Cowgirls' McClain in hitting groove


Fresh off its third consecutive Southland Conference weekend sweep, the most recent one against Incarnate Word, the McNeese State softball team will hit the road today to take on Houston for a midweek showdown between two teams on a hot streak.

DeQuincy wins rivalry game: No. 2 Tigers extend winning streak to five


VINTON — Second-ranked DeQuincy scored three runs in the first inning and cruised to a 9-1 win over eighth-ranked Vinton Tuesday in a battle of Class 2A top-10 teams.

Cudd in the clutch: Two-out hit sparks five-run inning

MOSS BLUFF — Connor Cudd, the Sam Houston Bronco who accepts any role, took a starring one Tuesday night as the Broncos remained atop the District 3-5A baseball standings with a 6-2 win over Sulphur.

Cudd, just reinserted into the starting lineup, had a two-run, two-out single in the third inning as the Broncos (20-4, 4-0) scored five times to take command of the game.

ULL pitchers handcuff Cowboys: End McNeese home win streak

The Louisiana-Lafayette baseball team finished its game at Joe Miller Ballpark with five hits, but all it really needed to pick up the 3-1 victory against McNeese State were the two that went over the left-field wall.

The Ragin’ Cajuns (14-9) scored three runs on a pair of home runs and shut McNeese down with solid pitching to end the Cowboys’ home win streak at 16 games.

Pitching prowess: Sam Houston braces for Sulphur's staff

MOSS BLUFF — The hard-hitting, third-ranked Sam Houston Broncos will host No. 6 Sulphur and its loaded pitching staff today in a District 3-5A showdown.

The rivalry between the Tors and Broncos has been a tight one in recent years with the two teams splitting the last 10 games. Game time is set for 6:30 p.m.

Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working

Police: Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico

BOSTON  — The mystery of Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey led police all the way to Mexico, and authorities were investigating a former tabloid newspaper's executive possible role in the case.

Police and the NFL announced Monday that Brady's jersey, which went missing from the locker room after the Patriots' 34-28

Michigan team plane slides off runway, players safe

YPSILANTI, Mich. — The plane carrying the Michigan men's basketball team slid off a runway during an aborted takeoff Wednesday, causing extensive damage. The team said everyone aboard was safe.

Team spokesman Tom Wywrot emailed reporters describing the incident at Willow Run Airport, about 15 miles from the campus

Source: Cowboys to release QB Romo when NFL year begins

DALLAS — A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Dallas Cowboys will release quarterback

Jerry Sandusky's son Jeffrey arrested on child sex charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — One of Jerry Sandusky's sons was arrested Monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested.

Jeffrey S. Sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father's court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts,