Coach’s Corner: Justin Rogers, Jones County Greyhounds


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – This will be the 5th season for Justin Rogers as head coach of the Jones County Greyhounds, and has compiled a 37-12 record in the four years prior.

The Hounds went deep in the playoffs last year, beating Griffin and Wayne County before losing in the state quarterfinals to Carver.

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JoCo scored an average of 35 points a game last season, but will only have two starters returning. A new quarterback will take over the reigns in junior Hunter Costlow.

Five starters will be on defense, a group that allowed only 13.8 point-per-game in 2017.

The Greyhounds will compete in Region 4-5A along with Dutchtown, Eagle’s Landing, Locust Grove, Ola, Stockbridge, Union Grove, and Woodland.

First game will be August 16th at Howard in the Ed DeFore Sports Complex.