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Cavaliers Score Runaway Homecoming Victory over Spencer

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The Callaway Cavaliers took care of business in a rare Saturday homecoming game last week. The game, originally scheduled for Thursday night, was rescheduled due to inclement weather from Hurricane Michael—which passed through Troup County the day before. The Cavaliers, now 7-1 and undefeated in region 2AA, exploded offensively against conference opponent Spencer. Led by quarterback Jacob Freemand and running ...

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May Martial Arts Competes in Southern Open National Championship Tournament

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Nine students from May Martial Arts traveled to Columbus, Georgia on September 22 to compete in the Southern Open National Championship Tournament. May Martial Arts featured a variety of competitors, ranging in age from child to adult, and those in attendance participated in the sparring and forms division of the tournament. The Southern Open National Championship Tournament is one of ...

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College Football Week 6 Takeaways

It’s going to be a rough year for Auburn. Frustration with Auburn coach Gus Malzahn reached a season high Saturday when the #8 Tigers fell to unranked Mississippi State 23-9. Auburn, widely considered to have one of the best defenses in the nation under coordinator Kevin Steele, proved unable to find their offense once again. The loss prompted several disgruntled ...

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LaGrange High Cross Country Teams Win Big at ASICS Invitational

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The LaGrange High boys and girls cross country teams took first and third place, respectively, at the ASICS invitational this past weekend. The win kept the boys team competitive for first in the region and bumped the girls team to second in the region behind Chapel Hill. The boys team finished with a score of 73 to take first place ...

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Sea Turtles Soccer Team Accepts National Championship Tournamnet Invitation

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LaGrange Coach Shane Pulliam’s Sea Turtles soccer team impressed this summer as they took state 3×3 tournaments by storm. Despite being new to 3×3 games, two Sea Turtles teams powered through their competitions, taking down Atlanta United squads in the process. Now, the Sea Turtles, who finished first nationally in their age group, have accepted a bid to play for ...

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Knox Pest Control Takes First Place in Chamber Golf Tournament

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The LaGrange-Troup Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament Thursday, October 4 at The Fields Golf Club. The theme of this year’s event was “Mulligan’s Island.” The tournament was first announced at an Early Bird Breakfast at Great Wolf Lodge earlier this year. Chamber members, modeled after characters from the hit 1960’s television series Gilligan’s Island, took the stage ...

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Granger Softball Beats Cedartown to Place Third Seed for State Finals

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The Lady Granger softball team continued their dominance with a 5-0 win over Cedartown to earn a third-place ranking as they head into state. The Grangers kicked off their region tournament playoffs with two decidedly- strong victories over rival Troup. The first was a 13-0 blowout, while the other was only marginally better for the Tigers at 9-1. LaGrange’s win ...

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Grangers Fall on the Road against Cartersville

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The Grangers fought hard Friday but couldn’t overcome the might of the Cartersville Purple Hurricane football team as they fell 45-7. A beleaguered Granger offense failed to score all evening, with the lone touchdown coming from a defensive pick-six. The loss drops the Grangers to 0-3 in Region 4AAAA and 1-5 on the season. LaGrange’s offensive struggles are nothing new ...

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Callaway Crushes Lamar County to Stay Unbeaten in Region 2AA

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The Cavaliers went on the road Friday to take on the Trojans of Lamar County for their third region matchup of the season. Callaway entered the game undefeated and ranked second in Region 2AA. The 6-1 Cavaliers were favored over the Trojans coming into Friday’s matchup and quickly showed why when quarterback Jacob Freeman busted a 45-yard quarterback keeper for ...

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Grangers Looking for Their Second Win Tonight on the Road against Cartersville

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LaGrange football returns tonight on the road against Cartersville. The Grangers look to rebound from a close loss to Cedartown last Thursday, when the Bulldogs beat them 9-6. Following last week’s matchup, LaGrange Coach Chuck Gibbs praised his team’s second-half effort, but noted that a similar performance wouldn’t be enough to get the job done against Cartersville. Saying that the ...

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