Posts tagged with "soccer"

DeKalb Commission approves soccer proposal, concerns remain

Posted by Dena Mellick August 4, 2015

By Dena Mellick, Associate editor DeKalb County commissioners approved a proposal to partner with Atlanta United FC to build the soccer team’s $30 million practice complex and headquarters in the county. The proposal, carried by Commissioners Mereda Davis Johnson and Stan Watson, would place practice fields, an outdoor stadium, and corporate headquarters for Atlanta’s first major […]

Decatur High sophomore wins state track matches, soccer teams lose semi-finals

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 18, 2015

Decatur High sophomore Sam Ellis won the AAA state title for the 800 and 1600 meter runs at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson, Ga. Ellis ran the 800 meter in 1:55.91 on May 16 and ran the 1600 meter in 4:21.03 on May 14. For the full meet results, click here. Decatur Metro is also reporting […]

Decatur girls, boys soccer teams make state semifinals

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 11, 2015

The Decatur High varsity girls and boys soccer teams won their games this weekend, and now both are in the AAA final four. Michael Harbin, father of boys’ coach David Harbin, said the boys beat Dawson County High School 2-1 on Saturday in front of a large home crowd at the Decatur High stadium. The girls […]

Decatur High Boys, Girls Soccer teams make state playoffs

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 6, 2015

This story has been updated.  The Decatur High School boys and girls soccer teams have kicked their way into the 2nd round of the state playoffs. Both crushed their playoff opponents, triggering a “mercy rule” that ended the games before the scores got out of hand. The girls team, which has seven freshmen starters, beat the Glen […]

What should be the name of Atlanta’s soccer team?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 3, 2015

Back in April, Terminus Legion, an Atlanta club supporting soccer and championing the addition of an MLS team here, announced that Falcons owner Arthur Blank would be bringing one to the metro area. But what will the team be called? Terminus has whittled the list of suggested names to nine. The finalists are: – Bantams. Terminus Legion’s […]

Goal! – Atlanta getting pro soccer team

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 16, 2014

Atlanta will be getting a Major League Soccer team. Terminus Legion, an Atlanta club supporting soccer and championing the addition of an MLS team here, confirmed via email that Falcons owner Arthur Blank intended to announce the club today, April 16. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Blank made the announcement “amidst a parade-like atmosphere” […]

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