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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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Mike Glenn hosts basketball camp for deaf students

A basketball camp for deaf students concluded June 26 with a boys and girls all-star game at Decatur Recreation Center. Photo by Carla Parker

Young basketball players who are hearing impaired from across the country traveled to Decatur for the Mike Glenn’s All-Star Basketball Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. In its 36th year the camp, was held June 22-26 at Clairemont Presbyterian Church and Decatur Recreation Center. Hosted by former NBA player Mike Glenn, it is […]

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Druid Hills softball player commits to Claflin University

Druid Hills senior Kayla Cato was a member of the Atlanta Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) team that won the 2013 RBI World Series title. Photo provided

After having one of her best softball seasons at Druid Hills, senior Kayla Cato will take her talents to Claflin University in Orangeburg, S.C. The senior shortstop signed her national letter of intent April 15. Cato said Claflin has been recruiting her since she was 14 years old. “I played with some of the players […]

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No. 3 Stephenson wins its third title after beating Mays in their third matchup this season

Stephenson girls’ basketball team won the Class AAAAA state title after beating Mays 65-56. Photos by Carla Parker

Mays had gotten the best of Stephenson twice this season, but when it counted the most, Stephenson came out on top. The No. 3 seed Stephenson Lady Jaguars defeated Region 6-AAAAA foe and No. 1 seed Mays 65-56 to win the Class AAAAA state title. It is the third state title for head coach Dennis […]

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