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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...
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Hornets primed for return to playoffs
The Hiram girls’ basketball team fielded one of the youngest rosters in the entire state last season with only one senior and one junior on the 12-person squad. The Hornets also produced one of its...
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Athlete of the Week: Donovan Richardson, Douglas County
Donovan Richardson had a stellar season for the Douglas County High School football team, finishing the 2014 campaign with a team-high 654 yards receiving and 13 total touchdowns. “I have to thank ...
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Athlete of the Week: Savannah Watkins, North Paulding
Freshman Savannah Watkins has completed a strong first season on the varsity cross country team at North Paulding. She finished third at the Paulding County Championships on Sept. 23 to help the Wo...
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Nov. 14 Westlake 41, North Paulding 13 Mays 26, South Paulding 19 North Georgia 38, Grace Christian 14 Girls’ Basketball Saturday, Nov. 15 Duluth 43, Hiram 39 Boys’ Basketball Frid...
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Paulding teams seek postseason glory
With the conclusion of the football regular season for many teams on Nov. 7, three Paulding County programs have set their sights on postseason glory in the state playoffs. South Paulding (8-2) has...
November 12, 2014 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Paulding runners finish in top 10
The Georgia High School Association hosted its State Cross Country championship meet in Carrollton Saturday, Nov. 8, and Paulding County runners were well represented at the event. In the Class 5A ...
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Athlete of the Week: Ashley Morgan, Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill softball team completed one of its best seasons in program history, finishing with 32 wins, a 25-game winning streak, a region championship and the quarterfinals of the Class 5A sta...
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Athlete of the Week: Dawson Mitchell, South Paulding
South Paulding had another successful football season, winning nine out of 10 contests, securing a second-place finish in Region 5-AAAAA and a spot in the state playoffs for the second consecutive ...
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Paulding County Scores and Schedule
Football Friday, Nov. 7 Villa Rica 14, East Paulding 10 Hiram 21, South Paulding 13 Paulding County 40, Lithia Springs 15 Grace Christian Academy 24, East Atlanta 14 Football First Round State Play...
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Spartans earn another postseason spot
After last season’s campaign which saw the South Paulding football team win a school-record 10 contests and a region championship, expectations were tempered for this year’s squad due to the depart...
November 05, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County runners shine at region meet
The cross country season has hit its home stretch with prep runners recently competing in their respective region championships. Region 5-AAAAA held its championship at the Clinton Nature Preserve ...
November 05, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Perennial state power makes push for playoffs
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    10.15.14 - 12:10 pm
  • South Paulding softball ready for state playoffs
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    10.15.14 - 12:06 pm
  • Athlete of the Week: Kylah Maxwell-Brown, Chapel Hill
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    10.15.14 - 11:59 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jamarkeus Hammond, Hiram
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    10.15.14 - 11:56 am
  • Paulding seeks respect on football field
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.08.14 - 11:20 am
  • County championships see runners shine
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.08.14 - 11:17 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Allyssa Sheffied, East Paulding
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    10.08.14 - 11:10 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Tabashi Thomas, New Manchester
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    10.08.14 - 11:07 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jinni Pethel, Hiram
    Hiram cross country runner Jinni Pethel continued her stellar season with a fifth-place finish at the Region 5-AAAAA Championships at Clinton Nature Preserve in Villa Rica last week, posting a time...
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    Athlete of the Week: Meshach Mays, North Paulding
    North Paulding running back Meshach Mays had his best performance of the season for the Wolfpack against Marietta on Oct. 24. He rushed for a game-high 154 yards on 25 carries with a touchdown in a...
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    Paulding County Scores and Schedule
    Scores Football Friday, Oct. 31 Hiram 7, East Paulding 0 North Cobb 49, North Paulding 14 Paulding County 41, Chapel Hill 22 South Paulding 32, Alexander 14 Grace Christian 64, Hearts Academy 6 Sch...
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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 | 2 2 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 1 1 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 | 3 3 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 | 5 5 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...
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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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  • North Paulding wins region opener over Kennesaw
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.01.14 - 11:30 am
  • Patriots seek strong finish for season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.01.14 - 11:27 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Madison Rhodes, North Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.01.14 - 11:20 am
  • Athlete of the Week: Jake Oglesby, South Paulding
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.01.14 - 11:17 am
  • KSU football welcomes former Paulding stars to first roster
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.24.14 - 10:45 am
  • North Paulding softball seeks consistency
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.24.14 - 10:36 am
  • Hiram football off to strong start
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.17.14 - 01:36 pm
  • South Paulding volleyball seeks consistency, playoffs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    09.17.14 - 01:33 pm