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Jackson High tennis teams finish first, second in region

Both teams earned the right to host this week’s first round of playoff competition at the Daughtry Park tennis complex in Jackson.

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Spring basketball league teams place in tournament

This year, for the spring program, coach Eddie Berry said 70 high school boys tried out for the two teams while there were only 20 positions available at the high school level.

Red Devils battle Rutland for region title

With a perfect region record, the Red Devils stood at the top of the standings going into Tuesday’s contest against a Hurricanes team that was 12-2 in the region.

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Red Devils still striving to improve play

How the Red Devils have arrived at this point and how they go forward are subject to improvement. That’s what Head Coach Josh Berube wants to impress on his Red Devils, who return to action against Spencer today on Red Devil Hill.

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Region opponents on schedule for Red Devils

Jackson was due to face Jordan, another region opponent the team has yet to take the field against, Tuesday afternoon.

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Opening Day: Teams take the field | PHOTOS

The Opening Day ceremonies each year give players, coaches, parents and others a chance to share in the tradition of recreation department sports.

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Golf teams battling weather woes | PHOTOS

Coach Bill Glass said rain has been a factor in several matches this season, impacting games against Lamar and Pike County so far.

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Red Devils put 13 on Pirates twice

The Red Devils put up their 13 in five innings in Fort Valley March 31, including a seven-run second inning.

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Jackson soccer teams take down Jordan | PHOTOS

In the bigger picture, with just two regular-season games remaining, the Red Devils accomplished their mission right on time.

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Red Devils' winning streak continues

The Jackson High School Red Devils had little trouble brushing aside opponents in four games on the diamond last week capped by a Friday doubleheader against Spencer.

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SOCCER: Red Devils remain undefeated | PHOTOS

Girls blank Kendrick

The Red Devils are 8-0 overall and 3-0 in region play after knocking off Peach County on the road 3-0 March 18 and Kendrick on Friday.

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Red Devils winning streak continues | PHOTOS

The Red Devils are now 4-0 since losing to Central High of Carrollton March 9. Of the nine games they’ve played so far in March, the Carrollton game represents their only loss.

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Tennis season in full swing for Jackson High School

With three matches this season played as of last week, the Lady Devils were 1-2 and the Red Devils were a perfect 3-0.

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Early runs carry Red Devils over Howard

Sophomore Trent Davis threw six innings, collecting six strikeouts while allowing six hits and one earned run in the 9-1 road win against the Huskies of Howard High.