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LOCUST GROVE, Ga. — It took Holy Innocents’ roughly 87 seconds to find the Strong Rock end zone Friday night. And they kept on finding it, as the Bears rolled to a 40-0 win over the Patriots on the road. 

The Holy Innocents’ football team had a lot of hype to live up to playing the first varsity game on its campus, before a homecoming crowd, and on the 60th anniversary of the school.

The old saying bringing a knife to a gunfight fit the Dunwoody Wildcats to a T last Friday as their injury-riddled defense was gutted by Pope’s punishing ground attack in a 45-27 loss. 

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Literally and figuratively, the lights went out on Dunwoody (2-3, 1-2) Friday night at Alpharetta Stadium as the Raiders (2-2, 2-0) outlasted the Wildcats 31-17 in a Region 7-AAAAAA matchup. The game was delayed approximately 30 minutes in the second quarter due to a power …

DUNWOODY, Ga. — At 58 years old, Joan Holladay had never competed in a sporting event until she set a state record in a powerlifting competition, deadlifting 225 pounds.

NORTH METRO ATLANTA — Thunderstorms and lightning delayed, postponed or canceled several local high school football games Sept. 13. Only two local games, Blessed Trinity vs. Benedictine and South Forsyth’s matchup with South Gwinnett, were completed. 

Holy Innocents’ didn’t take long to set the tempo Friday night in Macon, scoring three touchdowns on its first three possessions. The Bears never looked back as they topped Rutland High School 31-0, improving their season record to 3-0.

The Holy Innocents’ volleyball team picked up four victories without dropping a set last week. Thursday, they will face a challenge they have perhaps looked forward to all season when they host Wesleyan at home in a best three-of-five.

The Dunwoody Wildcats may not have collected many style points in Friday night’s game against the Chamblee Bulldogs, but they scored more than enough points to rout their rivals from inside the perimeter, 37-0, to notch their first win of the season.  It’s Dunwoody’s first shutout since blan…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Both the girls and the boys cross country teams won the region titles last year and placed top-four in the state. Looking at this year’s numbers and the talent on the 100-plus roster, it doesn’t appear the 2019 bunch is going to take their feet off the gas any time soon.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The St. Pius X Catholic High School football team dropped their season opener 28-10 to Catholic school rival, Blessed Trinity. The Titans have won the past two Class AAAA state titles and have a seven-game win streak against the Golden Lions. Blessed Trinity has won 22 games …

DUNWOODY, Ga. — With the defense getting after the ball all night, and Michael Cox and TyQuann Alexander playing “anything you can do I can do better” on offense, Holy Innocents’ blanked Mt. Pisgah 28-0 Saturday night at Riverwood.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — As the Dunwoody Wildcats look ahead to Friday night’s season opener against St. Pius, fifth-year head coach Mike Nash has no illusions about winning the AAAAAA Region 7 championship. After all, Dunwoody hasn’t won more than three games in any of his first four seasons. But Na…

Don’t let the fact that the 2019 Holy Innocents’ volleyball roster doesn’t have any seniors on it fool you. After all, what they do have are seven experienced juniors and a team that won the region last year before advancing to the Elite 8, where they gave eventual state champs, Mt. Paran, a…

St. Pius X Catholic High School senior Brian Matthews has served as a volunteer for the Ronald McDonald House Charities since he was 13. He currently serves on the Teen Board, consisting of 25 high school kids across Atlanta selected by Atlanta Ronald McDonald House board members. We spoke w…

The Comeback Kids won the 2019 Dunwoody Senior Baseball Summer Wood Bat League championship recently. Teams in the Summer Wood Bat League play 12 regular season games, followed by the playoffs. Comeback Kids team members pictured are, from left, kneeling, CJ Brazil, Brent Pugh, Will Middour,…

Last Friday night, the St. Pius X Catholic High School football team traveled to the Lovett School to play their annual scrimmage. Even though the score was not officially kept in the game, the Golden Lions had several takeaways from the contest. 

The St. Pius X Catholic High School football team opens the 2019 season with four consecutive away games. The first matchup is a scrimmage against the Lovett Lions that will not count toward the team’s overall record. After the exhibition game, the team will play three consecutive road games…

The Holy Innocents’ volleyball team, known for getting it done on the courts with three straight titles at one point and continuous trips to postseason, has been honored for its successes in the classroom.

CHAMBLEE, Ga. — A set of twins who graduated from Chamblee Charter High School in 2015 were signed to Major League Baseball contracts last month after playing at small Georgia colleges. 

Senior post Wylie Sheridan is expected to be a major contributor on the 2019-20 St. Pius X girls basketball team. An all-region performer, she was one of the squad’s top scorers last season, nearly averaging a double-double. Last week, Sheridan spoke with us about her expectations for the up…

The 2019 St. Pius X High School football team will look different from the squad that made the second round of the playoffs a year ago. Twenty-eight seniors, including the majority of the team’s offensive starters, graduated. A lot will be asked of the small class of 2020. 

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Stephen Campana won the discus championship at the 2019 USA Track and Field Region 4 Junior Olympic Outdoor Championships held over the July 4 weekend at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.

Dunwoody Fencing Club head coach Kathy Vail has received USA Fencing’s Outstanding Service Award for Youth Fencing. In her remarks at the award ceremony, Vail reminded young fencers that they have found a life-long sport in which they can excel and have fun.

Seven fencers representing Dunwoody Fencing Club were named to USA Fencing’s 2019 High School All-American Team: Drew Walker (first team), Matthew Chambers (second team), Madeline Janowski (second team), Dhilan Paramesh (second team), Austin Jordan (second team), Makalyn Price (honorable men…

Andrew Reid of Dunwoody competed in the USA Youth Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim, Calif.  Andrew, who just turned 9, competed in the U11, 55 kg weight category, and earned four gold medals, making him the National Champion in that category.

Big things are ahead for St. Pius X softball superstar Josie Lord, who already has multiple options to play at the next level heading into her senior season. We asked her a few questions about the Golden Lion team and her career, as she prepares to step into a key leadership position this year.

There’s been times in her track career at Georgia when rising senior Chelsea Zoller has needed a shoulder to cry on, inspiration to keep going. Now, she has that in none other than one of her teammates — and her brother — Ziggy. 

Asia Durr is arguably the best basketball player in St. Pius X history. She is the school’s all-time leading scorer, enjoyed a fantastic career at the University of Louisville, and became the first Golden Lion to have her number retired. Last Sunday, the WNBA’s New York Liberty traveled to f…

The St. Pius X girls basketball team’s summer preparation have concluded. The team participated in several scrimmages and journeyed to a team camp at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In recent months, the team has battled through multiple injuries, leading to an increase in playin…

The Atlanta Flames - Mosley finished 2nd place in the Tri-States World Series recently in Dalton, Ga. Reese Hickey and Caroline Sheesley led the team to a 1-0, two-hit shutout vs. the Force Elite in the semifinals that was decided in the bottom of the final inning with a bunt by Cat Chandler…

At the end of the spring season, Sandy Springs Youth Sports honors one graduating 12-year-old baseball player and one softball player for their excellence at the park over their years in the program.

Last Friday, the St. Pius X football program hosted their annual 7 on 7 summer football tournament, named after legendary coach, George B. Maloof. Norcross won the event, knocking off Brookwood in the championship game. The young and inexperienced St. Pius X Golden Lions got off to a rocky s…