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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:05am
In case you missed it, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series in 2016. A slight joke there, just to see if you’re paying attention . And if you are, you will also take note that the joy of being the best baseball team on the planet is still alive with the enthusiasm that blanketed the friendly confines of Wrigley Field last year. Hey, when you’ve waited 108 years, you are entitled to strain those vocal chords to the max. Less than a month into this new season, I have experienced more reminders about just how special the dream-come-true season of 2016 was for the Cubs and their loyal fans. Here...

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05/28/2014
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Years before Jackie Slater was a Hall of Fame offensive lineman, he was playing for Wingfield High School in Jackson, Mississippi, and hoping to attract the attention of college...
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05/27/2014
June is almost here, the time of summer vacation fun, swimming pools, hot dogs and Wilbert Ellis packing his suitcases. While the 2014 college baseball season has started winding down, it’s only...
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05/26/2014
Ruston High School held its annual baseball banquet last week to honor the Bearcats for their outstanding season and Class 5A playoffs run. Pictured above from left to right are Gage Heard and...
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05/24/2014
Twenty-seven Louisiana Tech student-athletes from 13 different sports gathered in the Waggonner Room of the Thomas Assembly Center on Friday morning to take part in the athletic department’s 2014...
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05/24/2014
Former Lady Techster basketball player Erica Smith Taylor, left, was joined by Stacy Gilbert for a “selfie” during Smith Taylor’s book signing Friday on the Tech campus.
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05/24/2014
Cedar Creek School product Jordan Cole of Ruston finished in third place overall and was selected to the All-Region team at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XXIII golf...
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05/24/2014
Anglers with the North Central Louisiana division of the Fishers of Men returned to the waters of Lake D’Arbonne on May 10 for the next to last tournament of the season. With only two tournaments...
05/24/2014
Area workout enthusiasts will get the opportunity to show their stuff on Monday as The Murph Challenge is held starting at 9 a.m. Monday at CrossFit of Ruston. Lt. Michael Murphy, a Navy SEAL, was...
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05/24/2014
With the conclusion of spring squirrel season today, outdoorsmen and women are left with no more species to hunt until September when doves become legal fare. For most of us, it’s difficult to just...
05/24/2014
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries invites Louisianans of all ages to fish for free the first weekend in June without a fishing license on any of the state’s public waters. Louisiana...