Sports

Lady Granger Softball Falls to Bowdon

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The LaGrange High Softball team kicked off a twoday on-the-road stretch August 14 against Cedartown. The Lady Grangers scored an impressive 11-6 victory before falling to Bowdon High School the next day. LaGrange, who currently has the best softball record in the county, fell to 7-2 after losing 4-2 in a tight match against Bowdon. The Lady Grangers scored to ...

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Grangers Make Statement in Season Opener

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The Grangers are making their comeback. Despite a 10-3 loss against Heard County in their season opener Friday, August 17, LaGrange players and fans took to the field in excitement after their almost- upset of the football powerhouse. Following his team’s 56-6 blowout win over Kendrick High in their preseason scrimmage a week earlier, LaGrange Head Coach Chuck Gibbs said ...

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Region Schedule Opens for Local High Schools

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After a two-day Callaway Classic Tournament, Troup County’s local high school softball teams jumped into their region schedules. The Grangers, who are now 7-1, have powered their way through tough competition this season. They have scored wins over both in-county rivals Troup and Callaway, and batted an impressive 4-1 record. Their only loss came to a strong Heard County team. ...

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Troup, LaGrange to Play Season Opening Games TONIGHT

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It’s go time! Troup and LaGrange High kick off the official start to their football seasons tonight. The Tigers will be traveling to play Ridgeland High School at 7:30 PM. The Grangers will be taking on powerhouse Heard County at home at Callaway Stadium. The game will start at 7:30 PM. Both schools have enjoyed success in the preseason, with ...

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Callaway Classic Softball Tournament Concludes at Shuford Fields

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Three Troup County schools participated in the Callaway Classic Tournament that finished Saturday, August 11. LaGrange, Troup, and Callaway High all came out to battle fierce statewide competition to varying degrees of success. The Grangers and the Cavaliers started strong, with LaGrange getting a solid win over Hardaway and the Cavaliers beating Brookstone 5-0. The Troup High Tigers struggled to ...

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AFC Lightning Scrimmage: Athena C Team Finishes in a Tie

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The Athena C girls team participated in an AFC scrimmage this past weekend on Saturday, August 11. Down by two early in the match, the Troup County girls came back to end the game with a 3-3 tie. For Athena C Coach Shane Pulliam, DOC for AFC Lightning Troup, the tie is a sign of good things to come for ...

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LaGrange High Softball 4-0 This Season

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2018 may be the year of the Grangers. Though it’s still early in the year, LaGrange has a blistering record that has fans excited. Most notably, the Granger football program earned a dramatic 56-6 victory in their preseason scrimmage Friday after going winless last year. With the talk of a program turnaround in the air, the Grangers are hopeful for ...

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Troup High Softball Team Working Hard to Improve in the Early Season

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The Lady Tiger softball team has hit a few stumbling blocks in the early season, but Troup Head Coach Kayla Yeargin keeps faith in her players. “We’ll get better,” she said following Troup’s 123 loss to Columbus in the opener of the Callaway Classic Tournament on Friday, August 10. The Tigers are currently 1-4-1, with two losses coming in the ...

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Braves Development Company and Encore Hospitality to Develop 140-room Aloft Hotel inside The Battery Atlanta

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The Braves Development Company (BDC) and Encore Hospitality, LLC are pleased to announce that Aloft Hotel will be joining the exciting line-up at The Battery Atlanta in 2020. The 140-room, lifestyle hotel will join the recently announced Silverspot Cinema and Savi Provisions as part of the mixed-use center’s development. This signifies The Battery Atlanta surpassing the 90% threshold in leases ...

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AFC Lightning Troup Prepares for Weekend Scrimmage

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Divided into two teams, yellow and green, the girls began practice without competing against one another— they simply moved the ball through different gates to a teammate on the other side. There was only one catch: the ball couldn’t stop moving. Because of this, the girls had to diagnose the field and raise their overall awareness so that they could ...

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