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Friday, May 6, 2016 - 1:19pm
Baseball is a game of funny bounces. Sometimes when a team looks dominant, it can fall to the wayside early. And sometimes when a team looks lackluster, a late spark can fuel a run deep into the playoffs. The latter is the case for this season’s Ruston High School Bearcats, who will begin a best of three series at Acadiana at 4 p.m. today in quarterfinals play of the Class 5A baseball playoffs. In 2014 the Bearcats were seeded No. 8 but fell 2-1 to Catholic of Baton Rouge in second-round play. Last season the Bearcats were seeded 25th and predictably fell 8-0 to No. 8 Jesuit in the first...

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10/30/2013
Win and you are in. That is the mantra the Louisiana Tech soccer team will have on their minds as they host Rice at 7 p.m. tonight in the Lady Techsters’ regular season finale. Despite the most...
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10/29/2013
Yes, the winless Grambling State Tigers played their best game of the season Saturday in a 23-17 overtime loss to Texas Southern in Robinson Stadium. But while interim coach Dennis “Dirt” Winston...
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10/29/2013
Heading into Louisiana Tech’s second bye week of the season, Bulldogs head football coach Skip Holtz is taking a different approach than the first time. This time, coming a 23-7 win at Florida...
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10/29/2013
D’Marco Buckner (with ball) and Preston Gray of the Green Bay Packers (white jerseys) took on the San Franciso 49ers (blue jerseys) in recent Ruston Parks and Recreation Department youth flag...
10/29/2013
IRVING, Texas — Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky and the league’s Board of Directors have confirmed nine bowl affiliations through the 2019 season, securing a minimum of five berths...
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10/28/2013
News and notes from Saturday’s Lousiaana Tech win at Florida International University in Miami. • Kenneth Dixon had a long rush of 20 yards early in the first quarter. That was his 10th rush attempt...
10/28/2013
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — UTSA used two first period goals to defeat Louisiana Tech, 2-0, on Sunday evening at the UTSA Rec Sports Complex. Tech’s (9-9-1, 4-5 Conference USA) offense was shut out for the...
10/28/2013
Despite competing throughout the match and keeping the score close, the Panthers of FIU pulled away to defeat Louisiana Tech, 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-20), in conference play Sunday afternoon in...
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10/28/2013
Ruston’s Lori Hamlin serves as coach for Ruston Parks and Recreation’s 8-years-old and under Pelicans youth soccer team. Following is a question and answer session posed to the Hamlin family: Q —...
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10/27/2013
It was almost the perfect ending to a drama that has played out for nearly two weeks now. But it wasn’t meant to be. Not yet, anyway. Looking for their first win over the season, the Grambling State...