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Area athletes prep for national meet
The largest prep wrestling tournament in the U.S. began this week with the opening of the Cadet/Junior National Championships in Fargo, N.D. starting last Sunday and concluding Saturday. Locally, f...
July 22, 2015 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots’ volleyball readies for new season
Two seasons ago, the Paulding County High School volleyball team had a one-win campaign but showed a significant level of improvement last year, winning six contests including area victories over L...
July 22, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Camp Blaze continues for area youth
Last week, club volleyball program Push 1 Volleyball continued its summer activities with another edition of Camp Blaze, this session as a week-long camp at King’s Way Christian School in Douglasvi...
July 22, 2015 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Paulding football welcomes new regime
After a disappointing four-win campaign last season, East Paulding has returned to the practice field this summer looking for redemption after its first losing season since 2005. The Raiders will a...
July 15, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area player named Brine National All-star
Dallas resident and North Paulding High School rising freshman Liam McGowen has had an active summer on the lacrosse pitch. He was named a 2015 Brine National All-Star and selected to represent the...
July 15, 2015 10:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunbelt League showcasing local talent
The Douglasville Bulls have been a mainstay in the Douglasville community for 22 years and the team has returned to action this summer in the Sunbelt League. Behind the efforts of former Major Leag...
July 08, 2015 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer day camps training young talent
Paulding Gymnastics, founded in August 2002 by Douglasville native and Douglas County Highs School alumnus Charlie Johnson, has opened its doors to the young athletes of Paulding County for another...
July 08, 2015 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County High back on the practice field
Last season, the Paulding County High School football team won five games, the most in a single campaign since the team’s eight-win season in 2003. The Patriots have returned to the practice field ...
July 08, 2015 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Paulding football putting in summer work
Last season, the South Paulding football team made the state playoffs for the second consecutive year and hosted a postseason matchup. The Spartans have returned to the practice field this summer p...
July 01, 2015 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real Volleyball helps develop talent
The Real Volleyball Academy, founded four years ago by Ronny Real, has returned this summer with camps at the Allatoona Sports Academy in Hiram. Real has had a distinguished playing and coaching ca...
July 01, 2015 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram to host summer camp
The Hiram volleyball team will host a camp in association with EFX Volleyball starting on July 13 and lasting through July 17. Each session will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. The camp is open t...
July 01, 2015 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram football hits field for summer workouts
Last season, the Hiram football team won six contests, the most in a single campaign since the 2010 season, which was also the last time the Hornets made the state playoffs. Despite Hiram missing o...
June 24, 2015 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • East Paulding players named All-Stars
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    05.27.15 - 11:12 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Shyla Crenshaw, Paulding County
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    05.27.15 - 10:59 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Dakota Morrell, East Paulding
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    05.27.15 - 10:54 am
  • Paulding area teams represent at state meets
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    05.20.15 - 12:59 pm
  • Spring postseason comes to a close
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    05.20.15 - 12:55 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Kayla Alexander, Chapel Hill
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    05.20.15 - 12:46 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Aeneas Williams, Alexander
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    05.20.15 - 12:42 pm
  • Area teams in championship hunt
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    05.13.15 - 01:53 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Abi Waldman, North Paulding
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    05.13.15 - 01:39 pm
  • Wolfpack Elite help grow local talent
    Lacrosse has become one of the fastest growing sports in Georgia with both East Paulding and North Paulding High School starting boys’ and girls’ varsity programs within the past two years. The Wol...
    June 24, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Volleyball camp training local youth
    The sport of indoor volleyball has emerged as one of the fastest growing sports among prep athletes in Paulding County. Leading the charge has been the club team Push 1 Volleyball and its annual su...
    June 24, 2015 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Paulding returns to summer workouts
    After making its third consecutive appearance in the state playoffs, the North Paulding football team returned to the practice field last week for the start of summer workouts. The Wolfpack, who co...
    June 17, 2015 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Spring athletes honored by district
    The Paulding County School District honored its athletes of the year for the spring season during its meeting June 9 in Dallas. North Paulding boys’ track athlete Ryne Bevan received the award for ...
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    Area wrestlers represent Team Georgia
    Three South Paulding wrestlers represented Team Georgia at the Cadet National Duals Championships hosted by USA Wrestling at the York Expo Center in York, Pa. last week from June 10 through 13. Wil...
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    Paulding County wrestlers prepare for tourney action
    The past wrestling season for high schools in Georgia ended in February but grapplers throughout the state are back on the mat preparing for national tournaments throughout this summer. One of the ...
    June 10, 2015 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area baseball players named to all-region team
    The conclusion of the spring sports season has led to the announcement of the All-Region baseball teams with Paulding County athletes receiving numerous honors in Georgia High School Association (G...
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    Hiram back on course with summer workouts
    After the conclusion of the school year two weeks ago, the Hiram High School cross country squad is back on the course conducting summer workouts preparing for the upcoming season. The Hornets look...
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    Paulding has banner year in sports
    With the official conclusion of the academic year in Georgia for all counties last week, Paulding County can reflect on a successful fall and winter season for its prep athletes. East Paulding had ...
    June 03, 2015 01:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Spring season concludes for local teams
    The East Paulding baseball team saw its season conclude in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state playoffs with a 23-win campaign. Both Raiders’ tennis teams along with boys’ soccer made the state...
    June 03, 2015 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Athlete of the Year: Allyssa Sheffield, East Paulding
    East Paulding cross country and track athlete Allyssa Sheffield concluded her senior campaign with the Raiders with an overall strong season. Sheffield’s elite performances began with the cross cou...
    June 03, 2015 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Athlete of the Year: Kyle Banks, North Paulding
    North Paulding junior Kyle Banks had an outstanding season on the team’s football and lacrosse teams. On the gridiron, the quarterback threw for 3,498 yards and 32 touchdowns, helping lead the Wolf...
    June 03, 2015 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Lasheon Strozier, Lithia Springs
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    05.13.15 - 01:36 pm
  • Paulding teams advance in state tournament
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    05.06.15 - 10:56 am
  • Paulding honors winter players of the year
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    05.06.15 - 10:53 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jonathan Mays, New Manchester
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    05.06.15 - 10:41 am
  • Area teams enter state tourney
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.29.15 - 12:22 pm
  • Area teams prepare for run at state title
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.29.15 - 12:18 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Joseph Stout, South Paulding
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    04.29.15 - 12:05 pm