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  • Jabbar Juluke hired as LSU running back coach

    February 13, 2016 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU coach Les Miles says he's hired Jabbar Juluke as his new running backs coach. Juluke, who coached the past three seasons at Louisiana Tech, comes to LSU after spending just a month on Kliff Kingbury's Texas Tech staff. Juluke replaces Frank Wilson, who left LSU... more »
  • Simmons, Quarterman lead LSU over No. 15 Texas A&M, 76-71

    February 13, 2016 3:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ben Simmons had 16 points, 11 rebounds, and seven assists, and LSU defeated No. 15 Texas A&M 76-71 on Saturday, dropping the Aggies to their fourth straight loss. Craig Victor scored 16 points and Keith Hornsby added 15 for the Tigers (16-9, 9-3 Southeastern Conference), who remained... more »
  • LSU students plan to protest possible budget cuts, encourage others to join

    February 12, 2016 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU students are planning to fight pending budget cuts that could affect higher education and the TOPS program. The state announced a suspension to the TOPS scholarship program, Thursday. Friday morning the state reinstated 80% of the TOPS payments, and instructed the universities to absorb the other... more »
  • Louisiana governor's speech stokes fears, threatens football

    February 12, 2016 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hospitals shuttered. Hospice services and kidney dialysis treatments cut. Colleges closed mid-semester. And no football season for the LSU Tigers. Gov. John Bel Edwards outlined dire consequences to Louisiana residents in his statewide televised speech urging them to support tax hikes to close a massive budget gap.... more »
  • LSU fixes holes in bathroom stalls after Walker city prosecutor arrested for soliciting sex

    February 10, 2016 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU maintenance workers have repaired a pair of holes in the restroom stall walls of Tureaud Hall on the Baton Rouge campus following an incident last week in which a City of Walker prosecutor was arrested for reportedly soliciting sex through one of the holes. LSU... more »
  • Statue of 'Pistol Pete' clears another hurdle

    February 8, 2016 10:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Athletic Hall-of-Fame gave its approval on building a Pete Maravich statue to honor the hoops legend. Two weeks ago, the LSU revised its policies so a monument to "The Pistol" could be built. Otherwise, Maravich would have been inelgible since he didn't accrue enough... more »
  • LSU moving forward with plans to redevelop 'back' of campus

    February 8, 2016 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Property Foundation is moving forward with plans to develop an outdated area of campus along Nicholson Drive. The group announced Monday, it is working on an agreement with RISE Real Estate to develop the property between West Chimes Street and Skip Bertman Drive. The... more »
  • Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

    February 8, 2016 4:25 AM

    NEW YORK- Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday so workers can attend a meeting about the chain's recent food safety scares. The company says stores will open at 3 p.m. in their local time zones, instead of the usual 11 a.m. Chipotle expects about 50,000... more »
  • Blakeney's 31 points leads LSU past Miss. St., 88-77

    February 6, 2016 9:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Antonio Blakeney scored a career-high 31 points, and LSU moved into sole possession of first place in the Southeastern Conference with an 88-77 victory over struggling Mississippi State on Saturday night. Blakeney, a freshman whose previous single-game high was 22 points, hit 11 of 17 shots, including... more »
  • Walker City prosecutor arrested on LSU campus

    February 5, 2016 8:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police arrested and charged a 60-year-old Denham Springs man with obscenity Friday afternoon. Michael B. Cupit, 60, put his penis through a hole in a restroom stall on a first floor bathroom in Tureaud Hall and asked another man to perform oral sex on him,... more »
  • Movie to show you the side of 'Pistol Pete' you haven't seen Play Video

    February 4, 2016 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The story of Pete Maravich has been told a number of times, both on paper and the big screen. A week ago, LSU paved the way for a Maravich statue and now others are moving forward with plans to bring Pete's life to the silver screen again.... more »
  • A Letter from Joe Alleva

    February 4, 2016 2:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Below is a letter from LSU Director of Athletics Joe Alleva addressed to Tiger fans in a Thursday afternoon press release: Dear Tiger Fan, National Signing Day has generated a tremendous amount of energy and excitement within our football program, and I'd like to congratulate... more »
  • BR contractor cited in LSU building fire

    February 4, 2016 1:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge contractor has been cited for careless roofing practices that are believed by fire investigators to be a contributing cause of a fire that damaged the roof of a building on LSU’s campus last month. Baton Rouge fire officials asked for assistance from the... more »
  • Fans pack Bayou Bash Play Video

