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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Arynn Eady
sassin” who in her first year at Riverwood has already made an impact. In the last game of the season, a region tournament matchup against Rome, she posted 12 points, 18 rebounds, two blocks and tw...
March 03, 2015 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tomas Perez
Atlanta International senior Tomas Perez has had an impact on the field in the four years that he has played. Last season, Perez broke the school scoring record (25) and contributes to the team by ...
March 03, 2015 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jessica Haidet
Jessica Haidet has been a mainstay player for Pace and as although the season is young, she already has made an impact for the Lady Knights. “[She] handles several positions when we need her to,” s...
March 03, 2015 10:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside teams gear up for soccer season
While Mother Nature has given no indication that she’s taken notice, spring has arrived as in full swing — at least for players hitting the turf for soccer. Although several games have been cancele...
March 03, 2015 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tucker glides past Hillgrove, advances to Class AAAAAA Final Four
Due to an improved defensive effort in the second half, Tucker raced past Hillgrove after halftime and earned...
February 27, 2015 12:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodland girls fall to Mays
Just before halftime, Woodland was right there with Mays, but in a matter of seconds the Lady Wolfpack were trailing by double digits and never recovered en route to a...
February 26, 2015 12:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County teams enter state tournament
The prep basketball season in Georgia has entered the postseason with numerous Paulding County programs participating in the state playoffs. In the Georgia High School Association, three programs q...
February 25, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County teams enter state playoffs
The prep basketball season in Georgia has entered the postseason with numerous Douglas County programs participating in the state playoffs. In the Georgia High School Association, six programs qual...
February 25, 2015 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panthers off to strong start in early season
After making the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state playoffs last season, the Chapel Hill girls’ soccer team has returned to action this season in Class 5A and is off to a strong start. The Panthe...
February 25, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius boys fall to Jonesboro
After playing defending-champion Jonesboro evenly in the first half, St. Pius fell behind in the third quarter...
February 23, 2015 03:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Durr rallies St. Pius girls past Jonesboro
Down double-digits early to Jonesboro, St. Pius clawed its way back within striking distance by halftime and cruised...
February 23, 2015 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harvester names Alexander grad its new football coach
Harvester Christian Academy has named Dutch Nelson as the head coach of the varsity football team, the school announced this week. Nelson is a graduate of Alexander High School, has a business degr...
February 20, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Lady Hawks eye region, state titles
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    02.11.15 - 11:49 am
  • Douglas County celebrates Signing Day
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    02.11.15 - 11:40 am
  • Spartans get big win against rival before tourney
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    02.04.15 - 12:22 pm
  • Programs grow in highest classification
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.15 - 12:15 pm
  • Cougars recover for strong finish to regular season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.15 - 12:12 pm
  • Lions seek consistency entering tourney
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.15 - 12:10 pm
  • Fulton County schools cancel classes; Atlanta, Cobb open
    (UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH NEWS THAT THE FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS DISTRICT CANCELLED FRIDAY CLASSES) With the National Weather Service issuing a winter weather advisory for north Georgia, inclu...
    February 20, 2015 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding basketball programs prepare for the state playoffs
    Three Paulding County basketball teams have advanced to the Georgia High School Association state playoffs in Class 5A. The Hiram girls’ basketball team secured its first region championship in pro...
    February 18, 2015 12:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County programs perform at state wrestling tournament
    The Georgia High School Association held its Traditional Wrestling State Championships last week in Macon. The event was well-represented by Paulding County grapplers performing at the highest leve...
    February 18, 2015 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Basketball programs prepare for state playoffs
    Six Douglas County basketball teams have advanced to the Georgia High School Association state playoffs which begin Wednesday. Douglas County High School will send its boys’ and girls’ squads to th...
    February 18, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local wrestlers make moves in state tourney
    The Georgia High School Association held its Traditional Wrestling State Championships last week in Macon. The event was well-represented by Douglas County grapplers performing at the highest level...
    February 18, 2015 11:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local standout athletes sign with colleges
    Getting a college scholarship is the dream of many high school athletes. A number of local prep standouts made that dream a reality last Wednesday when they signed letters of intent with colleges o...
    February 14, 2015 07:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westminster boys, Marist girls win A-AAAAA swim titles
    The Westminster boys and Marist girls came away with state titles at the GHSA Swimming and Diving Championship at Georgia Tech in Midtown last Saturday. Westminster clinched the Class A-AAAAA boys’...
    February 14, 2015 07:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female Athlete of the Week-Nieja Crawford, AIS
    Nieja Crawford has come a long way in a short period of time in her three-year high school basketball career at Atlanta International. The 5-foot-10 junior point guard certainly didn’t take very lo...
    February 14, 2015 07:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Male Athlete of the Week-Harrison Moncino, Pace
    Harrison Moncino finished his final high school diving season the same way he ended the previous two – with a state championship. The Pace senior standout and Sandy Springs resident won his third c...
    February 14, 2015 07:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Whitefield coach out after eight seasons
    Told Whitefield Academy “was going in a different direction with the football program,” longtime Wolfpack coach Jimmy Fields began searching for other opportunities. Fields found one, accepting a h...
    February 14, 2015 06:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County celebrates National Signing Day
    Prep athletes throughout Paulding County made their commitment to continue their careers at the collegiate level on National Signing Day last week. High school seniors throughout the county accepte...
    February 11, 2015 12:10 PM | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Regional basketball play set for local teams
    This week, prep basketball programs throughout Paulding County begin play in their region tournaments as they work for a spot in the state playoffs. For boys’ basketball, the Region 5AAAAA tourname...
    February 11, 2015 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hornets working on region title
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 10:16 am
  • Patriots rounding into playoff form
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 10:13 am
  • Douglas County putting together strong campaign
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    01.28.15 - 10:12 am