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Granny Got Game: Local ladies bring home silver in national tourney

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor he local chapter of the Granny Basketball League, took home a second place medal in its national tournament last weekend in Norman, Okla., the team’s highest finish since it began playing in 2007. 

Aquadogs qualify for state meet

The Jennings Aquadogs Swim League (JASL) competed in the Louisiana District Championship Meet held in Baton Rouge over the weekend, with two of the eight Dogs competing against year-round swim teams qualifying for the state meet. All swimmers dropped time in each event.

Monceaux Tournament enjoys great success

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor With the aid of 14 teams and dozens of local supporters, the Aaron Monceaux Benefit Softball Tournament in Lake Arthur raised $2,350 to assist the Lake Arthur High School senior’s family in paying his medical bills from an automobile accident in which he was involved in May.  

The long walk-(on)

Josh Wykoff (right) is pursuing his dream of playing college basketball.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Josh Wykoff, 18, is a recent graduate of Lacassine High School. He is currently pursuing walk-on opportunities to play college basketball and shared with JDN the walk-on process. In a 4-part exclusive, Wykoff will allow us into his journey to earn a spot, and hopefully fulfill his dream […]

Pony All-Star District Tourney Continues

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   Will Caraway and his Jennings Pony All-Star Teammates are playing their District Tournament in Crowley this week. The team started off with a win on Wednesday night over Church Point. They will play their second game of the double elimination tournament Thursday night at 8:00 in Crowley. The team is coached by Kollan Richard, […]

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.

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