Quarterback Blaine Gauthier, the New Orleans Bowl MVP, returns to the lead the Cajuns in 2012.
The UL Ragin’ Cajun football squad will be featured twice on national television in consecutive games this fall, according to a report on espn1420.com.
Following a stellar 2011 season and dramatic win last December in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, coach Mark Hudspeth and squad will be televised on ESPN/ESPN2 in mid October when they visit the North Texas Mean Green and again the next weekend when they host Arkansas State at Cajun Field.
Sun Belt Conference teams will also be featured five times on ESPNU during the 2012 season.
Read more and see the team’s complete schedule here.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.