Junior Warrior Fermin Garcia leaps up, using his head to send the soccer ball to a fellow player. Garcia currently has scored 24 points this season on seven goals and 10 assists. The Jefferson County Warrior boys’ soccer team is 12-2 this season, with an impressive 9-2 in region play, having recorded two ties, a 1-1 match against Harlem early in the season, and a 4-4 tie with Glenn Hills. The team has only two games left in the regular season. Freshman Desmond Beale maneuvers for a shot.
The Jefferson County High School Lady Warriors took a 2-1 win over Swainsboro last week to put them at 5-5 for the season. So far this season the Lady Warriors have recorded wins against Josey (2-0, 7-1), Laney (4-0) and Swainsboro (3-2 and 2-1). They are currently 3-5 and are scheduled to play Laney on March 30 and Johnson on April 11.
Jefferson County High School Head Football Coach J.B. Arnold accepts a check from USA Football for $2,000 for his school’s football program. Arnold was invited as a VIP (all expenses paid) guest to the USA Football National Conference at NFL Pro Bowl weekend last week in Orlando. While there he was presented with the check pictured above. Arnold said that the funds will go to help student athletes with the cost of uniforms, travel and equipment. USA Football is the national governing body of the sport as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the NCAA.