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Heart of a Lion

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer “We love the way you play the game and your fundamentals are sharp, but you’re a little too small to play for us,” is a quote young under-sized baseball players have heard for years from college coaches. But for former Jennings High graduate Cade Henry, those words were […]

Dogs, Lady Dogs get defensive in tournament play

Thmyra Pattum (00) drives in for two against Cecilia.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Defense was at a premium on Friday at the First Annual JHS Alumni Association Christmas Bash Basketball Tournament, as the Dogs and Lady Dogs basketball teams pressured their way to wins in first-round action.

Former JHS star Abraham preps for Bowl game with La. Tech

Bryson Abraham

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor DALLAS – When the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs take the field against the Illinois Fighting Illini in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl today, former Jennings Bulldog Bryson Abraham will again put his considerable skill on display for Tech, as he is looking to help guide the Bulldogs to […]

Lady Cardinals triumph; boys fall to Doyle on Monday

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LACASSINE – The Lacassine Cardinals rallied in the fourth quarter but fell short to the visiting Doyle Tigers 63-60 in non-district action on Monday night.  The Lacassine Lady Cardinals took a convincing 67-50 win over the Doyle Lady Tigers.

For love of the game

Keagan Kratzer has parlayed the skills he honed at Jennings High School into a record-setting career at LSU-Alexandria.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sportwriter The transition from high-school baseball to the college game may be one of the toughest tasks an 18-year old athlete has to make, throw in Tommy John surgery and competing for a roster spot at one of the premier junior college baseball programs in the country and it is […]

2014 Coaches’ All-Parish Team

Jennings Team Serious

   Seniors from the Jennings Bulldogs make up just a few of the 2014 Jennings Daily News All-Jeff Davis Parish football team. The team comprises players from Jennings, Lake Arthur, Welsh and Elton and was selected by the four head coaches fromn those schools. See pages 2B and 3B for the complete list of all […]

The legacy of Lemoine

Marcus Lemoine (above) has been an intergral part of the Elton offense for two years and was rewarded Thursday as the 1A All-State Offensive MVP
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By: Kevin Bruchhaus Daily News Sportwriter SHREVEPORT – As the light continues to brighten at the end of the Independence Stadium tunnel in Shreveport, the sun will soon set on the stellar high school career of one of the top running backs to ever grace the turf of Cleve Beard Stadium in Elton.

Midland’s Guidry leads Rebels over Elton

Traven Guidry (11) scored 24 points in a first-game win over Elton at the Holiday Spectacular. 
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor MIDLAND – In the nightcap of the first round of the Midland Holiday Spectacular Tournament, Rebel forward Traven Guidry scored 24 points to clear the way for the win over Elton 73-29.

Lady Hornets win; boys fall to Elizabeth

Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer HATHAWAY – The Hathaway Lady Hornets overcame an abundance of turnovers and a late rally by Elizabeth High School to notch a 55-42 win; their third-straight to improve to 12-9 on the year   The Hornets fell in the late game to a strong Bulldog squad by the […]

Hathaway double dips Johnson Bayou hoopers

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer HATHAWAY – A gritty defensive stand by the Hathaway Hornets in the last 24 seconds of the fourth quarter kept Johnson Bayou’s highly touted Camren Hare from getting a good look at the basket and propelled the boys in blue and gold to a dramatic 60-59 win over […]

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