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  • Florida beats Baylor, advances to title series

    June 1, 2014 4:27 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Hannah Rogers pitched a complete game to help Florida defeat Baylor 6-3 on Sunday and advanced to the Women's College World Series national championship best-of-three series. Florida (53-12), which beat Baylor 11-0 Thursday on the opening day of competition, took a 5-0 lead Sunday in the top... more »
  • LSU softball falls one win short of Super Regional, season ends with loss at Arizona

    May 18, 2014 10:52 PM

    TUCSON, AZ - The LSU softball team got one win against Arizona on Sunday, but they needed two, and a Sunday evening loss meant the end of the season for the Tigers. Playing only to earn the right to force a winner-take-all game seven of the 2014 NCAA Tucson... more »
  • LSU softball mounts furious late rally vs. BU, survives to Tucson regional final

    May 18, 2014 12:29 AM

    TUCSON, AZ - The LSU softball team had a devastating loss followed by a thrilling win on Saturday in the Tucson regional, the latter allowing the Tigers to stay alive in the NCAA tournament. LSU lost Saturday afternoon to #11 Arizona 9-8 after scoring four runs in the 7th... more »
  • LSU to face Louisville in NCAA Tourney

    May 11, 2014 11:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After putting a cap on a strong end to the regular season, the No. 25 LSU Tiger softball team learned where it was headed on Sunday night as the NCAA announced the sites for the 2014 Division I Softball Tournament, as the team will travel to desert... more »
  • Baserunning blunder proves costly in LSU softball loss Play Video

    May 4, 2014 7:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team lost 4-3 to Mississippi State on Sunday, but the Tigers should have had at least one more run in their game at Tiger Park. In the bottom of the second inning, with a runner on first, Tammy Wray hit a ball over... more »
  • Two local teams reach state softball finals, fall short of title

    May 3, 2014 10:46 PM

    SULPHUR - Great seasons by the softball teams at Denham Springs and Ascension Catholic fell one win short of a state title as both local teams lost in their respective state title games Saturday. In class 5A Denham Springs fell to Ouachita Parish 8-3, while in class 1A Ascension... more »
  • Bell rings for LSU softball as Tigers beat Bulldogs 6-5

    May 2, 2014 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bianka Bell smashed a two-run home run in the 5th inning and the LSU softball team rallied after losing a lead to beat Mississippi State Friday night 6-5. The Tigers built a 4-0 lead before the Bulldogs responded with a five-run 5th inning. The Tigers... more »
  • Bell rings for LSU softball as Tigers beat Bulldogs 6-5

    May 2, 2014 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bianka Bell smashed a two-run home run in the 5th inning and the LSU softball team rallied after losing a lead to beat Mississippi State Friday night 6-5. The Tigers built a 4-0 lead before the Bulldogs responded with a five-run 5th inning. The Tigers... more »
  • Baton Rouge schools advance to Fastpitch 56

    April 25, 2014 9:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local softball teams had their seasons on the line Friday night, with a shot at advancing to the state quarterfinals and Fastpitch 56 in Sulphur next weekend. 5A teams did the best, with four area teams advancing on to keep their seasons alive: St. Amant, East... more »
  • LSU softball avenges loss vs S. Alabama with 6-1 win

    April 23, 2014 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team lost to South Alabama in February 2-1, but the Tigers avenged that loss with a 6-1 blowout win at Tiger Park Wednesday night. LSU needed only seven hits to score six runs, two of which came in the first inning, and the... more »
  • Clock strikes 3 for LSU softball, helps Tigers beat Georgia

    April 13, 2014 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team scored 7 runs in the 6th inning, and a drop-dead curfew helped the Tigers hold off Georgia 13-11 on Sunday afternoon. The bizzare finish was set up before the game by the Bulldogs, who said they would have to stop playing at... more »
  • LSU softball ties Georgia series with 8th inning walk-off

    April 12, 2014 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Just two innings away from losing another weekend series, the LSU softball team executed a dramatic comeback with four runs in the 6th inning and a walk-off hit in the bottom of the 8th against the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday. Jacee Blades delivered the game-winning shot... more »
  • LSU softball can't complete sweep of Vols, fall 9-0 in series finale

    April 6, 2014 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team gave up 2 runs in the first inning and never recovered in their series finale against #2 Tennessee, falling 9-0 after winning the first two games. Tigers starting pitcher Ashley Czechner was pulled after she gave up a third run in the... more »
  • LSU softball takes series win over #2 Tennessee

