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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:05am
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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04/27/2016
WEST MONROE — On the road against District 2-5A rival West Monroe, the Ruston High School Bearcats saved their best for last Monday night. The Bearcats were swept by the Rebels in a three-game series...
04/27/2016
Louisiana Tech scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh before Adam Atkins dominated the final two innings against the Cowboy hitters to clinch a 9-7 victory over McNeese State Tuesday night at...
04/27/2016
Grambling State University) nearly pulled off a ninth inning rally despite giving up four home runs, losing 11-8 to Alcorn State University on Monday. It was only GSU’s second home loss of the...
04/27/2016
TEXARKANA, Ark. — Louisiana Tech held leads in three of the five matches in the Conference USA Championship semifinal match play round when darkness halted play Tuesday evening. Play was slated to...
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04/26/2016
Coming off of a series sweep on the road at North Texas, the Lady Techsters gear up for another battle in the Lone Star State at 3 p.m. today in Nacogdoches, Texas. Louisiana Tech (27-16, 8-7...
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04/26/2016
The opening round of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association baseball playoffs begin for local teams today. Huff McIntosh (right) and the Cedar Creek Cougars, seeded ninth in Class 1A, will...
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04/26/2016
After thrashing the pitching staffs of both North Texas and UL-Monroe, sophomore Karlee Jensen garnered her first career weekly conference award. In a release from the league office, the Utah native...
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04/26/2016
The Grambling State University Lady Tigers softball team lost 11-2 to the Lady Jaguars of Southern University at home Monday afternoon. The game got off to a slow start with both teams scoreless in...
04/26/2016
A busy week awaits the Bulldogs as Louisiana Tech gears up to play five games in a span of six days with Tech set to wrap up an eight-game home stretch Tuesday when the Diamond ’Dogs play host to...
04/26/2016
TEXARKANA, Ark. — It was a later-than-normal start for Louisiana Tech’s golf team in the second round of the Conference USA Championship Monday, both with a 9:20 a.m. tee time and the point where the...