Lagniappe Sports

Pelicans officially replace Hornets as Louisiana's NBA team

It's a new day for professional basketball in Louisiana as the New Orleans Pelicans become our official NBA team.

Baton Rouge marathoner shares Boston Marathon experience

Members of the Varsity Sports/Run Louisiana team who competed in Monday’s Boston Marathon returned home to Baton Rouge Tuesday. Many of them like Erin Oswalt finished the 26.2 mile race before the explosions went off.

Tianlang Guan, 14 year-old Masters phenom, will play in 2013 Zurich Classic

Steve Worthy, CEO of the Fore!Kids Foundation, announced today that Tianlang Guan, the youngest player ever to compete in the Masters Tournament, will tee it up at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans April 25-28, 2013.

14-year-old Masters phenom has New Orleans connection

Tiger Woods is the biggest name in golf, but at this year's Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia, Woods is giving up a lot of the spotlight, along with other top golfers, to a 14-year-old from China.

Axiall, others tee off for American Cancer Society

One of the biggest cancer fundraisers in Iberville Parish was held Monday at the Island Country Club in Plaquemine. Axiall, a chemical company, held its 9th annual golf tournament to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Southern Survival Sprint to test racers with tough challenge

Are you looking for an adventure? Or a tough challenge? The first annual Southern Survival Sprint is less than a month away.

'Biggest Loser' trainer: Dumbbells and diets don't get you in shape

You probably know him best from season 11 of "The Biggest Loser." But trainer Brett Hoebel is more than just a temporary Jillian Michaels replacement.

Keeping the world's Kevin Wares injury-free

It didn't surprise many sports medicine experts when Louisville basketball guard Kevin Ware sustained a horrific leg injury during an Elite Eight game.

Tigerettes take down NBC's Today show crew in hoops

Just for a second forget LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and the Miami Heat.   The Tigerettes, representing Baton Rouge, are going for their 8th gold medal at the senior Olympics.

Kevin Ware could be playing again in less than a year

As awful as Louisville guard Kevin Ware's leg injury appeared during Sunday night's Elite Eight game against Duke, Ware could be back on the court in six months to a year, an orthopedic surgeon says.

Angola Prison to host fundraising golf tournament for completion of restoration projects

Angola Prison is adding another annual event to its roster to raise funds for preservation projects around the facility.

Ascension Christian names new head football coach

Ascension Christian High School announced today that they have made a decision on who will lead the Lions football program as head coach.

Tony Alva makes Baton Rouge stop with Vans bus tour

For the past few weeks the Vans Bus Tour has circled the nation to give thanks to its supporters. Today, the bus pulled up at Rukus Skate Shop on O’Neal with skateboarding icon Tony Alva in tow.

Cajun Classic in full 'swing' here in Baton Rouge

Over 100 pro and amateur wheelchair tennis players hit the courts for their first day of the Cajun Classic.

Legendary skateboarder Tony Alva to make a stop at Rukus Skate Shop

An icon of skateboarding will kickflip his way into the Capital City tomorrow for a little BBQ and bonding at a local shop.