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  • Saints bring back WR Meachem

    April 18, 2014 11:02 PM

    METAIRIE - New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed veteran free-agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract. Meachem is entering his eighth NFL season and seventh with New Orleans. He played in 15 games last season, starting five, and caught 16 passes for... more »
  • LSU players perform for NFL scouts Play Video

    April 9, 2014 12:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football players hoping to get drafted are putting their skills on display for NFL scouts today. Seventeen players from LSU's 2013 football team will take part, including top prospects QB Zach Mettenburger, WRs Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham Jr., RB Jeremy Hill and offensive guard... more »
  • Hoko's home away from home Play Video

    April 7, 2014 11:13 PM

    GONZALES - With his family hailing from the Pacific island nation of Tonga, LSU guard Hoko Fanaika has come a long way, both literally and figuratively, to arrive in South Louisiana with the Tigers. Luckily, Hoko quickly made friends in the small, but close-knit Polynesian community in the area.... more »
  • Harris accounts for 4 TDs in LSU football spring game Play Video

    April 6, 2014 12:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - True freshman Brandon Harris threw three touchdown passes and ran for a fourth in LSU's spring football game on Saturday, completing the Tigers spring season in style. Fellow quarterback Anthony Jennings had a tougher day at the office, throwing two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns,... more »
  • LSU football announces future games with UCLA, Arizona St.

    March 31, 2014 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU has announced their football team will have upcoming series with UCLA and Arizona State. The Tigers will face UCLA at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on September 4, 2021. The Bruins will make a return to trip to Tiger Stadium on August 31, 2024. ... more »
  • Southern football prepares for spring game Saturday

    March 28, 2014 6:57 PM

    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... more »
  • Jennings on LSU offense: "getting faster"

    March 25, 2014 7:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For an offense in college football, it's all about tempo, and according to LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings, that tempo is getting better all the time. Jennings (a redshirt freshman) admits that he can't move the team in and out of the huddle as quickly as his... more »
  • Magee sprains ankle, qbs throw for 300 yards in LSU scrimmage

    March 23, 2014 12:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles said aside from typical bumps and bruises, the only injury of note at LSU's first spring football scrimmage was an ankle sprain to running back Terrence Magee, the Tigers top returning rusher. Miles said he doesn't know how long Magee will be out, but... more »
  • Hill gets early release from probation

    March 19, 2014 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU football star Jeremy Hill was released early from his two-year probation Wednesday. Hill went before a judge, and had his probation terminated because he completed all that was required of him. Hill was on probation after a fight outside a bar in Tigerland last year.... more »
  • Lawsuit seeks to end NCAA's 'unlawful cartel'

    March 17, 2014 1:07 PM

    NEWARK, N.J. - A new federal lawsuit claims the National Collegiate Athletic Association should allow college football and basketball players to get some of the money they make for their schools. The suit filed Monday in Newark comes on the eve of the NCAA men's Division I basketball tournament, its... more »
  • LSU opens spring practice

    March 8, 2014 7:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has opened spring football practice with some players at new positions and a couple of regulars sitting out while recovering from offseason surgeries. Senior defensive end Jermauria Rasco is recovering from shoulder procedures and junior safety Corey Thompson from knee surgery. Coach Les Miles said after... more »
  • Newest Southern Jaguar suits up on the Bluff Play Video

    March 7, 2014 10:35 PM

    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 »
  • Southern football back on the practice field Play Video

    March 6, 2014 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars got back on the football field for the first time since winning the SWAC Championship in December. The new look for the Jags was obvious from the very start, beginning with Southern's signal caller. Dray Joseph was no longer in the huddle,... more »
  • Pinkel gets raise, extension at Missouri

    March 6, 2014 2:28 PM

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri football Coach Gary Pinkel has signed a new contract that boosts his annual salary above $3 million and extends his previous deal by three years. The new deal increases his guaranteed salary from $2.8 million to $3.1 million and boosts the total salary of his assistant... more »
  • 10-second college football rule withdrawn

