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ELCA hires new baseball coach and assistant coach
After guiding the ELCA baseball team to a pair of state championships in nine years, baseball coach Doug Campbell officially decided to step down as head coach Monday...
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Spring postseason comes to a close
The state playoffs in prep spring sports in Georgia ended for Paulding County programs last week. The East Paulding baseball team saw its season conclude in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state ...
May 20, 2015 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area athletes represent at state meets
The prep track and field season concluded last week at the Georgia High School Association Boys’ State Meet at Jefferson Memorial Stadium in Jefferson from May 14 through 16. Lithia Springs LaSheon...
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Spring postseason comes to a close
The postseason in prep spring sports in Georgia concluded this week with the Chapel Hill girls’ golf participating in the Class 5A State Championship at the Maple Ridge Golf Course in Columbus on M...
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Hampton's Roberts wins three gold medals at track finals
The Henry County boys’ track teams did not see a load of overall success at the 2015 GHSA Track and Field State Championships last weekend but there were some athletes who made a statement individu...
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Lady War Eagles win third straight track and field title
Distance played a huge role in the Marist Lady War Eagles capturing another Class AAAA track and field title in Albany on May 9...
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Trinity Combine to raise funds for homeless people
The inaugural Trinity Combine will take place Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Georgia Tech’s George C. Griffin track and field complex in Midtown. It is a one-day decathlon event in which 126 parti...
May 16, 2015 10:51 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius boys clinch third straight soccer title
Despite being shorthanded, the St. Pius boys’ soccer team still had enough to slide by Cross Keys...
May 15, 2015 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Motor Speedway Week 3 results; Week 4 races today
Week 3 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags took to the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton on May 8. The early-season non-points competition intensified from the get-go as s...
May 15, 2015 09:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union Grove girls in hunt for Class AAAAA golf title
After winning the Region 4-AAAAA championship, the Union Grove girls’ golf team earned an automatic bid to the state finals and will compete for the Class AAAAA title...
May 13, 2015 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys track & field finals begin Thursday in Jefferson
Eagle’s Landing will be one of eight Henry County schools represented Thursday through Saturday at the 2015 GHSA Boys’ Track and Field Finals in Jefferson...
May 13, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area teams in championship hunt
The state playoffs in prep sports in Georgia continued last week and several Paulding County programs saw their seasons conclude while one sees its goal of a state championship still within reach. ...
May 13, 2015 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Area teams enter home stretch of season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 10:48 am
  • Area athletes compete for shot at title
    The prep track and field season has hit its home stretch with numerous Paulding County athletes participating in state meets and pushing for a championship. The Georgia High School Association Girl...
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    Postseason continues for area programs
    The state playoffs in prep sports in Georgia continued last week and several Douglas County programs saw their seasons conclude. The Alexander baseball team was eliminated from the Class 5A playoff...
    May 13, 2015 01:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Panthers prepare for state tournament
    The Chapel Hill girls’ golf team has begun preparations for the Class 5A Georgia High School Association State Championships which will be held at the Maple Ridge Golf Course in Columbus on May 18....
    May 13, 2015 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dunwoody golf teams compete for Class AAAAA crown
    On Monday, the Dunwoody boys’ and girls’ golf teams will be competing in the Class AAAAA finals in Columbus...
    May 12, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bowden speaks in Buckhead
    To Bobby Bowden, all human beings were born incomplete. “The void we have in our lives, God made us with a void in our lives,” the former Florida State head football coach said during the Guys Nigh...
    May 11, 2015 09:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Falcons coach Quinn impressed with Vic Beasley's quickness
    New Falcons coach Dan Quinn isn't surprised how Vic Beasley stands out among the team's rookie class. After watching his first rookie minicamp with Atlanta on Friday, Quinn was impressed with Beasl...
    May 09, 2015 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Speedway salutes Week 2 winners, preview Week 3
    Week 2 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drag and Show-N-Shine hit the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton on May 1. Amanda Prince of Griffin claimed her second victory in a ...
    May 08, 2015 05:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    St. Pius cruises into Class AAAA baseball quarterfinals
    In St. Pius’ second round series against Griffin on Wednesday, the second inning was a productive place for the Golden Lions...
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    Union Grove baseball players sign scholarships
    On April 28th, the Union Grove baseball team added another highlight-worthy moment to its 2015 season when eight seniors signed scholarships to play baseball in college...
    May 07, 2015 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    St. Pius hosts Spalding in Sweet 16
    Today, the second round of the GHSA boys’ soccer playoffs continue, and as expected, the St. Pius Golden Lions...
    May 06, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding teams advance in state tournament
    The postseason has come for many Paulding County programs with several teams advancing towards a state championship. East Paulding’s baseball team swept its first-round Class 5A playoff series over...
    May 06, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding honors winter players of the year
    The Paulding County School District honored its Winter players of the year during its meeting on April 21. North Paulding’s Jordan Neiswender was named the swimmer of the year after the senior capp...
    May 06, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Area teams enter state tourney
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 12:22 pm
  • Area teams prepare for run at state title
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 12:18 pm
  • Area teams enter title tourney
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 12:15 pm
  • Area teams enter state title tournament
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 12:12 pm