Sports

Sea Turtles Reflect on Weekend 3×3 Tournament

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Four Sea Turtles teams competed in last weekend’s 3×3 tournament. For many, the June 16 competition was their first experience playing competitive 3×3. Troup County News sat down with the Sea Turtles at their Tuesday practice and got insight as they reflected on their tournament experience. Those competing were broken into two divisions— U11 (under eleven) and high-school aged. Kenzo ...

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Sea Turtles Compete in Wednesday 11×11 Tournament

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The Sea Turtles sharing a meal at Hurricane Grill and Wings. The Sea Turtles on the sidelines. The Sea Turtles went back in action Wednesday, June 20th in an 11×11 tournament in John’s Creek. The competition came off the Sea Turtles’ first 3×3 tournament over the weekend. With a surprisingly-strong finish in their first 3×3 competition, the Sea Turtles came ...

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Special Olympics Charity Bass Fishing Tournament

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Highland Marina hosted a Special Olympics Charity Bass Tournament sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, Mother Teresa Council 8972 (KofC 8972) Saturday, June 16. The event drew fishermen from across the area to come out in support of a great cause. All proceeds from the tournament went to the Columbus, GA chapter of the Special Olympics. This charity organization helps ...

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Sea Turtles Place in First 3×3 Competition

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Shane Pulliam’s Sea Turtles summer soccer team traveled to Douglasville last weekend to participate in their first 3×3 tournament. Both the U11 (under eleven) and older teams competed in the tournament. A total of four teams competed Saturday, with three teams in the older division and one team in the U11 division. All teams lost their first games, but Pulliam ...

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‘WILLIAM GRIGGS SUMMER BASKETBALL SHOOT OUT WEEK #5 RESULTS

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This Saturday started with 23 participants in attendance during the William Griggs Basketball Shoot Out. The players warmed up with drills and free played before competing in the round robin league. Each week there are major upset and this week measured up also; Coach Sam Cotton stated. During the semifinals #4 Troup upset #1 Veterans 13-12 in overtime. #2 LaGrange ...

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2018 Children’s Miracle Network Charity Bass Tournament at Highland Marina Resort

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Highland Marina will be hosting the 2018 Children’s Miracle Network Charity Bass Tournament on Saturday, June 30th, 2018. The tournament is the 12th installment of its kind and will be donating 100% of its proceeds to the Children’s Miracle Network. The Children’s Miracle Network is a nonprofit organization that relies on fundraising in order to provide comprehensive and quality care ...

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Sea Turtles Battle through Rain in Final Practice before First 3×3 Tournament

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There was a strong turnout to the Sea Turtles summer practice session Thursday despite gloomy skies and scattered rain. Blue skies prevailed during the first half of the under-thirteen session that started at 5:30, but as the practice came to a close, dark clouds brought intermittent rain and eventual lightning that cut the practice short early. Since the camp started ...

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Team Georgia Baseball Defeats Tennessee

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Jared The Junior Sunbelt Classic, originating as an all-star battle between California and Oklahoma, kicked off its baseball season this month with two students from Troup County playing for Team Georgia. The series, called the ‘most competitive of its kind,’ pits teams of different states against one another. Colby Williams of Troup High School and Trent Bailey of La- Grange ...

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Sea Turtles Compete in First Tournament of Summer Season

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The Sea Turtles summer soccer team, founded by LaGrange Coach Shane Pulliam, competed in their first tournament of the season over the weekend. The tournament took place in Oconee County on Saturday, June 9th. The Sea Turtles team started practicing for the tournament last week, coming out for Tuesday and Thursday practices. At the time, the team members saw the ...

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Troup Football Preview

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The Troup High athletic program has excelled in recent years, developing a powerhouse football team as well as a record-setting baseball team. Once the annual underdog against rival La-Grange, Troup High School has turned around since Head Coach Tanner Glisson took over the program, and currently boasts a winning streak over their in-state rival. The Tigers have enjoyed tremendous success ...

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