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  • Grand isle Redfish Rodeo set for Labor Day weekend

    The 54th Annual Grand Isle Redfish Rodeo will be held Labor Day weekend, August 29, 30 and 31 at the Bridgeside Marina.Weigh-in is from 12-noon till 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 7 a.m. till 12-noon on Sunday. Lunch will be served at 12-noon and dance begins at 8 p.m.

  • Women perfect fishing skills at Tag Louisiana Workshops

    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recently hosted two Women’s Fish Tagging Workshops at the Grand Isle Fisheries Research Lab where 25 women perfected their angling skills under the supervision and the assistance of experienced LDWF staff.

  • FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

    The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins this month: ___ 'NOLES NATION DOMINATION Finish No. 1.

  • Saints' Drew Brees returns to practice

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Drew Brees walked up to the line of scrimmage early Sunday, taking a snap during the New Orleans Saints' pre-practice walk-through. Though the play was only at quarter-speed, the quarterback received a resounding applause from those in attendance at the Saints' first training camp practice at home since returning from White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

  • Graham stands out in Saints' 31-24 win over Titans

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jimmy Graham didn't hesitate to punctuate a pair of touchdown catches with the goal post-rattling, basketball-style dunks that led the NFL to ban such celebrations coming into this season. Both times, Graham drew penalty flags for unsportsmanlike conduct. With relatively little at stake in preseason game No.

  • Ryan helped by value Saints place on smart players

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan shows as much interest in simplifying his notoriously complex schemes as he shows in cutting his long silver hair."We don't coach a brain-dead scheme," Ryan told The Associated Press on Tuesday during training camp at The Greenbrier resort. 

  • Saints eager to see what Jenkins can do in Year 2

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Saints coaches don't sound too concerned about all the offseason practices second-year nose tackle John Jenkins' missed while rehabilitating an injured muscle in his chest. When Jenkins finally made his way back to the practice field on a limited basis last week, he looked leaner and fresher than he has been since entering the NFL.

  • LSU brings youth, new-look offense into 2014

    LSU coach Les Miles hasn't had a team fall short of double-digit victories since 2009.For the Tigers to win at least 10 games for a fifth straight season, it will require more help from new players at key positions than at any time in the past half-decade.

  • Injuries sidetracking Saints' revamped secondary

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Champ Bailey worked out on his own, safety Jairus Byrd stepped aside from drills that might expose him to hitting and Patrick Robinson pedaled a stationary bicycle behind an end zone of one of the Saints' practice fields.

  • As hunting season approaches, education classes a must

    As hunters begin to prepare for the 2014-15 hunting season, one thing they should not overlook is hunter education. In the rush to prepare for the hunting season, hunters sometimes overlook the hunter education requirements and find themselves struggling to schedule a class at the last minute. Hunters who have not completed hunter education should review the requirements for Louisiana and any other states where they plan to hunt.

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