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.