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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HOUSTON — Louisiana Tech had its spring season come to an end on Thursday afternoon in a 4-0 loss to North Texas in the first round of the C-USA Tournament at Chancellors Racquet and Fitness Center.
Tech (7-11) was struck a tough blow before the racquets were even taken out of the bags thanks to Mother Nature who brought in heavy rain and thunderstorms to the Houston area forcing the match indoors.
HOUSTON — For the second day in a row, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have experienced a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of No. 10 Rice after the Owls took the series with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Bulldogs, 8-7, on Saturday at Reckling Park.
From start to finish, the emphasis was on “family” and “people” at Saturday afternoon’s ceremonies for the 2011 induction class of Louisiana Tech University’s athletics Hall of Fame.
More than the long list of accomplishments, records and statistics compiled by the “Elite Eight” who comprised the group, this was about remembering those who helped make the special day possible.
Editor’s note: This is one of a Louisiana Sports Writers Association series of stories featuring the 11 members of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame’s 2015 Induction Class. They will be enshrined Saturday in Natchitoches, capping three days of activities. For a full schedule, visit LaSportsHall.com or call 318-238-4255.
Basketball courts dotted the city, spread in points from the Lafitte Projects in New Orleans like uneven spokes on a bicycle wheel.