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Dogs win Game Two 2-0, fall 6-1 in deciding third game By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – With their backs up against the wall in Game Two of the LHSAA regional round best-of-three series, the Jennings Diamond Dogs (JHS) threw together a gutsy 2-0 victory over the St. Louis Saints (STL) […]

Dogs fall flat in Game One

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Jennings senior Mark Hollier dives back into first base in Friday’s loss to St. Louis. The Dogs return to Legion Field for Game Two of the series tonight at 5 p.m.

St. Louis scores 7 in second inning to win 8-0 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – A seven-run second inning was all the St. Louis Saints needed to take a 1-0 lead in the regional round best-of-three series over the Jennings Bulldogs Thursday night. The Saints pounded their way to an […]

Smith, Collins share mutual respect on the diamond

Jordan Smith

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Off of the baseball field, you can find Jennings High School head baseball coach Jordan Smith and St. Louis Catholic head coach John Michael Collins hanging out at birthday parties with their kids, or just enjoying each other’s company. However when the lights kick on at Legion Field […]

Cassidy claims regional tennis title

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Jennings’ Ian Cassidy defeated teammate Trevor Beard to earn the boys’ singles regional championship held at the Lake Charles Country. Pictured from left are JHS head coach Jared Lavergne, Beard,Cassidy and assistant coach Brian Parker.

Dogs’ netters finish second; Lady Dogs grab third By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – The Jennings High boys’ and girls’ tennis teams had a successful showing at the regional tournament held at the Lake Charles Country Club over the weekend. Six players qualified for the state tournament to be held in […]

Moving On

Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit
Jennings center fielder David Daniels (above) went 2-4, and smashed a 2-RBI triple in the Dogs’ playoff win over Berwick on Monday. The Dogs will now await the winner of the St. Louis and Caldwell Parish matchup today.

Diamond Dogs score 4 in seventh, defeat Berwick 9-5 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor BERWICK- After battling back from an early 4-0 deficit, the Jennings Diamond Dogs threw up four runs in the top of the seventh inning to claim a 9-5 win over Berwick High School in the opening round of the […]

LeBlanc leads NSU rowing to first conference title

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Jami LeBlanc

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University second-year graduate student Jami LeBlanc said there was never a doubt in her mind as to the outcome of her four boat’s historic race last Sunday during the SIRA Conference Championships for Club Rowing teams in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

District Champs

Maycie Fuselier

Lady Indians capture first title in 13 years; Indians grab third By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor CREOLE – The Elton Lady Indians wrapped up the district 4-1A track and field title Wednesday night at South Cameron High School, edging Oberlin High School by a final of 149-141. The district title is the first […]

Bethel softball set for ACEL playoffs

(From left) Gabriella Savant, Tori Granger and Riley Dautreil lead the BCS softball team into the first-round of the ACEL playoffs beginning on Friday. Dautreil and Granger were recently selected to the ACEL All-State first team, while Savant was selected to the second team.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor After taking a two-year hiatus from playing softball at the school, the Bethel Christian (BCS) Lady Eagles have found themselves as the No. 3-seeded team heading into the Association of Christian Educators (ACEL) state tournament beginning on Friday. The Lady Eagles (6-4) are set to open the playoffs […]

Buckeye ends Lady Dogs’ season 10-0

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Kylie Hanks

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor BUCKEYE – For five innings of softball, the Jennings (JHS) Lady Bulldogs put a scare in the Buckeye Lady Panthers, however, a 10-run fifth inning by the hosts broke open a scoreless ballgame, and ended the season for JHS.

Indians, Lady Tigers claim top honors at JDP meet

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Welsh’s Renne Benoit attempts to chase down Lake Arthur’s Morgan Fontenot during the girls’ open 400-meter dash.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor The Elton Indians and Lake Arthur Lady Tigers reigned supreme over the track world in Jeff Davis Parish last Friday, as both squads captured titles in the parish meet at the new Jennings High School Track and Field Complex. The Indians used a late surge to edge the […]

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