Two of the five high schools in Douglas County showed increases in all tested SAT areas in 2016, according to numbers released by the school system last week.
A large group of Cougars made big tracks into the old gymnasium at Alexander High School early Friday morning. But unlike lions, which form prides, these Cougars formed a huddle – a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) huddle.
Joel Scott, a 11th Grader at Lithia Springs High School of Douglas County, was a Delegate to the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, MA on June 29th - July 1st, 2016.
The Douglas County School System announced that Casey Bethel, science teacher at New Manchester High School and Douglas County’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year, was named on April 25 as one of 10 finalists for the 2017 Teacher of the Year for the state of Georgia.
A new principal has been appointed to New Manchester High School effective July 1, following the retirement of current Principal Constance D. “Connie” Craft.
A first-time occurrence happened this year at the annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program at the Rotary Club of Douglas County meeting held Monday at the Douglasville Conference Center.
The Alexander High School soccer boosters, along with the choral and JROTC departments, invite Douglas County residents and AHS alumni to a memorial service in honor of AHS graduates who have fallen in service to our great country. The service will take place on March 1 on the school athleti…
For the three practices leading up to Thursday’s Class AAAAA quarterfinals game against Parkview, Chet Forsh moved the Douglas County practices to its old gym.
In Matt Martin, the Douglas County boys soccer team has its third head coach in as many seasons, but the expectation of extending the school’s streak of consecutive state tournament berths, now at three, remains.
Coming off of a fourth-place Region 5-AAAAA finish last season, but also the graduation of leading scorer Alyssia Lowers, one might expect the Chapel Hill girls soccer team to struggle to reach the state tournament again this year.
The last of the football accolades were released this week when the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association named its all-state teams in all six classifications.
Arsula Clark was already having her best season in a Douglas County uniform, but since the postseason has starter for the Tigers, it seems the talented junior guard has taken her game to another level.
When Douglas County coach Chet Forsh nominated guard Amira Atwater for the region player of the year award, he was met with very little resistance.
As all the hoopla surrounding the Douglas County season has centered around All-American nominee and North Carolina signee Brandon Robinson, teammate Kalen Clifton has quietly continued to be a steady component for the team.
Patricia Morrissette never doubted that the day would come when her youngest, son, Jamarcus, would sign his name to a football scholarship.
HAMPTON — About 24 hours after his historic qualifying lap at the Daytona 500, Georgia native Chase Elliott was back at his home race track promoting another upcoming race.
Lithia Springs coach David Mills was pretty short and to the point when it came to summing up Saturday’s loss to South Paulding in the Region 5-AAAAA Tournament consolation game.
When Johnny White was an assistant football coach at Creekside during the early 2000s, he always admired the football program at Douglas County High.
As Lithia Springs has played its way into the upcoming Class AAAAA tournament field through the region tournament, Hiram was sitting back waiting to see who it will play.
In the end, Douglas County coach Chet Forsh didn’t have that big of a reason to be nervous about his team’s first-round Region 3-AAAAAA Tournament game.
When Douglas County coach Hollis Bethea reviewed film from his team’s 28-point win over Langston Hughes from two weeks ago, he was astonished about the winning margin.
In the school’s five-year existence the New Manchester wrestling program has never had a wrestler qualify for the state tournament, until now.
While all eyes have been focused on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and his Denver Broncos counterpart Peyton Manning in today’s Super Bowl 50, there is another player set to make history.
As D.J. Avery told the gathering of his peers and teachers in the school’s gymnasium that he has decided to play football at Dartmouth College, he held a large photo of Catrenia Harvey, his late mother.
I wanted to take space in my column to remember for the passing of one of my best friends and teaching mentor, Pete Prickett, who died last month after a long and courageous battle against cancer.
On a night where they honored their seniors the Lithia Springs girls basketball team made it a point to start strong against visiting East Paulding and used that early momentum to cruise to a 68-35 win Tuesday night.