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Buckhead youths can receive free golf tourney tickets
State Bank and Trust Co., the title sponsor for the U.S. Amateur Golf Championships at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, plans to give away 5,000 free Aug. 17 event vouchers to youth organi...
July 30, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Paulding football returns after record season
Last season, the North Paulding football team had its best campaign in program history, winning 11 contests, a region championship and advancing to the quarterfinals before falling to eventual Clas...
July 30, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports academy opens doors in Paulding
Allatoona Sports Academy will host free youth clinics this Saturday at its new facility at 172 Shipp Circle in Hiram. Each individual clinic will last from 9 to 11 a.m. and focus on lacrosse, baseb...
July 30, 2014 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglasville native West hosts basketball camp
Douglas County High School alumnus Mario West has had a distinguished basketball playing career since graduating from the school in 2003. After four years of college at Georgia Tech, West transitio...
July 30, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulls’ season ends in league playoffs
The Douglasville Bulls season has concluded as they fell to the Phenix City Crawdads in the Sunbelt League Western Division championship series last week. The Crawdads won the series two games to n...
July 30, 2014 11:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodland grad prepares for Georgia State soccer
Not that long ago, Woodland was a place where 2014 graduate Devon Patterson showcased his skills on the soccer field...
July 30, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mason takes over as coach at Stone Mountain
Chaka Mason is more than familiar when it comes to coaching in DeKalb County. But his latest challenge...
July 30, 2014 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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M.L. King golfer preps for junior season
M.L. King golfer Cameron Wyatt has not just identified his goals for his junior season, he is working on them as well...
July 30, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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  • Alexander’s Lands-Davis commits to Georgia Tech
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.11.14 - 03:36 pm
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    07.10.14 - 09:20 am
  • 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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    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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  • Bulls bring college-level baseball to Douglas
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.09.14 - 11:16 am
  • Top area athletes shine for E-1 track club
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.09.14 - 11:08 am
  • Family Game: Connellys celebrate three generations of golfing
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.09.14 - 10:55 am
  • Dallas man tops in judo at Ga. Games
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.09.14 - 10:49 am