SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Top Sports

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,...

Sports

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
glynn.jpg
08/28/2016
There is a special segment Sunday nights on a Shreveport television station highlighting a hometown hero who served in the military. Most of those featured were from the Greatest Generation, having...
Lincoln Prep Hunt C.jpg
08/26/2016
The 2016 football season gets closer to official kickoff this weekend as area fans will get a taste of real-game action as local high school teams begin jamboree action. It all kicks starts at 7 p.m...
08/26/2016
• Cedar Creek at Homer, 7 p.m. today • Lincoln Prep vs. University Academy, noon Saturday, Eddle G. Robinson Stadium at Grambling State University • Ruston vs. West Ouachita, 5 p.m. Saturday, Malone...
081215 Tech Paul Turner C.jpg
08/26/2016
If any doubts still remained that Paul Turner would make the Philadelphia Eagles’ regular season roster, ESPN erased them. When viewers awoke to an early morning edition of Sports Center on Monday,...
082616 Tech Roy-Oullet C.jpg
08/26/2016
Louisiana Tech looks to get back into the win column this weekend as the team plays host to Mississippi Valley State at 7 p.m. today at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex. Tech (1-1) will turn around...
08/25/2016
Louisiana Tech senior Kathryn Sloan gave the Lady Techsters the advantage early in the second half, but McNeese State was able to rally for two goals to pull out the 2-1 decision on a hot and humid...
ladyTechsters.jpg
08/25/2016
Louisiana Tech co-head coach Brooke Stoehr announced Monday the addition of three scholarship student-athletes to the Lady Techster basketball roster. Former Arcadia High School star and Texas A&...
08/25/2016
The Louisiana Tech volleyball team loaded up on a bus today destined for Cape Girardeau, Missouri, signaling the start of the 2016 season. As the long offseason finally comes to a conclusion for the...
08/24/2016
Louisiana Tech seniors Trent Taylor and Xavier Woods joined a list of over 400 college football players to be named to the Reese’s Senior Bowl’s 2017 Watch List, it was announced Tuesday. The Senior...
rogers.jpg
08/23/2016
Louisiana Tech head coach Brooke Stoehr announced that former Ruston High School prep star and Northwestern State letter-winner Chelsea Rogers has joined the Louisiana Tech staff as the Director of...