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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:20am
In the mid-1960s in a tucked-away small town of Doyline, a young man named Tommy Joe Eagles possessed a very strong faith and a pretty good jump shot. His brilliance on the basketball court showed up both in the box score (2,744 career points) and in the win column. Eagles led Doyline High School to the ‘67 Louisiana state title, the last time the Panthers held up THE trophy. An even bigger victory in Eagles’s life at the time was winning the heart of Connie Thomas. The two started dating as juniors. Connie planned to attend Louisiana Tech, a modern-day drive of roughly 45 minutes east down...

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Ruston Parks and Recreation is hosting the iHoops Skills Challenge at 10 a.m. Nov. 15 in the Bobby James Gymnasium, located at 605 James Street. This event is a free basketball skills competition...
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JaQuan Jackson scored 19 points and Chrisstasia Walter added a double double with 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech to an 85-36 exhibition win over Mississippi College Saturday night...
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Louisiana Tech picked a perfect time to come up with its first golden goal of the season and it was a little extra golden on Thursday night. The match went into overtime at nil-nil as the Lady...
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10/30/2014
When Louisiana Tech University hosts its 89th annual Homecoming football game against Western Kentucky University at 2 p.m. Saturday, Tech’s baseball program will already be participating in a...