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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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04/13/2015
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Louisiana Tech was two outs away from sitting atop the Conference USA West Division standings following this weekend’s action but a three-run walk-off home run by UAB second...
04/11/2015
Skip Holtz and the Louisiana Tech coaching staff focused on evaluating individuals on a beautiful Saturday afternoon inside Joe Aillet Stadium as they put the team through a whopping 160 plays. The...
04/11/2015
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — After leading for seven and a half innings, things unraveled for Louisiana Tech in the eighth when Middle Tennessee scored six runs to complete an 8-6 come-from-behind victory,...
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04/11/2015
Leader photos by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT • Top Left: Louisiana Tech running back Jay Gafford (23) joined the instructors in teaching fundamentals to athletes attending the annual Boys and Girls Club Pro...
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04/11/2015
The Ruston Lady Bearcats track and field team roared to first place finishes in their last two meets. Ruston’s boys team also turned in solid performances with a fourth-place finish at the Hoss...
04/11/2015
GIRLS Team - Points 1. Ruston - 175.5 2. Airline - 112 3. Natchitoches Central - 66 4. Parkway - 53.5 5. North DeSoto - 49 6. Haughton - 48 7. Byrd - 33 8. Huntington - 22 9. Captrain Shreve - 13.5...
04/11/2015
GIRLS Team - Points 1. Ruston - 199 2. Captain Shreve - 137 3. Winnfield - 98 4. Byrd - 62 5. Rayville - 52 6. Simsboro - 27.5 7. Epps - 9.5 8. Grambling Lab - 8 9. Evangel - 7 10. General Trass - 6...
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04/11/2015
Say it isn’t so. Tell me my eyes are crossed and my reading glasses need a tune-up. I recently saw a list of the Top 100 legends in NBA history. As anyone who takes the time to read this blog every...
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04/11/2015
I still remember the first photo I ever saw of someone in Louisiana with a wild turkey gobbler. Thirty years or so ago, north Louisiana had few wild turkeys with a short season and areas open to...
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04/11/2015
Pictured above is Addison McConathy, 10 years old, with one of his latest trophies. This is a main frame eight-point buck with a drop tine and a kicker. He took this while hunting with his Dad,...