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March 13th, 2013

Grambling women win, 80-56

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GARLAND, Texas — Grambling State University’s women started off action in the annual Southwestern Athletic Conference basketball tournament Tuesday night with an 80-56 win over Alabama State University.
The Lady Tigers (9-22) featured 29 points from league regular season scoring leader Joanna Miller, 17 from forward Cierra Ceazer and 12 points from guard Kamiya Burwell.
Ceazer also had eight rebounds, two assists and two steals and Miller added in five assists and two steals.
The Lady Tigers will play No. 1-seeded Texas Southern today at 5:30 p.m.

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Tech Ticket Office closed

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The Louisiana Tech University Athletics Ticket Office will be closed through the remainder of the week.
With ticket office personnel in Las Vegas to work the 2013 Western Athletic Conference basketball tournament this week, Tech fans needing to purchase game tickets for this weekend’s home baseball series between the Bulldogs and Stephen F. Austin can do so online at www.ticketmaster.com or at the gates to J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson each day of the starting 90 minutes before the first pitch.

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Bulldogs stopped by Rice, 4-2

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HOUSTON, Texas — Rice starter John Simms threw a complete game and held the Bulldogs to two runs, as the Owls defeated Louisiana Tech University, 4-2, in the first of the two-game series Tuesday night at Reckling Park in Houston.
Rice struck first with two unearned runs scored in the second inning after an error and a walk to lead 2-0.
The Bulldogs did not respond until the eighth when they broke up the shutout Simms had going after an RBI double by infielder Ryan Gebhardt scored outfielder Taylor Burch, who had reached on a leadoff single to start the inning.

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Lady Cougars now 14-1

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Cedar Creek High School’s softball team swept a District 2-1A doubleheader against Grambling High School Monday afternoon.
The Lady Cougars won the first game 22-0 and came back to take a 15-0 victory in the second contest.
Cedar Creek is now 14-1 on the season going into a home contest Thursday against Monroe St. Frederick.
The Lady Cougars will participate in the Sulphur High tournament starting on Friday.

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Brasuell inks with LSU

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Ruston High School javelin thrower Alli Brasuell (seated, center) signed an NCAA national letter-of-intent with LSU Tuesday morning. Joining her in the ceremony were her parents, Scot (seated, right), and mother (seated, left), Bonnie, as well as RHS track and field head coach Jimmy Williams (standing, left) and Ruston Junior High School head track and field coach Kathy Steed. Alli Brasuell has ranked among the top javelin throwers in District 2-5A and in North Louisiana during her career with the Lady Bearcats.

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Tech No. 3 at Argent tourney

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CHOUDRANT — Sam Forgan led Louisiana Tech University with a final round 3-over-par 75 and the Bulldogs held on to third place as play wrapped up at the Argent Financial Classic Tuesday afternoon at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant.
The Bulldogs struggled on the day with a 19-over-par 307 score to finish the tournament with a 26-over-par score of 890.
“Our performance wasn’t very good today,” Louisiana Tech head coach Jeff Parks said. “I think a lot of it was us trying to press to catch the leaders. We pushed a little too hard and didn’t play too well. Going out,

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Cuts harmful to parish

Mention the term “homeland security,” and images of jetliners crashing into the World Trade Center immediately come to mind. While the 2001 terrorist attacks certainly underscored the need for better emergency measures nationwide, anyone who lives in Louisiana know that terrorism isn’t the only threat to citizens’ well-being.
Hurricanes, tornadoes and hazardous materials incidents have all happened somewhere in the Bayou State. Yet despite the constant possibility of natural disasters, Gov. Bobby Jindal is proposing significant funding cuts to emergency management offices statewide.

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Making the hard decisions

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A few days after Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation, several of my Roman Catholic friends and I wondered whether the now-former pontiff would be called “Pope Emeritus.”
We were not clairvoyant. The practical matter of how to address a retired Holy Father was suddenly real, not only for the church, but also for the world’s vocabulary. No Pope had resigned in 600 years. Yet now that Joseph Ratzinger is Pope Emeritus, the pundits have begun pondering whether he was the right man for the papacy after all.

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THE GRAMBLING City Council will hold a Public Hearing Thursday

THE GRAMBLING City Council will hold a Public Hearing Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. at Grambling City Hall & Community Center, 127 King Street, Grambling, Louisiana for the purpose of the following:
Introduce Ordinance to Amend 2012 Budget
Introduce Ordinance o Adopt a Criminal Code for the City of Grambling
Introduce Ordinance o Adopt a Vehicular & Traffic Code for the City of Grambling
Any other pertinent matter brought before the council.

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Request for Proposals will be accepted in the office of the Purchasing Department, located at 403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2:00 p.m. CT May 7, 2013 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Proposal # 50018-130011: Request of Proposals for Energy Savings Performance Contracting Services

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