Family, Redan remembers late basketball coach

Monique Love and Cameron Love, wife and son of Coach Dannie Love, received a signed basketball from girls’ basketball coach Jerry Jackson and boys’ assistant basketball coach Cornell Cullom.

  A dedicated coach, jokester, loving husband and supportive father. That is how the late Redan High School boys’ basketball coach Dannie Love will be remembered as his family, coworkers and players try to move on without him. Love, 40, passed away Nov. 18 and was laid to rest Nov. 22. The basketball team played […]

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Asia Durr signs with Louisville

St. Pius guard Asia Durr (center) signs here letter of intent to Louisville as her parents look on. Left, Asia Durr celebrated her signing with family and teammates. Photos by Carla Parker

St. Pius X guard Asia Durr signed her letter of intent to Louisville Nov. 12 in front of family, teammates, coaches and friends. Durr, the No. 2 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Super 60 for the 2015 class, said it was a dream come true to be surrounded by her support system as she signed […]

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Redan boys’ basketball coach dies suddenly at age 40

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Funeral arrangements have been made for Redan High School boys head basketball Coach Dannie Love. Love’s funeral will be held Nov. 22, 11 a.m., at Salem Baptist, 4700 Church Street in Lilburn. He will be buried at Eternal Hills Cemetery, 3594 Stone Mountain Hwy. in Snellville. A repast will be held at Redan High in the commons […]

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Atlanta Hawks practices at Miller Grove High

The Atlanta Hawks presented Miller Grove boys’ basketball coach Sharman White with an autographed ball as well as a check to the school. Photos by Carla Parker

Miller Grove High School students got a big surprise when Atlanta Hawks players ran onto their gym floor for practice. The Hawks held a surprise open practice at Miller Grove Oct. 9 to help tip-off the 2014-15 season. The 1,600 students thought they were there for a Spirit Week rally but were surprised by the […]

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Miller Grove’s Sharman White named to USA basketball coaching staff

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Miller Grove High School boys’ basketball coach Sharman White was named one of the assistant coaches for the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team. White will assist in coaching 53 of the nation’s top high school basketball players at the sixth annual mini-camp Oct. 4-5, the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, […]

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Atlanta Dream coach encourages hearing-impaired basketball campers

Atlanta Dream coach and former NBA player Michael Cooper address the campers at the Mike Glenn’s All-Star Basketball Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. File photo

Former NBA star and current Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper talked about the importance of living productive lives outside of basketball to campers June 17 at the Mike Glenn’s All-Star Basketball Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The 50 campers, which included members of the Southwest DeKalb girls’ basketball team, sat intently as […]

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Lawyers beat doctors in charity game for Side Brain Injury Clubhouse

The third annual Jawbones and Sawbones basketball benefit game was held March 15 at the Decatur High School gym. The game benefits the Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse in of Stone Mountain. Photos by Carla Parker

Some of Atlanta’s lawyers now have bragging rights over some doctors after the lawyers won the third annual Jawbones vs. Sawbones basketball benefit game March 15. The game, which was held at the Decatur High School gym, is a fundraiser for the Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse in of Stone Mountain. Side by Side […]

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Tucker dominates Southwest DeKalb to win its first state title

Senior Erykah Davenport (44) holds up the championship trophy and game ball after Tucker defeated Southwest DeKalb 83-65 in the Class AAAAA championship game. Photos by Travis Hudgons

They were told they did not have a chance to beat the No. 1 ranked Southwest DeKalb Lady Panthers, but the No. 2 ranked Tucker Lady Tigers proved its doubters wrong when they convincingly beat Southwest DeKalb 83-65 in the Class AAAAA state championship game in Macon Mach 7. This is Tucker’s first girls’ basketball […]

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