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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:05am
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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03/25/2014
The Ruston Lady Bearcat soccer team will team with Louisiana Tech soccer coach Kevin Sherry to host a girls mini-camp today-Friday at the Louisiana Tech soccer field. Donations for the event can be...
03/25/2014
Travis Wilmore shot a stellar 7-under-par 137 (68-69=137) over two rounds Monday to enter the final round of the Lone Star Invitational tied for the lead at Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio....
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03/24/2014
Simsboro High School dominated much of the action played on basketball courts this season. And fittingly, the school also dominated the All District 2-B basketball teams. For the Lady Tigers, Brandy...
03/24/2014
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee scored five runs in the first two innings en route to a 5-3 win over Louisiana Tech as the Blue Raiders salvaged the third and final game of the three-game...
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03/24/2014
Jonathan Tineo (4) and the Grambling State Tigers completed their first Southwestern Athletic Conference sweep of the season Sunday with a 9-1 win over Southern at Wilbert Ellis Field. Kris Minter...
03/24/2014
Tech tennis blanks JSU After two tough road losses this weekend, Louisiana Tech got back on track on a chilly Sunday evening with a 7-0 shutout victory over Jackson State at the Tech Tennis Complex....
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03/23/2014
The saying goes that defense wins championships. That must have new Grambling State football coach Broderick Fobbs feeling pretty good after Saturday’s Black and Gold Spring Game. The Black team,...
03/23/2014
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — After starting the season slow on the road, Louisiana Tech has found its mental toughness the last few days as the Lady Techsters swept a Conference USA doubleheader over Middle...
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03/23/2014
Grambling State swept Southern in a Southwestern Athletic Conference doubleheader on Saturday at Wilbert Ellis Field, winning the opener 9-7 in 11 innings and following that up with a 9-5 victory....
03/23/2014
DENTON, Texas — All spring, Louisiana Tech has used its singles depth to wear down opponents. For the second straight match though the Lady Techsters were without Joanna Nalborska, a first team all-...