Obadiah Simmons, Jr. has been named the interim athletic director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Grambling State University.
Simmons is a 35-year veteran of Grambling State University. He most recently served as the interim head and director of the Department of Kinesiology, Sport and Leisure Studies and was the recipient of the Robert L. Piper Endowed Professorship in Health and Physical Education.
Prior to joining the KSLS Department in 2008, Simmons worked in numerous administrative capacities at GSU.
The Lincoln Parish 4H Archery Team took 25 shooters to Grand Cane in late March to compete in the Regional 4H Archery Competition in the following disciplines: Junior 3D, Senior 3D, Junior Compound, Senior Compound, Junior Recurve, Junior Genesis and Senior Nationals Compound.
Medals were given to the top ten in each discipline and the top 15 in each discipline qualified to compete in the State Competition in Gonzales in April.
NATCHITOCHES — Tiara Davenport scored a career-high 15 points and JaQuan Jackson added 12 points but Louisiana Tech couldn’t overcome a 4-of-36 performance from the 3-point line as Northwestern State defeated the Lady Techsters 69-57 at Prather Coliseum Tuesday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. —Laticia Watson recorded personal best marks in the final three events of the five-event pentathlon competition and set a new school record with 3,302 points scored in the event on the first day of the Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational in Nashville Friday.