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  • Southern's Pro Day finds 'diamond in the rough'

    Southern's Pro Day finds 'diamond in the rough'

    Updated: 7:08 AM 4/10/2014

    BATON ROUGE - While veteran players like Lee Doss and Dray Joseph still have a good chance to be picked up by an NFL team this May, Southern's Pro Day found a name not regularly featured on a fall Saturday on The Bluff. Rashaun Allen only registered nine receptions... (More)
  • LSU softball can't complete sweep of Vols, fall 9-0 in series finale

    LSU softball can't complete sweep of Vols, fall 9-0 in series finale

    Updated: 6:30 AM 4/7/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team gave up 2 runs in the first inning and never recovered in their series finale against #2 Tennessee, falling 9-0 after winning the first two games. 

    Tigers starting pitcher Ashley Czechner was pulled after she gave up a third run in the third inning, but Baylee Corbello could do little to stem the Volunteer hitting. 

    The Tigers (22-16) offense could only muster 3 hits on the day, as they fell to 4-8 in SEC play.

  • Southern football prepares for spring game Saturday

    Southern football prepares for spring game Saturday

    Updated: 6:57 PM 3/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Just off the friendly confines of Mumford Stadium, the Southern football team held it's final practice on Friday before its spring football game on Saturday afternoon.

    The Jaguars will start at 2pm in Mumford Stadium on Saturday, where fans will get a chance to see how a full slate of practices has added to the game of presumptive starting quarterback Deonte Shorts. 

    The spring game should last between an hour and two hours. 

  • McNeese falls to Southern at home 4-3

    McNeese falls to Southern at home 4-3

    Updated: 9:27 PM 3/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern picked up a midweek win Tuesday as they beat former LSU star Justin Hill and McNeese State 4-3 at Lee Hines Field. 

    The Jaguars fell behind 1-0 in the 2nd inning and fought off a great performance from Cowboys pitcher Bryce Kingsley, who had 11 strikeouts in the game. 

    Southern has now won 2 games in a row after dropping their previous 10 games. 

  • Southern Jaguars using classroom techniques for film study

    Updated: 7:03 AM 3/13/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars football team is learning their defense just like any new subject in school. It may be a traditional way to teach and learn something, but this type of studying isn't common in football film rooms. The idea stemmed from defensive secondary coach... (More)
  • Southern women advance at SWAC tournament

    Southern women advance at SWAC tournament

    Updated: 10:56 PM 3/12/2014

    HOUSTON - The Southern women's basketball team advance to the SWAC tournament semifinals with a win over Alabama A&M Wednesday night. 

    The women held a steady lead on A&M for much of the game as they won 80-66. 

    The Jags women move on to the conference semifinals Friday at 6pm

  • Prairie View A&M upsets top-seeded Southern 64-46

    Prairie View A&M upsets top-seeded Southern 64-46

    Updated: 10:23 PM 3/12/2014

    HOUSTON - Tre Hagood scored 16 points as No. 8 seed Prairie View A&M upset top-seeded Southern 64-46 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinal Wednesday night. Prairie View (10-22) avenged two losses to Southern (19-13) this season, the last a 91-59 rout on March 6. The Panthers advance to... (More)
  • Southern football gets 1st day of spring practice in pads

    Southern football gets 1st day of spring practice in pads

    Updated: 10:34 PM 3/11/2014

    BATON ROUGE - On an overcast day, the Southern Jaguars looked anything but gloomy, getting some hard-hitting in on the Jags 5th day of spring practice. It also happened to be the first day in pads, and both offense and defense went live against one another for the final... (More)
  • Southern hoops takes home SWAC postseason honors

    Southern hoops takes home SWAC postseason honors

    Updated: 5:28 PM 3/10/2014

    BIRMINGHAM - The Southern Jaguars may have missed out on the regular season SWAC title, but they made up for it with the individual honors. Southern men's head basketball coach Roman Banks won the coach of the year, while point guard Tre'Lun Banks claimed freshman honors and center Calvin... (More)
  • Newest Southern Jaguar suits up on the Bluff

    Updated: 10:35 PM 3/7/2014

    BATON ROUGE - He may be small, but he's shown a lot of heart battling a form of brain cancer at St Jude's hospital in Baton Rouge over the past two years. Now JJ Walker takes on another challenge: being the newest member of the Southern Jaguar football team.... (More)