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Long wait over for Diamond ’Dogs

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Tech to open NCAA Regionals at 6:30 p.m. Friday vs. Cal State-Fullerton
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For the first time in 29 years, Louisiana Tech will compete in the NCAA Baseball Regionals as the Bulldogs were selected as a No. 3 seed at the Starkville Regional hosted by Mississippi State beginning Friday and running through Monday.
With the Bulldogs players and support staff surrounded by the Tech faithful at the team’s watch party in the Davison Athletics Complex, the room erupted as Tech’s name appeared on the TV screen opposite Cal State Fullerton.
Tech is one of four teams from Conference USA to receive a regional berth along with Florida Atlantic, Rice and Southern Miss.

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Buddy's Blog: Grambling has top SWAC West power mark

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A third season under a head coach with a familiar name to Grambling State University football fans figures to be fun and successful this fall.
For the past two years, the Tigers have won 16 games, highlighted by nine W’s and a berth in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game in 2015.
This headline-grabbing performance has returned Grambling State to its traditional place among league members and the Football Championship Series.

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Diamond ’Dogs NCAA Regionals wait finally over

Nearly 30 years is a long time to wait.
So the Ruston Daily Leader joined in on the celebration Monday as it was announced that for the first time in 29 years, Louisiana Tech University has earned a berth to the NCAA Baseball Regional Playoffs.
The Bulldogs were selected as a No. 3 seed and will open regional action against Cal State-Fullerton at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Tech is one of four teams from Conference USA to receive a regional berth along with Florida Atlantic, Rice and Southern Miss.

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Celebrating 4-H Achievement Day

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The LSU AgCenter was proud to host more than 300 Lincoln Parish 4-H members, leaders, parents, and volunteers as they learned “Be Good Gators — Take Care of Our Environment” at the 2016 Lincoln Parish 4-H Achievement Day recently held at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center.

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May 28th

Tech edged in C-USA semifinals

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Louisiana Tech’s high-octane run through the Conference USA Baseball Championships ended Saturday night as Rice held off the Bulldogs 11-9 in semifinals action at Pete Taylor Park.
Rice and Southern Mississippi will meet at 1 p.m. today to determine the C-USA champion.
As they did throughout this year’s C-USA tourney, the Bulldogs fell behind early before battling back, falling behind 3-0 in the top of the third inning before plating five runs in the bottom half of the stanza.

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Goff, ’Dogs bring baseball back to Tech

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Thanks to a high-energy head coach and an assembly of players with a matching mindset, Louisiana Tech University baseball is back with a Big Bang.
It hasn’t gotten much better than this in quite some time around J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.
One has to roll the calendar pages back to 2006-07 to locate Bulldogs’ squads with back-to-back victory totals of at least 30.
And not since 1989 has a Tech team finished the regular season with as many wins as this spring’s 40.

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Hicks 20th at NCAA East Prelims

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Louisiana Tech sprinter Jermey Hicks fell short of advancing to the NCAA Championships in a pair of races, completing his season with a 20th-place finish in the 200m at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville Saturday evening.
Hicks ran 20.99 to finish 20th in the quarterfinal round of the 200m dash, beating LSU’s Tremayne Acy by almost a full second in the final race of his junior season.

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Garr credits GSU roots for success

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Former baseball great to speak at Grambling Scholarship Gala
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Former Grambling State University baseball standout Ralph Garr has never been shy about expressing his love for his alma mater.
So it’s only fitting that the former National League batting champion is honored as the keynote speaker for next weekend’s fifth annual Scholarship Gala sponsored by the Ruston Chapter of the Grambling University National Alumni Association.
The theme of tonight’s banquet honoring leadership donors and scholarship recipients is “Sowing Seeds for Scholars.”

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Smashing freshman season for Doga

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In February of 2016, four months before his graduation from Ruston High School, Caden Doga signed with Kansas’ Hutchinson Community College, saying that he thought it would be his best chance to move on to Division I baseball later on.
Division I coaches have probably taken notice of Doga this season as he led the National Junior College Athletic Association with 31 home runs, setting a HCC record in the process and being named Jayhawk Conference Freshman of the Year.

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Fitzmorris Shoot targets helping youth

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DOWNSVILLE — Forty-eight participants showed off their shooting skills May 7 at the third annual J.P. Fitzmorris Memorial Sporting Clay Shoot at Camp T.L. James.
Shooters included four 4-H teams from Lincoln Parish and one 4-H team from Ouachita Parish. Teams competed in a 15-station, 100-round sporting clay course.

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