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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Louisiana Tech practiced for just over two hours on the Tech Practice Fields on a sunny afternoon Wednesday as the Bulldogs completed their final preparations for the 2015 Spring Game set for 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
Wednesday’s session — the 14th out of 15 allowed by NCAA rules — was focused on improving and correcting several fundamental aspects of each position that were shown in last Saturday’s scrimmage. The improvement in the fundamentals will be the most important for the team in preparing for a successful 2015 season.
It’s making up for what proved to be a tough regular season for the Grambling State University women’s basketball program.
Thanks to Joanna Miller, however, the Lady Tigers are continuing to reap some positive attention after going 9-23 overall and 6-12 against Southwestern Athletic Conference foes.
The junior guard was announced for her second Newcomer of the Year award on Saturday, this time being voted on by members of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
BATON ROUGE — Zach Mettenberger threw for 273 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 9-ranked LSU past No. 22 Mississippi State, 37-17, on a Homecoming Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.
Playing its school-record fifth-straight ranked opponent, LSU (8-2, 4-2 SEC) fended off a similar passing attack from Mississippi State to earn a win on head coach Les Miles’ birthday.
The Tigers toppled the Bulldogs for the 13th-straight season and won at home for the 11th-straight time in the series.
GSU softball coach Wilbert Early (left), junior infielder Ashley Skinner and the rest of the Lady Tigers were swept this weekend in a three-game series at Prairie View, losing Saturday’s doubleheader 8-5 and 4-1.