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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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02/19/2014
Louisiana Tech University will host Grambling State in a Lincoln Parish softball match-up as the Lady Techsters and Tigers are set for a 6 p.m. start time tonight at the Lady Techster Softball...
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02/19/2014
Louisiana Tech gets another opportunity to break through in the win column on the road when the Lady Techsters travel to face the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at the Donald W. Reynolds Center in a game...
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02/18/2014
Simsboro High School and New Living Word School will both be at home for round one as the Louisiana High School Athletic Association girls basketball playoff brackets were released Monday. Ruston,...
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02/18/2014
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Grambling State ended a 31-game road losing streak as the Tigers beat Prairie View 83-81 on Monday night. It was Grambling’s first win on the road since the 2011-12 season...
02/18/2014
For the third time this season, the Louisiana Tech men’s basketball team garnered points in the Associated Press Top 25 with the latest poll released Monday. The Bulldogs picked up one point in the...
02/17/2014
For the second time in three days, the Bulldogs needed 10 innings to get a result. Only this time, Louisiana Tech came out on the winning side with a walk-off 2-1 win over Southeastern Louisiana off...
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02/17/2014
Grambling State University’s basketball teams will be on the road tonight for a doubleheader at Priarie View A&M. The women’s game will start at 5:30 p.m. while men’s action will follow around 7:...
02/17/2014
Louisiana Tech’s pitching staff held Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne to only four hits and one earned run but two costly errors in the bottom of the third inning proved costly as the Lady Techsters fell 5-...
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02/16/2014
Louisiana Tech was determined to use the mini-bye this week to come out strong from the tip and take control of Saturday’s game against Rice. That’s just what the Bulldogs did as they stifled Rice...
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02/16/2014
Louisiana Tech’s second half issues continued Saturday as the Lady Techsters saw Alabama-Birmingham forward Karisma Chapman score 25 points after intermission to lead the Blazers to a 71-62 win at...