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Lady Demon softball starts on Feb. 11, kicking the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission Lady Demon Classic against Chattanooga.

NSU athletics look to the season ahead

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor January 24, 2022

For Northwestern State University Athletics, last year proved to be a step in the right direction in light of fewer COVID-19 restrictions and Name, Image and Likeness laws providing hope for student athletes...

Kevin Bostian was the executive associate athletic director for development at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for roughly two years.

Kevin Bostian chosen as NSU’s director of athletics

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor January 18, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 18, Northwestern State University of Louisiana announced Kevin Bostian will be the new director of athletics. Bostian starts on Feb. 7 and will take over for longtime Athletic Director...

The Demons hope to continue their success into conference play, hunting for their first winning season since 2015.

NSU women’s basketball is going full speed ahead

Tanner Thibodeaux, Current Sauce Contributing Sports Opinion Writer January 18, 2022

Heading into the 2021-2022 season, no one knew what to expect from the Northwestern State University of Louisiana Lady Demon basketball team. Only an offseason removed from a 1-19 campaign with a completely...

For those that love sports, it doesn’t take much convincing to rejuvenate their energy and excitement towards their high school’s current teams.

NSU students keep up with their high school sports

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor December 3, 2021

After graduating high school, most students come to college looking for new interests to focus on. But for those that love sports, it doesn’t take much convincing to rejuvenate their energy and excitement...

Every time NSU versus McNeese is on the menu, the Cowboys and the Demons leave everything on the table each game, especially with the Fall 2021 season’s addition to playing SLC teams more than once.

Cowboys and Demons: a new and necessary rivalry

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor December 2, 2021

The Demon Football team ended its season with 24-20 victory, beating McNeese State Nov. 20 on its home turf in Lake Charles and giving the Demons a new Southland Conference rival to replace the Stephen...

The rowing team is a fall and spring organization that constantly recruits new members.

For its members, NSU’s Rowing Team is like home

Lia Portillo Cantarero, Current Sauce Contributing Writer December 1, 2021

Northwestern State University of Louisiana's rowing team has built a community at NSU. A fall and spring organization that constantly recruits new members, the team welcomes anyone regardless of their...

Senior wide receiver Gavin Landry found the endzone multiple times in the most unlikely ways.

Sports Opinion: How NSU won its season set over HBU

Tanner Thibodeaux, Current Sauce Contributing Sports Opinion Writer December 1, 2021

The Northwestern State University of Louisiana Demon football team swept the season series against the Houston Baptist University Huskies with a 28-24 victory on Nov. 6. The Demons previously defeated...

Brad Laird has one more year to prove that his late season success was not a fluke before the new athletic director, whoever that may be, has to make a decision.

Sports opinion: is Brad Laird in the hot seat?

Tanner Thibodeaux, Current Sauce Contributing Sports Opinion Writer December 1, 2021

On Nov. 15, Northwestern State University of Louisiana’s longtime Athletic Director Greg Burke announced his transition to another position at NSU. Less than one week later, Newly-elected University...

Student Athletic Advisory Committee, known as SAAC, President Bronte Rhoden oversees the mission of student athletes and contributes to giving back to the community.

Student athletes use holiday season to better their community

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor November 18, 2021

Student-athletes at Northwestern State University of Louisiana are usually seen on the court, field and track. Around the holidays, those same student-athletes are in the community bridging the gap between...

The New Orleans Saints have battled through injury after injury but still continue to find ways to win games.

A look at this year’s Thanksgiving football lineup

Tanner Thibodeaux, Current Sauce Contributing Sports Opinion Writer November 18, 2021

In many households across the nation, the staples for a successful Thanksgiving are a giant meal with a turkey and all the fixings, all of the family back in one place and National Football League football...

Burke guided Northwestern State University of Louisiana athletics as the longest-serving athletic director in Louisiana and the Southland Conference for 25 years.

Burke steps down as NSU athletic director

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor November 15, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 15, Greg Burke announced he is stepping down as athletic director at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Burke guided NSU athletics as the longest-serving athletic director in Louisiana...

The Northwestern State University of Louisianas womens soccer team earned their first Southland Conference championship victory since 2005 after defeating University of Incarnate Word 1-0 on Sunday, Nov. 7.

Lady Demons soccer sweeps SLC

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor November 15, 2021

Northwestern State University of Louisiana claimed new silverware this 2021-2022 season. For the first time since 2005, the Lady Demons soccer team won the Southland Conference regular-season title and...

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