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It’s a Twin Thing

ELTON – As identical twins Jamaica and Jameica James walk into a conference room at Elton High School for an interview with Jennings Daily News, it’s no surprise that when the recorder turns on and questions start flying around, the girls decide to answer everything as they do everything else- as a duo. The twins […]

The Streak is Over: Lady Dogs pound Westlake to end 24-game district-winless skid

It took 24 games, but the streak is finally done. The Jennings Lady Bulldogs pulled out their first 4-3A win in nearly two-and-a-half years last night by pummeling the Westlake Lady Rams by a final of 51-35.  The last time the Lady Dogs beat a district opponent was back in February of 2014 against those […]

It’s Raining Threes: Dogs bury 12 long-range bombs to dismantle Westlake

“When you shoot over 50 percent from behind the 3-point line in a varsity basketball game, you’re not going to lose very many games I can promise you that,” That’s how Jennings Head Coach Logan Maddox described his club’s torrid shooting Tuesday night, as they lit the nets on fire at Gaudet Gymnasium by defeating […]

Iota doomed by sloppy second half, fall to Holden

IOTA – For the first two quarters, Iota’s showdown with defending Class B state champion Holden lived up to the billing. The Lady Dogs and the Lady Rockets went back-and-forth in the first two frames with Holden slipping out to a 19-18 advantage at the break. But things went downhill for the hosts after that. […]

Lady Cards knock down Bell City, Cardinals fall to Bruins

LACASSINE – The Lacassine basketball teams hosted Bell City on Friday night and split a pair of District 6-B games.  The Lacassine Lady Cardinals took a 54-41 win over the Bell City Lady Bruins, while the Bell City Bruins defeated the Lacassine Cardinals by a score of 43-28. Lacassine returns to action tonight when they […]

Crusaders win slugfest over Rayne Catholic 44-31

LAFAYETTE – Our Lady Immaculate’s (OLI) seventh grade boys’ basketball team got off to a great start in the annual league tournament with a 44-31 victory over Rayne Catholic (RCE) Monday night. “Any game between the Crusaders and Tigers is always a physical one,” said Coach Kirk Trahan. “And this game was no different.  Our […]

Lady Tigers sting Kinder, Tigers fall in overtime 59-55

KINDER – The Lake Arthur Tigers and Lady Tigers traveled to Kinder Friday night to battle in a pair of district 4-2A exhibitions. The Lady Tigers raced out to an early lead and never looked back to capture a 52-42 win, while the Tigers lost in an overtime thriller that ended with Kinder winning 59-55. […]

Another heartbreaker: Late Saints’ surge downs Jennings 61-53

For three quarters of basketball, the Jennings Bulldogs looked as though they would finally get over the hump of beating the St. Louis Saints (STL) in district play. However, a late fourth-quarter surge and an abundance of missed free throws by Jennings left the Dogs with another heart-wrenching 61-53 defeat at the Saints’ hands. The […]

Crowley pummels ailing Lake Arthur 62-29

CROWLEY – The Crowley Gents are formidable enough for most teams and they are even more so against opponents struggling with injuries. Case in point: the Gents’ non-district game against Lake Arthur Tuesday. With Nathan Hibbitts sidelined due to illness and starting guard Tory Levias hobbled with a back injury, the Tigers were simply no […]

Elton reels in Tarpons

ELTON – The Elton Indians and Lady Indians swept a pair of district 4-1A contests Tuesday night from visiting South Cameron. The Lady Indians rallied after a slow start to capture a 54-37 victory to remain undefeated in league play, while the Indians bested the Tarpons 55-30 while playing short-handed due to a pair of […]

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