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Mullis Named To AJC’s First Team All-State

  Jeff Davis High School senior Carter Mullis was selected as a member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class 2A All-State Football Team as a linebacker. Mullis, a 4-year starter for the Yellow Jackets, was the only Jeff Davis High player selected for the honor and was one of only three Region 1-AA players selected to…

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Softball awards presented

There were lots of awards to go around at the 2023 Jeff Davis High School softball banquet and none were quite so appropriate than the Players of the Year award that went to the seven seniors on the team. The members of the Class of 2024 hit the ground running as freshmen four years ago…

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Lady Jackets Fall To Treutlen

Jeff Davis High’s girls basketball team got off to a strong start against Treutlen County Saturday night in Soperton, but the Lady Vikings rebounded and claimed a 53-41 win over the Lady Jackets. The flu bug hit the team hard as three players missed the contest along with head coach KatyBeth Rentz. Latrice Shivers came…

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Cross Country Awards

The Jeff Davis cross country program celebrated the 2023 season with the end of the year Awards Ceremony this past week. Both the middle school and high school teams had outstanding 2023 seasons. Motto Award  “Finish on Empty” HS Boy – Jose Luis Mendoza HS Girl – Ali Lewis MS Girl – Jade Franco MS Boy…

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Underwood, Wilcox win top awards

Jeff Davis High School’s Jaci Underwood (right) and Steven Wilcox (left) swept two of the top awards at the Georgia Dugout Club’s annual awards ceremony held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta. Underwood was named the Class AA Softball Player of the Year and Wilcox was honored as Class AA Coach…

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Mason, Stone Named to S. Ga. Big 10

Two Jeff Davis High Yellow Jackets have been selected for Georgia Dugout Preview magazine’s South Georgia Big 10 for the 2024 baseball season. Seniors Alex Mason and Duke Stone were named to the honor. Here is a list of the honored players: Name Ht/Wt Yr. Team College Duke Stone 6-5/220 Jeff Davis Mississippi State Alex…

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Signing Day

Jeff Davis High School senior baseball players Duke Stone and Alex Mason last week signed schoarships to play collegiate baseball next season. Stone signed with Mississippi State and Mason signed with Georgia Southern. Both were recruited as pitchers. Pictured from left are Duke’s parents, Dan and Rhonda Stone, Duke Stone, Alex Mason and Alex’s parents,…

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Basketball play begins

Jeff Davis High’s basketball teams got their seasons underway earlier this month. Nov. 14, Jeff Davis Girls vs. Toombs County Jeff Davis dropped a 43-22 game to Toombs County. Latrice Shivers paced the Lady Jacket scoring with 10 points. Destiny Ivory had seven, Alera Vann hit a 3-pt. shot and Claire Stinson chipped in two…

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XC teams earn honors

The Altamaha Area cross country teams were released Nov. 14. The Altamaha Area awards consists of 15 schools from 11 counties that border the Altamaha River to the north and the south. The awards were established in 2018 by cross country coaches to honor the best cross country runners in the area. The awards honor the…

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Cagers open with losses

Jeff Davis High’s basketball teams opened their seasons Monday night in Lakeland against Lanier County. The Lady Jackets fell 61-47 while the Jacket boys fell 58-51.

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