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Ed is married to Robin. They reside in Kenner. They have five wonderful children and a grandson on the way.

Ed has been sports director at WGNO TV since 1992. He was voted a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Press Club of New Orleans in 2014. Ed is a two-time Louisiana Sportscaster of the year, as awarded by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

Ed is a member of the Archbishop Rummel Athletic Hall of Fame and the De La Salle Athletics Hall of Fame. He is a 1975 Rummel graduate and 1979 graduate of Loyola University. Ed is a voter for the Heisman Trophy and the Wooden Award.

Ed is the creator of Friday Night Football, one of the premier high school football shows in the nation. He and JT Curtis will mark 24 years as co-hosts in the 2015 season.

Ed also serves as co-host and producer of Friday Night Fastball, presented by Delgado Community College. He co-hosts the program with Delgado director of athletics and head baseball coach Joe Scheuermann.

He and Riverside basketball coach Timmy Byrd serves as co-tournament directors of the one of the best high school basketball tournaments in the country, the AllState Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic. Ed and Brother Martin baseball coach Mark Wisniewski serve as tournament directors for the WGNO baseball classic, an annual high school tournament featuring some of the best prep baseball teams in Louisiana.

Ed has 35 years of experience in Louisiana television, including the last 33 in his hometown.

When the Saints were born in 1967, Ed and his Dad were in the south end zone at Tulane stadium as John Gilliam returned the opening kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams.

Louisiana has, and always will be, home.


Recent Articles
  • Errors, call in the 7th undo Tigers, Florida wins CWS title 6-1

    It was a call that LSU fans will be lamenting for quite some time. In the top of the 7th inning, the Tigers, trailing Florida 2-1, had Josh Smith on third and Jake Slaughter on first. Catcher Michael Papierski grounded into a 4-6-3 double play that should have scored Smith with the game tying run. But second base umpire Steve Mattingly called Slaughter for interference at second base. Smith was returned to third base. And, LSU didn’t score when Beau […]

  • Robertson said he is “at peace” with end of LSU career

    One of the most popular players in recent LSU baseball history ended his college career with a 6-1 loss to Florida in the CWS championship series. Shortstop Kramer Robertson reflected on a year that included an SEC West title, an SEC championship, and a finals finish in the College World Series. Robertson is expected to sign with the St Louis Cardinals. He was picked by the Cardinals in the 4th round of the June draft. He was pick number 124 […]

  • Gator saved: Fan given CPR by Poche’s Dad in good condition

    The University of Nebraska Medical Center said the elderly man given life-saving support by the father of LSU pitcher Jared Poche is in "good" condition Tuesday afternoon.

  • Self second guess: Mainieri said he should have pulled Reynolds after 3 innings

    (Omaha) Monday night’s LSU starter, Russell Reynolds is a reliever by trade. So, after he threw three scoreless innings, LSU head coach Paul Mainieri said he should have pulled Reynolds from game one of the College World Series championship. In the fourth with one out, Reynolds walked three consecutive batters. All three batters scored in a 4-3 Florida win. “I thought if nothing else, Russell is a strike thrower and he ends up walking three guys in a row,” said […]

  • Florida’s Singer fans 12, Tigers fall in game 1 of CWS

    Even against Florida and standout ¬†Brady Singer, one of the best pitchers in the country, the LSU Tigers had their chances. LSU had runners thrown out on the bases in the 7th, and the 8th innings and fell to Florida 4-3 in game one of the College World Series championship series Monday night. LSU must win Tuesday night to force a game 3. Florida took the lead in the 4th. LSU starter Russell Reynolds walked the bases loaded with one […]

  • Tigers arrive for game 1 of CWS singing Callin’ Baton Rouge: watch now

    It is the unofficial anthem of LSU sports, and the 2017 LSU Tigers have certainly embraced it. Here’s the team arriving at TD Ameritrade Park Monday afternoon with catcher Michael Papierski and pitcher Alex Lange leading the club in the Garth Brooks’ song, Callin’ Baton Rouge. Papierski and Lange are both transplants. Papierski hails from suburban Chicago, and Lange from suburban Kansas City. First pitch for LSU vs Florida is 6:08 pm Monday in Omaha.

  • Mainieri says no Lange till game 3 of College World Series

    (Omaha, NE) LSU ace Alex Lange, who pitched 7.1 innings of one run, 8 strikeout baseball against Oregon State Friday, will not pitch in the first two games of the College World Series. Head coach Paul Mainieri said Lange has never pitched on three days rest, and he won’t start now. Mainieri said he must protect Lange’s future. He was a first round pick of the Cubs in this month’s MLB draft. Mainieri said Lange will pitch a game 3 […]

  • Tigers in CWS finals is no cheap ticket

    LSU Tiger nation continues to drive up ticket prices for the College World Series finals. Tickets for game one of the CWS finals vs Florida, in the upper deck down the left line, were selling for $169.99 each Sunday afternoon on stubhub.com. ¬†Game time Monday is 6pm. Head coach Paul Mainieri joked Sunday that he needed tickets to the CWS finals. An LSU charter plane with fans landed Sunday. More are expected to arrive late Sunday and Monday. Here’s head […]

  • Unthinkable: Tigers hold Oregon State to 5 hits in two day, two game sweep to advance to CWS finals

    It was one of the best two day pitching performances in the history of the College World Series. LSU pitchers held number one national seed Oregon State to five hits and two runs in a two game sweep of the number one national seed. Saturday, LSU defeated Oregon State 6-1. LSU advanced to the College World Series finals, where the Tigers are 6-0. Saturday, LSU starter Caleb Gilbert pitched a career high 7.1 innings, allowing Oregon State two hits and […]

  • History lesson: 2017 Tigers learn about 1989 team, advance to CWS Finals

    It was one of the greatest days in the history of LSU baseball. In 1989, the Tigers defeated Texas A&M, at College Station, in back to back games to advance to the College World Series. That season, A&M had lost 6 games all season. 28 years later, LSU head coach Paul Mainieri reminded his team of what Skip Bertman’s Tigers accomplished. LSU completed a two game, two day sweep of number one national seed Oregon State with a 6-1 win […]

  • Quick switch: OSU pitching change fires up LSU, Tigers advance to the CWS Finals 6-1

    About 45 minutes before game time Saturday at the College World Series, LSU head coach Paul Mainieri had more motivation for his team. Oregon State pulled starter Drew Rasmussen, and named Bryce Fehmel as the starter against the Tigers Saturday afternoon. Fehmel was the winning pitcher against LSU Monday night in a 13-1 rout. He pitched 8 innings, allowing only 2 hits. Saturday, Fehmel lasted only 2.1 innings, allowing four hits and four runs, all earned. Fehmel allowed a three […]

  • Replay no decision costs Oregon State dearly in 3-1 loss to LSU at CWS

    (Omaha, NE) Oregon State head coach Pat Casey could have asked for a replay, and didn’t. It was a decision that cost the Beavers dearly in a 3-1 loss to LSU Friday at the College World Series in Omaha. With runners at first and second with one out in the third inning, Oregon State leadoff hitter Steven Kwan lined a ball down the left field line. It was called a foul ball. But, the TV replay clearly showed the ball […]