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McNeese adds 21 on Nat’l Signing Day

McNeese had coach Matt Viator speaks to the media during a press conference yesterday.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – The fax machine whirred and ink on freshly signed letters of intent was still drying as McNeese State head football coach Matt Viator took the podium at Jack Doland Fieldhouse on the McNeese campus yesterday morning to introduce the 21 new players who will be […]

Jennings drops pair at South Beau

D’Wayne Levi (5) overcame injury and illness to record his team-leading eleventh double-double.
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By KEN ADAMS Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Bulldogs entered Friday night’s contest with South Beauregard on a two-game skid following a 2-0 start in district, but could not overcome the Golden Knights, falling 73-65.

Mid-season report

Seniors Jermaine Washington and Jerrion Moore have used their strong scoring abilities and their squad’s unselfish play to guide Welsh to a top-five ranking.
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White-hot Hounds riding team chemsitry in district play By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – The atmosphere is more light-hearted around Welsh these days. Seven young men stand sporadically at half-court laughing, their red jerseys denoting their status as a starter or one who plays significant minutes for a Greyhound team that raced […]

Iota’s Johnson signs with UNO Tennis

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Special to the Jennings Daily News NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Privateers announced the addition of Louisiana native Brittany Johnson to the women’s tennis team, announced the Privateers Athletic Department on Wednesday afternoon.

Saints leave Jennings wholly defeated

One day after his sixteenth birthday, Jennings sophomore guard Travis Etienne Jr. scored a season-high 38 points and also pulled down 14 rebounds, but his double-double could not lead his Bulldogs over the sweet-shooting Saints. 
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Although they were always on the precipice, the Jennings Bulldogs could never quite muster enough firepower to trim the margin to less than four points in the fourth quarter of last night’s contest with St. Louis, permitting the Saints to escape with a 97-85 4-3A win in Jennings.

Jennings, Lake Arthur agree to terms on football contests

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The Jennings Bulldogs and Lake Arthur Tigers football teams will do battle for the first time in ages over the next two seasons, as the squads agreed to terms during the weekend bringing the Tigers to Jerry Simmons Stadium the next two years.

Donald-Williams

Former Jennings Bulldog and current McNeese State head basketball coach Brooks Donald-Williams stamped her place in Cowgirls’ history when she won her school-record 138th game as a head coach last Saturday.
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Proof that dreams come true By SCOTT BLANCHARD Special to the Daily News LAKE CHARLES – Whether you know Brooks Donald-Williams as a Jennings Little Dribbler, Jennings High basketball captain, or now the winningest coach in McNeese history, one thing is for certain, she lives and breathes basketball.

Burton or bust!

William Stanley
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Midland aims for repeat in 2015 By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor MIDLAND – To watch the No.4-ranked, Class B Midland Rebels basketball team practice is a study in intensity. Whether it’s first-year head coach William Stanley’s almost non-stop dialogue between himself and a player, or a young man filling his down time between […]

You Don’t Know ‘Squib’

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Jennings’ Levi lets his game to the talking By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings’ first-year head basketball coach Logan Maddox can laugh about the early miscomunication  now, those early days of knowing only the moniker to which his junior shooting guard would answer: “Squib.”

Olympic-hopeful LeBlanc qualfies for U.S. Olympic Trials

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor HOUSTON – Former Hathaway High and McNeese State running phenom Jarrett LeBlanc took a huge step toward his Olympic dreams over the weekend, meeting the B standard qualifying time Saturday at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon and reaching the Team USA marathon trials next year in Los Angeles.

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