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GSU’s student headcount tops 5,000 for the first time since ’13

By Curtis Heyen GRAMBLING, LA (KSLA) –   Grambling State University’s fall headcount has surpassed 5,000 for the first time in four years, school officials says. Total enrollment now stands at 5,188, meaning an increase of 7 percent over fall … Continue reading

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Jaguars shutout 45-0 at Southern Miss

Courtesy: Southern U. Athletic Media Relations Release: 09/09/2017   HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Southern University held Southern Miss to 10 points in the second half but was unable to overcome the Golden Eagles’ 35-point first half in a lopsided 45-0 loss … Continue reading

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EXCITEMENT BUILDS AS GSU GAME DAY ARRIVES

University hosts first home football game in Robinson Memorial Stadium with field,  sound, digital board upgrades By MINIYA SHABAZZ/GSU Media Bureau Grambling State University faces Northwestern State University in GSU’s first home football game of the season, and alumni, students … Continue reading

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BAYOU CLASSIC TEAMS UP WITH VICELAND FOR A HISTORIC DOCU-SERIES

NEW ORLEANS – Viceland will air its 3rd episode of its new series, Vice: World of Sports featuring the momentous Bayou Classic on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The docu-series takes an in-depth look into the legacy of the Bayou Classic, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Weekend was Busy in New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2015                                                                                                         Thanksgiving Weekend was Busy in New Orleans Reports for attendance for the 42nd Annual Bayou Classic show increase in attendance – the largest crowd to attend the Bayou Classic since the Classic returned … Continue reading

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Bayou Classic Signs Extension with NBC Sports Group; New Kickoff Time for Annual Football Contest

Bayou Classic and NBC work together to promote the importance of HBCU traditions   NEW ORLEANS – The Bayou Classic team announced today that the 42nd Annual Bayou Classic will once again be broadcast on NBC, but this year will move … Continue reading

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ONLY IN JULY: 2 tickets for $42

Tickets for the 42nd Annual Bayou Classic are on sale NOW.   Hurry and get your family’s tickets for the Bayou Classic with special deal just in July! This special deal commemorates the Bayou Classic’s 42nd anniversary, and is perfect for … Continue reading

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NOCCI Named Bayou Classic Management Team Again

Event management firm, New Orleans Convention Company, Inc. (NOCCI), has once again been selected for the 42nd Annual Bayou Classic. NOCCI has been the event management firm for the series of events for the last four year. NOCCI will once … Continue reading

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Tickets on sale for the 42nd Annual Bayou Classic

Great affordable seats available on every seating level of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome   Tickets for the 42nd Annual Bayou Classic are on sale.   The Bayou Classic is the iconic collegiate gridiron matchup between Grambling State University and Southern University, … Continue reading

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ICONIC BAYOU CLASSIC TROPHY HEADS TO SMITHSONIAN

An iconic piece of Bayou Classic will find a permanent home in a prestigious national museum. The Bayou Classic trophy was handed to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture last Friday. The trophy was given to … Continue reading

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