    April 5, 2014 11:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team picked up its first SEC series win in style with an 8-4 win over #2 Tennessee on Saturday. The Tigers (22-15, 4-7 SEC) started things off with an Allison Falcon RBI single in the 2nd inning, followed by a Jacee Blades RBI... more »
  • LSU Softball smashes UL-Monroe 14-1

    April 1, 2014 11:36 PM

    MONROE - The LSU softball team took out some recent frustrations on UL Monroe Tuesday night as the Tigers beat the Warhawks 14-1. Two days after being swept out of Alabama, six different Tiger players knocked in at least one run, and Kailey McCasland led the way with four... more »
  • LSU softball falls at Oklahoma 3-2

    March 23, 2014 6:45 PM

    NORMAN, OK - The LSU softball team fell 3-2 at Oklahoma Sunday, finishing off a two-game weekend sweep by the Sooners. Oklahoma built a 3-0 lead early, but a solo home run by Constance Quinn cut the lead to 3-1 in the 4th, and a bases loaded HBP brought... more »
  • LSU softball falls flat in series finale vs. #1 Florida

    March 16, 2014 11:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team was blown out Sunday afternoon by #1 Florida 10-2, as the Gators hit 3 home runs in the first inning and never looked back. Kelsey Stewart started off the game with a leadoff home run for the Gators, and she was followed... more »
  • LSU softball takes down #1 Florida to tie series

    March 15, 2014 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Allison Falcon belted two doubles and a solo home run, and the LSU softball team held off a late Florida rally to knock off the #1 team in the nation 3-2 on Saturday night. Ashley Czechner held the Gators to 0 runs through six innings, and... more »
  • LSU Softball Splits Doubleheader With Penn State

    February 17, 2014 10:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team split its doubleheader with Penn State on Monday, as the Tigers took game one 11-3, but fell 6-5 in game two. The games were supposed to take place last weekend, but the Nittany Lions arrived a day late in Baton Rouge due... more »
  • LSU Softball Sweeps Second Day of Tiger Classic

    February 9, 2014 12:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team wrapped up day two of the Tiger Classic with a pair of wins, taking down Oklahoma State 1-0 in the early game and Murray State 10-2 on Saturday night. Against the Sooners, the Tigers got a home run from Sandra Simmons in... more »
  • Walker softball players sign Letters of Intent

    November 13, 2013 2:32 PM

    WALKER - They're best friends, and both Walker Wildcat softball stars, Taylor Lockwood(LSU) and Grace DeLee(Southeastern), got to sign their official Letters of Intent together. Lockwood said the main draw to LSU was how comfortable she felt with head coach Beth Torina, and DeLee added she was looking forward... more »
  • Fico, Mack Collect First Wins of NPF Season

    June 24, 2013 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU All-American pitchers Rachele Fico and Brittany Mack picked up their first wins of the 2013 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season on consecutive days as the Akron Racers swept a four-game series from the New York/New Jersey Comets last weekend. For Fico, it was her... more »
  • Carrying aid, team survives its own tornado

    June 11, 2013 2:00 PM

    LEESVILLE - Members of a southwest Louisiana softball team went to a tournament with a trailer loaded with supplies for victims of the May 20 tornado in Moore, Okla., only to find themselves threatened by another tornado. Fifteen-year-old Alexis Hagen tells The Leesville Daily Leader the experience taught her never... more »
  • LSU softball game set for tonight canceled

    April 30, 2013 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bad weather canceled Tuesday night's softball game between No. 8 LSU and Northwestern State. The game will not be made up, according to the university. The Tigers (40-11, 15-6 SEC), who have already clinched a share of the SEC Western Division title, will travel to... more »
  • LSU softball hosts Northwestern St. in home finale

    April 30, 2013 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The No. 12 LSU softball team is set for their final home game of the 2013 regular season against Northwestern State Tuesday at Tiger Park. LSU (40-11, 15-6 SEC) is coming off a three-game sweep over No. 4 Alabama to earn a share of the SEC... more »
  • #12 LSU downs #4 Alabama in extra innings, 3-2

    April 25, 2013 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The #12 Tigers took a 2-0 lead to the seventh inning when #4 Alabama scored two straight runs with two outs to take the game to extra innings. Tammy Wray scored on a Alison Falcon single in the bottom of the 8th inning to beat the... more »
  • #13 LSU softball batters #10 Texas A&M, 10-2

    April 14, 2013 5:16 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Tx. - The No. 13 LSU softball team garnered another solid offense effort fueled by a seven-run third inning and eight players collected RBIs as the Tigers came away with a 10-2 win over No. 10 Texas A&M in five innings Sunday during the rubber game of three-game... more »
  • Fico finalist for player of the year

