Where Champions Are Crowned March 2024

Some might say SWLA is in its sports era… March is arguably the busiest and best time of year for McNeese sports. Men's and women’s basketball is ongoing as the Cowboys still run the Southland, consistently making ESPN Top 10 and solidifying their legacy status. Baseball and softball came out…

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Where Champions Are Crowned January 2024

Louisiana’s Playground- Let’s play! It’s time to dribble, swing, throw, run, tackle, and cast into all the sporting events 2024 has to offer. With new and exciting sports opportunities for everyone to immerse themselves, the new year brings a new meaning to calling the lake area the “Sports Capital…

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24 Things To Do in 2024 in Southwest Louisiana

Gear up for an unforgettable 2024 in Louisiana's Playground! We're rolling out the red carpet for renowned entertainers like soul and R&B legend Gladys Knight, Grammy award winner Michael Bolton, rising country star Parker McCollum, and rock and roll legends Godsmack. Additionally, innovators of all…

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Get in the Game with McNeese Season Tickets

Are you ready for an unforgettable football season? Look no further than McNeese State University's home games to experience heart-pounding action, camaraderie, and the electrifying energy of college football. Don't miss out on a single moment of the excitement - grab your season tickets now and be…

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Celebrate Father's Day in Louisiana's Playground

There is no one in the world quite like your dad, even if he insists on wearing crocs with cargo shorts to every occasion! Hey, who's to say how to define "business casual" anyway? From dads to stepdads, grandfathers to father figures in your life, Father's Day weekend in Southwest Louisiana boasts…

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Kayaking in Lake Charles

Southwest Louisiana's Guide to Paddling Adventures Southwest Louisiana has no shortage of waterways – shimmering lakes, meandering rivers, mysterious bayous, cypress swamps, and salt grass marshes – and where there is water, there are boats. Sailboats, motorboats, bass boats, fishing trawlers…

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7 Romantic Date Ideas in Lake Charles

Embrace all the romance Lake Charles has to offer! From fun cooking classes and romantic boat tours to walks along Lakefront Promenade and an extravagant dinner– here are seven romantic date ideas you can experience in Lake Charles! 1. A Cooking Class at Pasta Lab If you're the type of person who…

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