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Fall prep sports conclude in Douglas County
The holiday week of Thanksgiving has marked the conclusion of the fall sports prep season for Douglas County programs, several of which had stellar campaigns. Five football teams made the postseaso...
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Cougars embark on new season, class
After winning 12 contests last season, the Alexander girls’ basketball team is back on the practice court preparing for the new season in Class 5A after spending the previous two years in Class 4A....
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Athlete of the Week: Jasmine Weber, East Paulding
East Paulding cross country runner Jasmine Weber had a strong conclusion to her senior season. She finished sixth overall at the Region 5AAAAA meet on Oct. 30 with a time of 20:53.67, helping the R...
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Athlete of the Week: Baylor Whitfield, Alexander
The Alexander football team saw its season end on Nov. 14 in the first-round of the Class 5A playoffs against Stephenson. However, junior quarterback Baylor Whitfield had a standout performance, th...
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Schedule Boys’ Basketball Friday, Nov. 28 Douglas Co. vs. Madison Academy (Ala.) Saturday, Nov. 29 Douglas County vs. St. Francis Therrell at New Manchester Monday, Dec. 1 Berean at Harvester Chris...
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Asia Durr signs with Louisville
Douglasville resident Asia Durr of St. Pius X Catholic High School in Chamblee signs a letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Louisville recently. Durr enters the 2014-15 campaig...
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Area teams see playoff action
The postseason began for most high school football programs Friday and Douglas County was well represented with several squads in action. Douglas County High School (5-6) made its first appearance ...
November 19, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panthers ready for new classification
The Chapel Hill boys’ basketball team had a strong finish last season; winning six of its last eight contests for 12 wins overall. The Panthers hope to bring the positive momentum into this season,...
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Athlete of the Week: Donovan Richardson, Douglas County
Donovan Richardson had a stellar season for the Douglas County High School football team, finishing the 2014 campaign with a team-high 654 yards receiving and 13 total touchdowns. “I have to thank ...
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Athlete of the Week: Savannah Watkins, North Paulding
Freshman Savannah Watkins has completed a strong first season on the varsity cross country team at North Paulding. She finished third at the Paulding County Championships on Sept. 23 to help the Wo...
November 19, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five from county qualify in public, private leagues
With the conclusion of the football regular season for many teams on Nov. 7, five Douglas County programs have set their sights on postseason glory in the GHSA state playoffs. Alexander (8-2) finis...
November 12, 2014 01:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas runners compete at Carrollton
The Georgia High School Association held its State Cross Country meet in Carrollton on Saturday and Douglas County runners were well-represented at the event. In the Class 5A boys’ race, Alexander ...
November 12, 2014 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas programs advance in playoffs
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    10.22.14 - 12:03 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Ansley Wilbanks, South Paulding
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    10.22.14 - 12:01 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Lofton Tidwell, Landmark Christian
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    10.22.14 - 11:58 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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    10.22.14 - 11:57 am
  • Tigers earn standout win over South Cobb
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.15.14 - 12:04 pm
  • Panthers, Cougars prepare for softball playoffs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.15.14 - 12:02 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Kylah Maxwell-Brown, Chapel Hill
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    10.15.14 - 11:59 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jamarkeus Hammond, Hiram
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    10.15.14 - 11:56 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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    10.15.14 - 11:55 am
  • Previously unbeaten Cougars lose to Allatoona
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.08.14 - 11:15 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Ashley Morgan, Chapel Hill
    The Chapel Hill softball team completed one of its best seasons in program history, finishing with 32 wins, a 25-game winning streak, a region championship and the quarterfinals of the Class 5A sta...
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    Athlete of the Week: Dawson Mitchell, South Paulding
    South Paulding had another successful football season, winning nine out of 10 contests, securing a second-place finish in Region 5-AAAAA and a spot in the state playoffs for the second consecutive ...
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Football Friday, Nov. 7 Paulding County 40, Lithia Springs 15 Alexander 35, New Manchester 26 Douglas County 33, Pebblebrook 10 Allatoona 42, Chapel Hill 6 Villa Rica 14, East Paulding 10 Football ...
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    Douglas County football Tigers move closer to first playoff spot since 2007
    The Douglas County High School football team’s last appearance in the state playoffs came in 2007. However, with a resounding 47-14 home victory over Campbell Friday, the Tigers have put themselves...
    November 05, 2014 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chapel Hill softball season ends in state quarterfinals
    The Chapel Hill softball season came to an end Friday when the Panthers were eliminated from the quarterfinals of the Class 5A playoffs by Harris County by the score of 7-6 at the Columbus Softball...
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    Athlete of the Week: Jinni Pethel, Hiram
    Hiram cross country runner Jinni Pethel continued her stellar season with a fifth-place finish at the Region 5-AAAAA Championships at Clinton Nature Preserve in Villa Rica last week, posting a time...
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    Athlete of the Week: Meshach Mays, North Paulding
    North Paulding running back Meshach Mays had his best performance of the season for the Wolfpack against Marietta on Oct. 24. He rushed for a game-high 154 yards on 25 carries with a touchdown in a...
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Scores Football Friday, Oct. 31 Paulding County 41, Chapel Hill 22 South Paulding 32, Alexander 14 Douglas County 47, Campbell 14 New Manchester 38, Lithia Springs 0 Harvester Christian 47, Colonia...
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    Douglas football programs nearing season’s end
    With two weeks left in the regular season, Douglas County football programs are heading towards their 2014 conclusions. Alexander (7-1, 6-1) transitioned from Class 4A to Class 5A this past offseas...
    October 29, 2014 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chapel Hill earns trip to quarterfinals
    Prep programs in Douglas County continued their quests for state titles in softball and volleyball in playoffs last week. In softball, Chapel Hill won its second round series over Creekview two gam...
    October 29, 2014 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Cameron Dobbs, Landmark Christian
    Landmark Christian volleyball player and Douglasville resident Cameron Dobbs has completed one of the most productive seasons in the entire country. The sophomore’s 572 kills rank her among the top...
    October 29, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Christian Nix, East Paulding
    East Paulding cross country runner Christian Nix set the record for the fastest 5K time in Paulding high school history with a 15:44 mark at the Asics Invitational on Oct. 11. He finished 20th at t...
    October 29, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • DH Hoops gives youth sports, life training
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.08.14 - 11:12 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Allyssa Sheffied, East Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.08.14 - 11:10 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Tabashi Thomas, New Manchester
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    10.08.14 - 11:07 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    10.08.14 - 11:06 am
  • Christian schools find place in football landscape
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.01.14 - 11:25 am
  • Tigers preparing for area tournament
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.01.14 - 11:22 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Madison Rhodes, North Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.01.14 - 11:20 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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    10.01.14 - 11:17 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jake Oglesby, South Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.01.14 - 11:17 am
  • New Manchester football has perfect start to season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.24.14 - 10:33 am