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    Calvary's Patterson de-commits from Arizona

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    Calvary junior quarterback Shea Patterson has been one of the most talked about quarterbacks in the country.  More>>

    Defense shines Monday, second day in pads

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    The Saints continued training camp in West Virginia Monday, the team's second day in full pads and the way contact has been limited in recent years, these are even more important.  More>>

    Opinions are mixed on whether the SEC defenses will return to dominance

    Opinions are mixed on whether the SEC defenses will return to dominance

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    During the SEC's reign over the BCS, they were known for their punishing defenses, but this past season the landscape changed. More>>

    Paul Millsap gets invite to Team USA

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    After producing an All-Star season in his first year with the Atlanta Hawks, former Louisiana Tech great Paul Millsap has received an invitation to join the Team USA basketball roster. More>>

    Cathage's Bogenschutz to compete for UTSA starting QB job

    Cathage's Bogenschutz to compete for UTSA starting QB job

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    Former Carthage quarterback Blake Bogenschutz capped off a record breaking career by leading the Bulldogs to the Class 3A state championship this past season. Bogenschutz represented Carthage one last time Saturday in the Texas High School Coaches Association All Star game.  More>>

    Growing pains; Johnny Manziel looks to mature

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    With No. 2 jerseys ringing the field, Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has begun his quest to win Cleveland's starting job. Manziel is taking part in his first NFL training camp practice on Saturday and thousands of fans have come out for an up-close look at the sensation nicknamed Johnny Football.  More>>

    LSU looking forward to Fournette Video included

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    With Jeremy Hill in the NFL, the starting running back spot is up for grabs at LSU. True freshman Leonard Fournette looks to be right in the middle of that competition. More>>

    Saints practice in pads for first time Sunday

    Saints practice in pads for first time Sunday

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    The New Orleans Saints practiced in pads for the first time since their NFC division playoff loss to the Seahawks. And with the pads comes a new intensity at camp, the defense stepped up to make some plays today after having a rough Saturday. More>>

    Punishing win; Team Punishment wins first game of Elite World Series

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    Team Punishment defeated the Pembroke Lake Bulldogs 4-0 in their first game at the USSSA Elite World Series 12 under division.  More>>

    UTSA's Larry Coker impressed with Carthage's Blake Bogenschutz

    UTSA's Larry Coker impressed with Carthage's Blake Bogenschutz Video included

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    Blake Bogenschutz represented Carthage one last time Saturday in the Texas High School Coaches Association's All Star game, and although his North squad fell to the South team 13-7, it's hard to argue his legacy with the Bulldogs.  More>>

    Saints' Graham, Robinson shine in Saturday's practice

    Saints' Graham, Robinson shine in Saturday's practice Video included

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    Saints training camp in the beautiful West Virginia weather continued Saturday, just a little different than the muggy New Orleans heat. This is the last black and gold practice before putting on the pads since their season ended in the divisional round of the playoffs to the eventual Super Bowl champion Seahawks. More>>

    Rookie QB says 'never fun to get punched' in face

    Rookie QB says 'never fun to get punched' in face

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    Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger knows only too well the intensity of the Alabama-LSU rivalry. More>>

    Manning getting used to new faces on Broncos, DeMarcus Ware

    Manning getting used to new faces on Broncos, DeMarcus Ware Video included

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    Though his physical condition is no longer a big question mark for Peyton Manning, when he looks around at training camp, he must feel like he's starting over again. More>>

    Flying High; Dave Whitlock teaches fly fishing

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    One of the world's premiere fly fishermen, Dave Whitlock, came to the Red River National Wildlife Refuge in Bossier City Saturday morning to give local fishermen a once in a lifetime chance to learn from one of the best. More>>

    Graham returns feeling like a million bucks (or more) Video included

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    Aside from the New Orleans Saints' fleur-de-lis symbol, star tight end Jimmy Graham never associated playing pro football with flowers. More>>

    Saints open training camp at a cool place Video included

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    The Saints held their first practice at training camp Friday in West Virginia.. More>>

    On the fly; Dave Whitlock brings fly fishing workshop to the Arklatex Video included

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    One of the most well-known fly fishermen in the world, Dave Whitlock, is bringing his one-day workshop on the unique sport to the Red River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Bossier City Saturday morning. More>>

    Saints, country roads, West Virginia; training camp is open Video included

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    As New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis spoke about the opening of training camp, steep, tree-covered mountains were in full view behind them. More>>

    Romo's back; feeling fine Video included

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    Tony Romo paused to add up how long it would take to coddle his surgically repaired back on the first day of training camp. More>>

    Northwestern St. has Demon of a schedule early Video included

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    The Demons of Northwestern State are looking forward to getting back after it, hoping to build off the strong finish of a year ago.  More>>

