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February 15th, 2013

Tech men win, women stumble against Seattle

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There were mixed results for Louisiana Tech University basketball teams against Seattle University Thursday night.
One good, another not so good.
The good came up in Seattle, where the streaking Bulldogs (22-3, 13-0) continued their first-place performance in the Western Athletic Conference with a 64-58 victory over the Redhawks (7-17, 2-12).
But at the Thomas Assembly Center, the Lady Techsters (11-13, 7-6) suffered their second loss in as many tries this season against Seattle with an 87-74 defeat in front of an estimated 2,400 fans.
Capsuling each game:
BULLDOGS

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Dameron to be Bulldogs’ new defensive coordinator

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A final piece in the Skip Holtz Jr. coaching “puzzle” at Louisiana Tech University has fallen into place.
Kim Dameron, a veteran of more than 20 years in the coaching ranks, will be the new defensive coordinator for the Bulldogs, according to multiple sources close to the soon-to-be Conference USA-affiliated program.
The Rogers, Ark., native whose stops on the coaching circuits have ranged from the University of Louisiana-Monroe to Cincinnati and various sites in between, was one of several candidates being considered by Holtz to fill the D-C vacancy.

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Parish prep hoops’ teams start playoffs

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For six boys’ teams and four girls’ squads from Lincoln Parish, there’s still some basketball to be played this season in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.
That’s how many representatives from the parish were announced Thursday as participants in the 2012-13 state playoffs.
On the boys’ side will be Ruston in Class 5A, Grambling in Class 1A, Simsboro and Choudrant in Class B and Dubach and New Living Word in Class C.
Featured in the girls’ division will be Cedar Creek in Class 1A, Dubach, New Living Word and Simsboro.

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Tech, Grambling teams begin season with road assignments

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Lincoln Parish’s collegiate baseball season will begin on the road.
Both Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University will start their 2013 campaigns away from the familiar surroundings of their own stadiums this weekend.
The Bulldogs will begin a three-game series at the University of Texas-Arlington today (6:30 p.m.) and continuing through Saturday (2 p.m.) and Sunday (1 p.m.).
For the Tigers, a new season lifts off at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches with single games today (6:30 p.m.), Saturday (2 p.m.) and Sunday (1 p.m.).

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RGSA registration to begin Saturday

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Registration for the 2013 season will begin for the Ruston Girls Softball Association Saturday.
Girls between the ages of five-to-18 are eligible to participate in the program and can sign up starting Saturday and also on Feb. 23, with time periods for both dates being from 9 a.m.-noon.
Cost is $40 for T-ball and $65 for all other ages.
Individuals can also register via www.rustonsoftball.com or obtaining forms at The Locker Room and The Zone.
Additional information is also available by calling Lori Henry (245-2433), Leah Frazier (265-0123) or Cheryl Lamkin (235-5477).

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Tech softball squad at McNeese tourney

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Louisiana Tech University will travel to Lake Charles for the 2013 Cowgirl Classic that will be hosted by McNeese State over a three-day period starting today.
Head coach Mark Montgomery and Company will open play today with a 5 p.m. contest against the host Cowgirls followed by a 7:30 p.m. game against Alcorn State. Saturday’s schedule includes a 2:30 p.m. contest against Southern followed by a 5 p.m. game against Houston Baptist. The Lady Techsters will wrap up play Sunday with a 10 a.m. game against Alcorn State.

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Ex-GSU star Joiner slated for Hall honor

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GRAMBLING — Charlie Joiner will add another Hall of Fame induction to his legendary resume on Saturday.
That’s when the former Grambling State University and NFL star will be one of 11 inductees into the Black College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Ga.
Joiner, a native of Many, is already in five different Hall of Fames: Pro Football Hall of Fame, Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame, GSU Legends Hall of Fame and Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame.

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MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA. Special Called Meeting

MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA.
Special Called Meeting
January 31, 2013

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THE FOLLOWING Ordinances were adopted by: CITY OF GRAMBLING STATE OF LOUISIANA ORDINANCE NO. 0809012-12

THE FOLLOWING Ordinances were adopted by:
CITY OF GRAMBLING
STATE OF LOUISIANA
ORDINANCE 012027012-5
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING TO AMEND ITS EXISTING CHARITABLE GAMING ORDINANCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHANGES TO LOUISIANA REVISED STATUTES AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO SAME

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., March 6, 2013 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Network Switches for University Hall (50012-235-13)
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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