SEC establishes new conference-only football start date

Press release from SECsports.com: The Southeastern Conference has established September 26 as the new kickoff for its 2020 football season to allow its universities to focus on the healthy return of their campus communities and the gradual re-introduction of athletics, as the 14 members of the SEC continue to monitor developments related to COVID-19, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Thursday. The 2020 SEC football season … Continue reading SEC establishes new conference-only football start date

Cane Cutters: Moore just excited to be back on the diamond

It’s not Zavier Moore’s first time playing summer ball. This year, though, it’s a bit different for the Southern University infielder. In his second year playing for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League, Moore is relaxed and just happy to be back out there playing the sport he loves. “There are so many people I know who wish they could be out … Continue reading Cane Cutters: Moore just excited to be back on the diamond

Skinner’s 2 HR game leads Cane Cutters past Round Rock 8-5

LAFAYETTE – Marshall Skinner smacked two home runs and Cole McConnell added a pair of runs batted in as the Acadiana Cane Cutters defeated the Round Rock Hairy Men, 8-5, at Fabacher Field Sunday night. The victory clinched the three-game weekend series win and marked the team’s fourth win in the past five games, improving their Texas Collegiate Leage season record to 10-12. Nik Millsap … Continue reading Skinner’s 2 HR game leads Cane Cutters past Round Rock 8-5

PHOTO Gallery: Round Rock snaps Acadiana’s 4-game win streak with 10-0 shutout

In Texas Collegiate League Saturday night, the Round Rock Hairy Men put an end to the Acadiana Cane Cutters’ four-game win streak. Round Rock’s 10-0 shutout at Fabacher Field in Youngsville, La. kept them three games ahead of the Cane Cutters in the TCL South standings. The Hairy Men (13-10) combined for 14 hits while using four pitchers to combine for 10 strikeouts in the … Continue reading PHOTO Gallery: Round Rock snaps Acadiana’s 4-game win streak with 10-0 shutout

Lafayette native, LSU product Stevenson in Nationals’ opening day lineup

When the defending World Series champion Washington Nationals took the field in Thursday night’s Major League Baseball season-opener against the New York Yankees, a familiar face was in the starting lineup. Andrew Stevenson, a Lafayette, Louisiana native, made the start in left field and hit eighth in the batting order. In New York’s rain-shortened 4-1 victory, Stevenson went 0-for-2 with a pair of strikeouts. Making … Continue reading Lafayette native, LSU product Stevenson in Nationals’ opening day lineup

SLU football picked 4th in Southland preseason poll

Press release from official SLU athletics website: The Southeastern Louisiana football team was picked to finish fourth in the Southland Conference in the league’s preseason poll that was released on Wednesday in conjunction with the 2020 Virtual Football Media Day. Southeastern is coming off a 2019 campaign in which the Lions finished 8-5 overall and advanced to the second round of the NCAA FCS playoffs. … Continue reading SLU football picked 4th in Southland preseason poll

Cutters looking to avoid sweep vs. Bombers

After allowing double-digit run totals on consecutive days, the Acadiana Cane Cutters will look to bounce back and avoid a sweep as they take the field against the Brazos Valley Bombers this evening. First pitch against the Texas Collegiate League south division-leading Bombers (9-5) is set for 7:05 p.m. at Fabacher Field. The Cane Cutters (5-11), losers of three straight and four of their last … Continue reading Cutters looking to avoid sweep vs. Bombers

LSUA’s Meche leading Texas League in ERA

Louisiana State University of Alexandria’s Hunter Meche continued his summer league success this evening. Tossing three scoreless innings, the LSU-A junior has allowed just one earned run in 13.1 innings pitched for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League. Friday’s appearance, resulting in a 15-12 loss to the Brazos Valley Bombers, marked the second consecutive relief outing in which Meche pitched three scoreless … Continue reading LSUA’s Meche leading Texas League in ERA

UL’s Robichaux to be inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame

Press release from ragincajuns.com: Longtime Louisiana Baseball head coach Tony Robichaux will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Fame in January 2021, the national baseball organization announced on Tuesday morning. Robichaux spent 25 seasons at the helm of the Ragin’ Cajuns’ Baseball program and 33 seasons overall at the Division I level. During his run as a head coach, Robichaux … Continue reading UL’s Robichaux to be inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame

Cane Cutters’ series opener against San Antonio rained out

Unfavorable playing conditions have wiped out the series opener for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League Tuesday night. The Cane Cutters (1-5) were set to open a three-game home stand against the San Antonio Flying Chanclas (4-2) tonight before the team announced via its official Twitter account that the game had been canceled due to heavy rainfall this afternoon. Due to unfavorable … Continue reading Cane Cutters’ series opener against San Antonio rained out