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Local students compete at national rodeo

Sisters Kylie and Allie Conner competed for Team Louisiana during the National Junior High Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, this week, while John Mayes took part in the competition as well. Kylie is currently the No. 1-ranked barrel racer in the country in the 11-14 age division, while Mayes is ranked No. 8 in the division for chute dogging. 
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor DES MOINES, Iowa – Middle school students from Welsh and Jennings had the opportunity to compete in the National Junior High Rodeo Association national rodeo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

Keuchel fans 12 in Astros win over Yankees


HOUSTON (AP) — Astros manager A.J. Hinch showed confidence in his ace to let him finish what he started Thursday night.

Indians busy in weight room over the summer

Junior Jacorey Soileau tosses around the iron at a recent workout at EHS. Soileau will be relied on heavily to help the Indians on the gridiron in 2015.
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – As the sultry heat of South Louisiana begins to set in for the dog days of summer, high school weight rooms are beginning to fill up in preparation for the upcoming 2015 football season. The scene at Elton High School (EHS) is no different, as the […]

Miscues hamper Jennings Pony team in early season

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By ROGER POLLARD Daily News Staff Writer RAYNE – The Jennings Pony All-Stars had a rough weekend at the Rayne Frog City Tune-up tournament going 1-2 in their first pre-district tournament in preparation for the Pony District tournament beginning July 8 in Youngsville.

Welsh’s Moore signs with William Penn

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – The athletic pipeline out of Jeff Davis Parish continued its flow over the weekend, as recently graduated Welsh High School point guard Jerrion Moore announced he accepted a scholarship to prolong his career with William Penn University in Iowa.

Eagles utilize program for upcoming season

Bethel fullback Cade Bonin does incline pull-ups as part of the Eagles’ summer training regiment while offensive linemen Bryce Bordelon focuses on the bench press during summer. 
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The Bethel Christian School (BCS) football team has embarked on a new journey this summer in hopes of bringing their program to a whole other level. BCS, on the reccomendaton from an official at the school, has undertaken a challenging training program to prepare the Eagle players for […]

Lack of pitching depth catches LSU in 8-4 TCU loss


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – LSU’s accomplishments this season rolled off Paul Mainieri’s tongue: 54 wins, SEC regular-season champion, No. 1 in the major polls for the last three months.

Wharton, Indians enjoying summer workouts

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – “See how much fun they are having, but at the same time they are getting better and better and they don’t even realize it.”

Tigers continue ‘learning how to win’

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor BELL CITY – There were times last season when Lake Arthur head boys’ basketball coach Freddie Thomassee looked as if he didn’t have a plan. The Tigers suffered through a 21-game losing streak to open 2014 before stealing a victory on the road at DeQuincy for L.A.’s only win […]

Razor baseball takes 13AA state championship

Razor baseball added another ring to its trophy case after securing the USSSA 13AA state championship in Sulphur over the weekend. The team won the 12AA Governor’s game last year. The squad is going on to complete in Biloxi, Miss., for the USSSA World Series. 
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer SULPHUR – The Razor Baseball 13u team captured the USSSA AA state championship with four straight wins on Sunday at McMurray Park. Razor Baseball went 5-0 in the three-day event and defeated the Rayne Hurricanes 8-5 in the tournament finale to claim their crown.

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