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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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Athlete of the Week: Kyra Anderson, Chapel Hill
Senior defender Kyra Anderson has helped lead the Chapel Hill girls’ soccer team to an undefeated region record and its third consecutive, double-digit win campaign this season. “We’ve done well th...
April 23, 2014 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Matt Cooke, Alexander
Alexander boys’ soccer player and team captain Matt Cooke knows the strong tradition of the Cougars’ program which has made the state playoffs each of the previous 12 seasons. However, after a 2-3 ...
April 23, 2014 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Baseball April 16 South Paulding 13, New Manchester 4 Woodland (Bartow) 13, Lithia Springs 3 South Paulding 13, New Manchester 4 April 17 Carrollton 3, Alexander 1 Boys’ Soccer April 18 Douglas Cou...
April 23, 2014 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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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Athlete of the Week: Kalea Romero, East Paulding
East Paulding girls’ soccer team has placed itself in position to make the state playoffs for the first time in three years with junior forward Kalea Romero leading the charge for the Raiders. She ...
April 16, 2014 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Fernando Ramirez, Lithia Springs
After a difficult 2013 campaign which saw the squad placing last in Region 5-AAAAA due to points lost on forfeited matches, the Lithia Springs boys’ soccer team has responded with one of the best s...
April 16, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Baseball Tuesday, April 8 Alexander 14, Troup 3 Friday, April 11 East Paulding 18, New Manchester 10 Baseball Thursday Alexander at Carrollton Rockmart at Chapel Hill Douglas County at Westlake Fri...
April 16, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tigers seek strong finish to baseball season
This season, the Douglas County baseball team has won only six games but has optimism, with improved play, possibly to finish this campaign with a winning record. “We’re continuing to get all three...
April 09, 2014 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Chapel Hill eyes baseball title run
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.19.14 - 11:28 am
  • Lithia Springs finding form in region play
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    03.19.14 - 11:24 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Mikayla Barnes, PAULDING COUNTY
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    03.19.14 - 11:18 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Juan Carlos Serna, DOUGLAS COUNTY
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.19.14 - 11:11 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    03.19.14 - 11:08 am
  • Full Swing: Alexander baseball has strong start to 2014 campaign
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.12.14 - 10:30 am
  • Panthers embark on 2014 soccer season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    03.12.14 - 10:27 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Santasia Faust, Douglas County
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    03.12.14 - 10:24 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Mikell Lands-Davis, Alexander
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    03.12.14 - 10:21 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    03.12.14 - 10:11 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Erynne Allen, South Paulding
    Gymnast Erynne Allen has added another achievement to her stellar career by placing second overall at the Georgia State Championships held at the Gymnastix Training Center in Buford from March 21 t...
    April 09, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: C.J. Williams, North Paulding
    Senior C.J. Williams has been one of the most consistent performers for the North Paulding boys’ tennis team, earning 11 victories in singles’ competition this season. The Wolfpack also have 11 win...
    April 09, 2014 12:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, March 31 Woodland (Bartow) 11, New Manchester 1 Tuesday, April 1 Carrollton 10, Alexander 3 East Coweta 11, Douglas County 0 Wednesday, April 2 East Paulding 10, Lithia Springs 0 R...
    April 09, 2014 12:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Boys’ soccer brings region title to Lithia Springs
    The Lithia Springs boys’ soccer team endured a difficult 2013 campaign, placing last in Region 5-AAAAA due to points lost on forfeited matches because of an academic incident. The Lions also entere...
    April 02, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chapel Hill looking for football coach
    Former Chapel Hill football head coach Geoff Pastrick has accepted the same position at South Cobb High School after a two-year stint with the Panthers. The move comes after a tumultuous period whe...
    April 02, 2014 10:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Tatiana Hawkins, Alexander
    Alexander girls’ soccer player Tatiana Hawkins has had a stellar season for the Cougars, averaging nearly two assists per contest while leading the squad to seven wins and a place atop the Region 5...
    April 02, 2014 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Paulo Carney, East Paulding
    The East Paulding boys’ tennis team has begun the rebuilding process with a young squad led by junior Paulo Carney who has returned to the sport for the first time since he was 10 years old. “I had...
    April 02, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, March 24 North Paulding 16, Lithia Springs 1 Allatoona 14, New Manchester 1 Tuesday, March 25 Alexander 5, Shaw 2 Douglas County 10, Newnan 5 Wednesday, March 26 East Paulding 8, N...
    April 02, 2014 10:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County boys’ soccer clinches region title
    When Douglas County boys’ soccer head coach John Cunningham took over the program five years ago, the Tigers struggled to compete with teams within the county itself. This season, Douglas County ha...
    March 26, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ball bouncing Chapel Hill tennis’ way
    The Chapel Hill girls’ tennis team has returned to postseason form, winning five of its first seven matches this season. It looks primed to make a return to the state playoffs for the second consec...
    March 26, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Sydney Leverrett, North Paulding
    The North Paulding girls’ tennis team is off to one of its best starts in program history going undefeated through its first seven matches this season, including six victories in Region 5-AAAAA pla...
    March 26, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Aaron Jones, South Paulding
    South Paulding track athlete Aaron Jones had one of the most dominating performances in Paulding County history, winning three individual events at the County Championships on March 18 in Dallas. T...
    March 26, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas basketball seasons end in state tournament
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.05.14 - 01:07 pm
  • Boosters: Coach’s job status uncertain
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.05.14 - 01:03 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Aliyah Thomas, Hiram
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.05.14 - 12:59 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Roman Boylen, Alexander
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    03.05.14 - 12:55 pm
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    03.05.14 - 12:52 pm
  • Postseason: County’s basketball programs shine in playoffs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.26.14 - 11:08 am
  • Jaguar soccer continues growth
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.26.14 - 11:03 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Leslie Whiddon, Paulding County
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    02.26.14 - 11:00 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Corey Tillery, Douglas County
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.26.14 - 10:58 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    02.26.14 - 10:57 am