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  • Some graves still disturbed from September flooding at Niblett's Bluff Cemetery

    Some graves still disturbed from September flooding at Niblett's Bluff Cemetery

    Friday, November 17 2017 8:16 PM EST2017-11-18 01:16:20 GMT

    For the second time in less than two years some families must rebury their loved ones laid to rest in Niblett's Bluff Cemetery. The graves were disturbed in September flooding. But this time, there's no federal funding for reburial - at least so far.

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    For the second time in less than two years some families must rebury their loved ones laid to rest in Niblett's Bluff Cemetery. The graves were disturbed in September flooding. But this time, there's no federal funding for reburial - at least so far.

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  • LHSAA Division III swimming championship results

    LHSAA Division III swimming championship results

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:05 AM EST2017-11-17 06:05:39 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    SULPHUR, LA - The St. Louis Boys placed third in the Division III swimming championship Thursday at the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Championship Swim Meet at the SPAR Aquatic Center in Sulphur. Below are the Saints' results and standings. FULL RESULTS CAN BE FOUND HERE. Boys 200 Yard Freestyle 1. Wyninger, Caleb SR Saint Louis High School - 1:46.36 Boys 100 Yard Freestyle 1. Wyninger, Caleb SR Saint Louis High School 49.57 49.16 Boys 100 Yard Butterfly 1. Etherton, Isa...

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    SULPHUR, LA - The St. Louis Boys placed third in the Division III swimming championship Thursday at the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Championship Swim Meet at the SPAR Aquatic Center in Sulphur. Below are the Saints' results and standings. FULL RESULTS CAN BE FOUND HERE. Boys 200 Yard Freestyle 1. Wyninger, Caleb SR Saint Louis High School - 1:46.36 Boys 100 Yard Freestyle 1. Wyninger, Caleb SR Saint Louis High School 49.57 49.16 Boys 100 Yard Butterfly 1. Etherton, Isa...

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  • First-round upset breathes life back into Westlake football

    First-round upset breathes life back into Westlake football

    The 30-seeded Rams upset No. 3 Jena in the class 3A playoffs

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    The 30-seeded Rams upset No. 3 Jena in the class 3A playoffs

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Brevan Ned

    Sports Person of the Week - Brevan Ned

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:44 PM EST2017-11-16 23:44:49 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    In the opening round of the LHSAA playoffs, the Westlake Rams secured the first signature win of the Phil Fontenot era. No. 30 Westlake handed the upset to No. 3 Jena. "To be honest, I feel like no high school team wants it more than us," said senior fullback Brevan Ned. "People look at us as if we were not even supposed to be in the playoffs and for us to win a first round game, it just made us more hungry." Ned has been a catalyst all season long for ...More >>
    In the opening round of the LHSAA playoffs, the Westlake Rams secured the first signature win of the Phil Fontenot era. No. 30 Westlake handed the upset to No. 3 Jena. "To be honest, I feel like no high school team wants it more than us," said senior fullback Brevan Ned. "People look at us as if we were not even supposed to be in the playoffs and for us to win a first round game, it just made us more hungry." Ned has been a catalyst all season long for ...More >>
  • Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Playoffs: 2nd Round

    Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Playoffs: 2nd Round

    Thursday, November 16 2017 1:00 AM EST2017-11-16 06:00:44 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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  • Westlake's rebuild picked up first signature win vs Jena

    Westlake's rebuild picked up first signature win vs Jena

    The 30-seeded Rams upset the No. 3 Jena Giants

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    The 30-seeded Rams upset the No. 3 Jena Giants

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  • Atkins and No. 2 Texas pound McNeese State 100-34

    Atkins and No. 2 Texas pound McNeese State 100-34

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 2:11 PM EST2017-11-15 19:11:07 GMT
    Ariel Atkins scored 23 points and No. 2 Texas made eight 3-pointers in the first half as the Longhorns rolled to a 100-34 win over McNeese State on Wednesday.More >>
    Ariel Atkins scored 23 points and No. 2 Texas made eight 3-pointers in the first half as the Longhorns rolled to a 100-34 win over McNeese State on Wednesday.More >>
  • McNeese prepares for Lamar

    McNeese prepares for Lamar

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:12 PM EST2017-11-15 02:12:31 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The Pokes had their last home game of the season this past weekend and grabbed their eighth win against Northwestern State. Offensively, the team came alive, scoring five touchdowns for the first time since their shut-out game against SFA in week 5. "Our Seniors, especially offensively played well on senior night,” Lance Guidry said. “James had a good night. The receivers and tight end caught the ball. We were able to run the ball as well. I thought in the first half...More >>
    The Pokes had their last home game of the season this past weekend and grabbed their eighth win against Northwestern State. Offensively, the team came alive, scoring five touchdowns for the first time since their shut-out game against SFA in week 5. "Our Seniors, especially offensively played well on senior night,” Lance Guidry said. “James had a good night. The receivers and tight end caught the ball. We were able to run the ball as well. I thought in the first half...More >>
  • Barbe baseball sends a pair of infielders to the next level

    Barbe baseball sends a pair of infielders to the next level

    The Bucs add Antonio Gauthier (UNO) and Bryan Lawrence (Southeastern) to their list of Division I signees.

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    The Bucs add Antonio Gauthier (UNO) and Bryan Lawrence (Southeastern) to their list of Division I signees.

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  • Kalob Ledoux leads McNeese to 101-54 win over Ecclesia College

    Kalob Ledoux leads McNeese to 101-54 win over Ecclesia College

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:52 PM EST2017-11-14 04:52:45 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The McNeese Men's Basketball team opened their home slate with style Monday night when they defeated the Ecclesia College Royals 101-54 at Burton Coliseum. Sophomore Kalob Ledoux lead the Cowboys with 20 points, while Jarren Greenwood would pull down seven rebounds.   "We're closer as a team and bonding more, and I think its showing on the court. It was nice to get a win tonight after such a heart-breaking loss to a good Houston team, I know we're all really happy to get the...More >>
    The McNeese Men's Basketball team opened their home slate with style Monday night when they defeated the Ecclesia College Royals 101-54 at Burton Coliseum. Sophomore Kalob Ledoux lead the Cowboys with 20 points, while Jarren Greenwood would pull down seven rebounds.   "We're closer as a team and bonding more, and I think its showing on the court. It was nice to get a win tonight after such a heart-breaking loss to a good Houston team, I know we're all really happy to get the...More >>
  • Jennings alum Travis Etienne named ACC rookie of the week

    Jennings alum Travis Etienne named ACC rookie of the week

    Monday, November 13 2017 3:25 PM EST2017-11-13 20:25:25 GMT
    (Source: Clemson Athletics)(Source: Clemson Athletics)

    Etienne was recognized as the ACC Rookie of the Week for the second time after he rushed 14 times for 97 yards and two scores in Clemson’s 31-14 win over Florida State. He added a 16-yard reception and 45 yards in kickoff returns for a team best 159 all-purpose...

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    Etienne was recognized as the ACC Rookie of the Week for the second time after he rushed 14 times for 97 yards and two scores in Clemson’s 31-14 win over Florida State. He added a 16-yard reception and 45 yards in kickoff returns for a team best 159 all-purpose...

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  • Former Barbe Buc Trey Quinn named Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist

    Former Barbe Buc Trey Quinn named Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist

    Monday, November 13 2017 3:15 PM EST2017-11-13 20:15:39 GMT
    (Source: SMU Athletics)(Source: SMU Athletics)

    SMU Junior wide receiver Trey Quinn has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award, The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., announced Monday. The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football, regardless of position. Quinn leads the nation with 9.6 receptions per game and is in the top ten for receiving yards (7th, 1,008) and receiving yards per game (8th, 100.8). He also leads Mustang ...

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    SMU Junior wide receiver Trey Quinn has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award, The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., announced Monday. The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football, regardless of position. Quinn leads the nation with 9.6 receptions per game and is in the top ten for receiving yards (7th, 1,008) and receiving yards per game (8th, 100.8). He also leads Mustang ...

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  • LSU, Texas A&M will kickoff under the lights in Tiger Stadium

    LSU, Texas A&M will kickoff under the lights in Tiger Stadium

    LSU's regular season finale against Texas A&M will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25 in Tiger Stadium. The game will air on the SEC Network. 

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    LSU's regular season finale against Texas A&M will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25 in Tiger Stadium. The game will air on the SEC Network. 

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  • Saints extend win streak to seven, run over the Bills 47-10

    Saints extend win streak to seven, run over the Bills 47-10

    Mark Ingram racked up three TD's against the Bills. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Mark Ingram racked up three TD's against the Bills. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints ran wild on the Bills this afternoon, extending their win streak to seven games, beating Buffalo 47-10. The Black and Gold piled up a team record six rushing touchdowns in the contest. Mark Ingram scored three touchdowns in the contest, totaling 131 yards on the ground. Alvin Kamara, Drew Brees, and Trey Edmunds contributed the other rushing touchdowns in Buffalo. Kamara racked up 131 yards rushing. Ingram scored on runs of 3, 1, and 3 yards. Kamara found paydirt from fiv...

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    The Saints ran wild on the Bills this afternoon, extending their win streak to seven games, beating Buffalo 47-10. The Black and Gold piled up a team record six rushing touchdowns in the contest. Mark Ingram scored three touchdowns in the contest, totaling 131 yards on the ground. Alvin Kamara, Drew Brees, and Trey Edmunds contributed the other rushing touchdowns in Buffalo. Kamara racked up 131 yards rushing. Ingram scored on runs of 3, 1, and 3 yards. Kamara found paydirt from fiv...

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  • Cowboys Hosting Ecclesia College Royals for 2017-18 Home Opener

    Cowboys Hosting Ecclesia College Royals for 2017-18 Home Opener

    Sunday, November 12 2017 7:27 PM EST2017-11-13 00:27:17 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LAKE CHARLES - The McNeese Cowboys basketball team will open its last season at Burton Coliseum on Monday when they play host to Ecclesia College, tip-off slated for 7:00 p.m.   McNeese (0-1) is looking to start its home slate with a win after going 3-2 on home openers over the passed five years.   McNeese's match against Ecclesia College will be one of 13 home games the Cowboys will host this year, four of which are non-conference opponents like Ecclesia College.   The...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES - The McNeese Cowboys basketball team will open its last season at Burton Coliseum on Monday when they play host to Ecclesia College, tip-off slated for 7:00 p.m.   McNeese (0-1) is looking to start its home slate with a win after going 3-2 on home openers over the passed five years.   McNeese's match against Ecclesia College will be one of 13 home games the Cowboys will host this year, four of which are non-conference opponents like Ecclesia College.   The...More >>
  • Rogers Leads McNeese in 76-61 Win Over Southern-New Orleans

    Rogers Leads McNeese in 76-61 Win Over Southern-New Orleans

    Sunday, November 12 2017 6:37 PM EST2017-11-12 23:37:47 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    LAKE CHARLES-  Senior Mercedes Rogers led McNeese with a double-double (13 pts., 13 reb.) and was one of four Cowgirls to score in double figures Sunday in a season opening 76-61 win over Southern-New Orleans. “I thought our defensive effort was good,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “I’m really pleased with our effort, obviously we have things we need to improve on but it’s a good win to start the season. We had a lot of players that stepped up and pl...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES-  Senior Mercedes Rogers led McNeese with a double-double (13 pts., 13 reb.) and was one of four Cowgirls to score in double figures Sunday in a season opening 76-61 win over Southern-New Orleans. “I thought our defensive effort was good,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “I’m really pleased with our effort, obviously we have things we need to improve on but it’s a good win to start the season. We had a lot of players that stepped up and pl...More >>
  • Tabary leads McNeese to 8th win, beating NW State 44-24

    Tabary leads McNeese to 8th win, beating NW State 44-24

    Saturday, November 11 2017 10:45 PM EST2017-11-12 03:45:39 GMT
    James Tabary threw for 285 yards and three touchdowns to lead McNeese to a 44-24 win over Northwestern State in Southland Conference action on Saturday night.More >>
    James Tabary threw for 285 yards and three touchdowns to lead McNeese to a 44-24 win over Northwestern State in Southland Conference action on Saturday night.More >>
  • Brooks leads Houston to 81-53 win over McNeese

    Brooks leads Houston to 81-53 win over McNeese

    Friday, November 10 2017 10:44 PM EST2017-11-11 03:44:10 GMT
    Armoni Brooks missed just three shots from the floor and totaled 22 points to lead Houston to an 81-53 victory over McNeese to open the season Friday night.More >>
    Armoni Brooks missed just three shots from the floor and totaled 22 points to lead Houston to an 81-53 victory over McNeese to open the season Friday night.More >>
  • Will Wade and the Tigers get the 2017 season off to a winning start

    Will Wade and the Tigers get the 2017 season off to a winning start

    The Will Wade era at LSU begins Friday night in the PMAC against the Alcorn State Braves. 

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    The Will Wade era at LSU begins Friday night in the PMAC against the Alcorn State Braves. 

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  • McNeese set to open season at Houston on Friday

    McNeese set to open season at Houston on Friday

    Friday, November 10 2017 2:04 AM EST2017-11-10 07:04:33 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    McNeese basketball opens the book to a new season on Friday night when the Cowboys visit the Houston Cougars at 7 p.m. at the Texas Southern H&PE Arena on the Texas Southern campus. The game will air live on the McNeese Learfield Radio Network (1470 and 1290 AM, McNeeseSports.com) and will also broadcast live on ESPN3. McNeese is coming off a 7-22 campaign last season but has gone through a re-energizing offseason that has seen the team build size and strength as well as speed. ...More >>
    McNeese basketball opens the book to a new season on Friday night when the Cowboys visit the Houston Cougars at 7 p.m. at the Texas Southern H&PE Arena on the Texas Southern campus. The game will air live on the McNeese Learfield Radio Network (1470 and 1290 AM, McNeeseSports.com) and will also broadcast live on ESPN3. McNeese is coming off a 7-22 campaign last season but has gone through a re-energizing offseason that has seen the team build size and strength as well as speed. ...More >>
  • Local 2018 athletes sign on National Signing Day's early period

    Local 2018 athletes sign on National Signing Day's early period

  • Raptors snap Pelicans win streak 122-118

    Raptors snap Pelicans win streak 122-118

    (Source: nba.com/pelicans)(Source: nba.com/pelicans)

    Jrue Holiday had a big night north of the border. But, it wasn't big enough as the Pelicans lost 122-118 to the Toronto Raptors.

