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LSU softball downs Nicholls State

BATON ROUGE, LA - The No. 24 LSU softball team used a five-run fifth inning to extend its season’s best winning streak to 12 games and claimed a 6-1 victory over Nicholls State Wednesday at Tiger Park.

Marucci brand expands across nation and locally

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Marucci name is everywhere in baseball. Approximately 300 Major League Baseball players will swing a bat made by the Marucci bat company, that’s located in Baton Rouge, this season.

New Orleans Saints 2012 preseason schedule announced

NEW ORLEANS, LA — The New Orleans Saints will face four AFC opponents in a five-game 2012 preseason schedule, including two contests that will be televised nationally in prime-time.

Southern topples Loyola, 9-5

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Roger Cador’s Southern Jaguar baseball team used a seven run first inning to propel them to a 9-5 victory over Loyola New Orleans Tuesday night. Southern improves to 15-13 overall.

Southeastern makes it nine straight over ULL

LAFAYETTE, LA - Down to its final strike, Southeastern Louisiana rallied Tuesday for a 2-1 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette.

LSU defeats Louisiana College, 10-2

BATON ROUGE, LA - No. 7 LSU (23-6, 6-3 SEC) defeated Louisiana College (10-15) by a score of 10-2 on Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium to extend the its winning streak to six games.

Sources: Claiborne scores a 4 out of 50 on Wonderlic Test

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Former LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne scored 4 out of 50 on the Wonderlic Test at the NFL Combine according to sources.

Broussard introduced as athletic director at SU

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Southern University has been without an athletic director for almost a year. Monday that drought ended as Dr. William Broussard worked his first official day on the job.

Miles, Tigers welcome LSU students to practice

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - They showed up by the hundreds, about 400 to be more precise, hoping to get a glimpse of their beloved LSU Tiger football team. What they got was much more.

Olympic hopeful kicked off LSU swimming team

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A star swimmer at LSU is off the team and her chances of being in the 2012 Olympics are shot.