Sports

Callaway Classic Softball Tournament Concludes at Shuford Fields

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Three Troup County schools participated in the Callaway Classic Tournament that finished Saturday, August 11. LaGrange, Troup, and Callaway High all came out to battle fierce statewide competition to varying degrees of success. The Grangers and the Cavaliers started strong, with LaGrange getting a solid win over Hardaway and the Cavaliers beating Brookstone 5-0. The Troup High Tigers struggled to ...

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AFC Lightning Scrimmage: Athena C Team Finishes in a Tie

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The Athena C girls team participated in an AFC scrimmage this past weekend on Saturday, August 11. Down by two early in the match, the Troup County girls came back to end the game with a 3-3 tie. For Athena C Coach Shane Pulliam, DOC for AFC Lightning Troup, the tie is a sign of good things to come for ...

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LaGrange High Softball 4-0 This Season

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2018 may be the year of the Grangers. Though it’s still early in the year, LaGrange has a blistering record that has fans excited. Most notably, the Granger football program earned a dramatic 56-6 victory in their preseason scrimmage Friday after going winless last year. With the talk of a program turnaround in the air, the Grangers are hopeful for ...

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Troup High Softball Team Working Hard to Improve in the Early Season

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The Lady Tiger softball team has hit a few stumbling blocks in the early season, but Troup Head Coach Kayla Yeargin keeps faith in her players. “We’ll get better,” she said following Troup’s 123 loss to Columbus in the opener of the Callaway Classic Tournament on Friday, August 10. The Tigers are currently 1-4-1, with two losses coming in the ...

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Braves Development Company and Encore Hospitality to Develop 140-room Aloft Hotel inside The Battery Atlanta

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The Braves Development Company (BDC) and Encore Hospitality, LLC are pleased to announce that Aloft Hotel will be joining the exciting line-up at The Battery Atlanta in 2020. The 140-room, lifestyle hotel will join the recently announced Silverspot Cinema and Savi Provisions as part of the mixed-use center’s development. This signifies The Battery Atlanta surpassing the 90% threshold in leases ...

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AFC Lightning Troup Prepares for Weekend Scrimmage

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Divided into two teams, yellow and green, the girls began practice without competing against one another— they simply moved the ball through different gates to a teammate on the other side. There was only one catch: the ball couldn’t stop moving. Because of this, the girls had to diagnose the field and raise their overall awareness so that they could ...

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High School Softball Teams Compete, Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

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The local high school softball season kicked off with a bang Saturday, August 4 as teams from Callaway, LaGrange, and Troup competed in a fundraising tournament at Granger Park. The tournament began at 10 AM Saturday morning, and onlookers were given the opportunity to help raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness by entering a raffle. Proceeds from the day were ...

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Grangers Prepare for Scrimmage

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The LaGrange Grangers continued practice Monday, August 6 in preparation for their upcoming preseason scrimmage this Friday. The game will be held at Callaway Stadium at 7 PM on August 10. The Grangers will be facing off against Kendrick High School and have a shot at winning their first game in more than a season. The Grangers battled through the ...

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LaGrange High Set to Scrimmage August 10

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There’s nowhere to go but up. The LaGrange Grangers kick off the unofficial start to the season against Kendrick in their preseason game on Friday, August 10th. The Grangers, who went winless last season, look to improve under new LaGrange Head Coach Chuck Gibbs. And maybe they already have. Under Gibbs, the program broke a multi-game losing streak by tying ...

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