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Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:46am
Louisiana Tech third baseman Chase Lunceford has been selected as the Conference USA Hitter of the Week after the junior helped lead the Bulldogs to an historic series sweep over No. 16 Rice this past weekend to close out the regular season. Lunceford and the Bulldogs became the first team in Conference USA to ever complete a sweep over the Owls since Rice joined the league in 2005. Lunceford hit .429 (6-for-14) in three games with six RBIs, a home run, two runs scored and a .500 on base percentage. He hit .800 (4-for-5) with runners in scoring position and recorded four two-out RBIs. The...

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05/01/2016
METAIRIE — It didn’t look like St. Martin’s Episcopal could stop Cedar Creek, at least until Mother Nature stepped in. The Cedar Creek Cougars Class 1A second-round baseball playoff game was...
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04/30/2016
They had to wait until Saturday, but Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Dixon and Jeff Driskel joined fellow Bulldog and first-round selection Vernon Butler as NFL draft picks. That marks the first time...
04/30/2016
While going undrafted, a number of Louisiana Tech and Grambling State players agreed to join NFL teams as free agents following Saturday’s draft. Former Ruston High School and Louisiana Tech standout...
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04/30/2016
I am tired of reading obituaries about our friends in the sports writing profession. The latest: Jerry Barksdale Byrd, the longtime and ever consistent purveyor of all things in sports for Shreveport...
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04/30/2016
There’s a strong Lincoln Parish presence on the induction charts for the Jackson Parish Sports Hall of Fame. Four of the five representatives are former Louisiana Tech University stars: Eldonta’...
04/30/2016
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Call it a clean sweep for Louisiana Tech’s long jumpers. Both Jarrett Samuels and Mia Adams finished the day atop the podium after the long jumps as Tech competed a the...
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04/30/2016
For the past several weeks, I have been chasing birds. I brought two of them home with me; beards and spurs are drying on the shelf and meat is in the freezer. I’m a turkey hunter and this is the...
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04/29/2016
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...
04/29/2016
After a successful week on the diamond in non-conference action, Louisiana Tech will step back into league play this weekend when the Bulldogs travel to take on Conference USA foe Texas-San Antonio...
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04/29/2016
Mary Kate Pardue and the second-seeded Cedar Creek Cougars will take on seventh-seeded Vermilion Catholic at noon today in quarterfinals play of the Class 1A high school softball playoffs in Sulphur...