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Family Game: Connellys celebrate three generations of golfing
For three generations, the Connelly family has had a rich history with the game of golf in the north Georgia area. The patriarch, Mike Connelly Sr., began his foray into the sport as a cashier at a...
July 09, 2014 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas man tops in judo at Ga. Games
Paulding County had strong representation at the recent Georgia Games’ 2014 Judo Championships at the Warren/Holyfield Boys & Girls Club in Atlanta. Dallas resident Gerry Tena won the Male Senior 1...
July 09, 2014 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Sports News
South Paulding Spartan Hoop Dreams South Paulding girls’ basketball Spartan Hoop Dreams events are set for Sunday. Registration is open to girls’ basketball players in kindergarten through eighth g...
July 09, 2014 10:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding High prepares for new football season
Paulding County High School had a difficult 2013 campaign, earning only two victories and finishing in the bottom half of the Region 5-AAAAA standings. However, this summer has brought renewed hope...
July 02, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball academy serves Paulding players
The Real Volleyball Academy, founded by Ronny Real three years ago, has provided young Douglas County players a centralized location in Hiram to improve their skills in the sport. Real has had a di...
July 02, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Sports News
Spartan Hoop Dreams The South Paulding girls’ basketball Spartan Hoop Dreams events are set for July 13. Registration is open to girls’ basketball players in kindergarten through eighth grade. The ...
July 02, 2014 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram football continues rebuilding process
The Hiram football team had a difficult 2013 season, earning only one win in the campaign. However, the Hornets, under second-year head coach Chris Brown, have tried to take positives from those st...
June 25, 2014 01:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banks named lacrosse all-American
North Paulding rising junior Kyle Banks has been named as a 2014 Brine National High School All-American and selected to represent the Southeast Region team at the 2014 Brine National Lacrosse Clas...
June 25, 2014 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Camps and Schedules
South Paulding Spartan Hoop Dreams The South Paulding girls’ basketball Spartan Hoop Dreams events are set for July 13. Registration is open to girls’ basketball players in kindergarten through eig...
June 25, 2014 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Gymnastics continues growth, training
Since its opening in August 2002 and under the guidance of founder Charlie Johnson, Paulding Gymnastics has expanded from having 300 students during its first two years to an increased enrollment o...
June 18, 2014 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders seek next step toward state title
After making the quarterfinals of the state playoffs each of the last two seasons under head coach Chuck Goddard, the East Paulding football team enters its summer workouts with aspiration of takin...
June 18, 2014 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Camps and Schedules
East Paulding boys’ basketball camp The East Paulding Boys’ Basketball Camp will be Monday to June 26. Registration is open to boys in first through eighth grades. Each session will run from 6 to 9...
June 18, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding programs continue push in playoffs
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    05.14.14 - 12:56 pm
  • Golfers prepare for state tournaments
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    05.14.14 - 12:53 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Taylor Farmer, North Paulding
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    05.14.14 - 12:43 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: MJ Rookard, Chapel Hill
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    05.14.14 - 12:40 pm
  • E-SPLOST projects to include artificial surfaces at stadiums
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    05.14.14 - 12:38 pm
  • Paulding programs advance in postseason action
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    05.07.14 - 01:50 pm
  • Area track athletes compete at state
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    05.07.14 - 01:48 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Remel Williams, Alexander
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    05.07.14 - 01:41 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Mitchell Webb, East Paulding
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    05.07.14 - 01:38 pm
  • Paulding County’s Hamilton receives honors for work in special education
    Paulding County High School head football coach Scott Hamilton has received numerous honors for his “Player of the Day” program which allows a special needs student to participate in the game activ...
    June 11, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    East Paulding alumnus Howell shines for Kennesaw State baseball
    The Kennesaw State baseball team has completed its best season in history, earning its first-ever bid into the NCAA Tournament as a Division I program. The Owls were placed in the Tallahassee, Fla....
    June 11, 2014 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stellar Season: A look back at Paulding County 2013-14 prep sports
    Paulding experienced another great year in high school athletics with several programs winning region championships, finding unprecedented success in the postseason and individuals earning state ti...
    June 04, 2014 12:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Caroline Connelly, North Paulding
    Despite playing competitive golf for less than three years, North Paulding’s Caroline Connelly emerged as a vital part of the Wolfpack’s push to enter the Georgia High School Association state cham...
    June 04, 2014 12:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Lasheon Strozier, Lithia Springs
    Lithia Springs rising senior Lasheon Strozier concluded his track and field season in stellar fashion, winning the Class 5A triple jump championship at the Georgia High School Association state mee...
    June 04, 2014 12:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    School system names Paulding’s top spring athletes
    The Paulding County School District named its player of the year honorees for baseball, golf, soccer, tennis and track last week. East Paulding senior Mitchell Webb received the honor for baseball ...
    May 28, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding prep golfers end seasons
    The Georgia High School Association concluded its golf season with the State Championships May 19 at various courses throughout southern Georgia. Several Paulding County golfers and teams participa...
    May 28, 2014 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Haley Worthy, Alexander
    Sophomore Haley Worthy has completed a stellar season for the Alexander girls’ soccer team, helping the Cougars win a program-record 13 matches and advance to the semifinals of the state playoffs f...
    May 28, 2014 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Ryan Fields, North Paulding
    The North Paulding baseball team completed its best season in program history, winning a program-record 26 games and advancing to the quarterfinals of the Class 5A playoffs. Senior pitcher Ryan Fie...
    May 28, 2014 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Grace Christian brings home softball state title
    The Grace Christian Academy softball team has achieved the ultimate, earning the Georgia Independent Christian Athletics Association state championship. The Eagles earned the title by defeating Cre...
    May 21, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding baseball, track seasons end
    The prep baseball season has concluded for Paulding programs as Houston County eliminated North Paulding from the Georgia High School Association Class 5A playoffs in the quarterfinals May 13. The ...
    May 21, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Cassie Balzano, Douglas County
    The Douglas County girls’ soccer team concluded its best season in program history, advancing to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs for the first time ever and winning 14 matches. The Tigers d...
    May 21, 2014 12:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    05.07.14 - 01:36 pm
  • Postseason: Soccer, tennis squads enter state playoffs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.30.14 - 01:50 pm
  • Paulding track girls move to state meet
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    04.30.14 - 01:47 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Anika Carter, New Manchester
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.30.14 - 01:38 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Dalton Jones, Hiram
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.30.14 - 01:35 pm
  • Wolfpack seek another postseason appearance
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.23.14 - 11:44 am
  • Paulding track teams shine at region
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.23.14 - 11:38 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Kyra Anderson, Chapel Hill
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    04.23.14 - 11:18 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Matt Cooke, Alexander
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    04.23.14 - 11:13 am