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Team Show Takes Title

Team Show takes Title

The spring season of the Jeff Davis Adult Recreation co-ed softball league came to a close Thursday, as Team Show topped previously undefeated CrossFit Jennings Unlimited for the title. The win marks Team Show’s second consecutive title in league play. The league will now break from action until the fall season. Anyone wanting more info […]

Ragin’ Cajuns ready to thump Rebels, return to Omaha

UL head coach Tony Robicheaux speaking to media alongside son Austin, Caleb Adams and Michael Strentz.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Writer There is a hammer hanging in the dugout of the top-ranked college baseball team in the country, an omnipresent symbol of everything they have accomplished this season and for what they stand.

Athletes Honored

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St. Francis School honored their athletes with certificates and medals for participating in Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, and Cheerleading at the recent awards day program. Those participating are front row: Haleigh Doucet, Ryley Crochet, Maddie McDaniel, Katherine Gotte , Emma Leonards, Kate McDaniel, Peyton DuBose, Madisun Lacombe, Caitlin Fruge. Back row; Addison Rose, Anna Gotte, Lilly […]

On The Field


On Thursday, Astros defeated Elite T-Shirts in a close game in Jennings Recreation League baseball Broncos action. Pictured here are William Monic sliding in to home base for Elite T-Shirts; and Colby Estes and William Millican getting ready to bat for the Astros. To submit your recreational baseball and/or softball photos for possible publication, email the […]

Razor Baseball

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Razor Baseball went 4-0 this past weekend in Lake Charles for the 2014 Governor’s Games tournament. The boys also brought home the first place trophy and gold rings for their 9-8 win in the championship game. Pictured are (back row, from left) Head Coach Korey Kratzer, Assistant Coach Colby Hebert, and Bailey Leonards, Gavin Vidrine, […]

JDP Football Camp Held


The Jeff Davis Parish Football Camp was held at Welsh High School this week. The three-day camp kicked off Monday and concludes today, Wednesday, with Welsh High School football coaches teaching second through eighth grade kids the fundamentals of the sport of football. Approximately 50 youngsters attended the annual event. Daily News photo by Kim […]

Kratzer holding LSUA record

Keagan Kratzer

A 2011 Jennings High graduate Keagan Kratzer, currently holds the school record at LSU-Alexandria with 27 Hits By Pitches (HBP) as a sophomore outfielder during the 2014 season.

Spring scrimmages back on the field

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer Last year the LHSAA voted to give coaches back their spring practices and scrimmages. This period allowed coaches to take inventory of talent, their need at certain positions and any personnel changes they might need to make. All of the above was evident in the scrimmages of three […]

Hoping For the Big One!


Two year-old Emery Kate McCormick enjoys a day of fishing with her Pops, John Stacy, of Lacassine. She is the daughter of Laura Stacy of Lake Charles and Charles McCormick of Jennings. To submit your hunting or fishing photo for possible publication, email photo with a brief description to jdne… Submitted photo

Williams earns runner-up honors in high jump

Malik Williams, JHS

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Jennings’ Malik Williams took home state runner-up honors from the LHSAA State Track and Field Meet in Class 3A competition Friday, placing second in the boys’ high jump with a mark of 6-06. First place Willie Reed from Lusher Carter cleared 6-06, as well, for the gold medal.

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