Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points, Shawn Marion added 14 and the Dallas Mavericks stunned the erratic Los Angeles Lakers 93-81 in Game 2 on Wednesday night, taking a 2-0 second-round lead over the two-time defending champions with consecutive road wins.
For the past two years, Ruston High School’s baseball team has marched deep into the Class 5A Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs.
If nearly 25 games worth of action so far supplies any measuring stick, look for the Bearcats to make another major dent in postseason competition at the sport’s highest classification.
After completing a three-game series of two different opponents during Easter weekend, Ruston High has a 19-4 record entering a District 2-5A series against perennial rival West Monroe High later this week.
With Gov. Bobby Jindal finally signing Senate Bill 564, Grambling can get under way creating a tax increment financing district on five portions of land throughout the town and expanding its need for economic development in the area.
Grambling Mayor Edward Jones said the Grambling Legends Square TIF district created by the bill would allow the town to take the money generated by sales tax for the state and place it in its debt services fund.
This summer, the Lincoln Parish Library will host a traveling Smithsonian exhibit called “Hometown Teams.”
The Smithsonian exhibit will feature sports from around the country, but in order to make the exhibit a success in Lincoln Parish the library needs the help of area residents.
The library is looking for team jerseys, helmets, signed balls, baseball cards, photos, riding equipment, trophies, shoes, etc., anything that can help make the exhibit the best it can be for the public.