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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:12am
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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11/28/2014
Louisiana Tech plays host to Rice Saturday at 11 a.m. in Joe Aillet Stadium with the winner taking the Conference USA West Division title and earning a berth in the conference championship game...
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11/28/2014
It’s the game of champions for black college football. And this year, a berth in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game is on the line. Grambling State (7-4) and Southern (8-3) square...
11/28/2014
Louisiana Tech use to have a heated conference rivalry with the Bulldogs of Fresno State until both programs joined other leagues. Then last season in the National Invitation Tournament, Tech proved...
11/27/2014
When Broderick Fobbs played as a Grambling State running back in the mid 1990s, the Bayou Classic was considered to be the Super Bowl of Black College football. But in recent years that Classic has...
11/27/2014
Joe Aillet Stadium will be the site of one of the biggest football games in recent Louisiana Tech history when the Bulldogs host Rice at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Conference USA West Division title...
11/27/2014
Youth soccer registration set Registration for the Ruston Park and Recreation Department’s spring 2015 youth soccer league for boys and girls ages 4-12 opens Dec. 7. This year’s divisions will...
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11/27/2014
Under brutal weather conditions with strong winds, the Cedar Creek boys’ cross country team brought home the Class 1A state runner-up trophy at the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Cross Country State Meet...
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11/27/2014
Dennis J. Waldron, left, president of the Allstate Sugar Bowl, presented Cedar Creek senior Taylor Witten with an Academic All-State award. Allstate Sugar Bowl was the official sponsor and namesake...
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11/27/2014
IRVING, Texas— After leading Louisiana Tech in almost every offensive category this season and ranking in the top five in the conference in kills and points, senior Rebecca Redgen was selected to the...
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11/26/2014
Following the frustration of a 30-27 overtime loss at Old Dominion last weekend, Louisiana Tech looks to bounce back this weekend with a berth in the Conference USA Championship game. The Bulldogs...