Sports

Tue
19
Aug

Jena beauty wins World’s Miss title

Autumn Victoria Sharp of Jena won the World’s Miss La Petite title during competition at the 2014/15 World’s Our Little Miss Scholarship Competition finals held in Miami, Florida, on August 8, 2014. Autumn is the 6-year-old
daughter of James and Jennifer Sharp of Jena. Her biggest fan is big brother, Colten Sharp
 
Tue
19
Aug

JHS Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees

The Board of Directors of The Jena High School Alumni Association has announced the names of three men to be inducted into the JHS Hall of Fame this year. Milton “Mike” Finley, Ph. D., Raymond F. Manchester and Judge J. Christopher Peters, along with posthumous inductee, Coach Geraldine “Jelly” Piggott, will be honored during an induction ceremony scheduled for  Thursday, October 23, 2014, at the Alumni Association’s annual homecoming banquet
 
Tue
12
Aug

Louisiana Thunder plays in the USFA World Series

The Louisiana Thunder softball team competed in the United States Fastpitch Association World Series in Panama City, Florida, July 6-12, 2014. Louisiana Thunder is a group of players ages 11-13 from Caldwell, LaSalle and  Grant parishes. This group of talented and dedicated female athletes has been together less than one calendar year, but has accomplished a great deal in a small amount of time 
 
Tue
12
Aug

Members of the Jena Sweetees were on hand

Members of the Jena Sweetees were on hand at the Jena Town Council meeting on Tuesday night of last week to witness Mayor Murphy McMillin sign a proclamation declaring Saturday, August 9, 2014, as Jena Sweetees Day in Jena. After signing the official document, Mayor McMillin presented each player and coach with an “I Love Jena” pin in honor of them winning the Runners-Up title at the Sweet Tees World Series played July 27-30 in Bay St. Louis, MS.
 
Tue
05
Aug

The Jena All-Stars Sweetees

The Jena All-Stars Sweetees won the Runners-Up title at the Sweet Tees World Series last week in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The 6-7-year-old girls defeated teams from Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama to advance to the championship series with Tennessee
 
 

 

Tue
05
Aug

Cole Hendrix

Cole Hendrix, a 2014 graduate of LaSalle High School and a member of the Tigers baseball team during his high school career, recently signed with the University of Louisiana at Monroe to play baseball for the 2014-15 season under Head Coach  Bruce Peddie. During his years with LHS, Cole received numerous awards including All-District pitcher and All-District MVP honors.
 
 

 

Tue
05
Aug

Northwestern State University’s

Northwestern State University’s cheerleading squad won seven first place awards at the Universal Cheerleaders Association College Spirit Camp at Texas State University – San Marcos. The team won first place in cheer competition, sideline competition and game day competition. Northwestern State won the Most Collegiate Award for Division I Large Coed Teams, the overall Camp Champion Award and the Leadership Award
 
 

 

Tue
29
Jul

World Champion archer has local ties

A State Championship, World Championship, Guinness World record holder and Louisiana’s first world champion archery team member are not something accomplished every day, especially not in elementary school, but for ten-year-old Rebekah Edmonds it’s reality. And she’s only been an archer since last year
 

 

Tue
29
Jul

Jena Sweetees at World Series . . .

The Jena All-Stars Sweetees won the state tournament and are playing this week in the Sweet Tees World Series in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. As of press time on Monday, the Jena Sweetees had won their first two games, defeating North Carolina 22-0 and beating Mississippi 27-17
 

 

Tue
22
Jul

Jena Sweetees going to World Series…

The Jena All-Stars Sweetees won the state tournament and are headed to the Sweet Tees World Series in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, which begins this Friday, July 25th. During the state tournament, played at Ward 10 in Tioga, July 12-16, the Jena Sweetees played a total of six games in the first bracket, losing only one game
 

 

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