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HELLO

COLUMBIA

EAGLES FAMILIES A N D S P O R T S FA N S !

The CHS Basketball Booster Club would like to extend a welcome to all CHS Students, Alumni’s, Parents, Families, Business Partners and Surrounding Community. We are a school and community striving toward both academic and athletic excellence, with a high level of school spirit and involvement. The CHS Basketball Booster Club is a volunteer group of interested adults, which supports all basketball activities within an environment that promotes leadership, team spirit, and sportsmanship, both in the classroom and at athletic events. We do this by providing financial support to the basketball teams that cannot be provided through normal school channels. Support is provided to the school for all eligible groups on an equitable basis, including all girls and boys teams, J.V. and Varsity alike. Parental involvement is the key to establishing a tradition of successful support provided by the Basketball Booster Club. The CHS Basketball Booster Club is a good way to get involved with the CHS students, staff, and parents. In past years with strong parent and community support, we have been fortunate to assist Columbia High School physically and financially and we thank all those individuals who have donated their time, talent, and resources for our school.

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We hope you will become an active member of the Boosters and will share in the support we offer to the basketball athletics program at Columbia High School. Become a member, and you will be in the “loop” of what is going on! Check out our upcoming web page, get on our e-mail list for updates, be a part of the action by volunteering to help out. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at what you will learn about the goings-on at CHS.

If your child is involved in basketball, you should become a member! We meet on a monthly basis and each meeting lasts about one hour. For more information, please contact one of our officers who are always diligently working in the Concession stand. Everyone can be a Booster. A Booster is simply an enthusiastic supporter of CHS sports programs. This support can be manifested in many ways -- by becoming a member of our Booster committees, by volunteering to work during sports events, by being a team parent or representative, through financial support, or by simply attending sports events to support our student-athletes. Please consider volunteering for any of our Booster Club activities, for concessions staff, for Fund raising activities throughout the year. Thank you for your support. Camille K. Dykes

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INSIDE COLUMBIA HIGH BASKETBALL

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Columbia High is located on 2106 Columbia Drive in Decatur, GA. The Head Coach Phil McCrary Ed.D has been there for 19 years. He is the longest tenured coach in County History. He is assisted by three former players of his (Clint McCrary, Wallace Corker, Mario Lemons) and a personal friend of his (Julian Houston). Together, this coaching staff is like one big family. In his 23 years at Columbia, his record is 487-175 (.736) averaging 19.3 wins per season. With this record he has the highest win percentage in DeKalb County history, for a coach at one school. He has the best playoff win percentage in county history also. He has won 9 Region Titles and been Region Runner-up 8 times. This past year we went 27-5 and won the schools third State Championship, in basketball (he had been State Runner-Up 3 times before that). Along the way, the Eagles was runner up in the Beachball Classic, in Myrtle Beach, SC, and averaged a point differential of over 20 points per game. Although losing a couple key seniors, we will return a strong nucleus of players led by Tahj Shamsid-Deen ,Jarmal Reid, Chris Daniels, Jade McLendon with the new additions; Algie Key, Damien Goodwin and Jhaustin Thomas. This summer we will be participating in 3 summer leagues around Atlanta, one being the NIKE Pro City Summer League. We will also be attending the UGA team Camp. This year’s schedule includes the Prime Time Shootout (Morgantown ,WV), Alaska Airline Classic (Anchorage, Alaska), and the Arby’s Classic (Bristol, Tn.), just to name a few of the key events we will be a part of. As we embark upon the season we would like to take a moment and thank our administration, parents and supporters.

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DR. PHILLIP C. MCCRARY, SR. Head Coach: Varsity Boys Program Columbia High School, Decatur, Georgia

A native of Griffin, Georgia, Dr. McCrary played football and baseball at Griffin High School and Clark College where he received a BA in Mathematics. He later attended Atlanta University and the University of Sarasota where he received a MA and Ed.D. respectively. His coaching career started in 1980 as an assistant football coach at Columbia High School and later at Clark College. He taught mathematics and physical education at various schools including Clark College, where he was inducted into the Clark Atlanta Hall of Fame in 2000. In 1987 he became the boy’s basketball head coach at Columbia High School where he is also employed as a mathematics teacher.

time proved to be a charm, as the saying goes, for his Eagles basketball program when it came to playing and winning the state championship to conclude a brilliant 32-1 2005-2006 , 30-3 , 2007-2008 and 27-5, 2009-2010 seasons. Other honors include 2005 Teacher of the Year; for 2006: DeKalb County Boys Coach of the Year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution 1990, 2006, 2008 and 2010; Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA Coach of the Year (1990, 2006, 2008and 2010 ) Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Class AAAA Coach of the Year, and 2006, 2010 Georgia Male High School Coach of the Year – Naismith Award.

