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Ola's memorable tennis season falls short of playoffs
The Ola girls and boys’ tennis teams both had good seasons to build upon and hopefully next year a similar...
April 24, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blessed Trinity continues to shine on baseball diamond
Blessed Trinity faced a big challenge as it entered the 2014 season without many of its players from last year’s Class AAA state semifinalists. It has hardly been a rebuilding year for the Titans, ...
April 24, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Centennial continues success in girls’ lacrosse
Centennial faced a potential rebuilding year as it began the 2014 season after losing seven seniors from last year’s Class AAAAAA state quarterfinal team. Instead, the Knights have picked up where ...
April 24, 2014 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Atlanta boys’ soccer qualifies for postseason
For the first time in three years, the North Atlanta boys’ soccer team is looking forward to the postseason. Entering the final week of the regular season, the Warriors are ranked 10th in the lates...
April 24, 2014 09:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riverwood returns to state after early struggles
Riverwood is headed for an eighth consecutive state girls’ soccer playoff berth as it enters the final week of the regular season. The road to the postseason has been a little more difficult for th...
April 24, 2014 09:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glavine to be honored at inaugural Believe Ball
Tom Glavine struck out many hitters during his legendary baseball career. Now, Glavine is focused on striking out childhood cancer. The former Atlanta Braves star and his wife Chris Glavine , both ...
April 24, 2014 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius girls' lacrosse on hot streak
Since losing a close call to Wesleyan in overtime on March 12, the St. Pius girls’ lacrosse team...
April 23, 2014 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wolfpack seek another postseason appearance
Last season, the North Paulding baseball team made the state playoffs for the first time in program history. The Wolfpack have had an even better campaign this season, amassing a single season-reco...
April 23, 2014 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding track teams shine at region
Last week, all five Paulding public high schools participated in the Region 5-AAAAA track meet at Woodland High School in Cartersville April 15. The boys’ team competition was highly contested with...
April 23, 2014 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chapel Hill welcomes new football coach
Chapel Hill has announced the hiring of new head football coach Justin DeShon, who spent the previous three seasons as an assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at New Manchester. The Dougl...
April 23, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas track teams shine in region meets
Last week, all five Douglas County public high schools participated in their respective region meets with stellar results. New Manchester’s boys and girls track teams swept the Region 5-AAAAA meet ...
April 23, 2014 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fellowship Christian prepares for another state title run
The Fellowship Christian girls’ soccer team has fallen just short of a state championship the last two years with runner-up finishes in Class A in both 2012 and ’13. The Paladins appear poised for ...
April 17, 2014 09:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    04.10.14 - 09:21 am
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    by Staff
    04.10.14 - 09:10 am
  • Wolfpack soccer continues stellar season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.09.14 - 01:15 pm
  • Patriots’ baseball seeking program history
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.09.14 - 01:04 pm
  • Alexander strives for success
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.09.14 - 01:00 pm
  • Patriots begin quest for more top state track results
    Mount Pisgah Christian enjoyed a breakthrough season in track and field last year when it finished ninth in the Class A private school boys’ state meet and 12th in the girls’ competition. The Patri...
    April 17, 2014 09:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Knights enjoy resurgence on baseball diamond
    After nearly a decade of struggling, Pace’s baseball team is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. With an 11-1 overall record and 6-1 mark in Region 5A, the Knights are on track to ac...
    April 17, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Weber hopes to make another title run
    Weber fell just short of its first state girls’ tennis championship last year when it lost to Westfield in the GISA Class AAA finals. The Rams now begin the final stage of their latest quest for th...
    April 17, 2014 08:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ELCA breaks last season’s record win streak
    After ELCA shook off the rust, Woodward’s pitching was in for a long afternoon...
    April 16, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Columbia baseball pushes for home playoff series
    If the outcome of one Region 6-AAAA contest Wednesday doesn’t go as expected and the Columbia Eagles leave the field...
    April 16, 2014 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New-look Silverbacks make 2014 home debut Saturday
    With eight new players and Eric Wynalda as the new manager, the Atlanta Silverbacks are hoping to repeat...
    April 16, 2014 01:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Paulding pushing for playoff spot
    South Paulding’s baseball team finds itself within one of the most competitive regions in the state. Only four teams out of Region 5-AAAAA, which includes top-ranked Allatoona along with Rome and N...
    April 16, 2014 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hiram seeks return to postseason
    With four games left in the regular season, the Hiram baseball team finds itself outside of the top four teams in Region 5-AAAAA, meaning a return to the state playoffs for the second consecutive s...
    April 16, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New Manchester eyes region, state track titles
    In only the school’s third year of existence, the New Manchester track and field teams have developed into the top programs in Douglas County and prime contenders to earn a region championship this...
    April 16, 2014 11:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chapel Hill alumni shine for Kennesaw State
    Three Kennesaw State softball players and Douglasville natives, senior Bianca Durant, sophomore Morgan Sikes and senior Sara Sikes, have shared several common traits throughout their respective car...
    April 16, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ELCA baseball cruises past Woodward
    After ELCA shook off the rust, Woodward’s pitching was in for a long afternoon...
    April 15, 2014 02:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    King’s Ridge Christian maintains lofty status in baseball
    In only three years on the GHSA level, King’s Ridge Christian has established itself among the elite teams in Class A with state quarterfinal appearances in 2011 and ’13. The Tigers are looking to ...
    April 10, 2014 10:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Tigers seek strong finish to baseball season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.09.14 - 12:55 pm