Alexandria native Marie Gagnard, the first Louisiana product to become a professional tennis umpire, is the 2019 winner of the Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award presented by the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
LSWA names Dave Nitz, Philip Timothy as 2019 Distinguished Service Award recipients
Deeply influential sportswriter Philip Timothy and iconic Louisiana Tech broadcaster Dave Nitz have been selected for the 2019 Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association, and will be inducted in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame June 8.
LSHOF members Mawae, Reed, Robinson elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame
The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019, announced late Saturday afternoon, includes three Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame members: Kevin Mawae, Ed Reed, and Johnny Robinson.