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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Miller Grove pulls out win against SWD

Miller Grove pulls out win against SWD

A jet-lagged Miller Grove team was able to hang on and deliver a tough Southwest DeKalb team its first loss of the season.  No.1-ranked Miller Grove Wolverines (8-2) defeated No. 10-ranked Region 6-AAAAA foe Southwest DeKalb Panthers (8-1) 76-69 Dec. 15 at home. Miller Grove returned home Dec. 13 from Highland, Utah, after participating in […]

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Miller Grove pulls out tight win against SWD

Miller Grove's Aidan Saunders goes up for a layup over Southwest DeKalb's Keith Gilmore.

A jet-lagged Miller Grove team was able to hang on and deliver a tough Southwest DeKalb team its first loss of the season. The No.1-ranked Miller Grove Wolverines (8-2) defeated the No. 10-ranked Region 6-AAAAA foe Southwest DeKalb Panthers (8-1) 76-69 Dec. 15 at home. Miller Grove returned home Dec. 13 from Highland, Utah, after […]

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Miller Grove sweeps Stephenson in region play

Miller Grove sweeps Stephenson in region play

It was teacher versus students at the Miller Grove High School gym with the teacher coming out on top in the Region 6-AAAAA matchup between Miller Grove and Stephenson. Former Miller Grove junior varsity coach and new Stephenson varsity Coach Rasul Chester returned home Nov. 17 to face his old program, but his Jaguars fell […]

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Coach Sharman White reflects on 10 years of success

The Miller Grove boys’ basketball program is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. Photos by Travis Hudgons

  After accepting the job to become the head coach of Miller Grove High School boys’ basketball team in 2004, Sharman White established a vision of competing for state titles. “Coming from a team that I had just taken to the state championship the year prior at Carver-Atlanta, I wanted to engrave that mentality into […]

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Miller Grove sweeps Stephenson in region play

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It was teacher versus student at the Miller Grove High School gym with the teacher coming out on top in the Region 6-AAAAA matchup between Miller Grove and Stephenson. Former Miller Grove junior varsity coach and new Stephenson varsity Coach Rasul Chester returned home Nov. 17 to face his old program, but his Jaguars fell […]

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Former Stone Mountain girls’ basketball coach honored

Coach Nell Wooten (center) led the Stone Mountain girls’ basketball team to its first title in 1966.

Seven decade ago, Nell Wooten was a student at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Ala., when she was approached about becoming a basketball coach in DeKalb County.  “The dean called me [out of class] and said, ‘Weepy [Wooten’s nick name], they have a recruiter for DeKalb County and they’re looking for P.E. teachers and coaches […]

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DeKalb basketball teams gather for media day

DeKalb basketball teams gather for media day

DeKalb County has had 12 consecutive years of winning at least one high school state basketball title each year, and a few teams are looking to make it 13 years in a row. DeKalb held its annual basketball media day Oct. 22 at Tucker High School, where coaches and players talked about their expectations for […]

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