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'Tiger Tracks' to Feature Blanton, Grounds Crew

by Bill Franques
'Tiger Tracks' to Feature Blanton, Grounds Crew

BATON ROUGE – This week’s installment of LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 4 p.m. Thursday on Cox Sports Television.

The show, hosted by Jordy Hultberg and Bill Franques, is a weekly 30-minute production featuring interviews with LSU administrators, coaches and student-athletes, along with a look at some of the events and research activity on campus.

LSU Tiger Tracks opens with a preview of the 2011 Cotton Bowl matchup between LSU and Texas A&M by correspondent Garrett Walvoord.

The show continues with a visit from former LSU men’s basketball star Ricky Blanton, who now serves as a color analyst on the LSU Sports Radio Network broadcasts.

LSU Tiger Tracks concludes with a profile of the dedicated Tiger Stadium grounds crew, a group that works year round to keep the playing surface in superb shape.

About Cox Sports Television
The New Orleans-based sports network launched on October 28, 2002 in front of 450,000 Louisiana viewers. CST has grown over 400% to nearly 2 million in the seven years since launch, making it one of the fastest growing regional sports networks in the south.

CST is currently carried on cable systems in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Virginia and is available to Dish Network subscribers (Channel 421) in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans markets. CST is owned and operated by Cox Communications Louisiana, LLC.

Initially targeted to be a Louisiana sports network, CST has secured collegiate, professional and high school events that have expanded the networks reach throughout the south. For more information about CST, please visit our website at