    Saints at resort, but no vacation Video included

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    Sean Payton constantly searches for an edge, even if it means fiddling with a training camp formula that has worked rather well for him over the past half-decade. More>>

    Former Alabama QB takes hit he never sees coming, from Les Miles Video included

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    LSU'S Les Miles and the other coaches in the SEC went through ESPN this week, stopping by all their shows and one stop may have gone unnoticed by many, but it became classic Les Miles, in a solid and serious way.  More>>

    Junior Achievement; Toms Tournament ends in playoff Video included

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    Blaine Hale Jr. took down fellow Dallas native Brandon Smith in the second round of a sudden death playoff to take the top spot in the AJGA David Toms Foundation Junior Tournament at Southern Trace Country Club in Shreveport. More>>

    Tech will learn a lot sooner rather than later; emphasis on Sooner Video included

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    Conference USA holding its football media days outside Dallas Wednesday where Louisiana Tech was reminded how it will be tested sooner, rather than later with its schedule this season; emphasis on the "Sooner."  More>>

    Wait til this year; Cowboys expect to compete now Video included

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    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones feels a sense of urgency.  More>>

    Mind games; LA Tech better prepared for Year Two in C-USA Video included

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    Louisiana Tech is getting ready for its second season under Skip Holtz and second season in Conference-USA.  More>>

    Team Punishment All-Americans Athletes of the Week Video included

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    The Springhill, Louisiana all-star team of 12-and-under players known as Team Punishment is heading to Disneyland for the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Elite World Series Friday. More>>

    Two Texans tied for lead after two rounds of Toms tourney Video included

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    The junior tournament hosted by David Toms has round two of three Wednesday at Southern Trace Country Club and we now have company at the top of the leader board. More>>

    Saints ready to march in to West Virginia Video included

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    On Wednesday a charter flight will leave New Orleans for the mountains of West Virginia where the Saints will be holding the first three weeks of training camp at the beautiful Greenbrier Resort. More>>

    Strong hopes for Texas at Big 12 Media Day Video included

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    Charlie Strong riled up plenty of Texas fans during a statewide spring tour by saying the Longhorns wouldn't be in the national championship game. More>>

    Carter Toms hoping for better finish than start at Dad's tournament Video included

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    David Toms and his foundation are hosting the American Junior Golf Association tournament at Southern Trace this week.  More>>

    Prescott, Mississippi State like their chances of clinching West title this season

    Prescott, Mississippi State like their chances of clinching West title this season Video included

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    There may not be another player rolling into the 2014 season with more momentum than Mississippi State's Dak Prescott. He engineered a 4th quarter comeback in the Egg Bowl and then scored 5 touchdowns to help the Dogs on their way to a blow out victory in the Liberty Bowl."Just going into the Egg Bowl a little late and just giving my team a chance to win, which we eventually won that in overtime. The momentum just in that game carried over into the Liberty Bowl where the team has a phenomenal... More>>

    Auburn not focused on dream season, just nightmare 13 seconds Video included

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    The SEC had won an unprecedented seven consecutive national championships, until Auburn stunned the conference and came within 13 seconds of shocking the nation.  More>>

    Junior achievement; local golfers gear up for David Toms Tournament Video included

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     There may be no city in the country that has a better collection of young golf talent than Shreveport.  This week, the annual junior event, hosted by David Toms begins at Southern Trace which will bring some of the top talent around the country to town.
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    Junction City's Alan Turner confident in Arkansas' turn-around this season

    Junction City's Alan Turner confident in Arkansas' turn-around this season Video included

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    Arkansas has one of the toughest college football schedules this season, which is a tough pill to swallow after going 3-9 last year. But the Razorbacks remained confident last week at SEC Media Days, including Junction City grad and current Hog safety Alan Turner. More>>

    Fitting in; Texas A&M looks to improve on defense Video included

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    In a conference known for tough defense, Texas AM was the exception a year ago, finishing last in the SEC in both scoring defense and yards per game.  More>>

    SEC's success in football transcends to all sports

    SEC's success in football transcends to all sports Video included

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    It's no secret that the SEC has been the most dominant conference in college football over the last decade. A Southeastern Conference team has won seven of the last eight national championships. More>>

    A Decade in the Making; LSU's Les Miles reflects on tenure

    A Decade in the Making; LSU's Les Miles reflects on tenure Video included

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    The 2014 SEC Media Days was number 10 for LSU head coach Les Miles. The Mad Hatter is eclipsing a decade with the Tigers, something that is to be admired in the college football, especially in the SEC. More>>

    Eyes on the prize; Team Punishment prepping for World Series Video included

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    Built with some of the best players from across Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi, Team Punishment has been turning heads in the United State Specialty Sports Association Baseball 12 and under division. More>>