    February 3, 2016 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans have been celebrating the new highly ranked football class since the announcements began rolling in. The Gridiron Club's Bayou Bash at the River Center began at 8:30 Wednesday morning. It's the biggest annual recruiting party in the country, and some people take off work... more »
  • LSU responds to Twitter discussion about race Wednesday afternoon

    February 3, 2016 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The president of LSU responded Wednesday afternoon to a growing social media thread about race and culture at the university. A Twitter hashtag - a way to group conversations on the social media site - was created for a 1 p.m. discussion. A group called the... more »
  • Stage set for LSU to have a big National Signing Day

    February 3, 2016 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE- In a few hours the LSU football team will find out what players it has to work with next season. Colleges across the country will spend the entire day tracking prospective players, hoping their program ends up at the top of the players list. Many college football analysts... more »
  • Les Miles and LSU look to secure #1 recruiting class today

    February 2, 2016 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is set to claim the number one class in the country on National Signing Day Wednesday. Nearly two-dozen high school seniors are set to commit to LSU. Of the freshmen group, three are from the capital region: Donavaughn Campbell of Ponchatoula High School, Caleb Roddy... more »
  • LSU student appeared on Jeopardy!

    February 2, 2016 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An environmental engineering senior from LSU was the first LSU student to be invited to the Jeopardy! College Championship Tournament. Kevin Brown placed third in the February 2 edition of the popular show, seen locally on WBRZ Channel 2. He competed with 14 other students from... more »
  • Real estate experts: TOPS helps fuel LSU apartment boom

    February 1, 2016 9:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Real estate experts say the neighborhoods around LSU are in the middle of an unprecedented apartment construction boom and it's being fueled, in part, by the TOPS scholarship program. Wesley Moore, of Cook, Moore and Associates, a longtime tracker of the Baton Rouge apartment market, says more than... more »
  • Hield, Cousins help No. 1 Oklahoma hold off LSU, 77-75

    January 30, 2016 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Buddy Hield made seven of his eight 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a 32-point performance, Isaiah Cousins hit a go-ahead jumper with 4 seconds left and No. 1 Oklahoma overcame a 14-point deficit to escape with a 77-75 victory over LSU on Saturday.... more »
  • Brett Favre to be headline speaker at LSU Football Coaches Clinic

    January 30, 2016 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tigers are getting the help from some NFL star power over the off season. National Football League star and Gulfport native Brett Favre will be the headline speaker at the LSU Football Coaches Clinic, according to LSU Football spokesperson Michael Bonnette. Excited... more »
  • Former Port Allen track star chases dream of playing pro football Play Video

    January 30, 2016 12:49 AM

    PORT ALLEN - If you're going to chase your dreams, it helps to be fast: Johnathan Johnson has always been fast. The 2009 100-meter champion from Port Allen is now running after a dream of playing pro football as he prepares for a tryout with the Saskatchewan Roughriders nearly... more »
  • LSU board to revise policy blocking Pete Maravich statue

    January 29, 2016 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger basketball legend "Pistol" Pete Maravich now qualifies for a statue on LSU's campus as the LSU Board of Supervisors has plans to revise its current policy regarding student-athlete monuments. A statue commemorating an athlete who is widely considered one of the best basketball players of... more »
  • Environmental engineer the first LSU student in Jeopardy! tournament

    January 27, 2016 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An LSU environmental engineering senior will be the university's first student to appear in the "Jeopardy!" College Championship Tournament this week. Kevin Brown is a Boise, Idaho native and a 2012 Flagship Scholar recipient. He and 14 other students will compete for a grand prize of... more »
  • Sights and sounds: The LSU Tiger Pep Band Play Video

    January 27, 2016 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While you're feasting your eyes on the LSU basketball games, you should feast your ears on the Bengal Brass. The Tigers Pep Band is half the size of the one at the LSU football games, but twice the fun. We sat down with them at the... more »
  • LSU using scanning technology for better fitting clothing

    January 27, 2016 9:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Researchers at Louisiana State University are using body scanning technology to study how body shapes change during weight loss. Research being done by the LSU College of Agriculture's Department of Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising will help the apparel industry move into "purchase-activated manufacturing," where clothing is customized... more »
  • LSU vs. Georgia tonight brings back memories of Kiana Rogers in '15

    January 26, 2016 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tuesday night, LSU faces Georgia at the PMAC. The SEC match up marks a year since the last time the teams met in Baton Rouge and created a quick, viral sensation. Kiana Rogers' flash in the pan moment came when ESPN cameras focused on her enthusiasm... more »
  • LSU wins GameDay Recycling Challenge

