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  • Sports 2-A-Days: Catholic Pointe Coupee check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 2, 2015 12:20 AM

    New Roads - The Catholic Pointe Coupee football team is breaking in a new head coach this season as David Simoneaux takes over the Hornets. The Hornets went 5-4 last season but missed the playoffs and Simoneaux, who spent the last five years as the offensive coordinator at Central,... more »
  • Another big game for Anthony Davis in Pelicans loss

    January 8, 2015 2:06 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kemba Walker scored 31 points, including a game-winning 11-foot jumper off the glass with 1.4 seconds left to lift the Charlotte Hornets to a 98-94 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. With the game tied, Walker drove the right side of the lane and... more »
  • The definition of brothers: Eric and Marcus Randall check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 17, 2014 2:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After close to a decade off of the sideline, Eric Randall decided to return to coaching as the head coach at Scotlandville in 2011. But before he could say yes, he had to make sure it could be a family affair. "Of course Marcus played a... more »
  • Fans' Choice Award Winner Week 6: D'Andre Jackson

    October 19, 2014 6:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Scotlandville's D'Andre Jackson isn't what you would expect of a typical 5A defensive tackle. The senior stands at 5'7", and weighs only 190 pounds. But for what he lacks in size, he makes up in speed, intelligence and lower body strength. Walker got a taste of... more »
  • Scotlandville gets first district win, takes down Central 22-10

    October 3, 2014 11:49 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Scotlandville Hornets picked up their first district win of the 2014 season with a 22-10 win over Central on Friday night. The Hornets and Wildcats traded turnovers in the early going, with Delmas Holmes getting the only touchdown of the first half on a 6 yard... more »
  • Zachary swats Scotlandville 41-7 in 4-5A opener

    September 26, 2014 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If Zachary was looking to make a statement starting district play, the rest of the teams in 4-5A heard it loud and clear. The Broncos (3-1, 1-0) with a thunderous 41-7 victory over the Scotlandville Hornets (2-2, 0-1). Zachary QB Lindsey Scott leading the way... more »
  • Scotlandville stings Glen Oaks 48-6

    September 19, 2014 11:39 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Scotlandville Hornets scored on their first two possessions and never let Glen Oaks into the game in a 48-6 win over the Panthers Friday night. The Hornets got big contributions from Reggie Cleveland, Levi Lewis and Kaleb Harmon, the latter of whom caught 2 touchdown passes... more »
  • The Future: Donald Freeman check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:01 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Hornets have plenty of help this season, with senior outside linebacker Donald Freeman. The Scotlandville defender is gaining interest from Division 1, and even some SEC, schools as he decides where he'll spend his collegiate career. Sports 2's Brian Holland takes a look at one... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Catholic Pointe Coupee

    August 4, 2014 10:02 PM

    Pointe Coupee - According to Catholic Pointe Coupee head football coach Rob Funderburk, the Hornets took a step in the right direction last year and now they wnat to keep moving in that direction in 2014. The Hornets finished 6-6 overall in 2013, 2-3 in district play, but they... more »
  • Natchitoches Central tops Scotlandville in 5A State Title

    March 14, 2014 11:11 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Cameron Lard scored 22 points and Natchitoches Central dethroned two-time defending state champion Scotlandville 60-53 in the Class 5A state championship game Friday night. Lard scored eight points during a decisive 12-4 second-half run that gave the Chiefs (31-3) the lead for good after Scotlandville tied the... more »
  • Central Wildcats get the win in a tight game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 5, 2013 12:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With only a 1-point margin, the Central High School football team defeated Scotlandville Magnet. The Wildcats took down the Hornets 27-26. Scotlandville Magnet High School hosted the game. more »
  • NBA to install motion cameras in every arena

    September 5, 2013 2:16 PM

    The NBA will install motion-tracking cameras in every arena this season. The cameras will monitor player movement and help teams and players get even more detailed analysis of the action on the court. It's the next step in a partnership between the league and STATS that began in 2009. The... more »
  • Hornets see promise in Pelicans era

    April 18, 2013 5:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Hornets haven't waited even a full day after their season-ending loss at Dallas to announce their formal name-change to the Pelicans. After a 27-win 2012-13 campaign, the organization was understandably eager to adopt a new identity. How long it takes for the club to become a... more »
  • Davis to sit rest of Hornets season

