Thursday, December 6, 2012
Wednesday’s forum drew 59 colleges and prep schools.
DeKalb County Schools Athletics hosted the annual Football Recruiting Video Forum on Wednesday at the East DeKalb Campus bringing in 59 colleges and prep schools to recruit DeKalb County football players. The colleges are invited each year to sit down with the DeKalb County football coaches at one site and gather information on prospective student athletes to help fill the needs of their football programs without spending their entire recruiting budgets trying to get to each individual school. This year’s forum drew 53 four-year colleges from the NCAA’s Football Championship Division, Division II, Division III and the NAIA. Five junior colleges were represented along with one prep school to bring the total to 59. This was shy of last year’…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Kick-off is 2 p.m. at Hallford Stadium in Clarkston.
The DeKalb County Football Coaches Association has announced the East-West All-Star game taking place at Clarkston's Hallford Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 22. Players from many high schools in the county, including Tucker, will join the roster, which has yet to be announced. Admission will be $10 and kick-off time is 2 p.m. More details to follow.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Tucker, Stephenson fall in Class AAAAA state quarterfinals.
The 2012 DeKalb County high school football season came to an end on Friday as the Tucker Tigers and Stephenson Jaguars both fell in Class AAAAA state playoff road games. The No. 5 ranked Tigers pushed the No. 1 ranked Northside-Warner Robins Eagles to the final seconds before the Eagles pulled out a 23-20 victory in Warner Robins on Friday night. The Tigers needed one last defensive stand with Northside threatening from the 10. Tucker’s Stephen Reynolds looked to have ended the threat on third down when he pulled in an apparent interception which was ruled out of bounds in the end zone. The play set up a fourth and seven at the Tiger seven. Northside quarterback Glenn Smith came through on the fourth down play as he lofted a pass just …
Friday, November 30, 2012
The Tigers quarterfinal match did not go as planned.
Updated: Friday, Nov. 30 10:06 p.m. Tucker falls to Northside 23-20 in quarterfinal. Original article: The Tucker-Northside game will be streamed live right here. Class AAAAA quarterfinal victories by the No. 5 ranked Tucker Tigers and the No. 9 ranked Stephenson Jaguars would set up an All-DeKalb County semifinal with one team headed to the state championship game. The Tigers (10-2) travel to Warner Robins to take on the No. 1 ranked Northside Eagles (12-0) in a rematch of Tucker’s last minute 17-16 victory in the Class AAAA semifinals on their way to the 2011 Class AAAA state title. Tucker has knocked of Creekview (42-25) and North Paulding (40-21) in the first and second rounds of the state playoffs. Northside has convincing victories …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Sign up now to attend the Tigers' game this Friday in Warner Robins.
A student “spirit” bus is being planned for those attending the quarterfinal game against Northside-Warner Robins this Friday, Nov. 30. Any student who is interested can sign up at school. The cost will be $27. That includes $15 for the bus and $12 for the ticket. We must have 53 students plus two chaperones in order to get the bus. So, don’t wait, students; SIGN UP NOW! We also need to see some Tucker SPIRIT in the community! Anyone who visits a Tucker business, please ask them to put up a simple sign like “GO TIGERS” in their window! Spiritwear will be sold Thursday evening from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at our Tucker Chick-fil-A! If you don’t have your Tucker spiritwear come by and see all our great items! SO.. Head to Northside …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Tigers move into Class AAAAA state quarterfinals against Northside-Warner Robins.
The No. 5 ranked Tucker Tigers and No. 9 ranked Stephenson Jaguars moved one step closer to a rematch of Stephenson’s 13-6 regular season win with Class AAAAA state high school football playoffs second round victories on Friday night. The Tigers shut down the high scoring North Paulding offense in the second half on the way to a 40-21 Class AAAAA second round playoff victory at Adams Stadium on Friday night. Juwaan Williams ran for three touchdowns, two in the second half, to go with 140 yards rushing and the Tigers rolled up over 500 yards on the ground in the victory. The Tigers had gotten out to a 20-6 lead in the first half only to see it cut to 20-13 as North Paulding scored with less than a minute to play in the second quarter. North…
Friday, November 23, 2012
Final score is 40-21.
Updated Friday 10:07 p.m. The Tigers beat North Paulding 40-21 Original article: The Tucker Tigers and the Martin Luther King Jr. Lions both picked up big first round victories in the Class AAAAA high school football state playoffs on Friday night while the Stephenson Jaguars won on Saturday. The No. 2 ranked Lions improved to 11-0 for the second consecutive season as junior quarterback Roland Rivers threw for 338 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-14 win over the Sequoyah Chiefs at Hallford Stadium to earn another home date in the second round next week. Rivers connected on touchdown pass plays of 36 and 59 yards with Donald Clark in the first half and rushed for another on a quarterback sneak as the Lions built a 21-7 halftime lead on the…
Monday, November 19, 2012
Tucker earns a host role on Friday night against North Paulding.
Three DeKalb high school football teams remain in the Class AAAAA state playoffs and face entries from Region 5-AAAAA in the second round on Friday. The No. 2 ranked Martin Luther King Jr. Lions are 11-0 on the season and entertain the No. 10 ranked Allatoona Buccaneers (10-1) at Hallford Stadium on Friday night with the kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. Allatoona is a fifth year program and making its second playoff appearance. The Buccaneers are coming off a 24-21 win over Heritage of Conyers in which they rallied from an early 14-0 deficit to pull out their first playoff victory in school history. The Lions are 14-9 in the state playoffs after a 34-14 win over Sequoyah on Friday night. This is the 10th consecutive season the Lions have reached …
Friday, November 16, 2012
If you can't go all the way to Canton, you can see it here.
Updated Nov. 16 10:24 p.m. Final score is Tucker 42 Creekview 25. More details will be available in Mark Brock's recap as soon as it's ready. Original article: The first round playoff game between the Tucker Tigers and the Creekview Grizzlies kicks off tonight, Friday, at 7:30 p.m. in Canton, Ga. Not exactly next door. If you're intent on driving there, here are directions. Unfortunately, there will be no bus provided by the school to transport fans. So what's the next best thing? Watch it here! There will be live streaming of the game on the Play On network. Also, Fox 5 received 26,271 votes (47.3%) to make this their Game of the Week, so they will be on the scene covering the event. Patch welcomes your comments on the game (see below…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Fox 5 wants to know what should be this week's best game. Isn't it obvious?
High 5 Sports has once again nominated a Tucker game for “GAME OF THE WEEK”! Help us win this poll this time! Click here and vote for the Tucker-Creekview game. We are in second place at this point. Voting ends today, Thursday, at noon. Related articles