    January 26, 2016 7:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU led the nation in recycling during the college football season, with 86,400 pounds. Tammy Millican, assistant director for facility and property oversight, says the results of the GameDay Recycling Challenge show that LSU also led the Southeastern Conference in tons recycled per capita. Ninety-nine colleges and universities... more »
  • LSU releases plan for possible 32 percent budget cut Play Video

    January 25, 2016 8:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials with Louisiana State University released a list of possible cuts and savings in order to absorb a possible $65 million midyear budget cut, which represents 32 percent of its total state funding. University President F. King Alexander said LSU's share of the cuts alone, which... more »
  • Quarterman, Simmons lead LSU past Alabama, 72-70

    January 23, 2016 4:24 PM

    TUSCALOOSA - Tim Quarterman hit two free throws and a basket down the stretch and LSU rallied for a 72-70 win over Alabama on Saturday. Quarterman hit two free throws after getting fouled on a fast-break drive with 1:15 left to give LSU a 70-69 lead. He followed up his... more »
  • Colleges asked to prepare for $131M possible cut this year Play Video

    January 22, 2016 11:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's public colleges are being told to prepare for as much as a $131 million cut across campuses in the remaining five months of the state budget year. Gov. John Bel Edwards' chief budget adviser, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, asked for budget cut proposals in... more »
  • Former LSU professor expected to announce civil rights lawsuit Play Video

    January 21, 2016 10:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A former LSU professor is expected to file a federal lawsuit against the president of the university and other top administrators Thursday for violating her free speech and due process rights. Teresa Buchanan was fired last year for her alleged use of innapropriate language and humor during lessons.... more »
  • Zachary QB Lindsey Scott receives LSU offer; weighs decision Play Video

    January 20, 2016 10:27 PM

    ZACHARY, LA - Since decommitting from Syracuse Sunday, Zachary Quarterback Lindsey Scott has been a busy recruit. Several Power 5 schools have extended an offer to the Louisiana Gatorade Player of the year like Maryland and Rutgers. But the biggest splash of them all has been LSU extending an... more »
  • Taxpayers off the hook for rooftop blaze at LSU Play Video

    January 20, 2016 7:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Taxpayers are off the hook for a fire damaged building at LSU. A small structure on top of Patrick Taylor Hall briefly lit up the night sky Tuesday. A private contractor is doing renovations at the building. Wednesday, a spokesperson for the Lemoine Company said their insurance... more »
  • Large roof fire at LSU Tuesday night sparked by roofing materials Play Video

    January 19, 2016 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It took fire crews about 45 minutes to extinguish a fire on the roof of LSU's Patrick F. Taylor Hall Tuesday night. Fire at #LSU : Police on scene say the fire is on the roof of a building under construction. No one inside building.... more »
  • Beckwith, White will return to LSU for senior year

    January 18, 2016 3:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two defensive stars for the Tigers, linebacker Kendell Beckwith and cornerback/return specialist Tre'Davious White, will return to LSU for their senior year. Head football coach Les Miles said he knows this wasn't an easy decision for either player to make. "These guys took their time,... more »
  • Gators rally past Tigers 53-45

    January 17, 2016 4:23 PM

    GAINSVILLE, Fla. - Eleanna Christinaki scored 15 points and No. 20 Florida rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat LSU 53-45 on Sunday despite horrendous foul shooting. The Gators (15-3, 3-2 SEC) trailed 38-33 entering the fourth quarter but Ronni Williams made two layups and Christinaki had a 3-pointer... more »
  • Victor's putback gives LSU 76-74 win over Arkansas

    January 16, 2016 11:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Craig Victor II had a putback with 4.2 seconds remaining to help LSU beat Arkansas 76-74 Saturday night. With 3:02 to play and the score tied, LSU's Antnoio Blakeney made a layup and was fouled, but missed the free throw. Ben Simmons grabbed the offensive... more »
  • Amid concerns over meaning, fraternity changes name of dance

    January 14, 2016 10:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's Kappa Alpha Order will no longer use the moniker "Old South" relating to events the fraternity hosts, including its annual formal affair. "The Executive Council, or national board of directors, of Kappa Alpha Order recently amended an existing regulation to prohibit Active Chapters from sponsoring... more »
  • LSU fraternity to change name of 'Old South' ball

