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Douglas County girls' soccer off to strong start
By E. Marcel Pourtout mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com After earning 14 wins and advancing to the quarterfinals of the Class 6A playoffs last season, the Douglas County girls’ soccer team has conti...
March 27, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
March 27, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 4 4 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...
March 18, 2015 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 15 15 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...
March 18, 2015 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
March 11, 2015 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
March 11, 2015 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Michael Farmer, South Paulding
    South Paulding wrestler Michael Farmer earned the team’s first individual at the Georgia High School Association Wrestling Championships in Macon on Feb. 14. The junior defeated Aaron Thomas 1-0 in...
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, Mar. 2 McEachern 11, Hiram 4 South Paulding 4, Cedartown 3 Tuesday, Mar. 3 McEachern 14, East Paulding 11 Wednesday, Mar. 4 Roswell 3, North Paulding 2 Sprayberry 5, South Paulding...
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Wednesday, Mar. 4 Carrollton 8, Alexander 5 Friday, Mar. 6 Alexander 11, Creekside 1 East Coweta 12, Douglas County 2 Saturday, Mar. 7 North Paulding 11, Alexander 8 Boys’ Soccer Tuesday, ...
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    Nelson welcomed as new head coach
    Harvester Christian Academy has named Dutch Nelson as the new head coach of the varsity football team, replacing Jeff Tobin who was retained as the offensive coordinator. Nelson has an extensive fo...
    March 04, 2015 01:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local Douglas athletes named to All-Region teams
    With the conclusion of the prep basketball season this weekend, Douglas Country athletes have been named to the All-Region teams in their respective associations. The All-region 5AAAAA girls’ first...
    March 04, 2015 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Bradley Bitting, North Paulding
    North Paulding wrestler Bradley Bitting reached the summit of high school wrestling in Georgia, winning the Class 6A-106 pound state championship in Macon on Feb. 14. The freshman won a 6-4 decisio...
    March 04, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Alyssia Lowers, Chapel Hill
    The Chapel Hill girls’ soccer team has won its first two games of the season and senior captain Alyssia Lowers has been a major contributor, scoring four goals and assisting on another. “Alyssia is...
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ Soccer Monday, Feb. 23 New Manchester 3, Creekside 0 Tuesday, Feb. 24 Carrollton 7, Alexander 1 New Manchester 0, Fayette County 0 Friday, Feb. 27 Chapel Hill 5, Callaway 1 Lassiter 3, Dougla...
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    Douglas County teams enter state playoffs
    The prep basketball season in Georgia has entered the postseason with numerous Douglas County programs participating in the state playoffs. In the Georgia High School Association, six programs qual...
    February 25, 2015 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Panthers off to strong start in early season
    After making the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state playoffs last season, the Chapel Hill girls’ soccer team has returned to action this season in Class 5A and is off to a strong start. The Panthe...
    February 25, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Auna McCalla, Lithia Springs
    The Lithia Springs girls’ basketball team went on a seven-game winning streak, including three region tournament victories, to qualify for the Class 5A state playoffs. Senior guard Auna McCalla was...
    February 25, 2015 01:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Alex Weems, Chapel Hill
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