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Louisiana duo named Sophomore All-Americans

The high school football season is right around the corner in Louisiana. MaxPreps is handing out some of its preseason awards ahead of the 2021 campaign, and the publication named a pair of sophomores from the Bayou State – Keidrick Richardson, Jr. and Wallace Foster – to its Second-Team Sophomore All-American squad.
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Oklahoma State offers 4-star Louisiana running back in 2023 class

Oklahoma State football has seen an uptick in its recruiting at the running back position following the recent success of All-American Chuba Hubbard, who is now preparing for his rookie season in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers. The Cowboys have aimed high with their recruiting targets, hoping to capitalize for the future of the program.
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More than 120 learn to swim with LA Splash & Water Safety

LAPLACE — Fifty-three adults and more than 70 children attended swimming lessons this month through St. John the Baptist Parish and Louisiana Splash and Water Safety. Certified Water Safety Instructor Melynie Wright was pleased to see so many adults turn out for swim lessons this year. Water safety has a generational effect that ripples far beyond the individual learning to swim; according to Wright, an adult learning to swim today can teach their children or grandchildren tomorrow. An adult learning to swim could also become a person who rescues a child drowning in a pool at a party.
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Louisiana sports betting back on track with new chairman

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed Senator Ronnie Johns (R-27) to chair the Louisiana Gaming Control Board after its former chairman resigned in June. Johns resigned his seat on the Louisiana Senate, on which he had served since 2012, to accept the position, according to KSLA News. New chairman for...
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VOLLEYBALL: Southeastern Louisiana extends White’s contract, promotes Ording

HAMMOND, La. – Southeastern Louisiana University has extended the contract of head volleyball coach Jeremy White through the 2022-23 season and promoted volleyball assistant Gabby Ording to associate head coach, Southeastern Director of Athletics Jay Artigues announced Tuesday. The Lady Lions have improved at a meteoric rate under White’s leadership.
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Meet the athletes from Louisiana competing in the Olympics

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics right underway, meet and congratulate the athletes from Louisiana that are representing the United States. Hobbies or favorite activities: Cooking, Coffee, MMA. Fred Kerley. Sport: Track and Field. Event(s): Men’s 100m. DOB: 5/7/1995. Birthplace: Taylor, Texas. Hometown: Morgan City, La. Height:...
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Dixie Baseball: Bossier City All-Stars still alive in Dixie 13s World Series

The Bossier City All-Stars are still alive in the Dixie Junior Boys (13s) World Series after two days of competition at the Sterlington Sports Complex. Bossier City, the Louisiana state runner-up, started the tournament with two victories, defeating Marshall, Texas, 16-5, and Dothan, Ala., 12-2, Saturday. They suffered their first loss Sunday to Hattiesburg, Miss.
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LA Tech Athletics Unveils THRIVE Program to Support Student-Athlete NIL

Part of the Louisiana Tech Athletics mission statement is to aid student-athletes in maximizing their potential in mind, body and spirit. The department will be now building on this commitment as Bulldog and Lady Techster student-athletes will have the opportunity to maximize on their name, image and likeness (NIL) through the THRIVE program.
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Luke Haskew wins 102nd Louisiana Amateur Championship

Luke Haskew of Baton Rouge fired a final round 67 to win the 102nd Louisiana Amateur Championship at Squire Creek Country Club by three shots over runner-up Greg Berthelot of Baton Rouge. Haskew was the only player to shoot under par all four days and carded rounds of 71-70-71-67 to finish at nine-under par 279 and win the most prestigious amateur championship in Louisiana.
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Louisiana is Home to the Largest Go-Kart Track in the Country

Mark this down for things I didn't know exist in Louisiana. Apparently the largest race track in the coutnry is in our very own state of Louisiana. It's called NOLA Motorsports Park. The park seems to be every gearhead's dream come true featuring two international race tracks, three kart tracks, skid pad, speed shop, and a drag strip.
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Caesars Football Palace: A Story of Louisiana Politics That Worked

It just so happened that during the week that began with Edwin Edwards’ funeral a deal was finalized, nearby at the capitol in Baton Rouge, for the Superdome to be named after Caesars Entertainment. Edwards had been a supporter of both the Dome and casino gambling, though the two in the early days were akin to a shark and a dolphin; both are attractions in their own way, but neither should swim together.
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Local umps to work Mustang World Series in Louisiana

Umpires Tim Mooren and Robert Nolen never stepped foot on a baseball diamond when there were Mustang all-star teams (10U) involved at the Pony South Zone tournament that Deer Park just hosted last weekend. Under normal circumstances, they would have gladly umpired any of the 31 contests that were held...
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Louisiana Downs Results Tuesday July 27th, 2021

6th-$21,000, Allowance Optional Claiming, 3-Year-Olds & Up , One Mile and Seventy Yards, Dirt, Cloudy. Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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BC-Results Louisiana Downs-7-Add

7th_$11,000, cl, 3YO up F&M, 6f, cloudy. Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.