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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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12/11/2013
Legendary Louisiana Tech Hall of Fame coach Leon Barmore boasts quite the coaching tree as many of his former players are following in his footsteps in the collegiate coaching ranks. At 6 p.m....
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12/10/2013
For newly-hired Grambling State football coach, it’s all about the W.I.N. W.I.N. as in “What’s Important now.” Fobbs, who was announced as Grambling’s new head coach last week and introduced during a...
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12/10/2013
The Louisiana Tech soccer team experienced many highs and lows in 2013 which was predictable with a roster of 18 freshmen and only one senior. Despite the vast amount of youth and inexperience, the...
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12/09/2013
Louisiana Tech junior Paul Sakit was named the Louisiana Sports Writer’s Association (LSWA) Newcomer of the Year and to the LSWA All-Louisiana Cross Country Team the association announced Sunday. The...
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12/08/2013
It was a tale of two halves Saturday night in the Thomas Assembly Center. Southern University started strong before Louisiana Tech pulled away in the second half en route to a 69-50 win over the...
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12/08/2013
Louisiana Tech held Louisiana-Lafayette to a season-low total in points as the Lady Techsters defeated the Ragin’ Cajuns 51-44 Saturday evening at the Thomas Assembly Center. Coming into the game,...
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12/08/2013
ABBEVILLE — The Cedar Creek Cougars have all kinds of offensive weapons that helped them march one game away from a trip to the Mercedes Benz Superdome to play for a state championship. But it’s hard...
12/08/2013
FARMERVILLE — Despite playing in an icy mist and strong winds, Union High School was red hot Friday night. The Farmers ignited from the start and never looked back as they raced to a 40-0 Louisiana...
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12/08/2013
Louisiana Tech head track and field coach Gary Stanley announced the programs 2014 indoor and outdoor schedules Wednesday. In all, Tech will compete in 11 regular season indoor and outdoor meets in...
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12/07/2013
When you get on your stand before daylight without breakfast, you get hungry in an hour or so, especially if you’re a 7-year-old boy. Ryon Walker, 38, who lives in Homer, found himself in exactly...