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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All three of our Lincoln Parish Prep football teams turned in strong seasons and reached the playoffs, so it’s only fitting they share top honors on this season’s All-Parish football team as named annually by the Ruston Daily Leader.
For a second straight year, it’s Ruston running back Qay’shon Thurman who has been named the Bert Jones Offensive Player of the Year.
That award is named for teh former standout quarterback Bert Jones, known as the “Ruston Rifle” during his days at RHS.
When Louisiana Tech opens the Conference USA Golf Championsh today at the Texarkana Country Club, it will need to both defy and live up to expectations to have a chance to bring home any sort of hardware.
As a team the Bulldogs will need to defy the expectations in order to reach the four-team match play portion that begins Wednesday as Tech enters the tournament ranked sixth out of the league’s 13 teams (FIU does not field a men’s golf program).