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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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 5 5 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 | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mount Pisgah girls’ tennis maintains state elite status
With state championships in 2011 and ’12 and a state runner-up finish last year, Mount Pisgah Christian has established itself as a dominant team in Class A girls’ tennis. The Patriots are looking ...
April 10, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Springs shows improvement on diamond
North Springs had nowhere to go but up coming into the 2014 season after suffering through a 6-20 campaign the year before. While the Spartans haven’t achieved contender status in Region 7AAAAA, th...
April 10, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ girls’ lacrosse battling it out
With a state runner-up finish in 2011 as well as semifinal and quarterfinal placings in ’10 and ’12 respectively, the Holy Innocents’ girls’ lacrosse team has had its share of success in the last f...
April 10, 2014 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Roundup
Pace to build new stadium and track Pace announced last week it will build a state-of-the-art stadium and track at its current athletics complex in Mableton, which will be ready in time for the 201...
April 10, 2014 09:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Calendar
Bankshot Basketball camp with Atlanta Dream Galloway girls’ basketball coach Keisha Brown ’s Bankshot Basketball will team up with the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream to hold a couple of basketball camps in J...
April 10, 2014 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge baseball falls to Upson-Lee
With only five region games left on the schedule and needing some help in the standings, Stockbridge’s...
April 09, 2014 11:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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ELCA girls seek bounce back performance
On Monday, the Eagle’s Landing Christian girls’ soccer team will attempt to get back on track...
April 09, 2014 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagle’s Landing tennis teams prepare for playoffs
After winning a fourth straight Region 4-AAAA championship which included a perfect record this time, the Eagle’s Landing girls...
April 09, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wolfpack soccer continues stellar season
After claiming the region championship last season, the North Paulding girls’ soccer team has continued to build its program, posting 10 wins this season and priming itself for another run in the s...
April 09, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots’ baseball seeking program history
The Paulding County baseball team has already accomplished numerous superlatives this season including winning nine contests, which is the most the program has won during a single campaign in seven...
April 09, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexander strives for success
The Alexander girls’ soccer team is in the midst of another stellar season, posting seven wins through April 3 and second in the Region 5-AAAA standings, ensuring another postseason appearance for ...
April 09, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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