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As the start of preseason camp draws closer, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron is looking to do something that’s never quite happened since he took over the Tigers football program 2016. Orgeron wants to add the long ball to LSU’s offensive repertoire, and he’d like to use only one young gun to do so. “We don’t want to do this but we could play two quarterbacks if we don’t see a clear-cut starter,” Orgeron said during SEC Media Days earlier this week. “I want this to be a clear-cut decision. I want our team to see it and I want our coaches to see it in camp.” It’ll be a four-horse in Baton Rouge as...

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A NCAA basketball game lasts 40 minutes. But the way that 40 minutes is divided can make a surprisingly big difference. That’s something college women’s basketball coaches will have to deal with...
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women’s World Cup title. Lloyd scored three...
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07/06/2015
When Kevin Sherry was 14 years old he was enjoying Hot Chocolate. No, not the heated beverage often enjoyed in the wintertime with whipped cream and mini marshmallows. He was jamming to the British...
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07/06/2015
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07/04/2015
The Ruston Reds, a 12U travel baseball team, traveled to Omaha, Nebraska, recently to compete in the Battle of Omaha World Series event. Upon arriving in Omaha, the team was invited to watch the...
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07/04/2015
As noted elsewhere in the Ruston Daily Leader recently, it’s 52 and counting for Lincoln Parish’s contributions to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. The countdown will continue in upcoming years,...
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07/03/2015
Former Louisiana Tech pitcher Laetten Galbraith is set to continue his baseball career after agreeing to terms to play for the Ottawa Champions, an independent professional baseball club, announced...
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07/03/2015
Growing up, Eric Konkol want- ed to be a 6-foot-9 guard like Magic Johnson or forward Larry Bird. Unfortunately for him, things did not work out that way, but Konkol has found the next best thing....
07/02/2015
Grambling State University picked up a football commitment Tuesday as John Ehret senior defensive end Kerry Starks (6-foot-2, 225 pounds) announced his intentions to become a Tiger. He was also...
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07/02/2015
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Grambling Lab High School and Louisiaana Tech standout Paul Millsap became an All-Star in his first two years with Atlanta and helped lead the Hawks to their first Eastern...