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New Manchester’s Jarrett wins county’s top honor
New Manchester running back Omahri Jarrett has been awarded the 2014 Howard Thompson Trophy by the Douglas County School System. The award is annually given to the senior football player in Douglas...
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Hawks embark on new season
Prior to last season, the Harvester Christian Academy boys’ basketball team had won only one game combined in the previous three years. However, under head coach Jermal McCoy, the Hawks responded w...
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Athlete of the Week: Atara McGhaw, Alexander
Alexander freshman Atara McGhaw has had an immediate impact on the girls’ basketball team, which has already won four contests this season. The guard has been effective on both ends of the floor, s...
December 17, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Scores Boys’ Basketball Tuesday, Dec. 9 New Manchester 73, East Paulding 67 Allatoona 63, Alexander 57 Chapel Hill 65, Lithia Springs 63 Douglas County 53, Newnan 49 Friday, Dec. 12 Paulding County...
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Athlete of the Week: CJ Baisden, South Paulding
Senior guard/forward CJ Baisden has been a catalyst for the South Paulding boys’ basketball team which has won five of its first seven contests this season including victories over East Paulding an...
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Jaguars’ program continues building process
After winning four contests last season in its third year of varsity play, the New Manchester girls’ basketball team began this year’s campaign with three losses. However, the Jaguars rebounded wit...
December 10, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Macey McBrayer, Hiram
The Hiram girls’ basketball team is off to another hot start to its season, winning five of its first six games after a 23-win campaign last season. Junior forward Macey McBrayer has been a major c...
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Athlete of the Week: Yancy St. Germain, Paulding County
Paulding County High School boys’ basketball player Yancy St. Germain had a record-setting performance against Osborne on Dec. 6. The senior guard broke the county’s single-game scoring record in t...
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Tigers primed for championship run
Expectations are high in Douglasville for the Douglas County boys’ basketball team after its stellar campaign last season which saw the Tigers win 22 games, capture a region title for the first tim...
December 03, 2014 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Kelsi Fizer, South Paulding
After making the state playoffs last season, the South Paulding girls’ basketball team has started this year with wins in its first two contests. Sophomore power forward Kelsi Fizer has been the ca...
December 03, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Jacob Giammarco, Alexander
Alexander cross country runner Jacob Giammarco concluded his strong season for the Cougars by placing 29th out of 228 runners in the Class 5A meet at the Georgia High School Association State Cross...
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Scores Boys’ Basketball Tuesday, Nov. 25 Chapel Hill 70, Blessed Trinity 68 Saturday, Nov. 29 St. Francis 91, Douglas County 72 New Manchester 78, Therrell 58 Girls’ Basketball Tuesday, Nov. 25 Ale...
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  • Athlete of the Week: Dawson Mitchell, South Paulding
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  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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  • Douglas County football Tigers move closer to first playoff spot since 2007
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    11.05.14 - 11:59 am
  • Chapel Hill softball season ends in state quarterfinals
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    11.05.14 - 11:57 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jinni Pethel, Hiram
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    11.05.14 - 11:54 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Meshach Mays, North Paulding
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    11.05.14 - 11:52 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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  • Douglas football programs nearing season’s end
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    10.29.14 - 11:44 am
  • Chapel Hill earns trip to quarterfinals
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    10.29.14 - 11:39 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Cameron Dobbs, Landmark Christian
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    10.29.14 - 11:37 am
  • Fall prep sports conclude in Douglas County
    The holiday week of Thanksgiving has marked the conclusion of the fall sports prep season for Douglas County programs, several of which had stellar campaigns. Five football teams made the postseaso...
    November 24, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cougars embark on new season, class
    After winning 12 contests last season, the Alexander girls’ basketball team is back on the practice court preparing for the new season in Class 5A after spending the previous two years in Class 4A....
    November 24, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Jasmine Weber, East Paulding
    East Paulding cross country runner Jasmine Weber had a strong conclusion to her senior season. She finished sixth overall at the Region 5AAAAA meet on Oct. 30 with a time of 20:53.67, helping the R...
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    Athlete of the Week: Baylor Whitfield, Alexander
    The Alexander football team saw its season end on Nov. 14 in the first-round of the Class 5A playoffs against Stephenson. However, junior quarterback Baylor Whitfield had a standout performance, th...
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Schedule Boys’ Basketball Friday, Nov. 28 Douglas Co. vs. Madison Academy (Ala.) Saturday, Nov. 29 Douglas County vs. St. Francis Therrell at New Manchester Monday, Dec. 1 Berean at Harvester Chris...
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    Asia Durr signs with Louisville
    Douglasville resident Asia Durr of St. Pius X Catholic High School in Chamblee signs a letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Louisville recently. Durr enters the 2014-15 campaig...
    November 24, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area teams see playoff action
    The postseason began for most high school football programs Friday and Douglas County was well represented with several squads in action. Douglas County High School (5-6) made its first appearance ...
    November 19, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Panthers ready for new classification
    The Chapel Hill boys’ basketball team had a strong finish last season; winning six of its last eight contests for 12 wins overall. The Panthers hope to bring the positive momentum into this season,...
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    Athlete of the Week: Donovan Richardson, Douglas County
    Donovan Richardson had a stellar season for the Douglas County High School football team, finishing the 2014 campaign with a team-high 654 yards receiving and 13 total touchdowns. “I have to thank ...
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    Athlete of the Week: Savannah Watkins, North Paulding
    Freshman Savannah Watkins has completed a strong first season on the varsity cross country team at North Paulding. She finished third at the Paulding County Championships on Sept. 23 to help the Wo...
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    Five from county qualify in public, private leagues
    With the conclusion of the football regular season for many teams on Nov. 7, five Douglas County programs have set their sights on postseason glory in the GHSA state playoffs. Alexander (8-2) finis...
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    Douglas runners compete at Carrollton
    The Georgia High School Association held its State Cross Country meet in Carrollton on Saturday and Douglas County runners were well-represented at the event. In the Class 5A boys’ race, Alexander ...
    November 12, 2014 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Christian Nix, East Paulding
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    10.29.14 - 11:35 am
  • Lithia Springs football continues to rebuild
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    10.22.14 - 12:05 pm
  • Douglas programs advance in playoffs
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    10.22.14 - 12:03 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Ansley Wilbanks, South Paulding
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    10.22.14 - 12:01 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Lofton Tidwell, Landmark Christian
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    10.22.14 - 11:58 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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  • Tigers earn standout win over South Cobb
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    10.15.14 - 12:04 pm
  • Panthers, Cougars prepare for softball playoffs
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    10.15.14 - 12:02 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Kylah Maxwell-Brown, Chapel Hill
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    10.15.14 - 11:59 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jamarkeus Hammond, Hiram
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    10.15.14 - 11:56 am