Cowgirls pick up two wins on day 1 of Scrapyard Tournament

Freshman Caylon Brabham’s three-hit day helped McNeese to wins over South Dakota State and UAB on the first day of the Scrap Yard Tournament Saturday.

Cowboys explode for 33 runs in double-header wins on Saturday

Southern defeats Alcorn St. after another good day at the plate for the Jags

Basile wins second consecutive LHSAA Division III wrestling title, eight local athletes take home individual state championships

Late McNeese rally falls short in 84-79 loss to Demons

No. 11 LSU gets past Indiana in Game 2 to win weekend series

Former McNeese sprinter Charles Jackson bows out in semifinals of 2019 Indoor National Championships

Continued Coverage

Maddox makes her return but Cowgirls fall 70-60

Mondo Duplantis breaks his own indoor pole vault world record

No. 11 LSU starts season with convincing win over Indiana

Shaq’s son, Shareef O’Neal, tells SI he’s going to LSU

  Feb. 14 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

  Dion shines in first start as McNeese wins season opener, 9-0

McNeese’s Arvie, Nevills break records at Samford Invite

Alanna Arvie was a double winner on Friday, including a school record in the women’s shot put, and Kobe Nevills broke a 20-year old record in the men’s 400-meter dash to pace the McNeese Cowgirls and Cowboys at the Samford Bulldog Indoor Invitational.

  BLACK HISTORY MONTH: More to Prove - Frank Wilson

Wilson is the first black head football coach in the history of McNeese State University and just the second in the history of the Southland Conference. In light of setting a precedent, he realizes that's not where it starts or ends.

Historic Feats within reach for Drew Brees

Drew Brees has reached the top of the NFL’s career passing touchdowns and yardage leaderboards in consecutive seasons. He also has 4 of the 5 best pass completion percentages for a single season in league history.

McNeese Baseball 2020 Schedule

We have the 2020 McNeese baseball schedule here

LSU baseball announces doubleheader on Saturday

Mainieri previews LSU baseball hosting Indiana in series to start 2020 season

Coach O to throw out first pitch to open LSU baseball season

  Pokes emphasizing faster starts as season winds down

Gallinari, Paul push Thunder past Zion, Pelicans 123-118

Geier, pitching leads McNeese past Texas A&M, 1-0

  Sports Person of the Week - Brooklyn Fontenot

The Jackets are currently ranked top 10 in the state as they clinched their first district title in 12 years.

  Sticking to script: Bregman, Astros discuss sign stealing

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred disciplined the Astros after he found the team broke rules by using electronics to steal signs during its run to the 2017 World Series championship and again in the 2018 season.

McNeese looks to sweep rival Northwestern State

McNeese State goes for the season sweep over Northwestern State after winning the previous matchup in Lake Charles

McNeese Athletic Foundation Established

The Board of Directors of the McNeese State University Foundation has established the McNeese Athletic Foundation for the purpose of promoting and raising funds to strengthen the financial condition of all athletic programs.

Six football recruits from Louisiana make the Rivals250 2021 list

Defensive tackle Maason Smith out of Terrebonne is 6th overall

  Feb. 11 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

Highlights from Tuesday night’s high school basketball action across the area. Scores can be found below.

  #SWLApreps girl’s soccer playoffs: second round recap

Highlights from Tuesday night’s girl’s soccer second round action. Scores can be found below.

No. 25 LSU rallies to get past Missouri

The No. 25 LSU men’s basketball team was down by 12 points late in the first half but rallied to beat Missouri in the PMAC on Tuesday.

Zion’s 31 points pushes Pelicans past Blazers, 138-117

Pelicans improve to 23-31 on the season

LSU scheduled to open 2022 season against Florida State in the Superdome

LSU and Florida State agree to a two-game series

LSU hires Scott Linehan to be passing game coordinator

Linehan last coached with the Dallas Cowboys as their offensive coordinator from 2015-18

LSU men’s basketball No. 25 in AP Poll

The LSU Tigers are ranked for the third consecutive in the AP Poll. The latest version has the Tigers at the No. 25 spot.

WATCH: Former LSU star Mondo Duplantis breaks pole vault world record

Former LSU track and field star Mondo Duplantis has set a new record for the pole vault, the university reported Saturday, Feb. 8.

