Category: Athletics

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Athletic upgrades coming to Terry Parker High thanks to $75k grant from Dick’s Sporting Goods

Nov. 20, 2023  – Student-athletes at Terry Parker High School have 75,000 reasons to celebrate thanks to a  $75,000 grant from Dick’s Sporting Goods. The school was one of 75 schools across the nation to be awarded the company’s “75 for 75 Sports Matter Grant.” The grant commemorates 75 years of Dick’s Sporting Goods, while […]

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Riverside High School celebrates installation of new artificial turf field

October 18, 2022 – Alumni, staff, students, and district leadership recently celebrated the unveiling of Riverside High School’s new artificial turf field.  The Generals are the first Duval County Public School to have their field upgraded to an AstroTurf playing surface. The installation project has been in the works for several years. The new field […]

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Ticket booths move online for district athletic games

Sept. 9, 2020 – For the 2020-21 school year, tickets for the school district’s paid athletic events will be available for purchase online only via The district partnered with GoFan, a digital ticketing company, to make the process simple and convenient. To buy tickets, fans just need to visit and search for their […]

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Football and other athletics to open with limited fan capacity

Aug. 28, 2020 – Friday night lights will burn just as bright, but crowd sizes will be controlled when high school football and other athletic contests begin in September. The district will limit attendance to 30 percent of a venue’s capacity for spectators of athletic contests. The limitation is to enable social distancing among spectators. […]

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Team Duval Athletic Director named Florida Athletic Director of the Year

May 7, 2020 – Congratulations to Tammie Talley, the district’s athletic director, for recently being honored as the Athletic Director of the Year by the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (FIAAA). Accolades are nothing new for Talley who just last year was the first woman to ever be appointed as president of the Florida Athletic […]

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Twenty-seven years in the making – another Duval student is named Mr. Basketball

April 22, 2o2o – Congratulations to Isaiah Adams on being named the Florida Dairy Farmer’s Mr. Basketball 2020. A senior at Paxon School for Advanced Studies, Adams averaged 23 points and 11 rebounds per game for the Eagles squad. His Mr. Basketball win makes him only the second Jacksonville player to win the coveted title […]

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