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    Jrue Holiday had a big night north of the border. But, it wasn't big enough as the Pelicans lost 122-118 to the Toronto Raptors.

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  • Local 2018 athletes sign on National Signing Day's early period

    Local 2018 athletes sign on National Signing Day's early period

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-11-10 03:46:35 GMT
    DeRidder's Lauren Parson signs with LSU Eunice (Source: KPLC)DeRidder's Lauren Parson signs with LSU Eunice (Source: KPLC)

    Wednesday was the start of the Early Signing Period for the 2018 class for many NCAA sports like basketball, baseball and softball.  Here are a list of reported Fall Signing Day commitments.

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    Wednesday was the start of the Early Signing Period for the 2018 class for many NCAA sports like basketball, baseball and softball.  Here are a list of reported Fall Signing Day commitments.

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Taije Ceasar

    Sports Person of the Week - Taije Ceasar

    Thursday, November 9 2017 9:27 PM EST2017-11-10 02:27:52 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    DeQuincy's Taije Ceasar is an eighth grader that has proven to be a dominant force on the football field.  "The first time we handed him the football, I saw him make a juke move and make three eight graders miss and all land on their face," said DeQuincy Middle School coach Nathan Clophus. "That's when I realized, this kid is special." Ceasar's ability caught the eye of Under Armour and now the wide receiver will play in the first an...More >>
    DeQuincy's Taije Ceasar is an eighth grader that has proven to be a dominant force on the football field.  "The first time we handed him the football, I saw him make a juke move and make three eight graders miss and all land on their face," said DeQuincy Middle School coach Nathan Clophus. "That's when I realized, this kid is special." Ceasar's ability caught the eye of Under Armour and now the wide receiver will play in the first an...More >>
  • Saints cornerback Breaux expected to miss rest of season

    Saints cornerback Breaux expected to miss rest of season

    Thursday, November 9 2017 4:46 PM EST2017-11-09 21:46:33 GMT
    Saints coach Sean Payton says injured cornerback Delvin Breaux is not expected to play this season because of a setback which occurred after he'd been designated to return from the club's injured reserve list.More >>
    Saints coach Sean Payton says injured cornerback Delvin Breaux is not expected to play this season because of a setback which occurred after he'd been designated to return from the club's injured reserve list.More >>
  • Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Playoffs: 1st Round

    Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Playoffs: 1st Round

    Thursday, November 9 2017 1:21 AM EST2017-11-09 06:21:48 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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  • McNeese softball signs 10 to NLI

    McNeese softball signs 10 to NLI

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:49 PM EST2017-11-09 02:49:57 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    McNeese head softball coach James Landreneau landed another stellar signing class with one that is versatile and will add depth to several positions as he announced the signing of 10 student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent Wednesday on the first day of the early signing period.   "We are extremely excited and fortunate to be able to sign a versatile group of young athletes with great power and speed." Landreneau said. "This class is one we foresee...More >>
    McNeese head softball coach James Landreneau landed another stellar signing class with one that is versatile and will add depth to several positions as he announced the signing of 10 student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent Wednesday on the first day of the early signing period.   "We are extremely excited and fortunate to be able to sign a versatile group of young athletes with great power and speed." Landreneau said. "This class is one we foresee...More >>
  • McNeese women's basketball inks four to NLI on early signing day

    McNeese women's basketball inks four to NLI on early signing day

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:48 PM EST2017-11-09 02:48:14 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)

    Second year head coach Kacie Cryer announced the signing of four student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent on the first day of the early signing period Wednesday. Joining the Cowgirl squad will be Barbe High’s Divine Tanks, Holden’s Kaylee Hughes, Denham Springs Maia Robinson and Zachary High’s Rayah Haynes. "What a tremendous signing class assistant coach Alaina Verdin has put together for our Cowgirl program,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “...

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    Second year head coach Kacie Cryer announced the signing of four student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent on the first day of the early signing period Wednesday. Joining the Cowgirl squad will be Barbe High’s Divine Tanks, Holden’s Kaylee Hughes, Denham Springs Maia Robinson and Zachary High’s Rayah Haynes. "What a tremendous signing class assistant coach Alaina Verdin has put together for our Cowgirl program,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “...

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  • McNeese alum Kevin Hardy named to Rockets NBA G-League team

    McNeese alum Kevin Hardy named to Rockets NBA G-League team

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:59 PM EST2017-11-09 01:59:44 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    Former McNeese basketball standout and Lake Charles native Kevin Hardy has earned a spot as a member of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA G-League and an affiliate of the Houston Rockets. A two-time All-Southland Conference guard and a member of the Southland Conference All-Defensive Team, Hardy tried out with the Vipers in late October and was awarded a spot on the opening day roster. The St. Louis product wrapped up a four-year playing career at McNeese in 2015, and has...More >>
    Former McNeese basketball standout and Lake Charles native Kevin Hardy has earned a spot as a member of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA G-League and an affiliate of the Houston Rockets. A two-time All-Southland Conference guard and a member of the Southland Conference All-Defensive Team, Hardy tried out with the Vipers in late October and was awarded a spot on the opening day roster. The St. Louis product wrapped up a four-year playing career at McNeese in 2015, and has...More >>
  • Kent Shelby climbing up the McNeese career receiving ranks

    Kent Shelby climbing up the McNeese career receiving ranks

    Shelby has a chance to finish top three in every major receiving category.

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    Shelby has a chance to finish top three in every major receiving category.

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  • Merryville football progressing under coach Randy Jones

    Merryville football progressing under coach Randy Jones

    Merryville is hoping to post its first non-losing season since 2001

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    Merryville is hoping to post its first non-losing season since 2001

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  • McNeese Picks Up 72-43 Exhibition Win Over Wiley College

    McNeese Picks Up 72-43 Exhibition Win Over Wiley College

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:55 PM EST2017-11-08 03:55:22 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese women’s basketball team picked up a commanding 72-43 exhibition game victory over Wiley College Tuesday night in a game that saw all 11 Cowgirls in uniform score at least two points. The Cowgirls got 38 of their points from its bench. “I was very pleased with our energy and effort from start to finish from everyone tonight,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “Our effort defensively was impressive four an exhibition game. We have things to...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES—McNeese women’s basketball team picked up a commanding 72-43 exhibition game victory over Wiley College Tuesday night in a game that saw all 11 Cowgirls in uniform score at least two points. The Cowgirls got 38 of their points from its bench. “I was very pleased with our energy and effort from start to finish from everyone tonight,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “Our effort defensively was impressive four an exhibition game. We have things to...More >>
  • Westlake Volleyball advances to the LHSAA State Tournament

    Westlake Volleyball advances to the LHSAA State Tournament

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:48 PM EST2017-11-08 03:48:36 GMT

    No. 12 Westlake upset No. 5 Springfield Thursday, Nov. 2 by a score of 3-1. The girls head to Kenner for the Volleyball State Tournament to take on No. 4 Ursuline Academy, Thursday, Nov. 9 at 12:40 P.M. Copyright 2015 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    No. 12 Westlake upset No. 5 Springfield Thursday, Nov. 2 by a score of 3-1. The girls head to Kenner for the Volleyball State Tournament to take on No. 4 Ursuline Academy, Thursday, Nov. 9 at 12:40 P.M. Copyright 2015 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • LHSAA Releases Football Playoff Brackets

    LHSAA Releases Football Playoff Brackets

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:36 PM EST2017-11-08 03:36:44 GMT

    Class 5A (24) Parkway at (9) Barbe (22) Live Oak at (11) Sulphur The Entire 5A Bracket can be viewed here Class 4A (19) DeRidder at (14) Cecilia (27) Franklinton at (6) Leesville The Entire 4A Bracket can be viewed here Class 3A (24) Washington-Marion at (9) Loranger (21) Patterson at (12) Iota (30) Westlake at (3) Jena (23) Bogalusa at (10) Jennings (31) Wossman at (2) Iowa The Entire 3A Bracket can be viewed here Class 2A (32) Springfield at (1) Welsh (25) General T...

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    Class 5A (24) Parkway at (9) Barbe (22) Live Oak at (11) Sulphur The Entire 5A Bracket can be viewed here Class 4A (19) DeRidder at (14) Cecilia (27) Franklinton at (6) Leesville The Entire 4A Bracket can be viewed here Class 3A (24) Washington-Marion at (9) Loranger (21) Patterson at (12) Iota (30) Westlake at (3) Jena (23) Bogalusa at (10) Jennings (31) Wossman at (2) Iowa The Entire 3A Bracket can be viewed here Class 2A (32) Springfield at (1) Welsh (25) General T...

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  • McNeese prepares for Northwestern State

    McNeese prepares for Northwestern State

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 9:54 PM EST2017-11-08 02:54:16 GMT
    McNeese improved to 7-2 on the season this past Saturday against Southeastern. DWA held the number one rushing offense in the Southland to only 77 total rushing yards. “To hold an offense like that that’s been averaging over 300 yards and only giving up 77 yards, is really outstanding for anybody,” Lance Guidry said. “I was surprised a little bit that we were able to hold them that low. I thought we would play them well. We play them probably better than every...More >>
    McNeese improved to 7-2 on the season this past Saturday against Southeastern. DWA held the number one rushing offense in the Southland to only 77 total rushing yards. “To hold an offense like that that’s been averaging over 300 yards and only giving up 77 yards, is really outstanding for anybody,” Lance Guidry said. “I was surprised a little bit that we were able to hold them that low. I thought we would play them well. We play them probably better than every...More >>
  • Football success gives Merryville community renewed excitement

    Football success gives Merryville community renewed excitement

    Merryville has finished the season with a .500 record for the first time since 2009

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    Merryville has finished the season with a .500 record for the first time since 2009

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  • A total team effort leads to a Saints convincing win over the Bucs

    A total team effort leads to a Saints convincing win over the Bucs

    Alvin Kamara scored two touchdowns on the Bucs. Source: John KordunerAlvin Kamara scored two touchdowns on the Bucs. Source: John Korduner

    All three units (offense, defense, special teams) contributed to the Saints domination of the Bucs, 30-10, giving the Black and Gold a six-game winning streak. The Saints (6-2) still sit on top of the NFC South standings after their convincing win today. Justin Hardee blocked a punt, and returned it for a 7-yard score giving the Saints a 9-0 advantage. Wil Lutz's extra point would be blocked after the Saints touchdown. Right before half, Kamara broke a few tackles off a screen pass ...

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    All three units (offense, defense, special teams) contributed to the Saints domination of the Bucs, 30-10, giving the Black and Gold a six-game winning streak. The Saints (6-2) still sit on top of the NFC South standings after their convincing win today. Justin Hardee blocked a punt, and returned it for a 7-yard score giving the Saints a 9-0 advantage. Wil Lutz's extra point would be blocked after the Saints touchdown. Right before half, Kamara broke a few tackles off a screen pass ...

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  • McNeese beats SLU, 13-3

    McNeese beats SLU, 13-3

  • McNeese beats Southeastern in defensive slugfest, 13-3

    McNeese beats Southeastern in defensive slugfest, 13-3

    Saturday, November 4 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-11-05 03:30:08 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    David Hamm cut over right tackle and broke free for a 43-yard sprint for the game's only touchdown as McNeese edged Southeastern Louisiana, 13-3 on Saturday.

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    David Hamm cut over right tackle and broke free for a 43-yard sprint for the game's only touchdown as McNeese edged Southeastern Louisiana, 13-3 on Saturday.

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  • LSU can't overcome strong Alabama start, falls to Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa

    LSU can't overcome strong Alabama start, falls to Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    The Tigers didn’t go down without a fight, but in the end, Alabama made a few too many plays, and the Tigers missed a few too many opportunities. The Crimson Tide get their seventh straight win over LSU, 24-10.

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    The Tigers didn’t go down without a fight, but in the end, Alabama made a few too many plays, and the Tigers missed a few too many opportunities. The Crimson Tide get their seventh straight win over LSU, 24-10.

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  • Barbe swim teams sweep 5A district titles

    Barbe swim teams sweep 5A district titles

    Friday, November 3 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-11-04 00:09:24 GMT

    Barbe High School swim teams have earned 5A district titles in boys, girls, and the overall divisions. The combined team earned 1052 points at the Southwest Louisiana Swim League's District Championships resulting in a first place trophy for its 6th year. Lafayette High School and Sulphur High School rounded out the top three. Barbe's boys team also beat out Lafayette and Sulphur with 508 points, and a similar story with the girls team who earned 544 points...

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    Barbe High School swim teams have earned 5A district titles in boys, girls, and the overall divisions. The combined team earned 1052 points at the Southwest Louisiana Swim League's District Championships resulting in a first place trophy for its 6th year. Lafayette High School and Sulphur High School rounded out the top three. Barbe's boys team also beat out Lafayette and Sulphur with 508 points, and a similar story with the girls team who earned 544 points...