    January 14, 2016 7:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Kappa Alpha Order at LSU will discontinue use of “Old South” and similar names for future events, according to a statement from fraternity leadership released to the school newspaper. “The Executive Council, or national board of directors, of Kappa Alpha Order recently amended an existing... more »
  • Lawmakers urged to raise state sales tax Play Video

    January 13, 2016 7:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State lawmakers were told to face the music and raise the sales tax Wednesday. LSU professor Jim Richardson said it's one of the only ways to raise money immediately. Lawmakers have till June to raise $700-$750 million. Otherwise Medicaid, public schools and state colleges could run out... more »
  • Leonard Fournette claims NCAA rushing title

    January 12, 2016 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Even after LSU's football season has ended, Leonard Fournette continues to impress. The standout sophomore was named the 2015 NCAA rushing champion after racking up an average of 162.8 yards per game this season. Fournette's most recent achievement makes him the first player in LSU history to lead... more »
  • Louisiana's sugar cane farmers see decent yields in 2015

    January 11, 2016 8:24 AM

    LAFAYETTE- Farmers and industry experts say Louisiana's 2015 sugar cane harvest was a wet, muddy mess. The state's 11 sugar mills finished grinding for the season last week. Jim Simon, general manager of the American Sugar Cane League, says despite the challenges, this year's crop yields have been decent, and... more »
  • No. 13 Texas A&M women pull away from LSU 53-35

    January 10, 2016 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Courtney Walker scored 21 points and No. 13 Texas A&M took control in the second half to defeat LSU 53-35 on Sunday. The Aggies (12-4, 2-1 SEC) trailed 8-4 after one quarter and 19-15 at the half but blitzed the Tigers (7-9, 1-2) in the third quarter.... more »
  • Florida beats LSU 68-62 despite big game from Simmons

    January 9, 2016 4:14 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - John Egbunu scored 13 points, including six in the final 2:08, and Florida beat LSU 68-62 Saturday. Dorian Finney-Smith and Justin Leon added 14 apiece for the Gators (10-5, 2-1 Southeastern Conference), who bounced back from a 14-point loss at Tennessee. Star freshman Ben Simmons... more »
  • LSU professor charged with theft, forgery and malfeasance

    January 8, 2016 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An LSU professor is being held in the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail on a $98,000 bond. Todd Shupe was booked Friday on 98 charges related to fraud and theft. When arrested, Shupe was a member of the faculty at the LSU Ag Center. According... more »
  • Louisiana Tech to play LSU in 2018

    January 8, 2016 5:32 PM

    RUSTON - Louisiana Tech will play LSU in a non-conference football game in 2018. The university announced Thursday that the game, set for Oct. 20, 2018 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, will mark the 20th meeting between the two schools. The last meeting occurred in 2009 with LSU... more »
  • North Webster High running back Devin White signs with LSU

    January 8, 2016 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - North Webster running back and linebacker Devin White signed with LSU Friday afternoon, becoming the fifth early enrollee to join what is shaping up to be a stellar class of recruits for the Tigers. The 6’0” 258-pound player is the No. 3 athlete in the country... more »
  • Southeastern follows LSU's lead in on-campus hoverboard ban

    January 7, 2016 2:28 PM

    HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana University has joined LSU in instituting an on-campus ban of “hoverboards.” The university extended the prohibition to the possession, storage, charging and use of “electronic skateboards” from all university buildings and grounds Thursday. Electronic skateboards is the inclusive term used by university officials to cover... more »
  • Suspect arrested in Tigerland bar stabbing

    January 7, 2016 1:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Members of a U. S. Marshals Task Force arrested the man Thursday suspected of stabbing an LSU Tigers football player during a Tigerland bar fight. Police said 20-year-old Jamal Joseph Vaughn of Gonzales faces aggravated second-degree battery charges for the Jan. 5 stabbing at Reggie's bar. ... more »
  • LSU wins at the PMAC Tuesday

    January 5, 2016 11:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU deflated number nine Kentucky at the PMAC Tuesday night. The Tigers' basketball team won 85 to 67 in a back-to-back conference win. LSU beat Vanderbilt on the road January 2nd. "We don't take any wins for granted. It feels great," freshman forward Ben Simmons... more »
  • LSU QB Brandon Harris to undergo surgery Monday

    January 4, 2016 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU quarterback Brandon Harris was scheduled for a “minor surgical procedure” early Monday, according to LSU sports information. Harris hasn’t gone into specifics about the injury due to a policy put in place by coach Les Miles, but multiple sources on the web indicate Harris was... more »
  • LSU names Dave Aranda defensive coordinator

