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Week 1


Flomaton @ Jay-Jay is coming off a 2-8 season and has a new head football coach. The 2016 Royals are a young group and have a new offense to boot. This week, they welcome out-of-state Flomaton to Merle V. North. The anticipation is high in Jay as to how the new look Royals will do. […]

Football is Back!


With the start of school, football is back and starts this week. While Jay and Pace both have new head coaches, Melvin Kersey and Kent Smith, and will play on Friday, Chafan Marsh is leading the Milton Panthers into action once again on Thursday. This week, all three north Santa Rosa teams play in jamborees or […]

Silent Auction to Benefit Paul Grover Foundation

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There will be a silent auction starting immediately for single game FSU tickets for every home game (includes a parking pass). Proceeds go to the Paul Grover Foundation which benefits the Jay High School Girls Basketball Team.   2016 FSU Football home games tickets (place bid on 2 tickets per home game including parking pass)   […]



The Jay Varsity cheer parents are sponsoring a 5K glow run/walk to raise funds to help the cheerleaders participate in the Sugar Bowl Halftime performance. Race information: Date: August 22nd!!! Time: 7:00 PM Registration fee until August 8th $20.00 ( includes t-shirt and glow item). Race day registration @6:00PM at Jay City Park $25.00 Location: […]

Living With Purpose


    Dr. Seuss once said, “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory”. Even as a little boy I tried to enjoy every experience by “soaking it up”. You might call it “undistracted living for the moment”.    One such moment happened when I was a young […]

Heavy  Rainfall Expected This Week


We continue to expect a heavy rainfall event to unfold as an area of low pressure shifts slowly westward across the area while already abundant tropical moisture increases further. As the low pressure system moves westward, increasingly southerly winds push additional tropical moisture into our area, especially along and east of I-65. This results in […]

Ivey Moves Up Coaching Ranks


Jessie Ivey, former Jay High School and UWF basketball standout, has accepted an assistant coaching job at Bowling Green State University. Jessie graduated from Jay High School in 2005 and then went to UWF to play collegiate basketball. When she graduated from UWF, she stayed on as an assistant coach for the women’s basketball team. […]

Odom Begins Her Tenure as Royals’ Volleyball Coach


Jessie Odom will begin the 2016 school year as the head volleyball coach for Jay High School. Odom, a 2007 graduate of Jay High School has been serving as Scott Campbell’s assistant for 3 years. After Campbell’s first season, the Royals volleyball team has had a record of above .500, 73-60, including several trips to […]

Fall Camp Has Begun


Today  (Monday) was the first day of football practice in the state of Florida. Local teams have been lifting and working all summer long but today marks the start of the 2016 season. Teams will play three weeks from Friday in kickoff classics. Pictured are the Royals practicing.

Living with Purpose 


    Though we all strive for prosperity, no business or career is ever without some form of difficulty. And that’s a good thing because no one is made strong by ease, comfort, and luxury. Weaklings are made that way. Strong characters can only be formed through struggle.    If any person is facing a […]