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Elton opens fall camp with high hopes on horizon

The Elton Indians opened the start of fall camp yesterday with a workout in shorts and helmets. The Indians are coming off a season in which they finished 7-5, earning a trip to the regional round of the Class 1A playoffs.

ELTON- With the first day of high school football beginning Monday, schools throughout the parish hit the gridiron in preparation for the 2016 season. Whistles chirped, horns sounded and the smell of fresh-cut grass filled the air behind Elton High School as the Indians hit the practice field for the first day of drills in […]

District 4-2A to be top-heavy again in 2016

Heading into the start of the 2016 high school football season, Jennings Daily News will give its predictions on how the three area districts stack up. These rankings do not reflect any views from area coaches, yet are solely the predictions from sports writers who cover the teams. 

A look ahead: JDN Picks for 2016 Season

Heading into the start of the 2016 high school football season, Jennings Daily News will give its predictions on how the three area districts stack up. These rankings do not reflect any views from area coaches, yet are solely the predictions from sports writers who cover the teams. 

Fantastic season for Razor Baseball

7th Inning Stretch By Kevin Bruchhaus Over the past five months, I had the pleasure of being a part of one of the most fun and successful baseball seasons I’ve ever been able to experience. Having the chance to coach 13 young men who dedicated themselves to learning the game of baseball and representing their […]

Bringing back the Magic – Covalt, DeShazo play big role in restoring Iota football

IOTA – “We want to help get this program back to where it was before so that our brothers and cousins can one day play for a team that’s a winner again. That’s why we continue to push forward.” Iota High School seniors Cade Covalt and Bliss DeShazo have been a part of a Bulldog […]

Gray gives verbal pledge to Pokes

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Welsh linebacker Woochie Gray gave a verbal committment in May to play football at McNeese State.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – It didn’t take Welsh senior linebacker Woochie Gray long to find a home after his time with the Greyhounds comes to an end, as the 5’10” 200-pound tackling machine gave his verbal commitment to play for the McNeese Cowboys in 2017. Gray pledged his allegiance to […]

A kicking state of mind

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JHS kicker Isaac Lantz enters his senior season with high expectations on the field and in the classroom.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor “I don’t have perfect technique, but what I strive for is to have a perfect mindset; that’s what good kickers all seem to have”.

Coaching legend Pat Summit dead at 64

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Pat Summitt

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women’s game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning. She was 64.

A boy and his phone

Fawcett creates photo edits for football players using filters, backgrounds and effects on one of his many iPhone apps.

Kinder’s Fawcett hits the big time in college recruiting By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor KINDER – It’s not uncommon for most teenagers these days to spend hours on their cell phones each day, however 15-year-old Hayes Fawcett of Kinder is not your common teenager. The freshman-to-be spends roughly 3 to 4 hours a […]

Early-season glimpse

Travis Etienne

Area teams show promise heading into 2016 season By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor After rating the top players in each position, Jennings Daily News will take a view at each team throughout the area heading into the upcoming 2016 season. Teams are placed in no particular order, and will provide an early overview […]

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