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February 5th, 2013

RCT announces cast for ‘Anybody Out There?’

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Bulldogs’ staffers on board

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With a busy schedule that has included few “breaks” since he arrived in early December, Skip Holtz Jr. finally got the opportunity to introduce members of his Louisiana Tech University football coaching staff on Monday afternoon.
No surprise: he talked about all of them with an effusive energy that would have probably kept the Mercedes-Benz Superdome from losing its power on Super Bowl Sunday.
“I’m really excited about the staff we’ve put together,” Holtz told a gathering of approximately 20 area media members in the Guthrie Jarrell Room of the Charles Wyly Athletic Center.

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Bulldogs wind up recruiting efforts

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Louisiana Tech had a great finish to the recruiting period with several commitments over the weekend.
Head Coach Skip Holtz went back to Florida to add a wide receiver in Mario Lambert from Vero Beach. The 6-2 receiver had seven touchdowns in his first full season of football. Lambert was a basketball standout that recently took up football.

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’Dogs make jump in polls again

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Head Coach Michael White of Louisiana Tech University isn’t concerned so much about the national polls as how his young team handles the attention.
“Ninety percent of this is how we’re going to handle the success,” he said Monday shortly after the weekly Associated Press and USA Today polls revealed another advance in votes for his Western Athletic Conference-leading team. “In the big picture, honestly, all of this success may be coming a little too fast for our players, so we’ve got to keep reminding them about it.”
The Bulldogs went from eight points in last week’s AP poll to 24 this week, leaving them in the No. 33 position ahead of Kentucky, which is No. 34 with 21 points.

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Grambling women stop Alcorn

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LORMAN, Miss. — Grambling State University’s Lady Tigers increased their Southwestern Athletic Conference record to 3-8 on Monday night with a 57-47 win over Alcorn State University.
In a men’s game between the two schools which followed the women’s contest, Alcorn State kept Grambling State winless with a 78-53 victory.

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New Living Word improves to 27-9

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Ruston’s New Living Word improved to a 27-9 record in boys’ basketball recently with a 64-20 win over Gibsland-Coleman.
Leading the victory for the Lions were Javier Roper (15), Lee Mason (12), Xavious Williams (10) and Tracy Hampton (seven).

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Teacher prep needs attention

Good preparation does not guarantee that teachers will be effective in the classroom, but it certainly helps.
Louisiana has made progress over the years in training teachers for elementary and secondary classrooms, but the Bayou State still has a ways to go, according to a new study by the National Council of Teacher Quality.

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Sports program aimed at youth

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Looking for something a bit different from that everyday routine of TV and computer games? Looking to add just a little more excitement to your day? Well, maybe you can. Take another look at 4-H; don’t only think back to when all you did in 4-H was show livestock and cook. We still do those things but we’ve added so much more. Seems to me we add something different every year. Today I wanted to spend a little time talking to you about one of our newer 4-H programs that several people are very excited about and tell you what you need to do to get involved.

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Saving a spoiled man-child

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Question: Our 17-year-old is a highly spoiled underachiever. As a junior in high school, he’s failing two classes and borderline in the rest. We know that his problems are largely due to our parenting style. We read your book on teens and have made some progress, but we’re feeling a sense of urgency. We’re ready to do some drastic things. Where do you think we should start?

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For the love of zombies

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So, I hate zombies. If I’m going to watch something about supernatural undead creatures, I tend to prefer the better preserved, often attractive vampire creatures.
My husband, on the other hand, likes zombies a lot (as do many people these days, in case you hadn’t noticed all the zombie-related everything), but he hates chick flicks.
Saying that, you wouldn’t expect us to see the movie “Warm Bodies,” which successfully pulls off a zombie chick flick.

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