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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Kelly Siani, East Paulding
After hitting a rough portion of its schedule, the East Paulding volleyball team has rebounded to win three of its last four matches with victories over Woodland, Bartow, Central, Carrollton and Al...
September 10, 2014 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Caleb Freeman, Alexander
The Alexander football team earned a 30-12 win in its season opener against Douglas County on Aug. 29. The Cougars received a strong effort from senior running back Caleb Freeman who had 112 yards ...
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Sept. 2 New Manchester 28, Hiram 14 Alexander 41, Paulding County 31 Lithia Springs 27, Chapel Hill 7 Volleyball Monday, Sept. 1 Alexander 2, East Paulding 0 Thursday, Sept. 4 Rock...
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Douglas teams’ results mixed as season begins
As the calendar enters September and the fall season nears, Douglas County public high school programs have begun their regular seasons in football. New Manchester (1-0) opened the season on Aug. 2...
September 03, 2014 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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County volleyball teams hit strides
As the prep sports season enters September, the volleyball programs at public high schools within Douglas County are fully entrenched in area play, vying for victories and potential postseason appe...
September 03, 2014 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Savana Sikes, Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill softball team started its season in strong form, amassing nine wins and dropping only one region contest through Aug. 29. A major factor in the Panthers’ success has been freshman s...
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Athlete of the Week: Kyle Banks, North Paulding
In his first career start, North Paulding junior quarterback Kyle Banks had a memorable debut, throwing for 309 yards and four touchdowns in the Wolfpack’s 55-20 victory over Creekview in the Corky...
September 03, 2014 11:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Aug. 29 Alexander 30, Douglas County 12 Cambridge 42, Chapel Hill 12 Landmark Christian 48, Lithia Springs 36 Softball Monday, Aug. 25 Alexander 9, East Paulding 5 Allatoona 3, Cha...
September 03, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
August 27, 2014 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
August 27, 2014 12:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglasville native West hosts basketball camp
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.30.14 - 11:52 am
  • Bulls’ season ends in league playoffs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.30.14 - 11:48 am
  • Douglas County Sports News
    by Staff Reports
    07.30.14 - 11:46 am
  • Toddlers to teens learning sport at Douglas gym
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.23.14 - 05:16 pm
  • Douglas Sports News
    by Staff Reports
    07.23.14 - 05:13 pm
  • Prep football stars commit to ACC schools
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.23.14 - 05:13 pm
  • Cougars getting ready for new season, region foes
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.16.14 - 02:18 pm
  • High schools unite for soccer camp
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    07.16.14 - 02:15 pm
  • Douglas Sports News
    by Staff Reports
    07.16.14 - 02:13 pm
  • Push 1 Volleyball helping change sport in Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.16.14 - 02:07 pm
  • 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. ...
    August 27, 2014 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
    August 20, 2014 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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....
    August 20, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 1 1 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...
    August 20, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
    August 20, 2014 11:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
    August 20, 2014 10:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 1 1 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alexander’s Lands-Davis commits to Georgia Tech
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.11.14 - 03:36 pm
  • Bulls bring college-level baseball to Douglas
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.09.14 - 11:16 am
  • Top area athletes shine for E-1 track club
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    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
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.02.14 - 11:34 am
  • Volleyball academy serves Douglas players
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    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
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.25.14 - 01:05 pm
  • New Harvester baseball coach hosts camp
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.25.14 - 01:02 pm
  • Douglas County Camp Information
    by Staff Reports
    06.25.14 - 01:00 pm