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Lady Dogs’ defense leads to tight win

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
Junior pitcher Kali Morvant (above) struck out 6 Lady Saints and was the beneficiary of 3 double plays in picking up the win for Jennings.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer Headed into the top of the 7th inning in last night’s district 4-3A softball clash between the Jennings Lady Bulldogs and St. Louis Lady Saints, the women in maroon weren’t enjoying a lead as comfortable as they would have liked up 2-0.

Cassidy, Beard move to 11-0; JHS falls to Notre Dame

Bulldog tennis logo

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor The Jennings High Tennis team dropped a pair of decisions to their guests from Notre Dame on Tuesday, as the ladies fell by a final of 5-3, while the Dogs dropped the contest 4-3.

Lemaire handcuffs Jennings in 3-0 Kaplan win

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Jennings senior first baseman  Wesley Simien stretches out to receive a throw from Ryan Lachaussee in Tuesday’s 3-0 loss to Kaplan.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor KAPLAN – After having to battle three staff aces over the weekend against Brusly, Kinder and Crowley, the Jennings Diamond Dogs ran into another one on Tuesday night by the name of Trace Lemaire. The 6-foot Kaplan righty limited Jennings to a mere two hits and struck out […]

Al Woods loves doing dirty work on field for Titans

Al Woods

Special to JDN NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Al Woods grew up on a Louisiana farm, working in the heat and getting dirty ever since he can first remember.

Freshmen instrumental in Dogs’ early season success

Kamran Richard and Kole Myers help to anchor a Jennings offense averaging just over 8 runs per contest.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Coming into the 2016 season, Jennings High head baseball coach Jordan Smith said he figured freshmen Kamran Richard and Kole Myers would somehow find their way into the starting lineup before the season was over. But what the two “rookies” have been able to do in the early […]

Welsh duo thriving on diamond, tennis court

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Welsh seniors Tyler Daigle and Logan Primeaux continue to have success on the diamond and on the tennis court in 2016, while also being named Academic All-State in the classroom.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – Welsh High School seniors Tyler Daigle and Logan Primeaux said they thought those early outings to play tennis when they were 12 would never blossom into anything greater than just a chance to be outside, being active.

Former Lady Tiger garners ASC honors

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Josey Broussard

By ALEX NEWELL Special to JDN PINEVILLE – Another former Jeff Davis athlete has proven herself on the collegiate level and shown talent can be found in this parish. Former Lake Arthur Lady Tiger Josey Broussard, a freshman basketball player at Division III Louisiana College, was recently named to the American Southwest Conference (ASC) All-Freshman […]

Lady Dogs squeak by Lake Arthur 4-3

Lake Arthur pitcher Diamond Brister takes a cut late in the game against Jennings. The Lady Dogs would hang on to defeat Lake Arthur 4-3.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – The Jennings Lady Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead and held off a furious rally by the Lake Arthur Lady Tigers to claim a 4-3 win at Dicky Chapman Memorial Complex Monday afternoon. The Lady Dogs and Lady Tigers pounded out 12 hits apiece, […]

Big second inning propels Dogs to 8-6 win over Pios

Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit
JHS freshman Kamran Richard recorded his third win of the season Monday night as the Dogs defeated Notre Dame 8-6. Richard struck out 5 Pios in 4.2 innings of work, while allowing only a single hit.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer Jennings head baseball coach Jordan Smith called last night’s 8-6 victory over Notre Dame, “The biggest win of the season and one of the biggest since I’ve been at Jennings,” as his Dogs upended the visiting Pios behind a strong performance from freshman starter Kamran Richard and 5 […]

Bulldog bats blast Black Cats

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Joey Scogin fired a fastball in Friday’s 11-1 win over Florien at Iowa High School. Scogin threw 5 innings of 2-hit ball in claiming his second win of the season.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor IOWA – After taking a pair of losses on the chin Thursday to 5A powers Acadiana and Sam Houston, the Jennings Diamond Dogs took out their frustrations on the Florien Black Cats Friday evening with an 11-1 drubbing here at Jacket Diamond. The game marked second day action […]

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