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October 27th, 2014

Tech soccer bounces back to beat Marshall

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It was another crucial game that resulted in another crucial win for Louisiana Tech.
Down 1-0 at halftime, the Lady Techsters scored two second half goals to complete the comeback with a 2-1 win over Marshall on Sunday evening at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
With the victory, Tech (12-5-2, 4-4-1 Conference USA) swept the pair of weekend matches and is now right in the thick of earning a trip to the Conference USA tournament.

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USM nets sweep of Lady Techsters

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Louisiana Tech had almost as many errors as it did kills, which resulted in a 3-0 (14-25, 12-25, 17-25) loss to Southern Miss in Conference USA volleyball action on Sunday afternoon at Reed Green Coliseum.
Southern Miss (18-9, 7-3 C-USA) totaled 40 kills and just 13 errors in the match, which led to a .293 attacking percentage as a team.
Tech (9-15, 1-9 C-USA) could not keep up with the Golden Eagles fast start, as the Lady Techsters ended up with 24 kills and 21 errors for a .031 hitting mark for the match.

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Buddy's Blog: Banks edges Jeter on all-time favorites list

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Editor’s note: This is a continuation of O.K. Davis’ blog that began in Sunday’s Ruston Daily Leader sports section.
FUN FACT
• Former Ruston High quarterback PATRICK RAMSEY set 20 school passing records, including single season records for passing yards, attempts, and completions during the 1999 campaign at Tulane. In that season, he threw for 25 touchdowns, the second-most ever for a Tulane player.
THROWBACK TIDBIT

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Schools take initiative to succeed

In the past several years, Louisiana Tech Univeristy’s College of Education has become more proactively involved in partnering with and supporting public education. Professors including Dawn Basinger, Don Schillinger, Carrice Cummins, Libby Manning and Kim Kimbell-Lopez have volunteered their time and service to conduct workshops for teachers, implement new programs and incorporate more student teaching in elementary schools throughout the parish.

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GSU has important decision ahead

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It was announced last week that a search committee established to pick Grambling State University’s next president hopes to have the selection made by sometime in April.
In light of the financial issues GSU has faced in recent years, there is no way to overstate how crucial that hire will be for the university’s future.
One important thing GSU needs right now is stability — something the university has struggled with over the past couple of decades.

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Dear Old Grambling ... What Is The Plan?

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Old Grambling, dear Grambling we love thee, dear old Grambling. As an alumna from the Class of 1978, I love my alma mater. She may not be perfect, but she offers the best she can to each and every student who earns the opportunity to experience what Grambling State University can provide.
We’re loyal to thee, our dear old school. But many alumni do not know the strain and strife the university is experiencing right now. And if they knew, Grambling State University would not experience the unforeseen destruction that is taking place, literally.

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October 25th

Tech, GSU giving fans excitement

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This is a great time to be a college football fan in Lincoln Parish.
Not just any college, mind you, but specifically Grambling State University and Louisiana Tech University.
The Tigers and Bulldogs are giving their faithful followers plenty to cheer about as they embark on the final half of their schedules.
Already, this has developed into one of the most interesting and unique seasons in the history of either program.
Let’s start with Grambling, which has been a tough team to figure out the last two years.

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Dixieland delight for ’Dogs

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HATTIESBURG, Mississippi — Sometimes you just have to change things up a little to keep from getting stagnant.
A little change certainly paid off for Louisiana Tech University Saturday afternoon as the Bulldogs defeated Southern Miss 31-20, winning the game dubbed the “Rivalry in Dixie” and remaining undefeated in Conference USA play at 4-0 (5-3 overall).
Change was simply in the air for the Bulldogs, who for the first time since 1967 donned white helmets emblazoned with the state-and-T logo.

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Arcadia rallies past Grambling Lab

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ARCADIA — It almost seemed like Halloween came a week early for the Grambling Laboratory High School Kittens Friday night at Hornets Stadium in Arcadia.
The Hornets used the three-headed monster of quarterback Dan Fields, receiver Trey Cortez and running back Richard Rogers to lead Arcadia High to a 28-22 comeback win over the Kittens.

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Cougars downed by La. New Tech, 40-14

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The first half proved to be a tight game, but Louisiana New Tech (Plain Dealing) pulled away in the third quarter as the Lions roared to a 40-14 win over Cedar Creek Fridaynight at Cougar Stadium.
Turnovers played a big role, with the Cougars giving away the ball on two fumbles and two interceptions compared to two lost fumbles for the Lions.

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