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Friday, August 26, 2016 - 1:21pm
The 2016 football season gets closer to official kickoff this weekend as area fans will get a taste of real-game action as local high school teams begin jamboree action. It all kicks starts at 7 p.m. today as the Cedar Creek Cougars play their jamboree at Homer. “We’re ready to get going,” said Cougars coach Ben Haddox. “Homer always plays you tough, and I think we’ll be able to use the jamboree to gauge where we are heading into the season opener next week.” Then things really start jamming on Saturday as the Eddie Robinson High School Football Classic and the Bayou Jamb 2016 are held,...

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07/29/2014
Cedar Creeks School’s football camps continue today with the Hawg Wild Camp for sixth-12th grade linemen and the Elementary All-Star Camp for first-fifth graders. The Playmakers Skills position camp...
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07/29/2014
Norman Bradford, Jim Golden, Jimmy Walker, W. B. Tolar and Charles Scott were inducted into the Jackson Parish Sports Hall of Fame Saturday in the Family Life Center of Jonesboro’s First Baptist...
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07/28/2014
After producing an All-Star season in his first year with the Atlanta Hawks, former Louisiana Tech great Paul Millsap has received an invitation to join the Team USA basketball roster, it was...
07/28/2014
It’s designed as a free baseball clinic to teach area youth fundamental skills about the sport. But the fifth annual Wilbert Ellis Baseball Camp, held Saturday at Ruston’s Fraser Field, was much more...
07/28/2014
Cedar Creeks School’s football camps start today with the Hawg Wild Camp for sixth-12th grade linemen and the Elementary All-Star Camp for first-fifth graders. The Playmakers Skills position camp for...
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07/28/2014
Editor’s note: The following is a feature story O.K. Davis did on Alton “Red” Franklin two years ago. By O.K. Davis buddy@rustonleader.com “Red.” Any North Louisiana football fan with a smidgen of...
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07/26/2014
Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor O.K. “Buddy” Davis has championed many an Ark-La-Tex athlete during his 50-plus years as a sports writer. Now Davis is about to become an Ark-La-Tex...
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07/26/2014
Louisiana Tech head coach Gary Stanley announced the program’s 2014 cross country schedule last week with Tech hosting the annual Mook 5 race to open the season. In all the 2014 slate includes five...
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07/26/2014
My fishing trip to Nebraska accomplished several things. I got to catch a bunch of fish, species I’d never caught, I got to sample just how delicious walleye filets are, and I got to meet and fish...
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07/25/2014
Area children will get the chance to learn about hitting, pitching, catching and winning the game of life Saturday as College Hall of Fame Baseball Coach Wilbert Ellis conducts his annual Youth...