North Texas hands McNeese softball their first loss of season

McNeese softball couldn’t get the timely hits during the game, leaving six baserunners stranded including the bases loaded in the third inning in Sunday’s 3-0 loss to North Texas in the final game of the Cowgirl Classic.

No. 11 LSU softball sweeps OSU, FAMU in Tiger Classic; Tigers pitch no-hitter in run-rule win over Rattlers on final day

The No. 11 LSU softball team in action Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 9 for the 10th annual Tiger Classic.

Holiday’s 31 lead Pelicans to 124-117 win over Pacers

Pelicans trail the 8th-seed Grizzlies by 4.5 games in the Western Conference

Cowgirls pick up two more wins Saturday at Cowgirl Classic

McNeese softball picked up where it left off on Friday by picking up two more wins, both run rule victories on Saturday on the second day of the Cowgirl Classic to improve to 4-0.

Cowgirls 4X400 relay team breaks 22-year-old record

McNeese women’s track broke a 22-year-old record on Saturday, when the Cowgirl 4x400 relay team ran for a time of 3:46.88 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Indiana.

Big first half propels UCA to win over Cowgirls

McNeese’s Kyla Hamilton recorded a career-high 12 points while Regan Bolton scored 10, but Central Arkansas built a first half lead that was too much to overcome as the Sugar Bears defeated McNeese 70-49 here Saturday afternoon.

Kennedy’s 22-21 game not enough as Cowboys fall 82-76 in OT

Sha’markus Kennedy scored 22 points and pulled down a career-high 21 rebounds for McNeese but Central Arkansas sank all three of its three-pointers in overtime and out-scored the Cowboys 12-6 in the extra period to beat McNeese 82-76.

No. 9 LSU gymnastics defeats No. 22 Oregon State and Arizona State

The No. 9 LSU gymnastics team outscored No. 22 Oregon St. and Arizona St. at a meet in Corvallis, Ore. on Saturday, Feb. 8.

16 LSU Tigers invited to 2020 NFL Combine

Michigan trails LSU with the second-most players, 11

Mays scores career-high 30 in No. 18 LSU OT loss to No. 10 Auburn

No. 18 LSU men’s basketball dropped a heartbreaker to No. 10 Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 8.

  Cowgirls open season with back-to-back shutout wins

McNeese softball opened its 2020 season with two shutout victories here Friday on the first day of its Cowgirl Classic. The Cowgirls picked up an 11-0 five-inning run-rule win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in its season opener then concluded day one with a 7-0 win over North Texas.

  Feb. 7 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

Highlights from Friday night’s high school basketball action across the area.

  #SWLApreps girl’s soccer playoffs: first round recap

Highlights from Friday’s girl’s soccer first-round playoff action.

Runnels announces closure of high school

Runnels School announced Friday, Feb. 7 its high school division will close at the end of the current school year. The school says the decision was made unanimously by the Runnels Board of Trustees due to insufficient enrollment for the upcoming school year.

Drew Brees recreates Super Bowl celebration with son Baylen

Drew and Baylen produced one of the more indelible images from Super Bowl 44

  Sports Person of the Week - Vici Woods

The 2019 Class 1A State Tournament MVP has made huge strides in her game including stepping into a bit of a different role to prepare her for the next level. She currently averages 16 points, 16 rebounds, and five blocks per game for the top-ranked Elton Lady Indians.

Ten years ago today, the Saints won Super Bowl XLIV

On Feb. 7, 2010, the New Orleans Saints did the unimaginable.

Zion scores 21, Pelicans hold off Bulls 125-119

Pels improve to 21-31

No. 11 LSU softball wins season opener over Central Arkansas

The No. 11 LSU softball team opened the 2020 season with a win over Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 6 at Tiger Park.

Elton High School wins 2019 Sportsmanship Award

The Elton Indians were announced as winners of the 2019 Sportsmanship Award which is handed out by the Lake Charles Area Football Officials Association.

Defending Southland Tournament champion Cowboys picked to finish 3rd in preseason poll

The reigning Southland Conference Tournament champions McNeese has been selected to finish third as voted on by league head coaches and sports information directors, the league office on announced Thursday.

LHSAA releases 2020 boys soccer playoff brackets

The LHSAA released its 2020 boys soccer tournament brackets Tuesday. The championship matches will be held February 26-29 at Strawberry Stadium in Hammond.

