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Atlanta Capitals set to host Intrasquad contest
The Atlanta Capitals, a member of the North Amrican Tier III Hockey League, will host an intrasquad game this Thursday afternoon, August 27th, at 4:45 p.m. The event will be held at Center Ice Aren...
August 27, 2015 12:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tackling machine Faison-Walden is a Player to Watch in NC
Like any sports writer who covers sports outside of his or her home state, I tend to see if anyone from...
August 27, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Paulding visits North Paulding on Friday
North Paulding and East Paulding renew their county rivalry Friday when the Raiders visit the Wolfpack...
August 26, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County starts season in Lindale
For the second straight year, Paulding County will begin its season against Pepperell on Friday...
August 26, 2015 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chapel Hill softball continues solid play
After advancing all the way to Columbus last year, the Chapel Hill Lady Panthers are continuing to play some good softball...
August 26, 2015 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lithia Springs hosts Landmark Christian in season opener
This Friday, Lithia Springs joins the competition that started a week ago on numerous football fields and hosts Landmark Christian in its 2015 opener at Lions Stadium...
August 26, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep football season opens in North Fulton
This week, each prep football program in the north Fulton County territory will play its first or second contests of the 2015 campaign with many intriguing matchups taking place Friday. Alpharetta ...
August 26, 2015 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Centennial volleyball off to fast start
Last season, the Centennial volleyball team won 30 contests and had a winning record but missed the postseason. This season, the Knights are back on the court ready to make another push towards a p...
August 26, 2015 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster volleyball returns to court
Last season, the Westminster volleyball team had another stellar season, winning 35 contests and advancing to the finals of the Class 3A playoffs before eventually falling to Blessed Trinity. The W...
August 26, 2015 10:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons’ CEO McKay headlines luncheon
The Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon at the Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina last week headlined by guest speaker Rich McKay, the president and CEO of the Atl...
August 26, 2015 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside prepares for full slate of football
The prep football season enters into full swing this Friday with many Northside programs participating in their first or second contests of the 2015 campaign. Two matchups will pit neighboring prog...
August 26, 2015 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: You can’t make this stuff up
For years Hollywood has tried to capture the essence of the magic of Friday Night Lights. The miraculous, gutsy and often heartwarming stories that have been fictionalized for our entertainment act...
August 21, 2015 02:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alexander readies for another playoff push
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.15 - 12:51 pm
  • Douglas County ready to build off postseason berth
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.15 - 12:46 pm
  • Holy Innocents’ hopes to return to playoff glory
    Last season, Holy Innocents’ saw its seven-year streak of playoff appearances end after posting a 2-8 season. The Golden Bears were unable to get a home win all season and head coach Ryan Livezey s...
    August 21, 2015 02:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Holy Spirit Prep shows growth in coach’s second year
    As it did last season, Holy Spirit Prep opens this year’s campaign against North Georgia. The Cougars will have home-field advantage when the teams square off Aug. 21, and that could spell another ...
    August 21, 2015 02:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lovett looks to remain in state spotlight
    Two years removed from a state title, Lovett continues to churn along as a reputable force on the field. The Lions returned to the postseason last year, falling short in the Class AA quarterfinals ...
    August 21, 2015 02:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Spotlight shining on Marist, St. Pius, others in DeKalb
    With the start of the 2015 football season just days away, James R. Hallford, North DeKalb, Adams, William “Buck” Godfrey (formerly Panthersville), Hughes Spalding, George B. Maloof and Decatur Hig...
    August 21, 2015 02:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New Mount Vernon coach wants to set standard
    For Mount Vernon first-year head coach Wayne Dabbs, leading his new team is about more than producing on the football field. “I want to see our team come together as one,” said Dabbs, who replaced ...
    August 21, 2015 02:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    SUPER SEVEN PLAYERS
    Explosive. Dynamic. Versatile. These are just some of the adjectives to describe the 2015 Neighbor Newspapers’ Super Seven. Plucked from both sides of the pigskin, these athletes are slated to do g...
    August 21, 2015 01:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New leader in director’s chair at North Atlanta
    Last year North Atlanta’s two wins bookended a season that saw the team generate very little offense. The year before the team managed just one win, but it’s a new season and a new beginning, start...
    August 21, 2015 01:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pace hopes to retain resiliency of last season
    After the first seven games of the season last year, Pace looked nothing like a team ready to make a postseason run. But after a 2-5 start, the Knights did just that. “We got hot at the right time ...
    August 21, 2015 01:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Riverwood hopes to gel with improved offense
    After a 4-0 start last season, Riverwood seemed poised to make some noise in Class AAAAA. Coupled with that great start, the Raiders also began moving away from its triple option offense, yet throu...
    August 21, 2015 01:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westminster looks to maintain team chemistry
    Chemistry is an exact science, but when it comes to building it within a team, its unpredictable nature bubbles to the surface. A perfect balance of team chemistry led Westminster to the semifinals...
    August 21, 2015 01:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Atlanta’s new coach talks about upcoming season
    The Neighbor Newspapers had a chance to catch up with Jeremy Gainer, new head football coach at North Atlanta. See the Q&A below for a little insight into his new position and his plans for the War...
    August 21, 2015 01:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mustangs look to rebuild under new coach
    The foundational principles for building a good prep football program begin and end with the head football coach. And when Mount Vernon went on a search for a new coach to lead the Mustangs’ footba...
    August 21, 2015 01:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • New Manchester continues growth from playoff campaign
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.15 - 12:42 pm
  • Chapel Hill seeks improvements in 2015 campaign
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.15 - 12:40 pm
  • Lithia Springs seeks winning season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.15 - 12:30 pm
  • Wolfpack return potent offense
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.15 - 12:27 pm
  • East Paulding seeks return to winning ways
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.15 - 12:24 pm