The No. 22-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball team’s 2023 season came to a close on Saturday, May 27 as the squad fell to national No. 7 seed Washington, 2-0, in the NCAA Seattle Super Regional at Husky Softball Stadium.
Pickleball in the area
This weekend is a big ‘dill’ for local pickleball players John Buck and Morgan Dennis.
Westminster Christian Highlights Sports Year
(Editor’s note: The following is a list of 2022-23 Westminster Christian Academy athletic highlights featured during a ceremony held at the school last week.)
McNeese Loses In Final Inning At Regional
McNeese softball was three outs away from reaching its first Super Regionals in program history but No. 7 Washington scored seven runs in the top of the seventh inning to complete a 7-6 comeback win that resulted in a heart breaking loss for the Cowgirls who end their season 47-16.
Cajuns Defeat LSU Twice To Earn Super Regional Berth
The No. 22-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball team mounted a furious seventh-inning rally to knock off No. 10 national seed LSU in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional championship game Sunday, May 21 at Tiger Park.
Westminster Announces Construction For An Outdoor Track Facility
Westminster Christian Academy school officials announced Thursday night that a pair of private donors have agreed to finance the construction of an eight-lane outdoor track that will encircle the current football field located on campus.
Cajuns Back At LSU For NCAA Regional
Photograph courtesy of Mike Curley. 2023 NCAA Softball Regional No. 22 Louisiana (46-13, 22-2 Sun Belt) in NCAA Baton Rouge RegionalDates: Friday-Sunday, May 19-21, 2023Location: Baton Rouge, La.Stadium: Tiger Park (2,671)Tournament Opener: Fri., May 19 vs. Omaha – 2:00 p.m. (CDT) // ESPN+Next Matchup: Sat., May 20 vs. LSU/Prairie View – 12:00 or 2:30 p.m. (CDT)
LSUE Reaches Regional Title Game
For the fifth straight season and 13th time under the direction of head coach Jeff Willis, LSU Eunice Baseball will play for a Region 23 Championship. The Bengals (52-4) split their Day 3 action at the Region 23 Tournament to set up a title tilt against East Central CC on Thursday at 3:00PM.
McNeese Heads to Washington For NCAA Tournament
McNeese softball is headed to the Seattle Region where they will be the No. 3 seed along with top seed and host Washington along with the No. 2 seed Northern Colorado and No. 4 seed Minnesota.
LSUE Uses Passed Ball For Dramatic Finish
If today’s Region 23 opener for LSU Eunice Baseball was any indication, it will be another wild ride on the Cajun Prairie this week.
Cajuns Begin NCAA Postseason At LSU
4th-ranked Ragin’ Cajuns set for 24th consecutive and 32nd overall regional round appearance.
Homers Power LSU Past Demons
The Northwestern State baseball team – young and old – had its moments Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium.
The No. 2-ranked LSU Tigers had a few more.
LSUE Hosts Postseason Baseball Regional
LSUE SET TO HOST REGION 23 TOURNEY, OPENS WITH NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
Delhomme-Trained Horse Shines At ED
Touchuponastar was brilliant once again with an impressive score in the $60,000 EVD Classic on Saturday night.
Free Like A Girl Stars At ED Event
Free Like a Girl kept her local record unblemished with a victory in the $60,000 EVD Distaff on Friday night.
OCS Baseball Team Reaches State Tournament
The Opelousas Catholic baseball team is headed to the state tournament for the second time in three seasons after defeating Catholic High-Pointe Coupee 3-2 in a Division IV select Quarterfinal playoff game Thursday at Gene Mills Memorial Field.
LSUE Prepares For Regional Softball Tournament
LSU Eunice Softball begins the postseason next week as the Bengals invade Mississippi for the Region 23 Tournament.
Coaches Select 2023 6-1A Softball Team
Coaches Select 2023 6-1A Softball Team
Cajuns Win 40th For 24th Straight Time
The No. 24-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball team protected a lead for four innings then pulled away with a six-spot in the final inning for an 8-1 win over Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, May 3 in Ruston which locked up the 40th win of the 2023 season.
