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JHS tennis squads close season, prep for regional tournament

Trevor Beard

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Most people around Jennings may not think of the Jennings High School tennis team as a known powerhouse throughout the state, but the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs have quietly begun to produce a number of players who would argue that point. With both the boys’ and girls’ squads […]

Cajuns top Tulane 9-2

Evan Guillory

Guillory earns second straight win LAFAYETTE – Junior Joe Robbins and senior Brian Mills combined for seven RBI as the 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team defeated No.22/24 Tulane Tuesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field.

Seventh inning spoiler

Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit
Jennings centerfielder David Daniels takes a cut in Monday’s 8-7 loss to Iowa. Daniels was 1-3 with an RBI in the loss.

Jackets squeeze home game-winner in last frame By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor IOWA – For the second consecutive ball game, the Jennings Bulldogs dropped a heartbreaking district loss in the seventh inning. After falling to Westlake 5-4 on Thursday in the final frame, the Dogs got walked-off on a suicide squeeze play by […]

Open For Business

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus
From left: David Capdeville, James Segura, JHS athletic director Rusty Phelps, JHS principal Ben Oustalet, Robert Menard, Phillip Arceneaux and Donald Dees visited the newly-finished JHS track and field complex on Thursday before its opening Wednesday for the parish track meet.

Parish meet to usher in state-of- the-art track at JHS By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor To say the newly finished track and field venue at Jennings High School (JHS) is impressive might be doing it no justice at all. After waiting nearly five months to be completed, the crown jewel of track and field […]

Rams rally to top Dogs 5-4

Daily News photo by Ruth Trahan
Jennings catcher Joey Scogin lines a 2-RBI double to right field in the third inning of the Dogs’ 5-4 loss to Westlake on Thursday. The Rams rallied for 5 runs in the final two frames to edge the Dogs, and stay atop the 4-3A standings.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor With Jennings holding a commanding 4-0 lead heading into the top of the sixth inning, the Westlake Rams flipped the tables to score 5 runs over the final two frames to capture a key 4-3A tilt at Bulldog Diamond by a final of 5-4. The comeback win keeps […]

Guillory named D1Baseball Player of the Day

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Former Jennings Bulldog pitcher Evan Guillory was honored by on Wednesday, being named the National Player of the Day for Tuesday, April 5.

Saints squeeze way past Dogs 11-1

Daily News photo by Ruth Trahan
Junior second baseman Ryan Edmonson takes a cut at a Ferguson Cochran fastball in yesterday’s 11-1 loss to St. Louis. The Dogs are back in action on Thursday when they host Westlake at 6 p.m.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – For three innings of baseball, Jennings junior starting pitcher Kendrick Lejeune handcuffed the St. Louis hitters and kept them off the board. But that all changed in the fourth, as the home-standing Saints threw up 6 runs, mostly due to the ability to play “small […]

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Area softball teams fighting for postseason bids


By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Area high school softball teams are close to wrapping up the regular season, and with district play coming to an end in the next few weeks, a couple of area teams are fighting to lock up playoff berths down the stretch. The Jennings Lady Bulldogs are sitting at […]

Jennings bats blister way to 12-6 upset

Junior pitcher Andrew Benoit tossed 2.2 scoreless innings for the Dogs in their 12-6 district win over South Beauregard. Benoit allowed only 1 hit, and didn’t allow a run to the Knights.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LONGVILLE- “This win means so much to our season. We told the kids before we got off of the bus, this is what you have worked so hard for all summer long,” were Jennings High head baseball coach Jordan Smith’s first words shortly after his squad’s 12-6 pounding […]

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