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Baseball is a game of funny bounces. Sometimes when a team looks dominant, it can fall to the wayside early. And sometimes when a team looks lackluster, a late spark can fuel a run deep into the playoffs. The latter is the case for this season’s Ruston High School Bearcats, who will begin a best of three series at Acadiana at 4 p.m. today in quarterfinals play of the Class 5A baseball playoffs. In 2014 the Bearcats were seeded No. 8 but fell 2-1 to Catholic of Baton Rouge in second-round play. Last season the Bearcats were seeded 25th and predictably fell 8-0 to No. 8 Jesuit in the first...

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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-...
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04/13/2014
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04/11/2014
The coaches have divided and the friendly trash talk began Thursday as the staff drafted the teams for Saturday’s T-Day Spring Game at Joe Aillet Stadium. It will be Red vs. Blue Saturday with a lot...