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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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Lady Lions seeking postseason bid
With wins in five of its last seven contests through Jan. 18, the Lithia Springs’ girls’ basketball team has recovered from a slow start and finds itself only two games outside second place in the ...
January 21, 2015 01:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexander competes in state team duals
The Georgia High School Association hosted its team dual wrestling state championships at the Macon Coliseum last weekend and Douglas County was represented by Alexander in the Class 5A competition...
January 21, 2015 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears continue progression in season three
Cambridge continues to make steady progress as it enters the homestretch of its third varsity boys’ basketball season. The Bears are close to surpassing their win total of a year ago, when they wer...
January 21, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local teams compete at Westminster event
A number of the local swimming teams will be joined by some of the top squads in the state at the 45th annual Metro Atlanta swimming and diving championships at Westminster Friday and Saturday. Alp...
January 21, 2015 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball Friday, Jan. 23 Centennial at West Forsyth, 7:30 p.m. Chattahoochee at Habersham Central, 7:30 p.m. Etowah at Milton, 7:30 p.m. Johns Creek at South Forsyth, 7:30 p.m. King’s Ridge ...
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Chattahoochee, St. Francis compete at state duals
Chattahoochee and St. Francis were among the teams that competed at the GHSA state wrestling duals in Macon last weekend. In the Class AAAAAA duals, Chattahoochee defeated Rockdale County 34-30 in ...
January 21, 2015 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local teams prepare for state meet at competition
Most of the local swimming teams will be joined by some of the top squads in the state at the 45th annual Metro Atlanta swimming and diving championships at Westminster Friday and Saturday. Host We...
January 21, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans, freshmen help Lady Scots thrive
Galloway took a step forward in its first year under new coach Kiesha Brown last season – improving to 12-11 after going 8-14 in the 2012-13 campaign. The Lady Scots continue to make strides in the...
January 21, 2015 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball Thursday, Jan. 22 Griffin Christian at Holy Spirit Prep, 7:30 p.m. Weber at Loganville Christian, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23 Galloway at Fulton Leadership, 7 p.m. KIPP Atlanta at Pac...
January 21, 2015 09:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marist finishes third at state wrestling duals
Marist came away with a third place finish in the Class AAAA competition at the GHSA state wrestling duals in Macon last weekend. The War Eagles defeated Howard 72-11 in the first round and scored ...
January 21, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Panthers rebound after a slow start
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.07.15 - 12:59 pm
  • Cougars ready to peak this season
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    01.07.15 - 12:54 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
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.07.15 - 11:50 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
  • Raiders enter new year with region lead
    Alpharetta appears to be in the driver’s seat in Region 6AAAAAA as it enters the main part of its league schedule. With a 13-3 overall record and a perfect 10-0 region mark, the Raiders sit atop th...
    January 14, 2015 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cougars aiming for state tournament berth
    It was only four years ago that Chattahoochee made a run to the Class AAAA state semifinals. The Cougars are back on the winning track after several lean years with a strong start in the 2014-15 se...
    January 14, 2015 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hurley named top girls’ cross country runner
    Fellowship standout Emma Grace Hurley was named the 2014-15 Gatorade State Girls Cross Country runner of the year. The junior earned the award for a memorable 2014 cross country season in which she...
    January 14, 2015 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Golden Bears ready for region challenges after tourney win
    Coming off a title-winning performance at a tournament during the holiday season, Holy Innocents’ is now ready to take on the challenges of its region schedule in its first season in Class AA. With...
    January 14, 2015 02:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mustangs back on winning track this season
    The 2013-14 season was one to forget for Mount Vernon Presbyterian, which struggled to a 2-20 record. Things are looking much better so far in the 2014-15 campaign for the Mustangs, who are 6-4 ove...
    January 14, 2015 02:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westminster names Downes athletic director
    Westminster has named Tim Downes as its new athletic director to succeed Rusty Hudson , who is retiring at the end of the 2014-15 school year. Downes is currently the athletic director at Emory Uni...
    January 14, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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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    New Manchester adjusting to new system
    First-year head coach James Bailey has seen his New Manchester boys’ basketball team experience the expected highs and lows of implementing a new system. The Jaguars have had three separate winning...
    January 14, 2015 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alexander preps for team wrestling duals
    The prep wrestling season in Georgia will see its first set of state championships this week as the team duals take place Thursday through Saturday at the Centreplex in Macon. Unlike the traditiona...
    January 14, 2015 12:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area teams return to league action after holiday tourneys
    Things begin to get more serious for the area’s basketball teams as they enter the main part of their region schedules. In the Region 6AAAAAA boys standings, Alpharetta (10-3, 7-0) leads the way in...
    January 07, 2015 04:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area football standouts selected to All-State team
    A number of north Fulton standouts were among the players selected to the Georgia Sports Writers Association’s All-State football team. Milton linebacker Quarte Sapp was a first-team defensive sele...
    January 07, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding County Sports Year in Review
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.30.14 - 11:57 am
  • Douglas County Sports Year in Review
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    12.30.14 - 11:50 am
  • County shines in all-region selections
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    12.24.14 - 11:33 am
  • Paulding gymnast going to Kentucky
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    12.24.14 - 11:27 am
  • County shines in all-region selections
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    12.24.14 - 11:23 am
  • Douglas grad win for Kennesaw State
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    12.24.14 - 11:21 am