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Jennings Mustangs fall twice in All-Star Tourney

The Jennings Mustangs stand for the National Anthem.
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The Jennings Mustang All-Star Team took on the SLYAA Opelousas Sox in second round play of the Pony baseball Section II tournament after falling to the Crowley Americans 13-0 on Friday night. Jennings and Opelousas hosted a hitting festival for three hours Saturday, with SLYAA taking the victory 24-19 in six innings.

Playing with a purpose

Avery Hebert watches practice.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor When the Razor baseball team won its tune-up tournament for the Little League World Series (LLWS) last weekend, they had one tiny fan in the stands cheering them on more than any other, and they could not wait to celebrate with her. 

Austin leads Hurricanes into Junior Olympic Qualifier

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor “We don’t wait for nothing or nobody! If ‘them’ isn’t doing what they’re supposed to be, let them do what they’re not supposed to do.” 

Youth baseball busy over holidays

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer While many people will be celebrating our country’s birthday, the Jennings Parks and Recreation Department will be busy. Recreation Director Brian Benoit and his staff will be hosting an All-Star tournament. The Recreation Department will be the site of the Pony Baseball Section II Tournament Mustang 10 and […]

Mustang action heats up

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RAYNE – Like a Wild West shootout, the Jennings Mustang All-Stars battled the Rayne Shockers on Sunday in a two and a half hour duel at noon in the Rayne Frog City Tune-Up Tournament. Despite three close innings of play, the Shockers scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to win 22-14.

Jennings Aquadogs enjoy strong showing at Swimfest

Kenzie Touchet
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Five swimmers for the Jennings Aquadogs youth swim team landed first-place overall finishes at the 21st annual JASL Swimfest last weekend. 

Lake Arthur’s Guidry living her dream

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Lake Arthur basketball star Gabby Guidry said it was an opportunity she had been dreaming about since she was 8.  

Pitch and Catch

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The Mustang All Star Team faced Crowley and Kinder in pool play of the Frog City Tune Up Tournament over the weekend. Pictured pitching and then making the tag at the plate is Jack Doucet. Coaches are Kevin Bruchhaus, Justin Ringuet and David Ringuet. Team members are Doucet, Logan Trahan, Gavin Hanks, Lane Bruchhaus, Seth Benoit, Trevor […]

Community supports Lake Arthur student

Christina and Garrett Mehal, along with son Jordan and daughter Keira, are inviting locals to join a softball tourney to help defray medical expenses for 16 year-old Aaron Monceaux.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor It’s a rare thing to see, really. An entire community – entire town – coming together as one in support of one of their own, but that is what’s happening in Lake Arthur. 

No off days

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Lake Arthur works overtime for success in 2014 By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor It’s 5 p.m. on a sweltering-hot June day, as Lake Arthur football players congregate on the jet-black running track to run 40-yard dashes into the shimmering waves of heat emanating off the ground. 

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