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Louisiana Tech third baseman Chase Lunceford has been selected as the Conference USA Hitter of the Week after the junior helped lead the Bulldogs to an historic series sweep over No. 16 Rice this past weekend to close out the regular season. Lunceford and the Bulldogs became the first team in Conference USA to ever complete a sweep over the Owls since Rice joined the league in 2005. Lunceford hit .429 (6-for-14) in three games with six RBIs, a home run, two runs scored and a .500 on base percentage. He hit .800 (4-for-5) with runners in scoring position and recorded four two-out RBIs. The...

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10/28/2013
Despite competing throughout the match and keeping the score close, the Panthers of FIU pulled away to defeat Louisiana Tech, 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-20), in conference play Sunday afternoon in...
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10/28/2013
Ruston’s Lori Hamlin serves as coach for Ruston Parks and Recreation’s 8-years-old and under Pelicans youth soccer team. Following is a question and answer session posed to the Hamlin family: Q —...
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10/27/2013
It was almost the perfect ending to a drama that has played out for nearly two weeks now. But it wasn’t meant to be. Not yet, anyway. Looking for their first win over the season, the Grambling State...
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10/27/2013
MIAMI — Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Dixon tallied 183 all-purpose yards and Kyle Fischer hit five field goals as Louisiana Tech beat Florida International University 23-7 at Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium...
10/27/2013
Following Friday night’s contest at Tulsa, Louisiana Tech returns home to Ruston to battle league foe FIU in the team’s annual Dig Pink match at 1 p.m today in Scotty Robertson Memorial Gymnasium. In...
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10/26/2013
It was something the Ruston Bearcats had unfortunately seen before that was the primary difference Friday night in a District 2-5A showdown at Ouachita Parish High School in Monroe. A lack of...
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10/26/2013
ARCADIA — Close games can be the toughest to lose, something the Grambling Laboratory High School Kittens found out firsthand Friday. GHS took the lead in a see-saw contest with a little more then...
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10/26/2013
Cedar Creek started strong and then pulled away in the third quarter Friday as the Cougars topped La. New Tech 54-24 in Plain Dealing. Donald Jenkins opened scoring for the Cougars with a 21-yard...
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10/26/2013
I first met Steve German 20-odd years ago down in his home territory of Calcasieu Parish when he joined me and longtime friend, Sammie Faulk, in a series of excursions in that part of the world. We...
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10/25/2013
GRAMBLING — After two controversy-filled weeks and a forfeited game, Grambling State finally gets back to the business of football at 2 p.m. Saturday as the Tigers play host to Texas Southern on High...