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Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Dear Parents,

I wanted to make you aware of an excellent opportunity that’s been made available to our athletes at Jackson High School. We are again partnering with mCORE™ — Mobile Cardiac Overview and Risk Evaluation — to screen our athletes for the cardiac conditions and abnormalities which may put them at risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).  SCA Is The Number One Killer of Young Athletes.  SCA is the result of unsuspecting cardiological disease or abnormalities which cause the heart to stop without warning or symptoms. We hear about several student-athletes each year that are lost to this devastating tragedy, many of which could have been prevented with a simple examination like this.  SPACE IS LIMITED AND EXPECTED TO FILL QUICKLY.

Please watch the 4-minute video for more on SCA and mCORE.

This event is specifically for HIGH SCHOOL athletes

Screening Details
  • Date:  Thursday, October 1st
  • Time:  7:45am - 4:00pm
  • Location:  JHS – Distance Learning Lab
  • Screening For: Risk of life-threatening cardiac conditions.
  • Time Requirement: Approximately 10-12 minutes per athlete.
  • Each athlete will be given an EKG and Echo screening. These tests typically cost approximately $2000 in a clinical setting.
  • Cost: $75 (Please contact mCORE in financial hardship situations).
  • You may use your Healthcare/Flex Care Accounts

PARENTS MUST PRE-REGISTER ONLINE FOR THE SCREENING BY VISITING:  For any questions, please call Bart Letcavits at 330-418-8199.

We strongly encourage all of our athletes to take part in this screening opportunity. If you have further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us directly.


Terry Peterson
JHS Athletic Director
Monday, April 6, 2015
The JYBA is proud to share with you the following flyers for local college partner's summer basketball camps and clinics.  We are fortunate to have very successful Division 2 and Division 3 college basketball programs within the area from which to learn the skills necessary for success. 

Please take an opportunity to review the camps and clinics in this article.  We would strongly recommend any of these as another important program in the basketball development of your son. 

If you have any questions regarding these camps please email us, many of our own sons have participated in these camps and clinics.

Friday, March 20, 2015
The 2015 JYBA Summer Basketball Camp will be June 8 - 11th.  The camp features age groups from Kindergarten - 8th grade.

Please print and mail the registration form linked below by Friday May 29th to avoid a late fee.  Camp T-Shirts and Camp Basketball cannot be guaranteed after May 29th.

View the registration form below for pricing and more details.

Sunday, March 8, 2015
The success of our 7th and 8th grade boy’s basketball teams can’t always be measured by wins and losses however, this year was as good as any when you're talking about winning.
Our 7th grade gold team and our 7th grade purple teams beat Crenshaw and Hartford respectively in two unbelievable semi-final games to set up a showdown in the Federal League 7th grade championship game. This was the first time since 2008-09 season that both played each other for the championship.  The gold team coached by Evan Elliott was the 3rd seed in the tournament and came into the game with a record of 16-2.  The purple team coached by Jordan Johnson earned the #1 seed in the tournament and came into the game with a perfect record of 18-0.  The game was an outstanding game that went down to the wire.  In the end, the gold team prevailed 45-41 to claim the title.
The 8th grade gold team coached by John Telloni finished the regular season at 14-2 and was awarded the 2nd seed in the tournament. The purple team coach by Teal Harvey finished the regular season at 11-5 and was voted the #3 seed in the Federal League tournament.  Quarterfinal victories by both teams resulted in a matchup between the two teams in the semi-finals.  The game was a hard fought physical battle despite the fact that they were playing against friends.  Overtime was needed to decide the grudge match and the gold team came out on top with a 47-43 victory.  The gold team went on to beat the #1 seed Crenshaw Cougars in a thrilling championship game by the score of 53-50 to win the tournament. 
Congratulations to both Coach Elliott and Coach Telloni on their championships! The 7th and 8th grade basketball players continue to be the foundation of the Jackson Basketball Family.  Thank you to all the players for their hard work and dedication to making the Jackson Basketball program a success!