Jim Gazzolo, Author at American Press

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Jim Gazzolo column: Brilliant second half has Cowboys headed in better direction

Thirty minutes of near-perfect football doesn’t completely wash away wash away the sins of the previous 150. But it is a nice start. McNeese State ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Monday, September 20, 2021 12:00 pm

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Cowboys rally to beat Jags

BATON ROUGE — With just under 2 minutes left in the second quarter Saturday night, McNeese State’s season lay motionless on the turf of A.W. ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Sunday, September 19, 2021 9:46 am

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Back to Baton Rouge, Cowboys play someone their own size

McNeese State’s panic button reads mildly concerned. That could change to all out worry tonight. The Cowboys (0-2) look to avoid starting the season winless ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Saturday, September 18, 2021 1:37 pm

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Jaguars rollin’ with Rollins, Southern coach looks back fondly at McNeese days

When Jason Rollins got his scholarship offer to play football at McNeese State he was young and adventurous. That cost him plenty, as a non-football ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Friday, September 17, 2021 4:51 pm

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Jim Gazzolo column: HBCUs more than sports

When not everyone was welcome on the grass fields of major college football programs, these schools allowed those a place to play. By doing so, ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:28 am

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Cowboys prep for return to Baton Rouge

Now that the big payday has passed, it’s time for the Cowboys to get back to work. With LSU in the rear view mirror, McNeese ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 2:11 pm

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Orgeron Bowl: Dad still owns bragging rights

BATON ROUGE — Father does know best. Or at least his team played better. In a muchhyped battle between father and son, Ed Orgeron’s LSU ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Sunday, September 12, 2021 9:54 am

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Nobody wants to be 0-2, Cowboys, LSU need to turn around or lose ground

Both came into the season promising things would be different. However, both looked far too much like the teams they were last season. Tonight, McNeese ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Saturday, September 11, 2021 10:00 am

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Six degrees of rivalry: Much connects LSU, McNeese

Clearly the battle of the Orgerons is the main story line for Saturday night’s game between McNeese State and LSU at Tiger Stadium. However, there ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Friday, September 10, 2021 12:47 pm

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Money, romance behind the game

It is college football’s version of money ball. Better known as guaranteed games, these games contain real value to the smaller schools. They are a ... Read more

by Jim Gazzolo, Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:45 pm

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