    March 5, 2014 2:38 PM

    NEW YORK- A person with knowledge of the decision says a proposed rule that would have slowed college football's fast-paced offenses has been withdrawn by the NCAA rules committee. After a conference call by the football rules committee, it was agreed the so-called 10-second rule would not be given to... more »
  • La'el Collins gives back to Boys and Girls Club of Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 24, 2014 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - When La'el Collins said he would return to play football for his senior year at LSU, the Tigers offensive lineman privately made a vow to give back to the charity that gave so much to him. That's why last week, Collins visited with the BREC/Alaksa Street... more »
  • LSU gets commitment from 14-year-old QB

    February 24, 2014 12:04 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - The LSU football team has gotten a commitment from a 14 year old quarterback from a well known football family. Eighth grader Zadock Dinkelman from San Antonio is the nephew of Ty and Koy Detmer. Ty Detmer won the 1990 Heisman trophy at BYU and Koy... more »
  • Reports: Missouri All-American says he is gay

    February 9, 2014 8:10 PM

    Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL. In interviews with ESPN, The New York Times and Outsports, Sam says he came out to his teammates and coaches at Missouri in August. Sam says: "I am... more »
  • 2 UT players arrested on alcohol-related charges

    February 9, 2014 5:00 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tn. - Authorities say Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson and defensive lineman Danny O'Brien have been arrested on alcohol-related charges and resisting arrest. The Knox County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Johnson and 20-year-old O'Brien were taken into custody late Saturday. Johnson, a first-team all-Southeastern Conference selection last season, was charged... more »
  • ULL DC Willis to remain with Ragin Cajuns

    February 6, 2014 10:28 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A day after telling Louisiana-Lafayette coach Mark Hudspeth he was quitting to take a coaching position at another university, James Willis has reversed his decision and will remain with the Ragin' Cajuns as defensive coordinator. Hudspeth announced Willis' change of heart Thursday. Willis says he changed his mind... more »
  • LSU finishes Natl. Signing Day with No. 2 class Play Video

    February 5, 2014 9:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU capped an impressive National Signing Day by finishing with the second-ranked recruiting class in the nation, including top prospects in several key positions. Besides landing the top-ranked high school recruit in the nation, St. Augustine running back Leonard Fournette, the Tigers also scored an offensive... more »
  • Fox News to interview President Obama before Super Bowl

    February 2, 2014 1:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is getting some time in front of the cameras before sitting down to watch the Super Bowl. He's doing a live interview from the White House with Bill O'Reilly about two hours before kickoff, during the Fox pregame show. The interview comes less than a... more »
  • Southern's Aeneas Williams among 7 elected to Hall of Fame

    February 1, 2014 6:19 PM

    NEW YORK - Former Southern Jaguar great Aeneas Williams was recognized for his play at the professional level. Williams was one of seven NFL veterans elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The 2014 class was unveiled as a part of Super Bowl Weekend in New York. Along... more »
  • Ole Miss' Hill charged with sexual battery

    January 29, 2014 4:53 PM

    OXFORD, Ms. - Mississippi freshman defensive back Bobby Hill has been indefinitely suspended after being arrested and charged with sexual battery. The 19-year-old Hill was arrested by Oxford police on Tuesday, according to jail documents. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said in a statement released through the school that he... more »
  • Mississippi enacting youth concussion law

    January 27, 2014 1:29 PM

    JACKSON, Ms. - Mississippi could enact a law requiring public and private schools to evaluate student athletes for concussion after they're shaken up during practice or competition. A player with a concussion would be banned from play until fully recovered. The House and Senate have passed House Bill 48 (http://bit.ly/1cWl94o... more »
  • Tigers OC Cameron says he's staying put

    January 26, 2014 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said on Sunday that he's not interested in the NFL and will remain with the Tigers. The comment, as relayed by LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette, came on the heels of a report from the Cleveland Plain Dealer that the Cleveland Browns... more »
  • Former LSU wide receiver, Super Bowl champ releases autobiography Play Video

