The East Jackson boys basketball team captured the Cascades Conference championship Thursday night with a victory over Michigan Center 50 to 35. This was the first championship for the team since 1998, their 9th overall in school history. Coach Greg Zeller credited a strong defense in the win. The Trojans end the regular season with a record of 15-4. The Class C Districts begins next week and East Jackson is hosting their tournament.
On this week's Jackson Show, we feature a concert by the Capital City Brass Band performed at Jackson Community College's Front Porch Concert Series. This program originally aired in July, 2009.
The pastor of Queen of the Miraculous Medal Parish, Rev. Tim MacDonald discusses the retirement of Pope Benedict and his impact on him personally on today's show. Other guest include: Andy Woell with HomeZone from General Materials; Karyn Clow with Orthopaedic Rehab Services; State Farm Insurance agent Bill Krueger; John Voelz with iCreate!; Jackson Coffee Company drawings of the month with Brian Surgener.
Girls District Finals 7pm Friday at Onsted in Class B Lumen Christi (9-13) vs. Chelsea (15-6) 7pm Friday at Northwest in Class B Northwest (16-6) vs. Charlotte (12-10) 7pm Friday at Concord in Class C Concord (18-3) vs. Michigan Center (14-8)
Northwest Community Schools Superintendent Geoff Bontrager and Bond Committee Chair Dan Griswold are on today's show to explain the upcoming bond proposal. A website has been established with complete details and tax ramifications. Other guests include Andy Meyerhoffer, CertainTeed; Jackson Inventors Network founder John Hopkins; Brooklyn Irish Hills Chamber of Commerce Taste of the Irish Hills with Jan Witte and Todd Wanty; Pet of the Week with Kathy Brafford.
Monday Night Scores Lumen Christi 61 Onsted 51 Jackson 42 Battle Creek Lakeview 30 Northwest 47 Eaton Rapids 38 Grass Lake 57 Vandercook Lake 38 Michigan Center 57 Hanover-Horton 33 East Jackson 46 Homer 36
Napoleon's "Ship" wins this year's Area's Best Student Section Award presented by Jackson Community Federal Credit Union. Jim Francis was on hand to make the presentation from JTV Sports and Jackson Community Federal Credit Union.
The Stockbridge High School Advanced Underwater Robotics Team displayed their ROV on today's show. The goal of their project is to design, build and deploy an underwater ROV to the Republic of Palau and search for the last remaining missing B24 shot down in Palau during August of 1944. They are headed to the South Pacific in late March and are welcoming contributions. Details on their Facebook page. Instructor Bob Richards and students Buck Poszywak and Jenny Spink represented the team. Other guests include State Representative Earl Poleski; Cindy Lyons and Melissa Weaver from the Jackson Area Career Center; Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Erik Smith and Gregory Bentle with the Restaurant Rally. Update: This episode of The Bart Hawley Show will air again on Tuesday, February 26.
Boys & Girls High School Basketball Highlights, Highlights from last weekends Jackson Rec 6th grade Basketball Championships and AT&T presents The Scholar Athlete of the Week.