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LHSAA decision could make waves in JDP

Draylan Perkins (3) shoots over a Kaplan defender in a Dogs’ victory earlier this season. The win could mark the first of many coming games between the two squads, as the Pirates are slated to join District 4-3A alongside the Bulldogs.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA), the governing body for all prep sports in the state, released its first classification proposal for 2015-2017 after an LHSAA executive council meeting yesterday in Baton Rouge.

Welsh seals 4-2A title: L.A. ladies ease by Lady Hounds

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By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – A district champion was crowned here last night, and another claimed a share of the league title, as the Welsh and Lake Arthur teams split a pair of games in District 4-2A action. The Welsh boys won the outright championship with a 75-28 win, while the […]

Diamond Dogs looking for consistency in 2015

JHS seniors (pictured from left to right) Jude Bonin, Ben Simpson, Cameron Pollard, Tyler Theunissen and Kaleb Chaisson return for their final season, while looking to guide the Diamond Dogs back to the playoffs for the fourth year in a row.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer (This is the first in a three-part series previewing the 2015 JHS Baseball team) As the popping of leather and the sweet sound of the cracking of bats begin to fill the air around Jennings High School (JHS), Bulldog head baseball coach Jordan Smith is preparing for his […]

Post-Season Preview

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Hornets, Lady Hornets looking to affirm their identities in the playoffs By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor HATHAWAY – The east end of the Hathaway High School gymnasium is an homage to the successes that have unfolded for the perennial Class B playoff contender. 

McNeese adds 21 on Nat’l Signing Day

McNeese had coach Matt Viator speaks to the media during a press conference yesterday.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – The fax machine whirred and ink on freshly signed letters of intent was still drying as McNeese State head football coach Matt Viator took the podium at Jack Doland Fieldhouse on the McNeese campus yesterday morning to introduce the 21 new players who will be […]

Jennings drops pair at South Beau

D’Wayne Levi (5) overcame injury and illness to record his team-leading eleventh double-double.
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By KEN ADAMS Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Bulldogs entered Friday night’s contest with South Beauregard on a two-game skid following a 2-0 start in district, but could not overcome the Golden Knights, falling 73-65.

Mid-season report

Seniors Jermaine Washington and Jerrion Moore have used their strong scoring abilities and their squad’s unselfish play to guide Welsh to a top-five ranking.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

White-hot Hounds riding team chemsitry in district play By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – The atmosphere is more light-hearted around Welsh these days. Seven young men stand sporadically at half-court laughing, their red jerseys denoting their status as a starter or one who plays significant minutes for a Greyhound team that raced […]

Iota’s Johnson signs with UNO Tennis

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Special to the Jennings Daily News NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Privateers announced the addition of Louisiana native Brittany Johnson to the women’s tennis team, announced the Privateers Athletic Department on Wednesday afternoon.

Saints leave Jennings wholly defeated

One day after his sixteenth birthday, Jennings sophomore guard Travis Etienne Jr. scored a season-high 38 points and also pulled down 14 rebounds, but his double-double could not lead his Bulldogs over the sweet-shooting Saints. 
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Although they were always on the precipice, the Jennings Bulldogs could never quite muster enough firepower to trim the margin to less than four points in the fourth quarter of last night’s contest with St. Louis, permitting the Saints to escape with a 97-85 4-3A win in Jennings.

Jennings, Lake Arthur agree to terms on football contests

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The Jennings Bulldogs and Lake Arthur Tigers football teams will do battle for the first time in ages over the next two seasons, as the squads agreed to terms during the weekend bringing the Tigers to Jerry Simmons Stadium the next two years.

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