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LaGrange Academy Boys Crush The Wildcats, 64-35

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It was the kind of Senior Night that the Warriors were dreaming of. The LaGrange Academy boys shredded Flint River Academy, 64-35 in a region rout on Friday night in the Warriors gymnasium. It was one of the most complete basketball games that the Warriors have played this season from the middle of the first quarter on. The lead changed ...

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Panthers Cruise By Columbia International 90-52

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LaGrange cruised by Columbia International 90-52 in non-conference action Saturday in Mariotti Gym. The Panthers (12-3) have won their last two games by a combined 71 points. It marked the first since the 193-94 season a Panther team had won back-to-back games by more than 30 points each. The 38 point win was the third largest by the Panthers under ...

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Panther Teams Close Out Regular Season With Dual Meet At Berry

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The LaGrange swim teams wrapped up their regular season meet schedule with a dual meet at Berry last Saturday. ‘The dual meet with Berry College was a great last meet of the regular season for us,’ Coach Chip Aplin said. ‘We’ve been working hard in the pool and it is just good to see the hard work paying off. ‘Everyone ...

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LaGrange Shellacks Tigers, Grangers Rumble To 15-3

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They got a little bit of everything. “Our defense set the tone. We played more aggressive, and we can always defend and rebound,” said Grangers Coach Mark Veal, who watched his LaGrange High boys beat Harris County, 87-55 in a Region 1-AAAAA basketball blowout on Saturday afternoon. There was more. Of course there was for the 15-3 Grangers, who also ...

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Harris County Skips Past Lady Grangers

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LaGrange High is still in a basketball rut. The multi-talented, forever young Lady Grangers lost another game that they could have won on Saturday afternoon in a 57-52 region setback to Harris County. LaGrange High led in every quarter except the fourth. “This was one of our better defensive games, but we were getting stagnant on offense. We were impatient,” ...

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Saban Has 32 Years Of College Coaching Experience

Alabama’s Nick Saban was not born with a national championship trophy in his hands. Saban is no prima donna. He doesn’t feel entitled. He is old school. Saban started at the bottom, and he has worked his way up the ladder of success. Saban played for a college football legend at Kent State from 1970-71. Saban, the ex-defensive back for ...

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Lady Grangers Are A Class Act With Preston, Yin, Paschal

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All of the pushups, situps and laps seem to be working wonders. The Lady Grangers have already qualified for the Class AAAAA state swimming meet, and that is still a month away on February 4-6 at Georgia Tech. The LaGrange High girls are adding muscle and cutting times. They are also thinking about what might occur next month in Atlanta. ...

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Swimming Fundraiser On Tap For January 23 At Recreation Center

The swimming community of Troup County is here to serve. With that in mind the Swim to Sink Childhood Cancer fundraising event is scheduled for Saturday, January 23 at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center in LaGrange. The swimathon will start at 8 a.m. and run through 3 p.m. Anybody can swim in the event. Individuals will be encouraged to sponsor ...

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Rams Defeat Warriors, Moreman Suffers Leg Injury

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There was a hush in the Warriors gymnasium when 6-foot-9 senior forward Whit Moreman grabbed his leg with an apparent ankle injury in the second quarter on Friday night. Moreman, who is averaging 17 points and 13 rebounds for LaGrange Academy, never did return to the boys basketball game between the Warriors and Bethlehem Temple Chrisitian. The visiting Rams went ...

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