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Bradshaw era at Tech now minus three great receivers

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It seemed like only yesterday when one of the inevitable facts of life — death — was brought up in an interview with Terry Bradshaw.

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RHS gains 15-2 league win over West Ouachita

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Ruston High upped its overall record to 15-8 and District 3-4A mark to 7-2 with a split of a Saturday doubleheader at West Ouachita.
The Bearcats won 15-2 in the second game after losing 6-2 in the opener at the Chiefs’ diamond.
Michael Welch got the pitching decision for Ruston in the win, as the senior lefthander struck out five batters and issued five hits over five innings.

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’Dogs split with New Mexico State

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Jeb Stefan allowed just two hits and tossed a complete game seven-inning shutout as Tech knocked off New Mexico State, 7-0, in game one of the doubleheader, but the Aggies capitalized on three unearned runs and solid relief pitching to take game two, 7-5, Saturday afternoon at J.C. Love Field.
Capsuling the action:
TECH 7, NMSU 0

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Camping out with pros

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Dean football camp s big hit with youngsters
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Andrew Whitworth had the attention of Taylor Pipes and about 15 other youngsters sitting on an embankment of the Louisiana Tech University practice field Saturday morning.

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Gold team stops Black

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Pippen TD run supplies 14-7 victory in spring contest
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GRAMBLING — It won’t count in any standings nor go on the record sheets for wins or losses, but Saturday’s “Black vs. Gold” tussle at Robinson Stadium may serve as a optimistic foundation for the 2011 season.

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Building for the future

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Constructed in the mid-20th century, Calvary Baptist Church has begun to overflow it sanctuary.
To accommodate a church body of 400 plus people, two services are held each Sunday morning. However, when the congregation was presented with a proposal for a new church building, church member C.J. Matlock was speechless.
“I was more amazed when I heard about how much it would cost us to build,” she said. “I got excited about the new building but I was not sure of where all this money would come from.”

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Techsters win tourney title

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Louisiana Tech University’s soccer team recently captured the championship of the annual “Kick for the Cure” tournament in Liitle Rock, Ark.,

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Rainwater receives deserved honor

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Ruston native selected for prestigious outdoor awards

During my 20-plus years serving as program chairman for the Lincoln Parish Sportsman’s Jamboree, there was one individual I knew I could always depend on. In fact, I told him on several occasions that if were no longer available to assist in putting the program together, neither would I be. There’s no way under the sun this popular event would be so successful without the expertise and often behind-the-scenes work of Mike Rainwater.

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GSU announces advisory committee

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GRAMBLING — President Frank Pogue didn’t waste any time making an impact on Grambling State University as he worked to “bridge the gap between Grambling State University and surrounding communities.”
“There should be no gap or separation between the university and the community we serve,” Pogue said.
After implementing several initiatives to help achieve that goal, and now he’s asking for help from some of the university’s friends.
His newest attempt is appointing a regional advisory group known as the “University as a Neighbor Advisory Committee.”

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Mize earns award

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City of Ruston Environmental Manager, Camille Mize, left, is shown being presented the the George H. West Memorial Award by Tom Wilson, chair of the Annual Louisiana Conference on Water Supply, Sewerage, and Industrial Wastes, Inc.

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