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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:56am
NATCHITOCHES — It was a winning weekend for the Ruston Daily Leader and Louisiana Tech University as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association held its annual awards banquet Sunday at The Landing Restaurant. The Daily Leader’s O.K. “Buddy” Davis and T. Scott Boatright each brought home first place awards with Davis taking his fifth straight top honors for Sports Column Writing while Boatright placed first in Headline Writing. Boatright also took second place in Pro Feature Writing for a story he did on former Grambling State and MLB baseball player Gary Eave. Louisiana Tech University writer/...

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05/09/2014
Louisiana Tech enters its final home stretch of the 2014 season this weekend as the Bulldogs welcome the Charlotte 49ers to Ruston for a three-game Conference USA series beginning at 6 p.m. today at...
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05/08/2014
The next three days will one of the most nerve-wracking for former collegiate football players as the NFL Draft begins tonight. Louisiana Tech’s Justin Ellis and IK Enemkpali are among two of...
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05/08/2014
Louisiana Tech utility player Pauline Tufi was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team on Wednesday by a vote of the league coaches. Tufi was one of 11 rookies in the 13-team league to earn a...
05/08/2014
DACATUR, Ala. — Grambling State University’s softball team fell 10-5 to Jackson State in opening round play of the Southwestern Athletic Conference softball tournament Wednesday. The Lady Tigers (11-...
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05/07/2014
Chalk up another big win for the Cedar Creek baseball team, which has moved to the quarterfinals of the Class 1A baseball playoffs. The Cougars didn’t waste any time taking over in Tuesday’s second...
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05/07/2014
The 2014-15 college basketball season is still about six months away from tipping off, but national publications are already previewing the top returning players. ESPN recently released a top five...
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05/07/2014
Louisiana Tech sophomore Victor Lange continued to receive recognition for his outstanding season Tuesday as Conference USA bestowed upon him second team all-conference honors. The announcement by...
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05/07/2014
The University of Louisiana-Monroe made it three-straight walk off wins over Grambling State as the Warhawks picked up a 6-5 win over the Tigers Tuesday night at Warhawk Field. Trailing 5-4 entering...
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05/06/2014
What a difference a year makes. Coming off a 8-4 finish under then-first year coach Brad Laird last season, the Ruston High School Bearcats began spring workouts Monday with decidedly more intensity...
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05/06/2014
Louisiana Tech sophomore Victor Lange made history Monday as he became the first golfer in school history to receive a bid to compete at the NCAA Regionals. Lange will compete at the San Antonio...