There will be a definite Louisiana Tech University flavor to a national football awards show on Friday night.
Five members of the Bulldogs’ defending Western Athletic Conference champions will be included on the list of candidates for major awards in the ESPNU College Football Awards Preview Show to air on the network starting at 5:30 p.m., CDT.
Sometimes it’s the little things that mean the most.
The same holds true for baseball players — sometimes the little ones mean the most, too.
For years now Coach Eddie Parkman has coached Ruston’s District 5 Dixie All-Star travel ball baseball team. He worked his way up the age ranks, spending recent years coaching an 18–and-under team he helped guide to the Dixie World Series.
But this summer Parkman took a step back in time, giving up the older athletes to return to coaching an 8-and-under team.
Despite a roller coaster fall campaign that saw plenty of highs and lows for the Louisiana Tech University golf team, the Bulldogs will head into the off-season ranked No. 78 in the country out of almost 300 NCAA Division I programs who participate in the sport.
Head coach Jeff Parks and the Bulldogs played in four fall events and had their campaign highlighted by a second place finish in the 11-team field of the Choudrant-based Squire Creek Invitational and a fifth place finish at the 18-team UTA/Waterchase Invitational.
Tech struggled in its final event of their fall schedule.