Thursday, January 19, 2017

Two Lumberjacks Commit to Schools

Two Warren Lumberjacks have told that they have committed to universities to play football.  Hayden Lassiter will attend Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia where he will play for the Tigers, and Dennis Daniels has committed to Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia where he will be a Mulerider.

Signing day will be February 1.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Hayden Lassiter Presented Paul Eells Award at Landers Award Banquet

Paul Eells Award winner Hayden Lassiter and KATV Sports Anchor Steve Sullivan
The Landers Awards Banquet was held in Little Rock Wednesday evening January 18, 2017 to honor the top high school athletes in the state.  During the banquet Warren Senior Hayden Lassiter received the 2016 Paul Eells Award.  Lassiter played quarterback, safety and punter for the 4A State Champion Lumberjacks. He has been named to the All-State honors and was the State Farm MVP of the championship game.  He also plays basketball, baseball and golf where he is the 4A State Golf Champion.

Hayden is the son of Mr. and Mrs Shannon Lassiter and is an honor student.

Also during the banquet, Fayetteville quarterback Taylor Powell received the  Landers Award.

Past winners of the Landers Award include De'Arrius Howard (West Memphis, 2000), Reid McKinney (Warren, 2001), Landon Leach (Russellville, 2002), Peyton Hillis (Conway, 2003), Darren McFadden (Oak Grove, 2004), Damien Williams (Springdale, 2005), A.J. Whitmore (Nashville, 2006), Tyler Wilson (Greenwood, 2007), Spencer Keith (Pulaski Academy, 2008), Michael Dyer (Little Rock Christian, 2009), Brandon Allen (Fayetteville, 2010), Fredi Knighten (Pulaski Academy, 2011), Drew Morgan (Greenwood, 2012), Zach Launius (Cabot, 2013), Ty Storey (Greenwood, 2014), and LaDarius Skelton (Pine Bluff, 2015).

A past winner of the Paul Eells award was Justin Hall of Warren.

Rhoads Promoted to Defensive Coordinator

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema officially announced the promotion of Paul Rhoads to defensive coordinator on Wednesday.

This will be Rhoads’ third stint as a defensive coordinator and second in the SEC. Prior to joining Bielema’s staff last February, Rhoads spent 16 years as either a head coach or defensive coordinator at Iowa State, Pittsburgh and Auburn, including the previous seven seasons (2009-15) as Iowa State’s head coach.

A native of Ankeny, Iowa, Rhoads served as defensive backs coach during his first season with the Razorbacks in 2016.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Jr. Boys Come Home Victorious from McGehee

The Warren Jr. Boys, Sr. Girls, and Sr. Boys basketball teams  traveled to McGehee Tuesday, January 17.  The Jr. Boys defeated the McGehee Jr. team 52-21.  The Sr. Girls team fell short of victory 49-41, and the Sr. Boys lost to the Owls, 63-47.  

Arkansas Welcomes Seven More Early Enrollees

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Head coach Bret Bielema has announced the addition of seven recent high school graduates who have enrolled and started the spring semester on Tuesday.

Offensive lineman Kirby Adcock, offensive lineman Shan Clenin, outside linebacker Kyrei Fisher, cornerback Korey Hernandez, quarterback Daulton Hyatt, offensive lineman Dalton Wagner and running back Maleek Williams all officially became Razorbacks as University of Arkansas students returned for the spring semester.

The seven high school graduates join junior college transfers wide receiver Brandon Martin, wide receiver Jonathan Nance and tight end Jeremy Patton to give Arkansas 10 early enrollees. The 10 early enrollees hail from 10 different states while eight play on the offensive side of the ball.

Y T-Ball, Baseball, and Softball Registration

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Lumberjacks Make Clean Sweep Friday Night Over Fordyce

Jr. Lady Jacks race for the ball.

The Warren Jr. Girls, Sr. Girls, and Sr. Boys basketball teams made a clean sweep with victories in all three games over Fordyce in front of a home crowd.  The Jr. Lady Jacks handily defeated the Jr. Rebugs by a score of 44-17, while the Sr. Lady Jacks took down the Sr. Lady Redbugs 41-32.  The Lumberjack Sr. Boys team took down the Sr. Redbugs 61-54.
Sr. Lady Jack Dixi Puterbaugh looks for the right teammate to pass the ball to.

"Nook" Denisha Stallings scans the court for the best action.

Sr. Lady Jack Hannah Richey shows off her ball-handling skills.

Lady Jack Dashavona Hampton puts it up for two inside the paint.

Treylon Burks goes for two.

Travion Blueford, Treylong Burks, and Nathan Hairston defend against the Redbugs.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Lumberjacks Return from Junction City

The Warren basketball teams traveled to Junction City Tuesday night.  The Jr. Boys defeated the Junction City Jr. Boys by a score of 45-14.  The senior Lumberjacks won 50-48.  Both teams are under the coaching of Josh Nix.

The girls' team fell victim to an excellent Junction City Sr. High girls' team, 53-24.  The Ladyjacks are coached by Jae Kell.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Ford earns Hall of Fame call

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Former Arkansas head football coach Danny Ford has been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame it was announced by the National Football Foundation on Monday. Following a highly successful head coaching stint at Clemson University (1978-89), Ford came to Fayetteville where he led the University of Arkansas (1993-97) for five seasons, including capturing its first SEC Western Division Championship (1995).

