Basketball teams head to Andrews University

The Madison Academy basketball teams are headed to Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan to participate in the Newmeyer Classic 2017.  The 11 member girls team is led by Coach Perkins and Sonja Underwood.  Their overall record this year is 13-2.  The tournament begins on Thursday, February 2 and the Lady Knights playing two games [10:20a-GCA; 8:50p-AJC] with at least one more [9:50a-CA] on Friday.

The Knights, coached by Alex Adams begin their play at 12:40p-GRS and again at 7:40-ARB.  Here is a link to the AU Basketball Tournament schedule.  All times listed in this article are CST, however on the AU pdf the times are EST.

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Acros participate in Acrofest 2017

The 18 member Madison Academy Acros gymnastic team traveled to Highland Academy to learn and enhance their gymnastic skills mentored by Southern Adventists University Gym-Masters at the Kentucky-Tennessee Acrofest, January 26-28.  Not only are the Acros participating but those in grades 5-12 from across the conference are eligible to participate and learn or enhance their skills in tossing, pyramids, tumbling, three highs and other gymnastic activities.  Pastor Greg Taylor, KY-TN Youth Director, is sharing the Word of God during this event.  The theme this year is G.L.O.W. (Go Light Our World).  On Saturday night at 7:00pm, teams perform their routines with the Gym-Masters giving the final performance of the evening.

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Poetry Out Loud Winners

Senior night for Madison Academy varsity basketball teams

Last night the seniors on the varsity basketball teams were recognized for their participation and efforts on the basketball team.  Parents were also recognized for the support and encouragement they give their teens.  The girl’s team won and improved their record to 13-2.  The boys played well and worked hard but lost.  The boy’s team record is now 4-11.

GIRLS VARSITY – Lady Knights 1st Q 2nd Q 3rd Q 4th Q Final
Lancaster Christian 4 4 8 2 18
Madison Academy 17 12 12 12 53

Morgan Currie 23, Sydney Jacobs 11, Sara Adalla 10, Jordyn Walker 4, Christina Mercado 3, Julianne Plank 2.

BOYS VARSITY – Knights 1st Q 2nd Q 3rd Q 4th Q Final
Lancaster Christian 24 28 12 9 73
Madison Academy 10 15 9 11 45

Beau Rodriquez 10, Josh Mixon 7, Will Snider 7, Langston Martinez 6, Jonathan Pedrero 5, Shawn Holbert 4, Andre Crayton 2, Ian Petersen 2, Devin Strong 2.

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Seeker, Scholar, Servant Awards Program

Futsal Tournament announcement

Lady Knights lose to Davidson Bears

Last night the varsity Lady Knights lost to the Davidson Academy Bears 57-45.  This is only the second loss of the regular season for the Lady Knights.  Their overall team record is now 12-2.  You can see the game on demand on the new Madison Academy Online YouTube Channel.  Just click on the LiveStream link on our main menu.

The next games with be at Andrews University February 2-3, 2017 as a part of the Newmyer Classic that several SDA academies participate in from around the country.

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School wide Poetry Out Loud Competition

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Poetry Out Loud

We are incredibly proud of our students… all of whom have chosen to DO SOMETHING HARD!!!!  Madison Academy is participating in this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.  Class competitions were held the last two days. The top students from each class will compete at our school finals competition on Wednesday, January 25 during our 11 AM assembly.  We encourage the community to come to this event on Wednesday, January 25 at 11:00am in the chapel and support our MA students in their literary endeavor.  The winner of the school competition will be eligible to compete at the state championship in Nashville in March!

Here are the participants in the school-wide competition: Freshmen-Andre Crayton, Robyn Forde Whitefield, Pax Fordham, Sean Moore, Joy Osborne, Kris Ware; Sophomores-Rose Benoit, Will Buzby, Jake Johnson; Juniors-Jordan P. Brown, Leah Holloway, Brianna Underwood, Jackson Webb; Seniors-Myles Limonta, James Jackson and Andrew Ware.

Madison plays in MLK Basketball Tournament at Collegedale Academy

Over the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, Collegedale Academy hosted a boys and girls basketball tournament that included teams from Andrews Academy, Georgia Cumberland Academy, Mount Pisgah Academy and Tennessee Christian Preparatory School [TCPS]. The Madison Academy Lady Knights finished in 2nd place in their division.  They played Andrews Academy varsity, GCA varsity and Collegedale Academy jv to get to the championship game.

The Madison Academy Knights played the Andrews Academy varsity, GCA varsity and Collegedale Academy jv and placed 4th in the tournament.  The team played well but lost some very close games.