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Tigers earn standout win over South Cobb
The Douglas County High School football team continued its strong campaign with a 40-30 road victory over South Cobb at Clay Stadium in Austell. It was the Tigers’ third win of the season which mat...
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Panthers, Cougars prepare for softball playoffs
The Chapel Hill and Alexander softball teams have advanced to the state playoffs which will begin this week. Both squads qualified for the postseason after finishing first and second respectively i...
October 15, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Kylah Maxwell-Brown, Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill volleyball team has experienced its best season in program history, winning 33 matches through Oct. 10 and placing second in Area 5-AAAAA. The Panthers have been bolstered by a stro...
October 15, 2014 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Jamarkeus Hammond, Hiram
After winning only one contest last season, the Hiram football team already has won four of their first five games through Oct. 9 and sits second in the Region 5-AAAAA standings. The Hornets’ defen...
October 15, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Scores Football Friday, Oct. 10 East Paulding 27, Chapel Hill 7 Alexander 40, Hiram 35 Douglas County 40, South Cobb 30 Villa Rica 27, Lithia Springs 20 Allatoona 28, New Manchester 7 Softball Mond...
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Previously unbeaten Cougars lose to Allatoona
In a battle between two previously unbeaten squads, Alexander dropped its first game of the season last Friday, 62-21 to Allatoona. Alexander (4-1, 3-1) took a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter w...
October 08, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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DH Hoops gives youth sports, life training
Founded 14 years ago by Douglas County resident Darrell Hairston, DH Hoops provides youngsters with basketball training as well as mentoring for issues on and off the court. “We help kids develop i...
October 08, 2014 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Allyssa Sheffied, East Paulding
East Paulding cross country runner Allyssa Sheffield placed first in the girls’ varsity race at the Paulding County Championships on Sept. 23 in White Oak Park in Dallas. The senior finished with a...
October 08, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Tabashi Thomas, New Manchester
With three wins in its first four games this season, the New Manchester football team has gotten off to a strong start, placing itself in contention to make the postseason for the first time in pro...
October 08, 2014 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Oct. 3 Hiram 41, Lithia Springs 9 South Paulding 30, New Manchester 17 Allatoona 62, Alexander 21 Villa Rica 22, Chapel Hill 0 Douglas County 46, Newnan 30 Volleyball Tuesday, Sept...
October 08, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christian schools find place in football landscape
When many think of prep football in Douglas County, first thoughts usually turn to public high schools. However, the county is also home to several private schools that field football squads, inclu...
October 01, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tigers preparing for area tournament
With its area tournament starting next week, the Douglas County High School volleyball team looks to round into form with a strong finish. The Tigers have won five matches this season, including a ...
October 01, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Caleb Freeman, Alexander
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.10.14 - 11:09 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    09.10.14 - 11:07 am
  • Douglas teams’ results mixed as season begins
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.03.14 - 11:40 am
  • County volleyball teams hit strides
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.03.14 - 11:38 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Savana Sikes, Chapel Hill
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.03.14 - 11:35 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Kyle Banks, North Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.03.14 - 11:33 am
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    09.03.14 - 11:32 am
  • Chapel Hill softball adjusting to new classification
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    08.27.14 - 12:46 pm
  • Alexander volleyball seeks turnaround
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    08.27.14 - 12:38 pm
  • Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    by Staff Reports
    08.27.14 - 12:36 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Madison Rhodes, North Paulding
    The North Paulding volleyball team has made a strong transition into Class 6A this season, earning 19 victories. Senior middle Madison Rhodes has been a major catalyst for the Wolfpack and is among...
    October 01, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Jake Oglesby, South Paulding
    South Paulding senior quarterback Jake Oglesby has had a strong beginning to his first season as a starter, leading it to wins in three of the first four games. In South Paulding’s 24-14 victory ov...
    October 01, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Football Friday, Sept. 26 East Paulding 31, New Manchester 28 Hiram 41, Chapel Hill 0 Alexander 24, Lithia Springs 14 Douglas County 24, Langston Hughes 9 Softball Monday, Sept. 22 Lithia Springs 1...
    October 01, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New Manchester football has perfect start to season
    In its third season of varsity football, New Manchester has started its 2014 campaign on a positive path, winning its first three contests. Two of the Jaguars’ victories have come in Region 5-AAAAA...
    September 24, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lithia Springs alums find success at KSU
    Twin sisters Anaiah Boyer and Amariah Boyer each had stellar prep volleyball careers at Lithia Springs High School. They led the Lions to four county championships and the state playoffs during tho...
    September 24, 2014 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County Scores and Schedule
    Softball Monday, Sept. 15 Lithia Springs 17, Douglas County 5 Tuesday, Sept. 16 Chapel Hill 17, Lithia Springs 0 Douglas County 21, Langston Hughes 5 Thursday, Sept. 18 Alexander 10, East Paulding ...
    September 24, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas Co. earns first win of season
    On a rainy Friday night, the Douglas County High School football team earned its first win of the 2014 season with a resounding 35-9 road victory over Kennesaw Mountain at the Cobb Energy/Mustang S...
    September 17, 2014 01:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chapel Hill volleyball eyes championship
    With a veteran squad that includes eight seniors, the Chapel Hill volleyball team is off to its best start in program history, winning 18 of its first 21 matches including an unbeaten streak of 14 ...
    September 17, 2014 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Sydnee Council, Alexander
    After a slow start to its season, the Alexander softball team has won 10 of its last 13 contests overall including an eight-game winning streak during that stretch. Senior pitcher Sydnee Council ha...
    September 17, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Antonio Golden, Paulding County
    Paulding County High School junior wide receiver Antonio Golden has had a strong start to his 2014 campaign for the Patriots. In the season-opener against Pepperell on Aug. 29, Golden’s 156 receivi...
    September 17, 2014 01:22 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cougars, Jags win; Lions gain first victory since ‘12
    Lithia Springs’ historic 27-7 victory over Chapel Hill highlighted an active Friday evening for Douglas County football programs on Sept. 5. Coming into its contest against Chapel Hill (0-2, 0-1), ...
    September 10, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alexander starts strong in new region
    The Alexander softball team had a difficult start to its 2014 campaign, losing six of its first eight games. However, the Cougars have turned the season around with a four-game winning streak throu...
    September 10, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas County Football Preview: BACK ON THE FIELD
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 11:23 am
  • Alexander Football Preview: Cougars preparing for new season, region foes
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    08.20.14 - 11:20 am
  • Chapel Hill Football Preview: Panthers have new coach, seek playoff return
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 11:15 am
  • Douglas County High School Football Preview: Tigers seeking to rebound from 2013
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 11:10 am
  • Lithia Springs Football Preview: Lions begin rebuilding with new coach
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 11:05 am
  • New Manchester Football Preview: Jaguars seek first postseason
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 10:57 am
  • Douglas County High mourns football player
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 10:45 am
  • Lithia Springs football begins rebuilding process
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 10:34 am
  • Jaguars’ Jarrett commits to Georgia Tech
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 10:30 am
  • New Manchester football seeks first postseason trip
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 10:40 am