Redan, Marist face off in state title game

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The Redan Raiders baseball team punched its ticket to its first state title game with a 3-2 win over Troop County in Game 3 of the Class AAAA state semifinals. The Raiders will take on the War Eagles of Mariston May27 in the state championship game. Marist advanced to the title game after sweeping Crisp […]

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Stephenson JV baseball wins first county title

Stephenson High School JV baseball team won its first DeKalb County championship after defeating Lakeside High School 10-3

  The Stephenson High School junior varsity baseball team capped off its undefeated season with a championship title on April 26. The Stephenson Jaguars (17-0) defeated Lakeside (11-5-1) 10-3 in the 2013 DeKalb County Junior Varsity Baseball Championship game. This is the first JV championship title for Stephenson and head coach Gene Washington said he […]

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Freshman pitcher hopes to lead Druid Hills to playoffs

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For Kason Rheney, being a freshman pitcher for the Druid Hills High School baseball team comes with a lot of pressure. The pressure to win and to earn his teammates’ respect can a be challenge for a young athlete, but Rheney has taken that challenge head on and has succeeded. The 15-year-old lefty is 4-2 […]

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Redan picks up ninth win after 12-1 rout over Columbia

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The Redan High School Raiders moved up in the Region 6-AAAA standings after defeating region rival Columbia High School March 27. The Raiders (9-3) came out swinging, hitting two home runs, in the 12-1 rout over the Columbia Eagles (9-2-2). Assistant coach Chris Hardnett was impressed with how aggressively his team played. “We knew Columbia […]

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M. L. King baseball team off to a good start after a disappointing 2012 season

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The M. L. King, Jr. High School baseball team hasn’t won more than 10 games in a season since 2009. The 2013 team has already won eight games, losing just one game and tying another. The hot start has given the M. L. King Lions a confidence boost that they hope to carry into their […]

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Five DeKalb teams hoist championship trophies

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DeKalb County came out on top in the high school basketball world last weekend as five teams from the county claimed state titles. Columbia girls, Greenforest boys, Miller Grove boys, Southwest DeKalb girls and St. Pius X girls won state titles in their perspective classes March 7-9. The Columbia Lady Eagles were the first team […]

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DeKalb baseball teams hoping to make a run in the playoffs this season

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  Opening day for the 2013 DeKalb County baseball season is Feb. 16 and some of DeKalb’s top baseball programs have high expectations of having success in the postseason. Last season, four teams from DeKalb — Arabia Mountain, Chamblee, Dunwoody and Redan — reached the playoffs and all lost in the first round. The last […]

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Medlock Park and baseball help bond Decatur community

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Four generations of Medlocks sat a picnic table celebrating the evolution of the park that bears their name. Hundreds of residents joined the Medlocks on April 13 at Medlock Park in Decatur to recognize the 50th anniversary of the park and of the Druid Hills Youth Sports association, which began in 1962 as Briarcliff Community […]

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