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Miles building fence around Louisiana even higher

**Kevin Bruchhaus Press Photo

7th Inning Stretch by KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Images of Les Miles being carried off of the Tiger Stadium turf after a 19-7 win over Texas A&M spread across the country like wildfire. It was Miles’ going away celebration ride, a ride that in the minds of many would certainly be his last hoorah in the old […]

Split Returns

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Football split stays; all-sport split awaits vote Friday By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer BATON ROUGE – The soap opera continues to play on at the LHSAA’s annual convention being held at the Crown Plaza here. After a whirlwind of events surrounding the organization’s month-long debacle over split football championships, the executive committee finally […]

Jennings splits pair with Iota

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
Travis Etienne Jr.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The Iota basketball teams visited Gaudet Gymnasium Tuesday night for a pair of district 4-3A contests with the Jennings Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs. The No. 1-ranked Iota Lady Bulldogs pummeled Jennings 73-24, while the men of J-Town escaped with a thrilling 78-74 win.

Showtime in Elton

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Indians, Warriors battle for top spot in 4-1A By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – Although tonight’s district 4-1A battle between Elton and Hamilton Christian may not be for the district title just yet, it will go a long way in deciding who will claim the top prize in a few weeks. For […]

Dogs squeeze out win over Jackets; Lady Dogs fall 50-47

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Jennings High players Dwayne Levi (5) and Travis Etienne Jr. (1) celebrate after Micah West (2) makes two free throws late in the fourth quarter to guarantee Jennings win over Iowa on Friday night.
With the 64-60 win, the Dogs moved to 13-6 overall, 2-1 in district 4-3A play.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The Iowa Yellow Jackets swarmed Gaudet Gymnasium at Jennings High School Friday night, traveling over for a pair of district contests. Fans received their money’s worth, as the Lady Dogs came up short in a last-second thriller 50-47, while the Dogs managed to squeak out a four-point win, 64-60.

All in the Family

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Welsh freshman point guard Amiya Dartest poses with her grandfather, Haley Dartest, a former standout basketball player at Jennings High in the 1970’s. Amiya is averaging 19.5 points per game for the Lady Hounds in district 4-2A play.

Welsh freshman following in footsteps of her grandfather By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – Haley Dartest gazes out over the court at Welsh High School recalling memory after memory from his high school days while playing at Jennings High, “I can remember dunking on that very goal right there; man we used […]

Louisiana Player of the Year finally gets LSU offer he deserves

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7th Inning Stretch by KEVIN BRUCHHAUS It has seemed lately that no high school quarterback in the country has had any sort of desire to play the quarterback position here at LSU, but hopefully a late-game offer to the premier high school player in the state will remedy the situation. After being dumped by longtime […]

Jennings splits district contests with Westlake

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
Travis Etienne Jr.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WESTLAKE – The Jennings Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs barreled into Westlake last night for a pair of contests with the Rams, coming away with a split effort; the Jennings ladies were toppled 58-22, while the Dogs triumphed 69-55.

Former Pokes prepping for NFL combine at JHS

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Former McNeese State All-American Wallace Scott works with JHS strength and conditioning coach Emerson Batey in preparation for the NFL combine in March.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer “We’re working on contracts in here; we’re not looking for 9-5 jobs,” continuously echoes through the Jennings High weight room Monday afternoon, and even though all of the students at JHS are off for a holiday, JHS strength and conditioning coach Emerson Batey isn’t taking the day to […]

Saints narrowly clip Dogs at home

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Dwayne Levi shoots a three in Friday’s game against St. Louis.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Logan Maddox could not fault the play of his team following Friday night’s loss in the 4-3A district opener to St. Louis at home.

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