Sports

Shepherd: “I’m Ready To Win,” Lafayette Linebacker Commits To UTC

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Years of hard work and countless days of running the stadium steps at Granger Park at 5 o’clock in the morning have paid off for Eli Shepherd. The Lafayette Christian senior linebacker announced his intent to play college football for the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga on Thursday afternoon. At the celebration in the LCS cafeteria there were handshakes, pats on the ...

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Troup Tops Woodward, 4-3; Turner Scores Winning Run

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It was more of the same for the Tigers on Thursday night. Troup High extended its winning streak to five games with a 4-3 victory over Woodward Academy in a Region 5-AAAA baseball game at Tiger Field. Troup High needed eight innings to nail down the win, but the Tigers got the job done. “We’re a tough team. We know ...

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Grangers Score Late, Leave Happy; Diaz Taps In Game-Winning Goal

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It was down to cases – soccer cases of the Region 1-AAAAA kind. With less than 10 minutes left the Grangers and the Harris County Tigers were all knotted up at 1-1 on Wednesday night. At that point every pass, every header and every tackle was critical. One key mistake could spell the difference between winning and losing. Then again ...

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Soccer Juggernaut: Lady Warriors Steamroll Dominion Christian, 10-0

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They played the perfect soccer game. Junior forward Sydney Emerson and the Lady Warriors could do no wrong, and Dominion Christian could do nothing right. LaGrange Academy picked up the pieces and put together a 10-0 victory in region play on Tuesday afternoon. It was a soccer beatdown at the Warriors field. LaGrange Academy put on a clinic, led by ...

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Injury-Plagued Grangers Settle For 5-0 Loss To Columbus

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Something is still missing from LaGrange High’s soccer DNA. The Grangers did not find it on Monday night. The No. 5-ranked Blue Devils from Columbus High crushed the LaGrange boys, 5-0 in a Region 1-AAAAA match at the Gardner Newman Middle School field. Coach Keita Placide of the Grangers was seeking words of inspiration after the demoralizing LaGrange High soccer ...

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Underdogs Are The Top Dogs In LaGrange 3 On 3 Tournament

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Say it isn’t so, but it was. Street hockey came to the Mike Daniel Recreation Center minus the ice and the busted lips on Sunday afternoon. There were no fights and no ejections, but there was four hours of entertaining amateur hockey. It was fast. It was intense, and the six teams in the tournament were playing for a silver ...

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Lady Grangers Show Some Moxy, But No. 3-Ranked Blue Devils Prevail

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Seldom does a team lose and still gain some confidence. But that happened to the Lady Grangers on Monday night. LaGrange High played some competitive and at times uplifting soccer against the No. 3-ranked Lady Blue Devils. Columbus High still won the Region 1-AAAAA game, 3-0 over the Lady Grangers. But LaGrange High had its moments against the Lady Blue ...

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Daniel Is Getting On With His Life, Thanks To Athletics, Hockey

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Six years ago in Metro Atlanta, Hill Daniel had one of those life-changing experiences that everyone thinks could never happen to them. But for Daniel, the teenager from Mary Persons High School, a devastating moment did happen. Daniel, the prep soccer star and goaltender, was at the wrong place at the wrong time. He was involved in an auto accident ...

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