Miller Grove repeats as CFA champs against Tucker

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Alterique Gilbert scored 32 points to lead the Class AAAAA No. 1 ranked Miller Grove Wolverines to an 80-61 Chick-fil-A Invitational championship game victory over the Tucker Tigers Dec. 30 at Tucker. The win was Miller Grove’s (12-2) second consecutive CFA title, both of which were wins over host Tucker. Tucker (10-4) rallied from a […]

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Cedar Grove and Tucker continue on with first-round playoff victories

Cedar Grove’s Elysee Mbem-Bosse scored two touchdowns—one on offense and one on defense.

  First-round state playoff wins propel Cedar Grove and Tucker into the Sweet 16 round in respective playoff races.  Junior running back Tre’ Shaw ran for 252 yards and three touchdowns to lead the No. 3 ranked Cedar Grove Saints to a 47-0 victory over the Pierce County Bears in Class AAA state playoff action […]

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Cedar Grove, Stephenson among seven DeKalb teams in playoffs

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The No. 5 ranked Stephenson Jaguars traveled to Lakewood Stadium and, behind 10 sacks by the Jaguar defense, nipped No. 2-ranked Mays Raiders 10-9 to win the Region 6-AAAAA championship Nov. 6. Mays came into the game undefeated at 9-0 and averaging almost 41 points a game, but the Jaguar defense had other ideas after […]

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Cedar Grove shuts out Southwest DeKalb in season opener

Saints All-State running back LaBron Morris had 18 carries, 167-yards and two touchdowns against Southwest DeKalb. Photo by Travis Hudgons

A defense with three highly recruited and preseason All-State players played like they were on a mission as the Cedar Grove Saints shutout the Southwest DeKalb Panthers 36-0 in the season opener for both teams at Panthersville Stadium on Aug. 21. The Saints’ defense limited the Panthers to 110 yards of offense on 47 plays […]

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Former SWD lacrosse player finishes ranked in NCAA stats

Calyn Kelly ranked 7th in the nation in ground balls per game average.

Tusculum College women’s lacrosse sophomore midfielder Calyn Kelly was one of two Pioneers ranked in the Top 10 in the 2015 NCAA Division I ground ball category. Kelly, a former Southwest DeKalb lacrosse and basketball star, had a 3.80 ground balls per game average to rank seventh in the nation and second in the South […]

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DSA grad finishes track career at Florida State

DSA alum Jande Pierce finished her college career with an All-American honor and two NCAA Track and Field Championships appearances.

  Jande Pierce came out of the DeKalb School of the Arts (DSA) in 2011 with a track scholarship to Florida State University even though the school had no track team. The redshirt junior wrapped up her college career this past spring with an All-American honor and two NCAA Track and Field Championships appearances to […]

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Senior athletes earn top academic honors in 2015

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DeKalb County senior athletes showed their academic prowess in 2015 by carting away half of the top academic awards at the 19 high schools which participate in athletics. The 19 high schools, including magnet programs, honored 48 valedictorians and salutatorians for their academic achievements in the 2014-15 academic school year and 25 of the honorees […]

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Dunwoody sweeps county golf championships

The Dunwoody Lady Wildcats won its second consecutive county title.

Despite the wet conditions, the Dunwoody Wildcats set a county record with a team score of 300 to capture the 2015 DeKalb County Boys’ Golf Championship April 14 at the Sugar Creek Golf Club. The Wildcats, led by low medalist Peter Trask, had four players shoot under 80 on the way to the their seventh […]

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