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Rebels ready to ‘prove them wrong,’ in battle for repeat

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – One game. That’s all that stands between the No. 4-ranked Midland Rebels and a shot at accomplishing a feat never before see in Midland’s vaunted history: winning back-to-back state championships.

We’re Back!

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No. 4 Midland pounds No. 1 Florien for shot at back-to-back state titles By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – If the No. 4 Midland Rebels were looking to silence their critics, they did it. If Midland was looking for a statement win, they received it. 

Girl Power

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Jennings’ Hanks the big bat in Lady Dogs’ lineup By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The mood quiets and a big smile comes over the face of Jennings High School (JHS) Lady Bulldog junior catcher Kylie Hanks when asked about what makes softball so enjoyable for her. A response of “It’s the one sport […]

Lady Dogs out duel LAHS

JHS catcher Kylie Hanks drives a sacrifice fly to centerfield in the third inning to give the Lady Dogs a 2-0 lead. JHS defeated Lake Arthur by a final of 3-0 to improve their record to 5-3.
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings High School (JHS) Lady Bulldogs softball team entertained the Lake Arthur High School (LAHS) Lady Tigers in a battle of in-parish schools Monday and rode the shut out-pitching of Kali Morvant to claim a 3-0 victory.

Strong second half propels Lacassine to first Class B title in 34 years

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – “If this is a dream, don’t wake me up” is all Lacassine High School (LHS) head girls basketball coach Jeremy Hollier could muster up after his squad brought home its first state championship in 34 years Friday at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles. LHS had […]

It’s kind of a smart person’s game

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Jennings’ Theunissen excels on diamond, in classroom By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer “Baseball is such a thinking man’s game. There are so many little intricacies that make it appear like a boring game, but it is beautiful to watch when you understand it,” are sentiments echoed by Jennings High School (JHS) senior first […]

Dynasty Defeated

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No. 2 Lacassine knocks off No. 3 Fairview By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – It is difficult to recall the last time the Lacassine Lady Cardinals basketball team defeated the Fairview Lady Panthers in the playoffs.

No. 13 Doyle presses past No. 4 Welsh

Welsh senior Keylon Pitre (34) exited the floor at home for the last time in Welsh as the Doyle Tigers celebrate their second-round victory in the background.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – No. 13-ranked Doyle senior point guard Clay Kleinpeter saved the shot of his life for the game of his life, and it couldn’t have been much sweeter.

Dangerous No. 13 Doyle stalks into No. 4 Greyhound Country

Keshon Bell (30) is a defensive specialist for Welsh and will use his skills to pester Doyle tonight.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – In most circumstances, a 20-point win in the playoffs would be a reason to celebrate. Moreover, when it comes against a school with whom you share bad blood, the party may last longer. For No. 4 Welsh, however, neither was the case after their 68-48 win […]

No. 7 North Caddo upsets No. 2 Lake Arthur

Lake Arthur senior Sarah Guidry (24) congratulates freshman Jamara Levy (1) after forcing a crucial turnover late in the Lady Tigers’ upset loss to North Caddo.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – Defending 2A state champion North Caddo junior guard Jasmine Thomas used a tough 28-point outing and big night from her supporting cast to lead the No. 7-ranked Lady Rebels past the No. 2 Lady Tigers 61-55 and roll on to Burton Coliseum to face No. […]

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