Sports

Roman Banks to replace Spivery as SU men's hoops coach

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Southern University has hired Roman Banks as its new men's basketball head coach. Banks was previously an associate men's head basketball coach at Southeastern Louisiana University.

SU's Hall a finalist for LOWE'S CLASS Award

Southern senior Frazier Hall is one of ten finalist for the Lowe's CLASS award that is awarded to an athlete that excels both on and off the field.

Saints 2011 Regular Season Schedule

NEW ORLEANS, La (FOX44) - The New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers will open the 2011 NFL regular season on Thursday, September 8. The matchup of the last two Super Bowl Champions will kick off at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Lady Jaguar Tennis wins back to back SWAC titles

ALEXANDRIA, La - Southern maintained its stronghold on the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Women's Tennis Championship with a 4-3 win over Alcorn State in Sunday's title match at Alexandria City Park Tennis Complex.

U High students quaffles and snitches for Quidditch

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - U High students hosted a "Quidditch" championship Sunday. The spectators at LSU weren't there to watch baseball or football, but Quidditch, a game derived from the popular Harry Potter books.

Superstitions of LSU Baseball

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Baseball players are known to be superstitious. It's a long season filled with long games. Players will do anything to break out of a slump or continue their hot streak.

Northwestern State post 5-2 win over No. 21 LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Northwestern State pitching duo of Jacob Roark and Mason Melotakis limited No. 21 LSU (21-12) to two runs on seven hits

Cryer, Lions pull away to defeat Southern, 10-4

HAMMOND, La - Josh Cryer went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBI and Southeastern Louisiana struck for five runs in the fifth inning to pull away and defeat

Saints 2011 Preseason Schedule

NEW ORLEANS, La - The New Orleans Saints will face three AFC opponents in a four-game 2011 preseason schedule, including one contest that will be televised nationally in prime-time.

Ware helps White over Purple in LSU Spring game, 22-7

A crowd of 25,032 joined the LSU football team for its annual Spring Game on a glorious Saturday in Tiger Stadium, as the White team used two touchdowns by running back Spencer Ware to win, 22-7.