Louisiana

Former Nicholls State RB Dalton Hilliard Jr. dies at 29

Odums focuses on positives of playing football in spring

Southern athletic director Roman Banks says no decision on SWAC fall sports, despite reports

Location, plans for upcoming Bayou Classic still undecided

Conflicting statements released on if 2020 Bayou Classic will be played in New Orleans

LSU set to host Southern, Grambling in Tiger Stadium

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Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux canceled for 2020

McNeese forward Sha’markus Kennedy named 1st Team All-Louisiana

  MARSH MADNESS: Peabody, Bossier, North Central and Doyline win state titles on championship Saturday

  Hathaway native Jarrett LeBlanc heading to 2020 Olympic Trials in Atlanta

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

Six football recruits from Louisiana make the Rivals250 2021 list

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.

LSU Tiger and Southern Jag fans celebrate busy college football weekend

Tiger fans and Jaguar fans cheered on their college football teams for championship games held Saturday, Dec. 7.

Southern comes up short against Alcorn in SWAC championship

Despite six turnovers, Southern hung with Alcorn until about 2:00 left in the game but came up short in the SWAC championship.

Southern holds on to defeat Grambling in 46th annual Bayou Classic

The Southern Jaguars are facing the Grambling State Tigers in the 46th annual Bayou Classic in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

La. leaders, Southern and Grambling officials kick-off Bayou Classic week

Skelton powers Southern to homecoming win over Alabama A&M

Coach Odums, players preview Southern vs Prairie View

  USA Boxing holds press conference ahead of December’s Olympic Trials

Southern looks to clean up mistakes going into SWAC play

Tulane ready for the bright lights of Thursday night football

Nick Saban and Phil Robertson among Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction class

Former LSU football coach Nick Saban and outdoorsman Phil Robertson, from Duck Commander, have been added to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2020 induction class.

Southern starts hot and keeps it close for a while in loss to Memphis

Southern came out the gate hot and kept the game close for about 2.5 quarters before Memphis pulled away Saturday.

Where to watch: Southern vs. Memphis football game set to air on WBXH

When the Southern Jaguars travel to Memphis on September 7 to face the Tigers, fans can watch the game on television if they can’t make the trip.

Tulane crushes FIU to win their opener, 42-14

Tulane hits the road to face Auburn next week

Former LSU star Derrius Guice trash talks Texas Longhorns in Instagram post with Matthew McConaughey

Former LSU star and current Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice was excited to meet actor Matthew McConaughey, according to a recent Instagram post.

Saints player P.J. Williams pleads guilty in drunk driving case

Saints cornerback P.J. Williams agreed to a plea deal Tuesday (Aug. 27) in a drunk driving case.

Dawson Odums previews Southern’s season opener against McNeese State

Southern University head coach Dawson Odums held his first weekly news conference of the year, previewing the Jags season opener against McNesse State.

WATCH: McNeese coach Sterlin Gilbert’s season-opening press conference

It’s been a long nine months without McNeese football, but it’s finally game week.

WATCH: Coach O’s season-opening press conference

LSU is a 28-point favorite over Georgia Southern in the 2019 season opener.

Louisiana shuts out Curacao to win Little League World Series Championship

The Eastbank All-Stars claimed the Little League World Series Championship with a shutout win over Curacao Sunday.

Southeastern Lions hold media day, looking to all pull in same direction this season

Frank Scelfo is entering his second season at Southeastern and Saturday the Lions hosted media day to introduce their 2019 team.

Louisiana beats Hawai’i in US final to advance to LLWS title game

Team Louisiana has advanced to the Little League World Series title game after beating Hawai’i in the US final.

Jennings native Travis Etienne named to AP preseason All-America team

Clemson running back Travis Etienne was named to The Associated Press preseason All-America team presented by Regions Bank.

Burrow added to Manning Award watch list

LSU’s starting quarterback Joe Burrow has been added to another preseason list for a national award, the senior quarterback in one of 30 candidates on the watch list for the Manning Award.

2 Tigers named to AP preseason All-America Team

LSU defensive backs Grant Delpit and Kristian Fulton have picked up more preseason honors, this time they have been named to the AP preseason All-America Team.

LSU defensive all-stars named to ESPN preseason All-America Team

LSU defensive all-stars Grant Delpit and K’Lavon Chaisson have been named to ESPN’s 2019 preseason All-America Team.

Joe Burrow named Golden Arm contender

Starting quarterback Joe Burrow has picked up another preseason honor. He has been selected as a candidate for the 2019 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.

Saints quickly return to work to prepare for third preseason game

After a long flight back from Los Angeles, the New Orleans Saints were right back to work Monday in Metairie.

Taysom Hill getting comparisons to Hall of Fame QB Steve Young

Hill and Young both attended Brigham Young University

Former LSU basketball player Josh Gray, now with Pelicans, recognized as official La. ambassador

Josh Gray, a former guard at LSU and current member of the New Orleans Pelicans, met with Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser Monday.

Taysom Hill racks up 189 total yards in Saints’ victory

Hill finished the contest passing for a 136 yards and two touchdowns

Southern defense creates turnovers, puts pressure on QBs in second scrimmage

The offense and defense admittedly kept things pretty straight forward and vanilla Saturday at Southern, as the Jags held their second and final scrimmage of fall camp.

LSU prepares for second scrimmage of fall camp

The dog days of summer continue for the LSU football team, which practiced outdoors Thursday and is now just 16 days away from the season opener.

