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NO VARSITY FOOTBALL FOR EAST JACKSON THIS YEAR



DUE TO A LACK OF PARTICIPATION NUMBERS THE EAST JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL TROJANS WILL NOT BE FIELDING A VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FOR THE IMPENDING SEASON.  A STATEMENT AVAILABLE AT THE SCHOOL'S WEBSITE CITES A CONCERN FOR PLAYER SAFETY AS A DECIDING FACTOR IN THE CANCELATION.  WITH JUST 7 SENIORS AND 2 JUNIORS PREPARED TO PLAY THIS SEASON THE REST OF THE ROSTER WOULD HAVE TO FILLED OUT WITH SOPHOMORES AND FRESHMEN.  INSTEAD THE TROJANS WILL FIELD A JUNIOR VARSITY TEAM STOCKED WITH 26 PLAYERS FROM GRADES 9 THROUGH 11 WITH THE HOPES OF RETURNING TO VARSITY COMPETITION NEXT SEASON.

THE LETTER IS AVAILABLE AT: http://www.eastjacksonschools.org/uploads/1/3/2/6/13261250/2014_varsity_football_letter.pdf

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