LSU softball wins Baton Rouge Regional, advances to Super Regional

No. 10 LSU beat Texas Tech in the final game of the Baton Rouge Regional Sunday to advance to a Super Regional in the NCAA Tournament.

No. 20 LSU baseball drops final game to Auburn in extras

Cowgirls fall 4-3 In 10 Inning to UTA in the NISC Regional Championship Game

Rasbeary lifts Cowboys to 5-1 regular season finale win

No. 20 LSU baseball takes series over Auburn with Game 2 win

Springer hits 17th HR, Astros top Red Sox for 9th straight W

McNeese defeats SFA 3-1 to advance to NISC Region Championship Game Saturday Morning

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Cowboys clinch postseason birth win 16-6 win over Huskies

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No. 20 LSU baseball looks impressive in Game 1 win over Auburn

  Sports Person of the Week - Brody Drost

Barbe’s Cecchini named National High School Baseball Coach of the Year

McNeese opens NISC with 7-3 win over Middle Tennessee

Cowboys drop game one to HBU behind big fifth inning, 6-2

Houston Baptist scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to lead it to a 6-2 win over the McNeese Cowboys in the first game of their final three-game Southland Conference baseball series.

Former LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson reportedly suspended six games by NFL

Former LSU and current Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for six games for allegedly violating the team’s performance-enhancing drug policy

Verlander sharp against old team as Astros make it eight straight wins

Justin Verlander allowed two hits in seven impressive innings against his former team, and the Houston Astros won their eighth straight game, 5-1 over the Detroit Tigers

Numerous #SWLApreps athletes sign on the dotted line this week

A number of local athletes recently made their college decisions.

LSU baseball hosts Auburn in SEC regular season finale

Kirkpatrick’s homer ignites LSUE in Region 23 Opener

Four #SWLApreps athletes named to the 2019 LHSCA All-State Wrestling Team

McNeese’s Elliott misses out on the NCAA Championships by one stroke

NCAA baseball projected field of 64: Where does LSU stand?

Tigers, Longhorns set for primetime matchup

Pelicans beat the odds, win the NBA Draft Lottery

The Pelicans had a 6 percent shot of landing the top pick

  Barbe downs rival Sam Houston to win their 10th state championship in school history

Barbe takes 5A state title 8-2 over Sam Houston. The six-run win over the Broncos marks the largest run differential for Barbe in a state championship game. Barbe has now won ten 5A state titles.

No. 20 LSU baseball gets past UNO in final midweek game of season

No. 20 LSU held on to get the victory over UNO at Alex Box Stadium in the final midweek game of the season Tuesday night.

  South Beauregard falls to top-seeded Sterlington in 3A title game

South Beauregard falls short in 3A title game

Impressive Bears rookie minicamp gives former McNeese kicker, punter Kjellsten chance at Saints

After showing signs of success at the Chicago Bears minicamp May 3-5, Lake Charles native and St. Louis graduate, Alex Kjellsten, got the opportunity to work out at the Saints rookie minicamp as well.

Elliott in contention for title after a 70 on Tuesday

McNeese’s Blake Elliott took one step closer to advancing to the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships when on Tuesday, the Texas native shot a 1-under par 70 to end the second round of the NCAA Men’s Golf Austin Regional in a tie for ninth place at 1-under on the individual leaderboard.

  Oberlin wins first-ever 1A state title behind Kellon McCleon’s complete game

The Oberlin Tigers weren’t going to settle until the 1A state trophy was in their hands.

  Kinder rides big inning to Class 2A state baseball title

The Kinder Yellow Jackets are once again top of the class for 2A. No. 5 seed Kinder scored eight runs in the third to erase a four-run deficit en route to an 11-4 win over the seconded-seeded Doyle Tigers.

  Pitkin baseball wins first state championship in 20 years

The Pitkin Tigers are going to take a page from Prince and party like it’s 1999 as the Tigers won their first baseball state title in 20 years Monday evening. Top-seeded Pitkin grabbed an early lead and rode a strong pitching performance to a 7-0 win over No. 3-seeded Converse.

Ex-McNeese QB James Tabary: Saints rookie mini-camp was a ‘life-changing experience’

It’s a dream all football players strive for— to wear a uniform for an NFL team. Former McNeese quarterback James Tabary received his opportunity this past weekend when he participated in the New Orleans Saints rookie mini-camp.

Astros extend win streak to 6 with 8-1 win over Tigers

Aledmys Diaz, Robinson Chirinos, Jake Marisnick and Alex Bregman homered for Houston, and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1, extending their winning streak to six

McNeese to play in SFA regional of NISC

McNeese softball will continue its season for at least one more weekend, the Cowgirls have accepted an invitation to the NISC (National Invitational Softball Championship) and will travel to Nacogdoches, Texas for one of four regional sites May 16-18.

