Former LSU QB Burrow speaks out against police brutality, stands with Bengals teammates

Louisiana State University’s national championship quarterback Joe Burrow hasn’t even thrown a pass in the National Football League but he is already making his mark at the professional level. The 23-year-old white quarterback, eight months removed from capping one of the all-time best seasons by a college football quarterback by capturing a national title for the Tigers, has been outspoken on social media. The No. … Continue reading Former LSU QB Burrow speaks out against police brutality, stands with Bengals teammates

McNeese athletic facilities rocked by Hurricane Laura

Hurricane Laura, a category 4 storm that struck southwest Louisiana and East Texas this week, left behind severe wind damage and flooding in the Lake Charles area. Most notably, perhaps, is the damage strewn across the campus of McNeese State University. The athletic facilities in particular have suffered immense damage that will unfortunately take some time, effort and money to repair. Below, check out some … Continue reading McNeese athletic facilities rocked by Hurricane Laura

Last call for Lafayette LL fall ball registration

Lafayette Little League is set to open its Fall Ball season Monday, Sept. 21, but before that can happen you must register for the season. According to the organization’s website and Facebook page, registration for the upcoming season ends Aug. 28. Registration for tee ball players is $60 while all other players is $85. To register, or for more information on the league and registration, … Continue reading Last call for Lafayette LL fall ball registration

McNeese announces postponement of fall sports

Press release from mcneesesports.com: LAKE CHARLES – McNeese State University has elected to suspend all intercollegiate sports competition for the fall semester with an intent to play in the spring, Interim Director of Athletics Heath Schroyer announced on Thursday. This follows an announcement made Thursday morning by the Southland Conference Board of Directors to suspend all league-only competition for its schools in the sports of football, volleyball, … Continue reading McNeese announces postponement of fall sports

LSU’s two additional conference football opponents announced

This afternoon, the SEC officially released the extra two conference opponents for each of the football teams for the upcoming modified 2020 regular season. The defending national champion Tigers have added a home showdown with Missouri and a road contest at Vanderbilt. LSU will host Missouri and travel to face Vanderbilt#GeauxTigers pic.twitter.com/absCqzGpDW — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) August 7, 2020 Continue reading LSU’s two additional conference football opponents announced

Cane Cutters: LHP Best led talented pitching staff in 1st collegiate league season

He didn’t need the run support, but he received it anyway. Chandler Best mowed through opposing batters, striking out 12 and surrendering just three hits in his six scoreless innings for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League Friday, July 31. His teammates collected 19 hits in their 18-0 shutout of Texarkana Twins. The victory marked Best’s last — and probably his strongest … Continue reading Cane Cutters: LHP Best led talented pitching staff in 1st collegiate league season

Cane Cutters cap season with 14-13 walkoff win

Press release from canecuttersbaseball.com: LAFAYETTE – The Acadiana Cane Cutters earned the sweep of the Texarkana Twins with a 14-13 walk-off win on a wild pitch Sunday night at Fabacher Field. The Cane Cutters had 13 hits and three errors compared to Texarkana’s 11 hits and five errors. Jacob Burke (Southeastern), the Powerade Player of the Game, came in to score the winning run, going … Continue reading Cane Cutters cap season with 14-13 walkoff win

UL assistant football coach passes away

Sad news out of University of Louisiana at Lafayette, as UL assistant football coach D.J. Looney passed away Saturday morning. According to the Ragin’ Cajuns’ official athletics department Twitter account, the 31-year-old suffered a heart attack during a team workout. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics mourns the sudden loss of Louisiana Football assistant coach D.J. Looney, who passed away Saturday morning following a … Continue reading UL assistant football coach passes away

SEC establishes new conference-only football start date

Press release from SECsports.com: The Southeastern Conference has established September 26 as the new kickoff for its 2020 football season to allow its universities to focus on the healthy return of their campus communities and the gradual re-introduction of athletics, as the 14 members of the SEC continue to monitor developments related to COVID-19, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Thursday. The 2020 SEC football season … Continue reading SEC establishes new conference-only football start date