Nekia Sockwell scored seven points in overtime to help lift Southwest DeKalb to a 55-52 upset of fifth-ranked Chamblee in the Class AAAA girls quarterfinals in Carrollton. Southwest (20-11) was 0-2 against Chamblee (28-3), a Region 6-AAAA and DeKalb Count
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Below is the state basketball playoff schedule. Girls scheduled to play this Friday. Boys play on Saturday.
STATE PLAYOFF SCHEDULE Friday, Feb. 24 Class AAAAA Girls Tift Co. (16-12) at Stephenson (24-4), 6 p.m. Class AAAAA Boys Coffee (16-12) at Stephenson (8-20), 7:30 p.m. Class AAAA Girls Chapel Hill (19-10) at Miller Grove (20-4), 6 p.m. Douglas Co. (26-2) at Chamblee (26-2), 7 p.m. Redan (19-9) at Osborne (23-5), 6 p.m. SW DeKalb (17-11) at Kell (21-6), 6 p.m. Class AAAA Boys New Manchester (14-14) at Miller Grove (19-9), 7:30 p.m. Class AAA Girls LaGrange (16-12) at Columbia (19-5), 6 p.m. Class AAA Boys Shaw (20-6) at Columbia (26-1), 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 Class AAAAA Boys Lowndes (14-13) at M.L. King (19-9), 5 p.m. Class AAA Boys Osborne (23-5) at SW DeKalb (18-9), 6 p.m. Chamblee (20-8) at Douglas Co. (25-3), 7:30 p.m. Class AAA …
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Alec Pitss is from Montgomery Alabama.
Junior guard Alec Pitts has been selected as the Oglethorpe University Petrel Council's Athlete of the Week for his outstanding performances on the hardwood this past weekend. The guard from Mongomery, Ala. averaged 16 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, 4 steals per game and 2.5 assists per game as Oglethorpe split two weekend contests against Rhodes and Millsaps. His late steal and bucket nearly propelled Oglethorpe to an upset win over the Lynx on Friday and he poured in 17 points in Oglethorpe's Sunday win over Millsaps. Pitts and his teammates will be back in action this Friday when they face Sewanee in a critical matchup as Oglethorpe tries to position themselves for postseason play. This article was contributed by Oglethorpe …
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Petrel's guard Joe Kennedy scored his 1000th point during Saturday's basketball game against Depauw.
Video and photo slide show of both basketball teams against Depauw Saturday afternoon. Joe Kennedy, guard for the Oglethorpe Petrels, scored his 1000th point today in the second half of the men's basketball game against the Depauw Tigers. The men's game ended with a score of 73-61 in favor of the Tigers. The womens team lost 71-48.
Saturday, January 8, 2011
Crowd somber following news of Erik Downes' tragic death. Moment of silence observed before men's basketball game against Depauw University.
Video taken during the moment of silence lead by Oglethorpe University President Lawrence M. Schall before Saturday night's basketball game. The game was originally scheduled for Friday night, but was postponed when the university learned that Erik Downes' body had been recovered.