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Ruston High School’s football team held its first Bearcat Legends Banquet/Auction Thursday night at Louisiana Tech’s Davison Athletics Complex, taking the opportunity to honor former RHS standouts Fred Dean and Kyle Williams in the process. Bearcats head coach Brad Laird said the event will be a foundation “for what we want to continue to happen in years to come.” This isn’t something that happened over the last three months. It actually started about three years ago.” The silent auction helped raise money for the RHS football program, while Williams ended the night by bidding $4,000 in a...

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Two of north Louisiana’s award winning radio broadcasters will hold a camp designed for area youth who are interested in sports radio broadcasting. Louisiana Tech’s Malcolm Butler and ESPN 97.7/...
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Venus Lacy is a huge fan of “Forrest Gump” because the early life of the hero in the 1994 Academy Award Best Picture so closely resembles her own. Like Gump, played by Tom Hanks in the movie, Lacy...
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Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt announced two new additions to his staff as Eric Burton and Ashley Thompson have both joined the Lady Techster basketball program. Burton will serve as the...