UL’s Smith named Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week

Press release from ragincajuns.com: Return specialist Chris Smith earned his second Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week honor of the season following an electrifying performance in Louisiana Football’s 24-20 victory at UAB, the league office announced on Monday morning. Smith is the first Ragin’ Cajun to win the honor twice in the same season since Daniel Cadona did so in 2014 and one of seven to do so … Continue reading UL’s Smith named Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week

UL drops 3-0 regular season women’s soccer finale at Arkansas State

Press release from ragincajuns.com: Sarah Sodoma scored a goal on a penalty kick in the 12th minute and West Division leader Arkansas State added a pair of goals in the second half to earn a 3-0 victory over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in the Sun Belt Conference regular-season finale for both teams on Sunday at the A-State Soccer Complex. Louisiana (8-4-1, 4-3-1 Sun Belt), which will face … Continue reading UL drops 3-0 regular season women’s soccer finale at Arkansas State

UL’s O’Boyle named Sun Belt’s Men’s Runner of the Week

Press release from ragincajuns.com: Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns cross country runner Damian O’Boyle picked up his first honor of the 2020 season on Thursday when he was named the Sun Belt Conference Men’s Runner of the Week, the league office announced. O’Boyle, a native of Galway, Ireland, earned his first victory in a Ragin’ Cajuns uniform after claiming the 4-mile run at the ULM Warhawk Invitational last Friday. … Continue reading UL’s O’Boyle named Sun Belt’s Men’s Runner of the Week

Hurricane forces Mizzou at LSU game to be moved to Missouri

Press release from LSUSports.net: The Missouri at LSU football game scheduled for Saturday night in Baton Rouge has been moved to Columbia, Missouri, due to Hurricane Delta, it was announced Wednesday. The game will kick off at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday on an ESPN platform to be announced. “Due to the pending impact of Hurricane Delta on Louisiana and the surrounding area, it is … Continue reading Hurricane forces Mizzou at LSU game to be moved to Missouri

UL volleyball collects another Sun Belt series sweep

Press release from ragincajuns.com: The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Volleyball team moved to 11-0, taking sole possession of the second-best start in program history, following a 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-19) win over ULM in the finale of a two-match Sun Belt Conference series at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The 2020 edition of the Ragin’ Cajuns now trail only the record 13 consecutive wins posted by the 1990 squad for … Continue reading UL volleyball collects another Sun Belt series sweep

Cane Cutters cap season with 14-13 walkoff win

Press release from canecuttersbaseball.com: LAFAYETTE – The Acadiana Cane Cutters earned the sweep of the Texarkana Twins with a 14-13 walk-off win on a wild pitch Sunday night at Fabacher Field. The Cane Cutters had 13 hits and three errors compared to Texarkana’s 11 hits and five errors. Jacob Burke (Southeastern), the Powerade Player of the Game, came in to score the winning run, going … Continue reading Cane Cutters cap season with 14-13 walkoff win

UL assistant football coach passes away

Sad news out of University of Louisiana at Lafayette, as UL assistant football coach D.J. Looney passed away Saturday morning. According to the Ragin’ Cajuns’ official athletics department Twitter account, the 31-year-old suffered a heart attack during a team workout. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics mourns the sudden loss of Louisiana Football assistant coach D.J. Looney, who passed away Saturday morning following a … Continue reading UL assistant football coach passes away

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

Former LSU RB Faulk included on 2021 College Football HOF ballot

It’s been a few years since the 44-year-old Lafayette native put on his cleats and football helmet, but Kevin Faulk’s time to shine has made its return. After four successful seasons donning the purple and gold at Louisiana State University (1995-98), the First Team All-American running back went on to win three Super Bowl championships over his 13-year professional career with the New England Patriots. … Continue reading Former LSU RB Faulk included on 2021 College Football HOF ballot

Manning Passing Academy postpones 2020 camp

It was announcement we have all been expecting, but it wasn’t made official until Tuesday. The annual Manning Passing Academy, which was set to celebrate its 25th anniversary next month, has postponed this year’s camp due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The four-day camp was set to take place June 25-28 at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La. Archie Manning posted a heartfelt letter to the … Continue reading Manning Passing Academy postpones 2020 camp