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Stephenson gets important region win on homecoming

Stephenson’s Jaylen Marson-Knight, rushed for 226 yards on 19 carries and scored two touchdowns. Photo by Travis Hudgons

The Stephenson Jaguars bettered their chances of a playoff berth after a 29-0 win over region opponent Mt. Zion-Jonesboro on Oct. 21, homecoming night, at Hallford Stadium. Stephenson, which has a 5-3 overall record and a 4-1 region record, is in third place in region 4-AAAAAA with two more region games to play. The Jaguars […]

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Cedar Grove shuts out Towers on homecoming

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The Cedar Grove Saints showed up and showed out for homecoming with a 28-0 win over region rival Towers at Godfrey Stadium on Oct. 7. The Saints’ offense got it going early in the first quarter with a 16-yard touchdown run by running back Grant Walker on the opening drive. Later in the quarter, Dennis […]

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Eagles soar on homecoming

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Columbia defeats Clarkston The Columbia Eagles got their second win of the season after a 53-6 victory over Clarkston on Sept. 23 at Godfrey Stadium. The Eagles—which scored on offense, defense and special teams—were too much for the Clarkston Angoras from the opening kickoff. Columbia’s Marquavious Linner returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown to […]

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Tucker coach recognized as Falcons Coach of the Week

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Tucker High School football coach Bryan Lamar became the fourth coach this season to win the Atlanta Falcons Coach of the Week Award, the football organization announced Sept. 18. Lamar received the award after coaching the Tucker Tigers to a 58-0 win over Jonesboro on Sept. 16. The award, which is presented by Ford, is […]

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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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