    April 11, 2013 9:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets say they will sit overall top draft choice Anthony Davis for their final three games because of his left knee injury. The 6-foot-10 rookie forward was hurt when he collided with Marcus Thornton during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's loss at Sacramento.... more »
  • Cavs G Kyrie Irving cleared to return vs Hornets Sunday

    March 31, 2013 4:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving has been cleared to play after missing eight games with a strained left shoulder. Irving will be active and is expected to play Sunday night against the Hornets. The 21-year-old has been sidelined since March 15, when he hurt his left... more »
  • Lebron scores 36, Heat roll in New Orleans

    March 29, 2013 10:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - LeBron James scored 36 points, hitting six consecutive 3-pointers in less than six minutes during the first half, and the Miami Heat rebounded from their first loss in nearly two months to beat the New Orleans Hornets 108-89 on Friday night. The Heat, whose 27-game winning streak... more »
  • Bad break in the schedule for Hornets

    March 29, 2013 10:25 AM

    UNDATED - The New Orleans Hornets are the lucky team to face the Miami Heat after the Heat suffered their first loss after that 27-game winning streak. Tonight in the Crescent City the Hornets are playing host to the Heat, who were beaten by the Bulls in Chicago two nights... more »
  • Wall has season-high 29; Wizards top Hornets by 9

    March 15, 2013 8:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - John Wall put on a rare shooting show Friday night, scoring a season-high 29 points and matching his career high with three 3-pointers as the Washington Wizards ran their home winning streak to four with a 96-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets. Wall went 12 for 15... more »
  • Brook Lopez helps Nets beat Hornets, 108-98

    March 12, 2013 10:17 PM

    NEW YORK - Brook Lopez scored 26 points and had a big dunk over twin brother Robin, Deron Williams added 21 points and 13 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the New Orleans Hornets 108-98 on Tuesday night. Brooklyn squandered a 10-point lead in the third quarter before pulling off... more »
  • Hornets acquire F Lou Amundson, release Sims

    March 12, 2013 11:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets have signed veteran forward Lou Amundson for the rest of the season and released Henry Sims. The Hornets are Amundson's third NBA team this season. The 6-foot-9 former UNLV standout opened the 2012-13 season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who waived him early last... more »
  • Bryant, Lakers road back against Hornets, 108-102

    March 6, 2013 9:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Kobe Bryant scored 13 of his 42 points during a 20-0 run in the last 6:22 of the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 25-point deficit to fend off the New Orleans Hornets, 108-102 on Wednesday night. The Hornets were still ahead by 21... more »
  • Hornets' Smith out for season with shoulder injury

    March 1, 2013 3:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Hornets general manager Dell Demps says 7-foot reserve forward and center Jason Smith will miss the rest of the season because of a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Meanwhile, the Hornets also say rookie forward Anthony Davis will be out for Friday night's game... more »
  • Carter 3 lifts Mavs past Hornets, 104-100

    February 22, 2013 10:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Vince Carter capped a 22-point performance with a 3-pointer that gave Dallas the lead with 6.5 seconds left, and the Mavericks held on for their third straight victory, 104-100 over the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night. Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points for the Mavericks, while Elton... more »
  • Hornets decide against late-hour trade

    February 21, 2013 10:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets have decided against making any late-hour roster moves before Thursday's NBA trade deadline. The next chance for the franchise to continue rebuilding comes this summer, when the team changes names to the Pelicans, and can work to strengthen its roster through trades, the... more »
  • Millsap leads Jazz over Hornets

    January 30, 2013 10:59 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Paul Millsap scored 25 points, Al Jefferson had 22 and the Utah Jazz defeated the New Orleans Hornets 104-99 on Wednesday night. Ryan Anderson's 3-pointer with 15 seconds left pulled the Hornets within 100-97 but Randy Foye and Millsap each hit two free throws down the... more »
  • New Orleans NBA team officially the 'Pelicans' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 24, 2013 3:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Hornets confirmed what could be the worst-kept secret of 2013; they're changing their name to the New Orleans Pelicans. The team made the announcement this afternoon in a nationally-streamed press conference. Owner Tom Benson said in a promotional video it was the "perfect" symbol... more »
  • Countdown to rumored Pelicans announcement

    January 24, 2013 10:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets are a few hours away from the expected announcement that they're changing their name to the Pelicans. A countdown clock on the team's website is ticking down to a 3 p.m. reveal, which is widely believed to be owner Tom Benson's rebranding... more »
  • Sources: Hornets plan to announce name change

