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November 27th, 2013

Locals win award

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Terry Davis, of Choudrant, and Alice Shaw won the "Best Dressed Cowboy and Best Dressed Cowgirl" contest at the Veterans Day Country Dance and Shindig held recently to benefit the renovation of the Fort Hero Veterans Barracks for veterans in need. The Northeast Louisiana Veterans Assoc. Inc. is coordinating the project. Bill Shoemaker sponsored the dance held at the West Monroe Convention Center.

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Club news: Pierian Club holds meeting

Nov. 12 saw 19 Pierian members gather at the gracious home of Bobette Banks.
Co-hostesses were Mary Alice Moore and Emily Baugh. Each lady was treated to pie and a turkey made from chocolate cream drops, candy corn and cookies.
President Carol Young then called the meeting to order and thanked the hostesses. Lynn Edwards led members in the pledge of allegiance and Janice Terry led the collect.

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Bulldogs down Illinois-Chicago

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ESTERO, Fla. — After scoring a rare zero points in the opening round, Raheem Appleby scored a game-high 26 as Louisiana Tech cruised to a 103-78 victory over the University of Illinois Chicago in the semifinals of the Gulf Coast Showcase on Tuesday night inside the Germain Arena.
With its fourth straight win, Tech (4-1) advances to the finals to play the winner of St. Bonaventure and Wagner. That matchup will be a 7:30 p.m. tip tonight.

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Tech hires McGuirt as Associate AD

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Shreveport native will handle internal operations for athletics department
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Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Tommy McClelland announced Tuesday that Adam McGuirt has been hired as the associate athletics director for internal operations.
“I am very excited to find such a quality person for this position,” McClelland said. “Adam has really impressed me since my arrival at Tech. I have found him to be extremely responsible and hardworking as well as very committed to the overall picture of the athletics department.
“By serving on my leadership team, Adam will be a big help to Louisiana Tech Athletics now and in the future.”

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I.A. Lewis teams take own tournament titles

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The I.A. Lewis sixth grade boys team (pictured above at left) improved to 5-3 win by winning its own tournament recently with a victory over Cedar Creek. They also beat A.E. Phillips, which also defeated Cedar Creek in a first-round game. The I.A. Lewis sixth grade girls team (pictured above at right) improved to 8-2 by winning its own tournament with a win over cross town rival Cedar Creek. The Lady Rams of Debbie Cramer also claimed a win over A.E. Phillips, as did Cedar Creek in a first-round game.

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Techsters signing class ranked 54th

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Louisiana Tech head coach Teresa Weatherspoon was excited about her 2013 signing class when four high school prep stars signed national letters of intent two weeks ago.
Tech received signed NLI’s from guards Daja Chase (Monroe/Ouachita HS), Tiffany Murdock (Malvern, Ark./Malvern HS) and Candice Williams (Atlanta, Ga./St. Francis HS) and forward Tiara Davenport (Duncanville, Texas/Duncanville HS).
Bret McCormick of All-Star Girls Report agrees with Weatherspoon’s assessment as he has ranked the class as the 54th best in the country.

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GSU slates baseball camp

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Grambling State University Head baseball Coach James Cooper and his staff will hold the Next Level Baseball Camp coming up on Dec. 14 at Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E. Jones Park beginning at 8 a.m.
The camp is open to players ninth grade and up.
Registration for the camp is now open.
For more information, go online to gsutigers.com or pcontact Cooper at 318-274-6566 or Assistant Coach Davin Pierre at 318-274-2416.

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Project No. 726072
City of Ruston (herein referred to as the "Owner")
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