Jackson Sports

Jackson High School, Henderson Middle School, and Butts County Parks and Recreation sports news and features


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Red Devil wrestlers stand out in East Metro tourney

Jackson High wrestling coach William Montana Hamby said the Red Devils competed against 17 schools in the East Metro tournament, six of which competed in the state duals championship the week before.

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Jackson High 2015 soccer teams introduced

The Lady Devils are looking to repeat the successes of last season’s record-setting year in which the team hosted two state playoff games before going on the road and falling in the third round to a talented club from St. Pius X Catholic High School.

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Red Devils, Lady Devils stun Lamar County with late rallies

The Red Devils won in overtime Jan. 20 after a game-tying buzzer beater in the fourth quarter, while the Lady Devils erased a 12-point deficit with four minutes left.

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Lady Tigers take runner-up trophy

The Henderson Middle School Lady Tigers basketball team recently brought home the runner-up trophy in the Scholar Shots East Metro Holiday Classic tournament.

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Former UGA star, current Chicago Bears player Tim Jennings charged with DUI in Gwinnett

Jennings, 31, was arrested at about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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Lady Devils take first win

Jackson High School’s Lady Devils notched their first win of the season on Friday on their home court against Jordan High School, 62-40.

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Butts County sports 2014: Year in Review

There were clutch performances, devastating losses, triumphant victories and everything in between. Let’s take a look back.

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Late lapse leads to loss at Mary Persons | PHOTOS

After the Christmas and New Year’s break, the teams will be back on the court at home against Jordan Jan. 2 at 6 p.m. and against Mary Persons Jan. 3 at 6 p.m.

Two Red Devils finish fourth at Eric Hill tournament

The Red Devils will next host Strong Rock Christian School of Locust Grove and Lamar County High School after the Christmas break.

Butts County youth basketball season tips off

The slate of games included contests between Butts County teams and teams from the McDonough, Stockbridge and Fairview areas.

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Wrestling Red Devils pick up first wins

Jackson High head wrestling coach William Montana Hamby said Oden helped set the pace for the Red Devils’ win at home Dec. 9 by getting the first pin early in his match.

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Jackson teams come up short against Kendrick

The Red Devils’ late comeback bid fell short Friday against visiting Kendrick, while the Lady Devils were shut down by the Lady Cherokees’ full-court pressure.

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Red Devils earn all-region honors for 2014 season

Jackson High School senior Juan Sims was among the honorees, picking up the region’s athlete of the year prize.

Butts County youth basketball scores announced

The Butts County Department of Leisure Services announced the score from Saturday’s youth recreation league basketball game.