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Sunday, August 14, 2011
By Robert Naddra

School is back in session across the state, which means the fall athletic season will soon be in full swing. PrepCountry would like our viewers to help us expand our coverage so we can provide news and updates on as many schools as possible. Students, assistant coaches, parents or fans interested in being a »

Basketball: Four DeKalb alums taken in NBA Draft

Saturday, June 25, 2011
By Robert Naddra

DeKalb County had two first round picks and two second picks during the 2011 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft on Thursday night. The first alum to hear his name called was former Dunwoody star Chris Singleton (6-9, 230) who went 18th overall to the Washington Wizards. Singleton played three years as a small forward at Florida State after signing... »

DeKalb athletic scholarships top $14 million

Tuesday, June 14, 2011
By Mark Brock

DeKalb County athletes excelling on the field and in the classroom is showing its benefits as athletic scholarships accepted are totaling more than $14 million for the 2010-11 school year. Almost 200 athletes will be receiving funds towards furthering their academic and athletic careers as they move on to the next level. The estimated scholarship totals for two-year and... »

Basketball: Paige, Boyd shine in all-star games

Friday, April 29, 2011
By Mark Brock

The DeKalb County Senior All-Star Basketball event featured a pair of big second quarter surges leading to wins by the Frost All-Stars and the McKinney All-Stars. Redan’s Kierra Paige hit for 12 of her game-high 17 points in the first half as Coach Chantay Frost’s All-Stars got out to a 38-29 halftime lead on the way to a 72-63... »

Basketball: DeKalb all-star games set for April 26

Thursday, April 21, 2011
By Robert Naddra

The second annual DeKalb County All-Star Senior Basketball Games will be hosted by Columbia High School on Tuesday, April 26. The girls’ game opens the double-header at 6 p.m. with the boys’ game following at 8 p.m. Many of the top signed and unsigned seniors from DeKalb County Schools will be suiting up for the final time in their... »

Basketball: Covenant Christian standout signs with UAB

Sunday, April 17, 2011
By Robert Naddra

Herb Harrison of Covenant Christian Academy in Marietta signed a basketball letter of intent on April 15 with the University of Alabama-Birmingham. The 6-foot-8 Harrison averaged 20 points and nine rebounds for Covenant his senior season and averaged 13.5 points and 7.5 rebounds as a junior. Harrison led Covenant to a 21-11 record this past... »

Basketball: Greenbrier guard passes 1,000-point milestone

Sunday, March 27, 2011
By Robert Naddra

Greenbrier senior point guard Chad Waddell ended his career with 1,092 points. Waddell scored his 1,000th point in a win over Wayne County in the first round of the Region 2-AAAA tournament. Waddell had 502 points as a senior and made 83 3-pointers. He had 178 3-point field goals in his career at Greenbrier. The Wolfpack... »

Basketball: GACA Announces Boys All-State Awards

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
By admin

The GACA has announced the 2011 Boys Basketball All-State Award recipients. For each GHSA classification, the coaches association has chosen a Player of the Year, a South Player of the Year selected from Regions 1 through 4, and a North Player of the Year selected from Regions 5 through 8. Next, they have selected... »

Basketball: Atlanta Tipoff Club announces top prep honorees

Monday, March 21, 2011
By Robert Naddra

Shanon Scott of Milton was named Mr. Georgia Basketball and Brianna Banks of Fayette County was named Miss Georgia Basketball by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Also, senior Jasmine Camp of Chamblee and junior Tony Parker of Miller Grove were named the 2011 Metro Atlanta Players of the Year. The four players and other award winners... »

Basketball: DeKalb public schools have 19 titles since 2002

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
By Correspondent

After Miller Grove and Columbia won boys state basketball titles last weekend, DeKalb County public schools have won 19 state basketball championships since Cross Keys won the Class AAA title in 2002. DeKalb had only won 13 state basketball titles between 1940 and 1997. Miller Grove won the Class AAAA title on Friday for its... »