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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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06/13/2014
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...
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06/11/2014
Louisiana Tech will compete among the nation’s best this week for a chance at individual championships as six student-athletes in five events head to Eugene, Oregon, for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track...
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06/11/2014
Louisiana Tech head coach Michael White announced Tuesday the addition of Jordan Mincy as an assistant coach to the Bulldog coaching staff. Mincy previously served as an assistant coach for the past...
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06/11/2014
An exceptional college and pro football career put offensive guard Alan Faneca on the fast track to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. As if to remove any doubts about his worthiness, the former LSU...
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06/10/2014
Two players who helped lead their teams to state titles, Ouachita pitcher Kat Lee and Barbe shortstop Kennon Fontenot, headline the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 5A All-State teams for...
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06/10/2014
Ruston High School’s Margeaux Smith was one of three Lady Bearcats to earn honorable mention on the Class 5A All-State softball team along with Casey Harrington and Brister Curry.