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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:45pm
It’s been a roller coaster of a year for Louisiana Tech’s football team with three one-point losses combined with a double overtime loss not stopping the Bulldogs from earning a berth in next Wednesday’s inaugural Frisco Bowl. But hold on Tech nation, the wild ride isn’t over. Not only did the Bulldogs earn the right to play Southern Methodist in the Frisco Bowl. On Tuesday SMU hired former Tech head coach Sonny Dykes, announcing he’ll coach the Mustangs in the bowl game. Dykes went 22-15 in three years at Tech before moving on in 2012 to take over as head coach at Cal. At SMU Dykes replaces...

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11/22/2017
Just before kickoff, Monica Gebler would get in the middle of a huddle surrounded by her Lady Techsters soccer teammates. In that circle she would give a message and that message was the same every...
11/22/2017
With only one senior on the Louisiana Tech men’s basketball roster, head coach Eric Konkol and the coaching staff had only one a scholarship available that was used to ink forward Stacey Thomas to a...
11/22/2017
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Grambling State University men’s basketball team used a pair of runs at the beginning of each half, but it wasn’t enough to propel the Tigers in an 87-78 loss to Bethune-...
11/22/2017
CANCUN, Mexico —Louisiana Tech head coach Eric Konkol picked up win No. 50 and did so against one of his former squads as the Bulldogs defeated George Mason, 77-64, to advance to the championship...
11/21/2017
GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University football team dropped one spot in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls, which were released on Monday. Grambling State is coming off an open...
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11/21/2017
By T. Scott Boatright scott@rustonleader.com A karate kick delivered by Hahnville High School running back Anthony “Pooka” Williams during Class 5A playoff action Friday night against Ruston High is...
11/21/2017
CANCUN, Mexico — After taking care of business at home in the first three games of the season, Louisiana Tech hits the road for the first time as they participate in the 10th annual Cancun Challenge...
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11/21/2017
While he won’t be officially announced as head coach for the Northwestern State football team until next week, Brad Laird is already at work preparing for the 2018 Demons’ season, including...
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11/20/2017
Moose can sing, goldfish can fly and there’s hope for the ugliest boy and girl in class. Next thing we know, the Cleveland Browns will be hosting time management classes. Yes, after the past two...
11/20/2017
GRAMBLING — A combined 31 points were scored between Deja McKinney and Jasmine Torian, but it wouldn’t be enough as the Grambling State University women’s basketball team fell to 17th-ranked Florida...