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Stokes honored during game
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Jacob Dodd photo Rosa Stokes, one of the greatest players in the history of DeKalb County High School basketball womens program had her number 55 retired Friday night. Her Aunt Margaret Johnson, left, and her cousin Kimberly Johnson hold the banner which will be placed in the gymnasium.
Rosa Stokes, one of the greatest players in the history of the DeKalb County High School women’s basketball program, had her jersey number 55 retired during a ceremony at halftime Friday of the DCHS Tiger/Lady Tiger basketball game. Stokes starred as a member of the Tigerette basketball team from 1978-1983 and was raised in Alexandria, attending DeKalb West school where she began playing ball for Coach Danny Parkerson. During her tenure at DCHS she was part of over 60 wins and was named All District, All Upper Cumberland, All Mid-State and Honorable Mention All-State.

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