Taylor Verrico is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Bethany College in 2014, where she played four years of basketball while earning her BA in Communications.
After graduating, she moved to Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend The Carolina School of Broadcasting. While in school, she completed internships with the WBTV Sports Team, the Charlotte Hornets, Davidson College and The Charlotte Vibe, a local YouTube channel covering The Carolina Panthers.
After obtaining her graduate certificate in Digital Media Technology, she landed a position with WBTV in Charlotte as a news content specialist. She continued to work closely with the WBTV Sports Team.
Taylor loves spending time with her family, friends and new little kitten, Rex.
Her true passion is sports and she's looking forward to covering all of the sports Lake Charles has to offer. If you see her around, be sure to say hi!
Have a fun, exciting or inspirational sports story? Shoot her an email or contact her on Facebook. She's always up for great stories!
15-year-old Jake Brown has already decided what his future looks like. Brown is only going to be a Sophomore at Sulphur High School, but last week, he verbally committed to play baseball at LSU come 2023.
After leading Iota to the Class 3A state quarterfinals his freshman year, Tyler LeJeune was on track for a breakout sophomore year before the pandemic halted play. During the shortened 2020 season, he flirted with a near .400 average. And while there was a temporary pause on the field, the work off
Former Sulphur Tor running back Jaiven Creary suffered what could have been a career-ending ankle injury his senior season, but with his faith in God combined with the support of his family he was able to get back on his feet.
As they work to bring back sports, the planning process and first steps are crucial. McNeese head football trainer Hunter Martin says the university is doing their best to make sure everything is up to par for the athletes who are participating in the voluntary workouts.
The McNeese Cowboys bounced back strong from their shutout loss Saturday night against Southern Miss, as the Pokes would sweep their doubleheader on Sunday. McNeese would beat both Southern Miss and Valparaiso on the final day of the Lake Area Classic.