SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Top Sports

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 11:47am
MONROE — Devante Jackson tied the game at 57 with four seconds remaining, but Jordan Harris’ layup with one second left lifted the Louisiana-Monroe men’s basketball team to a thrilling 59-57 victory over Grambling State on Tuesday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The Tigers (3-7), who fell behind 10-0 to begin the game, trailed for 39 minutes and 56 seconds before tying the game at 57 on a Devante Jackson layup. However, the Warhawks (4-5) still had enough time to beat the buzzer as Harris put up a layup with one seconds remaining to give Louisiana-Monroe the victory. Jackson led the way for the...

Sports

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
06/15/2015
The Northern Louisiana Lightning took home the championship defeating the Dallas Bulldogs 40-36 on June 1. The Lightning struck early with a pick six, but the Bulldogs, a four-time Extreme Football...
061415 Walter signing C.jpg
06/13/2015
Ruston High School’s Keitavious Walter, one of the state’s top sprinter, will do his racing on the next level for Hinds Community College in Jackson, Mississippi. Walter, who won the Class 5A 100-...
Davis, Buddy 2015.jpg
06/13/2015
I absolutely don’t know where to start with today’s column. Such a feeling began several weeks ago when I learned of the formidable challenge that Billy Laird faced in recovering from a brain stem...
061415 Maineri C.jpg
06/13/2015
OMAHA, Neb. — Top-ranked LSU (53-10) begins its quest for a seventh national championship at 2 p.m. today when the Tigers face TCU in their first game of the College World Series at TD Ameritrade...
lange.jpg
06/13/2015
The collegiate golf season may be over but Victor Lange keeps adding to his list of honors won. That includes Saturday’s announcement of the 2015 All-Louisiana golf team where Lange received first...
williams.jpg
06/13/2015
The New Orleans Saints have bolstered their defensive line depth after inking veteran tackle Kevin Williams to a one-year contract. Williams, whose signing was announced by general manager Mickey...
sports_2.jpg
06/13/2015
The way this spring has gone, you could make a solid case of Ruston being the javelin/discus capital of Louisiana. Here’s why or, rather, here’s five reasons why: Kristen Clark, Ashley Aldredge,...
06/13/2015
Louisiana Tech sprinter Victoria Wade has been named as one of 14 recipients for the Conference USA Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship Award, announced by Commissioner Britton Banowsky and the...
061415 BOOK ED WALL C.jpg
06/13/2015
A couple of months ago, my friend and fellow outdoor writer, Ed Wall, sent me a copy of his new book for my review. Somehow, Wall’s book, “When the Bobber Jiggles” got lost among other books and...
sports.jpg
06/12/2015
Lincoln Parish has added a pair of players to the professional baseball ranks after Louisiana Tech’s Phil Maton and Grambling State’s Edwin Drexler were drafted Wednesday. Maton, a senior right-...