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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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04/13/2014
During halftime of Saturday’s annual T-Day spring football game, Louisiana Tech President Les Guice and Athletics Director Tommy McClelland did the dirty work. Along with a host of dignitaries that...
04/13/2014
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth -— rhymes with thief— is a 20-year-old who could steal the 2014 Masters. Spieth and 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson, tied at the top at 5-under and 211, make up the...
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04/13/2014
Caden Doga, pictured at right sliding into third base, and the Ruston Bearcats completed a three-game sweep over the Ouachita Parish High School Lions with a 3-2 win on Saturday. For more on the...
04/13/2014
Diamond Dogs fall to FIU: For the first time this season, Louisiana Tech did not touch home plate as the Panthers of FIU shut out the Bulldogs in the second game of the series, 3-0, Saturday...
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04/12/2014
It’s daybreak, A barred owl hoots and an old gobbler sounds off from the limb where he roosted last night. It’s time to start playing the “come hither” game with him. I’ll sneak toward him as close...
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04/11/2014
The coaches have divided and the friendly trash talk began Thursday as the staff drafted the teams for Saturday’s T-Day Spring Game at Joe Aillet Stadium. It will be Red vs. Blue Saturday with a lot...
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04/11/2014
Seth White and the Ruston High School Bearcats took a 11-0 road win at Ouachita on Thursday. The teams will play another 6 p.m. game tonight at the RHS Baseball Complex before closing out the series...
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04/11/2014
The halftime entertainment for Saturday’s annual T-Day Spring Football Game will be a little different, but it will hold some significant value for Louisiana Tech faithful. During halftime on...
04/11/2014
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The 2014 Masters is missing a thing or two. Ice damage killed the Eisenhower Tree on 17 a few weeks ago. A bad back got Tiger a few days ago. Speaking of animals, Monday it rained on...
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04/11/2014
Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky announced Thursday that Louisiana Tech senior guard Jelena Vucinic is named one of 16 student-athletes that will receive the C-USA Winter Spirit of...