Lagniappe Sports

BRCC basketball player receives national honors

Jeff Walker, a freshman forward on Baton Rouge Community College's (BRCC) men’s basketball team, was named National Junior College Athletic Association (NCJAA) Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 4-10.

Shot of a lifetime: Rival team gives special needs student his moment of glory

Mitchell Marcus, a special needs student, spent three years as the team manager for the Coronado, Texas boys basketball team.

Louisiana youth can register now for 2012 Hunter of The Year awards

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association (LOWA) are encouraging hunters 15 years of age or younger to enter the 2012 Youth Hunter of the Year competition.

From national championship to jail for 4 Alabama football players

Just a month after reveling in the glory of a national championship, four members of the University of Alabama football team have been arrested after a pair of campus robberies.

Wrestling dropped from 2020 Olympics, Brusly team reacts

The world’s oldest competitive sport could be dropped from the 2020 Olympic Games.

Super Bowl outage blamed on electrical relay device

The cause of Sunday's power outage at the Super Bowl in New Orleans has been traced to an electrical relay device, Entergy New Orleans Inc. announced Friday.

National Signing Day 2013: Ragin' Cajuns football signing class

Below is a list of the 2013 UL Football Signing Class Mid Year Signees Dominick Bilich: OL

Superdome OK'd for 'emergency' electrical repairs last fall

Worries about Superdome wiring led to an order for hundreds of thousands of dollars in "emergency" repairs in the months leading up to Sunday's Super Bowl, documents show.

Eighth grade group tallies 50-1 record over three-year run

The Southside Junior High School girls’ 8th-grade basketball team won the 2013 Livingston Parish District Title with an unblemished season that included winning first place in the Livingston Parish Tournament, St.

Crews clean up after raucous Ravens fans celebrate their Super Bowl win

As soon as the Baltimore Ravens made that final tackle in the Super Bowl Sunday night, securing the championship, fans all across the city started storming the streets, and several roads were closed for a time because of it.

Investigators trying to shed light on why Super Bowl went dark

The cause of Sunday's 35-minute power outage during the Super Bowl game remains under investigation, but it will not likely diminish this city's chances of hosting another of the games, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters here

Five Super Bowl moments to talk about Monday

It may not have been a great game until after the lights went out and came back up, but the Super Bowl showdown Sunday night created quite a few memorable moments on the field and off, even before kickoff.

Superdome power outage halts Super Bowl XLVII

Super Bowl XLVII ground to a halt early in the third quarter Sunday night, when about half of the lights in the Superdome went out.

Super Bowl Fun Facts

Oh, how the Super Bowl has changed in the last XLVII years.

Former Saint and Super Bowl great discusses new book, the big game, father's struggles and God

As the 49ers and Ravens take the field in New Orleans' Super Dome for Super Bowl XLVII, a man very familiar with that field, Chris Reis, will be watching the game with his family.