Area Sports

2018-19 JDHS Basketball Schedule

2018-19 Jeff Davis High Basketball Schedule Nov. 13 Montgomery County (girls only) Home 6:00 Nov. 17 Hugh McBride Showcase-Brantley Home 6:30 Nov. 19 Hugh McBride Showcase-Wheeler Home 6:30 Nov. 27 Appling County Away 6:00 Nov. 30 Bryan County Away 6:00 Dec. 4 Toombs County Away 6:00 Dec. 7 Metter Home 7:00 Dec. 8 Boys Showcase…

Read More

Jackets fall 39-21 to Dodge County

Jeff Davis High’s football season came to an end Friday night in Eastman as the Yellow Jackets fell 39-21 to Dodge County. But the Jackets didn’t give up without a fight, as they led 21-19 at halftime and made three strong goal line stands in the second half before the Indians wore them down, scoring…

Read More

Swainsboro Only Region Team To Win

Swainsboro was the only Region 2-AA team to survive the first round of the state playoffs last week. The Tigers topped Northeast Macon 23-7. No. 2 Vidalia was ousted by Washington County 31-25, No. 3 Jeff Davis fell 39-21 to Dodge County, and No. 4 Toombs County was thrashed by Dublin 49-14. This week Swainsboro…

Read More

Yellow Jackets Play Dodge

Jeff Davis High’s football team will travel to Eastman Friday to face 9-1 Dodge County, a team ranked in the top ten all season. The Indians’ only loss came to 9-1 Dublin, 34-10 in Dublin. The Indians are the No. 2 team from Region 3-AA while the Jackets are the No. 3 team from 2-AA.…

Read More

JD makes playoffs with 43-23 win over Metter

Last year, Jeff Davis High’s football team made the playoffs for the first time since 2001. Friday night in Hazlehurst, the Jackets made it two years in a row as they defeated Metter 43-23 to earn the No. 3 spot from Region 2-AA in this year’s playoffs. They play Dodge County this Friday night in…

Read More

Lady Jackets are State Runnerups, boys take 4th

The Jeff Davis cross country teams had business on their mind as they competed at the GHSA Cross Country State Championship hosted by Carrollton High School Nov. 2-3. The 2 day championship event started on Friday with boys and girls races from the 5A, 6A, and 1A Private classes. The remainder of the classification races…

Read More

Swainsboro Topples Jackets

Swainsboro High School clinched the 2018 Region 2-AA title Friday night in Swainsboro as they took a hard-fought, 14-0 win over Jeff Davis High. The Jackets fell to 6-3 with the loss and 2-3 in the region while Swainsboro improved to 7-2 and 5-0. With the final week of regular season play this Friday night,…

Read More

Softball Team Makes Final Four

Jeff Davis High’s Lady Jacket softball team advanced to the final four teams at last week’s Georgia High School Association Championship Tournament in Columbus. The Lady Jackets lost their opening game to eventual champion Social Circle 12-5, then won back-to-back, bottom-of-the-7th thrillers over Vidalia 6-5 and Dodge County 8-7 in the losers bracket, before being…

Read More

Cross Country Teams Are Region Champions

The Jeff Davis cross country teams both win region titles last week as they hosted the region championship meet for the third straight year. The Yellow Jacket boys blew by the competition to win their first ever Region Title. The boys team was led by senior Hector Huerta who finished 2nd overall. The rest of…

Read More

Cross Country Teams Ranked 3rd, 5th

Going into this week’s Georgia High School Association State Cross Country Meet in Carrollton, Jeff Davis High’s girls team is ranked 3rd in the state while the boys squad sits at No. 5. Following are the latest rankings from MileSplit.Ga. Girls Class AA Rankings 1. Bleckley County 2. Armuchee 3. Jeff Davis 4. Banks County…

Read More