Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Cedar Grove takes on Region B No. 2 seed Tucker on Wednesday.
The 13th Annual DeKalb County Middle School Basketball Championships move into the Elite Eight round on Wednesday, Feb. 6 with a new champion assured in the girls’ tournament. Two-time defending champion Miller Grove which had to win a play-in game against Stone Mountain on Saturday morning was eliminated by Region D No. 1 seed Cedar Grove later that evening to end the Lady Wolverines’ reign as county champions. Cedar Grove moves on to take on Region B No. 2 seed Tucker at Tucker Middle in a 5 p.m. contest on Wednesday. The 2012 runner-up team from Chapel Hill entered at the Region A No. 1 seed and knocked over play-in winner McNair to advance to a 5 p.m. game against Henderson at Redan Middle. Henderson, the No. 3 seed from Region B, got …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Tucker Middle School has some of the action starting at 10 a.m.
The 13th Annual DeKalb County Middle School Tournament of Champions and the Junior Varsity Basketball Championships begin play on Saturday, Feb. 2. Play-in and first round games for the Middle School Tournament of Champions begin at 10 a.m. with Champion, Stephenson and Tucker Middle hosting action. The same three sites will host second round play on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 5 and 6:15 p.m. Miller Grove High School will host the semifinals and finals on Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9. Saturday action in the DeKalb County Junior Varsity Basketball Championships features six play-in games hosted at Cross Keys and Stephenson High Schools beginning at 10 a.m. The two sites will also host two first round games each. Other first round action is…
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Both teams are trying to lock up sub-region top seeds for the regional tournament.
Tucker travels to Clarkston on Friday with both its girls’ and boys’ teams ranked and trying to lock up sub-region top seeds for the region tournament. The Lady Tigers (19-3, 8-0) are ranked No. 1 in both polls heading into the game with a two-game lead over Stephenson in sub-region play. The Tigers are No. 6 in the AJC and No. 5 in the MaxPrep poll with a 14-7 overall record and 6-2 in sub-region play which is good for a tie for first with Stephenson and North Atlanta. The Stephenson-North Atlanta boys’ tussle at Stephenson pits the ninth and 10th ranked teams in the MaxPrep Poll with first place on the line. The No. 10 Jaguars (12-11, 6-2) look to take advantage of the home court edge against the No. 9 Warriors (14-9, 6-2). The …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Both teams play at Dunwoody on Tuesday.
Both Tucker teams enter the week in the Top 10 rankings as they travel to Dunwoody in Region 6A-AAAA. The Lady Tigers (18-3) are No. 1 in both the polls after a thrilling 46-45 victory over then No. 1 and now No. 2 ranked Stephenson (19-3) at home last week. The Tigers (13-7) are hanging tough at No. 6 (AJC) after splitting games last week. The No. 2 ranked Stephenson Lady Jaguars (19-3) travel to Clarkston in a Region 6A-AAAA contest on Tuesday night. The Region 6-AAA high school boys’ matchup on Tuesday between Cedar Grove and Woodward Academy will be for first place as the host Saints look to extend their winning streak to 12 consecutive victories. Cedar Grove has cruised to a 17-3 overall record and 9-1 in region action during the 11-…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Tucker and Stephenson split nail biters in Region 6-AAAAA basketball action.
Region 6-AAAAA high school basketball is considered one of the toughest regions in the state and Tuesday’s action at Tucker with both games decided in the final seconds upheld that thought. Tucker’s Tori Robinson drove the lane for the game-winning layup with 1:08 to play as the No. 2 ranked Lady Tigers upended the No. 1 ranked Stephenson Lady Jaguars 46-45 in girls’ play. Kerry Watson had given Stephenson a 45-44 advantage by scoring on a steal and a three-point shot to rally the Lady Jaguars (18-3) from a 44-40 deficit to the one-point lead with 3:47 to play. Tucker’s Erykah Davenport forced a jump ball with 1:27 to play and the Lady Tigers inbounded the ball to Robinson who worked her way down the floor. She passed and moved back to the…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Basketball, swimming, wrestling and lots more going on.
Tuesday, Jan. 22 - Varsity Basketball Stephenson at Tucker 5:30 p.m./ 7 p.m. To be televised on Xfinity CSS. Swim Meet at Lakeside 5:30 pm Wednesday, Jan. 23 - JV Basketball at Stone Mountain 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 - Blood Drive honoring the Venables 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Gym, sponsored by the Jr. ROTC. Swim meet at Chamblee 5:30 p.m. IB information meeting THS Auditorium 6 p.m. Football Cheerleader Banquet 6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria School Council 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 - Varsity Basketball - N. Atlanta at Tucker 5:30 / 7 p.m. Varsity Wrestling DeKalb County Tournament at Tucker 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 - County Swim meet at Dynamo Varsity Wrestling DeKalb County Tournament at Tucker 9 a.m. Robotics, Cafeteria 6 p.m.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Hamer hits for 30 to lead No. 1 Wolverines to win over No. 8 Tucker.
Kyre’ Hamer was on fire from outside the arc and inside the arc as he scored 30 points to lead his No. 1 ranked Miller Grove Wolverines to an 80-69 victory over No. 8 ranked Tucker at Miller Grove on Friday night. Hamer had given the Wolverines a 19-16 lead heading into the second quarter with a pair of free throws then hit three consecutive from the three-point arc to open a 28-19 advantage with 5:55 left in the half. James Walker and Keith Pinckney took over for Hamer the rest of the first half with Walker hitting for six points and Pinckney adding five to propel Miller Grove (17-3) to a 43-25 halftime advantage. Devonta Fitzgerald fueled a late Tucker rally scoring 12 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Tigers (11-6) pulled …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Events against Chamblee and Lakeside take place Thursday and Friday.
This week's live streaming coverage from Play On Sports featuring teams from Tucker: Boys & Girls Swimming: Tucker vs. Chamblee, Thursday, Dec. 13, 5:30 p.m. Basketball (Girls): Tucker vs. Lakeside, Friday, Dec. 14, 5 p.m. Basketball (Boys): Tucker vs. Lakeside, Friday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m. Visit GHSA/PlayOn! Sports to watch LIVE coverage of these events and other Georgia high school sports, including GHSA Championship Football.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Seventh annual event will by hosted by Arabia Mountain and Clarkston.
Arabia Mountain and Clarkston high schools play hosts to the 2012-13 DeKalb County School District Holiday Tournament beginning with first round action on Saturday, Dec. 15. Eight girls’ teams and eight boys’ teams will compete in championship and consolation brackets with each team to play at least two games. Teams competing include the following Arabia Mountain (boys and girls), Chamblee (boys and girls), Clarkston (boys and girls), Druid Hills (boys and girls), Dunwoody (girls), Lithonia (boys), McNair (boys and girls), Meadowcreek (girls), Towers (boys and girls) and Stone Mountain (boys) Play continues with second round action on Friday, Dec. 21 with the championship and consolation finals set for Saturday, Dec. 22 at Arabia Mountain …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
THS Foundation will honor the late coach at Saturday's ceremony.
Tucker High School will dedicate its basketball court to legendary coach A. Z. Johnson on Saturday, Dec. 8. A reception open to all who wish to honor the late coach will be held at the school from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. prior to the boys’ basketball game. Former students, players, and friends who are interested in attending the reception should RSVP the Tucker High School Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org for confirmation of attendance with name, graduation year, and title such as basketball player, cheerleader, student, or fellow coach. Contact can also be made at 770-458-5700. Coach Johnson taught and coached in DeKalb County for 32 years—11 years at Chamblee High School and 21 years at Tucker High School. During those 32 …