    January 17, 2014 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU wide receiver Michael Clayton joined JP on 2une In Friday to talk about his autobiography "Chasing my Rookie Year: The Michael Clayton Story". Clayton played in 39 games for the Tigers from 2001-2003. He had 182 catches for 2,582 yards and 22 touchdowns over... more »
  • LSU offensive stars headline list of early departures

    January 13, 2014 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the second straight year, LSU is facing a mass exodus of early departures. Last year, 10 players left early for the chance to play in the NFL Draft: this year, seven players are leaving with eligibility still on the table, including offensive stars Jarvis Landry,... more »
  • Saints fall to Seahawks in NFC Playoffs, 23-15

    January 11, 2014 3:41 PM

    SEATTLE - Seattle got on the scoreboard early and often in the first half, riding three Steven Hauschka field goals and a Marshawn Lynch 15-yard touchdown scamper to a 16-0 halftime lead - and eventually finished New Orleans' comeback chances with a 23-15 win. The Saints could never fully... more »
  • Iowa governor donates food over Outback Bowl wager

    January 8, 2014 7:38 PM

    DES MOINES, Ia. - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is following up on a friendly wager with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal over the outcome of the Outback Bowl. LSU beat Iowa 21-14 on Jan. 1 in the Outback Bowl. Branstad says he is donating 100 pounds of Iowa ham to a... more »
  • No. 1 recruit Fournette commits to LSU Play Video

    January 2, 2014 3:10 PM

    ST. PETERSBURG - Leonard Fournette, the number one overall prospect in the nation for the high school class of 2014, has pledged to play college football for the LSU Tigers next season. The running back from New Orleans picked the Tigers over Alabama, Auburn, Texas A&M, Florida, USC, Michigan,... more »
  • LSU braces for major changes on offense in 2014

    January 2, 2014 2:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Now that Les Miles has made LSU history by winning at least 10 games in four straight seasons, the coach will have start working on a 2014 roster that is full of uncertainty. The biggest changes will come on offense. The Tigers already knew they'd lose senior... more »
  • AP Source: Lovie Smith reaches deal to coach Tampa

    January 1, 2014 11:21 PM

    TAMPA, Fl. - A person familiar with the negotiations says former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith has reached an agreement to coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Speaking to The Associated Press on Wednesday night on the condition of anonymity because an official announcement hasn't been made, the person also says... more »
  • LSU DT Ferguson will not play in Outback Play Video

    December 31, 2013 4:02 PM

    TAMPA - Junior defensive lineman Ego Ferguson did not make the trip with his LSU teammates to the Outback Bowl, according to multiple media reports. Ferguson was an All-SEC Honorable Mention after starting all 12 games at defensive tackle for the Tigers. The six-foot-three, 309-pound tackle registered five tackles... more »
  • Covington cop who arrested football refs demoted

    December 31, 2013 2:51 PM

    COVINGTON, La. - Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz says a lieutenant who arrested two high-school football referees in October has been suspended without pay and demoted to sergeant. Lentz says Stephen Short must also pass an evaluation before he can return to work after the 10-day suspension, and cannot apply... more »
  • Neil Weiner to be next head coach at Dunham

    December 30, 2013 10:47 PM

    ZACHARY - Sports 2 has learned that Zachary head coach Neil Weiner is going to be announced Wednesday as the next head coach at Dunham High School. The move comes after Weiner led the Broncos to the furthest the school had ever been since moving from 4A to 5A.... more »
  • Tigers new leader to get first start at Outback Play Video

    December 30, 2013 7:12 PM

    TAMPA - It's always tough breaking in a new quarterback, but thankfully for the LSU Tigers, they've had the bowl practice period to get Anthony Jennings accustomed to leading the Bayou Bengals onto the field. The freshman from Marietta, Ga., is taking over at the signal caller spot in... more »
  • Browns fire head coach Rob Chudzinski

    December 29, 2013 10:57 PM

    CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns have fired coach Rob Chudzinski following one season, which started promising but ended with a seven-game losing streak. Chudzinski had only been in place since Jan. 11, when the Ohio native and lifelong Browns fan was hired for his dream position by owner Jimmy Haslam... more »
  • Eagles beat Cowboys 24-22 to take NFC East title

