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Defense adjusts to Aranda, new 3-4 scheme

(Editors Note: This is the fourth in a five-part series previewing the 2016 LSU football team) BATON ROUGE- 2016 may bring great optimism on the offensive side of the football for LSU, but it’s a revamped defense that has the coaching staff foaming at the mouth for the opener against Wisconsin just a short week-and-a-half […]

New Heights: Johnson becomes first female from Jennings to play pro basketball

Jennings native Jayln Johnson seemed quite excited about the fact the she will be the first female basketball from the town to play professionally, however the humble 22-year-old lit up about becoming a role model for other young girls to follow. Johnson has never been one to bask in the limelight, as she has managed […]

Ready to roll: Jennings season underway after scrimmage with Barbe

LAKE CHARLES – The Jennings Bulldogs kicked off the beginning of their season Friday night by strapping it up with the Barbe Buccaneers in their annual preseason scrimmage at the Lake Charles campus. Due to large amounts of rain in Lake Charles, the contest was moved to the Buc soccer field where an overflow crowd […]

Tiger backfield loaded in 2016

BATON ROUGE- After debacles as of whether or not Les Miles would keep his position as the leader of the LSU football team, the Tigers have their sights set on a 2016 season that possibly could be one for the history books. With arguably the best back in college football returning in Leonard Fournette, and […]

Rehabbed and revitalized: Lejeune back to guide Dogs after off-season surgery

No. 15 Kendrick Lejeune has recovered from surgery to repair a frayed labrum and is ready to start his senior gridiron campaign.

“We are playing with a little bit of a chip on our shoulder this year. We know we have to come out and play with something to prove this season.” Jennings High School senior quarterback Kendrick Lejeune has always managed to find himself in a leadership position on either the football field or baseball diamond. […]

Down to 5: Etienne talks recruiting, decision to de-commit from Aggies

Coming off the heels of his recent de-commitment from Texas A&M on Monday, Jennings High School senior running back Travis Etienne Jr. sat down with Jennings Daily News to discuss the reasoning behind the decision to pull back from the Aggies, and also to release a list of his new top-five schools going forward.

Elton opens fall camp with high hopes on horizon

The Elton Indians opened the start of fall camp yesterday with a workout in shorts and helmets. The Indians are coming off a season in which they finished 7-5, earning a trip to the regional round of the Class 1A playoffs.

ELTON- With the first day of high school football beginning Monday, schools throughout the parish hit the gridiron in preparation for the 2016 season. Whistles chirped, horns sounded and the smell of fresh-cut grass filled the air behind Elton High School as the Indians hit the practice field for the first day of drills in […]

District 4-2A to be top-heavy again in 2016

Heading into the start of the 2016 high school football season, Jennings Daily News will give its predictions on how the three area districts stack up. These rankings do not reflect any views from area coaches, yet are solely the predictions from sports writers who cover the teams. 

A look ahead: JDN Picks for 2016 Season

Heading into the start of the 2016 high school football season, Jennings Daily News will give its predictions on how the three area districts stack up. These rankings do not reflect any views from area coaches, yet are solely the predictions from sports writers who cover the teams. 

Fantastic season for Razor Baseball

7th Inning Stretch By Kevin Bruchhaus Over the past five months, I had the pleasure of being a part of one of the most fun and successful baseball seasons I’ve ever been able to experience. Having the chance to coach 13 young men who dedicated themselves to learning the game of baseball and representing their […]

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