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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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10/21/2013
News and notes from Saturday’s Homecoming game for Lousiaana Tech: • North Texas scored 28 unanswered points to defeat Tech, 28-13. The win by the Mean Green ties the all-time series 6-6. • North...
10/21/2013
The earliest a goal had ever been scored by a Louisiana Tech soccer player was 41 seconds. That record was broken on Sunday evening when freshman forward Kathryn Sloan netted a goal just 11 seconds...
10/21/2013
Louisiana Tech’s volleyball team fell in straight sets, 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-22) to Conference USA foe Southern Miss Sunday afternoon at Memorial Gym. The loss dropped the Lady Techsters to 7-15 on...
10/21/2013
NEW ORLEANS — In its first tournament of the season, the Louisiana Tech women’s bowling team placed eighth at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Bowling Invitational and recorded four individual...
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10/20/2013
Louisiana Tech’s early Homecoming celebration was short-lived Saturday as big plays by North Texas and a struggling Bulldogs offense crashed the party in the second half. For the first 26 minutes,...
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10/20/2013
Say it ain’t so, Roger. As much as I admire former Dallas Cowboy quarterback and All-Pro Roger Staubach, I have to wholeheartedly disagree with his recent assessment of the legion quarterbacks in the...
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10/20/2013
Last week Ruston High School won big in a defensive battle turned blowout. On Friday night, the Bearcats felt the negative side of such a contest. West Monroe took its 23rd straight win over the...
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10/20/2013
Cedar Creek High School head coach Ben Haddox knew Haynesville High School was going to be a tough matchup. “This week was huge for us and we put a lot of effort into this game,” Haddox said. It...
10/20/2013
Louisiana Tech (7-14, 1-5 Conference USA) fell to Middle Tennessee (12-7, 4-2 C-USA) 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-21) as the Blue Raiders overpowered the Lady Techsters offensively Friday night in Memorial...
10/20/2013
In a battle of west division foes, Louisiana Tech rose to the occasion in a 3-0 shutout win over UTEP on Friday night at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex. Tech (8-7-1, 3-3 Conferecne USA) made the...