Thompson, Baptiste Qualify for T&T Olympic Team
Thompson, Baptiste Qualify for Olympics
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Richard Thompson and Kelly-Ann Baptiste will represent Trinidad & Tobago on the world stage at the Olympic Games once again after booking their tickets to Rio de Janeiro with seasonal-best performances in Saturday's action at the Sagicor National Open Championships held at Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Track Athletes Win Two Medals at USATF Juniors
Braxton, Stauber Medal at USATF Juniors
CLOVIS, Calif. – Class of 2016 recruit Ruby Stauber slashed more than two seconds off of her personal best to win the bronze medal in the 800 meters before Tiger freshman Dajour Braxton scored the silver medal in the 5,000 meters to highlight Saturday's action at the 2016 USA Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships.
Wright Remains Unbeaten at Palmer Cup
Arnold Palmer Cup Day 2
MERSEYSIDE, England – LSU's senior All-American Zach Wright remained unbeaten in three matches for Team USA at this year's Arnold Palmer Cup as he halved his singles match against Stirling University's Mathias Eggenberger thanks to a lengthy par putt on hole No. 18 to close out match No. 9 of the day at Formby Golf Club.
No. 1: Ben Simmons Tops 2016 NBA Draft
No. 1: Simmons Tops 2016 NBA Draft
BATON ROUGE, La.- LSU All-America point-forward Ben Simmons realized his dream Thursday night when National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver called his name at the Barclays Center as the first pick of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Inductees
La. Sports Hall of Fame Class
NATCHITOCHES – Four people whose roots in sports are wide and varied will be inducted in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame here Saturday night at the Natchitoches Events Center.