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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:12am
GRAMBLING — Jason Perry-Murray tipped in a missed shot by Nigel Ribeiro with .03 of a second remaining as the Grambling State University men’s basketball team rallied in the final seconds to defeat Texas Southern, 79-78, in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game on Monday night at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. The Tigers (7-12 overall, 3-3 SWAC) led by as many as six points in the final 24 seconds, but watched as Texas Southern (3-15, 3-2) stormed back to grab a 78-77 lead with six seconds remaining. After a timeout, Ribeiro got the ball and carried it over the timeline before...

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12/17/2017
Carousing through a couple of sports topics — locally and nationally — on this Sunday morning: “SNOW-ING” THEIR SUPPORT: It wasn’t as if Kyle Williams was dodging the media. Any reporter who covers...
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12/17/2017
David vs. Goliath. Class B vs. Class 5A. Experience vs. inexperience. Speed against size. There were plenty of ways to labels basketball game featuring Class C Simsboro at Class 5A Ruston, but it was...
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12/16/2017
There was plenty of Lincoln Parish prep talent on the East Squad, but it was the West that came out on top Saturday afternoon in the second annual I-20 Bowl All-Star game at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett...
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12/16/2017
Top Left: Ruston’s DeAndre Marcus scored on this 14-yard scamper for the first-score in Saturday’s I-20 Bowl. Top Right: Cedar Creek’s Tripp Marcus (5) moves to try and make a tackle against the...
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12/16/2017
A big snowstorm in Baton Rouge? What? How the heck did that happen when folks in north Louisiana didn’t see a flake? Why couldn’t we up this way at least see a few flakes falling? The weather system...
12/15/2017
GRAMBLING — Saturday’s Celebration Bowl opponent North Carolina A&T isn’t the only obstacle facing the Grambling State Tigers this weekend. They’re also facing the distraction of possibly losing...
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12/15/2017
GRAMBLING — It’s been since the early 2000s that Grambling State University has won consecutive National Black Football Championships. But the G-Men will get the chance to do it again this weekend as...
12/15/2017
Two hot Lincoln Parish prep basketball teams collide as Ruston High School plays host to Simsboro High School at 7 p.m. tonight. Tickets for the game will be $5. Ruston enters the game at 3-5 but has...
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12/15/2017
Louisiana Tech looks to bounce back onto a winning track at 1 p.m. Saturday as the Dunkin’ Dogs play at Texas. Senior guard Jacobi Boykins (pictured above) and the Bulldogs stand at 7-3 on the season...
12/15/2017
A little more than a month after earning academic honors from Conference USA, the Louisiana Tech senior duo of Nomvula Kgoale and Haley Laque received another academic award as they were both...