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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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NATCHITOCHES — Emotions from the 2014 induction class during Thursday’s press conference to kick off Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame festivities ran the gamut — from laughter to tears, from elation to...
06/20/2014
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IRVING, Texas — Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky named the 15 recipients of the Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship Awards Tuesday with Bulldog golfer Travis Wilmore receiving the...
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When Shane Reynolds headed to Venezuela in 1991, he was determined to get his baseball career in gear. Back then, the Bastrop native was a minor leaguer in the Houston Astros farm system. His Double...
06/17/2014
A 2012 Grambling State University football signee was shot and killed Friday in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that Shaquille Purifoy, 22, was shot...
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Louisiana Tech athletics director Tommy McClelland announced the hiring of Jeff Jenkins as the Bulldogs’ new head golf coach Monday. Jenkins replaces Jeff Parks who resigned to pursue other...