This time last year, duck hunters were enthusiastic about the prospects of a super season just ahead. Reproduction was good up north so lots of waterfowl would be winging down to Louisiana to spend the winter.
What looked like a great season ahead turned out to be an overall disappointment. Roger Goodell-like factors entered the picture over which Louisiana’s duck hunters had no control, sort of like what happened to the New Orleans Saints this season.
GRAMBLING — Grambling State interim head football coach sounded a lot like the late basketball coach Jim Valvano Saturday following his team’s frustrating 27-16 loss at the hands of in-state foe Lamar at Robinson Stadium that dropped the Tigers record to 0-5 on the season.
“Don’t give up, don’t ever give up,” Ragsdale said. “That’s what we preach to the players and that’s the way they played tonight.