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  • Events being shuffled for sudden LSU home game

    October 8, 2015 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As goes LSU, so goes much of Baton Rouge. Many different events happening around the campus and the city Saturday either had to cancel their plans or shuffle times around after the university announced they would host the Tigers' game against the University of South Carolina... more »
  • LSU general admission tickets go on sale Thursday

    October 8, 2015 8:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE- General admission tickets for this weekend's LSU football game will go on sale Thursday. Saturday's game against South Carolina was originally supposed to be played in Columbia, but was moved to Tiger Stadium due to historic flooding conditions throughout the state. LSU officials say the tickets will go... more »
  • Golden Band planning to play USC alma mater Saturday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 7, 2015 9:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tiger Band is practicing a few different notes to help South Carolina fans feel at home Saturday. Director of Athletic Bands/Director of the "Golden Band from Tigerland" Roy King says he called the band director at USC to get the sheet music to their alma... more »
  • LSU moves up to #8 in AP Poll

    September 21, 2015 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers moved up to #8 in the Associated Press football poll with their 45-21 victory over Auburn on Saturday. The Tigers were also received one vote for first place. Other schools that also received first place votes include Ohio State (42), Michigan (7) and Ole Miss... more »
  • Fournette with a game for the ages: LSU beats Auburn 45-21

    September 19, 2015 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leonard Fournette dominated the Auburn Tigers, rushing for a career high 228 yards as LSU beat Auburn 45-21. The Tigers of LSU started the fireworks early, with a 71-yard gain by Fournette on the first play of the game. On 3rd and goal, Harris scored on... more »
  • First rain, now heat as Tigers try to play at home this season

    September 19, 2015 12:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The hottest ticket in town Saturday will be to the LSU vs. Auburn match in Tiger Stadium – literally. WBRZ weather experts predict air temperatures to be between 92 and 94 degrees from the start of the game to halftime. That could push temperatures in the... more »
  • Coach Miles says conditioning, hydration key for Auburn contest

    September 17, 2015 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With Saturday's afternoon contest with Auburn close at hand, Coach Les Miles says his team is preparing to deal with a competent conference opponent and plenty of heat. In comments after Wednesday's practice, Miles says his team is up to the test with conditioning to fall... more »
  • Dangerous heat in Death Valley Saturday

    September 17, 2015 11:18 AM

    The cat-fight between LSU and Auburn in Tiger Stadium on Saturday is likely to be the hottest game of the weekend—and we’re talking weather here, not necessarily the action on the field. Studies have shown that thermometers inside of large and crowded football stadiums tend to run several degrees... more »
  • LSU to make announcement on refund/other options for McNeese game by Wednesday

    September 7, 2015 12:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Sunday night that it will have a decision regarding how to compensate Tiger fans for the cancellation of the McNeese State football game by Wednesday. The Tigers and Cowboys only managed 10 plays and less than 5 minutes of game time before lightning postponed,... more »
  • Voice of Tiger Stadium makes 30 years

    September 4, 2015 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the Tigers take to the field Saturday night in Death Valley, one person will be welcoming the start of a milestone. Dan Borne will begin his 30th season as The Voice of Tiger Stadium. Borne has sat high above the field for three decades announcing... more »
  • Aloe Blacc to perform at LSU-Arkansas game

    September 2, 2015 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced the second high-profile music act to happen during this football season's halftime shows is Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc. Blacc will perform with the Golden Band from Tigerland during the LSU-Arkansas game on Nov. 14. He's best known for his singles "I Need A Dollar"... more »
  • LSU will try to bring Mike VI to three home games check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 31, 2015 1:22 PM

    Baton Rouge – University officials announced Monday that handlers will attempt to load LSU’s live tiger mascot, Mike VI, into his trailer for the first three home games of the 2015 football season. Despite not attending any home games in 2014, LSU President F. King Alexander said that the... more »
  • Bob Mirabito on CATS' Touchdown Express check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 28, 2015 9:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Capital Area Transit System is bringing back Touchdown Express for its sixth straight year, carrying riders from downtown to Tiger Stadium on game days. The tickets are $10 round trips. They go on sale Aug. 31 and are available online at the CATS website and at the... more »
  • 'Callin' Baton Rouge' is Garth's favorite, too check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 10, 2015 11:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Garth Brooks may be playing in New Orleans, but Baton Rouge is the Louisiana city close to his heart. He's in Louisiana this weekend for the first time in about two decades. His first of four sold-out shows with wife, Trisha Yearwood, played out Friday night in... more »
  • Taylor Swift, Superfest fans warned about traffic changes

