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‘This team’s special’: LSU baseball rallies past Florida, 5-3, in longest game in SEC tournament history

LSU's Jake Fraley (8) is called safe on a play at the plate, on a single by Kramer Robertson, as Florida catcher Mike Rivera tried to make the tag during the eighth inning of a Southeastern Conference baseball tournament game Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Hoover, Ala. (Vasha Hunt/AL.com via AP)

. HOOVER, Ala. -- Neither Alex Lange nor A.J. Puk received what he deserved when LSU’s 14-inning, 5-3 win against Florida ended. They were rendered mere footnotes in the longest game in SEC Tournament history, one where those two pitched brilliantly enough to woo the Major League scouts who stayed nearly five hours to watch the… Continue reading →

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Rabalais: Epic storm puts LSU’s pitching plans in flux

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU head coach Paul Mainieri, left, and Florida head coach Kevin O'Sullivan go over the infield rules before their players take the field, Thursday, May 19, 2016, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

The meeting of the minds between LSU’s coaches beneath Alex Box Stadium’s drenched grandstands Thursday night didn’t produce the answers Paul Mainieri wanted to hear. He wanted his ace pitcher back on the mound against No. 1-ranked Florida. He wanted back the… Continue reading →

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Opelousas Catholic football coach Thomas David

Thomas David found himself at a potential crossroads in his coaching career. Three months after agreeing to part ways from St. Edmund, David faced the possibility of returning to coach in Oklahoma or pursuing another in-state coaching position. Instead, David was… Continue reading →