan taunting him from behind the dugout. The Astros were in Chicago for a three-game series, when, in the second game of the series, a White Sox fan began taunting him, yelling "you suck!" Verlander responded with signs that read, "No, you suck!"

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    Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander had enough of one White Sox fan taunting him from behind the dugout. The Astros were in Chicago for a three-game series, when, in the second game of the series, a White Sox fan began taunting him, yelling "you suck!" Verlander responded with signs that read, "No, you suck!"

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  • LHSAA releases 2018 baseball playoff brackets

    LHSAA releases 2018 baseball playoff brackets

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:43:45 GMT
    (Source: LHSAA)(Source: LHSAA)

    SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - The LHSAA has released its 2018 baseball playoff brackets. The Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Baseball State Tournament will be held at McMurry Park in Sulphur, May 9-12, 2018. You can find the seedings and first-round matchups below. Class 5A (29) Walker at (4) Barbe (27) Airline at (6) Sulphur (31) Ouachita Parish at (2) Sam Houston Click here for full Class 5A bracket. Class 4A (20) Leesville at (13) Riverdale (30) Plaquemine at (3) ...

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    SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - The LHSAA has released its 2018 baseball playoff brackets. The Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Baseball State Tournament will be held at McMurry Park in Sulphur, May 9-12, 2018. You can find the seedings and first-round matchups below. Class 5A (29) Walker at (4) Barbe (27) Airline at (6) Sulphur (31) Ouachita Parish at (2) Sam Houston Click here for full Class 5A bracket. Class 4A (20) Leesville at (13) Riverdale (30) Plaquemine at (3) ...

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  • McNeese beats NSU 4-3 to win weekend series

    McNeese beats NSU 4-3 to win weekend series

    Sunday, April 22 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-04-22 22:39:03 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES - McNeese won its sixth game in the last seven outings in large part to the relief pitching effort by Zach Rider who threw 4.1 innings and allowed just one run and four hits to pick up his second win of the season as the Cowboys downed Northwestern State 4-3 on Sunday to capture the Southland Conference baseball series. The win improved McNeese's record to 19-21 overall, but more importantly, 14-7 in conference play and back into a tie for second place in the league stan...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES - McNeese won its sixth game in the last seven outings in large part to the relief pitching effort by Zach Rider who threw 4.1 innings and allowed just one run and four hits to pick up his second win of the season as the Cowboys downed Northwestern State 4-3 on Sunday to capture the Southland Conference baseball series. The win improved McNeese's record to 19-21 overall, but more importantly, 14-7 in conference play and back into a tie for second place in the league stan...More >>
  • LSU baseball falls in Game 3 at South Carolina, 8-6

    LSU baseball falls in Game 3 at South Carolina, 8-6

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:54:26 GMT
    Source: Kelly McDuffSource: Kelly McDuff
    Source: Kelly McDuffSource: Kelly McDuff

    South Carolina shortstop LT Tolbert lined a two-run single in the bottom of eighth inning Sunday to complete a comeback from a 6-0 deficit

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    South Carolina shortstop LT Tolbert lined a two-run single in the bottom of eighth inning Sunday to complete a comeback from a 6-0 deficit

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  • SLIDESHOW: Purple edges White in LSU National L Club Spring Game

    SLIDESHOW: Purple edges White in LSU National L Club Spring Game

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-04-22 15:07:00 GMT
    Purple edged out White to win the 2018 Spring Game (Source: WAFB)Purple edged out White to win the 2018 Spring Game (Source: WAFB)

    The Purple team stopped a two-point conversion in the waning seconds Saturday evening in the 2018 National L Club LSU Spring Game.

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    The Purple team stopped a two-point conversion in the waning seconds Saturday evening in the 2018 National L Club LSU Spring Game.