  Six #SWLApreps baseball teams advance to state championships

The semifinal round of the LHSAA baseball playoffs sees 10 #SWLApreps teams in play with hopes to advance to the state title game.

Cowboys split doubleheader, take series over Islanders

The McNeese Cowboys took another step closer to securing their spot in the Southland Conference Tournament with a come-from-behind 8-4 win in game two of a doubleheader against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Sunday night after dropping the first game 2-0.

Springer 5 hits, 2 homers as Astros romp 15-5, sweep Rangers

George Springer was 5 for 5 with four RBIs and a pair of home runs that increased total to an AL-high 15, leading the Houston Astros to a 15-5 rout of the Texas Rangers and a four-game sweep

Saints start rookie mini camp

The New Orleans Saints held the first day of its rookie mini camp Saturday.

No. 15 LSU baseball avoids sweep by No. 4 Arkansas off Antoine Duplantis home run

No. 15 LSU avoided a series sweep by taking the third game over No. 4 Arkansas at Baum-Walker Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Kinder native Blake Trahan receives Gold Glove for 2018 season

Kinder native and Louisville Bats shortstop Blake Trahan was named a Minor League Baseball Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner for the 2018 season.

  Deaton great again as McNeese downs A&M- Corpus Christi, 5-2

After surrendering a first-inning run, the McNeese Cowboys five-run fourth inning lifted them to a 5-2 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Joe Miller Ballpark Friday night for their fifth-straight victory and sixth-straight conference win.

No. 15 LSU baseball late rally comes up short at No. 4 Arkansas

No. 15 LSU rallied late at No. 4 Arkansas in the second game of the series, but the hole the Tigers were in was too much to overcome at Baum-Walker Stadium Friday night.

Verlander allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Astros beat Rangers 3-0

Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball for seven dominant innings, right fielder Josh Reddick made another leaping catch and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-0

Elton native Al Woods signs with Seahawks

Former Elton Indian and LSU Tiger Al Woods is on the move again. Woods, 32, signed a two-year, $2.25 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts according to NFL.com reporter, Tom Pelissero.

LSU set to face La. Tech in exhibition basketball game to benefit tornado recovery efforts

LSU and Louisiana Tech will face each other in an exhibition basketball game to benefit tornado recovery efforts in Ruston, the two programs announced Friday.

Former LSU LB Kendell Beckwith placed on reserve/non-football injury list by Bucs

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed former LSU linebacker Kendell Beckwith on the reserve/non-football injury list, the team reported Friday.

McNeese defeats SFA in 11 innings before falling to Nicholls in semifinals

McNeese softball’s quest for a fourth straight Southland Conference Tournament title came to an end early hour Friday morning in a 10-4 loss to second seed Nicholls.

Saints sign 2019 draft class

The New Orleans Saints have signed their 2019 draft class to four-year contracts, according to General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Reddick, Miley lead Astros to 4-2 win over Rangers

Josh Reddick hit the tiebreaking RBI single and preserved Houston's lead with a leaping grab over the wall in right field, and Wade Miley struck out seven as the Astros beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their fifth victory in six games

No. 15 LSU baseball gives up double digit runs in loss to No. 4 Arkansas in Game 1

No. 15 LSU dropped its fourth straight with a loss to No. 4 Arkansas in the first game of the series Thursday.

  Sports Person of the Week - Jace LeJeune

Hathaway High School Golf wins first-ever boys state title.

  LHSAA State baseball tournament resumes Sunday

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has postponed all today’s state tournament baseball games.

McNeese St. QB James Tabary will participate in Saints rookie minicamp on tryout basis

Local prep star earns tryout to Saints rookie minicamp

  McNeese downs Prairie View 4-1 in final midweek game

After surrendering a first-inning run, the McNeese Cowboys scored four unanswered, including three in the seventh inning, to defeat Prairie View 4-1 in the team’s final mid-week game of the season.

Brantley, Peacock help Astros blank Royals

Michael Brantley homered twice, Brad Peacock pitched seven innings and Josh James completed the 3-hitter in Houston's 9-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night

Tigers face must-win series on the road against streaking Razorbacks

No. 15 LSU will have a tall task ahead when the Tigers travel to Fayetteville to face SEC West-leading Arkansas at Baum-Walker Stadium.

Cowgirls advance in SLC Tourney behind Settle’s two-hit shutout of SLU

Sophomore Caroline Settle threw a complete game gem Wednesday in the Cowgirls’ 1-0 shutout win over Southeastern Louisiana to keep their Southland Conference Tournament hopes alive.

