Sports

Tue
17
Jun

Three Lady Giants named to All-State Softball Team

Three Jena High softball players have been named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A all-state softball team – Darian Thacker, Kelsey Bradford and Braegan Burlew. “It’s a huge honor to be selected as an
all-state player,” Softball Head Coach Felicia Hailey said. “For Kelsey and Darian it’s there second year in a row to be named all state. They’ve worked very very hard to get to that level. It’s very deserving for them and for Braegan
to be recognized.”
 
Tue
10
Jun

Hatcher to host 7-on-7 Championship Tournament NFL star to be in Jena for inaugural event

Jena native and NFL defensive tackle Jason Hatcher, 31, recently signed to play for the Washington Redskins and he’ll be in Jena on Saturday to hold the Inaugural Jason  Hatcher 7-on-7 Championship Tournament. In the past, Hatcher has held several football camps in Jena for young men in the area
 
Tue
10
Jun

Louisiana Thunder fastpitch softball team

Louisiana Thunder fastpitch softball team, which consists of team members from LaSalle and Caldwell parishes, traveled to Longview, Texas, May 24-25 for the US Fastpitch Association Memorial Day/Wounded Warrior Challenge. This was an Ark-La-Tex regional competition with a total of 52 teams in attendance from several southern states 
 
Tue
03
Jun

JES PTO co-ed tournament successful

The Jena Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) members would like to thank everyone involved in making the recent 2014 Charity Co-Ed Softball tournament at Ward 10 a huge success! The tournament raised approximately $2,500 to be utilized at the school. The JES PTO plans to make the tournament an annual event but cannot do it without the help of the community so they again say thank you!
 
Tue
03
Jun

The Louisiana Thunder Fastpitch softball team

The Louisiana Thunder Fastpitch softball team dominated competition at the CTU Summer Slam in Alexandria, May 17-18. In seven games, Louisiana Thunder outscored their opponents 55-7 and went completely undefeated for the weekend. The team finished as tournament Champions, beating the Titans from North DeSoto, 9-0 in the championship game. 
 
Tue
27
May

Request for JHS Hall of Fame nominations

The Jena High School Alumni Association is now soliciting nominees for induction into the Alumni Association Hall of Fame during Jena High School’s Homecoming 2014. Previous nominees, who have not been selected
for induction, are already included in the election process. Please visit our website at www.jenahighschoolalumni. com to view a listing of previous nominees.
 
Tue
27
May

Spring is a great time

Spring is a great time to catch catfish and one of the best methods is to use sections of swimming pool ‘noodles’ to suspend the line and hook
 
Tue
20
May

LaSalle High Tiger and Lady Tiger of the Year

LaSalle High Tiger and Lady Tiger of the Year – Austin Bradford and Alexa Humphries
 
Tue
20
May

Four parish softball, baseball teams place 40 on All-District

A total of 40 players from the softball and baseball teams from Jena High School and LaSalle High School were named to the 2014 All-District  teams in their respective districts. All four teams qualified for the state playoffs this year, with the Lady Giants making history by going all the way to the finals of the District 3A playoffs, ending up being the State 3A Runner-Ups. 
 
Tue
13
May

Local athlete gains two state awards

Jena High Senior Basketball and Softball player Caroline Bailey has recently been named to two 2014 LHSAA Academic Composite Teams for her outstanding achievement as a student athlete in softball and basketball and
maintaining a six-semester 4.0 GPA. Bailey was recently honored with her softball award during the State Tournament in Sulphur. 
 

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