Walmart community involvement coordinator Leah Frazier (right) recently donated a check for $1,000 to Cheryl Lamkin, President of Ruston Girls Softball Association. The Association’s spring registration is currently in progress and more information is available by logging on to www. rustonsoftball.com. Additional details can also be obtained by calling Lamkin at 235-5477 or Lori at 245-2433.
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The Scotty Robertson Memorial gymnasium and court were formally dedicated during ceremonies on Saturday morning. Unveiling the official plaque designating the renaming of Memorial gym and the establishment of a refurbished court named in honor of the former Louisiana Tech University head men’s basketball coach were his wife (third from left) Betty Lou and daughters (from left) Vicki, Claudia and Libby. An estimated 150 fans, friends and supporters attended the 45-minute ceremony held on the entrance steps to the facility.
Louisiana Tech senior forward Brandi Wingate has been named the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Year by a vote of the state’s media representatives and university media relations directors.
Louisiana-Lafayette’s Garry Brodhead was named the Coach of the Year, Grambling State’s Shakyla Hill earned the Freshman of the Year and LSU’s Alexis Hyder was tabbed the Newcomer of the Year.
Jordan’s Korean Karate School at the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department recently promoted a pair of students. Pictured is instructor David Jordan (center) posing with Grace Ferrell (left), who was promoted to purple belt, and Oleric Garner (right), who was promoted to brown belt.