Area Sports

Cross Country Teams Run In Cochran

Jeff Davis’s cross country teams competed in the Bleckley County Night Race last Thursday in Cochran. Competing were Jeff Davis, Bleckley County, Vidalia and West Laurens. In the boys division, Bleckley County, Vidalia and Jeff Davis were neck-in-neck, finishing 1, 2 and 3 with only 3 points difference between 1st and 3rd places. Freshman Pierce…

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Lady Jackets down top-ranked Vidalia

With two Region 2-AA victories last week and a win over No. 1 ranked Vidalia, the Jeff Davis High School softball team solidified its second place position in the region standings and improved their MaxPreps Class AA ranking to No. 2, just behind Vidalia. The Lady Jackets last Tuesday rolled to a 9-0, 5-inning win…

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Cross Country Teams Staying Busy

The Jeff Davis Cross Country teams hosted the 4th Annual Southern Georgia XC Championship.  The event brought in 22 high school teams and 10 middle school teams from all over Southeast Georgia for a total of 533 runners. The event was much smaller this year as Covid-19 has impacted the numbers of runners participating and…

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Middle School wins 3-2

Jeff Davis Middle School’s softball team quelled a seventh inning Vidalia rally last Wednesday to take a 3-2 win. Eight different Lady Jackets hit safely in the game led by Ava Bohannon who had a single, a double and an RBI. Alana McCall and Carrie Arnold both had a pair of singles, Cori Mims and…

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Defens Shins In 14-6 Win

Chalk this victory up to the defense. Jeff Davis High’s defense intercepted three Brantley County passes, returning two for touchdowns, as the Yellow Jackets took a 14-6 win over Brantley in Nahunta Friday night. The win improved Jeff Davis’ record to 3-0 while the Herons fell to 0-3. All three pickoffs came in the third…

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Softball tops Toombs, Wayne; Falls to Vidalia

Jeff Davis High’s softball team won two of three road games last week, winning 8-0 over Toombs County Tuesday, falling in a pitchers’ duel 1-0 in nine innings to Vidalia Wednesday and winning 5-3 in eight innings Monday against Wayne County. In Lyons the Lady Jackets scored seven of their eight runs in the first…

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JDMS Softball Wins 3 of 4

Jeff Davis Middle School’s softball team took an 8-3 win over Dodge County Monday in  Eastman. In previous games, JDMS defeated Bleckley County 10-2 last Tuesday, downed Swainsboro 16-1 Sept. 10 and fell 9-2 to West Laurens Sept. 9. Against Dodge, Alana McCall and Cori Mims both had a pair of singles and an RBI,…

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Jackets Down Atkinson 50-20

Jeff Davis High overcame a flood of penalties and turned a close first half into a second quarter rout as the Yellow Jackets downed Atkinson County 50-20 Friday in Pearson. The game got off to a rough start as the Jackets fumbled the opening kickoff just outside the 20 yard line and a Rebel scooped…

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Lady Jackets Win 3 Of 4

Vidalia High School’s top ranked girls softball team came to Hazlehurst last Tuesday with their bats swinging as they banged out 15 hits to take an 11-5 win over Jeff Davis. The Lady Jackets rebounded Wednesday and Thursday with road wins over Appling County 5-2 and Swainsboro 17-0 and Monday with a 6-1 victory over…

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JDMS XC Boys Win In Warner Robins

  Jeff Davis Middle School boys won the 21st Annual Warner Robins Cross Country Invitational last Wednesday in Warner Robins while the girls team finished second Fifteen boys team and 13 girls team participated in the event. The Jacket boys were led by Gael Valora who finished second overall. The JD girls were topped by…

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