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Defiant Angel - Alex Johnson Part 2

Rob Goldman, AngelsWin.com Historical Writer -  With the recent passing of Alex Johnson, the Los Angeles Angels' only batting champion, AngelsWin.com received special permission from Rob Goldman to publish the entire chapter from his book "Once They Were Angels, A History of the Team" dedicated to this fiery and complex member of the team. For ease of publication online, we will...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Johnson, AL batting champ in 1970, dies at age 72

DETROIT (AP) Alex Johnson, who won the American League batting title with the then-California Angels in 1970, has died. He was 72. Alex Johnson Jr. said Wednesday that his father died Saturday of complications from prostate cancer. The elder Johnson, a Detroit native, played for eight teams in his 13-year career. He won the American League batting crown with a .329 average in 1970...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe tops Arkansas-Little Rock 64-52

MONROE, La. (AP) Majok Deng scored 14 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 64-52 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday. Nick Coppola had 15 points and five assists, Tyler Ongwae added 13 points and nine rebounds, Justin Roberson scored 12 and Marvin Williams 10 for the Warhawks (6-10, 1-5 Sun Belt). Josh Hagins finished with 15 points for Arkansas-Little...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe holds on, beats Texas State 62-59

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Tylor Ongwae scored nine of his 17 points in the final five minutes and Louisiana-Monroe held on to beat Texas State 62-59 on Saturday night. Louisiana-Monroe had an 11-point lead when Texas State used a 21-10 surge to tie the game at 50 with 5:16 left. Ongwae scored five straight points to make it 55-50. The teams traded buckets, and Wesley Davis hit 3 to...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe beats Texas-Arlington 76-73 in OT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Marvin Williams had 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting with 13 rebounds and Louisiana-Monroe overcame a 13-point second-half deficit on Thursday night to beat Texas-Arlington 76-73 in overtime. Williams stretched the Warhawks' (8-6, 2-1 Sun Belt) lead to 74-71 on a jumper with 1:11 left and made it 76-72 on a putback with 3 seconds left. He scored eight of UL-Monroe...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe beats Arkansas State 70-61

MONROE, La. (AP) Marvin Williams made 9 of 12 shots and finished with a career-high 22 points to lead Louisiana-Monroe past Arkansas State 70-61 on Monday night. Williams made the first basket of the game on his way to 10 first-half points as Louisiana-Monroe held a 30-24 advantage. Tylor Ongwae, Majok Deng and Justin Roberson had 10 points apiece for Louisiana-Monroe (7-6, 1-1...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern beats Louisiana-Monroe, 22-16

STATESBORO, Georgia (AP) Matt Breida and Alfred Ramsby each ran for touchdowns in the fourth quarter as Georgia Southern posted a come-from-behind, 22-16 win over Louisiana-Monroe Saturday night. Georgia Southern (9-3), in its first year as an FBS school, captured the Sun Belt Conference title with an undefeated, 8-0 conference record. Pete Thomas threw a pair of touchdown passes...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe upends Aggies

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Pete Thomas threw for 350 yards and one touchdown and Louisiana-Monroe beat New Mexico State 30-17 on Saturday. New Mexico State's Larry Rose III ran for 64 of his 229 yards to score a touchdown with 2:47 left in the second quarter, tying the score at 17. Justin Manton kicked a 22-yard field goal to give the Warhawks a three-point advantage before the break...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe upends Aggies

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Pete Thomas threw for 350 yards and one touchdown and Louisiana-Monroe beat New Mexico State 30-17 on Saturday. New Mexico State's Larry Rose III ran for 64 of his 229 yards to score a touchdown with 2:47 left in the second quarter, tying the score at 17. Justin Manton kicked a 22-yard field goal to give the Warhawks a three-point advantage before the break. Louisiana...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe beats New Mexico State 30-17

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Pete Thomas threw for 350 yards and one touchdown and Louisiana-Monroe beat New Mexico State 30-17 on Saturday. New Mexico State's Larry Rose III ran for 64 of his 229 yards to score a touchdown with 2:47 left in the second quarter, tying the score at 17. Justin Manton kicked a 22-yard field goal to give the Warhawks a three-point advantage before the break...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe takes out Champion Baptist 106-39

MONROE, La. (AP) Jamaal Samuel scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Louisiana-Monroe over Champion Baptist College 106-39 on Monday night. Tylor Ongwae had 16, Mack Foster 13 and Marvin Williams added 11 for Louisiana-Monroe (2-0). The Warhawks made 59.4 percent of their 69 shots, including 9 of 24 3-pointers. Samuel made three treys and seven of his 12 field goals...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State edges Louisiana-Monroe 31-29

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Bentlee Critcher kicked a 39-yard field goal with 29 seconds remaining to give Appalachian State a 31-29 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night in the programs' first meeting. Two pass-interference calls on the Mountaineers' 53-yard drive helped set up the winning kick by Critcher. The punter took over as place-kicker midseason against Liberty,...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

A&M holds on for win over Louisiana-Monroe

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Freshman Kyle Allen threw for 106 yards and a touchdown in his first career start and Texas A&M held on for a 21-16 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday. Allen, who had two turnovers, started in place of Kenny Hill, who was suspended for two games for violating team rules and athletic department polices. The suspension was announced about an hour...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

