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Jennings ladies host near-perfect Iota

The Lady Dogs are a young group, but Head Coach James Estes said each contest brings his team the experience it needs to be successful

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor The Lady Bulldogs of Jennings will host the Lady Bulldogs of Iota tonight in softball action, and JHS Lady Dog Head Coach James Estes wants the win.

Dogs fall to Barbe

Jennings played a good game against visiting Barbe on Tuesday but couldn’t outscore their visitors in the loss.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer The Barbe Bucs were held scoreless early, but had two big innings to take an 11-0 shutout victory over the Jennings Bulldogs Tuesday. The Bulldogs will be back in action Thursday when they travel to face the Welsh Greyhounds.

JDP athletes take track honors

Jeff Davis Parish athletes participated in the annual JHS Invitational last Friday to kick off their outdoor track season.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

Daily News Staff Report Jennings High School hosted their JHS Invitational Friday, with Iowa, Rayne, Ville Platte, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Iota and Kinder visiting.

Rebels take Class B title

Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – The Midland Rebels have been waiting for this chance for 37 years – the chance to capture their second Class B State Championship. The Rebels succeeded Friday with a 61-51 victory over the Fairview Panthers in the Class B State Championship Game played at Burton […]

Diamond Dogs stomp Beau Chene

The Dogs opened their tournament Thursday with an 11-1 win over Beau Chene.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By BRIAN PARKER Daily News Sports Writer The JHS Diamond Dogs used a four-run fifth inning to power past Beau Chene 11-1 on opening day of the JD Bank/JHS Baseball Classic Tournament yesterday.

Rebels to face Panthers for title

Midland claimed a big win over Anacoco Wednesday to advance to the Class B state title game.
Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – The Midland Rebels are back to their second Class B State Championship game in five years with a 55-38 win over the Anacoco Indians. The Midland Rebels will now face the Fairview Panthers for the Class B State Championship on Friday at Burton Coliseum in […]

Diamond Dogs, Ladies in high gear

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The Jennings Bulldogs and Lady Dogs are kicking their season into high gear this week, as Jennings is set to host their JD Bank/ JHS Classic Baseball Tournament starting Thursday. Meanwhile, the girls hope to use momentum from a Monday win over Lake Arthur as they prepare to host St. Louis in softball action Thursday. […]

Midland team a force to be reckoned with

Daily News Staff Report MIDLAND —  The Rebels hosted no. 7 ranked Zwolle last Friday and proved why they are ranked the no. 2 team in Class B basketball. But Midland wants to prove that they are actually the top team in their league, and put up a 66-47 score in their quarterfinal contest to […]

Lady Cards’ stellar season comes to a close

Lacassine took home their third consecutive Class B runner-up title Friday after falling to Fairview, 76-53.
Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – The number-one seeded Fairview Lady Panthers took a 76-53 win over the no. 3 Lacassine Lady Cardinals to capture the Class B State Championship at Burton Coliseum Friday night.  This was the Lady Panthers’ eighth straight title and it was the third straight runner-up trophy […]

Lady Cardinals hope to dethrone Fairview

Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By JESSICA RASBERRY Daily News Staff Writer The Lacassine Lady Cardinals take on Fairview for the Class B State Championship tonight, Friday, for the third consecutive year. But this time, Lacassine hopes to return home with the title.

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