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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:05am
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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04/11/2016
Under normal circumstances, winning a gold medal is a big deal. But this weekend, John Allen captured the coveted award under extra difficult conditions. The former Louisiana Tech University javelin...
04/11/2016
In Sunday’s finale, Louisiana Tech scored more runs in a single game than eight other Conference USA schools scored all weekend and the Lady Techsters did it in five innings. Tech (21-13, 3-6 C-USA)...
04/11/2016
Louisiana Tech was slated to begin play in its final regular season tournament of the year with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start today at the Jim West Intercollegiate hosted by Texas State. No. 58...
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04/10/2016
The turbulent waters surrounding the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters basketball program called somewhat on Friday as Athletics Director Tommy McClelland said that associate head coach Mickie DeMoss has...
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04/10/2016
The Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana celebrated its 10th annual Pro Day Saturday, taking the opportunity to honor Lincoln Parish’s leading professional sports writer as well as a pair...
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04/09/2016
GRAMBLING — The scoreboard at Eddie Robinson Stadium read “Grambling 22, Visitor 20” as the Grambling State Tigers ended their annual spring Black and Gold game Saturday afternoon, but head coach...
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04/09/2016
Larry Wright is still waiting. His outstanding college basketball career at Grambling State University is now four decades old. He last played hoops of any kind nearly 30 years ago. Yet, as brilliant...
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04/09/2016
Louisiana Tech scrimmaged for over two hours Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston as the Bulldogs held a 130-play scrimmage in the team’s 13th practice session of the spring. Whereas the first (...
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04/09/2016
You’re out on the lake on a beautiful spring day. The fish are biting and all is well. You scarcely notice the bank of dark clouds on the horizon as you put another fish in the boat. Then you hear...
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04/08/2016
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — After a week where the Bulldogs traveled more than 2,300 miles, Louisiana Tech has settled in Bowling Green, Kentucky, for the weekend to face off against WKU in a three-game...