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Robert O’Shields has been with WGNO-TV since 2007. He is a New Orleans Press Club winner in 2007 and AP award winner in 2005.

Robert is a graduate of Troy University in Troy, Ala. majored in Broadcast Journalism. After college, Robert became the Sports Reporter/Photographer for WAKA in Montgomery, Ala. from 2004-2007. Covering SEC football is no stranger to Robert. His beat at WAKA was covering Auburn and Alabama 365 days a year. He understands how important college football is to the south. He also understands the importance of high school sports in the City of New Orleans. A letterman in football for Hall of Fame coach Bill Bacon at Enterprise High School in Enterprise, Alabama Robert learned the game of football from coach Bacon and his staff. Robert currently helps is alum mater as a member of the Enterprise E Club, an organization that helps the football program.

When he is away from the camera, Robert enjoys spending time with his fiancée, Ashley. They enjoy catching a Pelicans game or two. Robert has been a New Orleans Pelicans season ticket holder since 2008. His favorite sport is baseball. His two favorite teams are the Atlanta Braves and Seattle Mariners. He also enjoys hockey where you can catch him singing The Fratellis’s “Chelsea Dagger” after the Chicago Blackhawks score a goal.

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    Can You Dig It: Nicholls State Adds Beach Volleyball

    THIBODAUX, La. – Nicholls State University Athletics Director Matt Roan announced Thursday that Kallie Noble has been selected to lead the Colonel volleyball program, pending approval from the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, and that Nicholls has added beach volleyball as an NCAA sport and will compete spring 2019. “We are fortunate and proud to be able to announce Kallie Noble as the newest member of the Colonel family and the head volleyball coach here at Nicholls,” Roan said. “We […]

  • Lion Up: 2019 Football Schedule Announced Today

    HAMMOND, La. – Non-conference contests versus Jacksonville State, Bethune-Cookman and Ole Miss, followed by a nine-game Southland Conference slate makes up the 2019 Southeastern Louisiana football schedule, which was released on Thursday. Officials from SLU and Jacksonville State announced a home-and-home series between the two Football Championship Subdivision schools over the next two seasons. The Gamecocks will visit Strawberry Stadium for the 2019 season opener on Aug. 31. The Lions will return the trip the following season and are scheduled to […]

  • 2019 Non-Conference Schedule Out for Nicholls State

    THIBODAUX, La.  – The Nicholls State University football team will play three non-conference games for the first time since 2014 as part of a 12-game schedule for 2019. The non-Southland opponents for ‘19 will be Kansas State (Aug. 31), Prairie View A&M (Sept. 14) and Texas State (Sept. 28). All three games are on the road. After knocking off Kansas in overtime to begin 2018, Nicholls returns to the Sunflower State to take on Kansas State in the programs’ first-ever […]

  • Number 2: LSU Baseball Number 2 in D1 Baseball Preseason Poll

    BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU is No. 2 in the 2019 D1 Baseball preseason poll released Monday, marking the Tigers’ third designation among the Top 2 in preseason rankings. LSU was rated No. 1 earlier this winter in the Collegiate Baseball and Perfect Game preseason polls. LSU completed its fall practice session in November, and the team will begin preseason workouts on January 25. The Tigers open the 2019 season at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 15, versus Louisiana-Monroe in […]

  • Keeping Rolling: Tulane Bowling Finished 10th in Mid-Winter Invitational

    JONESBORO, Ark. – Competing in another loaded field to open the 2019 portion of the schedule, the No. 6 Tulane bowling team earned a 10th place finish at the Arkansas State Mid-Winter Invitational this weekend in Jonesboro. The Green Wave won six matches over the course of the three-day event at the Hijinx Family Entertainment Center, knocking down 12,410 pins during the tournament for a pin average of 188.0. The squad had three matches knocking down over 1,000 pins in the competition. […]

  • New DC in Town: Lions Hire Lance Guidry as New Defensive Coordinator

    HAMMOND, La. – Veteran coach and Louisiana native Lance Guidry will join the Southeastern Louisiana football coaching staff as defensive coordinator, SLU head coach Frank Scelfo announced on Monday. Guidry’s hire is pending approval of the University of Louisiana System’s Board of Supervisors. Guidry replaces Louie Cioffi, who is now the linebackers coach for the Atlanta Legends of the new Alliance of American Football. Guidry comes to Hammond after spending the past six seasons at Southland Conference rival McNeese – the […]

  • Survive and advance: Saints rally from 14 down to defeat Eagles

    It wasn’t pretty, in fact the first  quarter was downright ugly. But, the Saints, down 14-0 after one, dominated the last three on the way to a 20-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. The Saints eliminated the defending Super Bowl champs, and will host the Los Angeles Rams Sunday afternoon in the NFC championship game. The Saints sealed the victory when a Nick Foles pass went through the hands of receiver Alshon Jeffrey and into the waiting arms of Saints […]

  • No Upset: LSU No Match Against No. 21 South Carolina

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU women’s basketball team fell to nationally ranked South Carolina on Sunday, 76-53. With the loss, LSU falls to 11-5 overall and 2-2 in conference play.  South Carolina improves to 12-4 overall and 4-0 in the league. Three Lady Tigers scored in double digits with Khayla Pointer leading the way. Pointer had 15 points with six rebounds, three assists and two steals. Ayana Mitchell recorded her 19th career double-double and eighth of the season with 10 points and 11 […]

  • So Close: Tulane’s Comeback Stopped by Memphis

    NEW ORLEANS – The Tulane men’s basketball team outscored Memphis by 11 in the second half as a valiant comeback effort came up short, 83-79, in American Athletic Conference action Sunday evening at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse. Freshman Kevin Zhang scored a season-high 25 points in his third 20-point effort of the season, while senior Blake Paul had a career day, registering his first career double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds – both personal bests – […]

  • Thursday Night Under the Lights: Tulane Kicks Off 2019 Season Thursday Night vs. FIU

    NEW ORLEANS – The Tulane University football team announced today that it will open its 2019 campaign on Thursday, August 29 as it welcomes FIU to Yulman Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Tulane will look to build off the momentum from its seven-win season in 2018, which included a 41-24 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette in the Cure Bowl. The win over ULL was the Green Wave’s first bowl win since 2002. Fans can purchase 2019 football season tickets in non-premium […]

  • Keep It 100: Mark Slessinger Wins 100th Game at UNO

    BEAUMONT, Texas – Where do we begin? Larry Robinson III sparked a 14-3 run in the first half and shined in overtime, Ezekiel Charles scored a career-high 22 points, the Privateers took 13 free throws in overtime, draining 11, after seven total in regulation, and the defense forced 20 Lamar turnovers in the 78-71 overtime over the Cardinals Wednesday evening in the Montagne Center. With the win, the University of New Orleans (7-7, 2-1 Southland) improved to 2-1 in conference play, while Lamar fell to […]

  • Florida Blues: Tulane Loses at South Florida for the First Time Since 2014

    TAMPA, Fla. – For the first time since joining the American Athletic Conference five years ago, the Tulane men’s basketball team did not leave the Yuengling Center with a victory, as USF forced 26 turnovers and earned a 66-48 win. Junior forward Samir Sehic registered his sixth double-double of the season with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while freshman swingman Kevin Zhang made it to double-figures for the third time with 11 points. David Collins topped all scorers with 17 points, […]