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St. Pius girls' lacrosse falls to Blessed Trinity
With the postseason approaching, the St. Pius girls’ lacrosse team had another good test this week...
April 24, 2015 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area players join forces at Truett-McConnell
Four of Henry County’s best volleyball players will all be on the same college court and side of the net soon...
April 24, 2015 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs' Rigsby runs Boston Marathon for charity
While the weather may not have been ideal, the experience of running in the Boston Marathon Monday was thrilling enough for Sandy Springs resident Scott Rigsby. Rigsby, who in 2007 became the first...
April 23, 2015 10:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks, Ressler agree on $850 million sale for NBA team
Seven months after a racially charged email put the Atlanta Hawks on the market, there's an agreement to sell the NBA team for $850 million. A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler, which also...
April 23, 2015 07:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius girls' lacrosse hosts Blessed Trinity today
After seven senior starters helped the St. Pius girls’ lacrosse team reach the Final Four last season, coach Kate Leavell was unsure about how the Lady Lions...
April 22, 2015 01:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lakeside girls' soccer dominates regular season competition
In 16 games, the Lakeside girls’ soccer team has been as close to perfect as possible...
April 22, 2015 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Several teams make postseason push
With the conclusion of the baseball regular season this week, several baseball programs in Paulding County find themselves in their final push to earn a coveted spot in the state playoffs. Hiram fi...
April 22, 2015 12:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders prepare for state tournament run
Coming into this season, expectations were low for the East Paulding boys’ soccer team many expected to finish in the bottom half of Region 5AAAAA after a losing record in its 2014 campaign. Howeve...
April 22, 2015 12:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teams make postseason push
With the conclusion of the regular season this week, several soccer programs in Douglas County find themselves in their final push to earn a coveted spot in the state playoffs. Douglas County High ...
April 22, 2015 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chapel Hill alum shines for Kennesaw State
Kennesaw State softball pitcher Morgan Sikes has produced a strong junior campaign for the Owls this season. The Douglasville native and Chapel Hill High School alumna has appeared in 30 contests t...
April 22, 2015 12:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Baseball Monday, April 13 Paulding County 13, New Manchester 10 Alexander 6, Lithia Springs 0 Tuesday, April 14 East Paulding 3, Alexander 2 South Cobb 7, Douglas County 3 Wednesday, April 15 Chape...
April 22, 2015 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Baseball Monday, April 13 Hiram 8, Villa Rica 4 Paulding County 13, New Manchester 10 Tuesday, April 14 East Paulding 3, Alexander 2 Wednesday, April 15 Hiram 3, Villa Rica 0 Allatoona 3, Paulding ...
April 22, 2015 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • South Paulding track seeks to be best in county
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.08.15 - 10:53 am
  • 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...
    April 20, 2015 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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...
    April 15, 2015 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
    April 15, 2015 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 Douglas County are heading towards the conclusion of the regular season and some have even begun region tournaments. In baseball,...
    April 15, 2015 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
    April 15, 2015 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 7 7 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 | 7 7 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 | 10 10 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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Raiders begin prep for region tourney
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.08.15 - 10:50 am
  • Lithia Springs boys' soccer primed for postseason run
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.08.15 - 10:48 am
  • Tigers look for growth in second half
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.08.15 - 10:45 am