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Blanchard Scramble honors JHS teaching legends

Doc and Johnnie Rose Blanchard
Submitted photo

By KEN ADAMS Daily News Staff Writer If you grew up in Jennings in the 1950’s-1970’s you recognize the names of M.E. “Doc” Blanchard and Johnnie Rose Blanchard. Both were teachers at Jennings High and were staples of the faculty year in and year out.  Johnnie Rose taught English and M.E. taught agriculture. In their […]

Indians finding answers in 2015

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – The Elton High School (EHS) Indian football squad opened fall camp yesterday by holding the first of 12 practices before an August 20 scrimmage against the St. Edmund Blue Jays of Eunice. Coming off a 7-5 campaign in 2014, the Indians and fourth-year head coach Doyle […]

JHS track receives facelift

New JHS Dog logo

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The track and field complex at Jennings High School (JHS) is receiving some much-needed renovations, as work began Monday to replace the dilapidated track constructed on the campus in 2004.

BCS athletes overcome injuries, ready to make splash in 2015

Jaleel Berry (standing left), Bryce Bordelon (standing right) and Stephen Walker (kneeling) are all coming off season-ending injuries in 2014. Walker and Bordelon will anchor a steady Eagles offensive line, while Berry gives BCS a ton of speed in the backfield.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Losing players to injury is a familiar obstacle facing high school football coaches from year to year, but in eight-man football, it can be catastrophic when your roster is only comprised of around 18 players. Second-year Bethel Christian School (BCS) head football coach Frank Walker understands this dilemma […]

Astros make moves for playoff push

Scott Kazmir

HOUSTON (AP) — With mere hours until the trade deadline, the Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays have sent a clear message that they’re going for it — making big moves to try and propel their teams into the playoffs for the first time in a long time.

Living the Dream

Jennings umpire Darius Guidry works a ballgame behind the plate at the Cooperstown Dreams Park at the Baseball Hall of Fame in New York.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer For years, baseball enthusiasts have made the pilgrimage to Cooperstown, New York to visit what many people call the most beautiful place on Earth – The Baseball Hall of Fame. For Jennings umpire Darius Guidry, the voyage to the “holy grail” of baseball has allowed him to do […]

Razor Baseball

Razor Kids Praying

Razor players take time to say a prayer before their final game of the tournament against the Rockport Priates.

Alumni weekend deemed a success


By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Large numbers of fans, players, and “old dogs” showed up to the Jennings Parks and Recreation Department over the weekend for the Jennings High School (JHS) Alumni Softball Tournament.  This year’s event paid tribute to one of the tournament’s original three organizers- Tom Precht, who passed away earlier […]

Old Dogs


Jennings alumni came together this weekend for the annual softball tournament fundraiser. This year’s action was dedicated to alumnus Tom Precht, an avid Bulldog supporter who helped form the tournament. Daily News photo

2015 JHS Alumni Tournament

Bulldog in tie-dye

Younger Division Friday Saturday 6:30 2015 vs. 2014 6:00 2011 vs. 2013 7:30 2013 vs. 2012 7:00 2012 vs. 2014 8:30 2011 vs. 2015 8:00 2015 vs. 2013 9:30 2014 vs. 2013 9:00 2014 vs. 2011 10:30 2012 vs. 2011 10:00 2012 vs. 2015

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