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Saints leave Jennings wholly defeated

One day after his sixteenth birthday, Jennings sophomore guard Travis Etienne Jr. scored a season-high 38 points and also pulled down 14 rebounds, but his double-double could not lead his Bulldogs over the sweet-shooting Saints. 
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Although they were always on the precipice, the Jennings Bulldogs could never quite muster enough firepower to trim the margin to less than four points in the fourth quarter of last night’s contest with St. Louis, permitting the Saints to escape with a 97-85 4-3A win in Jennings.

Jennings, Lake Arthur agree to terms on football contests

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The Jennings Bulldogs and Lake Arthur Tigers football teams will do battle for the first time in ages over the next two seasons, as the squads agreed to terms during the weekend bringing the Tigers to Jerry Simmons Stadium the next two years.


Former Jennings Bulldog and current McNeese State head basketball coach Brooks Donald-Williams stamped her place in Cowgirls’ history when she won her school-record 138th game as a head coach last Saturday.
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Proof that dreams come true By SCOTT BLANCHARD Special to the Daily News LAKE CHARLES – Whether you know Brooks Donald-Williams as a Jennings Little Dribbler, Jennings High basketball captain, or now the winningest coach in McNeese history, one thing is for certain, she lives and breathes basketball.

Burton or bust!

William Stanley
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Midland aims for repeat in 2015 By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor MIDLAND – To watch the No.4-ranked, Class B Midland Rebels basketball team practice is a study in intensity. Whether it’s first-year head coach William Stanley’s almost non-stop dialogue between himself and a player, or a young man filling his down time between […]

You Don’t Know ‘Squib’

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Jennings’ Levi lets his game to the talking By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings’ first-year head basketball coach Logan Maddox can laugh about the early miscomunication  now, those early days of knowing only the moniker to which his junior shooting guard would answer: “Squib.”

Olympic-hopeful LeBlanc qualfies for U.S. Olympic Trials

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor HOUSTON – Former Hathaway High and McNeese State running phenom Jarrett LeBlanc took a huge step toward his Olympic dreams over the weekend, meeting the B standard qualifying time Saturday at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon and reaching the Team USA marathon trials next year in Los Angeles.

Mid-season report

After last season’s disappointing conclusion, seniors Anna Shaw (30) and Morgan Woods (41) have guided Lake Arthur to a state No. 1-ranking and a shot at a deep playoff run.
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Top-ranked Lady Tigers set eyes on Burton Coliseum By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – The massive blue banner hangs just to the right of the backboard in the Lake Arthur basketball gym, motivating or mocking, depending on whom you ask, the No.1-ranked Lady Tigers as they take the floor each game […]

Jennings, Iota split ‘Battle of the Dogs’

Draylan Perkins recorded a double-double to lead the Bulldogs to their fourth-straight win.
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By KEN ADAMS Daily News Staff Writer The Iota Lady Bulldogs, led by Whitney Landry’s 16 points, saw four players score in double figures in a district win over Jennings. Mallory Faul and Jillian Boone both added 13 points apiece to Iota’s total as the Lady Dogs raced to a 46-16 half time lead and […]

Mid-season report

Juliet Langley (32) and Jasalyn Jones (00) have been instrumental in Elton’s turnaround this season.
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Mix of youth, experience turns tide for Lady Indians By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS and MARCUS LEMOINE Daily News Staff Writers ELTON – The once-popular Bon Jovi song remarks, “Oh, we’re half way there,” but the 2014-15 version of the Elton High (EHS) School Lady Indians are far from “Livin’ on a prayer.”

Mid-season report

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Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs prepare for 4-3A gauntlet By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Make no mistake about it; District 4-3A is a treacherous proposition for even the most talented of basketball squads.

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