Cowgirls improve to 4-0 in the SLC after win over Southeastern

McNeese women’s basketball used balanced scoring here tonight in its 80-72 road win against Southeastern Louisiana to improve to 4-0 in Southland Conference play.

  2021 MLK Warrior Classic Tournament

Cowboys get first league win, 74-71 at HBU

Game-like situations for Cowboys in preseason’s third scrimmage

After Further Review: Five takes on potential replacements for Drew Brees

  Cowboys getting ready for second scrimmage, spring season starts Feb. 13th

  Jan. 22 #SWLApreps high school basketball roundup

Continued Coverage

Cowboys visit HBU to begin 5-game road swing

Cryer To Miss Next Two Games Due To COVID

COVID-19 forces LSU to adjust 2021 baseball schedule

Pelicans get off to hot start but suffer 129-118 loss to Jazz

‘I’m fired up that he’s returning’ - Payton talks about Nielsen staying with Saints

  Sports Person of the Week - Raven Guillory

Cowgirls visit SMU for DH on Friday

Cowgirls visit SMU for DH on Friday

Cowgirls picked 4th in SLC preseason poll

Cowgirls picked 4th in SLC preseason poll

St. James DE Saivion Jones ready to put pen to paper and sign with LSU

LSU has 20 signees so far in 2021 class

Wade wants to prevent LSU’s defeat to Alabama from causing additional losses

LSU head coach Will Wade and his Tigers are recovering from a rough night at the PMAC and he doesn’t want that one defeat to be compounded into additional losses.

  McNeese falls to Southeastern, drops to 0-5 in SLC play

Cowgirls remain perfect in Southland play with win over SLU

LSU picks up commitment from Texas CB Marcus Scott II

Pelicans fall 118-102 to Jazz

LSU Eunice baseball lands No. 1 ranking in all preseason polls

Cowgirls land two on Southland preseason soccer team

Report: Astros, Michael Brantley agree to new two-year deal

Despite reports surfacing that Astros outfielder Michael Brantley would join forces once again with George Springer in Toronto, the 33-year-old left fielder will remain in Houston on a two-year deal according to ESPN’s Buster Olney.

  Brittany Brees says Drew played through several injuries never reported

“Yet did not complain once,” she said on Instagram.

Petty leads No. 18 Alabama in 105-75 blowout win over LSU

No. 18 Alabama senior guard John Petty Jr. was on fire from the opening tip with four 3-pointers in less than four minutes, as the Crimson Tide set an SEC record in a blowout win over LSU on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

  #SWLA Hoops Highlights Tuesday Jan. 19th

Highlights and scores from tonight’s high school basketball games in our coverage area.

Former Saints TE Benjamin Watson reflects on time playing with Drew Brees

Watson says even after more than 10 years played in the NFL, Brees was able to help elevate his game as a receiver when he became the Saints starting tight end.

Cowgirls travel to Southeastern Wednesday in search of their fourth straight SLC win

McNeese (3-7, 3-0 SLC) is one of four undefeated teams heading into the game. Stephen F. Austin is atop the league standings at 4-0 followed by the Cowgirls. Abilene Christina is 2-0 and Houston Baptist is 1-0.

Cowboys return home to host Lions on Wednesday

McNeese will be looking to get that proverbial monkey off its back win on Wednesday night when the Cowboys host Southeastern Louisiana before heading off for five straight road games.

LSU baseball announces 2021 schedule

The 2021 LSU baseball schedule has been released including, 10 three-game Southeastern Conference series. No. 7 LSU will play 28 games against teams ranked in the Collegiate Baseball preseason Top 50.

Lake Charles native Terry Fontenot named Atlanta Falcons new general manager

Former all-state defensive back at Lagrange High School and Lake Charles native Terry Fontenot has been named the new GM for the Atlanta Falcons.

MLB supports McNeese baseball, Peterson and LeBlanc team up to give back

Lake Charles natives and former McNeese baseball players Jace Peterson and Wade LeBlanc are doing their part in helping the Cowboys get back out on the field.

Report: Aaron Glenn leaving Saints to become Lions defensive coordinator

Report: Glenn to joins Lions staff as defensive coordinator

McNeese releases 2021 softball schedule

McNeese softball will open its 2021 season on Feb. 12 in what will be the start of a very attractive and challenging schedule that consists of teams from eight different conferences.

