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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:28pm
For Louisiana Tech men’s basketball, the position of captain is often designated by the coaching staff or just directly given to the seniors. This season, head coach Eric Konkol wanted to give more ownership of the captain vote to the players. So with some set criteria of what the staff was looking for, the players voted themselves on team captains and those chosen for the 2018-19 season were Derric Jean, Oliver Powell and Exavian Christon. “Part of the vote turned out that way because of the leadership they have already been providing with workouts in the spring and summer into our trip to...

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09/23/2018
BATON ROUGE — Make no mistake, this one ended up being much closer than the final score indicated. In a see-saw battle, the pendulum swung LSU’s way at the end as the sixth-ranked Tigers pulled away...
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09/23/2018
Sometimes it all comes down to just one play. That’s what Cedar Creek faced against the Delhi Bears Friday night with 1:52 remaining in the contest. After Delhi quarterback Brandon Williams scored on...
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09/23/2018
The saying goes that everything is bigger in Texas. That certainly proved true for Longview High School’s passing game on a rainy Friday night. Nearly 400 yards of total offense from Ruston senior...
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09/22/2018
I never thought it was possible for a human being to defy gravity but one morning many years ago, I did just that. As I eased down to the bank of a small creek, keeping my eye on the squirrel...
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09/21/2018
LSU junior transfer quarterback Joe Burrow has completed 36-of-78 passes for 540 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions through three games this season.
09/21/2018
A pair of high-scoring teams collide at Cougar Stadium as Cedar Creek plays host to Delhi at 7 p.m. today at Cougar Stadium. The Cougars stand at 2-1 on the season and are coming off a 61-26 win over...
09/21/2018
It will be a tale of two states as Longview, Texas, High School and Ruston High School renew their rivalry at 7 p.m. today on James Field at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium. Longview coach John King’s...
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09/21/2018
GRAMBLING — Lincoln Preparatory School suffered a Homecoming heartbreaker Thursday night as the Panthers fell 33-26 in overtime to D’Arbonne Woods at Eddie G. Robinson Stadium. The Panthers tied...
09/21/2018
GRAMBLING — Two in-state non conference games and a bye week are out of the way. Now it’s time for the Grambling State football team to get down to business. The Tigers will do that starting at 6 p.m...
09/20/2018
METAIRIE (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton said it’s too early to judge New Orleans’ last-ranked running game. New Orleans managed only 43 yards rushing on 13 attempts in a Week 1 loss to Tampa Bay,...