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FOOTBALL: Jadon Thornton of LaGrange Makes Verbal Commitment

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Jadon Thornton of the LaGrange High football team made his commitment to play football at Middle Georgia State University Wednesday, May 2. Surrounded by friends, family, and coaches in the LaGrange High School media center, Thornton announced his decision. Speaking to all gathered, former LaGrange head football coach Dialleo Burks said, “I am glad, Jadon, that you are at this ...

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LaGrange Girls Soccer Comes Up In State Playoff

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The Lady Granger soccer team took on the Marist School War Eagles in the second round of the state championship Tuesday at Callaway Stadium. The Grangers, who won the Class 5-AAAA region title with an undefeated record, advanced to the second round of state after beating Gilmore County 8-0 last week. Marist, however, proved to be another beast altogether. Marist ...

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LaGrange College Youth Baseball Camp

David Kelton of LaGrange College offers a special opportunity with his youth baseball camp. Under the direction of former professional baseball player and LaGrange head coach David Kelton, the camp runs in two sessions, with the first from June 4-8, and the second from June 11 -15. The camp will be held at Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium. The camp ...

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Men’s Basketball: 2017-18 Team Awards Presented at Annual Banquet

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The LaGrange men’s basketball team were presented individual awards for the 2017-18 season at the annual banquet. Senior Alex Bonner was unanimously voted by his teammates as the Delma Fowler Team Most Valuable Player Award recepient. Bonner led the team and was third in the conference in scoring, averaging 19.2 points per game. He led the team in 10 different ...

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LaGrange Triumphs in Class AAAA Soccer State Opener

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LaGrange Triumphs in Class AAAA Soccer State Opener LaGrange High School competed in the first round of the Class AAAA Soccer State Championship Thursday, April 26th, with both the boys and girls teams sweeping the competition. The Lady Grangers took the field first at Callaway Stadium, taking on the Titans from Gilmer County High. Coming into Thursday’s game with back-toback ...

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FOOTBALL: Kobe Hudson of Troup Makes Verbal Commitment to Auburn

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Surrounded by fans, family, coaches, and an air of mystery, Kobe Hudson of Troup High School addressed the media Friday, April 27th, to reveal his verbal commitment. The Troup High sophomore wide receiver made an early commitment to Auburn, stating that while many great schools had recruited him, “he had a lot of great relationships with the coaches [at Auburn].” ...

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Troup Baseball Shines in State-Tournament Opener

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Troup Baseball Shines in State-Tournament Opener The Troup Tigers decimated the Ridgeland Panthers from Walker County, GA in the first round of the state championship on Thursday, April 26th. The Tigers, needing to win two games to prevent a Friday tie-breaker, rallied behind excellent pitching performances by Garrett Casey and Colby Williams to blank Ridgeland in both games. Going 8-0, ...

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Steve Pardue Youth Football Camp

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LaGrange College head football Coach Steve Pardue is hosting a youth football camp starting in May. The camp accepts boys and girls from kindergarten to eighth grade. The camp is owned and operated by Pardue and runs for three days Wednesday, May 23rd to Friday, May 25th. Pardue’s goal is to allow youth to have fun while getting to know ...

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Granger Tennis Comes Up Short in Round Two of State Championship

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The LaGrange boys and girls tennis teams finished out a strong season with a loss to Region 7-AAA Marist in the second round of the state championship. The Grangers advanced to the second round with convincing defeats of Northwest Whitfield by the girls and Lafayette High by the boys in round one. The Grangers faced a storied tennis powerhouse in ...

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FOOTBALL: Jacob Leuken Signs with Northwestern

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Lafayette Christian school celebrated Jacob Leuken Tuesday, April 24th as the young athlete pledged his intention to sign with Northwestern. Leuken played football for the Cougars. Addressing Leuken and a crowd of his peers, Lafayette Christian congratulated him on his achievement while acknowledging both his physical and spiritual development. Assistant Headmaster Rene Gomez started the ceremony with prayer before recounting ...

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