Sports

Bream Keep On Biting; Reeves, Louis Keep On Catching

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Fishing is only as good as the person holding the fishing pole. On Thursday afternoon, Fred Reeves of Atlanta was doing some of the holding and some of the catching. Reeves is a fisherman of note and crickets. Reeves baited up with the crunchy little critters and caught nine bream and two catfish at the Pyne Road Recreation Park along ...

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Good Girls, Great Softball: Troup All-Stars Have Some Swag

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Sometimes the difference between winning and losing is simply confidence. Some players have it and some players don’t. The Troup County All-Stars have it. They display it when they walk through the gate at the softball yard. The Troup County girls wear their confidence like a badge of honor. Even in hard times they still believe. They still push on ...

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Dukes Doubles In Second Inning, But Hogansville All-Stars Lose, 6-2

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After three games, 18 innings and two days of baseball the Hogansville All-Stars are done. Manchester knocked Hogansville out of the Dixie Youth District 1 Tournament with a 6-2 setback on Monday night in LaGrange. It was a numbing defeat for the Hogansville All-Stars, who prolonged their season until the bitter end. They battled, hustled and tried. Ultimately they were ...

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Snider Is Working Her Girls Into A Softball Frenzy

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The Troup County All-Stars dropped some more sweat into the bucket on Tuesday night. Those nine and 10-yearold girls worked themselves into a lather with a 90-minute practice under the hot summer sun at the Charlie Parker Field at LaGrange Academy. The girls took their swings, and they gloved some line drives. Most of all the Troup County All-Stars got ...

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Manchester Shuts Out Troup, Bunkley Throws One-Hitter

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With experience comes maturity. The Troup National All-Stars got some of both in the Dixie Youth District 1 Baseball Tournament on Saturday at the Harris Complex in LaGrange. Troup National went down swinging and losing, falling to Hogansville, 10-3 and Manchester, 6-0. It was a tough way to go out for the Troup National All-Stars, who fully expected to win ...

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Owensby, Newell Hook Into Some First Place West Point

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No, it wasn’t a perfect day, but it was a fishing day. Kenneth Owensby of La-Grange and Bucky Newell of Newnan went for the gusto and the largemouth bass. Good fortune followed Owensby and Newell from the lake to the weigh in on Saturday in the Teach A Child To Fish Youth Clinic & Benefit Tournament. Newell and Owensby were ...

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Hogansville All-Stars Romp Past Troup National, 10-3

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A baseball rivalry of the Dixie Youth kind took place at the Harris Complex on Saturday morning. Hogansville met Troup National in some good old fashioned all-star baseball. It was give and take, and back and forth. Both teams held leads in the District 1 Tournament game, but just one squad won. That team was the Hogansville All- Stars, who ...

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