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GA: high school player saves umpire's life during game

Some of us go through our whole lives and never find out whether we'd come through in the clutch.

LSU baseball to play at Tulane Tuesday night

No. 4 LSU (20-4-1) travels to New Orleans Tuesday to face Tulane (12-11) at 6:30 p.m. CT in Turchin Stadium.

Louisiana baseball ranked No. 1 In Collegiate Baseball poll

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped five spots in the Collegiate Baseball Poll to earn the school’s first ever No. 1 ranking for any sport, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper announced on Monday.

LSU baseball to host Georgia this weekend

No. 6 LSU (18-4, 1-2 SEC) opens a three-game Southeastern Conference series at 7 p.m. Friday as the Tigers play host to Georgia in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Southern football Coaches Clinic and crawfish boil set for March 21

Chicago Bears scout and former All-SWAC kicker Breck Ackley is scheduled to serve as the guest speaker during the Southern University coaches clinic and crawfish boil on March 21.

An international wheelchair tennis tournament brings athletes to the Capital City to compete

A major international tennis tournament is going on right now in Baton Rouge, but on these courts, athletes are on two wheels. This isn't just tennis. This is David Wagner's life.

LSU records eighth shutout with 9-0 win over South Alabama

A seven-run sixth inning Wednesday night highlighted sixth-ranked LSU’s 9-0 win over South Alabama at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Nine pitchers combined to record the Tigers’ eighth shutout of the season.

LSU sand volleyball hosts close match against ULM in inaugural opener

The LSU sand volleyball team marked a close 3-2 loss to UL-Monroe in its inaugural match Tuesday at Mango's Beach Volleyball, as the winning point was decided by a third-set victory.

Saints re-sign OT Zach Strief

The New Orleans Saints re-signed offensive lineman Zach Strief to a new deal Monday. The tackle inked a five-year contract with the Black and Gold. He started 15 of the 16 regular season games and both playoff games in 2013.

LSU Tigers receive bid to NIT

The LSU Tigers received the news they were hoping for shortly after 7:30 p.m. when its name came up for a spot in the 2014 post-season National Invitation Tournament.

Record fish caught at East TX lake

A new lake record blue catfish has been verified at Lake Tawakoni. The massive fish was caught back on February 15, 2014.

Saints agree to terms with FS Jairus Byrd on six-year contract

The New Orleans Saints announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms on a six-year contract with unrestricted free agent FS Jairus Byrd. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Video: LSU football's famous "Big Cat" drill (Spring 2014)

The LSU football team put on the pads for the "Big Cat" drill on Tuesday.

LSU's O'Bryant III, Mickey, Martin earn coaches All-SEC honors

LSU junior forward Johnny O’Bryant III became the ninth LSU player to earn first-team All-SEC honors in consecutive years Tuesday when the league announced the coaches’ selections for All-Southeastern Conference honors.

Tigers earn 8-1 victory at Northwestern State

– Freshman left-hander Jared Poche’ earned his third win in three starts Thursday to lead fourth-ranked LSU to an 8-1 victory over Northwestern State at Brown-Stroud Field.