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  • LSU baseball survives late rally from Grambling State, wins 14-11

    April 13, 2016 11:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team churned out 17 hits and 14 runs as they survived a late rally by Grambling State to take a 14-11 win on Wednesday. The home Tigers (22-11) scored early and often, putting up crooked numbers in the 1st 4 innings to build... more »
  • Southeastern baseball runs win streak to 13, tops Southern 18-2

    March 30, 2016 12:20 AM

    HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana extended its school-record winning streak to 13 games Tuesday, defeating Southern 18-2 in seven innings at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. The patient Lions (19-6) worked back from an early deficit, scoring a season high in runs. Southern (8-14)... more »
  • Southern splits doubleheader, loses series to Arkansas Pine Bluff

    March 26, 2016 8:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Southern Jaguars took the opening game of a Saturday doubleheader against the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, but couldn't take the series as they won game 2, but dropped game 3. In game two, the Jags jumped out to an early lead and survived an... more »
  • Southern baseball finishes sweep of Selma

    March 20, 2016 7:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars took a break from SWAC play this weekend, but not from the win column as they swept away Selma University by taking two games on Sunday afternoon at Lee Hines Field. In game 2, the Jaguars scored 12 runs on 11 hits... more »
  • Southern Women's Hoops rallies in first game of SWAC tournament

    March 9, 2016 11:17 PM

    Houston - The Southern Lady Jaguars began their 2016 SWAC Tournament with 61-57 win over Alcorn State, although the Lady Braves made the #2 seed work for the win. The Braves took a 1 point lead into the half and led by 9 at the end of the 3rd... more »
  • Q&A with former Southern Jag set to appear in Super Bowl 50

    February 1, 2016 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the days to Super Bowl 50 counting down, the Southwestern Athletic Conference sat down for a Q&A session with former All-SWAC defensive lineman for the Southern Jags, Arthur Miley. Miley is currently in his first season with the Super Bowl contender Carolina Panthers, who’ll take... 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 »
  • Alcorn St tops Grambling St, 49-21; repeats as SWAC champ

    December 6, 2015 12:22 AM

    HOUSTON — Alcorn State's October 17th loss to Grambling State, 35-34 in overtime, was a heartbreaker. But the Braves knew another chance at the Tigers was possible. Alcorn State got that chance in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship Game on Saturday at NRG Stadium. This time the Braves... more »
  • Southern, Grambling pick up SWAC postseason honors

    December 3, 2015 6:41 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Southern University placed 11 Jaguars on the Southwestern Athletic Conference All-Conference team and Grambling State University picked up a top honor from the 2015 SWAC postseason football awards. Southern had the most players placed on All-Conference teams. They include RB Lenard Tilley, OL Anthony Mosley, DL... more »
  • Southern hoops wins 4th straight, beats Paul Quinn 96-63

    December 1, 2015 1:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE, LA - Shawn Prudhomme scored 17 points and added six rebounds to help lead Southern to a 96-63 victory over NAIA Paul Quinn College on Monday night. Adrian Rodgers and Trelun Banks each finished with 14 points with Banks adding five assists for the Jaguars (4-1), who shot... more »
  • Southern's Tiller named SWAC defender of the week Play Video

    November 16, 2015 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southwestern Athletic Conference named Southern University's Aaron Tiller their defensive player of the week for his performance against Alabama A&M this weekend. Tiller had five tackles, with four coming behind the line of scrimmage. He also picked up three sacks in the Jaguar's 46-7 win... more »
  • Southern looks to break 4 game losing streak vs Alcorn, avenge title game loss Play Video

    October 28, 2015 12:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars have lost 4 straight games to Alcorn State: this weekend would be ideal for the Jags to break the losing streak. The Jags sit at 4-1 in SWAC play, but with Grambling State and Prairie View A&M both ahead in the division, another... more »
  • Update on Gales: Southern WR has successful spinal surgery

    September 27, 2015 7:52 PM

    ATHENS, GA - Southern University wide receiver Devon Gales underwent a successful spinal surgery Sunday afternoon. Gales suffered several fractures in his neck that were stabilized. He continues to have movement in his upper body and remains in good spirits and will remain at Athens Regional until... more »
  • Southern falls to Georgia 48-6, Jags' WR Gales suffers spinal injury

