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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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06/16/2018
There will be plenty of Lincoln Parish flavor in the Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions 2018 induction class. Former Ruston High School and Louisiana Tech standout George Stone, who pitched for...
06/16/2018
During the first weekend of June, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hosted a Women’s Fishing Workshop at the Grand Isle Fisheries Research Lab where 15 women perfected their angling...
06/15/2018
Jack Gnam of Ridgeland, Mississippi, held a two-stroke lead at the Southern Junior Golf Championships as the Ruston Daily Leader went to press this morning. Gnam was at 7-under par through three...
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06/15/2018
Ruston High School had three players chosen as Class 5A first-team All-State selections as announced this morning by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. Bearcats senior baseball player CJ...
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06/14/2018
Brian Li of Warren, New Jersey; is among the competitors continuing play today at the Southern Junior Golf Championships at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant. Charlie Flynn, of Shreveport; led...
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06/14/2018
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University sophomore Rafael Ramirez was named on Wednesday to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division I Baseball Central All-Region Second Team.
06/14/2018
Louisiana Tech junior outfielder Morgan Turkoly was one of 14 Conference USA student-athletes to earn the C-USA Spirit of Service Award for the spring, released by the league office on Wednesday. The...
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06/13/2018
The 46th Southern Junior Golf Championship begins this morning at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant. There are 156 competitors from 20 states and four countries between the ages of 14 and 18...
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06/13/2018
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University senior linebacker De’Arius Christmas was selected to the Hero Sports FCS Preseason All-American Team on Tuesday. Christmas, who was selected to the Street and...
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06/12/2018
Cedar Creek’s Parker King, co-MVP of District 2-1A, is an honorable mention selection on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 1A All-State baseball team. King turned in a .458 batting...