Posts Tagged Louisiana

Sun Belt commissioner expresses faith in ‘Power-5′

Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson talks during the Sun Belt media day in New Orleans, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Sun Belt Conference’s 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.

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Exploring the islands of Cross Lake

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — What better way to spend a warm summer evening in July than exploring the 8,575 acres of Cross Lake with its many islands, inlets and wildlife. The body of water not only supplies drinking water to the city of Shreveport, it also provides recreational opportunities and a home for myriad species of birds.

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Ponchatoula pitches its best to softball tourney

PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) — Hundreds of junior athletes and their families from 10 states will soon come to Tangipahoa Parish for a week to participate in the 2014 Dixie Softball World Series.

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AP sources: Pelicans add G Fredette, F Miller

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — People familiar with the moves say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to contract terms with guard Jimmer Fredette and forward Darius Miller.

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Delta Downs releases stakes schedule

VINTON, La. (AP) — Delta Downs Racetrack has released its 2014-15 Thoroughbred stakes schedule.

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