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Paulding native represents at Kennesaw State
Two years ago, Jeremy Howell was a standout baseball player for East Paulding High School, leading the Raiders into the state playoffs. The Dallas native has continued his strong play on the diamon...
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Centennial athletics looks to make sports safer
In the fall of 2014, Centennial athletic director Billy Kirk was looking for a way to improve concussion protocol measures for athletes. He was approached by local dentist Dr. Gary Nelson, who was ...
April 17, 2015 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Nicole Haigwood
Nicole Haigwood is a tenacious tennis player who can go toe-to-toe with any player she will face this season. Armed with a strong serve and volley, her strong play on the tennis court belies her ha...
April 17, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton golf teams prep for region tourneys
The Masters just concluded in Augusta this weekend and while professional golf may or may not be in the future for north Fulton prep golfers, it is a new day and a new season. As region golf tourna...
April 17, 2015 10:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring sports enter home stretch of season
With spring break taking place last week, the spring prep sports in Paulding County are heading towards the conclusion of the regular season and some have even begun region tournaments. In baseball...
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New Manchester preps for tourney
Last season, the New Manchester track and field program had its best campaign in its history, seeing it boys’ and girls’ teams each place fourth in their respective Class 5A state meets. This seaso...
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Spring sports enter home stretch of season
With spring break taking place last week, the spring prep sports in Douglas County are heading towards the conclusion of the regular season and some have even begun region tournaments. In baseball,...
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Friday East Paulding at New Manchester Alexander at Hiram Villa Rica at Chapel Hill Douglas County at South Cobb Lithia Springs at Allatoona Monday New Manchester at East Paulding Hiram at Alexande...
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Union Grove meets Luella at Turner Field on Friday
Last year, Union Grove and Luella were scheduled to play at Turner Field but the weather prevented this memorable moment for the players and coaches, not just once, but twice...
April 15, 2015 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Creations’ Agan signs with Point University
On April 13, New Creation Christian Academy senior Tyler Agan signed his letter of intent to join the men’s cross country team at Point University in West Point...
April 15, 2015 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tucker native Sieg teams with FLASR
Tucker resident and stock car driver Ryan Sieg will be sponsored by FLASR for two NASCAR Xfinity Series races this season...
April 14, 2015 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marist Boys Varsity Lacrosse--A Family Affair
When the Marist varsity boys’ lacrosse team takes the field for a game, four sets of brothers take the field and a set of brothers coach from the sidelines...
April 10, 2015 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Tigers look for growth in second half
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  • Jaguars setting new standard
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    04.01.15 - 11:01 am
  • Patriots near elusive playoff spot
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    04.01.15 - 10:57 am
  • North Fulton teams take a swing at state title
    Although it is played in singles and doubles, tennis is indeed a team sport and teams are jockeying for position as the state playoffs loom near. Region tournaments end April 18, with the first rou...
    April 10, 2015 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Centennial names new head football coach
    Lenny Gregory admits he can be an intense guy. But coupled with high energy, a positive attitude and passion, that intensity bodes well for his coaching style. “I am a motivator and big believer in...
    April 10, 2015 11:04 AM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton prep for state playoff surge
    As the weather heats up and the foliage regains its hue, the fields are ripe for north Fulton’s girls’ lacrosse teams to make a run at a state title. Milton begins the season as defending state cha...
    April 10, 2015 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Andrew Thomas
    Andrew Thomas plays at a consistently high level for the Roswell boys’ lacrosse team. The senior attackman can always be counted on and has proven to be an asset both on and off the field, said coa...
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Caroline Beasley
    Caroline Beasley is usually the first person on the tennis court and the last to leave. She is playing at No. 2 singles slot for King’s Ridge and coach Brenda Clinton said in addition to stellar pl...
    April 10, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Peyton Masters
    Peyton Masters is a relentless competitor, whose work ethic on and off the field is exemplary. But it’s her quiet leadership that earns the respect of her teammates said coach Andy Trevers. “She wi...
    April 10, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Northside teams take a swing at title
    Although it is played in singles and doubles, tennis is indeed a team sport and Northside teams are jockeying for position as the state playoffs loom near. Region tournaments end April 18, with the...
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Trey Blasingame
    Westminster’s boys’ soccer team is pumping on all cylinders as the season grinds to a close. As region tournament play draws near, the team has a talented bunch of competitive players who are ready...
    April 10, 2015 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Locust Grove races past Eagle's Landing on diamond
    Monday was Opening Day for Major League Baseball and another good day for the Locust Grove baseball team...
    April 08, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chamblee girls’ track and field team wins first county title
    The Chamblee girls’ track and field team has finally earned the right to be called DeKalb County champions...
    April 08, 2015 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Paulding track seeks to be best in county
    The South Paulding track and field team has returned to competition this season and had a productive campaign. The girls’ team placed first at the Paulding County Championships, which was hosted on...
    April 08, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Raiders begin prep for region tourney
    The East Paulding girls’ tennis team has placed fourth in Region 5AAAAA standings in the regular season, earning seven region victories. With the region tournament starting Tuesday at Lost Mountain...
    April 08, 2015 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Wolfpack boys see growth in second season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.01.15 - 10:51 am
  • East Paulding baseball off to fast start
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    03.27.15 - 11:45 am
  • Spartans seek consistency in hunt for title
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    03.27.15 - 11:42 am
  • Douglas County girls' soccer off to strong start
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    03.27.15 - 11:39 am
  • Cougars’ season beginning to find form
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    03.27.15 - 11:37 am