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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.