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Jets Athletic Director Heather Bateman named 2018-19 MCCAA AD of the Year

Jackson College Athletic Director Heather Bateman has been named the 2018-19 Michigan Community College Athletic Director of the Year. The Athletic Director of the Year committee selected Bateman from several nominees.  JTV Sports | June 11th, 2019 | Gabriel Schray Heather Bateman, Jackson College's Athletic Director, has been named the 2018-19 Michigan Community College Athletic Director of the Year. The Athletic Director of the Year committee selected Bateman from several nominees. Bateman oversees an athletic department that has 13 successful sports including men's bowling that won the MCCAA Championship in their very first season. The women's soccer team was second in the in the MCCAA and won the NJCAA Region XII regular season and post-season title. Bateman also holds several sports chairs in the MCCAA and is the secretary/treasurer for NJCAA Region XII, according to a Jackson College press release. She also hosted the MCCAA Golf and MCCAA Baseball Tournament this spring.  “I am honored and humbled to receive this award. I could not have received it without all the support of our coaches and student-athletes who inspire me daily,” Bateman said The MCCAA Athletic Director of the Year is awarded yearly, to the athletic director who excels at their job in several…

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Jackson College Pitcher to play baseball at Purdue University

Jackson College Pitcher, Eric Hildebrand has committed to finish his college baseball career at Purdue University. The Boilermaker baseball team was 13-10 at home this season. JTV Sports | June 11th, 2019 | Gabriel Schray Jackson College Pitcher, Eric Hildebrand has committed to finish his college baseball career at Purdue University. The Freshman finished this season with a 5-1 record and a 2.83 ERA. The Jets baseball team finished an impressive 31-15 this season. That included a 22-6 conference record. A winning clip of over 78%. Hildebrand will now be a short three hour and 49 minute drive from Jackson's campus. Purdue lies a total of 216 miles Southwest of the Jet's campus. https://twitter.com/schrayguy/status/1138559759085383682 The Boilermakers finished this season 20-34 overall and 13-10 at home. For more local sports news and information, you can connect with JTV on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Media in this article courtesy of Jackson College. This article was written by JTV’s Gabriel Schray. He is in his fifth year covering Jackson Area sports and news for JTV. You can connect with Gabriel on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as well.

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Jets Golfer named honorable mention All-American

Jackson College Jets golfer Riley Hestwood has been named an honorable mention All-American following last week’s National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Nationals. JTV Sports | May 30th, 2019 | Gabriel Schray Jackson, Michigan– Jackson College Jets golfer Riley Hestwood has been named an honorable mention All-American following last week’s NJCAA Division II Nationals. Hestwood, a freshman at Jackson College, finished in a tie for 24th place out of a field of 132 total golfers. After four days of golf, eight games in four rounds, Hestwood finished at 17 over par. “Riley did an excellent job playing the four days under difficult conditions at times,” said Walt Paszkiet, head coach of the Jet's program. “He managed his game very well. Jackson can be very proud of this young man” All-America honors are presented to the top 26 finishers (plus ties) at the NJCAA DII Men's Golf Championship. It is the mission of the NJCAA to foster a national program of athletic participation in an environment that supports equitable opportunities consistent with the educational objectives of member colleges. For more local sports news and information, you can connect with JTV on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This article was written by JTV’s Gabriel Schray. He…

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Jackson College Men to Tip Off Season Today

(File Photo Courtesy of Jackson College) By, Gabriel Schray | JTV Sports | November 7th, 2018 Jackson, Michigan-- Jackson College’s Men’s Basketball Team is set to begin their season today against Schoolcraft College. The contest will begin at 7pm and will be played on the campus of Jackson College. Last season the Jets were the best they have been in quite some clip. The Jets went 19-11 on the year, a 63% win percentage under first year Head Coach Marshawn Norris. Norris is now entering his second season as the Head Coach at Jackson, and will be looking to improve the program even further. He expanded his thoughts on last year and more in the November 7th edition of Inside the Locker Room. They ended last season on a loss, and will look to open up a new winning streak tonight at home. The Jets were 12-2 when at home last season. Norris discussed the importance of his returners (Osebor, Pierce and Sietsema). All three were Freshman last season. Osebor was the most efficient of the bunch, pitching in four points per game and shooting 58% from the floor. The Jets will also benefit from transfer Connor Pelham. Pelham played…

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