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September 16th, 2014

Bulldogs look to build on momentum

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Off to a 2-1 start following a season-opening loss to highly-ranked Oklahoma, Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz is only focusing on building on the Bulldogs’ early-season performance.

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NSU-Tech ‘Rivalry Reborn’ program set for tonight

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NATCHITOCHES — With a history dating back to 1907, and a 50-year tradition of meeting every October for the State Fair Classic in Shreveport, tradition radiates around the Northwestern State-Louisiana Tech football series being renewed Saturday in Ruston for the first time in 20 years.

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Bulldogs golf team second heading into final round

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CORDOVA, Tennessee —Victor Lange is tied for the individual lead at 4-under-par and Louisiana Tech is one stroke shy of the top team as action wrapped up through two rounds at the Memphis Intercollegiate Monday at the Colonial Country Club in Cordova.
Lange enters the final round tied with two golfers from Mississippi State with a chance to win his first individual title since the 2012-13 season while the Bulldogs as a team have a chance to claim a team title for the first time since claiming the Jim West Intercollegiate title on April 11, 2011.

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Freshman ’Cats downed by Rebels

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Quarterback C.J. Willis (16) and the Ruston High School freshman team fell 21-8 Monday on the road against West Monroe’s freshman squad.

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Lady Techsters sweep past UAPB

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PINE BLUFF, Arkansas — In its first midweek match of the season, Louisiana Tech (5-5) traveled north to the state of Arkansas and defeated the Golden Lions of UAPB, 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-14), on Monday night at H.O. Clemmons Arena.
The Lady Techsters have now won three of their last four matches after the team placed second with two victories in Tech’s home tournament this past weekend.

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Show Bulldog football players appreciation

Congratulations to the Louisiana Tech University football team for one of its best starts in years.
Three weeks ago, following a season-opening 48-16 loss to perennial powerhouse and Top 5-ranked University of Oklahoma, some Bulldog fans seemed to have already written off the season.
Two games later — victories over significantly-favored teams coming off bowl wins last year — the Bulldogs stand at 2-1 with Northwestern State University, headed to Ruston this weekend.

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Composting saves valuable resources

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Fall is almost here and it’s about that time of the year to dust off the rakes and begin cleaning up all the leaves that fall from our trees. As we drive around we’ll see people burning and bagging tons of leaves and sticks from there yards.
It’s always made me wonder, as I watch the smoke coming from these piles, if it’s actually smoke signals trying to communicate to us that we are wasting a very valuable and free resource. It wouldn’t take much effort at all to turn those leaves into nutrient filled compost to use in our gardens and flower beds.

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September 15th

Dixie chandelier restored

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In an attempt to preserve a piece of aging Ruston history, the chandelier hanging in the Dixie Center for the Arts recently descended from its perch for cleaning.
Libby English, TITLE, said the Dixie is a good place for good family entertainment, and they were just adding to the center’s charm.
Jena Lee, a 25-plus year employee with Hart Associates, came when the chandelier was lowered, and according to English, meticulously cleaned and renovated the piece of history.

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Armed robbery suspect nabbed

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Ruston Police Department investigators have made another arrest in the Super 8 Hotel armed robbery occurring Aug. 31.
Public Information Officer Sgt. Clint Williams said detectives with the Criminal Investigative Division of the Ruston Police Department arrested Jacob Adam Barmore charging him with one count of armed robbery on Friday.
“This arrest stems from the continuing investigation into the armed robbery of the Super 8 Motel on Aug. 31,” Williams said. “Detectives were able to obtain probable cause and an arrest warrant was issued.”

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Bulldogs to tackle Breast Cancer in October

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Don’t be surprised if the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners hit the road out of historic Aillet Stadium next month completely wigged out.
That’s because on S Oct. 18, Northern Louisiana Medical Center will once again present “Bulldogs Tackling Breast Cancer,” its annual partnership with Tech athletics to battle breast cancer. This year all proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit Wiggin Out, a local nonprofit that raises money to assist men, women and children who are undergoing cancer treatment with all proceeds staying in North Louisiana.

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