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DeKalb County Rally Falls Short

The DeKalb County Tigers rallied late in the game to make it close but fell to the York Institute Dragons Friday night in Smithville 34-33.

The loss drops the Tiger record to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in district play.
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The Dragons scored first with 10:57 left in the first period on a 65 yard touchdown run by Tyler Huddleston. The P.A.T by Cullen Roysden was good and York Institute led 7-0

With 4:51 to go in the first period, the Dragons struck again, this time on a one yard touchdown run by quarterback Tyler Stephens. The P.A.T. was good and York Institute led 14-0.

The Tigers cut the Dragon lead with 51.5 seconds to go in the first period on a 48 yard touchdown pass play from quarterback Lucas Phillips to Dillon Brown. The P.A.T attempt by Zach Taylor was no good but DeKalb trailed by only eight points, 14-6.

Saints Knock Off Blue Devils 30-14

The DeKalb Middle School Saints opened with the flurry Thursday night, scoring 24 points in the first quarter enroute to a 30-14 victory over the Jackson County Blue Devils in Smithville.

The first touchdown came with 3:57 left as Luke Boss scored on a 75 yard touchdown run. The two point conversion by Dustin Warner was good and the Saints led 8-0.

Boss scored again with 1:36 left, this time on a six yard touchdown run. The two point conversion run by Braxton Howell was good and the Saints led 16-0.

The Saints' defense got points with five seconds left in the first quarter as Hunter Stone returned a Blue Devils fumble for 14 yards and a touchdown. The two point conversion by A.J. Mooneyham was good and the Saints led 24-0 at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter with 3:38 to go, Justin Bone scored on a one yard touchdown run. The two point conversion attempt was no good but the Saints held a commanding 30-0 lead.

Saints Win 32-14

It was a battle between the Saints and the Saints Tuesday night in Smithville and the Saints won 32-14...the DeKalb Saints.

DeKalb played hosted to Lebanon Southside and built a 26 to 0 lead by half time.

The first score came with 3:13 to go in the opening period as Luke Boss got a touchdown on a 19 yard run. Boss also made good on the two point conversion run and the hometown Saints led 8-0.

A.J. Mooneyham gave the Saints a two touchdown lead with 7:44 left in the second period after taking it into the endzone on a one yard touchdown run. The P.A.T was no good but the DeKalb Saints led 14-0.

Quarterback Aaron Patterson then hooked up with Braxton Howell on a 42 yard touchdown pass play with 5:11 left before halftime to give the DeKalb Saints a 20-0 lead. The P.A.T. try failed.

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..

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