Carver hoops coach steps down after 18 seasons

James Jackson looking to make jump to college level

Carver hoops coach steps down after 18 seasons
James Jackson led Carver-Montgomery to three state titles in basketball in his 18 years as head coach. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Carver-Montgomery Wolverines will be looking for a new boys head basketball coach for the first time in 18 years.

James Jackson is stepping down to pursue a shot on the college level, he tells WSFA’s Stephen Gunter.

“I am extremely grateful for having the opportunity to coach at my alma mater for the past 18 years. I would like to thank everyone for their support for myself and the Carver Basketball program,” Jackson said in a statement.

Jackson led the Wolverines to three state titles in his 18 seasons with the most recent coming in 2018.

He led Carver back to the Class 6A championship game this season but fell short against Pinson Valley.

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