Stephen Kunz (11) is congratulated at home plate by his Cedar Creek High School teammates after hitting a game-winning home run in a 1-0 victory over Sterlington Saturday. Kunz slammed his round tripper over the right field wall in the sixth inning to help the Cougars improve to a 16-6 record. Adam Van was the winning pitcher and Grant Clary registered a save.
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1. What is the most enjoyable aspect that you like about coaching youth basketball?: The most enjoyable aspect about coaching youth basketball is being able to teach the youth some of the fundamentals and skills of the game. I also enjoy watching the youth have fun and being physically active because most youth in today’s society would rather sit and play video games instead of being more active.
Louisiana Tech practiced in shAs the 2013-14 men’s college basketball season officially came to a close Monday night, teams are already gearing up for offseason workouts in preparation for the next season.
But before players get back to pumping iron in the weight room and sweating through individual drills on the court, many will be reflecting on what was and what could have been.
For Louisiana Tech, what could have been was something that has eluded the program for the past 23 years — a spot in the NCAA Tournament.
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University broke out both its bats and brooms Saturday as the Tigers completed a three-game home sweep of Prairie View A&M at Wilbert Ellis Field.
GSU won Saturday’s first game 8-4 before capping off the sweep with a 13-6 win over the Panthers.
Grambling opened the series on Friday night with an 11-7 victory.
It was senior Robert Lopez who provided much of GSU’s offensive punch in the finale as he blasted a pair of home runs out of the park, including a grand slam, to account for six of the Tigers’ RBIs in the contest.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida — For the second straight year, Louisiana Tech gave Florida State everything the Seminoles wanted on their home floor at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.
However, unlike last season, the Bulldogs came up just short, falling to Florida State 78-75 before 4,470 fans in the quarterfinal round of the National Invitational Tournament.
After trailing 37-33 at the half, Tech turned up the defensive pressure over the final 20 minutes, turning turnovers into points and building as much as a 51-44 lead with 13:47 to play in the game on a driving layup by Kenyon McNeail.