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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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10/15/2013
GRAMBLING — At 0-7, Granbling State interim coach George Ragsdale is willing to try anything to spark a turnaround out of his Tigers. And if that means throwing some new faces into the mix, that’s...
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10/14/2013
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Sophomore Rosie Lethbridge came into today’s match with only seven shot attempts and zero goals this season, but her right foot catapulted Louisiana Tech to a 1-0 upset over...
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10/14/2013
NATCHITOCHES — Mary Kate Hays recorded her third consecutive top-five finish as she led the Louisiana Tech women’s cross country team to a fifth place finish Saturday morning at the Demon...
10/14/2013
NATCHITOCHES — The Louisiana Tech tennis team was unstoppable on day two, overpowering the field to the tune of four singles and two doubles flight titles Saturday at the Lady Demon Invitational on...
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10/14/2013
r trading sets back and forth, Louisiana Tech lost in heartbreaking fashion in five sets to the Pirates of East Carolina on the road, 3-2 (25-23, 16-25, 25-23, 9-25, 19-17), Friday night at Williams...
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10/13/2013
Not many people would think a 31-0 game could be called a defensive struggle. The packed house in attendance Friday for Ruston High’s homecoming game against Natchitoches Central knows better now....
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10/13/2013
The Cedar Creek Cougars were too much for district rivals Grambling Lab High School on Friday night. Head coach Ben Haddox’s Cougars defeated the Kittens 53-28 at Cedar Creek Stadium in their first...
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10/13/2013
Grambling State interim football coach George Ragsdale has been asking his Tigers to start fast and fnish strong as they look for their first win of the season. Such dreams were dashed in the first...
10/13/2013
After an entire week off since their last match, Louisiana Tech soccer returns to action at 1 p.m. today to face Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro, Tenn. at the Dean A. Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium...
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10/13/2013
Glynn Harris has been hunting practically all of his life. He recalls his father taking his brother and him to squirrel hunt when the two were barely out of diapers.