REPORT: Ryan Nielsen to stay with Saints, was target for LSU DC

LSU was reportedly close to naming Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen as its next defensive coordinator on Monday, Jan. 18, but it didn’t happen and the Tigers are still searching for Bo Pelini’s replacement.

LSU freshman Haleigh Bryant named SEC Gymnast of the Week

LSU freshman Haleigh Bryant has been named SEC Gymnast of the Week after her outstanding all-around performance against No. 6 Arkansas.

Jeff Duncan: There Will Never Be Another No. 9

The greatest era in Saints history ended on Sunday.Drew Brees played his final game in New Orleans and his three-interception performance proved to be a disappointing end to a brilliant career.The official announcement of his retirement won’t come for a few days or possibly even weeks.

LSU sophomore OT Dare Rosenthal announces return, meaning entire O-line is back

The final starter on the LSU offensive line, Dare Rosenthal, announced on Monday, Jan. 18, that he will be returning to play for the Tigers in 2021.

  WATCH: Brees spends time after season-ending loss with family, Brady on field

Drew Brees spent time after the season-ending loss with his family and his greatest rival.

REPORT: NFL informs teams of scouting combine format changes

The NFL has informed teams of official changes to the 2021 scouting combine, according to Tom Pelissero with NFL Network.

Saints self-destruct in 30-20 loss to Bucs in NFC Divisional

The New Orleans Saints committed four turnovers against the Tampa Bay Bucs and dropped the NFC Divisional in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday, Jan. 17.

Brees makes no decision on his playing future after loss to Bucs

Brees has played 20 seasons in the NFL.

Four turnovers end Saints’ playoff run

Saints lose in the playoffs for their fourth straight year

Feazell ties career high with 22 points in loss to UNO

McNeese’s KeyShawn Feazell matched a career-high with 22 points but New Orleans rode the hot shooting of Derek St. Hilaire who finished with 33 points to lead the Privateers to a 99-84 win over the Cowboys here Saturday night.

Cowboys make strides in first full preseason scrimmage

McNeese held its first all-out football scrimmage of the preseason on Saturday, marking the first time in over a year the Cowboys have competed in a game-like situation.

Jameis Winston TD pass keeps Saints-Bucs game close

Saints swept the Bucs in the regular season

REPORT: Taysom Hill to miss game vs. Bucs

The New Orleans Saints will be without two key piece on offense heading into Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

LSU claws its way to 85-80 win over South Carolina

The LSU men’s basketball team trailed South Carolina by as many as 11 points but fought back to get the victory in the PMAC on Saturday, Jan. 16.

  Stubblefield Scores Career High in 67-61 win over New Orleans

Despite being shorthanded and undersized, McNeese women’s basketball team improved to 3-7 overall and remained undefeated in league play at 3-0 with a 67-61 win over New Orleans here Saturday.

Saints WR Tre’Quan Smith activated from injured reserve

Smith played in 14 games this season for the Saints

Saints lineman Will Clapp out with COVID-19

Clapp is a reserve offensive lineman

Pelicans suffer 5th-straight loss with 112-95 defeat at Lakers

Zion Williamson returned to the lineup for the Pelicans and finished with a double-double but it wasn’t nearly enough to lift his team over the Lakers on Friday, Jan. 15.

  Jan. 15 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

High School hoops highlights and finals from January 15, 2021

Saints defense focuses on affecting Tom Brady

It may be his birthday but it won’t be much of a birthday weekend celebration for Drew Brees if the Saints defense doesn’t do its part and get after Tom Brady.

  Sports Person of the Week - DeMarcus Jack

The Elton Indians beat the Hamilton Christian Warriors this week for the first time since 2013, and one of the reasons for that was because of Demarcus Jack.

The Southland Conference modifies 2021 baseball schedule format

The Southland Conference Board of Directors has approved a modified schedule format for the 2021 baseball conference season in which member institutions will play 40 league games. Each of the school’s 10 previously-scheduled weekend series will expand from a three-game series to four games.

Southwest Louisiana native Travis Etienne declares for NFL draft

Former Jennings bulldog and Clemson running back Travis Etienne surprised a lot of people when he decided to come back for his senior season at Clemson, but his most recent announcement didn’t surprise anyone.

