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Lady Devils alumnae return for fundraising softball game

In its eighth year, while it also raises funds for the team, the game is mainly a way to get former players back to Jackson once a year to interact with the Lady Devils about to take the field for the upcoming season, head coach Charlie Biles said.

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Falcons fully focused and energized as training camp opens | PHOTOS

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Atlanta Falcons opened up their 2015 Training Camp at the team’s facility in Flowery Branch Friday morning.

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Fall teams readying for 2015 seasons

Jackson High School’s fall teams are getting into shape for their upcoming seasons of competition.

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Jamaica stuns United States in CONCACAF Gold Cup semis at Georgia Dome | PHOTOS

For all but five minutes Wednesday night, the United States outplayed its opponent Jamaica during the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals in the Georgia Dome.

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Red Devils compete in Southeast 7-on-7 championship | PHOTOS

Jackson High School offensive coordinator Todd Wells said after a skills challenge Friday that was partially rained out, the team participated in three pool play games Saturday before heading into the single-elimination Adidas 7v7 Southeast Championship tournament.

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UGA to introduce Uga X during upcoming football season

The University of Georgia will introduce its newest mascot, Uga X, at a yet-to-be announced date during the upcoming football season.

Tumble, gymnastics team fees going up

While popular and successful, the tumbling and gymnastics teams aren’t sustainable under the current fee structure, officials said Monday.

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Red Devils travel to FCA football camp in Statesboro

Jackson High School head coach Dary Myricks said the camp offers not only football time but time for athletes to explore faith opportunities.

Butts County youth sports registration starts Monday

Football, cheerleading, baseball, softball, soccer being offered

Registration for fall Butts County recreation youth football, baseball, softball, cheerleading and soccer begins July 13.

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Overland cyclists roll into Jackson for sixth year

Route from Charleston, S.C., to Los Angeles stops in Butts County

For the sixth year in a row, Overland cross country bike riders stopped in Jackson.

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Butts County U10 All-Stars baseball team

The Butts County Department of Leisure Services U10 All-Stars baseball team is coached by Flint Gavel.

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Butts County U12 All-Stars softball team

The Butts County Department of Leisure Services U12 All-Stars softball team is coached by Joan Barnes.

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Red Devils fundraiser draws nearly 100 golfers | PHOTOS

In kicking off last week’s tournament, Jackson High School head football coach Dary Myricks introduced four Red Devils to the team’s supporters.

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Red Devils make Airo 7v7 Georgia top four

The team won the right to travel to Valdosta July 17 and 18 to compete in the multi-state, seven-on-seven championship tournament against final four teams from Louisiana and Florida.