Sports

Warriors Don’t Go Quietly In 13-7 Setback To Grace Christian

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They could have taken the easy route and quit. But that is not how the Warriors baseball team wanted to be remembered. So they didn’t quit. They didn’t back down. The Warriors refused to pack it in. What LaGrange Academy did after losing to Grace Christian, 24-3 on Friday was refocus as the Warriors headed into the second game of ...

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Lafayette’s Lee Steps Up, Delivers State Title With Overtime Goal

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When the Cougars needed a hero they looked to sophomore Jacob Lee. He came through like a state champion, and Lee banged through the go-ahead goal in overtime on Saturday afternoon. Lafayette Christian counted down the minutes and the seconds after that. When the scoreboard read zero in McDonough the LCS Cougars had the boys state soccer championship and a ...

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Callaway Gives No. 1 Titans All That They Can Handle

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In the end there wasn’t much difference between the third place team from Region 5-AAA and the No. 1 team in the state. The Callaway Cavaliers, the underdog from West Georgia, did themselves proud. Callaway High School was not intimidated by Blessed Trinity Catholic. Last Wednesday the Cavaliers went pitch-for-pitch with the best baseball team in Class AAA, and Callaway ...

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Panthers Could Win It All In Division III National Tourney

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Coach Lee Richter doesn’t doubt that his LaGrange College men’s golfers could win the NCAA Division III national championship this week in Rochester, N.Y. Richter has a feeling, and it is a good one. The longtime Panthers golf coach, who has been on the job for 24 years, thinks LaGrange College will win a national title on the links one ...

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Cougars Shave Horizon Christian, 2-1; Lafayette Returns To State Soccer Finals

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Lafayette Christian is a school that has almost everything. The Cougars have a football state championship and a basketball state crown. Both of those titles were won in the 2015-16 academic year. What Lafayette Christian wants now is the third leg of the triple crown with that being the boys state soccer championship in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. ...

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Freshman Sensation: Grant Jumps Into Lady Granger Record Book

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Her future is now, and track and field is by far Jada Grant’s favorite sport. In her first season on the LaGrange High track team this spring, Grant has made an immediate impact. Grant is not just another promising freshman. The 5-foot-3 rising super sensation is scoring points in the triple jump, the 100-yard dash and the 200 dash. Grant ...

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Fire Shoots Past Stars, 5-4; Herrera Nets Four Goals

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On Tuesday night, offense was the name of the game in the LaGrange Recreation Soccer League. The Fire and the Stars combined for nine goals, and there was non-stop action in the U-12 contest at the Chris Joseph Sportsplex. They played soccer of the rowdy kind with the Fire finally prevailing, 5-4. Ironically the winning goal was scored accidentally by ...

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