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Redshirt freshman J’Mar Smith will get the start at quarterback for Louisiana Tech as the Bulldogs open the 2016 football season at 3 p.m. Saturday against the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Smith will start in front of Tech No. 1 quarterback Ryan Higgins, who will not start after being arrested on charges of DWI and speeding shortly prior to the start of preseason training camp. “I think this is going to be a very tall order for us as a team, to go into Fayetteville and try and find a way to get a win,” said Tech coach Skip Holtz during a Monday press conference. “I think...

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06/25/2014
The Grambling State University football game at Mississippi Valley scheduled for Nov. 8 has been changed. The game will now be a tape delayed, nationally-televised broadcast on one of the ESPN...
06/25/2014
Young writers and photographers have until 5 p.m. July 22 to submit entries for the Louisiana Outdoor Writers’ Association’s annual Youth Journalism Contest. There are two writing divisions: Junior...
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06/24/2014
Louisiana Tech head volleyball coach Adriano de Souza has announced the hiring of Dustin Sahlmann as an assistant coach to the Lady Techster Volleyball staff for the upcoming 2014 season. Sahlmann...
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06/24/2014
IRVING, Texas — Conference USA is set to become the first NCAA Division I conference to including match play as part of its men’s golf league championship. C-USA schools will play 54 holes of stroke...
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06/23/2014
NATCHITOCHES — Lincoln Parish scored big at the Louisiana Sports Writers Association awards ceremony Sunday with representatives from the Ruston Daily Leader and Louisiana Tech University all...
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06/23/2014
Louisiana-Lafayette and LSU had a combined 19 players selected to the first and second teams of the 2014 All-Louisiana College Baseball Team selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. The...
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06/21/2014
NATCHITOCHES — Venus Lacy cried a lot this weekend. She can certainly be excused, too. The tears she shed over a three-day period resulted from pure joy and appreciation for having been a member of...
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06/21/2014
Leader photos by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT • Top left: Former Ouachita Christian and Houston Astros pitcher Shane Reynolds took his turn meeting the press on Thursday. Top Right: Former LSU and NFL...
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06/21/2014
Molido Creek ran cool and clear, meandering beneath the beeches and ancient oaks half a mile below our house. Come summertime, I’d shuck my shoes, grab my fishing gear and head to Molido to lob a...
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06/21/2014
Versatility has been one of the hallmarks of a nearly 4 1/2-decade career in sports journalism for the Baton Rouge Advocate’s Joe Macaluso is the 2014 Distinguished Service Award winner by the...