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(Originally ran on latechsports.com December 23, 2019) By TEDDY ALLEN SHREVEPORT — Louisiana Tech has played in four Independence Bowls, each…

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By TEDDY ALLEN/Designated Writers I was innocently standing around at Louisiana Tech football practice last week, about 10 feet from the…

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By NICO VAN THYN/Designated Contributor Sixty years after he played his last football game for Louisiana Tech, J.W. Slack is going...Read More

By JERRY BYRD, JR./Designated Correspondent When Joe Raymond Peace received the call this spring informing him he was going into the…

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By TEDDY ALLEN (Eddie Holman and seven others — Olympian Chelsea Hayes, All-American running backs J.W. Slack and Ryan Moats, legendary…

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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

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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PRE-GAME NOTE --  Both of the founders of Designated Writers have gone from being sports writers to jobs in the education...Read More

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

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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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