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Welsh trio’s big year leads Hounds to semis

Hayden Freeland

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – Welsh senior quarterback Hayden Freeland said he always knew growing up he would one day don the red and black of his beloved Greyhounds, but what he didn’t expect was the impression he and teammates Brandius Batiste and Keshon Bell would leave on the school’s illustrious […]

Lady Dogs hope 8-0 start translates to district wins

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Kaily Breaux

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor An orange blur is zipping around halfcourt at practice Thursday afternoon, as the Jennings Lady Bulldogs work to perfect their motion offense and cut down on their Achilles heel: turnovers.

Former Jennings standout Abraham named All-Conference

Former Jennings quarterback Bryson Abraham (15) led the FBS in interceptions for touchdowns this season, returning all three of his picks to the end zone.

Special to the JDN IRVING, Texas – Louisiana Tech had nine football student-athletes honored by Conference USA Tuesday afternoon as the league released its 2015 All-Conference teams.

Dogs drop OT decision at E. Feliciana 77-76

Sophomore Point Guard Davian Madden

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor ST. FRANCISVILLE – It took an extra period before East Feliciana could put away the pesky Jennings Bulldogs, but the Tigers managed to overcome 32 points from guard Travis Etienne Jr. and score a 77-76 win last night at home, the Dogs’ first loss of the season.

College coaching carousel continues

**Kevin Bruchhaus Press Photo

7th Inning Stretch by KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Well, after the Les Miles saga has come to a screeching halt in Baton Rouge, and it appears the “Mad Hatter” will have the chance to indulge on a few more chomps of the apparently tasty turf of Tiger Stadium, the coaching carousel has just begun to heat up […]

Hounds’ season ends on 11-yard line

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Welsh principal Robin Primeaux comforts senior running back Keshon Bell (26) after the final seconds ticked off the clock Friday night.

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer KINDER – The hopes and dreams of the Welsh Greyhounds died at the 11-yard line of the Kinder Yellow Jackets here Friday night, as Kinder held on to take a 20-14 win and advance to the Superdome. The Yellow Jackets will face Mangham, who easily beat Rayville in […]

Area teams dominate second day of Iowa Tourney

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Eighth grader Colby Augustine (21) drains one of his four three-pointers in the Hathaway win Thursday at Iowa High School.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor IOWA – In a game that at one point stood as close as 25-20 in the second quarter, the Lacassine Cardinals felt the clamp of the Jennings Bulldogs’ defense and turned the ball over 27 times as the Dogs raced away to a 76-41 win at the Iowa […]

Hathaway girls bounce Eunice in Iowa Tourney

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Hathaway’s Paige Troutman led her Lady Hornets to a win over Eunice Wednesday by pouring in 28 points.

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer IOWA – The Hathaway Lady Hornets and Lacassine Cardinals were both winners in the Iowa Tournament on Wednesday. The Hathaway Lady Hornets defeated the Eunice Lady Bobcats by a score of 63-56, and the Lacassine Cardinals defeated the Lake Arthur Tigers by a score of 43-40.

Dogs hammer Hamilton 86-57 in season debut

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Jennings junior Travis Etienne Jr. (1) runs past Hamilton Christian’s Camren Hare on the way to the rim for a layup in last night’s win.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – Jennings head coach Logan Maddox could hardly believe his ears preceding last night’s season-opening game with Hamilton Christian.

Perkins finds success at college level

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Draylan Perkins (3) has parlayed his success in high school to early dividends at the collegiate level.

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor MCCOOK, NEB. – For Draylan Perkins, the transition to the college game after four monstrous years at the prep level has come astoundingly easy.

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