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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:56am
NATCHITOCHES — It was a winning weekend for the Ruston Daily Leader and Louisiana Tech University as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association held its annual awards banquet Sunday at The Landing Restaurant. The Daily Leader’s O.K. “Buddy” Davis and T. Scott Boatright each brought home first place awards with Davis taking his fifth straight top honors for Sports Column Writing while Boatright placed first in Headline Writing. Boatright also took second place in Pro Feature Writing for a story he did on former Grambling State and MLB baseball player Gary Eave. Louisiana Tech University writer/...

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01/30/2014
Neither rain nor snow nor gloom of night will stop Louisiana Tech’s track and field program from competing in Birmingham, Ala. today. Despite inclement weather in the area the Southern Miss-hosted...
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01/29/2014
Ouachita’s strong start was too much for Ruston to overcome as the Lady Lions roared to a 70-35 Tuesday night at RHS. A first half as cold as the night air outside saw the Lady Bearcats trailing 25-3...
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01/29/2014
Ruston rallied late and beat the Lions on the boards Tuesday as the Bearcats to a 62-32 home win over Ouachita. The Bearcats (15-7, 3-0 in District 2-5A) outrebounded the Lions 20-11. Isaiah Buggs...
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01/29/2014
Cedar Creek Cougars head coach Kyle Kavanaugh never would shy away from playing the best in the state at home. “They have had an unbelievable season,” Kavanaugh said. “It’s not just the talent they...
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01/28/2014
Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Smith was named the Conference USA Player of the Week for week 12 the league office announed Monday. The junior guard was a huge reason for Tech earning two conference wins...
01/28/2014
Louisiana Tech men’s basketball coach Michael White said that while standout junior guard Raheem Appleby doesn’t require surgery, he’s still weeks away from returning from strained ankle ligaments he...
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01/28/2014
Ruston High School held its annual football banquet Monday night at the Louisiana Tech Student Center, with five Bearcats taking home top honors. Awarded during the banquet were, from left to right,...
01/28/2014
Jr. golf tourney on tap Ruston junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Beaver Creek Spring Junior Classic at the Beaver Creek Golf Club on Feb. 22 – 23. The two-day, 36-hole...
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01/27/2014
Louisiana Tech head coach Mark Montgomery is cautiously optimistic about his team’s potential as the 2014 softball season approaches. Montgomery, who enters his second year at the helm of the...
01/27/2014
With three weeks remaining until the 2014 baseball campaign gets underway, Louisiana Tech took to the diamond Friday for the first official practice of the season. The Bulldogs began the day with...