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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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11/27/2013
SULPHUR — While not having enough swimmers to compete for a state title, the three-member teams from Cedar Creek and Choudrant posted some top finishes in the Division IV LHSAA State Swimming...
11/27/2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It was billed as the “Game of the Century” and Elvin Hayes responded by playing the game of his life. The 6-foot-9 front-liner with the trademark turnaround jumper would go on...
11/27/2013
NATCHITOCHES — Headed by two-time All-America offensive tackle and 12-year NFL veteran Marcus Spears, Northwestern State players filled seven of the 50 spots on the Southland Conference’s All-Time...
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11/27/2013
10-year-old of Ruston bagged this eight-point buck on Nov. 10 at a distance of 130 yards while hunting with his dad, Mike Hood.
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11/27/2013
ESTERO, Fla. — After scoring a rare zero points in the opening round, Raheem Appleby scored a game-high 26 as Louisiana Tech cruised to a 103-78 victory over the University of Illinois Chicago in...
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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...