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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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11/27/2013
Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Tommy McClelland announced Tuesday that Adam McGuirt has been hired as the associate athletics director for internal operations. “I am very excited to find such a...
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11/27/2013
The I.A. Lewis sixth grade boys team (pictured above at left) improved to 5-3 win by winning its own tournament recently with a victory over Cedar Creek. They also beat A.E. Phillips, which also...
11/27/2013
Louisiana Tech head coach Teresa Weatherspoon was excited about her 2013 signing class when four high school prep stars signed national letters of intent two weeks ago. Tech received signed NLI’s...
11/27/2013
Grambling State University Head baseball Coach James Cooper and his staff will hold the Next Level Baseball Camp coming up on Dec. 14 at Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E. Jones Park beginning at 8 a.m....
11/26/2013
GRAMBLING — Grambling State interim head football coach Dennis “Dirt” Winston didn’t mince words about what the upcoming weekend means to his team during Monday’s weekly press conference. Instead...
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11/26/2013
Dreams of a postseason bowl berth are gone, and Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz admits that’s a frustrating feeling. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t believe his Bulldogs have much to...
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11/26/2013
Freshman JaQuan Jackson came off the bench to score a career-high 23 points and Whitney Frazier added 15 points but Arkansas State shot 53 percent from the field and dominated the boards en route to...
11/26/2013
ESTERO, Fla. — The weather wasn’t the only hot thing in southwest Florida Monday afternoon. So was Louisiana Tech’s 3-point shooting was as the Bulldogs drained 14 treys en route to a 99-62 opening...
11/25/2013
Despite starting the season with three straight losses, Louisiana Tech head coach Teresa Weatherspoon still has high expectations for her Lady Techster team. Weatherspoon and Co. will be on display...
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11/25/2013
Louisiana Tech’s football team held Senior Night Saturday as the Bulldogs played their final home game of the season. Former Tech running back Tyrone Duplessis would have been one of those seniors...