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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as all it took for Southern Miss to clinch the series over Louisiana Tech after defeating the Bulldogs, 1-0, despite a gem of a pitching performance by Richie Navari Saturday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park.
Although Navari was nearly perfect in an eight-inning complete game effort, Southern Miss (23-17, 12-5 Conference USA) had back-to-back base hits in the sixth inning before a sacrifice fly to center field by Matt Durst plated the only run of the game for a Golden Eagle victory over Tech (10-26, 4-16 C-USA).
NEW YORK — For the second straight game, Louisiana Tech University struggled to shoot the basketball, as the Lady Techsters fell 73-46 to Rutgers Sunday morning at Madison Square Garden as part of the 2012 Maggie Dixon Classic.
One game after shooting only 17 percent in its loss at Texas A&M Tuesday, head coach Teresa Weatherspoon’s team hit only 13-of-52 field goals against the Scarlet Knights as Rutgers pulled away down the stretch for the win.
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.
The Louisiana Tech Barnes and Noble Bookstore will hold a Back-to-School Blitz beginning at 6 p.m. Friday for all Bulldog fans complete with free food and drinks, discounted merchandise and raffles.
From 6-8 p.m., the event will feature a ‘WAC Swap’ where fans will receive a 20 percent discount in exchange for old Western Athletic Conference merchandise. The outdated items will be given away to charity following the event.
All bookstore merchandise is eligible for the 20 percent discount.