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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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02/14/2014
MONROE — The Bearcats stayed alive down the stretch in the race for the District 2-5A championship Thursday as Ruston High School outlasted Ouachita Parish High School 66-59 at OPHS. Ruston took a...
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02/14/2014
Lulu Perry scored a game-high 19 points and Whitney Frazier added 15 points but Charlotte took advantage of Louisiana Tech’s lack of transition defense in the second half to pull away from the Lady...
02/14/2014
For the 10th time since head coach Wade Simoneaux has been at Louisiana Tech, the Bulldogs will open the 2014 baseball season at home to play hosts to in-state foe Southeastern Louisiana in a three-...
02/14/2014
Louisiana Tech’s women’s bowling team returns to action for the first time in 2014 as the team travels to compete in the third annual Track Kat Klash hosted by Sam Houston beginning today in Houston...
02/14/2014
Louisiana Tech will face some of the nation’s best track programs in the country — including the top-ranked teams on both the men’s and women’s side — as Tech competes at the Tyson Invitational in...
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02/13/2014
Louisiana Tech will host Charlotte at 8 p.m. tonight at the Thomas Assembly Center in a game that will be televised nationally on Fox Sports Net. The contest is the seventh Annual Pack the House game...
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02/13/2014
When Louisiana Tech hosts Charlotte tonight at the Thomas Assembly Center in a nationally televised game on Fox Sports Net, a familiar figure will be part of the television broadcast crew calling the...
02/13/2014
SAN ANTONIO, Texas —Victor Lange led Louisiana Tech with a 1-over-par 73 on the final day of competition as Louisiana Tech moved up to a tie for ninth with Kansas State at the UTSA Oak Hills...
02/13/2014
Louisiana Tech’s women’s track and field team has moved up one spot to eighth in the South Central Region according to the latest rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country...
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02/13/2014
A birthday party in honor of what would have been the 95th birthday of the late and legendary Grambling State University football coach Eddie G. Robinson, pictured coaching in a College All-Star...