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Video: In Memory of Carley McCord

Video: In Memory of Carley McCord

We honor our friend and colleague Carley McCord, beloved Louisiana sports reporter who was among five killed in a Lafayette plane crash. She is gone far too soon at the age of 30 but we will never forget her.

Jude YoungVideo: In Memory of Carley McCord
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Joan Cronan selected to receive 2020 Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award

Joan Cronan selected to receive 2020 Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award

Opelousas native and LSU alumnae Joan Cronan, the retired athletics director at the University of Tennessee who was a key in the development of the iconic Lady Volunteers basketball program, is the 2020 winner of the Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award presented by the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

Doug IrelandJoan Cronan selected to receive 2020 Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award
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Tim Brando to receive inaugural Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Ambassador Award

Tim Brando to receive inaugural Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Ambassador Award

Shreveport broadcast personality Tim Brando, who has been on the national sports scene for four decades, has been selected to receive the inaugural Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Ambassador Award and will be part of the Hall’s Class of 2020 enshrined next June.

Doug IrelandTim Brando to receive inaugural Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Ambassador Award
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LSWA names Robin Fambrough, Kent Lowe 2020 Distinguished Service Award inductees

LSWA names Robin Fambrough, Kent Lowe 2020 Distinguished Service Award inductees

Baton Rouge prep sportswriter Robin Fambrough and veteran LSU basketball sports information director Kent Lowe have been selected for the 2020 Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association, and will be inducted in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame next June.

Doug IrelandLSWA names Robin Fambrough, Kent Lowe 2020 Distinguished Service Award inductees
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Legendary Lincoln Parish sportswriter Buddy Davis bequeaths $100,000 gift to Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

Legendary Lincoln Parish sportswriter Buddy Davis bequeaths $100,000 gift to Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

In his Hall of Fame sports writing career, O.K. “Buddy” Davis wrote countless thousands of stories, many which earned him awards and all which earned him affection from those he covered in Lincoln Parish, and far beyond.

Doug IrelandLegendary Lincoln Parish sportswriter Buddy Davis bequeaths $100,000 gift to Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
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Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame announces 2020 induction class

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame announces 2020 induction class

Outdoorsman Phil Robertson, recognized internationally as the Duck Commander, and former LSU football coach Nick Saban, who won 75 percent of his games and the 2003 national championship in five seasons with the Tigers, join eight-time Mr. Olympia world bodybuilding champion Ronnie Coleman and another global sports figure, Sweet Lou Dunbar of the Harlem Globetrotters, among a star-studded group of eight 2020 competitive ballot inductees chosen for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

Doug IrelandLouisiana Sports Hall of Fame announces 2020 induction class
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Legendary jockey Randy Romero dead at 61

Legendary jockey Randy Romero dead at 61

Hall of Fame jockey Randy Romero, who fought numerous ailments for decades during and after a sensational riding career, died early Thursday at his home in Lafayette.

Jude YoungLegendary jockey Randy Romero dead at 61
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