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Bethel softball set for ACEL playoffs

(From left) Gabriella Savant, Tori Granger and Riley Dautreil lead the BCS softball team into the first-round of the ACEL playoffs beginning on Friday. Dautreil and Granger were recently selected to the ACEL All-State first team, while Savant was selected to the second team.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor After taking a two-year hiatus from playing softball at the school, the Bethel Christian (BCS) Lady Eagles have found themselves as the No. 3-seeded team heading into the Association of Christian Educators (ACEL) state tournament beginning on Friday. The Lady Eagles (6-4) are set to open the playoffs […]

Buckeye ends Lady Dogs’ season 10-0

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Kylie Hanks

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor BUCKEYE – For five innings of softball, the Jennings (JHS) Lady Bulldogs put a scare in the Buckeye Lady Panthers, however, a 10-run fifth inning by the hosts broke open a scoreless ballgame, and ended the season for JHS.

Indians, Lady Tigers claim top honors at JDP meet

Daily News photo by Renee Benoit
Welsh’s Renne Benoit attempts to chase down Lake Arthur’s Morgan Fontenot during the girls’ open 400-meter dash.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor The Elton Indians and Lake Arthur Lady Tigers reigned supreme over the track world in Jeff Davis Parish last Friday, as both squads captured titles in the parish meet at the new Jennings High School Track and Field Complex. The Indians used a late surge to edge the […]

The Quest for Etienne


What is Travis Etienne looking for in his ‘dream school?’ By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Although Travis Etienne Jr. is a name widely known around Southwest Louisiana, the 6-foot 200-pound junior recently became mainstream after turning in an eye-popping performance at Nike’s The Opening in New Orleans last weekend. Etienne captured the title of […]

Wriborg tosses gem; errors doom Jennings in 3-1 loss

Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit
JHS senior Joey Scogin went the distance for the Dogs on the mound in their 3-1 loss to Iota Thursday night. Scogin allowed only a pair of hits, while giving up one earned run.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor IOTA – After a steady rain pushed back the start time of Thursday’s district 4-3A clash between Jennings and Iota by an hour, the showers didn’t dampen the mood of Iota freshman hurler Hunter Wriborg. The rookie right-hander scattered four hits over 6.2 innings, and allowed Jennings only […]

JHS tennis squads close season, prep for regional tournament

Trevor Beard

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Most people around Jennings may not think of the Jennings High School tennis team as a known powerhouse throughout the state, but the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs have quietly begun to produce a number of players who would argue that point. With both the boys’ and girls’ squads […]

Cajuns top Tulane 9-2

Evan Guillory

Guillory earns second straight win LAFAYETTE – Junior Joe Robbins and senior Brian Mills combined for seven RBI as the 22nd-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team defeated No.22/24 Tulane Tuesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field.

Seventh inning spoiler

Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit
Jennings centerfielder David Daniels takes a cut in Monday’s 8-7 loss to Iowa. Daniels was 1-3 with an RBI in the loss.

Jackets squeeze home game-winner in last frame By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor IOWA – For the second consecutive ball game, the Jennings Bulldogs dropped a heartbreaking district loss in the seventh inning. After falling to Westlake 5-4 on Thursday in the final frame, the Dogs got walked-off on a suicide squeeze play by […]

Open For Business

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus
From left: David Capdeville, James Segura, JHS athletic director Rusty Phelps, JHS principal Ben Oustalet, Robert Menard, Phillip Arceneaux and Donald Dees visited the newly-finished JHS track and field complex on Thursday before its opening Wednesday for the parish track meet.

Parish meet to usher in state-of- the-art track at JHS By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor To say the newly finished track and field venue at Jennings High School (JHS) is impressive might be doing it no justice at all. After waiting nearly five months to be completed, the crown jewel of track and field […]

Rams rally to top Dogs 5-4

Daily News photo by Ruth Trahan
Jennings catcher Joey Scogin lines a 2-RBI double to right field in the third inning of the Dogs’ 5-4 loss to Westlake on Thursday. The Rams rallied for 5 runs in the final two frames to edge the Dogs, and stay atop the 4-3A standings.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor With Jennings holding a commanding 4-0 lead heading into the top of the sixth inning, the Westlake Rams flipped the tables to score 5 runs over the final two frames to capture a key 4-3A tilt at Bulldog Diamond by a final of 5-4. The comeback win keeps […]

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