JOIN US FOR “GOLF IN THE PARK — AN INTRODUCTION TO GOLF & MENTORSHIP BY SPECIAL GUESTS
Generations Sports, in collaboration with The City of Opelousas and the Rotary
Club of Opelousas Sunrise – Love Project, will be hosting “Golf In The Park” at North City Park in
Opelousas, LA on Saturday, May 6th from 12pm-2pm.
Early Plays Help Build OCS Playoff Win
Doses of Opelousas Catholic postseason momentum emerged early and rapidly from a variety of sources Friday afternoon.
OCS Features Pitching, Defense In Playoffs
It’s never considered a liability for a playoff baseball team to possess substantive pitching and defense.
Cajuns Win Sun Belt Golf Title
Jake Marler helped get them there. Charlie Flynn was there to finish it off.
LSUE Blasts Past Wharton
LSU Eunice Baseball struck for a seven-run inning to help catapult the Bengals past Wharton County JC 13-3 in eight innings on Monday at Bengal Stadium.
LSUE Takes Series Finale
LSU Eunice Baseball used a pair of timely hits and a dominant showing from Patrick Vienne to take down Tyler JC 6-2 on Sunday at Bengal Stadium.
Memory Of Brother Inspires NSU Pitcher
Whenever Kyle Froehlich runs in from the bullpen – at home or away, with his team leading or trailing – he never comes in alone.
LSUE Names Women’s Basketball Coach
LSU Eunice has named Jahmel Samuels its new women’s basketball head coach, the school recently announced. Samuels’ hiring is pending approval of the LSU Board of Supervisors.
Cajuns Defeat Top-ranked LSU
Right-hander David Christie tossed a career-high 6.0 innings in relief to earn his first victory of the season while Heath Hood and Conor Higgs each belted home runs to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball team to an 8-5 win over No. 1-ranked LSU on Tuesday at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.
LSUE Still Undefeated After 39 Games
EUNICE, La. – LSU Eunice Baseball capped off another strong week of action, taking down Delgado CC in a Saturday doubleheader at Bengal Stadium. The Bengals (39-0) finished an eight-game stretch dating back to last Saturday that saw LSUE secure three run rules, averaging more than 10 runs per game. LSUE earned two of those Read More…
Northwest High Standouts Feel Comfortable About Their Choice Of Schools
Sometimes it’s all about feeling comfortable about where you spend the next four athletic career years and Bryce Offord and Wesley Moore are confident that they have discovered the most suitable destinations for the next stages of their football eligibility.
A G’S CHARLOTTE WINS CONVINCINGLY IN THE $60,000 SPOTTED HORSE
The 2023 Evangeline Downs Thoroughbred season kicked off with a pair of stake races Friday night. A G’s Charlotte picked up a stylish looking victory in the Spotted Horse, while Taylors Tap rallied in the final yards to capture the Acadiana.
ST. LANDRY NOW ATHLETE OF THE WEEK SPONSORED BY TIKEY’S T’S of OPELOUSAS
De’Vion Lavergne of North Central High is the Athlete of the Week.
Opelousas’ Payne Becomes New Nicholls Women’s Head Basketball Coach
Justin Payne spent the last four years coaching outside the borders of Louisiana, but on Tuesday afternoon he arrived back inside the state and felt it difficult to conceal his smile.
L.S.U. Women’s Team Beats Iowa, 102-85, to Win First N.C.A.A. Championship
At the start of the season, Kim Mulkey notified her players that there was something prominently missing from the rafters hanging above the Pete Maravich Center.
Port Barre High School Honors Former Football Coach and Local Legend
A local legend, William E. Duplechain, AKA ‘Coach Dup’ was honored by Port Barre High School.
OCS Captures Softball Championship
The most complete game of the 2023 season occurred at the perfect time for the Opelousas Catholic softball team.
OCS Announces New Head Football Coach
Cullen Matherne visited Opelousas Catholic School just long enough on Monday to sign his new contract, pose for a quick photo opportunity with school officials and briefly discuss his plans as head football coach for the 2023 season.
OCS, Beau Chene Ranked Among State’s Top Softball Teams
St. Landry Parish high school softball features several potential state tournament teams as the regular season moves into the final weeks of the regular season.
Opelusas Catholic Tennis
Opelousas Catholic Tennis by Mike Curley