    December 29, 2013 10:50 PM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes, NFL rushing champion LeSean McCoy had 131 yards and a receiving score and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Dallas Cowboys 24-22 in a win-or-go-home game for the NFC East title Sunday night. The Cowboys (8-8), with Kyle Orton filling in two... more »
  • Odums talks about Southern's future Play Video

    December 20, 2013 10:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern head coach isn't shy about his vision of the future for the Jaguar football program. "Long term it's to outgrow this building," said Odums to the media Friday morning. "It's all about winning. If we keep getting in the bigger and better recruits...my plan... more »
  • GNOSF marks 25 years of luring big games

    December 20, 2013 7:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - When a record New Orleans Bowl crowd of well over 50,000 files into the Superdome on Saturday night, it will mark the latest success of an institution created a quarter century ago with the hope of making the Big Easy a premier sports tourism destination. The Greater... more »
  • Glendale, Tampa to host college football title games

    December 16, 2013 2:32 PM

    Glendale, Arizona will host the College Football Playoff championship game in 2016, while Tampa, Florida will be the site of the 2017 title game. The College Football Playoff has announced the sites of the second and third championship games in the new postseason system that goes into effect next season.... more »
  • Livonia ready for first state title Play Video

    December 13, 2013 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the days leading up to their state title game in the Superdome, head coach David Brewerton has his team simulating dome conditions at the LSU Indoor Practice Facility. "That dome turf is going to get warm," Brewerton told his team Wednesday in the huddle. "And... more »
  • Louisiana Tech drops Northwestern St 93-71

    December 12, 2013 8:49 AM

    RUSTON- Raheem Appleby scored 28 points as Louisiana Tech ran away from Northwestern State 93-71 on Wednesday night. Louisiana Tech (8-2) shot 58.5 percent from the floor, including 5 of 15 (33.3 percent) from beyond the arc. Alex Hamilton added 13 points while Kenneth Smith dished out 12 assists to... more »
  • SU's head football coach considered for another job Play Video

    December 11, 2013 10:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University's successful head football coach is being considered for another job, the WBRZ News 2 sports team learned exclusively Wednesday night. Dawson Odums is being sought by his Alma matter, North Carolina Central University. The school wants him to become its new head coach. The position... more »
  • Fans Choice ceremony takes athletes behind the scenes Play Video

    December 10, 2013 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - We've seen the Fans Choice Award winners throughout the season put together some remarkable performances, but Tuesday it was their turn to sit back, relax, and enjoy their accomplishments at the WBRZ Studios. From Ascension Catholic High School to Central High, the winners showed up to... more »
  • Suspect named in LSU game day rape

    December 9, 2013 12:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a suspect Monday in a rape that happened on the LSU campus during the Texas A&M football game. Investigators say the attack happened inside a portable toilet near South Campus Dr. on Nov. 23. LSU Police said Albert Carlos Ford, 32, was linked... more »
  • Louisiana high school football scores

    December 6, 2013 10:23 PM

    PREP FOOTBALL Class 5A Semifinal Acadiana 35, Destrehan 7 Parkway 28, Covington 27 Class 4A Semifinal East Jefferson 18, Neville 15 Karr 29, Landry/Walker 0 Class 3A Semifinal Livonia 25, Jennings 20 Union Parish 40, Amite 0 Class 2A Semifinal Kinder 28, Winnfield 21 Many 27, Loreauville 26 Class... more »
  • 1-on-1 with Southeastern coach Ron Roberts Play Video

    December 6, 2013 3:52 PM

    HAMMOND - The Southeastern Lions will make history with their first playoff game in school history Saturday night vs Sam Houston St. Strawberry Stadium will host the second meeting between the Lions and Bearkats this season, but this time there is more on the line for both squads. ... more »
  • Southern, SLU football going for championships

