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Area athletes represent at state meets
The prep track and field season concluded last week at the Georgia High School Association Boys’ State Meet at Jefferson Memorial Stadium in Jefferson from May 14 through 16. Lithia Springs LaSheon...
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Spring postseason comes to a close
The postseason in prep spring sports in Georgia concluded this week with the Chapel Hill girls’ golf participating in the Class 5A State Championship at the Maple Ridge Golf Course in Columbus on M...
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Athlete of the Week: Kayla Alexander, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill freshman track and field sprinter Kayla Alexander made history on May 9 as she won the Class 5A 100-meters hurdles race at the Georgia High School Association Girls State Meet at Hugh M...
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Athlete of the Week: Aeneas Williams, Alexander
Behind the efforts of senior outfielder Aeneas Williams, the Alexander baseball team advanced to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs this past season en route to an 18-win campaign. Williams ...
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Postseason continues for area programs
The state playoffs in prep sports in Georgia continued last week and several Douglas County programs saw their seasons conclude. The Alexander baseball team was eliminated from the Class 5A playoff...
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Panthers prepare for state tournament
The Chapel Hill girls’ golf team has begun preparations for the Class 5A Georgia High School Association State Championships which will be held at the Maple Ridge Golf Course in Columbus on May 18....
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Athlete of the Week: Abi Waldman, North Paulding
The North Paulding girls’ tennis team enjoyed its most successful campaign in program history this season, advancing to the semifinals of the GHSA Class 6A playoffs. The Wolfpack were led by sophom...
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Athlete of the Week: Lasheon Strozier, Lithia Springs
Lithia Springs track and field senior athlete Lasheon Strozier has had another strong campaign this season after winning the state championship in the triple jump last year. Strozier won the triple...
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Baseball State Playoffs Wednesday, May 6 South Effingham 10, Alexander 0 Alexander 4, South Effingham 3 South Effingham 5, Alexander 2 Boys’ Soccer State Playoffs Wednesday, May 6 Lithia Springs 5,...
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Douglas teams move closer to state championship
The postseason has come for many Douglas County programs with several teams advancing towards a state championship. The Alexander girls’ soccer team continued its strong play in Class 5A with a 10-...
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Area teams enter home stretch of season
The track and field season for Douglas County prep programs will conclude through the next two weeks with numerous state championship meets. Qualification for the state championships for Georgia Hi...
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Athlete of the Week: Candace Salters, Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill girls’ golf team has qualified for the State Championships after winning the Region 5-AAAAA tournament at the Bentwater Golf Club in Acworth on April 22. The Panthers, who won by 26...
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  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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    04.15.15 - 02:51 pm
  • Lithia Springs boys' soccer primed for postseason run
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    04.08.15 - 10:48 am
  • Tigers look for growth in second half
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    04.08.15 - 10:45 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Paris Habersham, Lithia Springs
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    04.08.15 - 10:43 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Brandon Leggett, New Manchester
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    04.08.15 - 10:41 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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  • Jaguars setting new standard
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.01.15 - 11:01 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Madison Tritt, Douglas County
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    04.01.15 - 10:49 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Mitch White, East Paulding
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    04.01.15 - 10:47 am
  • Douglas County girls' soccer off to strong start
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    03.27.15 - 11:39 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jonathan Mays, New Manchester
    New Manchester track and field athlete Jonathan Mays has had a stellar season for the Jaguars. The senior placed first at the Region 5AAAAA Championship in Douglasville on April 21 in the high jump...
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball State Playoffs First Round Friday, May 1 Alexander 11, Dunwoody 8 Dunwoody 2, Alexander 1 Saturday, May 2 Alexander 10, Dunwoody 7 Boys’ Soccer State Playoffs First Round Wednesday, April ...
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    Area teams enter title tourney
    The prep soccer season has entered the postseason and several Douglas County programs will be pursuing a state championship starting this week with first-round matchups. Alexander has both of its s...
    April 29, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area teams enter state title tournament
    The regular season for prep tennis has ended and several Douglas County programs began play in the state playoffs. The Alexander boy’s team, which finished third in Region 5AAAAA this season, won i...
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    Athlete of the Week: Joseph Stout, South Paulding
    The South Paulding boys’ tennis team, which has made the state playoffs each of the past three season, has had a stellar campaign in 2015, finishing second in Region 5AAAAA winning a postseason mat...
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, April 20 East Paulding 8, New Manchester 1 Alexander 12, Hiram 3 Chapel Hill 9, Villa 3 Douglas County 12, Newnan 0 Allatoona 10, Lithia Springs 0 Tuesday, April 21 East Paulding 5...
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    Teams make postseason push
    With the conclusion of the regular season this week, several soccer programs in Douglas County find themselves in their final push to earn a coveted spot in the state playoffs. Douglas County High ...
    April 22, 2015 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chapel Hill alum shines for Kennesaw State
    Kennesaw State softball pitcher Morgan Sikes has produced a strong junior campaign for the Owls this season. The Douglasville native and Chapel Hill High School alumna has appeared in 30 contests t...
    April 22, 2015 12:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Gabby Stewart, Paulding County
    The Paulding County High School girls’ soccer team has won 10 matches for the second consecutive season and is in contention for a spot in the Class 5A playoffs behind the offensive efforts of soph...
    April 22, 2015 12:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Christopher Battle, Lithia Springs
    The Lithia Springs boys’ soccer team has qualified for the Class 5A state playoffs for the second consecutive season behind one of the top defensive units in its region. The Lions have allowed two ...
    April 22, 2015 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, April 13 Paulding County 13, New Manchester 10 Alexander 6, Lithia Springs 0 Tuesday, April 14 East Paulding 3, Alexander 2 South Cobb 7, Douglas County 3 Wednesday, April 15 Chape...
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    New Manchester preps for tourney
    Last season, the New Manchester track and field program had its best campaign in its history, seeing it boys’ and girls’ teams each place fourth in their respective Class 5A state meets. This seaso...
    April 15, 2015 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Cougars’ season beginning to find form
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    03.27.15 - 11:37 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Gretta Grantham, South Paulding
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    03.27.15 - 11:35 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Alex Jacobs, Hiram
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    03.27.15 - 11:31 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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    03.27.15 - 11:30 am
  • Chapel Hill baseball fights through early challenges
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    03.18.15 - 12:02 pm
  • Asia Durr named state player of the year
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    03.18.15 - 12:00 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Haley Worthy, Alexander
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    03.18.15 - 11:55 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Elijah Willingham, Paulding County
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    03.18.15 - 11:51 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
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  • Striking Cougars see undefeated start to season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    03.11.15 - 01:04 pm