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  • Jordan Mickey puts pros on hold, will return to LSU

    Jordan Mickey puts pros on hold, will return to LSU

    Updated: 11:32 PM 4/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Jordan Mickey said Wednesday he will return for his sophomore year with the LSU basketball team, and with that, the Tigers will bring back their two star freshman from last year's NIT quarterfinalist team. Mickey said he has goals of leading the team back to the... (More)
  • Local golfers take part in Zurich pro-am

    Local golfers take part in Zurich pro-am

    Updated: 11:15 PM 4/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Zurich Classic golf tournament doesn't begin until Thursday, but the festivities are already underway, including the pro-am at the University Club Wednesday in Baton Rouge. 

    Former LSU standouts littered the field, as Andrew Loupe, Ken Looper and John Peterson all played the event. 

    They'll join former University High standout Patrick Reed in the Zurich field starting Thursday at 7am. 

  • LSU softball avenges loss vs S. Alabama with 6-1 win

    LSU softball avenges loss vs S. Alabama with 6-1 win

    Updated: 10:35 PM 4/23/2014

    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)
  • Southern routed by Nicholls St., 13-2

    Southern routed by Nicholls St., 13-2

    Updated: 10:24 PM 4/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern baseball is going through a tough stretch, losing 12 of their last 15 -- and that was before losing Wednesday night to Nicholls State 13-2. The Colonels jumped all over the Jaguars with a 13-0 lead by the fifth inning. Southern would get on... (More)
  • LSU's Mickey returning for sophomore season

    LSU's Mickey returning for sophomore season

    Updated: 3:15 PM 4/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE- LSU basketball standout Jordan Mickey has decided to return to campus for his sophomore season. Mickey made the announcement at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. He said feedback from the NBA showed him he needed "to get bigger, stronger and faster" before going pro. The freshman... (More)
  • LSU basketball press conference set for 2pm

    LSU basketball press conference set for 2pm

    Updated: 11:58 AM 4/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - LSU will hold a press conference this afternoon at 2pm with Coach Johnny Jones and freshman forward Jordan Mickey.

    Mickey is expected to announce his future plans. Sunday is the deadline for players to declare for the NBA draft.

    LSU junior forward Johnny O'Bryant has already decided to go pro.

  • LSU pitches second straight shutout, beats Tulane 6-0

    LSU pitches second straight shutout, beats Tulane 6-0

    Updated: 5:53 AM 4/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU pitching staff threw its second consecutive shutout and Tiger batters combined for 14 hits against Tulane's best pitcher as LSU topped the Green Wave 6-0 Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium. Jake Fraley led the way for the Tiger batters, going 3-4 with 3... (More)
  • Jags' Banks discusses decision to stay

    Updated: 5:53 AM 4/23/2014

    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)
  • NFL hopefuls train at Traction in Baton Rouge

    Updated: 11:16 PM 4/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Traction center for sports excellence has trained athletes getting ready for the draft, like Jarvis Landry, after running a 4. 78 at the combine, lowering his time to 4.51 at his pro day, and Southern's Dray Joseph, who threw in front of 18 NFL scouts, trying to inch his way into the late rounds and a pro football career.

    Sports 2's Brian Holland explores the regiment offered by this local training center.

  • LSU's Breaux, gymnastics assistants, earn national honors

    LSU's Breaux, gymnastics assistants, earn national honors

    Updated: 6:42 AM 4/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Following a banner season for the LSU gymnastics team, the Tigers earned a few more awards as head coach DD Breaux was named the national coach of the year. In addition, the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women named Jay Clark and Bob Moore, both Tigers... (More)

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