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Bulldogs bust out brooms

Thanks to super pitching from Matt Lacy, a home run by Jericho Jones and an outstanding defensive effort, the Bulldogs took a 1-0 victory at J.C. Love Field Saturday afternoon to complete a perfecto of the Western Athletic Conference series.
Before the series began on Thursday, Tech (24-13) was in back of FSU in the league race.
Now, they’re No. 1 with an 8-3 record, 1 1/2 games ahead of the California ‘Dogs.
“It was a huge weekend for us and it’s great to get these three wins,” Lacy said. “It’s got to do loads for our confidence.”

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Mega-sites offer solution to cleanliness

Each site will have a compactor and will be opened during yet-to-be-determined daylight-only hours. In addition to household trash collection, the site will also be able to take limited quantities of metal and yard debris.
The new system will take some adjustment on the part of area residents.
Currently there are 125 trash bins spread out along nearly every major
roadway in the parish. One hardly has to travel more than a mile before encountering a trash bin.

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Son’s clothes fit for a bonfire

Most of you know my son Justin from this weekly column.
The 2000 graduate of West Ouachita High School joined the U.S. Army, went through infantry, airborne and pre-Ranger training at Ft.
Benning, Ga., was assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment and deployed to Afghanistan, returned to Ft. Stewart, Ga. and was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division, then deployed to Kuwait where he was on hand when Operation Iraqi Freedom kicked off.
Justin, who at one time considered a career in the military, decided two wars were enough, and instead chose to pursue a civilian career.

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Lacy, ‘Dogs rally again

Lacy was also the last inning hero in an earlier 13-12 win over Mississippi State.

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