    September 26, 2015 6:27 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Nick Chubb ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns and also caught a TD pass to lead No. 7 Georgia to a 48-6 win over Southern on Saturday. Chubb had scoring runs of 9 and 49 yards in the third quarter. The 49-yarder gave him 12 straight... more »
  • Willie Quinn named FCS, SWAC special teams player of the week

    September 15, 2015 12:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Willie Quinn has been named the FCS STATS Special Teams Player of the Week. The announcement was release Monday afternoon. Quinn earned his second-straight SWAC Special Teams Player of the Week award after making a dazzling 39-yard punt return touchdown and later adding a... more »
  • Southern, Miss. Valley State look for more even matchup

    September 10, 2015 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University and Mississippi Valley State hope to get their feet back under their teams this weekend in a more even matchup than their respective openers. The Jags lost at Louisiana Tech 62-15, while the Delta Devils were shut out in New Mexico 66-0. Southern... more »
  • Austin Howard poised to show improvement in sophomore year Play Video

    August 4, 2015 11:48 PM

    Baton Rouge - Austin Howard had a breakout freshman campaign for Southern last year, and now appears poised to take the next step. Howard emerged as the starter midway through the season and finishing with 2,300 yards and 17 touchdown passes in 2014. This year, Howard is excited... more »
  • Southern football reports to fall camp Play Video

    August 3, 2015 12:08 AM

    Baton Rouge - The Southern Jaguars reported to fall camp on Sunday, eager to return to the field after their spring camp was wiped out due to NCAA sanctions. Head coach Dawson Odums welcomed his 95 players as they filled out paperwork, got their equipment and physicals in advance... more »
  • Southern picked behind Grambling for SWAC West

    July 17, 2015 11:41 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alcorn State, the defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champion, is the preseason favorite to win the league's Eastern Division while Grambling has been picked to win the West. Southern University was picked to finish second behind Grambling in the West. Alcorn State quarterback John Gibbs Jr.... more »
  • Southern tops Jackson St. 10-5 in SWAC opener

    May 13, 2015 1:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Southern University opened the 2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament with a 10-5 win over Jackson State in New Orleans. Pitcher J'Markus George picked up the win, going eight innings with 10 strikeouts for the Jaguars. Southern will play the winner of Thursday's game between Alabama... more »
  • LSU baseball starts slow, finishes with 6-1 win over SWAC opponent Alcorn State

    April 28, 2015 11:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Top-ranked LSU used a pair of three-run innings Tuesday night to post a 6-1 win over Alcorn State in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field on Tuesday night. LSU improved to 38-7 on the year, while Alcorn dropped to 11-37. LSU travels to Starkville, Miss.... more »
  • Southern swept away by Texas Southern, lose 8-4 in game 3

    March 21, 2015 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been a tough week for Southern University pitcher Rafael Diaz. The same player who gave up a potenial win against LSU on Tuesday was hit hard on Saturday, as Diaz and the Jaguars lost to Texas Southern 8-4 to close out a three-game sweep for... more »
  • Southern baseball drops 2 to Texas Southern

    March 20, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University baseball team struck first, but could not win either game of a doubleheader as SWAC rival Texas Southern took two from the Jags on Friday. Texas Southern rallied from a 2-0 deficit in game 1 to win 7-3, while the Tigers only allowed... more »
  • #1 LSU baseball survives scare against Southern, wins 4-2 in extras

    March 17, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University baseball team held a 2-1 lead in the 9th inning against the number one team in the country, but the LSU Tigers scored one in the 9th and two in the 10th to secure a 4-2 victory over the Jaguars. The Lee Hines... more »
  • Southern men's and women's hoops fall in SWAC Tourney finals

    March 15, 2015 1:10 AM

    HOUSTON - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams lost in their respective SWAC title games, both ending their seasons one game short of a championship. The women never had a lead in their championship game and fell to Alabama State 73-55. Meanwhile, the men had a lead... more »
  • Southern men's and women's hoops sweep Alabama A&M at home

    February 21, 2015 11:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams completed yet another sweep of a SWAC opponent, beating Alabama A&M 72-63 on the men's side, and 84-53 for the women. Britney Washington led the way for the women with 17 points as Southern built a 9-point halftime lead... more »
  • Southern to honor 1977-78 SWAC Championship team Play Video

