2021 Bayou Classic: The Return to the Bayou

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The 48th Annual Bayou Classic or “Battle of the Bayou” as some may call it, returned to its home location of New Orleans this past Thanksgiving weekend. After being held in Shreveport during the unusual SWAC season this spring due to COVID-19, the weekend of festivities was one that everyone had been eagerly anticipating. Between [more]

More than a Football Game: Women at the forefront of Grambling State University Band’s 2021 Bayou Classic Performance

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Photos courtesy of Jalien Edwards, GSU Band photographer  Two women making history are at the forefront of Grambling State University’s World-Famed Tiger Marching Band’s Bayou Classic performance this year. Dr. Nikole Roebuck, who made history in 2019 as the first female Band Director and Candace Hawthorne, who made history in August 2021 as the first [more]

2021 Bayou Classic: Everything You Need to Know about the Matchup Between Grambling and Southern

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It’s almost that time of the year again! Many people consider it to be the Super Bowl of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. One of the biggest rivalry matchups of the South has finally returned to New Orleans, and it is expected to be greater than ever. The 2021 Bayou Classic is an event that many [more]