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Louisiana-Lafayette second baseman Natalie Fernandez is late on the tag allowing McNeese State’s Alanna Divitorrio to steal second base Wednesday at Lamson Park in Lafayette. (Leslie Westbrook / Special to the American Press)

Louisiana-Lafayette second baseman Natalie Fernandez is late on the tag allowing McNeese State’s Alanna Divitorrio to steal second base Wednesday at Lamson Park in Lafayette. (Leslie Westbrook / Special to the American Press)

ULL walks off with victory

By Albert Burford / American Press

LAFAYETTE — Just like the schools’ baseball teams a week before, the McNeese State and Louisiana-Lafayette softball teams

traded runs until the Ragin’ Cajuns landed the deciding blow.

The No. 17 Ragin’ Cajuns sent the Cowgirls back to Lake Charles on a sour note with a walk ...

News

(American Press Archives)

Working with La. fishermen to reduce bycatch

NEW ORLEANS — One way to get anglers and commercial fisherman to use devices to save sea turtles, dolphins and off-limit fish is to have them he ...

(American Press Archives)

Louisianians with jobs tops 2 million

More than 2 million Louisianians say they have a job, an all-time high.

That number hit a new peak for the sixth month in a row in March, as the stat ...

(American Press)

Truck crashes into LCFD Station

Around 3 a.m. Friday morning, a pickup truck crashed into the Lake Charles Fire Department Company 5 station, Fire Chief Keith Murray said.

None of t ...

(Special to the American Press)

Young adults take advantage of job fair summit

Students and young adults from

throughout the area had a chance to meet with businesses to prepare for

future employment Wednesday

at the Youth Sum ...


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Sports

Louisiana-Lafayette second baseman Natalie Fernandez is late on the tag allowing McNeese State’s Alanna Divitorrio to steal second base Wednesday at Lamson Park in Lafayette. (Leslie Westbrook / Special to the American Press)

ULL walks off with victory

LAFAYETTE — Just like the schools’ baseball teams a week before, the McNeese State and Louisiana-Lafayette softball teams

traded runs unt ...

The McNeese State football team makes its first visit to LSU’s Tiger Stadium on Oct. 16, 2010. The Cowboys will make a return trip in 2015. (American Press Archives)

LSU invites McNeese for 2015 season opener

The Cowboys are going big-game hunting.

McNeese State will open the 2015 football season at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. The game is set for Sept. 5 ...

Sam Hosuton High School fell to the Acadiana High Tuesday night. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Errors, stranded runners doom Broncos against Rams

MOSS BLUFF — Stranded runners were the story of the night at Sam Houston High School as the Broncos fell 2-1 to District 3-5A

foe Acadiana.

Th ...

Sulphur outfielder Jayleen Lantier reaches for the grab in the fourth inning of the Lady Tors 7-4 win over Barbe Tuesday afternoon. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Lady Tors claim share of title by beating rival

Sulphur claimed a share of its first District 3-5A title since 2007 with a 7-4 win against rival Barbe Thursday at Frasch

Park in Sulphur.

The Lady ...


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Scene

Preparing for Friday’s Mozart concert are, front row from left, Ava Brown, Marlene Mullenix, organist, and Lamar Robertson. Back row from left are George Hutchinson, Abbie Fletcher and Bret Smithey, director. (Special to the American Press)

First UMC choir to present Mozart's Requiem in D minor

The First United Methodist Church chancel choir will present Mozart’s Requiem in D minor at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, in a free

concert.

&ldquo ...

Funny girls Vanessa Bayer, left, and Kate McKinnon share a secret in passing during Thursday's McNeese performance. (Rick Hickman / American Press)

Live from Lake Charles it's 'The Girls of SNL'

In celebration of McNeese State University’s 75th anniversary, two cast members from NBC’s Saturday Night Live performed comedy

acts Tues ...

Pat Louviere and Erik Jessen unveil the 2014 Contraband Days festival poster Tuesday. (Special to the American Press)

Contraband Days festival set for May 1-11

Family fun will be atop the agenda for the annual Contraband Days festival, which will be May 1-11 along the Civic Center

seawall.

The festival will ...

Paul Walker’s brothers are filling in to help finish shooting on “Fast & Furious 7.” Universal Pictures announced Tuesday that Caleb and Cody Walker are filling in for their late brother to complete some remaining filming. (Associated Press)

Walker's brothers to help finish 'Fast & Furious'

NEW YORK — Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the

midst of making whe ...


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