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Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:07am
When Louisiana Tech found itself in a recruiting war with Oklahoma and Florida State over Jacksonville (Texas) High School quarterback Luke McCown in the late 1990s, most people thought it would take an act of God for the Bulldogs to land the highly-touted signal caller. Call it divine intervention, but that’s what happened. McCown, ranked nationally as high as No. 2 among quarterbacks in his high school class by some recruiting publications, eventually chose Louisiana Tech over the pair of annual national title contenders. On the student-athlete questionnaire Luke filled out upon arriving on...

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06/18/2015
Editor’s note: This is one of a Louisiana Sports Writers Association series of stories featuring the 11 members of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame’s 2015 Induction Class. They will be enshrined...
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06/17/2015
OMAHA, Neb. — National Freshman Pitcher of the Year Alex Lange threw a complete game six-hitter and the Tigers’ bats came alive for 13 hits, as the LSU baseball team eliminated Cal State Fullerton...
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06/16/2015
Louisiana Tech head coach Eric Konkol finalized his coaching staff on Monday with the announcement of Duffy Conroy as assistant coach. Conroy has spent the past 10 seasons as an assistant coach at...
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06/16/2015
OMAHA, Neb. — LSU (53-11) seeks to remain alive in its quest for a seventh national championship at 2 p.m. today when the Tigers face Cal State Fullerton (39-24) in an elimination game at the College...
06/15/2015
There will be no postseason home cooking for Louisiana Tech University’s basketball programs in 2016. That’s because the Conference USA Board of Directors last week approved the return of the C-USA...
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06/15/2015
Jim Wooldridge is moving “across town” in his latest change in athletics. The former Louisiana Tech University head men’s basketball coach and player is scheduled to soon be announced as the interim...
06/15/2015
Louisiana Tech head coach Kevin Sherry has announced the signing of Lady Tiriat, a versatile player who will have two years of eligibility after transferring from Iowa Western Community College. On...
06/15/2015
The Northern Louisiana Lightning took home the championship defeating the Dallas Bulldogs 40-36 on June 1. The Lightning struck early with a pick six, but the Bulldogs, a four-time Extreme Football...
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06/13/2015
Ruston High School’s Keitavious Walter, one of the state’s top sprinter, will do his racing on the next level for Hinds Community College in Jackson, Mississippi. Walter, who won the Class 5A 100-...
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06/13/2015
I absolutely don’t know where to start with today’s column. Such a feeling began several weeks ago when I learned of the formidable challenge that Billy Laird faced in recovering from a brain stem...