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Ruston High School’s football team held its first Bearcat Legends Banquet/Auction Thursday night at Louisiana Tech’s Davison Athletics Complex, taking the opportunity to honor former RHS standouts Fred Dean and Kyle Williams in the process. Bearcats head coach Brad Laird said the event will be a foundation “for what we want to continue to happen in years to come.” This isn’t something that happened over the last three months. It actually started about three years ago.” The silent auction helped raise money for the RHS football program, while Williams ended the night by bidding $4,000 in a...

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Athlon Sports released its Preseason All-Conference USA Teams Friday with Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Dixon and Houston Bates both receiving first team honors in the publication’s annual preview of the...
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Joshua Cox recorded a top-15 finish in his first appearance on the national level as the NCAA Championships came to a close Saturday at Heyward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Cox set a mark of 213-4 (65....