Sports

Tue
08
Jul

Early migratory bird hunting seasons set

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the dates for the 2014-2015 early migratory bird hunting seasons at their July 3 meeting. These dates, recommended by the Louisiana Department  of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), are tentative pending U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approval. 
 
Tue
08
Jul

Lake McConaughy Nebraska

Lake McConaughy Nebraska guide, Jerry Steinke and writer, Glynn Harris hold the 10 pound northern pike caught by Harris.
 
Tue
01
Jul

Boaters urged to use caution during holiday

A long day on the water exposed to the elements combined with crowded waterways and alcohol consumption could be a recreational boater’s ultimate undoing this July 4th holiday  weekend. “It’s mayhem,” said BoatUS Foundation President Chris Edmonston, “So pull out all the stops and make safety priority #1 to ensure you have a wonderful time on the water.”
 
Tue
01
Jul

The smallmouth bass

The smallmouth bass that eluded writer Glynn Harris until the last day, proved to be a slam dunk on a fishing trip to Nebraska last week.
 
Tue
24
Jun

Hatcher hosts inaugural 7-on-7 tournament

Jason Hatcher, a Jena High graduate and NFL Defensive Tackle for the Washington Redskins, stands with the JHS football team, the runners-up of the recent Inaugural Jason Hatcher 7-on-7 Championship Tournament
 
Tue
24
Jun

Jena native and NFL Defensive Tackle for the Washington Redskins

Jena native and NFL Defensive Tackle for the Washington Redskins (formerly of the Dallas Cowboys) Jason Hatcher presented the championship trophy to the Peabody Magnet High School football team, the winners of the recent Inaugural Jason Hatcher 7-on-7 Championship Tournament. The tournament was hosted by Jena High and featured area high school football teams, including LaSalle High
 
Tue
17
Jun

The Jena Dixie Angels All-Stars

The Jena Dixie Angels All-Stars placed first in a pre-all star tournament played in Winnfield this past weekend, qualifying them for the district tournament to be played in Urania beginning June 27th. Team members and coaches urge everyone to come and support them in the district tournament.
 
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 
 

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