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Monday, August 21, 2017 - 11:21am
A slimmed down Justin Ellis is “throwing” his new weight around for the Oakland Raiders. Enough to where the former Louisiana Tech University defensive tackle could be one of the team’s leading players on the “D” unit this season. Ellis is now down nine pounds under his normal playing weight of 338 pounds. “More lean muscle,” Ellis said. “I feel like I have been having decent seasons, but I wanted to do better, so I figured I would try this, move around a little better, be more active.” It apparently paid off in the recent preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals. The ex-Class 5A All-...

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08/12/2017
With the 2017 NCAA season right around the corner, the Louisiana Tech women’s volleyball team reported for a busy first week of preseason practice. The Lady Techsters began the week with team...
08/12/2017
Louisiana Tech football fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a host of new experiences at Bulldog Village this year prior to each of its seven home football games. Bulldog Village is an...
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08/12/2017
Ruston High School held its annual Bearcat Madness Saturday before battling some of the toughest temperatures so far through fall practice during an intersquad scrimmage that started at noon Saturday...
08/12/2017
In more than 50 years of being a sportswriter, I’ve dealt with a plethora of characters. Some bad, some good. Sadly, it’s the “bad” ones who get too much of the attention and give the impression to...
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08/12/2017
Top Left: Ruston High School running back Hahsan Jackson (5) was all smiles as he was introduced Saturday during the annual Bearcat Madness event on T.L. James Field at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium....
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08/12/2017
On our way home from a weekend getaway to Mississippi, my wife and I exited Interstate 20 for a stop in Tallulah. As we approached the on-ramp to get back on the interstate, a sign abruptly changed...
08/11/2017
Louisiana Tech football fans will have to do some studying in getting to know to the new offensive playmakers on the team, but one position they will not have to worry about relearning is running...
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08/11/2017
The Ruston High School football team will hold its annual Bearcat Madness event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on James Field at L.J. “Hoss’ Garrett Stadium. The 2017 Bearcats and coaches will be...
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08/11/2017
When she starred as a long distance runner for the Ruston High track and cross country program, Linzie Ledford carried her family’s name well. She an all-star distance runner among the most honored...
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08/10/2017
The New Orleans Saints open their 2017 preseason against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium at 7 p.m. today. This will be the first matchup between the two clubs since they met in Cleveland...