Fans told no national anthem at NCAA regionial, sing it anyway

Over the weekend, Louisiana-Lafayette won the Lafayette region of the NCAA Softball Tournament, defeating Baylor 9-1 in the final game on Sunday.Prior to the teams' first meeting on Saturday, the third game of the day, fans in attendance were told that because the game was the third of the day, there would be no national anthem prior to the start of the contest. MORE: Rain delay rock, paper, scissors battle | Twins' anthem controversyFans at Lamson Park were none too pleased, and after seve

ral failed attempts to get the public address announcer to play the song, fans took it upon themselves to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" a capella. Cajuns fans, upset that the national anthem wouldn't be played a second time today, just started singing. Awesome.— Luke Johnson (@LukeJohnsonAdv) May 17, 2015We've seen fans sing the anthem at hockey and basketball games, but typically in accompaniment of the anthem singer. There was no singer this time. Just the fans, and it was awesome.(Source: Acidiana Advocate)


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