HAMMOND — Alex Pinero's second-inning, run-scoring double and six scoreless innings from starter Nick Lee led the Louisiana-Lafayette baseball team to its first victory, 1-0 over Hofstra on Sunday evening.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017
HAMMOND — Friday night’s scheduled season-opening baseball game between Louisiana-Lafayette and Southeastern Louisiana was postponed by rain. A makeup date has not been announced.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
One of the first challenges Handsome Monica faced in Louisiana-Lafayette’s baseball program was getting used to the head coach standing over his shoulder.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana-Lafayette baseball team's lineup revolves around Joe Robbins, both figuratively and literally.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
LAFAYETTE — Simone Fields scored 24 points, and Troi Swain added 18 to lead the Louisiana-Lafayette women to an 80-72 win over Troy on Saturday at the Cajundome.
LAFAYETTE — When you pitch as well as Louisiana-Lafayette has for most of two decades, you get a reputation in the college baseball community.
Friday, February 10, 2017
LAFAYETTE — Alex Stewart threw five innings of one-hit ball, and Aleah Craighton’s three-run triple highlighted a six-run sixth inning as Louisiana-Lafayette’s softball team opened its season with a 9-1 win over DePaul at Lamson Park.
LAFAYETTE — Construction noise remained in the background and work continued on the renovation of M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park, but the members of Louisiana-Lafayette’s baseball squad didn’t seem to notice.
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Saturday, February 04, 2017
ATLANTA — D'Marcus Simonds hit two free throws in the final seconds as Georgia State barely survived a late Louisiana-Lafayette rally for an 85-82 victory Saturday.
LAFAYETTE — Louisiana-Lafayette’s quarterback situation entering 2017 is, to put it mildly, unsettled.
When Louisiana-Lafayette’s softball team opens Sun Belt Conference play in mid-March, it will encounter some significant changes in the speed of the game.
Thursday, February 02, 2017
The 13th-ranked and defending Sun Belt champion Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns baseball team placed a league-best four players on the preseason All-Sun Belt Conference baseball team, the conference office announced Thursday.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
LAFAYETTE — National signing day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the Louisiana-Lafayette football team has finished stockpiling players.
Bryan Maggard has an advantage over most administrators taking over a director of athletics position.
LAFAYETTE — Louisiana-Lafayette football coach Mark Hudspeth sounded almost giddy as he talked about the athletic abilities of Catholic-New Iberia's Zi’Yon Hill, a 280-pound defensive lineman.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Saturday, January 28, 2017
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Ivan Canete scored 14 points and Isaiah Traylor 13 as Stephen F. Austin defeated UNO 71-61 on Saturday night.
Friday, January 27, 2017
LAFAYETTE — There could be a seismic shift in philosophy for the Louisiana-Lafayette softball squad this season.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana-Lafayette football team will enter the spring with its third offensive coordinator in as many years.
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Saturday, January 07, 2017
SAN ANTONIO — Erik Thomas had 28 points and Travin Thibodeaux added 13 with 10 rebounds as the UNO men’s basketball team pulled away late to beat Incarnate Word 87-72 on Saturday.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
LAFAYETTE — Troi Swain scored 23 points, and Simone Fields had 22 to lead the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns to an 80-72 win over Louisiana Tech on Thursday evening at the Cajundome.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Somehow, some way, the Louisiana-Lafayette football team was in position to go for the jugular Saturday night against Southern Miss in the New Orleans Bowl.
Louisiana-Lafayette’s struggles in the offensive front returned at the worst possible time Saturday night in the New Orleans Bowl.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Jay Wright scored 27 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:05 remaining then added 3 of 4 foul shots as the Louisiana-Lafayette men battled past host UNO 76-71 on Saturday at Lakefront Arena.
Friday, December 16, 2016
The day before he was to play his final football game in a Louisiana-Lafayette uniform, Elijah McGuire recorded his greatest achievement.
Steve Gleason has taken his fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis to a lot of venues since he was diagnosed with the degenerative disease six years ago.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
One is the only two-time Most Valuable Player in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. Another had the biggest offensive performance in the bowl’s history and led a stirring game-ending drive in Louisiana-Lafayette’s first bowl victory.
Southern Miss quarterback Nick Mullens wants to brush it off, but his coach, Jay Hopson, simply can’t. He still really can’t believe what he saw.
Earlier this season, right around the time the Cajuns breathed life into the flickering fire of their football program, I received a text message from a fellow sportswriter, the content of which would’ve been preposterous just a couple years ago.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Over the past six years, UL-Lafayette’s football team has held more practices in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome than any other road location.
Southern Miss senior safety and New Iberia native D’Nerius Antoine’s reunion tour makes its latest stop Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana-Lafayette baseball team is set to play all of its 2017 home games at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park, interim athletic director Jessica Leger announced Tuesday.
Saturday, December 10, 2016
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Cameron Reynolds hit four 3-pointers and had his first double-double of the season, freshman Ray Ona Embo scored a season-high 15 points and Tulane snapped a nine-game skid against host Southern Miss with a 71-64 victory Saturday.
Anthony Jennings’ first collegiate start came in a bowl game, when he threw for 181 yards and a touchdown, leading LSU to a win over Iowa in the Outback Bowl to end the 2013 season.
Thursday, December 08, 2016
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