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    Airline's drive; Vikings leaning on experience from last season Video included

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    The Airline Vikings are looking to improve on a 2013 campaign that ended with a 5-6 record and a loss in the first round of the playoffs.  More>>

    Bailey and Byrd to play Saturday Video included

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    Saints safety Jairus Byrd has rarely been so eager to hit and be hit, if only to reassure himself that his surgically repaired back is a healed as doctors believe.Byrd, the top free agent acquisition by New Orleans this past offseason, was cleared for contact this week, allowing him to practice at full speed and with no limitations for the first time since signing a six-year, $56 million contract in March. More>>

    Tre'Davious trending; LSU coaches and players following Tre'Davious White's lead Video included

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    Coming into his second season at LSU, former Green Oaks cornerback Tre'Davious White believes he has learned what it takes to be a starter in the SEC. More>>

    Cowboys lose another; Holloman career over Video included

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    The Dallas Cowboys said Thursday that linebacker DeVonte Holloman has a career-ending neck injury related to a spinal problem that kept him out almost half of his rookie season a year ago. More>>

    Moving day at LSU Video included

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    As the class of 2018 descended upon the LSU campus to make their dorm rooms their new homes on Wednesday, over 200 student-athletes from 11 LSU athletic programs put down their helmets, rackets and balls to help haul an endless stream of mini refrigerators, microwaves and stationary fans. More>>

    LSU's QB situation may be passing fancy Video included

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    LSU will open its season a week from Saturday in Houston against Wisconsin and the competition at quarterback will continue for most of the next week.  More>>

    Demons get ready for real deal Video included

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    Northwestern State will open its season one week from Thursday, but game week actually began Wednesday morning.  More>>

    Athlete of the Week is no doubting Thomas Video included

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    The Many Tigers are ready to start what they hope will be another drive to the Dome.  More>>

    Saints practice on North Shore Video included

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    The Saints continued their preparation Wednesday night, taking practice on the road, across the lake to the north shore and holding practice at Mandeville High School. More>>

    Legendary Racer Holstead to be honored this weekend

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    On Friday night, August 22nd, Tallulah Academy is welcoming all the members of the Holstead family and all former Tallulah High and Tallulah Academy football players from the years 1955 to 1997 to the formal dedication of the stadium at Farmer’s Field in memory of Coach R.A. “Racer" Holstead. More>>

    Recruiting news and rankings; LSU, LA Tech and more Video included

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    We are pleased to begin another season with our KTBS 3 Sports recruiting expert Barton Simmons, the Director of Scouting for the national recruiting service 247 Sports.  More>>

    LSU QB decision coming next week Video included

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    LSU scrimmaged today as the tigers continue to get ready for the opener against Wisconsin which comes a week from Saturday in Houston.  More>>

    Byrd sanctuary; back at practice in pads Video included

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    The Saints got a welcome sight at practice Tuesday as the team's most heralded free agent signing was on the field, in pads.  More>>

    No standing Stills, several Saints back at practice Monday Video included

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    The Saints went back to work Monday, forced indoors due to rain, but several players getting much needed reps after injuries.  More>>

    Dez Bryant all business as Romo and Cowboys move forward Video included

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    The first time Tony Romo set up to pass, he had to twist slightly and move forward in the pocket before zipping a throw to Dez Bryant. More>>

    Whatever It Takes; Elysian Fields in pursuit of improved season

    Whatever It Takes; Elysian Fields in pursuit of improved season Video included

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    Elysian Fields followed up a state-semifinalist appearance with a 3-7 record last season. But now in their second year under head coach Scott Ford, the Yellow Jackets are ready to return to form. More>>

    Brees back, not yet "better than ever" Video included

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    Drew Brees is back for the Saints, but still not yet "better than ever."  More>>

    Rising Star; Shea Patterson's stock rises

    Rising Star; Shea Patterson's stock rises Video included

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    Calvary quarterback Shea Patterson is a five star recruit who has all of the big schools calling. More>>

    Saints' Drew Brees returns to practice

    Saints' Drew Brees returns to practice

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    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees fully participated in practice Sunday for the first time since straining his left oblique muscle two weeks ago. More>>

    Three's company; Grambling quarterbacks fighting for starting spot

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    Inheriting a team that has won two games in the last two seasons, Grambling first year head coach Broderick Fobbs has his work cut out for him this season and it all begins under center where the Tigers have three quarterbacks vying for the top spot. More>>

    Romo back, Ravens top Cowboys 37-30 in preseason

    Romo back, Ravens top Cowboys 37-30 in preseason Video included

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    Deonte Thompson returned a kickoff 108 yards for a score after Dallas' Tony Romo threw a touchdown pass in his first game since back surgery last season, and Joe Flacco led three scoring drives in Baltimore's 37-30 preseason victory over the Cowboys on Saturday night. More>>

    Mettenberger returns to Louisiana

    Mettenberger returns to Louisiana

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    Zach Mettenberger watched as Justin Hunter corralled a pass in the middle of the Saints' defense Friday night and turned it into a 64-yard touchdown. More>>

    Flag football; Saints commit 22 penalties in preseason win Video included

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    It wasn't pretty but the New Orleans Saints survived committing 22 penalties to defeat the Tennessee Titans 31-24 on Friday night in their preseason home opener at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. More>>

    Graham stands out in Saints' 31-24 win over Titans

    Graham stands out in Saints' 31-24 win over Titans Video included

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    Jimmy Graham caught two touchdown passes, celebrating both with now-banned celebratory dunks over the goal post, and the New Orleans Saints earned a 31-24 preseason victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night.
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    Break the mold; Hallsville tired of one-and-done in postseason

    Break the mold; Hallsville tired of one-and-done in postseason Video included

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    The first week of official Texas high school football practices are in the books and Hallsville is ready to break the mold. More>>

    Road Trip; LA Tech takes practice to Shreveport

    Road Trip; LA Tech takes practice to Shreveport Video included

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    Louisiana Tech took their practice on a road trip Friday. More>>

    Local sprint car team talks about Tony Stewart incident Video included

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    One story that made national headlines last weekend was the sprint car race in which Tony Stewart struck and killed 20 year old Kevin Ward Jr. at a small dirt track in New York state. A funeral for Ward was held Thursday and the entire event has hit home for David Forbis Racing out of Bossier City, who drives the same type of race cars. More>>

    Athlete of the Week: Chett Munden

    Athlete of the Week: Chett Munden Video included

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    The Marshall Mavericks are hoping to build off their playoff appearance last season and they'll rely heavily on their experienced offensive line, especially standout Chett Munden.
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    LA Tech Football Sets Open Practice, Meet-N-Greet for Shreveport

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    Head coach Skip Holtz and the Louisiana Tech Bulldog football team will participate in an open practice and meet-n-greet at Independence Stadium on Friday, Aug. 15. 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

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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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