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  • Cowgirls sweep series with Lamar

    Cowgirls sweep series with Lamar

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:02:29 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    BEAUMONT, Texas— McNeese softball came out aggressive at the plate and on the base paths to defeat Lamar 10-6 in the final game of the series to complete the sweep here Saturday to improve to 33-16 overall and 15-6 in the SLC. The loss drops Lamar to 24-24 overall and 9-12 in the SLC. The Cowgirls picked up 14 hits in the game, the second most in a game this season. A total of 10 Cowgirls picked up at least one hit in the game with Justyce McClain leading the way with three. Er...More >>
    BEAUMONT, Texas— McNeese softball came out aggressive at the plate and on the base paths to defeat Lamar 10-6 in the final game of the series to complete the sweep here Saturday to improve to 33-16 overall and 15-6 in the SLC. The loss drops Lamar to 24-24 overall and 9-12 in the SLC. The Cowgirls picked up 14 hits in the game, the second most in a game this season. A total of 10 Cowgirls picked up at least one hit in the game with Justyce McClain leading the way with three. Er...More >>
  • McNeese falls in game two against NSU, 9-4

    McNeese falls in game two against NSU, 9-4

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-04-22 00:56:41 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES – Northwestern State scores six runs in the first two innings off of seven hits, then kept McNeese from clawing back into the game after stranding five Cowboy runners in scoring position as the Demons captured game two of the Southland Conference baseball series by a 9-4 score on Saturday. The two teams will play the rubber match at 1 on Sunday as the Cowboys (18-21, 13-7 SLC) will start Tyler Wesley (3-2, 4.54 ERA) on the mound. NSU (21-18, 9-8) is expected to thr...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – Northwestern State scores six runs in the first two innings off of seven hits, then kept McNeese from clawing back into the game after stranding five Cowboy runners in scoring position as the Demons captured game two of the Southland Conference baseball series by a 9-4 score on Saturday. The two teams will play the rubber match at 1 on Sunday as the Cowboys (18-21, 13-7 SLC) will start Tyler Wesley (3-2, 4.54 ERA) on the mound. NSU (21-18, 9-8) is expected to thr...More >>
  • Pelicans sweep Blazers; franchise wins first playoff series in 10 years

    Pelicans sweep Blazers; franchise wins first playoff series in 10 years

    The Pelicans registered their first playoff series victory since 2008. Source: Nola.comThe Pelicans registered their first playoff series victory since 2008. Source: Nola.com

    For the first time since 2008, the Pelicans registered a playoff series victory, sweeping Portland in the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans 131-123 triumph, delivered New Orleans a 4-0 series win. The 131 points scored by the Pels is a playoff franchise record. Ten years ago, the then Hornets defeated the Mavericks in five games. The 2008 squad lost in the Western Conference semi-finals to the San Antonio Spurs Anthony Davis racked up a game-high 47 points in the contest, a Pelican...

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    For the first time since 2008, the Pelicans registered a playoff series victory, sweeping Portland in the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans 131-123 triumph, delivered New Orleans a 4-0 series win. The 131 points scored by the Pels is a playoff franchise record. Ten years ago, the then Hornets defeated the Mavericks in five games. The 2008 squad lost in the Western Conference semi-finals to the San Antonio Spurs Anthony Davis racked up a game-high 47 points in the contest, a Pelican...

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  • LSU Baseball falls in game two, 11-4

    LSU Baseball falls in game two, 11-4

    Saturday, April 21 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-04-21 23:38:51 GMT
    Nick Coomes hits a three-run home run in Saturday's 11-4 loss (Source: Gus Stark)Nick Coomes hits a three-run home run in Saturday's 11-4 loss (Source: Gus Stark)

    The LSU baseball team fell to the South Carolina Gamecocks by a score of 11-4

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    The LSU baseball team fell to the South Carolina Gamecocks by a score of 11-4

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  • Provenzano hits walk-off in the 13th as McNeese tops NSU

    Provenzano hits walk-off in the 13th as McNeese tops NSU

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:11:09 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES – Joe Provenzano was one of several heroes in McNeese’s Friday night Southland Conference game against Northwestern State as his walk-off double with no outs in the bottom of the 13th inning scored Shane Selman to give the Cowboys a 2-1 win in the series opener. Provenzano’s game-winning hit capped off a night where the two Anderson brothers – Grant and Aidan – combined to throw the full 13 innings, striking out a school-record 18 batters wh...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – Joe Provenzano was one of several heroes in McNeese’s Friday night Southland Conference game against Northwestern State as his walk-off double with no outs in the bottom of the 13th inning scored Shane Selman to give the Cowboys a 2-1 win in the series opener. Provenzano’s game-winning hit capped off a night where the two Anderson brothers – Grant and Aidan – combined to throw the full 13 innings, striking out a school-record 18 batters wh...More >>
  • McNeese sweeps doubleheader at Lamar

    McNeese sweeps doubleheader at Lamar

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:47:37 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)

    BEAUMONT, Texas—McNeese softball picked up a Southland Conference doubleheader here Friday (6-4, 5-2) over Lamar to secure the series. The final game of the series is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday. With the win, McNeese improves to 32-16 overall and 14-6 in the SLC. Lamar falls to 24-23 overall and 9-11 in the SLC. McNeese combined to pick up 20 hits on the day including seven doubles and two home runs. The Cowgirls opened the series with 12 hits in game one then picked up eig...

