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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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01/28/2014
Louisiana Tech men’s basketball coach Michael White said that while standout junior guard Raheem Appleby doesn’t require surgery, he’s still weeks away from returning from strained ankle ligaments he...
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01/28/2014
Ruston High School held its annual football banquet Monday night at the Louisiana Tech Student Center, with five Bearcats taking home top honors. Awarded during the banquet were, from left to right,...
01/28/2014
Jr. golf tourney on tap Ruston junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Beaver Creek Spring Junior Classic at the Beaver Creek Golf Club on Feb. 22 – 23. The two-day, 36-hole...
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01/27/2014
Louisiana Tech head coach Mark Montgomery is cautiously optimistic about his team’s potential as the 2014 softball season approaches. Montgomery, who enters his second year at the helm of the...
01/27/2014
With three weeks remaining until the 2014 baseball campaign gets underway, Louisiana Tech took to the diamond Friday for the first official practice of the season. The Bulldogs began the day with...
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01/27/2014
Centric Federal Credit Union’s Inside Tech Basketball radio show presented by Miller Lite will air at 6 p.m. tonight from Scott’s Catfish in Ruston. The one-hour radio show will air live on the LA...
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01/26/2014
The Bulldogs were short-handed Saturday night with Raheem Appleby still out with an ankle injury and Michale Kyser suspended after being ejected from Louisiana Tech’s Thursday’s night win over...
01/26/2014
NEW ORLEANS — Tulane built an 18-point second half lead and then held off a late Louisiana Tech rally as the Green Wave defeated the Lady Techsters 75-61 Saturday afternoon at Devlin Fieldhouse....
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01/26/2014
Victoya Ricks (00, pictured above left) poured in 16 points and pulled down seven rebounds while Joanna Miller added 15 points to lead the Grambling State Lady Tigers to a 79-68 win at Jackson State...
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01/26/2014
Kyle Williams has made a living playing like a superstar but never really getting quite the recognition he deserves. He’s battled through injuries to remain one of the NFL’s top defensive lineman, as...