Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Panthersville Stadium hosting Region 6-AAAAA Track and Field Championships.
DeKalb County track and field athletes are competing in Region Track and Field Championships this week to earn spots in the GHSA State Sectionals on Saturday, April 27. Region 6-AAAAA opens the first day of competition today at Panthersville Stadium with the boys’ field events finals, girls’ running events preliminaries and the girls’ 1600 meter run finals beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the long jump and 4x100 meter relay prelims. The meet continues on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. with the girls’ field event finals beginning with the long jump while the boys’ running event prelims also begin at 5:30 with the 4x100 meter relay. The boys’ 1600 meter run finals are set for 5:50 p.m. Thursday’s schedule includes the girls’ and boys’ running event …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Tucker High is hosting the DeKalb County All-Star Games next week.
DeKalb County brought home three high school basketball state championships this winter and some of that exciting talent will be on display during the 2013 DeKalb County Basketball All-Star Games on Thursday, April 4 at Tucker High School. The girls’ game is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. with Druid Hills’ Angela Nash coaching the Nash All-Stars while Towers’ Johnny Toombs faces off with Nash with his All-Stars. Nash’s team is led by Class AAAA Player of the Year Miah Spencer (18.7 pts, 5.7 steals, 3.8 assists) of the Class AAAA state champion Columbia Lady Eagles. She will team up with Class AAAAA runner-up Miller Grove’s Tashi Thompson (13.0 points, 2.8 steals, 2.8 assists) and Klarissa Weaver (11.1 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.3 blocks) and Stone…
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
DeKalb teams gearing up for region clashes, and it has nothing to do with cityhood.
Week five of the DeKalb County Schools’ baseball season had teams jockeying for position in their respective regions, including six teams that went undefeated as they prepare to meet in key region matchups. Redan led the way in Region 6-AAAA with a 4-0 showing, knocking off Woodstock (1-0) March 19, Banneker (11-0) March 20, Carver (13-3) March 21 and Lithonia (5-2) March 22 to improve to 8-3 overall. The Raiders put together a string of eight consecutive victories after a 0-3 start to the season. The Raiders key region games coming up are Columbia (3/27/13), Chamblee (3/29/13) and Marist (4/1/13). Coach Brian Ely’s Chamblee Bulldogs kept pace with Redan in the Region 6AAAA standings at 3-0, tallying league victories over South Atlanta (4-…
Monday, March 18, 2013
A bunch of runners from Tucker joined in the 2013 Publix Georgia Marathon events.
Sunday's Publix Georgia Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 5K events, included local runner Jennifer Burrell, who told Patch: "It was great! My friend Robyn Pollette and I did the half-marathon. We are slow but steady and enjoy it every year! Here are the results: Marathon: Half-Marathon: 5K Run Are you on this list? How was it? Send us your photos!
Thursday, March 14, 2013
It all starts at 4:45 p.m.
The Tucker Baseball team will be having a Spirit Day on Friday, March 15, at 4:45 p.m. on the high school baseball field. The opponent is Central Gwinnett. The THS Dugout Club will be giving away two Tiger Prize Packs filled with baseball goodies and Tiger Spirit Wear. Stop by the concessions stand before the end of the 1st inning to find out how you can be the lucky winner! There will be a $3 Hotdog Combo (Includes Chips & 12oz Soda; Available until the end of the 2nd Inning). FREE Ice Cream for Kids (as available) plus Music and Concessions, and lots of Tiger spirit! This is corrected from an earlier version that stated the event was on Saturday. The information for both versions was supplied by Tucker High School.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Henderson and Cedar Grove captured the girls’ and boys’ titles on Tuesday.
Cedar Grove and Henderson pulled away on finals day at the 2013 DeKalb County Middle School Track and Field Championships to capture the boys’ and girls’ titles, respectively, at Panthersville Stadium on Tuesday. Cedar Grove held just a four point lead over Chamblee (24-20) after the field events and 1600-meter run finals on Saturday. Rain postponed the meet from Monday to Tuesday and Cedar Grove captured two gold medals and finished in the top three of the individual results in five of the seven events to put up 62 points in winning 86-58 over Chamblee. Netori Johnson (45-09.00) and Jediah Johnson (41-02.00) took first and third, respectively, in the shot put and Rayquan Bonner took second in the long jump (18-10.25) in Saturday’s opening…
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Panthersville Stadium hosts the county events starting at 10 a.m.
The 2013 DeKalb County Middle School Track Championships begin on Saturday, March 9 at Panthersville Stadium with the field events at 10 a.m. The girls' 1600 meter run finals start at 12 noon and preliminaries for all runnings events follow directly afterwards. The boys' 1600 meter run finals follow the sprint medley relay prelims. The track finals are set for Monday, March 11 at 5 p.m. with the spring medley relay kicking off the final day. Mark Brock is the Information Officer/Statistician/Web Manager for DeKalb County Schools Athletics
Nice video montage by... who?
We just found this new video on YouTube of Tucker High School's stellar swim team, doing what they do best. It's full of great shots taken this season and includes star swimmers such as Johnny Sabin and Cash DeLoache, but it doesn't say by whom... If you know, tell us, so that we can say thank you and maybe cajole them into doing more of these for Patch. Enjoy.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon is set for Sunday, March 17, and Tucker Patch wants your pictures!
Are you training for the upcoming Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday, March 17? Tucker Patch wants to hear your story. Share your training tips, your preparation techniques, and your thoughts and experiences in participating in this major annual event in metro Atlanta. The 2013 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon will host more than 16,000 runners and head through some of the most noteworthy and historic areas in greater Atlanta, including Piedmont Park, and the start and finish area in Centennial Olympic Park. Participants have until March 10, 2013 to register. In between training, check out this video from last year's race.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Four basketball teams make way to state tournament, but Tucker is not among them.
DeKalb County high school basketball teams moved on to the Class AAAAA state playoffs Final Four at the expense of fellow DeKalb teams on Tuesday night. Miller Grove swept a pair of Top 10 match ups at home against fellow DeKalb and Region 6-AAAAA opponent Tucker to pick up two of the Final Four spots. The No. 3 ranked and 2012 Class AAAA state champion Lady Wolverines (25-5) got nine fourth quarter points from senior guard Katie Hunt to rally for a 50-40 victory over the No. 2 ranked Tucker Lady Tigers (25-5). Miller Grove trailed by as much as nine points (28-19) with 6:50 to play in the third quarter and had to chip away at the Tucker lead trailing just 33-30 on Klarissa Weaver’s layup on a pass from Tashi Thompson as the period came to…