The Station Camp Bison Spoiled Homecoming for the sixth-ranked DeKalb County High School Tiger football team, Friday night. The Tigers scored the first 13 points of the game, but Station Camp answered with 30 unanswered points and rolled to a 51-27 win over the Black and Gold.
DeKalb County struck first on a six yard touchdown pass from Quarterback Hunter Poteete to Travon Johnson. John Curtis added the extra point to give the Tigers a 7-0 lead. DC came back on the very next drive and scored on a 26-yard pass from Poteete to Abram Edwards. The extra point attempt failed, but the Tigers had a 13-0 advantage with 3:21 left in the first quarter.
The DeKalb County High School Tiger golf team won their third straight District Tournament championship, Tuesday, at White Plains Golf Course in Cookeville. The Tigers shot a 299, which gave them a 16-stroke victory over Jackson County, who finished second with a 315.
Tiger junior, Austin Garrett, meanwhile, won the top individual medalist award, as he shot a 70 to edge teammate and defending tournament champ, Payne Denman, by a single stroke. Denman finished in second place with a 71, while Grant James claimed the third place medal with a 74. Logan Clark rounded out the Tiger team score with an 84.
Livingston Academy finished third among the teams with a 320, and will join the Tigers and the Blue Devils at the Region Tournament in Springfield, next Monday.
The Tigers improve their overall match record to 34-18 on the season.
DCHS Lady Tiger golf senior, Shay Sullivan, won the individual portion of the District 7-A/AA Golf Tournament for the third consecutive season, Monday at Ironwood Golf Course in Cookeville. Sullivan shot an 80, which gave her a seven-stroke win among individual medalists.
Meanwhile, the Lady Tiger golf team had their streak of four consecutive District Tournament crowns snapped, as the DC girls finished third. The finish, however, was good enough to qualify the team for a Region Tournament berth, next Tuesday, at The Legacy in Springfield. DeKalb County finished with a 189, which was ten strokes behind tournament champion, Monterey, who finished with a 179. Clarkrange finished in second place, with a 183. Kalli Mitchell shot a 109 to round out the team score for the Lady Tigers.
The DeKalb County High School Tiger football team moved up one spot in the latest Associated Press high school football poll. The Tigers, who had a bye last Friday night, inched up from #7 to #6 in Class 3A in the poll, which was released on Monday.
DeKalb County received 94 points in the latest poll, which put them squarely in the #6 position. Anderson County is the #5 team, with 134 points, while Marshall County is just behind the Tigers at #7, with 77 points. David Lipscomb remains Class 3A's top-ranked team for the third week in a row, while the top 5 all remained the same from last week, with Knoxville Catholic at #2, McMinn Central at #3 and Giles County at #4. Polk County, White House and Bolivar Central round out the Top Ten.
The Tigers are 3-0 on the season, with wins over Warren County, Watertown and Greenbrier. DeKalb will host Station Camp for Homecoming, this Friday night. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. and WJLE will have live coverage.
The DeKalb County High School golf teams wrapped up their regular season, Thursday, at Sparta Country Club.
The Tigers shot a 145 against White County and Stone Memorial, to finish second on the day. The host Warriors finished with a team score of 142, while Stone Memorial posted a 160. Austin Garrett shot a 32 to lead the Tigers, while Payne Denman came in with a 35. Grant James shot a 38, while Keith Ferrell finished with a 40.
The Tiger golf team finishes the regular season with a 24-18 record.
The Lady Tigers, meanwhile, shot an 85 to finish third on the day. White County shot an 80, while Stone Memorial tallied an 83. Shay Sullivan paced the Lady Tigers with a 34, while Kalli Mitchell shot a 51.
The Lady Tiger golf team finishes the regular season with a 7-19 match record.
The DeKalb County High School Tiger golf team shot a 154 at Willowbrook Golf Course to top Cannon County and Upperman on Tuesday. The Lions and the Bees each shot a 183 as a team.
Austin Garrett shot a 36 to lead the Tigers, while Payne Denman tallied a 37. Grant James was next with a 40, while Logan Clark shot a 41.
The Lady Tigers did not compete in match play on Tuesday.
The Tigers improve to 23-17 overall on the season. The DCHS golf teams will travel to Sparta Country Club to take on White County, Thursday at 3:30 p.m., in the regular season finale. The District Tournament starts on Monday at White Plains Golf Course in Cookeville. The Lady Tigers will compete on Monday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., while the boys will play Tuesday, also beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The DeKalb Middle School Saints had their three-game winning streak on the gridiron ended Tuesday night in their first road game of the season. The Saints committed three turnovers and had only 91 yards of total offense in a 34-6 loss at Gordonsville. The host Tigers improved to a perfect 3-0 on the season, while the Saints' record dropped to 3-2.
Gordonsville scored all 34 of their points before halftime, as running back Brandon McCoy scored twice, back-up quarterback, Noah King, had another scoring run, while starting quarterback, Payton Watson hit Devin Jackson on a 29-yard touchdown pass. The Tigers also picked up two more points on a safety, as Saints' running back, Zaxtin Fayette, was tackled in the end zone, late in the second quarter.
DeKalb Middle got on the board in the game's final minute, as Kalab Ferrell broke free on a 27-yard touchdown run. The conversion attempt failed, however, and Gordonsville ran out the remainder of the clock to end the 34-6 rout.
The DeKalb County High School Tiger golf team lost a close match with Macon County and Jackson County, Monday, at Cumberland Golf Course. The Tigers shot a 159 for the afternoon, just three strokes behind Macon County, who finished with a 156. Jackson County came in second place with a 157.
Payne Denman shot a 32 to lead the Tigers, followed by Austin Garrett with a 37. Logan Clark tallied a 43, while Keith Ferrell and Ian Johnson each shot a 47.
Meanwhile, Shay Sullivan shot a 40 to lead the Lady Tigers, who totaled an 89 for the afternoon. That was ten strokes better than Jackson County, who finished with a 99. Keeli Bullard shot a career-best 49 for DeKalb County.
The DeKalb County Tiger football team has moved up from 12th to 7th in this week's Associated Press poll.
The Tigers received 57 votes for the top ten in Class 3A, which was good enough to place them at number 7 in the weekly poll. The poll was released by the Tennessean newspaper on Tuesday morning.
David Lipscomb is still the top-ranked team in Class 3A. Lipscomb pulled in 12 first place votes and 181 total points to earn the top spot just ahead of Knoxville Catholic, who had five first place votes and 170 total points.. McMinn Central, Giles County and Anderson County round out the top five.
Teams ranked six through ten include Jackson South Side, DeKalb County, Marshall County, White House, and Polk County.
The DeKalb County Tigers defeated the Greenbrier Bobcats 46-27 Friday night in Smithville, and put to rest the program's longest-running losing streak to an opponent. The Tigers had lost 14 straight to the Bobcats and had not beaten Greenbrier on the football field since 1979. With the win, DeKalb County's record is now 3-0 overall and 1-0 in Region 4-3A.
Hunter Poteete accounted for 360 yards of total offense for the Tigers, and tallied six touchdowns, four through the air, but DeKalb County had to overcome an early deficit to keep their season record perfect.
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