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East Paulding baseball off to fast start
Winning has become a tradition for the East Paulding baseball program which has made the state playoffs each of the past three seasons and seven of the past 10. The Raiders have begun the 2015 camp...
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Spartans seek consistency in hunt for title
After winning seven contests last season, the most in a single campaign since a 13-win season in 2011, the South Paulding girls’ soccer team has been looking for consistent form this season, starti...
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Athlete of the Week: Gretta Grantham, South Paulding
South Paulding girls’ soccer player Gretta Grantham has had a strong start for the Spartans this season. The senior midfielder has a team-high 10 goals and one assist, helping the Spartans to three...
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Athlete of the Week: Alex Jacobs, Hiram
Hiram baseball senior pitcher Alex Jacobs has become one of the top players in Paulding County this season, highlighted by throwing a shutout in his team’s 5-0 win over East Paulding March 9. Jacob...
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Baseball Monday, Mar. 16 South Paulding 5, Hiram 1 North Paulding 5, McEachern 4 Paulding County 10, Villa Rica 0 Wednesday, Mar. 18 East Paulding 6, South Paulding 1 East Paulding 5, South Pauldin...
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South Paulding baseball fights through early challenges
The early portion of the 2015 baseball season has brought several challenges to the South Paulding baseball team. Inclement weather has limited practice time for a squad that saw several top player...
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Wolfpack finding success in girls’ lacrosse
In its second season competing as a varsity program, the North Paulding girls’ lacrosse team has had a stellar start to its 2015 campaign, winning its last four contests including an 18-3 victory o...
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Athlete of the Week: Haley Worthy, Alexander
The Alexander girls’ soccer team has won its first six contests this season, led by junior midfielder Haley Worthy. She has scored three goals on offense and led a defensive unit that’s allowed onl...
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Athlete of the Week: Elijah Willingham, Paulding County
The Paulding County baseball team is off to a flying start in 2015, winning seven of its first eight games. Senior pitcher/centerfielder Elijah Willingham has been a catalyst for the Patriots’ stro...
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Lindsey hired as new East Paulding football head coach
New East Paulding football head coach Jon Lindsay has returned home looking to help the Raiders rebound from its first losing season since 2005. He replaces Chuck Goddard, who was head coach the pr...
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Paulding alumni prepare for spring football
With two signed recruiting classes and its first contest in program history later this year in September, the Kennesaw State University football team began spring practice March 2 culminating with ...
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Athlete of the Week: Rachel Gross, Paulding County
The Paulding County High School girls’ soccer team has won two of its last three games led by the efforts of junior Rachel Gross who has scored seven goals this season. She scored all three goals f...
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  • Athlete of the Week: Amari Price, Hiram
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  • Athlete of the Week: Kinsey Burgess, South Paulding
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  • Paulding County celebrates National Signing Day
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  • Regional basketball play set for local teams
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  • Athlete of the Week: Alex Weems, Chapel Hill
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  • Athlete of the Week: Kalen Clifton, Douglas County
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  • Spartans get big win against rival before tourney
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  • Programs grow in highest classification
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  • Athlete of the Week: Amira Atwater, Douglas County
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  • Athlete of the Week: Michael Farmer, South Paulding
    South Paulding wrestler Michael Farmer earned the team’s first individual at the Georgia High School Association Wrestling Championships in Macon on Feb. 14. The junior defeated Aaron Thomas 1-0 in...
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    Local athletes named to All-Region basketball teams
    With the conclusion of the prep basketball season this weekend, Paulding Country athletes have been named to the All-Region teams in their respective associations. The All- Region 5AAAAA girls’ fir...
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    Patriots embarking on first part of season
    Through the first portion of its season, the Paulding County High School girls’ soccer team has dealt with inclement weather and cancelled games but is still optimistic heading into region play thi...
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    Athlete of the Week: Bradley Bitting, North Paulding
    North Paulding wrestler Bradley Bitting reached the summit of high school wrestling in Georgia, winning the Class 6A-106 pound state championship in Macon on Feb. 14. The freshman won a 6-4 decisio...
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    Athlete of the Week: Alyssia Lowers, Chapel Hill
    The Chapel Hill girls’ soccer team has won its first two games of the season and senior captain Alyssia Lowers has been a major contributor, scoring four goals and assisting on another. “Alyssia is...
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ lacrosse Monday, Feb. 23 East Paulding 17, Eagles Landing 11 Friday, Feb. 27 North Paulding 14, Northgate 4 Girls’ lacrosse Monday, Feb. 23 Sprayberry 15, North Paulding 6 Friday, Feb. 27 Wes...
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    Paulding County teams enter state tournament
    The prep basketball season in Georgia has entered the postseason with numerous Paulding County programs participating in the state playoffs. In the Georgia High School Association, three programs q...
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    Athlete of the Week: Auna McCalla, Lithia Springs
    The Lithia Springs girls’ basketball team went on a seven-game winning streak, including three region tournament victories, to qualify for the Class 5A state playoffs. Senior guard Auna McCalla was...
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    Athlete of the Week: Bryce Holloman, Alexander
    Alexander wrestler Bryce Holloman claimed his first state championship Feb. 14 in Macon, winning the Class 5A-120 pound division by defeating Bryce Crew of Camden County by a 2-1 decision in the fi...
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ Basketball State playoffs Wednesday, Feb. 18 South Paulding 66, Stephenson 37 Saturday, Feb. 21 Brunswick 76, South Paulding 59 Girls’ Basketball State playoffs Tuesday, Feb. 17 Miler Grove 5...
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    Paulding basketball programs prepare for the state playoffs
    Three Paulding County basketball teams have advanced to the Georgia High School Association state playoffs in Class 5A. The Hiram girls’ basketball team secured its first region championship in pro...
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    Paulding County programs perform at state wrestling tournament
    The Georgia High School Association held its Traditional Wrestling State Championships last week in Macon. The event was well-represented by Paulding County grapplers performing at the highest leve...
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  • Athlete of the Week: Demiere Brown, Hiram
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  • Hornets working on region title
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  • Patriots rounding into playoff form
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  • Athlete of the Week: Max King, North Paulding
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  • Raiders fight through season struggles
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  • Wolfpack makes showing in state duals
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  • Athlete of the Week: Deesha Brefford, New Manchester
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