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.

October 19th, 2013

Rebels roll past Bearcats

in
West Monroe takes 23rd straight win over RHS, 34-13
102013 RHS Buggs C.jpg

Last week Ruston High School won big in a defensive battle turned blowout.
On Friday night, the Bearcats felt the negative side of such a contest.
West Monroe took its 23rd straight win over the Bearcats at L.J. Hoss Garrett Stadium as the Rebels slowly but surely wore down the RHS defense in the second hald to take a 34-13 District 2-5A win.
Ruston managed 105 yards of offense — 2.8 yards per play — and only one offensive touchdown that came with 26 seconds remaining in the contest.

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

Cedar Creek falls to No. 1 Haynesville, 33-0

in
102013 Creek Van C_2.jpg

Cedar Creek High School head coach Ben Haddox knew Haynesville High School was going to be a tough matchup.
“This week was huge for us and we put a lot of effort into this game,” Haddox said.
It proved not to be enough though, and the Cougars of Cedar Creek lost to the Golden Tornadoes of Haynesville, 33-0.
“I think our kids played extremely hard,” Haddox said. “We limited them to a few possessions in the first half, got to the red zone twice and held them to a fourth and goal.” 


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 volleyball dropped in straight sets

in

Louisiana Tech (7-14, 1-5 Conference USA) fell to Middle Tennessee (12-7, 4-2 C-USA) 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-21) as the Blue Raiders overpowered the Lady Techsters offensively Friday night in Memorial Gym.
The defeat marked the third consecutive loss for Louisiana Tech, while Middle Tennessee has now won two straight matches in league play.

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 soccer claims 3-0 shutout win over UTEP

in

In a battle of west division foes, Louisiana Tech rose to the occasion in a 3-0 shutout win over UTEP on Friday night at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
Tech (8-7-1, 3-3 Conferecne USA) made the most of its five shots on goal, netting three from three different players to give the Lady Techsters their third victory in the last four matches.

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 cross country places 12th in Crimson Classic

in

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Paul Sakit recorded a top-30 finish as the Louisiana Tech men’s cross country team finished 12th at the Crimson Classic Friday afternoon at Harry Pritchett Course in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The Crimson Classic featured 23 teams and 187 runners from across the country. Louisiana Tech finished ahead of all other Louisiana foes, including LSU, Louisiana-Monroe, Tulane and Loyola.
“I thought our guys competed hard out there this afternoon,” head coach Gary Stanley said. “It is always fun to go out there and compete and beat your in-state rivals.”

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

‘Old Codgers’ still winning bass tournaments

in
102013 BASS ELSHOUT AND PRICE C.jpg

Do you consider guys in their mid-50s and mid-60s “old codgers”? I don’t since I’ve reached that plateau, and then some.
However, Ruston team bass anglers, Martin Elshout (he’s 63) and Mark Price (a spry 54) are now considered to have attained that status by younger competitors on the team fishing circuit.
Elshout recalled an incident that pegged them in the senior citizen category.

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

Hotard bags button buck, doe

in
102013 Lacey Hotard Deer C.jpg

Lacey Hotard, 14, from Choudrant, was hunting with her mom, Marian Hotard, when she bagged a button buck on her very first hunt. The following day while hunting with her dad, A.J. Hotard, she downed a big doe.

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

Taylor takes down eight-pointer

in
102013 BUCK GARRETT TAYLOR C.jpg

Six-year-old Garrett Taylor was hunting with his dad, Dustin Taylor, when he downed a eight-point buck that weighed 186 pounds.

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

Wells shoots seven-pointer

in
102013 BUCK DECLAN WELLS C.jpg

Nine-year-old Declan Wells, Choudrant Elementary third grader, was sitting in a deer stand with his dad, Billy Wells on October 13 when he downed this 192 pound, seven-point buck with his .410. The day before, Declan shot a big doe.

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

Fifth graders attend WaterFest

in
20131011_102057 C.jpg

Earlier this month fifth grade students from Lincoln, Union and Bienville Parish schools spent the day at Lincoln Parish Park learning about water conservation, where water comes from and the importance of the Sparta Aquifer.
Lindsay Gouedy, education coordinator for the Louisiana Sparta Groundwater Commission, said the fifth graders learned about quantifying water, water pollution, water conservation and much more.

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