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Dogs show well against 5A Barbe

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – With the start of the 2014 regular season only two short weeks away, Jennings High School head football coach Rusty Phelps led his Bulldogs down I-10 for their annual preseason tussle with perennial 5A power Barbe. While it’s always a tough match-up against the Buccaneers, […]

Dogs not playing head games with new helmets

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer Twenty years and almost 20 helmets later, Jennings High School head coach Rusty Phelps might have outdone himself this time. The Bulldogs will break out a new piece of headgear for the 2014 football season and they didn’t hold anything back. 

Indians getting offensive in 2014

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer “Keep your head up, sir. We’re gonna throw it a lot over here.”   The command comes from a young Elton reserve at the start of  offensive team drills at Elton High School Monday afternoon, and they did not disappoint whatsoever. Offense seems to be the strong point of […]

Chalk Talk

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Times, they are a’changin’ by DYLAN BROSSETTE In a bold move this week, historic prep football powers John Curtis and Evangel finally managed to claw their way back to the top of the LHSAA classifications after being unceremounisly booted back to class 2A some 15 years ago. Teurlings and STM went, too, because, ya’ know […]

Barreling into a new season

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Welsh tackles 2014 By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Welsh head football coach John Richardson reclined in his office chair inside the air-conditioned coaches’ office, relaxed and smiling as he reflected on his team’s summer exploits on the field and in the weight room.

Phelps: ‘We’re going to strap it up and we’re coming to play’

Jennings head coach Rusty Phelps addresses the Kiwanis Club Wednesday afternoon at Mike’s Seafood.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings High School head football coach Rusty Phelps was the guest speaker at a meeting of the Jennings Kiwanis Club yesterday, sharing his thoughts on the Bulldogs run to the semifinals in 2013, as well as previewing the Dogs’ challenging 2014 schedule. 

Eagles feel 2014 their year to shine

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor The football cut through the thick afternoon air like a sharp knife, sailing for what seemed like an eternity downfield off the hand of freshman quarterback Colby Bonin. 

Day One

Head Coach Rusty Phelps oversees the first day of padded practice for the JHS Bulldogs.
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Dogs go back to work for 2014 By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor “Squad on three, squad on three! One, two, three, squad!” 

Chalk Talk

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When is it enough? by DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor There is a trend as LSU that is really bothering me. Well, maybe “bothering” isn’t the right word. It’s more like I see what is going on with Les Miles’ handling of some of his football players and I feel anxiety. I’m talking about […]

Chalk Talk

Primed for a big year? by DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor I’m not going to hide from this any longer. There’s something that you should know about me. I’m not proud of it – not happy about it. I don’t know why the good Lord made me this way. Often times I curse this […]

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