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Happy Independence Day Jaguar Family! Have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July!
Jaguar Nation, you have until July 15 to take advantage of this Buy 2, Get 1 free flash sale for the 2019 State Fair Showdown in Dallas this October. Head over to for tickets and hotel information.
Enjoyed spending time with our alumni and members of the Jaguar Nation at today’s Leadership Summit on the campus of Southern University at New Orleans. Thank you to all the SU Alumni Federation members, President LaQuitta Thomas, Executive Director Derrick Warren and the chapters who were in attendance for your continued support of SU Athletics.
Congratulations to the Legend, Roger Cador, on being inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame last night in Natchitoches, La.
-Photos courtesy of Candice Cole Photography
Set your DVR Jaguar Nation! The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction ceremony is set for 7 p.m. tonight and will air live on Cox Sports Television. A one-hour red carpet special preceded the broadcast of the induction ceremony at 6 p.m. Check your local listings for channel information.
For over four decades, Roger Cador stood as a towering icon in the landscape of black college baseball, bringing national prominence to Southern University’s Baseball program. This weekend, his years of services and lasting impact on the game Baseball and the state of Louisiana will be honored as he is inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in Natchitoches, LA. Congratulations, Coach Cador and Thank You for the many memorable moments you have provided during your time on The Bluff as a Defender of the Gold and Blue.
After leading the Jaguars in hitting and a standout 6-for-6 performance in the Starkville Regional against Mississippi State and Miami, Southern University centerfielder Javeyan Williams was selected in the 22nd round (656 pick) by the San Fransisco Giants in the 2019 MLB Draft Wednesday. Congratulations!! #JaguarPride
ELIMINATION SATURDAY set for Day 2 at The "New Dude". @SouthernU_BR looks to avoid elimination with the Jaguars face @CanesBaseball at noon. Fans can watch live on @espn app or ESPN3. No TV for today’s game.
Southern University battled Mississippi State in the opening game of the Starkville Regional Friday afternoon but the Jags upset bid fell short as MSU broke open a 6-6 tie in the seventh and won 11-6. SU faces elimination Saturday at noon and await the loser of the Miami-Central Michigan night cap.  Read more in our bio. Photos courtesy of Jim Lytle.
Tyler LaPorte continues to rake in the hardware after a stellar 2019 campaign. LaPorte was named to  Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Division I All America 3rd Team Thursday ahead of the Jaguars matchup with Mississippi State in the Starkville Regional.
LaPorte has already claim the SWAC’s Player of the Year and Tournament MVP award.
Jaguar Fans its time to head to Starkville again, this time we need your help in packing Polk- Dement “New Dude” Stadium Friday, May 31 as our Jaguars take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs. First pitch is set for noon! Jaguar Nation is encouraged to wear Colombia Blue! Join SUS Board Chair, Demoine Rutledge, President Dr. Ray Belton, Board Member Raymond Fondel, and many of our University officials, Administrators, Faculty, Staff and Parents in support of the Jaguars. From New Orleans to Starkville and beyond. We are Southern!