LRN Sportscast 16:45 May 29

They are in a weather delay at Alex Box Stadium as the Fighting Tigers host Lehigh in Game 1 of the Baton Rouge Regional. They played the top of the first as Alden Cartwright retired the side in order and then a heavy rainfall came, followed by lightning. LSU officials hope to resume action at 5:25.

The weather is better in Houston, where the Ragin Cajuns are taking on Rice. UL Lafayette fell behind three to nothing, but the Cajuns battled back to make it a one-run game. Joe Robbins and Greg Davis each had RBIs. But Houston added a run in the 7th and two more in the 8th inning to make 6-2, heading into the 9th.

In other action today….College of Charleston beat Auburn seven to six in the Tallahasse Regional, while Arkansas held on to beat Oral Roberts eight to six in the Stillwater Regional.

Tonight in the Women’s College World Series. LSU faces Florida in a winner’s bracket game. The Tigers took two of three from the Gators earlier this season. First pitch is at 6 PM.

Former Saints safety Darren Sharper pleads guilty to drug and rape charges Friday in New Orleans federal court. Michelle Southern reports…
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And an Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge has decided to keep the public out of the court proceedings that will determine if Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is competent to make important business decisions regarding his professional sports franchises. Several media outlets argued the public should have access, since Benson’s teams receive hundreds of millions of dollars in state money.