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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:12am
DENVER (AP) — Paul Millsap was welcomed back to his old neighborhood with a reception that included a drum line and cheering children. It was a contrast to how the newest Denver Nuggets player left town years ago as a kid — his mom struggling to make ends meet. That wasn’t lost on the four-time All-Star forward as he was introduced at a recreation center recently after signing a three-year deal worth $90 million. He spent nearly a dozen years in a suburb of Denver before returning to Louisiana for high school at Grambling Laboratory High School and college at Louisiana Tech. “My history had a...

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07/26/2017
DENVER (AP) — Paul Millsap was welcomed back to his old neighborhood with a reception that included a drum line and cheering children. It was a contrast to how the newest Denver Nuggets player left...
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07/26/2017
After spending the last four years as a player on the back line for Louisiana Tech, Charity Simmons will now be on the sideline as an assistant coach. Women’s soccer head coach Kevin Sherry made the...
07/25/2017
The accolades continue to roll in for Louisiana Tech bowling team signee Ashley Channell, who was named one of five female Dexter High School All-Americans. Channell, who finished in fifth place at...
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07/25/2017
FRISCO, Texas — The Southland Conference has announced veteran athletic administrator Thomas Samuel as its assistant commissioner of compliance services. Thomas, originally from Ruston, will...
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07/25/2017
Fall registration for Ruston Parks and Recreation Department programs has stasrted. Youth programs include tackle and flag football, soccer (under 4, under 5, under 6, under 8 and under 10) and the...
07/25/2017
The Louisiana Tech Athletic Club finished the 2016-17 fiscal year with a record amount in dollars raised, surpassing $1.5 million for the first time ever. This is a nearly 20 percent increase from...
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07/24/2017
I thought I had whipped my obsession with eBay. ’Fraid not. Now it’s sports bobbleheads and autographed baseball cards, two areas of my memorabilia collection that had been lacking prior to my love...
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07/24/2017
The Bulldogs are once again represented on a national preseason watch list as Louisiana Tech offensive lineman O’Shea Dugas has been named to the 2017 Outland Trophy Watch List, the Football Writers...
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07/22/2017
Matt Terry has spent the last 15 years building highly successful men’s and women’s golf programs at Troy University after guiding Shelton State Community College to a national title in 2002. On...
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07/22/2017
The eighth annual Wilbert Ellis Baseball Clinic will be held Saturday at Fraser Field in Ruston. The free clinic for youth ages 4-16 will hold registration at Fraser Field from 8-9 a.m. Saturday...