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Pisgah, ELCA in battle of Class A powers
Mount Pisgah Christian gets a big early-season test as the Patriots host Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy in a battle of Class A state powerhouses Friday at 7:30 p.m. The game features two semifin...
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Lady Patriots enjoying breakthrough year
What a difference a year makes for Mount Pisgah Christian’s volleyball team. Only a year after struggling through a 9-25 season, the Lady Patriots are enjoying a breakthrough season with a 16-4 ove...
September 11, 2014 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster tries to keep momentum from Lovett win
Westminster couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2014 season. The Wildcats began the new year with a bang as they upset archrival and defending Class AA state champion Lovett 13-10 in the ...
September 11, 2014 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mount Vernon softball continues steady progress
It has been a steady climb for the Mount Vernon Presbyterian softball team in its three seasons in the Georgia High School Association in. After going 8-15 in 2012 and 17-14 in 2013 — losing in the...
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Strong Rock seeks first 3-0 start
If Strong Rock Christian plans to improve to 3-0 for the first time in the program’s short history, then the Patriots will have to slow down Tattnall Square’s...
September 10, 2014 06:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagle’s Landing pushes for 3-0 mark
The last two undefeated Henry County football teams look to remain that way this Friday in Week 4 of the 2014 season...
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Marist aims to play more ‘smart’ volleyball
After a perfect start to the 2014 season, the Marist volleyball team is now discovering what is necessary to continue competing at a high level...
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Tucker aims to reach .500 mark, faces M.L. King
Tucker could very well be in store to record its second straight shutout Friday when the Tigers face M.L. King at Hallford Stadium...
September 10, 2014 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spartans win squeaker, others not so fortunate
South Paulding’s 34-31 overtime victory over Villa Rica highlighted an evening of action for county football programs last week. Trailing 24-10 at halftime to Villa Rica, the Spartans (2-0, 1-0) sc...
September 10, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram working for area championship
With 10 wins through its first 13 matches, including two area victories, the Hiram volleyball team is off to another strong start in its 2014 campaign. The Hornets have won at least 30 matches each...
September 10, 2014 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars, Jags win; Lions gain first victory since ‘12
Lithia Springs’ historic 27-7 victory over Chapel Hill highlighted an active Friday evening for Douglas County football programs on Sept. 5. Coming into its contest against Chapel Hill (0-2, 0-1), ...
September 10, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexander starts strong in new region
The Alexander softball team had a difficult start to its 2014 campaign, losing six of its first eight games. However, the Cougars have turned the season around with a four-game winning streak throu...
September 10, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas teams’ results mixed as season begins
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.03.14 - 11:40 am
  • County volleyball teams hit strides
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.03.14 - 11:38 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Football Friday, Sept. 2 New Manchester 28, Hiram 14 Alexander 41, Paulding County 31 Lithia Springs 27, Chapel Hill 7 Volleyball Monday, Sept. 1 Alexander 2, East Paulding 0 Thursday, Sept. 4 Rock...
    September 10, 2014 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb, Henry Week 3 Football Scores
    Week 3 Football Results (DeKalb and Henry)...
    September 06, 2014 01:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dutchtown faces Lovejoy for first time
    Dutchtown hopes to get back on track Friday but that task more than likely will be complicated when the Bulldogs host Lovejoy...
    September 04, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hampton competes in first game Friday
    For the past two weeks, every football team in Henry County has played at least one game except Hampton, the newest program in the area...
    September 04, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female Athlete of the Week
    Camila Zimmerman--ST. PIUS X

    Last year when the St. Pius volleyball team needed a point, Leah Hardeman was the person for the job. Now, since Hardeman has graduated, four players are handling...
    September 04, 2014 12:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    St. Pius volleyball excels through adjustments
    Even though the St. Pius volleyball team still has a few things to figure out, August was a good month for the defending champions...
    September 04, 2014 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marist hosts Lovett on Friday
    Only two teams beat Marist during the regular season last year. Thomas County Central and Lovett earned that distinction...
    September 04, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton hosts defending champs in crucial test
    Milton will host defending Class AAAAAA state champion Norcross, while Alpharetta goes on the road to face West Forsyth in a battle of Region 6AAAAAA powerhouses in games that highlight Friday’s no...
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    Hornets continue to thrive under new coach
    Roswell entered the 2014 volleyball season with big aspirations after going 38-14 and advancing to the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAAA state tournament last year. The Hornets appear to be buildin...
    September 04, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marist hosts Lovett in latest edition of rising rivalry
    Two of metro Atlanta’s best private-school teams will get together as defending Class AA state champion Lovett goes on the road to take on Marist in a non-region battle at Hughes Spalding Stadium F...
    September 04, 2014 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Spartans aim for another state berth with new coach
    The North Springs girls’ volleyball team has enjoyed a run of success with four consecutive state tournament appearances, advancing to the second round three times. However, the Spartans are in the...
    September 04, 2014 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    All Paulding teams have wins to start seasons
    As the calendar enters September and the fall season nears, Paulding County public high school programs have begun their regular seasons in football with strong results after each squad has won at ...
    September 03, 2014 11:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • South Paulding football opens season with victory
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.27.14 - 12:57 pm
  • Raiders embark on new volleyball season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.27.14 - 12:52 pm
  • Chapel Hill softball adjusting to new classification
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.27.14 - 12:46 pm
  • Alexander volleyball seeks turnaround
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.27.14 - 12:38 pm