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    BEAUMONT, Texas—McNeese softball picked up a Southland Conference doubleheader here Friday (6-4, 5-2) over Lamar to secure the series. The final game of the series is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday. With the win, McNeese improves to 32-16 overall and 14-6 in the SLC. Lamar falls to 24-23 overall and 9-11 in the SLC. McNeese combined to pick up 20 hits on the day including seven doubles and two home runs. The Cowgirls opened the series with 12 hits in game one then picked up eig...

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  • Pelicans primed to close out the Blazers Saturday

    Pelicans primed to close out the Blazers Saturday

    Anthony Davis racked up 28 points, 11 rebounds, and 2 blocks. Source: Nola.comAnthony Davis racked up 28 points, 11 rebounds, and 2 blocks. Source: Nola.com
    Anthony Davis racked up 28 points, 11 rebounds, and 2 blocks. Source: Nola.comAnthony Davis racked up 28 points, 11 rebounds, and 2 blocks. Source: Nola.com
    No play sums up the Pelicans absolute destruction of the Trail Blazers more then when Anthony Davis slammed the door, literally and figuratively, on the Blazers hopes. Now the Pels leading 3 games to none on the Blazers. "We knew they were going to come in and play desperate. We just tried to match that desperation, honestly, and play more desperate. They came out early and made some shots, but we were able to counter them and start playing a little bit of defense and were ...More >>
    No play sums up the Pelicans absolute destruction of the Trail Blazers more then when Anthony Davis slammed the door, literally and figuratively, on the Blazers hopes. Now the Pels leading 3 games to none on the Blazers. "We knew they were going to come in and play desperate. We just tried to match that desperation, honestly, and play more desperate. They came out early and made some shots, but we were able to counter them and start playing a little bit of defense and were ...More >>
  • LSU shuts out Texas A&M in Game 1

    LSU shuts out Texas A&M in Game 1

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:29:54 GMT
    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    The No. 15 ranked LSU softball team shut out the No. 9 ranked Texas A&M Aggies, 2-0 Friday night in Tiger Park. With the win, LSU improves to 34-10 on the year and 8-7 in conference play, while Texas A&M falls to 36-11 and 9-7 in the SEC.

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    The No. 15 ranked LSU softball team shut out the No. 9 ranked Texas A&M Aggies, 2-0 Friday night in Tiger Park. With the win, LSU improves to 34-10 on the year and 8-7 in conference play, while Texas A&M falls to 36-11 and 9-7 in the SEC.

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  • South Carolina shocks LSU in 11-0 shutout loss for Tigers

    South Carolina shocks LSU in 11-0 shutout loss for Tigers

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:21 PM EDT2018-04-21 02:21:49 GMT
    Paul Mainieri (Source: WAFB)Paul Mainieri (Source: WAFB)
    Paul Mainieri (Source: WAFB)Paul Mainieri (Source: WAFB)

    LSU suffered a second straight damaging road loss Friday night as Zack Hess and the Tigers fell 11-0 in Game 1 to the Gamecocks.

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    LSU suffered a second straight damaging road loss Friday night as Zack Hess and the Tigers fell 11-0 in Game 1 to the Gamecocks.

