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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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05/28/2015
Qualified Louisiana Tech student-athletes continue their drive to Eugene and the NCAA Championships beginning Thursday as the NCAA East Preliminary Championships begin at Hodges Stadium in...
05/28/2015
Hackberry won the Class C state softball title for the fourth straight year. And for the first time since 2001, Elizabeth reigned supreme on the baseball diamond. Those two reigns now have led to two...
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05/27/2015
Louisiana Tech athletics director Tommy McClelland has announced changes to the Bulldogs’ 2016 non-conference football schedule, finalizing three games with one (likely an FCS opponent) still to be...
05/27/2015
With all three spots on the coaching staff and a director of operations position needing to be filled, Louisiana Tech head men’s basketball coach Eric Konkol added the first piece on Tuesday by...
05/26/2015
Louisiana Tech senior Bianca Duran was voted to the Mideast National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Region first team. Duran, who earned her spot at the Utility/Pitcher spot, is one of six...
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05/26/2015
The night before the season opened back in early February, Mark Montgomery said that this was as nervous as he had ever been in his 15 years of coaching on the collegiate level. Why the nerves?...
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05/25/2015
RUSTON — For the third straight season, Louisiana Tech’s Alexandra Starkova was named to the All-Louisiana second team as voted on by university sports information directors as part of the Louisiana...
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05/25/2015
Congratulations to the students of Jordan’s Korean Karate for a job well done.They took their belt tests May 9 and 16 students were promoted. Anyone interested in taking Karate at RPAR, please call...
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05/25/2015
Ruston Parks and Recreation Department’s men’s basketball league wrapped up Wednesday night with Louisiana Made defeating Arcadia by a score of 70 – 66. Making up the Louisiana Made team were (top...
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05/25/2015
The deadline for Ruston Parks and Recreation Department’s summer basketball leagues is Friday and play tips off the weekend of June 19. There will be four age divisions: 5 – 6, 7 – 9, 10 – 12 and 13...