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Red Devil wrestlers hit the mat

The Red Devils wrestling program has started the new season with a new coach — again.

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Neiron Ball receives Raiders game ball

Neiron Ball recorded his first career sack in the game and recovered a Raiders punt in the fourth quarter.

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Red Devils earn first playoff win since 2009

Adairsville is next

By the time Butler had run 27 plays, the Red Devils had run only eight. Yet, that’s all Jackson needed to score three touchdowns.

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Seniors honored on Red Devil Hill

During Senior Night activities before the start of the Red Devils game against Rutland High, Red Regiment Marching Band members, cheerleaders and football players walked the 50-yard line with family and friends in front of the home crowd.

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Cross country runners finish season

Sophomore Dylan Burge finished 126th out of the state’s best 250 runners.

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Red Devils splash way to region crown, await Butler

A win Friday would get them to the second round for the first time since 2009, and into another home game.

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REC Force gymnasts take first place

The Butts County Department of Leisure Services team is coached by Cherilynn Paris, Jessica Edwards and Dody Cochran.

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Win puts Red Devils on verge of region title

To win it, all they have to do this Friday is beat a team that Southwest-Macon beat by 18 points three weeks ago.

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Lady Devils end season in state playoffs

One of those successes came in the form of a No. 1 seed going into the Region 2-AAA playoffs with the right to host the match.

Jackson cross country teams headed to region meet

Oct. 28 in Columbus, all of Region 2-AAA will compete for the four spots to represent their schools at the state tournament in Carrollton the next weekend.

Lady Devils silenced by defending champs

The Lady Devils look forward to 2016 and back at 20-16 — their record this season. They will go forward without eight seniors.

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Lady Devils take cross country meet

Red Devils place second at home meet

The girls’ team was led by Kaylee Lucas with a time of 23:56.

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Michail Carter presented with Under Armour All-America Game jersey

The four-star recruit is ranked 10th in the country at his position of defensive tackle and sits at No. 44 on the ESPN 300.

Red Devils push past Peach

But by staring down the ghosts of Peach County defeats past, the Red Devils emerged with a gratifying, but strange-sounding, 3-2 victory.