Lagniappe Sports

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.

Baton Rouge native Leindecker seeks spot on 2014 snowboard paralympics team

Challenges are nothing new for Calob Leindecker. At 17 years old he lost his leg in an automobile accident. Since then he hasn't looked back.

Dutchtown hopes to turn tragedy into triumph

Dutchtown head Coach Benny Saia built a powerhouse of football program over the past 10 years.  District titles and playoff appearances have become the norm.

Team bass fishing is taking off as a popular high school sport

A unique sport is making a splash in a exas high school.

Teen boxer dies after blow to the head in Burbank gym

Police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boxer after he suffered a blow to the head while working out at a gym in Burbank.

Michael Clayton shares football wisdom with kids at football mini-camp

Baton Rouge native, Michael Clayton hosted his first football mini-camp here in Baton Rouge Saturday.

Kids get the chance to play Hornets style at BRCC

Kids from the Baton Rouge area enjoyed a day with the Hornets organization at BRCC. Children ages 7 to 16 learned all about the game of basketball. The kids spent time with camp directors learning drills for offense and defense.

Hunting Heritage Program accepting participants for 2012-13 hunting season

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will be launching its Louisiana Hunting Heritage Program (LHHP) with the 2012-13 hunting season.

Local gymnast vies for national award

Local gymnast Alaina Landry is one of 12 finalists for the National Afterschool Awards. Landry is a 12 year-old who trains 18 hours a week after school. Even with all the training she stays on top of her school work maintaining a high GPA.

Local Mardi Gras Gators Girls’ basketball team wins YBOA National Tournament

The 7th Grade Mardi Gras Gators Girls’ Basketball Team, which is based out of Denham Springs, La., has won the 2012 Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) National Championship Tournament.

2012 Open Championships concludes in Baton Rouge

Matt McNiel of Prior Lake, Minn., made history on the lanes at the Baton Rouge River Center this year, and now that the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships has ended its 151-day run, he can add two more titles to his growing

Southeastern's Miley enjoying All-Star experience

Wade Miley’s rise to success in Major League Baseball may be a surprise to many.