College Sports

Glasco hired as UL softball coach

LAFAYETTE – Gerry Glasco is the new head coach of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball.
Glasco coached the previous nine seasons in the Southeastern Conference and is considered one of the nation’s top offensive coaches and recruiters.
He helped lead Texas A&M to the 2017 Women’s College World Series and was recently appointed associate head coach at Auburn.

Black team captures LSUE Fall Series

It was Koi Westbrook's treat that provided the trick for the Black Magic with a 9-6 Halloween clincher to win Game 5 and the LSU Eunice Fall World Series.
The Carencro native blasted a 3-run home run to push the Black comfortably in front of the Golden Goats.
One night removed from a 16 run outburst, the Black Magic continued its offensive onslaught.
The squad pounded 13 hits and enjoyed a five run 6th inning. Brian Fairbanks picked up the win for the Black Magic.

Lotief fired as Lady Cajun softball coach

LAFAYETTE — Michael Lotief has been fired as Louisiana-Lafayette’s head softball coach.
The university issued at statement Wednesday afternoon which stated, “Following complaints of students and a staff member of the Louisiana Athletics department, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has terminated head softball coach Michael Lotief, effective immediately.
“Lotief violated University and UL System policies by subjecting student-athletes and coworkers to violent, vulgar language and verbal and physical assault, creating a hostile learning and working environment.

Black team grabs opener in LSUE Fall Series

The "Black Magic" was in full effect in the opener of LSU Eunice's Fall World Series. The Black team shook off an early 3-run hole to claim the opener 7-3 in the best-of-seven series.

Game Two is set for 6 p.m. Friday at Bengals Stadium.

It was the "Golden Goats" that struck first in the opener. Jacob Richard blasted a lead-off opposite field home run off Black Magic starter Justin Barton to set an early tone for the Golden Goats. Nick Bellina followed that with a RBI single and Will Heath drove in the third run with a sacrifice ground out.

Tigers run past Rebels

OXFORD, Miss. – LSU running back Derrius Guice proved that he was back at full speed with a career performance on Saturday night, as the No. 24-ranked Tigers defeated Ole Miss, 40-24. Guice became the first player in SEC history to rush for 250-plus yards in three games over a career, finishing with 276 yards on the night. His total rushing yards for the game ranks third-highest in school history.

With the win, LSU improved to 6-2 overall, 3-1 in the SEC, and is bowl eligible for a school-record 18th consecutive season.

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