Cedar Grove Rolls Past Hart County 49-0 to Advance to Class 3A Sweet 16

By Staff Report DECATUR-Austin Smith and Robert Jones both scored two touchdowns as the No. 2 ranked Cedar Grove Saints cruised to a 49-0 Class 3A first-round victory over the Hart County Bulldogs on Friday at Avondale Stadium. Cedar Grove (10-1) wasted little time in scoring taking just three plays after the opening kickoff to…

Seven DeKalb Teams Begin Road to the Benz this Weekend

By Staff Report DEKALB-The Georgia High School State Playoffs get underway this week with seven DeKalb teams preparing for first-round contests in their respective classifications. Coach Jermaine Smith’s No. 2 ranked and two-time Region 5-3A champs Cedar Grove Saints (9-1) open by hosting Region 8 No. 4 seed Hart County (4-6) on Friday at Avondale…

Stephenson Breaks Losing Streak to Tucker with 30-24 Victory

By Staff Report CLARKSTON- A 30-24 win over the Tucker Tigers on Friday night at Hallford Stadium gave the Stephenson Jaguars their first region title since 2015 and broke a three-game losing streak to Tigers in the Region 4-6A title game. After a fumble return by the Tigers gave Tucker (7-3, 7-1) a 7-0 lead…

Stephenson, Tucker Clash for Region 4-6A Title on Friday

By Staff Report CLARKSTON- A Class 5A Top 10 confrontation for the Region 4-6A title is set for Hallford Stadium on Friday night at 7:30 as the No. 8 ranked Stephenson Jaguars host the No. 3 ranked Tucker Tigers. Both the Jaguars (8-1) and the Tigers (7-2) come into the regular season finale undefeated at…

Southwest DeKalb Nips Arabia Mountain 20-19 for Region 5-5A Crown

By Staff Report DEKALB- The No. 9 ranked Southwest DeKalb Panthers remained undefeated as a fourth-down pass from Rion White to Aquil Muhammad with 1:25 to play rallied the Panthers past two-time Region 5-5A champions Arabia Mountain Rams to a 20-19 win. Trailing 19-13 with just over two minutes to play, the Panthers (9-0, 4-0)…

No. 9 SW DeKalb and Arabia Mountain Lock Up for 5-5A Leader Role

By Staff Reports CLARKSTON- James R. Hallford Stadium in Clarkston plays host to a key Region 5-5A matchup as the Arabia Mountain Rams entertain the No. 9 ranked Southwest DeKalb Panthers in a battle of undefeated region teams on Friday at 7:30 pm. Arabia Mountain (5-3, 3-0) has won three second of the four previous…

Fondren Hollis III making an impact for Columbia’s offense, defense

DECATUR – The warning flags around Columbia High shouldn’t be flying just yet as the program is sitting 1-4 on the season. However, like most schools chasing and building towards the postseason, Columbia’s tough schedule has found Fondren Hollis III making waves through the first five weeks. Hollis III started the 2018 season with a…

Southwest DeKalb High’s Derico Smith Jr. commits to Elite Raw Talent Bowl

DeKALB – Southwest DeKalb High’s Derico Smith Jr. committed to the Elite Raw Talent All-American Bowl Sunday night through his personal Twitter account. BLESSED with the selection to the Elite Raw Talent All American Bowl #AGTG @EliteRawTalent pic.twitter.com/CCMynRx6OK — Derico Smith Jr. (@DericoSmithJr) September 17, 2018 Smith Jr. said via Twitter messages to reporterdarius.com that…