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Perennial state power makes push for playoffs
The East Paulding football team has become one of the perennial powers in metro Atlanta, making the state playoffs eight out of the past nine seasons, including the last four years consecutively. D...
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South Paulding softball ready for state playoffs
The regular season for prep softball has ended in the county with South Paulding the only team advancing to the state playoffs. It is the Spartans’ third trip in four seasons. South Paulding earned...
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Athlete of the Week: Kylah Maxwell-Brown, Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill volleyball team has experienced its best season in program history, winning 33 matches through Oct. 10 and placing second in Area 5-AAAAA. The Panthers have been bolstered by a stro...
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Athlete of the Week: Jamarkeus Hammond, Hiram
After winning only one contest last season, the Hiram football team already has won four of their first five games through Oct. 9 and sits second in the Region 5-AAAAA standings. The Hornets’ defen...
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Scores Football Friday, Oct. 10 East Paulding 27, Chapel Hill 7 Alexander 40, Hiram 35 Hillgrove 72, North Paulding 46 South Paulding 42, Paulding County 29 Softball Tuesday, Oct. 7 Kennesaw Mounta...
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Paulding seeks respect on football field
Already with three victories this season including a 12-10 win over East Paulding last Friday, the Paulding County High School football team has surpassed its win total from 2013. The Patriots have...
October 08, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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County championships see runners shine
The North Paulding boys’ and girls’ teams both emerged victorious in the team standings and East Paulding’s Christian Nix and Allyssa Sheffield won the individual races in the recent Paulding Count...
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Athlete of the Week: Allyssa Sheffied, East Paulding
East Paulding cross country runner Allyssa Sheffield placed first in the girls’ varsity race at the Paulding County Championships on Sept. 23 in White Oak Park in Dallas. The senior finished with a...
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Athlete of the Week: Tabashi Thomas, New Manchester
With three wins in its first four games this season, the New Manchester football team has gotten off to a strong start, placing itself in contention to make the postseason for the first time in pro...
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Oct. 3 Paulding County 12, East Paulidng 10 Hiram 41, Lithia Springs 9 North Paulding 49, Harrison 35 South Paulding 30, New Manchester 17 Softball Monday, Sept. 29 Paulding County...
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North Paulding wins region opener over Kennesaw
Behind a game-high 338 yards passing from Kyle Banks and a late defensive stand, the North Paulding football team emerged with a 35-33 win over Kennesaw Mountain Friday in Dallas. “I’m happy to com...
October 01, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots seek strong finish for season
After winning only one match during its 2013 year, the Paulding County High School volleyball team has improved this season. The Patriots won three matches in their 2014 campaign, including a victo...
October 01, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Caleb Freeman, Alexander
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  • All Paulding teams have wins to start seasons
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    09.03.14 - 11:43 am
  • Early success for South Paulding softball
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    09.03.14 - 11:42 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Savana Sikes, Chapel Hill
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  • Athlete of the Week: Kyle Banks, North Paulding
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    09.03.14 - 11:33 am
  • South Paulding football opens season with victory
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    08.27.14 - 12:57 pm
  • Raiders embark on new volleyball season
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  • Athlete of the Week: Madison Rhodes, North Paulding
    The North Paulding volleyball team has made a strong transition into Class 6A this season, earning 19 victories. Senior middle Madison Rhodes has been a major catalyst for the Wolfpack and is among...
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    Athlete of the Week: Jake Oglesby, South Paulding
    South Paulding senior quarterback Jake Oglesby has had a strong beginning to his first season as a starter, leading it to wins in three of the first four games. In South Paulding’s 24-14 victory ov...
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Football Friday Paulding County at East Paulding Lithia Springs at Hiram North Paulding at Harrison New Manchester at South Paulding Volleyball Monday South Paulding vs. Paulding County Tuesday All...
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    KSU football welcomes former Paulding stars to first roster
    When former Georgia Tech assistant coach Brian Bohannon was named the inaugural football coach for Kennesaw State University in March 2013, one of his first priorities was to recruit local talent t...
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    North Paulding softball seeks consistency
    Heading into its 2014 campaign, the North Paulding softball team knew it would face difficulties. The Wolfpack moved up a classification to Class 6A and into a region with multiple top-10 programs ...
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Softball Tuesday, Sept. 16 Villa Rica 11, East Paulding 5 Allatoona 8, Hiram 2 Paulding County 8, South Paulding 6 Thursday, Sept. 18 Alexander 10, East Paulding 2 South Paulding 13, Villa Rica 1 S...
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    Hiram football off to strong start
    Coming off a disappointing one-win season in 2013, the Hiram football team has rebounded this year with two victories out of three contests this year. The Hornets’ latest victory came on Sept. 12 w...
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    South Paulding volleyball seeks consistency, playoffs
    Halfway through its first season under coach Latoya Moore, the South Paulding volleyball team has won five matches through 11 contests. The Spartans have posted strong victories against programs su...
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    Athlete of the Week: Sydnee Council, Alexander
    After a slow start to its season, the Alexander softball team has won 10 of its last 13 contests overall including an eight-game winning streak during that stretch. Senior pitcher Sydnee Council ha...
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    Athlete of the Week: Antonio Golden, Paulding County
    Paulding County High School junior wide receiver Antonio Golden has had a strong start to his 2014 campaign for the Patriots. In the season-opener against Pepperell on Aug. 29, Golden’s 156 receivi...
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    Spartans win squeaker, others not so fortunate
    South Paulding’s 34-31 overtime victory over Villa Rica highlighted an evening of action for county football programs last week. Trailing 24-10 at halftime to Villa Rica, the Spartans (2-0, 1-0) sc...
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    Hiram working for area championship
    With 10 wins through its first 13 matches, including two area victories, the Hiram volleyball team is off to another strong start in its 2014 campaign. The Hornets have won at least 30 matches each...
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  • North Paulding Football Preview: Wolfpack return after record season
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    08.20.14 - 11:54 am
  • Paulding County High School Football Preview: Patriots see hope in numbers for new season
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    08.20.14 - 11:51 am
  • South Paulding Football Preview: Spartans rebuilding after stellar campaign
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    08.20.14 - 11:39 am
  • Grace Christian Academy Football Preview: Eagles working to keep positive trend going
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    08.20.14 - 11:35 am
  • North Paulding volleyball embarks on new season
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    08.13.14 - 10:41 am
  • Patriots softball seeks return to state playoffs
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    08.13.14 - 10:39 am
  • Hiram softball prepares for new season
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    08.06.14 - 10:48 am
  • Paulding alums shine for Georgia State
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