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Raiders fight through season struggles
The East Paulding girls’ basketball team had a difficult start to its season when incumbent head coach Dustin Skelton was replaced by Steven Rahn days before the opener. The Raiders, who won seven ...
January 21, 2015 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wolfpack makes showing in state duals
The Georgia High School Association hosted its team dual wrestling state championships at the Macon Coliseum last weekend and Paulding County was represented by North Paulding High in the Class 6A ...
January 21, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Deesha Brefford, New Manchester
After winning a total of only five games last year, the New Manchester girls’ basketball team already has won seven games this season including six region victories. The emergence of a young roster...
January 21, 2015 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Qunta Bedford, Lithia Springs
On a seven-game winning streak through Jan. 13, the Lithia Springs boys’ basketball team has emerged as one of the top teams in Region 5AAAAA. Senior Qunta Bedford has been a strong performer for t...
January 21, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Boys’ Basketball Tuesday, Jan. 13 Allatoona 69, East Paulding 41 Hiram 60, Chapel Hill 54 Kennesaw Mountain 90, North Paulding 81 New Manchester 72, Paulding County 64 South Paulding 60, Alexander ...
January 21, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding High using younger lineup this season
Last season, the Paulding County High School girls’ basketball team earned its first-ever region championship en route to a 18-win campaign and an appearance in the state playoffs. However, the Pat...
January 14, 2015 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Season in full swing for county teams
The prep wrestling season in Georgia will see its first set of state championships this week with the team duals today through Saturday at the Macon Centreplex in Macon. Unlike the traditional stat...
January 14, 2015 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Kiana Johnson, Lithia Springs
Guard Kiana Johnson of Lithia Springs has established herself as one of the top girls’ basketball players in Douglas County, averaging a team-high 14 points a contest along with over four rebounds ...
January 14, 2015 12:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Chad Terrell, North Paulding
The North Paulding boys’ basketball team has won four of its last six contests through Jan. 12 and sports an overall winning record. The Wolfpack’s charge has been led by sophomore Chad Terrell, wh...
January 14, 2015 12:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Boys’ Basketball Tuesday, Jan. 6 East Paulding 60, Hiram 48 Hillgrove 67, North Paulding 41 Lithia Springs 67, Paulding County 53 South Paulding 83, New Manchester 82 Friday, Jan. 9 Villa Rica 68, ...
January 14, 2015 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spartans win nine of 12 games to start season
After winning a program-record 23 contests and advancing to the second round of the state playoffs last season, expectations were high for the South Paulding boys’ basketball team heading into this...
January 07, 2015 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hornets seek consistency in new year
The Hiram boys’ basketball team has made the state playoffs each of the past two seasons and began the journey to get another postseason appearance. The Hornets have started this season with an ove...
January 07, 2015 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: CJ Baisden, South Paulding
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  • East Paulding seeks strong start to season
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    12.10.14 - 01:28 pm
  • Wolfpack embracing new class of competition
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  • Athlete of the Week: Macey McBrayer, Hiram
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  • Athlete of the Week: Yancy St. Germain, Paulding County
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    12.10.14 - 12:58 pm
  • Patriots welcome in basketball season
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    12.03.14 - 11:53 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Kelsi Fizer, South Paulding
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    12.03.14 - 11:52 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jacob Giammarco, Alexander
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  • Athlete of the Week: D.J. Wakefield, East Paulding
    After winning only one contest last season, the East Paulding boys’ basketball team has made marked improvements this year, earning four victories including a region win over Chapel Hill. The Raide...
    January 07, 2015 11:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ Basketball Monday, Dec. 29 Hiram 54, Beach 40 South Paulding 70, Meadowcreek 60 Tuesday, Dec. 30 East Paulding 68, Winder-Barrow 64 New Hampstead 59, East Paulding 56 South Paulding 61, Opeli...
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    TOP DAWG: North Paulding alum enters new chapter of career after UGA success
    University of Georgia football wide receiver Chris Conley enjoyed success on and off the gridiron this past season. The North Paulding High School alumnus led the Bulldogs with 657 receiving yards ...
    January 06, 2015 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Sports Year in Review
    Paulding high schools saw another successful year in sports in 2014 with several programs winning region titles and athletes earning individual state championships. East Paulding’s baseball team re...
    December 30, 2014 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ Basketball Friday, Dec. 19 Alexander 83, Hiram 76 North Paulding 69, Dade County 64 Paulding County 51, Oxford (AL) 46 Saturday, Dec. 20 Heritage 56, North Paulding 50 Carrollton 57, Paulding...
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    County shines in all-region selections
    The high school football season officially concluded last week and All-Region teams within the Georgia High School Association have been announced with Paulding County prep athletes well represente...
    December 24, 2014 11:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding gymnast going to Kentucky
    South Paulding High School junior and Paulding Gymnastics athlete Erynne Allen has verbally committed to attend the University of Kentucky and join the school’s gymnastics team in the fall of 2016 ...
    December 24, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Alexia Wallace, Chapel Hill
    ll girls’ basketball team has rebounded by winning seven of its last eight games. Sophomore point guard Alexia Wallace has been a key to the Panthers’ turnaround, averaging 10 points a game along w...
    December 24, 2014 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: K’Ja Johnson, Douglas County
    Coming into the season as one of the top teams in the state, the Douglas County High School boys’ basketball team has lived up to expectations, winning nine of its first 10 games and sitting undefe...
    December 24, 2014 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Scores Boys’ Basketball Friday, Dec. 12 Paulding County 76, Chapel Hill 70 South Paulding 59, East Paulding 53 Marietta 62, North Paulding 54 Saturday, Dec. 13 East Paulding 58, Chapel Hill 55 Hira...
    December 24, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Coaches name system’s fall athletes of the year
    The Paulding County School District recognized its fall sports players of the year at the board of education meeting in Dallas last week. The honored athletes were selected by a vote of the head co...
    December 17, 2014 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Wolfpack adjusting to new classification
    The North Paulding boys’ basketball team had its best season in program history last year, winning 12 contests as a Class 5A program. This year, the Wolfpack moved up to Class 6A and the adjustment...
    December 17, 2014 01:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fall prep sports end seasons in Paulding
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    11.24.14 - 02:09 pm
  • Spartans set for new year
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    11.24.14 - 02:05 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Jasmine Weber, East Paulding
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    11.24.14 - 01:54 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Baylor Whitfield, Alexander
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    11.24.14 - 01:49 pm
  • Paulding teams falter in first round
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    11.19.14 - 12:08 pm
  • Hornets primed for return to playoffs
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    11.19.14 - 12:04 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Donovan Richardson, Douglas County
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    11.19.14 - 11:54 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Savannah Watkins, North Paulding
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    11.19.14 - 11:52 am