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Sarah Jurakova

    Sports Person of the Week - Sarah Jurakova

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:08:09 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    "Sarah is someone who really brings the team up,” Helena Besovic said. “She works very hard, very dedicated."   Sarah Jurakova is having a remarkable season. The senior finished 11-0 in conference play and helped lead her team to a Southland conference championship after a sweep over Nicholls, for the first time in program history.   "It was really amazing because it was my last match ever at home, it was my senior day,” Sarah Jurakova said. ...More >>
    "Sarah is someone who really brings the team up,” Helena Besovic said. “She works very hard, very dedicated."   Sarah Jurakova is having a remarkable season. The senior finished 11-0 in conference play and helped lead her team to a Southland conference championship after a sweep over Nicholls, for the first time in program history.   "It was really amazing because it was my last match ever at home, it was my senior day,” Sarah Jurakova said. ...More >>
  • Washington-Marion's Jaylin Walker signs scholarship to play for LSUE

    Washington-Marion's Jaylin Walker signs scholarship to play for LSUE

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:04:08 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LSU Eunice men's basketball announced the addition of Jaylin Walker for its first team that is set to play in 2018-19. Walker is the fifth official student-athlete to join first-year head coach Byron Starks. Walker is a 5-foot-11 guard from Washington-Marion.  He helped lead the Charging Indians to state title in 2017. "Tough, hard-nosed and no quit-winner, are all words that describe Jaylin," said LSUE head coach Byron Starks. "Jaylin comes to us from ...More >>
    LSU Eunice men's basketball announced the addition of Jaylin Walker for its first team that is set to play in 2018-19. Walker is the fifth official student-athlete to join first-year head coach Byron Starks. Walker is a 5-foot-11 guard from Washington-Marion.  He helped lead the Charging Indians to state title in 2017. "Tough, hard-nosed and no quit-winner, are all words that describe Jaylin," said LSUE head coach Byron Starks. "Jaylin comes to us from ...More >>
  • Saints to play Falcons and Cowboys on back-to-back Thursdays in November

    Saints to play Falcons and Cowboys on back-to-back Thursdays in November

    The Saints will play the Falcons on Thanksgiving night. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints will play the Falcons on Thanksgiving night. Source: Mark LaGrange

    The Saints will play five primetime games in 2018. Last season, the Saints only played two games in primetime.

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    The Saints will play five primetime games in 2018. Last season, the Saints only played two games in primetime.

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  • Kinder clinches a share of the district after win over Lake Arthur

    Kinder clinches a share of the district after win over Lake Arthur

    Kinder clinches a share of the district after win over Lake Arthur.

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  • Cowgirls fall to No. 22 UL Lafayette, 5-3

    Cowgirls fall to No. 22 UL Lafayette, 5-3

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:47:52 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball missed a few opportunities to score more runs in a game that saw several outstanding defensive plays from both teams in a 5-3 loss to 22nd ranked UL Lafayette here Wednesday night. “We knew we were going to face a good UL Lafayette team and they lived up to it,” said McNeese head coach James Landreneau. “When we were able to put people on, they made some key defensive plays and Summer (Ellyson) did a good job of keeping us off bal...

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    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese softball missed a few opportunities to score more runs in a game that saw several outstanding defensive plays from both teams in a 5-3 loss to 22nd ranked UL Lafayette here Wednesday night. “We knew we were going to face a good UL Lafayette team and they lived up to it,” said McNeese head coach James Landreneau. “When we were able to put people on, they made some key defensive plays and Summer (Ellyson) did a good job of keeping us off bal...

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  • LSU takes early lead, loses it, rallies, then falls 10-9 to Tulane on the road

    LSU takes early lead, loses it, rallies, then falls 10-9 to Tulane on the road

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:29:24 GMT
    LSU vs Tulane on April 18, 2018 (Source: WAFB)LSU vs Tulane on April 18, 2018 (Source: WAFB)

    Tulane pinch hitter Luke Glancy drew a bases-loaded walk from Matthew Beck for the winning run in the bottom of the ninth, and LSU's road record dipped to 2-7 as the Tigers blew a 9-7 in the final frame and fell to the Green Wave 10-9 Wednesday night at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans.

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    Tulane pinch hitter Luke Glancy drew a bases-loaded walk from Matthew Beck for the winning run in the bottom of the ninth, and LSU's road record dipped to 2-7 as the Tigers blew a 9-7 in the final frame and fell to the Green Wave 10-9 Wednesday night at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans.

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  • Barbe pulls past rival Sulphur in playoff opener, 11-6

    Barbe pulls past rival Sulphur in playoff opener, 11-6

    Barbe advances to face top-seeded Ouachita.

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    Barbe advances to face top-seeded Ouachita.