    May 21, 2015 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With two concerts this weekend in Baton Rouge, city-parish officials warned drivers and music lovers Thursday to be aware of traffic changes around LSU. Taylor Swift performs Friday night as part of her 1989 World Tour at Tiger Stadium, while country music stars will hit the... more »
  • 360 degree view of Tiger Stadium will be captured at Saturday's game

    November 7, 2014 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU will once again snap an HD, 360 degree view of Tiger Stadium as the Tigers take on Alabama Saturday. The Fancam will capture images of the crowd down to seat level. The images will be uploaded to a landing page where fans can tag themselves. ... more »
  • LSU's Alleva to fans: I get it, but stay in your seats

    October 28, 2014 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU is asking fans not to storm the field should the Tigers defeat Alabama in the next home game. LSU vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva said Tuesday, fans should celebrate in their seats and not on the field. Following Saturday's defeat of Ole Miss,... more »
  • Field damaged during Saturday's rush check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 27, 2014 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Grounds crew at Tiger Stadium had to patch holes in the field Monday following the fan celebration that took place on it Saturday night. Dozens of holes were filled with plugs the size of dinner plates after fans dug up part of the field. ... more »
  • Man dies of heart attack at Tiger Stadium

    October 26, 2014 12:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency responders were unable to resuscitate a man inside Tiger Stadium during the game against Ole Miss. East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office says the person is 59-year-old, Brian Tingley. The call for help came moments before the game's conclusion. LSU send out a statement... more »
  • Miles sees improvement with top 3 Ole Miss looming

    October 20, 2014 10:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU coach Les Miles says the Tigers are demonstrating improvement in all phases and enjoying a recent resurgence that has lifted them back into the Top 25 as a visit from third-ranked Mississippi approaches. Miles says the Tigers' offensive line is blocking better in the... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest to include Friday in 2015

    October 16, 2014 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bayou Country Superfest organizers confirmed Thursday that their 2015 country music festival would again stretch to three days. The 2014 Superfest was the first time the Baton Rouge music event included Friday performances, which helped the city bring in a record $3.4 million in hotel receipts.... more »
  • Nighttime kickoff announced for LSU vs. Kentucky

    October 7, 2014 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kickoff time for LSU's Oct. 18 meeting with Kentucky is set for 6:30 p.m. with the game to be televised exclusively on the SEC Network, according to an announcement from the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday morning. The announcement of yet another night game in Death Valley... more »
  • Here's why your cell phone service has been terrible in Tiger Stadium check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 26, 2014 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger Stadium upgrades are coming along, but not as quickly as some fans would like. "As soon as you get in the stadium, it's out," said Chris Crane about his cell phone service. Crane is part of a group of people, maybe hundreds or thousands,... more »
  • Website gives panoramic view of Tiger Stadium

    September 26, 2014 2:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A new website is giving LSU Tiger football fans the chance to see themselves in Tiger Stadium on gameday. The new gigapixel viewer gives you a 360 degree picture of the stadium that's so sharp, you can zoom in on Les Miles, or anyone else that happened... more »
  • Brandon Harris sparks late rally, but LSU falls to Mississippi State 34-29 in 4th

    September 20, 2014 8:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Brandon Harris threw two late touchdown passes to Malachi Dupre but a Hail Mary on the final play fell short, and Mississippi State upset #8 LSU at home 34-29. Dak Prescott found ways to create, and capitalize, on scoring opportunities as Mississippi State built a 34-16... more »
  • Tiger Stadium: Let's get loud check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 12, 2014 9:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans and the sounds of a game in Tiger Stadium are getting louder, especially with the addition of the new end zone. About 100,000 people packed the stadium last Saturday. The additional fans and the new sound blew created noise that blew people away. But,... more »
  • Tigers share the offensive wealth in 56-0 rout of Sam Houston State

