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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:29am
My friends in the profession tell me I have sat on my “booty” enough. Easy for them to spew forth words of wisdom, however questionable. I’ve dearly paid for them with a nagging, never completely healed bedsore that has lasted more than a year. But no more. I will undergo surgery today to hopefully put the wraps around a problem that has been tantamount to an MLB hitter figuring out how to outwit Clayton Kershaw. The only unknown is exactly when I will return to the starting lineup for writing. Could be for several weeks, possibly for as long as a month. It will test my patience and “itchy”...

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07/28/2017
GRAMBLING — Hellas Construction, the company charged with installing the new turf at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium, has made significant progress on installing the new, state-of-the-art field....
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07/28/2017
Ruston High School football season tickets will go on sale Tuesday – Aug. 21. The cost of a packet of tickets is $45 per packet. Come by the Ruston High School office between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m....
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07/27/2017
As Louisiana Tech looks to claim its first Conference football championship, athletics departments feel they’ve already claimed a title. Members of the media toured the new Joe Aillet Stadium Press...
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07/26/2017
DENVER (AP) — Paul Millsap was welcomed back to his old neighborhood with a reception that included a drum line and cheering children. It was a contrast to how the newest Denver Nuggets player left...
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07/26/2017
After spending the last four years as a player on the back line for Louisiana Tech, Charity Simmons will now be on the sideline as an assistant coach. Women’s soccer head coach Kevin Sherry made the...
07/25/2017
The accolades continue to roll in for Louisiana Tech bowling team signee Ashley Channell, who was named one of five female Dexter High School All-Americans. Channell, who finished in fifth place at...
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07/25/2017
FRISCO, Texas — The Southland Conference has announced veteran athletic administrator Thomas Samuel as its assistant commissioner of compliance services. Thomas, originally from Ruston, will...
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07/25/2017
Fall registration for Ruston Parks and Recreation Department programs has stasrted. Youth programs include tackle and flag football, soccer (under 4, under 5, under 6, under 8 and under 10) and the...
07/25/2017
The Louisiana Tech Athletic Club finished the 2016-17 fiscal year with a record amount in dollars raised, surpassing $1.5 million for the first time ever. This is a nearly 20 percent increase from...
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07/24/2017
I thought I had whipped my obsession with eBay. ’Fraid not. Now it’s sports bobbleheads and autographed baseball cards, two areas of my memorabilia collection that had been lacking prior to my love...