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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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02/24/2014
Louisiana Tech defensive lineman Justin Ellis (above) and linebacker I.K. Enemkpali (below) are scheduled to showcase their skills as the NFL Combine continues today in Indianapolis. Ellis posted 102...
02/24/2014
Centric Federal Credit Union’s Inside Tech Basketball radio show presented by Miller Lite will air at 6 o’clock tonight from Scott’s Catfish in Ruston. The one-hour radio show will air live on the...
02/24/2014
LAKE CHARLES — Three hours before the first serve was to be hit, the skies were pouring down rain and the Louisiana Tech tennis team was unsure if Sunday’s match at McNeese State was going to be...
02/24/2014
HOUSTON — Louisiana Tech sophomore Victor Lange fired a 1-under-par 71 on the final day of the Bayou City Collegiate Championship Sunday as he finished tied for second and was named to the Bayou City...
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02/23/2014
Growing up in the South, I have always looked forward to spring and all it affords those who love to get into the outdoors to enjoy what the Good Lord has provided. For me, that always meant that I’...
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02/23/2014
After the Bearcats seemingly sleep-walked through the first half, freshman guard Price Jackson provided a much-needed wake-up call for Ruston High School. Jackson poured in 22 points Friday night to...
02/23/2014
GRAMBLING –— Coach Joseph Price said he saw in practice on Thursday that his guys wouldn’t be ready to play on Saturday, and that showed in their 79-59 blowout loss to Jackson State University. The...
02/23/2014
Tulane hitters totaled 19 hits and scored almost as many runs as the Green Wave took the series from Louisiana Tech with a 16-3 victory in Game 2 Saturday afternoon at J.C. Love Field. All 16 runs...
02/23/2014
MONROE — Anna Cross and Pauline Tufi combined for 14 RBI to lead Louisiana Tech to a doubleheader sweep over Alcorn State and Southern Saturday during the second day of the ULM Warhawk Classic in...
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02/23/2014
Jessica Kuster and Christal Porter both recorded double doubles to lead the Rice Owls to a 61-56 win over Louisiana Tech Saturday night in Conference USA action at the Thomas Assembly Center. Tech (8...