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Tigers continue ‘learning how to win’

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor BELL CITY – There were times last season when Lake Arthur head boys’ basketball coach Freddie Thomassee looked as if he didn’t have a plan. The Tigers suffered through a 21-game losing streak to open 2014 before stealing a victory on the road at DeQuincy for L.A.’s only win […]

Razor baseball takes 13AA state championship

Razor baseball added another ring to its trophy case after securing the USSSA 13AA state championship in Sulphur over the weekend. The team won the 12AA Governor’s game last year. The squad is going on to complete in Biloxi, Miss., for the USSSA World Series. 
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer SULPHUR – The Razor Baseball 13u team captured the USSSA AA state championship with four straight wins on Sunday at McMurray Park. Razor Baseball went 5-0 in the three-day event and defeated the Rayne Hurricanes 8-5 in the tournament finale to claim their crown.

Welsh’s Batiste driven to succeed by late brother’s memory

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – As far as Brandius Batiste was concerned, his budding football career was over at 11 years old.

Omaha excited to welcome Tigers back in CWS field

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer There has never been a shortage of love between the people of Omaha, Neb., and purple and gold-clad Tiger fans. Maybe it’s the caravan of rowdy Cajuns’ that spurn a boost in the adult beverage sales in the mid-western mecca of college baseball, or possibly the aroma of […]

Hounds preach effort during summer training sessions

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – The rumbling of sprinting feet echoes off the track in the empty Greyhound Stadium, as groups of five and six Welsh football players explode off the starting line with tired grunts during a series of 100-meter sprints.

Lebron, Cavs survive Warriors comeback


CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is doing more than ever. With the Cavaliers missing two All-Stars, he has no choice.

Tigers back home in Omaha

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer BATON ROUGE – LSU head football coach Les Miles once said Tiger Stadium was the place where opponents’ dreams come to die. Sunday night, LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri and his Tiger squad proved Alex Box Stadium is much the same. The Tigers punched their ticket to […]

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Cox dedicates himself to golf dreams By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The motion is effortless, as the 5-iron slowly rotates to the backswing with a moment’s hesitation at the pinnacle before a lightning-quick snap of the arms downward and a fluid rotation of the hips, hurling the golf ball some 220 yards into […]

Diaper Dandies

Freshmen Alex Lange of LSU and Evan Guillory of ULL will lead a number of young arms onto the mound at Alex Box Stadium in this weekend’s Super Regional. Lange, who is 11-0, is scheduled to start game one on Saturday, while ULL has yet to announce a pitching rotation.
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Freshmen arms to play huge role in Baton Rouge Super Regional By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer If you flip through the on-going coverage of the NCAA Super Regionals on ESPN over the weekend, there’s a good chance you will find a number of junior and senior hurlers anchoring pitching staffs across the country.



Bregman, Trahan try to guide clubs back to ‘promised land’ By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer A number of storylines will surround this weekend’s Super Regional prize fight in Baton Rouge between LSU and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette (ULL). Maybe it’s the memories of the unforgettable 2002 Baton Rouge Regional where tempers flared between […]

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