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Lady Devils to start region tournament

It begins Tuesday, with the second-place Lady Devils awaiting the winner of a 5 p.m. contest between Peach County and Kendrick, teams they beat handily during the regular season.

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Smith’s TD, interception seal win vs. Westside

Third-and-13 dawned late in the third quarter at the Jackson 38, when Smith snagged Shaderious Crowder’s 16-yard pass for what seemed like a momentum-changing first down.

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St. George's runners start season strong

In the opening meet on Sept. 1, hosted by St. George’s Episcopal School, the middle school boys’ and girls’ teams both took second place out of five teams competing.

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Short-handed Red Devils outpace Jordan | PHOTOS

Tyrik Mitchell and Ira Sheppard shared the quarterbacking duties in the absence of starter Shaderius Crowder and Sha’colvian Douglas, both of whom are expected to return for the home game against Westside.

Lady Devils hoping to bounce back

Their first-place showdown with Rutland didn’t go their way. Their Senior Night game against Mary Persons, where they celebrated the contributions of eight upperclassmen in the final regular-season home game, also fell short of their hopes.

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Jackson High cross country teams hitting strides | PHOTOS

On Thursday, the Jackson High teams hosted their first meet of the season on the course at Dauset Trails Nature Center.

Lady Devils honor seniors to start final stretch

The Lady Devils went into Tuesday night’s late game against Rutland vying for the Region 2-AAA lead. Both were undefeated in league play.

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Young Devils getting chances to shine as Jordan visits

When the heat turns up in prime time, the Red Devils now have a little better idea how their younger players will perform.

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Third-quarter charge helps Red Devils rout Kendrick 38-6

For the second straight week, the Devils took an opponent they had smothered for two quarters and buried them in the third.

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Softball: Lady Devils endure tough weekend

They sandwiched four games of tough lessons around a singular highlight — a 7-1 rout of North Hall, which entered the game as the No. 4-ranked team in Class AAAA.

Red Devils live on big-play defense

Defense isn’t supposed to look this easy.

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Rock Springs notches first football win

Freshman quarterback Caleb Wells took the first snap of the game 49 yards on a keeper to start the night.

Myricks: 'We can play a lot better'

Coach challenges Red Devils as they prepare to visit Kendrick

When head coach Dary Myricks puts his Red Devils under the microscope, what does he see?

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Red Devils blow past Purple Hurricanes | PHOTOS

On a night when the sound of thunder delayed the game’s start by 15 minutes, Antavius Grier brought the lightning.