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The LSU softball squad came out swinging in Oklahoma City on Thursday, defeated Auburn in the Women’s College World Series, 6-1. Bianka Bell got the offense started in the first, with her solo home run. Savannna Jaquish, in the third inning doubled to allow Bailey Landry, who singled earlier, to score. Same inning, Kelsi Kloss hit a three run shot, to put LSU out in front. Carley Hoover struck out fourteen batters in the win! The Tigers are back at it tonight, when they’ll face the No. 2 seed, and defending national champion, Florida Gators, tonight at 6!


The LSU softball team’s male counter part, the baseball team is putting the hard hats on, returning to work. Paul Maineri’s team will take on the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in the opening game of the Baton Rouge Regional. Mainieri will turn to Alden Cartwright to start Game One. If you remember, Cartwright was the starter last year when LSU’s season ended to Houston. For the Mountain Hawks, Sean Leary will send out Senior Nick Macaione, who’s 3-4, with an ERA of 2.82. Game time between LSU and Lehigh is this afternoon at 3 on 1130 The Tiger. Pre game coverage begins at 2:30. Tonight at 7 at The Box, Tulane will face UNC Wilmington in Game 2 of the Baton Rouge Regional


Parkway quarterback Kenodre Wudtee, who will be a senior this fall, has verbally committed to Louisiana Tech. The 6-foot-3, 183 star is a three-star prospect, according to Rivals.com. He chose Tech over ULM, Louisville, and SMU, amongst a few other colleges.


CBS television has revealed their slate of the SEC on CBS games that will be broadcast on the network. LSU’s date with Auburn in Tiger Stadium will be one of the featured games, on September 19th. More LSU games that will be seen on CBS include their November 7th matchup against Alabama on the road and their November 14th game vs. Arkansas at home.


Grambling’s women’s basketball team has been hit women Academic Progress Ratings penalties. According to the NCAA, they’re one of 13 teams penalized. Grambling, who’s APR was as high at 972 in 2010-11, dipped to 918 for the 2013-14 season. Teams are penalized if their APR is below 930. The Lady Tigers will lose four hours and one day of practice per week for the 2015-16 season.




Tomorrow morning, TWO football camps will take place in Shreveport-Bossier. Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott’s football camp will take place on the campus of Haughton High School at 8am. And, Dallas Cowboys’ defensive end Jeremy Mincey’s football camp with take place at Independence Stadium tomorrow morning at 8. Registration for Mincey’s camp begins at 7:30 tomorrow morning. Mincey will bring former LSU defensive end Demarcus Lawerence and Lavar Edwards and JJ Wilcox!


In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, tonight the Tampa Bay Lighting battle the New York Rangers in Game Seven. Meanwhile, the Ducks and Blackhawks play their Game Seven tomorrow night.

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