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Gore Jr.'s career day leads Southern Miss past UL Monroe

Nov. 26, 2022 20:52 PM EST

MONROE, La. (AP) — Frank Gore Jr. ran for a career-high 199 yards and a key touchdown and Southern Mississippi became bowl eligible by defeating UL Monroe 20-10 on Saturday. The Golden Eagles (6-6, 4-4 Sun Belt) qualified for a bowl for the 19th time since 1997 and will return to...

Crawford scores 17 as Louisiana Tech defeats UL Monroe 79-58

Nov. 21, 2022 23:41 PM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Isaiah Crawford scored 17 points and Louisiana Tech defeated UL Monroe 79-58 on Monday night. Crawford added eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (2-2). Keaston Willis shot 4 for 11, including 3 for 8 from beyond the arc to add 13 points. Quandre Bullock recorded 12...

Vidal's 242 yards lead Troy past UL Monroe 34-16

Nov. 19, 2022 21:33 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Kimani Vidal rushed for a career-high 242 yards, Antonio Showers returned a fumble 13 yards for a touchdown, and Troy defeated Louisiana-Monroe 34-16 on Saturday. Vidal's fourth career 100-yard game included two touchdown runs of five yards. The first gave the...

North Louisiana school district's chief announces retirement

Nov. 18, 2022 11:21 AM EST

MONROE, La. (AP) — The superintendent of a northeast Louisiana school district has announced plans to retire. Ouachita Parish Superintendent Don Coker told the parish School Board on Tuesday that he's leaving July 4, 2023, The News-Star reported. “I do want to...

No. 15 TCU starts fast in 95-60 win over Louisiana-Monroe

Nov. 17, 2022 23:14 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Emanuel Miller had 16 points despite missing pregame shootaround with flu-like symptoms and JaKobe Coles scored 15 as 15th-ranked TCU rebounded from a bad home loss by overwhelming Louisiana-Monroe 95-60 on Thursday night. “A lot more talented than us and...

Metskhvarishvili sparks ULM past Central Baptist 105-56

Nov. 14, 2022 23:41 PM EST

MONROE, La. (AP) — Nika Metskhvarishvili had 15 points in UL Monroe’s 105-56 win against Central Baptist on Monday night. Metskhvarishvili added five rebounds for the Warhawks (2-1). Victor Baffuto scored 14 points while shooting 6 of 6 from the field, and added nine rebounds....

Louisiana grand jury convenes in Black man's deadly arrest

Nov. 14, 2022 17:17 PM EST

FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana grand jury began hearing evidence Monday in the deadly 2019 arrest of Ronald Greene, long-awaited testimony that will determine whether state charges are brought against the white troopers seen on body-camera video stunning, striking and dragging the Black...

Drake's 2 TDs on defense helps ULM edge Georgia State 31-28

Nov. 12, 2022 17:18 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Linebacker Quae Drake scored two touchdowns to help Louisiana-Monroe edge Georgia State 31-28 on Saturday. Calum Sutherland's 54-yard field goal pulled UL Monroe within 28-23 early in the fourth quarter. On third-and-5 with 6:23 to play, Drake intercepted a Darren...

UL Monroe rolls to a 111-59 rout of Dallas Christian

Nov. 11, 2022 00:14 AM EST

MONROE, La. (AP) — Tyreke Locure scored 19 points as UL Monroe beat Dallas Christian 111-59 on Thursday night. Locure also had seven rebounds, eight assists, and three steals for the Warhawks (1-1). Thomas Howell scored 14 points and added six rebounds. Jalen Bolden recorded 13...

UL Monroe comes from 21 down to beat Texas State, 31-30

Nov. 05, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Malik Jackson scored on a 3-yard run early in the fourth quarter to give Louisiana-Monroe the lead, and Texas State missed a field goal with seven seconds left as the Warhawks held on for a 31-30 victory on Saturday night. UL Monroe (3-6, 2-3 Sun Belt Conference)...