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Baseball is a game of funny bounces. Sometimes when a team looks dominant, it can fall to the wayside early. And sometimes when a team looks lackluster, a late spark can fuel a run deep into the playoffs. The latter is the case for this season’s Ruston High School Bearcats, who will begin a best of three series at Acadiana at 4 p.m. today in quarterfinals play of the Class 5A baseball playoffs. In 2014 the Bearcats were seeded No. 8 but fell 2-1 to Catholic of Baton Rouge in second-round play. Last season the Bearcats were seeded 25th and predictably fell 8-0 to No. 8 Jesuit in the first...

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03/22/2014
Nearly 100 anglers gathered on March 15 for the second tournament of the Fishers of Men — North Central Louisiana division season. With overcast skies and temperatures in the mid 50s, the field of...
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03/21/2014
Junior point Kenneth “Speedy” Smith (pictured above with ball) and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will take on Georgia at 10 a.m. Saturday in second round action of the National Invitational Tournament...
03/21/2014
Grambling State University hasn’t seen anything like this weekend in a long, long time, if ever, according to GSU Athletic Director Aaron James. “I will be attending all of the many events (today)...
03/21/2014
Louisiana Tech Track and Field will open the 2014 outdoor season at home as it hosts several regional rivals including LSU, UL-Monroe and Northwestern State. The meet gets underway with the throwing...
03/21/2014
Tech baseball to host Old Dominion The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs return home well-rested and ready to face Old Dominion for the first time in program history in a three-game Conference USA series...
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03/21/2014
GRAMBLING — As the Grambling State University track and field team reflected on its championship season, GSU President Frank G. Pogue was touched to hear each team member say what it means to be a...
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03/20/2014
The annual Jimmy Mize track meet seemingly got off to an early start Wednesday night at Louisiana Tech University. But this track meet took place inside the Thomas Assembly Center as the Bulldogs won...
03/20/2014
Ruston High School will play host to the annual “Hoss” Garrett Relays today at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium. Throwing events will begin at 3:15 p.m. while the running events are set for a 5 p.m. start...
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03/20/2014
Choudrant High School second baseman Matthew Bullock made this throw to first for an out Tuesday, but that didn’t prevent the Aggies from falling 3-2 to Lakeside.
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03/20/2014
FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas baseball team (11-7) completed its mid-week sweep of Grambling State (3-17) and earned its third victory in a row with an 8-0 win on Wednesday in Baum Stadium. The victory...