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JUB’s Bulldogs steamroll PCA for second win
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter J.U. Blacksher’s Bulldogs steamrolled Prattville Christian Academy last Friday, August 30, defeating the Panthers 55-14 and improving their season record to 2-0. Quarterback K.D. Rabb led the Bulldogs offense, completing 5 of 9 pass attempts for three touchdowns and 164 yards. JUB kicked off the scoring early with a 7-0 lead, coming on a 31-yard run from Bubba Nettles with 8:25 left in the first…
JUB varsity, JV cheerleaders shine at Bama Camp
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter J.U. Blacksher’s varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders stacked up trophies and medals during the UCA Bama Cheerleading Camp, held July 22-25 at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The United Cheerleading Association (UCA) hosted cheerleading squads from more than 30 schools in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi and Florida during the camp, during which the girls were taught cheers, chants, stunts, as well as band and rally…
‘Ton of experience’ on hand as JUB conducts spring practice
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Wes Sims, J.U. Blacksher’s head football coach, enters his 11th spring practice period looking to attain the goal of securing a state title when the 2019-20 season starts in August. Last season the Bulldogs went 4-6 overall (3-4 region), including a 21-14 win over rival Excel High in the 78th matchup between the two rural schools. With only eight seniors gone from that team,…
‘Voice’ star Kirk Jay inspires JUB students
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Kirk Jay, a rising country music artist who gained notoriety as a contestant on “The Voice,” visited J.U. Blacksher School in Uriah last week to inspire and motivate students. The Bay Minette native finished third during season 15 of the hit television program. Jay floored judges with his voice, technique and love for country music. Country superstar Blake Shelton took Jay under his wing…
JUB boys, girls compete at AHSAA state meet
News Staff Reports J.U. Blacksher’s girls and boys track teams competed in the AHSAA 2A State Track Meet, held May 3 in Cullman. JUB had respectable individual finishes, but no single team member placed within the top-5 in any event, which marked the end of the 2019 track season. Blacksher’s individual results are as follows: Girls (Finals) 800 Meter Run Kayley Burgess, fourteenth, (2:45.79) 1600 Meter Run Kayley Burgess, eleventh,…