Sports

Wed
01
Apr

Basketball All-District

Basketball All-District

Nine LaSalle Parish high school basketball players were recently selected to their All-District teams for eleven positions and one parish coach was selected as Coach of the Year.

Jena High School Basketball Head Coach Ikey Ray was chosen as the District 3-3A Coach of the Year after leading his Giants to a District Championship and deep into the playoffs.

The Giants also placed six players on the team, including the District 3-3A Most Valuable Player.

Devante Jack was selected as the District’s MVP and was also placed on the district’s First Team.

 

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Wed
25
Mar

LaSalle Lady Tiger

LaSalle Lady Tiger

LaSalle Lady Tiger Aezlyn Guin (34) catches a throw from fellow Lady Tiger Kylee Hillestad (4) for an out on first base during the recent LaSalle vs Harrisonburg away game.

 

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Wed
25
Mar

CLIP applications are being accepted

Applications are being accepted for the Central Louisiana Instructional Partnership, a paid teacher residency program that develops middle school math and science teachers for high-needs schools in Central Louisiana. The deadline to apply for the CLIP cohort slated to begin in summer 2020 is March 30.

Applicants selected for the CLIP residency program will complete a 15-month accelerated graduate program of study culminating in a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Northwestern State University and a professional teaching certification.

CLIP residents receive full tuition and an additional $36,000 stipend during their residency. Residents agree to teach in a Central Louisiana school for at least three years after they graduate.

 

 

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Wed
25
Mar

Good advice when finding injured or orphaned wildlife

Good advice when finding injured or orphaned wildlife

With spring on the doorstep, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) would like to remind the public that the best thing to do when encountering injured or orphaned wildlife is to leave it alone and undisturbed.

Each year LDWF receives calls from concerned citizens who have found what they believe to be orphaned or abandoned mammals. It is against the law to capture, transport or possess mammalian wildlife and generally, those animals are better off left where they are found.

During the upcoming spring and summer months, the public is more likely to encounter or observe young wildlife with and without their parents. The presence of juvenile wildlife is common during these seasons as young wildlife begins to explore their environment, learn to forage/hunt and defend themselves.

 

 

Wed
25
Mar

Scholars’ Fund donations sought

Scholars’ Fund donations sought

The 9th Annual Scholars’ Reception will be held Tuesday, May 12, 2020, co-sponsored by GEO Corrections and the LaSalle Economic Development District (LEDD).

This event provides an opportunity for local residents, businesses and organizations to honor LaSalle Parish graduates with scholarships to assist them in furthering their education and acquiring job training skills.

Special accounts within the fund include the Peggy Sue Vickers/ Laura Jean Thompson Memorial Fund for graduating seniors receiving special education services and the CLTCC Rod Brady Campus Scholarships. All scholarships assist students in reaching their career goals.

 

 

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Wed
18
Mar

Lady Tigers and Tigers seasons placed on hold

Lady Tigers and Tigers seasons placed on hold
Lady Tigers and Tigers seasons placed on hold
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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has placed all K-12 schools on hold until April 13th and this has LHSAA Spring Sports in unfamiliar territory.

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Wed
18
Mar

Legislative Youth Advisory Council takes applications

Legislative Youth Advisory Council takes applications
Legislative Youth Advisory Council takes applications
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The Louisiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) is accepting applications for membership from high school students who have an interest in representing the voices of other young people around the state. LYAC is an annually appointed body composed entirely of students that tackle issues affecting the youth of Louisiana.

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Wed
11
Mar

Jena Lady Giants begin season with some big wins

Jena Lady Giants begin season with some big wins
Jena Lady Giants begin season with some big wins
Jena Lady Giants begin season with some big wins
Jena Lady Giants begin season with some big wins

Jena Lady Giants return most of their starters from a team that earned the #14 seed in the playoffs last season and made it to the second round of the state playoffs.

This season the Lady Giants have gotten off to a good start to the season as they are 7-3 in their first ten games. The Lady Giants have picked up some big wins already this season including wins over Sam Houston, North Desoto, and Leesville.

The Lady Giants defeated class 5A Sam Houston out of Lake Charles by a score of 6-5. Alli Brunson was the winning pitcher after pitching a complete game giving up 5 runs on 7 hits while striking out 7.

 

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Wed
11
Mar

Giants season comes to an end in 2nd round of playoffs

Giants season comes to an end in 2nd round of playoffs
Giants season comes to an end in 2nd round of playoffs
Giants season comes to an end in 2nd round of playoffs
Giants season comes to an end in 2nd round of playoffs
Giants season comes to an end in 2nd round of playoffs
Giants season comes to an end in 2nd round of playoffs
Giants season comes to an end in 2nd round of playoffs
Giants season comes to an end in 2nd round of playoffs

With the win over the Caldwell Spartans in the 1st round of the Louisiana High School Basketball State Playoffs the Giants would move on to the 2nd round where they would take on the Sophie B. Wright Warriors from New Orleans.

The Warriors came in as the #11 seed and earned their way to the 2nd round with a 74-69 win over Donaldsonville. The Giants were trying to win a 2nd round game and move on to the quarterfinal round for the first time since the 1996 season.

Once again it would be a great atmosphere as the Jena High School Band was in the building and the Giants Fans did a great job of filling up Guy Campbell Memorial Gymnasium.

 

 

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Wed
11
Mar

Aquatic workshop planned by LDWF

This March, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will be hosting a free* Aquatic Volunteer Instructor workshop in Baton Rouge. This hands-on workshop is led by LDWF biologists and will be held on Saturday, March 21st.

Through LDWF’s Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Program (Aquatic VIP), volunteers will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to teach today’s youth about fishing and other fishing related topics.

The workshop offered through this program is perfect for teachers, Scout leaders, homeschoolers, and anyone who enjoys fishing and the outdoors!

 

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