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South Paulding football putting in summer work
Last season, the South Paulding football team made the state playoffs for the second consecutive year and hosted a postseason matchup. The Spartans have returned to the practice field this summer p...
July 01, 2015 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real Volleyball helps develop talent
The Real Volleyball Academy, founded four years ago by Ronny Real, has returned this summer with camps at the Allatoona Sports Academy in Hiram. Real has had a distinguished playing and coaching ca...
July 01, 2015 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram to host summer camp
The Hiram volleyball team will host a camp in association with EFX Volleyball starting on July 13 and lasting through July 17. Each session will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. The camp is open t...
July 01, 2015 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Manchester returns to practice field for summer workouts
Fresh off its first postseason appearance in program history last season, the New Manchester football team has returned to the practice field for summer workouts. The Jaguars’ success last season w...
July 01, 2015 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglasville center trains community through instructional summer camps
This summer, Douglasville Gymnastics has once again opened its doors to the Douglas County community, serving as a congregation center for young athletes in gymnastics, tumbling and competitive che...
July 01, 2015 12:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth build skills at Oglethorpe tennis camp
Last week, the fourth session of Peter Howell’s junior tennis camp concluded at Oglethorpe University...
June 30, 2015 06:06 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bevy of knockouts highlight Sugar Bert's Saturday Night Lights Out event
On June 20 during Sugar Bert Boxing Promotions’ third session of Saturday Night Lights Out, five of the first 10 boxers had their lights momentarily turned out at the Riverdale Centre for Arts in R...
June 30, 2015 05:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Junior Rowing Association athletes creme of the crop
Amidst the heat and humidity of the hot and hazy days of summer, there is a quest to find refuge from the steamy temperatures. Near the water’s edge, whether it be beach or pool, there is a cool br...
June 26, 2015 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Dream's McCoughtry holds annual basketball camp
After more than two days of basketball drills and competition at Eagle’s Landing High School, a number of young female basketball players got the opportunity to meet Atlanta Dream forward Angel McC...
June 25, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Strong Rock coach hosts football camp
From June 15 to 18, former Strong Rock Christian football coach Mark Miller held his inaugural Camp of Champions football camp at Heritage Park in McDonough...
June 25, 2015 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area teams battle at Miller Grove's Shot Clock scrimmages
Teams were forced to get into their offensive sets a little quicker last week during the third year of the ‘Shot Clock’ summer scrimmages at Miller Grove High...
June 25, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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M.L. King alum prepares for sophomore season at Eastern Kentucky
During the offseason at Eastern Kentucky University, there were a lot of changes to the coaching staff but rising sophomore and M.L. King High School 2014 graduate Paul Jackson...
June 25, 2015 10:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • North Paulding returns to summer workouts
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 02:29 pm
  • Spring athletes honored by district
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 02:15 pm
  • Area wrestlers represent Team Georgia
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 02:13 pm
  • Volleyball club training area youth
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 02:07 pm
  • Lions go to work in summer session
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 02:01 pm
  • Durr named national player of the year
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 01:59 pm
  • Hiram football hits field for summer workouts
    Last season, the Hiram football team won six contests, the most in a single campaign since the 2010 season, which was also the last time the Hornets made the state playoffs. Despite Hiram missing o...
    June 24, 2015 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Wolfpack Elite help grow local talent
    Lacrosse has become one of the fastest growing sports in Georgia with both East Paulding and North Paulding High School starting boys’ and girls’ varsity programs within the past two years. The Wol...
    June 24, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Volleyball camp training local youth
    The sport of indoor volleyball has emerged as one of the fastest growing sports among prep athletes in Paulding County. Leading the charge has been the club team Push 1 Volleyball and its annual su...
    June 24, 2015 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lithia Springs football returns to field for summer workouts
    Coming into last season, the Lithia Springs football program was welcoming a new head coach, former Lovejoy assistant coach Craig Chatman, and hadn’t won a football contest since October 2012. The ...
    June 24, 2015 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chapel Hill basketball getting ready for new season
    Last season, the Chapel Hill girls’ basketball team won 15 contests and finished third in the Region 5-AAAAA standings. However, after a first-round loss in the region tournament to Lithia Springs,...
    June 24, 2015 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Falcons' Quinn: Foundation set for success
    Dan Quinn has three rules for the Atlanta Falcons as he enters his first season as the team’s head coach. “First is protect the team. Second, no complaining; no excuses. And third, be early,” he sa...
    June 23, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County hosts basketball and cheer camp
    Last week, Henry County basketball coach Vincent Rosser conducted his seventh annual basketball and cheerleading camp at the school’s gymnasium...
    June 19, 2015 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Luella basketball coach stresses team play at camps
    Like last week, this week and the rest of the month, Luella boys’ basketball coach Mark Vincent will be conducting his instructional basketball academy...
    June 19, 2015 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Strong Rock alum prepares for final football season
    Strong Rock Christian alum B.J. Chancey hopes his senior year is a bounce-back season for the University of the Cumberlands football team...
    June 19, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta-based A5 Volleyball helping year-round athletes
    No matter the sport, it has become increasingly clear that in order to be a world-class athlete, one must train and compete as one. And the earlier the start, the better. From baseball, to track an...
    June 19, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Southwest DeKalb girls' basketball player reflects on traumatic fall
    January 3 is a day Southwest DeKalb rising sophomore Michaela Bennefield will probably never forget...
    June 18, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area teams compete in basketball camps
    The summer may be a break from school but definitely not sports especially basketball. Last week, Southwest DeKalb, Decatur and Columbia...
    June 18, 2015 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding County wrestlers prepare for tourney action
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:05 pm
  • Area baseball players named to all-region team
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:02 pm
  • Hiram back on course with summer workouts
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:01 pm
  • Douglas County ready to build off postseason berth
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 02:55 pm
  • Douglas County baseball players named to All-Region teams
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 02:54 pm