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Seals, Harris Capture Area Wrestling Titles

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The Tigers are starting to show their teeth. Troup High sophomore Chase Seals and junior Trey Harris walked off with individual titles at the Area 5-AAAA Traditional Wrestling Tournament on Saturday in College Park. Seals won the 120-pound championship, and Harris took the first place honors in the 152-pound weight division. “They were aggressive, and they had a chip on ...

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Lady Cougars Outlast Heirway In Double-Overtime

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It was out of the ordinary and over the top. But it wasn’t anything that the Lady Cougars couldn’t handle. Lafayette Christian School stepped up and knocked off Heirway Christian Academy, 59-56 in double- overtime in the first round of the girls West Region Basketball Tournament on Monday night in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. “We worked really hard ...

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Elder Can’t Wait To Sign With North Carolina

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Go ahead and color him Carolina blue. Luke Elder still plans to sign with the North Carolina Tar Heels on Wednesday in a ceremony at LaGrange High School. Elder, a senior offensive tackle for LHS, has been committed to North Carolina since last summer. His football and academic destination is Chapel Hill. “I like the general atmosphere and the campus. ...

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Lady Eagles Beat Lafayette On Senior Night

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Senior Night was made for players like Veronica Prince and Roni Bowman. Naturally, they’re seniors on the Lafayette Christian girls basketball team. On Friday, Prince and Bowman received all kinds of accolades and applause. But one thing that the two Lady Cougar guards didn’t get on Senior Night was a victory. Lafayette Christian was issued a 54-23 defeat by Arlington ...

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Lady Granger Soccer Reloads With Davis At The Helm

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A new era and a fresh approach is set to begin for the Lady Grangers. LaGrange High soccer has a new coach with Dana Davis, but one thing remains the same. “Our goal is to win,” Davis said with a smile. Davis takes over a girls soccer program that has talent coming out of the woodwork and the muddy practice ...

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Undefeated Cougars Rip Arlington Christian, 76-48

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The beat goes on. Lafayette Christian School improved to 16-0 on Friday night with a 76-48 region basketball win over the Arlington Christian Eagles. It was an overwhelming night on the hardwood at Lafayette Christian. So what else is new? “Everybody on our team is competitive. We’re on the same track, and we have so much chemistry. Arlington wasn’t as ...

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Mauldin & Co. Gear Up For Next Week’s State Swim

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The girl has charisma and fast feet. She’s a winner from one end of the pool to the other. She’s got a powerful kick. Sydney Mauldin is one of four members of the Troup County Sharks who will swim in the Class AAAAA and AAAA high school state meets next Friday and Saturday at Georgia Tech. “Our training has paid ...

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Lady Cavaliers Rough Up Central Carrollton, 56-36

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The clock is ticking. The season is winding down, and the Lady Cavaliers are starting to look like a team that is capable of making a late-season run. The Callaway High basketball team was at it again on Tuesday night in a 56-36 win over Central Carrollton in Region 5-AAA play in Hogansville. The Lady Cavaliers pulled their region record ...

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Callaway Buries The Lions, Cavs Improve To 5-0 In Region

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Central Carrollton was impressed. The Lions were also beaten. The Darius Smileycoached team was riddled, rocked and taken to the cleaners in an 81-57 whipping at the hands of Callaway High on Tuesday night in a Region 5-AAA boys basketball tussle in Hogansville. “We knew this was going to be tough. Callaway is the team to beat (in the region). ...

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Troup Wrestlers Are Hungry For Some Area Redemption

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Three weeks ago Troup High suffered its biggest letdown of the wrestling season with a third place finish at the Area 5-AAAA Duals. “That was a slap in the face. We thought we were going to win,” said Tigers sophomore Byron Butts. Since that tournament on January 9 in College Park, Butts and the Troup High wrestlers have re-dedicated themselves. ...

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