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Royals look to Sting Yellowjackets


Jay is traveling to Vernon to compete in the 2nd round of the FHSAA pkayoffs in football for thw first time since 2002. Jay (6-4) downed Panama City Bozeman 49-0 last week to advance.  Check back to get a final later tonight. Jay (6-4) at Vernon (8-2)—7:30pm

Living With Purpose


    There was a flag used in the darkest hours of the revolutionary war. It was called the Tree Flag (or Appeal to Heaven Flag). It wasn’t the stars and stripes. It wasn’t red, white, and blue. Gen. George Washington unfurled a simple white flag with an evergreen tree sewn on it. Above the […]

Royals Down Bucks


It was an eventful night at Jay. The Royals scored early and often on their first home playoff game in 16 years defeating Panama City Bozeman 49-0. The Royals defense held the Bucks’ offense to 56 total yards with 4 interceptions. Josh Majors had two interceptions returns for touchdowns. Brent Eister and Kaden Roberson also […]



For the first time in 16 years there will be a football playoff game at Jay High. When Jay hosts Panama City Bozeman tonight it will mark the first time since 2002 Jay has hosted a playoff game. Moreover, this is the first back-to-back playoff appearances by the Royals since the 2001/2002 seasons. Bozeman (2-6)@Jay […]

Royals are in!

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The Jay Royals are officially in the FHSAA playoffs. This marks the second consecutive year  Jay has reached the playoffs. Jay (5-4) earned the #3 seed in Region 1A’s bracket. The Royals defeated Lighthouse Christian Academy on Friday 44-16 to end the year on a two game winning streak. Making the playoffs this year marks […]

JHS Wins County Competition


Cameron Driscoll and Bryce Cook, both seniors at Jay High, finished 1st and 2nd place respectively in the Santa Rosa County Academic A Team competition on Friday. The competition pits students from all 6 Santa Rosa high schools in a 16 question contest.

JHS Homecoming Parade Pics


Gameday…Final Week!


Can you believe that another prep football season has come and gone? Get ready for some fun season finale matchups on a cold Friday night. Lighthouse (4-4) @ Jay (4-4)-7pm With a win, Jay secures a winning season. You have to go back to 2007 and 2008 since Jay had back to back winning seasons. […]

Living Wit Purpose


    The greatest spirituality in a person can never be attained when pursuing the things of the world. A person left alone will not know the joys of abundant living because worldliness suffocates the soul. The “high life” requires a rigorous climb up the mountainside. When a person chooses the road less traveled—the one […]

Royals win homecoming!


On Friday Jay jumped out to a 24-0 lead on the Freeport Bulldogs, but then had to hold on for dear life to get the win. The Royals had a 24-6 lead at halftime and opened up the half with a quick touchdown drive making the score 30-6. But then the Royals couldn’t get out […]