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Bulldogs find bite in second half

Draylan Perkins (left) recorded a double-double to help avenge a pre-season loss to LaGrange.
Daily News Photo by Dylan Brossette

LaGrange loses 64-61 By KEN ADAMS Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES — It took exactly six quarters for the Jennings Bulldogs basketball team to find its identity.

Lady Dogs roar back; HCA too much for boys

Kylie Hanks

By KEN ADAMS Daily News Sports Writer    The Jennings Lady Bulldogs’ basketball team got off to a slow start down 7-0 early to visiting Hamilton Christian and trailed by as many 11 before Kylie Hanks led the Lady Dogs back with 8 points in the fourth quarter to steal a 38-35 win. After Amelia […]

Cowgirl Up

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

L.A.’s Shaw sets sights on return to state By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – It was the best moment of Anna Shaw’s life. Well, it should have been. A packed house was on hand to witness the Lake Arthur Lady Tiger senior point guard ink her commitment to play for the […]

Bulldogs overcome by Amite

Amite defensive end Rento Harrell (9) celebrates in Friday’s contest.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor If it could go wrong for the Jennings Bulldogs it did in Friday night’s 31-7 3A non-select Quarterfinal loss to Amite, the Dogs’ fourth-consecutive trip to the third round.

Thankful for parish coaches and so much more

From The Sidelines by PAT DESHOTEL It’s that time of the year when we are supposed to be thankful and remember our blessings. I never could understand why this is the only time we are expected to remember this. But in the spirit of the season, and since I am a sportswriter, here are some […]

Bringing the hard hat

Elton’s Dorian Hayes looks to guide his team to a strong 2014 season.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Elton’s Hayes ‘hardest-working player in 9 seasons’ By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – As new football-turned-basketball players pull at their shorts and breathe like old men gasping for their oxygen tanks, Elton High School junior guard Dorian Hayes repeats the phrase, “Coach, I’ll go again”.

Jennings lone-surviving JDP team

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer MAURICE – The 11th-ranked Jennings Bulldogs held off a late rally from the 27th-ranked North Vermilion Patriots to take a 21-18 win in the Class 3A non-select Regional playoffs on Friday night.

Dangerous Pats welcome Dogs

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor As the Jennings Bulldogs prepare to travel to Leroy tonight to face off against the upset-minded North Vermilion Patriots in the Regional round of the 3A non-select playoffs, they must be wary of what the Pats already did to No. 6 Buckeye in round one, and what they […]

Clawson, father share love of Jennings football

Submitted photo

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Seasons, uniforms and faces may change from year to year, but one of the smiles continuing to grace the venues at all Jennings High School (JHS) sporting events belongs to Bulldog super-fan Nolan Clawson.  Clawson, a senior at JHS, roams the Bulldog sidelines every football Friday night in […]

Indians look to take bite out of White Castle

Elton head football coach Doyle Carter addresses players and parents after last Friday’s 55-20 win over Northwood-Lena.
Daily News photo by Aquilla Crochet

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – The Elton High School football team will find itself in two familiar places this Friday night, as the unit returns to the River Parish area of Louisiana for the second straight year to play in the Regional Round of the Non-Select LHSAA Football Playoffs against the […]

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