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It’s A&M for Etienne, for now

Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit
Travis Etienne Jr.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer Jennings senior running back Travis Etienne Jr.’s Twitter feed is a complete mishmash of various pictures of the colleges recruiting him, their fan bases imploring him to pick their beloved school and the occasional friendly jab at another follower.

Men in the middle

Daily News photo by Renee Benoit
Welsh senior Woochie Gray (23) highlights this year’s 2016 linebacking corps. Gray led all of Class 2A with 160 total tackles, while also picking off 5 passes from his linebacker position.

Big names highlight linebacker class By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor 1. Woochie Gray, Welsh, Sr. 5’10, 200 Gray is the premier linebacker in the area after a stellar 2015 season in which he recorded over 160 tackles in 14 games for the Greyhounds, and led all of Class 2A in total stops. Gray […]

Tigers battle Coastal Carolina for trip to Omaha

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor BATON ROUGE – With the rains and drama from last weekend’s Baton Rouge Regional in the rearview mirror, the Tigers are now prepping for their next goal – a return trip to Omaha and the College World Series. But first, Paul Mainieri and his resurgent group of Tigers […]

Tigers live to play another weekend… maybe more

**Kevin Bruchhaus Press Photo

7th Inning Stretch by KEVIN BRUCHHAUS I’m sure by now some of your readers are tired of seeing my columns on LSU Baseball, but after last night’s regional-clinching win over Rice, it seems my smorgasbord of Tiger pieces just got prolonged for at least another week. Two years ago, the Tigers found themselves in the […]

Take it up top

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS and DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor and Daily News Staff Writer 1. Cade Covalt, Sr., Iota, 5’9”, 160 Covalt is the wheel that makes the Iota offense turn, and partnered with fellow senior Bliss DeShazo, the tandem give the Bulldogs the top receiving corps in the area. The senior sparkplug is […]

The Class of The Grass

Jennings senior Travis Etienne Jr.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS and DYLAN BROSSETTE This is part two of a seven-part series ranking position groups throughout the area’s high school football landscape. This edition will focus on the bountiful running back position.

Will TD Ameritrade ever stack up to Rosenblatt Stadium?

**Kevin Bruchhaus Press Photo

7th Inning Stretch by KEVIN BRUCHHAUS For 66 years, the best college baseball teams in the country have gravitated towards Omaha, Neb. to crown a national champion each season. But, after the town made the move from legendary Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium to its current residence at TD Ameritrade Field, many baseball enthusiasts have made the […]

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

Daily News photo by Christy Broussard
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 […]

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