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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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hornets' football fall to state-ranked Allatoona
The Hiram football team came into its Friday home region contest as underdogs against state-ranked Allatoona. The Hornets stayed competitive throughout the game but lost 35-21. Allatoona outgained ...
October 22, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding programs working for state titles
The postseason has begun for prep softball and volleyball in Georgia and Paulding County has been well represented. The South Paulding softball team entered the state playoffs as a No. 4 seed after...
October 22, 2014 12:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Ansley Wilbanks, South Paulding
South Paulding softball has won 19 games this season and made the state playoffs for the third consecutive year. Senior centerfielder Ansley Wilbanks has been a major contributor to the Spartans’ s...
October 22, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Lofton Tidwell, Landmark Christian
Douglasville resident Lofton Tidwell has been a key contributor to the Landmark Christian School football team’s success this season from the running back position. The War Eagles have won five of ...
October 22, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Oct. 17 East Paulding 57, Lithia Springs 0 Allatoona 35, Hiram 21 McEachern 60, North Paulding 34 New Manchester 34, Paulding County 20 South Paulding 47, Chapel Hill 0 Dawson St. ...
October 22, 2014 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perennial state power makes push for playoffs
The East Paulding football team has become one of the perennial powers in metro Atlanta, making the state playoffs eight out of the past nine seasons, including the last four years consecutively. D...
October 15, 2014 12:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Paulding softball ready for state playoffs
The regular season for prep softball has ended in the county with South Paulding the only team advancing to the state playoffs. It is the Spartans’ third trip in four seasons. South Paulding earned...
October 15, 2014 12:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • KSU football welcomes former Paulding stars to first roster
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    09.24.14 - 10:45 am
  • North Paulding softball seeks consistency
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    09.24.14 - 10:36 am
  • Hiram football off to strong start
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    09.17.14 - 01:36 pm
  • South Paulding volleyball seeks consistency, playoffs
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    09.17.14 - 01:33 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Sydnee Council, Alexander
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    09.17.14 - 01:25 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Antonio Golden, Paulding County
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    09.17.14 - 01:22 pm
  • Spartans win squeaker, others not so fortunate
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    09.10.14 - 11:24 am
  • Hiram working for area championship
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    09.10.14 - 11:21 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Kelly Siani, East Paulding
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    09.10.14 - 11:12 am
  • 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 | 2 2 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Scores Football Friday, Oct. 10 East Paulding 27, Chapel Hill 7 Alexander 40, Hiram 35 Hillgrove 72, North Paulding 46 South Paulding 42, Paulding County 29 Softball Tuesday, Oct. 7 Kennesaw Mounta...
    October 15, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding seeks respect on football field
    Already with three victories this season including a 12-10 win over East Paulding last Friday, the Paulding County High School football team has surpassed its win total from 2013. The Patriots have...
    October 08, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    County championships see runners shine
    The North Paulding boys’ and girls’ teams both emerged victorious in the team standings and East Paulding’s Christian Nix and Allyssa Sheffield won the individual races in the recent Paulding Count...
    October 08, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Football Friday, Oct. 3 Paulding County 12, East Paulidng 10 Hiram 41, Lithia Springs 9 North Paulding 49, Harrison 35 South Paulding 30, New Manchester 17 Softball Monday, Sept. 29 Paulding County...
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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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Paulding wins region opener over Kennesaw
    Behind a game-high 338 yards passing from Kyle Banks and a late defensive stand, the North Paulding football team emerged with a 35-33 win over Kennesaw Mountain Friday in Dallas. “I’m happy to com...
    October 01, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Patriots seek strong finish for season
    After winning only one match during its 2013 year, the Paulding County High School volleyball team has improved this season. The Patriots won three matches in their 2014 campaign, including a victo...
    October 01, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Caleb Freeman, Alexander
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    09.10.14 - 11:09 am
  • All Paulding teams have wins to start seasons
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.03.14 - 11:43 am
  • Early success for South Paulding softball
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.03.14 - 11:42 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
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    09.03.14 - 11:33 am
  • South Paulding football opens season with victory
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    08.27.14 - 12:57 pm
  • Raiders embark on new volleyball season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    08.27.14 - 12:52 pm