    December 6, 2013 5:35 AM

    Baton Rouge- It has been a long time since Southern and Southeastern Louisiana University have been this good at football. The Southern Jaguars (8-4) are back in the SWAC Football Championship for the first time since 2004 and are facing a familiar opponent. The Jags played Jackson State (8-3)... more »
  • Jeryl Brazil kicked off LSU football team

    December 5, 2013 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head football coach Les Miles announced Thursday afternoon that suspended running back Jeryl Brazil has been kicked off the team. Baton Rouge Police obtained an arrest warrant for Brazil earlier Thursday for simple burglary after they said he broke into an apartment on Nov. 26... more »
  • Former Mizzou football players latest to sue NCAA

    December 5, 2013 2:41 PM

    ST. LOUIS - Two former Missouri football players are suing the NCAA in federal court over head injuries they suffered decades ago, joining a cascade of recent lawsuits against college sports' governing body related to traumatic brain injuries. Tony Van Zant and Sharron Washington filed the suit Tuesday. Both played... more »
  • Mettenberger still draft hopeful Play Video

    December 4, 2013 9:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fans were in appreciation of Zach Mettenberger's contributions to the LSU football team Wednesday as they learned he will not play in a bowl game due to a knee injury. Mettenberger was hit in his left knee during LSU's game against Arkansas Friday. The university said... more »
  • Southern Preps for SWAC Championship Play Video

    December 4, 2013 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Southern University football team is getting ready for the game of the year and so are fans. The Jags will be playing in the SWAC Championship against Jackson State University. To make sure Southern brings home a win, university officials moved finals up a week... more »
  • Seahawks fans register quake during Saints game

    December 4, 2013 6:20 AM

    SEATTLE- Seahawks fans rocked the stadium so hard during Monday night's matchup with New Orleans that seismic instruments registered small tremors at various points in the game. A magnitude 1 or 2 quake was recorded during Michael Bennett's 22-yard fumble return for a touchdown. The game registered on nearby seismic... more »
  • Alabama football party shooting

    December 3, 2013 10:46 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A woman charged with shooting and killing a fellow Alabama football fan moments after the Iron Bowl has been released from jail. Shelby County jail records show 28-year-old Adrian Laroze Briskey of Birmingham is out on $75,000 bond. Briskey is charged with murder in the killing of 36-year-old... more »
  • Florida fires Offensive Coordinator after losing season

    December 1, 2013 4:48 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fl. - Florida has fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease and offensive line coach Tim Davis after the program's first losing season since 1979. Pease and Davis were let go Sunday, a day after the Gators (4-8) ended the season with a humbling, 37-7 loss to rival Florida State. The... more »
  • Louisiana high school football scores

    November 29, 2013 10:03 PM

    PREP FOOTBALL Class 5A - Quarterfinal Acadiana 27, Barbe 17 Covington 20, Central 14 Destrehan 23, Dutchtown 7 Parkway 49, Zachary 34 Class 4A - Quarterfinal East Jefferson 35, Easton 26 Karr 26, Franklinton 0 Landry/Walker 20, Plaquemine 7 Neville 41, DeRidder 0 Class 3A - Quarterfinal Amite 28,... more »
  • Wish granted, tigers win

    November 29, 2013 9:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A purple and gold wish came true for a teen with cancer. Joe Wuellner and his family joined Les Miles on the field ahead of kickoff against the Arkansas Razorbacks. The 15-year-old is living with a brain tumor and currently going through chemotherapy treatment. It... more »
  • Make-A-Wish: a bacon cheeseburger with Les Miles Play Video

    November 27, 2013 9:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A teen with cancer said he wanted to have a bacon cheeseburger with Les Miles, so Make-A-Wish made it happen. Joe Wuellner, the ultimate Tiger Fan, flew in from St. Louis, MO, to meet Miles for dinner Wednesday night. The 15-year-old is living with a brain... more »
  • SE Louisiana, LSU athletes earn LSWA honors

    November 26, 2013 8:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Southeastern Louisiana, finishing off a season that has earned them the fourth seed in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, and LSU, coming off an impressive 34-10 win over Texas A&M, had athletes earn state player of the week honors as chosen by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. Southeastern... more »
  • Zachary survives scare vs New Iberia Play Video

