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Jennings stays perfect, downs DeRidder 21-14

Travis Etienne Jr. (8), had 123 yards rushing and 1 TD in last night’s 21-14 win.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs and DeRidder Dragons met for the 55th time Friday night in Cecil Doyle Stadium in DeRidder. The Dogs helped coach Rusty Phelps obtain a milestone in the process. The Dogs came out of the gate quickly for the third straight week scoring 14 points in […]

Jennings prepping for first tough test of 2014

Daily News file photo

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor When Jennings pulls into DeRidder to face the Dragons tonight, things are going to feel a little different for the 2-0 Bulldogs.

Welsh visits stout Knights in S. Beau

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH-The road to a win gets no easier this week for the Welsh Greyhounds, as they travel to face class 3A South Beauregard. Welsh will carry a 1-1 slate into the non-district battle, while the Knights possess a perfect 2-0 record.

Elton to honor longtime coach Beard Friday

Beard pictured here holding the 1970 class A state title trophy alongside wife Barbara.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer The tiny town of Elton has seen quite a few talented football players roam the halls of its high school.  Names like Arthur Goodley, Al Woods and Donnie Bruchhaus come to mind when discussed, but no name is connected to Elton High School football quite like Coach Beard.  […]

Bulldog Bites: Jennings 31, Eunice 14

Bulldog Bites by TOM PRECHT Captains: Seniors Isaiah Reed and Sherman Gant served as captains for the Bulldogs. Coin Toss: The Dogs lost the toss for the first time this season. Eunice deferred and the Dogs received the opening kickoff. They scored a touchdown two plays later. Game Ball: The game ball goes to the […]

Bulldogs tame Bobcats, 31-14

The Jennings Bulldogs jumped out to a quick lead for the second week in a row and downed their second 4-A opponent in as many weeks. They shut out the Eunice Bobcats in the first half and came away with a convincing 31-14 victory.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs jumped out to a quick lead for the second week in a row and downed their second 4-A opponent in as many weeks. They shut out the Eunice Bobcats in the first half and came away with a convincing 31-14 victory.

Claws come out for Dog-Cat Fight

Scenes from last season’s Dog-Cat Fight, a 15-7 Jennings win.
Daily News file photo

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor It’s one of the oldest rivalries for Jennings High School sports, football especially. Eunice has served as a barometer for Bulldog teams across the decades going back to their first scuffle in 1926. 

Carter: ‘It doesn’t get much easier this week’

Marcus Lemoine (3) ran for 157 yards in Elton’s week one loss to Kinder.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer After opening the season with a 40-16 loss to defending 2A state champion Kinder, the young Indians of coach Doyle Carter’s squad look to rebound against 2013 2A Vinton.  The Lions, coached by former former Lake Arthur standout Tarius Davis, will come into Friday’s contest with a 1-0 […]

Welsh to battle 2013 state champ, VC

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH-The Welsh Greyhounds will face off with a defending state champion this week when they travel to face the Vermilion Catholic Eagles Friday night. The Eagles enjoyed a perfect season last year, as they finished 14-0 and won the select school Division IV state title.

Jennings gets revenge with 36-8 victory

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs and the St. Martinville Tigers kicked off the 2014 season in hot, steamy Jerry Simmons Stadium Friday night. The home standing Bulldogs opened up a comfortable first half lead, taking advantage of three Tiger turnovers to set up touchdowns. The Dogs finished the first half […]

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