Saints’ coach Payton announces Coronavirus diagnosis

Longtime New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton reached out to ESPN to reveal that he has been diagnosed with coronavirus. Payton, who’s been with the Saints since the 2006 season, told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that he “…came forward with his coronavirus diagnosis because he wants people to heed the warnings of government officials, stay inside, and behave responsibly…” The 56-year-old Super Bowl champion has … Continue reading Saints’ coach Payton announces Coronavirus diagnosis

Sun Belt Conference wipes out remainder of winter, spring sports seasons

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak across the globe, the Sun Belt Conference — along with the rest of the NCAA — announced the cancellation of the remainder of the winter and spring sports seasons. The conference made the announcement official via Twitter: Continue reading Sun Belt Conference wipes out remainder of winter, spring sports seasons

UL baseball picks up third shutout of season with 7-0 win over McNeese State

Led by a three-run third inning, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette baseball squad shutout McNeese State University, 7-0, Tuesday night. Carter Robinson tossed five shutout innings, surrendering three hits and striking out three for UL (8-9), while designated hitter Ben Fitzgerald led the offensive charge with three runs batted in on 3-of-5 from the plate. He was just a double shy of hitting for … Continue reading UL baseball picks up third shutout of season with 7-0 win over McNeese State

O’Neal, Boswell homers lead UL to 7-6 softball win over Florida

Raina O’Neal’s sixth-inning homer provided some momentum, while Carrie Boswell’s long ball solidified University of Louisiana’s 7-6 come-from-behind victory over sixth-ranked University of Florida in Gainesville Sunday afternoon. It marked seventh-ranked UL’s second consecutive win over UF, capping the Ragin’ Cajuns two games to one weekend series win over the Gators. After falling behind 4-0 through two innings, UL’s offense plated one run in the … Continue reading O’Neal, Boswell homers lead UL to 7-6 softball win over Florida

UL baseball overcomes early deficit, picks up series win over Sam Houston State

After dropping four consecutive losses, the Louisiana baseball squad picked up its second consecutive victory Sunday afternoon with a 7-5 win over Sam Houston State University. The two-run victory, which gives UL the 2-1 weekend series win over SHSU, improves the Ragin’ Cajuns overall record to 4-8. Trailing 4-1 in the fourth inning, Gavin Bourgeois drove in a trio of runs with a bases-clearing double … Continue reading UL baseball overcomes early deficit, picks up series win over Sam Houston State

McNeese softball drops 2-0 showdown to No. 7 Arizona

It’s been a tough couple of days on the road for the McNeese State softball squad. With a 2-0 loss to No. 7-ranked Arizona Saturday afternoon at the Easton Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa, Al., the Cowgirls dropped to 15-6 on the season. It marked the second time in as many days that the Cowboys matched up with the highly-ranked Wildcats, following a 7-2 loss on … Continue reading McNeese softball drops 2-0 showdown to No. 7 Arizona