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


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Butts County hosts British Soccer Camp

Challenger Sports recruits 1,000 soccer coaches from the United Kingdom each summer to travel throughout the United States teaching British Soccer Camps. The coaches stay with host families in the local community for the duration of each week-long camp.

2014 Red Devils football schedules

The Jackson High School athletic department recently released the fall schedule for Red Devil varsity and junior varsity football.

2014 Lady Devils softball schedules

The Jackson High School athletic department recently released the fall Lady Devils varsity and junior varsity softball schedules.

Meetings scheduled on Georgia deer management plan

One of the eight meetings will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 in Forsyth, at the Monroe County Library, 62 West Main St.

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New Jackson High School Red Devils football logo unveiled

The idea also incorporates a block-letter “J” that Head Coach Dary Myricks said was in use when he played at the school.

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Jackson High School athlete completes kicking, punting camp

Rising Jackson High School junior Andrew Kish recently attended and completed a four-day Carol White Football Kicking and Punting Camp held at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.

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Butts County 2014 softball all-stars

Team photos of Butts County’s 2014 youth softball all-star teams.

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Red Devil places third in tennis tournament

Aatif Ahmed, a member of the Jackson High Red Devils boys tennis team, played in the Boys’ 16 Singles category in the tournament.

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Red Devils host youth football camp | PHOTOS

The Red Devils hosted a four-day youth football camp through the Butts County Department of Leisure Services to get the future generation of players in shape for their early playing careers.

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Red Devils tested in summer passing league play

Next month, the Red Devils will hit the road to pass against Eagle’s Landing High, Eagle’s Landing Christian and Strong Rock Christian School in Locust Grove.

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Fans bond at golf tournament over Red Devils football

Roughly 60 golfers signed up to play in the June 11 fundraiser for the Red Devils.

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Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies at 54

Former professional baseball player and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died at the age of 54.

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Flovilla resident catches mount-worthy bass at Indian Springs State Park

Chester Atkinson caught the fish on the afternoon of June 10 at the Indian Springs State Park lake near the boat dock.

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Atlanta Falcons to be featured on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

The Atlanta Falcons will be featured on HBO Sports’ award-winning documentary series Hard Knocks, the club announced on Thursday. The Falcons, HBO Sports, and NFL Films will team up for an all-access, behind the scenes look at what it takes to make it in the National Football League when Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons debuts on Aug. 5.