Like all coaches these days, UL men’s basketball coach Bob Marlin was quick to add the coronavirus qualifier when discussing his eagerness to begin team practice sessions on July 20.
It’s been an eventful offseason for the UL Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball program, despite all the inactivity in the sports world since the week coach Bob Marlin’s team was eliminated from the Sun Belt Conference tournament 82-81 at Georgia Southe…
There’s a long list of uncertainties for all college coaches to consider these days with the nation still on coronavirus shutdown.
When UL hired Bryan Maggard on Feb. 1, 2017, he naturally had no idea how many major issues he was about to face as the director of athletics for the Ragin’ Cajuns over the next three years.
These days, all situations are “fluid,” but Ragin' Cajuns baseball coach Matt Deggs said it’s possible the team's 2020 fall baseball roster is set.
UL athletic director Bryan Maggard said he isn’t concerned, disappointed or discouraged about three Ragin’ Cajuns athletes testing positive for the coronavirus.
Until a few weeks ago, Rhett Guidry of The Dunham School in Baton Rouge was planning on making a big move to South Carolina later this summer.
Three UL athletes have tested positive for coronavirus and seven others are in quarantine after possibly being exposed to the virus, the school said in a statement Saturday night.
Much like the final college baseball season he completed, Thursday’s second round of the 2020 MLB draft started out rather scary for Ragin' Cajuns shortstop Hayden Cantrelle at times.
The way UL football coach Billy Napier sees it, the next four weeks of voluntary workouts for his team should be a pretty clear-cut process.
UL football coach Billy Napier certainly addressed several areas pertaining to his football team’s return to campus Tuesday for voluntary workouts after a three-month separation due to the coronavirus shutdown.
After three months of uncertainty surrounding Major League Baseball, some players around the country will finally get a few answers Wednesday and Thursday when the first five-round amateur draft in league history unfolds.
Originally scheduled for Monday, the UL athletic department will begin voluntary workouts for football players Tuesday instead to avoid any potential obstacles created by tropical storm Cristobal.
There are many avenues to explore when considering the ideals of geographical conference alignments and common sense scheduling.
The Sun Belt Conference added to the nationwide fervor of support for the Black Lives Matter movement since the death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis by issuing a statement Thursday.
After UL’s athletic department confirmed the return date for football voluntary workouts last week, the university announced the workout schedule for all other sports, as well as plans for a safe return, on Monday.
The first step to getting back to business for the UL athletic department will begin with voluntary in-person workouts being made available to Ragin’ Cajuns football players beginning June 8.
Many collegiate summer baseball leagues have canceled or delayed because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, forcing college coaches to scramble. They don’t know if anyone will play this summer.
UL senior right-hander Brandon Young was unflappable in his four outings during the abbreviated college baseball season.
After being away from the game for over 600 days, UL redshirt senior Joe Dillon has been honored with the Park Place Surgical Hospital Male Student-Athlete Comeback of the Year Award following his stellar play during the 2019 campaign.
The last we heard of the UL women’s basketball program, coach Garry Brodhead and his team was trying to get over the disappointment of their season being halted by the coronavirus two days before the Sun Belt Conference tournament semifinals at th…
Emery Jones was sitting on the sofa with a couple of teammates Thursday morning, pondering workout options before online class time. The topic of conversation quickly changed when Jones’ phone rang.
Michael Bari, 58, former LSU Eunice women’s basketball coach, passed away Thursday at Cristus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria because of complications from the coronavirus.
UL coach Bob Marlin’s men’s basketball program got even bigger and more physical Friday with the signing of 6-foot-10 center Isaiah Richards.
Like most spring sports athletes these days, UL junior shortstop Hayden Cantrelle has a lot of potentially chaotic scenarios to ponder these days.
UL football coach Billy Napier did a 10-minute interview with longtime national radio host Jim Rome late Tuesday morning.
Like everyone, new Baylor wide receivers coach Jorge Munoz has been adjusting to the new normal over the past two months.
UL senior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink’s mind is already looking forward, even though the uncertainties of the current coronavirus shutdown remain many.
The way East Mississippi Community College linebacker Jasper Williams sees it, if there’s ever a time to consider the old "bird in hand" approach, it’s now.
The UL Ragin’ Cajuns’ first verbal commitment for the 2021 recruiting class was Logansport cornerback Key’Savalyn Barnes last month.
UL baseball coach Matt Deggs doesn’t know just yet if all five seniors on this year’s team will return to the program for the fall semester.
When UL coach Billy Napier arrived in Lafayette two years ago, the college career was speeding Ragin’ Cajuns running back Raymond Calais was floundering.
Since the news came that UL first-team AP All-American guard Kevin Dotson didn’t receive an invitation to the NFL combine, the four-year starter for the Ragin’ Cajuns immediately began putting mind over matter.