Jefferson Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Jefferson, GA

  • 4 hrs ago | via WDUN-AM Gainesville 

    5 things: What we learned from the second round of p...

    Jefferson's Colby Wood looks for running room in the Dragons' second round playoff win over Dodge County on Friday in Jefferson. / photo: Bobby Escoe Here's a look at five things we learned from the second round of the state playoffs ... 1. Gainesville's offense is as potent as ever We already knew that the Red Elephants were good, but Friday night Gainesville's attack verged on ridiculous.


  • Thursday Nov 20 | via WDUN-AM Gainesville 

    Preview: Jefferson set for slugfest against dangerou...

    This one already has that "special" feel to it. Just ask Jefferson football players and coaches about the challenge ahead Friday night against Dodge County and they speak in the kind of tones that tell you more than the words themselves.


  • Thursday Nov 20 | via Athens Banner-Herald 

    Area high school football playoffs primer

    NORTH OCONEE AT CAIRO When: 7:30 p.m. Where: West Thomas Stadium, Cairo Records: North Oconee is 8-2; Cairo is 9-2. Series: This is the teams' first meeting Quick hits: North Oconee outscored its last two opponents 73-6.


  • Thursday Nov 20 | via 

    Football playoffs: Dragons prepare for most physical...

    Don't expect Dodge County to bring a whole lot of finesse into Memorial Stadium Friday night. Jefferson coach Ben Hall doesn't mince words when assessing the style of play of the Dragons' second-round foe from south Georgia.


  • Wednesday Nov 19 | via 

    Porter, Musgrove lead Jefferson High School swimmers...

    Jefferson swim team captains Camille Porter and Jacob Musgrove returned after missing the Dragons' season-opening meet to lead the squad at Saturday's 18-team fall frenzy in Gainesville. Porter enjoyed two runner-up finishes and two state qualifying times.


  • Monday Nov 17 | via Athens Banner-Herald 

    Prep Player of the Week: Honorable Mention

    Evan Shirreffs, T.J. Skelton, Ian Callow, Jefferson - In Jefferson's 38-7 victory Friday over Franklin County in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs, Shirreffs completed 14 passes for 205 yards and two touchdowns, Skelton had five receptions for 77 yards and two touchdowns and Callow recorded a team-high nine tackles. Zeb Noland, Christian Casey, Dylan Phillips, Roques Dowdy, Oconee County - In Oconee County's 42-38 victory Friday over West Hall in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs, Noland passed for 284 yards and three touchdowns, Casey rushed for 173 yards and a touchdown, Phillips had a touchdown reception and a game-clinching interception and Dowdy caught the game-winning touchdown pass.


  • Sunday Nov 16 | via WDUN-AM Gainesville 

    5 things: What we learned from the opening week of s...

    Gainesvilles Chris Byrd looks for running room in the Red Elephants' first round playoff win over Creekview on Friday in Gainesville. / photo: David Weikel Here's a look at five things we learned from the first round of the high school football playoffs... 1. Region 8-AAAA is that good -- the proof came in the first round Way back in the spring, we drooled over the possibilities that the Region 8-AAAA schedule could bring us on the gridiron.


  • Sunday Nov 16 | via Athens Banner-Herald 

    Jacks of all trades: Area athletes excel at multiple...

    An injury to starting kicker Luke Galvin had left the Warriors searching for a replacement. A few tried out, but Mehran Ahmadipour earned the job.


  • Friday Nov 14 | via WDUN-AM Gainesville 

    Jefferson runs away from Franklin County, 387

    Ben Hall worried about the potential for a letdown on Friday. His Dragons banished those concerns with a flourish, however.


  • Friday Nov 14 | via 

    Jefferson 38, Franklin Co. 7: Dragons take care of b...

    On the most frigid night of the football season, Jefferson made sure to get the fans at Memorial Stadium home early. With the temperatures dipping into the low 30s Friday in their first round playoff meeting with Franklin County, the Dragons scored on all six of their first-half possessions to wrap the game up by halftime in a 38-7 win.


  • Thursday Nov 13 | via 

    Football: Dragons' focus turns to Franklin County

    With Jefferson set to take on Franklin County this Friday, a green-and- white stenciled "F" was neatly spray painted on the Dragons' practice field this week. Jefferson defensive end Cole Stanfill wasn't exactly sure whose idea that was, but the message was received.


  • Wednesday Nov 12 | via 

    Swimming: Dragons get off to strong start

    The early results for the Jefferson swimming team are certainly encouraging. The Dragon swimming and diving team finished second in the combined standings only to state stalwart Lambert at its Saturday opener in Habersham County.


Jefferson High Schools

Jackson County High School (1668 Winder Highway)
Jefferson High School (575 Washington Street)