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March 15th, 2019

Cedar Creek’s Roberson to play in All-Star game

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Cedar Creek’s Anna Larr Roberson will play in the 2019 LHSCA/ LHSBCA Girls All-Star Basketball game at 1 p.m. today in the Bossier Parish Community College Gymnasium, in Bossier City.

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GSU’s Jackson named finalist for two awards

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BOSTON — Grambling State University head men’s basketball Donte’ Jackson was named on Thursday a 2019 Ben Jobe Award Finalist.
The Ben Jobe Award is presented annually to the top minority coach in division I men’s basketball. An icon in the history of basketball at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Jobe is best known as the head coach of the Southern University, a position he held for 12 seasons.

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Tech bowling team to close out regular season

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With the Southland Conference Championships looming, the No. 23 Louisiana Tech bowling team will wrap up its regular season this weekend, traveling to Nashville, Tennessee, to compete in the Columbia 300 Music City Classic, hosted by Vanderbilt.
The Lady Techsters have finished among the top two teams in four of their seven tournaments so far through the 2018-19 season, and will look for some positive momentum heading into postseason play next weekend.

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Tech softball set to start C-USA play

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Louisiana Tech opens Conference USA action this weekend when the Lady Techsters travel to Mary Bowers Field to face Alabama-Birmingham in a three-game series on Saturday, March 16, and Sunday, March 17. Tech (17-7, 0-0 C-USA) will face the Blazers (9-15, 0-3) in a doubleheader starting at 3 p.m. Saturday and a single game at 1 p.m. Sunday. All three games can be heard through the Louisiana Tech X mobile app with Malcolm Butler providing a call of the action. The games can also be seen through a paid subscription to CUSATV.com.

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Techster’s Turkoly Named to Award Watch list

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Louisiana Tech senior Morgan Turkoly was one of 30 Division I softball players nationwide who excel both on and off the field named as a candidate for the 2019 Senior CLASS Award.
To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.
Turkoly is the lone player from a state of Louisiana program and one of two Conference USA players named to the list, joining Florida Atlantic’s Madyson Palmer.

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GSU women lose in SWAC semifinals

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — There will be no glass slipper and no repeating as Southwestern Athletic Conference women’s basketball champions for Grambling State University as the Lady Tigers could not rally from a 10-point halftime deficit in a 71-69 defeat to Southern University on Friday afternoon in the SWAC semifinals at Bill Harris Arena.
Southern (19-12), the tournament’s top seed and regular season champions, advance to Saturday, March 16’s title game. Grambling State concludes the season with a 16-16 overall record.

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O.K.’s Corral

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Plenty of thrills during 50 years at Aillet Stadium
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Are you kidding me?
Last Sept. 8, during the 2018 home opener against Southern, Louisiana Tech University celebrated 50 years of action at Joe Aillet Stadium.
My oh my, have the seasons (and passes) flown by. So many great moments, players and memories.
And here I am, about to sit high in the “Joe” press box, near the area where I covered the first game ever played here in 1968 and prepare for yet another season for the Bulldogs.
Ah, yes, lots of exciting memories.
Among them:
My four best games covered at the “Joe”:

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Dunkin’ Dogs fall 57-56

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FRISCO, Texas — Louisiana Tech had its heart broken again by Old Dominion, falling 57-56 in the C-USA Tournament Quarterfinals on Thursday night inside The Star.
Tech (20-13) held a seven-point lead with less than two minutes to go, but the regular season champion ODU (24-8) ended the game on an 8-0 run, including the game-winning 3-pointer by Ahmad Caver in the closing seconds.

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Grief support group meeting March 19

The Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home Family Counseling Center hosts an adult grief support meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday.
The meeting will be held in their offices at 901 S. Vienna St. in Ruston.
The support group is a friendly, caring group of people who are available to help during transitional periods of time following a tragedy.
This support group is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact the offices of the Family Counseling Center at 318-255-5753 or send an email to Robert Flowers at robert.flowers@lmch.org.

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ART ON 45 silent auction Saturday

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The third annual ART ON 45 silent auction hosted by Christine Drieling is Saturday, March 16 at Rumo’s Barbershop at 203 W Alabama Ave from 6 – 9 p.m.
Drieling, a local artist and teacher, has collected works from other local artists on or with a 45rpm that will be silently auctioned. Proceeds from the event will go to a special program with North Central Louisiana Art Council and the Boys and Girls Club of North Louisiana.
John Shaw with No.9 Books and Records will provide music and Ruston Artisans will be open to view their current exhibits.

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