I am a sports fan, but not a sports reporter! But sometimes, sports fans have to be sports reporters. And so that's what I do! It' s a dream come true for me to be the Sports Director of 1130 the Tiger. Deciding what games and stories we follow on the air is a great deal of fun. On Saturday, I'm watching/listening to the LSU Tigers, and on Sunday I'm rooting on the New Orleans Saints. Everything after that is just lagniappe! I'm a graduate of Haughton High School, where I lettered three seasons on the baseball team. I'm also a graduate of Northwestern State, where I left my knees on the intramural playing field.
Top Five Alternative State Animals for Louisiana
The official mammal of Louisiana is the Black Bear, the state reptile is of course the alligator and as many know the state bird is the Brown Pelican. We got to thinking, what should the official alternative animals for the state of Louisiana be...
LSU vs Mississippi St. Preview
With only nine league games left before the SEC Tournament, LSU will travel to Starkville to face Mississippi State on Thursday.
Kissin’ Bandit’s iPod – Kenny Rogers and the First Edition “Just Dropped in”
This is one of my favorite songs ever and it's from the early days of Kenny Rogers career when he had a band called Kenny Rogers and the First Edition. It's become popular in recent years from it's use in the movie The Big Lebowski.
Kissin’ Bandit Talks with Ken Doll from Disney on Ice [INTERVIEW]
Disney on Ice - Worlds of Fantasy is at the Century Link Center this weekend and I got to catch up with professional skater Eric Palin (no relation to Sarah, I asked) who plays Ken Doll from Toy Story 3 in the show.
LHSAA Baseball Tournament Ready to Begin
The brackets for the LHSAA Class 5A and 4A tournaments are set to begin on Monday and Tuesday. Several area schools will get to host games in Round One.
Bandit’s iPod – Sturgill Simpson “Turtles All the Way Down”
This is the second time I've featured Sturgill Simpson's music on my "Bandit's iPod" segment, but then again, I told you I was going to do that. His music is just too damn good not to!
New Orleans Saints 2015 Schedule
The New Orleans Saints will play three prime-time games in 2015, all of which will be at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome.
Watch Californians Taste Louisiana Food for the First Time
As Louisianans, we all pretty much already know we have the best food in the world. Watch what happens when six Californians try some Louisiana favorites for the very first time.
Meteor Shower to Fill Up Shreveport-Bossier Skies
An annual meteor shower known as the Lyrids Meteor shower will peak this week and should be visible to Kiss Country Wednesday and Thursday nights.
4 Big Reasons to Watch the ACM Awards Show Sunday Night
There are many reasons to watch the upcoming 50th annual ACM Awards Show Sunday Night on CBS' KSLA 12, but I'll just give you my four biggest reasons to watch.
Bandit’s iPod – Black Water Bride “Watchin Me”
Kiss Country Fest 2015 is gonna be awesome, due in part to Shreveport's own Black Water Bride opening the show. I'll be ready for them cuz I'm pumping their new song "Watchin Me" on my iPod. You gotta hear this!
Great American Clean Up in Shreveport and Bossier
This Saturday will mark the 17th annual Great American Cleanup, the country's largest community improvement program. 20,000 communities across the U.S. will take part including Shreveport and Bossier City.