    April 11, 2013 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU softball pitcher Rachele Fico has been chosen as one of 25 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award. The announcement came Wednesday from the Amateur Softball Association of America and USA Softball. The award is considered the most prestigious in Division I... more »
  • LSU softball's streak halted by South Carolina

    March 24, 2013 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The No. 13 LSU softball team had its nine-game winning streak come to a close as South Carolina claimed a 4-1 win during the series finale Sunday at Tiger Park. The Tigers (27-6, 7-2 SEC) were handed only their second loss at home on the season,... more »
  • Czechner's one-hitter sparks 8-0 win over Nicholls

    March 13, 2013 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ashley Czechner tossed a one-hit shutout as the LSU softball team collected its 20th victory of the season, an 8-0 five-inning decision over Nicholls State Wednesday at Tiger Park. LSU (20-5) scored all of its runs during an eight-run first inning. The Tigers were playing their... more »
  • #12 LSU softball handed 2-1 loss at Miss St

    March 9, 2013 5:43 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - The No. 12 LSU softball team dropped a 2-1 decision as Mississippi State rallied for a pair of runs during the sixth inning Saturday at the MSU Softball Stadium. LSU (18-5, 1-1 SEC) had its 21-game winning streak over the Bulldogs (16-5, 1-1 SEC) which dated... more »
  • LSU's Fico listed for CLASS award

    February 21, 2013 10:54 AM

    OVERLAND PARK, Ks. - Senior LSU pitcher Rachele Fico was one of 30 softball players from across the country named as a candidate for the 2013 CLASS awards. Fico, a Connecticut native, plans to honor the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre by completing 26 random acts... more »
  • Ex-Meridian softball coach indicted on sex crimes

    February 17, 2013 12:37 PM

    MERIDIAN, Miss. - A former Meridian high school softball coach has been indicted on eight charges alleging inappropriate contact with students under the age of 18. The indictment filed Feb. 11 in Lauderdale County Circuit Court charges former Clarkdale High School coach Ricky Roberson with three counts of exploiting a... more »
  • Softball drops weekend finale vs #22 North Carolina

    February 10, 2013 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The No. 10 LSU softball team was handed its first setback of the 2013 season, a 3-1 decision by No. 22 North Carolina on the final day of the Tiger Classic Sunday at Tiger Park. LSU (4-1) was six outs away from posting an unblemished opening... more »
  • Baseball, softball readying pitch to rejoin Olympics

    October 16, 2012 10:52 AM

    NEW YORK - The International baseball and softball federations have signed an agreement to join forces in a bid to get back into the Olympics. They are proposing a shortened tournament in hopes of attracting Major League Baseball players. Baseball and softball were voted off the Olympic program... more »
  • Mack is back for fastpitch tourney at LSU

    July 6, 2012 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU softball pitcher Brittany Mack is back on campus, but not in purple and gold. Mack will pitch for the USSSA Pride and will throw against the Carolina Diamonds as part of the National Pro Fastpitch League at Tiger Park. Fresh off her Women's... more »
  • Tiger softball begins play in College World Series

    May 31, 2012 10:19 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Fresh of its NCAA College Station Regional and Columbia Super Regional championships, the LSU softball team will appear in the program's third Women's College World Series Thursday when the Tigers face off with No. 1 national seed California. First pitch is on-tap for 2:30 p.m.... more »
  • LSU softball prepares for Super Regional play

    May 21, 2012 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tiger softball team is headed back to the NCAA Super Regionals for the first time since 2007 with first-year head coach Beth Torina running the show. LSU won all three games it played in the College Station Regional this past weekend, defeating top-eight national seed... more »
  • LSU softball takes on Southeastern

    February 21, 2012 8:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU softball team opens up a five-game homestand and plays host its first midweek contest of the 2012 season Tuesday versus Southeastern Louisiana. First pitch is slated for 6 p.m. at Tiger Park. LSU (4-4) has won 16 of its 17 meeting against the Lady Lions (1-7),... more »
  • LSU Softball team previews 2012 season

    February 7, 2012 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Softball team will preview the 2012 season this afternoon with media day at Tiger Park. Head Coach Beth Torina will meet with the media to discuss her first year in purple and gold, as well as talk about the upcoming season and her roster of... more »
  • Lady Tigers earn number 12 national seed

    May 18, 2010 7:57 AM

    The LSU softball team has earned the Number 12 national seed in the 2010 NCAA Championships. LSU will host the Baton Rouge Regional running from Friday to Sunday at Tiger Park. It promises to be a tough regional, with Louisiana-Lafayette, McNeese State and Texas A&M coming to town. more »

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