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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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04/11/2014
The Louisiana Tech tennis team has been on the verge of getting a signature win for the program this season. The Lady Techsters will have another opportunity as they close out the regular season at...
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04/10/2014
Ruston Junior High School’s girls track team sent Coach Kathy Steed out in the Lady Bearkits’ usual winning fashion on April 1, winning the Simsboro Junior High Track Meet to finish out the season...
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04/10/2014
Michael Courtney, shown hitting a home run, and the Ruston High School junior varsity baseball took a 11-4 win over Minden Wednesday. Minden countered with a 10-5 win over the Bearcats in a freshman...
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04/10/2014
HAMMOND — Anna Cross hit a three-run home run and Bianca Duran and Pauline Tufi combined to pitch a shutout as Louisiana Tech defeated Southeastern Louisiana 7-0 at North Oak Park Wednesday evening....
04/10/2014
Louisiana Tech held its final practice before Saturday’s T-Day Spring Game with a two-hour session in full pads on the Tech Practice Fields Wednesday. The session marked the 14th practice of the...
04/10/2014
WEST POINT, Miss. — Louisiana Tech had a final round surge of 6-under-par score of 282 as the Bulldogs finished in a tie for ninth at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship in West Point Tuesday...
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04/09/2014
Louisiana Tech practiced in shAs the 2013-14 men’s college basketball season officially came to a close Monday night, teams are already gearing up for offseason workouts in preparation for the next...
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04/09/2014
Following are five questions for Ruston Park and Recreation Department 8-and-under soccer player Kayla Murphy of the Mustangs. 1. What is your favorite sport to play? A — Soccer and softball. 2. Who...
04/09/2014
HAMMOND — Louisiana Tech will play its only game of the week when the Lady Techster softball team travels to face Southeastern Louisiana in a non-conference contest at 4 p.m. today at North Oak Park...
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04/08/2014
Louisiana Tech practiced in shorts for two hours Monday afternoon at Joe Aillet Stadium, polishing up plays and cleaning up mistakes from the team’s most recent scrimmage. The Bulldogs’ session on...