Louisiana Ticket claims $50,000 at Saturday’s Powerball

Over the past few weeks, Powerball players in cities like Lake Charles and Baton Rouge have been lucky enough to boost their holiday budgets by claiming big wins in this multi-state lottery game. But after a string of big wins in the first two weeks of November, Louisiana’s Powerball luck seemed to have dried up … Read more

Adopt a family for Christmas with Boys & Girls Club | Louisiana inspired

Dolls, board games, video games and rollerblades. Boys & Girls Club’s Tony Leggio makes his list and double-checks it. Aside from their usual after-school and summer programs for children and young people, Metro Louisiana’s Boys & Girls Clubs also started a Vacation Adopt-a-Family initiative for club families in need. The initiative was founded last year … Read more

Louisiana’s leading crawfish expert dishes treat | Surroundings

Christopher Bonvillain knows crawfish. As an adjunct professor at Nicholls State University, he works in one of the only aquatic ecology and branchology labs in Louisiana. Astacology is the study of crawfish – a big industry in Louisiana, with 110 million pounds harvested each year, according to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. There are … Read more

Check out the outdoor calendar for December 5 | Sports

MONDAY TUESDAY STATE COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENSES AND BOAT REGISTRATION: Renewals, 9:00am-3:30pm, 1025 Tom Watson Road, Lake Charles; Also: Wednesday-Thursday, 9:00am-3:30pm, 200 Dulles Drive, Lafayette; 12-14 December, 9am-3:30pm, 468 Texas Gulf Road, Bourg. LDWF Trip Ticket staff are available. Website: wlf.louisiana.gov MONDAY – THURSDAY RESTORE AMERICA’S ESTUARY SUSPENSION: New Orleans. Website: estuaries.org WEDNESDAY L.A. FINFISH TASK … Read more

Gophers volleyball advances to Sweet 16 with sweep from Northern Iowa – Twin Cities

There’s little the Gophers haven’t accomplished since Hugh McCutcheon took over as head coach of the volleyball program in 2012. The Gophers have been a consistent powerhouse throughout McCutcheon’s tenure, winning two Big Ten titles and making it to the Final Four three times, and McCutcheon himself has twice been named the conference’s Coach of … Read more

LSU Volleyball’s historic season ends with an NCAA second-round exit at No. 5 Stanford—LSU

STANFORD, CA. – A season of firsts for LSU (16-14) ends with a 3-0 decision (11-25, 15-25, 21-25) in favor of No. 5 Stanford (26-4) on Saturday night in the second Round of the NCAA tournament at the Maples Pavilion. In head coach Tonya Johnson’s first season at the helm, the LSU Tigers recorded their … Read more