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Baseball: Bittner and Layrisson Named USA South Rookie Pitcher and Player of the Week

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Freshmen Gibson Bittner and Jack Layrisson were named the USA South Baseball Rookie Pitcher and Player of the Week respectively for the week ending April 1. Laryssion was selected for the second time this season, joining teammate McKinley Erves. Bittner picked up two wins as the Panthers went 3-1 for the week. He pitched 8-2/3 innings, allowed one run, six ...

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Troup Baseball Beats Cedartown in Region Rematch

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Troup High baseball faced off in a rematch against Cedartown Friday, March 30th. The Tigers bested the Cedartown Bulldogs 4-2 in the first game of the season. The Bulldogs failed to avenge themselves Friday night as the Tigers beat them by an even bigger margin. After seven innings of play, Troup walked away with a 4-0 victory and a 2-0 ...

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Lafayette Christian Middle School Baseball Stuns in Double Header

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Lafayette Christian Middle School baseball squared off against the Heritage Hawks in a double header Thursday, March 29. The Cougars kicked up a whirlwind of explosive offensive firepower, shooting to 10-0 lead by the end of four quarters to effectively end the game. For the Cougars, the team’s success foreshadows a promising career for the players and for LCS baseball. ...

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ARTS ON THE MOVE: LaGrange Arts Directors Attend Leadership Summit

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The first Southeastern Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit was held March 15-16, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tennessee with local arts organization leaders Laura Jennings and Kerri Vice in attendance. This two-day conference welcomed arts and cultural leaders, public officials, community leaders, organizational decision makers and municipal and economic planners from the Southeast to learn about enhancing their communities and improving the quality ...

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LaGrange Tennis Takes On Northgate

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The LaGrange boys and girls tennis teams faced off against Northgate Wednesday, March 28th in Granger Park. Both Granger teams entered the matchup looking to improve their already- stellar season records. The Granger boys boast an especially-dominant record, with a Division II championship title in the Granger Invitational and only two losses on the season. An impressive 5-0 thumping of ...

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Granger Invitational Track Meet

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The Granger Track and Field Invitational took place Thursday, March 29th. The Grangers had a strong showing with both the boys and girls teams. The invitational kicked off at 4 PM, and as the dust settled, the Lady Grangers capped off a dominant performance. With 50 total points, the LaGrange girls track team stole the evening. Shaw High School came ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

• Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville, GA on Mondays at 6pm to 7pm. Class is free. • AA Meeting times at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall Street, LaGrange. Saturday-8 am, 10:30 a.m. ( Women’s), 1 p.m., 7 p.m.; Sunday- 10 a.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.; Monday & Friday- Noon, 6 ...

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Fire Investigators Say Williams Street Fire Caused by Electrical Issue

Fire Investigators have determined that a late night house that displaced a local family appears to have been caused by an electrical problem. Early Wednesday morning, March 28th, around 1:15 a.m., firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department were called to the 900 block of Williams Street in reference to a residential fire. Fire trucks arrived mere minutes later and began ...

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