RHS, Tech grad has built Hall of Fame resume on gridiron
Photo by TOM MORRIS
Ruston High and Louisiana Tech graduate Don Shows (left) has guided West Monroe to 252 wins and seven state championships during a 22-year stay as head coach at West Monroe High. His overall 35-year head coaching career features a total of 321 wins.
“Finish what you have started.”
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After helping lead Louisiana Tech to a road conference sweep in week 10, point guard DaQuan Bracey was voted as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and the Conference USA Freshman of the Week.
Bracey averaged 17.5 points, 5.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game in the victories at Charlotte and Old Dominion, marking only the second time Tech has won back-to-back league games in a road weekend since joining C-USA.
The Baltimore, Maryland, native tied his career high with 14 points in the 79-73 win over the 49ers this past Thursday night.
The Cedar Creek school track teams competed Thursday at the Ouachita Christian School Eagle Invitational in Monroe. Pictured above is Cedar Creek’s Ryder Robertson, who finished fourth in the boys’ high jump, while pictured below is the Lady Cougars’ Caroline Hill running the first leg of the girls’ 1,600-meter relay. Cedar Creek finished fourth in that event.