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Cope Out as Coach at DCHS

After seven years as head coach of the DCHS Lady Tiger basketball program, Joe Pat Cope will not be back for another season next year. He is also not expected to return as teacher.

School administrators have decided to make a change. Cope is also out as the DCHS golf and tennis coach next year.

Cope teaches World History/Geography at DCHS

DCHS Tigerettes to Play York Institute in District Softball Tournament

The DCHS Tigerettes will play their first game of the District 8AA Softball Tournament Saturday morning, May 7 at Upperman High School in Baxter. Their opponent will be York Institute. The game is set for 10:30 a.m. DeKalb County is the #1 seed. York Institute is the #8 seed. The winner will play Monday, May 9 at 3:30 p.m. against either Upperman or Cannon County.

DCHS Tigers to Face Livingston Academy in District Tournament

The DCHS Tigers will make their debut in the District 8 AA Baseball Tournament Friday, May 6 at 4:00 p.m. in Murfreesboro. Their opponent will be Livingston Academy.

The Tigers enter the tournament as the #3 seed and Livingston Academy is the #6 seed. The winner will face either Central Magnet or Macon County on Saturday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m. in Murfreesboro.

Tigerettes Swat Lady Bees 14-0

The DCHS Tigerettes shutout Upperman at Baxter 14 to 0 Tuesday.

The Tigerettes scored 14 runs on 15 hits and made 1 error. Upperman was held scoreless on 5 hits and made 3 errors.

Kelly Roberts was the winning pitcher.

Tyra Graham had a homerun, single, and a double

Allison Maynard had a triple and double

Lexi Bates- 2 singles

Tigers Sweep Livingston Academy

The DeKalb County High School Tigers swept Livingston Academy in a doubleheader Monday in Smithville winning 3 to 0 and 11 to 2.

In the first game, DeKalb County won 3-0. Tiger pitcher Steven Jennings pitched a 1 hit shutout through 5 innings. He struck out 8.

Sam McMillen had a homerun and Jacob Self doubled.

In the second game, the Tigers won 11 to 2.

Tigerettes Beat Smith County

The DCHS Tigerettes shutout Smith County 12 to 0 in Smithville Thursday.

DeKalb County scored 12 runs on 14 hits and made 1 error. Smith County was held scoreless on 1 hit and made no errors.

The Tigerettes scored 1 run in the 1st inning, 2 runs in the 3rd, 4 runs in the 4th, 1 run in the 5th, and 4 runs in the 6th inning.

Kayley Caplinger was the winning pitcher.

Tigers Defeat Watertown

The DCHS Tigers defeated Watertown 12 to 1 Thursday in Smithville.

Tiger pitcher Hunter Jennings gave up 1 run on 7 hits through 5 innings. He struck out 2 and walked 2.

DeKalb County had 9 hits.
Steven Jennings-single
John Maynard- 2 singles
Sam McMillen- 2 singles
Lee Randolph- single
Josh Hembree-single and double
Colter Norris- single

Tigerettes Pound Cannon County

The DCHS Tigerettes pounded Cannon County 14-0 in Smithville Tuesday.

DeKalb County scored 14 runs on 11 hits and made no errors. Cannon County had no runs or hits and made 4 errors.

The Tigerettes scored 4 runs in the 1st inning, 8 runs in the 2nd inning, and 2 runs in the 3rd inning.

Kayley Caplinger was the winning pitcher


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