06:45 Sportscast August 28th, 2014

The ULM Warhawks kick-off their 2014 season tonight hosting Wake Forest in a nationally televised game on ESPNU. Head coach Todd Berry says this is a rare opportunity for the Warhawks to play in front of the home fans early in the season. Berry is hopeful tonight’s crowd is rowdy…:
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Kick-off is scheduled for 6PM.

Also today Northwestern State and Missouri State will meet for the second straight year to open the season. It’s a white-out game and will be the first time The Demons have worn white jerseys in Turpin Stadium history. Kickoff is 6pm.

Tonight the Saints play their final preseason game. The contest against the Ravens kicks off at 7pm in The Dome and can be seen on Cox Sports Television.

Louisiana Public Broadcasting will air a special tonight about the life of LSU’s Leonard Fournette, one of the nation’s most heavily recruited football prospects out of St. Aug. “Road to Stardom: The Leonard Fournette Story” is produced and directed by Kenny Chenier (Shin-Yay). He says the program documents Fournette’s early days growing up in the 7th Ward of New Orleans…:
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The special begins tonight at 7 on LPB and will play again Saturday at 4.

In prep football, West Monroe junior quarterback Jon Randall Belton will miss the season with a torn ACL. The News Star reports Belton injured the knee early in a Friday scrimmage.

NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale will be the site of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Grand Prix of Louisiana in 2015 race officials announced Wednesday. It’ll be held April 10-12 next year and will feature top cars and drivers.