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Point Seeded Number 6 in AAC Softball Tournament, April 25-28

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Point University (27-23; 15-9 AAC), directed by head coach Jennifer Tyler, is seeded number six in the 2018 Appalachian Athletics Conference Softball Tournament at the Brickyard Ball Fields in Kingsport, Tenn., April 25-28. The tournament is an eightteam, double elimination tournament. Point tied with Milligan College for fifth place in the AAC regularseason standings, and the two schools split their ...

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Baseball: Panthers Celebrate Senior Day with 9-1 Win over Belhaven

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LaGrange celebrated Senior Day by cruising past Belhaven 9-1 at Cleaveland Field in Williamson Stadium on Saturday. The Panthers finished the regular season 28-16, winning 21 of their final 27 games. LC now awaits where it will be headed for the NCAA Division III regional next month. Nine seniors were honored in a pre-game ceremony: Collin Barrett, Zach English, Austin ...

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Troup Takes On Newnan: Defeats Two Coweta County Schools

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The Troup High Baseball team went through a Region 7-AA gauntlet Friday, April 20th as they hosted two schools from Coweta County. The twogame matchup started with East Coweta at 4 PM and concluded with a dramatic win over Newnan. The schools are runner-up and first-seeded in their region respectively. The afternoon kicked off with the Tigers vs. the Indians ...

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Eyes on the Prize: Three Troup County Schools Look to State

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Eyes on the Prize: Three Troup County Schools Look to State Cooper Doughman of Troup batting against the Grangers. John Morgan of LaGrange batting against the Tigers. Troup County has three shots at taking home a baseball state championship trophy this year as LaGrange, Troup, and Callaway High Schools head into the GHAAS tournament. All three schools have enjoyed success ...

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LaGrange Baseball Edges Out Chapel Hill for 5-4 Win

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The LaGrange High baseball team ground out a close win against Chapel Hill in a Thursday evening matchup. The Grangers celebrated their seniors with the win. LaGrange started strong and jumped to a quick lead over the Chapel Hill Panthers. The Grangers found themselves up 5-1 in the fourth before staving off a late-game rally in the sixth to hold ...

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17th Annual Heart of West Georgia Golf Tournament Held at Highland Country Club

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The Highland Country Club hosted the Heart of West Georgia’s 17th annual golf tournament Thursday, April 19. Proceeds from the tournament go into supporting healthcare across Troup County. “We support [the treatment of] cardiovascular disease, women’s health, and obesity—those are our three main goals,” said Mr. Coleman Cody of Heart of West Georgia. “There have been over 170 AEDs placed ...

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Troup Baseball Humiliates Sandy Creek in 13-1 Blowout

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The Troup High baseball team hosted the Sandy Creek Patriots Thursday in one of the season’s most-lopsided matchups. The Tigers dominated on both sides of the ball to put the game away by the close of the second. In the home stretch of the regular season, the Tigers have hit their stride. Troup entered Thursday’s game after beating top-region seed ...

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Point Women’s Basketball Welcomes Nasya Williams from Columbus (Ga.) H.S.

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Point University women’s basketball coaches Tory Wooley and Rudie Denson have signed 5-3 point guard Nasya Williams, for their 2018-19 squad. Williams graduates from Columbus (Ga.) High School in May of 2018. ‘We are excited to acquire Nasya, who can really shoot the ball,’ commented Coach Wooley. ‘She comes from a great program at Columbus High School and has been ...

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Point Women’s Basketball Welcomes Nicole Izuagie from North Springs H.S.

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Point University women’s basketball coaches Tory Wooley and Rudie Denson have signed 5-5 shooting guard Nicole Izuagie for their 2018-19 squad. Izuagie graduates from North Springs Charter High School in Sandy Springs, Georgia, in May of 2018. ‘Nicole can really score the ball in a variety of ways,’ noted Coach Wooley. ‘She can shoot it from deep and make a ...

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Callaway Girls Soccer Falls to Northgate Lady Cavaliers Lose 10-1

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The Lady Cavalier soccer team hosted the Northgate Vikings Tuesday evening after defeating South Paulding 4-2 last Friday. The Cavaliers got down early before losing in blowout fashion. With a 10-8 record, the Lady Cavaliers’ Tuesday evening loss represents a season-long trend. For Callaway, the year has been one of dominant wins or crushing defeats with hardly a middle ground. ...

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