    September 6, 2014 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU scored touchdowns on its first 5 offensive possessions, several young players scored their first career touchdowns for LSU, and the LSU Tigers earned their first home win of the season as they beat Sam Houston State Saturday night. Travin Dural has caught 3 touchdown passes... more »
  • SEC: Schools take steps to improve fan experience

    August 20, 2014 3:27 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southeastern Conference says all 14 members have taken steps to improve the fan experience at league football stadiums. Commissioner Mike Slive said Wednesday that SEC schools "have made it a priority to engage their fans in a way that will enhance their in-game enjoyment and satisfaction."... more »
  • Tigers test out expanded stadium in first scrimmage

    August 14, 2014 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU tested the new turf for the first time in the newly updated Tiger Stadium as the 13th-ranked team engaged in a short scrimmage on Wednesday. The scrimmage featured about 50 plays in scenarios ranging from first-and-10 to third-and-long with some work done on special teams.... more »
  • LSU stadium, tennis, gym construction updates

    August 6, 2014 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Athletics officials posted new pictures showing work on Tiger Stadium's south end zone is almost wrapped up. The photos showed new carpet and other finishing touches in the south end zone's concessions area and locker room. Other work on the roads outside the stadium is... more »
  • New look for Tiger Stadium check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 22, 2014 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The local media got a preview of Tiger Stadium's south side additions project Tuesday afternoon. The construction project, which started after the final game of the regular season, is set to finish on time in the middle of August. Two screens, thousands of seats, a... more »
  • Tiger Stadium capacity will exceed 100,000

    July 11, 2014 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced that Tiger Stadium's capacity will easy clear the 100k mark with the new south endzone addition. The LSU Football facebook page says the final number will be 102,321. The previous capacity was 92,542, according to LSUSports.net. Based on the capacity of other stadiums... more »
  • Tiger stadium ranked No. 1 by experts

    July 8, 2014 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger Stadium was voted best stadium in the nation in a poll by Athlon Sports released Monday. Athlon asked 15 college football experts to cast their vote on the best college football stadiums and game day atmospheres. LSU's Death Valley beat out other top five... more »
  • Reba, George Strait welcome country music fans to Baton Rouge Friday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 23, 2014 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A star-studded lineup at Bayou Country Superfest packed Tiger Stadium for the first night of three-day concert series Friday. Chris Young, Reba McEntire and George Strait kicked off the festival. Many fans traveled long distances for Strait's Farewell Tour, no matter the cost. "[George... more »
  • LSU eyeing security ahead of BC Superfest check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 22, 2014 3:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the fifth annual Bayou Country Superfest set to kick off today, LSU Police are prepping security measures for the event's expected record-breaking crowd. LSU's Tiger Stadium will host some of country music biggest stars with Friday headlined by George Strait and Reba McEntire. Single-day tickets... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest Fun Fest to offer free fun

    May 13, 2014 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Organizers for the fifth annual Bayou Country Superfest Fan Fest at Tiger Stadium released their schedule of events and more information Tuesday. The country music festival runs Friday, May 23, through Sunday, May 25, and includes high-profile country music stars in the stadium as well as... more »
  • Magee sprains ankle, qbs throw for 300 yards in LSU scrimmage

    March 23, 2014 12:17 AM

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

    March 6, 2014 8:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans say they welcome the idea of being able to enjoy a cold brew in Tiger Stadium. The SEC is prepared to review the alcohol policy for any neutral site game or home game played off campus, according to a report. LSU athletic director... more »
  • Performers set for 2014 country festival

    October 30, 2013 8:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Organizers will announce Wednesday the performance line-up for the upcoming Bayou Country Superfest. The event will celebrate its fifth year in May and draws some of the biggest names in country music. Country legend George Strait will headline the three-day concert series in 2014. Officials... more »
  • LSU Police: Gate workers paid off check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 29, 2013 2:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Four people, including two gate workers at Tiger Stadium, have been arrested after authorities said they let people into LSU football games without buying tickets. LSU Police arrested Casey McKenzie, 33, and Caleb McKenzie, 27, after investigators said they bought Event Staff wristbands from two gate... more »
  • Banned chants return to help LSU boost attendance check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 25, 2013 8:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Songs stripped out of the Golden Band from Tigerland's playlist are getting a second chance; there's a hope it will bring fans to Tiger Stadium. 'Oh-we-oh', 'Neck' and the full version of 'Tiger Rag' haven't been played because some fans starting singing vulgar lyrics along with... more »
  • Pushback after LSU ticket proposals

