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Union Grove alum named baseball All-American
Columbus State baseball player Mike McClellan was recently named an All-American...
July 30, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnson caps career with first Thursday Thunder title
After years of speeding her way around the Thunder Ring at Atlanta Motor Speedway, longtime driver Tina Johnson...
July 30, 2015 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowen ready to revive Cross Keys football
If anyone knows how to turn a football program around, John Bowen is the man for the job...
July 30, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dynamo boys’ relay team sets record
The Dynamo Swim Club 13-14 boys’ 4x100 medley relay team of Ian Grum, Liam Bell, Mark Rotolo and Cam Auerbach broke a National Age Group record that did not even last 24 hours...
July 30, 2015 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arabia Mountain has sights set on first-ever playoff visit
The Arabia Mountain football team wants to remove its name from the list of teams that have never reached the postseason...
July 30, 2015 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram softball players prep for new season
Last year, the Hiram softball team won 11 contests and missed out on the state playoffs. This summer the Hornets have been on the practice field looking for an improved campaign in 2015. “We starte...
July 29, 2015 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spartans’ girls’ volleyball ready for new season
The South Paulding volleyball team has returned to the court this summer to prepare for its 2015 season. After a nine-win campaign last season, the Spartans are ready to make improvements and compe...
July 29, 2015 04:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harvester Christian enters campaign with new head coach
When Dutch Nelson took over as head coach of the Harvester Christian Academy football team last March, he still had to make coaching adjustments despite being the area director for the Douglas Coun...
July 29, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexander’s Jake Pratt shines on baseball diamond
Alexander High School junior Jake Pratt has had an active summer on the baseball field as the left-handed pitcher has been selected to participate in several showcases in the past two months. Pratt...
July 29, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area grapplers participate in national wrestling meet
Several top prep wrestlers from Douglas and Paulding Counties participated at the ASICS/Vaughan Junior and Cadet Nationals in Fargo, N. D. from July 18 to 25 under the Team Georgia banner. The Team...
July 29, 2015 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Christian players teach basics at football camp
With the beginning of the 2015 football season less than a month away and the summer winding down, Community Christian School...
July 23, 2015 06:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars’ volleyball continues summer workouts
Last season, the Alexander volleyball team won nine contests and made the state playoffs in its first year as a Class 5A program. This summer, the Cougars are already back on the court preparing fo...
July 22, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Area player named Brine National All-star
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.15.15 - 10:58 am
  • Douglasville Bulls represents Douglas County on southern stage
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.08.15 - 03:01 pm
  • Sunbelt League showcasing local talent
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.08.15 - 11:53 am
  • Summer day camps training young talent
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.08.15 - 11:51 am
  • Area athletes prep for national meet
    The largest prep wrestling tournament in the U.S. began this week with the opening of the Cadet/Junior National Championships in Fargo, N.D. starting last Sunday and concluding Saturday. Locally, f...
    July 22, 2015 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Patriots’ volleyball readies for new season
    Two seasons ago, the Paulding County High School volleyball team had a one-win campaign but showed a significant level of improvement last year, winning six contests including area victories over L...
    July 22, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Camp Blaze continues for area youth
    Last week, club volleyball program Push 1 Volleyball continued its summer activities with another edition of Camp Blaze, this session as a week-long camp at King’s Way Christian School in Douglasvi...
    July 22, 2015 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Three coaches join DeKalb football family
    During the 15th annual DeKalb County Football Media Day on July 14, three new coaches were introduced to many of their competitors at Tucker High...
    July 21, 2015 04:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Decatur graduate wins Wayne Reynolds Scholarship
    The Thompson family has given a lot to the game of golf and on July 2 the favor was somewhat returned...
    July 21, 2015 04:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb County hosts 15th annual Media Day
    In the midst of the SEC Football Media Days last week, DeKalb County schools held its 15th annual Football Media Day on July 14 at Tucker High...
    July 21, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hockey team moves to Fulton County
    It has been a few years since local hockey fans have had an opportunity to enjoy a hometown team play. That will soon change as a junior hockey team with players ranging in age from 17 to 20, has r...
    July 17, 2015 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marcus Jewish Community Center partners with Atlanta Hawks
    The Atlanta Hawks enjoyed a historic year this season and created quite a bit of buzz, not only in the NBA, but around metro Atlanta. The team and its players and staff have a wide reach in the com...
    July 17, 2015 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ola hosts Youth Skills and Drills Football Camp
    Last week, the Ola Youth Skills and Drills Football Camp took place at Ola High School Stadium for the second straight year. From July 6 to 9...
    July 15, 2015 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge equestrian headed to World Games
    On July 25, the Special Olympics World Games begin in Los Angeles and three days later, the competition among the world’s best equestrians starts with Stockbridge’s Jennifer Maddox seeking a gold m...
    July 15, 2015 04:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cougars return to field for summer workouts
    After winning eight contests and advancing to the state playoffs last season, the Alexander football team has returned to the practice field this week preparing for its 2015 campaign. The Cougars h...
    July 15, 2015 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DH Hoops brings summer camps for kids to Douglasville
    DH Hoops, a youth basketball training organization founded by Douglas County resident Darrell Hairston 15 years ago, recently hosted a skills camp at Jessie Davis Park Recreation Center in Douglasv...
    July 15, 2015 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding County High back on the practice field
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.08.15 - 11:50 am
  • South Paulding football putting in summer work
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.15 - 01:07 pm
  • Real Volleyball helps develop talent
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.15 - 01:02 pm
  • Hiram to host summer camp
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.15 - 12:54 pm
  • New Manchester returns to practice field for summer workouts
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.15 - 12:51 pm
  • Douglasville center trains community through instructional summer camps
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.15 - 12:47 pm