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L.A. overcomes slow start for big win in first round By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – For the first quarter of last night’s 2A playoff battle between the No. 2-seeded Lake Arthur Lady Tigers and No. 31 St. James Lady Wildcats, it appeared as though Lady Tiger fans were in for […]

Midland ladies aim to revamp playoff past

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor MIDLAND – Midland High School is known for being a traditional basketball power in Class B, with numerous state titles and deep playoff runs in the school’s history. However, the past decade has brought a new, less illustrious tradition for the Lady Rebels program: falling in the second […]

No. 2 Lake Arthur set to host No. 31 St. James

For Lake Arthur, a strong late-season run and district title left a great deal to celebrate and culminated in a No. 2 seed for their upcoming playoff run, which begins Thursday night when No. 31 St. James comes to town.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – After spending the majority of this season as the No. 1-ranked team in 2A, the No.2-seed Lake Arthur Lady Tigers basketball team will embark Thursday evening on the perilous journey that is a potential return to Burton Coliseum, when they welcome in No. 31 St. […]

Dogs close regular season

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JHS claims 59-58 win over S. Beau By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings senior point guard Draylan Perkins scored 27 points and Travis Etienne Jr. tallied 15 points of his own to lead the Jennings Bulldogs over the visiting South Beauregard Golden Knights on senior night yesterday in Gaudet Gym 59-58.

Discipline, confidence key for Dogs at the plate

JHS head coach Jordan Smith said he wants the Bulldogs to have an attacking mentality at the plate this season in hopes of more big hits.
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer “We are going to be the definition of a small ball team, no doubt about it,” is how Jennings High School (JHS) head baseball coach Jordan Smith described the offensive approach his 2015 Bulldogs would use in their upcoming campaign.

Lady Tigers win back-to-back 4-2A titles

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR — “We Are the Champions” blared in the background while a throng of smiling fans and dancing, giddy Lake Arthur Lady Tigers ascended a ladder and cut down the net to celebrate their second consecutive 4-2A district title following their 77-32 dismantling of the Mamou Lady […]

LHSAA decision could make waves in JDP

Draylan Perkins (3) shoots over a Kaplan defender in a Dogs’ victory earlier this season. The win could mark the first of many coming games between the two squads, as the Pirates are slated to join District 4-3A alongside the Bulldogs.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA), the governing body for all prep sports in the state, released its first classification proposal for 2015-2017 after an LHSAA executive council meeting yesterday in Baton Rouge.

Welsh seals 4-2A title: L.A. ladies ease by Lady Hounds

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By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – A district champion was crowned here last night, and another claimed a share of the league title, as the Welsh and Lake Arthur teams split a pair of games in District 4-2A action. The Welsh boys won the outright championship with a 75-28 win, while the […]

Diamond Dogs looking for consistency in 2015

JHS seniors (pictured from left to right) Jude Bonin, Ben Simpson, Cameron Pollard, Tyler Theunissen and Kaleb Chaisson return for their final season, while looking to guide the Diamond Dogs back to the playoffs for the fourth year in a row.
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer (This is the first in a three-part series previewing the 2015 JHS Baseball team) As the popping of leather and the sweet sound of the cracking of bats begin to fill the air around Jennings High School (JHS), Bulldog head baseball coach Jordan Smith is preparing for his […]

Post-Season Preview

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Hornets, Lady Hornets looking to affirm their identities in the playoffs By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor HATHAWAY – The east end of the Hathaway High School gymnasium is an homage to the successes that have unfolded for the perennial Class B playoff contender. 

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