Sports

Report: Hornets to change name to Pelicans

The New Orleans Hornets are expected to become the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. That’s according to a report by Yahoo!Sports.

Bayou state skeet shooter Cailtin Connor among nation’s best

Bayou State native Caitlin Connor has established a name for herself in the world of competitive shotgun shooting.  A member of the USA Shooting National Team, Connor is gunning for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team. 

Two LSU Tigers named to first team AP All-SEC team

Kevin Minter and Eric Reid landed on the AP's first team All-SEC defensive team for their stellar play in 2012. Sam Montgomery, Bennie Logan, Keke Mingo and Craig Loston all made the second team.

Chick-fil-A Bowl selects #7 LSU to face Clemson in prime time on New Year’s Eve

The Chick-fil-A Bowl has selected the #7 LSU Tigers to represent the SEC against Clemson from the SEC in its 45th annual game Dec. 31 in Atlanta.

State playoff matchup: Parkview vs. Livonia

A standing room only crowd is expected for tonight’s semi-final contest of the high school state playoffs. For the first time Parkview and Livonia will meet on the gridiron.

Tyrann Mathieu to enter NFL draft

Despite a rocky year due to drug related issues, Tyrann Mathieu is reportedly entering the NFL draft.

Saints’ bus ‘egged’ at Atlanta International Airport

The New Orleans Saints were greeted with a foul display Wednesday night at the Atlanta International Airport. Officials say the team bus was “egged.”

Southern coaching search heating up

The Southern Jaguars hope to have their new head coach locked in before the new year rolls around.

LSU's Eric Reid named to AFCA All-America Team

LSU safety Eric Reid has been named to the 2012 AFCA FBS Coaches’ All-America Team, the American Football Coaches Association Announced on Wednesday.

LSU softball signs five for 2014 season

LSU head coach Beth Torina has announced the signing of Baylee Corbello, Sahvanna Jaquish, Bailey Landry, Constance Quinn and Kelsee Selman to National Letters of Intent Wednesday to continue their softball careers at LSU.