Lagniappe Sports

Annual golf event raises funds for families of fallen soldiers

Dozens took the swing to help raise money for families of fallen soldiers.

Unnecessary roughness: Halftime rant prompts investigation from youth sports league

Many would say they expect a football coach to be tough on his players. However, an investigation has been launched against two coaches because some say their behavior went too far.

Olympic medalist made a special appearance in Baton Rouge at elementary school

Five-time Olympian Daniella Scott Arruba spoke to kids from Wedgewood Elementary School. The volleyball player and two-time silver medalist talked about her sports career and about the importance of a good education.

Three locals ready for pro boxing's return to Baton Rouge

The concept sounds simple. The process is painful. “We bleed together. We sweat together. We go through everything together,” said boxer Justin Thomas.

'Slice of Life' Golf Classic rescheduled to Monday, Oct. 22

Due to an unfortunate scheduling conflict made by the golf course, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank has rescheduled its 21st Annual “Slice of Life” Golf Classic to Monday, Oct. 22, at The Oaks at Sherwood.

Boxing champion Mayweather speaks to Baton Rouge students

Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather made a special appearance in Baton Rouge.He spoke with students from the Louisiana Leadership Institute.

First game set for new community field in New Roads

The City of New Roads’ will celebrate the opening of its new Community Field this Friday, Oct. 5, with a special inaugural ceremony and first game. Mayor Robert Myer said the inaugural ceremony will begin at 7:15 p.m.

Lil Wayne opens new skatepark in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward

The Lower 9th Ward is now home to one of the best indoor skate parks in the nation, with a little help from local hip hop artist Lil Wayne kicking things off.

Mardi Gras World to host fundraising event for injured Tulane football player

Mardi Gras World, in partnership with a number of local businesses and supporters, is planning a fundraising event for injured Tulane University student Devon Walker from 8 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Louisiana game developer, Pixel Dash Studios, releases Fans vs. Franchise update for iOS Devices

Just in time for the start of the NFL season, Louisiana game developer, Pixel Dash Studios announced today the release of an update to its “fan favorite” Fans vs. Franchise.

Locals set to duke it out as professional boxing returns to Baton Rouge

Professional boxing is making a return to the capital city.

Tulane football player's doctor explains spine injury after hard hit

After a horrible hit during Saturday's football game against Oklahoma in Tulsa, Tulane University Senior Safety, Devon Walker is in stable condition. It is still unknown if he will be paralyzed.

BREC Skate Park offering new classes

Extreme sports may seem scary to parents. However, these activities are constructive and healthy ways for kids to be active. BREC Skate Park wants to make sure your child learns all of those benefits in a safe, fun environment.

Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour titles

Lance Armstrong called it quits late Thursday in his battle to end an investigation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, a move that will most likely mean a lifetime ban for the seven-time Tour de France champion.