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Lilley, Tigers expecting big things in 2016

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus
From left: John Cole Woods, Donnie Benoit and Jude Lyons return to anchor a Lake Arthur baseball squad looking to turn the corner in 2016.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – “If we are going to have a good run, this may be the year for us to do it.” Lake Arthur High School head baseball coach Brett Lilley is confident, and why shouldn’t he be? High hopes in the town are usually held off until […]

Cajuns tabbed to win Sun Belt title; land four on Preseason All-SBC team

Evan Guillory

Special to the JDN NEW ORLEANS  – Coming off of back-to-back trips to the NCAA Super Regionals and two straight Sun Belt Conference Tournament championships, the sixth ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team was tabbed to take the league title in the 2016 Sun Belt Coaches Preseason Poll, the conference office announced on Tuesday. 

JHS drops both at Iowa

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
Micah West

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor IOWA – It was a tough Monday night for the Jennings Bulldogs, as the men and women of J-Town traveled to bitter rival Iowa for a pair of district games, only to be sent home with twin losses by the Yellow Jackets.

Dogs take rams to “Woods’ Shed” 90-54

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
Sylk Woods

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Behind 14 points and 19 rebounds from junior Sylk Woods, the Jennings Bulldogs ran the Westlake Rams out of Gaudet Gymnasium Friday night 90-54, improving to 16-8 with three games to go in the season.

Trio lifting BCS to new heights

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer With only one game remaining in the regular season, the Bethel Christian School (BCS) Eagles basketball squad has continued its run through the Association of Christian Educators of Louisiana (ACEL) standings, compiling a 14-5 overall mark in 2016. With playoff pairings set to be announced next week, the […]

Goin’ Pokin’

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Welsh High senior Keshon Bell had a little fun after signing with the McNeese Cowboys Wednesday morning. Bell and fellow lineman Caleb Gary both inked with the Pokes, while wide receiver Brandius Batiste chose to attend the University of Louisiana-Monroe. See more in today’s Sports.

30 for 30

Daily News photo by Kelsey Fontenot
Lindsay Priola (22) and Madyson Brasseaux (30) share a high-five in last night’s win.

Lady Cardinals move to 30-0 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LACASSINE – What if I told you a team who waited 34 years for a state title has now reeled off 43 straight wins? What if I told you most girls’ games at John Juneau Gymnasium are won before the ball is ever tipped […]

Dogs, Saints battle for district lead tonight

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor After one trip through an arduous district slate, the No. 10-ranked Jennings Bulldogs have a chance tonight to position themselves into a tie atop District 4-3A with leader St. Louis, as the J-Town Dogs hit the road to Lake Charles for a rematch of Jan. 15’s thriller with […]

Dogs claim thriller over Golden Knights

Dwayne Levi

By KEN ADAMS Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Bulldogs improved to 15-7, 4-1 in district play with a thrilling 69-68 win at South Beauregard High School Friday night. The boys’ game followed what was a somber scene as South Beauregard retired the jersey of Hunner Monceaux. Monceaux played for the Golden Knights from 2011-2013 […]

Miles building fence around Louisiana even higher

**Kevin Bruchhaus Press Photo

7th Inning Stretch by KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Images of Les Miles being carried off of the Tiger Stadium turf after a 19-7 win over Texas A&M spread across the country like wildfire. It was Miles’ going away celebration ride, a ride that in the minds of many would certainly be his last hoorah in the old […]

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