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October 28th

Wearing red and blue with pride

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In the midst of Homecoming Week, it hit me that there was something different about the atmosphere surrounding the campus. It was something that I was not used to feeling when on campus, and it was not something that I would normally feel when Tech is discussed. I felt a feeling of pride, unity, excitement, suspense and a sense of amusement all mixed together. I began to ponder why I do not normally feel this way every other week, and what makes Homecoming so special?

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LSP joins in National Take Back Initiative

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Area residents can drop off various prescription medications Saturday

On Saturday, Louisiana State Police will be participating in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Take Back Initiative.
DEA’s National Take Back Initiative is a nationwide coordinated effort with state and local law enforcement agencies to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from households across the country. This initiative provides the public with the opportunity to surrender pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications to their local law enforcement officers for disposal and destruction.

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NLAC offers November workshops

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The North Central Louisiana Arts Council announces three exciting and very different opportunities for November. These workshops are part of NCLAC’s goal to expand our hands-on artistic classes to the residents of Lincoln parish and our surrounding communities. We strive to provide a variety to encourage those of all skill levels and interests to participate.

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Durrett speaks to Lions

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Simsboro Lions Club hosted guest speaker Simsboro High Principal Ricky Durrett on Oct. 3. Durrett told club members about some new incentives at the school to reward students’ good behavior and doing things right.

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Cole: Bearded ’backer

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Move over, Brian Wilson.
It’s time for Adrien Cole to get a little “love” for having a beard and succeeding as an athlete.
Wilson, of course, is the eccentric ace reliever of the San Francisco Giants whose famous, thick beard captivated the nation during the 2010 World Series.
This fall, prime beard time is being owned by Adrien Cole, the hard-tackling defensive leader of Louisiana Tech University’s football team.

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PARISH GAMEDAY

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A quick look at this weekend’s football action for Lincoln Parish high school and college teams:
HIGH SCHOOL
(Tonight)
• RUSTON, home, vs. Natchitoches Central, 7 p.m., District 2-5A game; Records: Ruston, 4-4 overall, 0-2 District 2-5A; Natchitoches Central, 6-2 overall, 1-1, District 2-5A; Last week’s results: West Monroe 38, Ruston 21; Monroe Ouachita 28, Natchitoches Central 16;k Radio: KXKZ 107.5-FM, Ruston; State rankings: Ruston, unranked, 5A; Natchitoches Central, No. 15, 5A.

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Allen’s punts keep Bulldogs’ foes backed up

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Kickers, be those who place a football on a tee or simply punt it, are oftentimes referred to as being from “another planet” or just a bad weirder than the next guy suiting up.
They’re the game’s equivalent of the pole vaulter in track.
Just a few bubbles past the center, if you will.
But come crunch time and when a game’s outcome is riding on a conversion kick or field goal, there’s no better player to have on the roster.

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RPAR FOCUS

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1. What is the best sports-related gift you have ever received on your birthday or special occasion?: My dad gave me a basketball goal for my birthday.
2. What is your favorite nickname for a player in professional sports, either in the past or currently? “Breezy” for Drew Brees.
3. Name three current or former professional players you would invite to dinner? John Cena (professional WWF wrestler), Michael Jordan and LeBron James.

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Scobee honored in NFL

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — All he had to do was single-footedly win the team’s first game since opening day and tie an NFL record in the process.
That’s what Jacksonville Jaguars’ placekicker Josh Scobee, a former Louisiana Tech University star, did to be named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.
The Jaguars defeated the Baltimore Ravens 12-7 on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, moving the team to 2-5 on the season.

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Creek’s Ginn ranks high in state stats

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Cedar Creek High’s Austin Ginn continues to move up on the weekly football statistical rankings for the leading rushers and scorers in Louisiana.
According to statistics announced by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association on Thursday, the senior running back is currently ranked No. 4 in scoring and No. 15 in rushing among all players in the state.
Ginn has totaled 1238 points and has scored a total of 23 touchdowns. His TD total shares second place for the most by any state player.

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