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The Next Step: Hounds ready to build on past two seasons

WELSH – On Feb. 20, the Welsh Greyhounds will open up baseball season at home versus East Beauregard. They are hoping to build off some promising preseason results, going toe-to-toe with Jennings in a scrimmage, and outscoring both Iota and Rosepine in two other preseason skirmishes. Head Coach Rusty Williams said he is very optimistic […]

Long range domination: Dogs bury 16 trifectas in blowout of Iota

Hornets, Lady Hornets relishing district titles

HATHAWAY – It’s taken over 40 years, but the Hathaway High School Hornets and Lady Hornets are kings and queens of district 6-B basketball, and the community, school and students couldn’t be more excited. The Hornets knocked off Episcopal School of Acadiana 42-40 on Tuesday to wrap up their title in thrilling fashion, while the […]

Hornets claim district title with 42-40 win over ESA

HATHAWAY – Just as dramatic as last weekends Super Bowl, the Hathaway High School (HHS) boys’ basketball team wore the crown of victory Tuesday night at the Charles F. Groth Gymnasium ending the game heroically and claiming the District 6-B Title. The Hornets made history in a match against Episcopal School of Acadiana (ESA) with […]

St. Louis outlasts Lady Dogs 54-41

LAKE CHARLES – After knocking off 3A No. 1 South Beauregard, the Jennings Lady Dogs fell on the road to the St. Louis Lady Saints by a final of 54-41. The loss drops Jennings to 19-7 overall, 3-5 in league play. St. Louis was able to improve to 14-12 overall, 5-3 in 4-3A action. Leading […]

LA sweeps pair from visiting Vinton

LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur Tigers and Lady Tigers welcomed Vinton to Wilbert “Nooky” Moore gymnasium Friday night for a couple of District 4-2A matchups. The Lady Tigers started strong and put it on cruise control to capture a 76-16 victory, while the Tigers made key shots in the final seconds of the game […]

Dogs drop tough one in overtime to SBHS

Just as the girls’ contest right before, the Jennings Bulldogs found themselves heading into an overtime finish with the South Beauregard Golden Knights (SBHS) in Friday’s key District 4-3A battle. However, the ending wasn’t as sweet for the boys, as they dropped a heartbreaker to SBHS by a final of 69-64. After a torrid start […]

Shocker: Lady Dogs knock off top-ranked SBHS in overtime

It’s been a long time since the Jennings Lady Bulldogs have been able to celebrate a high-profile victory on the hardwood, but that ended Friday night when Jennings shocked the No.1-ranked South Beauregard Lady Knights (SBHS) by a final of 57-52 in overtime. It was the third loss of the season for the Lady K’s, […]

Milestone: Former Hornet reaches career mark at ETBU

HATHAWAY – “I miss the home-cooked meals. This is the only place I’ve lived and I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.  I miss my friends and family; I miss the small-town community of Hathaway; you can’t get much better than that.”  There must be something about the name Augustine. Hathaway has its own small-town […]

It’s a Twin Thing

ELTON – As identical twins Jamaica and Jameica James walk into a conference room at Elton High School for an interview with Jennings Daily News, it’s no surprise that when the recorder turns on and questions start flying around, the girls decide to answer everything as they do everything else- as a duo. The twins […]

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