    February 6, 2015 6:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University will honor one of the top sports teams in school history this weekend. The SWAC Championship team from the 1977-78 season will be honored during halftime of Saturday's game against Grambling St. The team finished the regular season with a 26-2 record overall, including... more »
  • Southern men's and women's hoops sweep Mississippi Valley State

    January 20, 2015 12:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams swept away Mississippi Valley State on Monday, as the men won 79-55, and the Lady Jags won 70-51. The men were paced by Tre Lynch, who scored 23 points, and three others scored in double digits to lift the... more »
  • Southern men, women's hoops sweep UAPB

    January 17, 2015 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars basketball teams completed a sweep of Arkansas Pine Bluff on Saturday, as the men took down the Lions 70-60, while the women beat the Lions 69-42. The women started off the night by dominating the paint, out-rebounding the Lions 46-25 and scoring every... more »
  • Southern hoops gets sweep of Prairie View A&M

    January 3, 2015 11:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams swept Prairie View A&M on Saturday, giving the Jaguars a pair of wins to start the conference season. The women started the afternoon off with a 67-51 win over the Panthers as Kendra Coleman led the way with 14... more »
  • Southern women's hoops falls to Florida 78-49

    December 21, 2014 10:07 PM

    GAINESVILLE, FL -The Southern women's basketball team dropped a 78-49 contest to the Florida Gators on Sunday, dropping the Jaguars record to 2-7 on the year. The Jags were led by Brianna Green's 11 points, while Jasmine Jefferson chipped in 8. The Jags will continue their stay in... more »
  • Southern falls in SWAC title game 38-24 to Alcorn State

    December 6, 2014 6:56 PM

    HOUSTON - Southern fell one win short of its back-to-back SWAC championship bid, losing in the 2014 SWAC title game 38-24 to Alcorn State on Saturday. The Jags lost by 40 to the Braves back in September and while this game was much closer, the Braves never trailed in... more »
  • SU Jags prepare to head west for SWAC title showdown Play Video

    December 4, 2014 6:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars football team is headed west to Houston Thursday with a gridiron meeting with the Alcorn Braves for the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship set as the final destination. This is Southern University's second year heading to the SWAC championship. Many fans came out to... more »
  • Jaguars look for 6th straight win in final home game

    November 15, 2014 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars (6-1, 7-3) close out their slate of home games tonight against Mississippi Valley State (1-7, 2-8) in Mumford Stadium. The game kicks off at 6 p.m. If SU pulls out the win today, next week's match up against Grambling at the Bayou... more »
  • Southern gets win over rival Jackson State 42-28

    October 26, 2014 12:14 AM

    JACKSON, MS - The Southern Jaguars jumped on Jackson State early and beat their rival 42-28 on Saturday. The Jags started quarterback Deonte Shorts and he responded by leading the Jags to a scoring drive on their opening possesion. Shorts connected with Justin Morgan on a long pass... more »
  • Southern rallies, stuns Alabama A&M 35-34

    October 11, 2014 5:26 PM

    HUNTSVILLE, AL - Malcom Crockett scored a 1 yard touchdown with 51 seconds remaining in the game as Southern rallied from a 20 point deficit to stun Alabama A&M 35-34 Saturday afternoon. The Jaguars fell behind the Bulldogs 34-14, then rallied with 21 unanswered points to finish the game.... more »
  • Southern rides big offensive night to homecoming win over UAPB 51-36

    October 4, 2014 7:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars found their offensive spark and rode a big offensive performance to a 51-36 win over Arkansas Pine Bluff. The Jags homecoming game saw a lot of offensive fireworks, including a 79 yard touchdown pass from Austin Howard to Reggie Travis to start the... more »
  • Jags Odums: "Everything is still in front of us"

    September 30, 2014 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Following a lopsided loss to Alcorn State, Southern head coach Dawson Odums still believes his Jaguars can accomplish all their goals this season if the team remains focused. "Everything that we can achieve is still in front of us," said Odums Tuesday morning. Despite the... more »
  • Southern smacked by Alcorn State 56-16

    September 27, 2014 8:15 PM

    LORMAN, MS - Alcorn State got a big win over Southern, as the Braves beat the Jaguars 56-16. The Jaguars came into the game 1-0 in SWAC play, hoping to assert themselves as the team to beat in the conference. Instead, they'll have to reevaluate after giving up... more »
  • Southern has new life with win over Prairie View A&M Play Video

