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Another heartbreaker: Late Saints’ surge downs Jennings 61-53

For three quarters of basketball, the Jennings Bulldogs looked as though they would finally get over the hump of beating the St. Louis Saints (STL) in district play. However, a late fourth-quarter surge and an abundance of missed free throws by Jennings left the Dogs with another heart-wrenching 61-53 defeat at the Saints’ hands. The […]

Crowley pummels ailing Lake Arthur 62-29

CROWLEY – The Crowley Gents are formidable enough for most teams and they are even more so against opponents struggling with injuries. Case in point: the Gents’ non-district game against Lake Arthur Tuesday. With Nathan Hibbitts sidelined due to illness and starting guard Tory Levias hobbled with a back injury, the Tigers were simply no […]

Elton reels in Tarpons

ELTON – The Elton Indians and Lady Indians swept a pair of district 4-1A contests Tuesday night from visiting South Cameron. The Lady Indians rallied after a slow start to capture a 54-37 victory to remain undefeated in league play, while the Indians bested the Tarpons 55-30 while playing short-handed due to a pair of […]

Jennings out-duels Bobcats 69-66

EUNICE- The Jennings Bulldogs jumped out to a big lead over the Eunice Bobcats through three quarters of play, but had to hold off a furious rally by their guests late to claim a 69-66 win on the road.  With the win, Jennings moved its record to 11-6 overall, and will open district play on […]

Valiant Jennings effort falls just short against Iota

For three quarters of basketball here at Gaudet Gymnasium, the Jennings Lady Bulldogs had Iota on the ropes and nearly pulled off a program-changing win. However, a strong finish at the end of the second quarter and a good finish in the back-end of the fourth stanza, combined with silky smooth guard Madeline Gatte allowed […]

Hounds throttle Pine Prairie 70-50

WELSH – The Welsh Greyhounds bounced back in a big way after a devastating loss to Jennings on Tuesday by beating the Pine Prairie Panthers last night 70-50. The Panthers were able to tie the game in the second quarter, however that was as close as they would come to victory, as the Greyhounds were […]

Iota tops Pine Prairie despite sloppy outing

IOTA – It wasn’t the best of games for the Iota Bulldogs Wednesday in their non-district showdown with Pine Prairie. In fact, it might have been their worst of the season in some respects. The Bulldogs (15-5) missed countless shots in the paint, turned the ball over nearly 20 times and missed 11 free throws […]

Down to the Wire: Etienne layup at the buzzer seals Jennings comeback

Travis Etienne Jr. poured in 31 points in a 70-68 Jennings win over Welsh Tuesday night at Gaudet Gymnasium, but none were as big as the layup he converted just as the final horn sounded. With the ballgame deadlocked at 68 apiece with only 1.8 ticks remaining on the clock, Jennings looked destined to try […]

Lady Hornets nearly upset South Beauregard

LONGVILLE –  The Hathaway High School (HHS) girls’ basketball team took a loss Friday morning at South Beauregard High School when they went head-to-head with the Lady Knights. The Lady Hornets fell to the Lady Knights 62-57. Lady Knights: 62, Lady Hornets: 57 The Lady Hornets took the Lady Knights head-on, bringing South Beauregard to […]

Tigers,Lady Tigers sweep through Lacassine

LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur basketball teams finished 2016 with a pair of victories over Lacassine on Friday night.  The Lake Arthur Tigers took a 63-26 win, while the Lady Tigers cruised to a 62-21 victory. Lake Arthur will be back in action tonight when they host Hathaway.  Lacassine will be at home as […]

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