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Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:32am
One of these days, probably sooner than later, a commentator might be heard saying from an NFL broadcast booth, ‘’the Butler did it!’’ And he would be right. Vernon Butler, a giant of a man at 6-4 and 323 pounds, could be doing it often as one of the top young defensive linemen for the Carolina Panthers. So far, and while it’s still early, the former Louisiana Tech University ball carrier crusher, has demonstrated his worth as a first-round draftee. It took only one game, no less, for Butler to whet the appetite of Panthers’ fans. In his first game as a professional earlier this month,...

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08/09/2016
Quarterback Jacob Phillips (18) and the Ruston High School football team donned helmets and shoulder pads Mondays as the Bearcats entered their second week of preseason workouts. RHS football season...
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08/08/2016
Louisiana Tech football players — 99 in all — reported to camp Sunday and will begin practice today in preparations of the 2016 season opener at Arkansas on Sept. 3. Tech head coach Skip Holtz met...
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Grambling State University football’s faithful have had plenty of reasons to wave their black and gold pom-pons during the last two seasons. Among them: A combined 16 victories, including nine in...
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08/06/2016
GRAMBLING — Football season is officially underway for Grambling State University. The Tigers reported to preseason training camp on Friday and held their first workout under the lights later that...
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08/06/2016
GRAMBLING — Grambling State junior receiver Chad Williams has joined the Tigers in training camp after being arrested in May. Williams led GSU last season with 62 receptions, 1,012 receiving yards...
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08/06/2016
Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz will welcome his Bulldogs to camp today with practice set to begin on Monday.
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08/05/2016
Redshirt senior Ryan Higgins, Louisiana Tech’s starting quarterback, was arrested early this morning in Ruston. Higgins faces charges of DWI and speeding (11 to 20 miles per hour over) only days...
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08/05/2016
Ruston High School football season tickets are on sale from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. through Aug. 19. The cost of a packet of tickets is $45 and includes The Bayou Jamb in Monroe and five home games. RHS...
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08/04/2016
Grambling State University junior running Martez Carter has garnered national notice as a FCS third-team All-Purpose All-American Selection as named by STATS earlier this week. The Monroe native...
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08/04/2016
Ruston High School football season tickets will go on sale from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. beginning Thursday through Aug. 19. The cost of a packet of tickets is $45 and includes The Bayou Jamb in Monroe and...