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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:34am
After one of the most memorable seasons in HBCU football and FCS for that matter, there is no surprise that the Grambling State Tigers sit atop the BOXTOROW Coaches Poll, which was released earlier this week. All 22 coaches voted and the Tigers received 18 first-place votes. The Tigers opened the 2016 season with a heartbreaking 31-21 loss to Pac-10 opponent Arizona after taking a 21-3 into halftime. GSU then reeled off 11-straight wins, including a 9-0 record in SWAC play and a victory over Alcorn State in the SWAC championship game before capping the season off with a 10-9 victory over...

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07/28/2017
GRAMBLING — Hellas Construction, the company charged with installing the new turf at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium, has made significant progress on installing the new, state-of-the-art field....
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07/28/2017
Ruston High School football season tickets will go on sale Tuesday – Aug. 21. The cost of a packet of tickets is $45 per packet. Come by the Ruston High School office between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m....
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07/27/2017
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...
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07/26/2017
DENVER (AP) — Paul Millsap was welcomed back to his old neighborhood with a reception that included a drum line and cheering children. It was a contrast to how the newest Denver Nuggets player left...
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07/26/2017
After spending the last four years as a player on the back line for Louisiana Tech, Charity Simmons will now be on the sideline as an assistant coach. Women’s soccer head coach Kevin Sherry made the...
07/25/2017
The accolades continue to roll in for Louisiana Tech bowling team signee Ashley Channell, who was named one of five female Dexter High School All-Americans. Channell, who finished in fifth place at...
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07/25/2017
FRISCO, Texas — The Southland Conference has announced veteran athletic administrator Thomas Samuel as its assistant commissioner of compliance services. Thomas, originally from Ruston, will...
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07/25/2017
Fall registration for Ruston Parks and Recreation Department programs has stasrted. Youth programs include tackle and flag football, soccer (under 4, under 5, under 6, under 8 and under 10) and the...
07/25/2017
The Louisiana Tech Athletic Club finished the 2016-17 fiscal year with a record amount in dollars raised, surpassing $1.5 million for the first time ever. This is a nearly 20 percent increase from...
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07/24/2017
I thought I had whipped my obsession with eBay. ’Fraid not. Now it’s sports bobbleheads and autographed baseball cards, two areas of my memorabilia collection that had been lacking prior to my love...