    Still Kickin' Video included

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    The Loyola Lady Flyers continued their run through the LHSAA girls soccer playoffs Monday, taking down Teurlings Catholic in overtime 4-2. More>>

    LA Tech Falls at Southern Miss

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    Coming into Reed Green Coliseum, a place where Louisiana Tech's historic 2012-13 season came to end, the Bulldogs knew it had to shoot better against the vaunted Southern Miss zone. More>>

    LSU beats Iowa with defensive mountain and Hill Video included

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    What Anthony Jennings lacked in experience, LSU more than compensated for with a talented supporting cast in the Outback Bowl. More>>

    Carthage ready to return to Bulldog football Video included

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    The Carthage Bulldogs are no strangers to state championships, but after winning three in a row from 2008-2010 the expectation is to get there and win it every year. More>>

    Independence Day: Rich Rod returns and Heisman finalist Video included

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    The Advocare V100 Independence Bowl learned Monday that it will have a Heisman finalist in its game. More>>

    No. 10 LSU grinds out 17-6 win over No. 17 Florida Video included

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    Jeremy Hill rushed for 121 yards, Zach Mettenberger passed for 152, and LSU's defense did the rest to give the 10th-ranked Tigers a 17-6 victory over No. 17 Florida on Saturday. More>>

    Shreveport rugby hosts Horseshoe Casino's 7's tournament

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    Teams from all over Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma invaded AC Steere park for the Horseshoe Casino 7's tournament. More>>

    Arkansas Tops Samford In Little Rock, 31-21

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    Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams ran their way into program history and lifted Arkansas (2-0) to a 31-21 win over Samford (1-1) at War Memorial Stadium on Saturday. More>>

    Les Miles still unsure about Jeremy Hill's status this year

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    On the final day of SEC Media Days, LSU head coach Les Miles had no trouble entertaining the crowd, but there was a much more serious issue to address More>>

    Indiana law student golfing across America stops in Ark-La-Tex Video included

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    In the spirit of the 4th of July weekend, we bring you a story that truly only happens in America. Luke Bielawski started his own charity Get on the Green and his goal was to catch people's attention and make them aware of his cause. More>>

    Byrd's Chris Cotton makes first Minor League debut Video included

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    Shreveport native Chris Cotton got his first minor league start this week with the Tri-City ValleyCats. More>>

    Longview's Chris Davis earns first career All Star roster spot Video included

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    Longview native Chris Davis continued to have his magic touch Saturday.  On the same day he blasted his 33rd home run of the season, which matches his career high, Davis earned a starting role on the American League All-Star roster, garnering the most fan votes to make his first career appearance. More>>

    LSU's Lamin Barrow expects fireworks from Tiger offense

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    It's been awhile since LSU has had a good game manager in at quarterback, probably not since the likes of Matt Flynn in 2007 when the Tigers won the national championship. More>>

    Giants WR Reuben Randle expects big things this season Video included

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    It's becoming a trend: successful LSU athletes making a name for themselves at the next level.  One of those offensive purple and gold studs is Rueben Randle More>>

    LA New Tech's Dennisha Chambers named PARADE All-American Video included

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    Louisiana New Tech's Dennisha Chambers better clear some room out of her already cluttered trophy cabinet. More>>

    Athlete of the Week: Karsten Brogan

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    Running track is taking Bossier City teenager Karsten Brogan around the world, which is a beautiful thing after being diagnosed cerebral palsy as a child. More>>

    LSU's Barkevious Mingo ready to take on the NFL

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    LSU had a school record nine players drafted in April and the first name off the board was Barkevious Mingo.  He went number six overall to the Cleveland Browns. More>>

    NSU legendary track coach Leon Johnson retires

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    Wednesday, one of the greatest names in the history of collegiate track and field stepped down to a well-deserved retirement. More>>

    LSU's Lamin Barrow believes defense will stay dominant Video included

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    Another member of that ever-growing LSU football fraternity made the trip from Baton Rouge to help Mo Claiborne out at his camp, current LSU linebacker Lamin Barrow. More>>

    Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame ushers in Class of 2013 inductees Video included

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    Saturday night, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame added 9 new members to it's ranks.  From LSU star athletes to a professional tennis player to a Bossier City horse jockey, this class certainly has a little bit for every sports fan. More>>

    Evangel wins West Monroe 7on7 Tournament

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    And so the offseason continues for the Class 2A state runners-up Saturday afternoon.  The little e's had a great day out at West Monroe in a little 7on7 tournament action More>>

    USTA 10 and under tennis encourages early participants Video included

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    Over the past 5 years, the USTA has changed the way they teach tennis to those kids 10 and under More>>

