Jackson Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Jackson, MS

  • Saturday Sep 20 | via Commercial Dispatch 

    Mississippi Roundup: Starkville wins showdown with F...

    Mississippi's top-ranked team traveled across the state line and took out one of Alabama's elite programs as Starkville beat Florence 37-7 in a prep football game played at Braly Municipal Stadium on the campus of the University of North Alabama. For Starkville , quarterback Brady Davis threw five touchdown passes, giving him 18 for the season.

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  • Friday Sep 19 | via Commercial Dispatch 

    Prep Football Roundup: Columbus routs Louisville for...

    The Falcons racked up a season-high 414 yards of total offense and presented coach Randal Montgomery with his first victory as coach. "We finally got the monkey off our shoulders and that's a very good feeling," Columbus sophomore running back Kylin Hill said.

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  • Friday Sep 12 | via Newms360.com 

    Area Roundup: Montgomery pulls the hat trick to lift...

    Cameron Montgomery opened the scoring with a 50-yard interception return for a touchdown and also scored on the ground and through the air as Shannon defeated neighborhood rival Nettleton 33-27 in area high school football action Friday. Montgomery also scored on a 90-yard catch and run with a pass from Martavious Fells and later on a 7-yard run.

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  • Friday Sep 12 | via Commercial Dispatch 

    Prep Roundup: Starkville Academy moves to 4-0

    Drake Gordman rushed for 103 yards and two touchdowns Friday night to lead the Starkville Academy football team to a 51-3 victory against Hillcrest Christian in a Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA, Division II game. Colt Chrestman rushed for 42 yards and a pair of scores.

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  • Thursday Sep 11 | via Commercial Dispatch 

    SEC full of fresh faces at quarterback

    A new crop of quarterbacks -- led by Texas A&M's Kenny Hill, South Carolina's Dylan Thompson, Kentucky's Patrick Towles, and Missouri's Maty Mauk -- are faring just fine on the football field. Their numbers look a whole lot like the stats their predecessors piled up last year.

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  • Wednesday Sep 10 | via Newms360.com 

    Stacked deck in Corinth tourney

    If people stood stomach-to-back at the entrance of New Albany's Memorial Gym to see previous versions of the Hotbed Classic, then they should be climbing the roof or Spiderman-ing the walls of the Corinth gym to get a peek at the second annual Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic. The Nov. 28-29 tournament has rocketed to one of the nation's top prep hoop events, this year's the biggest tournament in Mississippi - maybe in Southeast history.

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  • Tuesday Sep 9 | via Commercial Dispatch 

    New Hope building confidence thanks to 2-0 start

    But the first-year New Hope High School football coach would be remiss if he didn't acknowledge the importance of his team's latest victory, a 35-24 win against Columbus last week. Not only did it help New Hope snap a four-game losing streak in the series, but it also enabled Pickle's squad to build on a victory against Aberdeen in its season opener.

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Jackson High Schools

Callaway High School (601 Beasley Road)
Forest Hill High School (2607 Raymond Road)
Jim Hill High School (2185 Fortune Street)
Lanier High School (833 W Maple Street)
Murrah High School (1400 Murrah Drive)