    January 1, 2016 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Friday night that Les Miles has hired Wisconsin Defensive Coordinator Dave Aranda to fill the same vacancy for the Tigers. Aranda has served as the Dc with the University of Wisconsin for the past three seasons. During that time his defenses have been... more »
  • LSU to issue temporary hoverboard ban

    December 31, 2015 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A university spokesperson said LSU will ban the popular self-balancing scooters, or "hoverboards," both from campus and campus-run housing starting in January. A notice was initially sent to on-campus students this week with an updated section of the student handbook which bans the battery-powered scooters from... more »
  • Miles: LSU made the 'right turn' heading into the offseason

    December 31, 2015 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU heads into the offseason looking a lot more stable and competitive than it did a little more than a month ago. As coach Les Miles looks toward what will be his 12th season with the Tigers, he'll be able to plan around the return of... more »
  • LSU's Kevin Steele to be Auburn's next defensive coordinator

    December 30, 2015 4:16 PM

    AUBURN - Auburn’s head coach Gus Malzahn has confirmed that LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will be his team’s next defensive playcaller. Coach Malzahn went on to praise Steele’s work ethic and character Wednesday but didn’t take further questions about the move. 57-year-old Kevin Steele just wrapped up... more »
  • Medicaid, TOPS, public schools all running out of money Play Video

    December 30, 2015 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state's budget woes keep getting worse. Louisiana now has a $2.65 billion budget hole to be filled by June. Incoming Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne announced the sobering news Tuesday at LSU. "This is the clear view, the true picture for where we are today. It's... more »
  • LSU women's hoops falls short against Samford 47-44

    December 28, 2015 11:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Lady Tiger women’s basketball team closed out their non-league schedule with a 47-44 loss to Samford Monday evening at the Maravich Center. Senior Anne Pedersen led LSU’s efforts with a career-high 15 points. LSU falls to 6-7 on the year and Samford improved to 8-6.... more »
  • Lange, Poche' receive preseason All-American honors

    December 22, 2015 5:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the press recognized LSU sophomore right-handed pitcher Alex Lange and junior left-handed pitcher Jared Poche' with 2016 preseason All-America honors Tuesday. Collegiate Baseball magazine named Lange to the first-team All-America squad, and Poche' to the second team. Lange posted a 12-0 record in... more »
  • Simmons 24 points leads LSU past Oral Roberts, 100-77

    December 19, 2015 8:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ben Simmons scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half as LSU rolled to a 100-77 non-conference victory over Oral Roberts on Saturday. Simmons, who was 10-of-14 from the field, contributed nine rebounds and seven assists and had a run of 11 consecutive points for... more »
  • LSU changed contract with Chavis after he signed

    December 17, 2015 7:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU legal documents revealed Thursday the university changed its contract with former football defensive coordinator John Chavis after he signed. LSU is suing Chavis for breach of contract when he left to coach at Texas A&M earlier this year. Chavis' lawyer Jill Craft said the documents show... more »
  • LSU and John Chavis set for court today

    December 16, 2015 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The saga between LSU and former defensive coordinator John Chavis will be back in court Thursday in Baton Rouge. LSU will ask a judge to make Chavis turn over his cell phone number and phone records. LSU wants Chavis to pay $400,000 for breaking his contract early... more »
  • Report: Life of 'Pistol' Pete to become another feature film Play Video

    December 15, 2015 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A filmmaker and NBA star are teaming up to put the life of LSU great "Pistol" Pete Maravich on the big screen. It is the second movie about the basketball legend in the last two decades. This time, filmmaker Brett Rapkin will work with NBA All-Star... more »
  • LSU, La. Tech players split LSWA women's basketball honors

    December 15, 2015 10:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Career highs earned Akilah Bethel of LSU and Brandi Wingate of Louisiana Tech the selection as Monday's Louisiana Sports Writers Association's women's college basketball players of the week. Bethel scored a career high 18 points in the Lady Tigers 68-50 victory over UC Santa Barbara. ... more »
  • Gray, Jr. scores 11 points in OT; Houston beats LSU 105-98

    December 13, 2015 9:31 PM

    HOUSTON - Rob Gray, Jr. scored 11 of his career-high 31 points in overtime to lead Houston to a 105-98 victory over LSU on Sunday night. Gray was 10 of 19 from the field. Danrad Knowles had 20 points, and Damyean Dotson added 13 points and 10 rebounds for Houston... more »
  • National group suspends LSU Sigma Chi charter

