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Dogs claim regional track honors

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The Jennings Bulldog track team claimed two regional titles Wednesday during the Region 1-3A meet in Westlake. The top three finishers in each event advance to the LHSAA State Track Meet at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge on May 10.

Class B Regional results reported

Caroline Hardy finishes second in the hurdles for Lacassine, while teammate Chase Guillory earned Outstanding Field honors.
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By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer BELL CITY – The Region 3-B track meet was held Tuesday at Bell City High School for Hathaway, Midland, and the Lacassine track teams. Centervile took home the team title in the boys’ division while Episcopal of Acadiana won the girls’ division. The top three finishers at regionals […]

Seven JHS tennis athletes qualify for state

(From left) Coach Jared LaVergne, Jeremiah Capdeville, Coach Mike Prejean, and Jennings High Assistant Principal Laurie Duhon celebrated Capdeville’s regional win last week.

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor The Jennings tennis team competed at Regionals last week, with Jeremiah Capdeville of JHS claiming a regional win to advance to state completion as the top seed in boys’ singles. Also in boys’ singles, Ian Cassidy advances to state as the no. 3 seed based on his regional performance. […]

Dogs Fall Short to Fairview


Jennings wrapped up their regular season Friday with a 10-7 loss to non-district foe Fairview.  As of the unofficial LHSAA rankings released on Tuesday, April 22, the Dogs were sitting at no. 22 in class 3A with 25.85 power points and a 12-16 slate. Baseball playoff pairings will be officially announced on Tuesday, April 29. […]

JHS ends district play with win

The Jennings Bulldogs fought their way back from an early deficit to end district play with a big win over Iota.
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By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs rallied from an early deficit to take a 9-5 victory over the Iota Bulldogs to finish out District 4-3A play. Jennings finished with a league record of 4-6 and 13-17 overall on the season. Jennings will play their final game of the season against visiting […]

Elton track athletes qualify for regionals

Elton’s track team participated in the District 4-1A meet on Tuesday, with the Indians taking second overall in the boys’ events, just behind first place Oberlin. The Indians recorded 112 points, with Oberlin taking the top team honor with 127 points. The Lady Indians finished sixth overall as a team with 50 points, while Merryville […]

Dogs fall to South Beau

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By BRIAN PARKER Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Diamond Dogs faced district foe South Beauregard on Tuesday night, with the Dogs falling to the Knights in a shutout, 11-0. The final district game for the Dogs is Thursday at home against Iota with junior varsity action at 4 p.m., followed by the varsity contest […]

Dogs fall to Cats in extra innings

Jennings returns to the diamond tonight to take on South Beau.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs and Eunice Bobcats had a three-and-a-half hour battle on Saturday afternoon with no clear winner in sight. The Eunice Bobcats ultimately held off the Jennings Bulldogs, 11-10, in 12 innings to take the non-district win.

Lady Tigers earn district track team title

Lake Arthur’s ladies finished as the top femme team in district track this week. Numerous Lake Arthur and Welsh athletes qualified for regional competition.
Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

Daily News Staff Report Welsh High played host to the 2014 District 4-2A track meet on Wednesday, with the Lake Arthur Lady Tigers taking the top team honor with 187 points, well ahead of Kinder in second with 133; Mamou in third with 83; Welsh in fourth with 57; Vinton in fifth with 50; and […]

Dogs earn district honors

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

Daily News Staff Report Jennings took on league-mates Iota, Iowa, South Beau, St. Louis and Westlake Tuesday, April 14 in the outdoor district track meet at Iowa, qualifying multiple athletes for regional competition at Westlake on April 30. The top four athletes in each event advance to the regional round, with fifth place serving as […]

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