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Basketball Playoffs


Jay found out its playoff destiny this weekend. Jay defeated Central to advance to the district championship game, but came up short against Paxton on Saturday night. With the loss, Jay will be on the road in the first round of the playoffs. Jay will travel to Graceville on Thursday night. Game time is 7pm. […]

Royals Shock Jags! Advance to Championship


@ Paxton- On Friday, the Royals took on their rivals in the semi-finals and won, 66-59. The Royals got the win thanks in part to hot 3 point shooting by committee; Dylan Ingram, Ethan McDonald, and Tristan Watson all hit multiple 3’s on the night. The Royals (15-9) got to this point by defeating winless […]

Royals Top Bobcats! District Champs!


Jay-It was one of the of the best girl’s basketball game ever seen at Jay High School. In front of a packed gym, the Lady Royals won their second district championship in a row under head coach Brian Watson. In doing so, Jay avenged two earlier season losses to the number one seeded Paxton Bobcats. […]

Lady Royals to Play for Championship


@ Jay-On Thursday night, Jay easily defeated Northview in the semi-finals, while Paxton took care of business over Central to setup a Jay vs. Paxton district championship on Saturday night at Jay. Paxton has defeated Jay twice already this year, 54-39 and 41-19. Gametime is 7pm on Saturday night.

Jags Top Royals


@ Jay- On Friday night, Jay hosted their rivals and the home team did not have their way. I’m a game that was close all throughout, the Jags pulled away from the Royals in the fourth quarter to defeat Jay, 67-51. Jay erased an 8 point halftime deficit to tie Central and actually took the […]

Lady Royals Shine at District Weightlifting


@ Baker-On Friday, Baker hosted the district girls weightlifting meet and Jay was well-represented. 10 ladies will be advancing to regionals next Friday and two won district in their weight class, Ella Nelson and Raven Fretwell. 

Lady Royals down Bulldogs


@Jay-The Lady Royals held on to avenge an earlier-in-the season loss to Freeport on Thursday night, 44-38.

Results From FL/AL Shootout

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On Thursday and Friday, Jay hosted their first ever Alabama/Florida Shootout. The Round Robin style event replaced the long time Jay Christmas Tournament. The two night event had four schools in attendance and featured four games a day, including boys and girls teams. Teams in attendance were Flomaton, Robertsdale, Central, and Jay. Girls Results Jay […]

FCA Challenger Banquet


On Monday night, football teams in Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties were welcomed to Pensacola First Baptist Church were the annual FCA Challenger Banquet was held. Recipients from each football team were recognized and received an award. The keynote speaker was Patrick Nix, former Auburn quarterback and father of current Auburn quarterback Bo Nix. Jay’s […]



For the first time in school history Jay is going back to the FHSAA State Playoffs for the third year in a row. Last year marked the first time the Royals made back to back trips since the 2001 and 2002 seasons when then head coach Elijah Bell lead the Royals to the final four. […]