Sports

A Cut Above: Davis, Montgomery Qualify For USA Swimming State Meet

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If they aren’t elite, they are close to it. T’Maya Davis and Carlie Montgomery, two of the rising stars in the Troup County Sharks swimming program, went to great lengths last weekend at the Ralph Crocker Classic in Auburn, Ala. Davis and Montgomery made their coaches and team look good. Both of the LaGrange 10-year-old swimmers qualified for the USA ...

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Reel 30 Bass Trail Is Still Growing Three Years Later

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It is there for a purpose. The Reel 30 Bass Trail is a homemade club and a fixture when it comes to fishing in LaGrange, West Georgia and even North Georgia. This is a club that is going places. Some of the best fishermen in Georgia are cardcarrying members of the club. Those bass fishing fanatics include Richard Williams, Sean ...

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SAU Comes Back from 19 Down to Beat Point in Overtime, 91-83

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Point University (5-14; 1-9 AAC) led 55-36 with 16:06 left in regulation time, but visiting St. Andrews University (2-9; 2-8 AAC) whittled away at the lead, tied the score at 7777 with four seconds left by tallying the last four points of the second half, and forced a five-minute overtime. The Knights outscored the Skyhawks in the extra period, 14-6, ...

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Alabama Outlasts Georgia in National Championship Game

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The tension was at a fever pitch this past Monday night, January 8th, for many people in LaGrange and Troup County. One thing that people take very seriously here in the community is their college football and the best two teams in the nation, the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide, were all set for the head on match ...

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Fish Are Biting, But Anglers Aren’t Catching

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So much for the stripers on West Point Lake. They were biting alright, but they refused to be caught on a frosty Sunday afternoon that was more suited for ice fishing. Very few anglers caught stripers or anything else in the 43-degree climate. “It was so cold,” said 13-year-old fisherman Trayton Gay. He was trying his weekend luck with Houston ...

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