Jefferson Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Jefferson, GA
  • 15 hrs ago | via Athens Banner-Herald 

    Prep Player of the Week (Honorable Mention): April 28

    Smith and Terns posted a 6-4, 6-2 victory to take the doubles title. Connor McCarthy, Mitchell Graves, Andrew Davis, Clay Malcom, Scott Radford, Oconee County - McCarthy , Graves and Davis and Malcom bested their opponents from Dawson County 6-0, 6-0 in the first round of the Class AAA state tournament Tuesday.


  • Yesterday | via Athens Banner-Herald 

    Prep roundup: Ragle paces Wolverines; Jefferson swee...

    At Bogart, the Wolverines scored four runs in the second inning last Friday and five in the third to defeat Rockdale County in their final regular season game. Zach Ragle earned the pitching victory, going 5 1/3 innings with four hits, three earned runs and 11 strikeouts.


  • Saturday | via The Times 

    High school scoreboard: April 25

    The Jefferson High boys and girls track and field program claimed the Region 8-AAA championship Saturday. The Dragons' boys won with 177.5 points, ahead of second-place Oconee County and Elbert County .


  • Thursday Apr 23 | via 

    Sorrells to pitch at Columbus State

    Playing in Columbus in the state final four in 2012 was one of the most memorable moments in Peyton Sorrells' standout softball career. Now, she's headed back there for college ball.


  • Thursday Apr 23 | via 

    Soccer: Panthers denied region title in OT loss

    Eighty minutes of regulation weren't enough to decide the Region 8-AAA boys' soccer title. Unfortunately for Jackson County, Oconee County tipped the scales in the 81st minute.


  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via 

    Baseball: Griggs throws two-hit gem as Panthers clin...

    Jackson County celebrated Senior Night Tuesday, but it was a sophomore who took center stage. Chris Griggs crafted a two-hit shutout in the Panthers' 1-0 win over Morgan County which clinched a state playoff berth.


  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Athens Banner-Herald 

    Prep roundup for April 22, 2015

    Oconee County easily dispatched visiting Dawson County in the first round of the Class AAA boys and girls state tennis tournaments on Tuesday. Claire Lacksen defeated Lauren Morgan 6-0, 6-0 at No.


  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Times 

    High school scoreboard: April 21

    For the first time in school history, Dawson County's boys and girls golf teams swept the Region 7-AAA championships on Tuesday at Crystal Falls Golf Course in Dawsonville. The Tigers and Lady Tigers advance to the state tournament on May 18. Madison Caldwell claimed her third straight individual championship with a 77, while East Hall's Triston Cooper shot a 75 and took the boys individual title after winning a one-hole playoff against Franklin County's Mason Scott.


  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via Athens Banner-Herald 

    High school events of the week for April 21

    Area golf began with the Area 2 tournament on Monday and will continue throughout the week. Oconee County has already sealed a state tournament spot with a win in the region tournament last week.


  • Monday Apr 20 | via The Times 

    Riverside track and field team aiming high with regi...

    Riverside Military Academy's 4x100-meter relay team is, from left, is Chris Howard, Dante Tate, Alphonse Smith III and J.J. McCalston. The Riverside Military Academy track and field team has already won its first Hall County championship this season.


  • Monday Apr 20 | via Athens Banner-Herald 

    Late prep roundup: Jackson County clobbers, sweeps E...

    At Jefferson, the Panthers remained in contention for a playoff spot with a Region 8-AAAA sweep of East Jackson, winning the first game 5-0 and the second game 20-1 in three innings on Saturday. In the opener, Coleman Barbee got the win on the mound, pitching five innings with 13 strikeouts and one hit.


  • Sunday Apr 19 | via 

    Baseball: Panthers respond with doubleheader sweep o...

    Maybe it had something to do with the prom being scheduled that night, but the Jackson County Panther baseball team made sure Saturday's doubleheader with East Jackson didn't linger too late into the afternoon. The Panthers beat the rival Eagles 5-0 in game one, and piled up a record number of runs under coach Tommy Fountain in game two to win 20-1, bringing the contest to an early end after the third inning.


Jefferson High Schools

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