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Red Devils name Cody Sorrow MVP

Cody Sorrow, the team’s first baseman and an offensive standout who led the Red Devils in RBIs and batting average, was one of eight seniors in attendance recognized at the year-end banquet.

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Michail Carter, highly recruited, focusing on 2015 season

But with his junior year coming to a close and a summer break on the horizon, Carter and his family will surely be turning their attention back to the college selection process.

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Spring game offers glimpse of 2015 squad

A variety of game-type situations strung together still proved a good way to conclude spring workouts and left many itching for when the Red Devils open the 2015 season in the fall.

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East Hall shuts down Red Devils in round two | PHOTOS

The Jackson High School soccer season came to an end May 6 as the Red Devils hosted the East Hall Vikings. The Region 2-AAA champion Devils were shut out 10-0.

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Layne Clark to wrestle at Life University

In the 2014-15 season Jackson High School Red Devil Layne Clark went 30-8 and finished in the top 12 at the AAA state tournament in his 160-pound weight class.

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Red Devil bats cool in losses to Jackson County | PHOTOS

With 6-1 and 6-2 losses to the Panthers, Jackson High exits the playoffs after round two.

Jackson graduate drafted by Oakland Raiders

Neiron Ball graduated from Jackson High in 2010 and went on to play at Florida in 13 games that year.

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BASEBALL: Red Devils advance to round two | PHOTOS

Drew Moore was the standout offensively of game one with two home runs, and on the mound in game two threw four solid shutout innings until running into trouble in the fifth.

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SOCCER: Red Devils gun for elusive elite eight

The chance for the Red Devils soccer team to make history will be a motivating factor.

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Lady Devils lose in heartbreaker on the Hill

Lady Devils’ season ends at home

The final game had its twists and turns — encouraging start, flat middle and the rapid-fire rally that set the stage for the final theatrics.

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5K race raises money for Red Devils | PHOTOS

The event was organized by a group of Red Devils alumni and raised $3,000 to benefit the football team.

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Locust Grove gymnast Kelly Aycock wins Best All-Around at state championship

Friday night at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Aycock ascended the podium to the first place level and donned a medal for Best All-Around Gymnast in Georgia after posting a cumulative score of 37.7 across the four events.

Red Devils gear up for spring practice, fundraisers

After going 2-8 in their inaugural year under head coach Dary Myricks in 2013, the Red Devils mounted a 2014 attack that took them to a 7-3 overall record last year (6-3 in the region) and a round-one state playoff appearance in Blackshear.

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BASEBALL: Red Devils wrap up region title

Sights set on playoff play

Jackson High will host Jenkins High of Savannah on Friday with game times at 4:30 and 7 p.m. in a best-of-three series. If needed, a third game would be played Saturday.