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Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 12:45am
You get a variety of sports nuggets in this Sunday morning column, some outside the realm of athletics: The Mick, “The Say Hey Kid.” Just typing those two names gets my love of baseball blossoming even more. I know, I know. Those well-known names of yesteryear lack the showmanship of this week’s Home Run Derby Champ. The Mick or Willie Mays covered with red, white and blue etchings and dancing at home plate. I don’t think so. But the times change and back then it was a much simpler time. Mantle and Mays epitomized that era and especially with the Home Run Derby. Black and white TVs, high...

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10/12/2015
MIAMI —The state of Florida was not kind to Louisiana Tech as they suffered its second straight 2-0 loss, this one at the hands of FIU on Sunday afternoon at the FIU Soccer Stadium. Tech (9-7, 2-4 C...
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10/12/2015
Six leftover sports notes plus a bonus item on pop culture/sports: • There was the time when crowds of 20,000 or more for Louisiana Tech University’s football team was only a dream. Now, they’ve...
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10/11/2015
SAN ANTONIO — For the last two years, Skip Holtz has searched for a consistent kicking game that could deliver in the clutch. He may have finally found it. Jonathan Barnes hit two field goals,...
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10/11/2015
Louisiana Tech senior Brandi Wingate was named to the eight-person preseason All-Conference USA team on Thursday by a vote of the league coaches while the Lady Techsters were tabbed to finish ninth...
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10/11/2015
On only the third day of official team workouts, Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt put his team through a full scrimmage against the Lady Techsters male practice players on Wednesday afternoon...
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10/11/2015
GRAMBING — Grambling State University took over early and didn’t let up late as the Tigers held on for a 37-14 win over Alabama A&M Saturday at Eddie G. Robinson Stadium. GSU quarterback...
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10/11/2015
The chances were there early on. But Ruston High School wasn’t able to take enough advantage of them. And in the end, West Monroe ended up with a 28-14 District 2-5A win Friday at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett...
10/11/2015
The Louisiana Tech men’s and women’s Cross Country team’s both took home the top spot at the Watson Ford Invitational at Choctaw Trails on Friday evening.
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10/11/2015
BOCA RATON, Florida — After producing two multi-goal games last weekend, Louisiana Tech was unable to produce the same kind of offense on Friday night with a 2-0 loss at Florida Atlantic at FAU...
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10/11/2015
HOMER — In its first two District 1-1A games of the season, Cedar Creek started strong, taking big leads over Grambling Laboratory High School and Ringgold High School by halftime. The Cougars...