The DeKalb County Tigers had hopes of celebrating their first ever state high school football play-off game in Smithville with a big victory Friday night but the Giles County Bobcats stood in their way, defeating the black and gold 35-28.
The DeKalb County Tigers will host their first ever state high school football play-off game Friday night, November 4th at 7:00 p.m. in Smithville.
The fourth seeded Tigers (8-2) will host Giles County (7-3), a fifth seed. The winner of that game will meet either East Hamilton (6-4) or Brainerd (5-5) in the second round on November 11.
WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The DeKalb County High School Basketball season opens with the annual Hall of Fame games Friday and Saturday, November 18 & 19.
The Tigers and Lady Tigers will travel to Van Buren County on Friday, November 18 for action starting at 6:00 p.m.
On Saturday, November 19, the teams will host Bledsoe County and Gabriel Christian Academy
The DeKalb County Tigers were hoping for a 9-1 regular season record, a second place finish in the district, and some extra momentum heading into the state play-offs next week but the night belonged to the Livingston Academy Wildcats Friday in a 42-7 whipping of the black and gold on Senior Night.
The Tigers could not stop the Wildcats running game.
The DeKalb County Tigers scored early and often in a dominating 63-14 blowout win over the Upperman Bees in Smithville Friday night.
With the victory, the Tigers are now 8-1 overall and 3-1 in the district with an important date with Livingston Academy awaiting them in two weeks in the regular season finale in Smithville.
The DeKalb County Tigers came from behind with just seconds to go in the game and defeated the Macon County Tigers 31-25 in a thriller at Lafayette Friday night.
With the win, DC improves to 7-1 overall
The DeKalb County Tigers defeated the York Institute Dragons 37-10 in Jamestown Friday night
Zach Taylor kicked a 47 yard field goal with 6:57 left in the first period to give DC a 3-0 lead
The Dragons tried to answer with 3:31 left in the first period on a 32 yard field goal attempt by Cullen Roysden, but the kick sailed wide right.
The Westmoreland Eagles landed in Smithville and then soared to a 32 to 8 victory over the DeKalb Saints Thursday night in the regular season finale.
The teams played to a scoreless tie in the first period but the Eagles broke through with 7:56 left to go before halftime on a 1 yard touch down run. The two point conversion was good and Westmoreland led 8-0.
Mallory Sullivan, a sophomore at DCHS, earned second place in the State Class A-AA Golf Tournament at Willowbrook in Manchester Wednesday
Sullivan shot an 80 on Tuesday, just four shots off the lead, and a 73 on Wednesday for a score of 153, six shots behind the state champion Marlee Ingham of Creekwood who shot a 147 in the tournament.
Three members of the DCHS golf teams, Ethan Roller, Mallory Sullivan, and Callie Mitchell are competing this week in the state golf tournament at Willowbrook in Manchester.
On Tuesday, Mallory Sullivan shot an 80 while Callie Mitchell scored 98. In the boys tournament, Ethan Roller shot an 85.
The competition continues Wednesday,
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