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Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:32am
One of these days, probably sooner than later, a commentator might be heard saying from an NFL broadcast booth, ‘’the Butler did it!’’ And he would be right. Vernon Butler, a giant of a man at 6-4 and 323 pounds, could be doing it often as one of the top young defensive linemen for the Carolina Panthers. So far, and while it’s still early, the former Louisiana Tech University ball carrier crusher, has demonstrated his worth as a first-round draftee. It took only one game, no less, for Butler to whet the appetite of Panthers’ fans. In his first game as a professional earlier this month,...

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09/04/2016
A $6 million project flood control structure put in place on the T.T. Fields Spillway on Lake D’Arbonne in 2013 will soon find a new use. Though the Tainter gate structure has been used many times...
09/02/2016
The Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters volleyball team is back in action today for a doubleheader at the Memphis Invitational, hosted by the University of Memphis.
09/02/2016
After four straight home matches, Louisiana Tech has a road weekend in its sight as they travel to take on two members of the Ohio Valley Conference starting with Jacksonville State at 7 p.m. today...
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09/02/2016
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs face a tough task to open the 2016 season as the Bulldogs kicks things off with a 3 p.m. at the University of Arkansas on Saturday. Tech coach Skip Holtz knows what’s in...
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09/02/2016
GRAMBLING — Grambling State looks to snap a s-x game home opening losing streak starting at 6 p.m. Saturday as the Tigers play host to the Virginia University of Lynchburg Dragons at Eddie G....
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09/02/2016
The 2016 prep football season kicks off today with all three Lincoln Parish teams opening play. Ruston High School starts off at home by hosting Neville in one of the longest rivalries in Louisiana...
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09/01/2016
No question about it, quarterbacks will play a big role in Saturday’s matchup between Louisiana Tech and Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Tech will start redshirt freshman J’Mar Smith behind...
09/01/2016
Louisiana Tech will host SEC foes LSU and Auburn in 2016-17, highlighting a 15-game home slate that also features home conference match-ups against some of Conference USA’s top teams including UTEP,...
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08/31/2016
Sophomore striker Mylene Roy-Ouellet netted a hat trick and five other Lady Techsters scored to propel Louisiana Tech to a 9-0 shutout win over crosstown foe Grambling State on Tuesday night at the...
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08/31/2016
Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor O.K. “Buddy” Davis talked Tuesday night of his more than 50 years of covering Lincoln Parish Sports as “The Buddy Davis Story” program was held at the...