Clinton, Trump look to overcome weaknesses on debate stage

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump needs to prove to voters that he has the policy depth and gravitas to serve as commander in chief. Hillary Clinton needs a moment to connect with Americans who question whether she can be trusted.

In an election year that has upended political convention, the candidates' best opportunity to conquer their weaknesses will come in the most traditional of campaign forums: Monday's 90-minute, prime-time debate.

Students learn enterprise for Goods and Services Fair

Two classes of second-graders at Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School were busy buying and selling items Friday after having a series of lessons about goods and services.

Teacher Heidi Fisher said this day is always popular at the school, with the students and faculty and staff getting excited to “buy” products from the classes. Students and workers are each given seven fake bills worth a dollar to spend on the goods or services of their choice.

Police hunt man who fatally shot 5 at Washington state mall

BURLINGTON, Wash. -- Police searched Saturday for a gunman who authorities said fatally shot five people in a mall north of Seattle before fleeing toward an interstate highway on foot.

People fled, customers hid in dressing rooms and employees locked the doors of nearby stores after gunshots rang out just after 7 p.m. Friday at the Cascade Mall. A helicopter, search teams and K-9 units scoured the area for a rifle-carrying man.

UPDATE: 3 dead, 1 critically injured in mall shooting north of Seattle

SEATTLE — Authorities in Washington state say three people have been killed and one critically injured during a shooting at a mall north of Seattle and that at least one suspect remains at large.

Carencro’s explosive offense takes down Sam Houston, 54-27

MOSS BLUFF — Carencro’s explosive offense was on display Friday night as the Bears pulled away for a 54-27 win over Sam Houston at Wayne Cooper Memorial Stadium.

McNeese coach Lance Guidry prohibits players from speaking to the media 'until they start acting like adults'

SAN ANTONIO -- A quick prayer ended and Lance Guidry made a beeline to the sideline following McNeese’s 42-35 win against Incarnate Word — a game the Cowboys led 42-14 in the middle of the third quarter.


'We survived tonight': McNeese holds off furious fourth-quarter rally for 42-35 win against Incarnate Word

SAN ANTONIO -- Lance Guidry grabbed the microphone on his headset, pulling it aside to shout one last command at his offense which seemed content with a four-point, fourth-quarter advantage in last week’s 31-28 loss.


Pregame: Three big questions and a prediction for McNeese's first Southland road game

SAN ANTONIO -- McNeese has its first overnight road game against Incarnate Word later today at 6 p.m. Here are three big questions heading into the Southland contest.

St. Louis defeats Cecila

CECILIA — Luke Gaskin picked off two passes and recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown to lead St. Louis.

Gaskin fell on a punt blocked by Sam Bruchhaus to give the Saints (2-2) a 7-0 lead. Kade Khoury extended the lead with a 1-yard plunge in the third quarter.

Cecilia (1-3) got on the board in the fourth quarter on a 5-yard run by Ryan Malbrough, who led the team with 58 yards rushing. Noah Livings added 58 yards receiving on three receptions.

UCA blanks Cowgirls in soccer

Central Arkansas’s Alex Moore and Dayna Mounie both scored two goals apiece and Ashley Smith scored one as Central Arkansas beat McNeese State 5-0 Friday night in a women’s Southland Conference soccer game.

The Cowgirls (4-5, 0-2 SLC) have lost five of their last six games.

UCA (7-3, 2-0) has won six of its last seven games.