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Shooter’s Touch

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The deep orange Spalding basketball whizzed gracefully through the frosty air in the Jennings High School gym off the left hand of the Bulldogs’ senior, All-State point guard.

Wide Right

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings’ kicker Seth Cox was hoping to treat his Bulldogs to a game-winning field goal on Halloween night down 18-17 at home to Iowa. Cox was tricked, however, as his 27-yard attempt with eight seconds remaining trickled wide right, allowing Iowa to escape victorious. 

Tigers cruise behind Carter, running game

Lake Artur Pic

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer MAMOU – Halfbacks Trey Hargrave and Michael Ware might consider taking tight end Rob Carter out for a steak supper. Behind the smashmouth blocking of Carter, the two backs rushed for a combined 440 yards, as the Lake Arthur Tigers cruised past the Mamou Green Demons 52-28 in […]

Country Strong

Doise, with his trusty steed Sis, has been dominating both the field and the arena in 2014.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – Cole Doise takes a glance down at his shiny belt buckle after throwing a huge saddle over his shoulder and simply says, “Yeah, I’m a country boy.” Before he can even take another step, he quickly follows back with, “And I wouldn’t have it any other […]

District title on line as Welsh hosts Kinder

Welsh cornerback John Simon (6) has been a force this season for the Greyhounds. He ranks near the team lead in interceptions and tackles.
Photo courtesy of Welsh Citizen

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – The war is on this week. The Welsh Greyhounds and the Kinder Yellow Jackets will settle the championship of District 4-2A Friday night in Welsh. Kinder is not only the defending league champ, but also is the 2A state champ among public schools, better known as […]

Dogs win big at Iota

*KEEP_Tom Precht - 2009 Mugshot_BITES PIC

Bulldog Bites by TOM PRECHT Captains: Seniors Isaiah Reed, Curtis Bell, Warrendale Charleston and Daniel Daigle were captains for the Jennings Bulldogs. Coin Toss: Jennings won the toss for the third time this season and deferred their option until the second half. They received the second half kickoff. On the first play from scrimmage Jacob […]

Dogs assault Iota

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer IOTA – It didn’t take the Jennings Bulldogs long to establish themselves as the Alpha dog in the battle of the Bulldogs. Jennings took control early and cruised to a 34-6 win over the Iota Bulldogs in Iota’s Bulldog Stadium.

Jennings visits struggling Iota

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Tonight’s scrum between the two Bulldogs of Jennings and Iota features a pair of teams at a crossroads, traveling opposite paths – No. 9 Jennings (5-2, 1-1) is seemingly bound for the playoffs, while Iota (0-7, 0-2) is heading toward a second-consecutive winless season barring a victory in […]

L.A. ready to beat themselves

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – Lake Arthur head coach Mark Deshotel chuckled at the comparison, but he could not deny the similarities were uncanny.

Welsh ready for fight at L.A.

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – When the Welsh Greyhounds take the field, there is no doubt that the main part of their offense will be the running attack. Under second-year head coach John Richardson, the split-back veer attack at Welsh has flourished.

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