Local coaches will gear up for new era of basketball as the Georgia High School Association plans to phase the shot clock into games over a three-year stretch.
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In a development signaling a return toward more traditional summer workouts, the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) will allow teams to use balls and equipment for workouts and expand workout groups to 50 starting June 22.
Tyler Roberts’ five catches for 38 yards during his senior year at Jefferson in 2017 didn’t land him on the radar of any Division I schools.
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Six Jefferson soccer players took part in the July 13 Southeast All-American Sports showcase games in Atlanta, while girls' coach Molly McCarty coached one of the squads. Pictured (L to R) are Lanie McCarty, Carter Drake, Abbey Eison, Savanna Jackson, Brandon Hudson, Ally-Kate Navas and coac…
Commerce’s Cole Chancey needs 542 rushing yards to become Harding University’s all-time leading rusher. But he’s more interested in placing a different title next to his name: National champion.
Jefferson’s Jasper Adamek and Kallon Cook saw their senior seasons cut short, but have not seen their last action on a baseball diamond.
Prep sports in the state are a step closer to returning to action, and it’s a welcomed step for the county’s fall sports coaches whose seasons would start in a few months should high school athletics follow a traditional timeline this year.
Local athletic directors envision high school athletes returning to practice fields this summer following a long shutdown for COVID-19, but uncertainty still remains as to exactly when. They don’t, however, foresee fall sports moving from their traditional place on the calendar.
Since Jackson County’s soccer teams couldn’t honor their seniors on the field, they’ll take to the road instead to do it.
Though signing ceremonies haven’t happened due to schools being closed in response to the coronavirus outbreak, five more Jackson County Comprehensive High School athletes recently made their collegiate decisions.
Christi Thomas had already interviewed once before for the Jackson County girls’ head basketball coaching position.
In what was a mere formality in the wake of Gov. Brian Kemp cancelling schools for the remainder of the year, the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) has cancelled the rest of its spring sports schedule.
Jefferson girls’ basketball player Livi Blackstock and boys’ basketball player Jacob Radaker were both named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution all-state basketball teams for Class AAA.
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday (March 26) that public schools would remained closed until April 24 due to the coronavirus outbreak, essentially extending the shutdown of spring sports until then, too.
As the nation and world practice social distancing in response to the coronavirus outbreak, that’s meant the shuttering of sports at all levels — including those at local high schools.
Commerce baseball doesn’t know when its next game will take place, but going into its March 13 matchup vs. Harding Academy the day could only be described as a “whirlwind of craziness,” according to head coach Steve Cotrell.
Jackson County boys’ soccer players plan to voluntarily remain busy during an extended layoff as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Jefferson boys’ soccer coach Casey Colquitt deemed his team’s weekend of soccer away from home “a huge success” after it recorded two victories and improved to six wins in its last seven games.
With all spring sports being shut down in response to the coronavirus outbreak, Jackson County girls’ soccer coach Matt Maier had a message for his team after its Friday win over Morgan County.
Jackson County baseball coach Matt Bolt delivered a postgame speech to his victorious team Friday night. He’s confident it wasn’t a season-ending speech.
The Commerce City School System will close March 16-20 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the district announced Friday, March 13. With it comes no spring sports during that time.
Due to the outbreak of coronavirus, Jackson County Schools have announced their closure from March 16-30. That includes the cancelation of all athletic events for Jackson County and East Jackson high schools during that period.
Behind a record night from Savanna Jackson, the Jefferson girls' soccer team defeated Monroe Area 10-0 on the road Tuesday (March 10).
Brandon Hudson scored three goals and Kupa Katompa and Zander Patterson added two each as the Jefferson boys’ soccer team routed Monroe Area 9-1 Tuesday (March 10) on the road.
Coming off a 5-0 Region 8-AAA win March 6, the East Jackson girls' soccer team returned home for the Battle of Commerce against Class A Public's No. 1-ranked Tigers.
The Jackson County girls’ soccer team suffered its first loss of the season, picked up a lopsided win and also got a glimpse of college soccer all during a weekend excursion to Carrollton.