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Bulldogs overcome by Amite

Amite defensive end Rento Harrell (9) celebrates in Friday’s contest.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor If it could go wrong for the Jennings Bulldogs it did in Friday night’s 31-7 3A non-select Quarterfinal loss to Amite, the Dogs’ fourth-consecutive trip to the third round.

Thankful for parish coaches and so much more

From The Sidelines by PAT DESHOTEL It’s that time of the year when we are supposed to be thankful and remember our blessings. I never could understand why this is the only time we are expected to remember this. But in the spirit of the season, and since I am a sportswriter, here are some […]

Bringing the hard hat

Elton’s Dorian Hayes looks to guide his team to a strong 2014 season.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Elton’s Hayes ‘hardest-working player in 9 seasons’ By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – As new football-turned-basketball players pull at their shorts and breathe like old men gasping for their oxygen tanks, Elton High School junior guard Dorian Hayes repeats the phrase, “Coach, I’ll go again”.

Jennings lone-surviving JDP team

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer MAURICE – The 11th-ranked Jennings Bulldogs held off a late rally from the 27th-ranked North Vermilion Patriots to take a 21-18 win in the Class 3A non-select Regional playoffs on Friday night.

Dangerous Pats welcome Dogs

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor As the Jennings Bulldogs prepare to travel to Leroy tonight to face off against the upset-minded North Vermilion Patriots in the Regional round of the 3A non-select playoffs, they must be wary of what the Pats already did to No. 6 Buckeye in round one, and what they […]

Clawson, father share love of Jennings football

Submitted photo

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Seasons, uniforms and faces may change from year to year, but one of the smiles continuing to grace the venues at all Jennings High School (JHS) sporting events belongs to Bulldog super-fan Nolan Clawson.  Clawson, a senior at JHS, roams the Bulldog sidelines every football Friday night in […]

Indians look to take bite out of White Castle

Elton head football coach Doyle Carter addresses players and parents after last Friday’s 55-20 win over Northwood-Lena.
Daily News photo by Aquilla Crochet

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – The Elton High School football team will find itself in two familiar places this Friday night, as the unit returns to the River Parish area of Louisiana for the second straight year to play in the Regional Round of the Non-Select LHSAA Football Playoffs against the […]

Into the wind

Submitted photo

Hathaway’s LeBlanc pursues Olympic dream By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jarrett LeBlanc is in his element now, gliding along with his picturesque running form as mile after mile of Texas road passes beneath him. The scenery around him has changed – pine trees and pastures replaced with quaint suburban homes – but the […]

Jennings handles business in first round

Senior linebacker Jude Bonin (45) closes in for a tackle in Friday’s win over Miller-McCoy.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs started off fast and received excellent play from the defense all night long in taking a 31-14 win over the Miller-McCoy Lions to advance during the Class 3A Bi-District round of the playoffs.

Bulldog basketball hosts Breaux Bridge, LaGrange

Draylan Perkins (3), Cordorrious Batiste (4) and Micah West (shooting) will all be key contributers for the Dogs this season.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The Jennings Bulldogs welcomed in the Breaux Bridge Tigers and the LaGrange Gators for pre-season basketball scrimmages last night at Jennings High School. Although no scores were kept in the controlled scrimmages, Dogs’ head coach Logan Maddox said he was pleased with the effort of his squad.

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