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Jay High Football Schedule

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2017 Football Schedule (Home games in ALL CAPS) August 18-Kickoff Classic vs. BAKER-7:oopm August 25-@ Flomaton-7:00pm September 1- COTTONDALE-7:00pm September 8-ROCKY BAYOU-7:00pm September 15-WEWAHITCHKA-7:00pm September 22-@ Escambia Academy-7:00pm September 29-@ Baker-7:00pm October 6- NORTHVIEW-7:00pm October 13- Open October 20- J.U. BLACKSHER (Homecoming)-7:00pm October 27-@ Freeport-7:00pm November 3-@ Lighthouse Academy (Pensacola)-7:00pm

Living With Purpose 


    My son graduated from high school and wasted no time in pursuing career opportunities. His part time job in real estate motivated him to study for, complete, and pass the initial real estate license exam. He also enrolled full-time in college. Although the future is bright for him in the business world, he’s […]

Fundraising Efforts for Karissa


An account has been set up at Santa Rosa County Federal Credit Union for the benefit of Karissa Jordan Stewart, who recently underwent surgery to remove a necrotic kidney and was shortly thereafter diagnosed with Stage 3 Transitional Cell Cancer. Karissa is a much-loved and respected teacher, friend, wife, and mother of two precious boys, […]

Living With Purpose


    I once told the congregation of the small country church I pastor that we’re all in the construction business. Not only are we building the Kingdom of God through the ministries of our church, we’re building something else personally significant to each and every one of us. Our thoughts, emotions, words, and actions […]

Royals Football Attend 7 on 7 event at Flomaton


@ Flomaton- The Jay Royals squared off against three other schools in a 7 on 7 event that included lineman challenges. Schools in attendance were Flomaton, Georgiana, St. Lukes Academy, and Jay. Jay travels to Flomaton for the annual rivalry game on August 25.

Living With Purpose 


    Through my military assignments I have been called upon to deliver deployment ceremony invocations, as well as thanksgiving prayers at homecoming celebrations for particular returning army units.    The homecoming events are very special. Newspapers, television stations, and families get tremendously excited, and for good reason. The bells ring, the whistles blow, the […]

Jay 4th of July Tennis Champs


The tournament, ran by JHS’ head football and tennis coach Melvin Kersey, is the Royals tennis teams biggest fundraiser of the year and is in its 4th year of existence. Below are the winners of this year’s tournament. Congratulations! Men’s Singles-Toby Russel Women’s Singles-Savannah Kersey Men’s Doubles-Mark Brabham and Logan Brabham Mixed Doubles- Toby Russell […]

Matthew Saylor Receives Terrace Scholar Athlete Award


Matthew Saylor was sleeted as the recipient of this years Terrace Scholar Athlete Award. The award, which is in its second year of existence, includes proclamation, a medal, a plaque displayed inside The Terrace in Jay, and a $2,000 scholarship. The Terrace Athlete Award will be an annual award presented to a Jay High School student who excels […]

Living With Purpose 


    This is the time of year when crops are being planted and gardens are being cultivated. The plowing and the fertilizing are faithfully done with the hopeful expectation there will be a great harvest. All the elements of successful agricultural planning doesn’t happen automatically. There’s a marked intelligence that is brought to bear […]

JHS Cheer’s Carwash this Friday


The Jay cheer squad will be having a Car wash on Friday, June 30th, in front of Dura-Med in Jay.   All donations will be accepted.  The cheerleaders are raising money to help with expenses for their trip to the Alamo Bowl in December!  The squad is one of ten squads invited to perform in […]