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Jennings wins wild one over Lake Arthur

Lake Arthur junior Trey Hargrave (34) led all rushers with more than 300 yards and 4 touchdowns. However, his heroic effort was not enough to lift the Tigers over Jennings.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Touchdowns came in abundance and nary was any defense played Thursday night in Jerry Simmons Stadium, as the Jennings Bulldogs and Lake Arthur Tigers combined for 124 points and 1,057 yards of offense before back-to-back turnovers by the Tigers in the fourth quarter allowed the Dogs to pull […]

Indians, Warriors square off in 4-1A clash

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Elton senior wideout Tyler Pruitt (above) has snared 10 catches for 175 yards and 2 touchdowns through the first month of the season and will be a big target going forward.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – It’s tough to call a ball game in week five of the regular season a critical one, but for the Elton (EHS) Indians, their matchup against Hamilton Christian Academy (HCA) on Friday night will prove pivotal in setting the tone in the district 4-1A race heading […]

Civil War

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

Jennings, Lake Arthur square off in battle of parish foes By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor “It’s the little things, guys. That’s what’s missing. That’s what we’re going to correct. It starts this week. From this point on, we’re 1-and-0.”

Hounds close out non-district slate with Rosepine

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By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – The film doesn’t lie. After watching the tape of last Friday night’s win over Iota, Welsh head coach John Richardson confirmed his team played poorly in the early stages of the game.

Etienne’s record-setting night not enough to lift JHS over Bears

Travis Etienne Jr. (8), set the school record for rushing yards in a game with 389 and 5 touchdowns, but his defense could not stave off a big night by the Church Point offense.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor CHURCH POINT – The Church Point Battlin’ Bear offense ran amuck through the Jennings defense Friday night, gobbling up yards in bunches and scoring on all six of their first-half possessions en route to 705 total offensive yards and a 62-42 win over the Bulldogs.

Miller, Knights pummel BCS 64-8

Knight quarterback Aaron Miller (8) rushed for 309 yards and fire touchdowns to lead his side over Bethel Christian School Thursday night.
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Southwest Homeschool quarterback Aaron Miller did his best Travis Etienne impersonation Thursday night at Jerry Simmons Stadium, rolling up 309 yards on the ground and accounting for six touchdowns in his squad’s 64-8 demolishing of the Bethel Christian School (BCS) Eagles. Miller was also 5-of-6 through the air, […]

Indians, Tigers do battle in neighborhood clash

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – “When these two teams meet, you can throw records out the window. And it doesn’t matter how good each team is, we know it’s going to be a dogfight.” Those are the words used by Elton High School (EHS) head football coach Doyle Carter to describe […]

Welsh, Iota face off in ‘Dog Fight’

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By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – The Welsh Greyhounds will take a perfect 3-0 record into their non-district match with the Iota Bulldogs this week. Welsh has beaten two class 3A teams and will face another one in the Bulldogs. Iota currently stands at 1-2 after dropping a contest to Lake Arthur […]

Etienne re-writes record books as Dogs fall

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Bulldog Bites by JIMMY SEGURA “He is a freight train with the speed of a gazelle and lightning quick moves.” This was a quote I read Sunday about LSU sophomore sensation Leonard Fournette. I immediately thought of Bulldog tailback Travis Etienne. What a night he had in a heart-breaking loss to the Deridder Dragons in […]

Just Short

Travis Etienne Jr. (8) compiled 443 total yards for the game, but could not force his way into the end zone in the OT period.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

Dogs fall despite Etienne’s record-setting night By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor There was no mystery as to who was about to take the handoff for the Jennings Bulldogs. Junior running back Travis Etienne Jr. had just waltzed into the end zone for his fifth rushing touchdown of the night against the vaunted “Black […]

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