    January 23, 2013 5:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - People familiar with the decision say the New Orleans Hornets have decided to change their name to the Pelicans next season. The people spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the Hornets have not announced the decision. One person says the proposed name... more »
  • Anderson scores 27, Hornets beat Kings 114-105

    January 22, 2013 4:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Ryan Anderson scored 27 points and the New Orleans Hornets survived a second half without Anthony Davis in a 114-105 victory over Sacramento on Monday. Anderson scored 17 points in the second quarter, making 5 of 8 3-point attempts, when the Hornets raced to a 64-39... more »
  • Hornets rookie Anthony Davis hurt against Kings

    January 21, 2013 2:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans Hornets rookie forward Anthony Davis has injured his left ankle and sat out the second half against Sacramento. Davis scored 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting and had six rebounds in the first half when the Hornets took a 64-39 lead Monday. It was unclear when... more »
  • Crawford leads Wizards over Davis, Hornets 77-70

    December 12, 2012 10:39 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jordan Crawford scored 26 points and the Washington Wizards spoiled the return of overall No. 1 pick Anthony Davis, beating the New Orleans Hornets 77-70 on Tuesday night. Bradley Beal added 15 points for the Wizards, who trailed by as many as 13 and never led... more »
  • From Hornets to Pelicans?

    December 5, 2012 1:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Could the New Orleans Hornets be going through a name change? Reports and speculation suggest a color scheme and name change could be coming for the NBA franchise. Saints owner Tom Benson bought the Hornets this April for a reported $338 million in an attempt... more »
  • Hornets to become "Pelicans?"

    December 4, 2012 9:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Enjoy rooting for the Hornets? You'll have to change your chant. The NBA team will likely go by the Pelicans next season. Tom Benson recently bought the team. Benson also owns the Saints and a TV station in New Orleans. The name isn't new to... more »
  • Hornets' Davis out with left ankle injury

    November 20, 2012 6:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Top overall draft choice Anthony Davis has been scratched from New Orleans' lineup against New York on Tuesday night because of a flare-up of his left ankle injury that first occurred Friday night. Team officials call Davis' injury a "stress reaction," which is an area of bone... more »
  • Hornets' Gordon to rehab knee in Los Angeles

    November 8, 2012 8:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets have arranged for guard Eric Gordon to work out in Los Angeles with specialists as he rehabilitates his sore right knee. The Hornets, who announced the move on Wednesday evening, say last week's projection that Gordon would miss the first four to... more »
  • Hornets sign 3 players for camp

    October 1, 2012 3:04 PM

    WESTWEGO - The New Orleans Hornets have signed free agents Solomon Alabi, Dominique Morrison and Chris Wright in advance of Tuesday's opening of training camp. Alabi is a 7-foot-1 center who appeared in 14 games last season with Toronto, averaging 2.4 points and 3.4 rebounds in 8.7 minutes. He... more »
  • Hornets to play preseason game in Mexico City

    July 19, 2012 1:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets will start the 2012-13 preseason with a long road trip. The Bugs will take on the Orlando Magic in Mexico City. The game will be played October 7 in the new Mexico City Arena. Tickets go on sale July 20th. more »
  • Hornets future rides on ping pong balls

    May 30, 2012 2:22 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets could end up with the top overall pick in this summer's draft if the ping pong polls fall their way tonight. The annual NBA draft lottery gets underway from New York this evening around 6:55. Entering the Lottery, New Orleans holds a 14.8%... more »
  • Fmr. Hornet named Defensive Player of the Year

    May 3, 2012 8:49 AM

    Former New Orleans Hornet Tyson Chandler is the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year. New York's center beat out Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka and three-time winner Dwight Howard of Orlando to become the first Knicks player to win the award. The Knicks ranked in the NBA's top 11 teams in... more »
  • Hornets tax break extended

    May 1, 2012 8:36 AM

    The Louisiana House has reversed course and agreed to extend an existing tax break given to the New Orleans Hornets that saves the team $3.7 million a year. The extension proposed by Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, was backed in a 62-37 vote Monday. The measure only got 49 votes in... more »
  • Hornets winning streak ends

    April 19, 2012 11:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets snapped a four-game winning streak with a 103-91 blowout loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. The Grizzlies clinched a playoff berth for the second straight season as they shot 51 percent overall and won for the 10th time in 13... more »
  • Hornets hand Bobcats a franchise-record 17th straight loss

