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Football taught coach to live again after wife's death

Nov. 28, 2021 00:13 AM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Steven Ensminger Jr. leaned forward in the visitor’s press box. Play sheet at the ready. Eyes transfixed on the field. It’s the first Friday night of high school football season. Ruston High at Neville High. And Ensminger, the new quarterbacks...

No. 23 ULL beats Warhawks to go unbeaten in Sun Belt play

Nov. 27, 2021 20:41 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Emani Bailey scored on a 2-yard run to give No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette a double-digit lead in the third quarter, and the Ragin’ Cajuns held off Louisiana-Monroe for a 21-16 victory Saturday. The Ragin’ Cajuns (11-1, 8-0) won their school-record...

No. 23 La.-Lafayette meets ULM riding 10-game winning streak

Nov. 26, 2021 16:25 PM EST

No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette (10-1, 7-0 Sun Belt) vs. Louisiana-Monroe (4-7, 2-5), Saturday at 4 p.m. ET (ESPNU). Line: Louisiana-Lafayette by 21 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Louisiana-Lafayette leads 30-25. ...

No. 23 La.-Lafayette tries to keep making history vs ULM

Nov. 26, 2021 16:15 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Don’t tell Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier that Saturday’s game isn’t significant for his No. 23-ranked football squad. The Ragin’ Cajuns (10-1, 7-0) have already clinched the host spot for the Dec. 4 Sun Belt Conference championship...

Fisher says only interest in LSU is win for No. 14 Texas A&M

Nov. 26, 2021 16:09 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It could be a little awkward when Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher leads the Aggies out of the visitor's locker room at Tiger Stadium on Saturday night. Fisher has been widely mentioned as a candidate to fill LSU's coaching vacancy, but has...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 04:00 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Almond-Bancroft 65, Tigerton 20 Altoona 41, Prescott 36 Appleton East 63, Notre Dame 45 Appleton West 76, Green Bay East 6 Ashwaubenon 44, Sheboygan Falls 22 ...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 23, 2021 23:58 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Akr. Hoban 78, Canfield S. Range 27 Amherst Steele 64, Elyria 25 Anna 35, W. Liberty-Salem 30 Antwerp 39, Holgate 24 Apple Creek Waynedale 47, Creston Norwayne 30 ...

Caldwell lifts NC Central past Warren Wilson 110-32

Nov. 23, 2021 22:12 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Alex Caldwell had 15 points to lead six North Carolina Central players in double figures as the Eagles easily defeated Warren Wilson 110-32 on Tuesday night. Randy Miller Jr. and Dontavius King added 14 points apiece for the Eagles. Kris Monroe and...

Settlement appears over in med students' vaccine lawsuit

Nov. 23, 2021 20:12 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The settlement may be off in a lawsuit filed by three medical students who sought an exemption from a north Louisiana medical college’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements on religious grounds. The students' attorneys filed papers in federal court in...

Louisiana-Monroe tops Northwestern State 96-66

Nov. 22, 2021 17:20 PM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Nika Metskhvarishvili, Trey Boston and Koreem Ozier scored 15 points apiece as Louisiana-Monroe easily defeated Northwestern State 96-66 on Monday. Andre Jones had 13 points for ULM (2-2). Elijah Gonzales tied a career high with 10 assists. ...