Baton Rouge area headlines the 2021 induction class at Thursday presser
The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame revels in its opportunity to tell lift up its sports legends from all areas of the state with a Red Stick lean.
‘It’s really incomprehensible’ – Doug Ireland reflects on upcoming Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction
It may not have been “Mama” calling him home like it was for Bear Bryant, but a phone call from his alma mater more than three decades ago brought Doug Ireland to the place he calls home.
From Unknown to No. 1: The sweet sounds of Rickie Weeks through the years
Weeks, a freshman from Florida and basically unknown to his Southern University of Baton Rouge teammates, was quiet at his first practice.
Pat Henry always knew his career path, which led to dozens of NCAA crowns for LSU
Growing up in the 1950s and early 1960s in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Pat Henry and his four younger brothers had no trouble deciding what career path they would take.
His dynamic LSU hoops days are just part of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf’s Hall of Fame legacy
It’s only fitting that in this time when long-standing perspectives are being reconsidered, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame is inducting in its Class of 2021 the 52-year old Abdul-Rauf.
Marques Colston’s subdued, steady approach paid off spectacularly for Saints
Inscribed vertically along the back of Marques Colston’s biceps are the words “Quiet” and “Storm,” an ode to the nickname he was given by a childhood friend.
Glenn Dorsey’s dream-like LSU career destined him for Hall of Fame immortality
A behemoth defensive tackle from East Ascension High in Gonzales, Dorsey had already become the most decorated player in LSU football history before the 2007 national championship game.
Already a star, Courtney Rogers changed her game and became a softball legend
Ask Rogers about her record-setting softball career and the response is to recall memories, not dwell on individual accomplishments.
Years after hooking his sport’s biggest prize, Bo Dowden comes home to enter state hall
Bo Dowden’s joyous scream that day along the choppy St. Lawrence River in upstate New York could be heard all the way back in Natchitoches.
White hat was a perfect fit on Terry McAulay, whose officiating expertise still sparkles
For years, many of his peers singled him out as the best of the white-hats (which only the referee wears).