Sports

Tue
18
Feb

Lady Giants finish third in district; Tannehill makes eight 3-point shots

By Austin Whatley
 
The Jena Lady Giants traveled to Avoyelles to take on the Lady Mustangs in an important district matchup last week. The Lady Giants came into the game one game behind Avoyelles in the district standings. Jena lost the previous matchup at home by one point. Both teams were looking to improve their power rating so they could get a better playoff seed. It was a great game throughout as the biggest lead by either team was 6 and the lead switched back and forth.
 
Mon
10
Feb

LaSalle Tiger Kyle Barnhill

LaSalle Tiger Kyle Barnhill (2) goes up against a Northwood Gator as fellow Tiger Ross Campbell (45) watches for the pass during the recent LaSalle vs Northwood home game.
 
Mon
10
Feb

Lady Giants win 2 district games; Giants lose 2 close district games

The Jena Lady Giants played the Marksville Lady Tigers at home this past Tuesday. The Lady Giants came into the game with a record of 14-9 and 4-2 in district play. The Lady Tigers came in with a record of 10-13 and 0-5 in
district play.  
 
Mon
10
Feb

Former JHS Athlete joins La. College Tennis Team

Weston Twiner, a 2013 graduate of Jena High School, will continue his tennis career at the collegiate level this spring as a member of the Louisiana College Wildcats tennis team. Weston is the son of Jerry and Amy Twiner
of Jena. He is the grandson of Willie and Wanda Twiner of Jena, Emma Sharp of Jena and the late Emerson Sharp, Sr. 
 
Tue
04
Feb

Jena Lady Giants, Giants pick up key district wins on the road

By Austin Whatley
 
The Jena Giants and Lady Giants only played one game this past week because of the weather. Both teams played on the road at Buckeye in another district contest. The Lady Giants were looking to pick up another district win to keep hopes of a district championship alive. The Lady Giants came into the game with a record of 13-9 and 3-2 in district play. They were all-alone in 3rd place in district and were 2 games behind 1st place Caldwell. Buckeye came into the game with a record of 13-13 and 2-3 in district play. They were all-alone in 4th place in district and were 1 game behind Jena in the district standings.
 
Wed
29
Jan

LaSalle Tiger Corey Garrett

LaSalle Tiger Corey Garrett (12) goes for a lay-up during the LaSalle vs St Mary home game last week. The game ended up in a neck-to-neck battle with LaSalle coming out the victor with a 57 to 41 win. LaSalle goes up against Northwood at home on Friday.
 
Wed
29
Jan

Meet the Jena Giant Freshmen…

Qwaniqua Howard, Gracie LaCroix and Molly Walker
 
Wed
29
Jan

Lady Giants pick up another district win; Giants lost two district contests

By Austin Whatley
 
The Jena Giants and Lady Giants played two more district games this past week. They traveled to Caldwell and then played Vidalia at home. The Lady Giants were looking to take control of the district with a win at Caldwell. Caldwell came into the game undefeated in district play and a top ten-power ranking. Jena came in with only one district loss and was looking to pull into a tie for the district lead.
 
Tue
21
Jan

4-H Cookery Contests slated for February 18

Any 4-H Club member is eligible to enter the 4-H Cookery Contests to be held on February18, 2014 at the LaSalle Parish Courthouse in the Extension Meeting Room (23). Check in will be at 4:30 p.m. and the judging of contests  will begin at 5 p.m. There are three divisions that a 4-H member may prepare a dish and enter: Egg, Poultry, and Seafood 
 
Tue
21
Jan

Jena Lady Giants and Giants start district play in basketball

The Jena Lady Giants had their district opener at home against the Avoyelles Lady Mustangs. The Lady Giants came in with a record of 10-7 and #27 in unofficial power rankings. The Lady Mustangs had a record of 8-10 and #24 in power rankings.  This was a very important district matchup because both teams were evenly matched and were looking to contend for a district championship
 

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