    November 22, 2013 11:09 PM

    NEW IBERIA - The Broncos senior class finally shook the second-round bugaboo that's haunted the Zachary football team since they came to high school, with a 34-30 win over New Iberia Friday night. Bryson Dunn got into the end zone twice for the Broncos in the first half to... more »
  • Central shocks West Monroe

    November 22, 2013 10:59 PM

    WEST MONROE - The Denham Springs Yellowjackets almost pulled the upset last week in West Monroe, this week another Baton Rouge-area team finished off the Rebels. Central, even though their high-powered offense only scored two touchdowns, downed West Monroe by a final score of 14-0 on the Rebels' home... more »
  • Louisiana high school football scores

    November 22, 2013 10:38 PM

    PREP FOOTBALL Class 5A Regionals Acadiana 49, Ponchatoula 7 Barbe 42, Hahnville 14 Central 14, West Monroe 0 Covington 27, East Ascension 21 Destrehan 34, Ruston 7 Dutchtown 24, John Ehret 13 Parkway 52, East St. John 25 Zachary 34, New Iberia 30 Class 4A Regionals DeRidder 24,... more »
  • Tigers say please, be nice Saturday

    November 20, 2013 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU coaches and football players are asking fans- especially students- to refrain from using profanity and distasteful lyrics when the band plays fan favorite songs at Saturday's game against Texas A & M. "Neck" and "Tiger Rag" were shelved in recent years because of crude chants done... more »
  • Mississippi College looking for new coach

    November 20, 2013 2:32 PM

    CLINTON, Ms. - Norman Joseph has resigned as head football coach at Mississippi College after nine seasons. The announcement was made Tuesday by athletic director Mike Jones. Jones says a search committee would be appointed to find Joseph's successor. The school joins the Gulf South Conference next season. Joseph became... more »
  • Helmet as a weapon

    November 19, 2013 7:45 PM

    PLATTE CITY, MISSOURI- A high school football player is charged with assault for ripping off another player's helmet and beating him in the head with it. The player hit suffered a concussion and the prosecutor says he still suffers symptoms a month later. Authorities say 17-year-old Colin Byrd... more »
  • Falcons trying to come to terms with dismal season

    November 19, 2013 3:47 PM

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - These are strange times for the Atlanta Falcons. They are 2-8, have lost four in a row and are pretty well assured of their first losing season since 2007 heading into Thursday night's game against the New Orleans Saints (8-2). Players such as quarterback Matt Ryan... more »
  • San Fran ties the game at 7

    November 17, 2013 4:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS -The 49'ers respond to the Saints' 97-yard touchdown drive with a TD pass of their own. Anquan Boldin hauled in an 11-yard touchdown pass from San Fran QB Colin Kaepernick. New Orleans lost the ball on a muffed punt by Lance Moore that set up San... more »
  • Saints look to stay atop NFC South

    November 17, 2013 3:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Saints(7-2) will attempt to knock off the team who beat them in the 2011-12 NFC Divisional Game and stay atop the NFC South Division. The Carolina Panthers trail the Saints with a 6-3 record and play New England on Monday Night Football. One record... more »
  • Senior Day could be a record-setting one on the Bluff

    November 16, 2013 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's senior day on the Bluff for the Southern Jaguars, and senior quarterback Dray Joseph could end his tenure at AW Mumford Stadium with a couple new records to his name. Joseph is 58 yards and five touchdowns shy of being the career passing yards and... more »
  • Dutchtown eliminates Woodlawn Play Video

    November 15, 2013 11:43 PM

    GEISMAR - The Dutchtown Griffins eliminated the Woodlawn Panthers with a 41-20 final score. The Griffins took advantage of four Woodlawn interceptions, and strung together some explosive plays on offense to advance to the second round. Dutchtown will play John Ehret in the next round of the LHSAA... more »
  • Week 1: High School Football Playoffs Play Video

