Lagniappe Sports

Cheerleader sinks forward-flip trick shot from half court

We've all seen basketball players make a buzzer beating shot to win the game, or the fan who makes a half court shot to win a car or cash. But odds are you have not seen a basketball shot like the one made Thursday night.

Tulane baseball collecting funds for Vs. cancer foundation

Tulane’s baseball squad will be raising funds for childhood cancer research through the Vs. Cancer Foundation during home games leading up to the March 8-10 series against High Point.

Episcopal boy's soccer looking to make history

A year ago at this time the Episcopal boy’s soccer team was at home after a quick elimination from the state tournament. That team was young. They started ten sophomores and one junior.

Are you ready to rumble?! WrestleMania XXX to be held at Superdome

WrestleMania XXX announced today that New Orleans will host a four-day, pay-per-view event at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 6, 2014.

Soccer joins battle against doping

Soccer stars will face a more systematic regime of drug testing following world governing body FIFA's decision to introduce biological profiles for players.

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.