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  • Charging Indians excited for playoff-like atmosphere vs. Iowa

    Charging Indians excited for playoff-like atmosphere vs. Iowa

    Iowa and Washington-Marion will play for the district title

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    Iowa and Washington-Marion will play for the district title

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  • Washington-Marion aiming for first co-district title since 2012

    Washington-Marion aiming for first co-district title since 2012

    The Charging Indians host Iowa on Friday

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    The Charging Indians host Iowa on Friday

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Desmond McCain

    Sports Person of the Week - Desmond McCain

    Thursday, November 2 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-11-02 21:33:49 GMT
    The Merryville Panthers were off to a slow start this season. Facing another 1-4 record, it was gut check time for the Panthers. Merryville answered the call by winning it's last four, including upsetting Elton at the reservation last week. Heading into week 10, the Panthers are over .500 for the first time this late in the season since 2009. "The kids are ecstatic about it, it's great,” Head coach Randy Jones said. “But we only enjoyed that for the weekend because M...More >>
    The Merryville Panthers were off to a slow start this season. Facing another 1-4 record, it was gut check time for the Panthers. Merryville answered the call by winning it's last four, including upsetting Elton at the reservation last week. Heading into week 10, the Panthers are over .500 for the first time this late in the season since 2009. "The kids are ecstatic about it, it's great,” Head coach Randy Jones said. “But we only enjoyed that for the weekend because M...More >>
  • Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 10

    Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 10

    Thursday, November 2 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-11-02 05:38:54 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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  • Iowa focused on slowing down Washington-Marion's rushing attack

    Iowa focused on slowing down Washington-Marion's rushing attack

    Washington-Marion has rushed for over 1,000 yards over the last four weeks

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    Washington-Marion has rushed for over 1,000 yards over the last four weeks

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  • Green Wave defeats Tigers on the court on Halloween night during charity exhibition

    Green Wave defeats Tigers on the court on Halloween night during charity exhibition

    The LSU men's basketball team hit the court on Halloween night in New Orleans and faced the Tulane Green Wave.

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    The LSU men's basketball team hit the court on Halloween night in New Orleans and faced the Tulane Green Wave.

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  • Iowa aiming for second straight undefeated district title

    Iowa aiming for second straight undefeated district title

    The Jackets face Washington-Marion in the TDL game of the week

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    The Jackets face Washington-Marion in the TDL game of the week

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  • McNeese determined on not letting one loss become two

    McNeese determined on not letting one loss become two

    The Cowboys shift their focus to Southeastern

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    The Cowboys shift their focus to Southeastern

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  • McNeese prepares for Southeastern

    McNeese prepares for Southeastern

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 9:32 PM EDT2017-11-01 01:32:33 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The Pokes grabbed their second loss of the season this past Saturday on the road against central Arkansas, 47 to 17. Although that game was a struggle, the Pokes don't have time to hang their heads.  "You don't have time to stick out your lip and pout, you got to go on,” Lance Guidry said. “We have a game this week. It's a big game. We have two losses on the year, right now we sit at 6-2 and we have a chance to get to 9-2, but you have to get to 7-2 first."...More >>
    The Pokes grabbed their second loss of the season this past Saturday on the road against central Arkansas, 47 to 17. Although that game was a struggle, the Pokes don't have time to hang their heads.  "You don't have time to stick out your lip and pout, you got to go on,” Lance Guidry said. “We have a game this week. It's a big game. We have two losses on the year, right now we sit at 6-2 and we have a chance to get to 9-2, but you have to get to 7-2 first."...More >>
  • McNeese's LaRicci named Southland Conference Soccer Player of the Year

    McNeese's LaRicci named Southland Conference Soccer Player of the Year

    Monday, October 30 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-10-31 01:30:17 GMT
    (Source: McNeese)(Source: McNeese)
    McNeese senior forward Savannah LaRicci was named the 2017 Southland Conference Soccer Player of the Year, the league announced Monday in conjunction with the all-conference first and second teams.   Senior Savannah LaRicci earned Player of the Year after her a phenomenal regular season, setting PR's in multiple offensive categories. The Sugar Land native also garnered Offensive Player of the Week twice, and NCAA Player of the Week for her performances as well...More >>
    McNeese senior forward Savannah LaRicci was named the 2017 Southland Conference Soccer Player of the Year, the league announced Monday in conjunction with the all-conference first and second teams.   Senior Savannah LaRicci earned Player of the Year after her a phenomenal regular season, setting PR's in multiple offensive categories. The Sugar Land native also garnered Offensive Player of the Week twice, and NCAA Player of the Week for her performances as well...More >>
  • McNeese falls to 22nd in both FCS polls

    McNeese falls to 22nd in both FCS polls

    Monday, October 30 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-10-31 00:11:35 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    McNeese remained in both FCS top 25 polls this week, falling four spots to No. 22 in the FCS Coaches Poll while slipping two spots, also at No. 22, in the STATS Media Poll. McNeese (6-2, 4-2 SLC) is coming off a 47-17 loss at the hands of fourth-ranked and Southland Conference leader Central Arkansas this past Saturday and will return home this weekend for two straight home games, first against Southeastern Louisiana then versus Northwestern State. At 6-2, McNeese still has a chance...More >>
    McNeese remained in both FCS top 25 polls this week, falling four spots to No. 22 in the FCS Coaches Poll while slipping two spots, also at No. 22, in the STATS Media Poll. McNeese (6-2, 4-2 SLC) is coming off a 47-17 loss at the hands of fourth-ranked and Southland Conference leader Central Arkansas this past Saturday and will return home this weekend for two straight home games, first against Southeastern Louisiana then versus Northwestern State. At 6-2, McNeese still has a chance...More >>
  • Saints fans stream out of Dome early after disappointing home opener

    Saints fans stream out of Dome early after disappointing home opener

    FOX 8 photoFOX 8 photo

    Saints fans were dejected, and a smattering of Patriots fans were on cloud nine, as they left the Mercedes Benz Superdome very early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game. 

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    Saints fans were dejected, and a smattering of Patriots fans were on cloud nine, as they left the Mercedes Benz Superdome very early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game. 

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  • LHSAA releases 2017 volleyball playoff brackets

    LHSAA releases 2017 volleyball playoff brackets

    Monday, October 30 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-10-30 19:31:39 GMT
    Monday, October 30 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-10-30 19:40:09 GMT
    (Source: LHSAA)(Source: LHSAA)
    The LHSAA released the 2017 Volleyball Tournament brackets Sunday. The championship games will be held November 9-11 in Kenner. Below are the Brackets for Divisions I-V. Division I- (23) Bonnabel at (10) Barbe - 11/1, 5:00 PM ?Division II- (17) Sam Houston at (16) Warren Easton Division III- (24) Iowa at (9) Morgan City (21) Berwick at (12) Westlake (19) St. Louis at (14) Iota (18) DeQuincy at (15) Loranger Below are the Brackets for Divisions I-IV. Division I Divi...More >>
    The LHSAA released the 2017 Volleyball Tournament brackets Sunday. The championship games will be held November 9-11 in Kenner. Below are the Brackets for Divisions I-V. Division I- (23) Bonnabel at (10) Barbe - 11/1, 5:00 PM ?Division II- (17) Sam Houston at (16) Warren Easton Division III- (24) Iowa at (9) Morgan City (21) Berwick at (12) Westlake (19) St. Louis at (14) Iota (18) DeQuincy at (15) Loranger Below are the Brackets for Divisions I-IV. Division I Divi...More >>
  • Saints escape with a 20-12 victory over the Bears

    Saints escape with a 20-12 victory over the Bears

    Alvin Kamara scored on a 8-yard touchdown run, giving the Saints a 7-0 lead. Source: Nola.comAlvin Kamara scored on a 8-yard touchdown run, giving the Saints a 7-0 lead. Source: Nola.com

    The Saints survived two lost fumbles by Mark Ingram, to extend their win streak to five games, beating the Bears 20-12. New Orleans improves to 5-2 on the season, and keeps the top spot in the NFC South. Ingram's second fumble gave the Bears the ball back with 2:12 remaining in the game. The Black and Gold defense held Chicago in-check with a Kenny Vaccaro pass breakup on 4th-and-1. The Bears got the ball again after a Wil Lutz 49-yard field goal, starting at the Saints 43. This tim...

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    The Saints survived two lost fumbles by Mark Ingram, to extend their win streak to five games, beating the Bears 20-12. New Orleans improves to 5-2 on the season, and keeps the top spot in the NFC South. Ingram's second fumble gave the Bears the ball back with 2:12 remaining in the game. The Black and Gold defense held Chicago in-check with a Kenny Vaccaro pass breakup on 4th-and-1. The Bears got the ball again after a Wil Lutz 49-yard field goal, starting at the Saints 43. This tim...

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  • Big plays doom Cowboys in loss to UCA

    Big plays doom Cowboys in loss to UCA

    Sunday, October 29 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-10-29 04:00:28 GMT

    Big plays doom Cowboys in loss to UCA

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    Big plays doom Cowboys in loss to UCA

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  • Pelicans notch second-consecutive win; Down Cavaliers at home

    Pelicans notch second-consecutive win; Down Cavaliers at home

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    It’s officially a winning streak. With the Pelicans' 123-101 victory over the Cavaliers, Saturday night, they’ve won back-to-back games, and if they continue to play like they did against Cleveland, it could be a lot more. 

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    It’s officially a winning streak. With the Pelicans' 123-101 victory over the Cavaliers, Saturday night, they’ve won back-to-back games, and if they continue to play like they did against Cleveland, it could be a lot more. 

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Carrington McClinton

    Sports Person of the Week - Carrington McClinton

    Friday, October 27 2017 12:53 AM EDT2017-10-27 04:53:34 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    Don't look now, but the Indians are Charging.  Washington-Marion, after starting the season 1-4, has reeled off four straight wins. "We are starting to get more excited coming into games and during practice, we are more excited and ready to learn new stuff," said Washington-Marion safety/running back Carrington McClinton. "The leadership has stepped up a lot, because in the beginning of the season we were searching for leaders and the seniors ...More >>
    Don't look now, but the Indians are Charging.  Washington-Marion, after starting the season 1-4, has reeled off four straight wins. "We are starting to get more excited coming into games and during practice, we are more excited and ready to learn new stuff," said Washington-Marion safety/running back Carrington McClinton. "The leadership has stepped up a lot, because in the beginning of the season we were searching for leaders and the seniors ...More >>
  • Welsh hosts Notre Dame with a district title on the line Thursday

    Welsh hosts Notre Dame with a district title on the line Thursday

    The undefeated Greyhounds and undefeated Pioneers will decide the district race

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    The undefeated Greyhounds and undefeated Pioneers will decide the district race

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  • McNeese preparing for UCA quarterback Hayden Hildebrand

    McNeese preparing for UCA quarterback Hayden Hildebrand

    The senior QB is second in the Southland in passing.

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    The senior QB is second in the Southland in passing.

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  • McNeese aiming to focus on the 'purple and gray carpet' vs UCA

    McNeese aiming to focus on the 'purple and gray carpet' vs UCA

    The Cowboys will enter a loud and hostile environment vs the Bears on Saturday. 

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    The Cowboys will enter a loud and hostile environment vs the Bears on Saturday. 

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  • Welsh confident vs. Notre Dame following Kinder victory

    Welsh confident vs. Notre Dame following Kinder victory

    The Greyhounds have beaten Kinder two years straight. 

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    The Greyhounds have beaten Kinder two years straight. 

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  • D.W.A. defense paving the way for McNeese

    D.W.A. defense paving the way for McNeese

    The Cowboy defense has been lights out over their last four games

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    The Cowboy defense has been lights out over their last four games

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  • LaGrange and Lafayette to forfeit week nine games after benches-clearing fight

    LaGrange and Lafayette to forfeit week nine games after benches-clearing fight

    Monday, October 23 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-10-23 21:51:34 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Due to a benches-clearing fight at the end of the LaGrange-Lafayette football game on Friday, both teams must forfeit its upcoming game in week nine. LaGrange will forfeit its game vs Acadiana and Sam Houston will earn an automatic win vs Lafayette. The Gators won the game, 24-7. LaGrange will fall to 3-5 on the season, while Sam Houston increases its record to 4-5. The Sam Houston Broncos will lose out on senior night due to the forfeiture. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All ri...

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    Due to a benches-clearing fight at the end of the LaGrange-Lafayette football game on Friday, both teams must forfeit its upcoming game in week nine. LaGrange will forfeit its game vs Acadiana and Sam Houston will earn an automatic win vs Lafayette. The Gators won the game, 24-7. LaGrange will fall to 3-5 on the season, while Sam Houston increases its record to 4-5. The Sam Houston Broncos will lose out on senior night due to the forfeiture. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All ri...

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  • LSU 'Geaux Streauxs' billboards in Houston honor former Tigers Will Harris and Alex Bregman

    LSU 'Geaux Streauxs' billboards in Houston honor former Tigers Will Harris and Alex Bregman

    Monday, October 23 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-10-23 17:16:45 GMT

    LSU has sponsored some “Geaux Streauxs” themed billboards in Houston to honor two former Tigers now playing for the Astros in the World Series, officials reported.

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    LSU has sponsored some “Geaux Streauxs” themed billboards in Houston to honor two former Tigers now playing for the Astros in the World Series, officials reported.

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  • Tigers ranked No. 23 in latest football polls

    Tigers ranked No. 23 in latest football polls

    After an impressive 40-24 win over Ole Miss, LSU is ranked No. 23 in both the AP Top 25 and the Coaches Top 25 Poll.

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    After an impressive 40-24 win over Ole Miss, LSU is ranked No. 23 in both the AP Top 25 and the Coaches Top 25 Poll.

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  • LSU RB Guice surpasses elite company, leading Tigers to decisive 40-24 win over Ole Miss

    LSU RB Guice surpasses elite company, leading Tigers to decisive 40-24 win over Ole Miss

    Monday, October 23 2017 7:05 AM EDT2017-10-23 11:05:00 GMT

    No. 24 LSU returns to the road for an evening matchup with Ole Miss on Saturday. Kickoff at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, MS is scheduled for 6:15 p.m.

