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County shines in all-region selections
The high school football season officially concluded last week and All-Region teams within the Georgia High School Association have been announced with Paulding County prep athletes well represente...
December 24, 2014 11:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding gymnast going to Kentucky
South Paulding High School junior and Paulding Gymnastics athlete Erynne Allen has verbally committed to attend the University of Kentucky and join the school’s gymnastics team in the fall of 2016 ...
December 24, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Alexia Wallace, Chapel Hill
After dropping four of its first five contests, the Chapel Hill girls’ basketball team has rebounded with a five-game winning streak through Dec. 18. Sophomore point guard Alexia Wallace has been a...
December 24, 2014 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: K’Ja Johnson, Douglas County
Coming into the season as one of the top teams in the state, the Douglas County High School boys’ basketball team has lived up to expectations, winning nine of its first 10 games and sitting undefe...
December 24, 2014 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Scores Boys’ Basketball Friday, Dec. 12 Paulding County 76, Chapel Hill 70 South Paulding 59, East Paulding 53 Marietta 62, North Paulding 54 Saturday, Dec. 13 East Paulding 58, Chapel Hill 55 Hira...
December 24, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coaches name system’s fall athletes of the year
The Paulding County School District recognized its fall sports players of the year at the board of education meeting in Dallas last week. The honored athletes were selected by a vote of the head co...
December 17, 2014 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wolfpack adjusting to new classification
The North Paulding boys’ basketball team had its best season in program history last year, winning 12 contests as a Class 5A program. This year, the Wolfpack moved up to Class 6A and the adjustment...
December 17, 2014 01:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Atara McGhaw, Alexander
Alexander freshman Atara McGhaw has had an immediate impact on the girls’ basketball team, which has already won four contests this season. The guard has been effective on both ends of the floor, s...
December 17, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: CJ Baisden, South Paulding
Senior guard/forward CJ Baisden has been a catalyst for the South Paulding boys’ basketball team which has won five of its first seven contests this season including victories over East Paulding an...
December 17, 2014 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Boys’ Basketball Tuesday, Dec. 9 New Manchester 73, East Paulding 67 Hiram 76, Paulding County 69 North Cobb 68, North Paulding 56 South Paulding 49, Villa Rica 45 Friday, Dec. 12 South Paulding 59...
December 17, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Paulding seeks strong start to season
After winning only one contest last season, the East Paulding boys’ basketball team has already matched that win total this year. The Raiders won their season opener over Haralson County 84-35 on N...
December 10, 2014 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wolfpack embracing new class of competition
The North Paulding girls’ basketball team has entered a new era this season with its reclassification into Class 6A and placement in Region 4AAAAAA with several of the top 10 teams in the state las...
December 10, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Donovan Richardson, Douglas County
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  • Athlete of the Week: Savannah Watkins, North Paulding
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    11.19.14 - 11:52 am
  • Paulding teams seek postseason glory
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    11.12.14 - 01:20 pm
  • East Paulding runners finish in top 10
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    11.12.14 - 01:11 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Ashley Morgan, Chapel Hill
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    11.12.14 - 12:59 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Dawson Mitchell, South Paulding
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    11.12.14 - 12:57 pm
  • Spartans earn another postseason spot
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    11.05.14 - 12:05 pm
  • Paulding County runners shine at region meet
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    11.05.14 - 12:02 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Macey McBrayer, Hiram
    The Hiram girls’ basketball team is off to another hot start to its season, winning five of its first six games after a 23-win campaign last season. Junior forward Macey McBrayer has been a major c...
    December 10, 2014 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Yancy St. Germain, Paulding County
    Paulding County High School boys’ basketball player Yancy St. Germain had a record-setting performance against Osborne on Dec. 6. The senior guard broke the county’s single-game scoring record in t...
    December 10, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Scores Boys’ Basketball Tuesday, Dec. 2 Hiram 65, Chapel Hill 44 Paulding County 73, New Manchester 71 Friday, Dec. 5 Alexander 65, East Paulding 62 Hiram 68, Lithia Springs 65 Harrison 63, North P...
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    Patriots welcome in basketball season
    Kevin Hammett is in his first season as head coach of the boys’ basketball varsity team at Paulding County High School after spending the previous five seasons as an assistant on the staff. The Pat...
    December 03, 2014 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Kelsi Fizer, South Paulding
    After making the state playoffs last season, the South Paulding girls’ basketball team has started this year with wins in its first two contests. Sophomore power forward Kelsi Fizer has been the ca...
    December 03, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Jacob Giammarco, Alexander
    Alexander cross country runner Jacob Giammarco concluded his strong season for the Cougars by placing 29th out of 228 runners in the Class 5A meet at the Georgia High School Association State Cross...
    December 03, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Boys’ Basketball Friday Alexander at East Paulding Hiram at Lithia Springs Harrison at North Paulding Paulding County at Villa Rica Cedartown at South Paulding Saturday East Paulding at North Pauld...
    December 03, 2014 11:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Athlete of the Week: Jinni Pethel, Hiram
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    11.05.14 - 11:54 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Meshach Mays, North Paulding
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    11.05.14 - 11:52 am
  • Wolfpack beat Marietta as conversion fails
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    10.29.14 - 11:49 am
  • Softball, volleyball teams end seasons
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    10.29.14 - 11:46 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Cameron Dobbs, Landmark Christian
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    10.29.14 - 11:37 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Christian Nix, East Paulding
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    10.29.14 - 11:35 am
  • Hornets' football fall to state-ranked Allatoona
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    10.22.14 - 12:11 pm
  • Paulding programs working for state titles
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    10.22.14 - 12:08 pm