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  • Willfong wins Baton Rouge amateur golf title

    Willfong wins Baton Rouge amateur golf title

    Updated: 11:14 PM 7/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Facing sweltering heat, stiff competition, and his 4th round of golf in 2 days, Scott Willfong staved off all of the adverse elements to win the Baton Rouge amateur golf championship Sunday afternoon at Santa Maria golf course. Willfong fired an even-par 72 to beat 7-time... (More)
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Baker

    Sports 2-A-Days: Baker

    Updated: 11:08 PM 7/27/2014

    BAKER - Sandwhiched between Scotlandville and Zachary, the Baker Buffalos are trying one again to establish an identity as a force to be reckoned with, starting with district 3-7A. The Buffalos went 1-9 in 2012, the first year under head coach Richard Oliver, but improved to 3-7 last year... (More)
  • Tigers shine at Cape Cod League All-Star game

    Tigers shine at Cape Cod League All-Star game

    Updated: 10:58 PM 7/27/2014

    BOURNE, MA - Chris Chinea hit a home run for the West team in the Cape Cod League All-Star game Sunday night, and he wasn't the only LSU Tiger with a great game. The West won 5-0 on the strength of Chinea, Connor Hale (who produced 2 hits and... (More)
  • Mettenberger discusses sucker punch

    Updated: 10:59 PM 7/26/2014

    NASHVILLE, TN - Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger knows only too well the intensity of the Alabama-LSU rivalry. Mettenberger was sucker-punched last weekend by an Alabama fan while at a bar with fellow rookie Taylor Lewan. A man came up to him and said, "Roll Tide." The former LSU quarterback,... (More)
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Independence

    Updated: 10:55 PM 7/26/2014

    INDEPENDENCE - The Independence Tigers are hoping to turn the page on a rough season in 2013 and take strides in the right direction this fall. 

    The Tigers were 1-9 last season, but this year they have 14 returning starters, including four on the offensive line and the entire defensive line. 

    Head coach Keith Carona says the Tigers have a chance to be a very physical team this year in district 8-3A, as long as they can stay healthy. 

  • Archie Manning discusses role as CFP selection committee member

    Updated: 10:46 PM 7/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Archie Manning laughed at the Manning Passing Academy when asked about his new role as one of the 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee: he said the college football players around him probably had no idea. "I don't think they know I'm on... (More)
  • Sports2-a-Days Preview: Broadmoor Bucs

    Updated: 12:38 AM 7/26/2014

    The Broadmoor Bucs will be coached by someone other than Rusty Price for the first time since before some of his players were born. Price isn't gone from the team that he's coached for the longest, but he is sharing the duties with Elliot Wilkins as co-coaches. Price is... (More)
  • Talent showing up at LSU football camps

    Updated: 7:31 PM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The importance on camps in other sports isn't as intense as it is in football.

    LSU, like other universities around the country, use their summer high school camps to identify talent.

    This year, plenty of local high school football players took to the field on the LSU campus to show what they have.

    For more on this story, click the provided video.

  • Rick Perry to take over as TAF president and CEO

    Rick Perry to take over as TAF president and CEO

    Updated: 3:12 PM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Ronald Richard announced on Friday that he is stepping down as President and CEO of the Tiger Athletic Foundation and will be replaced by current Senior Vice-President Rick Perry. Richard will remain with the nonprofit organization that supports LSU athletics as president and CEO Emeritus. ... (More)
  • Sports2-a-Days Preview: Albany Hornets

    Updated: 8:57 AM 7/25/2014

    The Albany Hornets will lean on their run game and six returners coming back from the 2013 team this coming season.

    Second year head coach Blane Westmoreland is hoping his team can improve upon their 3-7 mark last year and overcome some of those last minute defeats from 2013.

    Five starters are back on the defensive side of the ball.

     

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