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Two JDP femme teams take floor for Marsh Madness

Lake Arthur and Lacassine fans have plenty to cheer about this week as their teams take the hardwood tonight and tomorrow night in semifinal contests.

Daily News Staff Report LAKE CHARLES (AP) — Lake Charles’ Burton Coliseum will be on center stage for the next two weeks as “Marsh Madness,” the Top 28 state boys and girls basketball championship tournaments, is held there.

Hounds head to second round with win over Vinton

Welsh’s defense did the job against Vinton Friday, claiming a bi-district win to advance to the regional round of the playoffs.
Daily News photo by Jessica Chevallier

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer JENNINGS – The Welsh Greyhounds overcame 14 missed layups in the first half to rally to a 64-58 bi-district win over the Vinton Lions here Friday night. With the win, the Hounds improve to 22-6 for the season and will now host the Many Tigers Tuesday night at […]

Lady Tigers advance to Sweet 16

Daily News photo by Jessica Chevallier

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur Lady Tigers are going to the Sweet Sixteen.

Diamond Dogs to play in Sulphur Tourney

Jennings’ Diamond Dogs will take the field tonight as participants in the Sulphur Tourney.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By BRIAN PARKER Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings High School baseball team is looking forward to kicking off the season at the Sulphur Tournament today, Thursday, with a 4 p.m. contest against Barbe, followed by a 7 p.m. Friday game against Comeaux and Saturday contests against Sam Houston at 1 p.m. and Sulphur at […]

Diamond Dogs face Sam Houston in jamboree

Jennings returns to the diamond next week to face Sulphur after falling just short to Sam Houston Friday in jamboree action.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

Daily News Staff Report The Jennings Diamond Dogs took on Sam Houston in the Sulphur High School baseball jamboree Friday. Starting pitcher for the Dogs and University of Louisiana at Lafayette signee Evan Guillory took the mound for a strong appearance.

LA ladies easily top Ferriday

Lake Arthur’s defense shut down Ferriday’s offense Thursday in the Lady Tigers’ playoff win.
Daily News photo by Jessica Chevallier

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer LAKE ARTHUR-When the Ferriday Lady Trojans scored the first basket of the game here last night, they might have gotten the feeling that they could play with the Lady Tigers. That feeling quickly changed, as the host Lady Tigers scored the next 17 points to put this class […]

Dogs drop close contest to visiting Rams

Jennings will have to wait and see when and where they will play next week for the post season, as the LHSAA is expected to release playoff brackets Monday.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By BRIAN PARKER Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs faced the Westlake Rams in the final district game of the season Wednesday, with the Rams pulling past the Bulldogs, 55-41. With the loss, the record for Jennings dropped to 17-13 and 6-4 in league play. The Bulldogs finished third in district and will find […]

Last second shot falls short for JHS

Jennings fell short of South Beau Tuesday night but will return to their home hardwood tonight against visiting Westlake.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By BRIAN PARKER Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs faced South Beauregard in a district contest Tuesday night and watched the Knights squeaked by with a 50-53 final score. With the loss, the record for Jennings stands at 17-12 and 6-3 in district play. The next game for the Bulldogs is at 6:30 p.m. […]

Tigers take down Hornets in non-district play

Lake Arthur’s offense pulled away from Hathaway in the fourth and final frame Monday to secure a 51-37 win over their non-district opponents.
Daily News photo by Jessica Chevallier

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor The Hathaway and Lake Arthur boys basketball teams tangled on Monday in non-district play, with the Tigers taking a two-point lead at the half and using that slight advantage to ultimately secure the 51-37 win.

Dogs down district foe St. Louis

Jennings recorded a district win over St. Louis Friday and hope to see their winning ways continue Tuesday against league-mate South Beau.
Daily News photos by Margaret Sonnier

By BRIAN PARKER Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs hosted archrival St. Louis Catholic Friday night in a district showdown. The Bulldogs out-muscled the Saints 44-35 and improved to 17-11 and 6-2 in district play. The next district contest for Jennings is Tuesday at South Beauregard.

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