    October 18, 2013 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's pushback over LSU planning to raise football ticket prices next season, if the LSU Board of Supervisors approves the proposal. Tickets would increase in price by 6 percent. Currently, season tickets cost $400 plus a tradition fund for 45,000 seats in Tiger Stadium. LSU says... more »
  • LSU-Florida stalemate in third quarter

    October 12, 2013 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Though there weren't a ton of offensive fireworks in the first half, the Tigers and Gators grinded to a halt in the third quarter. Neither team posted a score in the third frame, leaving LSU with a 14-3 lead going into the fourth. The Tigers... more »
  • Tigers lead at half, 14-3

    October 12, 2013 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers head to halftime ahead of the Florida Gators 14-3. The Tigers led in all offensive categories in the opening half. LSU leads Florida in passing(105-42), rushing(82-52), and third down conversions(4/5 - 4/8). Zach Mettenberger is currently 6-of-9 for 105 yards passing,... more »
  • QB sneak adds to Tiger lead

    October 12, 2013 3:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE -The LSU Tigers added to their lead against Florida with a one-yard quarterback sneak for freshman QB Anthony Jennings. The Tigers lead the Gators 14-3 with 5:14 left in the second quarter. Jennings came in earlier on the drive for a trick play that would eventually... more »
  • Tigers strike back, lead 7-3

    October 12, 2013 3:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After Florida took their first drive 60 yards on 14 plays to put the first score on the board, LSU responded with a scoring drive of their own. The Tigers went nine plays and 70 yards for a touchdown score. The final play was a... more »
  • Gators take first bite, lead 3-0

    October 12, 2013 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers stalled on their first drive of the ballgame, but the Florida Gators responded with a 60-yard, 14-play scoring drive capped with a 44-yard field goal to lead 3-0. Tyler Murphy went 3-for-4 for 23 yards passing and even scrambled for four more on... more »
  • LSU stalls on first drive

    October 12, 2013 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers got the offense going early against the second-ranked defense in the nation but came away with no points on their opening drive. Jeremy Hill carried the ball two times for 20 yards to get the Tigers ground game going against the Gators. ... more »
  • Third downs could be key to LSU victory

    October 12, 2013 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The #10 LSU Tigers take on the #17 Florida Gators at Tiger Stadium at 2:30 CT Saturday. Maybe the biggest indicator throughout the game for the Bayou Bengals could be their offensive production on third downs against the SEC's best defense. Florida is second in... more »
  • LSU vs. Florida set for 2:30 October 12

    September 30, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kickoff for the LSU-Florida game on Saturday, October 12 in Tiger Stadium has been set for 2:30 p.m. The Southeastern Conference announced the game times for that weekend this morning. LSU vs. Florida will match two teams currently ranked in the top 25. The Tigers... more »
  • Paul Dietzel remembered by coaches, players check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 24, 2013 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Paul Dietzel was the first coach to bring a national title and a Heisman trophy winner to Baton Rouge. In fact, he was the first LSU coach to propose white jerseys, the "Chinese Bandits," and night games in Tiger Stadium. Dietzel would eventually go to... more »
  • Legendary team from "Earthquake Game" reunites check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 20, 2013 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU players were together Friday night, 25 years after their legendary performance against Auburn. There was a reunion for the team that played in the "Earthquake Game" in October 1988. The crowd cheered so loud in Tiger Stadium after LSU scored a touchdown, winning the game,... more »
  • LSU-Furman game on Oct. 26 set for Tigervision

