Running backs’ coach Pierre Ingram (left) of the Louisiana Tech University staff observes a youngster running through a drill at the Bulldogs’ annual summer instructional camp held this week at Joe Aillet Stadium.
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Grambling State University will bring a record of 2-6 into a 9 p.m. contest today as the Tigers take on the University of Washington in Seattle. The Huskies stand at 8-0 on the season. Senior G/F A’Torri Shine is the only Tiger averaging double figures in scoring with 12.4 points per game while junior forward Mark Gray (No. 24 pictured above) is adding 9.1 ppg.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — For a second straight night, Louisiana Tech University’s Dunkin’ Dogs became the Cardiac ’Dogs.
But Friday’s outcome was painfully different than Thursday’s game.
A day after a down-to-the wire win over Rice, the Bulldogs battled back from a 16-point deficit to push the game into overtime, only to fall 72-62 to host school Alabama-Birmingham in Conference USA semifinal action at Legacy Arena.
First, there was the white pup. I found her abandoned at the dumpster down the road fifteen or so years ago. I couldn’t leave her shivering there in the cold. I mean, it was on Christmas morning and only Ebenezer Scrooge could do that. I brought her home and appropriately, Kay and Melissa named her Holly. Christmas, you know.
We kept her a couple of stress-filled week before a kind lady working at the Ruston Daily Leader wanted her and we breathed a sigh of relief when Holly changed hands.
Last year, there was June Bug, a friendly little mongrel left at a dumpster near our hunting camp. June Bug took a liking to our digs and promptly established our spot as her home. No real problem until JB started following us to our deer stands. Seeing trouble on the horizon, I wrote an article about our plight. Fran, a lady from Homer, read the column, responded and June Bug now roams the Claiborne Parish hills.