| Tiger Rant|| If none of the spring sports win an SEC championship... - macaoidh on 11/22/14 at 4:13 pm|
...and baseball probably is the only one with a real chance to do so (one tends to doubt that Mainieri's young pitchers will be ready early enough to allow for it), then come this summer it will be three full academic years since LSU has won a conference championship in any sport.
Baseball in 201...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| 2014 Baseball Signing Class Docu-dump - macaoidh on 7/21/14 at 5:18 pm|
From LSU's baseball release this morning.
[u][b]2014 LSU Baseball Signees[/b][/u]
No. Name Pos. B-T Ht. Wt. Cl. Exp. Hometown (High School/Previous School)
18 Austin Bain P/INF R-R ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| In case you people haven't seen Russell Gage's Hudl highlight video from 2013... - macaoidh on 1/25/14 at 5:06 pm|
...here it is.
He can jump over some people....
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Two season tix, Section 242 for cost... - macaoidh on 6/21/13 at 3:00 pm|
First come, first served.
They're $1220 for the pair, which is the cost of the tickets plus the TAF donation.
They're in Section 242, Row 15, seats 5 and 6.
Message me at email@example.com if you want 'em....
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Basketball: Is LSU recruiting Trey Touchet from St. Thomas More for next year? - macaoidh on 3/25/13 at 7:00 pm|
He doesn't appear to be on too many national lists, and if Jones gets the Dante Exum kid he might be done recruiting guards, but Touchet has the look of a kid you want on your team.
He's the [link=(http://highschoolsports.nola.com/news/article/4926589087307278766/st-thomas-mores-trey-touchet-and-...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Miles just suggested Duke Riley could "step back" and play safety... - macaoidh on 2/6/13 at 4:33 pm|
...so there's that....
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| 2 season tix, lower bowl, Section 242, Row 15, seats 5&6 - macaoidh on 6/30/12 at 11:41 am|
Looking for $1240, which is ticket cost plus TAF donation.
e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org......
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Will Lamarche, the JUCO pitcher from California LSU signed... - macaoidh on 6/14/12 at 5:44 pm|
...is with the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League.
He's made 5 appearances so far and thrown 3.1 innings. He's got an ERA of 8.10.
That ERA largely came from his first appearance, when he got lit up for four hits and three runs in one inning. Since then he hasn't given up a hit or an ea...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Some baseball recruiting research on Jamie McClure, the RHP out of Panola... - macaoidh on 6/5/12 at 2:49 pm|
...it would appear that he played on a team with the worst defense of all time.
6-4, 2.38 ERA
68 IP, 58 hits
30 walks, 47 K's
actually gave up 35 runs, but only 18 were earned. The rest of their pitching staff had similar numbers....
| LSU Recruiting Board|| BASEBALL: A little research on two outfielder signees - macaoidh on 5/25/12 at 6:05 pm|
Sean McMullen at Delgado:
.447 (80 of 179), 20 doubles, 9 triples, 5 HR
36 RBI, .743 slugging percentage
.519 on base pct., 29 BB/24 K
9-12 stolen bases
Hayden Jennings at Evangel:
Shreveport Times POY
.446 (50 of 112), 7 doubles, 4 triples, 13 HR
35 RBI, .929 slugging percentage
| Tiger Rant|| Word is that Randy might be on the staff after all... - macaoidh on 4/20/12 at 12:24 pm|
...same people who got Johnny the job are apoplectic that Randy isn't coming, and there's pressure being applied.
Seven new BOS members coming in June. Can't have that change fast enough.
(I like the idea of Randy being on the staff. I like him better than the UNT assistants for sure. But the ...
| Tiger Rant|| Johnny would do himself some good if he could announce... - macaoidh on 4/19/12 at 3:55 pm|
...SOMETHING today or tomorrow.
Signed a kid, hired a coach.
If he doesn't have any news to announce in his first week on the job, from a PR standpoint it won't look good.
That's not intended as a criticism of his job performance. It's just an observation. Folks are expecting him to be a lo...
| Fark Board|| Obama Dog-Eating Farks? - macaoidh on 4/18/12 at 3:18 pm|
[link=(http://sweasel.com/archives/9988)]THIS[/link] is [link=(http://twitchy.com/2012/04/17/top-13-tweets-about-obama-eating-dog-meat/)]inevitable[/link], no?
| LSU Recruiting Board|| The smartest thing Jones can do right now is sit down with Rick Villareal... - macaoidh on 4/14/12 at 4:59 pm|
...who is the AD at North Texas. Villareal is an LSU guy who used to coach under Hallman, if I remember right.
Jones needs to sit down with Villareal and tell him "I need you to hook me up by letting my 6-10 JUCO kid out of his deal. And if you'll do that I'll make it up to you by feeding your ne...
| Tiger Rant|| Alleva Met with ___ Tonight in Atlanta. T/P takes Dixon name off list. - macaoidh on 4/11/12 at 3:34 pm|
...and the story I'm hearing is that he's meeting Jamie Dixon there.
I'm also hearing they're going to go for a deal with Dixon tonight. As of right now, he IS the list. If they can't land him, somebody like Pastner could well be the next guy.
All this Johnny Jones/Tommy Amaker/Reggie Theus st...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Word is Gathers will not sign anywhere tomorrow... - macaoidh on 4/10/12 at 5:04 pm|
...which tells me that if LSU makes the right hire they can put him into this class after all.
Does anybody know who these two McDonald's All-Americans are that Josh Pastner can supposedly bring with him if he gets the job?
Here are the McDonald's All-Americans who haven...
| Tiger Rant|| Hanagriff is on the radio touting Josh Pastner for the job... - macaoidh on 4/9/12 at 12:16 pm|
...and I'd be all over that hire if it could be made.
ALL OVER THAT HIRE.
Josh Pastner (born September 26, 1977) is an American college basketball coach and the head coach of the Memphis Tigers. Pastner was a player on the 1997 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball national...
| Tiger Rant|| I'd be surprised if we can move Tony Bennett from UVA... - macaoidh on 4/8/12 at 1:24 pm|
...but if we can I'd take him. Everywhere he's been he's built a program.
The only downside to Bennett is that his teams play SLOW....
| Tiger Rant|| You guys dead set on a current head coach? - macaoidh on 4/7/12 at 11:45 pm|
If not, what about this guy?
| Tiger Rant|| Here's why I don't think this Johnny Jones stuff has legs... - macaoidh on 4/7/12 at 10:35 pm|
...it's apparent to me, though I could certainly be all wet, that the Johnny Jones stuff is a PR blitz by the Dale Brown/Collis Temple gang intended to present the fans with something of a fait accompli that generates some sort of grounsdwell of acceptance. I don't think they counted on such a cold ...