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Bulldogs make history – good and bad

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Bulldog Bites by JIMMY SEGURA I have to talk about the elephant in the room A stat that makes me go hmm…History was made, as 130 points were scored Friday night as the Bulldogs played the Iowa Yellow Jackets in the final regular season game.  Seventy-six scored by Iowa. SEVENTY-SIX POINTS! They did also give […]



Travis Etienne Jr. shatters goal of 2,000-yard season, begs the question: ‘Is he the best back in Jennings’ history?’ Etienne carves name in JHS record books… again Chalk Talk by DYLAN BROSSETTE Jennings head coach Rusty Phelps could only laugh at his star running back Travis Etienne Jr.’s proposition early this week: “I want to […]

Kings of 4-2A

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Jackets score third-straight 4-2A title with 27-14 win over Welsh By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer KINDER – The championship of District 4-2A will reside in Kinder for yet another year. Behind the hard running of halfback Taylor Johnson and the outstanding play of the defense spearheaded by two crucial interceptions by Jared Rider, […]

DeQuincy stands as last test before Lake Arthur playoff push

Donnie Benoit

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – Lake Arthur head coach Mark Deshotel searched for the right words to characterize the matchup awaiting his Tigers Friday night, specifically the DeQuincy defense against his high-powered rushing game.


Hayden Freeland
Welsh Sr. Quarterback

Welsh, Kinder play for 4-2A title, bragging rights By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – Monday: Welsh senior quarterback Hayden Freeland sprinted to his left on a bootleg rollout after a play action fake, looking for fellow senior wide receiver Brandius Batiste, streaking toward the left sideline on an intermediate crossing route.

Don’t be late

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Bulldog Bites by JIMMY SEGURA Hats’ off to the JHS Band Boosters for their always-good ballpark food at every home game. If you haven’t tried their burgers, hotlinks on a bun, nachos and much more, you should. I urge everyone to do so. One suggestion, though: Make sure you are in your seat and settled […]

Hounds handle Vinton, set up clash with Jackets

Senior running back Keshon Bell (26) picked up 176 yards on 11 carries Friday night to keep his Hounds a perfect 9-0.
Daily News photo by Renee Benoit

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer VINTON – Senior quarterback Hayden Freeland threw for 116 yards and 4 touchdowns to lead the Welsh Greyhounds to an easy 55-13 win over the Vinton Lions in District 4-2A action. With the victory, the Hounds remain a perfect 9-0 and set up the big game with Kinder […]

Pursuit of Perfection

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
From left: Seniors Jace Begnaud (8), Brandius Batiste (4), Hayden Freeland (13), Caleb Gary (79) and Keshon Bell (26) are hoping to carry the Hounds through the final two weeks of the regular season and into the playoffs unblemished.

For Welsh, the push to 10-0 comes ‘one game at a time’ By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – There’s been a saying floating around Welsh since late July: One game at a time.  Those five words frame everything for which the Greyhounds’ football team stands this season, and are the basis of […]

Dogs face Westlake in Homecoming bout

Junior quarterback Kendrick LeJeune

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor After coming off one of the more lopsided losses of the season following a 56-26 defeat at the hands of St. Louis, the Jennings Bulldogs will receive the opportunity to lick their wounds this week, as traditional rival Westlake limps into Jerry Simmons Staidum for Homecoming festivities.

Hounds perfect mark on Lion

Zach Hayes

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – When the Welsh Greyhounds take the field Friday night to face the Vinton Lions, they will carry with them two players who have already eclipsed the 1,000-yard barrier. That has been a big part of the 8-0 start for the Hounds and the fourth-place seeding currently […]

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