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Kragthorpe steps down to coach quarterbacks

Thursday was a bittersweet day for now, former LSU offensive coordinator Steve Kragthorpe, as he announced publicly that he was recently diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Jaguars battle intense heat as preseason practice began

The Southern Jaguars opened preseason practice under clear, blue skies and intense, energy-zapping heat Thursday afternoon as preparations for the Sept 3. season opener got underway.

LSU Offensive Coordinator diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

In a press conference, Miles made the announced that Steve Kragthrope, first year Offensive Coordinator, has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.

Former Lion Duriel Adams added to football coaching staff

With the team’s first practice of fall camp scheduled for Thursday morning, Southeastern Louisiana University football coach Mike Lucas announced Wednesday the addition of former Lion Duriel “Duke” Adams to the coaching staff.

LSU welcomes 104 to campus, practice starts Thursday

Head coach Les Miles and his staff welcomed 104 players to campus on Wednesday as the LSU football team reported for the starting of preseason workouts.

Saints practice closed to public Thursday

METAIRIE, La (FOX44) -Saints training camp continues Thursday but because practice is indoors, it will be closed to the public. This will be the sixth day of practice of the 2011 season.

Southern University getting recognition for their marching band

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Southern University gets a national nod for their band's performance.

'ClaimYourJourney.com' is running fast in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44)  - It's an idea that started with a new years resolution and a year later has Lousiana runners on the same page.

LSU football fan day set for Saturday, Aug. 13

BATON ROUGE, La - LSU's annual football fan day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Maravich Assembly Center and the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus.

LSU Football reports to campus on Wednesday

LSU begins its preparations for the 2011 season on Wednesday as the Tigers report to campus for the start of preseason camp.