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Marvelous March Madness: Mascot Rankings

Marvelous March Madness: Mascot Rankings

March 29, 2019

Considering that a major part of the original APPL PI metric on the March Madness predictions article ...

Marvelous March Madness 2019: 3Ten’s Predictions

Marvelous March Madness 2019: 3Ten’s Predictions

March 20, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! March Madness is upon us and with it comes heartbreak an...

Varsity basketball team grows

Varsity basketball team grows

January 5, 2018

Hoping to better support students, Coach Roberts expands the program.

Into the Open Field

Into the Open Field

November 15, 2017

Students shout her name and wave signs of support for number 32. Three quarters pass and she still isn’t in the game. She waits, the nervous smile on her face mirroring the crowd’s anticipation. Midway through the fourth quarter, Coach Felton finally calls her over. “Alright Coach, I need to know: do I just run at them?” Chloe Soto said. Knowing one week is hardly enough to learn the intricate and tough sport of football, Coach Felton tells her to do her best. Soto walks to midfield to check in for the next play. As she and fellow sophomore Jada Harris cross the white line on Decatur’s artificial turf to enter the game, the crowd roars. “It was weird because we were all on the sidelines and then when we got on the playing field, everyone went crazy,” Soto said. “But it was only a two-foot difference.” This “two-foot difference” between the field and the sideline no longer separates Soto from the team as a passive observer; instead, she becomes one of the first two girls to play for the Decatur football team. Soto lines up as a linebacker for the subsequent play. The player opposite her on the North Atlanta offensive line hears Soto’s high-pitched voice, sees the makeup on her face and stands up. After a second, he returns to his stance. “You’re a girl?”

Her time to shine

Her time to shine

November 15, 2016

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.

Boosters supporting everyone

Boosters supporting everyone

March 4, 2013

The Decatur Boosters pay for almost half of the swim team’s expenses each year according to Coach Olivia...

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