LSU baseball notebook: Showcasing Leonard Fournette-like impact, Jordan Romero named Tigers’ starting catcher

Advocate file photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU catcher Jordan Romero's improved defense complements his big bat: a .340 average and 33 RBIs, both second on the team, and a team-leading seven homers.

Paul Mainieri likened Saturday’s 8-2 loss against Ole Miss, in which LSU played without Jordan Romero, to Les Miles’ football team playing without Leonard Fournette. That soon won’t be the case. Touching on an array of topics at his monthly Luncheon at L’Auberge Casino and Hotel, Mainieri named Romero his everyday starting… Continue reading →

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More than 350 get out to fish in BREC event

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUKMinnows, anyone?If you're wondering what bass are feeding on in ponds and other south Louisiana waters, check out this school of minnows found in the middle of last week on University Lake near LSU. Top minnows, shad and carp spawned a couple of week early this year across south Louisiana and are providing post-spawn appetizers for largemouth, spoitted and white bass, goggle-eye and bluegill.

The order of the day was Get out and Fish! and more than 350 anglers covering ages from 4 to 74 showed up last weekend at BREC’s Burbank Park to follow that order. After Wildlife and Fisheries stocked in excess of a thousand pounds… Continue reading →

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