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Alex Box Stadium field to be named after legendary coach Skip Bertman

The LSU Board of Supervisors on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal from the LSU Athletic Department to name the baseball field at Alex Box Stadium after legendary baseball coach Skip Bertman.

Baton Rouge marathoner shares Boston Marathon experience

Members of the Varsity Sports/Run Louisiana team who competed in Monday’s Boston Marathon returned home to Baton Rouge Tuesday. Many of them like Erin Oswalt finished the 26.2 mile race before the explosions went off.

'Color Run' organizers to hold first Baton Rouge event this weekend

Nearly 9,000 runners will be on the streets of downtown Baton Rouge this weekend for the city's first ever Color Run.

NFL Hall of Famer Will Shields hosting two-day football camp in Natchez

Former Kansas City Chiefs, Hall of Fame and 12-Time Pro Bowler Will Shields and NFL Partners is hosting a two day football camp for the 7th-12th grade students of Natchez. The camp will be held Friday, May 3, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Tianlang Guan, 14 year-old Masters phenom, will play in 2013 Zurich Classic

Steve Worthy, CEO of the Fore!Kids Foundation, announced today that Tianlang Guan, the youngest player ever to compete in the Masters Tournament, will tee it up at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans April 25-28, 2013.

Louisiana runners registered to participate in Boston Marathon total 95

A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.

Saints sign quarterback Seneca Wallace to a 1-year contract

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have signed quarterback Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

LSU alum David Toms fires lowest final round at Masters to tie for 13th place

While carding six birdies on the day, including four birdies in a five-hole stretch on the back nine, LSU alum David Toms fired the lowest score in the field during Sunday’s final round with a 5-under par 67 at Augusta National Golf Club

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman invited to join Team USA for summer tour

LSU freshman shortstop Alex Bregman has been invited to join the Team USA baseball squad for its 2013 summer tour.

LSU post 14th straight win with 16-2 victory over Southern

For the third straight game, No. 1 LSU (32-2) sent nine batters to the plate in the opening frame, as the Tigers posted a 16-2 victory over Southern (12-14) Wednesday night at Alex Box Stadium.