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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.

Tigers Win 25-13 at Oneida

The DeKalb County Tigers got their first victory of the 2010 high school football season Friday night at Oneida 25 to 13.

Zach Taylor put the first Tiger points on the board on the first play of the second period on a 39 yard field goal. DeKalb County led 3-0 with 11:53 left in the second quarter.

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After getting a turnover, the Tigers drove thirteen yards for their first touchdown of the night late in the second quarter on a three yard touchdown run by Kevin Kijanski. Zach Taylor converted on the PAT and the Tigers led 10-0 with 1:28 left in the second period.

Oneida got it's first touchdown of the night with 8:26 left in the third period as quarterback Houston West scored on a 67 yard touchdown run. The PAT attempt by Jarret Lay was no good but Oneida had cut the Tiger lead to 10-6.

DeKalb Saints Win 6-0 at Gordonsville

The DeKalb Saints defeated Gordonsville Tuesday night 6-0 in their first road game of the season. The only score of the game came with 4:08 left in the second period as Luke Boss intercepted a Gordonsville pass and returned it for a touchdown. The two point conversion attempt failed. The Saints, now 2-0, will play at Cornerstone in Baxter next Thursday, September 2nd at 6:30 p.m.

DCHS Girls Soccer Results

Results of DCHS Girls Soccer Play Day in Chattanooga on Saturday, August 21st

1st game: Lincoln Co. vs DeKalb Co. with the score being
Lincoln 5 - DeKalb 0

2nd game: Signal Mountain. vs DeKalb Co. with the score being
Signal Mtn. 1 - DeKalb 1 Tie game Azailia Arroyo#20 scored a goal with an
assist by Monse Leon#19.

Tigers Fall Short in Season Opener to Warren County 19-16

The DeKalb County Tigers came up short in the season opener Friday night losing at home to the Warren County Pioneers 19 to 16.

The black and gold got behind only twenty eight seconds into the game as a snap from center sailed over quarterback Shane Salley's head. The ball was covered in the endzone for a safety to give Warren County a 2-0 lead.

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The Pioneers got on the scoreboard again with 10:03 left in the first period as Caleb Northcutt took it in from one yard out, capping a five play, 59 yard drive. The P.A.T. by Adam Fann was good and Warren County led 9-0.

The Tigers got their first points of the night on the strength of a 34 yard field goal by Zach Taylor with 5:20 left in the second period. DeKalb County trailed 9-3.


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