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September 18th, 2017

Tech soccer takes CUSA-opener

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The Louisiana Tech women’s soccer team found itself down 1-0 in the first half, but the Lady Techsters ended up scoring four unanswered goals to defeat UTSA by a final score of 4-1 in the Conference USA opener on a hot Sunday afternoon at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
The Roadrunners got on the scoreboard 20 minutes into the match. After some adjustments to stop the outlets their outside backs, Tech (8-1-2, 1-0 C-USA) took control of the game. In the span of about 75 seconds, the Lady Techsters took back the lead.

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Tech men sweep Mook Four Triple-Duals

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The Louisiana Tech men’s cross country team won all three of its triple duals while the women’s cross country team registered the top two individual finishers on a foggy Saturday morning at the annual Mook Four at Tech Farm.
The Tech men, running a four-mile race on the hilly course with not much visibility, defeated Jackson State (25-35), Northwestern State (24-34) and Grambling State (26-31). They were anchored by two top-10 individual finishers.

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Buddy's Blog: Tech schedule tabbed 42nd toughest in nation

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Good news for the Louisiana Tech University football program — that one-sided comedy of miscues against Mississippi State is in the books, secure for one of the lead-then trailing knockdowns in Bulldogs’ history.
But oops, here’s the not so encouraging news: the ’Dogs have to go on the road again to South Carolina next weekend after winning at Western Kentucky on Saturday and the College Football Journal ranks their second 42nd toughest in the nation.

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September 16th

G-Men pull away from JSU

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GRAMBLING —The Grambling State University football team scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull away from Jackson State in a 36-21 victory on Saturday night at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.
“It was good to get a victory tonight,” said GSU head coach Broderick Fobbs. “We didn’t play well and we had a lot of mistakes and a lot of penalties. Coach (Tony) Hughes and his staff have done an excellent job and at the end of the day, they gave us all that we could handle. We were just able to grind out the victory.”

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Cougars top Hornets with second-half surge

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ARCADIA — Football game can be much like a marathon — the team that can endure and maintain their strength the longest should came out the winner.
And that’s just the way things played out for Cedar Creek Friday night as the Cougars pulled away for a 44-20 win at Arcadia.
Cedar Creek led only 14-12 at halftime, but that small lead was actually what Cougars head coach Ben Haddox said he envisioned heading into the contest.

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Saints to host Patriots today

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brady, Brees and Bono. How’s that for a middle-aged power trio?
When New England quarterback Tom Brady and his prolific New Orleans counterpart, Drew Brees, take the Superdome field today, it’ll be just days after U2’s concert. Seems fitting, given the association the Irish rockers had with key moments for both franchises in that stadium.
U2 played when the renovated Superdome reopened a year after Hurricane Katrina for the Saints’ triumphant 2006 home opener. They also played halftime of Brady and the Patriots’ maiden Super Bowl victory in the Big Easy in 2002.

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Carroll cruises past Panthers

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Lincoln Prep trailed by only a touchdown at halftime Friday night before James Caesar (2) and the Panthers fell 27-7 to Carroll at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium. Lincoln Prep (0-3) will next play at D’Arbonne Woods at 7 p.m. this Friday.

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’Cats dominate late in win vs. Airline

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Ruston endured a tough start to the second half in a tight game Friday night as the Bearcats roared past Airline 36-18 at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium.
The game was knotted up 15-15 at halftime and the Vikings pulled a play out of the New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl playbook as they opened the third quarter with an onsides kick and then drove all the way to the Ruston eight-yard line before the Bearcats held tough, forcing Airline to use a 25-yard field goal by Jackson Tinkins to pull back out in front 18-15.

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Late FG lifts Tech over Hilltoppers

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BOWLING GREEN, Kent. — Louisiana Tech and Western Kentucky have played some classic games during the past three years and Saturday night at Feix Field was no different.
Trailing 22-13 entering the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs defense stood tall on a numerous four quarter possessions while the Tech offense came up with some late big plays of its own.

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A Mother’s Love

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For every soldier who is deployed, there is a mother and father anxiously awaiting their return. Luckily for the parents, there is a group dedicated to being a support system for them while they’re children area serving in the military.
The Blue Star Mothers was founded by a group of moms who joined together to support the troops, veterans and each other. The Blue Star Mothers is open to any parent who has a son or daughter serving in the Armed Forces.
Ruston is home to the Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana Chapter Five. The groups meets monthly.

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