SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Top Sports

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 1:21pm
The 2016 football season gets closer to official kickoff this weekend as area fans will get a taste of real-game action as local high school teams begin jamboree action. It all kicks starts at 7 p.m. today as the Cedar Creek Cougars play their jamboree at Homer. “We’re ready to get going,” said Cougars coach Ben Haddox. “Homer always plays you tough, and I think we’ll be able to use the jamboree to gauge where we are heading into the season opener next week.” Then things really start jamming on Saturday as the Eddie Robinson High School Football Classic and the Bayou Jamb 2016 are held,...

Sports

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
022513 FRANCIS C.jpg
06/13/2014
EUGENE, Oregon — Louisiana Tech senior Kim Francis recorded a career-best finish at the NCAA Championships in her final year of eligibility as the Youngsville native ran to a 14th place finish in the...
Hildebrand, Tynes.jpg
06/13/2014
NATCHITOCHES —Tynes Hildebrand had to travel over some dirt roads to get from his home in Florien to Northwestern State so he could enroll and play basketball for legendary coach H. Lee Prather’s...
06/13/2014
The Ruston Lady Red Storm 8th Grade Girls AAU Basketball Team will hold a Pancake Breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Applebees in Ruston. Proceeds will go to the team as to help prepare to travel...
Godwin, Janine.jpg
06/12/2014
Louisiana Tech junior outfielder Janine Godwin was one of only 16 student-athletes from Conference USA to earn the C-USA Spring Spirit of Service Award which was announced by league commissioner...
061214 Tech Track C.jpg
06/12/2014
EUGENE, Ore. — It was a déjà vu moment for Louisiana Tech’s 4x100-meter relay team Wednesday as the squad recorded a 12th place finish at the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year. The...
061214 Lionel Washington C.jpg
06/12/2014
On June 21, Lionel Washington will be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Three decades ago, there was another honor which became a major influence in Washington’s subsequent...
060214 Hadnot Gotch C.jpg
06/11/2014
Louisiana Tech will compete among the nation’s best this week for a chance at individual championships as six student-athletes in five events head to Eugene, Oregon, for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track...
061114 Jordan Mincy C.jpg
06/11/2014
Louisiana Tech head coach Michael White announced Tuesday the addition of Jordan Mincy as an assistant coach to the Bulldog coaching staff. Mincy previously served as an assistant coach for the past...
061114 Faneca C.jpg
06/11/2014
An exceptional college and pro football career put offensive guard Alan Faneca on the fast track to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. As if to remove any doubts about his worthiness, the former LSU...
061014 Burkhalter C.jpg
06/10/2014
Two players who helped lead their teams to state titles, Ouachita pitcher Kat Lee and Barbe shortstop Kennon Fontenot, headline the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 5A All-State teams for...