DHHS Ultimate on fire!

Written by Denise Koo on . Posted in DHHS, Ultimate, Ultimate

kaleo-statesisaac-adam-statescarter-statesmanny-statesteamhands-statesadam-statesgeorgia_hs_championship_tsn_april23_2016-115-matthewFresh off 2 wins in the Georgia State Championships, the Disc Devils are revving up for another exciting season. Last spring the Disc Devils took home the trophy for Division 2 at the Georgia State Championships (see some pictures from that thrilling event), beating one of Paideia’s teams in the finals on a winner take-all “universe point.”

Next, this fall Disc Devil sophomores Matthew Dacey-Koo, Isaac Huntington, Adam Jolliff, Eric Sinkler, and soon-to-be-joining the team Roman Whitaker put their talents to work as assistant coaches for the Druid Hills Middle School Disc Dragons. This effort paid off in yet another Druid Hills triumph this past weekend at the Middle School End of Season tournament; the Disc Dragons also took home the winning trophy for Division 2!   Of note, the official DHMS coach was unable to attend the tournament, so our boys led the middle school team to victory in the presence of their former DHMS and DHHS coach David Turrentine, Coach T, who largely delegated team oversight to their capable leadership.

This is clearly a team to watch!  We are fortunate to welcome back Coach Hannah Leathers this upcoming season, after her inaugural term last season as co-coach.  For the spring she will be bringing a new co-coach from her acclaimed Ozone club team.  But no need to wait!  Fall practices have started on Monday and Thursday nights.  Please see team website for information if you want to join the fun.

Alison Rugel Named MVP in DCSS All Star Game

Written by Bruce Crawford on . Posted in DHHS, Girls Soccer

Talk about bringing her “A” game.  Alison Rugel lit the field on fire with two 1st half goals to lift the Inside the Perimeter (ITP) All Stars to a 4-1 victory over their Outside the Perimeter (OTP) counterparts in the 5th Annual Dekalb County All-Star Soccer Game.  As a result of her performance, Allison was named MVP for the winning team.

Entering the game mid-half, she instantly changed the dynamics of the game.  Playing left-midfielder she capitalized on a cross coming from the right corner to net the games 1st goal.  From there her ball handling skills and mid-field management skills bore fruit as multiple dishes to her all-star counter-parts resulted in a barrage of shots being levied upon her OTP foes.

With 5 minutes or so in the half, Alison was taken down just outside the 18’s forcing a free-kick upon the goal.  An insignificant wall of 3 OTP players was set up 10 yards out leaving the OTP goalie to wonder whether this girl from Druid Hills had the leg to curl beyond her reach from that distance.

Twenty seconds later, the OTP goalies question was answered.  ITP: 2  OTP: 0.  Don’t have the video of it, but picture a perfectly placed shot into the upper right corner of the net.  Allison’s left boot is golden.

The OTP team made it interesting for a bit by scoring a goal right before the buzzer sounded.  The ITP Lakeside coach gave a rousing half-time speech that reminded his players that if you let the OTP tie this game up…it will go into overtime and will steal minutes away from your overly packed schedule of final exams and year end celebration what-not.  That seemed to do the trick.

ITP scored two in the 2nd half, one from our own Indigo Childs who pummeled a shot from 15 yards out that deflected fortuitously off an OTP defender to stymie the otherwise stalwart OTP goalie.  This put the game away at a 4-1 tally.

To sum it up DHHS girls soccer contributed to 75% of the scoring, our star Alison Rugel was named MVP, and she was supported by four other team-mates who were named as Dekalb County All Stars.

  • Anabelle Finley
  • Sarajane Crawford
  • Indigo Childs
  • Skylyn Houde

Great job ladies, way to represent the Red Devils well!


A Good Week for Red Devil JV Soccer Team

Written by Bruce Crawford on . Posted in Boys Soccer, DHHS


The Red Devil JV Boys Soccer team took it to the Paidea Pythons with a 2-1 victory over their private school neighbors.  This on top of a 1-1 tie against the Dunwoody (who is their mascot?) earlier in the week makes for a good week and a more promising future for Red Devil Soccer.  Congratulations !! !

Soccer Pre-Season Banquet Moved to Feb 1st

Written by Bruce Crawford on . Posted in Boys Soccer, DHHS, Girls Soccer

Druid Hills

It is that time again! Please join us for the Soccer Preseason Family Potluck.

WHEN:   Monday, February 1st, 6:30

WHERE:  DHHS Cafeteria

WHO:      JV and Varsity Girls and Boys soccer teams and family

WHY:       Information for season, sign necessary forms and pay dues. Please plan to bring cash or check

Varsity Dues: $225.00

JV Dues : $100.00


  • Varsity Boys and Girls please bring a main dish to share with 8-10 people. Favorites include pizza, chili, fried or roasted chicken, chicken wings, spaghetti, vegetarian casseroles, meat and more meat!
  • JV Boys and Girls please bring a side to share with 8-10 people. Favorites include, salad, macaroni and cheese, pasta, slaw, baked beans, any vegetable, potato salad, fruit.
  • Note: many players do not eat pork.
  • Beverages, plates utensils will be provided

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