Athletic News

Athletic News & Updates
Posted on 05/08/2017
This is the image for the news article titled Athletic News & Updates5/6/17 Softball - AREA CHAMPS! Congratulations & good luck at State!

4/29/17 Girls Track team - Sectional CHAMPS! Congratulations! Results from the sectional meet:
track spring 2017 sectionals

4/19/17 Congratulations to the winners at the tennis sectionals: 
Anna Ruth Hamilton and Lainey Hardiman advanced to the state tournament! Hayden Finney and Noah Speigle finished a perfect 14-0 undefeated season! Great job by all!  

4/18/17 Girls Track team - County CHAMPS!! Congratulations!
Students earning medals at the meet: 

 Boys Tennis: County CHAMPS!
Hayden Finley and Noah Speigle each took 1st places in the Singles. Cam Johnson/Tyler Johnson and Hayden Finley/Noah Speigle took 1st places in Doubles. Great job, guys!

4/8/17 The girls' soccer team finished 1st at the Pinson Invitational and the boys' team was 2nd place. Great job, soccer teams!

2/4/17 Congrats, Danielle Shears!! STATE CHAMP in the high jump at the Indoor State Track Championships with a jump of 5'4".  
Savanna Englisbee set a new MJ record with a time of 2:31.17 in the 800 meter run. She finished #8 in the state.

State Champ

Baseball Pre-Season Banquet will be February 16th at 6:00 pm. Guest Speaker is Eric Dubose, former Miss St. and Baltimore Oriole Baseball Player.  Tickets are $15.00 each and can be purchased from any baseball player or coach.

1/28/17  Results from the MJHS Wrestling Invitational:
MJ finished 5th out of 16 schools. Carial Tarter won his 100th match & finished 1st in 147 lb. division. Other placements in their respective weight divisions:

Devyn Gunter 2nd
Jordan Kiley 3rd
Gavin Rogers 3rd
Hunter Richardson 3rd
Michael Barnes 3rd

Track & field competed in the MLK Invitational yesterday. Congratulations to Danielle Shears for placing 2nd in the high jump and qualifying for state in the triple jump and long jump. Congratulations to Savannah Englisbee on qualifying for state in 3 different events. Other state qualifiers are Savannah Greene, Laura Kirby, Jessica Crane, Adreanna Leon, Emma Hardin, Danielle Wensel, and Megan Beddingfield. Congrats, girls!!

1/14/17 Congratulations to our wrestling team on their 4th place finish in the Jefferson County Tournament this weekend! Congrats to the individual place finishers in their respective weight classes: Devin Gunter 4th, Hunter Richardson 4th, Michael Barnes 4th, Josh Cantrell 3rd, Gavin Rogers 3rd, Jordan Kiley 2nd, and CARIAL TARTER 1st - Jefferson County Champ in his weight class!! Congrats, guys!!

1/10/17 Great Job to our Boys & Girls Basketball Teams on their wins tonight at Springville! They have both clinched the regular season area title & will host the Area Tournaments in February.

11/25/16 MJ Mens' Basketball claims the championship trophy in the Hanceville Thanksgiving Tournament! Way to go, Blue Devil Basketball!

11/19/16 Congrats to the Varsity Football team and coaching staff on an excellent season! They finished the year 10-3, reached the 3rd round of the state playoffs, and made it the 3rd consecutive year with 10+ wins. 

11/12/16 "Mortimer Jordan downs No. 4 Etowah in second round" of State Playoffs. North Jefferson News article by Erik Harris.

11/11/16 WBRC/Fox6 Sideline Video recap: Mortimer Jordan defeats Etowah in battle of the Blue Devils

10/29/16 Fox6 Sideline MVP of the Week: Spencer Brown He was also the ABC33/40 Blitz Player of the Week. Congrats, Spencer!

10/22/16 WABM/My68 Game of the Week: Hayden at Mortimer Jordan

10/21/16 Congrats to the WABM/My68 Scholar Athlete of the Week Kyle Elsberry!

10/17/16 Softball Fundraisers: Boston Butt Sale and Cornhole Tournament;
Entry Form for Cornhole Tournament

10/10/16 Congrats to MJ Alumnus and current Samford QB Devlin Hodges: Southern Conference Player of the Week

10/7/16 Homecoming Win! 42-20 over West Point, North Jefferson News article by Macy Martin.

Mortimer Jordan Volleyball defeated Hueytown 25-17, 25-10, 25-18.
Alyssa Lang had 8 digs while Emma Kate Dean had 7.
Makayla Pahrris and Gracie Childers had 6 kills each.
The team accounted for 8 Aces.

9/6/16 Mortimer Jordan Volleyball defeated Oak Grove 25-14, 25-22, 25-20. 
Kayla Dollar had 21 assists, 3 kills and 3 aces.
Makayla Pharris had 1 ace, 6 kills and 4 solo blocks.
Laci Reese had 1 ace, 6 kills and 3 blocks.
Alyssa Lang and Savannah Chaviers had 5 digs each.

9/2/16 Blue Devils Varsity Football shuts out Springville, 40-0! North Jefferson News article

9/2/16 Blue Devils Volleyball sweeps Gardendale. North Jefferson News article by Erik Harris

7/28/16 "Media Days: Blue Devils fight complacency" article by Erik Harris of the North Jefferson News

7/21/16 MJ was recognized by the Alabama High School Athletic Association for being fine and ejection free during the 2015 football season. Great job, coaches and players!

7/7/16 MJ Alumna Haylie McCleney signs contract with USSSA Florida Pride. Read more from the North Jefferson News.

6/15/16 MJ Alumnus Garrett Suchey drafted by Miami Marlins. Read more from the North Jefferson News.

6/7/16 Spencer Brown receives first Division 1 offer from UAB! Read more from


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