Sports

Local track star signs with Louisiana Tech

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It was down to the wire for local track star making her big decision on where she’ll be running track next year.

Minnis releases statement following firing

BATON ROUGE, LA -- The following is a statement from outgoing LSU women's tennis coach Tony Minnis after learning LSU would not renew his contract.

LSU will not renew contract for women's tennis coach

BATON ROUGE – LSU will not renew the contract of women’s tennis coach Tony Minnis, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced Wednesday.

LSU’s SAAC Hands Out The Mikie’s

BATON ROUGE, LA - The Mikie’s, hosted by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, raised $1,000 in ticket proceeds for the Big Buddies Program during its inaugural year.

LSU baseball vs. Nicholls St. preview

BATON ROUGE, LA -- Fourth-ranked LSU (39-13) plays its final home game of the 2012 regular season at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when the Tigers play host to Nicholls State in Alex Box Stadium.

LSU softball heads back to College Station for NCAA regional

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - It was a déjà vu like moment for the LSU softball team as they learned they would travel to College Station, Texas for postseason play for the second straight year.

Saints make roster moves

METAIRIE, LA - New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday the team has signed tackle Hutch Eckerson, cornerback Nick Hixson, guard DeOn’tae Pannell and linebacker Lawrence Wilson.

Gausman named SEC Pitcher of the Week

BATON ROUGE, LA - LSU sophomore right-hander Kevin Gausman was named SEC Pitcher of the Week Monday by the league office.

Balancing baseball and books

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - For the first time all season the LSU baseball team didn’t have a game during the week. The reason, final exams.

LSU Softball Eliminated by No. 7 Florida at SEC Tournament

TUSCALOOSA, Ala - Brittany Mack limited the high-octane Florida offense to a run on two hits, but that was enough to propel the seventh-ranked Gators to post a 1-0 victory over the LSU softball team in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament he