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Douglas football programs nearing season’s end
With two weeks left in the regular season, Douglas County football programs are heading towards their 2014 conclusions. Alexander (7-1, 6-1) transitioned from Class 4A to Class 5A this past offseas...
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Chapel Hill earns trip to quarterfinals
Prep programs in Douglas County continued their quests for state titles in softball and volleyball in playoffs last week. In softball, Chapel Hill won its second round series over Creekview two gam...
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Athlete of the Week: Cameron Dobbs, Landmark Christian
Landmark Christian volleyball player and Douglasville resident Cameron Dobbs has completed one of the most productive seasons in the entire country. The sophomore’s 572 kills rank her among the top...
October 29, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Christian Nix, East Paulding
East Paulding cross country runner Christian Nix set the record for the fastest 5K time in Paulding high school history with a 15:44 mark at the Asics Invitational on Oct. 11. He finished 20th at t...
October 29, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lithia Springs football continues to rebuild
The Lithia Springs football team has earned only one win in its 2014 campaign but improvements have been made in the program after going winless in 2013. “We’ve made some strides and could easily h...
October 22, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas programs advance in playoffs
The postseason has begun for prep softball and volleyball in Georgia and Douglas County has been well represented. In softball, Chapel Hill earned a top seed in the state playoffs after winning the...
October 22, 2014 12:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Ansley Wilbanks, South Paulding
South Paulding softball has won 19 games this season and made the state playoffs for the third consecutive year. Senior centerfielder Ansley Wilbanks has been a major contributor to the Spartans’ s...
October 22, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Lofton Tidwell, Landmark Christian
Douglasville resident Lofton Tidwell has been a key contributor to the Landmark Christian School football team’s success this season from the running back position. The War Eagles have won five of ...
October 22, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Oct. 17 Alexander 49, Villa Rica 21 Westlake 34, Douglas County 3 East Paulding 57, Lithia Springs 0 New Manchester 34, Paulding County 20 South Paulding 47, Chapel Hill 0 Praise A...
October 22, 2014 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tigers earn standout win over South Cobb
The Douglas County High School football team continued its strong campaign with a 40-30 road victory over South Cobb at Clay Stadium in Austell. It was the Tigers’ third win of the season which mat...
October 15, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panthers, Cougars prepare for softball playoffs
The Chapel Hill and Alexander softball teams have advanced to the state playoffs which will begin this week. Both squads qualified for the postseason after finishing first and second respectively i...
October 15, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Kylah Maxwell-Brown, Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill volleyball team has experienced its best season in program history, winning 33 matches through Oct. 10 and placing second in Area 5-AAAAA. The Panthers have been bolstered by a stro...
October 15, 2014 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Lithia Springs alums find success at KSU
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.24.14 - 10:29 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    09.24.14 - 10:28 am
  • Douglas Co. earns first win of season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.17.14 - 01:29 pm
  • Chapel Hill volleyball eyes championship
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.17.14 - 01:27 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Sydnee Council, Alexander
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.17.14 - 01:25 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Antonio Golden, Paulding County
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.17.14 - 01:22 pm
  • Cougars, Jags win; Lions gain first victory since ‘12
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.10.14 - 11:17 am
  • Alexander starts strong in new region
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.10.14 - 11:14 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Kelly Siani, East Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.10.14 - 11:12 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Caleb Freeman, Alexander
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.10.14 - 11:09 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jamarkeus Hammond, Hiram
    After winning only one contest last season, the Hiram football team already has won four of their first five games through Oct. 9 and sits second in the Region 5-AAAAA standings. The Hornets’ defen...
    October 15, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Scores Football Friday, Oct. 10 East Paulding 27, Chapel Hill 7 Alexander 40, Hiram 35 Douglas County 40, South Cobb 30 Villa Rica 27, Lithia Springs 20 Allatoona 28, New Manchester 7 Softball Mond...
    October 15, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Previously unbeaten Cougars lose to Allatoona
    In a battle between two previously unbeaten squads, Alexander dropped its first game of the season last Friday, 62-21 to Allatoona. Alexander (4-1, 3-1) took a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter w...
    October 08, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DH Hoops gives youth sports, life training
    Founded 14 years ago by Douglas County resident Darrell Hairston, DH Hoops provides youngsters with basketball training as well as mentoring for issues on and off the court. “We help kids develop i...
    October 08, 2014 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Allyssa Sheffied, East Paulding
    East Paulding cross country runner Allyssa Sheffield placed first in the girls’ varsity race at the Paulding County Championships on Sept. 23 in White Oak Park in Dallas. The senior finished with a...
    October 08, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Tabashi Thomas, New Manchester
    With three wins in its first four games this season, the New Manchester football team has gotten off to a strong start, placing itself in contention to make the postseason for the first time in pro...
    October 08, 2014 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Football Friday, Oct. 3 Hiram 41, Lithia Springs 9 South Paulding 30, New Manchester 17 Allatoona 62, Alexander 21 Villa Rica 22, Chapel Hill 0 Douglas County 46, Newnan 30 Volleyball Tuesday, Sept...
    October 08, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Christian schools find place in football landscape
    When many think of prep football in Douglas County, first thoughts usually turn to public high schools. However, the county is also home to several private schools that field football squads, inclu...
    October 01, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tigers preparing for area tournament
    With its area tournament starting next week, the Douglas County High School volleyball team looks to round into form with a strong finish. The Tigers have won five matches this season, including a ...
    October 01, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Madison Rhodes, North Paulding
    The North Paulding volleyball team has made a strong transition into Class 6A this season, earning 19 victories. Senior middle Madison Rhodes has been a major catalyst for the Wolfpack and is among...
    October 01, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Football Friday, Sept. 26 East Paulding 31, New Manchester 28 Hiram 41, Chapel Hill 0 Alexander 24, Lithia Springs 14 Douglas County 24, Langston Hughes 9 Softball Monday, Sept. 22 Lithia Springs 1...
    October 01, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Jake Oglesby, South Paulding
    South Paulding senior quarterback Jake Oglesby has had a strong beginning to his first season as a starter, leading it to wins in three of the first four games. In South Paulding’s 24-14 victory ov...
    October 01, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    09.10.14 - 11:07 am
  • Douglas teams’ results mixed as season begins
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.03.14 - 11:40 am
  • County volleyball teams hit strides
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.03.14 - 11:38 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Savana Sikes, Chapel Hill
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.03.14 - 11:35 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Kyle Banks, North Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.03.14 - 11:33 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    09.03.14 - 11:32 am
  • Chapel Hill softball adjusting to new classification
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.27.14 - 12:46 pm
  • Alexander volleyball seeks turnaround
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.27.14 - 12:38 pm
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    08.27.14 - 12:36 pm
  • Douglas County Football Preview: BACK ON THE FIELD
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 11:23 am