Sports

Tue
15
Apr

JJHS Giant baseball team ends season by winning 1st place at State Tournament

The Jena Junior High baseball team ended their season this past weekend in the state tournament in Alexandria. The Giants beat Quitman 5-2 and North Webster 13-3 to earn the berth into the championship game. 7th Grader Jeffery Phillips picked up the win against Quitman while 8th grader Lamar Farris picked up the win against North Webster. 7th grader Shaun Todd picked up the save in both games. 
 
Tue
08
Apr

Jena Lady Giants pick up 2 more district wins

The Jena Lady Giants played two more district games at home this past week. On Monday the Lady Giants played the Caldwell Lady Spartans at home. The Lady Giants had already beaten the Lady Spartans on the road and were looking to sweep season matchups against Caldwell. The Lady Giants jumped out to a 7-1 lead in the 4th inning and never looked back. Jena ended up winning the game by a score of 7-4. 
 
Tue
08
Apr

JJHS Giant baseball team ends season by winning 1st place at State Tournament

The Jena Junior High baseball team ended their season this past weekend in the state tournament in Alexandria. The Giants beat Quitman 5-2 and North Webster 13-3 to earn the birth into the championship game.  7th Grader Jeffery Phillips picked up the win against Quitman while 8th grader Lamar Farris picked up the win against North Webster. 7th grader Shaun Todd picked up the save in both games 
 
 
 
Tue
01
Apr

La Salle Lady Tiger Lexi Laine Humphries

LaSalle Lady Tiger Lexi Laine Humphries (7) throws to fellow Lady Tiger Daley Jordan (23) for an out on first base during the LaSalle vs Block home game last week. The game resulted in a 6 to 0 win for the Lady Tigers. LaSalle takes on Montgomery at home tomorrow
 
Tue
01
Apr

LaSalle Tiger Lucas Parham

LaSalle Tiger Lucas Parham (19) prepares to catch a ball thrown by fellow Tiger Kyle Barnhill (15) for an out on second base during the LaSalle vs Block home game last week. The game resulted in a 4 to 3 victory for the Tigers
 
Tue
01
Apr

Lady Giants pick up another district win

The Jena Lady Giants played two more district games this past week. The Buckeye Lady Panthers came to Jena to take on the Lady Giants and renew one of the state’s best softball rivalries. In the past couple of years these teams have played some great games and have been two of the best softball programs in class 3A. 
 
Tue
25
Mar

The Jena High Girls’ Powerlifting Team recently

The Jena High Girls’ Powerlifting Team recently competed in the 2014 North Regional Powerlifting Meet: front row (left to right) Emily Bordelon, Kalee McGuffee, Brandy Exline, Sabrina Mata and Janna Farmer and back row (l to r) Celica Gonzalez, Bryttanye Erwin, Abby Boothe, Ali LaCroix, Makayla King
 
Tue
25
Mar

Jena Lady Giants win two more, now stands at 4-0 in district play

The Jena Lady Giants played two more district games this past week and won both of them boosting their district record to 4-0. On Tuesday they traveled to Vidalia to take on the Lady Vikings. The Lady Giants jumped out to an early lead with 7 runs in the first 3 innings which allowed the Lady Giants to put the game away early. 
 
Tue
25
Mar

The Jena Junior High Baseball team placed third

The Jena Junior High Baseball team placed third overall in a tournament held on Saturday, March 8. The first game was a 7-8 loss to Neville, but the other two games were victories against Bayou Chicot (11-1) and Menard (4-2). The team also placed second place at another recent tournament
 
Tue
18
Mar

Jena Lady Giants start district play with wins

By Austin Whatley
 
The Jena Lady Giants started district play this past week with two games. In the first game the Lady Giants took on the Avoyelles Lady Mustangs at home. The Lady Giants beat Avoyelles in their two matchups last season. The Lady Giants came into the game with a record of 5-2. Avoyelles came in with a record of 5-4.

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