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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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Bryce Holloman, Alexander
Alexander wrestler Bryce Holloman claimed his first state championship Feb. 14 in Macon, winning the Class 5A-120 pound division by defeating Bryce Crew of Camden County by a 2-1 decision in the fi...
February 25, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Boys’ Basketball Wednesday, Feb. 18 M.L. King 64, Alexander 58 Miller Grove 49, Chapel Hill 46 Douglas County 60, North Cobb 39 Saturday, Feb. 21 Wheeler 87, Douglas County 68 Girls’ Basketball Tue...
February 25, 2015 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harvester names Alexander grad its new football coach
Harvester Christian Academy has named Dutch Nelson as the head coach of the varsity football team, the school announced this week. Nelson is a graduate of Alexander High School, has a business degr...
February 20, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball programs prepare for state playoffs
Six Douglas County basketball teams have advanced to the Georgia High School Association state playoffs which begin Wednesday. Douglas County High School will send its boys’ and girls’ squads to th...
February 18, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local wrestlers make moves in state tourney
The Georgia High School Association held its Traditional Wrestling State Championships last week in Macon. The event was well-represented by Douglas County grapplers performing at the highest level...
February 18, 2015 11:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Amari Price, Hiram
The Hiram girls’ basketball won its first region championship in program history last Saturday, defeating Lithia Springs 45-36 in the title game for Region 5AAAAA. The Hornets have been led by juni...
February 18, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Kinsey Burgess, South Paulding
The South Paulding boys’ basketball team has earned a spot in the state playoffs for the second-consecutive season behind the efforts of senior Kinsey Burgess, who has averaged nine points, six reb...
February 18, 2015 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Boys’ Basketball Monday, Feb. 9 Paulding County 64, New Manchester 57 Chapel Hill 52, Hiram 43 Douglas County 75, South Cobb 66 Wednesday, Feb. 11 Alexander 78, Paulding County 50 Chapel Hill 55, L...
February 18, 2015 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas programs prep for region tournaments
This week, prep basketball programs throughout Douglas County begin play in their respective region tournaments in hopes of a spot in the state playoffs. For boys’ basketball, the Region 5AAAAA tou...
February 11, 2015 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Max King, North Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.28.15 - 10:04 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    01.28.15 - 10:04 am
  • Lady Lions seeking postseason bid
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.21.15 - 01:12 pm
  • Alexander competes in state team duals
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.21.15 - 01:10 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Deesha Brefford, New Manchester
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.21.15 - 01:08 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Qunta Bedford, Lithia Springs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.21.15 - 01:05 pm
  • New Manchester adjusting to new system
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.14.15 - 12:19 pm
  • Alexander preps for team wrestling duals
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.14.15 - 12:16 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Kiana Johnson, Lithia Springs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.14.15 - 12:13 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Chad Terrell, North Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.14.15 - 12:10 pm
  • Lady Hawks eye region, state titles
    With an overall record of 12-2 and an undefeated mark in region play, the Harvester Christian girls’ basketball team has placed itself in a prime position to earn a region tournament championship a...
    February 11, 2015 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County celebrates Signing Day
    Prep athletes throughout Douglas County made their commitment to continue their careers at the collegiate level on National Signing Day Feb. 4. High school seniors throughout the county accepted at...
    February 11, 2015 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Alex Weems, Chapel Hill
    The Chapel Hill girls’ basketball team has won seven of its last eight games and been led by senior forward Alex Weems who has become one of the most consistent players in the county. During this r...
    February 11, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Kalen Clifton, Douglas County
    The Douglas County boys’ basketball team has had another strong campaign this season with 19 wins and a second-place finish in the Region 3AAAAAA standings. The Tigers have been powered by junior g...
    February 11, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ Basketball Tuesday, Feb. 3 Hiram 67, New Manchester 53 South Paulding 54, Chapel Hill 53 Douglas County 75, East Coweta 48 Lithia Springs 77, East Paulding 61 Wednesday, Feb. 4 Douglas County...
    February 11, 2015 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cougars recover for strong finish to regular season
    After a slow start to its season with a 5-8 overall record, the Alexander girls’ basketball team had wins in seven of its last eight games through Jan. 29. The improved play gives the Cougars 11 re...
    February 04, 2015 12:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lions seek consistency entering tourney
    After missing the state playoffs for the first time in eight years last season, the Lithia Springs boys’ basketball team has looked for a rebound campaign this season. The Lions have endured a winn...
    February 04, 2015 12:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Amira Atwater, Douglas County
    With wins in nine of their last 10 contests through Jan. 29, the Douglas County High School girls’ basketball team has placed itself in position for a potential regular-season region championship a...
    February 04, 2015 12:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Demiere Brown, Hiram
    Hiram boys’ basketball player Demiere Brown has had a stellar season for the Hornets, averaging more than 17 points and seven rebounds a contest. The efforts of the sophomore forward have helped Hi...
    February 04, 2015 12:05 PM | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ Basketball Monday, Jan. 26 Bible Baptist 77, King’s Way Christian 57 Tuesday, Jan. 27 South Paulding 77, Lithia Springs 52 Alexander 62, New Manchester 54 Chapel Hill 71, Villa Rica 54 Langst...
    February 04, 2015 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County putting together strong campaign
    After starting the season with losses in four of its first six games, the Douglas County High School girls’ basketball team has rebounded with victories in 13 of its last 15 contests. The Tigers cu...
    January 28, 2015 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Panthers seek strong finish to season
    The Chapel Hill boys’ basketball team started the 2015 calendar year with five consecutive losses but has turned its fortunes around with wins in two of its last three contests including victories ...
    January 28, 2015 10:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    01.14.15 - 12:09 pm
  • Panthers rebound after a slow start
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 12:59 pm
  • Cougars ready to peak this season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.07.15 - 12:54 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: D.J. Wakefield, East Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.07.15 - 11:43 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    01.07.15 - 11:38 am
  • Douglas County Sports Year in Review
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.30.14 - 11:50 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    12.30.14 - 11:49 am
  • County shines in all-region selections
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.24.14 - 11:23 am
  • Douglas grad win for Kennesaw State
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    12.24.14 - 11:21 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Alexia Wallace, Chapel Hill
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.24.14 - 11:18 am