    November 15, 2013 11:13 PM

    PREP FOOTBALL Class 5A Bi-District Acadiana 35, Slidell 7 Barbe 42, South Lafourche 16 Central 34, Comeaux 13 Covington 48, Airline 14 Destrehan 44, Terrebonne 0 Dutchtown 41, Woodlawn (BR) 20 East Ascension 42, McKinley 21 East St. John 19, St. Amant 7 Hahnville 42, Ouachita... more »
  • Town buzzing with gameday excitement

    November 15, 2013 10:27 PM

    HAMMOND- The town is buzzing over Saturday's potentially record-breaking Southeastern Lions' football game. In addition to the fact that the game is expected to be a sellout, it is also the first time in fifty years that the team could go to the conference championship. SLU plays Sam Houston... more »
  • Parents disagree with high school football brackets Play Video

    November 15, 2013 9:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - High school football teams took to the field Friday night after months of controversy over the new LHSAA football playoff brackets. Some football teams were dropped from their playoff brackets and moved to new ones this post-season. Private schools will play private schools and public... more »
  • Fans Choice Award Winner Week 10: Forrest Town Play Video

    November 13, 2013 10:07 PM

    ZACHARY - Forrest can run. In fact, this week's Fans Choice Award winner, Forrest Town ran for 140 yards and accounted for 175 all-purpose yards for the Zachary Broncos in a 32-20 win over Broadmoor. Town sparked the Broncos offense with a 36-yard touchdown reception ,after Zachary fell... more »
  • Two LA football players arrested for punching referee

    November 13, 2013 12:22 PM

    FRANKLIN, La. - Two West Mary High School football players were arrested after an investigation into an alleged physical altercation with a referee during a Nov. 1 game. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Traci Landry tells The Advertiser (http://bit.ly/19jVCgw ) the teens, ages 15 and 16, were arrested Friday... more »
  • 2 football players arrested for punching referee

    November 13, 2013 8:57 AM

    FRANKLIN- Two West Mary High School football players were arrested after an investigation into an alleged physical altercation with a referee during a Nov. 1 game. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Traci Landry said the teens, ages 15 and 16, were arrested Friday on warrants for battery of a... more »
  • Arizona high school player dies of head injury

    November 12, 2013 8:55 AM

    PHOENIX- A Hopi High School football player has died from a head injury sustained in a playoff game over the weekend. The Arizona Interscholastic Association said Monday night that Charles Youvella died at a hospital of a traumatic brain injury. Youvella, a senior, was injured in Hopi's 60-6 loss to... more »
  • Week 10 High School Football Scores Play Video

    November 8, 2013 11:12 PM

    FRIDAY NIGHT BLITZ LOUISIANA PREP FOOTBALL Acadiana 28, New Iberia 6 Amite 55, Albany 22 Archbishop Rummel 33, Brother Martin 13 Ascension Catholic 59, East Iberville 6 Ascension Christian School 0, St. John 29 Assumption 49, Morgan City 13 Barbe 70, Sam Houston 35 Basile 20, Oberlin 12 Bastrop... more »
  • Ole Miss' Nkemdiche brothers ready for Arkansas

    November 8, 2013 8:45 AM

    OXFORD, Miss.- When highly-regarded recruit Robert Nkemdiche joined his brother Denzel at Mississippi, the two had plans of forming the core of the Rebels' defense. Because of injuries, that hasn't happened yet. But both are expected to be on the field Saturday, when Ole Miss (5-3, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) hosts... more »
  • Fans Choice Award Winner Week 9: Connor Whalen Play Video

    November 6, 2013 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - This week's Fans Choice Award winner makes the most with what he's given; even though Connor Whalen was only thrown to three times against Woodlawn last week, he helped his Catholic High Bears to a 62 points with his two touchdown receptions. The good news about... more »
  • WATCH: these football players have no sportsmanship Play Video

    November 6, 2013 10:34 PM

    KENTWOOD- The Tangipahoa Parish School System said Wednesday, students involved in a fight at last Friday's Sumner vs. Loranger high school football game have been disciplined. A number of players fought immediately after the game ended while they were lined up to shake the hands of the other team.... more »

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