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That’s The Old Ballgame, Shreveport: A Personal Journey
August 12, 2019

This is the final chapter of what’s basically an online book written by retired sportswriter/copy editor/DW’s former boss Nico Van Thyn... Read More
WE HAVE THE ‘TENDER’ MEATS!
July 22, 2019

By DON WALKER/Designated Contributor Along the lines of asking someone, “How are you?” in passing, or asking the spouse, “How was…

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Lessons learned
June 14, 2019

PRE-GAME NOTE --  Both of the founders of Designated Writers have gone from being sports writers to jobs in the education... Read More
LA SPORTS HOF INDUCTIONS: That’s a wrap
June 10, 2019

By MATT VINES/Written for the LSWANATCHITOCHES – Saturday was a night of firsts — and seconds, and sevenths — for the…

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Miles left unique, indelible mark on LSU football
June 6, 2019

By SCOOTER HOBBS Written for the LSWA A noted Michigan Man from Ohio who first made his name in Oklahoma and…

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D-DAY: THE DAY OF A LIFETIME
June 6, 2019

Designated Contributor Nico Van Thyn wrote this five years ago. Never hurts to read it again, for all sorts of reasons…Nico’s…

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Draft notice: Hard work pays off for Nathan Jones
June 5, 2019

By JOHN JAMES MARSHALL/Designated Writers Four years ago, he wasn't even a Division I prospect. Three years ago, he wasn't even... Read More
A childhood prediction comes true
June 3, 2019

By TED LEWIS Written for the LSWA The story goes that 3-year old Peyton Manning was asked what he wanted to…

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Max Fugler: He knew how to win
May 31, 2019

By JOEY MARTIN Special to the LSWA LSU sophomore Max Fugler stood silently under the Tiger Stadium goal post, head down…

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Dunigan: SWAGGER, AN ARM, AND SOUTHERN CHARM
May 27, 2019

The temperature was somewhere around frying-pan hot on this August afternoon, the second of Louisiana Tech’s two-a-day football practices, the season…

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