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Giants improve to 6-0 in district play with 2 comeback wins over Winnfield

By Austin Whatley

The Jena Giants played two more district games this past week. The Giants came into the week with a 4-0 district record and were looking to stay unbeaten in district play with two wins against the Winnfield Tigers.

The Giants were also looking to move into the top 16 of the class 3A power rankings to give themselves a chance at a home playoff game in the first round of the playoffs.

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LaSalle Tigers beat #1 Logansport on road 8-7

By Greg Jones

The LaSalle Tigers have gone to Logansport and taken care of business. Logansport was ranked #1 in the state and the Tigers were coming in at #4. They traveled the 3 hours to get there and took out Logansport with a final score of 8-7.

This win would bring the Tigers to the #2 ranking the following week. The guys were hitting the ball and playing great defense during this run. Now as baseball goes, you never know what you are going to get once the game gets started. The next district 3-1A game was against rival St. Mary’s..

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Lady Tigers are District 3-1A Champions

By Greg Jones

The LaSalle Lady Tigers have completed district 3-1A play with a perfect 10-0 record. The district play wrapped up last week with a 6-1 victory over rival St. Mary’s and a 15-0 beat down over Northwood-Lena.

The great play continued throughout the last couple of weekend tournaments, as the Lady Tigers were 5-1 in the Vidalia and Mangham tournaments. The victories were over Ouachita Christian, Caldwell, St. Fred’s, Neville, South Terrebonne and the only loss coming to Franklin Parish.

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Lady Giants end district schedule with 2 big wins

By Austin Whatley

The Jena Lady Giants had a big week this past week. The Lady Giants played 5 games all against good competition and they completed their district schedule.

On Monday the Lady Giants played a home game against University Academy a 1A team out of Alexandria. University is ineligible for the playoffs this year because this is their first year in the LHSAA but they are ranked as one of the top teams in class 1A because of the teams they have beat this year.

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Jena Giants improve to 4-0 in district play

By Austin Whatley

The Jena Giants played three more games this past week. On Monday the Giants played one of the top teams in the state in Ouachita Christian.

The game started out as pitchers’ duel as both teams were scoreless in the first two innings. In the top of the 3rd inning Ouachita Christian took a 2-0 lead. In the bottom of the 3rd inning the Giants took a 3-2 lead after a 2 run homerun to left field from Lamar Farris.

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Lady Tigers remain unbeaten in district

By Greg Jones

The LaSalle Lady Tiger softball team did what it needed to do this past week in two district 3-1A games to remain unbeaten. The Lady Tigers moved to 14-5 overall and 6-0 in district play.

The Lady Tigers have landed in the number 1 spot in 1A in power points at this date. It actually only took 10 innings to play both games as they were called due the mercy rule.

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Tigers open District 3-1A play; now 2-0

By Greg Jones

The LaSalle Tigers opened district 3-1A play this past week with wins over Northwood- Lena and Block respectively. The Tigers pounded out 27 runs and only gave up 3 runs in both games.

This is the type of play the Tigers will need as they continue district play this week against Montgomery and Logansport. The Montgomery game will be a double header and the Logansport game will be at home.

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4-H Shooting Sports in action

What is one sport where it does not matter if you are not the fastest, the strongest, a boy or girl and no one has to “sit on the bench?”

The 4-H shooting sports program is designed to teach youth life skills through hands on activities through a coach-pupil method. These methods include teaching youth the fundamentals of firearm safety and marksmanship in shooting skills. The program’s goal is not only to increase safety and shooting abilities of our youth, but also to use the firearm or archery equipment as the primary tool used to teach youth responsibility, independence, leadership and character.

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Jena Lady Giants lose close one at Winnfield

By Austin Whatley

The Jena Lady Giants only played one game this past week but it would be an important one. The Lady Giants traveled to Winnfield to take on the Lady Tigers in an important top 10 matchup in class 3A.

This would be an important game not only for playoff positioning in class 3A but also in the race for the district 3-3A championship as the winner would be one step closer to the district championship.

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All-District basketball players

A total of seventeen basketball players from Jena High School and LaSalle High School have been named to the 2016-17 All-District teams in their respective districts.

Nine players from Jena High School were named to the District 3-3A teams.

They included the following:

Boys Team – Jaray Jenkins, junior, first team; Jai’Travian Kittlin, sophomore, second team; Shaun Todd, sophomore and Corey Wooten, junior, both honorable mention; and Jaray Jenkins, defensive team.

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