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LSU’s Rite of Summer

**Kevin Bruchhaus Press Photo

7th Inning Stretch by KEVIN BRUCHHAUS The growing trend around the LSU campus every summer seems to be one of Les Miles’ football players making an appearance in the East Baton Rouge Parish Penal System. We all know the debacle of Ryan Perriloux, who was the top-rated player in the country coming out of East […]

Jennings Pony wins close game with Kinder

Daily News photo by Roger Pollard

By ROGER POLLARD Daily News Staff Writer CROWLEY – The Jennings Pony All-Stars opened the 2015 Pony League regional tournament by defeating the odds-on favorite team from Kinder by a score of 4-3.

Chalk Talk


The thunder rolls Uh-oh For a few weeks now, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) has been in a bitter standoff with the Louisiana High School Officials Association (LHSOA) over pay increases for officials. These officials are asking for increases of $5-$10 depending on the sport, and contending the pay scale hasn’t been increased […]

Razor Baseball finishes second

The Razor 13u baseball squad captured a second-place finish at the USSSA World Series in Biloxi, Miss. last week. Razor finished the week 5-3 after rallying out of the losers bracket to make the tournament final. Members of the razor squad include Bailey Leonards, Addison Landry, Carter Lejeune, Camden Edwards, Kane Fontenot, Tristan Doucet, Peyton Thibodeaux, Mason Lejeune, Alyx Duhon and Kye Cary.

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor The Razor Baseball 13u club put the finishing touches on a highly successful season by placing second at the USSSA World Series in Biloxi, Miss., last week. Razor finished the week-long tournament 5-3 and fought their way out of the losers’ bracket to play in the championship finale. […]

Pelicans re-sign frontcourt trio, award Davis max contract

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor NEW ORLEANS – In less than 140 characters, Anthony Davis eased the minds of an entire city.

Baty impacts Bulldogs’ off-season

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor First-year Jennings High School strength and conditioning coach Emerson Baty stood facing the line of more than 40 boys in the early morning Wednesday sun, surveying the assembled mass as some bent over and struggled to catch their breath, while others returned his gaze.

Welsh hoops unveils new locker room

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – Welsh High School head basketball coach Cody Gueringer had long spoken about the new identity and brand of hoops he had hoped to bring to the Hardwood Hounds program, and took a step in the new direction Tuesday when he unveiled the renovated locker room for […]

U.S. women’s soccer brims with confidence ahead of semifinal

Alex Morgan

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Megan Rapinoe is so done with her exile to the spectators’ seats at the Women’s World Cup.

Local students compete at national rodeo

Sisters Kylie and Allie Conner competed for Team Louisiana during the National Junior High Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, this week, while John Mayes took part in the competition as well. Kylie is currently the No. 1-ranked barrel racer in the country in the 11-14 age division, while Mayes is ranked No. 8 in the division for chute dogging. 
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor DES MOINES, Iowa – Middle school students from Welsh and Jennings had the opportunity to compete in the National Junior High Rodeo Association national rodeo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

Keuchel fans 12 in Astros win over Yankees


HOUSTON (AP) — Astros manager A.J. Hinch showed confidence in his ace to let him finish what he started Thursday night.

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