City of Cape Girardeau This year, each city’s mayor is …

This year, each city’s mayor is getting in on the Cape-Jackson football fun by placing a friendly wager – the winning mayor will host the other mayor for a service project. “We’re just having fun and supporting these kids,” said Jackson’s Mayor Dwain Hahs. “I’ll be cheering with the J-Crue and looking forward to picking a project for Mayor Kinder.” Kickoff will be at Jackson High School at 315 S. Missouri St. at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22. Students are encouraged to contact their mayors with project ideas at or “Cape and Jackson are communities that are very well connected, but on football game day, the rivalry looms very large,” said Mayor Stacy Kinder. “Jackson will host this year’s game, but Cape is bringing the Jungle to the Pit, and we look forward to a great game! All these athletes put in so much time and energy, and the students make this event so fun for the communities, so Mayor Hahs and I just wanted to support all that and get in on the fun.” Advance ticket sales are encouraged. Tickets for the Cape-Jackson game on Sept. 22 will go on sale on Monday, Sept. 18 at Semo Specialties in Jackson and Central High School in Cape Girardeau. On game day, gate sales start at 5:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $4 for adults and $2 for students, and senior citizens ages 65 and older. Spirit-wear for each respective team will be available at Horizon Screen Printing in Cape Girardeau, and Semo Specialties in Jackson. A live stream of the game will be available on the Jackson High School Athletic YouTube page at City of Jackson Community Outreach Board Cape Girardeau Public Schools Jackson R-2 School District Jackson MO-City Government Cape Central Tigers Football Learn More


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