The DeKalb County Tigers will meet the Greenbrier Bobcats in the first round of the TSSAA football play-offs Friday night, November 6th at 7:00 p.m.
The DeKalb County Tigers dropped their regular season finale to the Livingston Academy Wildcats Thursday night in Smithville 35 to 14 and will now wait to see if they will get a berth in the state play-offs which begin next week.
In the game Thursday night, Livingston Academy got on the board first on a 10 yard touchdown run by Paul Daniels. The P.A.T. by Jake Huitt was good and the Wildcats led 7-0 with 8:26 left in the first period.
The Wildcats extended the lead with 2:53 left in the first period on a 30 yard touchdown run by Quarterback Brannon McCoin. The P.A.T. by Jake Huitt was good and Livingston Academy led 14-0.
The Tigers scored their first touchdown of the night with 7:17 left in the second period on a four yard touchdown pass from Quarterback Hunter Poteete to Kevin Kijanski. The P.A.T. by Zach Taylor was good and the Tigers trailed 14-7.
The DeKalb County Tigers were held scoreless in the first half, but exploded for 33 points in the second half, even without their starting quarterback Hunter Poteete, in beating the Upperman Bees Saturday night at Tennessee Tech 33 to 14.
The win improves the Tiger record to 6-3 on the season and 3-1 in District 8 Double-A.
Poteete came out of the game early in the second quarter and did not return. He apparently had a tendon injury in his left ankle.
The only score in the first half came on the first play of the second quarter as Upperman Quarterback Mason Young took it into the endzone on a three yard run. The P.A.T. by Caleb Robishaub was good and the Bees led 7-0 with 11:57 left in the second period.
Upperman took the opening kick-off of the third period and scored on an 88 yard return by Mason Young. Caleb Robishaub converted on the P.A.T. and the Bees led 14-0 with 11:45 left in the third period.
The date and location of the DeKalb County High School/Upperman Football game has been changed due to poor field conditions at DCHS.
For the second year in a row, DeKalb County High School's Payne Denman, a senior, has claimed the TSSAA Class A-AA State Golf Tournament Championship.
Denman shot a 70 on Wednesday at Old Fort Golf Course in Murfreesboro. Denman's score, combined with the 70 he posted on Tuesday, gave him a two-day score of 140 for the tournament.
Meanwhile, DeKalb County's Austin Garrett tied for 6th in the state tournament with a score of 74 on Wednesday and 77 Tuesday for a two-day score of 151.
DeKalb County's Grant James shot an 85 on Wednesday and a 78 on Tuesday for a score of 163 for the two days which placed him tied for 26th in the state tournament.
The 2009-2010 DeKalb County High School Basketball Schedule has been released.
November 17th (Tuesday) Trousdale County (Home) (Hall of Fame) 6:00 p.m.
20th (Friday) at Bledsoe County (Hall of Fame) 6:00 p.m.
24th (Tuesday) Warren County (Home) 6:00 p.m.
27-28 (Friday-Saturday) Cannon County Thanksgiving Tournament
December 1 (Tuesday) at Monterey 6:00 p.m.
4 (Friday) at Gordonsville 6:00 p.m.
8 (Tuesday) Upperman (Home) 6:00 p.m.
11(Friday) at York Institute 6:00 p.m.
15(Tuesday) Livingston Academy (Home) 6:00 p.m.
18(Friday) Watertown (Home) 6:00 p.m.
Dec 23-30 Monday-Wed (White County Christmas Tournament)
January 8 (Friday) Coffee County (Home) 6:00 p.m.
11 (Monday) at Watertown 6:00 p.m.
12 (Tuesday) at Warren County 6:30 p.m.
15 (Friday) Cannon County (Home) 6:00 p.m.
The DeKalb County Tigers gave up three touchdowns in the first half but held Macon County scoreless in the second half enroute to a 45 to 20 win at Lafayette Thursday night.
The victory improves the DeKalb County record to 5-3 on the season while Macon County drops to 0-7 on the year.
DeKalb County fell behind early in the game as Macon County scored on their first offensive series, capping a 70 yard drive on a three yard touchdown pass from Quarterback Dallas Grace to Andrew Evetts with 9:26 left in the first period. The two point conversion attempt failed but Macon County led 6-0.
DeKalb County answered on their first drive of the night as Sonni Young caught a touchdown pass from Quarterback Hunter Poteete covering 44 yards for the score with 5:32 left in the first period. The P.A.T. by Zach Taylor was good and the Black and Gold Tigers led 7-6.
The DeKalb County High School Boys Golf Team finished second in the Region Tournament Monday.
The team shot a 302, second only to Notre Dame, who finished first with a score of 295.
Payne Denman, Austin Garrett, and Grant James will advance to the state tournament next week to compete individually.
The DeKalb County Tigers snapped a two game losing skid Friday night with an 18 to 15 win at York Institute.
The victory improves the Tigers record to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in District 8AA.
Neither team scored in the first quarter and points were precious in the second quarter.
York Institute's first half score came on a four yard Matt Brown touchdown run with 7:37 left in the second period. The P.A.T. kick was good and the Dragons led 7-0.
The Tigers only points of the first half came on the leg of kicker Zach Taylor who connected on a 31 yard field goal with 3:35 left in the second quarter to trim the Dragon lead to 7-3. That was the half time score.
Taylor was called upon for another 31 yard field goal try with 10:04 left in the third period and again came through to pull the Tigers to within one at 7-6.
The DeKalb County Tigers, who led most of the game, watched it slip away Friday night as the Hixson Wildcats came from behind on their home field to win 22 to 21.
The loss drops the Tiger record to 3-3 on the season.
DeKalb County took a 2 to nothing lead late in the first period when Hixson's Curtis Flanagan recovered his own fumble in the Wildcat endzone for a Tiger safety. That was the score at the end of the first period.
The Tigers dodged a bullet with 2:38 to go in the second quarter as an eight yard touchdown run by Hixson's Curtis Flanagan was negated by a penalty on Hixson.
Justin Matheson also misfired on a 33 yard field goal attempt for the Wildcats with 1:38 left in the second quarter
The halftime score was 2 to nothing in favor of DeKalb County.
The offenses for both teams sparked to life in the second half.
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