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Druid Hills High School

Dekalb County Schools

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There were no sponsored sports teams.


In 1956, the Druid Hills Gymnastics team beat Georgia Tech's freshmen team. In 1957, the football team went to the state championship, but was beaten by Valdosta High. The quarterback of that team, Bobby Boylston, became a NFL referee.


The wrestling and gymnastics teams were state champions in 1960. Girls' sports were very different from today. Girls were only allowed to participate in basketball, gymnastics or tennis. Girls could not play soccer. But between the years of 1962-1966 the football team did not win a single game.

Druid Hills was terrible in football in the early 60's but very good to excellent in almost all the other sports. For example, we were unbeatable in men's Gymnastics from 1962-65 with the best year being 1963 where we took 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in almost every event in the state championship meet. Also, since our junior varsity gymnastics team was undefeated in matches against other school's varsity teams, we could have easily won many of the 5th through 10th positions at state but were limited to entering only 4 in each event. During this period, our varsity gymnastics team normally did not compete in dual meets with other high schools but instead competed at invitational meets against colleges. We also had a very good track team and were state champions in 1963... likewise, for basketball, baseball, cross-country, etc. - John Hart, Class of 63


Major sports of the 1970's were baseball, basketball, soccer, swimming, Volleyball, tennis, football, and wrestling.

During the 1970's, soccer was a major sport. The boys soccer team made it to the state semi-finals in 1977. They were undefeated in 1978, losing only in the state finals.


Girls could now play soccer and their team was a winning team. The football team was not impressive, but both the men's and women's basketball and swimming teams were great!


The football team improved a little, but much of the focus was on the on the other sports: Cross-Country, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, and Swimming.


The boy's varsity basketball team had a very successful year in the 2006-2007 season under the direction of Coach Craine. They advanced to the third round of the state playoffs in Rome, Georgia. The team played hard and with heart... losing only in the last few seconds of the game with a loss of 68-65.