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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:20am
In the mid-1960s in a tucked-away small town of Doyline, a young man named Tommy Joe Eagles possessed a very strong faith and a pretty good jump shot. His brilliance on the basketball court showed up both in the box score (2,744 career points) and in the win column. Eagles led Doyline High School to the ‘67 Louisiana state title, the last time the Panthers held up THE trophy. An even bigger victory in Eagles’s life at the time was winning the heart of Connie Thomas. The two started dating as juniors. Connie planned to attend Louisiana Tech, a modern-day drive of roughly 45 minutes east down...

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09/26/2017
In the mid-1960s in a tucked-away small town of Doyline, a young man named Tommy Joe Eagles possessed a very strong faith and a pretty good jump shot. His brilliance on the basketball court showed up...
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09/25/2017
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09/24/2017
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09/24/2017
ITTA BENA, Miss. — The injury bug bit Grambling State’s offense Saturday evening, but the GSU defense picked up the slack as the Tigers roared past Mississippi Valley State 38-6 in the Southwestern...
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09/23/2017
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09/23/2017
Lincoln Prep picked up its first win over the season as James Caesar (2) raced to a 50-7 road victory Friday night at D’Arbonne Woods.
09/23/2017
HOUSTON — The Grambling State University volleyball team split of pair of matches on Saturday during the second day of the Southwestern Athletic Conference Round-up, hosted by Texas Southern...
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09/22/2017
GRAMBLING —Grambling State University football team tries to make it three straight as the Tigers take to the road this weekend to Itta Bena, Mississippi, to open Southwestern Athletic Conference...
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09/22/2017
Louisiana Tech showed last week the Bulldogs can win on the road in a crucial game after they defeated Western Kentucky in the Conference USA opener for both teams. That was after the Bulldogs fell...