High School Football
Area teams see playoff action
The postseason began for most high school football programs Friday and Douglas County was well represented with several squads in action. Douglas County High School (5-6) made its first appearance ...
November 19, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five from county qualify in public, private leagues
With the conclusion of the football regular season for many teams on Nov. 7, five Douglas County programs have set their sights on postseason glory in the GHSA state playoffs. Alexander (8-2) finis...
November 12, 2014 01:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County football Tigers move closer to first playoff spot since 2007
The Douglas County High School football team’s last appearance in the state playoffs came in 2007. However, with a resounding 47-14 home victory over Campbell Friday, the Tigers have put themselves...
November 05, 2014 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Meshach Mays, North Paulding
North Paulding running back Meshach Mays had his best performance of the season for the Wolfpack against Marietta on Oct. 24. He rushed for a game-high 154 yards on 25 carries with a touchdown in a...
November 05, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas football programs nearing season’s end
With two weeks left in the regular season, Douglas County football programs are heading towards their 2014 conclusions. Alexander (7-1, 6-1) transitioned from Class 4A to Class 5A this past offseas...
October 29, 2014 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lithia Springs football continues to rebuild
The Lithia Springs football team has earned only one win in its 2014 campaign but improvements have been made in the program after going winless in 2013. “We’ve made some strides and could easily h...
October 22, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tigers earn standout win over South Cobb
The Douglas County High School football team continued its strong campaign with a 40-30 road victory over South Cobb at Clay Stadium in Austell. It was the Tigers’ third win of the season which mat...
October 15, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Previously unbeaten Cougars lose to Allatoona
In a battle between two previously unbeaten squads, Alexander dropped its first game of the season last Friday, 62-21 to Allatoona. Alexander (4-1, 3-1) took a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter w...
October 08, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
October 08, 2014 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christian schools find place in football landscape
When many think of prep football in Douglas County, first thoughts usually turn to public high schools. However, the county is also home to several private schools that field football squads, inclu...
October 01, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Manchester football has perfect start to season
In its third season of varsity football, New Manchester has started its 2014 campaign on a positive path, winning its first three contests. Two of the Jaguars’ victories have come in Region 5-AAAAA...
September 24, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas Co. earns first win of season
On a rainy Friday night, the Douglas County High School football team earned its first win of the 2014 season with a resounding 35-9 road victory over Kennesaw Mountain at the Cobb Energy/Mustang S...
September 17, 2014 01:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
September 17, 2014 01:22 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars, Jags win; Lions gain first victory since ‘12
Lithia Springs’ historic 27-7 victory over Chapel Hill highlighted an active Friday evening for Douglas County football programs on Sept. 5. Coming into its contest against Chapel Hill (0-2, 0-1), ...
September 10, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas teams’ results mixed as season begins
As the calendar enters September and the fall season nears, Douglas County public high school programs have begun their regular seasons in football. New Manchester (1-0) opened the season on Aug. 2...
September 03, 2014 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Football Preview: BACK ON THE FIELD
Welcome to another season of high school football here in Douglas County. We’re mere days away from hundreds of young men putting on shoulder pads, strapping on helmets and competing for supremacy ...
August 20, 2014 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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