Given a do-over, the Jefferson boys’ golf team made sure it wasn’t close.
The Commerce baseball team enjoyed a stellar regular season with its first region title in 25 years. Now, it’s fast at work on a memorable postseason.
COLUMBUS — Fresh off a major road win last week, the Jefferson boys’ soccer team journeyed three hours to pull off another.
Heavy Monday storms put the Jefferson boys’ and girls’ golf teams’ postseason fates in limbo as they’ll now face unusual Thursday playoff matches against Madison County in hopes of reaching the state tournament.
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Jefferson boys’ track and field coach Amos Tift did the number-crunching and foresaw a tight Region 8-AAAA meet last week.
The Jefferson girls’ soccer team finished its season at 12-4 and carried a No. 5 ranking in the most recent Class AAAA poll, but that’s not how coach Molly McCarty said the program will gauge itself.
Behind two first-place finishes and one runner-up showing, East Jackson’s Antonia Pittman took home the Region 8-AAA girls’ high-point trophy at last week’s region meet at Monroe Area.
Commerce track and field coach Chas Hardy coach said the focus is never on the competition, just Tiger athletes improving. But that didn’t mean taking home a region title wasn’t satisfying.
Jefferson High School volleyball standout JoJo Smith has signed her letter of intent with NCAA Division-II Valdosta State University. The school held a signing ceremony Wednesday (April 28) for Smith, who finished her senior season with a team-high 244 kills on a squad that featured four pla…
The East Jackson boys’ soccer team enjoyed one of its best seasons in program history, yet was unable to overcome a sizable second-round playoff hurdle.
Commerce and Bowdon faced each other on the Tigers’ home turf back in February. They’ll do it again on Wednesday but with much higher stakes.
If the Jefferson baseball team is to reach the Elite Eight for the third time in seven seasons, it will have to go through the state’s best to do it.
A 10-0 loss wasn’t the way the Commerce boys’ soccer team wanted to go out, but the Tigers can still count their 2021 campaign as a benchmark season.
Jackson County boys’ No. 1 singles player Kade Graves was named the Region 8-AAAAA Player of the Year after going 20-1 on the season and finishing undefeated in region matches.
Jackson County’s Parker Garrison was named the Region 8-AAAAA Boys Goalkeeper of the Year on the recently-released all-region team as selected by 8-AAAAA’s coaches.
What very well might have been the state championship game for girls’ Class A-Public was played Monday night in the second round.
Three Eagles take first-place finishes at Apalachee track meet last week
The Commerce girls’ tennis team will play for an opportunity to reach a second-straight Final Four when it hosts Irwin County Wednesday (April 28) at 2 p.m. in the Class A-Public quarterfinals.
The Jefferson boys’ soccer team was held off the scoreboard for the first 19 minutes of its first-round state tournament game with Mt. Zion-Jonesboro and then proceeded to put on an offensive show the rest of the way.
Jefferson girls’ soccer coach Molly McCarty doesn’t mince words as her team faces a lengthy road trip for the second round of the playoffs.
Commerce baseball coach Steve Cotrell said his team simply wasn’t itself during the first game of a Thursday doubleheader to decide the region title. Given a second chance, the Tigers found their championship form.
The Commerce boys’ soccer team embarked on a long road trip for the first round of the playoffs and made the miles count.
East Jackson boys’ soccer coach Derek Davis was confident in his team’s game plan heading into its first-round playoff pairing with Sandy Creek. And that plan yielded a quick lead, a decisive victory and a little bit of program history.
At 22 years old, Tommy Knight faced a choice. He could either sign with the Atlanta Braves or forgo his professional baseball dreams, walking away from a small amount of money and a plane ticket to Idaho Falls, Idaho for high-A ball.
The Jackson County girls’ soccer team rode some late-season momentum into the playoffs and nearly rode that wave on into the second round.
While Jackson County’s win over Walnut Grove has no bearing on the state playoffs — the top four spots out to the region have already been taken — the victory was no less a much needed one.
The Jefferson girls’ tennis team has fought its way into the Sweet 16 as a No. 4 seed and will face a bigger fight on the court this week in Round 2.
A year after COVID wiped out the tennis season, the East Jackson girls’ tennis team has responded with a history-marking campaign.
The Jefferson baseball team is close to shoring up at least a No. 2 seed out of Region 8-AAAA for the state playoffs as the regular season winds down this week.
Mark Hollars isn’t from Georgia and has only been coaching in the state for five years. But he was well aware of Commerce’s football tradition and wanted to be part of it.
Commerce soccer players Chloe Diaz and Ivy Tolbert have been known get a bit chippy with each other on the soccer field.
The Jackson County boys’ soccer team finished one victory shy of tying the single-season record for wins as the Panthers’ season ended as week.
The Jackson County boys’ tennis team edged Greenbrier for the regular-season region championship, but the 8-AAAAA tournament saw the two evenly-matched squads swap places.
North Gwinnett brought a bigger and more athletic team to Jackson County High School, but the Lady Panthers were scrappy enough to keep the Bulldogs from leaving with a win.
The Jackson County baseball team has done its best to hang in the playoff hunt despite a grueling schedule and mounting injuries. And it will have to go through two top-notch opponents to close the regular season if the team is to continue playing.