    September 21, 2014 11:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars may have turned their season around with a win against Prairie View A&M on Saturday: at the very least, they started off their conference season in the right way. The Jaguars got a lift both offensively from Austin Howard and a couple of... more »
  • Southern beats Prairie View 34-24 in SWAC opener

    September 20, 2014 8:16 PM

    PRAIRIE VIEW, TX - The Southern Jaguars built a 24-10 lead over Prairie View A&M in their SWAC opener and held on to get a 34-24 win in Texas on Saturday night. The Jaguars struck first as Lenard Tillery scored on a 21 yard touchdown run to give the... more »
  • Southern ready for SWAC opener versus Prairie View Play Video

    September 20, 2014 12:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern is the reigning SWAC Champs, but there not focusing any time on past achievements. The Jags starting their road to a 2014 crown against the Panthers of Prairie View A&M. Southern and Prairie View, picked in the preseason to finish first and second in the... more »
  • Southern falls to Northwestern State 51-27

    September 13, 2014 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern got a double dose of heartache on Saturday as Jaguars lost to Northwestern State 51-27, while off the field the Jags lost three more players to compliance issues. "I don't know any of my friends in the coaching profession going through it so they can't... more »
  • Southern doesn't take long to make QB switch Play Video

    August 31, 2014 11:24 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Dawson Odums began with Deonte Shorts at quarterback for his Southern University football team at Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, but quickly moved to freshman Austin Howard. It remains to be seen whether Odums will continue with Howard as the starter on September 6 against Central Methodist, but Odums... more »
  • ULL takes down Southern 45-6 in battle of reigning conference champions

    August 31, 2014 4:44 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Terrance Broadway threw for 3 touchdowns and ran for another to lead Louisiana past Southern, 45-6, in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. Broadway threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes and Louisiana took a 24-0 lead into halftime and moved past 14-year NFL veteran... more »
  • Game day for the Jags: What to watch for

    August 30, 2014 2:27 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The Southern Jags are looking for a repeat performance of their SWAC championship starting tonight at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. The Ragin Cajuns won a share of the Sun Belt Conference title last year and their 3rd straight R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. They will be looking... more »
  • Southern, ULL prepare for in-state clash Play Video

    August 26, 2014 9:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars and UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns are set to square off Saturday at Cajun Field. Both teams won their conference last year, but ULL returns their three-year starting quarterback while SU will break in redshirt freshman Deonte Shorts with his first collegiate start. "I... more »
  • Could Southern lose players before the first game? Play Video

    August 24, 2014 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars could be down a few starters when the team takes to Cajun Field in Lafayette for their first game. Head coach Dawson Odums said academics and injuries could sideline several players when they travel I-10 to take on the ULL Ragin' Cajuns Saturday.... more »
  • Southern preps for game week Play Video

    August 23, 2014 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars are ready to start hitting someone in an opponent's jersey. Head coach Dawson Odums announced his starting quarterback against that first opponent will be former Southern Lab star Deonte Shorts. Also, redshirt freshman quarterback Francis Kanneh has made it known he will... more »
  • Willie Quinn back at practice Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Even with the bad news that redshirt freshman quarterback Deonte Shorts will be out for a few practices leading up to the final scrimmage this fall, the Southern Jaguars believe they have one of their pivotal pieces back at practice. Wide receiver Willie Quinn got back... more »
  • First scrimmage in the books for Southern Play Video

    August 9, 2014 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars battled the daunting heat in their first scrimmage of the fall. While the Jags haven't named their starting quarterback, there were some new wrinkles in the offense. Returning running back Lenard Tillery(two touchdowns) did a good job fending off RB transfers from... more »
  • Former Port Allen star finds new home at Texas Southern Play Video

    August 9, 2014 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Port Allen High School star Darian Claiborne is on his way to Texas Southern. Port Allen head coach Guy Blanchard confirmed the move to Sports 2 Saturday afternoon. Claiborne has been told he will be able to play starting this season for the Tigers.... more »
  • Odums calls SU practice facility unfit for use

    August 2, 2014 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern football didn't use it's practice field today and Jaguars head coach Dawson Odums says the team will continue to instead practice on Mumford Stadium because the practice field is unfit for use. Odums said staffers picked up two buckets full of rocks that had littered... more »
  • "Ladies on the Bluff" learn from SU coaches

