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CHOUDRANT— Scott Smith, a highly successful tennis instructor who has produced elite programs and championship players from Florida to Martha’s Vineyard and even in the Cayman Islands, is the new Director of Tennis at Squire Creek Country Club. “I must admit, Ruston, La., had not been on my radar but once I visited, met the Davison family, saw the beautiful club and outstanding facilities, my wife (Rhonda) and I decided that Squire Creek was too inviting to turn down,” said Smith, 56. Smith said that he has known for the past year that his work for a nonprofit organization in New England was...

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12/12/2015
I’m not sure when a special friendship with my hunting club buddy, Mike Brister started. We’ve been in the same club, Two Creeks in Jackson Parish, together for several years and although he has been...
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12/12/2015
Eight-year-old Skyler Carter, a third grader at Ruston Elementary School, bagged his first deer, a four-point buck, with a 20 gauge shotgun using buckshot.
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12/12/2015
Local sportsman Kenny Cobb recently took this rare snow white squirrel while hunting near Vernon in Jackson Parish. While many hunters hunt for a lifetime and never see one in the wild, this was the...
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12/12/2015
CHICAGO (AP) — Keron Deshields made four 3-pointers and scored 16 points to lead Tennessee State to a 64-52 victory over Grambling State in the HBCU Legends Hardwood Classic on Saturday. Darreon...
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12/11/2015
TUSCON, Arizona — Louisiana Tech senior Brandi Wingate scored a career-high 26 points, but Arizona capitalized on hot shooting and second chance points as the Wildcats downed the Lady Techsters 77-67...
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12/11/2015
A longtime state college basketball rivalry will be renewed Saturday as freshman Derric Jean (above) and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs play host to the Ragin’ Cajuns of Louisiana-Lafayette in a noon...
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12/11/2015
Grambling State University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams both play on the road this weekend with 1 p.m. games on Saturday. Junior guard Chase Cormier (10, top photo) and the G-Men (2-6) will...
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12/10/2015
IRVING, Texas — Make it two in a row for “Quarterback U.” as Louisiana Tech redshirt senior Jeff Driskel was named the 2015 Conference USA Newcomer of the Year Wednesday. Driskel becomes the second...
12/10/2015
TUSCON, Arizona – Louisiana Tech looks to pull off its biggest win of the season when the Lady Techsters travel to the McKale Center to face the Arizona Wildcats. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. today and...
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12/09/2015
IRVING, Texas — Louisiana Tech had nine football student-athletes honored by Conference USA Tuesday afternoon as the league released its 2015 All-Conference teams. All nine players were vital...