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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 11:14am
After helping the Louisiana Tech women’s soccer team come away with a win and a draw in the opening weekend of the 2017 season, Nomvula Kgoale was chosen as the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week in an announcement by the league office on Monday. The C-USA Preseason Defensive Player of the Year selection quickly showed why the conference coaches chose her as such. In the season opener at McNeese State, Kgoale played all but one minute in helping shutout the Cowgirls, 1-0. It marked the first win in program history over McNeese State in Lake Charles (previously 0-3). The defender...

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07/15/2017
The Ruston Daily Leader sports department had a strong day at the Louisiana Press Association awards luncheon last weekend with O.K. “Buddy” Davis, left, and T. Scott Boatright both hauling in...
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07/15/2017
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — After winning Southwestern Athletic Conference and Historically Black College and University championships last season, the Grambling State Tigers have been tabbed to make it a...
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07/14/2017
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Louisiana Tech kicker Jonathan Barnes has been named to the 2017 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award Watch List, it was announced by the Palm Beach County Sports...
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07/13/2017
How he was able to do all the work involved in the delivering of 15,000 babies over a 50-year medical career and still have time attend more than 3,000 Louisiana Tech athletic events during the same...
07/12/2017
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Grambling State men’s basketball seniors Shirmaine Thomas and Jason Perry-Murray have been selected to participate in the National Basketball Players Association and Historically...
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07/12/2017
Louisiana Tech will bestow its top athletic honor on one of the greatest Bulldog football players in the program’s tradition-rich history when it retires the No. 70 worn by College and Pro Football...
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07/11/2017
The Grambling Legends Athletics Hall of Fame 2017 Induction Class. From left to right are Ernest Sterling, Robert Atkins, Juan McWillams, James Randall, Brenda Gullege, Robert Parham, Al Dennis III,...
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07/10/2017
Had the script been orchestrated by a Manhattan-based public relations’ firm, Brent Diaz couldn’t have enjoyed a better finish to his college baseball career. The Miami native had an honor-filled,...
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07/10/2017
Louisiana Tech women’s tennis head coach Amanda Stone has added a third signee to the 2017 recruiting class with the addition of Karla De La Luz Montalvo. Montalvo was born in Mexico but currently...
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07/09/2017
Editor’s note: For more about Saturday’s night enshrine ceremonies see Tuesday’s Ruston Daily Leader sports page. GRAMBLING — Ten former collegiate student athletes were inducted into The Grambling...