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Jennings’ Etienne Jr. prepping for state track meet

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor While the Jennings High School Bulldogs football team toiled in the early summer heat on the second day of spring practice yesterday, one face was conspicuously absent from the backfield.

Lady Cajuns land 8 on All-Sun Belt team

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SAN MARCOS, Texas – Lexie Elkins earned repeat honors as Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year and was one of eight members of the 10th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team named to the 2015 All-Sun Belt Conference team, the league announced Tuesday evening.

Saints bolster defense in draft

METAIRIE (AP) – The New Orleans Saints tipped the balance of their 2015 draft class decisively toward trying to fortify a defense that ranked near the bottom of the NFL last season.

Walk-off double ends Diamond Dogs’ season

Jennings senior pitcher Cameron Pollard exits the Diamond as a Bulldog one last time after the Dogs’ dropped a hard-fought 4-3 decision. Pollard’s complete-game effort included 3 runs on 8 hits and 3 strikeouts.
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer THIBODAUX – For six and a half innings, the Jennings (JHS) Diamond Dogs went toe-to-toe with the No. 8-seeded E.D. White (EDW) Cardinals, taking a 3-3 score into the bottom of the seventh inning. But a walk-off, RBI double in the bottom-half of the inning by the Cardinals […]

Hounds come up short at Riverside

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor RESERVE – The No. 7-seeded Riverside Rebels wasted no time in establishing their dominance in yesterday’s first-round battle with the No. 27 Welsh Greyhounds, as the Rebels hung a five-spot on the board in the first inning on their way to a mercy-rule shortened 11-1 win.

Hornets make history – again

The Hornets’ track team brought home some vaunted hardware for their trophy case after earning the first boys’ regional track championship in school history. The Hornets also qualified 11 of 18 events for the state meet at LSU May 7-9.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor BELL CITY – When the Hathaway Hornets’ bus rolled into Bell City for the regional track meet yesterday, Hornets’ head coach Joe Richey said the unit had one mission – win regionals – and that falling short of that goal was not an option.

Dogs hit road to EDW in round 1

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings (JHS) Diamond Dogs will find themselves in familiar territory on Friday: in an underdog role in the first round of the playoffs. The Dogs will make the two and a half hour trek to Thibodeaux to take on the E.D. White (EDW) Cardinals in the first […]

JHS splits double header in regular season finale

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer GRANT — The Jennings (JHS) Diamond Dogs put the finishing touches on a rollercoaster regular season by splitting a pair of games on the road against defending Class B state champion Fairview High School (FHS). JHS junior Tyler Trahan out-dueled highly touted FHS ace and LSU commit Brennan […]

Kinder’s Cooley blanks Hounds 4-0

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH — Despite Welsh starter Cole Navarre restricting the booming bats of the Kinder Yellow Jackets to just 7 hits and 2 runs over 6 innings of work yesterday on Senior Night in Welsh, Kinder starter Welles Cooley suffocated the Hound hitter to just two hits, propelling his […]

Welsh, LA send big numbers to regionals

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor DEQUINCY — Welsh and Lake Arthur’s track teams hit the road Tuesday to DeQuincy to compete in the 4-2A district track meet, in hopes of qualifying for regionals and a shot to run in the state meet at LSU on May 9.

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