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Five Grangers Will Play In Soccer All-Star Games

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Ellie Doerr thought her next soccer match was going to be in an intramural game as a freshman at Clemson next fall. But that is not the case. Doerr is one of five girls and boys soccer players from LaGrange High School who will play in a pair of all-star games on Tuesday in Columbus. Doerr is thankful for the ...

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Yankees Top Giants, 3-2; Rhodes Leads Comeback

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They only led for one inning in the game, but the Yankees never felt like they were going to lose. Dalton Rhodes and the Yankees have that one commodity that every baseball team wants, and that is confidence. The Yankees rallied for a 3-2 win against the frustrated Giants in an 11 and 12-year-old Recreation League game on Thursday night ...

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Medders: “We’re One Big Family,” Troup, Patrick Are Double Honorees

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Somebody is watching Troup High School, and they like what they see. Troup was recently named the “Most Positive School” in the West Georgia Region. That award is sponsored by Positive Athlete Georgia, which likes to recognize high schools and prep athletes for such qualities as empathy, optimism, unselfishness and giving back. And the Troup High Tigers are it. They’re ...

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Tiger Football Star Accepts Vince Dooley Award On Saturday

Greatness met greatness on Saturday morning in Atlanta. Troup High football star Eli Patrick crossed paths with University of Georgia coaching legend Vince Dooley. The special occasion was an awards presentation at the College Football Hall of Fame. Patrick was the guest of honor and the recipient. Dooley was the presenter and the grandfatherly figure. Dooley, the 83-year-old coaching Hall ...

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Warriors Don’t Go Quietly In 13-7 Setback To Grace Christian

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They could have taken the easy route and quit. But that is not how the Warriors baseball team wanted to be remembered. So they didn’t quit. They didn’t back down. The Warriors refused to pack it in. What LaGrange Academy did after losing to Grace Christian, 24-3 on Friday was refocus as the Warriors headed into the second game of ...

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Lafayette’s Lee Steps Up, Delivers State Title With Overtime Goal

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When the Cougars needed a hero they looked to sophomore Jacob Lee. He came through like a state champion, and Lee banged through the go-ahead goal in overtime on Saturday afternoon. Lafayette Christian counted down the minutes and the seconds after that. When the scoreboard read zero in McDonough the LCS Cougars had the boys state soccer championship and a ...

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Callaway Gives No. 1 Titans All That They Can Handle

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In the end there wasn’t much difference between the third place team from Region 5-AAA and the No. 1 team in the state. The Callaway Cavaliers, the underdog from West Georgia, did themselves proud. Callaway High School was not intimidated by Blessed Trinity Catholic. Last Wednesday the Cavaliers went pitch-for-pitch with the best baseball team in Class AAA, and Callaway ...

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Panthers Could Win It All In Division III National Tourney

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Coach Lee Richter doesn’t doubt that his LaGrange College men’s golfers could win the NCAA Division III national championship this week in Rochester, N.Y. Richter has a feeling, and it is a good one. The longtime Panthers golf coach, who has been on the job for 24 years, thinks LaGrange College will win a national title on the links one ...

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