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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:28am
As Louisiana Tech looks to claim its first Conference football championship, athletics departments feel they’ve already claimed a title. Members of the media toured the new Joe Aillet Stadium Press Box facility Wednesday morning, with Tech athletics director Tommy McClelland saying he feels it will be the best in Conference USA. “Really, it’s equal or past,” McClelland said of comparing the facility with others in Conference USA. “The only team in our league that I can think that has anything on this remote level is North Texas with their new Apogee Stadium. When you think about the process...

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Grambling State junior forward Mark Gray (pictured above left) led the way with 18 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Tigers fell 71-51 to Alabama State Saturday in the Southwestern Athletic...
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01/02/2015
Grambling State University’s basketball teams open Southwestern Athletic Conference play on the road at Alabama State with the women playing at 3 p.m. Saturday followed by a men’s game at 5 p.m....
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01/01/2015
In the midst of New Year’s Day festivities, the Ruston Daily Leader takes a look back at the many reasons Lincoln Parish sports fans had to celebrate in 2014: BULLDOGS GO BOWLING FOR HOLIDAYS On a...