High School Football
Harvester Christian enters campaign with new head coach
When Dutch Nelson took over as head coach of the Harvester Christian Academy football team last March, he still had to make coaching adjustments despite being the area director for the Douglas Coun...
July 29, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cougars return to field for summer workouts
After winning eight contests and advancing to the state playoffs last season, the Alexander football team has returned to the practice field this week preparing for its 2015 campaign. The Cougars h...
July 15, 2015 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Manchester returns to practice field for summer workouts
Fresh off its first postseason appearance in program history last season, the New Manchester football team has returned to the practice field for summer workouts. The Jaguars’ success last season w...
July 01, 2015 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lithia Springs football returns to field for summer workouts
Coming into last season, the Lithia Springs football program was welcoming a new head coach, former Lovejoy assistant coach Craig Chatman, and hadn’t won a football contest since October 2012. The ...
June 24, 2015 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nelson welcomed as new head coach
Harvester Christian Academy has named Dutch Nelson as the new head coach of the varsity football team, replacing Jeff Tobin who was retained as the offensive coordinator. Nelson has an extensive fo...
March 04, 2015 01:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County celebrates Signing Day
Prep athletes throughout Douglas County made their commitment to continue their careers at the collegiate level on National Signing Day Feb. 4. High school seniors throughout the county accepted at...
February 11, 2015 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 Douglas County prep athletes well represented...
December 24, 2014 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area teams see playoff action
The postseason began for most high school football programs Friday and Douglas County was well represented with several squads in action. Douglas County High School (5-6) made its first appearance ...
November 19, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five from county qualify in public, private leagues
With the conclusion of the football regular season for many teams on Nov. 7, five Douglas County programs have set their sights on postseason glory in the GHSA state playoffs. Alexander (8-2) finis...
November 12, 2014 01:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County football Tigers move closer to first playoff spot since 2007
The Douglas County High School football team’s last appearance in the state playoffs came in 2007. However, with a resounding 47-14 home victory over Campbell Friday, the Tigers have put themselves...
November 05, 2014 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
November 05, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas football programs nearing season’s end
With two weeks left in the regular season, Douglas County football programs are heading towards their 2014 conclusions. Alexander (7-1, 6-1) transitioned from Class 4A to Class 5A this past offseas...
October 29, 2014 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lithia Springs football continues to rebuild
The Lithia Springs football team has earned only one win in its 2014 campaign but improvements have been made in the program after going winless in 2013. “We’ve made some strides and could easily h...
October 22, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tigers earn standout win over South Cobb
The Douglas County High School football team continued its strong campaign with a 40-30 road victory over South Cobb at Clay Stadium in Austell. It was the Tigers’ third win of the season which mat...
October 15, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Previously unbeaten Cougars lose to Allatoona
In a battle between two previously unbeaten squads, Alexander dropped its first game of the season last Friday, 62-21 to Allatoona. Alexander (4-1, 3-1) took a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter w...
October 08, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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