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Callaway High to Hold Preseason Scrimmage

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The Cavaliers are back in action Friday, August 10th, as they kick off the unofficial start of the fall season against Starr’s Mill. Callaway will be the away team as they travel to play their preseason game. The Cavaliers have dominated in previous seasons, and their mission is to do even better in 2018. The biggest challenge for Callaway will ...

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Troup High Football to Start August 9 Against Northside Columbus

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It’s almost go time. The Troup High Tigers kick off the unofficial start to the season in less than a week against Northside Columbus in a pre-season scrimmage. The Tigers play the first game of the upcoming fall season on Thursday, August 9th at 7:30 PM at Callaway Stadium. Both the Grangers and the Cavaliers will play their pre-season scrimmage ...

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USTA State Tri-Level Tournament to be Held in LaGrange

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The USTA tri-level state tournament returns to La-Grange Friday, August 3rd. The three-day tournament will conclude on August 5th and marks the seventh-straight year that the tournament has been held in LaGrange. The competition is a qualifier tournament that players must win in order to advance to the next round and ultimately become sectional champions. The event features different brackets ...

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Reds Trade Duvall To Braves

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Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams July 30 announced the acquisitions of RHP Lucas Sims, RHP Matt Wisler and OF Preston Tucker from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for LF Adam Duvall. Tucker will join the Reds on Tuesday in Detroit, while Sims and Wisler are expected to report Wednesday and will be assigned to a roster at ...

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August 1 Braves-Marlins Postponed

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Wednesday’s Atlanta Braves game versus the Miami Marlins has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be rescheduled for Monday, August 13 at 1:35 p.m. as part of a day/night doubleheader. The second game is slated for the previously scheduled 7:35 p.m. Both games will air on FOX Sports Southeast. This is the fifth rainout at SunTrust Park ...

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Braves Acquire RHP Kevin Gausman and RHP Darren O’Day

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The Atlanta Braves on July 31 acquired RHP Kevin Gausman and RHP Darren O’Day from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor leaguers RHP Evan Phillips, INF Jean Carlos Encarnación, C Brett Cumberland, LHP Bruce Zimmerman and international signing slots. Gausman, 27, went 5-8 with a 4.43 ERA (61 ER/124.0 IP) in 21 games, all starts, for Baltimore this season, ...

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7th Annual William Griggs Summer Basketball Shootout Concludes in Explosive Week-10 Finale

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When the final buzzer signaled the end of the championship round of the William Griggs Summer Basketball Shootout on Saturday, Team LaGrange left the court champions. After a dramatic round of scorching action against the Cavaliers of Team Callaway, the Grangers came from behind to score in the matchup’s final seconds, giving them a narrow 15-14 advantage and a win ...

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AFC U12 Boys Victorious in 3×3 Lightning Challenge

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The AFC Lightning Troup U12 boys division competed in the AFC 3×3 Lightning Challenge this past weekend. The team, coached by Chris Bryant, reached the tournament finals after putting together an impressive group play record. The AFC Lightning Troup team entered the tournament as the number-one seed and defeated all opponents in group play before tying their last game. They ...

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AFC Lightning Troup Teams Hold Practice Scrimmage

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The newly-merged AFC Lightning Troup club teams returned to the practice field Thursday for the group’s second practice. Separated into different groups based on their divisions, the AFC players varied in age and ability, with different coaches responsible for each group. Practice kicked off with conditioning exercises, and for one younger division, a lesson in etiquette. Because they didn’t help ...

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Local High Schools Start Practice Ahead of Fall Season

NFL legend Alex Gibbs coaching the Grangers.

Local Troup County high schools geared up for the upcoming fall season by starting practice last week. The start to football season begins August 9th-10th when all schools have their preseason scrimmage. The regular season will not begin until August 17th for the Grangers and August 24 for Callaway and Troup. The upcoming season proves to be an important one ...

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