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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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01/22/2014
Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz confirmed national reports Tuesday that former Texas and Mississippi State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz has been hired in the same capacity with the...
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01/22/2014
Louisiana Tech hosts Conference USA’s top 3-point shooting team when the Lady Techsters face Florida Atlantic at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Thomas Assembly Center. Tech is 5-12 on the season and still...
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01/21/2014
GRAMBLING — It was a second-straight heartbreaker for the Tigers Monday night as Grambling State fell to Prairie View A&M 83-82 before a crowd of 1,716 at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center....
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01/21/2014
GRAMBLING — The Lady Tigers’ second-half rally came a little too late Monday night as Prairie View A&M defeated Grambling State 72-61 in women’s Southwestern Athletic Conference basketball action...
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01/20/2014
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Coming into Reed Green Coliseum, a place where Louisiana Tech’s outstanding 2012-13 season came to end, the Bulldogs knew they had to shoot better against the vaunted Southern...
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01/20/2014
Grambling State’s basketball teams return to Southwestern Athletic Conference action tonight as they play host to Prairie View A&M in doublehader action starting with the women’s game at 5:30 p.m...
01/20/2014
Tickets for the annual Ruston High School football banquet are on sale and can be purchased from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. this week from Virginia Rainwater in the RHS athletics office. The tickets will be on...
01/20/2014
Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Justin Ellis, a four-year letterman that tallied over 100 tackles in his career, has accepted an invitation to play in the Senior Bowl. Ellis played in the East-West...
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01/19/2014
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Ever since Louisiana Tech’s season ended last year in National Invitation Tournament action in Reed Green Coliseum at the hands of Southern Miss, the Bulldogs have known they...
01/19/2014
GREENVILLE, N.C. — East Carolina freshman J’Kyra Brown came off the bench to score a career-high 29 points and the Pirates shot 61 percent for the game as ECU won its 22nd straight home game with an...