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CHICAGO — Vernon Butler’s signature look involves wearing sunglasses. That accessory was needed Thursday evening amidst the bright lights of prime time in Draft City as the Louisiana Tech defensive tackle was selected in the first round of the 2016 National Football League Draft by the Carolina Panthers with the 30th overall selection. Butler’s pick in the first round marked the first Conference USA player and first player from Louisiana to be selected in the 2016 NFL Draft. He is the first defensive lineman from a Conference USA school to go in the first round since 2012. A four-year...

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04/29/2016
CHICAGO — Vernon Butler’s signature look involves wearing sunglasses. That accessory was needed Thursday evening amidst the bright lights of prime time in Draft City as the Louisiana Tech defensive...
04/29/2016
After a successful week on the diamond in non-conference action, Louisiana Tech will step back into league play this weekend when the Bulldogs travel to take on Conference USA foe Texas-San Antonio...
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04/29/2016
Mary Kate Pardue and the second-seeded Cedar Creek Cougars will take on seventh-seeded Vermilion Catholic at noon today in quarterfinals play of the Class 1A high school softball playoffs in Sulphur...
04/29/2016
For Victor Lange, the celebrations continue. A day after the Louisiana Tech senior helped the Bulldogs to their first conference championship since 1980, Lange was named to the Conference USA All-...
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04/29/2016
Tyler Nutt (above) and the 26th-seeded Ruston High School Bearcats return to Class 5A baseball playoff action at 6 p.m. today as they begin a best-of-three series at No. 10 seed Zachary. Jace Moss (...
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04/28/2016
Louisiana Tech football fans are looking forward to one of their most exciting NFL drafts ever this weekend as the event kicks off tonight with first-round selections. Tech defensive tackle Vernon...
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04/28/2016
TEXARKANA, Ark. — Louisiana Tech senior Ben Robinson had been leaving his putts short on the greens all throughout Wednesday’s championship final match. At least, he did until it absolutely mattered...
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04/28/2016
Newly-named Louisiana Tech head coach Brooke Stoehr has added two pieces to her coaching puzzle — husband Scott and former Northwestern State assistant coach Lindsey Hicks to the staff. Brooke Stoehr...
04/28/2016
LAFAYETTE — Louisiana Tech plated four runs in the seventh to break up a tied ball game while Adam Derouen and the rest of the Bulldog pitchers held 14th-ranked UL-Lafayette to four hits to lead the...
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04/27/2016
Ninth-seeded Cedar Creek jumped out to an early lead and never looked back Monday as the Cougars cruised to a 10-2 win over Block in Class 1A prep baseball playoff action at Cougars Field. Five runs...