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Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 12:36am
The Mean Green hung around for the first half, but that was all they could muster as Louisiana Tech used a second half run to put things away in a 81-57 win over North Texas on Saturday night in the Thomas Assembly Center. A 24-3 run spanning slightly less than seven minutes early in the second half, was the deciding factor in the dominating effort from the Bulldogs (14-6, 6-1 Conference USA). “I give North Texas a lot of credit,” said Tech coach Eric Konkol. “I thought they played hard, fast and tough. They showed some great toughness playing with a smaller lineup. They really gave us some...

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12/22/2016
Three former collegiate stars from Lincoln Parish are on the ballot for the 2017 induction class for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The group includes Kim Mulkey from the famed...
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12/22/2016
There’s no question Cedar Creek’s Tanner Disotell and Ben Slusher were two of the key players for the Cougars during their march to the Division IV football semifinals this season. Disotell and...
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12/21/2016
Editor’s note: This is the second of a series of feature stories the Daily Leader is running leading up to Friday’s Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl pitting Louisiana Tech against Navy. Comparing...
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12/21/2016
In a game that went back and forth in both teams favor, the 2,277 in attendance Tuesday at the Thomas Assembly could sense they were potentially in for a fantastic finish. There were, but not in the...
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12/20/2016
When Louisiana Tech takes the field to face the Navy Midshipmen in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl in Ft. Worth, Texas, on Friday, the current Bulldog football players, coaches and fans need to...
12/20/2016
Louisiana Tech and Florida Gulf Coast — two teams known for their high-flying slam dunks — will meet on the hardwood at 6:30 p.m. today inside the Thomas Assembly Center. The matchup is part of a...
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12/20/2016
MEMPHIS — Brea Elmore sank two free throws with 6 seconds to play to lift the Memphis Tigers to a 56-54 win over Louisiana Tech before 542 fans at Elma Roane Fieldhouse Monday night. Tech (5-5),...
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12/19/2016
This death hits close to home. Really close. Throughout much of my life— correction, make that my entire life — there’s been a Hinton. Tom, Pat, Joe. If you knew or kept up with Ruston High and...
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12/19/2016
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Louisiana Tech will hit the road for the first of two road games this week when the Lady Techsters face Memphis at 7 p.m. today at Elma Roane Fieldhouse. Tonight’s game against the...
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12/18/2016
ATLANTA — It was only fitting that celebrating played the crucial factor in Saturday’s Celebration Bowl at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome. Grambling State blocked an extra-point kick pushed back 15 yards by...