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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:05am
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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Louisiana Tech pushed across three runs in the bottom of the seventh, but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Techsters fell to Northwestern State (23-16) 11-9 on Tuesday night at the Lady Techster Softball...
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John Allen won’t have much time to savor his gold medal performance from this weekend. The former Louisiana Tech University javelin thrower returns to the masters’ division of his event by competing...
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Kara Goff (5) and the Ruston High School softball team defeated Neville 7-0 Tuesday in Monroe. The Bearcats are next slated to play at Winnfield at 4 p.m. today.
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Louisiana Tech will wrap up an eight-game road trip when the Diamond ’Dogs travel to take on McNeese State in midweek non-conference action at 6 p.m. today at Cowboy Diamond in Lake Charles. Tech has...
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The Ruston High School baseball program pulled off a sweep over Sterlington Tuesday, winning both freshman and junior varsity contests. Aaron Hoenke (top photo) was the winning pitcher for Ruston’s...
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BASTROP, Texas — Ben Robinson fired an even-par 72 and recorded his first top-10 finish of the season as Louisiana Tech finished eighth as action wrapped up at the Jim West Intercollegiate in Bastron...
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Louisiana Tech second baseman Jordan Washam has been selected as the Hitter of the Week by both Conference USA and the Louisiana Sports Writers Association after the junior helped lead the Bulldogs...
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Louisiana Tech will welcome an SEC opponent to the Lady Techsters Softball Complex for the second time this season, taking on Mississippi State at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. But before the highly...
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After a stellar career at Louisiana Tech, Alex Hamilton has been chosen to participate in the 2016 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. The guard was one of 64 seniors invited from across the nation...
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BASTROP, Texas — Both Victor Lange and Ben Robinson finished Monday’s two-round action at Wolfdancer Golf Club under-par as the pair of seniors led the Bulldogs to a tie for ninth place with one...