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Jennings, Kinder open 2015 season in explosive matchup

Jennings junior running back Travis Etienne Jr. may find himself in a shootout with the high-powered Kinder offense led by senior quarterback  Welles Cooley (15). 
Daily News Photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings High School head coach Rusty Phelps leaned back in his office chair and stared intently at assistant coaches Damian Broussard and Jordan Smith, discussing the task awaiting them Thursday night.

JHS releases reserved seating info

New JHS Dog logo

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings High School announced this morning the reserved seating at Jerry Simmons Stadium for the 2015 football season would go on sale tomorrow, Sept. 2, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., with sales continuing through Friday.

Dogs drop jamboree 12-6 after goal-line stand

The Jennings Bulldogs huddle together in preparation of their fourth down attempt late in Friday’s Kiwanis Club of Lafayette Jamboree.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAFAYETTE – Facing a fourth down and one at the Northside Vikings’ 3-yard line with 7:21 remaining in the Kiwanis Club of Lafayette Jamboree on Friday, it appeared the Jennings Bulldogs were poised to finally crack the goose egg down 6-0 to Northside.

Vikings lurk as darkhorse threat to JHS in contest

It will fall to seniors like free safety Walker Phelps (18) to align the secondary and protect the deep part of the field against Northside’s blazing speed.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings head coach Rusty Phelps was adamant about the talented Northside team awaiting the Bulldogs’ tonight in the 64th annual Kiwanis Club of Lafayette Jamboree.

Tigers still under observation entering jamboree

Daily News photo by Christy Broussard

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – Coming off a 22-6 victory over the Ville Platte Bulldogs in last week’s scrimmage, Lake Arthur head coach Mark Deshotel said his squad tempered back effort this week during practice, although it wasn’t by design.

Jennings primed to display passing attack

(L to R) Seniors Ian Cassidy (12) and Taylor Joseph (1) will be junior quarterback Kendrick LeJeune’s (15) primary targets in 2015, while Mark Hollier (34), Davian Madden (13) and Bryce Anthony (11) will add much-needed depth in the wide receiving corps.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Since the start of fall camp two weeks ago, Jennings head coach Rusty Phelps has heaped praise on junior quarterback Kendrick LeJeune, and for good reason.

Bethel upended by NEBS 56-36

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE CHARLES – For two quarters of football, the Bethel Christian (BCS) Eagle football team put a scare into defending LHSCA state champion Northeast Baptist (NEBS), but in the end, just couldn’t muster up enough defense to stop the high-powered attack from North Louisiana and fell by a […]

Tigers strong in Ville Platte scrimmage

Donnie clip and copy fit

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – Lake Arthur head coach Mark Deshotel said he wanted to see physicality and effort in Friday’s scrimmage with the Ville Platte Bulldogs, both of which the Tigers produced in droves, handedly defeating the visitors 22-6 in their first pre-season game of the year.

Dogs show flashes in Barbe scrimmage

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Although officially the Jennings Bulldogs lost the game with the Barbe Bucs 21-7 at the teams’ scrimmage last night from Jerry Simmons Stadium, JHS head coach Rusty Phelps said he felt, based on what his team produced on the field, like they won the fight.

Barbe scrimmage

Daily News file photo

Phelps looking at entire team By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The 5A Barbe Buccaneers roll into Jerry Simmons this week for the annual pre-season scrimmage with the Jennings Bulldogs, a game Jennings head coach Rusty Phelps said sets the standard by which the Dogs’ compare themselves.

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