Terry Bradshaw expressed strong opinions earlier this week about Louisiana Tech University needing to avoid joining up in the future with the Sun Belt Conference, which has reportedly been placing Tech high on its list of candidates for future expansion.
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Richard “Moon” Ducote’ of Cottonport became nationally famous in 1918 for kicking a field goal.
It wasn’t just any field goal, nor was “Moon” Ducote’ just any player.
It was a 41-yard field goal for a Cleveland naval reserve team that beat the mighty Pittsburgh Penguins, 10-9, ending a six-year unbeaten streak by the fabled professional football team of that era. News of that feat, in addition to Ducote’s football prowess from 1915-17 at Auburn University, prompted Glenn “Pop” Warner to call Ducote’ “the greatest football player I ever saw.”
This weekend’s home baseball series between Louisiana Tech and UAB has been moved up due to impending weather in the area on Sunday, as the third game of the series on Sunday has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
The second game on Saturday will begin at approximately 4 p.m. or 30 minutes following the conclusion of the first game.
Another day and more honors for Louisiana Tech’s Alex Hamilton.
It was announced on Tuesday by the league office that the senior guard was named to the Conference USA All-Defensive Team, joined by Adrian Diaz (FIU), Brandan Stith (Old Dominion), Marcus Evans (Rice) and William Lee (UAB).
Hamilton has been selected to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District Team for District VII based on voting from its members, it was also announced by the national organization Tuesday.