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October 27th, 2012

Tech Gray team is fall series winner

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The Louisiana Tech baseball team kicked off the 2012 fall World Series Friday night, as the Gray team outlasted the Black team to win 9-6 and took game one of the annual series.
After three innings of play, the Black team led 5-1, but the Gray team would score seven runs in the fourth inning and never look back, eventually scoring another run in the eighth to extend its lead and take a 1-0 lead in the seven-game series.
Freshman Taylor Love had three hits, with three runs batted in and a triple, while junior Tyler Qualls recorded two hits, two walks and two RBIs to lead the Gray team offensively.

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Evan Goree: Star of the day

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Ruston Junior High eighth grader has one shining moment
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By the time Evan Goree crossed the goal line, there wasn’t a dry eye in the stadium.
And there shouldn’t have been, considering that this was one of those special moments that everybody from the coaching staffs, players, classmates, officials and fans will remember and cherish for a lifetime.
This is one of those moments that will be etched prominently into the scrapbooks, camcorder archives and memory banks of everyone who was either there or heard countless stories since then about Evan’s night in the spotlight.

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Eagles claw Cougars

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Ouachita Christian wins 2-1A title

MONROE — Ouachita Christian High wrapped up its third consecutive District 2-1A championship and shut out another league opponent with a 35-0 victory over Cedar Creek High on Friday night.
The Eagles (9-0, 3-0), ranked No. 1 in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A poll, has now gone three-for-three in blanking district foes.

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Kittens lose to Lions

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Grambling is 33-0 victim of Plain Dealing

The Grambling High Kittens (2-6) had another disappointing loss against the Plain Dealing Lions on the road this weekend.
Plain Dealing (6-3) defeated th“We played poorly both offensively and defensively,” head coach Jerald Kennedy of Grambling High said.

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Preps enter final games

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Lincoln Parish’s three teams and the rest of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association will close out regular season football action this weekend.
Ruston, Cedar Creek and Grambling will play their finales on Friday night and then playoff pairings will be announced on Sunday by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.

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Bayou Dorcheat: Trip back in time

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I still remember my first job out of college long years ago. I was hired to teach school in a town in Webster Parish with a funny sounding name, Shongaloo.
I enjoyed my one-year stay in this little hamlet, making friends, some of whom I still keep in contact with today. Not only was it fun to impart knowledge to kids just a few years younger than I, ponds in the area provided some good fishing and there were plenty of squirrels to chase on Indian Creek.

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Tech radio grid show set Monday

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Following their game against New Mexico State on Saturday night, Louisiana Tech University Head Coach Sonny Dykes will join Dave Nitz Monday night for Hill Oil’s Inside Bulldog Football at 5:30 p.m. at the Dawghouse Sports Grill in Ruston.

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Ex-Techsters to be honored at alumni event

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A pair of former Louisiana Tech Lady Techster basketball players will be honored during homecoming weekend as Brooke Lassiter Stoehr and Debbie Primeaux Williamson are two of eight individuals that will be recognized during the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon.

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October 26th

Remembering a wedding

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This is a special day for me. I was married to my young lieutenant on a Saturday, Oct. 28, 1944, at 6 p.m. Can it have been so long ago? We had the full military procedure with crossed swords, etc., with a reception afterward at the officers’ club. My father, an army chaplain at Fort Wolters Army base, officiated.

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A lifetime full of friendships

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Friendship is one of the most beautiful gifts on earth. Grace Tirado, 72, of Ruston can surely agree with this statement. She has had the same loyal companions since junior high school.
When asked how her recent weekend went, Tirado replied, “My girlfriend said it was like Christmas, the whole family was together.”

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