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    No. 24 LSU returns to the road for an evening matchup with Ole Miss on Saturday. Kickoff at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, MS is scheduled for 6:15 p.m.

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  • Saints extend their win streak to 4 games, beat Packers 26-17

    Saints extend their win streak to 4 games, beat Packers 26-17

    Mark Ingram scored on a 12-yard touchdown run. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Mark Ingram scored on a 12-yard touchdown run. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Saints win streak rolls on to four games, beating the Packers on the road, 26-17.  Drew Brees threw for 331 yards in the contest, with one touchdown pass. Brees also scored on a 1-yard touchdown run, giving the Saints a 26-17 advantage. Brees connected with Brandon Coleman on a 22-yard touchdown reception. The Saints two-headed monster of Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram combined for 218 all-purpose yards. Ingram rushed for 106 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown run...

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    The Saints win streak rolls on to four games, beating the Packers on the road, 26-17.  Drew Brees threw for 331 yards in the contest, with one touchdown pass. Brees also scored on a 1-yard touchdown run, giving the Saints a 26-17 advantage. Brees connected with Brandon Coleman on a 22-yard touchdown reception. The Saints two-headed monster of Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram combined for 218 all-purpose yards. Ingram rushed for 106 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown run...

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  • McNeese piles up four pick-sixes in 55-7 homecoming win over UIW

    McNeese piles up four pick-sixes in 55-7 homecoming win over UIW

    Saturday, October 21 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-10-22 03:49:52 GMT

    Calum Foster and Colby Burton returned interceptions for touchdowns in the first quarter and McNeese tied an NCAA record with four interceptions returned for scores while dominating Incarnate Word 55-7 on Saturday...

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    Calum Foster and Colby Burton returned interceptions for touchdowns in the first quarter and McNeese tied an NCAA record with four interceptions returned for scores while dominating Incarnate Word 55-7 on Saturday night.

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  • TDL Overtime Week 8: Leesville downs DeRidder in the Game of the Week, Sulphur upsets Acadiana

    TDL Overtime Week 8: Leesville downs DeRidder in the Game of the Week, Sulphur upsets Acadiana

    Saturday, October 21 2017 1:05 AM EDT2017-10-21 05:05:09 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Hooper Trophy is up for grabs tonight when DeRidder hosts Leesville in a District 3-4A matchup. The game should be a good one as both teams enter the Touchdown Live Game of the Week with only one loss. They're also leading the district. DeRidder (5-1, 1-0) has won four straight and is coming off a 35-20 win over Tioga (5-2, 1-1), a team that needs Leesville to win to get back in the district championship picture. Leesville (6-1, 2-0) won its first two district games. A win ove...

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    The Hooper Trophy is up for grabs tonight when DeRidder hosts Leesville in a District 3-4A matchup. The game should be a good one as both teams enter the Touchdown Live Game of the Week with only one loss. They're also leading the district. DeRidder (5-1, 1-0) has won four straight and is coming off a 35-20 win over Tioga (5-2, 1-1), a team that needs Leesville to win to get back in the district championship picture. Leesville (6-1, 2-0) won its first two district games. A win ove...

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  • Pelicans drop to 0-2, lose to GSW 128-120

    Pelicans drop to 0-2, lose to GSW 128-120

    Anthony Davis racked up 32 points, but still wasn't enough. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Anthony Davis racked up 32 points, but still wasn't enough. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Pelicans raced out to a 39-26 lead after the first quarter, but it all went downhill from there. The defending champs responded in quarters 2-4, leaving New Orleans with a 128-120 victory. For the second game in a row, Anthony Davis and Boogie Cousins put up massive stat lines. Davis and Cousins combined for 70 points, each putting up 35. Klay Thompson had 33 points for the Warriors, while Steph Curry dropped 28, and Kevin Durant 22.  Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rig...

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    The Pelicans raced out to a 39-26 lead after the first quarter, but it all went downhill from there. The defending champs responded in quarters 2-4, leaving New Orleans with a 128-120 victory. For the second game in a row, Anthony Davis and Boogie Cousins put up massive stat lines. Davis and Cousins combined for 70 points, each putting up 35. Klay Thompson had 33 points for the Warriors, while Steph Curry dropped 28, and Kevin Durant 22.  Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rig...

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Adison Giambrone

    Sports Person of the Week - Adison Giambrone

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:35 PM EDT2017-10-20 00:35:41 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The McNeese volleyball team has been on a roll this season. The Pokes have stayed in the title hunt for a Southland conference title. Setter  Adison Giambrone is a big part of the team’s success. “Me and my teammates have been rocking it out at practice every day,” Adison Giambrone said. “It’s just an awesome feeling to be winning and doing this good. We changed our offense over the spring and it’s just really been working out for u...More >>
    The McNeese volleyball team has been on a roll this season. The Pokes have stayed in the title hunt for a Southland conference title. Setter  Adison Giambrone is a big part of the team’s success. “Me and my teammates have been rocking it out at practice every day,” Adison Giambrone said. “It’s just an awesome feeling to be winning and doing this good. We changed our offense over the spring and it’s just really been working out for u...More >>
  • Leesville QB Vargas on DeRidder and the Hooper Trophy: 'I think it's the biggest matchup yet'

    Leesville QB Vargas on DeRidder and the Hooper Trophy: 'I think it's the biggest matchup yet'

    The Wampus Cats and Dragons battle for a possible district title and home playoff seeding

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    The Wampus Cats and Dragons battle for a possible district title and home playoff seeding

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  • Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 8

    Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 8

    Thursday, October 19 2017 1:46 AM EDT2017-10-19 05:46:00 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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  • The Pelicans start regular season with lackluster loss in Memphis

    The Pelicans start regular season with lackluster loss in Memphis

    Pelicans lose their regular season opener to Mike Conley and the Grizzlies. Source: Nola.comPelicans lose their regular season opener to Mike Conley and the Grizzlies. Source: Nola.com
    It's only one of 82 games, so not time to freak out yet, but the Pelicans looked unimpressive in their 103-91 loss to the Grizzlies. The Pelicans were without the services of Rajon Rondo with a sports hernia injury, and they could of used him. The Pels bench only contributed eight points on the evening. By comparison the Grizzlies bench dropped in 53 points. Boogie Cousins and Anthony Davis combined for 61 points. The rest of the starters for New Orleans, only put up 22 points. ...More >>
    It's only one of 82 games, so not time to freak out yet, but the Pelicans looked unimpressive in their 103-91 loss to the Grizzlies. The Pelicans were without the services of Rajon Rondo with a sports hernia injury, and they could of used him. The Pels bench only contributed eight points on the evening. By comparison the Grizzlies bench dropped in 53 points. Boogie Cousins and Anthony Davis combined for 61 points. The rest of the starters for New Orleans, only put up 22 points. ...More >>
  • Saints defense prepares for the Packers without Rodgers

    Saints defense prepares for the Packers without Rodgers

    The Saints defense scored three touchdowns against the Lions. Source: Timothy EddingtonThe Saints defense scored three touchdowns against the Lions. Source: Timothy Eddington

    When a star quarterback goes down with an injury like Aaron Rodgers did Sunday against Minnesota, other star quarterbacks take notice. "That's a really unfortunate injury. The guy was playing phenomenal, and that's really tough," said Saints quarterback Drew Brees. But the show must go on, and the Packers will now turn to Brett Hundley. He's not Rodgers, but that doesn't mean he can't be effective. "You understand that Brett Hundley has been behind Aaron for the last...

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    When a star quarterback goes down with an injury like Aaron Rodgers did Sunday against Minnesota, other star quarterbacks take notice. "That's a really unfortunate injury. The guy was playing phenomenal, and that's really tough," said Saints quarterback Drew Brees. But the show must go on, and the Packers will now turn to Brett Hundley. He's not Rodgers, but that doesn't mean he can't be effective. "You understand that Brett Hundley has been behind Aaron for the last...

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  • Leesville behind QB Vargas is off to 6-1 start

    Leesville behind QB Vargas is off to 6-1 start

    Leesville travels to DeRidder for the annual Hooper Trophy game.

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    Leesville travels to DeRidder for the annual Hooper Trophy game.

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  • LSU and Tulane to play basketball exhibition for hurricane relief

    LSU and Tulane to play basketball exhibition for hurricane relief

    LSU and Tulane will meet on Halloween.  (Photo by Haskell Whittington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)LSU and Tulane will meet on Halloween. (Photo by Haskell Whittington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    LSU will travel to Devlin Fieldhouse to play an exhibition game against Tulane for hurricane flood relief. The contest will take place on Halloween.  Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico will benefit from the Tulane-LSU game.  The game will not count in either squads overall record. No game time has been set yet. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
    LSU will travel to Devlin Fieldhouse to play an exhibition game against Tulane for hurricane flood relief. The contest will take place on Halloween.  Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico will benefit from the Tulane-LSU game.  The game will not count in either squads overall record. No game time has been set yet. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Lunch with Coach O - Ole Miss Preview

    Lunch with Coach O - Ole Miss Preview

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-10-17 11:02:12 GMT

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron recapped the dramatic comeback win over Auburn and previewed the upcoming matchup with Ole Miss in Oxford during his weekly Lunch with Coach O news conference Monday.

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    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron recapped the dramatic comeback win over Auburn and previewed the upcoming matchup with Ole Miss in Oxford during his weekly Lunch with Coach O news conference Monday.

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  • McNeese Basketball Coaches Travel to Houston for SLC Social Media Day

    McNeese Basketball Coaches Travel to Houston for SLC Social Media Day

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:27:21 GMT
    HOUSTON, Texas - Southland Conference basketball coaches gathered on Monday, October 16 at the Toyota Center in downtown Houston for the Southland Conference Basketball Social Media Day. McNeese men's basketball head coach, Dave Simmons, gave attending media a brief look into the 2017-2018 Cowboy basketball season.   Simmons is heading into his 12th season at the helm in Lake Charles. McNeese was recently ranked to finish last in the Southland Conference this season, bu...More >>
    HOUSTON, Texas - Southland Conference basketball coaches gathered on Monday, October 16 at the Toyota Center in downtown Houston for the Southland Conference Basketball Social Media Day. McNeese men's basketball head coach, Dave Simmons, gave attending media a brief look into the 2017-2018 Cowboy basketball season.   Simmons is heading into his 12th season at the helm in Lake Charles. McNeese was recently ranked to finish last in the Southland Conference this season, bu...More >>
  • After Further Review: Saints win game they would have lost in past

    After Further Review: Saints win game they would have lost in past

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    Losing a 35-point lead to Detroit would have been absolutely devastating to the Saints. It also would’ve fallen right in line with the recent history of THIS game. 

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    Losing a 35-point lead to Detroit would have been absolutely devastating to the Saints. It also would’ve fallen right in line with the recent history of THIS game. 

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  • Seven Goal Shutout Win for McNeese Soccer on Senior Day

    Seven Goal Shutout Win for McNeese Soccer on Senior Day

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:40:35 GMT
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese Soccer (11-3-1, 7-1) posted a 7-0 shutout victory over University of the Incarnate Word (2-11, 1-7) on Cowgirl Senior Day- scoring a goal for each of the seven seniors. Starting mid-fielder, Taylor Trent was part of the squad's record breaking shutout with 22 minutes of play split between the first and second half. The 7-0 victory is McNeese's 11th of the season, boosting them into first place in program history for shutouts in a season. A...More >>
    LAKE CHARLES – McNeese Soccer (11-3-1, 7-1) posted a 7-0 shutout victory over University of the Incarnate Word (2-11, 1-7) on Cowgirl Senior Day- scoring a goal for each of the seven seniors. Starting mid-fielder, Taylor Trent was part of the squad's record breaking shutout with 22 minutes of play split between the first and second half. The 7-0 victory is McNeese's 11th of the season, boosting them into first place in program history for shutouts in a season. A...More >>
  • Payton: 'We did a lot of dumb things, but fortunately our D did a lot of good things'

    Payton: 'We did a lot of dumb things, but fortunately our D did a lot of good things'

    The Saints defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon. Source: Nola.comThe Saints defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon. Source: Nola.com
    The Saints defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon, a franchise record. Kenny Vaccaro, Marshon Lattimore, and Cam Jordan scored for the Black and Gold. The other units were not as successful. Drew Brees surrendered a pick-six, and special teams gave up a punt return for a touchdown. It wasn't the most ideal way for the Saints to beat the Lions, 52-38, but it's still a win. "Our punt coverage stunk. It was poor. I thought the turnovers in the second half were poor.&nbs...More >>
    The Saints defense scored three touchdowns on the afternoon, a franchise record. Kenny Vaccaro, Marshon Lattimore, and Cam Jordan scored for the Black and Gold. The other units were not as successful. Drew Brees surrendered a pick-six, and special teams gave up a punt return for a touchdown. It wasn't the most ideal way for the Saints to beat the Lions, 52-38, but it's still a win. "Our punt coverage stunk. It was poor. I thought the turnovers in the second half were poor.&nbs...More >>
  • LSU defeats Auburn in close game

    LSU defeats Auburn in close game

    In the Tigers vs. Tigers matchup, LSU came out on top after a big comeback.

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    In the Tigers vs. Tigers matchup, LSU came out on top after a big comeback.

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  • TDL Week 7: High school football highlights

    TDL Week 7: High school football highlights

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-10-14 04:51:56 GMT

    There are 13 high school football games to choose from this Friday night, but, first... there's one game Thursday night: U.S. 190 and District 4-1A rivals Elton at Basile. Elton (4-1, 2-1) enters the game coming off its first loss, 27-21 to St. Edmund. After beginning the year 1-3, Basile (3-3, 2-1) has won two straight. Friday night, KPLC's Game of the Week takes us to Welsh, where the Greyhounds host Lake Arthur for homecoming. Lake Arthur (4-1, 1-0) opened district with a win la...

