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November 26th, 2013

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CrossFit works to stamp out hunger

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Group works to raise 1M pounds of food
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Residents who have always wanted to try CrossFit, the high-octane fitness craze sweeping the globe, but have felt intimidated by super-fit regulars, or just thought it wasn’t their thing, now have a chance to try the sport for free while doing a great deed for the community.
Beginning Saturday, CrossFit Ruston, located behind Office Depot, along with 300 other affiliates worldwide, will be participating in Fitness Starts with Food, a global food drive with the goal of raising 1 million pounds of healthy food for those in need this winter.

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Winners chosen in idea pitch

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A Ruston-based entrepreneur was chosen out of 15 presentations as best business idea during the Technology Business Development Center’s “Won in One” idea pitch competition.
Held recently at Louisiana Tech University, the competition brought together entrepreneurs from across the region. The event gave participants one minute to summarize their idea for a new business enterprise in a way that demonstrated the idea’s viability and its appeal as an investment opportunity.

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A Holiday Chuckle

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‘Christmas Belles’ set to open Dec. 5

The Dixie Center for the Arts will host the Christmas edition of a slap-stick comedy beginning Dec. 5
“Christmas Belles,” is the a sequel to a previous play Ruston Community presented in March 2011 “Dearly Beloved.”
The production is another southern deep-fried comedy written by playwriting team Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten.
This holiday comedic play is sponsored by the Lewis family, of Lewis Boutique, and will run from Dec. 5-8 at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Director Nancy Wallace said rehearsals have gone well.

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Tech, GSU get police radios

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The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is providing nearly 150 radio devices to police departments at 10 universities across the state.
The transfer involves portable radios which can be used by individual officers in the field and mobile radios which can be mounted inside vehicles. The radios were made possible through a homeland security grant at a cost of $305,000.

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Lady Techsters set to host ASU

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Despite starting the season with three straight losses, Louisiana Tech head coach Teresa Weatherspoon still has high expectations for her Lady Techster team.
Weatherspoon and Co. will be on display again Monday night when they host Arkansas State at 6:30 p.m. at the Thomas Assembly Center.

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Tech remembers Duplessis on Senior Night

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Louisiana Tech’s football team held Senior Night Saturday as the Bulldogs played their final home game of the season. Former Tech running back Tyrone Duplessis would have been one of those seniors honored prior to the game against Tulsa if he had not died of a heart attack in February of 2012. But Duplessis was still honored Saturday during Tech’s Senior Night ceremony. Pictured are Tech’s 2013 seniors surrounding the Duplessis family during Saturday’s ceremony.

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Bulldogs playing in Fla. tourney

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Louisiana Tech hopes to repeat last year’s midseason tournament performance of three wins in three days as it participates in the inaugural Gulf Coast Showcase, an eight-team bracket event, in Estero, Fla.
The Bulldogs were on the court as the Daily Leader went to press today as they were playing an opening round matchup versus the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in a game that tipped off at 11 a.m. inside the Germain Arena.
Tech (2-1) entered the tournament with some confidence and rhythm after picking up a dominating road win, 99-57, versus Central Arkansas.

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RPAR Karate students promoted

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Jordan’s Korean Karate School at the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department recently promoted a pair of students. Pictured is instructor David Jordan (center) posing with Grace Ferrell (left), who was promoted to purple belt, and Oleric Garner (right), who was promoted to brown belt.

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Tech soccer earns academic award for Sixth Straight Year

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For the sixth straight year, the Louisiana Tech soccer team earned the NSCAA Team Academic Award, announced Friday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
To receive the award, a program has to post a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Tech was one of 593 women’s soccer programs to do so, achieving a grade point average of 3.36, the third highest in the state.
“This program has been truly inspirational,” said head coach Kevin Sherry.

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