  McNeese puts the pads back on in preparation for upcoming season

As the spring season approaches for the Cowboys, the itch to get back out on the field and hit other people has been weighing heavy on their minds.

Drew Brees hopes for a strong finish when he walks away

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees may be hoping for the right time to walk away from football with a strong finish.

LSU junior S Todd Harris Jr. announces his return for another season

LSU junior safety Todd Harris Jr. announced on social media that he will be back playing in Tiger Stadium in 2021. Harris posted a video on Instagram with the message, “Unfinished business, let’s WORK.”

LSU upsets previously unbeaten No. 7 Texas A&M in OT

The LSU women’s basketball team saw its big lead totally evaporate by the fourth quarter against Texas A&M but the Lady Tigers were able to force overtime and get the victory over the Lady Aggies.

Frank Martin, 2 men’s basketball assistants will not travel to LSU for Saturday’s game

Team officials announced Thursday that Martin, assistant coach Chuck Martin, and Gamecock men’s basketball director of student-athlete development Doug Edwards will not make the trip to Baton Rouge due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

Williamson cleared to resume team activities

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to resume team activities, the organization reported Thursday, Jan. 14.

Southern picked to 3-peat as SWAC West champs

Southern head coach Dawson Odums and his Jaguars were an overwhelming pick to win the SWAC West on the second day of the league’s spring media days.

McNeese lands Louisiana Tech transfer receiver

On Thursday, the Pokes landed another transfer in Louisiana Tech senior wide receiver Cee Jay Powell. He has one year of eligibility remaining and will suit up in the fall for the Pokes.

MLK Warrior Classic to be held at Burton Coliseum on Jan. 23

Basketball is back in Burton! Hamilton Christian is hosting the MLK Warrior Classic at Burton Coliseum on Saturday, Jan. 23. 20 teams will compete in 10 games throughout the day, including both girl and boy teams from schools across Louisiana and the number one ranked high school player from North C

WAC officially announces expansion involving SFA Athletics starting in July

The SFA athletic department is preparing for a quick move to the WAC in the coming months.

Nickeil Alexander-Walker scores 37 for short-handed Pelicans squad in loss to Clippers

The New Orleans Pelicans were without three of their starters and came up short against the Clippers in Los Angeles but second-year guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker showed what he is capable of when given some playing time.

  #SWLA Hoops; Iowa blows past Kaplan 88 - 22

Iowa Yellow Jackets blow out Kaplan 88 - 22

Cowboys dig early hole, fall 83-61 at UIW

Cowboys fall 83-61 against UIW

LSU flexes its muscle in 92-76 win over Arkansas

LSU used a 26-2 run to jump out to a 31-point lead in the first half and all five starters scored in double figures in a win over Arkansas on Wednesday, Jan. 13, in the PMAC.

Saints QB expected Brees vs. Brady, Round III

The Saints swept the Bucs in the regular season by a combined total, 72-28

LSU QB talk heats up in January

Myles Brennan, TJ Finley, Max Johnson, and Garrett Nussmeier are on scholarship at QB

Southland Conference reinstitutes full postseason brackets for spring sports

The Southland Conference announced Wednesday that it has reinstated full postseason brackets for the upcoming 2020-21 league championship events. The Southland announced last May that it would reduce some tournaments in half for precautionary financial reasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zion Williamson ruled out against Clippers due to COVID-19 protocols

It is unsure if Williamson tested positive or was in close contact with someone who did.

REPORT: SEC ADs approve normal baseball season structure

Athletic directors in the SEC have approved a plan for the 2021 baseball season to have a normal schedule structure, according to reports.

LSU formally introduces Peetz as OC and Mangas as passing game coordinator

The LSU football program formally introduced new offensive coordinator Jake Peetz and new passing game coordinator DJ Mangas on Wednesday.

Former LSU RB Chris Curry commits to Utah

Former LSU running back Chris Curry has committed to Utah. He made the announcement via social media on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

  SWLA Hoops Highlights Tuesday Jan. 12th

Highlights and scores from some of our local area high school teams.

LSU prepares to host Arkansas for first of 3-game homestand

LSU head coach Will Wade and his Tigers begin a three-game homestand Wednesday night against the Arkansas Razorbacks.