    September 18, 2013 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's game against Furman on Oct. 26 in Tiger Stadium will be televised on TigerVision, the school's pay-per-view network. Kickoff for the Homecoming contest between LSU and Furman is set for 6 p.m. For the first time, LSU will offer the TigerVision telecast in high-definition. ... more »
  • LSU student entrance changed after last weekend's chaos

    September 13, 2013 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Students who have student tickets to LSU's home game Saturday will notice something different: the student gate has been changed, and is more similar to previous seasons. The change comes a week after students complained about entering Tiger Stadium. Many said the process was chaotic and took... more »
  • A.D. apologizes to LSU students over new stadium gate

    September 10, 2013 1:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's athletic director sent an email today apologizing to students for difficulties at Tiger Stadium's redesigned student gate during this past weekend's home opener against UAB. Vice-Chancellor Joe Alleva said their plan to get students into the stadium easier and more efficiently did not work as... more »
  • Game time set for LSU vs Auburn

    September 9, 2013 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference announced today that game time for the LSU and Auburn game will be 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 21. LSU will host Auburn in Tiger Stadium, and the game will be televised on ESPN. LSU has won seven straight games against Auburn on... more »
  • LSU dominates UAB in home opener, 56-17

    September 7, 2013 10:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers took care of business in their home opener, blowing out Alabama-Birmingham 56-17 at Tiger Stadium. The Tiger defense struggled in the second quarter, allowing 17 Blazer points on the board, but that would be the only quarter UAB would register points. Zach... more »
  • UAB aims to repeat history at #9 LSU

    September 6, 2013 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The sight of UAB taking the field in Death Valley will bring back some bad memories for LSU fans. This time, though, the ninth-ranked Tigers should be able to eliminate fears of history repeating itself. According to odds makers, LSU (1-0) is supposed to open its home... more »
  • New menu items debut in Tiger Stadium

    September 6, 2013 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger fans will have a pick of a number of new concession items in Tiger Stadium for LSU's first home Saturday night against UAB. The traditional favorites will still be available, including hot dogs, hamburgers, Manda sauasage, sodas, peanuts, nachos and popcorn. But there will... more »
  • Tiger fans prepare for season opener Saturday

    September 6, 2013 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of LSU Tiger fans will begin making their way to campus this afternoon ahead of Saturday's season opener in Tiger Stadium. The team will face off against the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Tailgaters can expect to see an increased security presence at all... more »
  • Extra security planned for LSU home football games Play Video

    September 5, 2013 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Boston Marathon Bombing is still on the minds of those watching over LSU football games and tailgates. "Before the Boston bombing, most of these large events the concentration of security was the venue itself. Since the Boston bombing, now we have to look at more... more »
  • LSU fighting against history vs UAB check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 4, 2013 10:56 PM

    The LSU Tigers will try to even the series with UAB this weekend. In the two teams' only meeting, in 2000 at Death Valley, the Blazers pulled off a 13-10 stunner. While most of the Tigers didn't know about this piece of history, LSU will try to guard against... more »
  • Construction, Tiger fans to rub shoulders on game day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 29, 2013 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Construction work on LSU's Tiger Stadium will bolster the stadium to around a capacity of 100,000 when it's completed before the start of the 2014 season. Senior Associate Athletic Director Eddie Nunez says it's like giving fans an extra Christmas, and the 2014 season will be... more »
  • LSU sells out football season tickets for 10th straight year

    August 17, 2013 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has sold out of season football tickets for the 10th straight year and in the process tied the school record for season ticket sales, associate AD for ticket operations Brian Broussard announced. LSU sold 68,772 season tickets for the 2013 home slate, equaling the mark... more »
  • Touchdown Express back at higher cost

    August 13, 2013 11:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Touchdown Express, a Capital Area Transit System service that shuttles LSU football fans from downtown Baton Rouge to Tiger Stadium on game days, will return for a fourth year. Bob Mirabito, interim CATS CEO, told the Downtown Development District Commission Tuesday the will now cost $10... more »
  • Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert at country fest

    May 24, 2013 2:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The sounds of country music take over the City of Baton Rouge as the Bayou Country Superfest brings some of the genre's biggest names to LSU's Tiger Stadium for a Memorial Day holiday jamfest. Headlining Saturday are Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker and Aaron Lewis, the... more »

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