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QB Quick Look

Jennings senior Kendrick LeJeune

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS and DYLAN BROSSETTE With the upcoming football season a mere two months away, the Jennings Daily News will compile a seven-part series examining position rankings for the 2016-17 season. Their rankings on the board are indicative of past play and future predictions. The Jennings Daily News will first examine the quarterback position.

Cowgirls award Guidry scholarship

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Gabby Guidry

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer LAKE CHARLES – There was no fanfare or theatrical moment when McNeese State’s Gabby Guidry was called into new Cowgirl head basketball coach Kacie Cryer’s office last week.

Smith steps down at JHS

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Members of the Jennings High School baseball team received startling news on Wednesday when head baseball coach Jordan Smith announced his resignation to the players. Smith, who was at the helm of the Diamond Dog program for the past three seasons, informed the players of his decision at […]

LeBlanc closes record- setting career at nationals

Jami LeBlanc

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University women’s rower Jami LeBlanc called this Saturday’s ACRA National Championship Regatta a chance to come back stronger from last weekend’s disappointing effort for her team at the Dad Vails Regatta in Philadelphia.

LeBlanc starts summer season with win in NOLA

Jarrett LeBlanc

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer NEW ORLEANS – Saturday’s “Meet Under the Lights” at St. Michael’s High School in New Orleans was not a traditional track meet in any way for Hathaway’s .

Soft-spoken Simien grateful for award

Wesley Simien

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor “I didn’t think I had a chance to win this award, but when I looked up and saw my dad filming the presentation, I kind of wondered if it was me. He never does stuff like that, so it was kind of strange.”

Bethel cancels 2016 football season

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Helmets, cleats and shoulder pads will be dormant this coming football season at Bethel Christian School, as officials announced the school will not participate in the sport in 2016. According to 2015 head coach Christian Blair, a lack of student athletes will hinder the school’s attempt to put […]

Malcom Connally/Tom Precht Memorial Award Winner

Wesley Simien

JHS graduate Wesley Simien was named the Malcolm Connolly – Tom Precht Memorial Student Athlete of the Year at the JHS graduation Tuesday night. Check Sunday’s edition of the Jennings Daily News for a full story on Simien

Midland Sends 3 to Next Level

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Midland High School Lady Rebel basketball players (from left, seated) Kristen Breaux, Nicole Kraut and Brooke Comeaux all signed letters of intent at the school on Tuesday to continue their careers at the collegiate level. Breaux and Comeaux are headed to Louisiana College in Pineville, while Kraut will join LSU-Eunice. The Lady Rebels are coming […]

Edmonson, Hanks earn first team All-District honors

Ryan Edmonson

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor A pair of Jennings High School athletes were recognized for their superb play on the baseball and softball fields by garnering first-team 4-3A All-District honors this week. Junior second baseman Ryan Edmonson and senior catcher Kylie Hanks both found their names on the first unit of each team […]

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