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Saints Spoil Homecoming for Macon County with 16-6 Win at LaFayette

The DeKalb Saints spoiled homecoming for Macon County Tuesday night at LaFayette, taking a bite out of the Tigers with a 16-6 conference win.

In the first quarter with 37 seconds left, Luke Boss scored on a five yard touch down run. The two point conversion run by Dustin Warner was good and the Saints led 8-0.

Neither team could find the end zone in the second quarter and the Saints held that 8-0 lead at half time.

The third quarter belonged to the Saints as they took the kick off and marched down field eating 7:29 off the clock. Then with just 31 seconds left in the quarter Luke Boss scored on an eight yard touchdown run. Boss also scored on the two point conversion run and the Saints led 16-0 at the end of the third quarter.

Macon County's only score would come in the fourth quarter with 16.9 seconds left to go on a 52 yard touchdown run. The two point conversion try was no good and the Saints went on to win 16-6.

Owls Shutout Tigers 38-0

The Smith County Owls shutout the DeKalb County Tigers 38-0 Friday night in Smithville.

The loss drops the Tigers to 2-3 overall on the season and 1-1 in district play while the Owls remain perfect at 5-0 with a 2-0 district worksheet.
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Smith County scored their first touchdown with 22 seconds remaining in the first quarter on a one yard run by Lucas Wakefield. The P.A.T by Adam Johnson was good and the Owls led 7-0.

Johnson connected on a 22 yard field goal with 5:12 to go in the second period to lift the Owls to a 10-0 halftime advantage.

Smith County continued to dominate in the third and fourth period. Gage Scurlock got the first touchdown of the second half on a seven yard run. Johnson's P.A.T. was good and the Owls were up 17-0 with 7:17 left in the third period.

Saints Celebrate Homecoming with 28-8 Victory over Cannon County

The DeKalb Saints hosted Cannon County Thursday night in Smithville for homecoming and took a bite out of the Lions with a 28-8 victory.

The Saints scored with 1:01 left in the first quarter when Kevin Aldino intercepted a Cannon County pass and returned it 42 yards for a touchdown. The P.A.T was no good but the Saints led 6-0 at the end of the first quarter.

The Saints struck again with 6:41 left in the first half as quarterback Aaron Patterson found Braxton Howell on a 38 yard touchdown pass play. Again, the P.A.T was no good but the Saints led 12-0 at half time.

The Lions got on the score board with 7:42 remaining in the third quarter after scooping up a fumble and returning it 18 yards for a touchdown. They added two more points on the conversion and cut the Saints' lead to 12-8.

The fourth quarter belonged to the Saints as Luke Boss scored from five yards out with 6:53 left in the game. Boss would also add the two point conversion to give the Saints a 20-8 lead.

Westmoreland Eagles Soar to 28-16 Win over Saints

The Westmoreland Eagles soared to a 28 to 16 win at home Tuesday night over the visiting DeKalb Saints football team.

The Eagles got on the score board first with 5:33 left in the first quarter on a one yard touch down run. The P.A.T. was no good but the Eagles led 6 to 0. Then with five seconds to go in the first period, Quarterback Aaron Patterson found Braxton Howell on a 58 yard touch down pass play. The two point conversion by Luke Boss was good and the Saints led 8-6 at the end of the opening stanza.

In the second quarter the Eagles would take the lead again with 1:27 left on the clock on a five yard touchdown run. Westmoreland also scored on the two point conversion and took a 14-8 advantage by half time.

In the third period with 1:53 left, the Eagles would add to their lead on a ten yard touchdown run. The P.A.T. was no good but the Eagles built a 20-8 lead heading into the fourth quarter..

Tigers Lose to Warriors 21-7

The DeKalb County Tigers got off to a good start in their clash with the White County Warriors Friday night, scoring the first touchdown of the game to take a 7-0 lead at Sparta. But that's the only score the Tigers would get, and they lost 21-7 to drop to 2-2 on the season.
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DeKalb County's touchdown came with 9:18 left in the first period as quarterback Shane Salley tossed a three yard pass to Zach Taylor. Taylor then converted on the P.A.T. to give the Tigers a 7-0 lead.

White County tied the game with 10:51 left in the second quarter on a two yard touchdown run by Kayne Tollison. Jordan Armstrong converted on the P.A.T. and the score was 7-7.

With twenty five seconds to go before halftime, Devon Davidson scored on a one yard run. The P.A.T. attempt was no good but the Warriors took a 13-7 lead.

Saints Suffer First Loss of Football Season

The DeKalb County Saints suffered their first loss of the season Thursday night as the Satterfield Yellow Jackets came to town and stung them 36 to 8.

All the scoring in the first half was by the Yellow Jackets. The first touchdown came with 5:53 left in the first quarter on a 57 yard run. The two point conversion was good and the Yellow Jackets led 8-0.

Then with 3:09 remaining in the first quarter the Yellow Jackets scored again, this time on a 52 yard run. The P.A.T was no good and the visitors extended their lead to 14-0.

The Yellow Jackets built a 22 to 0 advantage with 7:14 left in the second quarter on a 25 yard run for the touchdown and a successful two point conversion.

The visitors added another score with 4:43 left in the first half, this time on a 72 yard run. The P.A.T was no good but the Yellow Jackets were up 28-0 by half time.

Tigers Roar at Cannon County

The DeKalb County Tigers improved their over-all record to 2-1 and got their first district win of the season Friday night with a 34 to 7 victory over the Cannon County Lions in Woodbury.

The Tigers got on the board with 6:35 left in the first period on a 13 yard touchdown pass play from quarterback Shane Salley to Kevin Kijanski, capping a 95 yard drive. The P.A.T. attempt by Zach Taylor was no good but DeKalb County had a 6-0 lead.

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Cannon County had barely gotten the ball back when the Tigers made them pay for a costly mistake. From their own 20 yard line, the ball sailed over the quarterback's head on a bad snap and DeKalb County's Kevin Kijanski got the ball and took it back the other way eight yards for a touchdown. The P.A.T. by Zach Taylor was good and the Tigers led 13-0 with 5:50 left in the first period.

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