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Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 1:57am
HOUSTON — The ball can bounce a lot of ways in a football game. Grambling State junior running back Martez Carter proved that to be true Saturday as he overcame an early miscue to turn in 344 yards of total offense and earned Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship Game Offensive MVP honors as he led the Tigers to a 27-20 title game rematch win over Alcorn State at NRG Stadium. A Carter fumble deep in Alcorn State territory on GSU’s opening possession turned the ball over to the Braves, who marched more than 80 yards downfield to score on their second drive of the game. And the Braves...

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05/24/2014
Former Lady Techster basketball player Erica Smith Taylor, left, was joined by Stacy Gilbert for a “selfie” during Smith Taylor’s book signing Friday on the Tech campus.
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05/24/2014
Cedar Creek School product Jordan Cole of Ruston finished in third place overall and was selected to the All-Region team at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XXIII golf...
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Anglers with the North Central Louisiana division of the Fishers of Men returned to the waters of Lake D’Arbonne on May 10 for the next to last tournament of the season. With only two tournaments...
05/24/2014
Area workout enthusiasts will get the opportunity to show their stuff on Monday as The Murph Challenge is held starting at 9 a.m. Monday at CrossFit of Ruston. Lt. Michael Murphy, a Navy SEAL, was...
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05/24/2014
With the conclusion of spring squirrel season today, outdoorsmen and women are left with no more species to hunt until September when doves become legal fare. For most of us, it’s difficult to just...
05/24/2014
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries invites Louisianans of all ages to fish for free the first weekend in June without a fishing license on any of the state’s public waters. Louisiana...
05/24/2014
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is hosting a Kids Fishing Day Camp for children 10 to 15 years of age at Woodworth Outdoor Education Center from June 9 - 12. The Monday...
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05/23/2014
The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced Thursday that former Louisiana Tech offensive tackle Willie Roaf will be enshrined into the College Football Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Class.
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05/23/2014
Brian Woodard, left, and Clay Hipp, right, of First National Bank recently presented Ruston High School Athletics Director Billy Laird with a check for $37,500. FNB is the corporate sponsor of Ruston...
05/23/2014
The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) announced qualifiers for the NCAA East and West Preliminary Championships Thursday with Louisiana Tech receiving 13 entries to the NCAA East...