    April 17, 2012 8:34 AM

    Greivis Vasquez scored 20 points and the New Orleans Hornets handed the Charlotte Bobcats a franchise-record 17th straight loss, 75-67 on Monday night. The Hornets, playing without leading scorers Eric Gordon and Chris Kaman, won despite shooting just 34 percent from the floor in the second-lowest scoring NBA game this... more »
  • Report: Saints owner Benson purchases Hornets

    April 13, 2012 10:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A report out of New Orleans says Saints owner Tom Benson now owns the city's NBA franchise as well. According to WVUE-TV, NBA sources confirmed the Benson purchased the New Orleans Hornets. Benson has been in New York since Thursday working on the deal, and an... more »
  • Hornets host Jazz at the Hive

    April 13, 2012 8:45 AM

    The New Orleans Hornets are back in action tonight, hosting the Utah Jazz. The Hornets (16-42) have won two of their last three games, beating Sacramento 105-96 on Wednesday night. New Orleans has eight games remaining this season. As they try to finish strong, they'll also keep... more »
  • Hornets hold on to beat Kings

    April 12, 2012 8:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jason Smith scored 22 points, hitting 10-of-12 shots, to lead the New Orleans Hornets to a 105-96 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. Marco Belinelli added 21 points and Greivis Vasquez 15 points for New Orleans, which shot 55.9 percent (38-of-68) and surged ahead... more »
  • Hornets beat Nuggets

    April 5, 2012 8:52 AM

    Eric Gordon scored 15 points in his first action in three months, capping the performance with two free throws in the final seconds to lift the New Orleans Hornets to a 94-92 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Trevor Ariza scored 15 points, and Chris Kaman added 14... more »
  • NBA commissioner close to finalizing deal with Hornets

    April 5, 2012 8:51 AM

    Commissioner David Stern says the NBA is close to finalizing a deal to keep the Hornets in New Orleans with a very favorable lease, important capital improvements, intense tax benefits and a new television deal. Stern prefaced his comments by telling a joke, saying "soon" when asked about the Hornets'... more »
  • Warriors beat Hornets

    March 22, 2012 9:21 AM

    Rookie Klay Thompson scored a career-high 27 points, David Lee added 25 and the Golden State Warriors ended a four-game losing streak with a 101-92 win over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night. The Warriors trailed 58-51 midway through the third quarter before Thompson sparked a 20-5 run. Jarrett... more »
  • Wizards beat Hornets

    March 16, 2012 9:17 AM

    John Wall had 26 points and 12 assists, and the Washington Wizards won 99-89 over the New Orleans Hornets on Thursday night. Roger Mason scored 17 of his season-high 19 points in the second half to help the Wizards snap a three-game skid and win for only the 10th time... more »
  • Hornets take Lakers into overtime

    March 15, 2012 8:57 AM

    The New Orleans Hornets pushed the Los Angeles Lakers to overtime before Kobe Bryant scored 33 points to help the "West Coast Kings" win their fourth straight game and second straight in overtime, 107-101 on Wednesday night. For the second night in a row, the Lakers climbed out of a... more »
  • New Orleans Hornets lose to Chicago by 4 points

    February 29, 2012 9:11 AM

    Derrick Rose scored 32 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 19.4 seconds left, and the Chicago Bulls closed with an 8-0 run to beat the New Orleans Hornets 99-95 Tuesday night. Joakim Noah had 15 points and 16 rebounds for the Bulls and Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng added 14... more »
  • New Orleans Hornets beat Cleveland Cavaliers

    February 23, 2012 8:42 AM

    Chris Kaman scored 21 points and the New Orleans Hornets held off a late Cleveland rally for an 89-84 win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Rookie point guard Kyrie Irving, who made several clutch plays in Cleveland's back-to-back one-point wins over Sacramento and Detroit, was held to six points,... more »
  • Hornets win back-to-back games

    February 16, 2012 8:52 AM

    For the first time in 2012, the New Orleans Hornets have won back-to-back games. Marco Bellinelli scored a season-high 22 points including six 3-pointers in a 92-89 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. Chris Kaman added 18 points and 10 rebounds as New Orleans improved to 6 and 23 on the... more »
  • Hornets player gets knee surgery