    July 28, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some of the Southern fan base went back to the classroom Monday night in Southern's "Ladies on the Bluff" clinic. Women who wanted to learn more about the game of football took in lectures and on-field coaching from the Southern University football staff, including head coach... more »
  • Southern, Alabama State favorites in SWAC

    July 18, 2014 2:22 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champion Southern and Alabama State are the favorites to win their divisions for the upcoming football season. It's the third straight year the Hornets have been picked to win the East, and they've fallen short the first two times. Alabama State received 93 points,... more »
  • Southern's comeback bid squandered vs McNeese Play Video

    April 30, 2014 8:24 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - The Southern Jaguars scored eight runs in the final two frames only to squander the lead in the bottom of the ninth on a walk-off grand slam to lose 16-12 against McNeese State. The Jaguar bats brought the team back after giving up five runs in... more »
  • Southern baseball ends home slate with a loss to Grambling State

    April 27, 2014 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern baseball team couldn't muster any magic on senior day, as the Jaguars closed out their home schedule with a 16-7 loss to Grambling State. The Tigers started off with a two-run home run by Juan Bueno in the first inning and led 4-0 after... more »
  • Southern baseball splits doubleheader vs. Grambling State

    April 26, 2014 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Playing at home for the final time this weekend, the Southern baseball team gave the fans at Lee Hines Stadium reason to cheer, winning game two of a Saturday doubleheader after dropping the first. Southern fell 6-3 in game one, but staved off a late Grambling... more »
  • Jags' Banks discusses decision to stay Play Video

    April 22, 2014 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern men's basketball coach Roman Banks said he still believes in his team and his administration, which are the main reasons he decided to agree to a contract extention. After the University failed to provide adequate academic information to the NCAA, the Jaguars probation status with... more »
  • Southern hoops head coach Banks agrees to new deal with Jags

    April 21, 2014 11:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Following a successful season and a tumultuous offseason, Southern University announced an agreement in principle to retain Roman Banks as the men's basketball head coach. Banks, the 2013 SWAC coach of the year, spoke with Texas A&M about an assistant coaching job with the Aggies but... more »
  • McNeese falls to Southern at home 4-3

    March 18, 2014 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern picked up a midweek win Tuesday as they beat former LSU star Justin Hill and McNeese State 4-3 at Lee Hines Field. The Jaguars fell behind 1-0 in the 2nd inning and fought off a great performance from Cowboys pitcher Bryce Kingsley, who had 11... more »
  • Southern Jaguars using classroom techniques for film study Play Video

    March 12, 2014 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars football team is learning their defense just like any new subject in school. It may be a traditional way to teach and learn something, but this type of studying isn't common in football film rooms. The idea stemmed from defensive secondary coach... more »
  • Texas Southern takes out Grambling in SWAC, 79-54

    March 12, 2014 3:37 PM

    HOUSTON - Aaric Murray scored 18 points and blocked six shots as second-seeded Texas Southern won its seventh game in a row after beating No. 10 seed Grambling State 79-54 on Wednesday in a Southwestern Athletic Conference quarterfinal game. Murray, named the conference player and defensive player of the year,... more »
  • Southern football gets 1st day of spring practice in pads

    March 11, 2014 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On an overcast day, the Southern Jaguars looked anything but gloomy, getting some hard-hitting in on the Jags 5th day of spring practice. It also happened to be the first day in pads, and both offense and defense went live against one another for the final... more »
  • Grambling wins 5th of year; 84-75 over Jackson St.

    March 11, 2014 3:27 PM

    HOUSTON - Terry Rose scored 22 points as No. 10 seed Grambling State upset seventh-seeded Jackson State 84-75 in the first round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament on Tuesday. Grambling State, 3-15 in conference play this season, avenged two regular-season losses to Jackson State - both by double-digits.... 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 »
  • Jags basketball will play in SWAC tourney

    March 1, 2014 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A ruling from the Southwestern Athletic Conference will allow the Southern University men's and women's basketball will be allowed to play in the SWAC tournament. This comes after the decision earlier this week from the NCAA to ban the Jaguars from postseason play. The SWAC... more »
  • NCAA: Southern has a lot of work to do