Known for his strong defense and half court offense, he has attained a win-loss record of 487-175 (.736) during his 23 year head coaching career at Columbia. Six times in the 23-year history of Dr. McCrary at Columbia, his teams have played for all the marbles and came up short, first against Southside in 1990, then to Dougherty in 1997, as those Eagles teams finished 27-5 and in 2006 to Tucker and finished with a 31-2 record. The third , fifth and six

During his 23 years of coaching at Columbia High School he has sent over 94 young men to Division 1 Universities. Most recently, Lance Storrs (Ga. Tech); Jeremy Price (UGA); Dante Harvey (Toledo); Travis Leslie (UGA); Darrius Morrow (East Carolina); Kenny Mitchell, Chris Grier (Charleston Southern); Johntavious Rucker, Sam Mike (Ga. Southern); Jordan Lemons (Grambling). Dr. McCrary and his wife of 27 years, Constance, have two adult sons, Marcus and Clint.

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32 JAMAL REID

35 CHRIS HORTON

22 KIAIR CROUCH

13 TAHI SHAMSID-DEEN

20 DAMIEN GOODWIN

9 NATE MASON

12 JADE MCLENDON

30 JAVANTE’ DAVENPORT

24 CHRIS DANIELS

15 STEPHON ALLEN

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SENIOR | 6’4” | 190LBS | G/SF

JUNIOR | 6’7” | 215LBS | C

JUNIOR | 6’7” | 195LBS | C

COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL 2010-2011 VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE DATE DAY OPPONENT Nov.11 Thurs. Scrimmage (Boys vs. Miller Grove) Nov. 9 Tue. Scrimmage (Girls vs. SWD) Nov. 20. Sat. Elite 8 Showcase Columbia vs. Westlake (Girls) Nov. 26-27 Fri/Sat. Thanksgiving Tourney (Girls) Dec.3 Fri. Arabia Mtn. Dec. 4 Sat. Nike Shootout Harrison HS (Boys) Dec. 7 Tue. Woodward Academy Dec.11- Sat. DeKalb Elite Hardwood Classic Columbia vs. Miller Grove (Girls) Columbia vs. Miller Grove (Boys) Dec. 14 Tue. Druid Hills Dec. 17 Fri. Buford (Girls Only) Dec. 18 Sat. Stone Mtn. (JV/ Varsity Boys) Dec. 20 – 22 Mon.-Wed. Big Orange Basketball Tourn.(Girls) Dec. 28-30 Tues.-Fri. Ronald Curry/ Boo Williams Classic (Girls) Dec. 27-31 Mon.-Fri. Arby’s Classic (Boys) Jan. 7 Fri. Towers HS Jan. 8 Sat. Woodward Academy Jan. 11 Tue. McNair HS Jan. 13-15 Thu-Sat. Alaska Airline Shootout (Boys) Jan. 14. Fri. Stone Mtn. HS (JV/ Varsity Girls) Jan. 18 Tue. Cedar Grove Jan. 21 Fri. Prime Time Shootout (Boys) St. Benedict, New Jersey Jan.22 Sat. Montrose Jan. 25 Tue. Arabia Mtn. HS Jan. 29 Sat. Tucker HS Feb. 1 Tue. Towers. HS Feb. 4 Fri. McNair HS Feb. 8 Tue. Stone Mtn. HS Feb. 11 Fri. Cedar Grove

SITE Miller Grove HS TBA Georgia State

TIME 7:00pm TBA TBA

Tallahassee, Fl. Columbia HS Wheeler HS

TBA 5:30pm 2:30pm

Woodward Miller Grove HS Columbia HS Buford HS Stone Mtn. HS Hoover HS, Birmingham, Al. Hampton, Va. Bristol, Tn Columbia HS Columbia HS Columbia HS Anchorage, Alaska Stone Mtn. HS Cedar Grove HS Morgantown, WV

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TBA 5:30pm 5:00pm 5:30pm 5:30pm 5:30pm 5:30pm

FRESHMAN | 5’8” | 155LBS | G

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JUNIOR | 6’7” | 180LBS | PF/C

FRESHMAN | 5’7 | 150LBS | 2G

SOPHOMORE | 6’5” | 180LBS | SF

SENIOR | 6’3” | 190LBS | SF

SENIOR | 6’4” | 210LBS | G/SF

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SOPHOMORE | 5’8” | 160LBS | PG

SENIOR | 6’3” | 170LBS | 2G

JUNIOR | 6’5” | 220LBS | PF

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CHANTAY FROST Head Coach: Varsity Girls Columbia High School, Decatur, Georgia

Background:

Coaching Career:

A native of Decatur, Georgia, Product of Dekalb County School System Lettered 3yrs in Track and Volleyball Lettered 4yrs in Basketball - Started on varsity as a freshman Point Guard for Cedar Grove High School - Led Cedar Grove to the state finals - Cedar Gove’s all-time leader in scoring and assist Who’s Who Among American High School Students Education:

Tigerettes AAU, Founder and Director Stone Mountain High School Columbia Middle School Columbia High School Coaching Highlights:

Dekalb County School System - Tilson Elementary - Cedar Grove High School Tuskegee University - Biology, B.S. United Sates Sports Academy - Exercise Physiology, M.S.S University of Sarasota (in progress) - Administration and Leadership Ed.S.

