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Dogs add new faces to football staff

LeJeune works with RBs at a recent practice. 
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The Jennings Bulldogs football coaching staff added two key components this off-season, bolstering its ranks with new offensive assistant coach Marcus LeJeune and safeties’ coach Scott Blanchard. 

Dogs score ‘victory’ with Lafayette High draw

JHS Chaisson at Line

Although the scoreboard will say 21-21, fans of the Jennings Bulldogs should view Thursday’s jamboree contest as a win for JHS, as anybody who saw the size and speed differentials between the 3A Dogs and 5A Mighty Lions would have bet Lafayette High would blow Jennings out of the water. The Dogs showed great heart […]

Dogs tie 5A Lions 21-21

Jennings runningback Travis Etienne (8) scored the crucial late touchdown and two-point conversion to stave off defeat for the Dogs
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor A touchdown and two-point conversion with 36 seconds left by sophomore runningback Travis Etienne in Thursday’s Lafayette Kiwanis Club Jamboree lifted the Jennings High School Bulldogs from a sure 21-13 defeat to tie the 5A Lafayette High Mighty Lions at 21-21. 

2014 Jamboree Schedule

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

All four area teams will be in action tonight for their final tune-up games of the summer. Welsh, Lake Arthur and Elton all square off at the Jeff Davis Jamboree held at Elton High School. Jennings will travel to Lafayette to battle with the 5A Lafayette High Mighty Lions at Clark Field. 

JPD golf tournament a huge success

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The Jennings Police Department hosted a charity golf event and auction for Sgt. Rickey Benoit Saturday and Sunday at Jennings Country Club, raising $28,500 for the officer who was shot in the neck in June. 

Welsh and Lake Arthur enjoy strong scrimmages

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer ABBEVILLE – The Welsh Greyhounds and the Abbeville Wildcats scrimmaged here Friday night to get the 2014 gridiron season officially started. The battle was pretty even throughout the night, but the Hounds scored a late touchdown to edge the varsity of the hosts 14-7.

Dogs show well against 5A Barbe

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – With the start of the 2014 regular season only two short weeks away, Jennings High School head football coach Rusty Phelps led his Bulldogs down I-10 for their annual preseason tussle with perennial 5A power Barbe. While it’s always a tough match-up against the Buccaneers, […]

Dogs not playing head games with new helmets

Helmet

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer Twenty years and almost 20 helmets later, Jennings High School head coach Rusty Phelps might have outdone himself this time. The Bulldogs will break out a new piece of headgear for the 2014 football season and they didn’t hold anything back. 

Indians getting offensive in 2014

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer “Keep your head up, sir. We’re gonna throw it a lot over here.”   The command comes from a young Elton reserve at the start of  offensive team drills at Elton High School Monday afternoon, and they did not disappoint whatsoever. Offense seems to be the strong point of […]

Chalk Talk

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Times, they are a’changin’ by DYLAN BROSSETTE In a bold move this week, historic prep football powers John Curtis and Evangel finally managed to claw their way back to the top of the LHSAA classifications after being unceremounisly booted back to class 2A some 15 years ago. Teurlings and STM went, too, because, ya’ know […]

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