Sports

High School Softball Teams Compete, Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

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The local high school softball season kicked off with a bang Saturday, August 4 as teams from Callaway, LaGrange, and Troup competed in a fundraising tournament at Granger Park. The tournament began at 10 AM Saturday morning, and onlookers were given the opportunity to help raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness by entering a raffle. Proceeds from the day were ...

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Grangers Prepare for Scrimmage

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The LaGrange Grangers continued practice Monday, August 6 in preparation for their upcoming preseason scrimmage this Friday. The game will be held at Callaway Stadium at 7 PM on August 10. The Grangers will be facing off against Kendrick High School and have a shot at winning their first game in more than a season. The Grangers battled through the ...

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LaGrange High Set to Scrimmage August 10

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There’s nowhere to go but up. The LaGrange Grangers kick off the unofficial start to the season against Kendrick in their preseason game on Friday, August 10th. The Grangers, who went winless last season, look to improve under new LaGrange Head Coach Chuck Gibbs. And maybe they already have. Under Gibbs, the program broke a multi-game losing streak by tying ...

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Callaway High to Hold Preseason Scrimmage

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The Cavaliers are back in action Friday, August 10th, as they kick off the unofficial start of the fall season against Starr’s Mill. Callaway will be the away team as they travel to play their preseason game. The Cavaliers have dominated in previous seasons, and their mission is to do even better in 2018. The biggest challenge for Callaway will ...

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Troup High Football to Start August 9 Against Northside Columbus

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It’s almost go time. The Troup High Tigers kick off the unofficial start to the season in less than a week against Northside Columbus in a pre-season scrimmage. The Tigers play the first game of the upcoming fall season on Thursday, August 9th at 7:30 PM at Callaway Stadium. Both the Grangers and the Cavaliers will play their pre-season scrimmage ...

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USTA State Tri-Level Tournament to be Held in LaGrange

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The USTA tri-level state tournament returns to La-Grange Friday, August 3rd. The three-day tournament will conclude on August 5th and marks the seventh-straight year that the tournament has been held in LaGrange. The competition is a qualifier tournament that players must win in order to advance to the next round and ultimately become sectional champions. The event features different brackets ...

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Reds Trade Duvall To Braves

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Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams July 30 announced the acquisitions of RHP Lucas Sims, RHP Matt Wisler and OF Preston Tucker from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for LF Adam Duvall. Tucker will join the Reds on Tuesday in Detroit, while Sims and Wisler are expected to report Wednesday and will be assigned to a roster at ...

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August 1 Braves-Marlins Postponed

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Wednesday’s Atlanta Braves game versus the Miami Marlins has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be rescheduled for Monday, August 13 at 1:35 p.m. as part of a day/night doubleheader. The second game is slated for the previously scheduled 7:35 p.m. Both games will air on FOX Sports Southeast. This is the fifth rainout at SunTrust Park ...

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Braves Acquire RHP Kevin Gausman and RHP Darren O’Day

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The Atlanta Braves on July 31 acquired RHP Kevin Gausman and RHP Darren O’Day from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor leaguers RHP Evan Phillips, INF Jean Carlos Encarnación, C Brett Cumberland, LHP Bruce Zimmerman and international signing slots. Gausman, 27, went 5-8 with a 4.43 ERA (61 ER/124.0 IP) in 21 games, all starts, for Baltimore this season, ...

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