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  • Lady Pirates are going for number 5
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on November 15, 2017 at 8:08 pm

    The Sneads Lady Pirates sealed their ticket to their fifth straight state championship game Saturday afternoon before a packed gym at Sneads High School.  Coach Sheila Roberts had earlier done her final walkthrough of the gym, knowing win or lose, that was her last game in the gym.  She will move on after this year and will announce her plans at a later date.  Saturday, it was all about the Lady Pirates and they proved to everyone they were in it to win it, taking three straight […]

  • Three Jackson County Students are Wendy’s Heisman winners
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on November 15, 2017 at 8:04 pm

    Jackson County is indeed fortunate to have a multitude of good athletes.  What is even more important, is the number of those athletes who excel off the field, court, and diamond and into the classroom and community.  Wendy’s and the Heisman Trophy Trust look at all aspects of the candidates they choose for their Heisman Trophy Trust.  Jackson County is proud to have three student athletes chosen as Wendy’s Heisman winners.  From Malone High School, Jesse Wayne […]

  • Sneads Volleyball two steps away from number FIVE
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on November 9, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    The Sneads Lady Pirates have given new meaning to the word domination.  Thursday night, Sneads showed their determination once again to win a fifth straight state championship.  When teams are sometimes caught ‘looking’ down the road, Sneads was focused on the challenge at hand and they wasted little time in showing Baker they were in it to win it.   The Lady Pirates took the game in three sets. Set one was the ‘tightest’ match of the evening and it […]

  • Marianna moves on to the playoffs with 36-10 win over Rutherford
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on November 9, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    The Marianna Bulldogs are moving on to the postseason after a solid 35-10 win over the Rutherford Rams Friday night at Bulldog Stadium.  The win capped off a week of homecoming festivities, and the crowning of Maggie Larkin, the 2017 Marianna High School homecoming queen prior to the start of the game.   Rutherford was three and out on their first possession of the game and punted to Marianna who started on their own 46-yard line.  Jeremiah Castro carried the ball to the […]

  • Graceville wins on homecoming in dramatic fashion
    by sheila [AT] jacksoncountytimes [DOT] net (Shelia Mader) on November 2, 2017 at 1:28 pm

    The Graceville Tigers have struggled this year, having not won a game through their first seven games.  Two of the games were very winnable but fell just a little shy of a win.  Friday night was homecoming for the Tigers and they were facing cross-county rival Cottondale.  The Hornets came in as a heavy favorite, having lost only one game to the Chipley Tigers.  With the game at 28-8 at halftime, the writing appeared to be on the wall.  But the Tigers took the field in […]

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