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Several teams make postseason push
With the conclusion of the baseball regular season this week, several baseball programs in Paulding County find themselves in their final push to earn a coveted spot in the state playoffs. Hiram fi...
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Raiders prepare for state tournament run
Coming into this season, expectations were low for the East Paulding boys’ soccer team many expected to finish in the bottom half of Region 5AAAAA after a losing record in its 2014 campaign. Howeve...
April 22, 2015 12:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Gabby Stewart, Paulding County
The Paulding County High School girls’ soccer team has won 10 matches for the second consecutive season and is in contention for a spot in the Class 5A playoffs behind the offensive efforts of soph...
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Athlete of the Week: Christopher Battle, Lithia Springs
The Lithia Springs boys’ soccer team has qualified for the Class 5A state playoffs for the second consecutive season behind one of the top defensive units in its region. The Lions have allowed two ...
April 22, 2015 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Baseball Monday, April 13 Hiram 8, Villa Rica 4 Paulding County 13, New Manchester 10 Tuesday, April 14 East Paulding 3, Alexander 2 Wednesday, April 15 Hiram 3, Villa Rica 0 Allatoona 3, Paulding ...
April 22, 2015 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding native represents at Kennesaw State
Two years ago, Jeremy Howell was a standout baseball player for East Paulding High School, leading the Raiders into the state playoffs. The Dallas native has continued his strong play on the diamon...
April 20, 2015 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring sports enter home stretch of season
With spring break taking place last week, the spring prep sports in Paulding County are heading towards the conclusion of the regular season and some have even begun region tournaments. In baseball...
April 15, 2015 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Baseball Friday East Paulding at New Manchester Alexander at Hiram North Cobb at North Paulding South Paulding at Paulding County Saturday East Paulding vs. Pope Monday New Manchester at East Pauld...
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South Paulding track seeks to be best in county
The South Paulding track and field team has returned to competition this season and had a productive campaign. The girls’ team placed first at the Paulding County Championships, which was hosted on...
April 08, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders begin prep for region tourney
The East Paulding girls’ tennis team has placed fourth in Region 5AAAAA standings in the regular season, earning seven region victories. With the region tournament starting Tuesday at Lost Mountain...
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Athlete of the Week: Paris Habersham, Lithia Springs
Lithia Springs’ track athlete Paris Habersham has a strong season for the Lions, winning the 300-meter hurdle competition at the Douglas County Championship on March 25 in Douglasville with a time ...
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Athlete of the Week: Brandon Leggett, New Manchester
The New Manchester boys’ soccer team has won six contests this season, which ties the record for the most in a single campaign. With four matches left on their schedule, the Jaguars are on pace for...
April 08, 2015 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Haley Worthy, Alexander
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  • Athlete of the Week: Elijah Willingham, Paulding County
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  • Lindsey hired as new East Paulding football head coach
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    03.11.15 - 01:09 pm
  • Paulding alumni prepare for spring football
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    03.11.15 - 01:07 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Rachel Gross, Paulding County
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    03.11.15 - 01:00 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Michael Farmer, South Paulding
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    03.11.15 - 12:57 pm
  • Local athletes named to All-Region basketball teams
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    03.04.15 - 01:57 pm
  • Patriots embarking on first part of season
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    03.04.15 - 01:54 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Bradley Bitting, North Paulding
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  • Athlete of the Week: Alyssia Lowers, Chapel Hill
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  • Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, March 30 South Paulding 4, Alexander 2 Tuesday, March 31 North Paulding 1, Osborne 0 Wednesday, April 1 Allaoona 2, East Paulding 0 Hiram 5, New Manchester 2 Chapel Hill 6, South P...
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    Patriots near elusive playoff spot
    With 10 wins in its first 14 contests this season, the Paulding County High School baseball team is in contention for its first appearance in the state playoffs since 2003. The only other appearanc...
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    Wolfpack boys see growth in second season
    After winning eight games last season in its inaugural campaign as a varsity team, the North Paulding boys’ lacrosse team has already earned six victories midway through its 2015 season and finds i...
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    Athlete of the Week: Madison Tritt, Douglas County
    The Douglas County High School girls’ soccer team is off to another strong start to its season, winning seven of its first eight matches and undefeated in region play though Mar. 29. Sophomore Madi...
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    Athlete of the Week: Mitch White, East Paulding
    The East Paulding baseball team is one of the traditional powers in Paulding County, making the state playoffs each of the last three seasons and seven of the past 10. The Raiders look poised for a...
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Monday, March 23 East Paulding 16, Lithia Springs 3 Alexander 9, Chapel Hill 1 Tuesday, March 24 Campbell 2, Douglas County 1 Villa Rica 8, New Manchester 5 Wednesday, March 25 East Paulding 6, Lit...
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    East Paulding baseball off to fast start
    Winning has become a tradition for the East Paulding baseball program which has made the state playoffs each of the past three seasons and seven of the past 10. The Raiders have begun the 2015 camp...
    March 27, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Spartans seek consistency in hunt for title
    After winning seven contests last season, the most in a single campaign since a 13-win season in 2011, the South Paulding girls’ soccer team has been looking for consistent form this season, starti...
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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...
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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...
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, Mar. 16 South Paulding 5, Hiram 1 North Paulding 5, McEachern 4 Paulding County 10, Villa Rica 0 Wednesday, Mar. 18 East Paulding 6, South Paulding 1 East Paulding 5, South Pauldin...
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    South Paulding baseball fights through early challenges
    The early portion of the 2015 baseball season has brought several challenges to the South Paulding baseball team. Inclement weather has limited practice time for a squad that saw several top player...
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  • Paulding County teams enter state tournament
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    02.25.15 - 01:14 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Auna McCalla, Lithia Springs
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    02.25.15 - 01:03 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Bryce Holloman, Alexander
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  • Paulding basketball programs prepare for the state playoffs
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    02.18.15 - 12:08 pm
  • Paulding County programs perform at state wrestling tournament
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    02.18.15 - 11:55 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Amari Price, Hiram
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    02.18.15 - 11:25 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Kinsey Burgess, South Paulding
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    02.18.15 - 11:20 am