Sports

Team Chemistry Is Growing At Troup, Barronton: “The Sky Is The Limit”

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Natural athletic ability is only a part of the process when it comes to high school football. What separates winning from whining is execution, team morale and team chemistry. Troup High has improved in all three areas since opening last season with nine consecutive defeats. “We’re not pointing any fingers (anymore). We’re working together. We’re getting focused. We can see ...

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Tigers Are Getting Physical, Glisson: “We Won’t Be 1-9 Again”

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During the past offseason the Troup High Tigers have gone from an undersized, intimidated football team to a husky, confident squad. Troup High Coach Tanner Glisson has witnessed a major transformation, and the head Tiger could not be prouder. This is a program that is on the move. “We’re a totally different team.We won’t be 1-9 again. We will be ...

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Tedescucci Carries The Torch, Leadership Role For LHS Football

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The tradition continues, and the Grangers still care about Friday night football. But the last two autumns have been hard to tolerate for LaGrange High School. The Grangers have lost more football games than they have won since 2014. In the last two pigskin campaigns, LaGrange High has been a rather ordinary 10-11. Last fall the Grangers muddled their way ...

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Kuerzi Isn’t Budging From Her Georgia Southwestern Commitment

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College softball is still very much in Lauren Kuerzi’s future. Her verbal commitment to Georgia Southwestern State is still in place. Kuerzi, the LaGrange High senior shortstop, plans to sign with the college in Americus this fall. Kuerzi wants to be a Lady Hurricane. “I like their softball program and campus. I hope to start some games (as a college ...

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William Griggs Recreation Center Basketball Shoot Out Enters The Midpoint Of The Summer

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The numbers remain consistent with 40 participants in attendance at William Griggs Gym. Each week new participants continue to come eager to learn and compete. There’s a lot of positive feedback from the parents and crowd reviewing how the shoot out is structured. Coach Cotton welcomes any parents, fans or spectators to the gym anytime to watch the staff and ...

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Terry Rocks The Racket, He Rolls To Boys Doubles Title

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Naturally he had a strategy and a goal. Greg Terry doesn’t step on the tennis court without a purpose. He’s got some tennis smarts. Terry makes it as simple as possible and to the point. By the way, on Sunday afternoon, Terry scored many points. He won numerous games. Terry ignored everything but his next shot. He played the entire ...

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Snitker Could Be ‘The Guy,’ Braves Are Embracing No. 43

No doubt he has been around the baseball block a few times. Brian Snitker has managed the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Durham Bulls, the Richmond Braves, the Greenville Braves and the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves. Snitker has logged 15 years as a minor league manager. He has ridden all the buses that he cares to, and he has eaten all the ...

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Cadenhead Finishes What She Starts, 15 Year Old Wins Girls Doubles Mixer

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She had something that all of the other girls didn’t have – the tournament championship. Kelsey Cadenhead, the sophomore from LaGrange High School, pulled away from the rest of the pack and rallied for the girls doubles mixer honors in the Charlie Joseph’s Lobbin’for Literacy Tennis Tournament on Sunday afternoon. Cadenhead had the winning touch with a final tally of ...

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