    February 21, 2014 7:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA says Southern University has a "significant amount of work" to do before its athletic programs can become eligible for post-season play, but the university hopes to get that work done in time for its basketball teams to compete in conference and NCAA tournaments. An NCAA... more »
  • Fans: Threat of Southern post season ban isn't fair Play Video

    February 13, 2014 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA could ban all Southern University teams from post season play over a paperwork problem. Individual sports teams like football and basketball have received post season bans in the past, but this time, all athletic teams are at risk. "It's devastating to the school,... more »
  • Father-son combo working for Southern basketball Play Video

    February 12, 2014 11:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars are out to a 9-1 start in SWAC play so far this year, leading the conference. Their secret weapon is a dynamic duo of father and son: head coach Roman Banks and freshman point guard Tre'lun. Being a coach's son cut down... more »
  • Southern signs 2014 recruiting class

    February 5, 2014 7:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - National Signing Day is here and the Southern University football program is happy to welcome the future wave of Jaguars who will compete for championships for years to come. Join Head Coach Dawson Odums and the coaching staff when they unveil the 2014 class at the... more »
  • Godfrey leads Southern past Alcorn, 62-54

    February 1, 2014 9:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Calvin Godfrey scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Southern to a 62-54 win over Alcorn State on Saturday. Malcolm Miller added 11 points and YonDarius Johnson 10 for the Jaguars (12-10, 8-1 Southwest Athletic Conference), who limited Alcorn State to 30.4 percent shooting. Octavious... more »
  • Southern Men's, Women's Hoops Score Wins Over Alabama A&M

    January 25, 2014 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University's men's and women's basketball teams kept ahead of the pace in the SWAC as both scored wins over Alabama A&M on Saturday. The Jaguars women's team started things off with a dominating 81-59 win over the Lady Bulldogs. At one point, the Jags... more »
  • Bomb threats cause MVSU games to be relocated

    January 18, 2014 2:42 PM

    ITTA BENA, Ms. - Two bomb threats at Mississippi Valley State University last week have prompted school officials to close the campus until Tuesday, evacuating students and moving Saturday's men's and women's basketball games against Alcorn State to Lorman, Miss. Monday's men's and women's games between MVSU and Southern have... more »
  • Jackson St introduces new head coach Harold Jackson

    January 13, 2014 12:50 PM

    JACKSON, Ms. - Jackson State has hired former NFL standout Harold Jackson as its football coach. Jackson replaces Rick Comegy, who was fired in December after eight seasons. Jackson State had an 8-4 record this fall, but lost to Southern in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game. The 68-year-old Jackson... more »
  • Jags Coach Banks Calls Malcolm Miller POY Candidate Play Video

    January 12, 2014 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Following Malcom Miller's 19 point performance against Grambling State on Saturday night, Jaguars Head Coach Roman Banks called Miller a SWAC Player of the Year candidate. "Unfortunately he got off to a slow start but he's starting to find his rhythm some," Banks said in his post... more »
  • Southern sets NCAA record vs Champion Baptist

    December 30, 2013 10:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern set an NCAA record by scoring the first 44 points of the game en route to a 116-12 rout of Champion Baptist College on Monday. The Jaguars (4-9) broke the all-divisions record that used to be held when Seton Hall scored the first 34 points against... more »
  • Southern falls to #12 Baylor, 81-56

    December 22, 2013 10:54 PM

    WACO, Tx - Isaiah Austin had 14 points and 10 rebounds as No. 12 Baylor won its 10th straight home game, beating Southern University 81-56 on Sunday. Austin had his first double-double of the season while leading five players in double-figure scoring for the Bears (10-1). Brady Heslip had 13... 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 »
  • Coach Odums on Jags' success, his future Play Video

    December 17, 2013 11:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University football Coach Dawson Odums sat down with Whitney on Tuesday to talk about the Jags' success and his future. Odums led the Jaguars (9-4) to the SWAC Championship in his first full season at the helm. It was the team's first title since 2004.... 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 »
  • Southern downs Grambling in Bayou Classic

    November 30, 2013 7:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - As much as Grambling could have used a morale-boosting triumph in the Bayou Classic, Dray Joseph and the Southern Jaguars were not going to let that happen. Joseph and Lee Dross connected for three touchdowns and Southern defeated Grambling 40-17 in the Bayou Classic on Saturday. The... more »

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