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    There are 13 high school football games to choose from this Friday night, but, first... there's one game Thursday night: U.S. 190 and District 4-1A rivals Elton at Basile. Elton (4-1, 2-1) enters the game coming off its first loss, 27-21 to St. Edmund. After beginning the year 1-3, Basile (3-3, 2-1) has won two straight. Friday night, KPLC's Game of the Week takes us to Welsh, where the Greyhounds host Lake Arthur for homecoming. Lake Arthur (4-1, 1-0) opened district with a win la...

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  • Northwestern State rallies back with three straight sets to down McNeese, 3-2

    Northwestern State rallies back with three straight sets to down McNeese, 3-2

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-10-13 04:20:09 GMT
    (Source: Rraymond Stewart)(Source: Rraymond Stewart)
    McNeese volleyball let its Southland Conference match against Northwestern State slip away here Thursday night in a thrilling 3-2 (25-20, 25-22, 19-25, 16-25, 18-20) five set loss that that kept fans on the edge of their seat in a match that consisted of 35 ties and 11 lead changes. McNeese dropped to 12-10 overall and 4-4 in league play with the loss while the NW State improved to 9-12 overall and 4-2 in conference action. The Cowgirls will return home Saturday to host Central Arkan...More >>
    McNeese volleyball let its Southland Conference match against Northwestern State slip away here Thursday night in a thrilling 3-2 (25-20, 25-22, 19-25, 16-25, 18-20) five set loss that that kept fans on the edge of their seat in a match that consisted of 35 ties and 11 lead changes. McNeese dropped to 12-10 overall and 4-4 in league play with the loss while the NW State improved to 9-12 overall and 4-2 in conference action. The Cowgirls will return home Saturday to host Central Arkan...More >>
  • Sports Person of the Week - Bryce Buquet

    Sports Person of the Week - Bryce Buquet

    Thursday, October 12 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-10-13 03:52:49 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The Yellow Jackets of Iowa have proven week in and week out to be the pride of Southwest Louisiana. Iowa has posted a 6-0 record thanks to an explosive offense and an immovable defense.   "We work our butts off in the summer to be great like this and we don't expect anything less," Bryce Buquet said. "I'll take it. Every day of the week. We understand the toughness of our district and every week we're going to give everybody's best shot," Tommy Johns said. &q...More >>
    The Yellow Jackets of Iowa have proven week in and week out to be the pride of Southwest Louisiana. Iowa has posted a 6-0 record thanks to an explosive offense and an immovable defense.   "We work our butts off in the summer to be great like this and we don't expect anything less," Bryce Buquet said. "I'll take it. Every day of the week. We understand the toughness of our district and every week we're going to give everybody's best shot," Tommy Johns said. &q...More >>
  • Former Cowgirl Emily Vincent named McNeese volunteer pitching assistant

    Former Cowgirl Emily Vincent named McNeese volunteer pitching assistant

    Vincent finished her McNeese career in 2016 and played with the NPF's Texas Charge in 2017

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    Vincent finished her McNeese career in 2016 and played with the NPF's Texas Charge in 2017

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  • Lake Arthur aiming to down Welsh for the first time since 2012

    Lake Arthur aiming to down Welsh for the first time since 2012

    Tigers are hoping to spoil the Greyhound's homecoming

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    Tigers are hoping to spoil the Greyhound's homecoming

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  • Wright's catch helps preserve McNeese's exhibition win over NPF

    Wright's catch helps preserve McNeese's exhibition win over NPF

    Former Cowgirl Emily Vincent allows two runs in the McNeese win

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    Former Cowgirl Emily Vincent allows two runs in the McNeese win

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  • McNeese QB James Tabary: "Being 5-1, it takes a lot of stress off of you"

    McNeese QB James Tabary: "Being 5-1, it takes a lot of stress off of you"

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Pokes have won five straight games heading into their bye week

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    The Pokes have won five straight games heading into their bye week

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  • Lake Arthur embracing 'Cardiac Cats' nickname

    Lake Arthur embracing 'Cardiac Cats' nickname

    Tigers have won each of the last two games with a fourth quarter touchdown

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    Tigers have won each of the last two games with a fourth quarter touchdown

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  • Distractions aplenty for Welsh on homecoming week

    Distractions aplenty for Welsh on homecoming week

    The Greyhounds play host to rival Lake Arthur on Friday

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    The Greyhounds play host to rival Lake Arthur on Friday

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  • Welsh finding ways to win in 2017

    Welsh finding ways to win in 2017

    The Greyhounds are 5-0 on the season after downing Jennings on Thursday

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    The Greyhounds are 5-0 on the season after downing Jennings on Thursday

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  • Red-hot Cowboys head into much deserved bye week

    Red hot Cowboys head into much deserved bye week

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-10-11 00:31:55 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The cowboys grabbed their fifth straight win on the road this past Saturday against ACU, making them 5 and 1 heading into their bye week. “Being 5-1 takes a lot of stress off you, it makes you comfortable and it also helps you gain a lot of confidence and gets the ball rolling,” James Tabary said. “Everyone can see the success and we just keep raising the level of our success higher and higher each week.” “We could be 6-0, but we could also be 3-3....

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    The cowboys grabbed their fifth straight win on the road this past Saturday against ACU, making them 5 and 1 heading into their bye week. “Being 5-1 takes a lot of stress off you, it makes you comfortable and it also helps you gain a lot of confidence and gets the ball rolling,” James Tabary said. “Everyone can see the success and we just keep raising the level of our success higher and higher each week.” “We could be 6-0, but we could also be 3-3....

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  • Saints trade Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals

    Saints trade Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals

    All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)All eyes will be on Adrian Peterson Sunday (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    Peterson had an underwhelming four games in New Orleans. He finished with 27 carries for 81 yards. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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    Peterson had an underwhelming four games in New Orleans. He finished with 27 carries for 81 yards. Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.

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  • Sulphur native Aaron Jeansonne chosen for the Team USA Scholarship

    Sulphur native Aaron Jeansonne chosen for the Team USA Scholarship

    Monday, October 9 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-10-09 20:03:10 GMT
    (Source: Rosa Torres PR)(Source: Rosa Torres PR)

    Aaron Jeansonne was chosen for the Team USA Scholarship. This gives him the opportunity to compete in the prestigious Formula Ford Festival, where you can only get an entry by invitation, which is held at Brands Hatch (Former Formula 1 track) and also he’ll race in the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone (current F1 venue), both race meetings in England. Also, he got invited to the Mazda Road to Indy $200,000 USF2000 Scholarship Shootout. “I can’t even put it into wo...

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    Aaron Jeansonne was chosen for the Team USA Scholarship. This gives him the opportunity to compete in the prestigious Formula Ford Festival, where you can only get an entry by invitation, which is held at Brands Hatch (Former Formula 1 track) and also he’ll race in the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone (current F1 venue), both race meetings in England. Also, he got invited to the Mazda Road to Indy $200,000 USF2000 Scholarship Shootout. “I can’t even put it into wo...

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  • McNeese makes jumps in Top 25 polls

    McNeese makes jumps in Top 25 polls

    Monday, October 9 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-10-09 19:33:14 GMT
    (Source: Raymond Stewart)(Source: Raymond Stewart)
    Winners of five straight games and coming off a 13-7 win at Abilene Christian, the McNeese Cowboys moved up one spot to No. 21 in this week’s FCS Coaches Top 25 while breaking into the STATS Top 25 poll for the first time this year, debuting at No. 22. The Cowboys (5-1, 3-1 SLC) will be open this weekend before returning to action on October 21 against Incarnate Word for Homecoming before returning to the road against Central Arkansas on Oct. 28. At 5-1 on the season, McNeese ...More >>
    Winners of five straight games and coming off a 13-7 win at Abilene Christian, the McNeese Cowboys moved up one spot to No. 21 in this week’s FCS Coaches Top 25 while breaking into the STATS Top 25 poll for the first time this year, debuting at No. 22. The Cowboys (5-1, 3-1 SLC) will be open this weekend before returning to action on October 21 against Incarnate Word for Homecoming before returning to the road against Central Arkansas on Oct. 28. At 5-1 on the season, McNeese ...More >>
  • 22nd-ranked Cowboys hold on for 13-7 win over ACU

    22nd-ranked Cowboys hold on for 13-7 win over ACU

    Sunday, October 8 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-10-08 04:14:25 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    ABILENE, Texas – Justin Pratt clipped the 100-yard rushing mark for the second straight game with 109 as the DWA (Defense With Attitude) came up big time and time again by allowing 138 total yards as the 22nd-ranked McNeese Cowboys held on to beat Abilene Christian 13-7 here Saturday night.   McNeese (5-1, 3-1 SLC) won for the fifth straight time and third consecutive game away from home. The team will have an off week next Saturday before returning home on Oct. 2...More >>
    ABILENE, Texas – Justin Pratt clipped the 100-yard rushing mark for the second straight game with 109 as the DWA (Defense With Attitude) came up big time and time again by allowing 138 total yards as the 22nd-ranked McNeese Cowboys held on to beat Abilene Christian 13-7 here Saturday night.   McNeese (5-1, 3-1 SLC) won for the fifth straight time and third consecutive game away from home. The team will have an off week next Saturday before returning home on Oct. 2...More >>
  • Sports Person of the Week - Anthony Johnson

    Sports Person of the Week - Anthony Johnson

    Friday, October 6 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-10-06 06:09:16 GMT
    The LaGrange Gators faced a pivotal game in week five vs New Iberia. The Gators were 0-3 and searching for win number one in a new district. Enter junior running back Anthony Johnson. "I was just expecting to try to get our first win," said Johnson. "In order to get our first win, I had a big game." A big game indeed. Number five was all over the field vs the Yellow Jackets, as he totaled nearly 300 yards and scored three touchdowns-- all of...More >>
    The LaGrange Gators faced a pivotal game in week five vs New Iberia. The Gators were 0-3 and searching for win number one in a new district. Enter junior running back Anthony Johnson. "I was just expecting to try to get our first win," said Johnson. "In order to get our first win, I had a big game." A big game indeed. Number five was all over the field vs the Yellow Jackets, as he totaled nearly 300 yards and scored three touchdowns-- all of...More >>
  • McNeese prepares for ACU

    McNeese prepares for ACU

    Thursday, October 5 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-10-05 20:11:33 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    It's safe to say McNeese made a statement shutting out SFA this past Saturday 35 to nothing. The team posted over 500 yards of total offense and defensively, well, we already know what happened there. Head coach Lance Guidry says he feels like his team is finally starting to click. "We've kind of gotten back to our old ways," Head coach Lance Guidry said. "Espically defensively and running the football. We have always been able to run the football around here. Las...

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    It's safe to say McNeese made a statement shutting out SFA this past Saturday 35 to nothing. The team posted over 500 yards of total offense and defensively, well, we already know what happened there. Head coach Lance Guidry says he feels like his team is finally starting to click. "We've kind of gotten back to our old ways," Head coach Lance Guidry said. "Espically defensively and running the football. We have always been able to run the football around here. Las...

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  • Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 6

    Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 6

    Thursday, October 5 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-10-05 04:47:44 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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  • Barbe aiming to bounce back following loss to Acadiana

    Barbe aiming to bounce back following loss to Acadiana

    Barbe hosts Sulphur for the TDL game of the week.

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    Barbe hosts Sulphur for the TDL game of the week.

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  • Moss Bluff residents complain of garbage woes

    Moss Bluff residents complain of garbage woes

  • Sulphur Tors on Barbe: 'We haven't beat those guys in a while, and I am just ready to get it done'

    Sulphur Tors on Barbe: 'We haven't beat those guys in a while, and I am just ready to get it done'

    Tors are riding a 9-game losing streak to Barbe

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    Tors are riding a 9-game losing streak to Barbe

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  • Guidry: 'I think our best football is ahead of us'

    Guidry: 'I think our best football is ahead of us'

    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    McNeese is coming off a 35-0 win over SFA

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    McNeese is coming off a 35-0 win over SFA

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  • Trahan, Willis leading Sulphur offense in 2017

    Trahan, Willis leading Sulphur offense in 2017

    The duo has scored 13 touchdowns in four games

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    The duo has scored 13 touchdowns in four games

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  • McNeese releases 2018 baseball schedule

    McNeese releases 2018 baseball schedule

    Monday, October 2 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-10-02 20:03:24 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Home games against NCAA Super Regional finalists Mississippi State and Sam Houston State, along with a season-opening three game home series versus Wichita State, highlights the 2018 McNeese Baseball schedule that features 31 home games, which was released on Monday. In addition to those attractive home contests, McNeese, the 2017 Southland Conference champions, will host NCAA Regional participant Houston and Southeastern Louisiana, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, UTSA, as well ...More >>
    Home games against NCAA Super Regional finalists Mississippi State and Sam Houston State, along with a season-opening three game home series versus Wichita State, highlights the 2018 McNeese Baseball schedule that features 31 home games, which was released on Monday. In addition to those attractive home contests, McNeese, the 2017 Southland Conference champions, will host NCAA Regional participant Houston and Southeastern Louisiana, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, UTSA, as well ...More >>
  • McNeese women's basketball begins practice Tuesday

    McNeese women's basketball begins practice Tuesday

    Monday, October 2 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-10-02 19:58:09 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    McNeese women’s basketball team will begin its official team practice Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 2:30-5 p.m. at Burton Coliseum. Second year head coach Kacie Cryer and the Cowgirls have been going through individual workouts and are ready to hit the court as a group. “We are excited about getting practice officially started,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “ The girls have worked hard in the preseason weights and conditioning but we are all anxious and ready to get o...More >>
    McNeese women’s basketball team will begin its official team practice Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 2:30-5 p.m. at Burton Coliseum. Second year head coach Kacie Cryer and the Cowgirls have been going through individual workouts and are ready to hit the court as a group. “We are excited about getting practice officially started,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “ The girls have worked hard in the preseason weights and conditioning but we are all anxious and ready to get o...More >>
  • Lunch with Coach O - Florida Preview

    Lunch with Coach O - Florida Preview

    Monday, October 2 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-10-02 18:12:54 GMT
    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron (Source: WAFB)LSU head coach Ed Orgeron (Source: WAFB)

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron recapped Saturday's homecoming loss to Troy and previewed the upcoming game against No. 21 Florida in Gainesville in his weekly Lunch with Coach O news conference Monday.

