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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Redan wins DeKalb gymnastics title

The Redan Lady Raiders won the DeKalb County Gymnastics title after scoring 86.5 points.

The 50th edition of the DeKalb County gymnastics Championships was the closest team scores since the 1991 championships and featured a Redan sweep of the team and all-around titles March 31. Freshmen Zaaynah Saadiq and Miya Hemingway combined for 62.55 points of the Redan Lady Raiders’ 86.5 points to lead Redan past Dunwoody by just […]

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Stephenson, Miller Grove win JV county track championships

Miller Grove Girls Team

The 2015 DeKalb County Junior Varsity Track and Field Championships, renewed for the first time in more than 15 years, put several underclassmen in the spotlight March 25 at Panthersville Stadium as the titles went to the Stephenson Jaguars and Miller Grove Lady Wolverines. The Jaguars captured seven of the 15 event titles on the […]

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Columbia, Stephenson claim ‘Best of DeKalb’ victories in week 3

Columbia’s Khaalis King (left) stretches out for first base as Tucker’s Jonathan Beaver makes the catch. Photos by Travis Hudgons

Two of the top state tournament hopefuls from DeKalb County flexed their muscles in impressive victories at the 2015 Best of DeKalb Showdown March 7 at Tucker. Stephenson smashed five home runs on the way to a 12-2 win over rival Redan in the first game. Coach Marco Jackson’s Stephenson squad also romped to a […]

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Sharman White named finalist for Naismith coach award

Miller Grove basketball coach Sharman White is a finalist for the Atlanta Tip-off Club’s 2015 Naismith High School Boys’ Coach of the Year Award. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Miller Grove High School basketball coach Sharman White is one of five finalists for the Atlanta Tip-off Club’s 2015 Naismith High School Boys’ Coach of the Year Award. “It is an honor to be chosen as a finalist for such a prestigious award,” White said. “I feel it is one of the top awards you […]

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Chamblee boys win third consecutive county swim title

Chamblee boys won the DeKalb County swimming title and set four DeKalb Swimming and Diving Championships records.

The Chamblee boys swim team set four DeKalb County swimming and diving championship records on the way to its third consecutive county title Jan. 24 at Dynamo Swim Club. Three of the records were all-relay events, including the 200-yard medley relay to open the day’s competition. The team of Nick Oh, Jacob Jordan, John Mitchell […]

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Former Southwest DeKalb soccer stand-out performing well at Presbyterian College

Presbyterian College sophomore and Southwest DeKalb graduate Kristen Peagler finished the 2014 season with two goals and one assist.

Southwest DeKalb 2013 graduate Kristen Peagler is in her sophomore season as a member of the Presbyterian College Lady Blue Hose soccer team and is making an impact. Peagler, who set DeKalb County scoring records of 50 and 55 goals in a season and 157 overall in her career at Southwest DeKalb, had a big […]

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