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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Montessori School of Ruston third-grader Isaac Richardson recently received a new rod and reel for his ninth birthday and wasted no time making good use of it. The weekend before his midweek birthday Richardson tested out his new gear ad hauled in this big bass on Lake D’Arbonne. Richardson is the son of Jon and Natalie Richardson of Ruston.
Cedar Creek watched a tight game get away in the fourth quarter Friday night as the Cougars opened the season with a 14-7 home loss to Loyola Prep.
The Class 1A Cougars realized they’ll have to give a young offense time to grow, and the Class 4A Flyers had too much returning defensive experience to allow Cedar Creek to find any sort of offensive rhythm.
Wes Gresham put the Cougars up 7-0 early on with a one-yard touchdown run, but the Flyers were saving their best for last.
HAMMOND — Louisiana Tech will play its only game of the week when the Lady Techster softball team travels to face Southeastern Louisiana in a non-conference contest at 4 p.m. today at North Oak Park.
Tech (14-25, 5-9 Conference USA) is coming off a split in its rain-shortened, two-game series at North Texas last weekend as the Lady Techsters have now won five of their last eight Conference USA games. Southeastern Louisiana (14-18) is coming off a doubleheader split against SEC foe Ole Miss Monday night and has won five of its last six games after snapping a nine-game losing streak.
Louisiana Tech head coach Teresa Weatherspoon announced Wednesday that the Lady Techster basketball program has signed four high school prep stars to National Letters of Intent on day No. 1 of the early signing period.
Tech received signed NLI’s from guards Daja Chase (Monroe/Ouachita HS), Tiffany Murdock (Malvern, Ark./Malvern HS) and Candice Williams (Atlanta, Ga./St. Francis HS) and forward Tiara Davenport (Duncanville, Texas/Duncanville HS).