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One of these days, probably sooner than later, a commentator might be heard saying from an NFL broadcast booth, ‘’the Butler did it!’’ And he would be right. Vernon Butler, a giant of a man at 6-4 and 323 pounds, could be doing it often as one of the top young defensive linemen for the Carolina Panthers. So far, and while it’s still early, the former Louisiana Tech University ball carrier crusher, has demonstrated his worth as a first-round draftee. It took only one game, no less, for Butler to whet the appetite of Panthers’ fans. In his first game as a professional earlier this month,...

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05/19/2014
HOUSTON — In February Charla Craddock became the first athlete at Louisiana Tech to win a Conference USA Championship by winning gold in the long jump. On Saturday Craddock claimed gold again,...
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05/19/2014
Yariel Medina (3) and the Grambling State University Tigers won their second elimination game in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Championships on Friday, igniting to race past Alcorn...
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05/19/2014
The Cedar Creek Cougars played a game of midfield “pile on the winner” after defeating Sacred Heart for the Class 1A state baseball title on Saturday.
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05/18/2014
SULPHUR — Cedar Creek broke open close game with a four-run fourth inning Saturday as the Cougars defeated Sacred Heart 5-1 in the Class 1A state championship game at McMurry Park. The seventh-seeded...
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05/17/2014
After his Bearcats struggled in their spring scrimmage against Calvary Baptist on Friday at Louisiana Tech’s Joe Aillet Stadium, you might think Ruston High School head coach Brad Laird would be...
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05/17/2014
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Briggs Ranch Golf Course played home to the San Antonio Region this week as 75 of the top collegiate golfers competed over 54 holes. By all indications, the course played fair....
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05/17/2014
Grambling Laboratory High School’s Davauhnte Turner (center, signing paper) signed a Letter of Intent Friday to play college basketball for Indepedence Community College in Kansas, where he’ll join...
05/17/2014
HOUSTON — Behind a stellar pitching performance by senior Richie Navari, Louisiana Tech held off the No. 14 Rice Owls for 10 and a half innings on Sunday, but a single to left field in the bottom of...
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05/17/2014
Catahoula Lake has always been a bit of a mystery to me. Once the waterfowl migration gets underway each fall and winter, the focus is on this sprawling body of water covering some 30,000 acres in...
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05/16/2014
Ruston High School’s Spring Football Game against Calvary Baptist is set for 6 p.m. today at Joe Aillet Staium. Fans will be able to enter on the east side of the stadium only. There will be a $5...