La. Tech routs No. 15 LSU at Alex Box Stadium

No. 15 LSU struggled on the mound and at the plate in a rout by Louisiana Tech at Alex Box Stadium Tuesday.

Cowgirls drop first SLC Tourney game since 2015 as NSU rallies past McNeese, 4-3

McNeese softball suffered its first Southland Conference Tournament loss since 2016 with a 4-3 setback at the hands of Northwestern State in the second round here Tuesday night.

O’Hearn, Merrifield hit grand slams; Royals rout Astros 12-2

Whit Merrifield and Ryan O'Hearn each hit a grand slam to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 12-2 romp over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night

Ten #SWLApreps teams aim to bring home baseball state titles this week

For the second straight season the Lake Area has ten teams in Sulphur aiming to bring home state titles in baseball.

LSU football recruiting net goes nationwide for the class of 2020

LSU's 2020 class has three 5-star recruits

Former LSU DB Terrence Alexander signs with Vikings

Former LSU defensive back Terrence Alexander has signed a contract with the Minnesota Vikings after a successful rookie tryout with the NFC North team.

Cowgirls place seven on All-SLC Team

McNeese softball landed seven players on the All-Southland Conference Team, the league announced Tuesday.

3 years ago today, the legend of the Rally Possum was born

Exactly three years ago today the adorable Rally Possum made his debut in Alex Box Stadium.

Saints announce signing of four undrafted free agents

Saints add four undrafted free agents

‘I believe’: A message from LSU’s new AD Scott Woodward

Today marks the first day on the job for Scott Woodward as the new Athletic Director for LSU. Woodward penned a letter to the LSU community about what he plans to do and accomplish as the new Athletic Director.

Brees is ready to re-establish the Saints identity for the upcoming season

Saints start OTA's on May 21st

No. 9 LSU baseball rallies late but drops Game 3, series to No. 13 Ole Miss

No. 9 LSU rallied late but fell in the final weekend game to No. 13 Ole Miss at Alex Box Stadium Sunday.

Cowboys complete sweep of SFA with 5-1 victory

The McNeese Cowboys completed the weekend sweep of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks with a 5-1 victory behind a fifth inning grand slam by Clayton Rasbeary and another gem of an outing from the Cowboys starting pitching staff, this time from junior Brad Kincaid.

No. 3 seed McNeese opens SLC Tournament Tuesday

McNeese softball will begin its quest for a fourth straight Southland Conference Tournament title when the Cowgirls open tournament play in Natchitoches next Tuesday, May 7.

No. 9 LSU baseball drops Game 2 to No. 13 Ole Miss

No. 9 LSU struggled on the mound and at the plate in the second game against No. 13 Ole Miss at Alex Box Stadium Saturday.

  #SWLApreps baseball playoffs: Heading to Sulphur

The quarterfinal round of the LHSAA baseball playoffs sees nine #SWLApreps teams advance to the semifinals.

  Cowboys take the series against SFA after game two victory

The McNeese Cowboys took care of business by winning game two over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, 6-1, and winning the Southland Conference baseball series behind a gem of an outing from starting pitcher Aidan Anderson at Joe Miller Ballpark Saturday night.

Cowgirls complete series sweep over Lamar with 4-3 win

On senior day, senior Aubree Turbeville’s one out double to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning scored fellow senior Justyce McClain to earn the 4-3 walk off win in the home finale on senior day to complete the Southland Conference series sweep.

2019 LHSAA Outdoor Track & Field State Meet finals

Southwest Louisiana has racked up so far at the 2019 LHSAA Outdoor Track & Field State Meet in Baton Rouge. The State Meet is held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium. Through the first two days of competition, the area has brought home 17 individual state championships.

No. 9 LSU uses big late inning to get past No. 13 Ole Miss in Game 1

No. 9 LSU exploded in the bottom of the eighth inning in its Friday night win over No. 13 Ole Miss at Alex Box Stadium.

  Cowgirls take doubleheader over Lamar

Freshman Kaylee Lopez had a five RBI day along with the walk off single in the bottom of the seventh inning that gave McNeese a 3-2 win in the second game of its Southland Conference series against Lamar Friday night. McNeese clinched the series after an 8-2 game one win.

  Cowboys shutout SFA behind Deaton’s Gem

McNeese starting pitcher Rhett Deaton continued where he left off after pitching a complete-game win at Abilene Christian last Saturday, when on Friday night, he threw seven shutout innings to help carry the Cowboys to a big, 2-0 win over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in the first game of a thre

  Don Dixon, Alan Heisser host 17th annual Cops & Jocks golf tournament

Former police chief Don Dixon and Alan Heisser hosted the 17th annual Cops and Jocks golf tournament at L'Auberge golf course on Friday afternoon.