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South Paulding athlete shines on and off the field
As Jake Oglesby looks back at his time at South Paulding High School, the graduating senior has had a standout career on and off the field for the Spartans. Oglesby earned the starting quarterback ...
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East Paulding players named All-Stars
Three East Paulding girls’ lacrosse players, Catlyn Chapman, Taylor Shropshire and Caroline Goodard were selected to participate in the 2015 Georgia High School Lacrosse All-Star Games at Sprayberr...
May 27, 2015 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter shone on and off the field for New Manchester
Four years ago, New Manchester High School welcomed in its first freshman class which included Anika Carter. The graduating senior has taken full advantage of her opportunities on and off the field...
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Panthers conclude season with play in state tournament
The Chapel Hill girls’ golf team concluded its season at the Class 5A Georgia High School Association State Championships at the Maple Ridge Golf Course in Columbus on May 18. The Panthers placed 1...
May 27, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagle's Landing girls' track athletes sign scholarships
Eagle’s Landing High School seniors Detrich Lodge, Beyunka Foster and Gabrielle Younginer will all continue their track and field careers in college next year...
May 26, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marist boys repeat as Class AAAA tennis champions
On May 9, when the Marist and St. Pius boys’ tennis teams arrived at Clayton County International Park, one team would leave as back-to-back state champions and the War Eagles claimed...
May 26, 2015 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marist boys capture fourth straight golf title
On May 18, the Marist boys’ golf team added another piece of hardware to the trophy case that signified a fourth straight Class AAAA championship...
May 26, 2015 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta International boys' soccer clinch state title
From the first tryouts in January to a state championship, this has been an enjoyable season for the Atlanta International boys’ soccer team. “We had a fantastic turnout at try outs and we knew we ...
May 26, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riverwood boys' soccer celebrate season under new coach
From the moment he came to Riverwood to interview for the vacant head soccer coach position, Jeff Welp has left a lasting impression on his players, fellow coaches and school administrators. “I was...
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: McKenzie Semrau
McKenzie Semrau is a playmaker and leader for the Atlanta Girls’ School soccer team. “McKenzie is an asset on this team on the field as a center midfielder due to her skill set and ability to see t...
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Westminster tops record season with boys' lacrosse title
Mo Burge mburge @neighbornewspapers.com This will be a season for the boys’ lacrosse record books at Westminster. The Wildcats ended with a record of 20-2, lost those two games by a total of three ...
May 26, 2015 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ELCA hires new baseball coach and assistant coach
After guiding the ELCA baseball team to a pair of state championships in nine years, baseball coach Doug Campbell officially decided to step down as head coach Monday...
May 20, 2015 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Panthers prepare for state tournament
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.13.15 - 01:43 pm
  • Paulding teams advance in state tournament
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 10:56 am
  • Paulding honors winter players of the year
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 10:53 am
  • Spring postseason comes to a close
    The state playoffs in prep spring sports in Georgia ended for Paulding County programs last week. The East Paulding baseball team saw its season conclude in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state ...
    May 20, 2015 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area athletes represent at state meets
    The prep track and field season concluded last week at the Georgia High School Association Boys’ State Meet at Jefferson Memorial Stadium in Jefferson from May 14 through 16. Lithia Springs LaSheon...
    May 20, 2015 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hampton's Roberts wins three gold medals at track finals
    The Henry County boys’ track teams did not see a load of overall success at the 2015 GHSA Track and Field State Championships last weekend but there were some athletes who made a statement individu...
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    Spring postseason comes to a close
    The postseason in prep spring sports in Georgia concluded this week with the Chapel Hill girls’ golf participating in the Class 5A State Championship at the Maple Ridge Golf Course in Columbus on M...
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    Lady War Eagles win third straight track and field title
    Distance played a huge role in the Marist Lady War Eagles capturing another Class AAAA track and field title in Albany on May 9...
    May 20, 2015 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Trinity Combine to raise funds for homeless people
    The inaugural Trinity Combine will take place Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Georgia Tech’s George C. Griffin track and field complex in Midtown. It is a one-day decathlon event in which 126 parti...
    May 16, 2015 10:51 AM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    St. Pius boys clinch third straight soccer title
    Despite being shorthanded, the St. Pius boys’ soccer team still had enough to slide by Cross Keys...
    May 15, 2015 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Motor Speedway Week 3 results; Week 4 races today
    Week 3 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags took to the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton on May 8. The early-season non-points competition intensified from the get-go as s...
    May 15, 2015 09:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Union Grove girls in hunt for Class AAAAA golf title
    After winning the Region 4-AAAAA championship, the Union Grove girls’ golf team earned an automatic bid to the state finals and will compete for the Class AAAAA title...
    May 13, 2015 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Boys track & field finals begin Thursday in Jefferson
    Eagle’s Landing will be one of eight Henry County schools represented Thursday through Saturday at the 2015 GHSA Boys’ Track and Field Finals in Jefferson...
    May 13, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area teams in championship hunt
    The state playoffs in prep sports in Georgia continued last week and several Paulding County programs saw their seasons conclude while one sees its goal of a state championship still within reach. ...
    May 13, 2015 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area athletes compete for shot at title
    The prep track and field season has hit its home stretch with numerous Paulding County athletes participating in state meets and pushing for a championship. The Georgia High School Association Girl...
    May 13, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas teams move closer to state championship
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 10:51 am
  • Area teams enter home stretch of season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 10:48 am