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The time has arrived for the No. 1 rusher in Louisiana Tech University history (nearly 4,500 yards) to make his impact in the NFL. Or, if you will, put more punch in the Baltimore Ravens’ offense. When that team chose Dixon in the fourth round of this year’s draft, they envisioned the most famous native of Strong, Arkansas., being a dual threat in the Joe Flacco-quarterbacked attack. With four regular season games remaining, Dixon could have serious playing time/touches on his first-year resume. Ravens’ media outlets are urging Head Coach John Harbaugh and his staff to make the 5-10 and 215-...

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06/19/2014
Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt announced two new additions to his staff as Eric Burton and Ashley Thompson have both joined the Lady Techster basketball program. Burton will serve as the...
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06/18/2014
NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced this week its list of those Division I student-athletes who earned All-America honors for the 2014...
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06/18/2014
IRVING, Texas — Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky named the 15 recipients of the Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship Awards Tuesday with Bulldog golfer Travis Wilmore receiving the...
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06/18/2014
When Shane Reynolds headed to Venezuela in 1991, he was determined to get his baseball career in gear. Back then, the Bastrop native was a minor leaguer in the Houston Astros farm system. His Double...
06/17/2014
A 2012 Grambling State University football signee was shot and killed Friday in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that Shaquille Purifoy, 22, was shot...
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06/17/2014
Louisiana Tech athletics director Tommy McClelland announced the hiring of Jeff Jenkins as the Bulldogs’ new head golf coach Monday. Jenkins replaces Jeff Parks who resigned to pursue other...
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06/17/2014
There are many paths to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, and each visitor must find his or her own way. Some take the Expressway, the swift and direct route, never detouring off the beaten path....
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06/16/2014
Athlon Sports released its Preseason All-Conference USA Teams Friday with Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Dixon and Houston Bates both receiving first team honors in the publication’s annual preview of the...
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06/14/2014
Richard “Moon” Ducote’ of Cottonport became nationally famous in 1918 for kicking a field goal. It wasn’t just any field goal, nor was “Moon” Ducote’ just any player. It was a 41-yard field goal for...
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06/14/2014
If you build it, they will come. The concept worked for baseball in the movie “Field of Dreams,” and officials at Ruston High School are hoping the same will hold true for volleyball. RHS teacher/...