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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:56am
NATCHITOCHES — It was a winning weekend for the Ruston Daily Leader and Louisiana Tech University as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association held its annual awards banquet Sunday at The Landing Restaurant. The Daily Leader’s O.K. “Buddy” Davis and T. Scott Boatright each brought home first place awards with Davis taking his fifth straight top honors for Sports Column Writing while Boatright placed first in Headline Writing. Boatright also took second place in Pro Feature Writing for a story he did on former Grambling State and MLB baseball player Gary Eave. Louisiana Tech University writer/...

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04/04/2014
This weekend’s home baseball series between Louisiana Tech and UAB has been moved up due to impending weather in the area on Sunday, as the third game of the series on Sunday has been rescheduled as...
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04/04/2014
Chris Bishop, pictured tossing the ball to second base for a force out, and the Ruston High School JV team held on for a 4-0 victory over Minden’s JV team on Wednesday.
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04/03/2014
It worked for Mary, Queen of Scots, Egypt’s King Tut and Alexander the Great. Those three historical figures became world leaders at very young ages. Now Louisiana Tech University’s athletics...
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04/03/2014
During the noon-time press conference at the Jarrell Room of the Charles Wyly Athletic Center, Summitt announced that he has hired former Lady Techster Mickie DeMoss as his associate head coach. With...
04/03/2014
For the first time since the 2011 season, Louisiana Tech fell to the Demons of Northwestern State, 2-1, on the diamond in a low-scoring affair Wednesday night at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park...
04/02/2014
Louisiana Tech will kick off a seven-game home stretch as the Bulldogs welcome in-state rival Northwestern State to Ruston in a midweek non-conference contest beginning at 6 p.m. today at J.C. Love...
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04/02/2014
NATCHITOCHES —Northwestern State’s Cort Brinson’s three-run home run in the fifth inning capped off his big night as the Demons stormed to a 12-3 win over Grambling State Tuesday in non-conference...
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04/02/2014
NATCHITOCHES — Ruston High School’s diamond domination of Natchitoches Central continued Monday as the Bearcats took a 13-0 District 2-5A baseball road win over the Chiefs. The Bearcats totaled 13...
04/02/2014
It was a dominant performance for Louisiana Tech Sunday evening as the Lady Techsters shutout regional rival Northwestern State, 7-0, at the LA Tech Tennis Complex. Tech (14-4) extended its home...
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04/02/2014
Kenneth Smith gives out plenty of assists but he also takes plenty away from opponents in the form of steals. As a result of his remarkable season, Speedy was one of 25 players selected to the 2013-...