Left: Photo by ROBERT SUMMERLIN — Pitcher Tanner Frasier of Ruston High School starts to follow through on a pitch during weekend action at the Trey Altick Louisiana Prep Classic which was held at 10 different fields in the area, including the Bearcats’ diamond. Right: Catcher Austin McNeill of Cedar Creek takes a throw while guarding the plate during the Cougars’ action in the Trey Altick Louisiana Prep Classic this weekend. Cedar Creek was one of the schools serving as a host site for the tourney.
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. — On the cusp of its first conference tournament appearance since 2012, Louisiana Tech will be in a little bit of unfamiliar territory when the Bulldogs open ed play in the 2016 Conference USA Championship at 9 a.m. this morning opposite the Rice Owls.
Tech has not participated in the Conference USA Baseball Championship since joining the league three years ago, but a 37-16 overall record and a 19-11 mark in league play has earned the Bulldogs a five-seed in this week’s baseball championship at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg.
Those tremors disseminating out of NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind., early Monday morning made their way into North Louisiana by day’s end.
As part of the harsh sanctions imposed by the national collegiate governing body for the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal, Penn State University and its once revered head coach Joe Paterno will relinquish 112 victories spanning from 1998 until 2011.
Maggie Manning had her outstanding 2013 season end on Tuesday afternoon.
But it won’t be the last time anyone hears about the freshman tennis player at Cedar Creek High.
One of North Louisiana’s top performers this spring — regardless of the classification — lost 6-2, 6-1 in the No 1 singles for Class 1A at the annual Louisiana High School Athletic Association state tournament held on the campus of the University of Louisiana-Monroe.
The loss came against highly-regarded Kennan Johnson, a junior from Baton Rouge Ascension Christian.