The rivalry: A look back in time

By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer The annual Grambling-Southern football clash has become — after decades of triumph and tribulation, challenges and successes —arguably the premier

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NFL still dropping the ball
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has finally emerged from his self-imposed witness protection program, held a press conference, and even attended a football game September 21. ...
Alex Thomas (center) was named Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year
Local student Alex Thomas chosen as La. Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year
By April Siese Contributing Writer Benjamin Franklin High School sophomore Alex Thomas has been named the Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year. The announcement comes amidst media accolades and only ...
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2014 target date for long-awaited 9th Ward project
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Golden shovels and all, ground will break next Monday on a vision more than five years in the making: the 9th Ward Field of Dreams.
Elevate New Orleans sets out to raise the game of youth
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The days of sports camps focusing solely on athletic development have proven to be behind us. Here at home, ELEVATE New Orleans provides an enrichment program for select ...
City’s summer recreation programs dealing with $700,000 cut in federal funding
By Katy Reckdahl As Mayor Mitch Landrieu cut the ribbon at a refurbished Harrell Stadium, he turned to a group of children at the front of the crowd. ...
Bayou Classic continues to grow in scope and popularity
The 2012 Bayou Classic pitting the Southern University Jaguars against the Grambling State University Tigers officially kicks off Tuesday with a press conference showcasing ...
Photo by David Baker, The Louisiana Weekly
A Saintly gesture this Holiday Season!
[caption id="attachment_3641" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Photo by David Baker, The Louisiana Weekly"][/caption] Joining the many kind and generous folks who kept the true meaning of the holiday season was New Orleans Saints ...
New Orleans Saints honor journalist Peter ‘Champ’ Clark
The Louisiana Weekly staff reports Two-time Xavier University of personal loans in mcminnville tn Louisiana graduate Peter W. “Champ” Clark is one of 10 New Orleans sports journalists and publicists honored ...

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