Sports

Brock Perseveres, Finishes, Wins; Lady Grangers Roll Past Shaw

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From the first set to the last set and every point in between it’s hard to rattle Abigail Brock. She has nerves of steel and a tennis racket made of graphite. Brock has four years of high school tennis knowhow. Brock is experienced, and she doesn’t discourage easily. She embraces every moment, each and every point and all of her ...

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Tigers Rout Callaway, 14-1; Cavaliers Commit Five Errors

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Hogansville is as good a place as any to break a two game losing streak. Troup High School did go on the road, and the Tigers beat Callaway, 14-1 on Tuesday night in a non-region baseball game that meant plenty. The rivalry was back in business from the bleachers to the pristine playing field. The Tigers held up their end ...

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Lady Cougars Thump LaGrange

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It wasn’t the result that they were hoping for. The LaGrange High girls lost to Newnan, 3-2 on Monday at the Ann & Doc McCluskey Tennis Center. It was a step backwards for the Lady Grangers, who fell to 3-4 on the season. “We have a lot of room for improvement. We need to be more aggressive at the net, ...

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MacDonough Runs Down His First Ever 10K Championship

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It’s never too late to start over. Peter MacDonough has tried for years to win a long distance road race, and for years he has come up short. MacDonough’sluckchanged for the better on Saturday morning in LaGrange. The 30-year-old MacDonough finally broke through and won something. It might as well have been the Boston Marathon or the Olympic Games. It ...

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Gardner Newman Eighth-Grader Beats The Field, Wins 5K Run

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Youth was served on Saturday morning without the scrambled eggs. Gardner Newman Middle School eighth-grader Matt Callaway legged out a firstplace time of 20 minutes and 13 seconds in the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series 5K. Callaway beat the field, and that included 172 other runners in the LaGrange road race, which began and ended at the Sweetland Amphitheatre. The 14-year-old ...

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Skinner: “We Were Locked In,” Grangers Wallop Newnan, 5-0

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It’s onward and upward for the LaGrange High boys tennis team. The Grangers put the hammer down with a 5-0 shutout against the Newnan Cougars on Monday afternoon at the Ann & Doc McCluskey Tennis Center in LaGrange. The Grangers ran their record to 5-2. “We were locked in. We stepped up our game. Our serves and our volleys are ...

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Smiths Station Blanks Lady Grangers

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It was cold. It was physical, and it was simply bad to the bone soccer. On a somewhat wet track Smiths Station found a way to beat a gutsy LaGrange High team in a 1-0 girls match on Friday night at the Gardner Newman Middle School field. Neither team had more than a half-dozen shots-ongoal. But in this game one ...

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Eye Of The Tiger: Cameron Is A Trendsetter, Role Model, Leader

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Not every baseball team has a player like Miles Cameron, but Troup High School does. The Tigers have seen a lot of the 6-foot-1 Cameron over the last four years. Cameron has been the Troup High School starting center fielder since 2013. He began his high school baseball career as a raw kid with blinding speed and a big glove. ...

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Instant Offense: Emerson Holds Three Lady Warrior Soccer Records

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She has short pants, long legs and unlimited potential. Sydney Emerson does have a flair for the dramatic. The LaGrange Academy junior forward still has two seasons of prep soccer left, and she already holds three Lady Warrior records. The 5-foot-6 Emerson is the single-season scoring leader for LaGrange Academy with 55 goals. She set that mark back in 2014 ...

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