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Local quartet captures indoor track titles at LSU

Four area athletes brought home state titles to northwest Louisiana after the LHSAA Indoor Track Meet Saturday at LSU’s indoor facility.

Haughton’s Josh Lister and Byrd’s Kyah Loyd captured the Division I 60 meter dash crowns after running 6.84 and 7.53 respectively. 200 more words

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Kayla Harrison: Ronda Rousey should have handled comeback differently

Olympic judo champion Kayla Harrison believes Ronda Rousey‘s comeback fight should have been an easier match rather than a title bout and that Rousey needs to take “a hard look” at the people around her. 295 more words

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Kayla Harrison: 'No one does underdog better than Ronda Rousey'

Ronda Rousey isn’t saying much publicly leading up to her comeback fight against Amanda Nunes on Friday.

But former judo training partner Kayla Harrison is. 242 more words

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Why Kayla Harrison May Not Be The Next Ronda Rousey

When U.S. judo fighter Kayla Harrison won the gold medal at this year’s Olympics there were a number of publications who were quick to suggest that she could be the next Ronda Rousey — a decorated judo competitor who transitioned to mixed martial arts. 31 more words

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2x Olympic Judo Champ Kayla Harrison Signs with WSOF

2x  Olympic Judo Champion Kayla Harrison just made an announcement that is going to make a lot of people very happy. She just inked a fresh new deal with rising MMA promotion World Series of Fighting to take part as a commentator starting in the new year, as well as transition her Judo skills to the cage. 233 more words

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Kayla Harrison begins MMA career

Two-time Olympic judo champion Kayla Harrison has joined mixed martial arts promotion World Series of Fighting as a commentator, brand ambassador and potentially a fighter, but she isn’t 100 percent committed to competing and won’t set a first bout for at least one year. 344 more words

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USHIRO GOSHI - Technique Video

EDITOR’S NOTE: I have left the below description that accompanied the original video for posterity’s sake. The title of the video has changed from Ura Nage to Ushiro Goshi, as a fellow Judoka has pointed out that the moderation I  made to the finish, i.e. 632 more words

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