Louisiana Tech Baseball will get into the swing of things as the Bulldogs kick off the 2016 college baseball season with their second annual First Pitch Dinner, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Davison Athletics Complex.
The 2016 Bulldog staff and players will be introduced throughout the night and have the opportunity to interact with Tech fans at the dinner, while second-year head coach Greg Goff and the Bulldogs will also name its 2016 Alumnus of the Year during the event.
And with 26 Bulldogs hailing from the Lone Star State, Louisiana Tech should feel right at home on Dec. 26 when it takes on Illinois in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex features one of the largest areas of Tech alumni outside the state of Louisiana with more than 5,000 alumni living in the area. Earlier this season Louisiana Tech played in the Metroplex on Sept. 11 in a 42-20 win at North Texas in the team’s first Conference USA game of the season.
Glynn Harris (right), a veteran outdoor columnist for the Ruston Daily Leader, recently captured several awards at the recent Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association conventioin held in Houma. Harris finished No. 1 in the newspaper category for a story regarding a man who excelled as a fisherman despite being born without legs and one arm, Harris also gained first and third places in the broadcast division of the writing contest that includes representatives from throughout the state.
Grambling State University’s basketball teams will be on the road tonight for a doubleheader at Priarie View A&M. The women’s game will start at 5:30 p.m. while men’s action will follow around 7:30 p.m. Denisha Chambers (with ball, above left) and the Lady Tigers stand at 8-15 overall and 5-7 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference while Terry Rose (above right with ball) and the Tigers stand at 2-19 overall and 1-11 in the SWAC.