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Dogs drop tough one in overtime to SBHS

Just as the girls’ contest right before, the Jennings Bulldogs found themselves heading into an overtime finish with the South Beauregard Golden Knights (SBHS) in Friday’s key District 4-3A battle. However, the ending wasn’t as sweet for the boys, as they dropped a heartbreaker to SBHS by a final of 69-64. After a torrid start […]

Shocker: Lady Dogs knock off top-ranked SBHS in overtime

It’s been a long time since the Jennings Lady Bulldogs have been able to celebrate a high-profile victory on the hardwood, but that ended Friday night when Jennings shocked the No.1-ranked South Beauregard Lady Knights (SBHS) by a final of 57-52 in overtime. It was the third loss of the season for the Lady K’s, […]

Milestone: Former Hornet reaches career mark at ETBU

HATHAWAY – “I miss the home-cooked meals. This is the only place I’ve lived and I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.  I miss my friends and family; I miss the small-town community of Hathaway; you can’t get much better than that.”  There must be something about the name Augustine. Hathaway has its own small-town […]

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. […]

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