The DeKalb High School Basketball Teams hosted Cannon County Thursday night and dropped both games, losing 52 to 42 in the girls contest and 50 to 41 in the boys matchup.
A former DCHS basketball coach and five former players will be honored Thursday night, February 5th between games as the Tigers and Lady Tigers host Cannon County.
Long time boys and girls coach Harold Luna and former Lady Tigers (Tigerettes) Betty Carol Fite, Mary Ann Puckett, and Cynthia Woodward will be recognized along with former Tigers Danny Foutch and Kevin James.
The DeKalb County Tigers snapped a six game losing streak Tuesday night by beating Central Magnet at home 54 to 40, their first win since beating Central Magnet on the road last month.
The Lady Tigers lost 54 to 28.
In the boys game, the Tigers led 21 to 15 after the first period, 35 to 18 at halftime, and 42 to 28 after the third period before winning 54 to 40.
The DCHS Lady Tigers defeated the Smith County Owlettes Friday night at Carthage 56 to 48 while the Tigers came up a bucket short, losing to the Owls 51 to 49.
In the girls game, DC led 17 to 7 after the first period, 34 to 20 at halftime, and 38 to 33 after the third period before winning 56 to 48.
After winning back to back games last week, the DeKalb County Lady Tigers lost at home to Macon County Tuesday night, 54 to 43.
The Tigers' slide continues with a 94 to 55 loss to Macon County, their fifth straight defeat.
After beating the Livingston Academy Lady Wildcats Tuesday night, the DCHS Lady Tigers won on the road at York Institute Friday night 34-19 for back to back district wins this week.
With the victory, the Lady Tigers improve to 18-9 overall and 3-7 in the district.
The Tigers lost to the Dragons in the nightcap 58 to 41
The DeKalb County Lady Tigers snapped a 30 year losing streak to Livingston Academy Tuesday night in Smithville with a 50 to 49 win.
Ashli Chew sank two free throws with three seconds left in the game to give the Lady Tigers the lead and the victory.
It looked like the Lady Tigers were on their way to picking up a road win at Baxter Friday night. They led most of the game. But they fell behind in the fourth period and lost by one point 37 to 36 to the Upperman Lady Bees.
The Bees defeated the Tigers in the boys game 59 to 48.
The DeKalb County High School basketball teams lost to the Cannon County Lions and Lionettes Tuesday night at Woodbury.
The DC girls fell to their border rivals 63 to 33 while the Tigers lost 77 to 57.
The Lady Tigers trailed 12 to 2 after the first period, 32 to 13 at halftime , and 49 to 23 after the third period before losing 63 to 33.
Lane Ball, a senior, was named Most Valuable Player of the 2014 DeKalb County High School Football Team during the annual Awards Banquet held Saturday night at the Smithville First Baptist Church Life Enrichment Center building. The awards were sponsored by Liberty State Bank.
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