From left, Gabrielle Younginer, Detrich Lodge and Beyunka Foster with their coaches during Monday's signing ceremony. Three seniors all signed letters of intent for track. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK: Eagle’s Landing girls track seniors leave legacy behind

By Gabriel Stovall McDONOUGH, Ga. — Claud Spinks effortlessly rattled off the achievements of his Eagle’s Landing girls track and field team’s senior class — particularly the three who signed college scholarships Monday morning. First region track championship in school history. State runner-up finish. Several other top 10 state finishes. Multiple county crowns and

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Devin Dixon won his second consecutive Class 4A 800-meter State Championship a year ago, and will be going for a three-peat at this week's state meet. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

Eagle’s Landing’s Devin Dixon now setting sights higher than state championships

  By Gabriel Stovall McDONOUGH, Ga. — What a difference a year makes. This time last year Eagle’s Landing’s Devin Dixon emerged on the scene from nowhere as a top track athlete in the 800 meters. He solidified that reputation by winning a state championship in the event as a sophomore, during his first

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Stockbridge boys 4x100 team, from left: Jamari Clark, Artemus Mitchell, Danang Rockett, Jacob Pinch and Nic Palmer want to make up for last year's lost opportunity. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

Stockbridge boys, girls 4×100 squads ready to run for gold at State

By Gabriel Stovall STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — What a difference a year makes. That’s the feeling around Stockbridge High School when it comes to the boys 4×100 relay team of Artemus Mitchell, Jamari Clark, Jacob Pinch, Danang Rockett and alternate Nic Palmer. Rockett and Clark were around for the 2014 track and field season when

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Eagle's Landing senior Alexis High goes into this weekend's track & field sectionals riding the momentum of being Region 4-AAAA champion in shot-put and discus. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

SCBuzz FEATURED ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Eagle’s Landing’s Alexis High having a track & field change of heart

By Gabriel Stovall McDONOUGH — Don’t look now, but Alexis High the track and field athlete is catching up with Alexis High the basketball player. High once had a dream to play basketball in college. But now, more than ever, her thoughts are turning toward excelling on the track. And Eagle’s Landing track coach

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Three-time 800-meter and one-time 400-meter state champion Devin Dixon of Eagle's Landing is co-boys runner of the year for 2015-16. (File)

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD: Eagle’s Landing’s Devin Dixon on championship pace, still ‘peaking’

By Gabriel Stovall McDONOUGH — Since Devin Dixon burst onto the state track scene last season and won a state title in the 800 meters, the Eagle’s Landing junior’s back has gotten heavier. That’s what happens when you accomplish things in your first year on the track that others have spent years trying to

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