Glynn Harris (right), a veteran outdoor columnist for the Ruston Daily Leader, recently captured several awards at the recent Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association conventioin held in Houma. Harris finished No. 1 in the newspaper category for a story regarding a man who excelled as a fisherman despite being born without legs and one arm, Harris also gained first and third places in the broadcast division of the writing contest that includes representatives from throughout the state.
Louisiana Tech head coach Michael White announced today the hiring of Kyle Church as the new Director of Basketball Operations.
“Coach White is one of the top head coaches in the country and I’m very honored to be a part of his staff,” said Church. “Having worked with coach White and his three assistants before, I know how hard they work and how much they are dedicated to the success of Louisiana Tech basketball. I am very excited to be a part of the LA Tech family and look forward to getting started right away.”
After playing 21 innings over the course of two games, Louisiana Tech managed to win one in thrilling fashion and fall in the latter to Old Dominion, who completed the series victory Saturday afternoon at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.
In the first game of the doubleheader, Tech (8-14, 3-6 Conference USA) trailed Old Dominion (14-10, 4-5 C-USA), 6-4, after seven innings of play, but two runs in the eighth tied the game to set up a three-run walk-off home run by senior catcher Tyler Qualls in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Bulldogs a 9-6 victory.