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Jay Block Party


Jay-On Thursday, the City of Jay shut down Commerce Street to celebrate the school’s first softball state championship. Jay defeated Fort White 6-5 to win two weeks ago. Other students were honored as well for achieving state honors in their respective clubs and sports including FFA, Drama, Cross Country, Weightlifting, and SGA. 

Semi-Finals today!!!


The Jay Lady Royals Softball Team will be playing Liberty County today for a chance to play in the State Championship game for the 2nd consecutive year. Liberty County (17-13) vs. Jay (20-5) 11pm (C.S.T.) The game can be streamed through NFHS at JAY HIGH SCHOOL | Jay, FL Girls Varsity Softball vs Liberty County […]

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. […]

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 […]

JHS’ Inaugural Homecoming Golf Tournament


Jay High School Golf hosted its first golf tournament fundraiser at Tanglewood last Saturday. Nine 4-man teams played in the 18 hole best-ball scramble event. “We would like to thank all sponsors and tee-box sign purchasers for being so generous!” states head golf coach Rhett Rowell. “We had a great day and raised a lot […]

Jags fall in Title Game


Wildwood 16 18 14 18-66 Central 5 12 12 17-46

Jay Alum Hired as Head Football/AD at Chipley


Jay High School class of 2002 graduate Marcus Buchanan was named head football coach and athletic director at Chipley High School. Buchanan has been coaching at Milton for the last 4 years and had coached at Pace for 6 years prior to that. Click on link below to see an interview.   (Image courtesy […]

Lady Royals fall in Championship


@ Paxton- On Saturday the Lady Royals played for their 3rd district championship in a row under head coach Brian Watson. By defeating Northview on Thursday, Jay advanced to play Paxton. The Royals never could find their groove in the championship game. After taking an early lead (3-0), the Royals trailed the entire game. Up […]

FHSAA votes to keep July 27 start date…


Gainesville-On Monday, the FHSAA Board of Directors held an emergency meeting to discuss what changes, if any, would be made to the date that fall sports could get started practicing. The date originally set was July 27 and the board voted, 10-5 to keep that date. Schools have time to decide if they will participate […]

Spring School and Sports Cancelled


On Saturday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the 2019-2020 school year would continue with distance learning only. Two days later, the FHSAA announced what many feared, that spring sports would be cancelled as well. The full press release by the FHSAA can be found by following the link below.