Vanderbilt baseball picked to win 2020 SEC Championship

Vanderbilt University has been picked to win the 2020 Southeastern Conference Championship as voted on by the league’s 14 head coaches.

Cowboys lose two straight as McNeese falls 69-62 at AMCC

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi outscored McNeese 15-0 in the final 6:59 of the first half, then rolled off 10 straight points late in the second half in a 1-point game to help hand it a 69-62 win over the Cowboys in Southland Conference action on Wednesday night.

  Turnovers costly in Cowgirls loss to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

McNeese women’s basketball committed 23 turnovers and gave up 32 points in the paint in a 73-59 Southland Conference loss to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Wednesday night.

LSU linebacker arrested in Marrero on gun charge

A freshman linebacker at LSU was arrested Friday night on a gun charge in Marrero, according to a Jefferson Parish spokesman.

No. 18 LSU drops first SEC game of season with loss to Vanderbilt

No. 18 LSU dropped its first SEC game of the season with a loss to Vanderbilt, a team that had not won a league contest since March 2018.

LSU’s 2020 recruiting class holds down No. 4 national ranking

The Tigers still have three spots open in 2020 class

Early signee TJ Finley adjusting to life as a QB at LSU

Finley started practicing with the Tigers in December

Coach O recaps National Signing Day for LSU Tigers

The LSU Tigers added three more players for National Signing Day on Feb. 5, 2020. Head coach Ed Orgeron gave a recap on the 2020 class during a media conference Wednesday afternoon.

  NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Southwest Louisiana 2020 athletes sign letters of intent

Today is National Signing Day, the day when recruits around the country sign letters of intent to play college athletics.Locally, several athletes have already signed letters of intent, although more are expected to do so.


First-year head coach Frank Wilson and the Cowboys are putting the finishing touches to their 2020 signing class. The Pokes were able to sign seven during the early period and have inked four so far on Wednesday.


The National Champion LSU Tigers already have a loaded 2020 class with eight early enrollees already on campus. According to 247 Sports, the Tigers have the fourth best 2020 recruiting class in the nation.

  Feb. 4 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

Highlights from Tuesday night’s high school basketball action across the area. Scores can be found below.

McNeese’s Kennedy named to Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship Midseason Watch List

McNeese forward Sha’markus Kennedy is one of 10 Southland Conference seniors named to the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship Midseason Watch List, which was announced on Tuesday. The 2020 event is scheduled for April 3-5 at Atlanta’s Atlantic Station, where it will be contested outdoors for the fi

Joe Burrow plans to spend his first NFL check on... a personal chef

Burrow is predicted to go No. 1 overall to the Bengals

LHSAA releases 2020 girls soccer playoff brackets

The LHSAA released its 2020 girls soccer tournament brackets Tuesday. The championship matches will be held February 26-29 at Strawberry Stadium in Hammond.

Five Cowboys named to SLC Preseason All-Conference Teams

Seniors’ Nate Fisbeck, Clayton Rasbeary, and sophomore Will Dion were selected to the first team, while senior Jake Dickerson and junior Reid Bourque were named to the second team.

Skylar Mays named one of 10 candidates for Jerry West Award

LSU basketball player Skylar Mays has been named one of the 10 candidates for the 2020 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award.

Shaq’s son, Shareef O’Neal, spurs speculation with LSU visit and social media post

Shareef O’Neal, the son of LSU and NBA great Shaquille O’Neal, has caused widespread speculation on social media as to whether or not he will transfer to his father’s alma mater.

Astros name James Click new general manager

The Houston Astros have hired James Click as the club’s new general manager, Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane announced today. He becomes the 13th general manager in franchise history.

  Pokes reflect on Lamar loss, look ahead to Texas A&M -Corpus Christi

Pokes gear up for Texas A&M-CC on Wednesday night. Tip-off is set for 7 PM.

No. 18 LSU’s outlook seems brighter after consecutive double-digit wins

One week after a tirade by LSU head coach Will Wade over his team’s blown leads, the outlook is now more promising and the Tigers have climbed in the rankings.

Pelicans still adjusting to Zion’s return

The Pelicans are still trying to balance the offense around Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Jrue Holiday as primary scoring options.

4 former LSU Tigers are now Super Bowl champs

Four former LSU Tigers are now Super Bowl champions.