Serving the Future



Columbia Academy’s Archery Program is open to male and female students in Grades 4-12. The program competes in three divisions – elementary, junior high, and high school. Throughout an Archery season the team competes in 15 or more competitions and hosts the annual Cougar Classic, one of the larges non-MAIS or non-state affiliated tournaments in Mississippi. Columbia Academy is proud to be home to one of the few Archery-only facilities in the MAIS.


During the 2016-2018 seasons, the program won the MAIS State Championship five times, two of which were elementary titles, one was a junior high title, and two were varsity titles. During the 2019 season, all three teams won the MAIS State Championship for a second year in a row. Other accomplishments in the 2019 season included the team finishing 3rd Overall in the entire state of Mississippi, which included all public and private schools, and competing in Nationals in Kentucky, where they scored second highest for all Mississippi teams that participated.



Columbia Academy’s baseball program is open to male students in grades 7-12. Boys in Grades 7-8 participate in the Junior High program. Boys in Grades 9-12 participate in the Junior Varsity/Varsity program. The program is proud to have won the MAIS AAA State Championship in 2017.



All male and female students in Grades 1-12 have an opportunity to participate in basketball at Columbia Academy. Students in Grades 1-4 participate in an in-school Pee Wee Basketball program, students in Grades 5-6 participate in a travel ball program against other teams in our area, students in Grades 7-9 participate in Junior Varsity, and students in Grades 10-12 participate in Varsity.



The Columbia Academy Cheerleading program is open to female students beginning with Grade 3 students. Girls in Grades 3-6 participate on the Pee Wee squad, girls in Grades 7-9 participate on the Junior Varsity squad, and girls in Grades 10-12 participate on the Varsity squad. Every summer the Junior Varsity and Varsity squads attend a cheer camp. The Varsity squad also hosts an annual Mini-Cheer camp during the summer for CA students in Grades K3-6.


Cross Country

All student in grades 6-12 can participate in Cross Country at Columbia Academy. Since 2007 the Cross Country team has won the MAIS AA State Championship six times. During the 2009 State Championship competition, the team had one of the most dominating performances in MAIS history having six runners place in the top ten and winning the State Championship by 50 points. In the most recent 2019 season both the boys and the girls won the AAA State Championship.



Participation in Columbia Academy football begins with male students in elementary. The Pee Wee Football program comprises of boys in Grades 3-6, Junior Varsity comprises of boys in Grades 7-9, and Varsity comprises of boys in Grades 10-12.



Columbia Academy golf is open to all students in Grades 6-12. The school has both a girls’ team and a boys’ team. The teams compete in various tournaments throughout the season. Those who qualify are able to participate in the MAIS South and MAIS State Tournaments.


Little Dribblers

Little Dribblers is a fun basketball performance program for all students in K3-K5. Students who participate in Little Dribblers have the opportunity to perform at home basketball games on several occasions. The program is enjoyed by the students and the fans at the games.



The Mini-Cougarettes is a dance team comprised of girls Grades K3-2. Girls who participate in the Mini-Cougarette program have the opportunity to perform at football and basketball games. The program is enjoyed by the students and the fans.



The Lady Cougars softball program comprises of students in Grades 6-12. The program seeks to field a competitive team each year. Beginning in 2014 the team has participated in the MAIS South State tournament every year.



The Columbia Academy tennis program is open to all students in Grades 6-12 and prides itself in being a top contender in district play each year. The program offers girls and boys singles, girls and boys doubles, and mixed doubles in its competitions.



All students in Grades 6-12 can participate in the Columbia Academy Track program. The school participates in various meets hosted by other schools. Athletes that qualify are able to participate in the MAIS South State and MAIS State Tournaments.