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Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:08pm
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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06/15/2014
Tickets for the annual Pigskins and Pearls Women’s Clinic and Luncheon are on sale with the 2014 event’s date set for July 31 at Squire Creek Country Club. This year the women’s football luncheon and...
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06/14/2014
David Michael Burkhalter has discovered that yes, life is good. A year ago, that might not have been the case. Oh, it wasn’t as if he was soaked with sorrow and disappointment after seeing the list...
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06/14/2014
Sitting at the keyboard working on this column, I hear the thunder, see lightening flashing, watch the trees whipping back and forth and hear heavy rain on the window outside my office. A typical...
06/14/2014
MONKEY ISLAND, Oklahoma — FLW College Fishing is headed to Oklahoma’s Grand Lake on Saturday for the second regular-season stop in the Southern Conference. Up to 50 college teams will be competing...
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06/13/2014
EUGENE, Oregon — Louisiana Tech senior Kim Francis recorded a career-best finish at the NCAA Championships in her final year of eligibility as the Youngsville native ran to a 14th place finish in the...
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06/13/2014
NATCHITOCHES —Tynes Hildebrand had to travel over some dirt roads to get from his home in Florien to Northwestern State so he could enroll and play basketball for legendary coach H. Lee Prather’s...
06/13/2014
The Ruston Lady Red Storm 8th Grade Girls AAU Basketball Team will hold a Pancake Breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Applebees in Ruston. Proceeds will go to the team as to help prepare to travel...
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06/12/2014
Louisiana Tech junior outfielder Janine Godwin was one of only 16 student-athletes from Conference USA to earn the C-USA Spring Spirit of Service Award which was announced by league commissioner...
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06/12/2014
EUGENE, Ore. — It was a déjà vu moment for Louisiana Tech’s 4x100-meter relay team Wednesday as the squad recorded a 12th place finish at the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year. The...
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06/12/2014
On June 21, Lionel Washington will be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Three decades ago, there was another honor which became a major influence in Washington’s subsequent...