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Johnson Is an Innovator, a Winner, a Tech Man

Conventional, he is not. Paul Johnson goes across the grain. He doesn’t follow the normal trend. Johnson leads by example. He is a man of principle and deep thought. The man is opinionated, and in his opinion the spread option offense is the best thing since grape jelly in a peanut butter jar. Johnson has been an option offense guy ...

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Callaway Football Players Honored

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Recently, several of Callaway High School football players were recognized at the 11th Annual Sports Visions Football Awards which honors the best high school football players in the Chattahoochee Valley. Congratulations to (l-r) Keiondre Jones who was named 2018 Chick-Fil-A Offensive Lineman of the Year & received the Sportsvisions Offense Award; Hunter Williamson who was named 2018 Crown Trophy Student ...

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Gilbert Pumps Through 26, Lady Tigers Rally Past Callaway

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It took awhile, but Troup High finally got the job done. The Lady Tigers wore down Callaway High, 4636 in a Saturday afternoon basketball skirmish at Troup. Not until the fourth quarter did the Lady Tigers break the game open. “We picked up our intensity. We kept our composure, and we had some freshmen step up,” said Carla Thornton, the ...

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Sea Turtles Compete for Chance to Train in Germany

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The Sea Turtles are no strangers to high-stakes competition. Coming off a strong showing in the 3×3 National Championship in November, the Sea Turtles returned to action this past weekend for another bigname contest. And this time, there was more than just a national title on the line. The two-day competition kicked off Saturday under the direction of professional coaches ...

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Christmas Shootout Tips Off Tonight At LaGrange High School

Christmas Shootout Tips Off Tonight At LaGrange High School A sea of youthful round ball fanatics are set to converge on the LaGrange High School gymnasium. The Christmas Shootout will get underway tonight at LHS. The holiday extravaganza is a four-day basketball tournament for elementary school teams and middle school squads. The tournament is in its third year with boys ...

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Shaw Has Coached His Last Game at Lafayette — for now

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In some ways, Nate Shaw is Lafayette Christian football. Shaw has coached with feeling, fury and passion for eight years at LCS. The coach came to the private school in 2011. Shaw has cherished the highs and even the lows with the Cougars. For nearly a decade, Shaw has gone one-on-one with the Lafayette Christian football players. The coach has ...

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Bryant Will Take Cougar Football Into The Future

It didn’t take him very long to say, “yes.” Bill Bryant is the new head football coach at Lafayette Christian. He is proud to take the reins and accept the challenge. Bryant, who was the Cougars offensive line coach in the 2018 season, would like to take this good program at LCS and make it great. The coach is ready ...

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Clemson Hasn’t Peaked Yet and that Is A Scary Thought

As the college football playoffs near, coach Dabo Swinney and the Clemson Tigers are starting to salivate. This is a team that, by all appearances, hasn’t peaked yet. The Tigers have not played their best football. But they plan to do just that in the national semifinal on Dec. 29 against Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl. The kickoff is ...

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