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CHICAGO — Vernon Butler’s signature look involves wearing sunglasses. That accessory was needed Thursday evening amidst the bright lights of prime time in Draft City as the Louisiana Tech defensive tackle was selected in the first round of the 2016 National Football League Draft by the Carolina Panthers with the 30th overall selection. Butler’s pick in the first round marked the first Conference USA player and first player from Louisiana to be selected in the 2016 NFL Draft. He is the first defensive lineman from a Conference USA school to go in the first round since 2012. A four-year...

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03/26/2014
RUSTON — For the second straight season, Louisiana Tech will travel to Tallahassee, Fla., to take on Florida State in the National Invitation Tournament at the Donald L. Tucker Center. The contest...
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03/26/2014
Senior Taylor Burch was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate with a home run to help lead Louisiana Tech (9-14) to 4-3 win over Grambling State (6-18) two sweep the season series, 2-0, Tuesday night at...
03/26/2014
The Ruston Junior High girls track team got off to a strong start for the 2014 season on March 11 as the Lady Bearkits won their home meet, taking first place in 14 of 15 events at the Ruston High...
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03/26/2014
The Ruston Bearcats have gone 3-2 in five games played over the past week with the most recent game being a 7-3 home win over Haughton on Tuesday night. On March 20, the Bearcats defeated Captain...
03/26/2014
Louisiana Tech (11-20) will step out of Conference USA action when the Lady Techsters host Northwestern State (13-14) at 6 p.m. today at the Lady Techster Softball Complex. Tech travels to...
03/25/2014
Louisiana Tech practiced for two hours in full pads at Joe Aillet Stadium Monday afternoon with the defense, particularly the secondary, making several big plays throughout the session. As has been...
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03/25/2014
The Williams Brothers Basketball Program’s seventh grade AAU basketball team’s community service activity for the month of March was delivering goodies to the residents at Princeton Place.
03/25/2014
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida State Seminoles put on their best shooting display of the season to advance to the NIT quarterfinals. The top-seeded ‘Noles shot a season-high 68.2 percent from...
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03/25/2014
The Ruston High School freshman baseball team defeated Ouachita Christian 2-0 on Monday. Pictured is RHS’ catching a ball in an attempt to put a OCS runner out at first base.
03/25/2014
Louisiana Tech will make the short trip down I-20 to face off with Grambling State for the second time this season with the first pitch scheduled for 6 p.m today at Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E....