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Three north Fulton teams advance to quarterfinals
Milton, Blessed Trinity and Mount Pisgah Christian are the lone north Fulton teams left standing as the state football playoffs enter the quarterfinal round Friday. Only a week after winning its fi...
November 26, 2014 12:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears aim for second straight AAAAA title
A year ago, Cambridge’s wrestling team entered its second season as a young, up-and-coming program. It finished that season as a state champion. Now, Cambridge has the difficult task of defending i...
November 26, 2014 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Bears begin another quest for state title
Holy Innocents’ came so close to reaching the top of the mountain after losing to Southwest Atlanta Christian in the Class A private school state girls’ basketball finals last spring. With nearly e...
November 26, 2014 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freshman standout chosen to play in bowl game
Nearly two years ago, Nolan Edmonds emerged into the national scene as a rising young football player to watch when the then-Sutton Middle School seventh-grader was selected to the Eastbay Youth Al...
November 26, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius, Marist players selected to All-6AAAA team A number of St. Pius X and Marist players were selected to the All-Region 6AAAA football team, which was released last week. Eight St. Pius playe...
November 26, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dutchtown faces Wilkinson County at Philips Arena on Wednesday
Before the Atlanta Hawks host the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, the Dutchtown junior varsity and varsity boys’ basketball teams will get to face Wilkinson County at Philips Arena...
November 24, 2014 06:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall prep sports end seasons in Paulding
The holiday week of Thanksgiving marks the conclusion of the fall sports prep season for programs in Paulding County, several of which had stellar campaigns. Three football teams made the postseaso...
November 24, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spartans set for new year
South Paulding girls’ basketball had a strong season last year, winning 13 contests and advancing to the state playoffs. The Spartans are back on the court looking to build upon the program’s momen...
November 24, 2014 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall prep sports conclude in Douglas County
The holiday week of Thanksgiving has marked the conclusion of the fall sports prep season for Douglas County programs, several of which had stellar campaigns. Five football teams made the postseaso...
November 24, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars embark on new season, class
After winning 12 contests last season, the Alexander girls’ basketball team is back on the practice court preparing for the new season in Class 5A after spending the previous two years in Class 4A....
November 24, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Schedule Boys’ Basketball Friday, Nov. 28 Douglas Co. vs. Madison Academy (Ala.) Saturday, Nov. 29 Douglas County vs. St. Francis Therrell at New Manchester Monday, Dec. 1 Berean at Harvester Chris...
November 24, 2014 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Asia Durr signs with Louisville
Douglasville resident Asia Durr of St. Pius X Catholic High School in Chamblee signs a letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Louisville recently. Durr enters the 2014-15 campaig...
November 24, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding teams seek postseason glory
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.12.14 - 01:20 pm
  • East Paulding runners finish in top 10
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.12.14 - 01:11 pm
  • Five from county qualify in public, private leagues
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.12.14 - 01:03 pm
  • Douglas runners compete at Carrollton
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.12.14 - 01:02 pm
  • Four local teams advance to second round with wins
    Alpharetta, Milton Roswell and Blessed Trinity are still standing as the state football playoffs enter the second round Friday. Alpharetta (10-1) defeated Cherokee 21-18 in the first round of the C...
    November 19, 2014 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Redan girls' basketball team focuses on future
    Basketball is back in session and the Redan Lady Raiders are back with the reputation of...
    November 19, 2014 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Five teams eye quarterfinal appearance in football
    From the seven DeKalb County football teams that appeared in the playoffs last week, five are still alive and will continue their trek...
    November 19, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    All six local teams win to advance to second round
    All six local postseason teams -- Lovett, Westminster, Pace, Marist, St. Pius X and Woodward -- are still standing as the state football playoffs enter the second round Friday. Lovett (8-3) began t...
    November 19, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Organization enters partnership with Mizuno
    The Atlanta Track Club has come a long way in its first 50 years of existence, establishing itself as one of the premier running clubs in the nation. The Buckhead-based organization took a big step...
    November 19, 2014 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Union Grove’s Murphy signs lacrosse scholarship
    Union Grove does not house the sport Matt Murphy loves to play but the senior did not let that stop him from getting a scholarship...
    November 19, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ELCA hosts Athens Christian in playoff opener Friday
    A week after teams from higher classifications entered playoff action, the Eagle’s Landing Christian Chargers step...
    November 19, 2014 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding teams falter in first round
    The postseason began for most high school football programs Nov. 14 and Paulding County was well represented with several squads in action. South Paulding (8-3) made its second-straight trip to the...
    November 19, 2014 12:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hornets primed for return to playoffs
    The Hiram girls’ basketball team fielded one of the youngest rosters in the entire state last season with only one senior and one junior on the 12-person squad. The Hornets also produced one of its...
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    Area teams see playoff action
    The postseason began for most high school football programs Friday and Douglas County was well represented with several squads in action. Douglas County High School (5-6) made its first appearance ...
    November 19, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Panthers ready for new classification
    The Chapel Hill boys’ basketball team had a strong finish last season; winning six of its last eight contests for 12 wins overall. The Panthers hope to bring the positive momentum into this season,...
    November 19, 2014 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local teams begins quests for state titles as playoffs begin
    Several local teams are among the 192 teams who have qualified for postseason play in seven classifications as the state football playoffs get underway Friday. Milton, Alpharetta, Roswell and North...
    November 13, 2014 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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