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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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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Alexander’s Lands-Davis commits to Georgia Tech
Alexander High School and Class of 2015 running back and Mikell Lands-Davis has verbally committed to play collegiate football at Georgia Tech. The rising senior also had offers from Clemson, North...
July 11, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulls bring college-level baseball to Douglas
For 21 years, the Douglasville Bulls have been a mainstay in the Douglas County baseball community, initially starting in an adult recreational league. However, behind the efforts of former Major L...
July 09, 2014 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top area athletes shine for E-1 track club
Five years ago, coach Vaughn Williams and his wife Jean founded the E-1 Track Club to provide track and field prep athletes of Douglas County and surrounding areas a platform to train and perform a...
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Pro wrestling event benefits school, MADD BMA Pro Wrestling presents MADD Bash 2014 at Alexander High School July 18 from 5 to 9 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Wr...
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Alexander High hosts camp for county wrestlers
The Alexander wrestling program hosted its annual camp last week at the Douglasville school featuring one instructor with championship experience at multiple levels. The event was organized by head...
July 02, 2014 11:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Lasheon Strozier, Lithia Springs
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  • Seasons conclude for Douglas County baseball teams
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    05.28.14 - 11:01 am
  • Douglas County alum prepares for collegiate hockey
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    05.28.14 - 10:58 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Haley Worthy, Alexander
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    05.28.14 - 10:56 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Ryan Fields, North Paulding
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    05.28.14 - 10:53 am
  • Douglas County Camp Information
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    05.28.14 - 10:44 am
  • Prep soccer season ends in Douglas County
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    05.21.14 - 12:41 pm
  • Alexander baseball advances to state semis
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    05.21.14 - 12:37 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Cassie Balzano, Douglas County
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    05.21.14 - 12:34 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Terrence Jenkins, New Manchester
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    05.21.14 - 12:29 pm
  • Volleyball academy serves Douglas players
    The Real Volleyball Academy, founded by Ronny Real three years ago, has provided young Douglas County players a centralized location in Hiram to improve their skills in the sport. Real has had a di...
    July 02, 2014 11:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas Sports News
    Douglas County, Chapel Hill Soccer Camp Douglas County High School will be the site of the Douglas County-Chapel Hill Camp Monday through July 11. Registration is open to boys and girls ages 6 thro...
    July 02, 2014 11:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chapel Hill hosts retired NFL player at football camp
    Chapel Hill High School hosted a football camp from June 16 to 18 with a special guest on the last day. Former National Football League offensive lineman Eugene Amano paid a visit to the Panthers’ ...
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    New Harvester baseball coach hosts camp
    Harvester Christian Academy hosted its baseball camp last weekend for campers ages 5 to 12, led by the school’s new varsity baseball head coach Dave Williams. The former Major League Baseball playe...
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    Douglas County Camp Information
    Wrestling Camp Alexander High School will host its wrestling camp Friday and Saturday. The featured clinician will be two-time NCAA Division II All-America and national champion Jeff Bedard. Regist...
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    Douglas County High football seeks rebound year
    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...
    June 18, 2014 11:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Legion team begins new baseball season
    The American Legion Douglasville Post 145 received its charter in 1935 and fields one of only 12 Legion-sponsored baseball teams in Georgia. This season’s team is comprised of youth baseball player...
    June 18, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas Sports Camps and Schedule
    Harvester baseball clinic Harvester Christian Academy will host its baseball clinic Friday and Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. The clinic will be run by new head coach Dave Williams who has 13 ...
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    Chapel Hill football begins summer workouts
    New Chapel Hill football head coach and Douglasville resident Justin DeShon has begun summer workouts for a Panthers’ squad that seeks a return to the postseason for the third consecutive season in...
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    Hawks using summer to prep for season
    After completing its best season in program history in 2013, the Harvester Christian Academy has gotten back on the practice field and weight room this week as summer workouts have begun for the Ha...
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    Star basketball player shines off court
    As Lithia Springs graduate Myles Howard reflects on his past four years representing the school in the classroom, the basketball court and in the Douglas County community, he takes pride in what he...
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    Stellar Season: A look back at Douglas County 2013-14 prep sports
    Douglas County experienced another great year in prep athletics with several programs winning region championships, finding unprecedented success in the postseason and individuals earning state tit...
    June 04, 2014 12:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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    05.21.14 - 12:27 pm
  • Three Douglas prep programs still in hunt for titles
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    05.14.14 - 12:49 pm
  • County sees two state track champions
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    05.14.14 - 12:46 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Taylor Farmer, North Paulding
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    05.14.14 - 12:43 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: MJ Rookard, Chapel Hill
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    05.14.14 - 12:40 pm
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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    05.14.14 - 12:36 pm
  • Douglas baseball, soccer teams advance in tourneys
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    05.07.14 - 01:46 pm
  • Area track athletes shine at state meet
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    05.07.14 - 01:42 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Remel Williams, Alexander
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    05.07.14 - 01:41 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Mitchell Webb, East Paulding
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    05.07.14 - 01:38 pm