Running backs’ coach Pierre Ingram (left) of the Louisiana Tech University staff observes a youngster running through a drill at the Bulldogs’ annual summer instructional camp held this week at Joe Aillet Stadium.
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When the all-region awards were announced Thursday, two Lady Techsters picked up their first career regional honors as Anna Cross and Morgan Turkoly were named third team all-Mideast by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
The announcement marks the first time since 1998 that the Lady Techsters had two players pick up the all-region honors.
Florida Atlantic and Middle Tennessee State are leaving the Sun Belt Conference for Conference USA.
An announcement was made by the conference Thursday.
“Besides being tremendous institutions, this is a logical move for us,” Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky said in a statement. “These schools fit well within our strategic plan to be a major market, two-division conference that is student-athlete and fan friendly. We know they will make great contributions to our bright future.”
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) on Saturday.
NHFD is a national event celebrated by all 50 states on the fourth Saturday in September. It was created in 1972 when Congress passed two bills establishing a specific day to celebrate the conservation contributions of our nation’s hunters and anglers. Over forty years later, the events are still going strong.
The LDWF introduced its first NHFD event in 1982 at the Monroe district office.
After being on the road for three straight games, Louisiana Tech will now finish out the regular season on a three-game home stand starting with a matchup against Western Kentucky at 7 p.m. today at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
Tech (10-5-2, 2-4-1 C-USA) will turn around and host Marshall on Sunday at 12 p.m.
The Lady Techsters are currently tied for 11th place in the Conference USA standings with seven points after picking up one point in a scoreless draw versus Southern Miss last weekend.