Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Tucker players are in the roster.
Georgia State University is playing host to the 2013 DeKalb County Junior and Senior All-Star Baseball Classics on Tuesday, May 28 at GSU's Baseball Complex next to Panthersville Stadium. The format is different this year as the teams will be split from the East and West sides of the county instead of North and South. The squads will be made up of the top 18 juniors and seniors from each side. The Juniors kick off the new format at 4 p.m. in a single nine inning game in the fifth annual contest. The East will be coached by Arabia Mountain’s Eric Hoxie and assisted by Stephenson’s Marco Jackson. The West squad is led by Columbia’s Steve Dennis and assisted by Chamblee’s Brian Ely. The All-Stars from the East team feature some of the best …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Some of what's going on in the next few days.
Update: The March 15 Talent Show has been postponed. No future date has been announced. March 11 JV Boys Soccer @ Druid Hills 5 p.m. JV Girls Soccer @ Druid Hills 5 p.m. Varsity Baseball at S.Forsyth 5:55 p.m. JV Baseball Dunwoody at Tucker. March 12 Gymnastics at Dunwoody Tucker/SWD 6 p.m. ASVAB ( A multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military) 8 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Testing Golf Meadowcreek HS at Heritage. March 13 Golf Tucker vs McNair HS at Mystery Valley 4:30 p.m. March 14 JV Girls Soccer MLK @ Tucker 5:30 p.m. JV Baseball Druid Hills @ Tucker. March 15 College Fair – 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in the gymnasium Varsity Soccer at E. Coweta Varsity …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Tucker rebounded from the loss to Columbia to finish 2-1 on the week.
An impressive contingent of seven local teams burst out of the gates to undefeated records in a rainy opening week of baseball action. Martin Luther King Jr. led the way in that group with a perfect 3-0 mark. Coach Richard Gaines and the Lions rolled past Towers (18-0) Feb. 18, Newton County (7-4) Feb. 20 and Riverdale (10-1) Feb. 21 by the combined margin of 35-5. The Lakeside Vikings (2-0) registered a pair of impressive triumphs over Duluth (2-1) Feb. 18 and Riverwood (12-5) Feb. 21. Coach Bill Newsome’s squad opened some eyes with the big victory over a highly rated Riverwood squad entering the 2013 season. Senior Andrew Doetsch tossed five impressive innings on the mound to key Lakeside in a 2-1 victory over Duluth Feb. 18, striking …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Fans are invited to the annual event on Jan. 24.
The 13th annual DeKalb County Baseball Media Day is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Tucker High School baseball field. Media and fans are invited to attend the event which includes all 19 DeKalb County high school baseball teams along with Decatur, Marist and St. Pius scheduled to attend. Coaches and up to five players from each school will be available for interviews and photo opportunities to the media. Arrangements will be made to go inside if it rains. Mark Brock is the Information Officer/Statistician/Web Manager for DeKalb County Schools Athletics
Monday, December 10, 2012
Join the Tucker Varsity baseball team this Thursday at 5 p.m.
Join the Tucker Varsity and Junior Varsity Baseball team at Five Guys Burgers & Fries at Burns Corner, 4306 Lawrenceville Highway, Suite 140 in Tucker on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. All players are expected to attend and wear Tucker baseball apparel to this event. Players need to spread the word about this event to friends and family. Let everyone planning to attend this event know that they have to place their receipt in the 'Support Tucker Baseball' jar located by the register in order for our program to received 10% of their purchase! Related articles on Tucker Patch
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A NY Times article explores the era of the $250 (or more) baseball bat.
Have you bought a baseball glove for your Little Leaguer lately? Did you pay more than $100 for it? How about a $250 bat? Or maybe $279.99? That's the online price (discounted $100) of one bat at The Sports Authority, Tucker Patch's Readers' Choice winner for Best Sporting Goods Store. A New York Times story headlined "Big Price Tags Attached to Even the Littlest Leagues," looks at the big business of equipping youngsters for participation in youth baseball and softball leagues, quoting those costs and more. "A batting helmet protects tiny heads for $39.99," the Times reports. "A pair of Nike Jordan Black Cat cleats will make your child fast and fashionable at $51.99 until he or she outgrows them." Bats and fielding gloves can be much more…