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CHICAGO — Vernon Butler’s signature look involves wearing sunglasses. That accessory was needed Thursday evening amidst the bright lights of prime time in Draft City as the Louisiana Tech defensive tackle was selected in the first round of the 2016 National Football League Draft by the Carolina Panthers with the 30th overall selection. Butler’s pick in the first round marked the first Conference USA player and first player from Louisiana to be selected in the 2016 NFL Draft. He is the first defensive lineman from a Conference USA school to go in the first round since 2012. A four-year...

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04/15/2014
The Ruston High School Lady Bearcats wore special uniforms Saturday as they celebrated their Military Appreciation Day.
04/15/2014
NACOGDOCHES — After a weekend off from the diamond, Louisiana Tech returns to action when the Lady Techsters travel to face Stephen F. Austin at 4 p.m. today in a single game at SFA Softball Field....
04/15/2014
Fresh off a victory over Conference USA mate FIU, Louisiana Tech will step out of league play briefly as the Bulldogs travel to take on UALR beginning at 6 p.m. today at Gary Hogan Field in Little...
04/15/2014
IRVING, Texas — A total of 28 Louisiana Tech student-athletes have earned the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal during the 2013-14 academic year, Commissioner Britton Banowsky announced...
04/14/2014
After helping lead the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs to a share of the Conference USA regular season title and a spot in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals, guards Kenneth Smith and Alex...
04/14/2014
FIRST TEAM Elfrid Payton, UL-Lafayette (Player of the Year) Johnny O’Bryant III, LSU Jalan West, Northwestern State Shawn Long, UL-Lafayette Jonathan Blount, Centenary SECOND TEAM Kenneth Smith,...
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04/14/2014
Ruston High School stayed in first place of the District 2-5A baseball race as the Bearcats swept a three-game series over Ouachita Parish High School over the weekend. The Bearcats opened with a 11-...
04/14/2014
After suffering through a nine-game winless stretch that dated back to March 25, Louisiana Tech was able to celebrate a victory with a 4-2 win over Conference USA foe FIU Sunday afternoon at J.C....
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04/13/2014
Pencil in Ryan Higgins as Louisiana Tech’s starting quarterback after Saturday’s T-Day Red-Blue Spring Game, which the Red Team won 37-20 before a crowd of around 5,000 at Joe Aillet Stadium. But you...
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04/13/2014
Louisiana Tech junior Jarvis Gotch tied a national leading mark in the long jump as the Bulldogs’ field event competitors dominated at the UTEP Invitational Saturday. Gotch’s mark of 26-0.25 (7.93m)...