Area Sports

12 And Under Boys Win State Title

Members of the 12-and-under Jeff Davis Recreation Department State Champions are, from left, front, batboy Justin Rentz, Colby Beach, Jackson Sayer, Tucker Rigdon, Jonas Coleman, Kamden Munsayac. Back row, Head Coach Rod Rentz, Tre’ Rea, Jonathan Bohannon, Cason Clance, Coach Johnny Bohannon, Alex Mason, Duke Stone, Carter Mullis, Coach Dr. Kirk Munsayac.

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14 And Under Girls Win State Championship

Members of the 14 and under Jeff Davis Recreation Department State Champions are, from left, front, Jakiya Smith, Paige Carter, Kesleigh Poe, Bianca Torres, Maeleigh Burns. Back, Coach Joel Poe, Isabella Sinquefield, Riley Mathis, Alicia Lilliott, Summer Wyatt, Tia Cornish, Coach Jason Burns.

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12 And Under Girls Win Fifth Straight State Title

Members of the 12 and under Jeff Davis Recreation Department State Championship, the group’s fifth straight, are, from left, front row, Laniyah Vann, Maggie Spell, Jaci Underwood, Laisha Hernandez and Jenna Miles. Back row, Coach Herk Miles, Ella Wood, Analese Poole, Kelsey Parlor, Coach Tonya Parlor, Kalleigh Sellers, Payton Thigpen, Bentlee Metts and Coach Tracey…

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Ray Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Howard Ray of Hazlehurst was recently inducted into South Georgia State College (SGSC) Athletic Hall of Fame. The gala, awards ceremony and dinner were held June 7 to recognize the newest class of Hall of Fame inductees that have made athletic contributions to the College and to raise funds to support the SGSC Foundation’s need-based…

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Varsity Baseball Award Winners

Jeff Davis High School varsity award winners at last week’s Yellow Jacket baseball banquet were, from left, kneeling, All Region Honorable Mention – JaShaun Kirby, All Region Honorable Mention – Cade Walters, and Quality At Bat Award – Colby Marchant. Standing are 1st Team All Region and Pitcher of the Year – Ross Rush, 1st…

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Jayvee Baseball Award Winners

Jeff Davis High School jayvee award winners at last week’s Yellow Jacket baseball banquet were, from left, Co-Defensive Player of the Year – Ethan Hulett, Co-Defensive Player of the Year – Conner Rea, Co-Pitcher of the Year – Cole Baucom, Co-Pitcher of the Year – Hayden Weems, Offensive Player of the Year and Player of…

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JDMS Blue Team Award Winners

Jeff Davis Middle School Blue Team award winners at last week’s Yellow Jacket baseball banquet were, from left, Pride of the Jackets – Duke Stone, Pitcher of the Year – Alex Mason, Defensive Player of the Year – Trenton Clance, Offensive Player of the Year and Player of the Year – Matthew Glass.

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JDMS Gold Team Award Winners

Jeff Davis Middle School Gold Team award winners at last week’s Yellow Jacket baseball banquet were, from left, Most Improved – Grayson Googe, Defensive Player of the Year – Jackson Sayer, Offensive Player of the Year – Hayden Turner, Pitcher of the Year – Tucker Rigdon and Pride of the Jackets – Tre Rea.

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It’s Playoff Time

It’s playoff time for the Jeff Davis Recreation Department’s All Star softball and baseball teams. District tournaments begin this weekend with state tournaments set for next month. The Jeff Davis County Recreation Department will host three state tournaments July 10-14, bringing hundreds of players, coaches, parents and supporters to Hazlehurst. The tournaments are 10 and…

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Seven Inducted Into Yellow Jacket Hall Of Fame

Some 250 people gathered at the Jeff Davis Fairgrounds Friday night for the Jeff Davis Football Legends Gala where six former Yellow Jacket football players were inducted into the Jeff Davis Football Hall of Fame. Inductees were Calvin Harrison, Mike Stewart, Barry Jones, DeShay McKever, Nate Hybl and James Earl Cray. The finale of the…

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