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Jena Darlings All-Stars

Jena Darlings All-Stars claimed the Louisiana Runners-Up title at the state tournament in Alexandria recently. The team won a total of nine games in the six-day tournament. The Jena All-Stars won its bracket, losing only one game, which placed them in the finals against Alexandria. In the first game, Jena prevailed, but Alexandria Americans came back to win the next two games, leaving Jena with the runners-up title.
 
 
Mon
11
Jul

Jena Dixie Youth Baseball All-Star 8-year-old team

Jena Dixie Youth Baseball All-Star 8-year-old team finished second place in district and in the top 12 teams at state tournament last week. The team included.

 

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Mon
11
Jul

Northwest LaSalle

was recently named District Champs in the Dixie Belles softball league at the All-Star District Tournament in Urania.

 

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Mon
27
Jun

JHS Alumni Association 2016 Homecoming Schedule

The Jena High School Alumni Association will begin the 2016 Homecoming celebration with the annual Homecoming Banquet on October 6, 2016. Guest speaker for the occasion is Jesse Wayne Crooks. Tickets are available for sale at The LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office. Proceeds benefit the Alumni Association. Banquet doors will open at 5:30 PM at the Community Center (old Fair Barn), with the banquet beginning at 6:30 PM. An opportunity to join the association or make contributions will be available. Commemorative bricks, for placement at Jena High School, will also be offered for sale. 

Mon
27
Jun

Jason Hatcher, a Jena native and former NFL Defensive

Jason Hatcher, a Jena native and former NFL Defensive Tackle for the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys, stands with the Ferriday High Football Team, the winners of the recent Third Annual Jason Hatcher 7-on-7 Championship Tournament in Jena. The tournament was hosted by Jena High and featured area high school football teams. 

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Mon
27
Jun

Hatcher hosts annual football 7-on-7 tourney Held at JHS on Saturday, June 18th

Jena native and JHS alum Jason Hatcher stands with the Jena Giants after the recent third annual Jason Hatcher 7-on-7 Championship Tournament in Jena. The tournament was hosted at Jena High. The tournament was sponsored and led by Hatcher. Hatcher, along with his wife Natasha, donated all the tournament’s proceeds to the JHS football program. JHS went 5-1 in the tournament, making it to the final game against Ferriday High. 

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Mon
20
Jun

Jena Junior High School Alas Archery Team

The team members heading for world tournament are: front (left to right) Cayden Scott, Rhett Fannin, Daniel Moss, Emily Breithaupt, Riley Bond, Cade Andrews, Jedd Gibson and Luke Smith; and back (left to right) Coach Andrew Strong, Timothy McKee, Kaleb Clark, Audrey Pritchard, Korlee Morphis, Kandyce Elliott, Hailey Davis and Coach Kelsie Jolly.

 
Mon
20
Jun

JHS Basketball Camp a success!

Over 80 local youth participated in the Jena High Basketball Camp held on June 6-10 at Guy Campbell Memorial Gymnasium in Jena. Attendees (grades first to eighth) learned the fundamentals of basketball: dribbling, passing, rebounding, shooting, footwork and defense. Awards in each age group were also given out for All-Star Game MVP and champions of the knock out, free throw and hotshot competitions during an award ceremony the morning of June 10. In the evening of June 10, participants played in five All-Star games in front of family and friends.
 
Mon
13
Jun

The 2016 Jena Times five and six-year-old Dixie t-ball team

The 2016 Jena Times five and six-year-old Dixie t-ball team, not only won first place in their division, but these girls went undefeated for the 2016 Dixie Girls Softball season. Team members include, front row, from left: Aubree Cockerham, Charley Price, Hayden Tolliver, Belia McPherson, Brittany Smith, and Josie Robison; middle row, from left, Lilly Paul, Bailey Durham, Abbi Swarts, Hunni Poole, and Ashunia Johnson; back row, from left, Coaches Jimmy Greer, Macy Greer, Deanna Poole, and Lisa Cockerham.
 
Mon
13
Jun

Hatcher to host 7-on-7 Championship Tourney

Jena native and recently retired NFL defensive tackle Jason Hatcher is set to return for a visit to his hometown to host the third annual Jason Hatcher 7-on-7 Championship Tournament on Saturday, June 18. In the past, Hatcher has held several football camps in Jena for young men in the area including his inaugural 7-on-7 tournament - the first of its kind held in Jena – in 2014. The tournament is hosted at Jena High by JHS Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Jay Roark and features area high school football teams, including Jena High and LaSalle High. The tournament is sponsored and led by Hatcher. 
 

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