Lithonia shuts out Meadowcreek to get first win of the season

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After finishing the 2015 season with a 6-4 record, the Lithonia Bulldogs were looking to build off of last season’s success, but had a disappointing 0-3 start to the season. However, the Bulldogs are hoping to turn the season around after getting their first win of the season on Sept. 16 with a 21-0 shutout […]

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Marist gets first win over rival St. Pius in five matchups

Marist defeated St. Pius for the first time in five tries. Photos by Carla Parker

Marist senior football players can finally say they have a win over rival St. Pius X after a 13-0 victory Sept. 9 at home. The Marist War Eagles had previously played the St. Pius Golden Lions four times since 2008, and in each of those matchups Marist was on the losing end. In those four […]

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Southwest DeKalb suffers first loss of season

Creekside quarterback Kahlil McClain leaps over a Southwest DeKalb defender into the end zone. Photo by Travis Hudgons

A close game in the first half turned into a blowout in the second half as the Southwest DeKalb Panthers fell to the Creekside Seminoles 47-14 on Sept. 2 at Hallford Stadium. It was the Panthers first loss of the season. Down 20-14 with 1:33 left in the second quarter, the Panthers were on their […]

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Arabia Mountain improves to a program best 3-0

Arabia Mountain quarterback Samad Noble takes an opening. Photos by Travis Hudgons

The Arabia Mountain Rams made program history Sept. 2 with their first 3-0 start after a 35-20 win over the Redan Raiders at Hallford Stadium. The Rams’ high-tempo spread offense has garnered 119 points in three games. Arabia Mountain coach Stanley Pritchett said one of the team’s goals is to have one of the best […]

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Decatur takes down Chamblee

Decatur’s Coby Webb tries to push off a Chamblee defender. Photo by Carla Parker

The Decatur Bulldogs got their first win of the season after a 19-6 victory over the Chamblee Bulldogs on Aug. 26 at home. Decatur was dominating in the first half, shutting out Chamblee’s offense from the end zone. Decatur found the end zone twice in the first quarter.Terrill Hall gave Decatur a 6-0 lead after […]

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Tucker falls to Kell in Corky Kell Classic

Tucker played in its third consecutive Corky Kell Classic.

The Tucker Tigers had their third consecutive disappointing loss in the Corky Kell Classic after falling to the Kell Longhorns 20-13 on Aug. 20 at the Georgia Dome. The Tigers made an effort to tie the game with the clock winding down. With 1:30 left to play, a missed field goal by Kell gave the […]

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DeKalb football players named preseason all-state

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  Several DeKalb County high school football players are considered among the best players in their prospective classifications after being named to preseason all-state teams. Georgia High School Football Daily has released the preseason all-state teams for all seven classifications; 10 players from DeKalb public and private school teams were selected to All-state teams. In […]

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MLK takes down Redan in scrimmage

MLK coach Nicolas Kashama addresses his team during a timeout. Photos by Carla Parker

DeKalb County football coaches got an opportunity to evaluate their teams a week before the season through scrimmage games Aug. 11-13. The M.L. King Lions and the Redan Raiders went at it Aug. 13 at Godfrey Stadium with the Lions coming out on top 27-13. The Raiders got on the scoreboard first with a rushing […]

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