After Further Review: Five takes from Saints /Chargers joint practice #1

Sean Fazende gives his five takes from Saints/ Chargers joint practice #1

Super Bowl contenders the Saints and Chargers meet up for dual practices

Saints and Chargers are holding dual practices together for the third straight year

LSU Tigers working through dangerous heat levels for fall practice

While most people can hide inside from the heat, at LSU, the Tigers can’t slow down. The football team is pushing through this dangerous heat though.

McNeese to have three of first four football games televised

Three of McNeese’s first four football games will be broadcast, the Southland Conference announced on Tuesday as part of its 2019 football television schedule for the first four weeks of the season.

LSU QB Joe Burrow returns to practice as the Tigers get back to work after first scrimmage of fall camp

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow was back at practice after a brief absence last week for an undisclosed injury.

Superdome renovation deal could go up for vote Thursday

The governor said a new Saints deal could include $450 million in Superdome renovations, part of a long-term effort to keep the team in New Orleans.

Pelicans open the season at NBA champion Raptors highlights the 2019-20 schedule

Pelicans home opener is Friday, October 25th, against the Mavericks

Saints hold last practice in Metairie before trip to Los Angeles

Monday morning’s session of training camp was a short practice for the Saints today as they get set to travel to Los Angeles for joint practices with the Chargers.

Saints rookie WR Emmanuel Butler is finally back to 100 percent

Butler is a rookie out of Northern Arizona

Drew Brees sits in preseason opener, Saints lose to the Vikings

Starters Drew Brees, Andrus Peat, and Cam Jordan sat out the contest

VIDEO: Drew Brees pregame speech gets his teammates fired up

Drew Brees enters season 14 with the Saints

Saints look to impress in first preseason game against Vikings

More than a dozen NFL teams make their preseason debut Thursday night, but the Saints will join them Friday night when they host the Vikings.

LSU DL Breiden Fehoko says rest will help Tigers remain physical throughout season

LSU senior defensive lineman Breiden Fehoko said doing an internship for grad school will be one way to stay rested and fresh during his final season.

Southern works out in full pads for first time of fall camp

Southern’s primetime opener at McNeese figures to be cooler than the temps the Jags had to endure Wednesday morning for their first day in full pads.

LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss appears ready for 2019

LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss has had two surgeries and has been unable to play in any games since transferring from NC State. But this year, Moss said he feels completely healthy.

Jared Cook becoming a fan favorite at Saints camp

The Saints picked up Cook in free agency from the Raiders

  Intensity cranks up for McNeese on first day with full pads

Practice No. 5 of fall camp for the McNeese football team on Wednesday followed an off day and was also the first practice in full pads and it didn’t disappoint.

New Orleans-based team makes it to Little League World Series

For the first time ever, a New Orleans-based team is headed to the Little League World Series.

Sean Payton using calculated approach to practice after day off

The Saints’ 11th practice of training camp fell between their second day off and the first walk through before a preseason game. Sean Payton and his staff are taking medical studies into account when planning the workload for players.

Coach O gives update on Tigers’ progress in fall camp

LSU Head Football Coach Ed Orgeron will meet with media Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 6:45 p.m. to provide an update on the Tigers’ progress through fall camp.

Southern’s defense forces enough turnovers during practice to make coaches run after practice

The Southern Jaguars stepped onto the field early Monday morning and quickly realized it was going to be a steamy day in south Louisiana.

Saints preseason games to air on KPLC

The New Orleans Saints begin their march to the regular season this week with the team’s preseason opener at the Superdome.KPLC will once again air three of the four Saints preseason games.

LSU’s new offense displays pro look and feel

LSU was back outside Monday afternoon and the term “running” back may need to be changed to “receiving” back with this new offense.

Cowboys wrap up day four of fall practice, strap on full pads Wednesday

McNeese wrapped up day four of fall camp Monday morning as the team will take Tuesday off before donning the full pads on Wednesday morning.

College Baseball Hall of Fame induction coming to Baton Rouge, so could a museum be next?

Governor John Bel Edwards and local leaders announced Monday, Aug. 5 that the National College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions induction and awards ceremony will take place at the River Center Nov. 2.

  Download KPLC’s new 7Sports GameTime App

KPLC has launched the 7Sports GameTime app, available now on iTunes and in the Google Play store.

Justin McMillan looks to lead Wave back to Bowl

Justin McMillan looks to lead Tulane football back to a Bowl game.

Pelicans announce preseason schedule with only one home game against Utah

Fans will get to see Zion and the Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on October 11th

Don’t overlook LB Demario Davis within Saints defense

Demario Davis continues to make a huge impact for the Saints defense, whether he's getting the credit that he should or not.

Saints move practice to Tulane with rave reviews from fans

Saints will practice back at Airline Drive on Monday

LSU offensive players talk about the excitement on that side of the ball

All the talk this offseason surrounding the LSU football program was about the new offense and the changes Joe Brady is supposed to be implementing.

Southern shows improvement on second day with cleaner practice

Day two on The Bluff was another chance for Southern to improve. Saturday’s practice was cleaner than day one Friday and some of the guys complimented their teammates on the opposite side of the ball.

The Latest: Tony Gonzalez enters Hall of Fame

The Latest on the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Tony Gonzalez enters hall

  McNeese to lean on offensive line depth in 2019

Football is a game of inches. While the skill position players get most of the glory, games are truly won and lost upfront. McNeese currently has 19 offensive linemen on the roster which is by far more than they’ve had in recent years. With the up-tempo offense that’ll be on display this upcoming se

LSU holds first practice of fall camp

The screeching sound of whistles being blown once again filled the air around Skip Bertman Drive in Baton Rouge.