Feinswog: World Medalist Tate on Road to Olympics
Feinswog: Tate on Road to Olympics
The first time a coach suggested Cassandra Tate try hurdles she was in the sixth grade and she figured what the heck.
LSU Great Torrance Inducted to National HOF
Jack Torrance HOF Induction
BATON ROUGE – One of the truly legendary figures in the history of LSU Athletics has been named among the six-member induction class into the National Track & Field Hall of Fame as former shot put world-record holder and 1936 U.S. Olympian Jack Torrance is part of the 42nd class induction class announced by USA Track & Field on Tuesday afternoon.
Hurdler Tate Wins 2015 Season Finale in Croatia
Cassandra Tate Wins in Croatia
BATON ROUGE – Former Lady Tiger national champion Cassandra Tate wrote the last chapter in her storybook 2015 season earlier this week when the World Championships bronze medalist raced to victory in the women's 400-meter hurdles in 55.15 seconds at the IAAF World Challenge meeting held Tuesday at Mladost Sports Park in Zagreb, Croatia.
Baptiste Ends World Meet With Relay Bronze
Baptiste Wins World Bronze
BATON ROUGE – LSU's former NCAA 100-meter champion Kelly-Ann Baptiste became a World Championships bronze medalist for the second time in her career on Saturday night after leading off Trinidad & Tobago's 4x100-meter relay team to a third-place finish in the final at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the Bird's Nest in Beijing.
Javelin Champion Laverne Eve to Enter Hall of Fame
Laverne Eve to Enter LSU HOF
There are some athletes that come through an athletic program and leave a brick to build on for the future. Others come through and lay an entire foundation, and that is what Laverne Eve did at LSU.