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Indians return home to battle dangerous Tarpons


ELTON – Despite being without a host of injured starters last week, the Elton Indians nearly shocked district-leading East Beauregard on the road, dropping a 42-36 nail-biter. Not much has changed for the Indians (2-5, 2-2) going into this week’s matchup against the South Cameron Tarpons, as head coach Doyle Carter and company will operate […]

Hounds climb in 2A, face winless Mamou Friday

Pearse Migl

MAMOU – The Welsh Greyhounds have passed every test thus far this season and will face one of the weaker teams in class 2-A in the winless Mamou Green Demons. Welsh will bring a perfect 7-0 mark into the district 4-2A battle. With a win over the Lake Arthur Tigers last week, Welsh jumped to […]

Indians fall short to East Beauregard 42-36

DRY CREEK – The Elton Indians fell just short of knocking off district-leading East Beauregard Friday night as a pair of late Trojan touchdowns secured a 42-36 win to improve to 6-1. Despite the loss, Elton quarterback Keshawn Lyons had a hand in 5 Indian scores, as he rushed for 3 and passed for 2. […]

Hayes too much for Lake Arthur

LAKE ARTHUR – Welsh quarterback Zach Hayes probably slept quite well Friday night. The junior signal-caller rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 237 yards and four scores to lead the Greyhounds to a 56-26 District 4-2A win over the Lake Arthur Tigers. Hayes was directly responsible for 338 of Welsh’s 481 […]

Epic: Dogs fight off Knights to stay undefeated at 7-0

The battle was everything it was billed to be and then some. Jennings (JHS) and South Beauregard (SBHS) stood toe-to-toe in the middle of the ring and threw haymakers back-and-forth like prizefighters. However, it was the duo of quarterback Kendrick Lejeune and Davian Madden that delivered the knockout punch late in the fourth quarter when […]

Clash of the Titans: No. 2 JHS meets No. 4 SBHS in battle of unbeatens


The buildup for this week’s district matchup between the Jennings Bulldogs (JHS) and South Beauregard Golden Knights (SBHS) has reached a peak that has television stations and newspapers throughout Southwest Louisiana buzzing. With both schools coming into the week seven-tilt unbeaten and sitting high in the latest LHSAA Class 3A power ratings (JHS at No. […]

Backyard Brawl

Welsh's Pearse Migl and LA's Trey Hargrave

LAKE ARTHUR – District 4-2A play heats up this Friday in Jeff Davis Parish, as the Welsh Greyhounds and Lake Arthur Tigers will renew their annual duel as league rivals. Both teams posted wins in district last week, as Welsh downed DeQuincy and the Tigers defeated Mamou. Welsh will enter the battle unbeaten for the […]

Jackets get offensive with Vinton, score 70 in win

KINDER – The Kinder Yellow Jackets celebrated homecoming festivities with a fireworks show on the turf at John C. Buck Stadium Friday night by hanging 70 points on the Vinton Lions. The Jackets scored 63 first-half points to put the game out of reach early, then coasted to the 70-14 victory. The win is Kinder’s […]


WELSH – When you combine an unyielding defense with a balanced offensive attack, the result will most likely be similar to the 48-12 whipping the Welsh Greyhounds handed to the DeQuincy Tigers in the district 4-2A opener here Friday night. The defensive front line, spearheaded by big Gaide Achane and Conner Richert, manhandled the front […]

6-0: Etienne, Achane lead Dogs past pesky Iota

It may not have been a thing of beauty this week, but the Jennings High Bulldogs ran their perfect record to 6-0 with a 50-26 thrashing of their Bulldog counterparts from Iota High School. Travis Etienne had his best statistical night of the season, as he carried the rock 18 times for 279 yards and […]

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