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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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Richard “Moon” Ducote’ of Cottonport became nationally famous in 1918 for kicking a field goal. It wasn’t just any field goal, nor was “Moon” Ducote’ just any player. It was a 41-yard field goal for...
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If you build it, they will come. The concept worked for baseball in the movie “Field of Dreams,” and officials at Ruston High School are hoping the same will hold true for volleyball. RHS teacher/...
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Joshua Cox recorded a top-15 finish in his first appearance on the national level as the NCAA Championships came to a close Saturday at Heyward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Cox set a mark of 213-4 (65....
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Tickets for the annual Pigskins and Pearls Women’s Clinic and Luncheon are on sale with the 2014 event’s date set for July 31 at Squire Creek Country Club. This year the women’s football luncheon and...
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David Michael Burkhalter has discovered that yes, life is good. A year ago, that might not have been the case. Oh, it wasn’t as if he was soaked with sorrow and disappointment after seeing the list...
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Sitting at the keyboard working on this column, I hear the thunder, see lightening flashing, watch the trees whipping back and forth and hear heavy rain on the window outside my office. A typical...
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MONKEY ISLAND, Oklahoma — FLW College Fishing is headed to Oklahoma’s Grand Lake on Saturday for the second regular-season stop in the Southern Conference. Up to 50 college teams will be competing...
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EUGENE, Oregon — Louisiana Tech senior Kim Francis recorded a career-best finish at the NCAA Championships in her final year of eligibility as the Youngsville native ran to a 14th place finish in the...
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NATCHITOCHES —Tynes Hildebrand had to travel over some dirt roads to get from his home in Florien to Northwestern State so he could enroll and play basketball for legendary coach H. Lee Prather’s...
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The Ruston Lady Red Storm 8th Grade Girls AAU Basketball Team will hold a Pancake Breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Applebees in Ruston. Proceeds will go to the team as to help prepare to travel...