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Experiencing Paris is something a lot of Americans dream of. They long to visit France’s capital to see the historic attractions like they see in romantic films. Places like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum amd the Notre Dame Cathedral. For Melanie Urvoy it was the opposite. Coming to the United States was a dream for her, the place she saw in movies and TV shows. She made this dream come true in 2010 through the sport of tennis, playing four years at Louisiana Tech University while earning a college degree. Nowadays, Urvoy still plays tennis (and a newly-discovered sport called padel...

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01/26/2016
THIBODAUX — With the match even at three-all, it all came down to court No. 2 in singles with Nicholls State edging out Louisiana Tech in the third set to take the 4-3 victory on Saturday afternoon...
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01/26/2016
Grambling Laboratory High School took a two-game District 1-1A sweep Friday as Tia Ford (with ball above) and the Lady Kittens defeated Cedar Creek 41-27 and the Kittens topped the Cougars in the...
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01/25/2016
Midway through Saturday’s final practice in preparation for Southern Miss, Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt had seen enough turnovers, general sloppiness and lack of focus. Summitt sent a...
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01/24/2016
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Looking to snap a two-game losing streak, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs turned up the intensity Saturday as they took a 70-59 road win at Southern Mississippi at Reed Green...
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01/24/2016
You really didn’t think I would be able to cram all of the worthy sports attractions in our area in last weekend’s “Corral,” did you? Well, of course not. Here’s part two of just how famous and...
01/24/2016
JACKSON, Miss. — The Lady Tigers overcame a slow start on the road as Grambling State University went on to capture a 79-58 win at Jackson State University Saturday at the Lee E. Williams Athletic...
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01/24/2016
Grambling State sprinter Chellane Jones was the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s Women’s Track Performer of the Week after winning the women’s 200-meter dash at Oklahoma’s J.D. Martin Invitational...
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01/23/2016
One of Brandi Wingate’s biggest fans has never seen her play. Brittney Holland, the 28-year-old sister of Brandi, was born with cerebral palsy and is blind. According to Brandi, the senior forward...
01/23/2016
The two teams currently sitting in a tie for fourth place in the Conference USA women’s basketball standings will meet when Louisiana Tech hosts Southern Mississippi at noon today at the Thomas...
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01/23/2016
There is nothing sweeter than accomplishing something special or meeting a goal just before deadline. I had such an occasion once in Texas on a turkey hunt. The weather was awful, cold and rainy and...