Jacob Messer

Jacob’s Contributions


07/21/11  •  Features

Helping Honduras: CoC Student-Athletes Participate in a Medical-based Mission Trip

These collegiate athletes felt they had more to give.


07/21/11  •  Features

Hayley Harrell: It's a Match

A spur-of-the-moment decision led to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Hayley Harrell, whose lifelong goal always has been to help others. Rewind to the spring semester of her freshman year at the College of Charleston, her hometown school, where the...

04/07/11  •  The Quick

No Volleyball at 2010 Maccabi

A lack of interest led to no volleyball events at the recently completed Maccabi Australia International Games in Sydney, but a high-ranking organization official said that will not be the case in the European Maccabi Games in Vienna in July or the Pan American...



A Hot Streak at the SCVA Invitational

The Ka Ulukoa M15 Mizuno team is on a winning streak and recently captured its second consecutive SCVA Junior Boys Invitational title.



About Jacob Messer


Freelance writer Jacob Messer is a former sports reporter who worked at the Indianapolis (Ind.) Star, the Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times and the Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail for 10 years. A West Virginia native, Messer now is a special education teacher in his home state. Messer and his wife of eight years have a 5-year-old son.