Area Sports

State Champs

The Jeff Davis Recreation Department’s 14 and under boys baseball team captured the 2019 Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Championship. Members of the team are, from left, front row, Tucker Rigdon, Holden Ellis, Sammy Barragan, Jude Worthington, Ethan Picanso, Kamden Munsayac. Back row, Coach Sammy Beecher, Gage Folk, Payton Disharoon, Carter Mullis, Cason Clance,…

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Plan Ahead For Dove Season

Planning ahead for dove season? The 2019-2020 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations, which includes doves, were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources. Doves are a federally regulated migratory bird. As such, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service annually establishes a framework (opening and closing dates, maximum season length, and maximum bag…

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Four Jackets Are All State

Georgia Dugout Preview Magazine name Jeff Davis High Head Coach Paul Glass and junior shortstop Britt Metts as the Class 2A Coach of the Year and Player of the Year after the Yellow Jackets won the 2019 Class 2A Baseball Championship. In making the announcement, the magazine said, “Glass guided Jeff Davis to the Class…

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YELLOW JACKETS ARE STATE CHAMPS!!!

Jeff Davis High rode the 4-hit, shutout pitching of Garrison Miles to its second Class AA State Championship in three years last Wednesday with a 2-0 win over Rockmart High School at Luther Williams Field in Macon. The game was played before a huge crowd from Hazlehurst as the Jeff Davis fans far outnumbered the…

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All Freshman Girls Golf Team Finishes 9th at State

2019 Class AA Girls Golf Results Oak Mountain Golf Club Carrollton Jeff Davis Individual Scores Zoie Marchant 88-92-180 Shelby Moore 102-107-209 Team Scores Bremen 149-153-302 Bleckley County 166-167-333 Metter 178-161-339 Elbert County 172-172-344 St. Vincent’s 175-170-345 Vidalia 185-193-378 Pepperell 189-190-379 Rabun County 201-182-383 Jeff Davis 190-192-389 Rockmart 214-206-420 Laney 219-210-429 Union County 226-207-433

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All Sophomore Boys Golf Team Finishes 3rd At State

2019 Class AA Boys Golf Results Oak Mountain Golf Club Carrollton Jeff Davis Individual Scores Kalob Flint 75-80-155 Cody Creamer 86-79-165 Josh Herrington 83-86-169 Cason Varnadoe 95-82-177 Kole Williams 89-88-178 Haden Beckworth 103-83-186 Team Scores Metter 302-292-594 Elbert County 317-303-620 Jeff Davis 333-324-657 Bremen 331-335-666 Berrien County 340-332-372 Dodge County 339-336-675 Social Circle 352-326-678 Gordon…

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Marchant, Miles lead stats

Colby Marchant and Garrison Miles were the top two statistical performers for the 2019 State Champion Jeff Davis High baseball team. Marchant batted .404 for the season and Miles had an 11-1 pitching record. Britt Metts was the homerun leader with 11 homers and he was tops in RBIs with 42. Caleb Leggett was the…

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JD football Hall of Fame Inductees named

Jeff Davis High School’s football program will host the 2nd Annual Legends Gala June 14 at 6 p.m. to benefit the football team. The 2019 inductees will be: 1950s-1960s – E.M. Wilkes III 1970s — Bobby Varnadoe 1980s — Connell Swain 1990s — Mondrae Chambers 2000s — L.J. Stegall Supporting Role — Claude Cook Last…

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Jackets split first two championship series games

The first two games of the Jeff Davis-Rockmart Class AA state championship best-of-3 series were dominated by pitching, as Rockmart won the first game 4-1 and Jeff Davis took the second 4-2, in a battle of Yellow Jackets. The third game is scheduled for today (Wednesday) at 4 p.m. at Luther Williams Field in Macon.…

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Jacket comeback wins Bleckley series

It was a dismal feeling for the Yellow Jacket faithful Wednesday night in Cochran as Jeff Davis High’s baseball team trailed 12-7 after 4 1/2 innings of play against Bleckley County. At stake was a trip to the 2019 State Baseball Finals the following Monday in Macon. But there was still a glimmer of hope.…

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