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Offensive lineman John Krahn, who is 7-foot-tall and 400 pounds, is enrolled at Georgia Prep Sports Academy in Decatur. Photo by Carla Parker

7-foot, 400-pound John Krahn to suit up for GPSA   Last year, John Krahn, a senior offensive lineman at Martin Luther King Jr. High School in Riverside, Calif., made national headlines. Not for anything bad or necessarily good, but he gained the spotlight because he was probably the biggest football player in the world at […]

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Signed, sealed, delivered|More than 70 players sign on National Signing Day

Cedar Grove had the largest signing class in DeKalb County with 13 signees. Photos by Travis Hudgons

Many of DeKalb County’s senior football players were the center of attention Feb. 3 for the annual National Signing Day. DeKalb, including signees from Marist and St. Pius, had a 79 players to sign. Cedar Grove led all signing classes with 13 signees, featuring Army All-American and 4-star recruit Antwuan Jackson, and 4-star recruit and […]

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Cedar Grove’s Antwuan Jackson heading to Auburn

Cedar Grove’s Antwuan Jackson heading to Auburn

Cedar Grove defensive tackle Antwuan Jackson will play college football at Auburn University. The 4-star recruit and Army All-American announced his commitment to Auburn Dec. 17, selecting the university over Ohio State, Georgia and Florida. “I love the coaches, I love the community and I can’t wait to play for Auburn,” Jackson said.   Auburn […]

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Miller Grove fires head football coach


Miller Grove High School has fired head coach Damien Wimes. Wimes announced his termination Dec. 4 on his Facebook page. “At this moment I would like to thank everyone that supported, prayed, and cheered Miller Grove Football during my tenure,” Wimes said. “As of 2:30 p.m. [Dec. 3] I am no longer the head football […]

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Cedar Grove dominates Westside-Macon, advances to semifinals

Cedar Grove dominates Westside-Macon, advances to semifinals

The Cedar Grove Saints reached the state playoff semifinals for the third time in program history after a 41-25 win over the Westside-Macon Seminoles on Nov. 27 in the Class AAA quarterfinals. However, despite the big win and making history, Coach Jermaine Smith was not too pleased with his team’s overall execution and the multiple […]

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St. Pius takes down West Laurens, advances to quarterfinals

St. Pius takes down West Laurens, advances to quarterfinals

Same opponent, similar results as the St. Pius X Golden Lions defeated West Laurens 33-14 Nov. 20 in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs. This was the second consecutive year St. Pius faced West Laurens in the playoffs and their second consecutive victory over West Lauerns. The Golden Lions beat West Laurens […]

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Cedar Grove and Tucker continue on with first-round playoff victories

Cedar Grove’s Elysee Mbem-Bosse scored two touchdowns—one on offense and one on defense.

  First-round state playoff wins propel Cedar Grove and Tucker into the Sweet 16 round in respective playoff races.  Junior running back Tre’ Shaw ran for 252 yards and three touchdowns to lead the No. 3 ranked Cedar Grove Saints to a 47-0 victory over the Pierce County Bears in Class AAA state playoff action […]

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Cedar Grove, Stephenson among seven DeKalb teams in playoffs


The No. 5 ranked Stephenson Jaguars traveled to Lakewood Stadium and, behind 10 sacks by the Jaguar defense, nipped No. 2-ranked Mays Raiders 10-9 to win the Region 6-AAAAA championship Nov. 6. Mays came into the game undefeated at 9-0 and averaging almost 41 points a game, but the Jaguar defense had other ideas after […]

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