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    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron recapped Saturday's homecoming loss to Troy and previewed the upcoming game against No. 21 Florida in Gainesville in his weekly Lunch with Coach O news conference Monday.

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  • 'Save LSU football' fundraiser started to buy out Coach O contract

    'Save LSU football' fundraiser started to buy out Coach O contract

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron (Source: WAFB)LSU head coach Ed Orgeron (Source: WAFB)

    LSU fans might've expected to lose to a certain team from Alabama this year, but not the Troy Trojans.

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    LSU fans might've expected to lose to a certain team from Alabama this year, but not the Troy Trojans.

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  • LSU drops out of top 25

    LSU drops out of top 25

    Sunday, October 1 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-10-01 18:43:53 GMT
    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    After falling 24-21 to Troy, LSU finds itself out of the top 25 in both major polls. The Trojans received one vote in each poll after their win over the Tigers, which were previously ranked No. 25.

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    After falling 24-21 to Troy, LSU finds itself out of the top 25 in both major polls. The Trojans received one vote in each poll after their win over the Tigers, which were previously ranked No. 25.

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  • Saints remain undefeated in London, beating the Dolphins 20-0

    Saints remain undefeated in London, beating the Dolphins 20-0

    Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas on a 4-yard touchdown reception. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas on a 4-yard touchdown reception. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Gloom and doom followed the Saints after an 0-2 start to the 2017 campaign. After today's 20-0 triumph over the Dolphins in London, the Black and Gold are breathing easier with a .500 record (2-2) going into the bye week. 

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    Gloom and doom followed the Saints after an 0-2 start to the 2017 campaign. After today's 20-0 triumph over the Dolphins in London, the Black and Gold are breathing easier with a .500 record (2-2) going into the bye week. 

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  • LSU loses heartbreaking homecoming game to Troy, 24-21

    LSU loses heartbreaking homecoming game to Troy, 24-21

    A late LSU comeback fell short on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, as Troy scored 14 points off four LSU turnovers to hand the Tigers a 24-21 defeat.

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    A late LSU comeback fell short on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, as Troy scored 14 points off four LSU turnovers to hand the Tigers a 24-21 defeat.

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  • Cowboys running on all cylinders in a 35-0 win over SFA

    Cowboys running on all cylinders in a 35-0 win over SFA

    Saturday, September 30 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-10-01 03:41:39 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    NACOGDOCHES, Texas – McNeese was running on all cylinders Saturday night against Stephen F. Austin as the 25th-ranked Cowboys shutout the previously league unbeaten Lumberjacks by a score of 35-0 behind 342 rushing yards and 505 total.   The win was the fourth straight for McNeese (4-1, 2-1 SLC) while the margin of victory was the largest in a Cowboys' win in the history of the series. It was also the second shutout for McNeese in the series with the only other one coming b...More >>
    NACOGDOCHES, Texas – McNeese was running on all cylinders Saturday night against Stephen F. Austin as the 25th-ranked Cowboys shutout the previously league unbeaten Lumberjacks by a score of 35-0 behind 342 rushing yards and 505 total.   The win was the fourth straight for McNeese (4-1, 2-1 SLC) while the margin of victory was the largest in a Cowboys' win in the history of the series. It was also the second shutout for McNeese in the series with the only other one coming b...More >>
  • McNeese Cowboy XC Stampede Meet

    McNeese Cowboy XC Stampede Meet

    Saturday, September 30 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-09-30 21:26:54 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    McNeese Cowboy XC Stampede Meet. Final results.

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    McNeese Cowboy XC Stampede Meet. Final results.

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  • TDL: Week 5 high school football highlights

    TDL: Week 5 high school football highlights

    Saturday, September 30 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-09-30 05:38:17 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    KPLC is headed to Dry Creek tonight for our Game of the Week, a matchup between two run-heavy teams. The Lake Arthur Tigers will visit the East Beauregard Trojans tonight. Lake Arthur is 2-1, coming off a 47-33 win over Vinton, while East Beauregard is 1-2, coming off a 34-28 loss to North Caddo. Mobile users, click HERE to view our live scoreboard. Click HERE to see our Friday night football slideshow. Send your Friday night photos to scores@kplctv.com. Each week, Sports Dir...

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    KPLC is headed to Dry Creek tonight for our Game of the Week, a matchup between two run-heavy teams. The Lake Arthur Tigers will visit the East Beauregard Trojans tonight. Lake Arthur is 2-1, coming off a 47-33 win over Vinton, while East Beauregard is 1-2, coming off a 34-28 loss to North Caddo. Mobile users, click HERE to view our live scoreboard. Click HERE to see our Friday night football slideshow. Send your Friday night photos to scores@kplctv.com. Each week, Sports Dir...

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Luke Richard

    Sports Person of the Week - Luke Richard

    Thursday, September 28 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-09-29 00:51:04 GMT
    Barbe, especially recently, has had major offensive success on the gridiron. The Bucs have continued that tradition by averaging 50 points per game in 2017. Quarterback Luke Richard has been the fire-starter for the area's top offense "Luke has done an outstanding job for us,” Mike Cutrera said. “He shows up to work every day, he goes out and competes. He's managing the game well for us. He's throwing the ball well. He's just running the offense the way we want it ru...More >>
    Barbe, especially recently, has had major offensive success on the gridiron. The Bucs have continued that tradition by averaging 50 points per game in 2017. Quarterback Luke Richard has been the fire-starter for the area's top offense "Luke has done an outstanding job for us,” Mike Cutrera said. “He shows up to work every day, he goes out and competes. He's managing the game well for us. He's throwing the ball well. He's just running the offense the way we want it ru...More >>
  • Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 5

    Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 5

    Thursday, September 28 2017 1:22 AM EDT2017-09-28 05:22:21 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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  • Dorsey League 3-on-3 Youth Basketball League kicks off in October

    Dorsey League 3-on-3 Youth Basketball League kicks off in October

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-09-28 00:50:37 GMT
    RD Hoopsource is proud to introduce its inaugural Dorsey League 3-on-3 Fall Youth Basketball League. The league is a four week season with two games played every Saturday in October (eight games total). The program offers players new to basketball the opportunity to experience the game in a less intimidating setting, and allows seasoned players to hone their skills in time for their rec league, middle school, or high school season. 3-on-3 allows players to learn t...More >>
    RD Hoopsource is proud to introduce its inaugural Dorsey League 3-on-3 Fall Youth Basketball League. The league is a four week season with two games played every Saturday in October (eight games total). The program offers players new to basketball the opportunity to experience the game in a less intimidating setting, and allows seasoned players to hone their skills in time for their rec league, middle school, or high school season. 3-on-3 allows players to learn t...More >>
  • East Beauregard confident in transition to Class 2A

    East Beauregard confident in transition to Class 2A

    The Trojans will face their second straight 2A opponent this week.

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    The Trojans will face their second straight 2A opponent this week.

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  • McNeese quarterback James Tabary dealing with dislocated pinky

    McNeese quarterback James Tabary dealing with dislocated pinky

    Tabary hurt his pinky in the fourth quarter vs HBU

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    Tabary hurt his pinky in the fourth quarter vs HBU

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  • Lake Arthur aiming to limit mistakes vs East Beauregard

    Lake Arthur aiming to limit mistakes vs East Beauregard

    The Trojans run a ball control offense which limits the amount of touches the Tigers will have

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    The Trojans run a ball control offense which limits the amount of touches the Tigers will have

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  • McNeese prepares for SFA

    McNeese prepares for SFA

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 9:32 PM EDT2017-09-27 01:32:16 GMT

    The Cowboys grabbed their third straight win Saturday night against conference opponent Houston Baptist. Although it wasn’t pretty, a win is a win. “The good thing is that we keep finding a way to win. I just wish the first game we could have won. We’d be sitting at an ugly 4-0 but it’d be a great 4-0.” Turnovers reared their ugly head yet again for the Cowboys on Saturday. McNeese threw two interceptions and lost a pair of fumbles in the...

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    The Cowboys grabbed their third straight win Saturday night against conference opponent Houston Baptist. Although it wasn’t pretty, a win is a win. “The good thing is that we keep finding a way to win. I just wish the first game we could have won. We’d be sitting at an ugly 4-0 but it’d be a great 4-0.” Turnovers reared their ugly head yet again for the Cowboys on Saturday. McNeese threw two interceptions and lost a pair of fumbles in the...

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  • Lake Arthur's stable of backs has the Tigers off to a 2-1 start

    Lake Arthur's stable of backs has the Tigers off to a 2-1 start

    The Tigers rushed for 359 yards vs Vinton in week four.

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    The Tigers rushed for 359 yards vs Vinton in week four.

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  • Saints await return of Willie Snead in London

    Saints await return of Willie Snead in London

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    The Saints' offense looked to be in desperate need of reliable receiver Willie Snead in the team's first two games before a breakout performance against the Panthers but regardless of how they've done without the third-year wideout, he will be welcomed back for his debut Sunday against the Dolphins. 

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    The Saints' offense looked to be in desperate need of reliable receiver Willie Snead in the team's first two games before a breakout performance against the Panthers but regardless of how they've done without the third-year wideout, he will be welcomed back for his debut Sunday against the Dolphins. 

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  • McNeese breaks into the FCS Coaches Top 25 poll

    McNeese breaks into the FCS Coaches Top 25 poll

    Monday, September 25 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-09-25 23:55:19 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    McNeese broke into the FCS Coaches Top 25 poll for the first time this season, debuting at No. 25 after its 27-12 win over Houston Baptist on Saturday. The win gave the Cowboys (3-1, 1-1 SLC) their third straight victory on the year. McNeese is one of three Southland Conference teams ranked in the poll, following Sam Houston State at No. 3 and Central Arkansas at No. 12. The Cowboys received votes in the weekly STATS media top 25 ranking.  James Madison continues to top the pol...More >>
    McNeese broke into the FCS Coaches Top 25 poll for the first time this season, debuting at No. 25 after its 27-12 win over Houston Baptist on Saturday. The win gave the Cowboys (3-1, 1-1 SLC) their third straight victory on the year. McNeese is one of three Southland Conference teams ranked in the poll, following Sam Houston State at No. 3 and Central Arkansas at No. 12. The Cowboys received votes in the weekly STATS media top 25 ranking.  James Madison continues to top the pol...More >>
  • LSU head coach Will Wade previews the 2017 Tigers

    LSU head coach Will Wade previews the 2017 Tigers

    The Will Wade era at LSU begins Friday with the opening of pre-season practice. 

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    The Will Wade era at LSU begins Friday with the opening of pre-season practice. 

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  • Brees throws 3 TD passes, Saints win first game of the season

    Brees throws 3 TD passes, Saints win first game of the season

    Michael Thomas hauled in a 5-yard touchdown catch from Drew Brees.  (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Michael Thomas hauled in a 5-yard touchdown catch from Drew Brees. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    If the Saints wanted to keep their playoff hopes alive, yes I know it's only two games into the season, they needed a win in Carolina today. Thanks to three Drew Brees touchdown passes, the Black and Gold did just that, beating the Panthers 34-13. Brees was 22-of-29 passing, for 220 yards on the afternoon. His counterpart, Cam Newton, struggled in Charlotte going 17-of-26 passing, with a 167 yards and three interceptions. Trailing 3-0 early in the contest, Brees and the Saints went ...

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    If the Saints wanted to keep their playoff hopes alive, yes I know it's only two games into the season, they needed a win in Carolina today. Thanks to three Drew Brees touchdown passes, the Black and Gold did just that, beating the Panthers 34-13. Brees was 22-of-29 passing, for 220 yards on the afternoon. His counterpart, Cam Newton, struggled in Charlotte going 17-of-26 passing, with a 167 yards and three interceptions. Trailing 3-0 early in the contest, Brees and the Saints went ...

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  • Saints issue response to comments by President Trump

    Saints issue response to comments by President Trump, Source: Mark LaGrangeSaints issue response to comments by President Trump, Source: Mark LaGrange

    Joining a growing list of NFL teams speaking out against President Donald Trump's response to player protests around the league, the Saints and Pelicans released a joint statement from Owner Tom Benson today.

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    Joining a growing list of NFL teams speaking out against President Donald Trump's response to player protests around the league, the Saints and Pelicans released a joint statement from Owner Tom Benson today.

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  • Coach O: 'We played an OK game'

    Coach O: 'We played an OK game'

    Stephen Sullivan caught one pass tonight, this 43-yard TD. Source: Mark LaGrangeStephen Sullivan caught one pass tonight, this 43-yard TD. Source: Mark LaGrange

    LSU followed up their extremely disappointing 30-point loss to Mississippi State, with a lackluster win over an average Syracuse squad, 35-26.   Syracuse cut the Tigers lead to two points in the fourth quarter, but a D.J. Chark 20-yard touchdown run finally gave LSU the uncomfortable win. "It was a good win for this team. I know it wasn't pretty, and it wasn't exciting, but I'm glad we won. I think we played and OK game," said LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron. Quarterback D...

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    LSU followed up their extremely disappointing 30-point loss to Mississippi State, with a lackluster win over an average Syracuse squad, 35-26.   Syracuse cut the Tigers lead to two points in the fourth quarter, but a D.J. Chark 20-yard touchdown run finally gave LSU the uncomfortable win. "It was a good win for this team. I know it wasn't pretty, and it wasn't exciting, but I'm glad we won. I think we played and OK game," said LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron. Quarterback D...

