sports
Fall prep sports end seasons in Paulding
The holiday week of Thanksgiving marks the conclusion of the fall sports prep season for programs in Paulding County, several of which had stellar campaigns. Three football teams made the postseaso...
November 24, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Spartans set for new year
South Paulding girls’ basketball had a strong season last year, winning 13 contests and advancing to the state playoffs. The Spartans are back on the court looking to build upon the program’s momen...
November 24, 2014 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Athlete of the Week: Jasmine Weber, East Paulding
East Paulding cross country runner Jasmine Weber had a strong conclusion to her senior season. She finished sixth overall at the Region 5AAAAA meet on Oct. 30 with a time of 20:53.67, helping the R...
November 24, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Athlete of the Week: Baylor Whitfield, Alexander
The Alexander football team saw its season end on Nov. 14 in the first-round of the Class 5A playoffs against Stephenson. However, junior quarterback Baylor Whitfield had a standout performance, th...
November 24, 2014 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Paulding teams falter in first round
The postseason began for most high school football programs Nov. 14 and Paulding County was well represented with several squads in action. South Paulding (8-3) made its second-straight trip to the...
November 19, 2014 12:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Hornets primed for return to playoffs
The Hiram girls’ basketball team fielded one of the youngest rosters in the entire state last season with only one senior and one junior on the 12-person squad. The Hornets also produced one of its...
November 19, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Athlete of the Week: Donovan Richardson, Douglas County
Donovan Richardson had a stellar season for the Douglas County High School football team, finishing the 2014 campaign with a team-high 654 yards receiving and 13 total touchdowns. “I have to thank ...
November 19, 2014 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Athlete of the Week: Savannah Watkins, North Paulding
Freshman Savannah Watkins has completed a strong first season on the varsity cross country team at North Paulding. She finished third at the Paulding County Championships on Sept. 23 to help the Wo...
November 19, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Nov. 14 Westlake 41, North Paulding 13 Mays 26, South Paulding 19 North Georgia 38, Grace Christian 14 Girls’ Basketball Saturday, Nov. 15 Duluth 43, Hiram 39 Boys’ Basketball Frid...
November 19, 2014 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Paulding teams seek postseason glory
With the conclusion of the football regular season for many teams on Nov. 7, three Paulding County programs have set their sights on postseason glory in the state playoffs. South Paulding (8-2) has...
November 12, 2014 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
East Paulding runners finish in top 10
The Georgia High School Association hosted its State Cross Country championship meet in Carrollton Saturday, Nov. 8, and Paulding County runners were well represented at the event. In the Class 5A ...
November 12, 2014 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Athlete of the Week: Ashley Morgan, Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill softball team completed one of its best seasons in program history, finishing with 32 wins, a 25-game winning streak, a region championship and the quarterfinals of the Class 5A sta...
November 12, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
  • Paulding programs working for state titles
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.22.14 - 12:08 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Ansley Wilbanks, South Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.22.14 - 12:01 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Lofton Tidwell, Landmark Christian
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.22.14 - 11:58 am
  • Perennial state power makes push for playoffs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.15.14 - 12:10 pm
  • South Paulding softball ready for state playoffs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.15.14 - 12:06 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Kylah Maxwell-Brown, Chapel Hill
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.15.14 - 11:59 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jamarkeus Hammond, Hiram
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.15.14 - 11:56 am
  • Paulding seeks respect on football field
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.08.14 - 11:20 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Dawson Mitchell, South Paulding
    South Paulding had another successful football season, winning nine out of 10 contests, securing a second-place finish in Region 5-AAAAA and a spot in the state playoffs for the second consecutive ...
    November 12, 2014 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Football Friday, Nov. 7 Villa Rica 14, East Paulding 10 Hiram 21, South Paulding 13 Paulding County 40, Lithia Springs 15 Grace Christian Academy 24, East Atlanta 14 Football First Round State Play...
    November 12, 2014 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Spartans earn another postseason spot
    After last season’s campaign which saw the South Paulding football team win a school-record 10 contests and a region championship, expectations were tempered for this year’s squad due to the depart...
    November 05, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Paulding County runners shine at region meet
    The cross country season has hit its home stretch with prep runners recently competing in their respective region championships. Region 5-AAAAA held its championship at the Clinton Nature Preserve ...
    November 05, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Athlete of the Week: Jinni Pethel, Hiram
    Hiram cross country runner Jinni Pethel continued her stellar season with a fifth-place finish at the Region 5-AAAAA Championships at Clinton Nature Preserve in Villa Rica last week, posting a time...
    November 05, 2014 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Athlete of the Week: Meshach Mays, North Paulding
    North Paulding running back Meshach Mays had his best performance of the season for the Wolfpack against Marietta on Oct. 24. He rushed for a game-high 154 yards on 25 carries with a touchdown in a...
    November 05, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Scores Football Friday, Oct. 31 Hiram 7, East Paulding 0 North Cobb 49, North Paulding 14 Paulding County 41, Chapel Hill 22 South Paulding 32, Alexander 14 Grace Christian 64, Hearts Academy 6 Sch...
    November 05, 2014 11:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Wolfpack beat Marietta as conversion fails
    An unsuccessful two-point conversion attempt with 39 seconds left in the contest thwarted Marietta’s comeback as North Paulding earned a 42-41 home victory in Dallas Friday night. Trailing by seven...
    October 29, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Softball, volleyball teams end seasons
    Paulding’s prep softball and volleyball programs have concluded action in the state playoffs. The South Paulding softball team advanced to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs before being eli...
    October 29, 2014 11:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Athlete of the Week: Cameron Dobbs, Landmark Christian
    Landmark Christian volleyball player and Douglasville resident Cameron Dobbs has completed one of the most productive seasons in the entire country. The sophomore’s 572 kills rank her among the top...
    October 29, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Athlete of the Week: Christian Nix, East Paulding
    East Paulding cross country runner Christian Nix set the record for the fastest 5K time in Paulding high school history with a 15:44 mark at the Asics Invitational on Oct. 11. He finished 20th at t...
    October 29, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Football Friday, Oct. 24 Alexander 32, East Paulding 29 Villa Rica 55, Hiram 48 North Paulding 42, Marietta 41 Allatoona 48, Paulding County 20 South Paulding 47, Lithia Springs 0 Skipstone Academy...
    October 29, 2014 11:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
  • County championships see runners shine
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.08.14 - 11:17 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Allyssa Sheffied, East Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.08.14 - 11:10 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Tabashi Thomas, New Manchester
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.08.14 - 11:07 am
  • North Paulding wins region opener over Kennesaw
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.01.14 - 11:30 am
  • Patriots seek strong finish for season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.01.14 - 11:27 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Madison Rhodes, North Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.01.14 - 11:20 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jake Oglesby, South Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.01.14 - 11:17 am
  • KSU football welcomes former Paulding stars to first roster
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
    mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.24.14 - 10:45 am