Among the 31,805 runners who crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon, about two dozen traveled from Baton Rouge.
Some ran Boston for the first time, while others returned to the site of the tragedy.
Louisiana’s Earth Day celebration, one of the nation’s largest environmental festivals, will take place April 27, 2014 along North Boulevard, from the Old State Capitol to Old Governor's Mansion, in downtown Baton Rouge.
The third-seeded LSU gymnastics team will compete for a spot in the NCAA Super Six Finals for the second straight season and fourth time overall when the Tigers take on five other teams in NCAA Semifinal I at 1 p.m. CT Friday in BJCC Arena.
LSU’s season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN, the Southeastern Conference and the network announced on Wednesday.