Red All-stars capitalize on big innings to defeat Blue 15-8

Arabia Mountain’s Kayla Phillips, left, won the MVP award for the Red All-star team and Dunwoody’s Megan Pierce won the Blue MVP Award. Photo by Mark Brock

The DeKalb County School District Red Senior All-Stars used big third and fourth inning rallies to knock off the Blue Seniors 15-8 in the 12th annual DCSD Softball Senior All-Star Classic Oct. 26 at Chamblee High School. Leading 3-1 heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, the Red All-stars exploded for six runs keyed […]

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New regions, new coaches: the hot topics at basketball media day

The Stephenson Lady Jaguars will try to compete for another state title in a higher classification.

DeKalb County high school basketball tips off Nov. 8 and a few new coaches are eager to begin their new regime, while other coaches are looking forward to see how their teams competes in a new region. The DeKalb County School District held its annual basketball media day for the upcoming 2016-17 season at Tucker […]

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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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Marist advances, Arabia Mountain falls in softball stat playoffs

Marist defeated Columbus in the second round of the Class AAAA state fast pitch softball playoffs. Photo from

The Marist Lady War Eagles are on to the quarterfinals of the Class AAAA state fast pitch softball playoffs after a two-game sweep over Columbus Oct. 19 at home. Marist won the first game in the best-of-three series 3-0, and ran away with the second with a score of 11-1. In game 1, pitcher Kylie […]

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Arabia Mountain, Marist sweeps to the second round of softball playoffs

Arabia Mountain’s Dyamond Brown scores before being tagged at home plate. Photo by Mark Brock

The Arabia Mountain Lady Rams and the Marist Lady War Eagles swept their first-round opponents on Oct. 12 to advance to the second round of the state fast-pitch softball playoffs. Arabia Mountain defeated Kell at home in the Class AAAAA state playoffs in the best-of-three series. The Lady Rams shut out Kell in the first […]

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Carla’s Corner: Chamblee students have no room to complain


On Sept. 30, The Blue and Gold, the official student newspaper of Chamblee Charter High School, published an article about the upcoming renovation project at North DeKalb Stadium. The article was titled, “Scheduled remodeling for North DeKalb Stadium sparks discontent.” North DeKalb Stadium, which is located behind Chamblee Charter High School, and Avondale Stadium are […]

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Cedar Grove shuts out Towers on homecoming


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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Carla’s Corner: Stop telling athletes to ‘stick to sports’

Carla Corner

For some people, participating in, or watching, sports is a way to escape reality. Some people turn to sports to get their minds off the goings on in the world—whether it’s politics, economics or crime. Some hate when the two (sports and the real world) intertwine. But sports and the real world do intertwine, and […]

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