Area Sports

Fishing guide available

Kick off the brand new year by using the 2021 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide as you make all your fishing plans says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). “Anglers, new or experienced, should always begin with this publication,” said Scott Robinson, Assistant Chief with the WRD Fisheries Management Section. “Biologists…

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Lewis Wins Tennis Tournament

Cam Lewis won the high school division in “For the Love of Tennis Tournament” in Vidalia. Cam also placed second in the doubles. He is a junior at Jeff Davis High and the son of Cliff and Tina Lewis.

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Yellow Jackets Named To All Region Team

Jeff Davis High’s 9-2 2020 football team garnered a host of Region 2-AA awards for players’ performances during the season. Topping the list was senior placekicker Audiel Placencia who was named the Region 2-AA Special Teams Player of the Year. Named to the All Region First Team Offense were senior quarterback Cade Walters, junior running…

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Varsity Basketball Schedule

2020-2021 Jeff Davis Varsity Basketball Schedule (Current/Tentative) Dec. 5    Wheeler Co. (Girls)    Alamo Dec. 8    Toombs Co. (Girls)    Lyons Dec. 12    Citizens Christian Academy    Douglas    6/7:30 Dec. 15    *Bacon Co.    Alma    6/7:30 Dec. 18    Treutlen Co.    Home    6/7:30 Dec. 21    Montgomery Co.    Mount Vernon     6/7:30 Dec. 22    Colquitt Co. (Boys)    Moultrie    TBA Dec. 28  …

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Jackets finish season 9-2

The most successful Jeff Davis High School football season in almost a quarter of a century came to an end Friday night in a rainy, windy second round playoff game in Jefferson County as Coach Lance Helton’s Yellow Jackets fell 42-29 to the Jefferson County Warriors. Not since 1997 has a JDHS football team been…

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JDMS boys soccer wins conference

For the first time in program history, the JDMS Boys’ Soccer team became Conference Champions last Wednesday. They finished the regular season 5-1 and went into the playoffs as a No. 1 seed, for the first time as well. In the semifinals, the Yellow Jackets faced a very good J. R. Trippe Chiefs team, who…

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Jackets down Golden Hawks 28-25

The Jeff Davis-Washington County playoff game last Friday in Hazlehurst was one of the most exciting football games Jacket fans have have been treated to in years. Two very good football teams battled it out, toe-to-toe in a game that came down to the wire with the Yellow Jackets prevailing over the visiting Golden Hawks…

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Yellow Jackets host Golden Hawks

Jeff Davis High School’s football team will host Washington County this Saturday night in the opening round of the 2020 Georgia High School Association playoffs. The game was originally scheduled for Friday but the GHSA announced Monday that, due to a shortage of referees, Class 2A and Class 4A playoff games were moved to Saturday.…

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