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Green Bay Packers’ Burnett attends local youth camp
After completing a three-day Locust Grove Football Camp at Warren Holder Park, young and aspiring players got a nice reward last Thursday...
July 24, 2014 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Paulding rebuilding after stellar 2013 campaign
The South Paulding football team enjoyed its most successful campaign in program history last year, winning a record-setting 10 contests, tying for a region championship and earning a trip to the p...
July 23, 2014 05:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding athletes shine during offseason
This offseason, Hiram High School defensive lineman and rising senior Jonathan Greenard verbally committed to attend University of Louisville in fall 2015. The rising senior also fielded offers fro...
July 23, 2014 05:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toddlers to teens learning sport at Douglas gym
Founded in 1987 by Paige Ethridge, Douglasville Gymnastics has been a center for young athletes in Douglas County to practice their crafts in various sports such as gymnastics, tumbling and competi...
July 23, 2014 05:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep football stars commit to ACC schools
Two Douglas County prep football stars who are entering their senior seasons have committed to attend programs in the Atlantic Coast Conference starting in the fall of 2015. Alexander High School r...
July 23, 2014 05:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sadler competes on 'American Ninja Warrior'
Kavon Sadler didn’t hesitate when the opportunity came to be a contestant on “American Ninja Warrior”...
July 23, 2014 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell resident Mitchell makes mark in amateur golf
Billy Mitchell has established himself on the state amateur golf circuit over the years. The 50-year old Roswell resident has played in some of the biggest amateur tournaments in Georgia since begi...
July 23, 2014 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fellowship coach receives state coaching honor
Trip Hughes recently stepped down after a hugely successful five-year stint as the Fellowship Christian girls’ soccer coach. Hughes couldn’t have asked for a better end to his 17-year coaching care...
July 23, 2014 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Track Club reaches half-century mark
The Atlanta Track Club has long established itself as the guiding force for promoting running in the metro area. Now, the venerable Buckhead-based institution — the host of the Peachtree Road Race ...
July 23, 2014 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs boxer wins national title
It’s not every boxer that wins a national championship in his or her first competition. But that is exactly what Kathy Hutton did. The 48-year old Sandy Springs resident, a corporate lawyer for a m...
July 23, 2014 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton teams compete in 7-on-7 tourney
North Fulton teams Alpharetta, Northview, Centennial and Chattahoochee were among the 32 teams competing in the National Select 7-on-7 Qualifier at Lassiter High School last weekend. The weather ha...
July 17, 2014 09:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tophat 17 Gold aims for title at national tourney
A year ago, Tophat 17 Gold fell short of winning a national championship with a third-place finish out of four teams in the Girls’ Under-14 division at the U.S. Youth Soccer tournament. The Buckhea...
July 17, 2014 08:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Sports Calendar
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    07.10.14 - 09:20 am
  • Bulls bring college-level baseball to Douglas
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.09.14 - 11:16 am
  • Top area athletes shine for E-1 track club
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.09.14 - 11:08 am
  • Family Game: Connellys celebrate three generations of golfing
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.09.14 - 10:55 am
  • Dallas man tops in judo at Ga. Games
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.09.14 - 10:49 am
  • Cougars getting ready for new season, region foes
    Coming off its most successful season in nearly 20 years by winning eight games in 2013, the Alexander football team spent this offseason in intense preparations for a repeat performance this year....
    July 16, 2014 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    High schools unite for soccer camp
    Douglas County High School and Chapel Hill High School girls’ soccer coaching staffs hosted a joint camp July 7 to 11 in Douglasville to provide young players the ages of 6 to 13 opportunities to i...
    July 16, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Push 1 Volleyball helping change sport in Paulding
    Founded six years ago by Chy Thompson, Push 1 Volleyball has provided young women in Paulding County and surrounding areas an opportunity to improve their skills within a club setting while prepari...
    July 16, 2014 02:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Grace Christian preps for football season
    The Grace Christian Academy football team had a difficult start to its 2013 campaign, losing its first six contests. However, the Eagles’ fortunes turned positive when the program welcomed a new he...
    July 16, 2014 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former Alpharetta star Dobbs shines at Tennessee
    Joshua Dobbs didn’t waste much time in making an impact on the college level at Tennessee. The former Alpharetta standout stepped into the starting quarterback role as a true freshman at Tennessee ...
    July 16, 2014 01:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Young golfers learn game at new camp
    There are just a couple weeks of camp left at the inaugural Golfing for Success Golf Camp but...
    July 15, 2014 02:24 PM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Young boxing pro enjoys early success
    Cameron Springer is still writing the script for his first year as a professional boxer but the results have been good so far...
    July 15, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Emory hosts intense soccer camp
    Last week, 90 soccer players got a better idea of how soccer will be in college during Emory’s seventh annual Elite Residential Camp...
    July 15, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alexander’s Lands-Davis commits to Georgia Tech
    Alexander High School and Class of 2015 running back and Mikell Lands-Davis has verbally committed to play collegiate football at Georgia Tech. The rising senior also had offers from Clemson, North...
    July 11, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jorgensen drivers add to success
    June and July have provided some special moments for Jensen and Taylor Jorgensen...
    July 10, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Football practice right around the corner
    Now that the month of June and all its passing leagues are a memory, and the Fourth of July weekend has come and gone...
    July 10, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ex-Whitefield assistant new Pisgah boys’ basketball coach
    Matt Petersen played a big role in building Whitefield Academy into a Class A state boys’ basketball powerhouse during his 14 years as an assistant coach there. Now, Petersen is looking to build th...
    July 10, 2014 09:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alexander High hosts camp for county wrestlers
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.02.14 - 11:34 am
  • Volleyball academy serves Douglas players
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.02.14 - 11:33 am
  • Paulding High prepares for new football season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.02.14 - 11:27 am
  • Volleyball academy serves Paulding players
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.02.14 - 11:24 am