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New Manchester preps for tourney
Last season, the New Manchester track and field program had its best campaign in its history, seeing it boys’ and girls’ teams each place fourth in their respective Class 5A state meets. This seaso...
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Spring sports enter home stretch of season
With spring break taking place last week, the spring prep sports in Douglas County are heading towards the conclusion of the regular season and some have even begun region tournaments. In baseball,...
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Friday East Paulding at New Manchester Alexander at Hiram Villa Rica at Chapel Hill Douglas County at South Cobb Lithia Springs at Allatoona Monday New Manchester at East Paulding Hiram at Alexande...
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Lithia Springs boys' soccer primed for postseason run
After securing 12 victories and the first region title in program history last season, the Lithia Springs boys’ soccer team has continued its winning ways this season, earning victories in seven ou...
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Tigers look for growth in second half
The Douglas County High School baseball team has reached the midway point of its 2015 campaign looking for improved play in region action. While the Tigers sport an overall record of 6-9, they’ve w...
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Athlete of the Week: Paris Habersham, Lithia Springs
Lithia Springs’ track athlete Paris Habersham has a strong season for the Lions, winning the 300-meter hurdle competition at the Douglas County Championship on March 25 in Douglasville with a time ...
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Athlete of the Week: Brandon Leggett, New Manchester
The New Manchester boys’ soccer team has won six contests this season, which ties the record for the most in a single campaign. With four matches left on their schedule, the Jaguars are on pace for...
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Baseball Monday, March 30 South Paulding 4, Alexander 2 Allatoona 7, Chapel Hill 1 Hiram 11, Lithia Springs 0 Tuesday, March 31 Newnan 9, Douglas County 0 Wednesday, April 1 Hiram 5, New Manchester...
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Jaguars setting new standard
In its fourth year as a varsity program, the New Manchester boys’ soccer team has found its stride and in the midst of its best season in program history. The Jaguars have won five matches this sea...
April 01, 2015 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Madison Tritt, Douglas County
The Douglas County High School girls’ soccer team is off to another strong start to its season, winning seven of its first eight matches and undefeated in region play though Mar. 29. Sophomore Madi...
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Athlete of the Week: Mitch White, East Paulding
The East Paulding baseball team is one of the traditional powers in Paulding County, making the state playoffs each of the last three seasons and seven of the past 10. The Raiders look poised for a...
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Douglas County girls' soccer off to strong start
After earning 14 wins and advancing to the quarterfinals of the Class 6A playoffs last season, the Douglas County girls’ soccer team has continued its positive play this season, earning victories i...
March 27, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Nelson welcomed as new head coach
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  • Local Douglas athletes named to All-Region teams
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  • Athlete of the Week: Bradley Bitting, North Paulding
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  • Athlete of the Week: Alyssia Lowers, Chapel Hill
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  • Douglas County teams enter state playoffs
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  • Panthers off to strong start in early season
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  • Athlete of the Week: Auna McCalla, Lithia Springs
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  • Cougars’ season beginning to find form
    Last season, the Alexander baseball team made its mark in program history, earning a record-setting 25 wins en route to making its first appearance in the semifinals of the Class 4A playoffs before...
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    Athlete of the Week: Gretta Grantham, South Paulding
    South Paulding girls’ soccer player Gretta Grantham has had a strong start for the Spartans this season. The senior midfielder has a team-high 10 goals and one assist, helping the Spartans to three...
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    Athlete of the Week: Alex Jacobs, Hiram
    Hiram baseball senior pitcher Alex Jacobs has become one of the top players in Paulding County this season, highlighted by throwing a shutout in his team’s 5-0 win over East Paulding March 9. Jacob...
    March 27, 2015 11:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, Mar. 16 Alexander 11, Lithia Springs 1 East Paulding 14, Chapel Hill 4 Tuesday, Mar. 17 Douglas County 8, Pebblebrook 0 Allatoona 11, New Manchester 1 Wednesday, Mar. 18 Paulding C...
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    Chapel Hill baseball fights through early challenges
    After making the second round of the Class 3A playoffs last season, the early portion of the 2015 baseball season has brought several challenges to the Chapel Hill baseball team, which has moved up...
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    Asia Durr named state player of the year
    St. Pius X girls’ basketball standout and Douglasville resident Asia Durr collected another award last week as the senior was named the Gatorade girls’ basketball player of the year for the second ...
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    Athlete of the Week: Haley Worthy, Alexander
    The Alexander girls’ soccer team has won its first six contests this season, led by junior midfielder Haley Worthy. She has scored three goals on offense and led a defensive unit that’s allowed onl...
    March 18, 2015 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Elijah Willingham, Paulding County
    The Paulding County baseball team is off to a flying start in 2015, winning seven of its first eight games. Senior pitcher/centerfielder Elijah Willingham has been a catalyst for the Patriots’ stro...
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, Mar. 9 Paulding County 6, Lithia Springs 2 South Paulding 15, Villa Rica 5 Allatoona 7, Alexander 2 Chapel Hill 7, New Manchester 3 Tuesday, Mar. 10 Paulding County 13, Lithia Spri...
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    Striking Cougars see undefeated start to season
    With an undefeated mark through four matches and shutting out its last three opponents, the Alexander girls’ soccer team is off to a strong start despite dealing with cancelled contests and limited...
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    Jaguars embark on new season
    The New Manchester baseball team has overcome inclement weather and an adjusted schedule to start the season 1-1, highlighted with an 8-5 victory over Lithia Springs on Feb. 28. The Jaguars have se...
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    Athlete of the Week: Rachel Gross, Paulding County
    The Paulding County High School girls’ soccer team has won two of its last three games led by the efforts of junior Rachel Gross who has scored seven goals this season. She scored all three goals f...
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  • Athlete of the Week: Bryce Holloman, Alexander
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  • Basketball programs prepare for state playoffs
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  • Local wrestlers make moves in state tourney
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  • Athlete of the Week: Amari Price, Hiram
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  • Athlete of the Week: Kinsey Burgess, South Paulding
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  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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  • Douglas programs prep for region tournaments
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  • Lady Hawks eye region, state titles
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