6:45 LRN Sportscast December 1

LSU’s offense has struggled at times this season, so how will they perform against Georgia’s defense, which leads the nation for the fewest points allowed, allowing eleven a game and rank fourth in total defense? Tigers freshman tight end Mason Taylor…
cut 17 (12) “….we’re coached”

Southern heads to Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium to play Jackson State in the SWAC Championship game on Saturday. Jaguars Coach Eric Dooley says playing on J-S-U’s home field doesn’t bother him…
cut 20 (19) “….as well”
Kick-off is at 3 PM.

College football could have a 12-team playoff as soon as 2024. That’s because the Rose Bowl has reportedly signed an agreement that would allow the C-F-P to expand from four to 12 teams in 2024. According to Ross Dellenger at Sports Illustrated, the six highest-ranked champs automatically qualify and then the next six highest-ranked teams get At-Large bids. The top four conference champs get byes and the better seed will host first-round matchups.

Former LSU assistant coach and Nebraska interim head coach Mickey Joseph has been arrested on suspicion of strangulation and third-degree domestic assault. Joseph was taken into custody after police received a report of a domestic disturbance at a home in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Zion Williamson had a season-high 33 points on 12 of 15 shooting as the Pelicans defeated the Raptors 126 to 108. Trey Murphy had 26 points and hit six three-pointers. New Orleans is 13-and-8 and visit the Spurs Friday.

6:30 LRN Newscast Dec 01

The coroner in St. Tammany Parish confirms charred remains found Monday in a double murder case as those of a missing local priest…:

CUT 03(32)      “…Thorington.”

Lake Charles Police arrest a man from Welsh for a shooting earlier this week at a local hookah lounge that left seven people shot and wounded. Cops tracked a vehicle used in the getaway to 20-year-old Damien Guidry Jr., who is now facing seven counts of attempted murder. Three of his victims are in critical condition.


A month-long narcotic investigation in Caddo Parish leads to the arrest of 53-year-old Emmanuel Barrett of Shreveport. Caddo Sheriff’s Drug Task Force head Lt. Darin Marshall says when they searched Barrett’s home, they found a significant amount of illegal substances…:

CUT 13(06)      “…methamphetamines.”

He says those drugs were worth about $7-thousand on the street.

If you want to give input on highway projects the state is considering, the Louisiana Department of Transportation is making it easier. Spokesman Rodney Mallett says there’s a new interactive map on the DOTD website…:

CUT 07(07)      “…January 6th.”

Now you can click on the map instead of going to a meeting or sending an email. It’s on the DOTD website.