    December 11, 2015 4:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The international Sigma Chi fraternity suspended the charter of its LSU chapter Friday due to hazing and substance abuse uncovered after an investigation into the frat's activities. The investigation began after an Oct. 17 incident involving drugs and hazing at the Gamma Iota chapter house, according... more »
  • December 9, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    December 9, 2015 7:44 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Popular new ride blows up inside Ascension Parish home Privacy concerns arise over BRPD body cameras LSU sells out of Texas Bowl tickets Your warming December weather Updates all day, every day: FACEBOOK | TWITTER more »
  • Five LSU Tigers earn Coaches' All-SEC Recognition

    December 8, 2015 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Running back Leonard Fournette and right tackle Vadal Alexander are part of a group of five LSU Tigers who were picked for the Southeastern Conference Coaches’ All-SEC Teams, according to the conference Tuesday. Joining Fournette and Alexander are junior center Ethan Pocic, junior cornerback Tre’Davious White... more »
  • LSU sells out of Texas Bowl tickets

    December 8, 2015 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU ticket officials said they sold out of their supply of tickets for the upcoming AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl game. Associate LSU Athletic Director Brian Broussard said the university had 8,500 tickets to sell after the bowl game was announced. The Tigers will face the... more »
  • December 8, 2015 Morning News Pop

    December 8, 2015 8:12 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Multiple 18-wheelers involved in fiery wreck; I-10 shutdown in both directions between LA 77 and I-10/110 split EBRSO warns of phony warrant scam Heisman hopes tackled, Fournette not a finalist Next several days: morning fog, afternoon sun, gradual warming Updates... more »
  • Heisman hopes tackled; Fournette not a finalist

    December 7, 2015 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leonard Fournette is not a finalist for the Heisman. Instead, the finalists are Derrick Henry, Christian McCaffrey, and Deshaun Watson. The three names were released after 5 p.m. Monday. The winner of the Heisman will be announced Saturday. Henry is a running back from Alabama... more »
  • About 1,000 tickets remain for LSU Texas Bowl appearance

    December 7, 2015 4:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Athletics Department says ticket sales for LSU’s upcoming Texas Bowl bid against Texas Tech are brisk with about 1,000 entry passes remaining. Brian Broussard, LSU Associate Athletic Director, says they expect to sell out in the next few days with the rate tickets are... more »
  • Edwards plans to make personnel announcement at LSU Monday

    December 7, 2015 8:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor-elect John Bel Edwards is expected to make a personnel announcement on Monday. Edwards has been slowly making a transition into the governor's office since he was elected two weeks ago. Just last week he announced a third transition committee for economic development. Edwards is holding a press... more »
  • LSU ranked No. 22 in latest AP Poll

    December 6, 2015 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Michigan State moved up two spots to No. 3 behind Clemson and Alabama in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday. The last regular-season rankings were released before the College Football Playoff selection committee revealed the field for the national semifinals. No. 1 Clemson received... more »
  • LSU to face Texas Tech in Texas Bowl on December 29

    December 6, 2015 11:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tigers are set to face Texas Tech in the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl in Houston, Texas. The Tigers will take on Red Raiders at 8 p.m. on December 29 at NRG Stadium. The Tigers finished the regular season 8-3 with a 5-3 SEC... more »
  • Donaldsonville kids pitch in to design dream playground Play Video

    December 5, 2015 11:24 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - About two dozen elementary students from Donaldsonville got the chance to play the role of engineers for a day on Friday. It's part of the Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce initiative to build a safe playground for kids to enjoy themselves. "These kids in these communities are literally... more »
  • LSU up to #21 in latest college football playoff ranking, top 4 unchanged

    December 1, 2015 8:31 PM

    Oklahoma is No. 3 in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings, putting the Sooners safely in position to be in the final four with their season completed. The Sooners locked up the Big 12 championship with a blowout victory at Oklahoma State on Saturday. The LSU Tigers... more »
  • LSU hoops floundering, loses 3rd straight to College of Charleston 70-58

    December 1, 2015 12:52 AM

    CHARLESTON, SC - Canyon Barry had 19 points and College of Charleston used a big first-half charge to hand LSU its third consecutive loss, 70-58, on Monday night. The Tigers (3-3) were looking for a soft place to recover after falling to Marquette and North Carolina State last week. The... more »
  • $4 million of EKL medical equipment missing Play Video

    November 30, 2015 6:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than $4 million of medical equipment is missing from the old Earl K. Long hospital in North Baton Rouge, according to a state audit . EKL shut it's doors in 2013, and some of its equipment was sent to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in... more »

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