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.
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.
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.
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.