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Hounds defense bracing for unorthodox Mustangs

WELSH – The Welsh Greyhounds will open the 2016 gridiron season remembering last year’s season opener against the same team as this year, the Avoyelles Mustangs, a class 3-A playoff team from last season. With a stellar team, the Hounds had to fight all the way to the end to escape with a 50-38 win. […]

Chasing History

JHS running back Travis Etienne will attempt to break the school rushingrecord Thursday night when the Dogs face Kinder. Etienne needs only 38 yards to take over the top spot at JHS.

Flexing their muscles: Jackets top Oberlin, Oakdale in Allen Parish Jamboree

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OAKDALE – The Kinder Yellow Jackets looked close to being in mid-season form Friday night as they blasted Oberlin and Oakdale in the Allen Parish Jamboree. The Jackets hammered Oberlin 27-0 in their opening contest, which consisted of only a single 15-minute period, then punished Oakdale 21-0 in the second. Kinder’s vaunted defense allowed only […]

Welsh dominates JDP Jamboree, Lake Arthur blows past Elton 21-0

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The Lake Arthur cheerleaders lifted a sign last night to start the Jeff Davis Parish Jamboree. “14,000 sandbags, 60 inches of water-we defeated the flood, you’re next.” Those prophetic words held true in the first game of the night, as the Tigers defeated the Elton Indians by a 21-0 score in the opening contest. Welsh […]

Dogs chop down 5A Sam Houston 7-3

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SULPHUR- Facing a fourth-and-one situation from the Sam Houston 32-yard-line, all the Jennings Bulldogs had to do was find a way to pick up the yard and run out the remaining 1:19 to claim a spirited win over the Broncos, and like has done for the past three years, Travis Etienne Jr. just found a […]

Defense adjusts to Aranda, new 3-4 scheme

(Editors Note: This is the fourth in a five-part series previewing the 2016 LSU football team) BATON ROUGE- 2016 may bring great optimism on the offensive side of the football for LSU, but it’s a revamped defense that has the coaching staff foaming at the mouth for the opener against Wisconsin just a short week-and-a-half […]

New Heights: Johnson becomes first female from Jennings to play pro basketball

Jennings native Jayln Johnson seemed quite excited about the fact the she will be the first female basketball from the town to play professionally, however the humble 22-year-old lit up about becoming a role model for other young girls to follow. Johnson has never been one to bask in the limelight, as she has managed […]

Ready to roll: Jennings season underway after scrimmage with Barbe

LAKE CHARLES – The Jennings Bulldogs kicked off the beginning of their season Friday night by strapping it up with the Barbe Buccaneers in their annual preseason scrimmage at the Lake Charles campus. Due to large amounts of rain in Lake Charles, the contest was moved to the Buc soccer field where an overflow crowd […]

Tiger backfield loaded in 2016

BATON ROUGE- After debacles as of whether or not Les Miles would keep his position as the leader of the LSU football team, the Tigers have their sights set on a 2016 season that possibly could be one for the history books. With arguably the best back in college football returning in Leonard Fournette, and […]

Rehabbed and revitalized: Lejeune back to guide Dogs after off-season surgery

No. 15 Kendrick Lejeune has recovered from surgery to repair a frayed labrum and is ready to start his senior gridiron campaign.

“We are playing with a little bit of a chip on our shoulder this year. We know we have to come out and play with something to prove this season.” Jennings High School senior quarterback Kendrick Lejeune has always managed to find himself in a leadership position on either the football field or baseball diamond. […]

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