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The Man behind the mask

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Through the eyes of 7-year-old Isaac Lejeune, the word “Legend” on the side of his Coke can symbolizes the way he feels about watching his dad Brandon umpire another University of Louisiana-Lafayette baseball game at M.L.”Tigue” Moore Field.

Dogs narrowly escape S. Beau

Travis Etienne Jr. (center) scored all four of JHS’s touchdowns Friday night to lead the Dogs to victory.
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By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs found themselves 13 points down with district rival South Beauregard six minutes into the opening quarter, as the Golden Knights took advantage of a short field and a Bulldog miscue to stalk them out to their early advantage. The Bulldogs did not buckle under and […]

Cajun Heat

Though just a freshman, Evan Guillory may see significant action on the mound for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns.
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Former JHS ace Guillory adjusting to college game By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer As football season continues to heat up and the boys of summer ride off into the sunset, the journey of becoming a college baseball player is just beginning for former Jennings High School pitcher Evan Guillory.

Indian Power

Elton linemen (standing from left) Kyle Battise, Zack Guillory, Elliot Nichols (seated) Dylan Landry and Josh Newell have opened gaping holes for a running attack averaging 356 yards a game 2014.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE and KEVIN BRUCHHAUS The five hulking Elton offensive linemen ambled onto the field at Cleve Beard Stadium, laughing and ribbing one another for the curious odors wafting from their helmets – linemen problems.

Chalk Talk

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by DYLAN BROSSETTE Well, it may have taken seven games – seven long agonizing games – of people throughout our fare Bayou State holding their bated breath, but Leonard Fournette at long last fulfilled the hype and lived up to what so many talking heads said for years he would become. Fournette almost single-handedly led […]

Late interception dooms Dogs

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By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – Turnovers and big plays plagued the Jennings Bulldogs Friday night in their district opener in Lake Charles, as the St. Louis Saints took advantage of two big plays and four turnovers to defeat the Dogs 38-30.

Dogs open district at St. Louis

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor After surviving a grueling non-district slate that included four 4A teams and 2A Winnfield, the Jennings Bulldogs (4-1) head into their first 4-3A district contest with St. Louis tonight expecting to get the district title chase off to a fast start.

Hounds, Lions open district play

Keshon Bell (26) and Kyvonte Eaglin (22) have combined for 1,248 yards and 16 TDs in 2014.
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By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – The real wars are about to begin. The Welsh Greyhounds and the Vinton Lions will clash Friday night to begin the District 4-2A race. Each team made the state playoffs last season and looks for a repeat this year. Welsh will enter with a 3-2 non-district […]

Lady Dogs overwhelm Wash.-Marion

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The Jennings High School Lady Dogs’ volleyball team picked up its second win of the season last night at Jennings High, holding off the Washington-Marion Chargin’ Lady Indians 3-1.

Dogs get back in the win column, set new record

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Bulldog Bites by TOM PRECHT Captains: Seniors Jawon Lennette, Michael LeBlanc II and Da’Ron Strauss were captains for the Bulldogs. Coin Toss: The Dogs lost the toss for the third time this season. Winnfield deferred and the Dogs made them pay. Taylor Joseph ran the opening kickoff for a touchdown. Game Ball: The game ball […]

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