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Ieyoub, 3-term Louisiana attorney general, dies at 78

Apr. 10, 2023 20:37 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La (AP) — Richard Ieyoub, a three-term Louisiana attorney general who lost bids to become governor and U.S. senator, died Monday in Baton Rouge at age 78. Gov. Jon Bel Edwards announced Ieyoub's death, which was also confirmed to KPLC-TV by Ieyoub's nephew, Lake...

McNeese State fires basketball coach John Aiken

Mar. 08, 2023 20:31 PM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — McNeese State fired basketball coach John Aiken on Wednesday after the Cowboys went 22-45 the past two seasons. “This is a really hard day for me personally,” said athletic director Heath Schroyer, who hired Aiken. “John is a dear friend and a damn...

Texas A&M-CC defeats McNeese 80-63 in Southland tourney

Mar. 07, 2023 21:48 PM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — De'Lazarus Keys had 18 points and Texas A&M-CC beat McNeese 80-63 on Tuesday night in the Southland Conference Tournament. Keys also contributed 10 rebounds for the Islanders (22-10). Terrion Murdix scored 17 points while finishing 7 of 17 from the...