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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


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)