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South Paulding athlete shines on and off the field
As Jake Oglesby looks back at his time at South Paulding High School, the graduating senior has had a standout career on and off the field for the Spartans. Oglesby earned the starting quarterback ...
May 27, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Paulding players named All-Stars
Three East Paulding girls’ lacrosse players, Catlyn Chapman, Taylor Shropshire and Caroline Goodard were selected to participate in the 2015 Georgia High School Lacrosse All-Star Games at Sprayberr...
May 27, 2015 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Shyla Crenshaw, Paulding County
Shyla Crenshaw has had an active career on and off the field at Paulding County High School. The senior was a member of four varsity teams as a Patriot in cross country, basketball, soccer and voll...
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Athlete of the Week: Dakota Morrell, East Paulding
The East Paulding baseball team won 23 contests this season and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class 5A playoffs behind the efforts of two-way player Dakota Morrell. The senior won eight cont...
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Spring postseason comes to a close
The state playoffs in prep spring sports in Georgia ended for Paulding County programs last week. The East Paulding baseball team saw its season conclude in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state ...
May 20, 2015 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Kayla Alexander, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill freshman track and field sprinter Kayla Alexander made history on May 9 as she won the Class 5A 100-meters hurdles race at the Georgia High School Association Girls State Meet at Hugh M...
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Athlete of the Week: Aeneas Williams, Alexander
Behind the efforts of senior outfielder Aeneas Williams, the Alexander baseball team advanced to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs this past season en route to an 18-win campaign. Williams ...
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Area teams in championship hunt
The state playoffs in prep sports in Georgia continued last week and several Paulding County programs saw their seasons conclude while one sees its goal of a state championship still within reach. ...
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Area athletes compete for shot at title
The prep track and field season has hit its home stretch with numerous Paulding County athletes participating in state meets and pushing for a championship. The Georgia High School Association Girl...
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Athlete of the Week: Abi Waldman, North Paulding
The North Paulding girls’ tennis team enjoyed its most successful campaign in program history this season, advancing to the semifinals of the GHSA Class 6A playoffs. The Wolfpack were led by sophom...
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Athlete of the Week: Lasheon Strozier, Lithia Springs
Lithia Springs track and field senior athlete Lasheon Strozier has had another strong campaign this season after winning the state championship in the triple jump last year. Strozier won the triple...
May 13, 2015 01:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Baseball State Playoffs Wednesday, May 6 East Paulding 7, Northgate 6 East Paulding 8, Northgate 4 Boys’ lacrosse Tuesday, May 5 Mill Creek 18, North Paulding 5 Girls’ lacrosse Wednesday, May 6 Wal...
May 13, 2015 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding native represents at Kennesaw State
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    04.20.15 - 11:26 am
  • Spring sports enter home stretch of season
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    04.15.15 - 03:04 pm
  • South Paulding track seeks to be best in county
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    04.08.15 - 10:53 am
  • Raiders begin prep for region tourney
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    04.08.15 - 10:50 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Paris Habersham, Lithia Springs
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    04.08.15 - 10:43 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Brandon Leggett, New Manchester
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    04.08.15 - 10:41 am
  • Patriots near elusive playoff spot
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    04.01.15 - 10:57 am
  • Paulding teams advance in state tournament
    The postseason has come for many Paulding County programs with several teams advancing towards a state championship. East Paulding’s baseball team swept its first-round Class 5A playoff series over...
    May 06, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding honors winter players of the year
    The Paulding County School District honored its Winter players of the year during its meeting on April 21. North Paulding’s Jordan Neiswender was named the swimmer of the year after the senior capp...
    May 06, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Candace Salters, Chapel Hill
    The Chapel Hill girls’ golf team has qualified for the State Championships after winning the Region 5-AAAAA tournament at the Bentwater Golf Club in Acworth on April 22. The Panthers, who won by 26...
    May 06, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Jonathan Mays, New Manchester
    New Manchester track and field athlete Jonathan Mays has had a stellar season for the Jaguars. The senior placed first at the Region 5AAAAA Championship in Douglasville on April 21 in the high jump...
    May 06, 2015 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball State Playoffs First Round Friday, May 1 East Paulding 11, SW DeKalb 7 East Paulding 8, SW DeKalb 4 Stephenson 7, Hiram 0 Stephenson 17, Hiram 12 Boys’ Soccer State Playoffs First Round We...
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    Area teams enter state tourney
    The prep tennis season has entered the postseason and several Paulding County programs began participation in the state playoffs last week. The North Paulding girls’ tennis team has advanced to the...
    April 29, 2015 12:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area teams prepare for run at state title
    The prep soccer season has entered the postseason and two Paulding County programs will compete for a state championship beginning this week. North Paulding sees its girls’ team vie for a title in ...
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    Athlete of the Week: Joseph Stout, South Paulding
    The South Paulding boys’ tennis team, which has made the state playoffs each of the past three season, has had a stellar campaign in 2015, finishing second in Region 5AAAAA winning a postseason mat...
    April 29, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Baseball Monday, April 20 East Paulding 8, New Manchester 1 Alexander 12, Hiram 3 North Paulding 8, North Cobb 2 South Paulding 10, Paulding County 0 Tuesday, April 21 East Paulding 5, Alexander 1 ...
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    Several teams make postseason push
    With the conclusion of the baseball regular season this week, several baseball programs in Paulding County find themselves in their final push to earn a coveted spot in the state playoffs. Hiram fi...
    April 22, 2015 12:27 PM | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Raiders prepare for state tournament run
    Coming into this season, expectations were low for the East Paulding boys’ soccer team many expected to finish in the bottom half of Region 5AAAAA after a losing record in its 2014 campaign. Howeve...
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    Athlete of the Week: Gabby Stewart, Paulding County
    The Paulding County High School girls’ soccer team has won 10 matches for the second consecutive season and is in contention for a spot in the Class 5A playoffs behind the offensive efforts of soph...
    April 22, 2015 12:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Wolfpack boys see growth in second season
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    04.01.15 - 10:51 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Madison Tritt, Douglas County
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    04.01.15 - 10:49 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Mitch White, East Paulding
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    04.01.15 - 10:47 am
  • East Paulding baseball off to fast start
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    03.27.15 - 11:45 am
  • Spartans seek consistency in hunt for title
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    03.27.15 - 11:42 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Gretta Grantham, South Paulding
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    03.27.15 - 11:35 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Alex Jacobs, Hiram
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    03.27.15 - 11:31 am
  • Paulding County Scores and Schedule
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    03.27.15 - 11:28 am
  • South Paulding baseball fights through early challenges
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    03.18.15 - 12:08 pm