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Community Christian players teach basics at football camp
With the beginning of the 2015 football season less than a month away and the summer winding down, Community Christian School...
July 23, 2015 06:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars’ volleyball continues summer workouts
Last season, the Alexander volleyball team won nine contests and made the state playoffs in its first year as a Class 5A program. This summer, the Cougars are already back on the court preparing fo...
July 22, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area athletes prep for national meet
The largest prep wrestling tournament in the U.S. began this week with the opening of the Cadet/Junior National Championships in Fargo, N.D. starting last Sunday and concluding Saturday. Locally, f...
July 22, 2015 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots’ volleyball readies for new season
Two seasons ago, the Paulding County High School volleyball team had a one-win campaign but showed a significant level of improvement last year, winning six contests including area victories over L...
July 22, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Camp Blaze continues for area youth
Last week, club volleyball program Push 1 Volleyball continued its summer activities with another edition of Camp Blaze, this session as a week-long camp at King’s Way Christian School in Douglasvi...
July 22, 2015 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three coaches join DeKalb football family
During the 15th annual DeKalb County Football Media Day on July 14, three new coaches were introduced to many of their competitors at Tucker High...
July 21, 2015 04:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur graduate wins Wayne Reynolds Scholarship
The Thompson family has given a lot to the game of golf and on July 2 the favor was somewhat returned...
July 21, 2015 04:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb County hosts 15th annual Media Day
In the midst of the SEC Football Media Days last week, DeKalb County schools held its 15th annual Football Media Day on July 14 at Tucker High...
July 21, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hockey team moves to Fulton County
It has been a few years since local hockey fans have had an opportunity to enjoy a hometown team play. That will soon change as a junior hockey team with players ranging in age from 17 to 20, has r...
July 17, 2015 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Jewish Community Center partners with Atlanta Hawks
The Atlanta Hawks enjoyed a historic year this season and created quite a bit of buzz, not only in the NBA, but around metro Atlanta. The team and its players and staff have a wide reach in the com...
July 17, 2015 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ola hosts Youth Skills and Drills Football Camp
Last week, the Ola Youth Skills and Drills Football Camp took place at Ola High School Stadium for the second straight year. From July 6 to 9...
July 15, 2015 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge equestrian headed to World Games
On July 25, the Special Olympics World Games begin in Los Angeles and three days later, the competition among the world’s best equestrians starts with Stockbridge’s Jennifer Maddox seeking a gold m...
July 15, 2015 04:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding County High back on the practice field
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.08.15 - 11:50 am
  • South Paulding football putting in summer work
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.01.15 - 01:07 pm
  • Real Volleyball helps develop talent
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.01.15 - 01:02 pm
  • Hiram to host summer camp
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.01.15 - 12:54 pm
  • New Manchester returns to practice field for summer workouts
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.01.15 - 12:51 pm
  • Douglasville center trains community through instructional summer camps
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.01.15 - 12:47 pm
  • Cougars return to field for summer workouts
    After winning eight contests and advancing to the state playoffs last season, the Alexander football team has returned to the practice field this week preparing for its 2015 campaign. The Cougars h...
    July 15, 2015 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DH Hoops brings summer camps for kids to Douglasville
    DH Hoops, a youth basketball training organization founded by Douglas County resident Darrell Hairston 15 years ago, recently hosted a skills camp at Jessie Davis Park Recreation Center in Douglasv...
    July 15, 2015 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    East Paulding football welcomes new regime
    After a disappointing four-win campaign last season, East Paulding has returned to the practice field this summer looking for redemption after its first losing season since 2005. The Raiders will a...
    July 15, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area player named Brine National All-star
    Dallas resident and North Paulding High School rising freshman Liam McGowen has had an active summer on the lacrosse pitch. He was named a 2015 Brine National All-Star and selected to represent the...
    July 15, 2015 10:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Emory senior jumps back into track and field competition
    After a year off from track and field competition, Emory University senior Andy Kim is hoping to do more than just his freshman or sophomore year form...
    July 14, 2015 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Emory hosts volleyball individual skills camp
    Last week, Emory University held its largest volleyball camp of the summer...
    July 14, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area sisters enjoy amateur officiating duties
    As in other sports, boxing participants want to win. Unless there is controversy, most spectators don’t notice the referee, judges or other impactful individuals on the outside of the ring...
    July 09, 2015 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge resident preps for upcoming season at Oakwood
    Around this time last year, Stockbridge resident and Oakwood University basketball player Jordan Pressley had to focus on getting healthy, but now he is trying to improve his skills...
    July 09, 2015 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female boxer trains for spot in 2016 Summer Olympics
    The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are a little over a year away and amateur female boxer Dani Renee is focused on getting there...
    July 09, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fitness instructor and nurse encourages healthy living
    LaTasha “Tadda” Evans continues to help improve the lives of many at Tadda’s Fitness Center in Decatur...
    July 09, 2015 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglasville Bulls represents Douglas County on southern stage
    The Douglasville Bulls have been a mainstay in the Douglasville community for 22 years and the team has returned to action this summer in the Sunbelt League. Behind the efforts of former Major Leag...
    July 08, 2015 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sunbelt League showcasing local talent
    The Douglasville Bulls have been a mainstay in the Douglasville community for 22 years and the team has returned to action this summer in the Sunbelt League. Behind the efforts of former Major Leag...
    July 08, 2015 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hiram football hits field for summer workouts
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    06.24.15 - 02:08 pm
  • Wolfpack Elite help grow local talent
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    06.24.15 - 02:05 pm
  • Volleyball camp training local youth
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    06.24.15 - 02:01 pm