DeKalb picks up top 10 finishes in state swimming meets

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  DeKalb County put together one of its best GHSA State Swimming and Diving Meets performances in years with four teams finishing in the Top 10 of their respective classification on Feb. 6. The Dunwoody Lady Wildcats came within 10 points of a state title with 215 points just behind state champ Marist’s 225 to […]

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Rigby, Cramer lead Team Courage to win in all-star game

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Tucker quarterback Garrett Rigby and Redan receiver Tirice Cramer combined for three touchdowns to lead Team Courage to a 24-13 victory over Team Valor in the 2016 DeKalb County Coaches Senior All-Star Classic at Hallford Stadium on Jan. 9. Rigby put Courage ahead 6-0 with a 1-yard run for the touchdown with 7:08 to play […]

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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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