Area Sports

Wrestlers Finish 9th

This past weekend the Jeff Davis High School wrestling team hosted the 12th annual Yellow Jacket Duals, the largest tournament ever. Twenty-six teams were represented as far north as Loganville (near Athens), as far south as Berrien County, as far east as Islands High School (Savannah), as far west as Turner County, and even another…

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8U All Stars Win District

Jeff Davis Recreation Department’s 8 and under All-Stars won the 8U District 2 Championship. Pictured from left, front row, are Mark Durden, Garrison Coleman, Seth Saunders, Braylon Varnadore, Jacob Laney and David Calderon. Back row, Coach Keith Rea, Peyton Jones, Ceith Sellers, Giovanni Torres, Jason Burkett, Braxton Cooper, Jackson Hulette, Tye Rea, Aiden Rish and…

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Fifteen Jackets Are All Region 2-AA

Fifteen Jeff Davis High football players were named to the 2018 All Region 2-AA Team. First team stars were sophomore tight end James Wood, junior offensive lineman Jaylen Grady, senior defensive lineman Cody Ewing and senior defensive back Emanuel Rumph. Making the second team were junior quarterback Britt Metts, sophomore running back Austin Wood, junior fullback…

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Basketball Season Tips Off

Jeff Davis High’s girls are 1-1 after a win over Montgomery County and a loss to Brantley County. The Jackets boys lost their opening game to Brantley County.

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Wrestlers Get Off To Good Start

The Jeff Davis High School Wrestling Team started their season Saturday in Watkinsville. The team faced Elbert County, Oconee County, Harlem, White County, and Clarkston. With a second place finish the team’s only loss was to Elbert in the first match of the day, then bouncing back to defeat the other four teams. The coaches…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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