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High School Football

Photo by Jon Barash
Photo by Jon Barash

Peachtree Ridge, home of the Lions, will travel to Norcross to face the Blue Devils. Peachtree Ridge High School is located near the old and very historic Peachtree Road that was constructed during the War of 1812. Aside from its historic foundation, Peachtree Ridge offers their students an exceptional education from caring teachers and staff. The Lions also demonstrates a passion for being sport champions, being recognized for their amazing basketball, football, and cheerleading programs. Other student activities offered on campus are the Art Club, Dance, Green Team, Ping Pong Club, Step Team and many more allowing each and every student the chance to show their school spirit in the activity that peaks their particular interest. Hey! Did You Know… that the Lions were the 2006-2007 GHSA State Football Co-Champions, as well as 2006-2007 GSHL State Ice Hockey Champions? Let’s see if GPB’s Friday night football will be following the Lions to the Georgia Dome for the championship this year!!

 

Norcross High School, the home of the Blue Devils, is one of the top international Baccalaureate schools in Georgia.Norcross High makes it their mission to provide each and every student with a world-class education by demonstrating the importance of balancing rigorous academics with excellence in athletics and fine arts, ultimately leading students to their highest level of success during high school and beyond. Norcross High offers its students the chance to participate in 14 GHSA varsity sports and over 50 different clubs and organizations such as drama club, band, student council, football, and boys and girls basketball. Hey! Did You Know… that a Blue Devil named Diamond Deshields has helped lead the USA Women’s National Team to its fourth gold medal in the 2010 FIBA Americas Championship?! Besides winning a gold medal at the age of 15, DeShields comes from baseball royalty! Her father Delino DeShields is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball; playing for such teams as the Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, and the Chicago Cubs. WOW!!! How awesome is that!?! Good Job Diamond and the rest of the Lady Devils basketball team. I’m looking forward to seeing you guys win the gold again next year!

 

You can watch the Peachtree Ridge Lions go against the Norcross Blue Devils tonight on Friday Night Football live on gpb.org/sports!!! Tell Your Friends!!!

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