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St. Pius X basketball sensation Chase Cormier was recently named the AAAA boys’ basketball Freshman of the Year. We asked him a few questions about his rookie season as a Golden Lion, and his future playing at St. Pius.

A good 2018-2019 athletic season at Holy Innocents’ didn’t go unnoticed by the Georgia High School and Georgia Athletic Director’s Associations. The Bears finished sixth overall in the annual Directors Cup standings.

Sitting/kneeling, from left, Jason Lunch, Tony Fenner, Max Stephens, Daniel Sedacca; standing, from left, Pete Constantinides, Will Jackowski, Jacob Kent, Mason Pasley, Hayden Morehouse, Isaac Harkins, Will Mepham, Will Scott, Chris Anastasi, Will Duncan, Patrick Scott, Ryan Bray and Finn Allers.

Connor Egan, a 2019 graduate of St. Pius X, was awarded the George Morris Scholar-Athlete award by the Touchdown Club of Atlanta at their annual banquet. The scholarship and award was presented by the All Saints Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Council 11402. Connor was the SPX starting q…

The Boys U12 ALTA team from Village Mill Swim and Tennis Club won the ALTA city finals in their debut season. Back Row (from left): Quinten Germann, Aidan Bankston, Aidan Keohane, Henry Lehmann, Parker Hess, Jack Lamb, Charlie Frame, Ryan Bailey. Front Row (from left): Davis Latone, Garrett …

St. Pius X was named the winner of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Class AAAA Directors Cup on May 29. The title was the school’s first in the AAAA classification. Their previous five all came in class AAA.

At the Class A-Private golf state championships in Columbus in late May – after the first of two days - there was a rule discrepancy going on under the tent. A golfer from Darlington had his score written down wrong by his opponent. Keep in mind, Darlington at the time was tied for first, on…

On May 17, St. Pius X varsity girls soccer head coach Sara Schmitt won her ninth state title in the past 11 seasons. A week after the victory, we asked Schmitt about her 2019 team, the recent playoff run and the key to her program’s long-term success.

After capturing the Class A-Private state crown last spring, the Holy Innocents’ boys golf team took second this time around, falling off the top of the podium by only two strokes. They went into the event in Columbus as area champs – a title they have won the past three years.

When Ansley Diaz decided to throw the discus after basketball season, no one saw any reason to alert the media. Why would they? She was new to the sport, and Holy Innocents’ track is a ‘no-cut’ outfit, so as long as she didn’t break anything, why worry?  

The St. Pius X Catholic High School boys’ track team won their second consecutive state championship last week. The Golden Lions scored 81 points, beating out top contenders Chapel Hill (72) and Sandy Creek (49). Senior UNC track signee Matthew Harris placed first in the long jump and 300-me…

The St. Pius X Catholic High School girls soccer team won the AAAA state championship game 6-0 over Flowery Branch on Friday at Mercer University. After defeating Blessed Trinity 3-2 in overtime of the semifinal game on Tuesday, the Golden Lions advanced to the championship game against a Fl…

Last Tuesday night in the quarterfinal game of the GHSA AAAA state playoffs, the top-ranked St. Pius X girls’ soccer team won by mercy-rule over Northside (Columbus) 10-0 in 43 minutes. Freshman Emmy Glenn recorded one of the fastest hat tricks in school history, with three goals in the firs…

The Wynterhall U18 boys ALTA team is comprised of players from Dunwoody High School, Marist, and Mount Vernon. Back row: Will Moorman, Patrick Casey, Sam Mauldin, Nathan Ward, and Carson Hess. Front row: Reuben Covey, Sam Targovnik and Jacob Lehmann. Not pictured: Connor Brogdon, Caleb Johns…

St. Pius X Catholic High School celebrated nine more athletes who signed this month to play in college. In the Class of 2019, a total of 24 athletes from the school have now signed to compete at the next level.

For the first time in Marist School’s Lacrosse program history, two Marist boys lacrosse players have been named High School All-American and another received Academic All-American recognition by US Lacrosse, the sport’s national governing body.

The Dunwoody Gridiron Club is hosting its fourth annual Wildcat Classic Golf Tournament benefiting the Dunwoody High School football team on Tuesday, May 21. The tournament will be held at Rivermont Golf and Country Club.

