Newton baseball preview 2019

Newton head coach James Jackson.

COVINGTON -- The James Jackson era is over at Newton.

Jackson, who ended his first season as the head baseball coach at Newton with a 4-18 record, has stepped down as the Rams' coach after accepting a position at Evans High School. Jackson will serve as both an assistant baseball and football coach at Evans, a member of Region 3-AAAAAA.

Jackson replaced Andre Byrd for the 2019 season after coaching the Rams from 2013 through 2018. The Rams, members of Region 8-AAAAAAA, will be in search of their third baseball coach in as many years for the 2020 season.

Sports Editor

A 2017 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Colin joined the Rockdale/Newton Citizen in March of 2018 as the papers' full-time sports editor. A 2013 graduate of Jackson County High School, Colin received a golf scholarship to Andrew College.

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