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Youth baseball busy over holidays

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer While many people will be celebrating our country’s birthday, the Jennings Parks and Recreation Department will be busy. Recreation Director Brian Benoit and his staff will be hosting an All-Star tournament. The Recreation Department will be the site of the Pony Baseball Section II Tournament Mustang 10 and […]

Mustang action heats up

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RAYNE – Like a Wild West shootout, the Jennings Mustang All-Stars battled the Rayne Shockers on Sunday in a two and a half hour duel at noon in the Rayne Frog City Tune-Up Tournament. Despite three close innings of play, the Shockers scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to win 22-14.

Jennings Aquadogs enjoy strong showing at Swimfest

Kenzie Touchet
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Five swimmers for the Jennings Aquadogs youth swim team landed first-place overall finishes at the 21st annual JASL Swimfest last weekend. 

Lake Arthur’s Guidry living her dream

Gabby Guidry
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Lake Arthur basketball star Gabby Guidry said it was an opportunity she had been dreaming about since she was 8.  

Pitch and Catch

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The Mustang All Star Team faced Crowley and Kinder in pool play of the Frog City Tune Up Tournament over the weekend. Pictured pitching and then making the tag at the plate is Jack Doucet. Coaches are Kevin Bruchhaus, Justin Ringuet and David Ringuet. Team members are Doucet, Logan Trahan, Gavin Hanks, Lane Bruchhaus, Seth Benoit, Trevor […]

Community supports Lake Arthur student

Christina and Garrett Mehal, along with son Jordan and daughter Keira, are inviting locals to join a softball tourney to help defray medical expenses for 16 year-old Aaron Monceaux.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor It’s a rare thing to see, really. An entire community – entire town – coming together as one in support of one of their own, but that is what’s happening in Lake Arthur. 

No off days

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Lake Arthur works overtime for success in 2014 By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor It’s 5 p.m. on a sweltering-hot June day, as Lake Arthur football players congregate on the jet-black running track to run 40-yard dashes into the shimmering waves of heat emanating off the ground. 

Bourgeois finds success on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Todd Bourgeois

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor He called it a moment of divinity. He had one final hurdle to overcome after conquering the quintuple steps, downhill pipe, dancing stone and two other otherworldly physical challenges as part of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” obstacle course. Now, Todd Bourgeois simply had to climb a wall – […]

Nothing beats hard work for Bulldogs

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor “First man up!” The command echoed through the Jennings High School weight room like a gunshot, and suddenly 12 sets of barbells shuddered and wobbled off racks in unison over mostly sleepy eyed young men.

Superman returns

Marcus Lemoine

Elton’s Lemoine has eyes on state title his senior year By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Marcus Lemoine walked casually through the gates of Elton’s Cleve Beard Stadium onto the wet grass, twirling a football in his left hand as he surveyed his surroundings in the early morning heat. 

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