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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Statistics will apply not only to Louisiana Tech and New Mexico State at Joe Aillet Stadium on Saturday, but also to the Bulldogs’ Hall of Fame play-by-play announcer.
When the two teams hook up in a Western Athletic Conference game, it will mark Tech football broadcast No. 427 for Dave Nitz. His current total of 426 is the seventh most of any college play-by-play announcer in the country while representing one school.
A birthday party in honor of what would have been the 95th birthday of the late and legendary Grambling State University football coach Eddie G. Robinson, pictured coaching in a College All-Star game, will be held from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Eddie G. Robinson Museum on the GSU campus. There will be a raffle and a pass-throwing contest as well as DJ Twin providing music. Coach Robinson was born on Feb. 13, 1919. The museum was dedicated on Feb. 13, 2010.
Xavian Stapleton (11) and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs basketball team conducted a free youth clinic Saturday following their home win over Marshall in the Thomas Assembly Center. Tech coaches and players spent nearly an hour working with young fans teaching the fundamentals of the game of basketball.
Louisiana Tech University head coach Sonny Dykes announced the signing of wide receiver Jon Greenwalt from Riverside Community College of Riverside, Calif., to an NCAA national letter-of-intent on Friday afternoon.
Greenwalt will come to Ruston have two years at Riverside CC, where he recorded 952 receiving yards in two years while his team went 21-1 over that two-year span.