March Madness – the winners, the losers and the underdogs

March Madness – the winners, the losers and the underdogs

March 8, 2012

As selection Sunday approaches, college basketball teams all across the country are preparing for the...

Laxdawgs sport new helmets to lower head injuries

Jake Rodgers, Carpe Diem staff

March 8, 2012

Concussions remain a serious concern in the world of sports, with star players like Sydney Crosby, Kyle Irving and DeSean Jackson riding the sideline because of a concussion. Crosby’s concussion, which he sustained last season, is still keeping him off the ice. Head injuries are now in the focus of sports medicine. The...

Decatur Varsity Baseball Team 3-4 on the Season

Ken Foskett, Booster Club contributer

March 7, 2012

The Decatur Bulldogs slipped to 3-4 on their still young season after back-to-back losses on the road last weekend. The Bulldogs lost a tough one, 3-2, to Howard in the first of two games at Homeplate in Peachtree City on Saturday. The Dogs were blown out 17-1 in the second game against Whitewater, shortened to just three...

New LAX coach brings new game

Mollie-Emma O'Neil, DEC Crew

February 3, 2012

The 2012 spring sports season has just begun. Almost all of the teams have concluded their weekly conditioning and have completed their tryouts. This season started as it did last year, aside from one change: Bridgid Lynch has been hired as the new varsity girls lacrosse coach. Not only is Lynch new to Decatur’s lacrosse...

Preparing for the Special Olympics

February 9, 2011

Every year for the past 20 years students in the DHS Key Club take part in the Special Olympics International, a program which gives children and adults with intellectual disabilities a chance to participate in Olympic-type sports. It takes place nationally, and has programs in Asia, Latin American, Africa, and other countries...

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