Brady Renard joined the KPLC Sports team in July 2015 from KTVE 10 in Monroe, Louisiana, where he worked as the weekend sports anchor for three years. He's covered sports on all levels, including Super Bowls, LHSAA championships, NCAA bowl games, as well as spotlighting local athletes. He graduated from Northwestern State with a B.A. in Journalism. While attending NSU, Brady served as sports anchor/reporter/director/producer/photographer for the school's weekly newscast, NSU News. He also was the play-by-play announcer for NSU-TV's coverage of Demon sports. Brady loves giving back to the community as he volunteered his time at local animal shelters while in school and is a Kappa Alpha Order alumnus. He's Louisiana through and through! Raised in nearly every part of Louisiana there is very little he doesn't know/love about the boot. He loves covering McNeese State and the high schools across SWLA. In June 2016, Brady committed matrimony with his colleague, KPLC anchor Jillian Corder. She's agreed to let him keep his last name for on-air purposes.
The preseason honors keep racking up for LCCP running back TreVonte’ Citizen. The rising sophomore earned offers from Penn State and Mississippi State this summer and on Thursday, it was announced that he is ranked as the 53rd overall player in the country for 2022.
The Southwest Louisiana Soccer Referees Association sent three officials to the Regional Olympic Development Program camp in July. Paul Bravo, Kailyn Bravo and Ezra Hebert attended the Alabama-based camp.
The Houston Astros have the third best team ERA in the MLB, but that didn’t stop the Astros from trading for the biggest pitching name of the Trade Deadline. Houston has reached a deal with the Diamondbacks to add six-time All-Star Zack Greinke to its rotation.
The cogs inside the LHSAA never stop turning as another footnote in the select/non-select story was made Monday as the select schools voted to form a sub-organization within the LHSAA. The meeting was held at Teurlings Catholic in Lafayette. The new Louisiana Select Association, or LSA, will focus o
We are just three weeks away from KPLC's coverage of TDL: Two-A-Days and to get ready we continue our 7-in-Seven countdown. Countdowns will include topics from McNeese to high school football. A new countdown each week, beginning every Monday.
The Ragin’ Cajuns announced Wednesday on social media that the school will look to the past to fill the opening. Sam Houston head coach, Matt Deggs will be named UL Lafayette’s next baseball coach. Deggs will be formally introduced Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman was hoping to add a Home Run Derby title to his trophy shelf to go along with last year’s All-Star Game MVP. Despite bringing a pretty powerful swing to to Progressive Field, the LSU alum once again couldn’t advance to the second round.
LCCP running back TreVonte’ Citizen may only be entering his sophomore season, but he’ll do so with a Power Five offer in hand as Mississippi State extended an offer to the 2022 prospect on Thursday. He joins receiver Solomon Lewis as LCCP players with Power Five offers.
The Sam Houston Broncos are coming off its best season since joining Class 5A as Big Sam held a national ranking throughout the season en route to reaching the state championship game and finishing with a 37-5 record.
In the seven weeks prior to football season, KPLC 7 Sports will once again bring you the 7-in-Seven countdown each week leading into our TDL: Two-A-Days coverage. Countdowns will include topics from McNeese's most exciting matchups to the top high school prospects in Southwest Louisiana.
The Barbe Buccaneers are still celebrating the school’s tenth state title and with the championship banners come postseason honors. Collegiate Baseball released its 2019 High School All-American list and a pair of Bucs made the cut.
Any time a season comes to an end, there’s a rush of emotions. Sadness, because the season is done, but yet happiness, because of the journey. That’s how McNeese coach Justin Hill described his feelings in his final press conference of the season Tuesday morning.
The LHSAA executive committee selected hosts for the 2019-2020 LHSAA championship events at its annual summer meeting Monday. Southwest Louisiana won the bid for baseball and boy’s & girl’s basketball, keeping five state championships in the Lake Area (softball, swimming).
Sam Houston continued its impressive 2019 season on Wednesday as a pair of players were drafted. Silas Ardoin came of the board first then pitcher Cameron Meeks’ name was called two rounds later in the 38th round by the Boston Red Sox at pick No. 1157 overall.
The Sam Houston Broncos are coming off its best season since joining Class 5A. Big Sam held a national ranking throughout the season as the team reached the state championship and finished with a 37-5 record.
The Cowboys big draft day continued on Wednesday when the Cowboys third selection came off the board in the 27th round. Pitcher Cayne Ueckert was drafted in the 27th round (822 overall) by the Chicago Cubs.
The 2019 McNeese Cowboys have made history. For the first-time-ever, the Cowboys had four players drafted in the same year. The new record was set when senior pitcher Bryan King was drafted in the 30th round (912 overall) by the Chicago Cubs. He joins fellow McNeese pitcher Cayne Ueckert as Cub draf
The McNeese Cowboys baseball team achieved plenty on the diamond in 2019 and the 2019 MLB Draft is a reflection of that. McNeese’s second selection on the day was Cowboy infielder Carson Maxwell. The third baseman was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 25th round (752 overall).
The Cowboys had to wait until day three, but the Pokes made it six straight seasons with a draft pick in the MLB when the Oakland Athletics selected Cowboy outfielder Shane Selman in the 21st round. The Barbe alum was the 644th selection in the draft
The St. Louis Catholic Saints are welcoming back one of their own as the school announced the hiring of Matt Fontenot as its head baseball coach. Fontenot graduated from St. Louis in 2005 and was an assistant baseball coach with the Saints in 2012.