Cedar Grove and Tucker advance to Trail to the Title championship game

The Cedar Grove Saints celebrate their 28-22 victory over the Stephenson Jaguars to advance to the championship game Nov. 1 at Hallford Stadium. Photos by Travis Hudgons

The Trail to the Title semifinals had four undefeated teams coming and two remain to play for the championship trophy.The Cedar Grove Saints jumped to a 22-6 lead and held on for a 28-22 victory over four-time Trail to the Title champion Stephenson Jaguars to advance to the championship game Nov. 1 at Hallford Stadium. […]

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Family and football: Surprise mother-son reunion was almost 40 years in the making

Tucker Tigers assistant football coach Robby Gilbert reunited with his birth mother Tish Myatt during halftime of his team’s 55-0 victory over Alcovy. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Forty years ago Tucker Tigers assistant football coach Robby Gilbert was born and spent a short time in the arms of his 18-year-old mother before she reluctantly gave him up for adoption. Friday night at halftime of his team’s 55-0 victory over Alcovy, Gilbert walked out of the locker room with fellow assistant coach Todrick […]

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Dunwoody and Lakeside defend JV cross country county championships

Dunwoody Team

The championship reign of Dunwoody and Lakeside will continue for another year as the pair defended their titles in the 2014 DeKalb County Junior Varsity Cross Country Girls’ and Boys’ Championships at Druid Hills Middle School Oct. 2. The Dunwoody Lady Wildcats captured their fourth consecutive title by placing all seven runners in the Top […]

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Druid Hills rallies past Dunwoody

Hasaan Enis

Hasaan Enis scored four touchdowns as the Druid Hills Red Devils rallied from a late third quarter deficit to defeat the Dunwoody Wildcats 28-7 in Region 6-AAAAA action at North DeKalb Oct. 3.Enis gave Druid Hills an early 6-0 lead in the first quarter with a 2-yard touchdown run. Dunwoody answered in the second quarter […]

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Chapel Hill wins 2014 DeKalb County Middle School All-Sports award

Chapel Hill Middle won its second DeKalb County Middle School All-Sports Award. The football team finished the 2013 season as Region 4 champions. Photos by Travis Hudgons

Chapel Hill Middle School picked up its second DeKalb County Middle School All-Sports Award in 2014, getting past 2013 winner Cedar Grove 86-78 in the points standings. Three region championships (football, girls’ basketball and boys’ basketball) and two county runners-up finishes (football, girls’ basketball) made up 61 of Chapel Hill’s 86-point total. Cedar Grove, which […]

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Lithonia leads DeKalb with 11 wrestlers qualifying for state

The Lithonia wrestling team will have 11 wrestlers competing in the state tournament Feb. 21-22. A total of 37 wrestlers from DeKalb will be competing in the state tournament.

The Lithonia Bulldogs continue working toward their goal of a Class AAAA wrestling state title by qualifying 11 of their 14 wrestlers for the GHSA State Tournament. The state tournament was set to begin Feb. 13, because of to weather concerns and possible bad travel conditions it was moved to the weekend of Feb. 21-22. […]

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Redan’s record setting season

Photos by Travis Hudgons

The Redan girls basketball team is thought to be a history-making squad in DeKalb County as three seniors have all surpassed the 1,000 point career mark during the first part of the season. According to records, no other DeKalb girls’ team has had three make the mark in the same season. Seniors Brea Elmore, Destini […]

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Tucker defeats Chapel Hill in Trail to the Title Championship game

Tucker Middle players douse the coaches after their 22-20 win over Chapel Hill Panthers. Photos by Travis Hudgons

  The 2013 Trail to the Title Middle School Football Championship game was befitting for a match of two undefeated teams going down to the final 57 seconds before the Tucker Tigers held on for a 22-20 win over Chapel Hill Panthers at Hallford Stadium. Tucker (9-0) was clinging to a 22-20 lead with 57 […]

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