GRAMBLING — The Grambling Sports Radio Network will hold a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday from 8-10 a.m., at Applebee’s in Ruston.
Tickets for the event are $5 and may be purchased in advance from any network member or at the door. Proceeds from the event will go to support activities for network students. For more information, see any member of the Grambling Sports Radio Network or contact Santoria Black at 274-6199.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Louisiana Tech University punched two more tickets to Des Moines as Kim Francis and the women’ 400-meter relay team advanced to the NCAA Championships, as action concluded at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville Saturday evening.
A school record relay time and another great race by Francis gives Tech six women advancing to the NCAA Championships in four events on June 6-9 in Des Moines, Iowa.
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Arkez Cooper recovered a key fumble in the final seconds to cement Grambling State’s first win of the season, 40-35, over Jackson State on Saturday night.
Grambling State (1-3, 1-0 SWAC) had built a 24-point lead in the third quarter before Jackson State (2-2, 0-1) shaved the deficit to 40-35 and was driving for the end zone again when LaMontiez Ivy fumbled at the GSU 34 with 28 seconds left. Cooper was there to grab it and Grambling State ran out the clock for the win.
Grambling Laboratory High School was swept by Arcadia High School Tuesday night in District 2-1A action at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. The Kittens (19-7, 7-2 in 2-1A) lost 72-60 with Tylan Dean (with ball above leading the way with 21 points while Kae Williams added 19 points and 11 rebounds. Arcadia defeated the Lady Kittens (5-14, 5-6) 48-40, with Amber Collinsworth topping Grambling with 14 points and 12 rebounds while Justice Cage (below) chipped in with 12 points.