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.
WGNO- LSU will play Yale in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers are the number three seed in the Washington D.C. Regional. Yale beat Harvard in the Ivy League Championship Tournament 97-85. LSU had a heart breaking loss to Kentucky Friday in the SEC Tournament.
BATON ROUGE – LSU seniors Sarah Finnegan and McKenna Kelley put together career performances on Friday night against No. 15 Oregon State and were rewarded with the Southeastern Conference’s top honors, the league office announced Tuesday. Finnegan was named the SEC Gymnast of the Week for the sixth time in 2019 after scoring a career-high 39.800 to seal her 10th all-around win in 11 meets. The Lee’s Summit, Missouri, native posted the highest score in the SEC and second-highest in […]
HAMMOND, La. – After six seasons as an assistant coach at Louisiana Tech, Gabryel Ording has joined head coach Jeremy White’s volleyball staff at Southeastern Louisiana. Ording will serve as the program’s recruiting coordinator, in addition to coaching duties on both the indoor and beach courts. “Gabby is a good person and a great fit for our student-athletes, owing to her ability to both compliment and drive home the same message I’m after,” White said. “She has a ton of […]
BATON ROUGE –The LSU softball team continues to remain in the Top 10 of both national polls this week, moving up one spot to No. 9 in the USA Today/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll and one spot to No. 8 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll. LSU has been ranked every week since the end of the 2014 season. The Tigers earned a total of 498 points in the NFCA poll. In the ESPN/USA Softball poll, the Tigers picked up […]
BATON ROUGE – LSU softball senior third baseman Amanda Sanchez has been tabbed as SEC Player of the Week after a stellar performance at the plate in the Texas A&M series over the weekend. The conference office announced the award Tuesday afternoon. Sanchez led the Tigers at the plate last week, hitting .700 with seven hits, including two home runs to go along with five RBI and four runs scored. She finished with a 1.300 slugging percentage and a .750 […]
KATY, Texas – The Southland Conference released its 2019 all-conference teams Monday afternoon and New Orleans forward Gerrale Gates was named Conference Freshman of the Year, while Ezekiel Charles received third-team honors. Gates becomes the third Privateer to be named Conference Freshman of the Year, joining Tory Walker (1998) and Bo McCalebb (2004). It is the third individual award for the Privateers following the 2017 Southland Player of the Year and Coach of the Year accolades for Erik Thomas and Mark Slessinger, […]
TALLAHASSEE, Florida – After putting up a tough fight in the team’s final two matches in the Home2 Suites Hilton-Tallahassee State Capitol Invitational, Tulane beach volleyball ultimately fell to No. 6 Cal Poly and No. 7 LSU to close the team’s season opening weekend. “We continued to play some really good volleyball today and use the experience as an opportunity to develop,” head coach Wayne Holly said. “Competing against the elite teams in the country is moving us closer to that level and […]
HOUSTON – The Green Wave women’s basketball team put up a tremendous fight to force overtime after trailing by 9 with 2:49 left in the fourth quarter, but Houston was 1 point better in overtime for an 83-82 victory at the Fertitta Center on Wednesday afternoon. Tulane got a career-best 27 points from sophomore Krystal Freeman and a career-best 14 points from classmate Kaila Anderson as the pair scored 18 of Tulane’s 22 fourth-quarter points. Down 70-61 with less than […]
MATTHEWS, La – The Southeastern Louisiana golf team battled through driving rain to finish fourth in the LaTour Intercollegiate Tournament Tuesday at the par-72 LaTour Golf Club. Bailey Smith led the way for SLU shooting a 217 (+1) for the three rounds including 69 (-3) in the second round. The senior from Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, finished seventh in the individual standings and had 10 birdies, 13 bogeys and one eagle for the week. SLU’s Joris Etlin finished tied for […]
Baton Rouge, La. – A trio of SEC honors were awarded to Kortnei Johnson (Women’s Runner of the Week), Sha’Carri Richardson (Women’s Freshman of the Week) and Mondo Duplantis (Men’s Freshman of the Week) on Tuesday afternoon by the conference office. For all three it marks the third time they have been honored this indoor season. Johnson was the top collegiate finisher in the 60 meters with a career-best time of 7.14 seconds at the LSU Twilight on Friday night. […]
HAMMOND, La. – For the second straight week, Southeastern Louisiana’s Ella Manzer was named the Southland Conference Softball Hitter of the Week in an announcement from the league office on Tuesday. The Alexandria, Louisiana native hit .667 (10-for-15) with a home run, two doubles and six RBI in five games last week. Highlighting her weekly performance was a two-run home run versus Missouri State, a go-ahead two-run double in an 8-4 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and a 3-for-3 showing […]
BATON ROUGE – After a 3-2 weekend at the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational, the LSU softball team remains in the Top 10 of both national polls this week, checking in at No. 9 in the USA Today/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll and No. 7 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll. LSU has been ranked every week since the end of the 2014 season.The Tigers earned a total of 536 points in the NFCA poll. In the ESPN/USA Softball poll, the […]