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Candidate for State Rep. making stop in Jay


Friday-State Representative candidate Dr. Joel Rudman will be at Farmer’s Country Market this morning from 6am-730.  Come by to meet and greet.

Jay Pro Rodeo


Don’t miss out this weekend at the 21st annual Jay Pro Rodeo at the Ted May Arena. The annual 2 day event will be on April 29 and 30 at 8pm. Come early for good food and vendors. Free parking. $10 (cash only) to enter.  

Royals in Action this week…

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Athletics for the week of April 18th   –  April 22nd     Monday; April 18th Varsity Baseball @ Home vs. Central Christian 6:30 P.M. (Senior Night – Seniors will be honored at 6:00 P.M.) 9th & Varsity Softball @Paxton 4:00 & 6:00 P.M. Tuesday; April 19th   Varsity Softball @ Pleasant Home 5:00 P.M. District Track @ Home 10:30 […]

Royals in action this week…

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Athletics for the week of February 14th   – February 18th      Monday; February 14th   Tennis @ WS Neal 3:30 P.M. Varsity Softball @ Pace vs. Gulf Breeze 4:00 P.M. Tuesday; February 15th Tennis @ Home vs. Excel 3:30 P.M. Freshman Baseball @ Paxton 4:00 P.M. Wednesday; February 16th Boys Weightlifting @ Baker 3:30 P.M. Varsity Softball […]

What a Special Night…


On Thursday night, in front of a PACKED crowd, the gymnasiums (both of them) at Jay High officially took the new name “John Clarence Smith Gymnasium.” Before the boys took on rival Northview Chiefs, 96 year old FHSAA hall of famer Clarence Smith, along with his family, was honored with plaques and the official sign. […]

JHS Athletics this Week

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Athletics for the week of January 24th  – January 28th   Monday; January 24th JV & Varsity Girls Basketball @ Home vs. Baker 5:30 & 6:45 P.M. Tuesday; January 25th   Freshman Boys Basketball @ Home vs. Central 4:30 P.M. JV & Varsity Boys Basketball @ Home vs. South Walton 5:30 & 7:00 P.M. Wednesday; January 26th […]

‘Ol Diamond Store Art Contest Winners

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Christy and Keith Dewise, who now own the Ol’ Diamond Store in Brownsdale (old Raymond Diamond store), asked the JHS Art Department to come up with a contest allowing students to submit their entries of what their vision would be for a painted mural design on the side of the building.  On Friday, the winners […]

Jay High Gymnasiums Will Soon Have a New Name…

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Built in the late 80’s, the gymnasium at Jay High School has been known by the locals as “The New Gym.” That’s because Jay High School is the only school in Santa Rosa County that has two gyms. The “Old Gym” has been around since the 1950’s, so when the current gymnasium was built, the […]

JHS Sports Weekly Schedule

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Monday; January 17th JV & Varsity Boys & Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Laurel Hill @ Home 4:30, 5:30 & 7:00 P.M.  Tuesday; January 18th JV & Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Gulf Breeze @ Home 5:30 & 7:00P.M.  Wednesday; January 19th NONE  Thursday; January 20th JV & Varsity Boys & Girls Basketball @ Baker 3:30, 4:30, […]

Brian Watson Named Royals Head Football Coach


Jay High School didn’t have to look far to find their new head football coach. 1992 JHS graduate Brian Watson was named to his “dream” job on Tuesday to an auditorium full of young football players. Watson is currently the head softball coach  (17th year) and head girls basketball coach(4th year) at Jay. “To be […]