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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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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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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

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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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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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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