Sports

ULL baseball ranked at top in Collegiate Baseball poll

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped five spots in the Collegiate Baseball Poll to earn the school’s first ever No. 1 ranking for any sport, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper announced on Monday.

International wheelchair tennis tournament brings athletes to Capital City

A major international tennis tournament is going on right now in Baton Rouge, but on these courts, athletes are on two wheels. This isn't just tennis. This is David Wagner's life.

LSU records eighth shutout with 9-0 win over South Alabama

A seven-run sixth inning Wednesday night highlighted sixth-ranked LSU’s 9-0 win over South Alabama at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Nine pitchers combined to record the Tigers’ eighth shutout of the season.

LSU sand volleyball hosts close match against ULM in inaugural opener

The LSU sand volleyball team marked a close 3-2 loss to UL-Monroe in its inaugural match Tuesday at Mango's Beach Volleyball, as the winning point was decided by a third-set victory.

Saints re-sign OT Zach Strief

The New Orleans Saints re-signed offensive lineman Zach Strief to a new deal Monday. The tackle inked a five-year contract with the Black and Gold. He started 15 of the 16 regular season games and both playoff games in 2013.

Record fish caught in East Texas lake

A new lake record blue catfish has been verified at Lake Tawakoni. The massive fish was caught back on February 15, 2014.

Saints agree to terms with FS Jairus Byrd on six-year contract

The New Orleans Saints announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms on a six-year contract with unrestricted free agent FS Jairus Byrd. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Video: LSU football's famous "Big Cat" drill (Spring 2014)

The LSU football team put on the pads for the "Big Cat" drill on Tuesday.

Lamar University wins FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on Toledo Bend

The Lamar University team of Quinton Evans of Orange, Texas, and Colby Ogden of Kountze, Texas, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference tournament on Toledo Bend Saturday with five bass weighing 19 pounds, 6 ounces.

Tigers earn 8-1 victory at Northwestern State

The Tigers improved to 11-2, while Northwestern State (6-5) saw its win streak end at four games. LSU plays host to Purdue at 7 p.m. Friday in Game 1 of a three-game weekend series at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.