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Grambling State University junior guard Shakyla Hill was selected the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Women’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week on Monday. Hill surpassed the 1,000-point plateau in Grambling State’s loss to Alabama. She scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 13 boards against the Crimson Tide. She finished with eight steals (third in the country in that category) and four assists. Hill shot 50 percent (10-of-20) from the field and 83.3 percent (5-of-6) from the foul line. Grambling State (3-4) returns to action at 3 p.m. Saturday as the Lady Tigers visit Arkansas...

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When Kevin Sherry was 14 years old he was enjoying Hot Chocolate. No, not the heated beverage often enjoyed in the wintertime with whipped cream and mini marshmallows. He was jamming to the British...
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Former Louisiana Tech pitcher Laetten Galbraith is set to continue his baseball career after agreeing to terms to play for the Ottawa Champions, an independent professional baseball club, announced...
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Growing up, Eric Konkol want- ed to be a 6-foot-9 guard like Magic Johnson or forward Larry Bird. Unfortunately for him, things did not work out that way, but Konkol has found the next best thing....
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Grambling State University picked up a football commitment Tuesday as John Ehret senior defensive end Kerry Starks (6-foot-2, 225 pounds) announced his intentions to become a Tiger. He was also...
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07/02/2015
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Grambling Lab High School and Louisiaana Tech standout Paul Millsap became an All-Star in his first two years with Atlanta and helped lead the Hawks to their first Eastern...
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C.J. Willis is a young two-position contributor for Ruston High School’s traditionally strong baseball program. All of which just might leave Head Coach Toby White with the nice problem of where...