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March 27th, 2017

Governor hasn’t forgotten us

Not long after John Bel Edwards was elected Louisiana’s governor in 2016, Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker urged the new chief executive not to forget about North Louisiana.
There are good people in upstate parishes, good universities and good things going on, the mayor and other folks reminded Edwards. Of course, the cases in point were Ruston and Lincoln Parish.
One month after Edwards was inaugurated he visited Ruston. Last week, for the second time in 14 months, he came again. Edwards is clearly a man of his word: He hasn’t forgotten us.

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Harper-Payton best NFL RB duo in history

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Roland Harper rightfully did a double take when he heard about the ranking of the best running back tandems in NFL history.
‘’I figured it would be (Larry) Csonka and (Jim) Kiick,’’ he said. ‘’Or (Jim) Brown and (Bobby) Mitchell.”
Good guesses, but wrong.
At the very top of the rankings compiled by Sportsbreak, it was Harper and the late Pro Football Hall of Famer, Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears.

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Grambling softball drops two vs. JSU

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GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University Lady Tiger softball team opened up their Southwestern Athletic Conference series with Jackson State University Sunday afternoon.
The series opened with a doubleheader starting at noon. Grambling fought hard but dropped both games with scores of 13-4 and 6-5.
With the losses, Grambling drops to 10-21 and 0-5 in SWAC play. JSU moves to 9-21 and 2-3 in league action.
The Lady Tigers will close out the series with a single game at 1 p.m. today.
with a single game against Jackson State.

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March 25th

GSU set for ‘Spring Sports Fest’

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GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University Athletics Dpeartment will have a jam packed Saturday as GSU will host three sporting events.
GSU’s Lady Tiger’s softball will start the action at noon and 2 p.m. as they welcome the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff to the GSU Softball Complex for a doubleheader. General admission is free.
The GSU football team will hold its annual Black vs. Gold Spring Game at 1 p.m. Saturday at Eddie Robinson Stadium. There will be a Kid Zone for the Tiger Cubs near the stadium.

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Grambling softball to host Jackson St.

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The Grambling State University softball team will host Jackson State University in a three-game home series over the weekend starting with a 1 p.m. doubleheader today followed by a 1 p.m. single game on Monday.
Grambling’s last bout on the diamond was a doubleheader against Jarvis Chrisitan University last Tuesday. GSU swept the Lady Bulldogs in both games, which went five innings each.

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G-Men split pair with Texas Southern

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HOUSTON — Grambling State’s baseball team evened its Southwestern Athletic Conference record at 4-4 as the Tigers split a pair of games at Texas Southern University on Friday and Saturday.
The G-Men fell 6-5 in 10 innings in Friday’s series opener before battling back for a 6-5 victory on Saturday.
GSU and TSU (7-15, 7-3 SWAC) will play the final game of the series beginning at 1 p.m. today at MacGregor Park in Houston.

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Rolling Techsters wrap up bowling season

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JONESBORO, Ark. — Louisiana Tech concluded the 2017 season on Friday afternoon at the Southland Conference Championships in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
It was not the outcome the Lady Techsters had hoped for, but led by first-year head coach Matt Nantais, Tech will have a lot of build on as they turn their sights towards the offseason and the 2017-18 season.
Louisiana Tech opened play on Friday afternoon going up against the number two team in the nation in Arkansas State.

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Tennis Techsters to take on Southern Methodist

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The Louisiana Tech women’s tennis team looks to extend its season-best three-game winning streak when they head to the Lone Star State to take on SMU at noon today at the SMU Tennis Complex.
Tech (10-7) picked up its third straight win this past Tuesday with a 7-0 road shutout of Alcorn State. It was also their 10th win of the spring, marking the sixth time in the last seven years the team has reached double-digit dual victories.

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Treasures found when turkey hunting

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We’re sitting here on the cusp of one of my favorite times of year.
It’s spring; dogwoods and azaleas are blooming, everything is turning green, except for the yellow dust that falls like a heavy mist from my pine trees. I’ve already had to break out the lawn mower so, yes, it is spring.

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Ruston to host American Crappie Trail’s inaugural tourney

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The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau Lincoln Parish has partnered again with Union Parish to host the fishing industry’s newest tournament, the American Crappie Trail, on Friday and Saturday at Lake D’Arbonne.
A Meet the Pros and Crappie Fishing Seminar will be held at Railroad Park in Downtown Ruston on Wednesday.
This event is open to all fishermen, professional and amateur. Participants can register online at www.americancrappietail.com or at the Library Events Center in Ruston from 4-6 p.m.

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