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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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02/28/2014
DENTON, Texas — Louisiana Tech will close out the road portion of its regular season schedule when the Lady Techsters travel to face North Texas at the North Texas Coliseum (The Super Pit) with...
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02/28/2014
Te’Keya Murphy (shooting ball) and the Simsboro High School’s Lady Tigers fell 60-36 Thursday in quarterinal action of the girls Class B playoffs. In Class C action, New Living Word lost 51-47 at...
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02/28/2014
GRAMBLING — Davauhnte’ Turner poured in 26 points Thursday night to lead the Grambling Laboratory High School Kittens to a 68-44 win over Montgomery in the Frederick C. Hobdy Memorial Gym on the...
02/28/2014
Tonight’s home baseball game between Louisiana Tech and Minnesota has been postponed and will now be played as a doubleheader starting at 2 p.m. Saturday due to the Golden Gophers’ flight out of...
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02/28/2014
Jacob Phillips pitched Ruston High’s freshman baseball to a 9-7 win over Choudrant on Thursday. The Lady Bearcats softball team brings a 1-0 record into today’s home game against Southwood.
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02/28/2014
NORFOLK, Va. — Old Dominion shot 54 percent from the field in the second half as the Monarchs overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Louisiana Tech 75-64 Wednesday night at the Tech Constant...
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02/28/2014
RUSTON — First place will be on the line Thursday night as Louisiana Tech plays its final home game inside the Thomas Assembly Center this season versus league-leader Middle Tennessee at 6:30 p.m....
02/28/2014
The University of Arkansas-Little Rock took advantage of 11 walks courtesy of 12 Louisiana Tech pitchers as the Trojans defeated the Bulldogs, 11-2, Wednesday night at J.C. Love Field at Pat...
02/28/2014
Tickets for Ruston High School’s boys bi-district playoff game against Jesuit are currently on sale in the RHS school office. The Bearcats (20-9), seeded No. 12 in the 5A bracket, are set to play...
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02/28/2014
The Louisiana Tech track and field programs return to the Birmingham CrossPlex for the third time this season but this time with hardware on the line as the 2014 Conference USA Indoor Track and Field...