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Jackson takes on world's best
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Warren County High School freshman James Jackson is in Europe as a member of the Tennessee Olympic Development Team. His speed, athleticism and scoring ability have helped lead the WCMS soccer team to back-to-back conference tournament championships.
When it comes to soccer, Warren County High School freshman James Jackson is one of the top players in this community. Now he’s getting the chance to see how he stacks up against some of the best soccer talent in the world.Jackson, as a member of the Tennessee Olympic Development Team, left Wednesday for an eight-day trip that will take him to Europe. While there, he will face some of the best players on the field, while also receiving instruction from some of the best professional coaches on the planet.“I’m anxious to see what it’s like to experience that level of soccer,” said Jackson, who was the leading scorer on a Warren County Middle School soccer team that has won the last two conference championships.James is being accompanied on the trip by his parents, Matt and Myra Jackson.