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Mid-season report

Juliet Langley (32) and Jasalyn Jones (00) have been instrumental in Elton’s turnaround this season.
Daily News photo by Aquilla Crochet

Mix of youth, experience turns tide for Lady Indians By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS and MARCUS LEMOINE Daily News Staff Writers ELTON – The once-popular Bon Jovi song remarks, “Oh, we’re half way there,” but the 2014-15 version of the Elton High (EHS) School Lady Indians are far from “Livin’ on a prayer.”

Mid-season report

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Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs prepare for 4-3A gauntlet By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Make no mistake about it; District 4-3A is a treacherous proposition for even the most talented of basketball squads.

Dogs’ speed too much – again

D’Wayne Levi (left) dashes past Kaplan’s Jaylon Bates (right) and had a huge scoring night for the Bulldogs, scoring 27 points.
										           Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Coming into last night’s game with the Kaplan Pirates, Jennings head coach Logan Maddox said he wanted to parlay the Bulldogs’ momentum from last Friday’s record-breaking performance into more up-tempo play on the court.

Midland takes two from Hathaway

Midland Story

HATHAWAY – The Midland Rebels handed the Hathaway Hornets two losses over the weekend, dispatching the Hornets 60-40 on homecoming, while the Lady Rebels secured a 45-20 win over the Lady Hornets.

One for the books

Draylan Perkins (3) left his mark at JHS Friday night, setting the school single-game scoring record in a win over Mamou.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Perkins, Bulldogs rewrite JHS history By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings senior point guard Draylan Perkins poured in a single-game, school-record 50 points on a 20-of-28 shooting night to lead the Bulldogs past a pesky Mamou squad in a 106-84 win over the visiting Green Demons Friday night, the Dogs’ fifth win in […]

LSU baseball primed for run to Omaha


By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer With the 2014-15 football season now in the books and basketball about to enter SEC play, the buzz around the LSU campus will now turn to the green grass of Alex Box Stadium at Skip Bertman Field, with the Tiger baseball team set to try and remove the […]

The heartache of recruiting

7th Inning Stretch by KEVIN BRUCHHAUS “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” is a phrase usually reserved for the Christmas holiday season, but for me this saying is reserved for one special day that takes place every year at the beginning of February.  It’s National Signing Day, and the recruiting gurus and websites […]

Jennings storms back to win ‘dog fight’ with Welsh

Travis Etienne Jr. (left) sparked a second-half comeback for Jennings despite a slow start in the first half.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Travis Etienne Jr. scored all 25 of his points in the second half as the Jennings Bulldogs roared back in front of a packed house from an 8-point halftime deficit and survived three last-second layup attempts to top the Welsh Greyhounds 77-75.

Man in the Middle

Brett Fontenot Jennings FB

All-State LB Fontenot reflects on his career at JHS By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor He called the move to transfer to Jennings High School as a junior “the best decision of my life.” Two seasons later, after back-to-back All-State selections and trips deep into the playoffs, it would seem former Bulldogs’ middle linebacker […]

L.A. splits games with Lacassine

Daily News photo by Christy Broussard

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur Lady Tigers held off a late rally from the Lacassine Lady Cardinals to take a 59-48 victory. The Lacassine Cardinals were on the winning side with a 59-28 win over the Lake Arthur Tigers.

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