Podcast: Jaguars teams can't escape hovering possible NCAA sanctions

Advocate staff photo by John Oubre Southern's Yondarius Johnson protects the ball from Alcorn defender LeAntwan Luckett.

It was good news and bad news for Southern's athletic teams. The men have clinched first place in the SWAC. The women dropped out of first place. The defending SWAC champion football team opens spring practice on Wednesday. The baseball team, still searching for an identity, plays Northwestern State four times this week. Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce … Continue reading →

Podcast: Southern University athletics review

Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Southern's Tre Lynch flies to the basket between Champion Baptist defenders Evan Gattin,left, and Stephan Hurst as he scores on Monday night at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

Southern's men's and women's basketball teams each are in first place in the SWAC, but can they stay there? Can the Jaguars' football team make a late push towards Signing Day? Advocate sportswriter Les East answers those questions in this podcast with Advocate sportswriter Les East. … Continue reading →

Podcast: What's next for LSU recruiting?

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Running back Leonard Fournette (5) runs through the defense while picking up good yardage during the Under Armour Bowl. The Highlights defeated the Nitros 31-21.

LSU saved its recruiting season when St. Augustine running back Leonard Fournette committed to the Tigers at the Under Armour Game, but where do the Tigers' recruiting efforts go from here? Are there any other top-flight recruits on LSU's radar screen? What kind of rating does the Tigers' recruiting deserve so far? Derek Ponamsky of radio host and … Continue reading →

Podcast: The Southern athletics report

Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON --  Blue Mountain College forward Bruno Santana is surrounded by Southern's Southern University Jaguars center Javan Mitchell (44), forward Damien Goodwin (1) and guard Malcolm Miller (33) during the first half on Monday in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

Advocate sportswriter Les East reviews the latest games by Southern's men's and women's basketball games, and previews this weekend's SWAC games against Grambling State (Saturday) and Jackson State (Monday) in the F.G. Clark Activity Center. … Continue reading →