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Diamond Dogs, Ladies in high gear


The Jennings Bulldogs and Lady Dogs are kicking their season into high gear this week, as Jennings is set to host their JD Bank/ JHS Classic Baseball Tournament starting Thursday. Meanwhile, the girls hope to use momentum from a Monday win over Lake Arthur as they prepare to host St. Louis in softball action Thursday. […]

Midland team a force to be reckoned with

Daily News Staff Report MIDLAND —  The Rebels hosted no. 7 ranked Zwolle last Friday and proved why they are ranked the no. 2 team in Class B basketball. But Midland wants to prove that they are actually the top team in their league, and put up a 66-47 score in their quarterfinal contest to […]

Lady Cards’ stellar season comes to a close

Lacassine took home their third consecutive Class B runner-up title Friday after falling to Fairview, 76-53.
Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – The number-one seeded Fairview Lady Panthers took a 76-53 win over the no. 3 Lacassine Lady Cardinals to capture the Class B State Championship at Burton Coliseum Friday night.  This was the Lady Panthers’ eighth straight title and it was the third straight runner-up trophy […]

Lady Cardinals hope to dethrone Fairview

Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By JESSICA RASBERRY Daily News Staff Writer The Lacassine Lady Cardinals take on Fairview for the Class B State Championship tonight, Friday, for the third consecutive year. But this time, Lacassine hopes to return home with the title.

Lady Tigers fall seconds short of win

The Lady Tigers had an extremely successful season, falling just short of the title game. Lake Arthur Head Coach Edie Higgins said her squad gave it their all in their final hardwood appearance.
Daily News photos by Donna Fontenot and Jessica Chevallier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – Taylin Underwood sank two free throws with 4.4 seconds remaining in the game to give the Doyle Lady Tigers a 49-47 win over the Lake Arthur Lady Tigers.  The Lady Tigers fired up a missed three-pointer as time expired to fall just short of advancing […]

Lady Cards earn shot at title

The Lady Cardinals earned the right to rematch Fairview this Friday for the Class B title thanks to a 10-point win over Stanley.
Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – The Lacassine Lady Cardinals overcame a sluggish game to take a 54-44 win over the Stanley Lady Panthers in the Class B Semifinals at the Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles Tuesday. The win advances the Lacassine Lady Cardinals to the Class B State Championship game […]

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 […]

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