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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

**Kevin Bruchhaus Press Photo

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 […]


Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit

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

Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit
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 […]

Smith, Collins share mutual respect on the diamond

Jordan Smith

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Off of the baseball field, you can find Jennings High School head baseball coach Jordan Smith and St. Louis Catholic head coach John Michael Collins hanging out at birthday parties with their kids, or just enjoying each other’s company. However when the lights kick on at Legion Field […]

Cassidy claims regional tennis title

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Jennings’ Ian Cassidy defeated teammate Trevor Beard to earn the boys’ singles regional championship held at the Lake Charles Country. Pictured from left are JHS head coach Jared Lavergne, Beard,Cassidy and assistant coach Brian Parker.

Dogs’ netters finish second; Lady Dogs grab third By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – The Jennings High boys’ and girls’ tennis teams had a successful showing at the regional tournament held at the Lake Charles Country Club over the weekend. Six players qualified for the state tournament to be held in […]

Moving On

Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit
Jennings center fielder David Daniels (above) went 2-4, and smashed a 2-RBI triple in the Dogs’ playoff win over Berwick on Monday. The Dogs will now await the winner of the St. Louis and Caldwell Parish matchup today.

Diamond Dogs score 4 in seventh, defeat Berwick 9-5 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor BERWICK- After battling back from an early 4-0 deficit, the Jennings Diamond Dogs threw up four runs in the top of the seventh inning to claim a 9-5 win over Berwick High School in the opening round of the […]

LeBlanc leads NSU rowing to first conference title

Photo: Kevin Shanahan
Jami LeBlanc

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University second-year graduate student Jami LeBlanc said there was never a doubt in her mind as to the outcome of her four boat’s historic race last Sunday during the SIRA Conference Championships for Club Rowing teams in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

District Champs

Maycie Fuselier

Lady Indians capture first title in 13 years; Indians grab third By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor CREOLE – The Elton Lady Indians wrapped up the district 4-1A track and field title Wednesday night at South Cameron High School, edging Oberlin High School by a final of 149-141. The district title is the first […]

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