    February 14, 2012 8:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Hornets say Eric Gordon will have arthroscopic surgery on his injured right knee on Tuesday and be out at least an additional six weeks. Gordon, who has played in only two games this season, bruised his knee in the season opener, when he scored 20 points in... more »
  • Hornets lose 6th straight game

    February 7, 2012 9:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The New Orleans Hornets lost for the sixth straight time as DeMarcus Cousins' 28 points and 19 rebounds paced the Sacramento Kings to just their ninth win of the season. The Kings erased an 18-point deficit en route to a 100-92 victory over the slumping New Orleans... more »
  • Hornets to include live jazz at home games

    December 20, 2011 2:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans may no longer have an NBA team with jazz in its name, but home games of the New Orleans Hornets will soon include live courtside jazz. On Tuesday the Hornets announced a partnership with New Orleans jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, artistic director of the New... more »
  • Paul trade to Lakers in the works

    December 8, 2011 6:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A person familiar with the negotiations says the framework of a three-team trade is in place to send Hornets All-Star guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Houston Rockets are the other team involved, the person told The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity... more »
  • Hornets assistant Malone leaving for Warriors

    June 7, 2011 12:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Hornets head coach Monty Williams says assistant Mike Malone is leaving to join Mark Jackson's new staff with the Golden State Warriors. Malone has spent one season with the Hornets, joining the club shortly after Williams was hired for his first head coaching job last year.... more »
  • Hornets donate jet for BRCC aviation program

    April 28, 2011 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A "big" donation from the New Orleans Hornets will help new avionics students in Baton Rouge. Today the New Orleans Hornets donated a Boeing 727 jet to the Baton Rouge Community College for its new Aviation program. "This is a tremendous gift," BRCC Chancellor Myrtle... more »
  • Hornets first home playoff game sold out

    April 19, 2011 12:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Hornets spokesman Harold Kaufman says the club has sold out its first playoff home game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. That will be Game 3 of the best-of-seven series that the Hornets currently lead 1-0 after a series-opening upset in Los... more »
  • Paul breaks out of slump in Hornets win

    March 4, 2011 9:55 PM

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Chris Paul broke out of a scoring slump with 23 points and 14 assists, Willie Green keyed a fourth-quarter rally and the New Orleans Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 98-91 on Friday night. Paul, limited to 17 points over the previous three games, was 7 of... more »
  • AP Source: Hornets, Kings trade Thornton, Landry

    February 23, 2011 12:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A person familiar with the negotiations says the Hornets and Kings have verbally agreed to a trade sending forward Carl Landry to New Orleans in exchange for shooting guard Marcus Thornton. The deal is pending league approval and is expected to become official before Thursday's NBA... more »
  • Hornets' G Jarret Jack arrested, charged with DUI

    February 21, 2011 12:37 PM

    SNELLVILLE, Ga. - Police in an Atlanta suburb say New Orleans Hornets' backup point guard Jarrett Jack has been arrested and charged with drunken driving. Snellville Police Chief Roy Whitehead said in an e-mail Monday the 27-year-old former Georgia Tech star was pulled over early Sunday by an officer... more »
  • Suns hand Hornets second straight loss

    January 30, 2011 10:46 PM

    PHOENIX -- Backup center Marcin Gortat scored a career-high 25 points and the Phoenix Suns beat a team with a winning record for the fourth straight time, surviving the New Orleans Hornets' frantic late rally for a 104-102 victory Sunday night. The Suns nearly blew an eight-point lead in... more »
  • Hornets win fifth straight game

    January 17, 2011 4:58 PM

    David West had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Hornets won their fifth straight, 85-81 over the Toronto Raptors on Monday. West's jumper with 31.7 seconds left put New Orleans ahead 83-81. He then preserved the lead with a block on Amir Johnson in the paint, got... more »
  • Hornets continue win streak with win over Bobcats

    January 15, 2011 9:42 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- David West had 26 points and eight rebounds and the weary New Orleans Hornets took advantage of Tyrus Thomas' late ejection to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 88-81 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory. Chris Paul added 19 points in the return to his home... more »
  • Hornets handle Wizards 92-81

    January 1, 2011 9:31 PM

    WASHINGTON -- Trevor Ariza scored a season-high 22 points, Emeka Okafor had 17 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and Chris Paul added 13 points and 11 assists to help the New Orleans Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 92-81 on Saturday night. Ariza scored 13 points in the third... more »

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