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  • LSU defeats Syracuse in nail-biter, 35-26

    LSU defeats Syracuse in nail-biter, 35-26

    Stephen Sullivan touchdown during Sept. 23 game versus Syracuse (Source: WAFB)Stephen Sullivan touchdown during Sept. 23 game versus Syracuse (Source: WAFB)

    LSU bounced back Saturday night with a 35-26 win over Syracuse Orange in Tiger Stadium, but players said the victory wasn't completely satisfying.

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    LSU bounced back Saturday night with a 35-26 win over Syracuse Orange in Tiger Stadium, but players said the victory wasn't completely satisfying.

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  • Defense comes up big in 27-12 win over HBU

    Defense comes up big in 27-12 win over HBU

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:19:55 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    LAKE CHARLES – David Hamm rushed for 61 of his 74 yards in the second half including the delivery of the knockout punch with a 1-yard touchdown dive with 38 seconds to play while McNeese's defense provided the blows that kept the Cowboys alive in a 27-12 Southland Conference win over Houston Baptist in the first-ever matchup between the two schools on Saturday night.   The win was the third straight for the Cowboys (3-1, 1-1) as they'll play the next two games on ...

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    LAKE CHARLES – David Hamm rushed for 61 of his 74 yards in the second half including the delivery of the knockout punch with a 1-yard touchdown dive with 38 seconds to play while McNeese's defense provided the blows that kept the Cowboys alive in a 27-12 Southland Conference win over Houston Baptist in the first-ever matchup between the two schools on Saturday night.   The win was the third straight for the Cowboys (3-1, 1-1) as they'll play the next two games on ...

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  • LSU vs Syracuse: By the Numbers

    LSU vs Syracuse: By the Numbers

    LSU welcomes the ACC's Syracuse Orange to Tiger Stadium Saturday night.

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    LSU welcomes the ACC's Syracuse Orange to Tiger Stadium Saturday night.

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  • TDL Week 4: High school football highlights

    TDL Week 4: High school football highlights

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:20 AM EDT2017-09-23 05:20:48 GMT

    High school football scores and highlights

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    High school football scores and highlights

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  • TDL Week 4: Westlake at Lake Charles College Prep

    TDL Week 4: Westlake at Lake Charles College Prep

    Rams down Blazers in first 3A district game

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    Rams down Blazers in first 3A district game

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Miliak Hayward

    Sports Person of the Week - Miliak Hayward

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-09-22 03:12:52 GMT
    The Oakdale Warriors were facing a pivotal moment in their season. Sitting at 0-2, Oakdale needed a win. Allen Parish rival, the Oberlin Tigers were next on the schedule. "Going into the game I was feeling kind of good,” Hayward said. “My coaches were telling me that it was going to be a good game and we just had to come out strong and play hard." And that's just what the Warriors led by senior running back Miliak Hayward did. Oakdale and Ob...More >>
    The Oakdale Warriors were facing a pivotal moment in their season. Sitting at 0-2, Oakdale needed a win. Allen Parish rival, the Oberlin Tigers were next on the schedule. "Going into the game I was feeling kind of good,” Hayward said. “My coaches were telling me that it was going to be a good game and we just had to come out strong and play hard." And that's just what the Warriors led by senior running back Miliak Hayward did. Oakdale and Ob...More >>
  • Iowa coach Tommy Johns: The target is on our back

    Iowa coach Tommy Johns: The target is on our back

    The Jackets haven't lost a district game since 2015

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    The Jackets haven't lost a district game since 2015

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  • Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 4

    Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 4

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:06:40 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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  • Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derrius Guice racked up 300 yards rushing and fiur touchdowns this season. Source: Mark LagrangeDerrius Guice racked up 300 yards rushing and fiur touchdowns this season. Source: Mark Lagrange

    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday night against Syracuse, according to LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, who made the announcement, Wednesday, on his weekly radio show.

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    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday night against Syracuse, according to LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, who made the announcement, Wednesday, on his weekly radio show.

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  • Iowa relishing third straight TDL Game of the Week atmosphere

    Iowa relishing third straight TDL Game of the Week atmosphere

    The Jackets face Jennings Friday night

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    The Jackets face Jennings Friday night

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  • Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    Brees to Saints fans: 'Hang in there, we believe'

    The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)The Saints have two weeks before their bye week. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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    Quarterback Drew Brees understands the fans uneasiness, but implores them to keep the faith. 

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  • Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Saints trade LB Stephone Anthony to Dolphins

    Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)Stephone Anthony (Source: WVUE)

    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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    The New Orleans Saints have traded linebacker Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick. 

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  • McNeese prepares for Houston Baptist

    McNeese prepares for Houston Baptist

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:41:30 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The Cowboys improved to 2-1 on Saturday with a win at Alcorn State. It was a thriller, that came down to the final seconds. Kent Shelby's touchdown pass from James Tabary with 26 seconds left was the difference. The Cowboys finished the game strong. "Of course we got the interception and then we got the score at the end with Kent Shelby. It was a very exciting game a little too exciting for me, but our offense came through at the end I think in the last for five minutes there we...More >>
    The Cowboys improved to 2-1 on Saturday with a win at Alcorn State. It was a thriller, that came down to the final seconds. Kent Shelby's touchdown pass from James Tabary with 26 seconds left was the difference. The Cowboys finished the game strong. "Of course we got the interception and then we got the score at the end with Kent Shelby. It was a very exciting game a little too exciting for me, but our offense came through at the end I think in the last for five minutes there we...More >>
  • Jennings' defense leading the way for the Bulldogs

    Jennings' defense leading the way for the Bulldogs

    The Bulldogs have allowed 16 total points in two weeks.

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    The Bulldogs have allowed 16 total points in two weeks.

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  • The Extra Point: Odell Beckham Jr. gives fantasy footballers a reality check

    The Extra Point: Odell Beckham Jr. gives fantasy footballers a reality check

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Bad news, fantasy football players. Odell Beckham Jr. isn't going to be pressured by your flailing rosters.

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    Bad news, fantasy football players. Odell Beckham Jr. isn't going to be pressured by your flailing rosters.

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  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not play against Saints Sunday

    Greg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.comGreg Olsen will miss Sunday's contest against the Saints. Source: Nola.com
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...More >>
    Carolina Panthers star tight end, Greg Olsen, will not play against the Saints Sunday due to a broken right foot. Olsen was injured in the first half of Sunday's contest with Buffalo. ESPN is reporting he could be out 6-8 weeks. The Saints play the Panthers again on December 3rd. Olsen has started 81 consecutive games for Carolina. In two games last season against the Saints, Olsen accounted for 127 yards receiving. At home against the Saints in 2015, Olsen racked up a 134...More >>
  • LSU drops to No. 25 in AP Poll

    LSU drops to No. 25 in AP Poll

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:22 AM EDT2017-09-18 10:22:15 GMT
    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    The Tigers have dropped from No. 12 to No. 25 in The Associated Press college football poll after losing to the Mississippi State Bulldogs 37-7 Saturday night in Starkville, Miss.

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    The Tigers have dropped from No. 12 to No. 25 in The Associated Press college football poll after losing to the Mississippi State Bulldogs 37-7 Saturday night in Starkville, Miss.

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  • Brees: 'We only have one way to go and that's up'

    Brees: 'We only have one way to go and that's up'

    Brees threw two touchdown passes, one went to Brandon Coleman. (Source: Mark Lagrange)Brees threw two touchdown passes, one went to Brandon Coleman. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

    Drew Brees went 27-of-45 passing for 356 yards, and two touchdown passes against the Patriots, but that wasn't even close to enough for a win. 

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    Drew Brees went 27-of-45 passing for 356 yards, and two touchdown passes against the Patriots, but that wasn't even close to enough for a win. 

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  • Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Brady torches Saints defense with 447 yards passing and 3 TD's

    Tom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrangeTom Brady's first TD pass of the game went to Rex Burkhead. Source: Mark LaGrange

    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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    For the second week in a row the Saints defense got absolutely embarrassed. Last week, Sam Bradford exposed the unit for three touchdown passes. Today, 40-year old quarterback Tom Brady matched Bradford, with the three touchdown strikes of his own. Helping his Patriots to a 36-20 victory over the Saints. The Black and Gold start the season 0-2 for the fourth straight year. Tom Brady's final numbers on the afternoon, 30-of-39 for 447 passing for 441 yards. His counterpart, ...

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  • Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 3

    Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 3

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-09-13 23:48:06 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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    With the high school football season in full force, KPLC is ramping up its Touchdown Live coverage this season. This offseason, KPLC brought you the 7-in-Seven countdowns. This preseason, KPLC brought you TDL Two-A-Days. Now, every week of the regular season, KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in. One week into the prep season an...

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  • A youth movement is arising with the Saints

    A youth movement is arising with the Saints

    Alex Anzalone started at linebacker for the Saints.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alex Anzalone started at linebacker for the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    A big criticism of the Saints in the last few years is all the misses they've endured in the NFL Draft. Well, in 2017 it appears they hit on a lot of picks if you watched the Vikings game. Rookies starting in Minnesota: First-round pick Marshon Lattimore at cornerback, the Black and Gold's other first-rounder Ryan Ramczyk at left tackle, at free safety Marcus Williams, and linebacker Alex Anzalone.  Ramczyk is filling in for Terron Armstead on the offensive line. The ...More >>
    A big criticism of the Saints in the last few years is all the misses they've endured in the NFL Draft. Well, in 2017 it appears they hit on a lot of picks if you watched the Vikings game. Rookies starting in Minnesota: First-round pick Marshon Lattimore at cornerback, the Black and Gold's other first-rounder Ryan Ramczyk at left tackle, at free safety Marcus Williams, and linebacker Alex Anzalone.  Ramczyk is filling in for Terron Armstead on the offensive line. The ...More >>
  • Payton and Peterson deny heated exchange

    Payton and Peterson deny heated exchange

    Adrian Peterson finished with six carries for 18 yards. Source: ESPNAdrian Peterson finished with six carries for 18 yards. Source: ESPN

    After the game all of the buzz was about what appeared to be a heated sideline exchange between Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and running back Adrian Peterson. Both men addressed it after the game.  "No, I would tell you if we were in a heated exchange. So why don't you ask him. He was into it, we were all into it. There was none that I could recall, and I'm being honest," said Payton. "There's no issue. I don't know what clip you're talking about. That's what pe...

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    After the game all of the buzz was about what appeared to be a heated sideline exchange between Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and running back Adrian Peterson. Both men addressed it after the game.  "No, I would tell you if we were in a heated exchange. So why don't you ask him. He was into it, we were all into it. There was none that I could recall, and I'm being honest," said Payton. "There's no issue. I don't know what clip you're talking about. That's what pe...

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  • Bradford throws 3 TD passes, Saints fall in opener 29-19

    Bradford throws 3 TD passes, Saints fall in opener 29-19

    Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdown passes in the first half. Source: Nola.comStefon Diggs hauled in two touchdown passes in the first half. Source: Nola.com
    All preseason we kept hearing how improved the Saints defense appeared to be. Well the main word in that sentence, preseason. In the first game of the regular season, the Black and Gold defense left Minnesota black and blue. The unit surrendered three touchdown passes to Sam Bradford, falling to 0-1 in 2017, with a 29-19 loss. Much of the talk pregame centered around the return of Adrian Peterson to Minnesota. The future Hall-of-Famer handled the first carry of the game, and fin...More >>
    All preseason we kept hearing how improved the Saints defense appeared to be. Well the main word in that sentence, preseason. In the first game of the regular season, the Black and Gold defense left Minnesota black and blue. The unit surrendered three touchdown passes to Sam Bradford, falling to 0-1 in 2017, with a 29-19 loss. Much of the talk pregame centered around the return of Adrian Peterson to Minnesota. The future Hall-of-Famer handled the first carry of the game, and fin...More >>
  • LSU linebacker Arden Key cleared to return for Miss. St. game

    LSU linebacker Arden Key cleared to return for Miss. St. game

    Aredn Key missed the first two games of the regular season. Source: Mark LaGrangeAredn Key missed the first two games of the regular season. Source: Mark LaGrange

    LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron announced at his Monday presser linebacker Arden Key is cleared to return against Mississippi State on Saturday. "We're fired up to have Arden Key back," said Ed Orgeron. Key underwent shoulder surgery in May, and missed the first two games of the regular season.  "He's got to pass a couple of test here and there. Some of them his strength wasn't up to par. Every week his strength and flexibility was getting better and better, closer to...

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    LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron announced at his Monday presser linebacker Arden Key is cleared to return against Mississippi State on Saturday. "We're fired up to have Arden Key back," said Ed Orgeron. Key underwent shoulder surgery in May, and missed the first two games of the regular season.  "He's got to pass a couple of test here and there. Some of them his strength wasn't up to par. Every week his strength and flexibility was getting better and better, closer to...

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  • LSU, Syracuse to kickoff under the lights in Tiger Stadium

    LSU, Syracuse to kickoff under the lights in Tiger Stadium

    LSU and Syracuse will kickoff at either 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. in Tiger Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 23.

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    LSU and Syracuse will kickoff at either 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. in Tiger Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 23.

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  • Henderson: 'Everybody is uncertain at every level of the Saints organization'

    Henderson: 'Everybody is uncertain at every level of the Saints organization'

    Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8

    As the Saints look for their second season-opening win of the season since 2011 Monday night in Minnesota, FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson senses apprehension about the 2017 season and its ramifications.

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    As the Saints look for their second season-opening win of the season since 2011 Monday night in Minnesota, FOX 8 Saints Analyst Jim Henderson senses apprehension about the 2017 season and its ramifications.

