Sports

Bass Fishing Royalty: Tucker Wins Again On West Point Lake

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Life is just one bass after another for Greg Tucker. The LaGrange fisherman is rather adept at catching those species of fish. Tucker caught eight more West Point Lake bass on Sunday. Tucker weighed in five of them, and he won for the second time on the Reel 30 Bass Trail this year. The nonchalant and big time fisherman shared ...

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Rebuilding Cougars Are Looking For Solutions, Not Excuses

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Very little has gone right for Lafayette Christian this season. The Cougars have lost five consecutive games to open the season, and that comes just two years after winning the state football championship in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. That is a tough pill to swallow for all concerned, from LCS head coach Nate Shaw down to the last ...

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Braves Drew 1.5 Million In Inaugural Season In Atlanta

It’s been 51 years since Atlanta officially became a Major League city. When the Braves moved down South, where Moon Pies are a delicacy, they brought with them ball players, standing ovations and some big league baseball. Atlanta has never been the same. Thank goodness. The Braves were the new rage and the new team in town in 1966 after ...

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Cavaliers, Upson-Lee Combine For 709 Yards, But Callaway Wins

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If all else fails, just hustle. It just so happens both teams did that on Friday night as Callaway High and Upson-Lee compared notes and offensive game plans. The Cavaliers and Knights combined for 709 yards, 28 first downs and two bottles of Aspirins in their football game at Matthews Field in Thomaston. “These were two good teams. At times ...

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Smith Rattles Off A 3-Hitter Leading Lady Grangers Past Troup

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From one girl to the next, the Lady Grangers have an enviable mindset. The LaGrange High softball girls have a comeback mentality. Nothing is impossible or unattainable for the Lady Grangers. They’ve been going against the grain, and they usually have smiles on their faces while doing it. LaGrange High hit another softball peak on Thursday night. The Lady Grangers ...

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13th-Ranked Dogs Are Living Up To Their Preseason Hype

Is this the “Year of the Dogs?” That is what we have been led to believe. Georgia has been tabbed as the favorite in the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference. The Bulldogs are supposed to be a cut above Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina. Coach Kirby Smart’s Bulldogs are one of the few football teams capable of taking down ...

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In Post-Irma Scenario, Cavaliers Travel To Upson-Lee

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With Hurricane Irma in the rear view mirrow, Callaway High has turned its attention to the next windy obstacle. For the Cavaliers, that would be the Upson-Lee Knights. Callaway High and the Knights will tango this evening in a non-region football game in Thomaston. The grimacing and flailing will start with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Callaway High enters play with ...

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Water World: Young Swimmers Receive Their Lessons, Stay Afloat

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Everybody starts from somewhere. For kids like 7-year-old Lex Hu and 6-year-old Ansley Toney that means taking swimming lessons at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. Hu and Toney take lessons twice a week for 30 minutes at a time. The kids are learning all about water safety and overcoming their fear in the pool. It seems to be working for ...

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Owen Gets His Competitive Fire From Weekly Hockey Matches

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He admits he doesn’t know much about the game itself. But what Jim Owen does have is an appetite for the wild side. That is what the Lanett, Ala. man gets every Sunday afternoon in the LaGrange Street Hockey League. Owen is learning and is going with the flow. “I first came here for speed work and agility. I’m a ...

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