The DHS Girls Track Team held off some tough competition to earn runner-up status During the 2019 DeKalb County High School Championships for Outdoor Track and Field held at Buck Godfrey Stadium in Decatur, Georgia March 23 and March 25.

After a slow start against tough competition, the Holy Innocents’ baseball team began picking up steam with a vengeance last week with two one-sided shutouts. Coach D.C. Aiken’s squad blanked Our Lady of Mercy 15-0 in three innings before topping Paideia on the road 17-0 in five.

Two early first half goals proved to be enough as the No. 7 ranked Dunwoody Lady Wildcats defeated the North Atlanta Lady Warriors 2-0 in Region 7-6A girls’ soccer play at North DeKalb on Friday night for their eighth straight victory.

Both Holy Innocents’ lacrosse teams got it done last Thursday – the boys were dominant in a cross-town rivalry matchup while the girls continued their hot play.

Dunwoody wrestler Charles McCown was named to the All DeKalb County wrestling team. Charles was a 2019 DeKalb County champion at 195 pounds and placed fifth at the AAAAAA Georgia State Tournament.

Blake Donovan, Robbie Garber, Sydney Hilgert, and Jonathan Kopel represented DHS fencers at the annual Georgia High School Fencing League Day at the Capitol last month. After several photo sessions, including an opportunity with Representative Mike Wilensky, the league was recognized in the …

St. Pius X starting point guard Matthew Gonzalo announced his commitment last month to play Division III basketball at Washington University in St. Louis. A week after his commitment, we asked him a few questions about his future as a student-athlete.

An already busy spring sports schedule at Marist has become all the more hectic because of the near-record spring rains. Re-scheduling rain outs has been the order of the day.

Holy Innocents’ girls’ soccer coach Clayton Schmitt got his 50th career win in dominating fashion last Thursday, as his Bears whipped Weber 11-1 on the road. Besides the honor, Coach Schmitt viewed the game as one of the team’s season best.

The Dunwoody girls’ soccer team notched two region wins last week, putting together a five-game winning streak. They beat Centennial 3-0. Sarah Holland scored the first two goals, with assists from Camryn Lampron and Lily Garrigan. Senior Hannah Snyder scored the final goal, assisted by Oliv…

Luke Haynes of Dunwoody is doing his part to help repair the baseball field at Dunwoody High School that is out of commission due to poor drainage. He is offering up his treasured rock collection, Skittles and books. Everything is $1.00 or less.

The Holy Innocents’ Golden Bear girls’ basketball team – after dropping the last two state finals to the Wolves and three of the last four – got revenge and then some Wednesday afternoon in Macon, routing the rivals 75-48.

Dunwoody High sophomore Janae Profit placed second in the Emerging Elite Indoor Shot Put with a throw of 42 feet 9.5 nches. Profit had begun her Georgia Outdoor Season while training and qualifying for Indoor Track, a sport not contested in the state of Georgia for high school.

The fencers and coaches of Dunwoody Fencing Club introduced 50 students from the Black Rhinos mentoring program to the sport of fencing. DFC fencers demonstrated fencing technique, led group drills, answered questions and interacted with the students during the four-hour clinic. The Black Rh…

For the fifth straight year, the Holy Innocents’ girls’ basketball team has advanced to the state finals. Coach Nichole Dixon and Company earned its bid last week with a Tuesday 69-35 win over Mt. Paran in the Elite 8 and a 70-30 victory over Calvary Day Saturday.

The St. Pius X boys’ basketball team dropped its GHSA third-round playoff game 63-46 to Americus-Sumter last Wednesday night. The game was the second consecutive sellout for a St. Pius home playoff game, and the school sold out its allotment of tickets in just 40 minutes.

DHS Senior Sean Fox has committed to play lacrosse at Connecticut College in the fall. Sean is a four-year varsity player and also played on the DHS football team.

The 20th season of the Dunwoody Senior Baseball Middle School League is underway. Opening ceremonies were on Saturday Feb. 23. DSB president Jerry Weiner recognized John Crawford for his leadership and service to the DSB Crier photo: Jay Kapp/Dunwoody Senior Baseball

Dunwoody High School fencer Hannah Soderberg, junior and assistant captain, earned a third place medal at the Georgia High School Fencing League (GHSFL) Individual Championship Tournament held at Chattahoochee High School last month. Additional points were earned by fellow juniors, Megan Mur…