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Roland Harper rightfully did a double take when he heard about the ranking of the best running back tandems in NFL history. ‘’I figured it would be (Larry) Csonka and (Jim) Kiick,’’ he said. ‘’Or (Jim) Brown and (Bobby) Mitchell.” Good guesses, but wrong. At the very top of the rankings compiled by Sportsbreak, it was Harper and the late Pro Football Hall of Famer, Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears. ‘’When I saw the rankings, it blew me away,’’ Harper said in a recent interview. ‘’There have been a lot of great running back combinations in the NFL. To be No. 1 is really special.’’ Making it...

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02/04/2015
New Living Word School remained undefeated in District 1-C play Tuesday with a 54-36 win over Gibsland-Coleman. The Eagles stand at 25-10 overall and 5-0 in district. Rashaan Proctor led the way for...
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02/03/2015
Louisiana High School Athletic Association Marketing Director Jacob Doyle (far right) was in Ruston Monday to present Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor O.K. “Buddy” Davis (center) with the...
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02/03/2015
Grambling State held Mississippi Valley State scoreless the first eight minutes of the contest Monday night at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center as the Lady Tigers roared past Mississippi Valley...
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02/03/2015
Kenneth Smith recorded double-doubles in victories over Western Kentucky University and Marshall which earned him Conference USA and Louisiana Sports Writer’s Association Player of the Week honors...
02/03/2015
GRAMLBING (AP) — Jeffrey Simmons scored 19 points and Mississippi Valley State edged Grambling State 68-65 on Monday. Grambling came back from a 15-point halftime deficit and tied the game at 65 with...
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02/02/2015
Ryan Allen doesn’t seem to have the patience to allow for the idiom “The third time’s the charm” to take hold. For Allen, waiting for the second time is long enough. That was proved again Sunday...
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02/02/2015
Xavian Stapleton (11) and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs basketball team conducted a free youth clinic Saturday following their home win over Marshall in the Thomas Assembly Center. Tech coaches and...
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02/02/2015
Grambling State University will play host to Mississippi Valley State University in a Southwestern Athletic Conference doubleheader today at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Monisha Neal (with...
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02/01/2015
Former Louisiana Tech University president Dan Reneau, who retired from that position on June 30 of 2013, became the 88th member inducted into the Tech Athletics Hall of Fame during a Saturday...
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02/01/2015
Louisiana Tech overcame a sluggish start Saturday, heating up late in the first half and never looking back as the Bulldogs defeated Marshall 81-57 in Conference USA play before a crowd of 4,731 at...