As LSU baseball continues its search for the next head coach to lead one of the most prominent programs in the country, the Tigers will have plenty to work with next season as two freshmen were recently named Freshman All-Americans.
The end of an era; the career for Hall of Fame coach Paul Mainieri has come to an end in Knoxville, Tennessee as the Tigers have been eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by the Tennessee Volunteers, 15-6, in Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
Louisiana College hosted their second skills camp of the Summer, and athletes from all over Louisiana and surrounding states, including ten Central Louisiana schools, attended and took advantage of the opportunity.
The College Football Playoff would expand from four to 12 teams, with six spots reserved for the highest ranked conference champions, under a proposal that will be considered next week by the league commissioners who manage the postseason system.
Multiple sources and D-1 Baseball are claiming the man who’s won more national championships than anyone since Skip Bertman’s five, retired Oregon State coach Pat Casey, is a leading candidate to replace Paul Mainieri as LSU’s new coach.
Louisiana is poised to join more than a dozen other states allowing college athletes to earn cash from endorsements and sponsorship deals under an effort gaining steam across the country because of the NCAA’s inaction on a national policy.
LSU head women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey has added a big addition to her coaching staff for the upcoming season. Sytia Messer, who recently coached along side Mulkey in Waco, Texas has been named the associate head coach, a tandem that helped lead the Baylor Lady Bears to eight Big 12 championships and a NCAA Championship in the eight years they coached together.
LSU head coach Paul Mainieri’s career will extend for at least one more weekend as the Tigers took down the No. 14 national seed Oregon Ducks 9-8 on Monday, June 7 in PK Park in Eugene, Oregon. LSU won four straight elimination games to keep their season alive.
Left fielder Gavin Dugas helped lead the LSU Tigers past the No. 14 overall national seed Oregon Ducks 4-1 and force a deciding game seven on Monday, June 7 at 9 p.m. with a chance to advance to the Super Regionals in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The LSU Tigers staved off elimination with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning by Giovanni DiGiacomo to take a 6-5 win over Central Connecticut State to extend their season for at least one more game.
The Southern baseball team is getting ready in Austin, Texas for its NCAA Tournament appearance. The Jags took the field Thursday, June 3, for their final practice before facing the hometown Longhorns on Friday at 1 p.m.