A&M holds on for 21-16 win over Louisiana-Monroe

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Freshman Kyle Allen threw for 106 yards and a touchdown in his first career start and Texas A&M held on for a 21-16 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday. Allen, who had two turnovers, started in place of Kenny Hill, who was suspended for two games for violating team rules and athletic department polices. The suspension was announced about an hour...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Manton FG lifts Louisiana-Monroe over Troy 22-20

MONROE, La. (AP) Justin Manton knocked home a 29-yard field goal with 2:08 remaining as Louisiana-Monroe edged Troy 22-20 in a Sun Belt Conference game Saturday night. The field goal was Manton's third in a tight game that saw four lead changes - two in the final quarter. The Warhawks (3-1, 2-0) had jumped out 13-0 but were behind 20-19 midway in the fourth quarter after Brandon...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe slips by Idaho 38-31

MONROE, La. (AP) Centarius Donald powered in from the 1 with nine seconds remaining to give Louisiana-Monroe a 38-31 Sun Belt Conference victory over Idaho on Saturday night. ULM (2-0, 1-0) had the ball at its 27 with less than a minute remaining when Pete Thomas threw to Kenzee Jackson for 29 yards and then hit Tyler Cain for 36 yards to the Idaho 8. Idaho( 0-1, 0-1), which saw...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe beats Wake Forest 17-10

MONROE, La. (AP) - Louisiana-Monroe held Wake Forest to 94 yards of total offense and Centarius Donald ran for 117 yards to lead the Warhawks to a 17-10 win in the season opener for both teams Thursday night. Neither team scored an offensive touchdown until Louisiana-Monroe quarterback Pete Thomas rushed up the middle for a nine-yard touchdown with 3:37 left. The senior transfer...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 91 Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks season preview

The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks enter the 2014 season led by fifth-year head coach Todd Berry who looks to improve upon his team’s 6-6 record in 2013. Berry has a 23-26 record in his first four seasons as head coach and is about to start his first season without four-year starting quarterback Kolton Browning (99 career total touchdowns). ULM now turns to transfer senior quarterback...
Via College Football Universe
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe dumps South Alabama 71-54

Jayon James scored 19 points to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 71-54 win over South Alabama on Thursday night. ULM (9-14, 6-9 Sun Belt Conference) took control in the second half with a 10-3 run capped by a Tylor Ongwae layup that made it 45-36 with 16:07 to go, and then closed out the game with an 11-4 run to clinch the win. Chinedu Amajoyi contributed 12 points and eight rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Replacements: Kolton Browning and Corey Robinson will be missed

It seems like this year there is an epic clearout at the quarterback position throughout the FBS, with seniors graduating and juniors (and sophomores) declaring. Not just any old quarterback either – multi-year starters who have been the face of their franchise. So, who’s in the battle for the thankless job of replacing these stars?   Kolton Browning, Louisiana-Monroe Browning...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe beats Arkansas-Little Rock 65-49

Tylor Ongwae scored 25 points to lead Louisiana-Monroe over Arkansas-Little Rock 65-49 on Saturday. The Warhawks (8-12, 5-7 Sun Belt) got 12 points apiece from Jayon James and R.J. McCray, with James adding 11 rebounds, 8 assists, 5 blocks and 3 steals. Ben Dillard led UALR (12-14, 7-7) with 14 points and James White added 11 points, 12 rebounds. Neither team was sharp in the...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WSSU's Owens Gets Sack In NFLPA Bowl

WSSU's Donnie Owens impressed NFL scouts with a strip-sack in the 2014 NFLPA Bowl. (Photo by @nflpa_photos)Donnie Owens did the same thing in Saturday's NFLPA Bowl that he did during his three seasons at Winston-Salem State: make plays in the backfield. The defensive lineman came up with a strip sack of Louisiana-Monroe's Kolton Browning in the college all-star game....
Via HBCU Gameday
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe beats Troy 75-64

Tylor Ongwae scored 22 points and Louisiana-Monroe pulled away from Troy in the second half for a 75-64 victory on Thursday night. ULM used an 11-6 run to extend its lead to 64-56 with 2:47 to play and made 11 of 12 free throws from there to close out the win. After a 34-34 tie at halftime, ULM and Troy tied the game again at 36 and 38 before ULM used a 15-8 run to go ahead 53...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe tops Louisiana 103-98, 2OT

Tylor Ongwae recorded career-highs by scoring 27 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and blocking three shots as Louisiana-Monroe outlasted Louisiana-Lafayette 103-98 in double-overtime Saturday. Jayon James, Marvin Williams and Amos Olatayo scored 16 point apiece and R.J. McCray added 11 in the win. James tied a career-high by pulling down 12 rebounds while handing out five assists. Ongwae...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe tops Thomas University 84-61

Tylor Ongwae scored a career-high 22 points, leading four Warhawks in double figures, as Louisiana-Monroe beat Thomas University 84-61 Monday night. Justin Watkins hit a jumper with 9:09 left in the first half to pull the Night Hawks within two, but ULM (3-1) closed out the half with a 27-5 run and went into the break with a 46-22 advantage. Louisiana-Monroe out-rebounded Thomas...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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