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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:56am
NATCHITOCHES — It was a winning weekend for the Ruston Daily Leader and Louisiana Tech University as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association held its annual awards banquet Sunday at The Landing Restaurant. The Daily Leader’s O.K. “Buddy” Davis and T. Scott Boatright each brought home first place awards with Davis taking his fifth straight top honors for Sports Column Writing while Boatright placed first in Headline Writing. Boatright also took second place in Pro Feature Writing for a story he did on former Grambling State and MLB baseball player Gary Eave. Louisiana Tech University writer/...

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the second consecutive year the Lady Techsters have 30 wins and for the second consecutive year they are headed to the Conference USA Tournament in Denton, Texas. There is still...
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Ruston High school junior Chandler Davidson shot a 82-80 — 162 in this week’s Division I State Golf Championships. Davidson shot a 73 in regional play to advance to the Division I State Tournament...
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GRAMBLING — A huge fifth inning featuring seven runs lifted the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff to a 15-5 victory over the Grambling State University Tigers Saturday. The win gave UAPB (19-22,15-5...
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LAFAYETTE — Time expired on Ruston High School’s Cinderella season as the clock struck midnight Saturday afternoon. The red-hot Bearcats ran into an even hotter team as Acadiana completed a two-game...
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CHOUDRANT — It’s never good when a pitcher gets behind in the count early on. And it’s even worse when a team gets behind in the run count right off the bat. That’s the way Choudrant High School’s...