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Local athletes named to All-Region basketball teams
With the conclusion of the prep basketball season this weekend, Paulding Country athletes have been named to the All-Region teams in their respective associations. The All- Region 5AAAAA girls’ fir...
March 04, 2015 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots embarking on first part of season
Through the first portion of its season, the Paulding County High School girls’ soccer team has dealt with inclement weather and cancelled games but is still optimistic heading into region play thi...
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Athlete of the Week: Bradley Bitting, North Paulding
North Paulding wrestler Bradley Bitting reached the summit of high school wrestling in Georgia, winning the Class 6A-106 pound state championship in Macon on Feb. 14. The freshman won a 6-4 decisio...
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Athlete of the Week: Alyssia Lowers, Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill girls’ soccer team has won its first two games of the season and senior captain Alyssia Lowers has been a major contributor, scoring four goals and assisting on another. “Alyssia is...
March 04, 2015 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Boys’ lacrosse Monday, Feb. 23 East Paulding 17, Eagles Landing 11 Friday, Feb. 27 North Paulding 14, Northgate 4 Girls’ lacrosse Monday, Feb. 23 Sprayberry 15, North Paulding 6 Friday, Feb. 27 Wes...
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Paulding County teams enter state tournament
The prep basketball season in Georgia has entered the postseason with numerous Paulding County programs participating in the state playoffs. In the Georgia High School Association, three programs q...
February 25, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 | 5 5 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Boys’ Basketball State playoffs Wednesday, Feb. 18 South Paulding 66, Stephenson 37 Saturday, Feb. 21 Brunswick 76, South Paulding 59 Girls’ Basketball State playoffs Tuesday, Feb. 17 Miler Grove 5...
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Paulding basketball programs prepare for the state playoffs
Three Paulding County basketball teams have advanced to the Georgia High School Association state playoffs in Class 5A. The Hiram girls’ basketball team secured its first region championship in pro...
February 18, 2015 12:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County programs perform at state wrestling tournament
The Georgia High School Association held its Traditional Wrestling State Championships last week in Macon. The event was well-represented by Paulding County grapplers performing at the highest leve...
February 18, 2015 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Boys’ Basketball Monday, Feb. 9 Marietta 64, North Paulding 61 Paulding County 64, New Manchester 57 Chapel Hill 52, Hiram 43 Wednesday, Feb. 11 Alexander 78, Paulding County 50 Friday, Feb. 13 Sou...
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  • Patriots rounding into playoff form
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    01.28.15 - 10:13 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Max King, North Paulding
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    01.28.15 - 10:04 am
  • Raiders fight through season struggles
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    01.21.15 - 01:19 pm
  • Wolfpack makes showing in state duals
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    01.21.15 - 01:14 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Deesha Brefford, New Manchester
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    01.21.15 - 01:08 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Qunta Bedford, Lithia Springs
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    01.21.15 - 01:05 pm
  • Paulding High using younger lineup this season
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    01.14.15 - 12:29 pm
  • 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 | 9 9 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...
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    Paulding County celebrates National Signing Day
    Prep athletes throughout Paulding County made their commitment to continue their careers at the collegiate level on National Signing Day last week. High school seniors throughout the county accepte...
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    Regional basketball play set for local teams
    This week, prep basketball programs throughout Paulding County begin play in their region tournaments as they work for a spot in the state playoffs. For boys’ basketball, the Region 5AAAAA tourname...
    February 11, 2015 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 16 16 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 | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ Basketball Tuesday, Feb. 3 Hiram 67, New Manchester 53 McEachern 61, North Paulding 45 South Paulding 54, Chapel Hill 53 Friday, Feb. 6 Kennesaw Mountain 52, North Paulding 44 Saturday, Feb. ...
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    Spartans get big win against rival before tourney
    The South Paulding girls’ basketball team has posted its best regular season record in program history with 17 wins and will host a quarterfinal game of the Region 5AAAAA Tournament Feb. 11. The Sp...
    February 04, 2015 12:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Programs grow in highest classification
    With the North Paulding athletic program entering the highest classification this season, growing pains were expected for the basketball programs entering play in Region 4AAAAAA. The Wolfpack teams...
    February 04, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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...
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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...
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ Basketball Tuesday, Jan. 27 East Paulding 80, Paulding County 72 Allatoona 54, Hiram 42 Osborne 60, North Paulding 51 South Paulding 77, Lithia Springs 52 Grace Christian 51, The Campus 29 Th...
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  • Season in full swing for county teams
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    01.14.15 - 12:25 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Kiana Johnson, Lithia Springs
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    01.14.15 - 12:13 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Chad Terrell, North Paulding
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    01.14.15 - 12:10 pm
  • Spartans win nine of 12 games to start season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.07.15 - 11:57 am
  • Hornets seek consistency in new year
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    01.07.15 - 11:50 am
  • Athlete of the Week: D.J. Wakefield, East Paulding
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    01.07.15 - 11:43 am
  • TOP DAWG: North Paulding alum enters new chapter of career after UGA success
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.06.15 - 03:10 pm
  • Paulding County Sports Year in Review
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    12.30.14 - 11:57 am