    Former Calvary head coach Doug Pederson returns to North LA Video included

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    Doug Pederson returned to North Louisiana this weekend while hosting his 11th annual charity golf tournament. More>>

    Grambling's James "Jimmy" Jones inducted into LA Sports HOF Video included

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    Grambling basketball legend James Jones, Tiger fans may know him as Jimmy, was finally recognized for his achievements. More>>

    L'Damian Washington excited about Mizzou's new offense Video included

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    Washington just graduated from Missouri in the spring and is heading into his senior season as a wide receiver with the Tigers. More>>

    A recap of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame weekend

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    Saturday night, a heavyweight class of nine inductees entered the hall, now housed in the streets of downtown Natchitoches. More>>

    Cowboys' Morris Claiborne excited by DC Monte Kiffin Video included

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    A name we'd like to hear in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in the future is Shreveport NFL star Morris Claiborne. More>>

    Mizzou's L'Damien Washington enjoys giving back to his community Video included

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    They used to be enemies on the grid-iron but Fair Park star Morris Claiborne and Green Oaks standout L'Damien Washington joined forces Saturday at Mo's 2nd annual free football camp to help mentor the youth of Shreveport. More>>

    Before HOF Induction, Shaquille O'Neal thanks Louisiana

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    The headliner of the class of 2013 is a big one, literally.  Shaquille O'Neal thinks he owes his out of this world career to the state of Louisiana. More>>

    Morris Claiborne hosts 2nd Annual Free Football Camp

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    Mo Claiborne is proud of where he comes from and held his 2nd annual free football camp for the future stars of Shreveport Saturday morning at Independence Stadium. More>>

    Shaquille O'Neal arrives in style at the LA Sports HOF museum

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    KTBS 3 brought you live coverage of NBA and LSU legend Shaquille O'Neal when he arrived for the opening of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame museum opening. More>>

    KTBS wraps up LA Sports HOF museum opening live

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    New KTBS 3 Sports Director Paul Crane and Weekend Sports Anchor Tatum Everett wrap up an incredible evening at the opening of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame museum More>>

    A Shaqtastic Entrance into the Hall of Fame Video included

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    The ribbon cutting for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame was filled with excitement from some of Louisiana's greatest athletes.
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    LSU greats Shaq, Tommy Hodson and Kevin Mawae prepare for LA HOF

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    The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame will reveal it's brand new million dollar museum Friday that will house the greatest moments in the Pelican state. More>>

    LA Sports Hall of Fame Inductees reflect on big weekend

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    This weekend the Pelican state celebrates over half a decade of success when they open the doors to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame museum Friday. More>>

    Jacob Hester wraps up a successful 5th year of his football camp

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    Shreveport native Jacob Hester never thought his NFL career would last as long as it has.  So when he started his own local football camp, he never expected the event to be in it's 5th year.   More>>

    Bryan Elliott wins 2013 Shreveport City Am Video included

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    Bryan Elliott upset this year's Medal Play champ Taylor Netherton to compete for it all against Lyons.  Elliott defeated Lyons on hole 14, winning 5-4 with 6 birdies.  This is his first Shreveport City Am title. More>>

    Jefferson NFL star Bobbie Joe Williams boasts big Super Bowl ring Video included

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    Coming from a small town in East Texas, Jefferson product Bobbie Joe Williams worked hard to make it as a football player on the biggest stage. More>>

    Evangel junior Jerry Tillery commits to Notre Dame Video included

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    One Evangel junior took to twitter today to announce that he committed to one of the top football programs in the country. More>>

    NFL Players return home to Jefferson, TX Video included

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    Bobbie Joe Williams and Montrae Holland held their 4th Annual Jefferson Community Fun Day at the Junior High. More>>

    Shreveport City Amateur Championship, Day 2 results Video included

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    The semifinals of the championship flight in the Shreveport City Amateur Championship have been decided. More>>

    Chris Cotton signs with Astros

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    The Astros wrangled in LSU sheriff Chris Cotton in this season's 14th round of the MLB draft.  And now, the Byrd grad has hung up the purple and gold and is ready for the big league. More>>

    ABA Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks release their 2013-14 schedule Video included

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    The Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks is releasing their 2013-14 schedule today. More>>

    Local golfers participate in Shreveport City Am Video included

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    Fifty-six of the area's best golfers cleaned off their putters for this year's Shreveport City Amateur Match Play Championship out at Querbes Park golf course. More>>

    Professional boxing makes a stop in Bossier City Video included

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    Professional boxing rolled into Bossier City, hoping for a knock-out good time.  Friday Night Fights made it's debut at the Bossier Civic Center, with plenty of local talent on display. More>>

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