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Knights begin quest for repeat of state championship
St. Francis reached the pinnacle of Georgia high school boys’ basketball last season as it won the Class A private school state championship. A new coach leads the Knights in their quest for a seco...
December 17, 2014 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Knights still thriving under new coach
It has been a period of transition early in the 2014-15 season for Centennial’s girls’ basketball team with new coach Joe Padgett at the helm. Padgett, an assistant coach at Norcross the previous t...
December 17, 2014 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fellowship’s Hurley runs in Foot Locker Nationals Fellowship Christian cross country and track standout Emma Grace Hurley was among the 40 runners from across the nation who competed at the Foot Lo...
December 17, 2014 04:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders returning to winning ways with strong start
Riverwood took its share of hits last year as a young Raider squad struggled to an 8-16 record. The 2014-15 season appears to be moving in a more positive direction so far for Riverwood, which was ...
December 17, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions come back strong from losing season
Only a year after struggling through a 7-19 season, Lovett appears to be back on track. The Lions, only three years removed from their Class AA state championship in 2012, have begun the 2014-15 se...
December 17, 2014 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coaches name system’s fall athletes of the year
The Paulding County School District recognized its fall sports players of the year at the board of education meeting in Dallas last week. The honored athletes were selected by a vote of the head co...
December 17, 2014 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wolfpack adjusting to new classification
The North Paulding boys’ basketball team had its best season in program history last year, winning 12 contests as a Class 5A program. This year, the Wolfpack moved up to Class 6A and the adjustment...
December 17, 2014 01:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Manchester’s Jarrett wins county’s top honor
New Manchester running back Omahri Jarrett has been awarded the 2014 Howard Thompson Trophy by the Douglas County School System. The award is annually given to the senior football player in Douglas...
December 17, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks embark on new season
Prior to last season, the Harvester Christian Academy boys’ basketball team had won only one game combined in the previous three years. However, under head coach Jermal McCoy, the Hawks responded w...
December 17, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blessed Trinity loses to Washington County in semis
Blessed Trinity’s bid for the Class AAA state championship came to an end as the Titans lost to Washington County 28-17 in a semifinal game in Sandersville last Friday. It was Blessed Trinity which...
December 11, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Knights aim for another title run
St. Francis has established itself among the Class A private school state elite the last several years with a state championship in 2013 and a run to the semifinals last year. The Lady Knights look...
December 11, 2014 09:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local runners named to ATC All-Metro cross country A number of local cross country standouts were selected to the Atlanta Track Club’s All-Metro team that was announced at a banquet at the College ...
December 11, 2014 09:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Tigers primed for championship run
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.03.14 - 11:57 am
  • Patriots welcome in basketball season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.03.14 - 11:53 am
  • Sports Schedule
    Basketball Friday, Dec. 12 Alpharetta at Lambert, 6/7:30 p.m. Cherokee at Milton, 6/7:30 p.m. Habersham Central at Chattahoochee, 6/7:30 p.m. North Atlanta at Cambridge, 6/7:30 p.m. Roswell at Whee...
    December 11, 2014 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westminster falls to Calhoun in AAA state semifinals
    Westminster’s bid for the Class AAA state championship came to an end as the Wildcats lost to Calhoun 19-8 in a semifinal game in Calhoun last Friday. The game was scheduled for 7:30 p.m., but didn...
    December 10, 2014 04:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Eagles seek successful season after strong start
    Things are looking good so far for Atlanta International’s girls’ basketball team. AIS has gotten off on the right foot at the beginning of the 2014-15 season with a 4-1 overall record and 1-0 mark...
    December 10, 2014 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local runners named to ATC All-Metro cross country A number of local cross country standouts were selected to the Atlanta Track Club’s All-Metro team that was announced at a banquet at the College ...
    December 10, 2014 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    East Paulding seeks strong start to season
    After winning only one contest last season, the East Paulding boys’ basketball team has already matched that win total this year. The Raiders won their season opener over Haralson County 84-35 on N...
    December 10, 2014 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Wolfpack embracing new class of competition
    The North Paulding girls’ basketball team has entered a new era this season with its reclassification into Class 6A and placement in Region 4AAAAAA with several of the top 10 teams in the state las...
    December 10, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jaguars’ program continues building process
    After winning four contests last season in its third year of varsity play, the New Manchester girls’ basketball team began this year’s campaign with three losses. However, the Jaguars rebounded wit...
    December 10, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Major League Baseball, Braves host charity auction
    As Major League Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings are under way this week in San Diego, for the third consecutive year, MLB, MLB Advanced Media, MLB Network and the 30 clubs have organized a Winter...
    December 09, 2014 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Blessed Trinity advances to semifinals for first time
    Blessed Trinity is one step away from a possible trip to the Georgia Dome for the state finals after advancing to the semifinals last Friday. Blessed Trinity (13-0) advanced to the Class AAA semifi...
    December 04, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton players named to All-6AAAAAA team A number of north Fulton players were selected to the All-Region 6AAAAAA football team, which was released last week. Alpharetta coach Jacob Nichols w...
    December 04, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westminster, St. Pius, Woodward advance to semis
    Westminster, St. Pius X and Woodward are one step away from a possible trip to the Georgia Dome for the state finals after advancing to the semifinals Friday. Westminster (12-1) advanced to the Cla...
    December 04, 2014 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sports Briefs
    Westminster players selected to All-4AAA team A number of Westminster players were selected to the All-Region 4AAA football team, which was released last week. Running back Zay Malcome was named a ...
    December 04, 2014 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Sports News
    by Staff Reports
    11.26.14 - 10:16 am
  • Fall prep sports end seasons in Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.24.14 - 02:09 pm
  • Spartans set for new year
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.24.14 - 02:05 pm
  • Fall prep sports conclude in Douglas County
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.24.14 - 01:58 pm
  • Cougars embark on new season, class
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.24.14 - 01:56 pm
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    11.24.14 - 01:48 pm
  • Asia Durr signs with Louisville
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.24.14 - 01:45 pm