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Gallery: Tulane women hold off LSU in 51-45 victory

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND --  LSU's Anne Pedersen fouls Tulane's Jamie Kaplan Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

The Green Wave was quicker to the basket than the Tigers Wednesday night, producing enough clutch offense to slip out of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center with a 51-45 victory.… Continue reading →

Photos: Saints take on Bengals

Advocate Staff Photo by JOHN MCCUSKER -- Saints Joker, Scott McCowan, issues a formal apology to Jimmy Graham after last week's groping incident, before the Saints vs Bengals game at the Superdome on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

Saints face the Bengals in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Sunday, November 16, 2014… Continue reading →

Photos: Southern host Miss. Valley

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Southern's Brian McCain runs the ball in for the touchdown against Mississippi Valley State, Saturday, Nov. 15, at A.W. Mumford Stadium.

The Jags take on the Mississippi Valley Delta Devils Saturday Nov. 15, 2014 in A.W. Mumford Stadium.… Continue reading →

Photos: LSU travels to Arkansas

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU defensive back Tre’Davious White tackles a leaping Arkansas tight end A.J. Derby after a reception for good yardage during the first half Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark. Darby had four catches for 36 yards.

Tigers face the Razorbacks in Fayetteville, Ark Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: Big Freedia Twerks for record

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD --  Queen of Bounce Big Freedia leads more than 400 people twerking Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, during the 8th annual Central City Festival in New Orleans. Big Freedia, who set a Guinness World Record last year in New York City for the âMost People Twerking Simultaneously,â set a new record Saturday with 406 people.

Bounce sensation Big Freedia twerks for two continuous minutes in order to break a world “twerking” record set by 358 twerkers led by Big Freedia in Manhattan’s Herald Square in September 2013 in Central City Festival.… Continue reading →

Photos: Steampunk and Makers Fair

Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO  - Brooke Gutshall of the Lafayette Parish School System's Talented String Ensemble plays violin during second line at the Steampunk & Makers Fair in Lafayette Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.

DDoDowntown Lafayette hosted the second-annual Steampunk & Makers Fair Saturday.… Continue reading →

Photos: LHSAA Volleyball Championships

Advocate Photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Country Day's coach, Lauren Leaumont, right, talks with Maddie Leger, 3, on the sidelines during a timeout in a playoff game against Ascension Episcopal at the 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Volleyball State Tournament held at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner on Saturday, November 15, 2014.

Images from Saturday’s Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Volleyball Championships.… Continue reading →

Photos: Baton Rouge area prep football

Advocate staff photo by JOHN OUBRE -- Woodlawn running back Javin Myers is tackled as he runs into Denham defender Hunter Scott on friday during first round playoff action.

Images from the Baton Rouge area first round of playoff prep football Friday on Nov. 14, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: Kid’s Opera

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Opera Louisiane performs its annual Young People's Opera for fourth through sixth graders. This year's production is

Thursday performance in Opera Louisiane’s production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.”… Continue reading →

Photos: LHSAA Volleyball Thursday

Advocate Photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- From left, Country Day's, Simone Becnel, 4, and Caroline Perlis, 22, jump up to block the ball at the 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Volleyball State Tournament held at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner on Thursday, November 13, 2014.

Quarterfinal comeptition of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Championship Volleyball.… Continue reading →

Photos: 49ers vs. Saints, pregame and game action

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead (6) greets his son Max and wife Lauren Morstead before a NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers at Superdome in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.

The San Francisco 49er’s enter the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to take on the Saints.… Continue reading →

Photos: Alabama defeats LSU in OT

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Ashlyn Stanley  rides on top of a speaker system blasting Taylor Swift's

The Crimson Tide take down the Tigers 20-13 in overtime Saturdau, Nov. 8, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: Texas Southern vs. Southern

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Southern's Dorsey Bindon (59) waves an American Flag near the team locker room before kickoff against Texas Southern, Saturday, Nov. 8, at A.W. Mumford Stadium.

The Texas Southern Tigers visit the Jags in Mumford Stadium Saturday Nov. 8, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: Baton Rouge prep football

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- East Ascension quarterback Keenan Dunn (7) hands the ball off to Malik Van Diver (6) against Catholic High, Friday, Nov. 7, at Olympia Stadium in Baton Rouge.

Images from Baton Rouge area prep football on Friday Nov. 7, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: Acadiana prep football

Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Carencro's Tyler Gaspard throws the ball ahead of pressure from the Lions' Shawn Hebert on Friday Nov. 7, 2014 at Lafayette High School.

Images from Acadiana prep football on Friday Nov. 7, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: Alabama State visits Southern

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Honorary member of the Southern University football team, James

The Jags host the Hornets in A.W. Mumford Stadium Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: South Alabama takes on UL Lafayette

Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- South Alabama's Devon Earl is tripped up by the Cajuns' Jake Molbert on Saturday at Cajun Field.

The USA Jags visit the Cajuns on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.… Continue reading →

Baton Rouge prep football

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --  Denham Springs' Daniel Ayres (12) and Zach Stuart (20) celebrate a defensive stop Friday at the District 4-5A game between Zachary and Denham Springs.

Images from the Baton Rouge area prep football on Friday Oct, 31, 2014.… Continue reading →

Acadiana prep footbal

Advocate photo by BUDDY DELAHOUSSAYE-- The Catholic High Panthers taking the field on Friday night October 31, 2014 at Panther Stadium.

mages from Acadiana area prep football on Friday Oct, 31, 2014.… Continue reading →

Photos: Boo with the Blue

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie, dressed as Dracula, greets Jacob Hoover, 2, during Baton Rouge Police's

Baton Rouge Police’s first Halloween party with costumes, games and food was held at the department’s new headquarters at the site of the former Woman’s Hospital on Airline Highway at Goodwood Boulevard.… Continue reading →