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Soft-spoken Simien grateful for award

Wesley Simien

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor “I didn’t think I had a chance to win this award, but when I looked up and saw my dad filming the presentation, I kind of wondered if it was me. He never does stuff like that, so it was kind of strange.”

Bethel cancels 2016 football season

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Helmets, cleats and shoulder pads will be dormant this coming football season at Bethel Christian School, as officials announced the school will not participate in the sport in 2016. According to 2015 head coach Christian Blair, a lack of student athletes will hinder the school’s attempt to put […]

Malcom Connally/Tom Precht Memorial Award Winner

Wesley Simien

JHS graduate Wesley Simien was named the Malcolm Connolly – Tom Precht Memorial Student Athlete of the Year at the JHS graduation Tuesday night. Check Sunday’s edition of the Jennings Daily News for a full story on Simien

Midland Sends 3 to Next Level

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Midland High School Lady Rebel basketball players (from left, seated) Kristen Breaux, Nicole Kraut and Brooke Comeaux all signed letters of intent at the school on Tuesday to continue their careers at the collegiate level. Breaux and Comeaux are headed to Louisiana College in Pineville, while Kraut will join LSU-Eunice. The Lady Rebels are coming […]

Edmonson, Hanks earn first team All-District honors

Ryan Edmonson

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor A pair of Jennings High School athletes were recognized for their superb play on the baseball and softball fields by garnering first-team 4-3A All-District honors this week. Junior second baseman Ryan Edmonson and senior catcher Kylie Hanks both found their names on the first unit of each team […]

Etienne names top 10

Travis Etienne Jr.

JHS back receives 4-star rating from 247 Sports By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor As the recruiting war rages on for Jennings High School running back Travis Etienne Jr., the soon-to-be senior released an early list of his top 10 schools to the Jennings Daily News today. Etienne, who currently holds 24 Division I […]

OLI teams finish season at CCAL meet

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OLI’s Kenzie Touchet gets an embrace from coach Stevie Van Hook after finishing a relay event. Touchet’s fifth and sixth-grade team finished fourth at the recent CCAL track meet held in Lake Charles.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor The Our Lady Immaculate (OLI) track and field teams concluded their 2016 season by participating in the Calcasieu Catholic Athletic League (CCAL) championships held at Barbe High School in Lake Charles. The fifth and sixth-grade girls’ squad notched a fourth-place overall finish, while the boys’ team finished second […]

“Rally Possum” winning hearts in Baton Rouge

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7th Inning Stretch by KEVIN BRUCHHAUS The LSU Fighting Tiger Baseball team swept three games from the Arkansas Razorbacks this weekend, but believe it or not, it wasn’t the trio of wins that garnered all of the recognition afterwards. In fact, it could have even finished in a distant third behind a pair of other […]


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Dogs win Game Two 2-0, fall 6-1 in deciding third game By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – With their backs up against the wall in Game Two of the LHSAA regional round best-of-three series, the Jennings Diamond Dogs (JHS) threw together a gutsy 2-0 victory over the St. Louis Saints (STL) […]

Dogs fall flat in Game One

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Jennings senior Mark Hollier dives back into first base in Friday’s loss to St. Louis. The Dogs return to Legion Field for Game Two of the series tonight at 5 p.m.

St. Louis scores 7 in second inning to win 8-0 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – A seven-run second inning was all the St. Louis Saints needed to take a 1-0 lead in the regional round best-of-three series over the Jennings Bulldogs Thursday night. The Saints pounded their way to an […]

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