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Bulldog bats blast Black Cats

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Joey Scogin fired a fastball in Friday’s 11-1 win over Florien at Iowa High School. Scogin threw 5 innings of 2-hit ball in claiming his second win of the season.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor IOWA – After taking a pair of losses on the chin Thursday to 5A powers Acadiana and Sam Houston, the Jennings Diamond Dogs took out their frustrations on the Florien Black Cats Friday evening with an 11-1 drubbing here at Jacket Diamond. The game marked second day action […]

Lyons makes himself at home in Lake Arthur

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
Jude Lyons (above) is all smiles after his move to Lake Arthur one year ago.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – Lake Arthur High School senior Jude Lyons is a free man now, having served his year-long sentence one season ago and now able to spread his wings at Dickie Chapman Memorial Park, where he and his Tiger baseball teammates have gotten off to a 2-2 […]

Lady Rockets make third time a charm

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer HAMMOND – For 52 straight games, the Lacassine Lady Cardinals hadn’t tasted the agony of defeat, but that all came crashing down Wednesday night when the Holden Lady Rockets shocked the reigning Class B state champions by a final of 66-54 at University Center on the campus of […]

Lady Rockets no stranger to Lacassine

Reigning 2015 Class B MVP Madyson Brasseaux leads the Lady Cardinals in all major categories by dropping in 20.7 points per game, pulling down 14.2 rebounds and handing out 5.4 assists every time she takes the floor. Brasseaux is also shooting a sizzling 44 percent from behind the 3-point arc.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LACASSINE – The Lacassine Lady Cardinals begin their quest for a second straight Class B state championship today when they do battle with fourth-seeded Holden at 2:45 p.m. in the semi-finals of the LHSAA Top 28 Basketball Tournament on the campus of Southeastern Louisiana University (SLU).  Lacassine is […]

Hoffpauir, Tigers blast S. Cameron 12-3

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Lake Arthur junior Trey Hargrave fights off a breaking pitch in the first inning of Monday’s 12-3 win over South Cameron.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur High School baseball team rebounded from a pair of tough losses over the weekend by hammering South Cameron 12-3 Monday night at Dicky Chapman Memorial Complex. The Tigers received a dazzling complete-game pitching effort from Cole Hoffpauir, who fired 7 innings of […]

Just short….

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Travis Etienne

Dogs’ comeback bid not enough; lose 63-55 to Glen Oaks By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Heading into the fourth quarter of Friday night’s bi-district playoff game, the Glen Oaks Panthers looked as if they were ready to blow the roof off of Gaudet Gymnasium after taking a commanding 49-34 lead at the end […]

Back Again

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The Lacassine Lady Cardinals found their way back to the Top 28 with a 70-41 win at Converse Thursday night.

Lacassine grabs fifth straight Top 28 trip with 70-41 thrashing By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer CONVERSE – The top-seeded Lacassine Lady Cardinals started off quick and never looked back in taking a 70-41 victory over the ninth-seeded Converse Lady Wildcats in the Class B Quarterfinals Thursday night.

Dogs host first playoff game since 2007

Senior Micah West (2) will be called upon to carry some of the scoring load during JHS’ opening-round game.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer The No. 13 Jennings Bulldogs have been going streaking despite the frigid weather typically associated with basketball season this time of the year, though maybe not as you’re expecting.

Welsh faces playoff rematch with Doyle

Welsh head coach Cody Geuringer credited the Hounds’ resurgence this season following a tough start to the leadership of players like senior Ta’ryke Jacobs (22).

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – Welsh head coach Cody Geuringer said he could hardly believe his eyes when the 2A boys’ brackets were released Monday, as the name sitting opposed his No. 13 Welsh Greyhounds flooded back memories of last season’s regional playoff game: the No. 20 Doyle Tigers.

Upset on the Lake

Daily News photo by Christy Broussard
Senior Ashlyn Trahan (center) celebrates with teammates after the Lady Tigers knocked off Rayville 70-63 Monday night. Lake Arthur will now host Red River on Thursday for a shot at the Top 28.

Lady Tigers knock off No. 5 Rayville 70-63 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – Not many people around the area gave 21-seeded Lake Arthur much of a chance to get past their opening-round game against Menard, more or less having a shot to knock off 27-3 Rayville in the second round. […]

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