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LSU’s Alden Cartwright ‘fearless’ on mound

theadvocate.com — More than a decade ago, Mark Cartwright took his son to a garage sale. Alden wanted some baseball equipment. Specifically, Alden Cartwright wanted a catcher's mitt, a catcher's helmet, some knee pads and any other padding a catcher might need. At 5 or 6 years old, Alden wasn't hard to please.
ICYMI: #LSU BSB: Runnels grad Alden Cartwright, a walk-on, started as a catcher. No wonder he's "fearless." Story - bit.ly/Qy7uJZ
RT @DellengerAdv: #LSU BSB: Runnels grad Alden Cartwright, a walk-on, started as a catcher. No wonder he's "fearless." Story - http://t.co/…
#LSU BSB: Runnels grad Alden Cartwright, a walk-on, started as a catcher. No wonder he's "fearless." Story - bit.ly/Qy7uJZ

Saints, NFL schedule to be revealed Monday night

blogs.theadvocate.com — According to a tease airing on the NFL Network late Saturday night and Sunday morning, the 2014 NFL schedule -- including dates and kickoff -- will be announced Monday night. The NFL Network will reveal the schedules of all 32 teams during a three-hour special scheduled to air at 7 p.m.

EBR councilwoman fights cancer with prayer, positivity

theadvocate.com — Ronnie Edwards looked as though she could have been on her way to church Monday - dressed to the nines with a red and black dress, red shoes, and matching red lipstick. She lugged a heavy tote bag filled with inspirational books and scriptures.
RT @jsnow9: Ronnie Edwards is one of the nicest people ever, & a fighter. Read more about her fight w/ cancer from @rebekahallen. http://t.…
Prayers! "@rebekahallen:Ronnie Edwards was diagnosed w/stage 4 pancreatic cancer.Read about her prayerful journey:theadvocate.com/home/8906860-1…"

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RT @MHarrisAdvocate: #LSU Football | Walter Hill, a former color man on Tigers broadcasts with John Ferguson, died Saturday. He was 86. htt…
#LSU Football | Walter Hill, a former color man on Tigers broadcasts with John Ferguson, died Saturday. He was 86. bit.ly/1tmKw7K

LSU baseball notebook: Mark Laird quiets Ole Miss’ rowdy student section

theadvocate.com — Right fielder makes two big catches in front of rowdy Ole Miss student section OXFORD, Miss. - Mark Laird showed them. Heckled by the right-field student section at Swayze Field for most of the three-game series, Laird caught two crucial flyouts in LSU's series-clinching 2-0 win over Ole Miss on Saturday.

LSU shuts out Ole Miss in 2-0 series-clinching win

theadvocate.com — OXFORD, Miss. - Alden Cartwright leaped off the mound, raced toward the dugout, pumped his fist twice and roared. LSU's shaky pitching situation in Game 3s seemed alright Saturday. Cartwright, a freshman out of Runnels, retired his first 10 batters, got out of a testy jam and the Tigers shut down the Rebels in a 2-0 win Saturday afternoon to claim a critical conference series.

Ragin’ Cajuns keep rolling

theadvocate.com — ARLINGTON, Texas - UT-Arlington held two leads against Louisiana-Lafayette on Friday night. Both times, the Ragin' Cajuns rallied, showing why they've been the most potent team in the Sun Belt Conference all season. The Cajuns got two homers from Caleb Adams and posted a 9-5 win at Clay Gould Ballpark.

Postgame: LSU 2, Ole Miss 0

blogs.theadvocate.com — Video: Alden Cartwright discusses his four-inning outing. Postgame will be posted a few hours after each game during this baseball season. General Info Box: Click here Coverage: Game story Twitter: @DellengerAdv On deck: vs. Tulane, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Alex Box Stadium In the hole: vs. Tennessee, 7 p.m.

LSU sputters to 5-1 loss at Ole Miss

theadvocate.com — OXFORD, Miss. - Ole Miss' errors couldn't save LSU on this night. The Tigers struggled at the plate, and pitcher Jared Poché had another shaky road start in a 5-1 loss to Ole Miss on Friday night at Swayze Field, setting up a Saturday afternoon rubber match between the Southeastern Conference rivals.