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Goal-line stand lifts Bunkie over Indians 18-12

ELTON-The Elton Indians fell to the Bunkie Panthers in a close match, 18-12. After a deadlocked 0-0 first quarter, the scoring got started with 9:44 left in the second quarter when Bunkie running back Noah Rebouche was able to get into the endzone from four yards out for the first touchdown of the night from […]

Tigers 2-0 with 48-7 pounding of LCCP

LAKE ARTHUR- Week two on the gridiron brought another big win for the Lake Arthur Tigers.  The Tigers hosted the Trailblazers of Lake Charles College Prep (LCCP) at Jack Doland Memorial Stadium Friday night.  LCCP, lead by Head Coach Eric Franklin,  is now 0-2 in their sophomore season of football action. With a final score […]

Gray returns, guides Hounds to blowout victory over Oakdale

OAKDALE – Woochie Gray returned to the Welsh lineup Friday night, but it wasn’t at his class 2-A MVP linebacker position. In a move that probably surprised most Greyhound faithful, Gray played only tailback for Welsh but rushed for a game-high 117 yards on 11 carries and one score to lead the Greyhounds to an […]

Firepower: Jennings rolls up 577 yards on offense, 3 backs rush for over 100

Tyrik Sonnier (6) cuts upfield for extra yardage in the Dogs’ 40-27 win over Eunice.

EUNICE – After the Jennings Bulldogs defense received most of the recognition for their shutout win over Kinder last week, the Dogs’ offense made sure they got the headlines this time around as they rolled up 577 yards of total offense to cruise to a 40-27 win over the rival Eunice Bobcats here Friday night. […]

Dog and Cat Fight: Storied programs collide in one of areas oldest rivalries

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After a historic and emotional win over the Kinder Yellow Jackets last Thursday night, the Jennings Bulldogs now face another heated rival, the Eunice Bobcats in what the late Tom Precht always tabbed as the “Dog and Cat Fight”. The two teams have locked paws since 1926, with the Dogs holding a 34-26 advantage over […]

Banged-up Indians welcome Bunkie Friday night

ELTON – With one week of high school football in the books, teams around the state are preparing for their second opponents of the season. The Elton Indians (0-1) are coming off a disappointing 40-36 loss to Lafayette Christian in their season opener. The Indians led 28-20 before giving up 20 unanswered points. “We’ve got […]

Battle-tested Hounds eager for trip to Oakdale

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Coming into the 2016 campaign, Welsh head coach John Richardson knew his gridiron hopes would rest on the play of a lot of sophomores and juniors. Last Friday night was growing-up day for those underclassmen, and they received passing grades. “We lost so much talent last year, but also with that talent went a lot […]

Late Trojan charge sinks Iota 34-26

red Heart Trojans rallied to score 20 unanswered second-half points to come from behind and defeat the Iota Bulldogs in the season opener by a final of 34-26. The win by the Trojans avenges a 4OT loss to the Bulldogs in last season’s opener in Iota. The tough loss overshadows a tremendous night for Iota […]

Indians fall to Knights in 40-36 shootout

ELTON-The first week of high school football season brought great joy to many people with Jennings, Welsh and Lake Arthur all notching blowout victories in their first games. The Elton Indians, though, received heartbreak instead, falling to Lafayette Christian in a close bout 40-36. “We knew heading into the game that stopping LCA’s quarterback would […]

Ground and Pound: Lake Arthur smashes Hamilton 44-12 behind 381 yards rushing

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Run, Forest, run! The Lake Arthur Tigers got a big win over the Hamilton Christian Warriors in a contest that proved to be all about the running game. Friday night at Jack Doland Memorial Stadium in Lake Arthur, the  Tigers and coach Mark Deshotel exerted their dominance on the first possession of the night and […]

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