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Barrera carves up Welsh hitters in 2-0 district win

Daily News photo by Renee Benoit
Welsh leadoff man Logan Primeaux recorded the only hit off of Kinder starter Raul Barrera Monday night. The Hounds fell to the Jackets 2-0 in both team’s district opener.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor KINDER – Kinder’s Raul Barrera and Welsh’s Zach Hayes tied into an old fashioned pitcher’s duel Monday night, but it was the Yellow Jackets who strung across 2 runs to claim a 2-0 victory in each team’s district 4-2A opener. The pair of sophomore hurlers combined for 24 […]

Cassidy, Beard off to hot start for Dogs

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer Ian Cassidy and Trevor Beard plodded across the Jennings tennis court in the late afternoon heat, faces glistening with sweat and still panting from their footwork drills during tennis practice.

Lady Dogs’ defense leads to tight win

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
Junior pitcher Kali Morvant (above) struck out 6 Lady Saints and was the beneficiary of 3 double plays in picking up the win for Jennings.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer Headed into the top of the 7th inning in last night’s district 4-3A softball clash between the Jennings Lady Bulldogs and St. Louis Lady Saints, the women in maroon weren’t enjoying a lead as comfortable as they would have liked up 2-0.

Cassidy, Beard move to 11-0; JHS falls to Notre Dame

Bulldog tennis logo

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor The Jennings High Tennis team dropped a pair of decisions to their guests from Notre Dame on Tuesday, as the ladies fell by a final of 5-3, while the Dogs dropped the contest 4-3.

Lemaire handcuffs Jennings in 3-0 Kaplan win

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus
Jennings senior first baseman  Wesley Simien stretches out to receive a throw from Ryan Lachaussee in Tuesday’s 3-0 loss to Kaplan.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor KAPLAN – After having to battle three staff aces over the weekend against Brusly, Kinder and Crowley, the Jennings Diamond Dogs ran into another one on Tuesday night by the name of Trace Lemaire. The 6-foot Kaplan righty limited Jennings to a mere two hits and struck out […]

Al Woods loves doing dirty work on field for Titans

Al Woods

Special to JDN NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Al Woods grew up on a Louisiana farm, working in the heat and getting dirty ever since he can first remember.

Freshmen instrumental in Dogs’ early season success

Kamran Richard and Kole Myers help to anchor a Jennings offense averaging just over 8 runs per contest.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Coming into the 2016 season, Jennings High head baseball coach Jordan Smith said he figured freshmen Kamran Richard and Kole Myers would somehow find their way into the starting lineup before the season was over. But what the two “rookies” have been able to do in the early […]

Welsh duo thriving on diamond, tennis court

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
Welsh seniors Tyler Daigle and Logan Primeaux continue to have success on the diamond and on the tennis court in 2016, while also being named Academic All-State in the classroom.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – Welsh High School seniors Tyler Daigle and Logan Primeaux said they thought those early outings to play tennis when they were 12 would never blossom into anything greater than just a chance to be outside, being active.

Former Lady Tiger garners ASC honors

Daily News photo by Christy Broussard
Josey Broussard

By ALEX NEWELL Special to JDN PINEVILLE – Another former Jeff Davis athlete has proven herself on the collegiate level and shown talent can be found in this parish. Former Lake Arthur Lady Tiger Josey Broussard, a freshman basketball player at Division III Louisiana College, was recently named to the American Southwest Conference (ASC) All-Freshman […]

Lady Dogs squeak by Lake Arthur 4-3

Lake Arthur pitcher Diamond Brister takes a cut late in the game against Jennings. The Lady Dogs would hang on to defeat Lake Arthur 4-3.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – The Jennings Lady Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead and held off a furious rally by the Lake Arthur Lady Tigers to claim a 4-3 win at Dicky Chapman Memorial Complex Monday afternoon. The Lady Dogs and Lady Tigers pounded out 12 hits apiece, […]

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