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Lady Devils sweep Strong Rock Tournament

None of Jackson’s games went the full seven innings. The first two went into the fifth while the last concluded in the sixth.

Backyard Brawl parking, T-shirt information announced

The Red Devils will be on the road this year to play the game in Dan Pitts Stadium.

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Red Devils fall 28-21 in overtime Backyard Brawl

The Backyard Brawl rivalry game went to overtime Friday in Forsyth.

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Henderson Tigers pounce on Byron in season opener | PHOTOS

On Henderson’s first drive of the fourth quarter, on the first play of the drive, quarterback Bo Mosteller carried for a 31-yard touchdown.

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Namesake Mercedes-Benz unveils new renderings of Atlanta's future NFL, MLS stadium | PHOTOS

AMB Sports & Entertainment announced Monday the expected news that Mercedes-Benz USA will be the naming partner of the new Atlanta stadium, which is now officially called Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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After rain, Lady Devils pour on runs

Up 5-0 with one out in the bottom of the fourth when a shower forced the teams to the dugouts, Jackson High resumed the game with Mia Perkins on second and Timia Sims at bat.

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Red Devils take down Alcovy in preseason scrimmage | PHOTOS

In addition to testing several quarterbacks, the scrimmage game was a chance to show off Jackson’s defense, which held Alcovy to one first down in the opening quarter.

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Softball: Lady Devils go 1-2 to open season

Junior Mia Perkins pitched through six innings against Luella High to begin the day as the Lady Devils took a 10-5 win.

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Lady Devils alumnae return for fundraising softball game

In its eighth year, while it also raises funds for the team, the game is mainly a way to get former players back to Jackson once a year to interact with the Lady Devils about to take the field for the upcoming season, head coach Charlie Biles said.

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New season, new coach for Lady Devils volleyball

After going undefeated in regular-season play last year and finishing first in the region, Lea Brannon will take the helm of the program to try to keep the streak alive.

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Falcons fully focused and energized as training camp opens | PHOTOS

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Atlanta Falcons opened up their 2015 Training Camp at the team’s facility in Flowery Branch Friday morning.

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Fall teams readying for 2015 seasons

Jackson High School’s fall teams are getting into shape for their upcoming seasons of competition.

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Jamaica stuns United States in CONCACAF Gold Cup semis at Georgia Dome | PHOTOS

For all but five minutes Wednesday night, the United States outplayed its opponent Jamaica during the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals in the Georgia Dome.

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Red Devils compete in Southeast 7-on-7 championship | PHOTOS

Jackson High School offensive coordinator Todd Wells said after a skills challenge Friday that was partially rained out, the team participated in three pool play games Saturday before heading into the single-elimination Adidas 7v7 Southeast Championship tournament.

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UGA to introduce Uga X during upcoming football season

The University of Georgia will introduce its newest mascot, Uga X, at a yet-to-be announced date during the upcoming football season.