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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:50am
IRVING, Texas — It’s the time of year a college football coach loves. Preseason practice is days away from beginning with the kickoff to a new season coming a few weeks after that. Attending Conference USA Media Days Monday, Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz was clearly in one of his favorite elements. “I enjoy this part of it,” Holtz said. “I enjoy talking a little bit about the season and creating the excitement and the energy in the Conference USA.” Having to replace key players on both sides of the ball and coming off two straight nine-win seasons, Holtz said he’ll let the Bulldogs’...

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06/29/2014
MONKEY ISLAND, Oklahoma — The Colorado Mesa University team of Kennedy Kinkade and Josh Worth, both of Grand Junction, Colo., won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference tournament on Grand Lake...
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06/29/2014
Fifty years. You mean it’s been that long? When you are having so much fun, time zips by faster than a Steven Strasburg fastball. And please trust me, I’ve had more fun than the law might allow...
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06/29/2014
Top left: Leader photos by KAYLA FRITH- Ten-year-old Claire Booth competed in both Louisiana Peach Festival runs Saturday morning and won the one-mile Fun Run. Top right: Runners of all ages competed...
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06/27/2014
Temperatures in the South can be brutal during the summer months as thermometers threaten triple figures. Trying to find a way to stay cool in north Louisiana this time of the year can be challenging...
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06/27/2014
Former Louisiana Tech baseball coach Wade Simoneaux spent the last 12 years on the diamond in Ruston. Now he’ll stay on a north Louisiana baseball field as West Monroe High School on Thursday...
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06/27/2014
Two days after filling one vacant assisting coaching position, Louisiana Tech men’s basketball head coach Michael White quickly found himself having to fill another. His search concluded on Thursday...
06/27/2014
The 2014 edition of the Louisiana Peach Festival isn’t only about enjoying Lincoln Parish’s favorite sweet treat. There’s plenty of action involved for those looking for the thrill of victory....
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06/26/2014
Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz announced Wednesday that six walk-on football student-athletes have been placed on scholarship beginning this summer. The six players — C.J. Cleveland,...
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06/25/2014
The Bernice Nursing and Rehabilitation Little League baseball team recently completed its season undefeated at 8-0 in Lincoln Parish Little League play. Pictured on the first row above from left to...
06/25/2014
Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz has announced the addition of Mississippi prep running back Tywun Walters to the program’s list of newcomers for the 2014 season. Walters — a 5-11, 218-...