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  • LSU just outside the top 10 in the latest college football polls

    LSU just outside the top 10 in the latest college football polls

    The Tigers moved up one spot to No. 11 in the Coaches Poll and remained at No. 12 in the AP Top 25.

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    The Tigers moved up one spot to No. 11 in the Coaches Poll and remained at No. 12 in the AP Top 25.

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  • Former LSU star Fournette rushes for 100 yards, TD in NFL regular season debut

    Former LSU star Fournette rushes for 100 yards, TD in NFL regular season debut

    Sunday, September 10 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-09-10 20:55:23 GMT
    Leonard Fournette running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars (Source: Facebook/L.Fournette)Leonard Fournette running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars (Source: Facebook/L.Fournette)

    The former LSU standout running back and NFL rookie Leonard Fournette made his regular season debut for the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday and found the endzone.

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    The former LSU standout running back and NFL rookie Leonard Fournette made his regular season debut for the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday and found the endzone.

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  • Lunch with Coach O - Chattanooga Preview

    Lunch with Coach O - Chattanooga Preview

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-05 20:18:03 GMT

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron previewed the home opener against Chattanooga during his weekly news conference. The Tigers are coming off a 27-0 dominating win over BYU.

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    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron previewed the home opener against Chattanooga during his weekly news conference. The Tigers are coming off a 27-0 dominating win over BYU.

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  • Saints cut their roster to 53

    Garrett Grayson didn't make the cut, with the Saints only keeping two QB's on the roster. Source: Nola.comGarrett Grayson didn't make the cut, with the Saints only keeping two QB's on the roster. Source: Nola.com

    Cutdown day has come for the Saints. After beginning cuts Friday, the team is close trimming their roster down to the mandated 53 players. Here are the confirmed cuts from either FOX 8 Sports or our partners at nola.com and the Times Picayune: LB Adam Bighill RB Darius Victor G Landon Turner DE Obum Gwacham FB Zach Line G Kristjan Sokoli CB Arthur Maulet G/C Cameron Tom QB Ryan Nassib WR Travin Dural QB Garrett Grayson DT John Hughes TE Garrett Griffin RB Travaris Cadet...

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    Cutdown day has come for the Saints. After beginning cuts Friday, the team is close trimming their roster down to the mandated 53 players. Here are the confirmed cuts from either FOX 8 Sports or our partners at nola.com and the Times Picayune: LB Adam Bighill RB Darius Victor G Landon Turner DE Obum Gwacham FB Zach Line G Kristjan Sokoli CB Arthur Maulet G/C Cameron Tom QB Ryan Nassib WR Travin Dural QB Garrett Grayson DT John Hughes TE Garrett Griffin RB Travaris Cadet...

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  • Saints second-half comeback falls short in 14-13 loss

    Saints second-half comeback falls short in 14-13 loss

    The Saints defense held the Ravens scoreless in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to come away with the victory. 

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    The Saints defense held the Ravens scoreless in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to come away with the victory. 

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  • The Saints game will not be canceled because of Harvey, spokesman says

    The Saints game will not be canceled because of Harvey, spokesman says

    The Mecedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans/FILE (FOX 8)The Mecedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans/FILE (FOX 8)

    A report that the Saints' final preseason game might be canceled is not true, according to a Saints spokesperson.

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    A report that the Saints' final preseason game might be canceled is not true, according to a spokersperson with the team.

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  • Former LSU star Leonard Fournette to donate $50,000 to Harvey victims

    Former LSU star Leonard Fournette to donate $50,000 to Harvey victims

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-08-30 20:50:29 GMT
    Leonard Fournette (Source: WAFB)Leonard Fournette (Source: WAFB)

    NFL rookie and former LSU running back Leonard Fournette went on social media to announce he will be making a donation to the victims of Tropical Storm Harvey. In a tweet post Wednesday afternoon, Fournette said he would donate $50,000 to victims of the storm in Houston. Fournette, who is a native of New Orleans, said he knows how the victims feel in a time like this having gone through Hurricane Katrina in 2005. "Y'all are in my prayers, we went throu...

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    NFL rookie and former LSU running back Leonard Fournette went on social media to announce he will be making a donation to the victims of Tropical Storm Harvey. In a tweet post Wednesday afternoon, Fournette said he would donate $50,000 to victims of the storm in Houston. Fournette, who is a native of New Orleans, said he knows how the victims feel in a time like this having gone through Hurricane Katrina in 2005. "Y'all are in my prayers, we went throu...

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  • Saints trade for long snapper Jon Dorenbos

    Saints trade for long snapper Jon Dorenbos

    The Saints regular long snapper, Justin Drescher, missed practice today. Source: Mark LaGrangeThe Saints regular long snapper, Justin Drescher, missed practice today. Source: Mark LaGrange
    The Saints have traded a 2019 seventh round pick to the Eagles for long snapper Jon Dornebos. Justin Drescher is currently the team's long snapper. Dorenbos, 37, had been with the Eagles for 11 years. He's also played for the Titans and Bills.  Dorenbos is also a magician and appeared on the hit show America's Got Talent . Want the best Saints coverage at your fingertips? Download the FINAL PLAY app for the latest news and video. Plus, there’s a chance to win a Sain...More >>
    The Saints have traded a 2019 seventh round pick to the Eagles for long snapper Jon Dornebos. Justin Drescher is currently the team's long snapper. Dorenbos, 37, had been with the Eagles for 11 years. He's also played for the Titans and Bills.  Dorenbos is also a magician and appeared on the hit show America's Got Talent . Want the best Saints coverage at your fingertips? Download the FINAL PLAY app for the latest news and video. Plus, there’s a chance to win a Sain...More >>
  • LSU season opener against BYU moved to New Orleans

    LSU season opener against BYU moved to New Orleans

    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    According to multiple reports, game officials decided on New Orleans and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as the host of Saturday's matchup between LSU and BYU. 

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    According to multiple reports, game officials decided on New Orleans and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as the host of Saturday's matchup between LSU and BYU. 

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  • LSU-BYU game scheduled for next Saturday in Houston could be moved, Superdome an option

    LSU-BYU game scheduled for next Saturday in Houston could be moved, Superdome an option

    LSU's matchup with Florida last year got moved to Tiger Stadium due to hurricane concerns. Source: Nola.comLSU's matchup with Florida last year got moved to Tiger Stadium due to hurricane concerns. Source: Nola.com

    Heavy flooding in the Houston area could move the LSU-BYU game scheduled for next Saturday to a new location. That's according to a report by SB Nation.  The report said LSU and BYU officials will meet with ESPN to discuss moving the game due to massive flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Two potential sites are Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, the report said. BYU does not allow its athletic teams to play Sundays, so the target date...

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    Heavy flooding in the Houston area could move the LSU-BYU game scheduled for next Saturday to a new location. That's according to a report by SB Nation.  The report said LSU and BYU officials will meet with ESPN to discuss moving the game due to massive flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Two potential sites are Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, the report said. BYU does not allow its athletic teams to play Sundays, so the target date...

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  • JJ Watt starts fundraiser for Houston flood victims, donates $100,000

    JJ Watt starts fundraiser for Houston flood victims, donates $100,000

    Sunday, August 27 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-08-28 00:15:39 GMT

    Houston Texans' defensive end JJ Watt has started a fundraiser to support victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. 

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    Houston Texans' defensive end JJ Watt has started a fundraiser to support victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. 

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  • Pelicans Solomon Hill tears hamstring, will miss 6-8 months

    Pelicans Solomon Hill tears hamstring, will miss 6-8 months

    Solomon Hill averaged 7 points last season for the Pelicans. ((Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune))Solomon Hill averaged 7 points last season for the Pelicans. ((Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune))

    The Pelicans bad voodoo with injuries continues into the 2017 offseason. This time it's forward Solomon Hill to miss significant time due to a torn hamstring. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports Hill had surgery on his hamstring, and could miss much of the regular season. Hill was slated to be the starter at small forward for the Pelicans in the 2017-18 season. Hill played in 80 games last season, averaging 7 points a contest. The Pelicans open their regular October 18th at Memphis....

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    The Pelicans bad voodoo with injuries continues into the 2017 offseason. This time it's forward Solomon Hill to miss significant time due to a torn hamstring. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports Hill had surgery on his hamstring, and could miss much of the regular season. Hill was slated to be the starter at small forward for the Pelicans in the 2017-18 season. Hill played in 80 games last season, averaging 7 points a contest. The Pelicans open their regular October 18th at Memphis....

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  • Former LSU QB, head coach of Southern Lab Marcus Randall fired

    Former LSU QB, head coach of Southern Lab Marcus Randall fired

    Former LSU quarterback Marcus Randall tells 9Sports he was terminated as head football coach at Southern Lab Tuesday, August 22 just before the LHSAA and school officials held a news conference charging his program with rules violations.

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    Former LSU quarterback Marcus Randall tells 9Sports he was terminated as head football coach at Southern Lab Tuesday, August 22 just before the LHSAA and school officials held a news conference charging his program with rules violations.

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  • LSU QB Myles Brennan shining under new offensive coordinator

    LSU QB Myles Brennan shining under new offensive coordinator

    Myles Brennan could see the field this season thanks to his impressive summer camp. (Photo by Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Myles Brennan could see the field this season thanks to his impressive summer camp. (Photo by Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    A presser hasn't gone by without LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron talking up true freshman Myles Brennan. The St. Stanislaus alum is turning heads with his rocket arm, and accuracy with wide receivers. Offensive coordinator Matt Canada also is a big fan of Brennan, and thinks things will only get better for the backup as the 2017 season progresses. "Myles has gotten better every week. We had a half-scrimmage that first week, really got after it the second week. First time in Tiger Stad...More >>
    A presser hasn't gone by without LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron talking up true freshman Myles Brennan. The St. Stanislaus alum is turning heads with his rocket arm, and accuracy with wide receivers. Offensive coordinator Matt Canada also is a big fan of Brennan, and thinks things will only get better for the backup as the 2017 season progresses. "Myles has gotten better every week. We had a half-scrimmage that first week, really got after it the second week. First time in Tiger Stad...More >>
  • LSU's Guice, Key named to AP Preseason All-American First Team

    LSU's Guice, Key named to AP Preseason All-American First Team

    LSU running back Derrius Guice and linebacker Arden Key have been named to the Associated Press Preseason All-American First-Team.

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    LSU running back Derrius Guice and linebacker Arden Key have been named to the Associated Press Preseason All-American First-Team.

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  • AFR: Saints roster projection post Chargers

    AFR: Saints roster projection post Chargers

    After a strong performance against the Chargers, Chris Banjo makes AFR's 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)After a strong performance against the Chargers, Chris Banjo makes AFR's 53-man cut. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)
    The Saints have hit the halfway mark of the preseason, and the final 53 man roster is getting clearer. Here's my view at this point in time.  QB (2) Drew Brees Chase Daniel There is no reason for the Saints to keep more than two quarterbacks. It’s obvious who those quarterbacks should be. RB (4) Mark Ingram Adrian Peterson Alvin Kamara Daniel Lasco No change here. FB (1) John Kuhn Once again, easy call. WR (5)  Willie Snead Michael Thomas Ted G...More >>
    The Saints have hit the halfway mark of the preseason, and the final 53 man roster is getting clearer. Here's my view at this point in time.  QB (2) Drew Brees Chase Daniel There is no reason for the Saints to keep more than two quarterbacks. It’s obvious who those quarterbacks should be. RB (4) Mark Ingram Adrian Peterson Alvin Kamara Daniel Lasco No change here. FB (1) John Kuhn Once again, easy call. WR (5)  Willie Snead Michael Thomas Ted G...More >>
  • Alvin Kamara, dominant D, help end Saints preseason losing streak

    Alvin Kamara, dominant D, help end Saints preseason losing streak

    Alvin Kamara scored on a 50-yard touchdown run on the Saints first play from scrimmage. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alvin Kamara scored on a 50-yard touchdown run on the Saints first play from scrimmage. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    For the second preseason game in a row there was no Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, or Adrian Peterson on the field for the Saints. No key offensive starters in the backfield against the Chargers, no problem. 

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    For the second preseason game in a row there was no Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, or Adrian Peterson on the field for the Saints. No key offensive starters in the backfield against the Chargers, no problem. 

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  • Former Tiger Alex Bregman looks to extend extra base hit streak

    Former Tiger Alex Bregman looks to extend extra base hit streak

    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman will try to extend his extra base hit streak to 10 games Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox.

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    Former LSU shortstop Alex Bregman will try to extend his extra base hit streak to 10 games Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox.

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  • Sports Illustrated preseason poll ranks the Tigers No. 13

    Sports Illustrated preseason poll ranks the Tigers No. 13

    The LSU Tigers will start the 2017 season at No. 13 in Sports Illustrated's Preseason Top 25.

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    The LSU Tigers will start the 2017 season at No. 13 in Sports Illustrated's Preseason Top 25.

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  • Saints Camp Day 11: Instant Analysis

    Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    Saints training camp lasts until the third preseason game but the black and gold wrapped up the pre-preseason portion of their practices Monday and will only have a walk-thru before their Thursday night game in Cleveland. 

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    Saints training camp lasts until the third preseason game but the black and gold wrapped up the pre-preseason portion of their practices Monday and will only have a walk-thru before their Thursday night game in Cleveland. 

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  • Adrian Peterson's vegan diet working well so far

    Adrian Peterson's vegan diet working well so far

    Peterson still looks the part. The question is, can he still get it done at 32? (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)Peterson still looks the part. The question is, can he still get it done at 32? (Source: Garland Gillen, FOX 8)

    Minus the occasional visit to Church’s Chicken, according to Adrian Peterson himself, the former Viking’s gone about 80 percent vegan. 

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    Minus the occasional visit to Church’s Chicken, according to Adrian Peterson himself, the former Viking’s gone about 80 percent vegan. 

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