Sports

Daytona 500 winner crowned under the lights

DAYTONA, Fla (WGMB) — For the first time in history, the Daytona 500 was held during prime time, and it left quite an impression.

Alexandria Aces rehire head coach

ALEXANDRIA, La – The Alexandria Aces of the Texas Collegiate League, have announced that Freddy Rodriguez, the interim Head Coach for the Alexandria Aces after the mid-season dismissal of the head coach last season has been hired to lead

ASH soccer team defeats Teurlings Catholic, advances to state semifinal

ALEXANDRIA, La (WNTZ) -- Déjà vu happened to the Alexandria Senior High soccer team last night in the second round of the Division II state soccer tournament.  Their match against Teurlings Catholic from Lafayette w

Saintsations 2012 auditions will be held on April 15

NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The New Orleans Saintsation Cheerleaders have announced that preliminary auditions for the 2012 team will be held April 15, 2012, at the UNO Human Performance Center.

LSU Department of Bands to hold auditions for 2012-13 Golden Girls and Colorguard

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Department of Bands will hold auditions for the 2012-13 Golden Girls dance line on Saturday, Mar. 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the new Tiger Band Hall, located on Aster Street near Highland Road.

Jordan Jefferson pleaded in court to misdemeanor charge

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Jordan Jefferson's attorney pleaded not guilty yesterday to one count of simple battery on behalf of the former LSU quarterback.

LSU Tiger fans thank Jarett Lee with newspaper ad

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) — The following paid editorial ran in Sunday's sports section of Baton Rouge's The Advocate newspaper: Thank You Jarrett Lee!

Joe Paterno dies at age 85

BATON ROUGE, La. (WGMB) – Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno has died from lung cancer. He was 85.

Brees on Saints contract negotiations and expanding his family

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – Fans have been predicting and worrying about what's going to happen to Drew Brees since his contract with the Saints is up and there's no new deal yet.

LSU's Tiger Stadium to be renovated

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) — Tiger Stadium is getting a $9 million makeover! The Tiger Athletic Foundation putting up the money for the renovations, which are expected to be completed just in time for the next football season.