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Jeff Davis hosts region cross country

The Jeff Davis High School Cross Country teams hosted the Region 1AA Cross Country Championships last Wednesday. Both the boys and the girls teams came away with Region Titles. And Lady Jacket Alex Uribe won the girls individual championship while Kevin Vega captured the boys individual title The girls have now won seven region titles…

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Young gridders fall to Worth 43-7

Jeff Davis High’s young football team battled gallantly Friday night against visiting Worth County but the Rams were just too big and experienced for the freshman and sophomore dominated Yellow Jacket squad, rolling to a 43-7 win. The Rams scored 13 points late in the first quarter and added 21 in the second to take…

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JDMS finishes play

The Jeff Davis Middle School cross country teams finished their season at the Middle School State Cross Country Championships hosted by Bleckley County. The girls team had the highest finish in program history with a 3rd place finish. Girls Results 9. Marrie Claire Worthington, 14:57.37; 11. Avery Haley, 15:02.74; 28. Fernanda Valdelamar, 15:53.18; 35. Aurie…

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Lady Jackets headed to Final Eight

Jeff Davis High School’s softball team won all three games in the first, four-team, double-elimination state playoff tournament last week in Hazlehurst and will play this week in the Elite 8 in Columbus. The Lady Jackets rolled over Central, Macon, 16-1 in the opening game, squeaked by Vidalia 1-0 in the second game and rolled…

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XC hosts final regular season meet

The Jeff Davis cross country teams hosted the final meet of the regular season, the Three Rivers XC Classic at the trails at Towns Bluff Park. Eleven schools participated. The Yellow Jacket squads performed well. The Lady Jackets won the meet easily as they finished 61 points ahead of 2nd place Coffee County. The Yellow…

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JDH cross country’s strong season continues

The Jeff Davis High boys and girls cross country teams continue to have a strong season with solid performances at the Savannah Country Day School Hornet Invitational and the Coffee County Invitational. In Savannah, the boys finished 2nd while the girls were 5th in a strong field of teams, with many of the runners running…

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Fitzgerald tops Yellow Jackets

Jeff Davis High was just too young, and too inexperienced to compete with defending Class AA State Champion and No. 1 ranked Fitzgerald Friday night in Fitzgerald as the Purple Hurricanes rolled to a 48-0 win. The win upped the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0 while the Yellow Jackets fell to 0-7. After graduating 22 seniors…

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JDMS cross country has two meets

Jeff Davis Middle School’s cross country teams participated in the Bleckley County Invitational Oct. 6 in Cochran and the Middle Georgia Middle School Athletic Association Conference Championships Oct. 11, also in Cochran. In the Bleckley Invitational, both teams finished fourth. In the conference championships, the girls finished as runners-up behind Bleckley County and the boys…

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Lady Jackets down Wayne

Jeff Davis High held off a late Wayne County rally to take a 5-3 win over the Class 4A Lady Jackets from Jesup. The Class 2A Jeff Davis improved to 27-1 with the win while Wayne suffered only its 4th loss of the season to fall to 18-4. JD got on the board first with…

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Lady Jackets win two from Dodge

Jeff Davis High wrapped up the Region 1-AA softball championship Monday in Hazlehurst with an 8-0 win over Dodge County in the first game of a double header. And then the Lady Jackets completed their undefeated region record with a 10-2 win in the second game. Jeff Davis entered the games with a 16-0 region…

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