S.W. DeKalb wins second consecutive county JV wrestling title

Keith Johnson’s Southwest DeKalb Panthers junior varsity wrestling squad won its second consecutive DeKalb County School District Junior Varsity Championship title 219-205 over Decatur Dec. 16 at home. The Panthers placed nine wrestlers in the Top 4 in 14 weight classes to pull out the win over Decatur, which had eight wrestlers in the Top […]

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DeKalb football players sign early

  Several DeKalb County high school football players took advantage of the early signing period that began Dec. 20. As of Dec. 21, nine players from the county announced through social media that they signed letters of intent to the college of their choice. The new early signing period allows players to end their recruiting […]

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Cross country runners honored by Atlanta Track Club

Marist junior Kathleen Maley was named to the 2017 All-Metro Cross Country 1st Team at Atlanta Track Club banquet Dec. 5. Maley will receive a $500 scholarship from the Atlanta Track Club Foundation. She was the runner-up at the Class AAAA state championship meet and recorded a season-best time of 18:32. Along with Maley, eight […]

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SWD wins first playoff game in eight years

  The Southwest DeKalb Panthers (8-3) won its first playoff game since 2009 after beating the Banneker Trojans (8-3) 35-17 in the first round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs at William “Buck” Godfrey Stadium, named after the football program’s former coach. The win also gave the program its 500th win in program history. Head […]

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Marist boys, girls win cross country state titles

Marist is once again home to the kings and queens of Georgia cross county. The boys and girls won the Class AAAA cross country state titles Nov. 4 at Carrollton High School. The boys won the title with 58 points with a total time of 1:26:06.79 (17:13.36 average). St. Pius X came in second with […]

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Tucker rushes past Bethune 38-6 for Trail to the Title Championship

  Latavious Johnson rushed for 147 yards and three touchdowns to lead the No. 3-ranked Tucker Tigers to a 38-6 victory over the No. 4-ranked Bethune Lions for the DeKalb County Trail to the Title Middle School Football Championship Nov. 4 at Godfrey Stadium. The championship was Tucker’s second in five consecutive trips (2013-2017) to […]

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