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‘Tiny’ to be big for Hounds in 2015

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – Welsh High School senior right guard Caleb Gary shakes his head and begins to laugh, rubbing his sizeable hands together as he hears another tall tale about himself on the football field.

Tigers on the prowl entering camp

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – Spirits are high in Tiger Town coming off a 2014 football season where the Lake Arthur High School football team posted a 6-and-6 mark and also earned the first home playoff win in school history.

L.A. ready to thrive behind Hargrave, new O-Line

Trey Hargrave
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – Lake Arthur junior running back Trey Hargrave is on the hook for some steak dinners, and it won’t be cheap.

Etienne still learning at safety for JHS

Travis Etienne Jr.
Daily News file photo

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings Bulldogs’ running back Travis Etienne Jr. made his name in the offensive backfield last season as a sophomore, running for 1,733 yards and 26 touchdowns on his way to All-State honors at the end of the campaign.

NFL Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at 84

Frank Gifford
Associated Press photo

NEW YORK (AP) – From the football field to the broadcast booth, Frank Gifford was a star. And a winner.

Simpson follows dream to Eastfield College

Daily News file photo

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer For three years, former Jennings High School (JHS) pitcher/infielder Benjamin Simpson gave his heart and soul to the Bulldog baseball program. Now, the 2015 graduate is reaping the rewards of his hard work by receiving the chance to continue his baseball career at Eastfield Junior College in Mesquite, […]

Welcome to Greyhound Country

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Welsh opens fall camp By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – It’s hot in Greyhound Country, and that has nothing to do with the sweltering summer temperatures at football practice.

Blanchard Scramble honors JHS teaching legends

Doc and Johnnie Rose Blanchard
Submitted photo

By KEN ADAMS Daily News Staff Writer If you grew up in Jennings in the 1950’s-1970’s you recognize the names of M.E. “Doc” Blanchard and Johnnie Rose Blanchard. Both were teachers at Jennings High and were staples of the faculty year in and year out.  Johnnie Rose taught English and M.E. taught agriculture. In their […]

Indians finding answers in 2015

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – The Elton High School (EHS) Indian football squad opened fall camp yesterday by holding the first of 12 practices before an August 20 scrimmage against the St. Edmund Blue Jays of Eunice. Coming off a 7-5 campaign in 2014, the Indians and fourth-year head coach Doyle […]

JHS track receives facelift

New JHS Dog logo

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The track and field complex at Jennings High School (JHS) is receiving some much-needed renovations, as work began Monday to replace the dilapidated track constructed on the campus in 2004.

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