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February 26th, 2013

Tech interior design students create ‘Discovery Hospital’

The Northeast Louisiana Children’s Museum in Monroe just became even healthier.
Six interior design students, who graduated from Louisiana Tech University in spring 2012, designed a new exhibit called “Discovery Hospital,” which opened last month.
Led by Stephanie Carwile, chair of the interior design program, students Amanda Graf, Whitney Harmon, Kate Higgs, Emily Kinel, Sarah Reuther and Jessica Slawson helped create the hospital.
The exhibit features tools used in the hospital children can interact with and different posters for kids to read and learn.

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’Dogs deserve huge support from fans

Louisiana Tech University’s streaking Bulldogs close out their home schedule for the 2012-13 season this week.
If any team deserves a huge turnout of fans for two games to be held at the Thomas Assembly Center starting Thursday night and ending Saturday night, it’s the ’Dogs.
Tech is one of the top teams in the country with Top 35 rankings in both the Associated Press and USA Today polls, plus remains atop the Western Athletic Conference standings with a 14-0 mark and is 24-3 overall.
Those 24 wins are the most for a Bulldogs’ squad since the 2009-10 season.

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Taking it one day at a time

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One hundred and sixteen pounds, or maybe it looks better like this: 116 pounds! That’s how much Smart Bodies participants have lost in four weeks! Twenty-eight people signed up to participate in the LSU AgCenter Smart Portions Program from Lincoln and Jackson parishes. They are challenging themselves to make small changes for big results.

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Pondering the value of college

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Every time a character in a movie or television show visits a college or university for the first time, it is always a magical place. They always seem to stumble into a philosophy class, which is theoretically the most collegiate, academic sort of class one can ever experience at a university.
Personally, I’ve taken some English classes that would make a philosophy class look like a math class, but the point remains the same. People don’t really go to college just to learn a skill. That is what two-year technical colleges and trade schools are designed to do.

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’Dogs ranked No. 25

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Move over, The Mailman and other members of that legendary Louisiana Tech University basketball team of the mid-1980s.
You’ve got some company.
For the first time since Karl Malone and the 1984-85 Bulldogs’ squad marched deep into postseason competition, the school has a Top 25 ranked men’s team.
On Monday afternoon, the Associated Press released its weekly national poll voted on by members of the media and Tech was ranked No. 25 with 54 points and up from its No. 28 position of a week ago.

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GSU Falls

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ITTA BENA, Miss. — Grambling State University lost both games of a Southwestern Athletic Conference basketball doubleheader Monday night to Mississippi Valley State.
The Lady Tigers (6-22, 4-1) were an 84-64 victim of the Delta Devilettes, while the Tigers (0-25, 0-16) suffered a 90-68 loss.
Guard Joanna Miller had a game-high 32 points for Grambling State’s women, who also got nine rebounds from guard Cierra Ceazer.
Brandon Dorsett had 13 points, Demetrius Wheeler 10 points, Steven Dandridge 11 points and Bryant Purvis 12 points and eight rebounds to pace the Grambling State men.

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Parish teams at home

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Five schools eye semifinal slots tonight

Ruston High has a giant task in the Class 5A Louisiana High School Athletic Association boys’ basketball playoffs tonight.
The Bearcats’ challenge?
Try and get past Scotlandville, the defending state champion who ranked No. 1 in this year’s final Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll and who will bring a 31-2 record and 23-game winning streak into the city for a 7 p.m. quarterfinal round showdown at the RHS gymnasium.
Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students with an ID.

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Key leads Dubach

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DUBACH — Sueterrica Key scored 40 points to lead Dubach High’s girls to consecutive win No. 19 with a 79-43 romp past Atlanta (19-9) in the quarterfinal round of the Class C Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs Monday night.
The Lady Hornets, now 29-1 on the season, will meet Plainview in the semifinal round of postseason play that beginsThursday night and continues through Saturday at various sites.
Dubach, which is seeded No. 2, will meet a No. 3-seeded Plainview squad that earned its semifinal berth with a 73-51 win over Kilbourne.

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RHS football team honored at banquet

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Damian Washington and John David Moore earned prestigious awards that are named in honor of two of the school’s former head coaches at the 2013 Ruston High School football banquet.
Washington, a senior defensive lineman, received the Jimmy “Chick” Childress award.
Moore, a senior right end, was recognized as the recipient of the L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Award.
Both awards were presented by Bobby Williams, a former All-State defensive lineman for the Bearcats who went on to play collegiately at LSU.

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Fans pay tribute to Robinson

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Former Grambling State University and National Football League defensive back Delles Howell talks about the impact the late Eddie Robinson had on his life and playing career during a “Family Day” and open house held last weekend at the museum named in honor of the former Tigers’ legendary head coach. The event also celebrated what would have been birthday No. 94 for Robinson this month.

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