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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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12/28/2013
Date Opponent Time Feb. 7-9 LA Tech Softball Tournament Feb. 7 Tennessee-Martin 9 a.m. Feb. 7 UT-Martin vs. St. Louis 11:15 a.m. Feb. 7 St. Louis vs. Houston Baptist 1:30 p.m....
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12/28/2013
When I consider the year just ending, it beats the previous year, hands down. No quadruple heart bypass surgery; no totally missing turkey season. 2013 has been a good year overall. Feb. 1 — When I...
12/28/2013
HOMER (AP) — With red-crusted trees trimming the foggy horizon, fishing on Lake Claiborne offers some dynamic viewing on a December day — even if you have to listen to Homer Humphreys’ stories dotted...
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12/27/2013
Grambling State’s Tigers look to rebound from a frustrating final seconds loss last Saturday as they play a 1:05 p.m. contest Saturday at the University of Evansville in Indiana. The G-Men enter the...
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12/27/2013
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Having won four of its last five games, Louisiana Tech will play its fourth Southeastern Conference opponent of the season when the Lady Techsters face Texas A&M Saturday...
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12/26/2013
Louisiana Tech defensive end IK Enemkpali was named to the all-Louisiana first team football list by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Wednesday (LSWA). With Enemkpali’s selection to the first...
12/26/2013
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE POS/NAME, SCHOOL/CL./HOMETOWN/NOTES OL/Arinze Agada, McNeese State/Sr./Houston, Texas/SLC Offensive Lineman of Year; 3rd Team A-A OL/Josh Allen, ULM/Sr./Cedar Hill, Texas/First...
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12/24/2013
Former Wright State men’s and women’s associate head tennis coach Chad Camper has been hired to be the new head coach of the Lady Techster tennis program, announced today by Louisiana Tech Athletics...
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12/24/2013
The I.A. Lewis Girls Cross Country team, state runner-up last year, took home top honors this year at the at the Louisiana Elementary/Junior High Cross Country championships in the fifth/sixth grade...
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12/24/2013
The rim protector of the Louisiana Tech defense, Michale Kyser, was announced Monday as the Louisiana College Basketball Player of the Week by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. The junior...