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Lacassine girls storming through season

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Haley Cooley (shooting) is pouring in 11.7 PPG for Lacassine, while also adding 3.6 assists per night.

By CASSIDY JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LACASSINE – The Lacassine Lady Cardinals reached the top of the mountain last year as they won the Class B state championship after 34 years of falling just short. With four returning starters, the expectations are there for the team to reach that spot again.

Lady Hounds stay positive despite growing pains

Rayann Benoit

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – There would be some growing pains for the Welsh Lady Greyhounds this season; that fact first-year head coach Josh Dronette could not deny.

Hounds finding stride entering district

Keshon Bell

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – Welsh second-year head coach Cody Gueringer said he knew coming into 2015 his latest edition of the Hardwood Hounds was like a jigsaw puzzle; he just couldn’t see all the pieces yet.

Dogs emphasize defense heading into 4-3A play

Dwayne Levi

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor When head coach Logan Maddox took control of the Jennings Bulldog boys’ basketball program just one year ago, he had a single goal in mind: change the culture of hoops at Jennings High School.

Dogs lose PG Madden to ankle injury

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The J-Town Big Three will be without a key piece for tonight’s bout with Mamou and perhaps longer, as sophomore point guard Davian Madden suffered a high-grade ankle sprain at practice Wednesday, he confirmed to the Jennings Daily News on Thursday.

Early battles preparing Lady Indians for stretch run

Juliet Langley

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – After a rough start to the season for the Elton Lady Indians, head coach Roland Lacomb’s young squad has begun to hit the stride he had hoped for early in the season. With early-season losses to 4A powers Rayne and Deridder, coupled with a defeat against […]

Hounds topple Dogs; Lady Dogs handle Welsh ladies

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By CASSIDY JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – Welsh and Jennings faced off of Tuesday night in Welsh, as both teams prepare to enter district action.

Dogs secure second win of season over Eunice

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Travis Etienne Jr. (1) rises up for a three-pointer during the win on Saturday.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Behind twin monster nights from Travis Etienne Jr. and Dwayne Levi, the Jennings Bulldogs secured their second win of the season over the Eunice Bobcats on Saturday evening, topping the rival Cats 74-57.

Batiste, Hanks voted Athletes of the Year

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Batiste adds to list of achievements By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor In what has been a prep career already loaded with honors and accolades, Welsh senior wide receiver Brandius Batiste can add Jennings Daily News Male Athlete of the Year to his laundry list, as Batiste was selected by fans via the JDN’s […]

Lady Dogs secure 36-34 win over Crowley

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor CROWLEY – Behind a game-high 11 points and 3 steals from senior Kaily Breaux, the Jennings Lady Bulldogs handed 4A Crowley a 36-34 loss Tuesday night on the road, moving their impressive start to 11-1.

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