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Fans rally during Cannon game, support Relay kick-off
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It was standing room only at last Tuesday nights game againt the Cannon County Lions. DeKalb fans and students came out to support the Tigers along with the kick-off of the local Relay for Life. Many sported pink shirts, in support of breast cancer, while some students went a little farther painting on a pink shirt replica and spelling out Tigers. In the photo at right are, from left, Quinton Cook, Steven Haas, Alex Cripps, Wesley Mason, Caleb Cantrell and Spencer Stanfield.
The Lady Tigers took part in a heated rivalry-match last Tuesday night as they took to home court against the Cannon County Lionettes. The Tigers were no match for them, as they were easily defeated 56-37.Both teams and the crowded gymnasium took part in a “pink-out” to show support for the fight against cancer.In the first quarter, the Lions dominated the Tigers, holding them to a single point while dropping 15 points onto the Tigers. The single point from the Tigers came from Danielle Tyson late in the quarter.In the second quarter, the Lady Tigers improved their play offensively scoring 14 points, while the defense allowed Cannon County to score 14.Cannon County looked to put the Lady Tigers away fast as they scored all of their second-quarter points within the first four minutes.