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Jackson graduate Yishica Sims enjoying standout season at Clayton State

Sims is the Lady Lakers’ leading scorer this year, and recently set a school record for three-pointers in a single season.

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Clark takes top-12 finish at state tournament

In the state tournament in Macon, Clark, who wrestles at 160 pounds, went 1-2 in matches against wrestlers from Banks County, Appling County and Oconee County, according to Red Devils wrestling coach William Montana Hamby.

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Red Devils baseball team debuts retooled lineup

The Red Devils started their 2015 campaign on Saturday by splitting a doubleheader with Madison County.

Red Devil Layne Clark headed to state wrestling tournament

Jackson High School’s Layne Clark won five of six matches throughout sectionals, pinning three opponents and defeating two by decision.

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Basketball teams head to second postseason games | PHOTOS

Jackson’s Red Devils made a fourth-quarter comeback to win Friday, and topped the Green Waves in region postseason play on Monday.

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2 Red Devils commit to colleges

On National Signing Day, when recruits across the country make their college choices known, Red Devil seniors Tevin Usher and Juanderious Sims committed to play football at the next level.

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Basketball teams lose to Peach, Lady Devils top Jordan | PHOTOS

The Red Devils took on the Trojans of Peach County to open the varsity action Friday.

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Sole senior’s sights set on state wrestling tournament

As the only senior on this year’s team, Layne Clark has become one of its top competitors and according to coaches a mentor to younger wrestlers.

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Cheer team takes second place at championship

This is the first year of competition for the team, and the team finished second in its age group, juniors 14 and younger.

7 Red Devil wrestlers qualify for sectionals

Seven wrestling Red Devils will be hitting the mats this weekend in the Region AAA West Sectionals tournament, hoping to earn a spot in the upcoming state individuals tournament.

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Tigers wrestlers place in individual tournament

Henderson Middle School wrestling coach Nicholas Elliott said the four Tigers were chosen by the league to compete in the Jan. 24 event because of their outstanding season records.

Atlanta Motor Speedway closing several NASCAR race ticket deals Feb. 2

Atlanta Motor Speedway officials announced Feb. 2 is the final day to take advantage of several ticket deals for the track’s upcoming NASCAR race.

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.