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Chapel Hill softball adjusting to new classification
The Chapel Hill softball team has become one of the strongest athletic programs in Douglas County, advancing to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs in 2012 and earning a region championship and...
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Alexander volleyball seeks turnaround
Despite starting its 2014 campaign winless through five contests, the Alexander volleyball team is still optimistic about its overall prospects for this year. “The players have a better attitude th...
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Aug. 22 New Manchester 35, Douglas Co. 20 Softball Thursday, Aug. 21 Chapel Hill 13, Lithia Springs 0 Friday, Aug. 22 Villa Rica 18, Douglas County 3 Saturday, Aug. 23 Douglas Co. ...
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Douglas County Football Preview: BACK ON THE FIELD
Welcome to another season of high school football here in Douglas County. We’re mere days away from hundreds of young men putting on shoulder pads, strapping on helmets and competing for supremacy ...
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Alexander Football Preview: Cougars preparing 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....
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Chapel Hill Football Preview: Panthers have new coach, seek playoff return
New Chapel Hill football head coach and Douglasville resident Justin DeShon has acclimated himself to the Panthers’ program by leading the summer workouts for a squad that seeks a return to the pos...
August 20, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County High School Football Preview: Tigers seeking to rebound from 2013
Despite finishing last year’s campaign with three wins, the Douglas County High School football team was still in contention for a postseason berth heading into the final week of the regular season...
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Lithia Springs Football Preview: Lions begin rebuilding with new coach
The Lithia Springs football team struggled throughout the 2013 season, going winless in 10 contests.  The school proceeded to hire former Lovejoy offensive coordinator Craig Chatman as the new head...
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New Manchester Football Preview: Jaguars seek first postseason
New Manchester enters its third year of varsity football coming off its most successful campaign in the program’s short history. The Jaguars won six contests and placed fifth in their region, which...
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Douglas County High mourns football player
A Douglas County High School senior died Sunday after collapsing at his home following football practice last week. Zyrees Oliver, 17, an offensive lineman and captain on the football team, suffere...
August 13, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lithia Springs football begins rebuilding process
The Lithia Springs football team struggled throughout the 2013 season, going winless in 10 contests. The school proceeded to hire former Lovejoy offensive coordinator Craig Chatman as the new head ...
August 13, 2014 10:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jaguars’ Jarrett commits to Georgia Tech
New Manchester running back Omahri Jarrett has given a verbal commitment to attend Georgia Tech in the fall of 2015. The senior chose the Yellow Jackets over Georgia State, Middle Tennessee and Sou...
August 13, 2014 10:30 AM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 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
  • Bulls bring college-level baseball to Douglas
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.09.14 - 11:16 am
  • Top area athletes shine for E-1 track club
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.09.14 - 11:08 am
  • Douglas County Sports
    by Staff Reports
    07.09.14 - 11:06 am
  • Alexander High hosts camp for county wrestlers
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.02.14 - 11:34 am
  • Volleyball academy serves Douglas players
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.02.14 - 11:33 am
  • Douglas Sports News
    by Staff Reports
    07.02.14 - 11:31 am
  • Chapel Hill hosts retired NFL player at football camp
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    06.25.14 - 01:05 pm
  • New Harvester baseball coach hosts camp
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    06.25.14 - 01:02 pm
  • Douglas County Camp Information
    by Staff Reports
    06.25.14 - 01:00 pm
  • New Manchester football seeks first postseason trip
    New Manchester enters its third year of varsity football coming off its most successful campaign in the program’s short history. The Jaguars won six contests and placed fifth in their region, which...
    August 06, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglasville’s Dobbs commits to Vandy
    Douglasville resident and Landmark Christian School senior tight end/wide receiver Sam Dobbs has verbally accepted an athletic football scholarship to attend Vanderbilt University of the Southeaste...
    August 06, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Sports News
    Bill Arp football On-site registration for football and cheerleading is scheduled for Thursday between 6:30 and 8 p.m. at Bill Arp Football Field. Signups are being accepted for boys and girls, age...
    August 06, 2014 10:36 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 | 4 4 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Sports News
    DC Arsenal Fall Ball Signups The Douglas County Arsenal will hold signup events for fall baseball at Bill Arp Park. The dates will be this Sunday and Aug. 9. Each event will last from 10 a.m. to 1 ...
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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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas Sports News
    Harvester Christian Baseball Academy The Harvester Christian Academy will host a baseball clinic on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is open for boys in grades 2 through 12. Cost is $60 pe...
    July 23, 2014 05:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas Sports News
    DC Arsenal Baseball Tryouts The Douglas County Arsenal 9U Kid Pitch Baseball team will host its tryouts on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. Tryouts will be held at Bill Arp Park and there is no fee. Play...
    July 16, 2014 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas County High football seeks rebound year
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    06.18.14 - 11:48 am
  • Legion team begins new baseball season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    06.18.14 - 11:45 am
  • Douglas Sports Camps and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    06.18.14 - 11:44 am
  • Chapel Hill football begins summer workouts
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.11.14 - 02:05 pm
  • Hawks using summer to prep for season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    06.11.14 - 02:02 pm
  • Star basketball player shines off court
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.04.14 - 01:47 pm
  • Stellar Season: A look back at Douglas County 2013-14 prep sports
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.04.14 - 12:38 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Caroline Connelly, North Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.04.14 - 12:34 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Lasheon Strozier, Lithia Springs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.04.14 - 12:27 pm
  • Seasons conclude for Douglas County baseball teams
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.28.14 - 11:01 am