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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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12/12/2013
Former Lady Techster star and Louisiana Tech fan favorite Brooke (Lassiter) Stoehr made a homecoming to her alma mater Wednesday night as she led her Northwestern State Demons into the Thomas...
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Conference USA announced its 2013 All-Conference football teams Tuesday with three Bulldogs being selected to the league’s first and second teams. Tech’s representatives on the first team was...
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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...