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Comeback Cavs Erase 13-0 Deficit Against Lady Grangers

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Shocking is an understatement. Callaway High School fell behind 13-0 and then rallied for an unlikely 47-42 win over the Lady Grangers on Tuesday night in a heartpounding basketball game. Callaway refused to lose. “Our girls bought in. We attacked the basket. We settled down and played,” said Lady Cavalier Head Coach Deyano Martin. “We made some big buckets.” But ...

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Troup Is Set To Host Dariel Daniel Grind

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Troup Is Set To Host Dariel Daniel Grind Bring on the wrestlers. A deep and talented field has been assembled for the Dariel Daniel Grind, which will be hosted by Troup High School next Tuesday and Wednesday. The dual matches will begin at 9 a.m. each day. Vying for the team title will be Ola, Luella, Blessed Trinity, Harris County, ...

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Gardner Newman’s Potts, Dunson Capture Wrestling Gold

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Gardner Newman’s Potts, Dunson Capture Wrestling Gold Xavious Potts and Donta Dunson are two of a kind. They’re both eighthgraders at Gardner Newman Middle School. They both have some of the same likes and dislikes. But most of all, they wrestle for the Mustangs, who are coached by the always positive Aaron Woody. He is building a winning program at ...

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Sharks Are Prepping For Saturday Meet At Douglasville

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Sharks Are Prepping For Saturday Meet At Douglasville She spoke from the heart and the pool deck. Troup County Sharks swimmer Jade Crisp wants three things from Saturday’s meet at Douglasville. None of it has to do with food. “I want to get faster. I want to keep going, and I want to have some fun,” said the 12year-old Crisp. ...

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Long Cane Wraps Up 8th Annual Cougar Classic

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Long Cane Wraps Up 8th Annual Cougar Classic The Cougars did their homework. They also won a wrestling tournament in classic style on Saturday. Long Cane Middle School dominated the 8th Annual Cougar Classic at the LCMS gymnasium. There were 500 witnesses as the Cougars racked up 275 points. The Gardner Newman Mustangs finished second with 205 points, and the ...

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Henry Clears The Heisman Hurdle

Henry Clears The Heisman Hurdle Alabama junior running back Derrick Henry has done what Amari Cooper, A.J. McCarron, Joe Namath, Johnny Musso, David Palmer and Kenny Stabler could not. On Saturday night in New York, Henry became just the second Alabama football player to win the coveted Heisman Trophy. The only other Crimson Tide player to win the trophy was ...

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Lafayette Boys Bury Skipstone, Mobley Goes For 30 Points, 12 Boards

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Lafayette Boys Bury Skipstone, Mobley Goes For 30 Points, 12 Boards Defense led to offense for the Cougars. The Lafayette Christian boys took their fullcourt press and ran with it on Thursday night. The Cougars came up with 21 steals, and they dismantled Skipstone Academy, 85-47 in a boys basketball blowout at Lafayette Christian School. There was nothing that the ...

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Falcons Thump LaGrange Academy Boys

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Falcons Thump LaGrange Academy Boys Nothing came easy for the LaGrange Academy boys on Friday night. The Warriors went down to defeat, 84-66 against region rival Furtah Prep. Not only did LaGrange Academy lose the basketball game, the Warriors also got run out of their own gym. LaGrange Academy lost by 18 points, and it seemed like more. LaGrange Academy ...

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