SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive

  • 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.

April 12th, 2014

Library Week events planned

in

This week is National Library Week, and the Lincoln Parish Library has something for everyone to help celebrate.
Emily Arnold, programming coordinator for the library, said events are planned from 2-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

O.K.'s Corral: Can Summitt reach the top in women’s hoops?

in
Davis, OK.jpg

Let all of the jokes and one-liners about Tyler Summitt’s youthful looks begin.
Might as well get them out of the way before the 23- year-old coaches his first game with the Lady Techsters.
They’ve been circulating ever since he was introduced as the sixth head coach in the program’s history.
Such as:
• Tyler doesn’t look a day over 15.
• His favorite television show is Sesame Street.
• He has already been mistaken for one of Tech’s ball boys.
OK, enough is enough.
So he’s younger looking than Justin Bieber.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Tech offense gets on track

in
Bulldogs’ aerial attack showcased in Red-Blue Spring Game
041314 Tech Seay TD C.jpg

Pencil in Ryan Higgins as Louisiana Tech’s starting quarterback after Saturday’s T-Day Red-Blue Spring Game, which the Red Team won 37-20 before a crowd of around 5,000 at Joe Aillet Stadium.
But you might want to keep an eraser on hand before the season begins.
Higgins connected with Paul Turner on a hitch-and-go for a 70–yard touchdown on the first play of game to start the offensive fireworks early on.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Gotch jumps national-leading length

in
Gotch, Jarvis.jpg

Louisiana Tech junior Jarvis Gotch tied a national leading mark in the long jump as the Bulldogs’ field event competitors dominated at the UTEP Invitational Saturday.
Gotch’s mark of 26-0.25 (7.93m) matches Florida’s Marquis Dendy’s national-best mark this season and currently ties Dendy for eighth in the world this year. The mark, which won the event at the meet, ranks second all-time in Louisiana Tech history. He also ran 10.54 in the 100m dash to finish third.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Tech breaks ground on South End Zone Project

in
Construction starts Monday with hopes to open in August of 2015
041314 Tech End zone groundbreaking C.jpg

During halftime of Saturday’s annual T-Day spring football game, Louisiana Tech President Les Guice and Athletics Director Tommy McClelland did the dirty work.
Along with a host of dignitaries that included University administrators, donors and athletic department personnel, the group participated in the much-anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for Louisiana Tech’s south end zone facility at Joe Aillet Stadium.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Tech makes right moves for basketball

in
Davis, OK.jpg

In a recent span of only three days, Louisiana Tech University made what could be defining moments in its athletics’ history.
And specifically with its basketball program.
First, there was the hiring of Tyler Summitt as the head coach of the Lady Techsters.
Then came the announcement that Bulldogs’ head coach Mike White had been presented with a contract extension that will leave him wearing the red and blue for the next six years.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

(Un)Usual Suspects in fight for green jacket

in

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth -— rhymes with thief— is a 20-year-old who could steal the 2014 Masters.
Spieth and 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson, tied at the top at 5-under and 211, make up the final pairing when they tee off (1:40 p.m.) in today’s final round.
It’s the tightest Masters field since 2006. Only 14 shots separate the top from bottom. Eleven players are within four shots of the lead.
In that group, only Jim Furyk (2-under) and Fred Couples (1-under) have won a major.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Bearcats sweep Lions

in
041314 RHS Base Caden Doga C.jpg

Caden Doga, pictured at right sliding into third base, and the Ruston Bearcats completed a three-game sweep over the Ouachita Parish High School Lions with a 3-2 win on Saturday. For more on the series, see Monday’s Sports Page.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Sports Briefs

in

Diamond Dogs fall to FIU: For the first time this season, Louisiana Tech did not touch home plate as the Panthers of FIU shut out the Bulldogs in the second game of the series, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.
The Bulldogs’ losing streak has now reached nine straight games.
GSU splits with Prairie View: Grambling State’s baseball team split a Southwestern Athletic Conference doubleheader at Prairie View A&M Saturday, winning the opener 11-6 and falling in Game Two 15-3.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

LPDC changes good for all

In less than one year Lincoln Parish residents are sure to have noticed or at least heard of the changes implemented at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office took over the detention center in July 2013, and Sheriff Mike Stone said although it’s a major undertaking, it was a good move.
“We’re still looking at how to make the detention center better and how we can improve it even more,” he said.
“We knew that it was going to be a major undertaking, but it looks like we’ll be able to manage everything with a surplus.”

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share