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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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01/08/2014
After a dozen years in the Western Athletic Conference, Louisiana Tech will get its first taste of life in Conference USA when the Lady Techsters host Southern Mississippi at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the...
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01/08/2014
Louisiana Tech’s Joanna Nalborska has been ranked 15th in the ITA Division I Southern Region rankings, released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The sophomore is coming off an impressive...
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01/07/2014
GRAMBLING — Alabama A&M pulled away in the second half Monday night as the Bulldogs nabbed a 70-58 road win over Grambling State before a crowd of 1,735 at the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center...
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01/06/2014
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01/05/2014
Billy Barton, age 70, had grown tired of day after day sitting in his box stand near Atlanta in Winn Parish without seeing any deer. As he got out of his stand on Nov. 9, he spotted something,...
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01/03/2014
Cordarius Johnson (with ball) and the Louisiana Tech men’s basketball team’s game against Longwood on Saturday at the Thomas Assembly Center will now tip off at 4 p.m. The game time change was made...
01/03/2014
SHREVEPORT— Que’brelyn Hill grew up only minutes away from the Independence Bowl. She’s been to the state fair and even some other activities and events, but she’s never experienced a nationally...
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01/02/2014
Kenyon McNeail (21) and the Louisiana Tech men’s basketball team’s game against Longwood on Saturday at the Thomas Assembly Center will now tip off at 4 p.m. The game time change was made to...
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01/01/2014
It was something never seen before in college football, or probably any sport. Three head coaches in one season. A game forfeited due to a player boycott that caused Jackson State University’s...
01/01/2014
O.K. “Buddy” Davis never donned a Louisiana Tech University uniform. He never scored a touchdown, made a tackle, swung a bat or pulled down a rebound. Nor did he sprint out of the blocks, spike a...