Zach Nunez joined the KPLC 7 Sports team in March 2021 as a sports anchor and reporter after graduating from Louisiana State University. He graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in business. While attending LSU, Zach worked two years for Tiger TV, LSU’s student-run TV station, as sports director, anchor, and reporter. Zach also spent the summer of 2019 as an intern for WWL-TV in New Orleans. During that time, Zach covered the 2019 Baton Rouge Super Regional, the 2019-2020 LSU Football National Championship team and New Orleans Saints training camp. In his free time, Zach enjoys playing golf and complaining about injuries that held him back from playing college athletics - just like every other mediocre high school athlete.
The weather could not hold off long enough for Grand Lake and LaSalle to get their semifinal matchup in. The Hornets hold a 2-0 lead in the third inning and will be picked up Friday at 1 P.M. with the championship to be played on Saturday.
While the FCS spring football season is set to wrap with a 16-team tournament which will be revealed next Sunday, it’s over for McNeese. The Cowboys closed out their spring slate over the weekend with a 27-13 loss to Sam Houston.
The win was important for the confidence of starting quarterback Cody Orgeron. Earlier in the week, McNeese coach Frank Wilson hinted that a change at quarterback could be imminent. Orgeron responded on the field with one of the best games of his career throwing for over 300 yards and two touch
McNeese picked up their first Southland Conference victory of the spring season against Northwestern State and while the offense played well, it was the stout defense that propelled the Cowboys to victory.
It is three years to the day since McNeese announced now Athletics Director Heath Schroyer as their head basketball coach. Today, the Cowboys announced Schroyer’s protege, John Aiken, will take over the reins of the program.