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Obituaries

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Robert “T-Bob” Cassels, Jr., 78, of the Rosefield Community, passed from this life on Sunday, Sep

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Chuckey Marvin Foley, 57, of Orlando, Florida and a native of Jena, LA, passed away to be with th

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Shirley Beth Hatten, 77, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the LaS

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mary Parker Valentine Taylor, 94, of the Belah Community near Jena, passed from this life on Wedn

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Burnis L.

Mon
16
Apr

The current weight room at JHS

The current weight room at JHS has been used for decades and can only fit about 23 people at one time. This means the football team of 70 members has to work out at three different times. The new field house will be large enough to allow the entire team to work out at the same time. (See story.)

 

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Mon
09
Apr

Giants pick up two more wins to stay unbeaten in district play

By Austin Whatley

The Jena Giants came into this past week unbeaten in district play and alone on top of the district standings. With the Caldwell Spartans only one game behind the Giants in the district standings Jena was looking to stay unbeaten and on top of the standings. The Giants district opponent this past week was the Avoyelles Mustangs.

On Tuesday the Giants played the Mustangs at home in Jena. The Giants came in with a 15-8 overall and 4-0 district record. The Giants have made a habit of coming from behind to pick up these district wins. The Giants would have to do the same in this one as they would fall behind 2-0 in the top of the 4th inning. The Giants would tie the game at 2 in the bottom of the 5th as Jordan Overstreet would score on a RBI double by Trelon Jones.

 

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Mon
09
Apr

Lady Giants pick up 2 big wins over Class 4A teams

By Austin Whatley

The Lady Giants came into this past week looking to gain some momentum going into the state playoffs. The Lady Giants will find out on Thursday April 12 what their playoff seeding will be and who their 1st round opponent will be. The Lady Giants scheduled some good teams to wrap up their schedule to help improve their power ranking before going into the playoffs. This past week the Lady Giants had two teams from class 4A that will make the playoffs on the schedule. On Tuesday the Lady Giants defeated Grant 2-1. On Thursday the Lady Giants defeated Franklin Parish 8-4.

 

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Mon
02
Apr

LaSalle Tiger Senior

LaSalle Tiger Senior Avery Reed (20) lunges for first base to beat a throw out during the LaSalle vs Block home game last week.

 

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Mon
02
Apr

LaSalle Lady Tiger Senior

LaSalle Lady Tiger Senior Sam Floyd (2) gets a hit during the LaSalle vs St Mary home game last week. The game resulted in a 4 to 2 win for the Lady Tigers. LaSalle hits the road to take on Block tomorrow (April 5) in Jonesville.

 

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Mon
26
Mar

Jena’s KayeLea Dearmon

Jena’s KayeLea Dearmon (7) stretches to barely beat LaSalle’s Sidni Laird (33) for an out during the inter-parish game March 16 in Jena. The Lady Giants travel to Winnfield Friday night and Oak Grove Saturday. (All softball action photos by Mandy Howard and Laura Bailey.)

 

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Mon
26
Mar

The Jena Giants

The Jena Giants walk off the Marksville baseball field all smiles Thursday night, March 22, after an incredible 15-8 win. The final out came as outfielder Jacob Kimball (18) crashed into the wall for a spectacular catch, which prompted the entire team to race to where he was to check on him and congratulate him.

The Giants host Peabody at home tomorrow night and host Avoyelles at home next Tuesday night as district play continues. (All baseball action photos by Brayden Keene.)

 

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Mon
19
Mar

LaSalle Tigers has win streak snapped at ten

By Greg Jones

The LaSalle Tigers have had their win streak snapped at ten games by the 2A Menard Eagles. This happened at the Grant High School tournament over the weekend. The Tigers still remain unbeaten in District 3-1A play with a 3-0 record. The Tigers are ranked #1 in 1A powerpoints when they came out last week with an 11-3 overall record. LaSalle will travel to Logansport on Thursday of this week to continue district action and then be at home on the following Tuesday against Block

 

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Mon
19
Mar

LaSalle Lady Tigers on a five game win streak

By Greg Jones

The LaSalle Lady Tigers have won the last five games they’ve competed in and have moved their district 3-1A record to 4-1 after dropping the first game at St. Mary’s. Taylor Snow, sophomore pitcher, has carried the load in the circle for the Lady Tigers defense. LaSalle has provided the defense and the pitching staff with plenty of run support as the team is carrying a .363 batting average with Ali Long

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Mon
12
Mar

Jena’s Alyssa Howard

Jena’s Alyssa Howard (1) hits a fly ball to left field for a base hit and RBI during the Lady Giants win over Tioga last week 13-5. The Lady Giants will host LaSalle Friday night and travel to Menard next Monday. (Softball action photos by Mandy Howard.)

 

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