Fund, auction set up for LSU cheerleading coach

Staff reports

BATON ROUGE - A fund has been established to assist with the health costs associated with injuries suffered by popular associate head cheerleading coach Chico Garcia who was severely injured in a boating accident near St. Amant Saturday night.

Also, four tickets to LSU's season opening game in Arlington, Texas against Oregon are now being auctioned with proceeds going to the Cheering for Chico Fund.

Fans interested in contributing to the fund can go to www.cheeringforchico.com. Fans can also find updated information on Garcia's condition and post messages to the former Tiger cheerleader.

Those interested in bidding on two pairs of tickets to the game in Cowboys Stadium should go to www.LSUauction.net. Ticket locations are Section 223, Row 8, Seats 7-8 and Section 454, Row 20, Seats 9-10.