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  • Westlake swings past Patterson in opening round, 8-0

    Westlake swings past Patterson in opening round, 8-0

    The Lady Rams advance to face No. 4 North Vermilion.
     

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    The Lady Rams advance to face No. 4 North Vermilion.
     

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  • Sam Houston softball run-rules Zachary to open playoff run

    Sam Houston softball run-rules Zachary to open playoff run

    Lady Broncos advance to face No. 14 Ponchatoula.
     

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    Lady Broncos advance to face No. 14 Ponchatoula.
     

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  • McNeese overcomes slow start to down Houston Baptist, 11-8

    McNeese overcomes slow start to down Houston Baptist, 11-8

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:16:24 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    McNeese slapped a season-high 16 hits and matched an inning-high with seven runs in the third inning as the Cowboys rallied from an early five-run deficit to beat Southland Conference foe Houston Baptist, 11-7, in a non-conference tilt on Tuesday night. The win was the fourth straight for the Cowboys (17-20) and seventh victory in the last 10 outings. HBU fell to 16-21 on the season. Peyton McLemore (1-1) picked up the win in relief effort after he threw three scoreless and hitless ...More >>
    McNeese slapped a season-high 16 hits and matched an inning-high with seven runs in the third inning as the Cowboys rallied from an early five-run deficit to beat Southland Conference foe Houston Baptist, 11-7, in a non-conference tilt on Tuesday night. The win was the fourth straight for the Cowboys (17-20) and seventh victory in the last 10 outings. HBU fell to 16-21 on the season. Peyton McLemore (1-1) picked up the win in relief effort after he threw three scoreless and hitless ...More >>
  • Barbe wins share of district title with 4-3 victory over Acadiana

    Barbe wins share of district title with 4-3 victory over Acadiana

    Bucs are co-champions of district 3-5A, splitting the title with Sam Houston and Sulphur.

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    Bucs are co-champions of district 3-5A, splitting the title with Sam Houston and Sulphur.

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  • Sam Houston shares district title with Sulphur after 5-1 win over the Tors

    Sam Houston shares district title with Sulphur after 5-1 win over the Tors

    The Broncos and Golden Tors are co-champions of district 3-5A. The winner of Acadiana-Barbe will also be a co-district champion.

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    The Broncos and Golden Tors are co-champions of district 3-5A. The winner of Acadiana-Barbe will also be a co-district champion.

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  • McNeese's Dustin Duhon named Southland and LSWA hitter of the week

    McNeese's Dustin Duhon named Southland and LSWA hitter of the week

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:08:45 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    McNeese catcher Dustin Duhon had a career week at the plate, and because of that, the junior from Moss Bluff has been named this week’s Southland Conference and Louisiana Sports Writers Baseball Hitter of the Week. Duhon slugged .688 for the week, going 11-for-16 in four games at the plate. He set a career-high with five singles at Louisiana-Lafayette last Tuesday to start the week, then over the weekend, helped the Cowboys sweep UNO in a Southland Conference baseball series a...More >>
    McNeese catcher Dustin Duhon had a career week at the plate, and because of that, the junior from Moss Bluff has been named this week’s Southland Conference and Louisiana Sports Writers Baseball Hitter of the Week. Duhon slugged .688 for the week, going 11-for-16 in four games at the plate. He set a career-high with five singles at Louisiana-Lafayette last Tuesday to start the week, then over the weekend, helped the Cowboys sweep UNO in a Southland Conference baseball series a...More >>
  • Gartman throws three-inning perfect game in Kinder's 17-0 win over Lakeview

    Gartman throws three-inning perfect game in Kinder's 17-0 win over Lakeview

    Sarah Gartman would throw 34 pitches to pick up all 9 strikeouts.

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    Sarah Gartman would throw 34 pitches to pick up all 9 strikeouts.

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  • Gaskin's homers lead the way for St. Louis' undefeated district season

    Gaskin's homers lead the way for St. Louis' undefeated district season

    Saints would down Westlake, 22-10 to cap off the district title.

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    Saints would down Westlake, 22-10 to cap off the district title.

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  • Sam Houston holds off Barbe, 9-3

    Sam Houston holds off Barbe, 9-3

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
  • St. Louis shuts out Westlake, 5-0

    St. Louis shuts out Westlake, 5-0

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

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