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Columbia High School 2008-2009, Lady Eagles to the Elite Eight for the State Title Dekalb County AAA Team of the Year 2009-2010 Nike Tournament of Champions Red Division Winner 5AAA Regional Championship AAA State Championship AAA Team of the Year AAA Coach of the Year 2010-2011 Pre-Season ranked #1 in the State

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CHRISTINA GAMBLE / SR

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MIAH SPENCER / SO

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YAKATAVIA HICKSON / FR

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VICTORIA GONZALES / JR

QUEEN OF THE “BLOCK”

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SHARMYIAH SMITH / FR

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SHANDRICKA MANN / SO

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EBONY JOHNSON / JR

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AKILAH HAYNES / SO

QUEEN OF THE “ATTITUDE”

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KADEEJA VAUGHN / JR

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ADAJHAWA RUSS / JR

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ZURI FROST / JR

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QUEEN OF THE “COMEBACK”

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JASMINE CLEMMONS / JR QUEEN OF THE “RAIN”

COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL 2010-2011 VARSITY BASKETBALL SCHEDULE DATE DAY OPPONENT Nov.11 Thurs. Scrimmage (Boys vs. Miller Grove) Nov. 9 Tue. Scrimmage (Girls vs. SWD) Nov. 20. Sat. Elite 8 Showcase Columbia vs. Westlake (Girls) Nov. 26-27 Fri/Sat. Thanksgiving Tourney (Girls) Dec.3 Fri. Arabia Mtn. Dec. 4 Sat. Nike Shootout Harrison HS (Boys) Dec. 7 Tue. Woodward Academy Dec.11- Sat. DeKalb Elite Hardwood Classic Columbia vs. Miller Grove (Girls) Columbia vs. Miller Grove (Boys) Dec. 14 Tue. Druid Hills Dec. 17 Fri. Buford (Girls Only) Dec. 18 Sat. Stone Mtn. (JV/ Varsity Boys) Dec. 20 – 22 Mon.-Wed. Big Orange Basketball Tourn.(Girls) Dec. 28-30 Tues.-Fri. Ronald Curry/ Boo Williams Classic (Girls) Dec. 27-31 Mon.-Fri. Arby’s Classic (Boys) Jan. 7 Fri. Towers HS Jan. 8 Sat. Woodward Academy Jan. 11 Tue. McNair HS Jan. 13-15 Thu-Sat. Alaska Airline Shootout (Boys) Jan. 14. Fri. Stone Mtn. HS (JV/ Varsity Girls) Jan. 18 Tue. Cedar Grove Jan. 21 Fri. Prime Time Shootout (Boys) St. Benedict, New Jersey Jan.22 Sat. Montrose Jan. 25 Tue. Arabia Mtn. HS Jan. 29 Sat. Tucker HS Feb. 1 Tue. Towers. HS Feb. 4 Fri. McNair HS Feb. 8 Tue. Stone Mtn. HS Feb. 11 Fri. Cedar Grove

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SITE Miller Grove HS TBA Georgia State

TIME 7:00pm TBA TBA

Tallahassee, Fl. Columbia HS Wheeler HS

TBA 5:30pm 2:30pm

Woodward Miller Grove HS Columbia HS Buford HS Stone Mtn. HS Hoover HS, Birmingham, Al. Hampton, Va. Bristol, Tn Columbia HS Columbia HS Columbia HS Anchorage, Alaska Stone Mtn. HS Cedar Grove HS Morgantown, WV Morgantown,WV Arabia Mtn. HS Tucker HS Towers HS McNair HS Columbia HS Columbia HS

6:00pm 12:30pm 9:00pm 5:30pm 7:00pm 5:00pm TBA TBA TBA 5:30pm 5:00pm 5:30pm TBA 5:00pm 5:30pm TBA

QUEEN OF THE “”3”

QUEEN OF “STEALS”

QUEEN “AGGRESSOR”

QUEEN OF “VERSITILITY”

QUEEN “G.A.T.A”

QUEEN OF THE “GAME”

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DESTINEE SMITH / SR QUEEN “PLAYMAKER”

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HOPE KELLEY / SR

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QUEEN OF “PRO HOP”

TBA 5:30pm 5:00pm 5:30pm 5:30pm 5:30pm 5:30pm

QUEEN OF “BLOCKZ”

QUEEN OF “D-UP”

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NICOLAS

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BLAKE

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ANDERSON

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ABREU

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HUNT

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ANDERSON

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JACK

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WHITLOCK

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MENEFEE

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JONES

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QUEEN OF THE “ASSISTS”

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ARIEL BEAVERS / JR

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ASIA DAVIS / SR QUEEN OF “SPAULDING”

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JALICIA MENEFEE / FR QUEEN OF “TOUGHNESS”

ARIEL WALKER / FR QUEEN “QUICK”

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DESTINY THOMAS / FR QUEEN OF THE “THE REBOUNDS”

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RICQUEL DYKES / FR QUEEN OF “ROC”

MELIKA CALUM / JR QUEEN OF THE “ROOKIES”

ANGIE ANDREWS / JR QUEEN OF “HEIGHT”

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ALEXIS WRIGHT / FR QUEEN OF “JV”

KEYANI MATHIS / FR QUEEN OF THE “??????”

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Columbia Hardwood Guide  

The 2010-11 Columbia High School Basketball Program