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Bourgeois finds success on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Todd Bourgeois

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor He called it a moment of divinity. He had one final hurdle to overcome after conquering the quintuple steps, downhill pipe, dancing stone and two other otherworldly physical challenges as part of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” obstacle course. Now, Todd Bourgeois simply had to climb a wall – […]

Nothing beats hard work for Bulldogs

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor “First man up!” The command echoed through the Jennings High School weight room like a gunshot, and suddenly 12 sets of barbells shuddered and wobbled off racks in unison over mostly sleepy eyed young men.

Superman returns

Marcus Lemoine

Elton’s Lemoine has eyes on state title his senior year By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Marcus Lemoine walked casually through the gates of Elton’s Cleve Beard Stadium onto the wet grass, twirling a football in his left hand as he surveyed his surroundings in the early morning heat. 

Youth an advantage for Welsh

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Four shrill, piercing screeches from a coach’s whistle cut the early morning air like a knife, and four groups of six boys tore off down the jet black running track surrounding the Welsh High School football field, grunting and panting. 

For Iota, it’s a numbers game

A Bulldog player does squats as part of the team’s summer workout program.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor It’s an especially early 6 a.m. in the Iota Athletic Complex, as groups of two and three football players slowly trickle into the building, wiping sleep from their eyes.

Indians search for answers in the off-season

All-State running back Marcus Lemoine will be vital to Elton’s success.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor There was a beautiful duet playing in the Elton High School weight room Monday afternoon. 

For Bradleys, basketball a family affair

Sisters Jaslyn (left) and Jada (right) stand tall with their proud mother, Carla Bradley, as the family sat down with the Jennings Daily News to chat about their upcoming college season. Not pictured is equally proud father, Chuck Bradley.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Writer The gym at Jennings Elementary is thick with early June heat, as summer strains to make its presence felt. The echoes of a dribbling basketball break the sticky silence, before quickly being accompanied by the crackling “swish” of the net. The Bradley sisters are at it again.

Team Show Takes Title

Team Show takes Title

The spring season of the Jeff Davis Adult Recreation co-ed softball league came to a close Thursday, as Team Show topped previously undefeated CrossFit Jennings Unlimited for the title. The win marks Team Show’s second consecutive title in league play. The league will now break from action until the fall season. Anyone wanting more info […]

Ragin’ Cajuns ready to thump Rebels, return to Omaha

UL head coach Tony Robicheaux speaking to media alongside son Austin, Caleb Adams and Michael Strentz.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Writer There is a hammer hanging in the dugout of the top-ranked college baseball team in the country, an omnipresent symbol of everything they have accomplished this season and for what they stand.

Athletes Honored

Submitted photo

St. Francis School honored their athletes with certificates and medals for participating in Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, and Cheerleading at the recent awards day program. Those participating are front row: Haleigh Doucet, Ryley Crochet, Maddie McDaniel, Katherine Gotte , Emma Leonards, Kate McDaniel, Peyton DuBose, Madisun Lacombe, Caitlin Fruge. Back row; Addison Rose, Anna Gotte, Lilly […]

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