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Cajuns unanimous pick to win Sunbelt

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor When you’ve won three bowl games in a row, especially in the Sunbelt Conference, expectations can be a little high. 

The long walk-(on)

Wykoff (right) is currently attempting to walk-on an NCAA basketball team.
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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. In part two of a four-part JDN exclusive, we will follow Wykoff throughout his journey to earn a spot, and hopefully fulfill his dream of playing at […]

Maddox the man for Jennings hoops

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The Jennings Bulldog basketball team will have a new face on the sidelines this season, as recently hired head coach Logan Maddox took over the position Monday, one season removed from leading Hathaway High School to the playoffs in his first season as a head coach. 

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.
Submitted photo

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. 

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