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Calvary Rallies Past LCS Girls; Taylor, Skipworth Score For Cougars

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Sometimes fate is hard to beat. Lafayette Christian sophomore forward Devon Taylor recognizes that. Taylor and the Lady Cougars played some enthusiastic and hardcore soccer on Monday afternoon, and LCS still lost at home to Calvary Christian, 6-2. The Lady Cougars did compete. But they did not win. “We had a lot of runs, but this is a building year. ...

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Tures, Marlins Keep On Scrapping, But Red Sox Win The Game

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He has that certain look about him. Zach Tures is a ball player. More specifically he is a baseball player who cares and hustles. He has never quit in his young life, and he isn’t about to start now. Tures is a third baseman. In his eyes, competing is winning. Tures runs out every ground ball. He sprints to each ...

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Senior Leadership Comes Into Play, Grangers Pummel Westover, 5-0

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Experience does matter in the Class AAAA State Tennis Tournament. Just ask the Grangers. LaGrange High inserted five seniors in its lineup in the second round of the boys state playoffs on Thursday afternoon. Where that left the Grangers was with a 5-0 conquest over Albany Westover in the matches at the McCluskey Tennis Center in LaGrange. The Grangers found ...

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Baylor Transfer, Stidham, Could Be The X Factor For Malzahn, Auburn

Like everybody else in college football, Auburn is desperately looking for a difference maker at the quarterback position. Championships are not won without steady quarterback play, not in the SEC or on the national stage. Auburn lacked consistent quarterback play last season, and they do not want a repeat performance next fall. The War Eagles and coach Gus Malzahn want ...

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Phillips Is Getting A Kick Out Of Competitive Swimming

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In the wet and intense world of competitive swimming, Jon Alan Phillips is a relative newcomer. Phillips took up the sport less than a year ago. He is still learning, striving and building his endurance. Phillips, the late bloomer, considers himself average. But he isn’t likely going to stay that way for long. Right after his sophomore season at Troup ...

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Springwood Rumbles Past Warriors, LaGrange Academy Loaded The Bases

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Ultimately it came down to execution. The Springwood School from Lanett, Ala. just made more plays than LaGrange Academy did. That showed up big time on the field, on the scoreboard and in the hearts of the players. LaGrange Academy did not feel good about anything after losing to the Wildcats, 19-1 in an Alabama versus Georgia high school baseball ...

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Goal-Oriented: Lady Grangers Clock Columbus Kendrick, 10-0

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Whenever possible, LaGrange High puts the hammer down. It is just the Lady Granger way. LaGrange High brought all of its soccer tools to the ball yard once again on Monday night. The Lady Grangers nailed down another impressive win in a 100 trouncing against Columbus Kendrick at Callaway Stadium. LaGrange High played a complete soccer game from one end ...

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Grangers Wear Down West Hall In Boys State Tennis Tournament

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Some of that good old fashioned Granger tennis composure came in handy. The LaGrange High boys dug deep. They played hard, and they refused to lose in the first round of the Class AAAA State Tennis Tournament on Monday afternoon at the McCluskey Center. Pierce Skinner and the Grangers looked every bit like the Region 5 champions as they beat ...

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