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November 17th, 2017

Geaux vote on Saturday

Let’s face it, Saturday’s runoff election for Louisiana’s treasure isn’t the most exciting contest we’ve ever seen, at least not here in North Louisiana.
Fact is, there’s been very little talk about the race all, and neither of the runoff candidates — Democrat Derrick Edwards, of New Orleans, or Republican John Schoder of Covington — has visited Lincoln Parish. Across the state, the reaction seems to be a lackluster shrug of the shoulders.
Turnout for the primary election was a dismal 14 percent statewide and an even worse 10 percent here at home.

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Bowl hopes at stake

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Bowl eligibility will be on the line when head coach Skip Holtz (above) and his Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (4-6) hit the road to face Texas El Paso at 2 p.m. Saturday. Tech has to win its final two regular season games in order to become eligible for postseason bowl play.

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GSU puts two on All-SWAC volleyball squad

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Grambling State University volleyball program placed two student-athletes on the All-Southwestern Athletic Conference teams, the conference announced this week.
Team and individual honors were voted on by the conference’s coaches and sports information directors.
Kevreion Ward was selected to the All-SWAC First Team, while Erineka Mollere was named to the All-SWAC Second Team.
Ward has played in 128 sets and averages 2.62 kills and 1.03 digs per set. She registered 336 kills, while hitting .205.
She also recorded 132 digs and 75.0 total blocks.

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Dunkin’ Dogs to host Montana State in Saturday Night Tilt

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Louisiana Tech will conclude its three-game home stand to open the regular season on Saturday night when they face off against Montana State at 7 p.m. inside the Thomas Assembly Center on Karl Malone Court.
Tech (2-0) is riding a nine-game home winning streak that stayed intact after an overtime victory versus SEMO. Just like that game, the matchup with MSU (2-1) is part of the Cancun Challenge that both teams will be taking part in next week in separate brackets in Cancun, Mexico.

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Lady Techsters outlast Memphis

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Although Louisiana Tech head coach Brooke Stoehr feels she has a team that will be very good offensively this season, it has been the Lady Techsters defense that has been winning games early in the year.
Thursday night at the Thomas Assembly Center was no different as Tech (3-0) held the undermanned Tigers (1-2) to only 28 percent shooting in a 65-40 victory before 1,851 fans. With the victory, LA Tech recorded its first 3-0 start since the 2009-10 season.

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Cougars ready to take on familiar foe

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Coaching a playoff football game is never easy.
But coaching against a mentor is even harder.
That’s the task facing Cedar Creek’s Ben Haddox tonight as his second-seeded Cedar Creek Cougars hit the road for a second-round Div. IV playoff game at St. Mary’s.
St. Mary’s is coached by Corwyn Aldredge, who served as head coach at Cedar Creek from 2002-09.
Aldredge is a Natchitoches native and a 1981 graduate of St. Mary’s. While at St. Mary’s he earned All State Football, All State Basketball, State and National Javelin Champion, All-American Football and All-American Track honors.

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November 16th

New program to engage students with community

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More than 33 Lincoln Parish school district sophomores participated in a two-day exercise to brainstorm ideas of how to engage in the community.
The first ever Civic Engagement Institute brought representatives from Choudrant High, Ruston High and Simsboro High schools with the ultimate goal of teaching students how to get more involved in the community.
The 33 students worked on identifying issues they were passionate about, researched and presented to a panel of community stakeholders, said Cathi Cox-Boniol, Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE coordinator.

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Belton to serve as Louisiana Tech commencement speaker

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Third Judicial District Attorney John F. K. Belton, whose district is Lincoln and Union parishes, will be the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Those family and friends who are unable to attend commencement can watch the event via Facebook Live at facebook.com/LATech.

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FCA celebrates 50 years

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Support and prayer will help continue the North Central Louisiana Fellowship of Christian Athletes as the organization’s local chapter celebrates 50 years of existence.
That was the message from several speakers to more than 200 local athletes and coaches at the annual North Central Louisiana FCA annual luncheon Wednesday at Louisiana Tech University’s Davison Athletic Complex.
“Athletes have their platform to reach other students,” said Brooke Stoehr, Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters basketball coach. “And it can all be done through prayer and support.”

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Voters head to the polls Saturday

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Treasurer’s race only item on the ballot

Lincoln Parish voters join their peers across the state Saturday in returning to the polls to elect the state’s next treasurer.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Voters must bring photo ID.
The race between Republican John Schroder, of Covington, and Democrat Derrick Edwards, of New Orleans, is the only item on the local ballot.
Edwards, an accountant and attorney, led the statewide primary balloting and came in second in Lincoln Parish. Schroder, a former state representative, ran fourth locally in what was a six-person primary.

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