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September 17th, 2016

Tech tennis team strong at ULM

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There may have been some nervousness on day one of the Warhawk Invitational for the Louisiana Tech tennis team, but that was not the case on Saturday as the Lady Techsters won 10 matches while claiming two singles and one doubles titles at Raymond Heard Stadium.
Participating in their first tournament of the fall season and under the direction of new head coach Amanda Stone, both Marta Sramkova and Sonia Chen were both able to win in a third set tiebreaker to take home Flight B and D, respectively.

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Tech soccer team to play at USM

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Trailing 14-11 in a winner-take-all fifth set, Louisiana Tech dug deep to win three straight points, but it wasn’t enough as Bowling Green would regroup to win the set and match 16-14.
 
The Falcons had no answer for Angela Papach and Marta Monne who combined for 29 kills.
Brooke Short provided 43 assists. Defensively, Natalie Leui recorded four blocks, while Monne recorded 15 digs and Alejandra Aviles registered 21 digs.

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Tech starts Rivers golf tourney Monday

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Louisiana Tech opens its fall season Monday when the Bulldogs host the 13-team Jim Rivers Intercollegiate at Squire Creek Country Club.
The 54-hole, three-round tournament starts with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Monday as the teams will play two rounds, followed by a single round Tuesday.

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Bearcats roar past Airline, 29-19

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BOSSIER CITY — It isn’t often seven touchdowns are scored in a game, with only two coming from the offensive side of the ball.
But that’s what happened Friday night as the Ruston Bearcats held on for a 29-19 win at Airline High School.
RHS moved to 2-1 with the win while Airline is also now 2-1.
Both teams hit paydirt offensively, defensively and on special teams, which played the pivotal role in the win for RHS.

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OCS outlasts Cougars

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Cedar Creek overcame a nearly disastrous second quarter and kept things tight Friday night before Ouachita Christian escaped with a 48-38 win at Cougar Stadium.
Skylor Wilhite was the workhorse for the Eagles, scoring three touchdowns on the ground and another on a 16-yard reception. He finished the night with 111 rushing yards on 16 carries along with three catches for 28 yards.

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Panthers get first win

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SIBLEY — Lincoln Preparatory School picked up its first win in program history Friday as the Panthers defeated Lakeside 28-22.
Lincoln Prep opened scoring on the first snap of the game as Tre’jan Bradshaw raced an interception back 36 yards for a touchdown.
A big intception by Lincoln Prep also closed out the win as Lakeside was on the Panthers 17 with 24 seconds remaining before Zach Beard picked off a pass and returned it 57 yards before being stopped.

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Good hunting outlook for deer, squirrels

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I glance over at the calendar and see that within two weeks, my focus is about to make a drastic change. I have been helping my wife work on flowerbeds in our yard and although I emerge from a couple of hours of digging and raking all tired and sweaty, it’s been rewarding. The plants will thank us for our efforts.
Kay knows she has to take advantage of my efforts in the flower beds while she can because in a couple of weeks, it’s going to be hard to entice me back to the rake and shovel. Squirrel season kicks off Oct. 1 and she knows where my attention will be focused.

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Delta Community College hits 100 percent pass rate

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The Ruston campus of Louisiana Delta Community College recently announced a 100 percent pass rate in practical nursing students taking the National Council Licensure Examination. Performance on the NCLEX determines whether or not a candidate is prepared for entry-level nursing practice
The Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners noted the success of the May 2016 graduating class in a congratulatory letter addressed to Ruston LPN students.

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RCT announces cast for show

The auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next play, comedy “You Can’t Take It With You,” by Hart and Kaufman, were July 30 and Aug. 1 at The Dixie Center for the Arts in Ruston.
The play is sponsored by Dr. Ben Grisby at Northwood Medical Center and directed by Mary Watkins.
“You Can’t Take It With You” won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and two Academy Awards for the film starring Jimmy Stewart.

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Pet of the Week

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Meet Love Bug. She is part of half-off senior September. She isn’t technically a senior, but she is a senior resident at the 4 Paws shelter. Love bug is 3 years old, up-to-date on shots and spayed. Come see her at 4 Paws Rescue, located at 290 Rodeo Road. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. They are closed Sunday and open by appointment only on Monday. Call 251-3647 for more information.

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