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College Recruit: Patrick Signs With Birmingham Southern

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He has never taken the easy way out, and Eli Patrick isn’t starting now. “I like to apply myself. I like challenges. I’m taking calculus, environmental science and economics (this semester),” said Patrick, the Troup High senior. Patrick is a student/athlete who knows how to separate the two. Patrick has a 3.9 grade point average. As of Monday afternoon, Patrick ...

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Blue Wahoos Dust Off Timber Rattlers

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They ran fast and scored often. They got their uniforms dirty, and they hit the ball like a ton of bricks. Other that that they used their gloves for something other than shade from the sun. On a positive note the Blue Wahoos also won the baseball game with an 8-6 verdict over the Timber Rattlers on Saturday afternoon in ...

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LaGrange Mows Down Greenbrier; Skinner Defeats Anderson, 6-0, 6-1

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The team with the interchangeable parts and the big tennis ego was at it again. LaGrange High slammed the Greenbrier Wolfpack, 5-0 in the first round of the Granger Invitational on Friday afternoon at the Mc-Cluskey Tennis Center. LaGrange High was just one of 34 boys teams in the tournament. A total of 36 girls teams played in the tournament ...

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Shepherd: “I’m Ready To Win,” Lafayette Linebacker Commits To UTC

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Years of hard work and countless days of running the stadium steps at Granger Park at 5 o’clock in the morning have paid off for Eli Shepherd. The Lafayette Christian senior linebacker announced his intent to play college football for the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga on Thursday afternoon. At the celebration in the LCS cafeteria there were handshakes, pats on the ...

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Troup Tops Woodward, 4-3; Turner Scores Winning Run

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It was more of the same for the Tigers on Thursday night. Troup High extended its winning streak to five games with a 4-3 victory over Woodward Academy in a Region 5-AAAA baseball game at Tiger Field. Troup High needed eight innings to nail down the win, but the Tigers got the job done. “We’re a tough team. We know ...

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Grangers Score Late, Leave Happy; Diaz Taps In Game-Winning Goal

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It was down to cases – soccer cases of the Region 1-AAAAA kind. With less than 10 minutes left the Grangers and the Harris County Tigers were all knotted up at 1-1 on Wednesday night. At that point every pass, every header and every tackle was critical. One key mistake could spell the difference between winning and losing. Then again ...

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Soccer Juggernaut: Lady Warriors Steamroll Dominion Christian, 10-0

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They played the perfect soccer game. Junior forward Sydney Emerson and the Lady Warriors could do no wrong, and Dominion Christian could do nothing right. LaGrange Academy picked up the pieces and put together a 10-0 victory in region play on Tuesday afternoon. It was a soccer beatdown at the Warriors field. LaGrange Academy put on a clinic, led by ...

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Injury-Plagued Grangers Settle For 5-0 Loss To Columbus

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Something is still missing from LaGrange High’s soccer DNA. The Grangers did not find it on Monday night. The No. 5-ranked Blue Devils from Columbus High crushed the LaGrange boys, 5-0 in a Region 1-AAAAA match at the Gardner Newman Middle School field. Coach Keita Placide of the Grangers was seeking words of inspiration after the demoralizing LaGrange High soccer ...

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