Steroid investigation had nothing to do with Calhoun’s athletes or sports programs, says coach (Updated)

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The Calhoun High School student arrested earlier this month for allegedly selling steroids on campus had no connections to the school’s athletic programs, according to one school official.

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“He was not an athlete,” Calhoun athletics director and football coach Hal Lamb told the AJC, “and it had nothing to do with the athletic programs of high schools in this area. When it first came out, it was rumored that there might be a lot of schools involved with it, and (police investigators) have found nothing.”

Calhoun has one of state’s most success football programs, reaching the Class AA state championship games in each of the last two seasons under Lamb.

According to the Calhoun Times, the Calhoun Police Department found numerous vials and pills of suspected anabolic steroids after searching the car of a student, who was a juvenile and whose named was not disclosed. The student was taken in custody and released to his parents on March 2, without being arrested or charged.

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8 comments Add your comment

Am I...

March 17th, 2010
4:24 pm


March 17th, 2010
4:45 pm

Am I...

March 17th, 2010
4:46 pm

wondering if Da’Rick is having his coach cover for him?


March 18th, 2010
7:49 am

Am I,

No way coach Lamb will cover for Da’Rick if Da’Rick screws up. Coach Lamb’s father is a long-time UGA employee, and he got hoodwinked by the Nance’s just like everyone else.

Test Everyone

March 18th, 2010
8:00 am

Start at Walton High School.


March 18th, 2010
11:05 am

amen. those Walton kids never look like normal human beings.

Yeah Right!

March 18th, 2010
6:01 pm

Please! Yeah, the kid who got pinched may not have been an athlete, but who do you think he was selling the stuff to??!!

Without naming names, there was a certain running back at Calhoun, who is a starter on the college level now, who showed ALL the tell tale signs of roids — especially the bad skin.

I think those close to the program know exactly who I’m talking about.

Kids (and not just those at Calhoun), leave that stuff alone! Let hard work and nature build your bodies, not science labs!

rocky redwood

March 19th, 2010
9:35 am

you mean a high school kid had bad skin? how strange….