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Thomson end Jackets’ season

A large crowd of Jeff Davis High football fans made the long trip to Thomson Friday night, endured chilly weather and wind-blown, misty rain to support the Yellow Jackets. The Jeff Davis faithful appeared to outnumber fans of No. 1 ranked Thomson at the game. But the Bulldogs easily prevailed for a 40-0 win to…

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Basketball tips off

Jeff Davis High School’s basketball season kicks off today (Wednesday) with a scrimmage game at Bacon County in Alma The Lady Jackets tip off at 4 p.m. followed by the boys game. Jeff Davis High 2023 Basketball Schedule Date Opponent Place Time Nov. 8 Bacon County (Scrim) Alma 4:00 Nov. 13 Lanier County Lakeland 6:00…

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Grinders down Sumter

Fans who have followed Jeff Davis High football this season would probably agree that the Yellow Jacket performance Friday night against Sumter was their best of the season. Sumter fans were probably stunned when they left the stadium following the game. Surprised that their Panthers lost and perhaps even more surprised that Sumter was shut…

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Mullis earns recognition

Jeff Davis senior linebacker Carter Mullis was again recognized by Georgia High School Daily web site for his outstanding performance Friday night against Sumter County. Mullis had three solo tackles, three assists, one tackle for a loss, one QB pressure, a blocked punt, an interception and scored a touchdown in a 21-0 victory over Sumter County.

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XC runs at State Meet

The Jeff Davis cross country teams competed at the GHSA State Cross Country Championships in Carrollton Saturday. The team traveled to Carrollton Friday and watched the boys and girls 1A Division 2 races. Afterwards the team got a quick run on the Carrollton Greenbelt and finished a short workout on the Carrollton campus before checking into…

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Lady Jackets are state runner-ups

Jeff Davis High came agonizingly close to repeating as the Class AA Softball State Champions last week, falling 4-3 to Appling County in the finals of the state tournament in Columbus. Jeff Davis finished the season with a 31-5 record while Appling finished with a 21-7-1 mark. It was an all Altamaha River finals as…

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Cross Country Teams Win Another Region Title

The Jeff Davis cross country teams traveled to Cook High School for the Region 1-AA Cross Country Championships. Both the boys and girls team were looking to defend their 2022 Region Titles, while also hoping to extend their Region Title streaks. The boys streak was at three straight titles (2022, 2021, 2020) while the girls…

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Lady Jackets win Super Regional

Jeff Davis High rolled through the Super Regional Tournament last week at ACE Charter School in Macon with a 16-3 win over Josey, a 6-0 victory over ACE Charter and a 3-1 win over Pierce County. The wins improved the Lady Jackets’ record to 27-3 and earned them a spot in the Georgia High School…

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Jackets fall to Worth

Jeff Davis High’s football team dropped a 49-13 game to Worth County last Friday night in Sylvester. But the game was not as one-sided as the score indicates as Jacket miscues and a barrage of yellow flags kept the visitors out of the end zone most of the night. The Jackets had runs of 30,…

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JDMS competes in state championship

The JDMS cross country teams competed Oct. 14 in the Georgia Middle School State Cross Country Championships hosted by Bleckley County. The longstanding event that was started by legendary Bleckley County coach Shelly Crandford saw more than 140 Middle School and Club Teams compete in six divisions. The divisions are split by Private Schools, Club…

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