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2014 Coaches’ All-Parish Team

Jennings Team Serious

   Seniors from the Jennings Bulldogs make up just a few of the 2014 Jennings Daily News All-Jeff Davis Parish football team. The team comprises players from Jennings, Lake Arthur, Welsh and Elton and was selected by the four head coaches fromn those schools. See pages 2B and 3B for the complete list of all […]

The legacy of Lemoine

Marcus Lemoine (above) has been an intergral part of the Elton offense for two years and was rewarded Thursday as the 1A All-State Offensive MVP
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By: Kevin Bruchhaus Daily News Sportwriter SHREVEPORT – As the light continues to brighten at the end of the Independence Stadium tunnel in Shreveport, the sun will soon set on the stellar high school career of one of the top running backs to ever grace the turf of Cleve Beard Stadium in Elton.

Midland’s Guidry leads Rebels over Elton

Traven Guidry (11) scored 24 points in a first-game win over Elton at the Holiday Spectacular. 
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor MIDLAND – In the nightcap of the first round of the Midland Holiday Spectacular Tournament, Rebel forward Traven Guidry scored 24 points to clear the way for the win over Elton 73-29.

Lady Hornets win; boys fall to Elizabeth

Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer HATHAWAY – The Hathaway Lady Hornets overcame an abundance of turnovers and a late rally by Elizabeth High School to notch a 55-42 win; their third-straight to improve to 12-9 on the year   The Hornets fell in the late game to a strong Bulldog squad by the […]

Hathaway double dips Johnson Bayou hoopers

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer HATHAWAY – A gritty defensive stand by the Hathaway Hornets in the last 24 seconds of the fourth quarter kept Johnson Bayou’s highly touted Camren Hare from getting a good look at the basket and propelled the boys in blue and gold to a dramatic 60-59 win over […]

Hounds squeak out win; Lady Indians nab girls’ game

Head coach Cody Gueringer (above right) has guided Welsh to an 8-1 start in his first season with the Hounds.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – Basketball enthusiasts who visited Welsh High School Wednesday night were given an early-season Christmas present as the Welsh Greyhounds survived a late rally from the visiting Elton Indians and claimed an emotional 56-50 victory.  The Elton Lady Indians were able to defeat the Lady Greyhounds in […]

Bulldogs finish off E. Feliciana

Head coach Logan Maddox has guided JHS to a 3-6 mark behind Draylan Perkins (3), Travis Etienne Jr. (1) and Jared Perkins (12).
Daily News file photo

By KEN ADAMS Daily News Staff Writer CLINTON – Senior point guard Draylan Perkins scored 27 and D’Wayne Levi’s double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds led Jennings past a strong East Feliciana basketball team by the score of 70-59 Tuesday night.

Swish Family Augustine

Sydney Augustine has spent tireless hours crafting the high-arching jump shot she’s known for.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Hathaway guard carries on family basketball legacy By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer HATHAWAY — “Speak softly and carry a big stick” was a saying former president Theodore Roosevelt made famous more than 100 years ago, but still today not a single phrase could better describe Hathaway sophomore Sydney Augustine. 

Lady Dogs drop two; Hathaway claims third

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – The Jennings Lady Bulldogs dropped two decisions in the Elton Rock the Rim Classic after winning their opening round game against St. Edmund on Thursday. The Gueydan Honey Bears defeated the Lady Dogs on Friday night by a score of 50-38, and the Hathaway Hornets claimed […]

Guidry’s 24 leads Hathaway over Elton

Daily News photo by Aquilla Crochet

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – The Hathaway Hornets used a dominating performance from Trenton Guidry to claim a hard-fought 49-44 emotional win over the home standing Elton Indians at Oris Guidry Gymnasium Thursday night in the Elton Rock the Rim Classic.  The 6’5 senior Hornet used his overwhelming size advantage to […]

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