Decatur High School

New coaches and a new season

New coaches and a new season

John Griffin Stanford
February 10
Filed under Sports, Spring

As winter sports at Decatur are winding down, spring sports like baseball are hitting the field eager to start a fresh season. Aided by two veteran coaches, pitching coach Philip Byrd and infield coach Jonathan Payden, two new coaches have joined the program; Robbie Gilbert (head coach/manager) and assistant coach Bill Newsome.

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UGA baseball to open SunTrust Park

UGA baseball to open SunTrust Park

Jonathan Paden
February 3
Filed under Sports

On April 8, the University of Georgia (UGA) baseball team will face off against the Missouri Tigers in the third and final game of their series.

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Falcons advance to Super Bowl

Falcons advance to Super Bowl

Jack Brock
January 26
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It’s official, The Atlanta Falcons will play in Super Bowl LI. The City of Atlanta has a professional sports team in their league championship for the first time since the Atlanta Braves played in the World Series in 1999.

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Who will be the NBA’s MVP?

Who will be the NBA’s MVP?

December 16
Filed under Opinions, Sports, Winter

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s star point guard Russell Westbrook is coming into the season with a feeling of vengeance in his chest.

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Sam Ellis commits to academic powerhouse

Sam Ellis commits to academic powerhouse

Khari Davis, Sports editor
December 13
Filed under Fall, Sports

Five time state champion, Sam Ellis, always wanted to live his dream of being a Division I athlete. Throughout high school, Ellis accumulated 15 Division I offers.

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New Face, Same Place

New Face, Same Place

Isis Amusa
November 17
Filed under News, Sports

The girls basketball team just started their season. With a new head coach and fewer upperclassmen, the team is working to find ways to thrive.

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Her time to shine

Her time to shine

Julia Verre
November 15
Filed under Sports, Winter

It runs in the family. It’s her turn to follow in her parents footsteps. As just a freshman, Kenya Oliver stepped up to become the starting point guard and captain for the girls basketball team. One year later, as the season rolls around, it’s time for her to step up again and become a more confident leader.

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Blue & Gold game showcases basketball talent

Blue & Gold game showcases basketball talent

Christopher Rosselot
November 13
Filed under Sports

Decatur’s basketball program tipped off the season Wednesday, Nov. 9 during the first-ever, public Blue & Gold game.

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Decatur cross-country wins region championships

Decatur cross-country wins region championships

Jake Miller
November 2
Filed under Fall, Sports

On Thursday, the girls’ and boys’ teams traveled to Douglasville, where they faced off with the other six Region 6-AAAAA teams.

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