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After helping lead Louisiana Tech to a road conference sweep in week 10, point guard DaQuan Bracey was voted as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and the Conference USA Freshman of the Week. Bracey averaged 17.5 points, 5.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game in the victories at Charlotte and Old Dominion, marking only the second time Tech has won back-to-back league games in a road weekend since joining C-USA. The Baltimore, Maryland, native tied his career high with 14 points in the 79-73 win over the 49ers this past Thursday night. The nation’s top...

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06/20/2014
Two of north Louisiana’s award winning radio broadcasters will hold a camp designed for area youth who are interested in sports radio broadcasting. Louisiana Tech’s Malcolm Butler and ESPN 97.7/...
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06/19/2014
Venus Lacy is a huge fan of “Forrest Gump” because the early life of the hero in the 1994 Academy Award Best Picture so closely resembles her own. Like Gump, played by Tom Hanks in the movie, Lacy...
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06/19/2014
Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt announced two new additions to his staff as Eric Burton and Ashley Thompson have both joined the Lady Techster basketball program. Burton will serve as the...
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06/18/2014
NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced this week its list of those Division I student-athletes who earned All-America honors for the 2014...
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06/18/2014
IRVING, Texas — Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky named the 15 recipients of the Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship Awards Tuesday with Bulldog golfer Travis Wilmore receiving the...
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06/18/2014
When Shane Reynolds headed to Venezuela in 1991, he was determined to get his baseball career in gear. Back then, the Bastrop native was a minor leaguer in the Houston Astros farm system. His Double...
06/17/2014
A 2012 Grambling State University football signee was shot and killed Friday in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that Shaquille Purifoy, 22, was shot...
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06/17/2014
Louisiana Tech athletics director Tommy McClelland announced the hiring of Jeff Jenkins as the Bulldogs’ new head golf coach Monday. Jenkins replaces Jeff Parks who resigned to pursue other...
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06/17/2014
There are many paths to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, and each visitor must find his or her own way. Some take the Expressway, the swift and direct route, never detouring off the beaten path....
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06/16/2014
Athlon Sports released its Preseason All-Conference USA Teams Friday with Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Dixon and Houston Bates both receiving first team honors in the publication’s annual preview of the...