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Jackets roll to 39-7 win over Jenkins, Savannah

Photos by Jennifer Peacock Savannah’s Jenkins High School invaded The Pinelands Friday night fresh off a 55-0 season-opening victory over Groves. But after claiming a 7-6 first quarter lead over the Jackets, the Warriors were manhandled by Jeff Davis the remainder of the game as JD took their 2021 home opener 39-7. The Jackets looked…

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Lady Jackets improve to 10-1

PHOTOS BY REBECCA UNDERWOOD Jeff Davis High’s softball team improved to 10-1 overall and 3-0 in Region 2-AA play with a pair of lopsided region victories last week. On Wednesday, the Lady Jackets routed Swainsboro 15-0 in three innings in Swainsboro and Thursday they ousted East Laurens 15-0 in three innings in Hazlehurst. In Swainsboro,…

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Cross Country hosts second meet

The JDHS cross country teams hosted their second race of the year Sept. 2. The Georgia Coastal Plains Hoka Postal Nationals was a two mile race sponsored by Hoka One One shoes. The event brought in nine schools from across southeast Georgia. Visiting Lowndes County swept the boys and the girls races, while the Jeff…

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JDHS football to host Herschel V. Jenkins Friday at 7:45

Jeff Davis High’s football team has a new opponent and a new kickoff time for this Friday night’s 2021 home opener football game. The COVID virus has hit the Brantley County football team so hard they were forced to cancel their scheduled game this Friday against Jeff Davis. JDHS Head Coach Lance Helton was able…

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Cross Country Teams run in Florida

The cross country program took the 3-hour trip south to the New World Golf Complex just outside of Jacksonville for the Cecil Field Summer Classic. The course was flat and fast and many of the runners saw improvements in their times from two weeks ago at the Peach State Preview Meet. In addition, the high…

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Parlor Hurls No-Hitter

Kelsey Parlor pitched a no-hitter and the Lady Jackets bats had 13 hits as Jeff Davis rolled to a 12-0, 4-inning victory over Toombs County last Thursday in Lyons. Monday, the Lady Jackets improved their record to 8-1 with a 4-2 win over Coffee County in Douglas. Parlor almost pitched a perfect game in Lyons…

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Jackets down Rutland 41-0

Friday night’s Jeff Davis-Rutland football game in Macon was a mismatch from the start as the Yellow Jackets rolled to a 41-0 victory, and the game was even more lopsided than the score indicated. Senior C.J. Parker, normally a wide receiver, had a field day running the football, senior wide receiver Michael Dotson scored three…

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Lady Jackets defeat Long, Vidalia, Telfair

Jeff Davis High’s softball team improved to 6-1 with a 9-1 win over Long County Wednesday, a big 4-1 victory over Vidalia Thursday and a 6-0 win over Telfair County Monday. All three games were played in Hazlehurst. The Lady Jackets spotted Long County to a 1-0 first inning lead and then blew the visitors…

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Jackets dominate Wilcox in scrimmage

  (Photos by Jennifer Peacock) Jeff Davis High’s 2021 football team saw its first action of the season Friday night as the team hosted Wilcox County for a preseason scrimmage. The first quarter was devoted to jayvee players from both teams. With ninth grader Colby Beach at quarterback, the young Jackets took the opening kickoff…

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Lady Jackets split games against AAA foes

  (Photos by Rebecca Underwood) Jeff Davis High’s softball team split a pair of games against Class AAA teams last week in Hazlehurst as they fell to Pierce County 9-1 Tuesday in six innings and defeated Appling County 3-2 Thursday on a Kalleigh Sellers walk-off single. Against Pierce the Lady Jackets took a 1-0 lead…

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