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Signing day sees DeKalb athletes ink pacts
The day that many high school athletes had been thinking about since they first hit their high school athletic field, regardless of the sport involved, came to fruition yesterday as they signed ath...
February 04, 2016 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb athletes continue to sign college scholarships
DeKalb continues to lay claim to college athletic scholarship signees almost with each passing hour as signing ceremonies continued this afternoon. At Columbia, the Eagles have six athletes who hav...
February 03, 2016 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Signing day sees DeKalb athletes ink pacts
The day that many high school athletes have thought about since first hitting their high school athletic fields, regardless of the sport involved, came to fruition this morning as they signed athle...
February 03, 2016 12:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top DeKalb players set to sign athletic scholarships tomorrow
Tomorrow represents the biggest day in the lives of high school athletes as many of them will "sign on the dotted line" and officially commit to an institution of higher learning and play sports at...
February 02, 2016 04:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Basketball scores
Arabia Mountain, 59; Redan, 39 Cedar Grove, 52; North Clayton, 32 Lithonia, 67; Chamblee, 50 Stephenson, 56; Clarkston, 53 Redan, 51; Columbia, 47 Grady, 77; Cross Keys, 37 Druid Hills, 70; Dunwood...
January 28, 2016 04:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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RAIDER READINESS : Redan anxious for region tournament tests
Although the Redan varsity boy's basketball team (14-7, 8-7) dropped a disappointing 55-39 loss last Wednesday to Arabia Mountain in a makeup game which halted the Raiders three-game win streak, th...
January 28, 2016 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius X girls look with confidence to post-season
The one thing St. Pius Girls varsity basketball coach Kyle Snipes does not want his team to become, as he described it, is a "Dusty Springfield" type team, referencing the late pop singer's 1964 hi...
January 22, 2016 09:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Manchester falls to Redan in MLK Classic
On Saturday, New Manchester briefly stepped out of Region 5-AAAAA competition to take on Redan in the first annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Basketball Classic...
January 19, 2016 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ramirez sets standard for Golden Lion wrestlers
When it comes to being committed to a sport and willing to do whatever it takes to be a champion, St Pius X Catholic School senior wrestler Zack Ramirez has few equals "To be a great wrestler, it r...
December 30, 2015 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veteran leadership guides St. Pius wrestlers
The St. Pius X Catholic School wrestling team looks to have the best of both worlds this year. Not only does it have the veteran experience and leadership back to help set another winning tone this...
December 30, 2015 05:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Cedar Grove wrestlers showing steady improvement
As much as Cedar Grove varsity wrestling assistant coach Lawrence Smith enjoys watching his boys win dual meet matches, that is not the primary purpose of the program itself. Smith said wrestling i...
December 19, 2015 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexander pacing undefeated Southwest DeKalb
It is unusual for any high school varsity basketball team to enter its Christmas break tournament with an undefeated record. However, for head coach Kathleen Richey Walton’s Southwest DeKalb Panthe...
December 19, 2015 07:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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TOURNAMENT: Southwest DeKalb set sights on holiday hardware
Former New York Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter is credited with a comment about working diligently to improve one’s game, which Southwest DeKalb varsity boys and girl’s basketball coaches Eugene Brow...
December 19, 2015 07:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ramos sets basketball standard for Saints
Each high school student who participates in sports or other extracurricular activities does so for a multitude of reasons, with the primary one usually their enjoyment of that activity. However, C...
December 11, 2015 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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New boys’ coach sparks Indians’ efforts
Cross Keys varsity boys’ basketball coach Ron Jackson isn’t only developing a competitive Indians team, he is changing what he termed was an “embedded mindset of losing” which had infiltrated the p...
December 11, 2015 01:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Russell helping lead Saints’ state title bid
Some baseball players have the habit of putting their batting gloves in the back pocket of their uniform so they can easily reach them. If Cedar Grove senior wide receiver Earl Russell, Jr. had a p...
December 02, 2015 05:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius X, Bainbridge battle in quarterfinals
St. Pius X Catholic School head football coach Paul Standard had guided his team into the quarterfinal round of the state class AAAA playoffs holding a flawless playoff record. However, he was quit...
December 02, 2015 05:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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DISTINCTION: Saints playing on high note
Cedar Grove head football coach Jermaine Smith has two famous quotes he has incorporated into his game plans and are at the foundation of the Saints’ success under his leadership for three years. T...
December 02, 2015 05:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden Lions look to Jones for leadership
When a high school varsity team, regardless of the sport, loses its top player from the year before because of graduation or other reasons, the team typically has to regroup because that “go to” pe...
November 13, 2015 10:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playoff positioning hinged on regular-season final games
A number last Friday’s regular-season football finales for DeKalb playoff teams held important post-season implications, including playoff seedings, which would also determine first round opponents...
November 13, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius thunders into post season with unbeaten region mark
Although it will already be the top team in its 4-A, region 6 while anxiously awaiting the playoffs, it would seem the St. Pius X Catholic School Golden Lions, (7-2, 7-0) might have had a tendency ...
November 13, 2015 09:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Sports Writers Association ranks top high school football teams
The Top Ten teams in the week's Georgia Sports Writers Association High School Football Poll of the 2015 season with first-place votes in parentheses, total points and position last week at right: ...
November 10, 2015 10:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shaffer adding size, talent to Saints’ winning ways
Those assigned to keep the home and away football fields on which the Cedar Grove varsity football team plays hate Justin Shaffer. Not only can the Saints’ massive 6-5, 330-pound junior guard and d...
November 03, 2015 11:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stephenson awaits playoffs with impressive record
The dream of making the playoffs for DeKalb County high school football teams was decided last Friday. Although these games cap the regular season for many, they should be competitive regardless of...
November 03, 2015 11:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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