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Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:32am
One of these days, probably sooner than later, a commentator might be heard saying from an NFL broadcast booth, ‘’the Butler did it!’’ And he would be right. Vernon Butler, a giant of a man at 6-4 and 323 pounds, could be doing it often as one of the top young defensive linemen for the Carolina Panthers. So far, and while it’s still early, the former Louisiana Tech University ball carrier crusher, has demonstrated his worth as a first-round draftee. It took only one game, no less, for Butler to whet the appetite of Panthers’ fans. In his first game as a professional earlier this month,...

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The 2014-15 college basketball season is still about six months away from tipping off, but national publications are already previewing the top returning players. ESPN recently released a top five...
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Louisiana Tech sophomore Victor Lange continued to receive recognition for his outstanding season Tuesday as Conference USA bestowed upon him second team all-conference honors. The announcement by...
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The University of Louisiana-Monroe made it three-straight walk off wins over Grambling State as the Warhawks picked up a 6-5 win over the Tigers Tuesday night at Warhawk Field. Trailing 5-4 entering...
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What a difference a year makes. Coming off a 8-4 finish under then-first year coach Brad Laird last season, the Ruston High School Bearcats began spring workouts Monday with decidedly more intensity...
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05/06/2014
Louisiana Tech sophomore Victor Lange made history Monday as he became the first golfer in school history to receive a bid to compete at the NCAA Regionals. Lange will compete at the San Antonio...
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The Choudrant High School Aggies fell Monday night in a hard-fought, back-and-forth Class B baseball playoff game at CHS. The second-seeded Aggies were knocked off by No. 15 Simpson 7-6 in nine...
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05/06/2014
Austin McNeill and the Cedar Creek Cougars hit the road today to play a 4:30 p.m. Class 1A second round playoff game at East Beauregard.
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05/05/2014
The Cedar Creek Lady Cougars took time Saturday to pose with their championship trophy after winning the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A softball title. It was Cedar Creek’s first...
05/05/2014
The Cedar Creek Lady Cougars won the Region 1 1A track and field title last week while the Cougars boys team finished third overall. Cedar Creek advanced 17 athletes to state and will participate in...
05/05/2014
Louisiana Tech swept the podium awards in the women’s 100m hurdles this weekend at the Arkansas Twilight as the Lady Techsters finished 1-2-3 in Fayetteville. Kim Francis led the charge with a...