Category: Athletics

Close up of the Fletcher helmet. It reads "A.L. 782"

Fletcher football players design helmet decal to memorialize deceased officer

Sept. 25, 2020 – Fletcher high school football players have designed a helmet decal to memorialize a deceased police officer whose son is on the team. If they choose to do so, players will wear the decal on their helmets beginning with tonight’s game against Flagler Palm Coast. The decal includes the deceased officer’s initials […]

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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 www.gofan.co. The district partnered with GoFan, a digital ticketing company, to make the process simple and convenient. To buy tickets, fans just need to visit www.gofan.co 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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District announces safety plan for resuming sports activities

June 4, 2020 — Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene announced this week that outdoor conditioning for Duval County public high schools will begin the week of June 15 as part of the district’s first phase in safely returning to sports activities. The district’s phased-approach plan was developed in consultation with the Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program (JSMP), […]

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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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Raines, Ribault face off in Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp’s historic nod to history

Feb. 14, 2020- It was a dream come true for Raines and Ribault high school students as they faced off in the inaugural High School Heritage Classic. Raines Vikings senior, Malcolm Jones said this game was special, and he is thankful his ancestors paved the way for him to play baseball. “It’s a real honor […]

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Team Duval athletic director makes history as first female president of Florida Coaches Association

July 3, 2019 – Scoring big is nothing new for Team Duval’s Tammie Talley. But now, the District Athletic Director can add another impressive title to a long list of accomplishments – “first.” As in, the first female president of the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA), whose membership includes nearly 6,000 coaches across the state. […]

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2018 NFL Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins returns to Raines

2018 NFL Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins returns to Raines

Oct. 2, 2018 – For almost half an hour on Monday, Sept. 24, NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins had more than 100 Raines High School students spellbound.   It wasn’t just his yellow Hall of Fame blazer or the fact this was the first time Dawkins had returned to the school since […]

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