Ford earned an overall career record of 122-59-5 (.669) including winning a national championship at Clemson (1978-89) in 1981. Ford becomes the 19th former Razorback coach or player to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and the first since Jimmy Johnson was inducted in 2012. He is the fifth Arkansas head coach to be selected for the Hall of Fame joining Hugo Bezdek (1954), Frank Broyles (1983), Bowden Wyatt (1997) and Lou Holtz (2008).

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Treylon Burks Named to All-Sophomore Arkansas Preps Team

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Warren Lumberjack sophomore Treylon Burks has been named to the All-Sophomore Arkansas High School football team by Arkansas Preps.  Other sophomores are Ren Hefley of Bryant, Zion Hatley of Arkadelphia, Samy Johnson of Little Rock Catholic, Andrew Roberson of Fountain Lake, Tyrese Francis of North Little Rock, Elliott Harris of Joe T. Robinson, Jakob Neal of Bryant, Gage Rehm of Atkins, and Andrew Hayes of Bryant.

The All Arkansas Preps Award banquet will be held June 17, at the State House Convention Center. The guest speaker will be the former Dallas Cowboy Emmitt Smith.

Hembree to be Honored at Little Rock Touchdown Club Awards Banquet

Tickets are available for the Little Rock Touchdown Club Awards Banquet which will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.  Awards to be presented are the Cliff Harris Award, Dan Hampton Award, Willie Roaf Award, NFF Scholar Athlete, Paul Eells Award, Sully Award, Arkansas College Players of the Year, High School Players and Coaches of the Year by classifications.

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The keynote speaker for the banquet is Archie Manning.

Coach Bo Hembree will be honored as the 4A Coach of the Year.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Hayden Lassiter to Receive Paul Eells Award

Warren High School is proud to announce that Hayden Lassiter has been named the 2016 Paul Eells Award winner which is given to one Arkansas High School football player each year who best exhibits perseverance, determination, courage and resolve in the face of adversity.  The award is named after the longtime voice of the Razorbacks and KATV sports director, the late Paul Eells.

Hayden is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Shannon Lassiter.  He played quarterback and defensive back for the 2016 4A State Champion Lumberjacks and was named the MVP of the championship game.  He was named All-State.

Hayden and his coach Bo Hembree, along with four guests have been invited to attend the Landers Award Reception and Dinner and Awards Show, January 18, 2017 in Little Rock.  The dinner will be held at 5:00 p.m. and will be followed by a live broadcast of the Landers Award Show at 6:30  p.m. on KATV Channel 7.

Three Lumberjacks Named All-State Football

According to Coach Bo Hembree, three Warren Lumberjacks have been named All-State for the 2016 season:  seniors Hayden Lassiter, Dennis Daniels, and Byron Person.
Hayden Lassiter is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Shannon Lassiter.
He played quarterback and defensive back and was named the MVP of the 4A State Championship game.

Dennis Daniels is the son of the late Dennis Daniels and Mrs. Deborah Kemp.
He played running back where ran for over 1500 yards his senior year and also contributed at linebacker on defense.

Byron Person is the son of Mr. Byron Person, Sr. and Ms. Rochelle Steele.
Byron played linebacker and was the leading tackler for the Lumberjacks in 2016 and contributed as running back.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Lumberjacks Defeat Beavers

Sophomore Treylon Burks lit up the scoreboard all night long.
The Warren Lumberjack basketball team battled a quick, hot shooting Lake Village team Friday night at home.  Warren defeated the Beavers 48-40.

The leading scorer for the Lumberjacks was sophomore Treylon Burks who posted 21 of the 48 Lumberjack points.  Burks hit three free throws and nine baskets.  Two other Jacks posted double digits:  sophomore Javion Robinson and Hayden Lassiter each with 10.  Marcus Miller added four points.  Grant Barrett added 2, and Travion Blueford scored 1.
Senior Hayden Lassiter takes it to the goal.

Marcus Miller showed the opponents what a "big man" in the middle can do.
Sophomore Javion Robinson flies to the basket.

Grant Barrett who played tough defense also added to the Lumberjack total.

Travion Blueford has his eye on the prize.

Lady Jacks Outscore Opponents 55-23/Jr. Lady Jacks Win 31-22

Denisha Stallings prepares to pass the ball, working toward the bucket.
The Warren Warren Lady Jacks tipped off against the Lake Village Lady Beavers Friday night at home.  The Lady Jacks outscored the Lady Beavers by 32 points.
Hannah Richey adds two for the Lady Jacks.

Senior Hannah Richey led the Lady Jacks in scoring with two three-pointers and three two-point shots for a total of 12.  Two more Lady Jacks posted double digits:  Sophomore Destiny Thomas put on a free throw workshop making 7 of 8 free throws.  She added two baskets for a total of 11 points. Junior Shekeria Stovall posted four baskets and two free throws to add 10 points to the Lady Jacks taly.  Senior Denisha Stallings racked up 8 points with two free throws and four baskets. Dixie Puterbaugh add 6 to the home score with two of those points being free throws.  Junior Dasha Hampton and Sophomore LaHarya Robinson each added four points to the total.

The final score was 55-23.

The Warren Jr. Ladyjacks played the Lakeside Jr. Lady Beavers Friday night at home.  The Jr. Lady Jacks defeated the Lake Village Ladies 31-22.

Shakeria Stovall goes up for two.

Hannah Richey puts the ball up for two while Dixie Puterbaugh looks on.

Jr. High Photos continued below