Athletics News

Cross Country Ties Up 2019-2020 Season with a Bow

The JA Cross Country Team held its awards night on Wednesday, December 4 in the JA Cafeteria to wrap up an exciting season of competition and growth. The evening of food and fun was a great way to celebrate, with dinner catered by Lexington Independents. Members of the team were presented with individual awards.

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JA Names Lance Pogue Head Football Coach

Jackson Academy Head of School Jack Milne announced this morning that Lance Pogue has accepted the call to become the school’s next head football coach, following last week’s announcement by current Head Football Coach Larry Weems to his players that he would not be returning for the 2020-21 school year.

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Volleyball Teams, Players, and Coach Capture Awards

JA volleyball was recognized this past week by the Clarion-Ledger for All State team selections and Coach of the Year. Earlier in November, MAIS named JA players to the All State team and as Player of the Year. At the team banquet, varsity and junior varsity team records were recognized and individual awards were presented.

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Raiders Sign to Play College Sports

Senior Max Harmon signed to play football at the University of West Alabama, a member of the Gulf South Conference in NCAA Division II. Francie LeDuff indicated her intent to play college sports, signing with Belhaven University for cross country and track.

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